Leadership Lessons From Gilbert & Sullivan

You're Not the Boss of Me

This 1999 production tells a story of Gilbert and Sullivan and the events that led up to the creation of The Mikado , a now much celebrated opera. At one point in the movie, Gilbert announces his intention to cut a song from the show. Mr. Gilbert remains quiet for some minutes.

Gilbert on Churchill

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Sir Martin Gilbert in an interview about his biography of Winston Churchill : Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four

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Natural and Spiritual Leadership

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Source: Gilbert A. Books Business Coaching Communication Leadership Memes characteristics gilbert peterson life signature master plan for leaders natural leadership spiritual leadership spiritual qualificationsIn natural leadership , personality plays a primary role. In spiritual leadership , the Holy Spirit within each of us takes the natural qualities of personality and infuses them with spiritual qualities.

The most important skills that Google looks for when hiring

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One of them is Judy Gilbert, director of Talent at Google. Here’s what Gilbert has to say: [.]. Bob's blog entries "The Finland Phenomenon: Inside The World's Most Surprising School System" Creating Innovators Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World Harvard University Graduate School of Education Judy Gilbert Robert Compton Scribner The Global Achievement Gap The most important skills that Google looks for when hiring Tony Wagner

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Communication – Easy to break – Tough to fix

General Leadership

Gilbert Amelio. GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link].

Josh Linkner on “Swiss Army Knife Innovation”

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Bob's blog entries Apple Facebook Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Josh Linkner on "Swiss Army Knife Innovation" MySpace New York Times bestselling author the best companies focus their energy on simplicity the erroneous conclusion that adding more will create more the Swiss Army Knife trap University of MichiganHere’s a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website.

The Five New Faces of Leadership

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Bob''s blog entries Apple Facebook Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Futurist Good leaders may stay the course but great leaders reinvent. Here is Josh Linkner‘s latest blog post. To check out the wealth of resources he provides at this website, please click here. * * * In the context of seemingly endless challenges, many of us have paused to reassess what it really takes to win.

Josh Linkner: “Aim Up, Compare Down”

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Bob's blog entries New York Times University of Michigan Josh Linkner Disciplined Dreaming Detroit Venture Partners Earvin “Magic” Johnson Dan Gilbert Josh Linkner: Aim Up [comma] Compare Down A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough CreativityHere’s a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To check out the wealth of resources that he provides, please click here. * * * A good friend of mine said something to me at dinner this week that really hit me: “Aim Up, Compare Down.”

Josh Linkner: “Aim Up, Compare Down”

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Bob's blog entries A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming Earvin “Magic” Johnson Josh Linkner Josh Linkner: Aim Up [comma] Compare Down New York Times University of MichiganHere’s a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To check out the wealth of resources that he provides, please click here. * * * A good friend of mine said something to me at dinner this week that really hit me: “Aim Up, Compare Down.”

Josh Linkner on “Child’s Play”

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Bob's blog entries Candyland Chutes & Ladders Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin “Magic” Johnson It's Best When It's Your Turn Josh Linkner on "Child's Play" Listen to Your Instincts Playing the Game is the Fun Part You Need a ChallengeAs a parent of four and a grandparent of ten, I count among my most precious blessings each and every opportunity I have to play games with them.

Josh Linkner on “Defying Gravity” to Achieve Greatness

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Bob's blog entries "Chase two rabbits and both will escape" Dan Gilbert Defying Gravity Detroit Venture Partners Earvin “Magic” Johnson Josh Linkner New York Times Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity University of MichiganHere’s a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To check out the wealth of resources that he provides, please click here. * * * When the space shuttle takes off, it burns two-thirds of its fuel in the first 20 minutes.

What Really Drives Your Strategy?

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Gilbert, in their article " What Really Drives Strategy ?". For better or worse, why do so many companies veer off their strategic plan? Look for a disconnect between strategy and how resources are allocated , say Harvard Business School''s Joseph L. Bower and Clark G. Their assertion? Organizations of any size are built around a series of building blocks, and the bigger the company the more responsibility in those building blocks.

Managers Eat Uncertainty

What Do You Want From Them

I was trying to understand why the fear of not knowing is so intimidating, and this is what I found (source: Dan Gilbert's TED talk ) : When thinking about the future, we tend to overrate differences. More information: Gilbert, D. Watch Daniel Gilberts talk on happiness at TED.

5 Ways Success is Holding You Back

Let's Grow Leaders

Elizabeth Gilbert wrestles with this challenge in her TED talk: Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating. So much is written about learning from failure, but much less of failing from success.

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking: A book review by Bob Morris

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TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking Chris Anderson Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (May 2016) How to take “something you really care about and rebuild it inside the minds” of those with whom you share it I cannot think of another person who has made more or better contributions to knowledge leadership in recent… Read More TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking: A book review by Bob Morris. Bob's blog entries Amy Cuddy Anders Ericsson “Do schools kill creativity?” “The

Some Things Never Change

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From The Mikado by Gilbert & SullivanThe idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this and every country but his own.

What, Never? No, Never.

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I just finished a bunch of paperwork so it's back to Gilbert & Sullivan and the Captain of the Pinafore. You can't go wrong with Gilbert & Sullivan

Josh Linkner on taking the first (and most difficult) step

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Bob''s blog entries Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin (“Magic” Johnson) Josh Linkner on taking the first (and most difficult) step Thomas Edison Long ago, Thomas Edison observed, “Vision without execution is hallucination.” ” In a recent blog post, Josh Linker shares his own thoughts about how to increase personal growth and professional development.

Josh LInkner on “The Past Is Dead”

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Bob''s blog entries Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin (“Magic” Johnson) Josh LInkner on "The Past Is Dead" New York Times bestselling author St. There is a quotation among those that I have collected, “The past is dead. Tomorrow will become whatever decision you make it,” that may be from one of St. Paul’s letters.

Why Josh Linkner Advocates “The Creative Twist”

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Bob''s blog entries Aaron Dworkin Apple Facebook Beyond Basics Cristo Rey High School Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Futurist New York Times bestselling author The Sphinx Orchestra University of Michigan Why Josh Linkner Advocates "The Creative Twist

"When I Was a Lad"

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How about some Gilbert and Sullivan for Sunday? There are some real career lessons here

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hacksaw Ridge

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He looked out the stain-glassed window to see a young man named Gilbert, with a car on top of. Gilbert had been repairing the vehicle when it fell on him. H acksaw Ridge is the story of WWII American Army Medic Desmond T.

Darnell Lattal on “How to Create a Culture of Succession Readiness

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MedfiaTec Talent Management magazine Tom Gilbert Is your organization ready to bridge the knowledge gaps retiring baby boomers will leave behind? Here is an excerpt from an article written by Darnell Lattal for Talent Management magazine. To read the complete article, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines […].

Josh Linkner on “Leadership Lessons from the Honey Badger”

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Bob's blog entries Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin (“Magic” Johnson) fearless Gives back Josh Linkner Guinness Book of World Records New York Times Singularly focused University of Michigan Unstoppable Willing to do whatever it takesHere is a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To check out the wealth of free resources that he provides, please click here. * * * Don’t let the sugary name fool you.

The Myth of a “Balanced” Life

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Bob's blog entries "Chase two rabbits and both will escape" Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin (“Magic” Johnson) Josh Linkner New York Times The Myth of a "Balanced" Life University of MichiganHere’s an excerpt from a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website.

Quote of the Day

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Gilbert memorial in LondonHis foe was folly and his weapon wit. Anthony Hope's inscription on the W.

Fundamental Management is Fundamental Psychology

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– Psychology Page 16-22 By Schacter, Gilbert, & Wegner See also, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion , on this blog.

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Maria Konnikova: An interview by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries "a pink elephant world” Always start with an empty slate “Artful Choice” “Lessons from Sherlock Holmes” Basil Rathbone “Literally Psyched” column “Whether you think you can or think you can‘t [comma] you’re probably right” Be in the moment Be present Big Think Charlie Rose show on PBS Columbia University Daniel Gilbert Daniel Kahneman Thinking Fast and Slow Don’t split your attention by multitasking Dr. John H.

Four Very Important Questions to Ask

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Bob's blog entries Dan Gilbert Detroit Venture Partners Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity Earvin “Magic” Johnson Four Very Important Questions to Ask Josh Linkner New York Times the most successful people focus more on the questions they ask than the statements they make the right questions can unlock volumes of knowledge [comma] wisdom [comma] and insight University of MichiganHere’s a recent post by Josh Linkner.

Yes - Nice Guys CAN Lead and Finish First

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Gilbert K. Whether it is heard in athletics, business, or even academics, the notion that nice guys cannot lead or finish first has become commonplace. Too many people subscribe to the old saying, “nice guys always finish last.”.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/3/12)

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Gilbert David Heinemeier Hansson David Kelley Fast Company Harder Than I Thought HBR Jason Fried John Cleese Jr. I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First Century Leader Robert D. Austin, Richard L. Nolan, and Shannon O’Donnell Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs Soren Kaplan The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders [.].

Challenges of Growth

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Recently, I've been reviewing some population statistics on cities in Arizona. Several of them are grand examples of how quickly an area can change.

E-mail Study: What are your e-mails saying about your leadership?

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Leaders and subordinates telegraph their position of authority based on the e-mail language they use, according to Eric Gilbert , an assistant professor at Georgia Tech. First, Gilbert weeded out e-mails that might be tainted by Enron’s collapse/SEC investigation and other e-mails that didn’t go directly upward or downward in Enron hierarchy. For a short 3-minute interview with NPR’s Audie Cornish and Professor Eric Gilbert, click play.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

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Gilbert Jerry I. HBR’s Ten Must Reads on Strategy Various contributors Harvard Business Press (2011) How to create “a unique and valuable position” by deciding what to do…and not do This volume is one of several in a new series of anthologies of articles that initially appeared in the Harvard Business Review, in this instance from 1960 until [.].

Therapy

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First Impressions

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Gilbert and Sullivan ["H.M.S. A client recently called with a question about an organizational problem. The subject was sensitive and there was a desire for decisive action. There were, however, two likely approaches. Doing nothing was not an option.]

Topsy-Turvy is Back

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The acting, especially that of Jim Broadbent as the irascible, anxiety-ridden Gilbert, is as convincing as it is possible to be. Very good news: "Topsy-Turvy" has been re-released on DVD. As Terry Teachout notes in The Wall Street Journal: "Topsy-Turvy" is the smartest backstage movie ever made, a deeply knowing fictional study of how a theatrical production takes shape.

Signs of Decline

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Note the examples from Mad magazine and how the artist assumed that readers would know tunes from Gilbert and Sullivan Illustration Art looks at comics from a bygone era and concludes there has been a dumbing-down since those days.

Impact Bias

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In a TED talk, Dan Gilbert asks the audience if they would be happier winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic. If you’re like most, you’d answer lottery winner. And you’d be right…for a while. It turns out that a year after winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic, people are equally happy. We synthesize happiness, so awful events don’t have the horrific, long-term impact that we imagine.

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

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Gilbert ‘Human Competence’. 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. How do I approach team building ; as a scientist? as a engineer?