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Why Your Natural Response to Conflict is Probably Wrong and What.

The Recovering Engineer

Most people's natural response to conflict begins with this perception of threat. This perception triggers our "fight-or-flight" response, and our ad

FAQ 66

I am me because you are you

Tony Mayo

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Faust's Bargain

Chris Brady

938768519 Being decadent is easy. Evil is everywhere. Violence, sex, anger, hatred, victimization, and escapism come easy to

What the Great Scientists Had to Say about Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

There's nothing easy about science. It would serve us well, too. Here's a sampling from ten of the greatest minds of all time. But what of that?

Conflict Resolution Insights: Why Conflicts Escalate | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

A quick model for understanding interpersonal conflict escalation and what you do to stop it from happening

FAQ 57

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Myth #3 -- Are we myth-ing the boat when it comes to communication?



Are you REALLY coaching? Or is it advice in disguise?

Management Craft

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A Force For Good

Chris Brady

DSC00118 I was busy in my home office one morning when my wife Terri walked in with one of my sons, the nine year old.

The Personal Strength of Open-Mindedness - Plato's "Allegory of the Cave"

Building Personal Strength

This artful claymation treatment of Plato's allegory painfully illustrates the limitations of the closed mind. I've known people with Ph.D.s

Is a College Degree the Right Credential for Business?

Survive Your Promotion

As a manager I spent a fair amount of time hiring and training entry level candidates.

Conversation Thailand | Difficult conversations | Talent.

Talent Technologies

Difficult Conversations. Submitted by admin on Thursday, 22 April 2010One Comment.

"Localized Leaders" - The new trend ?

Sidd Gavirneni

Today, we, as the IE Strategy Club, hosted Shaz Khan as a guest speaker. Shaz was talking about strategy implementation.

SAP SME Portfolio Précis

Crossderry Blog

Yesterday, tossed Don Fornes' post on SAP's SME solutions over the Crossderry transom.

How to Build a Brand | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Assuming that you have deep pockets, a talented staff, and a lot of patience, growing a recognized

Overcoming disappointments

Talent Technologies

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Philosopher John Searle Created Foundations of Executive Coaching

Tony Mayo

“How is it that when I make these noises I succeed in performing speech acts or communication?” he asks. That's the philosophy of language.”

Podcast Link — Enterprise IT: Inside an SAP customer

Crossderry Blog

Here's the promised link — Enterprise IT: Inside an SAP customer — to my recent podcast w/ Michael Krigsman.

Maxwell Fallacy: stronger, yet simple


At this point, you’re bound to be thinking that timeshare salespeople and insane strong men are extreme examples. However, this is exactly my point. These two examples are certainly outliers, but they’re still valid. And because they’re valid, the Maxwell definition is invalid. It is simple, but it is weak.

Overcoming legacy events

Talent Technologies

The loss of a loved one, the breakup of a close relationship, a split in the

The Power of "Thank You": An Internal Communications Superpower


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Motivation - Applying Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory

Management is a Journey

The psychologist Abraham Maslow developed a theory that suggests we, humans, are motivated to satisfy five basic needs. These needs are arranged in a hierarchy. Maslow suggests that we seek first to satisfy the lowest level of needs

Maxwell Fallacy: no bad leaders


Shortly after any political or corporate scandal, the talk on the media immediately shifts to a discussion on bad leadership. Indeed, Jeffrey Skilling was a bad leader of Enron. This brings on a never-ending debate about how we distinguishing between good leaders and bad leaders. In our mind, we can easily cite good leaders from bad leaders.

Square Pegs, Round Holes, and the Peter Principle

Terry Starbucker

Square Peg In 1987, during my first few months as a fledgling executive, my new boss asked (no, ordered) me to read the book “The Peter Principle”, by Laurence J. Peter, and report back to him the next day about what I learned

Possibility Maximizer:'s HR People

Maximizing Possibility

This week I will be revisiting a great

Darden's Leadership Sage

Michael Lee Stallard

We gave a three hour presentation to students in the MBA for

Maxwell Fallacy: salespeople are leaders?


A few years ago, I was invited to a special presentation. I was offered a three-night, all expenses paid vacation in the Caribbean. The only stipulation was that on Day Three of the vacation, I had to listen to a special presentation about the resort I was staying at. I declined. As I’m sure you would too. Conclusion: Salespeople are leaders.

Leadership Laughs: Entrepreneur State of Mind (Video)

Weekly Leader

Time for some Friday fun!

Welcome Ideas At Any Time From Anyone

Eric Jacobson

Great ideas for your business can come at anytime from anyone on your team. Did you know that the idea for the microwave

Creating value

Lead on Purpose

What are you doing to create value for your organization? What significance do you bring to the table? Take a minute to answer these questions

Two Easy Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

IMG_0891 Small things can make a big difference when it comes to employee engagement.

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 47 | One Year Anniversary Show

Weekly Leader

Thanks to our sponsor! GotoMeeting Hold your meetings

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Every week I like to round up five blog posts that I found to be especially good reading over the past week. Enjoy! Roland Smith, Wall Street


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Career Potential Webinars

Michael Lee Stallard

Interested in improving your career prospects? Check out Launch Summit: Conversations on Career Potential. It begins tomorrow at 10:00