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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

Joan Rivers: A Role Model for Courage and Perseverance

Your Voice of Encouragement

Joan Rivers is far more than a successful comedian. I recently had the chance to meet Joan and

It's a Jungle out There - We Need Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

We were excited. Bewick's wrens had been building a nest in the little house we put up to attract them. Some areas got ten inches of rain all at once.


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

Featured Rascal: Tank Man

Chris Brady

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Featured Rascal: Mother Teresa

Chris Brady

Born in 1910 Agnese Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Uskub, Ottoman Empire, she was the youngest child in a family from Albania.

Thought-full Thursday: Purpose and Confidence


Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. The practice of adaptive confidence

The Personal Strength of Self-Esteem - The Year of the Damages

Building Personal Strength

In 1998 Kathleen and I moved to Vero Beach, Florida. In the summer it was so quiet you could have a picnic lunch on the street in front of our house.

The Introvert's Guide to Getting Promoted: The Most Important Step.

C-Level Strategies

The final step in the three-part Introvert's Guide to Getting Promoted series is revealed


Chris Brady

My friend and co-author Orrin Woodward and I are at work on many exciting projects. For the next couple days on this blog, I will be featuring

Books 11

Who's The Boss?

Next Level Blog

If you haven't read the full Rolling Stone article on General Stanley McChrystal, it's worth 15 minutes of your time to do so.

Washed Downstream - A Time for Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

I recently posted about the sudden downpour and freakish flooding of the Guadalupe River. Autumn Phillips' article is summarized here. Coates, Ph.D.,

The Introvert's Guide to Getting Promoted: Step Two

C-Level Strategies

Talent Technologies in Big Chilli magazine

Talent Technologies

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Four Myths That Keep You From Truth-Telling


A recent inquiry from a reader asked, “why don't leaders just tell it like it is?”.Lets

Which Personal Strengths Matter Most?

Building Personal Strength

Who you are is determined by what you do. You’re a compassionate person not because you believe in compassion or because you think it’s important. You're a compassionate person only if you show compassion in your behavior. And not just occasional acts of compassion—a consistent pattern of compassionate behavior. So what is your life endeavor?

Video Book Club: The Discipline of Market Leaders

Next Level Blog

One of the things that makes a strategy book really useful is when it introduces a model that you can use to organize your thinking for years to come.

Talent Technologies in Big Chilli Magazine

Talent Technologies

Great to see our article Encouraging the Heart featured in the latest issue of the Big Chilli magazine!

Press On

Tony Mayo

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.

Giving Away Your Gifts


My friend celebrated the life of his mother in law last weekend. She lived to the age of 95 and passed away last week.

What Am I Supposed To Be Learning From This?

Next Level Blog

A long time ago in a land far away, I worked for a year as a first year associate in a now defunct Wall Street investment bank. What did I learn?

EBM: Constraints


Theory of Constraints (TOC) is an overall management philosophy introduced by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt that is geared towarding help organizations continually achieve their goals. A constraint is anything that prevents the system from achieving more of its goal. Throughput is money generated through sales. Identify the constraint.

The Philosopher’s Stone

Managing Leadership

The first alchemists sought the now legendary “philosopher’s stone” – a special material that could be used to turn common metals into gold. In time, it came to be believed that this magic substance could solve other intractable problems in life as well, not least among them the conquering of death itself. They add up. They make sense. Do you?

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Finding the Why of Work

Leading Blog

7 Reasons You Should Attend SOBCon Colorado

Terry Starbucker

We just had to do it. Another version of SOBCon, that is. Liz Strauss and I have been talking for over a year now about importing the SOBCon Chicago magic to another town, and it has now become a reality. For on September 17 and 18

David Logan on tribal leadership


Leadership tribal leadership

Fascinating Numbers - Employee Job Satisfaction at Lowest Level in.

Management is a Journey

As reported in Training & Development, a report from the Conference Board shows that job satisfaction is at its lowest level since 1987. From a high of 61% in 1987 to the present low of 45% in 2009, few workers are generally satisfied

Developing a Small-Wins Strategy for Growth

Leading Blog

Entrepreneurs Surviving in a Deflationary Economy

Coaching Tip

Possibility Maximizer: LinkUp Monthly Jobs Report

Maximizing Possibility

Each Friday I like to feature a resource that I feel will help you in your quest to Maximize Possibility.

Tips For Conducting More Effective Performance Appraisals

Eric Jacobson

I'm a big fan of Sharon Armstrong's, The Essential HR Handbook, and now she's released her newest book, The Essential Performance Review Handbook.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: 12 Leadership Guidelines for.

Leading Blog

Obama's Good Call: Replacing Disrespectful Leader with One Known.

Michael Lee Stallard

We also teach leaders that disrespectful behavior is intolerable because

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 55 – Wally Bock's Ruthless Focus

Weekly Leader

Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership blog guest cohosts and talks about his brand new book, Ruthless Focus, which he coauthored with Thomas Hall.