November, 2010

Why Your Business Should Consider Reverse Mentorship | American Express OPEN Forum []

Weekly Leader

Alexa Scordato recommends flipping mentorship. leadership mentors GenY training

Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Bonus or no bonus? That is the question. This is the time of year where expectations are high, and so is the

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Leading Through Uncertainty; Do You Have What it Takes? | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

Lisa Petrilli shares her perspective on the importance of leading through uncertainty, with insights from Howard Fluhr from the CEO Connection Boot Camp event

Use your body to make better choices

Tony Mayo

Consciously increasing tension in a muscle can help people carry out unpleasant tasks and avoid unhealthful foods. Firming one's muscles [eg, clench fist, contract calves, tense bicep] can help firm willpower and firmed willpower

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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 51 – An Interview with.

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization's alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice

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What Do You Do When a Board Seat Beckons? | Life Back West (@JMikeSmith) []

Weekly Leader

Great post about what to consider before you join a board. . leadership board nonprofit director

Gratitude Science

Tony Mayo

The Wall Street Journal has a good survey of the scientific research supporting the health, relationship, and psychological benefits of practicing gratitude. It also includes a nice graphic you can use with your children to foster their

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Articles of Faith: Great Leadership « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

So, you want to be a great leader…? Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;” Mark 10:43. Jesus contrasts worldly leadership and biblical leadership. Is this the way you think

The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

I like to start off each week by featuring five posts from the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogosphere that I found to be particularly good reading. Here are my picks for the week of November 15 - 21st, 2010

People Buy You:

Kevin Eikenberry

This weeks Resource Recommendation is People Buy You: The Real Secret To What Matters Most in Business by Jeb Blount. Jeb Blount has written a concise, easy to read book that on the surface is written for sales people

Leadership & Loyalty | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Loyalty - is it just me, or has loyalty become rather scarce these days? There seems to be way too much

Getting more from your training programs | McKinsey Quarterly []

Weekly Leader

Good advice for maximizing the return on your training investments. leadership leadershipdevelopment training mckinsey

What Drives Misguided Leadership?

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Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Scams, Coercion, & Networking

Orrin Woodward

I have spent the last several years studying the scams, schemes, and cons perpetrated on the American masses through the use of coercion. As a Top 10 Leadership Guru, I cannot sit by idly and watch Americans lose their freedoms without

Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity

Michael Lee Stallard

Jason Pankau and I are speaking about maximizing employee engagement, alignment and productivity on several upcoming webinars. Here are the names of the organizations hosting the webinars along with the respectives dates and links to

Workplace of humanity & prosperity

Tony Mayo

Business is where you practice your human skills. It's where you grow. You have to grow! You grow as a person, and then you will grow in business. That's how you go forward. Andrew Cherng Founder & Co-CEO Panda Express in General Tso

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Help – It's not a dirty Word! | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth As much as some people won't want to hear this, help is not a dirty word. Rather asking for help is a sign

Women in Leadership: How Far Have We Come? | Diversity Executive []

Weekly Leader

Interesting, but not surprising, research report from Calvert Investments about the lack of diversity in leadership at the S&P 100. leadership diversity

The Greater Good: Character Matters

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Organizational Discipline - It's Not A Bad Thing - Really

Six Disciplines


The Carrot Principle - Book Recommendation | Guy Harris: The.

The Recovering Engineer

The Carrot Principle is a great book for leaders who want to learn how to create a high-performance team environment by using the power of recognition

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Now Thyself

Tony Mayo

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. Søren Kierkegaard What we should do is not future ourselves so much. We should now ourselves more. Now thyself is more important than Know thyself

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… More Than a Buzzword – a Guest Post by Mike Myatt

Kevin Eikenberry

Mike Myatt, is a Top CEO Coach, author of “Leadership Matters…The CEO Survival Manual” and is the Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer at N2growth. As one of America's top CEO Coaches, Mr. Myatt is a sought after professional

VISION - Imagine the Future You Want

Your Voice of Encouragement

When you're busy trying to complete your daily tasks, it's hard to think about the future. Taking time to visualize what you want most will give you greater energy and purpose

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Getting to the Heart of Vulnerability in Leadership | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

Lisa Petrilli analyzes vulnerability in leadership in advance of the #LeadershipChat which takes place on November 9th, and asserts it is borne of love

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Effective Meetings - A Summary of the Best Guidelines

Building Personal Strength

A good deal of the time, you don't need to communicate with people in person. You don't need to bring them together to share information effectively. You have phone, fax, email, instant messaging, teleconferences, forums, and more

Effective Communication: What DO You Want?

The Recovering Engineer

This morning, I read a great post by my friend and colleague Kevin Eikenberry. In this post, Kevin makes a great point we can all learn from the campaign process that those of us in the United States have been watching for the last few

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Where are they now without executive onboarding coaching?

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Historical Examples for Leadership Studies

Orrin Woodward

Chris Brady and I discuss the use of historical example in our Launching a Leadership Revolution book in this video. So many people, exhausted by history teachers with little imagination, have grown to dislike history

Learn from Your Experiences

Your Voice of Encouragement

To learn from your experiences, it's important to reflect on what happened – for your successes and mistakes. If you don't take this important step, you risk repeating mistakes and you may not make the most of your successes

RUN OUT and Get This Book Today. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

I LOVE Michael Port. Okay, I've never met the guy, but I do love his book. When I run into a good business book (and there are a lot of stinkers out there), I promote it. The man is a genius. He not only develops and publishes the bible

Execution Means Everything

Six Disciplines

10 Lessons For Leading Like A Champion |

Tim Milburn

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on a championship team? To be the one who hoists the shiny trophy at the end of a hard fought season? What if you weren't only on the team…what if you were the leader of that team

3 Roles Every Leader Must Play

Modern Servant Leader