Busy is a Four-Letter Word

Kevin Eikenberry

Yep, busy is clearly a word of comprised of four letters. And I believe it is a word that we should banish from our vocabulary – just like many other four-letter words our moms wanted us to suppress.

Letter 276

A Letter to the Leader

Lead Change Blog

Dear Leader: I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about our time together – the good and the bad – and today I felt like writing you a letter. No, not a letter of resignation. Rather, a letter of thanks.

Letter 311

A Letter to a Teammate

Lead Change Blog

Dear Teammate, I just realized something. I really like you. And that’s big for me, because – as you know – we didn’t always get along. But more on that later. First – we go way back, don’t we?

Letter 243

The (*Lost) Art of Letter Writing

Jason Womack

Some people say I write a LOT of letters. The letters I write have an opinion. And, it’s really easy to find people to send these letters. I like to acknowledge the people I write to. When I look out. Efficiency/Effectiveness MITs - Most Important Things The Little Things

Letter 158

Is Consultant a Four-Letter Word?

Kevin Eikenberry

Well, by the math, consultant is an ten-letter word. The post Is Consultant a Four-Letter Word? And while I am biased about the role, since I have been one for many years, I do know that many people have bad experiences with consultants – both working with them and hiring them.

Letter 137

The (*Lost) Art of Letter Writing

Jason Womack

Some people say I write a LOT of letters. The letters I write have an opinion. And, it’s really easy to find people to send these letters. I like to acknowledge the people I write to. When I look out. Efficiency/Effectiveness MITs - Most Important Things The Little Things

Letter 100

New Screwtape Letter on Leadership Discovered!

Modern Servant Leader

Below is a new, recently discovered letter from the infamous Screwtape demon. Your last letter suggested uneasiness at learning that your patient had recently been promoted to a managerial position by his employer. Background for those unfamiliar with The Screwtape Letters: In The Screwtape Letters , author C.S. Lewis wrote a series of letters in the first-person, from a Demonic mentor (Screwtape) to his “Junior Tempter” nephew, Wormwood.

Letter 195

The Essence of Leadership in Five Letters

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller capture, “The Secret,” of leadership in five letters, SERVE. The beauty of SERVE is inescapable simplicity and actionable clarity. Serve See the future: envision and communicate a compelling picture of a preferred future. What do I want to be true of the future? Why should anyone care? How will progress [.]. Author Book Notes Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Letter 218

An Open Letter From a Closet Extrovert – Seeking a Champion

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

→ Read More: An Open Letter From a Closet Extrovert – Seeking a Champion. The post An Open Letter From a Closet Extrovert – Seeking a Champion appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Dear Introverts, It’s nice that people are appreciating you so much more these days and showing how to build on your quiet strengths.

Letter 219

A Letter from Chile

Next Level Blog

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Letter 158

A letter of hope for self-absorbed bosses

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Three nearly identical stories shared with me in just two days. Three stories of individual and/or group anguish, trauma, frustration, annoyance, confusion and heartbreak caused by narcissistic control-freak bosses. Bosses of this self-absorbed ilk aren’t self-aware or open to feedback, so no amount of pixie dust will help them listen despite how much we have [.]. Leadership Development Leadership narcissism

Letter 293

‘Sell’ Is A Four Letter Word All Of Us Can Use

N2Growth Blog

He’s just trying to sell you something. She’s just a salesperson. Comments such as these – and many more – reflect the public’s attitude toward sales and the sales process. Is there any business process more despised than sales? Yet we all know the maxim – without the customer there is no business. If sales is held in such low esteem then how are customers supposed to come to us? Do they magically appear like Christmas presents under the tree?

Letter 244

Meaningful Work: A Love Letter | Aspire-CS

Aspire-CS

All of this excitement and pride in our daughter’s accomplishments has fostered some reflection and a letter about what I’ve learned in my own work journey. This letter includes my own thoughts on the meaning of work to us as it is such an integral part of what makes us whole and human.

Letter 211

Our Favorite Four-Letter Word Starts With An ‘F’.

Rich Gee Group

Today’s four-letter word starting with an ‘F’ is: FEAR. You need the other four-letter word: “PLAN” The best way to deal with fear is to have a PLAN. Gotcha. You thought I meant that other word. I’ll save it when I hit my finger with a hammer. We all have some sort of fear at some level at some time in our life.

Letter 177

The Four Letter Word that Makes the Difference

Leadership Freak

It matters more that you believe in work than you believe in yourself. You say, if you don’t believe in yourself, you won’t work. But, self-belief is irrelevant, if you don’t work. Work… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Success Taking others higher Leadership leadership success

Letter 181

The Four Letter Word that Makes the Difference

Leadership Freak

It matters more that you believe in work than you believe in yourself. You say, if you don’t believe in yourself, you won’t work. But, self-belief is irrelevant, if you don’t work. Work… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Success Taking others higher Leadership leadership success

Letter 165

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Chris Brady

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Letter 126

?Mindful Mondays: Six Things to Admire in LeBron James Letter to Cleveland

Next Level Blog

Rather than staging a press conference or a media spectacle like the classless The Decision broadcast in which he announced four years ago that he was “taking his talents to South Beach,” he posted an open letter on the Sports Illustrated website.

Letter 196

How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written

First Friday Book Synopsis

Scott Fitzgerald Funny Letters from Famous People How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written Maria Popova MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow Sherwood Anderson The Atlantic Three Rivers Press Wendy MacNaughton Wired UK Here is an excerpt from a recent post by Maria Popova at her website, Brain Pickings. If you have not as yet checked out this treasure trove of brain food, please do so ASAP.

Post nominal letters and qualifications

Rapid BI

Post nominal letters - Being qualified, and having an education is important. The use of post nominal letters after our names on documents and cards is a way of telling the world we are qualified. Capital Letters – Made Easy – A Dyslexics Guide.

10 Tips on Writing a Good Letter…When a Letter is the Best Way to Communicate

Ron Edmondson

I want to encourage you to write a letter today (if needed). Writing a letter is sometimes the best way to communicate effectively. So, if you need to, write a letter. A letter will usually be read several and even many times; further enforcing the points you are trying to make.

An Open Letter To All Electronic Devices (Including Those Not Invented Yet)

Terry Starbucker

I think it’s time we all had a chat. You see, over the last 28 years, you have invaded and then permeated my life in such a subliminal way, that I didn’t even notice that you are now monopolizing my time, and the time of a lot of other people too. And that’s not in a good way. Sure, it was very cool when I first discovered your charms, in my workplace. Remember? It was a 50-pound “portable” computer, with a cute little black screen and green text.

Letter 253

10 Tips on Writing a Good Letter…When a Letter is the Best Way to Communicate

Ron Edmondson

Writing a letter is sometimes the best way to communicate effectively. When I was doing professional counseling with people who were experiencing difficulty in a relationship, I often encouraged them to practice the art of letter writing. For example, a letter may be needed when a couple cannot communicate without arguing, or when one person refuses to listen to reason, or if you can’t even get an audience with the other person. This is letter writing.

A Letter to the Church, from a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

After hearing many of their concerns, I decided to write a letter to the church. I’m blessed with so many pastor friends. I have the opportunity, through my blog and personal ministry, to interact with hundreds of pastors every year.

What Four Letter Words are in the Way of Your Career?

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: In business, there are a variety of words that, when used in the context of women, have become akin to “four letter words.” Could it be because they don’t see any of the above [words such as driven and family-oriented] as four letter words ?”

Letter 205

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

Let's Grow Leaders

They imagine a letter written by an employee to a CEO, looking for all they need spiritually and developmentally from the relationship. Take Time for Reflection and Fitness deal employee feedback Germane consulting karin hurt leader letter posts writingThe conversational thread following my post last week on Email as a Reflective Practice led me to a fantastic post from Germane Consulting group, Dear Leader: Do We Have a Deal?

Letter 102

Dear Joe Paterno – One Alumni’s Letter to Our Fallen Coach

Modern Servant Leader

Our Weeping Nittany Lion. Dear Joe, In addition to others, especially the victims, I am praying for you and Sue. You could not have stopped it, but you could have mitigated this catastrophe.

Letter 285

Trouble Communicating? Try Writing a Letter

Ron Edmondson

I want to encourage you to write a letter today (if needed). In counseling people who are experiencing difficulty in a relationship I have often encouraged them to practice the art of letter-writing. A letter is harder to dismiss than a verbal conversation.

Post nominal letters and qualifications

Rapid BI

Post nominal letters - Being qualified, and having an education is important. The use of post nominal letters after our names on documents and cards is a way of telling the world we are qualified. Related posts: CIPD qualifications for Learning & Development (New – CDP) Capital Letters – Made Easy – A Dyslexics Guide how-to-post-from-ecademy-to-wordpress.mp4. Business Human Resources & Talent post nominal letters qualifications

Apple iPhone 4 – letter regarding reception issues : Blog.

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A Letter to the Church, from a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

After hearing many of their concerns, I decided to write a letter to the church. I’m blessed with so many pastor friends. I have the opportunity, through my blog and personal ministry, to interact with hundreds of pastors every year.

When B-O-S-S is a Four-Letter Word

Great Leadership By Dan

Why’s boss a four letter word? It’s a double SOB spelled backwards). Companies spend an awful lot of time and money training managers how to be great leaders. Maybe we should also tell them how not to be bad bosses?

Letter 156

A Mid-Life Letter to My Wife

Ron Edmondson

Cheryl, You may have noticed, I’ve written quite a bit recently on mid-life. You may recall, for example, that I wrote recently 10 Thoughts on Mid-Life I’m Learning (I’m trusting you still read my blog ).

Do collaborations tools help or hinder? An Open Letter To Microsoft & LinkedIn

Rapid BI

An Open Letter To Microsoft & LinkedIn appeared first on RapidBI. Microsoft and LinkedIn have the power to change the way we do business and collaborate – but have they blown it? Over the years I have used many collaborative tools. I was also part of an external team of people supporting IBM Social Business platform Connections. Now that product although used extensively internally has never […]. The post Do collaborations tools help or hinder?

Courageous Letter from Groupon CEO Andrew Mason

Utpal Writes

It requires a very different level of self-cognizance to think similar to Groupon’s former CEO Andrew Mason and write a letter to employees and copy it to public , which is copied below in full. Key takeaways from Andrew’s letter: He started a serious note with making fun of himself. He ended the letter with advice of wisdom – that is to have courage to start with customer. How do you feel when you get fired from your job? Obviously not very great.

One Year Ago Today: Check Out Today’s “200-Second Soundbite™” Podcast!

General Leadership

Cruise over to PodBean to hear our latest 200-Second Soundbite entitled “The Tyranny of a Ninth-Letter Leader” or subscribe to our PodCast directly via iTunes at the following link. Stricklin shares the challenges of working with a Ninth-Letter Leader.

Letter 312

A LEAP Letter to the Coach

Steve Farber

A little birdie just forwarded this essay to me. (It It helps to know lots of birdies that LEAP –I get some great intel as a result). If you don’t know the name, Mark Tremayne, read this previous post first and then check out the following college application essay from Hilliard Darby High School student and track team member, Sean Newman. Witness the building of a legacy: How Mark Tremayne Has Impacted Me.

Roger Ebert advises a Texas preteen future Film Critic – on Writing, and Preparation – with a Personal Letter

First Friday Book Synopsis

I thought about just tweeting — but the letter is too good. Here’s Dana Stevens, on Slate this morning. In case you did not see it on Slate, look at it here. It appears that Ebert wrote it to the young Stevens somewhere around 1977-1979. Stevens, the movie critic at Slate, included this to introduce [.]. Randy''s blog entries

Film 88

Capital Letters – Made Easy – A Dyslexics Guide

Rapid BI

Grammar - Capital Letters Yes another one of those common mistakes us bloggers make. and when not to use capital letters. When to. Rules for capitalisation vary by country, language and word usage. Get it right and people do not notice, get it w. Business ecademy

Why Making a Difference is Still THE Difference

Terry Starbucker

But here’s the funny thing about these letters – in almost all cases, it wasn’t the actual product or service the customer was raving about – it was the person delivering it. I read every one of those “ I’ve never done this before “ letters at staff meetings. I would also argue it is sharing those successes–such as reading those letters and acknowledging excellence–where the practice of excellence becomes a habit.

Letter 233

Check Out Today’s “200-Second Soundbite™” Podcast!

General Leadership

Cruise over to PodBean to hear our latest 200-Second Soundbite entitled “The Tyranny of a Ninth-Letter Leader” or subscribe to our PodCast directly via iTunes at the following link. Stricklin shares the challenges of working with a Ninth-Letter Leader. In this story, we hear the damage done by the use of the letter “I” … Read the rest. Audio Blogs 200-second audio itunes leader Leadership ninth-letter PodBean podcast selfish soundbite stricklin

Letter 214

How You Sabotage Your Success.

Rich Gee Group

I had to FedEx a letter to a prominent executive the other day to connect with them. For instance: When composing the letter, it took me HOURS to decide on a template (design). Getting the letter in an envelope. A letter. A simple letter.

Thoughts on Unjust Laws, from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail – a Reminder as we Remember Nelson Mandela

First Friday Book Synopsis

I’ve thought a lot about the legacy of Nelson Mandela, as we all have, since the announcement of his death. There is nothing I could add to the many moving tributes and remembrances that I have been reading. I was especially touched by the remarks of President Obama, and by the essay by Bono, among […]. Randy''s blog entries