A Few Words About Participation Awards

Lead Change Blog

The best example she uses is the distribution of participation trophies which insure that what one receives, all receives. I have noticed a discussion popping up lately.

Dear Dan: How Do I Get My Team to Participate in Meetings

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, How do I get my team to participate in meetings so that I am not the only one talking. Sincerely, Looking for participation Dear Looking, Each member on a high performance… Continue reading → Communication Meetings and agendas Culture Meetings organizational success

Team Participants versus Team Members

Execupundit

When she was in elementary school, my daughter summarized the "team projects" in her class: "A few of us do the work and the rest of them stand around." Fortunately, we don''t see behavior like that in the workplace

Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways

Tony Mayo

He is an outstanding workshop and group facilitator who leaves participants with action-oriented takeaways they can’t get anywhere else. —Hector Velez Chief Development Officer | Chief Sales Officer .

Seven Ways to Be a Better Meeting Participant

Kevin Eikenberry

Here’s a safe bet. If you are reading these words, you’ve been in a meeting this week. Here’s a nearly-as-safe bet. You’ve been to at least one meeting recently when you were disengaged, bored, or wished you could have been at your desk getting some “real work” done.

10 Ways to Select Participants for a Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

A colleague and I recently talked about the challenge of selecting participants for leadership development programs. Use these guidelines (1-7) for participant selection for leadership development programs, and you’ll ensure that the right person gets the right development at the right time.

Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways

Tony Mayo

The post Executive Coach Leaves Participants With Action-Oriented Takeaways appeared first on Tony Mayo. Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Tony has an uncanny ability to leverage his vast […]. Client Comments Testimonial

Building the New Age of Participation

Coaching Tip

Sources: Jono Bacon: The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation. What really matter is mindshare. Mindshare is perception. It is a global gut feeling. Mindshare and perception is the magic that wins hearts and minds.

How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Even the most brilliant, credible, and talented instructors with the most dazzling PowerPoint slides won’t guarantee participants in a leadership training program are actually going to learn anything. I was recently asked by one of our professors for some ideas on exactly how to involve participants more in one of our leadership training programs. Then, have participants pair up or form triads to discuss their answers. "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.

Olympic Champions, and Olympic Participants, and that 10,000 Hour Rule

First Friday Book Synopsis

So, as I have watched a few of the events from the Olympics, and I’ve been thinking about the 10,000 hour rule. And I am ready to state the obvious: putting in 10,000 hours guarantees nothing. First, a refresher. Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, described the 10,000 hour rule. To summarize, it takes 10,000 [.]. Randy's blog entries 10000 hour rule Abby Johnston Anders Ericsson deliberate practice Geoff Colvin John Wooden Kelci Bryant Malcolm Gladwell Talent is Overrated

Harnessing the Power of Participation

The Practical Leader

There’s another excellent article in this month’s Harvard Business Review on harnessing the power of highly engaged people.

Participate in the Thinkers50 Summit

Chartered Management Institute

The world’s leading business brains are gathering in London for the Thinkers50 Summit, a world-class management conference and awards celebrating the best and brightest global management thinkers. The biennial global ranking is a guide to which thinkers and ideas are in – and which have been consigned to business history. So which thinkers make the grade in the 2011? Who is the most influential living management thinker? You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Should I Participate In Online Consulting Marketplaces?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: What are the pros and cons of organizations like Zintro and Elance? Should I be looking there to get projects? What is your answer to this consultant? Do you have direct experience winning business through a large, online clearinghouse or a broker like Zintro?

Guest Blogger Jesse Scinto: 5 Tips For Powerful Audience Participation

leaderCommunicator

Without skipping a beat, Gina launches into her talk, unaware that her lighthearted attempt at audience participation was a flop. Worse, the question didn’t really elicit participation. Audience participation encompasses a broad range of activities--from a simple show of hands, to requests for brief personal input, to role playing and games, to small group exercises. Group exercises allow participants to learn from each other. Audience participation should add value.

Dare to Participate – Be a Team Player!

Anese Cavanaugh

Work with your team. Talk about what’s going on. Be open about it. Invite them into the conversation. Tell the truth (be aware of and response-able for your impact here.) Brainstorm solutions. Give them ownership for creating solutions that will help you move through challenges together. This is a tip from the complete article “ Dare to Stay Engaged with a Positive Mindset “ from Anese Leadership Tips

Just One Thing-Strive to Be a Better Team Participant

Management Excellence

Last I checked, there isn’t much for us to consume on the topic of improving our performance as team and project participants. Here are 12 ideas on to improve your participation and potentially raise the performance of everyone around you. Just One Thing Performance Project Management Career high-performance Strengthen as a Team ParticipantThere are shelves of books and countless blog posts out there on improving team performance.

Encouraging Existing Members of Your Community to Participate Without Nagging Them to Death

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

Professional Services Maturity Model – Request for participation.

Rajesh Setty

Introducing the Service Maturity Model – White Paper (PDF) Service Performance Insight is in the final stages of accepting participants for the upcoming PS Maturity Benchmark report which will be published in January, 2009. To date, over 135 firms have participated in this year’s survey.

Call for research participation – how functional is your workplace?

The Atman Group

Fill out this form if you want to discuss eligibility and participation. You can’t fix what you can’t see. Think about how cool it would be to have insight into the psychological dynamics present in your workplace.

Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! project… | Rajesh Setty

Rajesh Setty

About Portfolio Resources eBuzz Blog Home Blog Announcement Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! project… RSS Feed Invitation to participate in BRANDTASTIC! HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog. Here you’ll find more than 1500 articles and mini-sagas on entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity and simply how to distinguish yourself.

The 12 Team Behaviors That Drive Team Performance

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Team Effectiveness High Performance Teams Participant - Observer task and maintenance behaviors Team decision making Teamwork What makes a high performance team? The characteristics are described in The 6 Benchmarks of High Performance Teams.

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Wikibrands: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Wikibrands: Reinventing Your Company in a Custiner-Driven Marketplace Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover McGraw-Hill (2011) How the new levers of brand development achieve customer participation What is the meaning of the noun wikibrand(s)? According to Sean Moffitt and Mike Dover, it refers to a “progressive set of organizations, products, services, ideas, and causes that tap [.]. Bob's blog entries Accenture and shared media to survive and thrive."

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Don’t Let Inexperience Stop You from Participating in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

The problem, of course, is that unless you do participate, you won’t catch the attention of your senior colleagues who have the power to bring your career to the next level. In some companies, participation from junior staff is essential, a key part of the career development process. Discern what quality participation looks like in your particular organization and team. When the actual meeting rolls around, look for ways to participate meaningfully.

How Uncertainty Works

Leadership Freak

** Uncertainty invites participation. Exploring ideas, finding solutions, and innovation demand vigorous participation from all players. Your attitude secretly signals participants to open up and bring their “A” game or clam up and play it safe. Uncertain leaders create safe playing fields where everyone participates. The best teams win when players bring their best.

Why People Do — and Don’t — Participate in Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

But getting employees to take action — to actually participate in these programs — well, that’s another story. We recently surveyed 465 full-time employees from companies that currently offer a health, wellness, and fitness program, as part of our ongoing efforts to understand the rapidly changing needs of both wellness program participants and those who don’t take part.

Employee Engagement: Energizing and Mobilizing People

Great Leadership By Dan

Employee engagement, and the participative management practices that go with it, are not a panacea for every business problem. We've found that managers and employees usually want to participate and to influence the design of processes and systems that affect them.

Dan Pontefract: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Classroomachev [comma] Tear Down These Walls” “The Connected Leader Attributes” “The Connected Leader Chasm” “The Organization vs. Life Itself” “The Participative Leader Framework” Bill Breen Bill Gates Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville Chariots of Fire Collaborative Leader Action Dan Pink Dan Pontefract: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization TELUS the TELUS Leadership Philosophy and the Learning 2.0

Dan Pontefract : Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Classroomachev [comma] Tear Down These Walls” “The Connected Leader Attributes” “The Connected Leader Chasm” “The Organization vs. Life Itself” “The Participative Leader Framework” Bill Breen Bill Gates Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville Chariots of Fire Collaboration Technologies Collaborative Leader Action Model (CLAM) Dan Pink Dan Pontefract: An interview by Bob Morris Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization TELUS the TELUS Leadership Philosophy and the Learning 2.0

A Closer Look at All Those New U.S. Jobs

Coaching Tip

labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. The labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. By Elliott Wave International. Editor's note: You'll find a text version of the story below the video.

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Today’s Essential Management Skill

Leadership Freak

Author Book Notes Coaching Leading Managing Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Leadership Development long term relationships Organizational Development value participationManaging is more than processes and procedures; it’s people. Successful managers bring out the best in others. Management and leadership are about coaching around performance.”

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Homesteading Today and How to Quickly Turn Your Community Against You

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members Managing the Community

How to Participate in Your Employee’s Coaching

Harvard Business Review

But today, executive coaching is often viewed as a strategic investment in human capital – a perk reserved for employees with high potential — and managers have realized that they need to participate in the process. At the outset, the more specific you can be about how you define success for the participant, the better. This happy ending was only possible because the manager had been an active sponsor of, and participant in, the coaching – and had been honest with his coach.

90-9-1 rule or theory for marketing, communication & social media

Rapid BI

If you are disappointed in the level of participation in your web 2.0 blogs community contribution forums Marketing Myth of Community Participation pareto principle Participation Inequality rule Social networking theory web 2.090-9-1 or 99-0.9-0.1 - what level of interaction do you get for your online community? site this articles helps to explain why. The post 90-9-1 rule or theory for marketing, communication & social media appeared first on RapidBi.

Leadership 101: Values as a Bridge to Vision

C-Level Strategies

Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

Encourage Foreign-Born Employees to Participate More in Meetings

Harvard Business Review

In fact, he is on the fast track to senior consultant, then director, and eventually partner, except for one major issue: Feng cannot get himself to participate actively in meetings. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had conversations with senior managers about the challenges that they face in getting some of their best and brightest people to participate actively and effectively in meetings. Some people simply aren’t hardwired to participate comfortably in groups.

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

How Duolingo Builds Community on reddit

Managing Communities

Community Cultivation How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

How to Ethically Ask for (and Receive) Reviews of Your Business or Product

Managing Communities

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How I Use Twitter to Grow as a Community Management Professional

Managing Communities

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E L James and The Successful Twitter Chat

Managing Communities

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How Uncertainty Works

Leadership Freak

** Uncertainty invites participation. Exploring ideas, finding solutions, and innovation demand vigorous participation from all players. Your attitude secretly signals participants to open up and bring their “A” game or clam up and play it safe. Uncertain leaders create safe playing fields where everyone participates. The best teams win when players bring their best.

Six Strategies for Boosting Morale

Kevin Eikenberry

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