October Leadership Development Carnival: Autumn Fun Edition


Pull up a tall glass of warm apple cider (with a shot of something that has a kick if you’d like) and grab some donuts while you learn from the top leadership readers on the net and consider some autumn fun. Jane Perdue of Get Your Leadership Big On! What We Need is Leadership.

It’s called human resources for a reason

ReImagine Work

I started out as an information technology professional. About 7 years into my IT career I realized I didn’t love the technology enough to excel over the long haul. I use the words appreciation, belonging and meaningful contribution—adapted from Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

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The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

Here are five great posts from the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogosphere to kick off your work week and help you Maximize Possibility in your organization.  Check out his post to learn more about the fundamentals of effective leadership.

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101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Lead from Within

– -Abraham Maslow. During my 87 years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. THE LEADERSHIP GAP. Additional Reading you might enjoy: 12 Successful Leadership Principles That Never Grow Old. A Leadership Manifesto: A Guide To Greatness. The Deception Trap of Leadership. Inspiration Leadership Management Motivation Success WorkplaceWhat makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.

Influencing Creativity and Innovation


The fear of making mistakes is deeply ingrained in our psyche says Vineet Nayar, CEO of HCL Technologies [link]. Mary Jo Asmus A former executive in a Fortune 100 company, I own and operate a leadership solutions firm called Aspire Collaborative Services.

Seeing the “And” in Others


Liz was not someone considered to have “leadership potential” before John took over the division they worked in. What leadership traits are hiding behind the silence you see?

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On Your Next Business Trip, Break Out of the Bubble

Harvard Business Review

The famous Maslow’s hierarchy of needs teaches us that people at these income tiers ought to be concerned primarily with physiological needs (food, water, sleep). Those concerns exist, of course, but the explosion of technology in all corners of the globe means you see behavior that might surprise you. Innovation Leadership We arrived at the woman’s home in the early afternoon.