Wed.Dec 05, 2018

The Key to Effective Leadership: Mindsets

Leading Blog

W HAT SEPARATES a poor or a good leader from a great leader? Let me make the argument that a primary distinguishing factor is in how leaders see, interpret, and think about the situations that they encounter. To do so, consider four situations leaders can find themselves in: Challenge and failure.

25 Leadership Nuggets

Ron Edmondson

Here are 25 nuggets of leadership I’ve learned over the years – many of them the hard way: Very few things have to be done today. When we rush too fast we make needless mistakes. The more a leader says “I”, the less the team will feel “we”.

Give Gifts That Matter

Joseph Lalonde

Can you remember the last time a business gave you a really cool gift? A gift that mattered? One that made you tell your friends, family, and coworkers? You probably can’t. Businesses have taken the approach of cheap and quick to the art of gift giving.

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How Is Tech Benefiting The Healthcare Industry?

Strategy Driven

The healthcare industry has seen a rise in the tech available to them in the last couple of years. The industry is benefiting greatly from all of the new tech that they can now use to diagnose and keep better patient records.

How Leaders Build Resilience in Good Times & Bad Times

Leadership Freak

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. Jeanie Cockell and Dr. Joan McArthur-Blairn to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of,… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

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Sales Dwindling? Here’s Why

Strategy Driven

All businesses need to keep their sale numbers up as high as possible to ensure that they are bringing in enough money each month to ensure they can cover all costs and still have enough money left over to make a profit. However, sometimes this isn’t always possible.

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Human Rights: 70 Years

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I had the privilege of hearing award-winning author Blanche Wiesen Cook speak at The University of Richmond last night. Her topic was "Toward an Inclusive Democracy: Eleanor Roosevelt's Legacy." During the inspiring talk, she noted that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which Eleanor Roosevelt championed, is turning 70 this month.

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Accurate Forecast

Execupundit

The forecast of this morning's status began yesterday afternoon when I remarked, "I think I'm coming down with something." Aargh. Beware. There are many bugs out there. Photo by Kelly Sikkema at Unsplash

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What Are the Secret Ingredients for a Brilliant PPC Campaign?

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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Short Memory

Execupundit

"How was this handled six years ago?" "I I can't recall and I'm one of the most senior people." "I I suppose no one would know how it was handled 10 years ago." Carol might have known about that, but she retired." "Is Is there any written history of some of these decisions?

Stop Scaring Your Boss with Blank Stares

Lead Change Blog

I discovered something early on in my career—bosses are notorious for catching employees off-guard. They show up at unpredictable times and ask unexpected questions. I never knew what to say when they stopped by. It didn’t matter if they asked “How’s your day?” or “What’s the latest and greatest about our big project?” All they got from me were blank stares and bumbling responses.

Paris and the Yellow Vests

Execupundit

"Though the Gilets jaunes were initially peaceful, their actions contained an element of intimidation from the outset.

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The Leader's Platform: Creating Personal Messages to Drive Your Strategy and Goals

leaderCommunicator

Leaders provide the context and inspiration to move organizations to success. That means it’s the leader’s job to paint a picture of the future or deliver difficult messages with clarity, courage and compassion. Internal Communication Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

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"The River in the Sky"

Execupundit

Looking back on his life, the prolific Clive James has written an epic poem

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Why ‘Follow Your Passion’ Is Terrible Advice

LDRLB

In the industrial economy, the most used piece of career advice is arguably “follow you passion.”

Small Change

Execupundit

Senator Everett Dirksen discussing the outrageous Federal debt in 1965. Of course, there were ceilings so we didn't have anything to worry about

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How to Be More Efficient At Your Payroll Job

HR Digest

Payroll job refers to the administration of employees’ financial records including salaries, wages, bonuses, deductions, and net pay. Payroll job can be a daunting process, especially for those small businesses managers that may decide to complete the task in-house. Companies are always looking for ways to streamline this responsibility to make it easier for payroll officers.

Grace, Humor, and Style

Execupundit

Former Senator Alan K. Simpson delivers a brief eulogy at the services for President George H.

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Welder/Assembler – IEC Holden – Plattsburgh, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. IEC Holden Inc*. is North America's leading contract manufacturer of electrical motors and generators, used in the rail transportation, transit, oil & gas, From Indeed - Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:41:25 GMT - View all Plattsburgh, NY jobs. Welder/Assembler - IEC Holden - Plattsburgh, NY. The post Welder/Assembler – IEC Holden – Plattsburgh, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

"Sleeper"

Execupundit

A case where the film is better than the trailer. But at least they didn't fall into the modern practice in which the trailer reveals most of the plot

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Safety Officer – Canton-Potsdam Hospital – Potsdam, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Position Posting Details Variable Shifts Job Summary Under the administrative direction of the CIO, the Safety Officer is responsible for the development, From Canton-Potsdam Hospital - Wed, 05 Dec 2018 22:12:48 GMT - View all Potsdam, NY jobs. Safety Officer - Canton-Potsdam Hospital - Potsdam, NY. The post Safety Officer – Canton-Potsdam Hospital – Potsdam, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

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Execupundit

The trailer for "Cold

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Set the Conditions for Anyone on Your Team to Be Creative

Harvard Business Review

cintascotch/Getty Images. One of the most damaging myths about creativity is that there is a specific “creative personality” that some people have and others don’t. Yet in decades of creativity research, no such trait has ever been identified.

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How to Ensure the Success of a Position Your Company Hasn’t Had Before

Harvard Business Review

Francesco Carta fotografo/Getty Images. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 “Future of Jobs” report, many current organizational roles are likely to be disappear as early as 2022, only to be replaced by new organizational roles.

Microsoft Trending Up, Apple Trending Down…? Plus, The Marriott Data Breach

Harvard Business Review

Youngme Moon , Felix Oberholzer-Gee , and Mihir Desai debate whether Microsoft is trending up while Apple is trending down, before discussing the Marriott (Starwood) data breach. They also share their After Hours picks for the week. Download this podcast. Some recent picks: Robert Stavins (follow on Twitter). FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data). RBG (Documentary on Amazon Video). The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video). The Ringer website. Janesville (Amy Goldstein). Airtable (software).