Mon.Dec 03, 2018

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Nightmare Before Christmas

Joseph Lalonde

Tim Burton movies are easy to pick out from the rest of the movies you may have seen. They are quirky and dark. They tell stories in a way you will remember them. His first big screen movie was Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure.

George H.W. Bush 1924-2018

Leading Blog

G EORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, the 41st president of the United States, died on November 30 at age 94.

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How Committed are You?

Kevin Eikenberry

I know I’m asking you an important question. I may be asking a hard question. I’m also asking a question you might want me to clarify, like what type of commitment am I referring to?

9 Tips to Effectively Manage your Online Reputation

Career Advancement

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”. Warren Buffett~. Blake was about to submit his resume for several open positions.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Journey From Within

Lead Change Blog

Two months ago, I created my third personal development program called Journey From Within. The purpose of the program is to help people understand their learning patterns, revisit their journey, and help them find ways to better themselves. When I think of this program, Maya Angelou’s quote comes to mind. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.

Respond to Crises with Clarity and Confidence

Nathan Magnuson

What happens when you find yourself in the midst of a crisis situation? Do you freeze up? Jump into action? Sit down to create a plan? What if you’re the person in charge? It’s the leader’s job recognize when stakes are high and respond appropriately.

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How to Overcome the Voice of Experience

Leadership Freak

The negative impact of experience is a closed mind. The story of David and Goliath in the Hebrew Bible illustrates the power of embracing new methods when facing unexpected challenges. The voice of… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success courageous leaders Growth organizational success

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Time to Be a (Lifelong) Learner

Jason Womack

Finding Time to Be a Lifelong Learner. "I I just need extra time to implement that email organizing process you taught me.". When I have the time, I'll use that delegation process you shared with us.". Next week, when things are a little less busy, I'll get to process and study those materials you sent.". I could keep going.on and on. But, I won't. These are direct quotes from three of our GET MOMENTUM members during our monthly Leader Development Coaching Calls.

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How to Answer the Dreaded “Got a Minute?

Lead from Within

How many times a day do you think a leader is asked, “Got a minute?”. The answer is often—more often than you’d think. When you have work to be done and goals to be met and tasks to finish, it’s easy to view a steady stream of people asking “ Got a minute?” as intrusive and unwelcome.

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You are not alone

Deep Imprints

When the odds are against you, it is normal to feel isolated and alone. After all, your energy and focus narrow to the point of survival. This week I’ve continued my reading Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Customer Satisfaction is Not Enough

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. To succeed over the long term organizations must seek not to satisfy customers but to delight customers. Employees need to understand how customers actually use their product or service.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobson

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

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Challenging Conversations—How to Tell an Employee It’s Over

Management Excellence

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Courageously Creating Movement

The Center For Leadership Studies

Situational Leadership ® is, has been and will always be a task-specific model. It is the primary benefit associated with its appeal, as well as the primary source of its perceived limitations (“There’s a lot more to leadership than task-specific tactics.” ).

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

The WHAT Test – A Simple Strategy to Think Through Level of Commitment

Ron Edmondson

The WHAT Test. Over the years, I have found numerous uses for this simple strategy of thought. The WHAT Test is an acronym of steps to force you to think through how committed everyone involved actually is to a project, relationship or goal. It doesn’t ensure success, but it can help you avoid the disappointment of not having thoroughly thought about the agreed upon direction and level of commitment before you begin.

To Retain New Hires, Spend More Time Onboarding Them

Harvard Business Review

Andy Roberts/Getty Images. This year, the unemployment rate in the U.S. hit a 49-year low of 3.7%. The demand for companies to retain top talent is intensifying. One report suggests that employee retention is the number one issue on the minds of CEOs today — not just in the U.S.,

How to Decide Whether to Relocate for a Job

Harvard Business Review

Windsor & Wiehahn/Getty Images. Sometimes the perfect job isn’t down the street, but rather thousands of miles — or perhaps even an ocean — away. If you’re offered a job in a different location, how do you know if it’s worth relocating?

Should Dual-Class Shares Be Banned?

Harvard Business Review

CAPTION TEXT HERE/Getty Images. Voices against dual-class shares, which violate the principles of corporate democracy and the precept of “one share one vote,” have increased over time.

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.