The Culture Engine

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Culture is the engine of any organization. The Culture Engine provides tools in each chapter for making this happen in your organization. The Culture Engine helps leaders define the playing field. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. It is the force behind everything that happens. It empowers behaviors that communicate who we are whether we like it or not. Getting it right is critical.

The Culture Engine

Leadership Freak

Personal Philosophy: Chris Edmonds, in his new book “The Culture Engine,” begins his book by taking readers through a… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Culture Organizational Development Leaders build culture by intent or neglect. Culture building begins with who you are.

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How To Make The Transition From Engineer To Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Some people think that engineers don’t make the best leaders, though this isn’t necessarily the case. Engineers are known for being detail-oriented, problem-solving, deep level thinking and working alone. Engineers who can do this are in an ideal situation, because.

What can you do with a software engineering degree?

Strategy Driven

First, let’s talk about software engineering. Here’s what you need to know about the prospects of your software engineering degree. Software and systems engineering. Systems Engineering specializes in the increase and execution of information techniques.

Does Your Culture Engine Need a Tune-Up?

Next Level Blog

In his new book, The Culture Engine, veteran leadership consultant Chris Edmonds makes the very valid point that many leaders focus far more on what their organizations do than how they actually do it. General Leadership Next Level Podcast audio Chris Edmonds podcast The Culture Engine

Gender Wage Gap in Engineering Driven by Professional Culture

Women on Business

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The Culture Engine

Lead Change Blog

Chris Edmonds, author of The Culture Engine , shows leaders how to create a high performing, values-aligned culture through the creation of an organizational constitution. The post The Culture Engine appeared first on Lead Change.

Ladies and Gentlemen. Start Your Engines

Kevin Eikenberry

I live in Indianapolis, Indiana – the only town in America that doesn’t have Memorial Day weekend – we have Race Weekend. This doesn’t mean we don’t honor those who gave their lives for our country (in fact, we honor them in more ways than most), it just means that the last weekend in May [.].

Profit First: Reverse Engineer Your Way To Financial Success

Terry Starbucker

The post Profit First: Reverse Engineer Your Way To Financial Success appeared first on Terry "Starbucker" St. “Profit is not an event, it’s a habit. Profit happens through small wins, strung together.” – Mike Michalowicz.

Maintaining the engine of effective leadership

Aspire-CS

A few years later, the engines start to give up. Your work relationships are the engine of your leadership effectiveness; don’t wait until they start to fall apart to tune them up. . My husband is rough on the trucks he drives for his business. Within months of having a new one, it is banged up from driving on the rough, hilly paths of his tree nursery.

Crash! Smash! Bash! You’re Engine Hash

Leadership Freak

Here’s part of “The Little Blue Engine.” Image source I remember the day we found Shel Silversein’s book for children, “Where the Side Walk Ends.” We were Christmas shopping in downtown Bangor, Maine. We laughed like children. Years later, we’d read all his poems to our one girl and two boys. ” It shocked us. The [.]. Failure Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development

The Referral Engine: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself John Jantsch Portfolio/Penguin Group (2012) First, you must be (or become) worthy of the referrals you seek. wind, water, coal, nuclear fission), the most effective engines throughout human history share common attributes: they are well-designed and conscientiously maintained.

“Hear the roar of our engines….”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries "Fireside Chats" "Hear the roar of our engines." Until last Sunday, I thought that the best commercial shown in conjunction with a Super Bowl was Apple’s with its “1984″ them. Leland Russell has praised Clint Eastwood’s two-minute commercial for Chrysler, “It’s Half-time in America,” and I agree with Russell. Here is what he has to say: * * * During Super Bowl 2012, [.].

DISC Frequently Asked Questions | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!

Strategy Driven

Rapid-action, agile automation engines have emerged as the only resource for businesses to become fully functional, integrated, robotic enterprises that can adapt with the dynamic economy, consumer demand, internal logistics, business goals, and social landscape.

Engineers vs. Bean-Counters – Who Should Run the Company?

First Friday Book Synopsis

In the long annals of business history, the tension Aboulafia describes — engineer vs. bean counter — occurs again and again. In the long run, companies where the engineers (and designers) win [.]. Like farmer vs. rancher, Roundhead vs. Cavalier, paleface vs. redskin (in the literary sense), yin vs. yang, it’s one of the great divides. Randy's blog entries

Engineering Biology

Harvard Business Review

Investors Carina Namih and Gigi Levy-Weiss come together with LabGenius founder James Field and science writer Oliver Morton to explore the opportunity of engineering biology to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. Technology Health Economics & Society Audio

Fueling Their 5-Stroke Engine: How to Win Lovers and Influence Co-workers

Engaging Leader

Cars have a four-stroke (or “four-cylinder”) engine, and lawn mowers have a two-stroke engine. But did you know that people have a five-stroke engine? “It I like to think in terms of a five-stroke engine that needs to be fueled, because it’s not just about love.

How Much Margin Do You Have? | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

To explain what I mean, I’ll lean on my background as an engineer. In my engineering design classes, I learned about the concept of design or safety margin — a factor built into design calculations to allow for minor errors, miscalculations, under estimations, and other variables that are difficult to accurately determine. Safe engineering design always considers, allows for, and builds in some margin for safety. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience.

Book Review: The Referral Engine

LDRLB

At first glance, it may seem odd to post a review of The Referral Engine , a marketing book on a leadership website. In one of the more valuable sections, Jantsch explains how referral engine businesses make the “Four C’s” (content, context, connection and community) an integral part of their product or service. However, most of our readers are leadership coaches and consultants.

Weekly Round-Up: Insights of Successful Employee Engagement, Engineering a Happy Company Culture & Steps for Making Difficult Decisions

leaderCommunicator

This week you’ll see articles on insights to successful employee engagement, engineering a happy company culture and rules of internal communication. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Deming Podcast with Scott Dalgleish, CEO at Phase IV Engineering

Deming Institute

Scott Dalgleish is the CEO at Phase IV Engineering. Scott first encountered Deming’s ideas while an engineer at Proctor & Gamble in 1986. Phase IV Engineering’s quality policy: We Care. What engineering projects do you have going on at home right now.

Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

In Honor of Krystal | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates. Tags: life lessons , loss , Reflections Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer.

11 Signs You Need to Change Your SEO Company

Women on Business

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Victim or Victor – You Decide | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Just Be Nice | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Impact of Process Tampering on Variation (Experiment), presented at Engineering Education Conference

Deming Institute

Guest post by Mustafa Shraim , ASQ Fellow and Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Management, Ohio University. The aim of the experiment was to introduce the concept of tampering to engineering students at the undergraduate level.

Are you a Scientist or an Engineer? Things to think about.

Mike Cardus

as a engineer? The engineer sees themselves as a tiny spot of ignorance surrounded by a vast see of knowledge. There are three lines from recent reading and research I’m doing that keep haunting me and have made me explore my frame of thinking and consulting.

Weekly Round-Up: 7 In-House Video Ideas for Internal Comms, 6 Ways IC Pros Can Raise Their Game, 10 Tips for Email Comms, Criticism Best Practices, Employee Engagement in Engineering

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

What You Need to Know About SEO, SEM, and PPC

Strategy Driven

This is the reason why search engine optimization, or SEO, has been and still is a dominating force in the world of digital marketing. SEO refers to the practice of optimizing your company’s website for search engines. PPC refers to pay per click advertising via search engines.

Complimentary Resource – Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth

Strategy Driven

Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. Click here for more information on Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth !

How to Make Your SEO Campaign Work: Things You Should Remember

Women on Business

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The Subtle Stressors Making Women Want to Leave Engineering

Harvard Business Review

Female retention in engineering remains a persistent problem. To build a deeper understanding of these experiences and how women deal with them, we interviewed and surveyed more than 330 engineers in the U.S. (43% Our interviews with male engineers confirm these beliefs.

3 Actions to Help You Lead Your Team Despite the Fear

General Leadership

Curator Posts Guest Posts confidence engineer lead fear Knutson Leadership Risk risk mitigation success taking actionGeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link].

4 Reasons Why SEO Is Important to Your Business

Women on Business

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Why Your SEO Strategy Should Focus on YouTube in 2015

Women on Business

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Increasing Trust: Engineering Autonomous Vehicles that Are Safe and Secure

Strategy Driven

The Society of Automotive Engineers has defined six levels of autonomy from level 0 – 5. Because of the emphasis on commodity-based engineering, workflow in a typical OEM has a very long lead time and cycle.

The Power of Long-Form Content in Your Marketing Strategy

Women on Business

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4 Useful Marketing Tools for Start-Ups

Strategy Driven

Search Engine Optimization, in essence, is boosting your company’s website up to higher rankings in search engine results pages. Online Marketing and Website Development business management Podcasts Search Engine Marketing seo social media strategydriven

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How Do Marketing Influencers Use SEO?

Women on Business

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How To Easily Get More Eyes On Your Brand

Strategy Driven

Marketing & Sales Brand Awareness business management Search Engine Marketing seo strategydrivenBusiness is all about creating a product and/or service, and keeping customers engaged with it/them. In short, that’s pretty much all there is to it.

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1 Yottabyte: The WWW Information Smog

Women on Business

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