Sun.Oct 16, 2011

7 Ways to Get Your Leadership (AND Your Team) Over The Hump

Terry Starbucker

Money is NOT the root of all evil…

Ron Edmondson

“Money is the root of all evil” Have you ever heard that phrase? I hear it often. The problem is that it’s not in the Bible. It’s from a commonly misquoted verse from the Bible. The actual verse says, “ For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.

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Wisdom: The Missing Link in Understanding


Knowledge management, information technology, data architecture : these are the hot topics of our technology-driven age. This brave new world has been described as a "knowledge economy" and as suffering from "information overload."

Diversity, Group Think and Few Ideas


Group dynamics in a team is a strong force. People on the team are used to work in a certain way. They always encounter/expect some specific/known behaviors from their colleagues. They have a fortified belief system about how things should be done in the team. There is a specific way of communication and often the

On Leadership and the Value of Dominance

Linked 2 Leadership

I recently had the opportunity to interact with a “successful” local company and they asked me to review a questionnaire that they require prospective hires to compete. There were 8 or 10 sort of boiler plate, interview-type of questions, which were all well and good but there was a particular question which stood out to [.].

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Whatever happened to quiet time? "Because I love the new you."

Chartered Management Institute

THIS IS NOT A WHINGE. Many of us seem to be spending more and more time working, or doing work-related things. The days of the 9-to-5 are a nostalgic dream. Work-style forms of communication along with the demand for 24/7 fast response seem to have permeated our social lives too. These days, you'll routinely see parents (usually mothers) pushing buggies with one hand, while apparently texting with another.

ASTD International Conference and Exposition 2012

Brilliant Leader

Save the Date! This year’s ASTD (American Society of Training & Development) International Conference and Exposition is being held in one of my favorite cities in the world – Denver, Colorado. The dates are 6-9 May, maybe a little late for combining it with some skiing but who knows? I’m not planning on presenting at [.]. Uncategorized ASTD Leadership Development

Obvious Signs of Wise Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] Our own Tristan Bishop (@Knowledgebishop) wrote a great post over at 12 Most titled the 12 Most Obvious Signs of a Wise Leader. Tristan makes some interesting observations including being a model (#4), being principled (#7) and listening (#10). Many have a hint of balance too. Drop over there and take a look at the [.] Obvious Signs of Wise Leadership. Leadership Development 12 Most Character courage Leadership Listening wisdom

Diagnose and Cure Team Drift

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

This week’s blog post has been published in the Harvard Business Review. Click here to read it. One of the most common complaints I hear from managers is, “I want to re-energize our team. We used to be cohesive and enjoy working together.

Complimentary Resource – Key Performance Indicators to Align the Contract Management Process With Your Sales Process

Strategy Driven

Key Performance Indicators to Align the Contract Management Process With Your Sales Process by Adobe/EchoSign, Inc. Learn 3 steps that will help your organization sell faster, sell more and recognize revenue quicker.


Phaedra Break


Some music for brooding: The theme from "Phaedra


Dan Schneider (SIB Development and Consulting) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Dan Schneider, founder and C.E.O. of SIB Development and Consulting. Having an ice cream party after someone makes a big [.].


Quotes And Wisdom From Steve Jobs

Eric Jacobson

Be sure to check out the October 10, 2011 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, where you'll find an entire 66-page issue that takes you through the entire life of Jobs in what they describe as a biography of a boundary-breaking thinker and endlessly astute businessman.

How to become unstoppable?

Utpal Writes

“When you get really, really good at something, your confidence cannot help but build.” ” ~ Nicholas Bate. Read on: Get really, really good at something. Resources Self-Help