How Do You Deal with an Abusive Leader?

Next Level Blog

And this week the Times profiles the leadership stylings of another candidate for mayor, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn. Current Affairs Personal Presence abusive leadership Christine Quinn

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Joseph Lalonde

When two boys, Sonny Quinn (Jeremy Ray Taylor) and Sam (Caleel Harris) discover […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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How To Be A More Effective Work-From-Home Employee

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. Elaine Quinn Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Working From Home

Tim Duncan and The Importance of Servant Leadership

Your Voice of Encouragement

Today I''m featuring a guest blog post by Quinn McDowell, a colleague whose passion for developing strong leaders, parents and young people matches my own. Yet, for all his accomplishments, the lasting mark of his incredible 17-year NBA career will be his unique approach to leadership.

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Ten Types of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs Larry Keeley with Ryan Pikkel, Brian Quinn, and Helen Walters John Wiley & Sons (2013) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison With regard to the Edison quotation, I agree while presuming to add, “Execution without discipline is merely activity.” ” Larry Keeley wrote this book with […].

20 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Suicide Squad

Joseph Lalonde

Harley Quinn: The Joker’s love interest and former psychiatrist. So, what leadership lessons can we learn from a group of villains that don’t want to team up? Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Suicide Squad. However, Quinn is crazy.

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…Using Feedback to Lead Forward

The Practical Leader

” - Jack Zenger, Joe Folkman, Bob Sherwin, and Barbara Steel, How to Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success by Magnifying Your Strengths. ”Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.” “The eye cannot see its own lashes.”

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Illinois reviewing bill protecting job seekers’ passwords: A leadership and employee engagement perspective


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is reviewing the bill that would make it illegal for employers to ask potential employees for their social media passwords during interviews. From a leadership and employee engagement perspective, asking job candidates for passwords seems to go too far.

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Thought-full Thursday: Vulnerability


Quinn. . What might be the advantage of revealing more of your uniqueness for your leadership? . . “That which you or I think is most unique about ourselves we hide. In ordinary discourse, in the normal state, we share our common self, our superficial self. Yet what is most unique about us is what has the greatest potential for bonding us. When we share our uniqueness, we discover the commonality in greatness that defines everyone on the planet.” ” ~Robert E.

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Workplace and Life Advice You Can Use

Leading Blog

T HIRTY-NINE LEADERS were interviewed on subjects related to leadership and were assembled by Roger Dean Duncan into LeaderSHOP Volume 1: Workplace, Career, and Life Advice from Today’s Top Thought Leaders (not to be confused with the LeaderShop ).

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A Framework of Organizational Tensions

Leading Blog

Robert Quinn has produced a valuable tool for understanding this concept in his book The Positive Organization. It’s about emphasis —where to place the emphasis and when. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas.

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New Book For Work-From-Home Employees

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. Books For Managers Leadership General Management Skills Working From Home

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30 Influencers Behind the Brands We Love

Lead Change Blog

Julia Quinn ( @JuliaAQuinn ), Director, Social Media, Amtrak. Creating Value Aha Amplifier Amplifiers Brand Champions Bryan Kramer Conversationalists Leadtail Social Media Influencers thought leadership

Not How


Cameron & Quinn (2006) make this same argument. Sinek cites the same organizations as Cameron and Quinn (2006) but says that what make their culture a competitive advantage is that people know “why we do things.”. S., & Quinn, R. Leadership culture I’m often amazed at the tendency of authors to describe organization culture as “how we do things around here.” They assert that any lasting organizational change must be preceded by cultural change.

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2012 Compilation

Leading Blog

Choice Point: Do Not Let Your Culture Kill You by Robert Quinn @LeadWithLift. A Silent Leadership Killer by @mjasmus. TEDx Eugene Lee - Breathing Together - Leadership Lessons from Musical Ensembles. TLCTalk: Leadership is not about I or me.

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How to Accelerate Lerning and Change Lives

Leading Blog

In a co-creative, collaborative environment, students hold each other accountable, leadership is shared, and new perspectives emerge. Teachers are the builders of the future. In a book written for teachers, we find a valuable book for all leaders because leaders are teachers.

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0101 | Bret Simmons


Dr. Simmons is a professor of organizational behavior and leadership at the University of Nevada, Reno. His interests include leadership, followership and positive organizational behavior. The Leadership Challenge – James Kouzes & Barry Posner. Deep Change – Robert Quinn. Leadership Podcast simmons theory This inaugural episode’s guest is Bret Simmons, PhD.

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Time For Women to Compete

Women on Business

A recent study conducted by Zenger Folkman tested males and females in leadership positions in the workplace. They tested leadership skills from development to problem solving to innovation etc. With results like this why are more women not in top leadership roles?

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Recommended aim, with examples

Deming Institute

Daniel Quinn, in the Ishmael trilogy, hinted that it’s entirely possible to create subcultures with an aim like Deming’s recommendation. Quinn calls them tribes, and they are essentially groups of people who form purpose-based organizations.

Thought-full Thursday: Purpose and Confidence


Quinn What is your leadership purpose? Mary Jo Asmus A former executive in a Fortune 100 company, I own and operate a leadership solutions firm called Aspire Collaborative Services.

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3 Signs of a Healthy Team

Building Personal Strength

In this guest post, some insights from Quinn McDowell, a writer who knows a lot about teams. Trust Over the course of the season, players must learn to trust in their coach’s leadership and a coach must learn to trust in his/her player’s character. Is your group a strong, healthy team?

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Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

Harvard Business Review

Lucia Luce Quinn is Chief People Officer at Forrester Research. Phil Johnston, an executive search leader at Spencer Stuart, confirms that Quinn’s initial reaction wasn’t unusual: “When a CEO asks a business leader to run HR, the most frequent response is ‘What did I do wrong?’ ” When Quinn accepted the CHRO role at Boston Scientific, her HR organization planned to implement a program even though they knew it probably would not work.

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How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly?

Harvard Business Review

To take just one example, in the first of many such studies, published more than 15 years ago in HBR, Anthony Rucci, Steven Kirn, and Richard Quinn identified "the employee-customer-profit chain" at Sears. Leadership Morale Motivation

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Asian Leaders Value Creativity and Intuition More than Europeans Do

Harvard Business Review

Do leadership styles differ around the world? We asked 3,400 business leaders working in 45 economies to tell us how important they believe certain attributes are to good leadership. More generally, we find greater proportions of respondents in emerging markets falling into the leadership camp we would call “modernist.” Will we see a steady convergence in leadership – and toward the Western style – as developing economies mature? Creativity Global business Leadership

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How to Handle Rebellion on Your Team

Harvard Business Review

Psychology studies show empirically that shared vision plays a major role in leadership effectiveness, engagement, and citizenship – and it invokes neural networks and hormonal systems that help us open up to new ideas and others’ opinions. Photo by Andrew Nguyen.

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Sears Has Come Back from the Brink Before

Harvard Business Review

Quinn write “It is no longer news that over the past five years. Competition Leadership Retail It’s not been a great year for venerable retailer Sears, which is reputed to be closing 130 retail stores and laying off more than 5,000 employees. Concerns that it wouldn’t have enough cash to finance its holiday stock has apparently led to the company to sell real estate, spin off its Lands’ End brand, and raise $625 million in unsecured loans and equity warrants.

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