Sun.Feb 19, 2012

It’s A Matter Of Trust: 12 Steps To Turn Skeptics Into Believers

Terry Starbucker

“We live in a cynical world. A cynical world.” ” – Jerry Maguire. There are lot of skeptics out there, especially in the workplace, and who can blame them?

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What is the Conversation You Need to Have?

Aspire-CS

leader will often start a coaching meeting by describing an uncomfortable relationship or interaction with another person – their board chair, their manager, a peer. I hear them out and try not to judge, but admit that I often suspect what the issue is.

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5 Questions to Ask When Facing Rejection

Ron Edmondson

When I started in the insurance business, I made hundreds of cold calls. I got accustomed to rejection. It still hurt sometimes, but I learned it was a natural part of successful selling. No one likes rejection. Your proposal. Your product. Your presentation. You love it. You believe in it.

Are Great CEOs Always Great Leaders?

In the CEO Afterlife

In my mind, the best CEOs are usually the ones who are in a race to the future – they’re obsessed with defining the future because they can’t stomach the thought of reacting to a future created by their competitors.

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Characteristics of an Effective Vision: Create a DRIVING Vision

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

We provide this definition of vision in our book Full Steam Ahead! Unleash the Power of Vision: “Vision is knowing who you are, where you’re going, and what will guide the journey.”.

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Avoiding the Putrid Beast Destroying Leaders

Leadership Freak

Pride is good. For example, “Have some pride” and “Take pride in your work.” Arrogant pride, however, represents the dark, blinding, deceptive underbelly of leadership. Arrogant pride drives leaders to gather in protective huddles of pseudo-invincibility where stepping on others is smugly applauded and lifting others is foolish weakness. Filthy dark festering pride drives outrageous [.].

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Social media – hired or fired because of it?

Rapid BI

Social media - hired or fired because of it? Public social media is now a part of many people's every day life, and as time goes by, increasingly it is being used as a tool against individuals. With many organisations publicly encouraging people to "g. Business ecademy

The Software Project Management Tale – Technology First!

Utpal Writes

“I just don’t understand why we’re NOT using latest version of the programming language to build this software application. By the time we will finish building this application, this version of language will be out of beta and released,” the programmer showed his disappointment. Okay, does current version of the language you’re using solve your client’s business problems?” The newly assigned project manager asked. Well, we are using an old, so called stable version,” the programmer repeated.

What Addiction Recovery Can Teach Us About Leading Change

LeadStrategic

Fifteen percent of American servicemen were actively addicted to heroin while serving in Vietnam. This was the report brought back by U.S. Congressmen Robert Steel (CT) and Morgan Murphy (IL), who had traveled to Vietnam in May of 1971.

Complimentary Resource – Top 5 Tips for Choosing Mobile Computers

Strategy Driven

Top 5 Tips for Choosing Mobile Computers. by Intermec Technologies Corporation. This white paper from Intermec explains the top 5 tips for how to choose the best mobile computer for your organization.

Change Curve Debunked?

Rapid BI

Change Curve Debunked? Some time ago I read an interesting post by Rob Robson on the change curve at his blog (Now defunct). This sparked some thoughts which I share below. Change Curve debunked. really? Rob asks is the Kubler Ross change. Business ecademy

Get Ready to Start the Week with Blondie

Execupundit

Back by popular demand: Blondie with " Dreaming." Crank it up

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Steve Stoute (Translation LLC) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Do You Share Our Goals? Sign Our Constitution. Bryant: What are some important leadership lessons you’ve learned? Stoute: One of the hardest things to do is run an organization. And teaching people who work for you is a very important skill set that requires patience. I’ve seen a lot of great leaders fail to execute [.].

Satie for Sunday

Execupundit

Beautifully done: Aldo Ciccolini on the piano. Style and skill

Change Curve Debunked?

Rapid BI

Change Curve Debunked? Some time ago I read an interesting post by Rob Robson on the change curve at his blog (Now defunct). This sparked some thoughts which I share below. Change Curve debunked. really? Rob asks is the Kubler Ross change. Business ecademy

Social media – hired or fired because of it?

Rapid BI

Social media - hired or fired because of it? Public social media is now a part of many people's every day life, and as time goes by, increasingly it is being used as a tool against individuals. With many organisations publicly encouraging people to "g. Business ecademy

Evan Carmichael’s Top 100 Productivity Experts Feb 2012

Rapid BI

RapidBI in Evan Carmichael’s Top 100 Productivity Experts Many of you may know Evan Carmichael’s site. Using a range of tools Evan measures and publishes top blogs and tweeters on a range of business related topics. I am pleased to say that @RapidBI is increasing in the top 50. In this list we have increased from #36 to #25 [.]. Management Evan Carmichael follow list top twitter