Wed.Jan 17, 2018

8 Principles for Building a High-Performance Culture

Leading Blog

W HEN IT COMES to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong. Powerful is a book of advice gained from her experience at Netflix.

7 Biblical Characters and their Leadership Tensions

Ron Edmondson

I know people who shy away from terms such as leadership when talking about church. One comment I hear is they don’t want us to become too business-like. They believe Christ is the leader of the church and we are simply servants under His command.

What To Do When You Doubt Yourself As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership Lessons From Black Lightning I had the pleasure of meeting comic book writer Tony Isabella in October 2017. Tony is the creator of the DC Comics first African American superhero Black Lightning.

Building Corporate Community Through Humor

Lead Change Blog

In business situations in which collaboration is an important driver of organizational success, lacking a sense of community can be a formidable barrier to delivering results. This is particularly true in today’s complex and uncertain operating environments in which a culture of solidarity and knowledge sharing become critical drivers of staying relevant. In these situations, the more a group comes together around a shared objective, the more effective it will be.

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How to Navigate Conflict Between Managers and Leaders

Leadership Freak

People who work together end up working against each other when goals compete and agendas collide. The goals of leadership and the challenges of management create healthy friction. Unresolved friction eventually turns to… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Taking others higher Conflict Resolution Leadership Development Management organizational success

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7 Biblical Characters and their Leadership Tensions

Ron Edmondson

I know people who shy away from terms such as leadership when talking about church. One comment I hear is they dont want us to become too business-like. They believe Christ is the leader of the church and we are simply servants under His command.

How To Be A More Effective Leader At Your Company

Strategy Driven

Being a leader is hard enough, but then you have to worry about being an effective one on top of it, which can, in turn, be incredibly stressful. Your company is counting on you to deliver your best results and you can’t be caught dragging your feet on the job.

Webinar: The Six Challenging Conversations You Must Master to Succeed

Management Excellence

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Top Strategies to Improve Your Office Space’s Function and Appeal

Strategy Driven

Office spaces are a delicate balance to get right. Unless you have the budget to custom build your office, or renovate a property to fit your specifications, you typically have to accept and work with what you have and what is nearby.

Stop Neglecting Remote Workers

Harvard Business Review

Harry Haysom/Getty Images. When we talk about the importance of building strong relationships with employees, there’s a growing contingent that we often neglect: those who don’t work in the main office. This means not just the 31% of Americans who work remotely four or five days a week but also the people in satellite locations, where workers can easily feel forgotten. I’ve experienced this problem both as a manager and as an employee.

To Gain Perspective and Calm

Execupundit

Take a walk. Spend some time with a dog. Watch "Groundhog Day." Slow down. Way down. Look at the sky. Write a note to a friend. Shine your shoes. Do ten push-ups. Clean something, anything. Read Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Other

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Is Your Company’s Data Actually Valuable in the AI Era?

Harvard Business Review

Carmen Martínez Torrón. Hayon Thapaliya/Getty Images. AI is coming. That is what we heard throughout 2017 and will likely continue to hear throughout this year. For established businesses that are not Google or Facebook, a natural question to ask is: What have we got that is going to allow us to survive this transition? In our experience, when business leaders ask this with respect to AI, the answer they are given is “data.”

Great Book Titles

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Webinar: The Six Challenging Conversations You Must Master to Succeed

Management Excellence

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Quick Look

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The trailer for " The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." Language caution

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Management Classics

Execupundit

From the 2005 Harvard Business Review : Marcus Buckingham on " What Great Managers Do." An excerpt: After a couple of months, she noticed that when she gave Jeffrey a vague assignment, such as “Straighten up the merchandise in every aisle,” what should have been a two-hour job would take him all night—and wouldn’t be done very well.

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals. Homer Simpson

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The trailer for " The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

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Which Role?

Execupundit

I recently spoke with an executive about how roles can change. Depending on the circumstances, the person may be a leader, manager, judge, mediator, spokesperson, liaison, diplomat, investigator, planner, motivator, student, teacher, and a variety of other roles. It is not unusual to wear several hats at once. Depending upon the role, the definition of success can vary. Under some circumstances, being The Grand Clarifier is as good as it gets and clarification is a form of winning.