Bill Parcells on Cowards, Heroes, and Feelings

Great Results Team Building

Coach Bill Parcells is well known for having taken struggling organizations and building them into successful teams. Boxing, for Parcells, is where you can find examples of men whose lack of heart shows up in their ring behavior.

Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries “Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups” “How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight” “The Discipline of Teams” “Why Teams Don’t Work” Bill Parcells Diane Coutu Douglas K.

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Management Futures: An ethical dilemma, and a dilemma of ethics

Chartered Management Institute

For example, the honourable principle of holding debt to maturity was replaced by looser rules to allow debt to be parcelled up and traded, leading to ‘a chain of invisible intermediaries who were buying and reselling the most toxic of stuff’. Shortly after the banking crisis, commentator Umair Haque observed in a Harvard Business Review blog that: ‘Every financial collapse is really just an ethical collapse that happened a few years earlier.’

Interns to the Rescue! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Book Review of “Good Company: Business Success in the Worthiness Era”

The Practical Leader

The two companies in the “highest” category were United Parcel Service and Walt Disney.

5 Ways to Reduce Your Office Carbon Footprint

Lead Change Blog

That’s fine and is part and parcel of every day life. Ever wondered how the carbon footprint of a printed letter compares to a boiled kettle? I have, and it turns out a letter can do just as much damage to the environment as two boils of a kettle. Who’d have thought it?

Cowards, Heroes, Boxing, and Heart.

Great Results Team Building

Coach Bill Parcells is well known for having taken struggling organizations and building them into successful teams. Boxing, for Parcells, is where you can find examples of men whose lack of heart shows up in their ring behavior.

Alaska, Bad Weather and Building an Oil Pipeline

Great Results Team Building

Bill Parcells is famous for sharing a similar message with his football teams. But Parcells’ point is that we need to focus on the pipeline. Have you ever work with somebody - or live with somebody – that always seems to be making excuses instead of making an effort?


The Leadership Advisor

When in the process of developing something, authentication is part and parcel of that process. Authenticity. An absolute essential to successful and profitable business which supports quality talent retention, acquisition and engagement.

Who is an Entrepreneur?

Rajesh Setty

Only unbridled passion for the concept is likely to see you through the 17-hour days (month after month) and the painful mistakes that are part and parcel of the start-up process. #7 It’s hard to “box” an entrepreneur as there are so many different kinds of them.

The Benefits of Male Small-Talk

Harvard Business Review

In a hypothetical scenario, research participants were willing to pay 6% more for a parcel of land if the male seller engaged in friendly small-talk before negotiating the deal, demonstrating that men benefit from striking up casual conversation before negotiations, says a team led by Brooke Shaughnessy of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Germany.

My Personal Coach

Coaching Tip

They parcel out their observations carefully. The concept of a coach is slippery. Coaches are not teachers, but they teach. They’re not your boss—in professional tennis, golf, and skating, the athlete hires and fires the coach—but they can be bossy.

Who is an Entrepreneur?

Rajesh Setty

Only unbridled passion for the concept is likely to see you through the 17-hour days (month after month) and the painful mistakes that are part and parcel of the start-up process. #7 It’s hard to “box” an entrepreneur as there are so many different kinds of them.

Psychology of Time – The Impact on Your Orientation


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37 Years Later - The Brooklyn Bridge

Building Personal Strength

The City's fiery parcels all undone, Already snow submerges an iron year. In 1972, I was at Duke University studying British and American literature. For me, it was an intense time of learning and personal growth. review

C-Level Strategies

The task over gathering together everything you have learned and all of the notes you have taken in a class, essays are part and parcel of life for college students.

The Process Perspective & The Law of Allowing

Coaching Tip

Based on the Law of Allowing, the Process Perspective points us directly to the liberating viewpoint that emerges when we see every aspect of our human experience as part and parcel of the vast impersonal cosmic process.

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Contrarian Analysis Can Keep You Ahead of the Herd in 2011

Coaching Tip

Pop culture trends are more than just "interesting" -- analysis of social mood trends is part and parcel of Elliott Wave International's technical approach, helping us anticipate changes that most people never see coming.

Tackle Conflicts with Conversation

Harvard Business Review

There’s no question that an ability to manage conflict is part and parcel of all three. My husband and I got married after only three dates. Three weeks after the wedding, we had our first fight. An extreme conflict avoider, I packed my bags and walked out. Rich chased after me.

How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data

Harvard Business Review

” Survey respondents included Presidents, Chief Information Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, and Chief Data Officers representing 50 industry giants, including American Express, Capital One, Disney, Ford Motors, General Electric, JP Morgan, MetLife, Nielsen, Turner Broadcasting, United Parcel Service, and USAA. Laura Schneider for HBR. Are companies seeing any value to their investments in “big data”?

How to Design Work Projects for Maximum Learning

Harvard Business Review

The severances team aimed to increase the number of land parcels processed per day by 50% in one field office in 100 days. The severances team increased parcels processed per day by 175%. Skill development is clearly a major priority for companies and managers these days.

Change Management Needs to Change

Harvard Business Review

The challenge is to make change management part and parcel of the business plan, and not an add-on that is managed independently. As a recognized discipline, change management has been in existence for over half a century.

Culture of Success: Follow Through

The Leadership Advisor

It must be part and parcel of your culture as an organization or team. Part 5 of a 6 part blog series on developing a culture that breeds success. Make sure you add the RSS feed to your reader so you don’t miss anything in this series!

Explain Your New Strategy By Emphasizing What It Isn’t

Harvard Business Review

Then ask the student to “compare and contrast” the vacuum salesman’s approach with a peace negotiator’s tactic of asking for a small and relatively unimportant parcel of land before requesting a large payment of reparations.

Rising Sea Levels Won’t Doom U.S. Coastal Cities

Harvard Business Review

Companies such as Coastal Risk Consulting are developing flood risk statistical models at the parcel level. In the summer of 2013, Rolling Stone published a long article titled “Goodbye, Miami,” which claimed that climate change will submerge much of the titular city.

Sometimes Cutting R&D Spending Can Yield More Innovation

Harvard Business Review

The chart may appear to show merely that Cisco’s patent filings lagged its R&D spending by three years, but in fact the decline in spending and the rise in patents were part and parcel of a deliberate strategic shift by the company in 2001.

Volkswagen and the End of Corporate Spin

Harvard Business Review

Other managers see parcelling out information on a need-to-know basis as an operational maxim, important to maintaining efficiency. The shockwaves emanating from Wolfsburg, Germany, continue.

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook

CEO Blog

For example, when I was running SYNNEX Canada, we would often ship 10,000 parcels per day. 25 per parcel, that was $2500/day! I am loving the snow. I went to a YPO event where Gary Vaynerchuk, author of Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook, How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Free Enterprise & Economism.

Orrin Woodward

True Free Enterprise has no part and parcel with Economism, knowing that favoritism can never be squared with justice. Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward.

At Amazon, It’s All About Cash Flow

Harvard Business Review

For example, if you sell a service that you’ll be delivering for the next twelve months, the costs and revenues are supposed to be parceled out over those twelve months, regardless of when the cash changes hands. In a few days, Amazon will report its quarterly earnings.

Why the Future of E-Commerce Depends on Better Roads

Harvard Business Review

This is the reassuring physical signal that his part of the never-ceasing, get-it-now economy has successfully turned one more notch on its endless loop — a cycle repeated at 2,000 similar United Parcel Service delivery hubs around the country and the world.

6 Ways to Keep Good Ideas from Dying at Your Company

Harvard Business Review

Many companies have figured out how to parcel out small amounts of money to employees cultivating something new. Anyone who has worked inside a large organization can rattle off a lengthy list of the things that regularly kill promising ideas: conflict with existing businesses, naysayers, management turmoil, insufficient resources.

How to Coach, According to 5 Great Sports Coaches

Harvard Business Review

” In 2000, Bill Parcells , a football (American football, this time) coach famous for turning around underperforming teams, wrote about his approach, which is slightly blunter than Ferguson’s. ” And unlike Parcells, Walsh expressed caution about being too direct.

Use Big Data to Create Value for Customers, Not Just Target Them

Harvard Business Review

Big data holds out big promises for marketing. Notably, it pledges to answer two of the most vexing questions that have stymied marketers since they started selling: 1) who buys what when and at what price? and 2) can we link what consumers hear, read, and view to what they buy and consume?

A Quick Guide to Avoiding Common Writing Errors

Harvard Business Review

Allot means “to parcel out.” You’re looking at an e-mail you just wrote, and you’re not sure whether you have the right word: Do you want affect or effect ? Further or farther ? Gray or grey ?

Mary Barra Brings Teaming to General Motors

Harvard Business Review

That’s part and parcel of Mary’s success, and the rest of the team plays well together, too.” When you find yourself thinking about old-fashioned, out-of-touch, hierarchical, siloed organizations, General Motors quickly comes to mind.

Case Study: How Would You Save This Farm?

Harvard Business Review

A 25-year lease to put solar panels on a parcel of land would generate the same returns as growing tomatoes—without any irrigation headaches. “Guaranteeing a solid return on this parcel will seem like a smart move.

How to (Gradually) Become a Different Company

Harvard Business Review

Acquisitions are part and parcel of a transformation.

Will Moneyball Analytics Kill Loyalty and Leadership?

Harvard Business Review

Bill Parcells, the Super Bowl-winning coach, was famous for saying , "You are what your record says you are." Future potential matters (much) more than past performance. That's the new quantitative consensus reshaping professional sports worldwide.

What Young vs. UPS Means for Pregnant Workers and Their Bosses

Harvard Business Review

UPS informed Young that she could not work because the company required drivers in her position to be able to lift parcels weighing up to 70 pounds. The U.S.