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Effective Communication Skills: You Don't Know Until You Ask | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

You never know another person's intentions until you ask. A story about how assumptions can escalate conflict

As Promised – Very Long Post on Managing Remote Teams | Survive.

Survive Your Promotion

As Promised – Very Long Post on Managing Remote Teams. Posted on March 31, 2010 by Katy.

First Impressions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Do first impressions really matter? While they shouldn't, the reality is that they most certainly do.

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Listening - The No. 1 People Skill

Building Personal Strength

Listening is probably the No. 1 people skill. Which means that you'll be saying and doing things without knowing what's going on. Focus your attention.

Resolving Conflict Lesson: Watch Your Step | Guy Harris: The.

The Recovering Engineer

When it comes to conflict, none of us is immune to our emotional triggers. Just today, I had an interchange with someone close to me (not in my famil

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Six Ways to Be Strong for Relationships

Building Personal Strength

Whenever I think or write about personal strengths, I have dozens of specific strengths in mind. Trust. You get real in a relationship. Small things.


Lead on Purpose

The recent theme at Lead on Purpose is trust. This focus has come primarily from reading The Speed of Trust by Stephen MR Covey.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Define, Learn, Do - 3 Keys to.

Orrin Woodward

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What makes companies successful?

Talent Technologies

What makes companies successful? Submitted by admin on Monday, 29 March 2010One Comment.

A Tale of Integrity

Building Personal Strength

Honor violations were reported by fellow cadets and thoroughly investigated. Cadets found guilty were dismissed immediately. Here’s a question for you.

Myth #1 -- Are we myth-ing the boat when it comes to communication?



Caption Contest 2010.3 WInner Announced

Chris Brady

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Management Team?

Survive Your Promotion

Does the thought of presenting to upper management make your knees knock?


Honoring Your Emotions - Nathaniel Branden and the Psychology of High Self-Esteem

Building Personal Strength

Have you ever read any of Nathaniel Branden's books? Nevertheless, in my opinion no one has ever written with more wisdom about self-esteem.

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Books 22

Social Media Demystified

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.


Teach Me What to Think

Chris Brady

Teach me what to think, For I don't even suspect that I have a mind. Fill me with information. And call it education.

A Different Kind of Rowe

Survive Your Promotion

But then I came across this video of Mike Rowe speaking at TED and was struck by

"Confucius Says." - Ancient Wisdom for Personal Strength in Our Time

Building Personal Strength

I have this memory from my youth of a black-and-white movie in which a little old Chinese man earnestly advises the hero. Confucius says." I don't remember what the old man said. But it must have been wise, because the hero took it to heart and rose to the occasion. I remember wondering, "Who is this guy Confucius?" Here are a few of my favorites.

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Servant Leadership Theory


The magnum opus of Robert Greenleaf, Servant Leadership is a recent theory of leadership that argues that the most effective leaders are servants of their people. Servant leaders get results for their organization through whole-hearted attention to their followers and followers’ needs. Useful Lies. Intro to Leadership Theory. Why Theory.

The Undeniable Value of Professional Skepticism

Terry Starbucker

Question I have this natural tendency to want to trust everybody. I know that's not good, so I have to fight that tendency, especially in the business world. Fortunately, I started my career as a CPA and auditor, and I learned about


Row Row ROWE Your Team

Survive Your Promotion

In 2007 Best Buy implemented a Results Only Work Environment or ROWE.

Employee Engagement Podcast with StategyDriven

Michael Lee Stallard

Book Review: Greater Than Yourself


Few business parables are well written. Fewer still explain solid leadership principles. Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson of True Leadership does both. Steve Farber, author of The Radical Leap and The Radical Edge , returns with a new fable. Greater Than Yourself is the golden rule on steroids. Greater Than Yourself simplifies it.

DISC Model FAQ's: Can Four Styles Really Describe Everyone? | Guy.

The Recovering Engineer

I can't define all people with four letters or categories. I can, though, use four basic style descriptors to create a frame of reference that allows

Make It Easy For Employees To Volunteer

Eric Jacobson

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week. That's the week when nonprofit organizations throughout the US will celebrate and honor their volunteers.

The Conference Board: Employee Engagement = Connections

Michael Lee Stallard

The Conference Board does excellent research work on employee engagement thanks in part to John Gibbons, a Senior Research Advisor at the organization.

Never Give Up, Part III - The Boston Red Sox Win the 2004 World Series

Building Personal Strength

The Yankees and the Red Sox are one of the great rivalries in sports. And that’s what was happening in this series. You might feel like quitting.

Death of the Free Agent Nation?? Say it ain't so…

Roundtable Talk

In 1999 Dan Pink put out his book Free Agent Nation based on his earlier Fast Company article and changed my view of organizational life as I knew it.


Women in the LEAD

Naseem There is so much for us to learn from one another around the world. Our lives take different routes. Our paths are charted down different roads.

Employee Engagement on Real Recognition Radio

Michael Lee Stallard

I'll be speaking with Roy Saunderson and S. Max Brown of Real Recognition Radio on April 6 at 1:00 PM Eastern.

I Have Never…

Steve Farber

I promise you, you’ll grow in ways you never imagined. Uncategorized leadership non-profit travel up with people

April Fools’ Day 2010 on My Communities

Managing Communities

April Fools’ Day affords many community administrators with the opportunity to have a little fun with their members and I am not one to pass that up. So, just like last year, some of my site’s played host to a prank in honor of the day. As always, the staff was in on it. On, [.].


Best Companies For Leadership Study


A few weeks ago, Hay Group , a global management consulting firm, and Bloomberg released the Best Companies for Leadership Study and Top 20 list. I got a chance to ask John B. Larrere of Hay Group some questions about the study. John is National Practice Leader for the Leadership and Talent practice of Hay Group. Region. Per cent.

Popular Community ScubaBoard Sued for Libel and How to Limit Libel Claims on Your Forums

Managing Communities

photo credit: kin0be About a week ago, I found out that ScubaBoard, a highly popular and well established scuba diving community, had been sued for libel in Federal court. ScubaBoard is run by Pete Murray, an acquaintance of mine that I have known for at least a few years. Pete has been supportive of [.].

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