Favor Guidelines Over Rules and Controls

Michael Lee Stallard

#82 Favor Guidelines Over Rules and Controls. Establish guidelines instead and make people know that you are available if they have questions or would like you to be a sounding board. The post Favor Guidelines Over Rules and Controls appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

Guidelines to Create a Compelling Vision

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

→ Read More: Guidelines to Create a Compelling Vision. The post Guidelines to Create a Compelling Vision appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. A compelling vision helps you make choices about where to focus your energy.

3 Guidelines that Help Avoid Resistance to Change

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Here are three guidelines that invite people to participate in the change process and minimize resistance to change. → Read More: 3 Guidelines that Help Avoid Resistance to Change. People don’t resist change. Change is a normal and natural part of living.

8 Email Etiquette Guidelines Every Professional Needs to Know

Lead Change Blog

The post 8 Email Etiquette Guidelines Every Professional Needs to Know appeared first on Lead Change. As a leader, the chances are that you’re constantly dealing with emails. Whether you’re answering them from your bosses or handling all the enquires from your team, it’s estimated that all American workers spend about 25% of their day on their emails. But as a leader, get these emails right is vital to your success.

Improving Your Data Security Following These Guidelines

Strategy Driven

For rhyming purposes and historical recall, it would be nice if it were the year 1964 when Gordon Moore discovered what came to be known as Moore’s Law. But it was 1965, and the rhyme is kaput.

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Guidelines for Writing Your Goals

Tony Mayo

Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Collaborate or Do It Alone? 3 Guidelines for Decision-Making

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Jim needed some guidelines to help him adjust his natural tendencies without going overboard. Three guidelines to determine when to involve others in decisions: Buy-in: Do you need buy-in to implement the decision? .

Guidelines for Communication that Supports “Team”

Tony Mayo

Guidelines for Communication that Supports “Team” Speak for yourself about yourself. Starting sentences with “I” is a powerful shortcut to this skill. You can state facts, opinions, emotions, concerns, requests, suggestions—whatever—if and only if you take ownership of them. It is okay to carry a message or speak for someone else; just be clear about [.]. For Executives Teamwork

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Why Most Change Efforts Fail and 7 Guidelines to Ensure Your Team Succeeds

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

→ Read More: Why Most Change Efforts Fail and 7 Guidelines to Ensure Your Team Succeeds. The post Why Most Change Efforts Fail and 7 Guidelines to Ensure Your Team Succeeds appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Chances are you will initiate a change that affects your whole team or start a major team project in the near future. And chances are it will not make the impact you had hoped for.

Six Guidelines for Resolving Intergenerational Conflict

Coaching Tip

Here are some guidelines for resolving intergenerational conflict: . . By Larry and Meagan Johnson.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: 12 Leadership Guidelines for.

Leading Blog

Guidelines For Gratitude

Steve Farber

To get you started, try these guidelines (from The Radical Leap Re-Energized ): Think of a specific person at work. This is a good time of year to remind yourself of the people you’re grateful for, and then let them know by writing (and delivering) a “Professional Love Note.” ” Don’t be surprised if it ends up being the most meaningful gift you give this year.

8 Guidelines for Leadership Coaching and Team Building Activities

Mike Cardus

Reading ‘ Patterns in Brief Therapy ’ Steve de Shazer shares guidelines for the process of changing serious activities into playful activities. These guidelines can be used as whole or in part to help design effective tasks activities. Guidelines.

Effective Meetings - A Summary of the Best Guidelines

Building Personal Strength

Monday, November 29, 2010 Effective Meetings - A Summary of the Best Guidelines A good deal of the time, you dont need to communicate with people in person. Ive read about a dozen books on this topic, and Ive consolidated the best guidelines here: 1. Its a lot of guidelines, I know.

Best Practices E-mail Guidelines For Effective Communication

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. You can find these guidelines in the new book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?

My Generally Laid Back Approach to Guideline Violations

Managing Communities

photo credit: swanksalot I take our user guidelines very seriously. If a post violates our guidelines, it is removed, documented privately and the member is contacted. So, when I say I am laid back about how I approach guideline violations, that is not what I mean. What I mean is that guideline violations aren’t, in [.]. Managing Staff Managing the Community

OSHA to Retailers: Make Black Friday Safer for Workers

HR Digest

OSHA’s inspection found that the store failed to implement effective crowd control guidelines. After the 2008 Black Friday tragedy, OSHA released an annual set of “Crowd Management Safety Guidelines” for retailers to follow. This contains safety guidelines for retail stores to prevent worker injuries and deaths. With thoughtful planning and effective crowd management guidelines, everyone can have a safe and happy holiday season.

Guideline Violations Can Help Members Use Your Online Community Better

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members

Manage Yourself Smart: Ten Guidelines for Making Smart Choices in.

Strategy Driven

I call this ‘managing yourself smart,’ and here are some guidelines to help navigate social media. StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Should Paying Members Have to Follow Your Community Guidelines?

Managing Communities

photo credit: fauxto_digit In response to my request for reader suggestions, Kal was kind enough to outline the following scenario: “I run a very small online games community that has around 500 [daily active users]. … The community and games are free but there is also the possibility to subscribe which gives access to additional [.]. Generating Revenue Interacting with Members

It’s Not Good Enough for Your Community Guidelines to Say “Don’t Be a Jerk!”

Managing Communities

photo credit: rsgranne I run into people who say that the guidelines for your community don’t need to be anything more than “don’t be a jerk.” ” Unfortunately, this isn’t the most efficient use of guidelines and, even if you think it works for you, it likely doesn’t work as well as having a simple, though [.].

How Online Community and Forum Software Can Improve to Address Common Guideline Violations

Managing Communities

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Giving Criticism Like a Pro

Leadership Freak

Communication Encouragement Feedback Influence Leading Marks of leaders Mistakes Taking others higher Teams Trust Values weaknesses climate human resource guidelines Leadership Leadership Development organizational successStop talking if you’re a critical boss. You may say, “I’m just being helpful.” Unrequested criticism is like a drive-by shooting – there’s no responsibility for positive outcomes. It’s sleazy and easy.

Avoiding the Putrid Beast Destroying Leaders

Leadership Freak

Humility Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher accounting practices arrogance Disagreement employee handbooks Growth hr guidelines Leadership Development PowerPride is good. For example, “Have some pride” and “Take pride in your work.” Arrogant pride, however, represents the dark, blinding, deceptive underbelly of leadership.

How to Encourage Your Members to Report Bad Content or Content That Violates Your Guidelines

Managing Communities

photo credit: mararie Chances are that your community has guidelines of some sort and you do your best to read all or a selection (depending on the size of your community) of the posts that are made on your site. The guidelines need to be respected and any post that you are aware of, that [.].

Community and Forum Guidelines Aren’t a Choice, the Choice is Whether You Tell Your Members

Managing Communities

photo credit: eleanor.black Recently, fastcars started a thread on CommunityAdmins.com asking why you should have rules (I call them guidelines) on your community at all, as fastcars feels that they are “meant to be broken.&# fastcars felt that it wasn’t worth the time to have them and that guidelines intimidate members, making them feel scrutinized [.].

You Don’t Write Community Guidelines and Abuse Policies for ISIS

Managing Communities

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Do Your Community’s User Guidelines Only Protect People You Like?

Managing Communities

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Guidelines for Blocking URLs, Links and Sites From Your Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: chrisdlugosz The act of blocking URLs from being posted on your community is a great tool and one that you should have in your arsenal. I’ve used it to block out spammers, affiliate links and sites that were determined to harm my community or attack my members. I have Censor Block in place, [.].

Avoiding the Putrid Beast Destroying Leaders

Leadership Freak

Humility Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher accounting practices arrogance Disagreement employee handbooks Growth hr guidelines Leadership Development PowerPride is good. For example, “Have some pride” and “Take pride in your work.” Arrogant pride, however, represents the dark, blinding, deceptive underbelly of leadership.

Creating Guidelines That Work

Harvard Business Review

Recently, the Obama administration scrapped the Food Pyramid that had been the centerpiece of the nation's dietary guidelines for two decades. A great deal of policy and business innovation will be required to tackle this problem, but at very least the nation should have a dietary guideline that consumers find both memorable and actionable. The new MyPlate guideline , which provides a visualization of how a typical meal should be portioned, is a great improvement on both dimensions.

Mergers & Acquisitions Integration Handbook: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Mergers & Acquisitions Integration Handbook: Helping Companies Realize the Full Value of Acquisitions Scott C. Whitaker John Wiley & Sons (2012) How to combine, consolidate, and integrate resources effectively Most mergers and acquisitions either fail or fall far short of original expectations. Reasons vary, of course, from one situation to another. However, more often than [.].

The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age Jane Jordan-Meier CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2011) “Truth, well-told” and carefully managed Decades ago, one of the co-founders of the firm we now know as Hill & Knowlton, John Hill, explained that public relations should be “truth, [.].

We Are a Unit, We Move As One (or “The Staff Member Guidelines Are There For a Reason”)

Managing Communities

However, when it comes to being a community staff member and enforcing the guidelines of a community, individuality is a bad [.]. Individuality, on a personal level, is a good thing. We’re all different. We like different things. That’s great. That’s what life is all about and a big part of what makes it interesting and worthwhile.

Guidelines for Fast Lean Transformation

Harvard Business Review

To get started, we would suggest companies keep in mind four simple guidelines: Prioritize opportunities based on time to results, relative effort and financial impact. One of the most common mistakes that companies make when embarking on a lean program is trying to do too much at once. These " boil-the-ocean " initiatives are long, costly and often end up stalling under the weight of their own ambition. The fact is, smaller and faster can be better when it comes to lean.

Have the tough talk then shut up. @wallybock

Management Craft

I love this post from pal Wally Bock, called Guidelines for talking to team members about their performance. Business Tools HR Management OD Workplace Happiness behavior coaching conversation difficult guideline outcome performance uncomfortable wally bockAs a former head of HR for a couple of organizations, I have had to coach managers on how to have tough conversations. There is no greater fear for many, but avoiding these discussions erodes your impact and reputation.

Guidelines for Cultivating Customer Altruism

Harvard Business Review

Here are some guidelines to help keep you on the right side of the social business street. One of the most inspiring things to come out of the horrendous recent events in Boston and West, Texas, was the outpouring of help from ordinary people. In Boston, people ran toward the blast site to help victims, or opened their doors to stranded marathon runners so they could rest, make calls if needed, and then gave them rides to wherever they needed to go.

Creating a Balanced Reading Diet

Kevin Eikenberry

Since at least 1894, the US Department of Agriculture has created guidelines and models for creating a balanced diet. With each iteration of their recommendations the dietary experts try to give us an easy-to-use guideline for eating in a healthy and well balanced way. This is a useful practice and one worth emulating for other [.]. Leadership Learning Books reading

Could Pixar's 'Secret Story Guidelines' Work for Your Team?

Harvard Business Review

So this "group of guys" drafted a set of "secret story guidelines," as Stanton describes them, to help guide them internally against the prevailing winds in the animation world at the time. Their secret guidelines: No songs. Now clearly, Pixar operates in a specific industry and these guidelines are very specific to that industry and their craft, so they probably aren't relevant outside of that realm. Believe it or not, Pixar was once a scrappy startup.