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Leading Through Uncertainty; Do You Have What it Takes? | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

Lisa Petrilli shares her perspective on the importance of leading through uncertainty, with insights from Howard Fluhr from the CEO Connection Boot Camp event

Use your body to make better choices

Tony Mayo

Consciously increasing tension in a muscle can help people carry out unpleasant tasks and avoid unhealthful foods. Firming one's muscles [eg, clench fist, contract calves, tense bicep] can help firm willpower and firmed willpower

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Servant Leadership Manifesto

Modern Servant Leader

Leadership & Loyalty | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Loyalty - is it just me, or has loyalty become rather scarce these days? There seems to be way too much

… More Than a Buzzword – a Guest Post by Mike Myatt

Kevin Eikenberry

Mike Myatt, is a Top CEO Coach, author of “Leadership Matters…The CEO Survival Manual” and is the Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer at N2growth. As one of America's top CEO Coaches, Mr. Myatt is a sought after professional

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Truth In Numbers

What Do You Want From Them

I paid for operating supplies out-of-pocket, so that I would meet a certain performance goal. A division manager I knew once bought a $300 waffle to inflate the monthly combined net revenue of his stores (and so that he would receive his monthly bonus which, apparently, was more than $300).

Executive Education: Beyond High Potentials? | Professor @MichaelARoberto's Blog [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Simple enough. Just do it! leadership management education execed highpotentials ceo

Work Ethic - Excellence or Existence?

Orrin Woodward

While many think talent is the separation point between the successful and the unsuccessful in life, the truth is that hard work and focus trumps talent every time. Don't misunderstand me, successful people are extremely talented

The Search for Intelligent Life - On Earth

Building Personal Strength

The idea that there is intelligent life on other planets is so compelling that millions of people still believe in UFOs, in spite of common sense, their ability to reason and evidence to the contrary. This enduring interest has inspired

Your Voice of Encouragement: Lessons about Personal Strengths from.

Your Voice of Encouragement

Baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr., spoke last week-end at the Glazer-Kennedy InfoSummit in Baltimore. What an amazing life story he shared! I was lucky enough to get this photo with him after his talk

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Leadership & Emotional Control | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth If the above photo resembles a typical leadership meeting at your place of work then you may want to read

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Attitude Determines Altitude

Orrin Woodward

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team, Woodward Book Reviews, Launching a Leadership Revolution Blog

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"Creation" - A Glimpse into the Personal Life of Charles Darwin

Building Personal Strength

The movie "Creation" (2010) stars Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin and Jennifer Connelly as his wife, Emma. The critics were not impressed. From what I gather, the story was too fictional for them. They wanted a more factual account

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10 Managerial Leadership Practices

Create Learning

team building & leadership expert michael cardus. Leadership – is the accountability in some, but not in all roles, to influence one or more others – followers – willingly to accept the leader's purpose and goals and all to move in the

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Where the Focus Goes, the Business Goes

Linked 2 Leadership

I'll venture to guess that a book narrated by a talking dog named Enzo isn't on your list of go-to business books. I won't even argue that it should be. But there is one important lesson to be gained from Garth Stein's novel about a

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Leadership Success Tip: Be Ready to Play

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership Lesson from Baseball great Cal Ripkin, Jr

Gurus - Are They Worth the Price of Admission?

Building Personal Strength

A guru is a well-known expert whose advice you pay top dollar for, whether it's for their books, courses or motivational speeches. But are they worth it? Do they really know what they're talking about? Is there wisdom in what they say

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Here's Why Successful Presentations Planning Must Begin with an.

Strategy Driven

Have you ever listened to a presentation and thought, “What does this have to do with me?” If you have, the chances are the presenter didn't spend enough time thinking about you, the audience member, as he created his message

Work Life Lead: The Subversiveness of Gratitude | Weekly Leader

Weekly Leader

Maybe I shouldn't let the cat out of the bag, or Pandora out of her box, but the practice gratitude is subversive. Just as The Cluetrain Manifesto theses #7

Working at the Roots

Chris Brady

Work Bob mopped and mopped but couldn't seem to make any progress. The water just kept flowing, flooding his laundry room and seeping out into the rest of his home. Nearly exhausted, mops soaked, water still flowing, only then did Bob

George Casey - VERY Funny Stand-Up Comic

Building Personal Strength

This is only the second time in a year that I've featured a stand-up comic. But even we over-achievers need to take a break. Have a few belly-laughs. Regain our balance and recharge our batteries, so we can go again

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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 52a – An Interview with Ken.

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization's alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice

Get out of the fox hole

Chartered Management Institute

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5 Ways To Guarantee A Great Job In Sales.

Rich Gee Group

I have a lot of friends who lost their job and quickly took up with a company that positioned them as an account executive. Unfortunately, when they were 'trained' and 'graduated', they found that it's a cold and cruel world out there

Tip Clip #1 - "The Listening Moment"

Building Personal Strength

This is the "World Premiere" of a new series of brief videos called "Tip Clips"! Every Tuesday I'll feature a two-minute video in which I focus on ONE issue and offer ONE suggestion related to people skills, personal strength, learning

Swagger Wagon

Chris Brady

Okay, time to lighten things up around here. Besides, I truly appreciate good marketing, and this is creative stuff! Enjoy

Servant Leadership Observer ? November 2010

Modern Servant Leader

Servant Leadership News. It was another great month for servant leadership. The Indiana Leadership Institute announced a new Servant Leadership award  more in the events section. Chris Clark, CEO of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Canada

What is the Best Leadership Blog of 2010?

Kevin Eikenberry

Announcement of the 2010 Best of Leadership Blogs event

Developing People: A Key to Eliciting Excellence « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

As leaders, it is important to understand yourself well. It is also essential to know who you are as a person and who you are as a leader. Knowing Thy Self. It is from this point of knowing your self that you can look beyond the

Genteel Back-Channeling

Chris Brady

Images Teams are endlessly interesting because they are made up of people. People, as we will learn throughout our lives, are mind-bogglingly complex. First of all, we get to deal with the two genders. Then we get to deal with those who

Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights

Michael Lee Stallard

Employee engagement research this year produced several insights about serious problems we presently face in America. Now this may sound bleak to some but for wise leaders and organizations it presents a huge opportunity

Gamification in Everything?

Mills Scofield

As we're at a service stop along I-90 in NY on the way to Maine, my 10yr old daughter, walking on the dark tiles instead of the white tiles on the floor says, "Isn't it amazing how humans can turn everything into a game?" " Wow! As we look at education, healthcare, healthy eating, etc. it's all turning into games to motivate the right behavior. Ok, I'll admit, I'm having trouble with this. Not everything in life is a game nor [.].

The key to a great leadership formula is being consistently engaged

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

I've been off lately. Out of sorts. Distracted. Disconnected. Struggling. Spiraling. Call it what you will. It's a buzz kill. There is a lot of conversation these days about “employee engagement” and how low it is

Leaders Can Change the Weather - Next Level Blog

Next Level Blog

Lately, I've been in a lot of conversations with leaders about what's different about moving into more senior and visible executive roles. One guy in a group last week summed it up by saying, “I change the weather.” When I