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

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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

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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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FORTUNE COOKIE: More thoughts on Initiative

Building Personal Strength

Yesterday I posted a story about how in 2004 a series of hurricanes chased us out of a Florida paradise into the Texas Hill Country, which is a paradise of a different kind. I find I have more to say about the personal strength that made the biggest difference back then - initiative.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: General Douglas MacArthur's.

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Recent Tweets

Chris Brady

Are you on Twitter? With the rise of social networking as a new feature in our lives, Twitter has rapidly become one of my favorite platforms. This is because small snippets of 140 characters or less make it necessary to compress

Are You Leaving an Unintentional Leadership Void?

C-Level Strategies

I'ma July baby, born in the sultry heat of a Boston summer. My parents were young and had just celebrated their one year anniversary when they had me…shortly after which my dad went off to service in the Army

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Work Life Lead: A Leader … Who ME?

Weekly Leader

Leadership is a catch-all term. It means different things to a lot of people. Many of the people I know whom I consider leaders would never ever call themselves one. Leadership is not a term that carries much affection for them

Book Review: Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life

LDRLB

In the world of business books, there are inspirational books and valuable books. Inspirational books give you a shot of motivation to get you working on your business again. Valuable books are the ones you turn to again and again. When Thomas Nelson offered to send me a review copy, I thought that a book of quotations such as Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life would appear to be inspirational. It is not, but it is valuable.

Expect the EU to Break Up

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Paying Attention to Paying Attention (And Drawing A Line)

Terry Starbucker

About 4 years ago, I backed my car into our garage door. I had “forgotten” to open it before I started the car and put it in reverse. I had been sucked in by the “Under Toad”. Here's how I had described this beast back then

Experience Means Nothing – Judgement is Everything

Weekly Leader

What we need our leaders to do about the oil spill is to listen to things from all sides and exercise judgment - calm, sound judgment. Not a soul on the earth has any experience capping a mile-deep oil well

0106 | Becky Robinson

LDRLB

Becky Robinson is the blogger behind LeaderTalk, a recent addition but a staple in the blogging community. In addition she serves as an adjunct at Mountain State University’s School of Leadership and Professional Development. In this interview, we discuss MSU, LeaderTalk and the wealth of information found in the blogging community. 0:00 Introduction. 0:57 Tell me about MSU. 2:03 Why such a strong emphasis on leadership? 3:02 Tell me about the different degree programs at MSU.

You can now share your story and prosper.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Are You Leading Creatively?

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Dennis Hopper on Leadership

Weekly Leader

When we look for it, we can often find leadership advice in some of the strangest places. Here's a video from 1970 of Dennis Hopper reciting Rudyard Kipling's “If” on the Johnny Cash Show. www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlfnm9gV52w v=xlfnm9gV52w Sadly

The Leadership Wonder Drug (But Careful, Use As Directed)

Terry Starbucker

It's a sentence that can make a huge difference in the workplace. A real shot of motivation and inspiration that, if delivered at the right time and place, can spur your team to the pinnacle of success. But if it's overused

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: First Look: Leadership Books for.

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Possibility Maximizer: Fresh Milk Newsletter From Contented Cows

Maximizing Possibility

Each Friday I like to feature a resource that I feel will help in your quest to Maximize Possibility in your life and in your organization. This week I've got a fantastic monthly newsletter that plays into the old adage that happy cows

Seeing the Other Side

Survive Your Promotion

When I was 17 my car broke down on the side of the Mass Pike out in the middle of nowhere. This was many long years ago before cell phones (shortly after the earth cooled – I know…) so I was pretty stuck. So of course I panicked and

How To Be An Open Leader

Eric Jacobson

Charlene Li, the author of the best-seller book, Groundswell, was kind enough to send me an advance copy of her newest book, Open Leadership, which she released for sale on May 24. Li explains in her new book what it means to be an open

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The Connection Edge Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

Jason Pankau and I are presenting a 60 minute webinar for Communitelligence about the “Connection Edge” that leaders such as Steve Jobs, Ed Catmull and AG Lafley employ to boost strategic alignment and employee engagement

The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Happy Tuesday and welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day! Here are five great blog posts to kick off this shortened work week. Enjoy! Daniel Thomas, Personnel Today: Social Media Benefits are not Reaching HR - There is

Memorial Day Reflections: Let's Keep Things In Perspective

The Recovering Engineer

My Boat - USS Benjamin Franklin. Twenty-one years ago this month I left the US Navy, got married, and began my civilian career. A lot has happened in those twenty-one years. I have moved from South Carolina to New Jersey to Michigan and

General Douglas MacArthur's Principles of Leadership

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When Managers Become Leaders — The Connection Edge

Michael Lee Stallard

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Character Counts: The Six Pillars

Building Personal Strength

The healthy human brain can hold no more than 6 or 7 pieces of information at a time in short term memory. Yes, it's a limitation. That's the reason phone numbers, which have 10 digits, are presented in three chunks, as in 278-555-9012. But this limitation exists for a reason.

Fast Friday words of wisdom with a King St West philosopher

Roundtable Talk

As the self-proclaimed centre of the universe, Toronto has always struck me as being full of people happy to give you unsolicited advice. Walking along King Street recently, I saw a quote pasted in a doorway worthy of our Fast Friday

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: LeadershipNow 140: May 2010.

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Sustainable Leadership and Organizations: The Ideas of Martin Seligman

Michael Lee Stallard

In an earlier post, I wrote that the ideas of thought-leader Dov Seidman, CEO of LRN and author of How, are likely to have a profound effect on organizations in the years to come. In this second post on thought leaders affecting the

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The Wisdom of Albert Einstein

Building Personal Strength

Albert Einstein (American physicist, 1879-1955) was in the news again, this time in a special NPR report , " a bizarre story that involves a dead genius, a stolen brain, a rogue scientist and a crazy idea that turned out not to be so crazy."

Are you becoming a Narcissistic Leader? Top 10 red flags that you.

Roundtable Talk

In a previous post, we discussed the slippery slope to narcissism. We mused “in our current culture of performance at all costs, are we unintentionally building a breed of narcissistic leaders who put results before people and their own