Sun.Oct 09, 2011

3 Leadership Lessons that Steve Jobs Never Learned

Linked 2 Leadership

Imagine the potential Steve Jobs had if he had been a Leader… A quick Google search will return descriptive words for Steve Jobs, who passed away the evening of October 5th, 2011. Genius Visionary Perfectionist Hard-driving executive Brilliant Creative Master Showman Cult Hero Co-founder Without a doubt, there is something quite amazing about watching someone [.].

Leadership: Nature or Nurture?


Are people born with leadership capability or do they acquire it? This is one of the great debates among leadership experts and among leaders themselves. This is important because it affects our approach to leadership development.

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Front Line Leadership: The Keys To Managing Millenials, Part 1

Terry Starbucker

(Terry’s Note: Hi all – Today I’m introducing a new series of posts, written by guest writer Adam Tenenbaum , called Front Line Leadership. Adam is currently right in the middle of his leadership journey, overseeing a large staff at a very successful retail operation.

My “Favorite” Questions as a Church Plant

Ron Edmondson

I don’t know if we are still considered a church plant at 6 years into this, but we still get some of the same questions today as when we started. Here are my “favorite” questions as a church plant: “When are you going to build a church?”

Peace and Acceptance

Tony Mayo

Living apart and at peace with myself, I came to realize more vividly the meaning of the doctrine of acceptance. To refrain from giving advice, to refrain from meddling in the affairs of others, to refrain, even though the motives be the highest, from tampering with another’s way of life – [.]. For Executive Coaches Quotes and Aphorisms Acceptance Advice

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Art’s Weekly Leadership Message: It’s All in Your Attitude

Management Excellence

Of the many things we can’t control in life and business, attitude is the one we have 100 percent power over, every single day. The best leaders know this, and they work to prepare theirs before walking through the door or engaging in the workplace. Art's Weekly Leadership Message Dealing with Difficult People Leadership Leadership Skills Performance Manage Your Attitude Weekly Leadership Message

Thought Leadership: Same Old Story

Chartered Management Institute

Blanket policies and rigid reward schemes are out of date. For your business to succeed, you’ll learn that fairness now means treating everyone differently, says Tom Peck. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

HCI M-Prize - Enter Your Best Idea! @hackmanagement @human_capital

Management Craft

Last year I had the pleasure of participating in, and winning , the HCI M-Prize competition for management innovation. The contest is put on my Gary Hamel's Management Innovation Exchange (the MiX) and the Human Capital Institute (HCI). It is time for the 2011/12 competition and here is why I think you should enter. The prizes? Yes, that is fun, but not the most compelling reason. Contributing to the collective intelligence of managerial sciences? Yes, that is a great thing.


Darren Hardy’s Mission for Kids

Steve Farber

As the publisher of Success Magazine , Darren Hardy, has, in my opinion, brought the venerable business staple back into the limelight with the intelligence and class it deserves (and, frankly, had lost for the years before he came along).

Complimentary Resource – Evaluating Health Plans

Strategy Driven

Evaluating Health Plans by UnitedHealth Group Factors to Consider When Evaluating Health Plans. The costs involved, the benefits, the breadth of the network and more. Small business owners may get valuable information from UnitedHealthcare. Their guidelines may help you weigh many options.

Your Sunday Salvage Report


The odd story of a dead cruise ship

Commentary Literary


Commentary , the greatest magazine in the world, now has a literary blog

Is Everything We Know about the Universe Wrong?


The implications of such a discovery are so mind boggling, however, that these same scientists immediately requested that other labs around the world try to replicate the experiment. Something must have been wrong to account for a result that, if we know anything about the universe, is impossible. And that’s the problem. It has to be impossible because, if not, everything we know about the universe is wrong. Read the rest of Charles Krauthammer here


NY Times Magazine: What If The Secret To Success Is Failure?


The most critical missing piece, Randolph explained as we sat in his office last fall, is character — those essential traits of mind and habit that were drilled into him at boarding school in England and that also have deep roots in American history. Whether it’s the pioneer in the Conestoga wagon or someone coming here in the 1920s from southern Italy, there was this idea in America that if you worked hard and you showed real grit, that you could be successful,” he said.