Wed.Jan 09, 2019

7 Ways We Frustrate Fellow Team Members

Ron Edmondson

With every team or organization I have led there have been people who get frustrated with someone else on the team. In full disclosure, sometimes others have been frustrated with me. Frustration is common among relationships.

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How to Win in Africa

Leading Blog

I N THE WESTERN WORLD, we often do not have an accurate picture of Africa as a growing marketplace. We frequently imagine a continent of villages and stories of corruption and violence dominate our perspective.

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The Key to Sustainable Performance

Lead Change Blog

As an organization, as a leader, sustainable performance is key to build and maintain an excellent organization. Sustainable performance means coworkers do excellent work without falling into the traps of burnout or workaholism. Sustainable performance means your organization efficiently and effectively provides quality products and services, is blessed with low absenteeism and low staff-turnover. All of this is good for the bottom line. Sustainable Performance and Engagement.

Making This Your Best Year Ever

Joseph Lalonde

This past year might have been a year full of struggles. You may have faced overwhelming business challenges. You may have gone through a relationship breakup. Or you might have lost your home due to reasons beyond your control. But maybe last year wasn’t so bad.


Systems Thinking: Using the 5 Whys

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In my Applied Ethics Class last fall, I introduced my students to the Five Whys. This is a simple and valuable tool for getting to the root cause of problems. We may think we understand why something happened but when we "fix" whatever we think is the sole cause we don't always get the intended result. The reason for that is that problems tend to have multiple causes. They happen in the context of multiple processes.

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Top Trends for Entrepreneurs in 2019

Strategy Driven

Entrepreneurs need to understand the changing markets that they are involved in. No matter their sector, failure to understand what modern consumers are looking for and the best ways to meet those needs, is one of the main reason for business failure.

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Novels for Leaders


"The novel romanticized the life of elite soldiers, out on their own, along the edge of civilization, surviving on their wits, integrity, and courage. It all resonated with Petraeus, as it did with many airborne officers.

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Sharp-Dressed Man


Be sure to follow Patrick Rhone. ZZ Top would applaud

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Hey Leader, One More Time: It’s Not About YOU!

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Bill Treasurer to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, The Leadership Killer: Reclaiming Humility in… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Humility Leadership Development

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How To Cultivate Enduring Customer Loyalty

Eric Jacobson

"Today's customers demand something unlike anything they have ever wanted in the past -- a connection with your business," explains Noah Fleming , author of the must-read book , Evergreen.

On a Roll


As always, Anderson Layman's Blog is packed with great stuff. Photo by Andrew Neel at Unsplash

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Study Finds 58% of Tech Professionals Feel Like Frauds

HR Digest

Developers run the world. They are among the most accomplished and respected professionals, and yet half of them feel their successes are undeserved.

Rise and Shine


Kurt Harden at Cultural Offering gives an interesting description of his morning routine. It is similar to my own but I'm up earlier - my wife gets up at 4:30 because of her bizarre work schedule - and I get up shortly afterwards to feed the dog, bring in the newspaper, and see her off.

Someone to Know: Q&A with Gail Golden Consulting Principal Gail Golden


Gail Golden has been a highly sought-after psychologist and leadership consultant for over 25 years. With a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, she ran a fulltime psychology practice before quickly finding her passion in helping leaders, teams, and organizations lead effectively.

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The trailer for "Bartleby


Manager, Public Relations – Adworkshop – Lake Placid, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Job posted in partnership with HR Resolved. Adworkshop is an integrated marketing agency providing strategic consulting and creative marketing solutions that. From Adworkshop - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:00:58 GMT - View all Lake Placid, NY jobs. Manager, Public Relations - Adworkshop - Lake Placid, NY. The post Manager, Public Relations – Adworkshop – Lake Placid, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

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On top of everything, the cancer wing was Number 13. Pavel Nikolayevich Rusanov had never been and could never be a superstitious person, but his heart sank when they wrote "Wing 13" on his admission card. They should have had the ingenuity to assign number 13 to some kind of prosthetic or intestinal department. From Cancer Ward by Alexander Solzhenitsyn


How to Plan Your Own Networking Event (and Invite the Right People)

Harvard Business Review

Strategies for extroverts, introverts, and everyone in between. Networking Influence Digital Article

Managing When the Future Is Unclear

Harvard Business Review

Periods of uncertainty don’t have to be paralyzing. Strategic thinking Managing yourself Emotional intelligence Digital Article