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Why Your Business Should Consider Reverse Mentorship | American Express OPEN Forum [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Alexa Scordato recommends flipping mentorship. leadership mentors GenY training

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The 7 Habits of Highly-Performing CIOs

Leading Blog

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Help – It's not a dirty Word! | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth As much as some people won't want to hear this, help is not a dirty word. Rather asking for help is a sign

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The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

I like to start off each week by featuring five posts from the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogosphere that I found to be particularly good reading. Here are my picks for the week of November 15 - 21st, 2010

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Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity

Michael Lee Stallard

Jason Pankau and I are speaking about maximizing employee engagement, alignment and productivity on several upcoming webinars. Here are the names of the organizations hosting the webinars along with the respectives dates and links to

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Execution Means Everything

Six Disciplines

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Where are they now without executive onboarding coaching?

Coaching Tip

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10 Lessons For Leading Like A Champion | timmilburn.com

Tim Milburn

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on a championship team? To be the one who hoists the shiny trophy at the end of a hard fought season? What if you weren't only on the team…what if you were the leader of that team

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Progress

Tony Mayo

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. George Bernard Shaw Share it

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Angel Capital vs. Venture Capital - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

Angels and VCs are often very synergistic. The line between venture capital and angel capital can be blurry. I know some VCs who have invested $500000 in an deal and I know some Angels who have invested $3000000

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Three Ways to Effectively Show Your Gratitude

Kevin Eikenberry

Most people realize the value and importance of being grateful for the positive and meaningful things in their lives. Much has been written about the benefits of an attitude of gratitude. It doesn't take much prove that value – your

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Thankful For You.

Rich Gee Group

In ordinary life, We hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that. our lives become truly prosperous. Today, and every day, I am thankful for you. With gratitude – Rich

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Are there any management lessons from the Ashes?

Chartered Management Institute

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Forest Meditation HD - A Virtual Walk in the Woods

Building Personal Strength

I love these relaxation videos that have soothing music and real-time video rather than still images. This one is long enough - five minutes - to really relax you. If you need a walk in the woods and you can't get there today

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Angry, Bored, Confused? Good For You.

What Do You Want From Them

I dont remember the cat s name, but soon after I hired him, I became very angry. I couldn't figure out why I had made such an awful hiring decision. I had wanted to hire a few extra people for the holiday rush and there was no pressure to get a position filled.

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Never, Never, Never Give Up. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

This is a quote from the great Winston Churchill. It was given to me many years ago by my oldest brother BIll, when I started my business. It hangs in my office. What does it mean

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Why Employees Hate their New Boss

Coaching Tip

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Us vs. the Coons - How We Form Habits

Building Personal Strength

Last night, Kathleen suddenly looked up at me with terror on her face. The feeders! We forgot to bring in the bird feeders!" Lately raccoons have been climbing the trees in our front and back yards, knocking down the bird feeders that

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SMART Goals - Not So SMART?

What Do You Want From Them

SMART GOALS - OR NOT SO SMART For some years now managers have been using the system of SMART goals and objectives to help them set targets for themselves and others. SMART has classically stood for : S - Specific M - Measurable A - Achievable R - Realistic T - Timely.

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Caption Contest 2010.7 (Scam Orrin Woodward and Me out of a free.

Chris Brady

The long awaited next Caption Contest is here! The winner will receive an autographed copy of Orrin Woodward and my book: Launching a Leadership Revolution (for free, as in nada, nothing, zippo, we'll just give it to you

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7 Ways to Correct Team Members Correctly « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

As leaders, it is part of our job to make our teams run smoother and get better results by correcting behaviors that run contrary to maintaining a productive and healthy team. This means that leaders need to handle corrective procedures

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Rationality - Your Ally for Problem Solving

Building Personal Strength

“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.” - Henri Bergson, French philosopher (1859-1941). When problems arise, look for answers. If you want to be effective, look trouble in the eye and listen to the cool, calm voice of

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Thoughts on Gratitude, From One Leader to Another

Kevin Eikenberry

Today we will publish this week's issue of our Powerquotes Plus newsletter – a ezine that offers a quotation, questions and action steps to help achievers, leaders and learners reflect…. and take action. Appropriately, I shared a

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Self-Confidence for Leaders

Marshall Goldsmith

I was recently teaching in a seminar for MBA students at the University of California at Berkeley's Haas School of Business. A young second-year student seemed anxious to talk with me. He finally asked: "I have read your book, What Got You Here Won't Get You There. In the book you talk about classic challenges faced by your clients. I noticed that you never discuss self-confidence problems. How do you deal with your client's self-confidence problems?" This was a great question.

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Keys to Leadership Success

Coaching Tip

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Tip Clip #2 - "Defeating Procrastination"

Building Personal Strength

Millions of people are plagued by procrastination. It's a behavior pattern than can have horrible consequences in one's life. We know what the problem is. When you need to be working on something really important in your life - usually

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Give Positive Feedback. Don't Praise.

Eric Jacobson

There is an important difference between giving your employees positive feedback and giving them praise. Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance. Praise, often one-or two-sentence statements, such as “Keep up the

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4 Tips for Efficient Succession Planning

Marshall Goldsmith

One of the most common leadership development questions that I hear from executives is, "Why does succession planning feel like such a waste of time?" I do a lot of work on executive coaching and succession with my good friend, Jim Moore. Jim is the former CLO of three major companies. Here are some of our thoughts on how to make leadership succession a more relevant process in your company.

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Strengthen Your “Critical Connections” at Work

Michael Lee Stallard

Research has shown that people perform better if they take time to create checklists that break their work down into necessary tasks. Here is an approach we recommend. Make a list of those individuals whom you count on you in order to

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An Inside Look at ProStar Coach - A Virtual Gym for Getting.

Building Personal Strength

Complete the sentence below 10 different ways. FOCUS - When I'm faced with a situation that requires this of me, I feel." Go ahead, do the exercise. After completing the sentence 3 or 4 times

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Developing Your Leadership Cojones - a Guest Post by Dan McCarthy

Kevin Eikenberry

A discussion of leadership courage and how to develop it

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Think Before You Speak « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Think Before You Speak. Posted on November 23, 2010 by Wayne Kehl. Think Before You Speak. Wise men talk because they have something to say… fools, because they have to say something

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Conquer Your Nerves with Eye-Brain Control To Make a Strong.

Strategy Driven

Do you get sweaty palms, a dry mouth, and butterflies in your stomach when you have to get up and make a presentation? Well, you're not alone. It's well

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Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work.

Rich Gee Group

Rarely do I log onto one of my favorite sites (reddit.com) and find two great videos I have to share. So in honor of the day after Thanksgiving, where we all take a collective sigh of relief and relax (except for those who are braving

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