Carnival of HR – April 22, 2015 Edition

Lead Change Blog

Doug Shaw of What Goes Around shared two posts which build off of each other. Jesse Lyn Stoner of The Seapoint Center For Collaborative Leadership contributed Mother Goose Management , six lessons from childhood stories that show us how to be better leaders. John Hunter of John Hunter Management Improvement passed along Lessons For Managers From Wisconsin & Duke Basketball. At the Lead Change Group, we are thrilled to host the Carnival of HR again.

You Can’t Raise Performance with Low Expectations

The Practical Leader

In his Harvard Business Review classic “Pygmalion in Management,” J. George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion (which was the basis for “My Fair Lady”) used a similar theme. Many managers see people as they are and treat them according to what they see.

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The Traits Of An Extreme Team

Eric Jacobson

Extreme Teams is a fascinating book by Robert Bruce Shaw , where he takes you inside top companies and examines not just great teams (your more “conventional” teams), but extreme teams. According to Shaw, extreme teams : View work as a calling —even an obsession. Shaw explains that, “ cultural fit is important in three areas : each person must embrace the group’s higher purpose, the value it places on results, and the value it places on relationships.”

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How to Lead Through a No-Win Scenario

Let's Grow Leaders

Set during the US Civil War, Colonel Shaw, played by Matthew Broderick, is asked to lead one of the first regiments of African American soldiers. Shaw finally chooses to care for his men and orders them to burn the town. For Shaw, it was the dignity and care of his men.

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Learn How To Identify And Overcome Your Leadership Blindspots

Eric Jacobson

"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Compounding the challenge says Shaw is that: "People who are smart and self-assured are often very skillful at justifying their thinking and behavior--to the point of being in denial about their weaknesses and the threats they face.

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The Optimal Margin of Illusion

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Robert Bruce Shaw : Research into the psychology of leadership highlights the benefit of being more confident than you should be. The above approaches will help you identify and manage the blindspots that all of us have. Author Bio: Robert Bruce Shaw , author of Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter , works with senior executives on the management of strategic organizational change and leadership development.

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In Praise of Middle Managers

LDRLB

Middle managers don’t get a lot of attention or respect. Even most business satires are targeted squarely at middle managers, think Michael Scott or Bill Lumberg. In most organizations, the impact of middle managers is just as important as that of senior leadership. In a recent study, that impact quantified and researchers found that a good middle manager was worth almost two team members. Clearly, middle managers add value that’s worth of a little recognition.

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Tony Mayo

–George Bernard Shaw Popularity: 1% [ ? Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Sections Client Comments For Executive Coaches For Executives For Fun For Salespeople Quotes and Aphorisms Recommended Books Technology Tips Videos & Podcasts Popular Posts Twitter Log IX About Tony Mayo Truth or Consequences? CEO Executive Coaching Fees My Protein Shake Recipe One more question.

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Five Leadership And Life Quotes From Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

These five quotes from the book, Manager 3.0 , really impress and inspire me: "The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment." -- Denise Morrison "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." -- John Buchan "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -- Apple Inc. Brad Karsh Courtney Templin Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Manager 3.0

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How Leaders Can Find the Win in No-Win Scenarios

Let's Grow Leaders

One of my favorite examples of choosing values is from the movie Glory , about the set during the civil war and Matthew Broderick plays the role of Colonel Shaw, who is asked to lead one of the first regiments of African American soldiers for the union.

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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2020

Leading Blog

All In : How Obsessive Leaders Achieve the Extraordinary by Robert Bruce Shaw. All In shows why obsession, if properly focused and managed, is both necessary and productive. Shaw also provides insight into the dark side of obsession and its destructive potential.

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Leadership Quotes From The Book, Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

These five quotes from the book, Manager 3.0 , really impress and inspire me: "The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment." -- Denise Morrison "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." -- John Buchan "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -- Apple Inc. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Leadership Quotes Manager 3.0

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Inspiring Leadership Quotes From The Book, Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

These five quotes from the new book released this week, Manager 3.0 , really impress and inspire me: "The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment." -- Denise Morrison "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." -- John Buchan "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -- Apple Inc.

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5 Leadership Quotes From Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

These five quotes from the book, Manager 3.0 , really impress and inspire me: "The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment." -- Denise Morrison "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." -- John Buchan "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -- Apple Inc. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Leadership Quotes

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Points to Ponder on Being an Acorn or Decaying Sheep

The Practical Leader

The Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw adds an interesting perspective — and twist; “Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! management culture change George Bernard Shaw leadership organizational culture peak performance culture Portugal Ralph Waldo Emerson SpainThis month’s November illustration shows pigs feeding on an autumn harvest of acorns. This medieval European scene continues today in large oak groves of Spain and Portugal.

Great Quotes From New Book, Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

These five quotes from the new book released this week, Manager 3.0 , really impress and inspire me: "The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment." -- Denise Morrison "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." -- John Buchan "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -- Apple Inc.

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Leadership Blindspots

Eric Jacobson

"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Compounding the challenge says Shaw is that: "People who are smart and self-assured are often very skillful at justifying their thinking and behavior--to the point of being in denial about their weaknesses and the threats they face. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Blindspots

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The Lost Art Of Inquiring & Listening

Lead Change Blog

George Bernard Shaw once said, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” Team Dynamics Communication Leadership Listening Management” Therein lies the problem. In environments where communication is poor, we are either not investing the time it takes to communicate effectively, we believe communication is happening at a sufficient level when in fact it is not, or we are simply not listening well.

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The Benefits of a Chief Transformation Officer for Growth

N2Growth Blog

Anyone occupying the Chief Transformation Officer role must have a vital stakeholder management skill and cross-functional background instead of other more specialized executives.

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Mentoring Matters – Michael Doody

Roundtable Talk

Roundtable Mentor, Dr. Michael Doody, Director of Human Resources for Sprott Shaw College, shared his tips for enabling leadership and coaching in direct reports. Latest News & Insights Member Spotlight Career Management Engagement leadership lessons Motivation performance

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How to Find Leadership Blindspots

Leading Blog

In Leadership Blindspots , author Robert Shaw make this important observation: “ Leadership strengths are often found in close proximity to blindspots. Shaw suggests that not all blindspots are bad. Once uncovered it can be managed in some way. An uncommon confidence in your approach to uncertainty may serve you well and if recognized and understood it is no longer a blindspot but an approach to life that is managed. Blindspots.

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I Exam: Negative Nuggets of Pessimism or Positive Points of Optimism?

The Practical Leader

” George Bernard Shaw. “One study found that project teams with encouraging managers performed 31 percent better than teams whose managers were less positive and less open with praise.

Quotes On Change, Questions And Ideas

Eric Jacobson

But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas -- George Bernard Shaw. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Out ThinkHere are some of my favorite quotes from the new book, Out Think , by G.

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How Smart Companies Can Close The Skills Gap

Eric Jacobson

In a highly personal and reflective manner, Mulligan, with Greg Shaw , details through stories, examples, insights and frameworks, how business leaders can prepare for and respond to technological disruption.

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Compelling Quotes From The New Book, Out Think

Eric Jacobson

But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas -- George Bernard Shaw. Shawn Hunter Out Think Management Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Competition Here are some of my favorite quotes from the new book, Out Think , by G.

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How Smart Companies Can Close The Skills Gap

Eric Jacobson

In a highly personal and reflective manner, Mulligan, with Greg Shaw , details through stories, examples, insights and frameworks, how business leaders can prepare for and respond to technological disruption. Shaw is coauthor of Satya Nadella ’s, Hit Refresh , and Kevin Scott ’s, Reprogramming the American Dream. Deanna Mulligan Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Hire Hire Purpose Hiring How To Hire

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When the Distancing Ends, How Far Away Will You Be?

Decker Communication

The playwright George Bernard Shaw once observed that “to be in hell is to drift, and to be in heaven is to steer.” The months ahead will be a high-pressure exercise in change management, and success will depend on an organization’s flexibility and capacity to adjust its trajectory.

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10 Guiding Principles That Will Lead You to Future Happiness and Success

Leading Blog

Bernard Shaw is credited with the adage “Youth is wasted on the young.” Lisa Shumate is General Manager of Houston Public Media, Associate Vice President at the University of Houston, and also Executive Director of the Houston Public Media Foundation.She is a mentor in the University of Houston PropPel Leadership Development Program for high potential staff. W E SPEND SO MUCH TIME focusing on credentials, experience, intelligence, and presentation.

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most

Lead from Within

— George Bernard Shaw. Leadership Management Motivational Success WorkplaceSome days are easy–energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times when you need some inspiration. Here’s some collected wisdom to help motivate you when you need it the most. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

7 Questions to Improve Your Team’s Communication

Let's Grow Leaders

“ -George Bernard Shaw. I knew one manager who just stopped sending all the mandatory reports his team was producing for three months, and no one noticed! Nothing will improve your team’s productivity faster than better communication. Having a deliberate process and cadence of communication will save hours of lost time, productivity and drama.

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Important Ideas on Change and Transitions: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

” - George Bernard Shaw. Managing Through Career and Life Changes. Monique Valcour of the Harvard Business Review Blog Network shares If You’re Not Helping People Develop, You’re Not Management Material. Facilitating employee learning and development is an essential competency for every manager. John Hunter of Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog offers Communicating Change. Frontline Festival Change change management managing transitions transitio

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Leaders need to Lead

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Ken Marlin: Leadership is one of those concepts that management gurus like to throw around. One article I read said that leaders look forward while managers manage what just happened. Another said that leaders “influence” while managers “direct.” To me, most of these books and articles are more about “managing” than about “leading.” There are tons of books and articles on the subject.

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Rejoice in Life

Tony Mayo

–George Bernard Shaw in Man And Superman A Comedy And A Philosophy Epistle Dedicatory To Arthur Bingham Walkley The final idea for civic life is that every man and every woman should set before themselves this goal–that by the labor of their lifetime they shall pay the debt of their rearing and education, and also contribute sufficient for an handsome maintenance during their old age.

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Using the Billboard Effect to Develop and Obtain Employee Buy In on the Leader’s Vision

Great Leadership By Dan

This is no better expressed than Robert Kennedy quoting George Bernard Shaw: " Some men see things as they are and say, 'Why?' How are employees (or managers for that matter) going to know how successful their efforts are without measureable feedback? Guest post from Jeff Wolf: Warren Bennis, acclaimed scholar, author and advisor to corporation presidents said "Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." Well expressed, but it's easier said than done.

Experts Share Thoughts on Communication: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

According to Dan McCarthy of About.com Management and Leadership , Many managers know how to “run” a meeting, but not all know how to “facilitate” a meeting. Teams will almost always develop better, more creative solutions than any one manager could and will be more likely to support the implementation of the solutions. Follow Dan. – George Bernard Shaw. Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival.

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The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Leading Blog

Reinventing Organizations : A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness by Frederic Laloux Based on three years of research, Reinventing Organizations describes the emergence of a new management paradigm, a radically more soulful, purposeful and powerful ways to structure and run any organization. A S LEADERS we must learn and grow. We must be creative and innovative in our organizations but perhaps more importantly, in working on ourselves.

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The Leadership Wonder Drug (But Careful, Use As Directed)

Terry Starbucker

It also needs to be balanced by effectively dealing with those who are under-performing against those same norms – the other side of what I call the management spectrum. Tweet This Post Tagged as: management spectrum , praise , you did a great job { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Brian Landi May 31, 2010 at 10:02 pm Great post! ambercleveland Doug Shaw June 4, 2010 at 10:25 am Cool.

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Ready for Change – book review

Rapid BI

This is a change management book aimed at Leaders, managers, Human Resources and organizational change professionals looking to be ready for change. One thing I do first when looking at a management book for the first time is look at the design. Ready for Change: Chapter 5 – Collaborative Decision-making – Prof Duncan Shaw. Ready for Change: Chapter 12 – Measurement of project management performance – Dr Prasanta Dey.

Are You Living a BIG, FULL Life?

Your Voice of Encouragement

I found it remarkable that Harold had managed to maintain strong friendships with all these people. It is a splendid torch that I want to make burn as brightly as possible before handing on to future generations.” - George Bernard Shaw, British playwright (1856-1950). I was sitting in one of the church pews with my husband, daughter Alison and son-in-law. We were attending the funeral of a good friend, the father of one of Alison’s best friends. His death had come as a shock.

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Making A Transition to Leadership

You're Not the Boss of Me

It is also the story of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and his experience in making a significant relationship shift of his own. If you looked at the clip, what did you notice about the relationship between Colonel Shaw and his second in command? Between Colonel Shaw and his friend Thomas?

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5 Behaviors of Leaders Who Embrace Change

Harvard Business

Leaders in the M&A environment are managing an organization that hasn’t existed before. Promote calculated risk-taking and experimentation : Robert Kennedy, paraphrasing George Bernard Shaw, said , “There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why. They designed and implemented a new shared services organization that centralizes training development and vendor management. Change management Mergers & acquisitions Digital Article

Psychology Is the Key to Detecting Internal Cyberthreats

Harvard Business

Our risk management consulting firm Stroz Friedberg’s exposure to this practice to address insider threats started before the company was founded, when one of us — Eric Shaw, a clinical psychologist — helped guide Department of Defense research into insider cases, analyzing email and emerging communication, to better understand the intent of criminals who committed insider attacks against critical infrastructure organizations.

Climate Change Is an Overwhelming Problem. Here Are 4 Things Executives Can Do Today

Harvard Business

As Generation Investment Management put it in “ The Transformation of Growth ,” their 2017 white paper, “The Sustainability Revolution appears to have the scale of the Industrial Revolution and the Agricultural Revolution — and the speed of the Information Revolution. “Even a vortex is a vortex in something,” noted George Bernard Shaw. clement m./unsplash. unsplash.

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