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Task-Oriented vs People-Oriented: A Common Source of Conflict.

The Recovering Engineer

The difference between task-oriented people and people-oriented people can often be the source of conflicts

FAQ 104

Leaders: Born or Made? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Leaders: born or made?

Blog 47

Author Chris Brady's Leadership Blog: Tell Me If Anything Was Ever.

Chris Brady

It at first seems odd that Leonardo da Vinci is so revered today. Although he wrote a lot about architecture

Composure - It Pays to Keep Your Cool

Building Personal Strength

It pains me to recall this incident. It happened while I was still in the Army. I felt embarrassed for him. Bad things will happen. Post by Dennis E.

Conflict Resolution Lession: Recognize Redirected Aggression | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

Under stress cats can redirect their aggression towards you. So can people. Learn a lesson in dealing with redirected aggression from our cat, Merlin

FAQ 95

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Effective Communication Skills: How to Quickly Guess a Person's.

The Recovering Engineer

Effective communication skills start with understanding the other person's perspective. This posts offers a simple way to gain better understanding

FAQ 74 CEO Tony Hsieh: vision, values and the pursuit of.

Roundtable Talk

Tony Hsieh is the inspiring 30-something CEO of, an online retailer that was recently acquired by for just over 1.2

The Best Corporate Visioning Story - Ever | C-Level Strategies.

C-Level Strategies

Dr. Wayne Dyer - The Awakened Life

Building Personal Strength

Wayne Dyer is one of the most successful personal development speaker-authors of all time. Post by Dennis E. Coates, Ph.D., Copyright 2010.

Books 23

Intentions - A Poem That Came to Me While Cleaning | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

A little rhyme that came to me while cleaning that might help you to become a better communicator

FAQ 51

Ronald Heifetz on Adaptive Leadership


Ronald Heifetz is the King Hussein bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership and founder of the Center for Public Leadership.


Lead on Purpose

I heard the statement “feedback is the breakfast of champions” while listening to a recent podcast. There is a lot of truth to that statement.

"Don't Bungee-Jump Naked" - Really Different Stand-Up Comedy

Building Personal Strength

She's six-feet-two, sixty-five years old, silver-haired and funny as hell. This granny really knows how to tell a story. Enjoy! Post by Dennis E.

Fear Kills

Next Level Blog

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Thought-full Thursday: Deciding


Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. Ultimately, man is not subject to the

Hidden Costs 25


As a business leader, if you think “costs” are only the ones where you spend real money, think again. setting wrong examples? not treating people wel

A Favorite Story About Harry

Building Personal Strength

Just before he passed away, our big black cat wasn't so big anymore. We thought it was his time, and we began to mourn. But he recovered. Coates, Ph.D.,

Thrown Under the Bus. That's Not Leadership.

Next Level Blog

That includes cable news. This morning, Please click the headline to read

The Day 360?s Are Obsolete


I have a dream. Some may call it a fantasy, but I like to think of it as a real possibility. when I see that we no longer need to use 360's

Powerful Lessons in a Magic Gift | C-Level Strategies & Awakenings

C-Level Strategies

The Personal Strength of Fairness - Golf's High Standard

Building Personal Strength

On Sunday, April 18, 2010, I had just returned from a day trip to Bellville, Texas. Good for him. Sudden death playoff! A horrible lie! Coates, Ph.D.,

5 Ways To Build Trust (Lessons from a Conversation)


One of my friends recently joined a new organization at a senior position.

Video Book Club: Made to Stick

Next Level Blog

If you been to a book store in the past three years, you've no doubt seen Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath. Please click the headline to read the

Seeing the “And” in Others


The Personal Strength of Commitment - Do You Have the Resolve to Follow Through?

Building Personal Strength

Once upon a time, there was a wise woman who had a lot of experience and a lot of wisdom about something she cared about. She felt that she had something important to say that many people would benefit from. She had excellent writing skills, so she set a goal to write a book about the topic of her passionate interest. She felt a pang of regret.

How Strengths-Based Leadership Affects Teams


“When leading a group, should the leader pay differentiated attention to individual members and the group as a collective simultaneously?” This is the question raised by Joshua Wu , Anne Tsui , and Angelo Kinicki in a recent Academy of Management Journal publication. Leadership strengths

Two Bobs Show It's Not All About Them

Next Level Blog

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Intrinsic Motivation = Smart Leadership

Anese Cavanaugh

Simple leadership musings from the trenches: motivation. “ Motivating” people is unsustainable, if not completely unrealistic for any period of time, or at any true depth. If the motivation comes from an extrinsic place, ie. One develops a tolerance to it. They all may work for a bit when pushed/pulled from the outside, but for how long?

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: The Five Accountabilities You.

Leading Blog

Book Review: Start With Why


Transformational leadership involves the ability to inspire and motivate followers to take action toward the desire goal or behavior. We all know that inspiration is a vital part of effective leadership, most of us just don’t know what it means to inspire someone. As Simon Sinek would put it, we sell the what or how.

Be Starbucker's Jukebox, And Win A FREE Trip To SOBCon Colorado

Terry Starbucker

It's no big secret in my SOBCon circles (or any of my friend circles, for that matter) that I like to sing. In fact, I sang “You'll Never Walk Alone” - in an opera voice, no less – during my recent keynote speech at our 2010 event in

Positive Energy and Beliefs = Positive Impact

Anese Cavanaugh

Simple leadership musings from the trenches: energy & impact. We’re having an impact in every moment – what that impact is is totally up to us – it is a choice. “They may not remember what you did, they may not remember what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.”

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: No Excuses!

Leading Blog

Fascinating Numbers - Why Senior Management Communication Efforts Fail

Management is a Journey

A survey by the Novations Group explored why senior management teams have a hard time communicating effectively with their employees. The top two findings are that too little follow-up communications and too much reliance on email are