Liz Wiseman on Good and Bad “Multipliers” in the Workplace Environment

First Friday Book Synopsis

In Multipliers, written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types of persons whom she characterizes as the “Multiplier” and the “Diminisher.” Although she refers to them as leaders, suggesting they have supervisory responsibilities, they could also be direct reports at the management level or workers at the “shop floor” level.

Why Veterans And Rookies Make For A Powerful Team

Eric Jacobson

In her new book, Rookie Smarts , author Liz Wiseman explains the benefits of having both veteran employees and new employees (rookies) on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Liz Wiseman Rookie Smarts Team Building Teamwork

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The Power Of Veterans And Rookies

Eric Jacobson

In her new book, Rookie Smarts , author Liz Wiseman explains the benefits of having both veteran employees and new employees (rookies) on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Liz Wiseman Rookie Smarts Rookies Veterans

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10 Signs That Indicate You Are Ready For A New Challenge

Eric Jacobson

Liz Wiseman 's latest book is Rookie Smarts. Something magical happens when a skilled veteran successfully re-learns his rookie smarts and is still able to retain his veteran acumen," explains Wiseman. It's all about living and working perpetually on a learning curve.

How To Know When You Are Ready For Your Next Professional Challenge

Eric Jacobson

Liz Wiseman 's latest book is Rookie Smarts. Something magical happens when a skilled veteran successfully re-learns his rookie smarts and is still able to retain his veteran acumen," explains Wiseman. It's all about living and working perpetually on a learning curve.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/30/13)

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Bob''s blog entries "McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Newsletter (Third Quarter 2013)" "Six Lessons for Managing CEO transitions" "The Corner Office" "The luck factor in all human experience" Adam Bryant Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Had His Top Execs Read These Three Books Are you a Diminisher or a Multiplier? I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes G.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 10/7/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, and Kevin Bennett The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools Liz Wiseman, Lois Allen, and Elise Porter The Year Without […].

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/7/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

How to Write a Novel [or Almost Anything Else] Using the Snowflake Method" "Managing conflict" "The Competing Black Swans of Sustainability” "The Corner Office" "The Crucible in the Middle" Achim Nowak Adam Bryant Andrew Winston “4 Big Reasons Why Your Resolutions Will Fail” “How to Keep Top Talent” Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/7/13) BOB Bob Morris Boris Groysberg Chasing Stars Daniel Goleman Daniel Silvert Dave Kerpen Deloitte’s Center for the Edge Dinesh C.

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Using pay to manage risk

Chartered Management Institute

The traditional way for pay and risk to co-exist would be for managers to be rewarded royally when their risk taking pays off, and sacked when it doesn't. A more long-term approach would involve compensating managers for managing the risks that they take much better. I would argue that the CEO incentive structure encouraged the excessive risk-taking that played a strong role in the recession,” Wiseman says. “So Adi Gaskell is a management writer and blogger.

Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…. the Power of Expectations

The Practical Leader

“Time and time again, studies have shown that manager’ expectations have profound effect on the productivity of their staff. The phenomenon has been found in many different types and levels of business, from life insurance to telecommunications, from CEOs to low-level management.

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Moments of Reprieve: A Memoir of Auschwitz by Primo Levi Gomorrah: Italy''s Other Mafia by Roberto Saviano I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism by Charles R.

How Not To Lose Your Soul While Leading With Karin Hurt – Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 026

Joseph Lalonde

The whole title is Winning Well: A Managers Guide To Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul. I’m a big fan of Liz Wiseman’s book Multipliers. Today’s guest on the Answers From Leadership podcast is Karin Hurt.

Leading Rookie Talent: A Sizing Guide for Stretch Assignments

Leading Blog

Rookies: Bumbling newbies that require copious management? When Jen Lamorena, eBay’s manager of college recruiting, brought on her own new hire, Jen gave her an important project – create and execute a social media strategy to support the firm’s initiative to recruit top university talent.

The Insiders Guide to Micromanagement

Lead Change Blog

She was recently recognized as one of the top 100 thought leaders in Trusted Business Behavior by Trust Across America and as Multiplier of the Year by the Wiseman Group. Change Management Workplace Issues micromanagement people management Self Development Are you a micromanager? Did you know that being a micromanager has more of a negative impact than a positive influence?

Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #14 – Matthew E. May On How To Encourage Creativity & Innovation

Tanveer Naseer

Matt is a popular speaker, creativity coach, and advisor who has worked with management teams from companies like ADP, Intuit, Edmunds, and Toyota, to help them discover innovative solutions to complex issues.

Leading Rookie Talent: Helping New Recruits Hit the Target

Leading Blog

So, if rookies are really so valuable, should managers turn them loose and let them go? Watch for my next guest post where we’ll explore how to provide your rookie talent both a tight rope to perform on and a safety net in case they stumble. * * * Liz Wiseman is the author of Rookie Smarts : Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work and Multipliers : How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. Management Are your new employees loose canons or heat-seeking missiles?

Revealing Leadership Insights From Thinkers50

Tanveer Naseer

State of the art management and leadership techniques are continually evolving. And, the winner of the 2013 Thinkers50, Clay Christensen, now sees his ideas of disruptive innovation used and applied by managers in their relentless quest for competitive advantage.

Compassion – A Cornerstone In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

In this month-long celebration of my first book “ Leadership Vertigo ”, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of having some of the top leadership experts – Doug Conant, Liz Wiseman, Jim Kouzes, and Barry Posner – share their insights about three of the four leadership principles discussed in my book.

Got Vertigo? Get Vulnerable

Tanveer Naseer

Max Brown, I’m delighted to welcome best-selling author, leadership researcher, and former Oracle executive Liz Wiseman. Liz Wiseman is a researcher, executive advisor, and speaker who teaches leaders around the world.

Leading Rookie Talent: The Tight Rope and the Safety Net

Leading Blog

On every project, one person, such as the account manager, is the designated safety net. When veteran consultants or project managers assume this role, it is their job to launch the junior talent and be their safety net. How can managers intervene without usurping control and avoid the resentment that can come from public recognition of the protégé’s false steps? They might also feel their manager’s reassuring pat on their shoulder, followed by a gentle push.

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. Wiseman says, “We do our best work when we are new to something, striving up that steep ascent.” A S LEADERS we must learn and grow.

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Finally, Proof That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off

Harvard Business Review

Companies deliver superior results when executives manage for long-term value creation and resist pressure from analysts and investors to focus excessively on meeting Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations. And yet we have not had the comprehensive data needed to quantify the payoff from managing for the long term — until now. By our measures, companies that were managed for the long term added nearly 12,000 more jobs on average than their peers from 2001 to 2015.

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7 Steps To Foster Emotional Intelligence In Your Team

Tanveer Naseer

Emotional management – leaders are able to maintain their cool. Develop creative ways to manage stress Stress can lead to your employees getting burned out, as well as harm their overall health.

Introducing 100 Coaches: Pay It Forward Champions

Marshall Goldsmith

Thinkers50 – World’s Most Influential Management Thinkers. Called ‘The Academy Awards of Leadership’ by the Economist, Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking and sharing the leading management ideas of our age.

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Meet My Next Group of Coaches!

Marshall Goldsmith

I wrote down Frances Hesselbein (former CEO of the Girl Scouts and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom), Alan Mulally (former CEO of Ford and CEO of the year in the United States), Peter Drucker (founder of modern management), Paul Hersey (noted author, teacher, and personal mentor of mine), and Warren Bennis (one of the world’s greatest leadership thinkers of his time). Clark Callahan – Managing Director, Custom Programs, Harvard Business School Executive Education.

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My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2014

Tanveer Naseer

A milestone that I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to celebrate here on my blog with the help of such leadership luminaries as Doug Conant , Liz Wiseman , Jim Kouzes, Barry Posner , and David Burkus.

How Mormons Have Shaped Modern Management

Harvard Business Review

In fact, one of my clients recently asked me, not at all unkindly, "What drives so many Mormons to be management thought-leaders?" Certainly, it is interesting to note how many Mormons have played an active role in shaping modern management theory. Consider the following examples: The #1 Management Thinker on the Thinkers 50 list is Clay Christensen , Harvard Business School professor and author of The Innovator's Dilemma , which introduced the idea of disruptive innovation.

What All Great Leaders Have In Common | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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4 Ways to Help Different Generations Share Wisdom at Work

Harvard Business Review

Liz Wiseman in her book Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work writes that Intel has created an intranet to provide mentoring matchmaking options across state lines and national boundaries based upon the shared interests of the participants. Professional transitions Job search Coaching Knowledge management Digital Articlerawpixel/unsplash.

How to Keep Those New Year's Resolutions

Harvard Business Review

In a fascinating series of studies conducted by Psychology Professor Richard Wiseman at the University of Hertfordshire found that while over half of individuals surveyed who made New Year's resolutions were confident of success, in reality only around 12% actually achieved their goal. In identifying the factors that led to greater success, Wiseman uncovered some interesting gender differences and corresponding tips for success. Managing yourself Motivation

Book Review: Multipliers


I’m going to recommend that you read “ Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, ” by Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown, despite the fact that it has a few serious flaws. This research would never be published in a leading peer-reviewed management or organizational psychology publication. Prahalad, who I consider a giant among management thinkers.

5 Ways to Make Conference Networking Easier

Harvard Business Review

Networking Managing yourself ArticleNetworking at a conference typically means rushing into a teeming crowd for coffee breaks and trying to make small talk. As an introvert , that scene isn’t for me.

How CFOs Can Take the Long-Term View in a Short-Term Economy

Harvard Business Review

Investors are increasingly seeking firms with long-term growth strategies, rather than ones focused on managing short-term earnings to boost the stock price. As head of the world’s largest asset manager, with $4.6

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How to Bring Out the Best in Your Boss

Harvard Business Review

Analysis I've done with several large companies has shown that approximately 20% of managers are under-utilizing their employees. Most corporate managers are multipliers "down" to their direct reports and staff, but not out to their peers or up to their bosses. Here are two ways to be a multiplier to your manager and thrive, not just survive. Communication Informal leadership Managing up

How to Offer Support to a Grieving Colleague

Harvard Business Review

In the video, she refers to nursing scholar Theresa Wiseman, whose research shows empathy to be the capacity to recognize others’ perspectives as their true experience, to recognize others’ emotions and articulate them, and to avoid judgment. During brief pauses in their pain, they might feel guilty when they’ve managed to set aside sadness for a short time. Over the last year, my brother, my mother, a close friend, and six relatives have died.