Frontline Festival: Leaders share about favorite apps, technology, and productivity hacks

Let's Grow Leaders

Now on to our topic for June: What tools do you use to stay productive? Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership has been tracking his productivity for around fifty years now. Productivity is never an accident. Meyer. He’s always more productive afterwards.

Engage your employees in the training process

Strategy Driven

Stephen Meyer is CEO of the Rapid Learning Institute, which provides bite-size e-learning to companies, nonprofits, educational institutions and government. Meyer received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Setting the Table: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business Danny Meyer HarperCollins (2006) Note: Perhaps 30-35 years ago, probably in an article for Harvard Business Review, Peter Drucker said something to the effect, “If you don’t think you’re in the hospitality business, then you won’t have any business.

What Marissa Mayer should bring to Yahoo

Women on Business

As a CEO she could have set the tone that happy productive employee is more preferable than burnt out ones. Businesswomen Profiles Female Entrepreneurs Female Executives business strategy business women leadership businesswomen CEOs Google hiring Leadership Marissa Meyer Powerful Women sucessful women Technology Companies women executives women in business Women In Leadership women leadership fortune 500 womena and power work/life balance Yahoo

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Gregory Unruh: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Using Nature's Rules to Build Sustainable Profits Jeffrey Sach Judgment Calls Lorax Paul Meyer Sam Palmisano Socrates The Biosphere Rules Thunderbird School of Global Management Tom Davenport Tufts University’s Fletcher School Voltaire Voxiv William Mooma Winning in the Green Frenzy World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) World Economic Forum UN Global Compact Wump World

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A vast treasure of intellectual capital awaits you….

First Friday Book Synopsis

Many people are unaware that among the invaluable resources that Harvard Business Review makes available at no cost online are more than 100 videos — each about five minutes in length – that have been excerpted from conversations during which eminent thought leaders share their insights. Here’s a partial list. FYI, I am using a [.]. Bob's blog entries A vast treasure of intellectual capital awaits you Better Protection for U.S.

Apple’s Secret Sauce: The Real Ingredients

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from article written by Thomas A. Stewart for BNET (March 22, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. To read the complete article, please click here. * * [.].

Multi-Tasking: Is It Worth It?

Great Leadership By Dan

I can’t tell you how many executives I have worked with who actually believe that multi-tasking increases their productivity. It Doesn’t Increase Productivity. Meyer and Jeffrey E. economy $650 billion a year in lost productivity.

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Your Success Key to Maximizing Potential and Improving Performance

Lead Change Blog

Meyer; Og Mandino, the author of the classic book, The Greatest Salesman in the World (Bantam, 1983); motivational legend Zig Ziglar; and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, Mark Victor Hansen. This post is a part of our 2016 Lead Change Group Guest Blogger Series.

Frontline Festival: February 2016

Let's Grow Leaders

This month’s festival is all about building productive workplace relationships. Chantal Bechervaise of Take It Personel-ly reminds us that when there’s a lack of morale, everyone becomes less productive and are not as good at communicating with each other as they need to be.

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How to Use Uncertainty and Surprise for Breakthroughs

LDRLB

Creating game changers – whether products, services, or new business models – requires leaders to live with uncertainty, embrace ambiguity, and respond to both good and bad surprises along the way. The product remains one of the company’s biggest and most profitable businesses today.

Leaders Who Follow Rules

Lead on Purpose

Leaders who follow rules have subordinates who do – Guest post by Jack Meyer. Although it may be true, it doesn’t mean that it’s the most productive way to act. Although bending the rules can potentially improve the productivity of the unit in those circumstances, you don’t want to bend them too often. Jack Meyer is a freelance writer and regular contributor at www.nannybackgroundcheck.com/.

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Focus - Concentrate on one thing at a time.

Your Voice of Encouragement

In this video I explain why focusing your attention is more productive than trying to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Our product, ProStar Coach , is a unique virtual coaching system that empowers people who want to take their performance to a higher level.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Give Pointers on Creating Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

Today we know that an engaged employee is more productive and has more to offer than completing assigned tasked. Meyer. Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is all about creating connection.

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How Project Management Apps Are Fostering Remote Working

Strategy Driven

They are less exposed to the drama that comes with working in a “traditional” workspace, leading to greater productivity on the long run. There was also a 13% increase in productivity from the virtual team. John Meyer, in a Forbes article , puts the total savings for companies at 30%.The

Five Leadership Styles for Successful Project Management

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Stephen Meyer. Stephen Meyer is CEO and Director of Learning and Development at the Rapid Learning Institute. The Product Management Perspective: Product managers work with project managers all the time. What makes Project Managers successful? Of course, there’s no single answer to this question. Some understand how to work with diverse personalities and know what it takes to keep people focused.

Striking a Balance - A Contrast in Coaches: Skip Prosser and Urban.

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Striking a Balance - A Contrast in Coaches: Skip Prosser and Urban Meyer My favorite sport is college basketball, and I love watching the teams in the ACC play. This past weekend I followed with interest the sequence of events around the resignation and then leave-of-absence of Urban Meyer, head football coach at the University of Florida. Meyer would be best served focusing on how Prosser lived, not died.

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Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Share and Enjoy: View Comments Lori Meyer Thank you for this interesting and important look back at some of our country's founders.

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8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

“My way or the highway&# leadership styles don’t play well in today’s world, will result in a fractured culture, and ultimately a non-productive organization. link] Lori Meyer This is a great summary of the characteristics leaders must avoid to become and stay effective.

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Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Lori Meyer Thank you so much for this post.

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Why Positive Feedback Matters

Your Voice of Encouragement

Our product, ProStar Coach , is a unique virtual coaching system that empowers people who want to take their performance to a higher level.

Report Says Women Should Speak Less to Get Ahead at Work

The Idolbuster

Marissa Meyer: Powerful Woman via Flickr CC. ” When talking more is counter productive is is better to stay Silent? Did you see the blockbuster article in the NY Times by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant discussing why women don’t speak out at work?

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Your Voice of Encouragement: Self-Discipline - Control Your.

Your Voice of Encouragement

July 26, 2010 7:47 AM Lori Meyer said. Our product, ProStar Coach , is a unique virtual coaching system that empowers people who want to take their performance to a higher level. skip to main | skip to sidebar Thursday, July 15, 2010 Self-Discipline - Control Your Thoughts and Actions.

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Your Voice of Encouragement: Affirming: The Second Step of.

Your Voice of Encouragement

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa, Indian humanitarian Posted by Meredith Bell at 9:04 AM Labels: Affirm the Positives , Build Confidence , Relationships , words of encouragement 2comments: Lori Meyer said.

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My Buddy Max - An Intelligent Life-Form

Building Personal Strength

Relationships 1 comments: Lori Meyer said. skip to main | skip to sidebar Building Personal Strength Helping people grow stronger for the challenges of work and life. Saturday, February 12, 2011 My Buddy Max - An Intelligent Life-Form My cat Max has been my buddy for 11 years now.

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Stephen Wolfram and the Science of Business

Harvard Business Review

That's part of why I wanted to hear him in conversation with Chris Meyer last month at Future Forward , a retreat for New England executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. Meyer is the chief executive of Monitor Networks (and an HBR author), and he walked Wolfram through a surprisingly warm talk about how he does his research, how he manages his business, and how the two overlap. The best product line is like a extended conversation.

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Great Storytelling Connects Employees to Their Work

Harvard Business Review

I once spent a few delicious days studying Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), a collection of high-end, casual eateries started by the famed New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer. The consequence is not just lower productivity; it is lower quality of life. And that’s what I observed Danny Meyer’s leaders doing better than most.

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Apple: Luxury Brand or Mass Marketer?

Harvard Business Review

Tech blogger John Gruber and The Atlantic’s Robinson Meyer both expressed concern recently about Apple abandoning middle class roots. To understand the cost of Apple products that we associate with mass market success, we mapped the U.S.

How to Deliver Patient-Centered Care: Learn from Service Industries

Harvard Business Review

Consider New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer, who has built a restaurant empire on a relentless pursuit of hospitality and personalized service. New servers at Meyer''s restaurants do not learn the preferences of the average diner. Customer segmentation is ubiquitous across service and consumer product industries, but its application to health care has lagged. Over the past decade, patient-centered care has become a mantra for high-quality health care.

To Reduce Stress, Embrace Your Inner Type-B

Harvard Business Review

Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman began identifying and defining Type A and Type B personalities in cardiac studies back in the 1950s. ” When I moved backward she moved forward, with renewed energy and productivity. Overtly, most of us say we dislike stress.

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The 8 Self-Assessments You Need to Improve at Work This Year

Harvard Business Review

Productivity. So before you try out a new program or app, take this assessment to understand your own style and discover productivity tips that like-minded people have found most effective.

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33 HBR Blog Posts You Should Read Before 2013

Harvard Business Review

We hope you'll find some insights here you may have missed the first time around, and that they'll help you make 2013 a productive and innovative year for your company and yourself. Boring Is Productive. Chris Meyer & Julia Kirby.

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What It’s Really Like to be a Female CEO

Harvard Business Review

The revulsion is there too, though: Author Philipp Meyer describes his first unpublished novel as “600 pages of incoherent nonsense.” Modern businesses know that flexible working boosts productivity and staff morale, and helps them keep their top talent so that they can grow,” said Deputy Prime Minister Nicholas Clegg. CEO Dearest Why PepsiCo CEO Indra K.

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How to Build Trust When Working Across Borders

Harvard Business Review

Erin Meyer. For example, if you are a Consumer Products Company entering a region where consumer safety is a concern, declaring your intent to improve food safety within the supply chain may greatly enhance local trust and consumer confidence. Westend61/Getty Images. In countries like India, South Africa, Italy, and the United States, institutional trust is declining. People have less faith in businesses, governments, and the media. But this is not a global trend.

Leadership's Full Measure

Harvard Business Review

This is why it was such big news when Paul Polman of Unilever announced that his company, by 2020, would help more than a billion people improve their hygiene habits, and halve the waste associated with the disposal of its products by their consumers. Christopher Meyer and Julia Kirby are authors of Standing on the Sun: How the Explosion of Capitalism Abroad Will Change Business Everywhere. Meyer is founder of Monitor Networks and consults on business strategy.

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Why Wal-Mart Is Making Our Health Its Problem

Harvard Business Review

As announced today, it has a plan to reduce the salt, sugar, and saturated fats in its private-label products, and to encourage its suppliers of branded goods to do the same. In a recent article in HBR, Chris Meyer and I argued that we'll see companies taking more and more ownership of externalities they could ignore because of changing sensibilities and better sensors (meaning detection and reporting of impacts by third parties).

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What BMW’s Corporate VC Offers That Regular Investors Can’t

Harvard Business Review

To fill the void and build such a new BMW startup unit, Gimmy partnered with an experienced innovation manager from BMW, Matthias Meyer. To find out, Gimmy and Meyer designed the new organizational unit with a set of processes and a startup program based on the venture client model. The next phase of the BMW Startup Garage process involved whittling down startups to find those that have a strategically relevant technology, product, or service.

Four Destructive Myths Most Companies Still Live By

Harvard Business Review

On average, according to researcher David Meyer, switching time increases the amount of time it takes to finish the primary task you were working on by an average of 25 percent. Succeed and it will almost surely be your most productive period of the day. Myth #1: Multitasking is critical in a world of infinite demand. This myth is based on the assumption that human beings are capable of doing two cognitive tasks at the same time. We're not.

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How the Insurance Industry Can Push Us to Prepare for Climate Change

Harvard Business Review

In The Ostrich Paradox: Why We Underprepare for Disasters , Robert Meyer and Howard Kunreuther point to several personal traits that expose us to greater risk from natural disasters. Product improvements such as hurricane-resistant doors can nearly eliminate certain disaster risks and have relatively low installation costs. Climate change risk is rising, and yet behavioral economics research argues that we are collectively underinvesting in protecting ourselves.

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The Problem with Price Gouging Laws

Harvard Business Review

Sometimes, when I''m not in the mood to share my more benevolent philosophy of offering consumers a selection of pricing options, I simply reply, "As long as the product is not an absolute necessity, everyone always has the right to say ''no.''" This response seems to neutralize criticism and most people nod in agreement. But what if products are absolute necessities, such as critical supplies after a natural disaster?

What One Company Learned from Forcing Employees to Use Their Vacation Time

Harvard Business Review

Mathias Meyer, the CEO of German tech company Travis CI, wrote a blog post about his company abandoning its unlimited vacation policy: “When people are uncertain about how many days it’s okay to take off, you’ll see curious things happen. After this experiment was in place for 12 weeks, we had managers rate employee productivity, creativity, and happiness levels before and after the mandatory time off. (We And for productivity, the average employee score was 3.2

Can Charisma Be Taught?

Harvard Business Review

Microsoft's New CEO: Adding What Was Missing Datamation When IBM touts its products, it presents testimonials from real customers. When Microsoft showcases its products, it relies on hypothetical companies as examples, maybe because the people who design Microsoft products often don’t use them or ever see anyone else using them. Brain Games The Charm Hacker Matter Olivia Fox Cabane is an introvert who was an outcast in school.

What It’s Really Like to be a Female CEO

Harvard Business Review

The revulsion is there too, though: Author Philipp Meyer describes his first unpublished novel as “600 pages of incoherent nonsense.” Modern businesses know that flexible working boosts productivity and staff morale, and helps them keep their top talent so that they can grow,” said Deputy Prime Minister Nicholas Clegg. CEO Dearest Why PepsiCo CEO Indra K.