Is give-and-take an old-fashioned notion?

Lead Change Blog

Has the expectation of returning a favor become a quaint, old-fashioned notion in world where opportunities to take abound? I invite your help in figuring this one out!

Building a Great Online Fashion Brand

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

When is training ‘old fashioned”?

Rapid BI

What is fashion in the world of L&D It is 1800 and I am on the 1640 train back from Leeds to London after meeting with a potential client. The post When is training ‘old fashioned”? I overhear a telephone conversation where an individual described a training room as basic. Yes it had the required tables and chairs, windows, space, a rail […]. appeared first on RapidBI. Management training resources training rooms training space

The New Fashion Mantra for Office Attire: Comfort

Coaching Tip

Styles and fabrics have taken so sharp a turn toward comfort that fashions may never entirely turn back again. There's less separation between weekday and weekend clothing these days, says Roopal Patel, fashion director of Saks Fifth Avenue. People expect comfort," says Caroline Belhumeur, creative director for the apparel label Club Monaco. It's not like in the '80s when people were stuffing themselves into blazers and stilettos and hobbling around.".

Online Impressions Depend Upon Old-Fashioned Courtesy

First Friday Book Synopsis

Holly Finn is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. She wrote a recent impactful article, “Making Nice in the Online World: In the New Peer-to-Peer Economy, Being Courteous is a Must&# (August 13-14, 2011, p. C12). I pulled this line out for you to think about: “In this world, you trade wares personally, everyone [.]. Karl's blog entries courteous courtesy Emily Post etiquette Holly Finn Internet millenials online world start-up companies Wall Street Journal

An ordeal is not… ideal – Thoughts on working conditions; workplace morale; plain old fashioned “fun”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Watch the short video, “It’s Not About the… Read More An ordeal is not… ideal – Thoughts on working conditions; workplace morale; plain old fashioned “fun”. ordeal a painful or horrific experience, especially a protracted one. —————— You remember the old illustration/joke. A couple is talking, and the woman says: “It’s just… there’s all this pressure. My head just won’t start hurting.”

Fashion Friends Make a Fresh Start :: Women on Business

Women on Business

More than that, we had confidence in the idea that we were truly going to be introducing a new kind of shopping experience to the fashion-forward customer.

Lessons in Cambodian Silk Supply Chains

Mills Scofield

She''s just your ''average'' 20- something creating an international supply chain in the fashion industry, and succeeding. Brown University Culture Fashion Social Entrepreneurship Strategy Supply Chain Virtues-Values Wedding Dresses

Hedi Slimane: The Steve Jobs of Fashion

Harvard Business Review

And yet despite his high profile in the fashion industry, few outside the sector seem to even know who he is. Slimane made people — especially young people — fall in love with fashion again. And yet Slimane made fashion relevant to them again.

Knowledge is power

Lead on Purpose

This question was answered in a very interesting fashion on a on a podcast where Dr. Paul interviews Dayna Steele , a lively author and former rock-n-roll disk jockey in Houston.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/22/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Brown (Fashion Institute of Technology) in “The Corner Office” LinkedIn Listen Past Your Blind Spots" Loyalty 3.0 I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know about Technology is in Your Brain Jeff Stibel Loyalty 3.0: How to Revolutionize Customer and Employee Engagement with Big […].

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High-Impact Performers For Tough Times: 6 Ways to Keep Them Happy

First Friday Book Synopsis

To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Talent is never out of fashion. Here is an article written by Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. But high-impact performers are in [.].

Have LinkedIn and Medium Killed the Old-Fashioned Blog?

Harvard Business Review

If you’re in a visual field—whether that’s fashion, design or even real estate—sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Houzz may offer the fastest route to establishing a vision, following and clientele. I didn’t start my business: my blog did.

How and why asking the “ultimate question” can create the ultimate competitive advantage

First Friday Book Synopsis

How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer Driven World The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth transparent fashion I have read and reviewed all of Fred Reichheld’s previous books and thus was especially interested in reading his latest, The Ultimate Question 2.0: How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer Driven World, co-authored with a Bain colleague, Rob Markey. It is a revised and expanded edition of Reichheld’s previous book (The Ultimate Question: [.].

Two thought-provoking perspectives on the “crisis of capitalism”

First Friday Book Synopsis

transformational innovation in product and process technologies to minimize resource use the “short-termism” of so much modern business lies at the heart of many of today’s problems The challenge for business is to meet global needs in a sustainable fashion The remedies for capitalism Two thought-provoking perspectives on "the crisis of capitalism" UnileverHere are brief excerpts from two articles featured by McKinsey & Company.

When a Public Mistake Requires an Old-Fashioned Apology

Harvard Business Review

Everyone makes mistakes. We make bad decisions and insensitive statements, we speak before we think, and we let our emotions get the best of us. But since we hold very senior executives to a higher standard, when they mess up, it often becomes a public spectacle.

Janet Malcolm, The Art of Nonfiction No. 4: An Interview

First Friday Book Synopsis

4: An Interview Jeffrey Masson Katie Roiphe Peter Matthiessen Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession The Gargoyle The Journalist and the Murderer The Michigan Daily The New Republic The New Yorker The Paris Review The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes this particular style of communication had the reassuring old-fashioned quality of considered correspondence Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice

Authentic Leadership: Ornamental Hermits and Why We Should Avoid Them

RapidStart Leadership

In the middle of the 18th century in Europe, it was fashionable to have your own personal hermit. Sounds crazy, I know, but there it is. How did this come about, and more importantly, what can it tell us about authentic leadership?

On Books

Leadership Freak

I love books, the old fashioned kind made from trees. I love how they feel and smell. Old books smell like wisdom. I love how books look on my shelves. If you saw… Continue reading → Book Notes Personal Growth

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Morning Advantage: Making Money the Old-Fashioned Way

Harvard Business Review

"We haven't seen this kind of hiring since the early '90s," says Ken Brusic, the longtime editor of the Orange County Register in suburban Los Angeles, which after sinking into bankruptcy three years ago was purchased this summer by a Boston-based investment firm. In the past few weeks, NPR reports , Brusic has hired some two-dozen print professionals, and he’s still looking for a movie critic, a magazine writer, and many more reporters.

14 Ways to Make People Feel Important

RapidStart Leadership

Much of her success was the direct result of good old fashioned hard work and … 14 Ways to Make People Feel Important Read More ». She started her own business late in life and turned it into a multi-million dollar enterprise. She donated millions to worthy causes.

New York’s Fashion Industry Reveals a New Truth About Economic Clusters

Harvard Business Review

The week before Fashion Week in New York, now underway, is perhaps the busiest in the city’s apparel industry. How does New York’s fashion industry continually pull off Fashion Week year after year? To find out answers to these questions, we tracked 77 fashion designers working in the Garment District and the larger New York region over two weeks in July 2011.

Xavier Charles Estill Austen

CEO Blog

Perhaps he is just trying to make a fashion statement I am once again a proud grandfather. Mother Laura and baby are both doing well and healthy. Xavier Austen. 5 lbs 15 oz, 19.5 inches, born 19 November 2014 at 1:46 pm. He arrived about a month early.

Why Playing with Your Food is Critical for Consultants

David A Fields

You’d also play with your food; catapulting carrot sticks and fashioning finger art with your mashed potatoes. When you stood well under three feet tall, you chortled with unbridled glee at your father’s silly faces and merrily tried to ride the family dog.

How To Be A Confident Executive.

Rich Gee Group

My job as a coach is to help build and fashion my client's confidence level to suit their needs and to help them excel at whatever they do When I talk with clients, I find there are varying degrees of confidence - total confidence, situational confidence, interpersonal interaction confidence, or no confidence whatsoever.

Put Your Best “I” In Team: How to Be a Great Team Member Part I

Lead Change Blog

For any company to be successful, all of its members must work in sync to accomplish tasks in the most efficient fashion. Posted in Leadership Development There is no “I” in team, and if anyone else has anything to say about it, there aren’t any weak links in “team” either. Teamwork enables businesses to reach goals on time and [.]. Leadership Development Staff Development Team Building Teamwork

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Lessons in Cambodian Silk Supply Chains

Lead Change Blog

She’s just your ‘average’ 20-something creating an international supply chain in the fashion industry, and succeeding. Posted in Community Involvement Light Your World [link] Marcelia Muehlke, one of the great young entrepreneurs I get to hang out with.

Peter Scholtes on Teams and Viewing the Organization as a System

Curious Cat

I know that those are fashionable words but what they have in common that I think is the […].

The Servant Leadership Journal: An 18 Week Journey to Transform You and Your Organization

Kevin Eikenberry

Written by an experienced leader who is passionate about servant leadership, the book/journal is fashioned around nine behaviors: Serve first Build trust Live […]. By Art Barter So this looks like a book, feels like a book, but it isn’t really a book.

Download the Spring 2013 issue of Professional Manager magazine

Chartered Management Institute

Bigger, Bolder, Better : In the expanded magazine read new columns on Fashion, Dining and Technology. You are not watching this post, click to start watching read more

Dynamic Dozen: Be Technically and Tactically Proficient

General Leadership

It is up to us to impart to them the talent and skill they need to accomplish their mission in a world-class fashion and at the same time make sure we get them back safely to the families that love them.

Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

For over 20 years, Kellerer worked in the European fashion industry as the founder and CEO of the German clothing line, Faro Fashion, which had the distribution rights for the brand CLOSED (the leading European fashion company for women’s and men’s sportswear) in Bavaria – south Germany.

quickpoint: Strategy and Leadership

Leading Blog

Leaders must fashion sound strategies for the enterprise, and the organization itself must be agile enough to adapt as required. When confronted by “unusual uncertainty” as Ben Bernanke put it , leaders need to be able to think and act adaptively. It’s jazz — strategic improvisation.

A Year in the LIFE

Chris Brady

This is the time of year when many people are sending out those online video and photo-montage Christmas cards (although I prefer the old fashioned snail-mail kind, with photos of the family).

Leading a “Mozart”

Lead Change Blog

What are ways to lead a “Mozart” in a fashion that maximizes their value without losing them to a competitor? The goal is not to change them but to effectively lead them in a fashion that harnesses their creative energies. He was arguably the greatest composer who has ever lived.

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Patricia Arquette on Gender Inequality; Common & John Legend on Racial Justice – Consciousness Raising Done Well

First Friday Book Synopsis

Call it old-fashioned consciousness-raising). There are moments when issues of social justice become a little clearer in our thinking. Last night, at the Oscars, two such moments occurred. #1 1 – Patricia Arquette called full attention to the gender wage inequality issue. #2 2 – John Legend and Common reminded us that the quest for racial injustice […]. Randy''s blog entries

093: The Pure-Hearted Leader: The Surprising Relevance of an Ancient Concept

Engaging Leader

He thought the word and even the concept might be dated, old-fashioned. He thought the word and even the concept might be dated, old-fashioned. In this episode, Jesse discusses another term that seems old-fashioned – even ancient – but is surprisingly relevant: pure-heartedness.

Jack Welch on the Cruelest Environments

Leadership Freak

In his usual no-nonsense fashion, Jack said, “If your employees don’t know where they stand, you have no right to call yourself a manager.” Image source: me Jack Welch and candor come together. It didn’t take long for the topic of candor to come up at the dinner I attended after the Chick-fil-A Leadercast. Here’s […].

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10 Signs Your Website Is Not Working Anymore

Strategy Driven

The reason for this is that your website will almost certainly be out of date and old-fashioned if you leave it unedited for such a lengthy spell. A fourth reason why you should consider a revamp is simply if your website looks old fashioned.

How Pragmatic Leaders Can Transform Stuck Organizations

Great Leadership By Dan

There is so much going on that these organizations have a difficult time setting a path and moving forward in a coherent, organized fashion. Guest post by Samuel B. Bacharach : A stuck organization is one that might meet conventional measures of success but it is not necessarily thriving.

A Failure To Act – The Leader’s 5 Most Damaging Inactions

Lead Change Blog

Failure To Resolve Conflict In A Timely Fashion – Debate is a healthy and necessary component of everyday business. ” It can manifest itself as a plain old fashion lack of feeling appreciated. For every action there is a reaction.

Corporate Culture Is No Joke!

N2Growth Blog

I hope that you’ll conclude, as I have, that corporate culture is no laughing matter and that it must be done fashioned in a very deliberate way to avoid these problematic consequences. You may have read my 3 part-series on Culture By Design.

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Are You too Busy to Say Thanks?

N2Growth Blog

It should come as no surprise; gratitude went out of fashion years ago. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. Is it me or has Thanksgiving been overrun by our national pastime–holiday shopping?

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