June, 2010

How Vision Drives $Millions: A Real-World Example | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

An example of how a team vision translated into millions of dollars for one company

What Trust Is

Tony Mayo

Trust is increasingly recognized as an essential element of successful personal relationships, effective teamwork, and large-scale commercial relationships. The amount citizens of one country trust the residents of another has even been

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders.

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It's Not That Simple

Chris Brady

Asking good questions of yourself is one key to coming up with good answers. One such question ought to be: How can I make this simpler? One of the easiest things to do in anything is to add complication. We complicate our tasks

The 7 Deadly Sins of Conflict Resolution | Guy Harris: The.

The Recovering Engineer

Learn the 7 deadly sins of conflict resolution so that you know what NOT to do when conflict strikes

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Your Voice of Encouragement: Perseverance - Be the One Who's Still.

Your Voice of Encouragement

When the going gets tough, you'll wonder if it's worth it. But if you don't quit, if you keep on fighting, you give yourself a chance to achieve your goal. Applying the ideas will give you the resolve you need when you're face-to-face

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How are the OTHERS Doing?

Chris Brady

It stopped me dead in my tracks when I read it. As a result, I put the book down and couldn't come back to it for days. When I finally did, I was still stunned by the revelation of my inadequacy. What was it that shot like a lightening

Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

Being nice and helpful is a good trait. Carried to an extreme though, it can back-fire and harm you in the workplace

Disruptive Business Models | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth How disruptive is your business model? While much has been written about corporate vision, mission

3 Powerful Business Words That Can Change Your Whole Outlook | C.

C-Level Strategies

3 Powerful Business Words That Can Change Your Whole Outlook - you might be surprised by what they are

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Mark Twain's Wit and Wisdom for Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

Novelists have a way with words, of course, but perhaps the most quotable novelist of all time was Mark Twain (1835-1910). His given name was Samuel Longhorne Clemens, and he grew up in Hannibal, Missouri.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Leadership & Tact

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Why Is Apologizing So Hard?

Your Voice of Encouragement

One thing we quickly learn in life is that NO ONE is perfect. While it's easy to see the flaws and faults in others, we often wear blinders when it comes to our own behavior and its effect on others. Recognize that you're going to make

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Conflict Resolution Techniques: Question Your Assumptions | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

Effective conflict resolution techniques begin with how we think about and approach conflict. Start the process with questioning your assumptions

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Followership : Blog | Executive Coaching | CO2 Partners


Followership. READING TIME: 15 minutes. Introduction. Although the importance of a good leader cannot be denied, followers also play an equally important, if often overlooked, role in the success of any group or organization

The Business-Altering Difference Between Vision and Mission | C.

C-Level Strategies

Many leaders have a difficult time understanding the difference between a company's vision and mission, and why a clear vision is so important

Are You Strong Enough to Accept the Facts?

Building Personal Strength

A tough decision looming in your future? Ultimately, what you do will have consequences. Would you want to move forward based on bad information? On faulty analysis? On self-deception? Of course not. You want to deal with your situation based on the facts.

Havel on Hope

Tony Mayo

Hope is not a prognostication. It is an orientation of the spirit, an orientation of the heart; it transcends the world that is immediately experienced and is anchored somewhere beyond its horizons. Vaclav Havel President of

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Optimism - Focus on Opportunities Instead of Obstacles

Your Voice of Encouragement

The attitude and beliefs you bring to a challenging situation dramatically affect what happens to you. Putting on rose-colored glasses and hoping for the best won't make the problem go away. Find out what an optimistic approach really

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Leadership Lesson From General McChrystal: Get Onboard or Get Out.

The Recovering Engineer

As a leader in an organization, you've got to find a way to get yourself onboard with the mission and vision or you've got to get out

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Why Design Thinking Is the Next Competitive Advantage

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Why What's In It For You Is So Important To What You Deliver For Them

Terry Starbucker

Why do you want to be a leader? That's a question that needs to be answered by any person taking on that role, or planning to. The motivational forces that pull us toward leadership do not disappear after the role is secured – in fact

New Evidence for Intuition - May Not Be What You Think

Building Personal Strength

The best book I’ve read about intuition is How We Decide , by Jonah Lehrer (2009). I appreciate the way he treats intuition for what it is—an ordinary function of the human brain.

Featured Rascal: Tank Man

Chris Brady

Tank_man We continue our series of "Featured Rascals," considering those who have had the courage to be different in order to make a difference, the character to become a character, and original enough to stand for truth and justice

Joan Rivers: A Role Model for Courage and Perseverance

Your Voice of Encouragement

Joan Rivers is far more than a successful comedian. A phenomenal entrepreneur, she overcame extreme adversity to create a multi-faceted company that now exceeds $200 million in sales annually. I recently had the chance to meet Joan and

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Why You Might Eventually Do Something You Don't Want to Do…

The Recovering Engineer

And What You Can Do About It. Have you ever told yourself that you wouldn't do something? Maybe you said you wouldn't eat too much at a party. Maybe you told yourself that you wouldn't speak too soon at a meeting

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The Introvert's Guide to Getting Promoted: Step One | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

The first of three steps to getting promoted that are tailored to introverts is shared and discussed

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Maxwell Connect: Everyone.

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The Personal Strength of Focus - A Time Management Secret

Building Personal Strength

In an earlier life, I was a West Point cadet, served a combat tour in Vietnam, and retired as lieutenant colonel after 20 years’ service. In other words, I studied the principles of war and had the opportunity to apply them. One of the principles was called “Mass.”

Featured Rascal: Gerrold Mor

Chris Brady

Cliffs-of-moher-ireland For hundreds of years, England held sway over Ireland. Their hegemony ranged from tyranny and brutal murder to loose control, but always, generation after generation, there was the yoke of English rule

A Simple But Profound Example of Distinguishing Yourself!


Ed shares a powerful personal story about how his wife distinguished herself by providing leadership when Ed was faced with a major challenge. It is a great learning example about the impact of leadership – even when we are stuck in

Book Review: Delivering Happiness


Citing Zappos as great examples of employee engagement or customer service is almost cliché. So when the people behind Tony Hsieh’s new book Delivering Happiness offered me a review copy, I was a little hesitant. But I’m glad I accepted. The book is half-biography of Tony and half a biography of Zappos. It traces Tony’s career from before LinkExchange to Zappos marriage with Amazon.com a few years ago.

Coaching Others: Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain


I believe in the power of coaching others. I teach coaching skills to groups of managers regularly; every individual executive client I have gets taught coaching skills in some way or another; and of course, I practice coaching myself

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: John Wooden: It Takes a lot of.

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