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8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I'm often asked if there is a simple test that can be used to quickly determine an executive's

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Unleashing Employees

Tony Mayo

I advocate leadership that allows employees to contribute, create, and grow. I have several articles on this blog detailing the costs of micro-management and the benefits of treating employees as adults (click here to read them

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Five Traits that Define Clutch Performers

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Excellence Begets Excellence

Chris Brady

IMG_1939 "He is lucky," they say. Had some good breaks," say others. Yup, knew the right people." Plus, he was at the right place at the right time." These are the excuses people make vocally about others who've succeeded

Leadership – No Talent Required | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth While not all leaders will develop their talents and abilities to the same level, all successful

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Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Andrew Jackson's Character & The.

Orrin Woodward

Andrew Jackson, when right or when wrong, was always a man of strong convictions, willing to stand by his principles even when it hurt him personally to do so. It takes character to stand by one's convictions, especially when a

SERVICE - Give Your Time and Talent to Benefit Others

Your Voice of Encouragement

With all the demands in your own life, you may wonder how to squeeze in time to volunteer. But getting involved in a worthy cause can bring rewards that last beyond your lifetime

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Get Stronger as a Leader - One Area at a Time

Building Personal Strength

Leaders have so much to learn. How do they get it all done? If you're serious about developing yourself as a leader, here are three bottom-line success tips. # 1 - Be patient.

Technology's Impact on Employee Morale & Effectiveness

Modern Servant Leader

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Billy Durant - Power of Vision

Orrin Woodward

I have read thousands of books on successful people, on achievers with drive and tenacity, but one of my favorite entrepreneurs was a young man who grew up in Flint Michigan, by the name of William Durant. Billy Durant, the founder of

Let???s Change The Way Managers Are Cultivated For Growth

What Do You Want From Them

After a couple of months on the job, a few of us were standing in the hallway. One waitress said: "We never had a manager like you. You are different. You treat us with respect and you are fair.. Three years later, this statement still rings in my ear.

The Art of Giving Feedback - Part One

Building Personal Strength

Everything people do has an impact. But much of the time, they may not be aware of what that impact is. They may not realize that you genuinely appreciate something they’ve done. Or, they may not know when something they’re doing is making it hard for you and others.

The Intangibles of Leadership

CEO Blog

I read a book " The Intangibles of Leadership - The 10 Qualities of Superior Executive Performance " by Richard Davis. I am a big believer that leadership is mostly about intangibles. The first intangible is wisdom. Daunting although Davis gives hope that we all have wisdom and that it can be developed: " Often we think of wisdom as something inborn, an attribute some possess and others do not." ".these these conceptions of wisdom miss the mark.

Why Businesses Fail | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This post by top CEO Coach Mike Myatt describes the real reason behind why businesses fail

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Inward: I???m In Control

What Do You Want From Them

I mentioned before that as a kid, I tried to make other kids eat worms. I told them that if they didn't, they would not belong to my cool group. We played around with a worm for a while and I was totally grossed out just by looking at it. "Its Its not even that big of a deal to eat this worm. I think one kid actually considered putting it in his mouth, but then decided against it. A girl spoke up and said, "I want to see you eat it.

Wisdom from Tony Robbins - How to Stay Motivated in a Slump

Building Personal Strength

The first decade of the 21st century has presented us with huge challenges. Making a life is hard enough without having to deal with economic turbulence. Alas, we do.

Brand New Resources for New and Longtime Leaders

Kevin Eikenberry

In early 2011 my next book, co-authored with Guy Harris, will be published. Called From Bud to Boss – Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership, the book focuses on the transition to a new leadership role after being a

The Benefit of Dissenting Opinion | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I love vigorous debate, generally have an open mind, and actually enjoy having my thoughts and opinions

When it Comes to Leadership, Women Rule

C-Level Strategies

Or do they? To fuel debate for the October 19th edition of #LeadershipChat Steve Woodruff and I have chosen the article entitled, “Girls Rule” by Michael K. Ozanian at The gist of the article comes in the very first

The Art of Giving Feedback, Part Two

Building Personal Strength

In my last post , I described a simple approach for giving effective positive feedback. But more often we're motivated to give constructive feedback, because people do things that annoy us or cause problems for us, and we want them to stop.

Plateaus – The Forgotten Opportunity

Linked 2 Leadership

When we hit a plateau in life, it feels like we're going nowhere. If we understand how to use plateaus, however, they can help move us from mediocrity to mastery. The entire world was captivated by the rescue efforts to bring 33 Chilean

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Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

Servant leaders connect with the people they lead and create Connection Cultures that are essential to achieve sustainable superior performance. Connection is defined as a bond that exists among a group of people based on shared

The Best Kept Business Secret To Success.

Rich Gee Group

To be successful in business, you need to make CONNECTIONS. It's that simple. Connections to meet someone new, to make a sale, to find a new position, or to learn about a recent,yet unknown development. I find that some of my clients

"Wit" - Emma Thompson in a Bold, Realistic Movie about Cancer

Building Personal Strength

Some people prefer not to know about the unpleasant aspects of life. Life is hard enough, they say. People don't need their noses rubbed in it. And I sympathize with that sentiment. I'm not one of these people. I want to know about life. The beauty, the joys, the terrors and the pains of life.

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What To Think About For Next Year

Eric Jacobson

Hopefully, 2011 will be better for most businesses. As you start to think about what you can add into your budget and plan for 2011 (that you may have cut from your budget the past couple years), consider these "best company" practices

9 Team Dynamics That Get Results

Create Learning

great team dynamics. Team Building & Ledership. Team dynamics defined as the motivating and driving forces that propel a team toward its goal and mission. Identify a leader - a common mistake teams make is the failure to recognize

Virtual Mentors

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Patience - Know When Now Is Not the Right Time

Building Personal Strength

When something you're doing is important, you want stay on schedule. You want to move things forward. But when there are roadblocks or slowdowns, sometimes there’s nothing you can do to change the situation, and you can waste a lot of time pushing against a brick wall.

Management Innovation is Radical

Mills Scofield

Steve Denning begins his book, The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century with a quote from John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison 's 2009 Shift Index to lay the foundation of the problem we face: "Remarkably, the return on assets for U.S. firms has steadily fallen to almost one quarter of 1965 levels.very few [workers] (20 percent) are passionate about their jobs.executive turnover is increasing. Custome [.].

How To Create Lasting Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Anyone can create moments of influence, but creating lasting influence is where your sights should be

Bird's Eye View: Vamoose Bus And The Customer Conversation

Bird's Eye View

I've gushed before about the Vamoose bus line that ferries people back and forth between DC and Manhattan. I was especially effusive about the Russian bus driver whose name plate at the front of the bus identifies him as "John

How to Control Your Habits

Building Personal Strength

What if a passing neighbor waved at you from the street—and you had no idea why he did that or what you should do? What if you woke up every morning with a blank slate, having to learn how to deal with every simple situation in life all over again? The prospect is horrifying.

Play It Again, Sam: The Science of Repeating Things Repeatedly

Terry Starbucker

"Boss, isn't that the 15th time you told me to play it again?" “You You sound like a broken record”. Music to my ears. Why am I so happy to hear this? That means they heard me say it once before. Or even twice before

Leadership — what you leave

Lead on Purpose

How do you measure the effectiveness of leadership? A few common methods include: The number of people reporting up through the organization; The quantity or amount of product or services produced; The “bottom line” or income produced