Unplug from Technology!

Career Advancement

Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”. If, like Vincent, you’re staying too connected, consider these tips for unplugging from technology after work or even during the workday. Try taking mini breaks from technology during work.

Why Technology Is So Important In Business Practice

Strategy Driven

As a result, it’s such a powerful time to run a business. So with that in mind, here’s some of the mostly wide renowned reasons as to why technology is so important in our business practices. It’s often a lot cheaper to run business through technology!

Technological Innovation and Management

Curious Cat

Technological innovation brings great opportunity for improving results and quality of life. ” For many years GMs huge investment in robotics in the 1980s ($billions) has been an example of how pinning hopes on technology often doesn’t produce the desired results.

The Power of Presence

Lead Change Blog

Use technology. Skype, webcasts, conference calls, and other uses of apps and meeting technology exist for a reason – to keep teams and individuals connected and informed. Have you ever heard of an “absentee leader” or manager?

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

technology) you’ll need to get up and running • Real-world stories of companies proactively making cultural changes. 09 4 10 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation This is where full lifecycle idea management technologies like Spigit add a.

Understanding The Power Of Our Words

Tanveer Naseer

I imagine for some of you, your answer would be the personal computer and all the technological marvels that now make up our digital world. For Coach K, the secret stems from understanding the power of words used in his team’s game rituals.

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Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? How is technology changing for you?

Why You Should Consider SharePoint as a Business Technology Solution, part 1

Strategy Driven

You could also install virtual machines , Artificial intelligence equipments, bots and the likes, but do not neglect the power of SharePoint. You just finished reading Why You Should Consider SharePoint as a Business Technology Solution, part 1 !

Technology Cannot Replace Student or Teacher Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

The integration of technology into the hands of our students has been a topic of much discussion, but it will never replace the importance of teacher teamwork or the environment that a quality classroom provides.

Chip Shots – The Power of Interdisciplinary Efforts

Lead Change Blog

I’ve worked with companies ranging from public high schools, to marketing firms, to technology firms who completely changed their culture when they truly rallied around one outcome that everyone in the company had to own.

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The Power of Audio Books

Modern Servant Leader

Clearly, she did not understand the power of audiobooks. Powered speakers in the bathroom : The shower gets pretty loud. A little extra power for your speakers will ensure you can hear the audio over the water. Readers lead and leaders read – Unknown.

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Working Remotely – 10 Best Technologies


When you first start using this tool, you think, &# Boy, is this a thin system,&# and then you begin to learn its power. Google Apps – As a life longtime Microsoft user, migrating with each new version of Office and Outlook, I never thought I would break free. And then came Goggle Apps.

Welcome to Business 2.0 as Powered by New IT

N2Growth Blog

Here are a 5 worth assessing: “Big IT” No Longer Needed : Cloud-based solutions enable businesses to acquire computing power on a “pay as you go” proposition. Communication Innovation Management Strategy Technology Inc Business 2.0

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3 Lessons From Emerging Leaders On The Power of Differing Perspectives

Lead Change Blog

So off they went to their Design and Technology Lab to experiment making prototypes. The post 3 Lessons From Emerging Leaders On The Power of Differing Perspectives appeared first on Lead Change. Great leaders are those people that can view any situation through multiple lenses, and so find different perspectives that can yield different results. I’m sure many of you will be familiar with the three positions of perspective.

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The Power of Progress Reports

Tony Mayo

The power of progress reports to promote results and reduce anxiety is demonstrated daily, on matters […]. The post The Power of Progress Reports appeared first on Tony Mayo. Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Of all the management tools I recommend, one of the most effective is both very simple and very unlikely to be consistently employed—if it is used at all: the written progress report, completed on a consistent schedule.

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Using Technology to Improve The Sharing of Knowledge

Curious Cat

Manu Vora kicked the discussion off with his post on The Gift of Knowledge Transfer Through Technology. Technology can help improve our adoption of better understanding. They can also be powerful tools to connect people to internal resources within your organization.

Do You Give Your Power Away At Work?

Tanveer Naseer

Are we giving away our power when we show up at work? It’s a question that came to mind following a thought-provoking conversation I had with Kathy Caprino about a recent piece she had written about tapping into our power to achieve a sense of happiness and fulfilment.

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A Timely Reminder Of The Power Of Empathy In Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Lincoln speaks of the slippery slope his proclamation has created in how he’s using powers from the Constitution to bypass the courts so he can begin the process of putting an end to slavery throughout the United States.

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World’s Most Powerful Women in Tech 2016 – Infographic

Women on Business

Infographics Reader Submission infographic TechnologyWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

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Are You Using Those Fun New Technologies to Monitor, Mentor or "Motivate" Your Employees? Prepare for Sabotage

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Robert Galford: It has been hard to ignore the recent spate of stories about the newest techniques and technologies designed to increase employee efficiency, motivation and/or engagement.

From Exponential Technologies to Exponential Innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

To learn more, please click here. * * * The cost-performance of three core digital building blocks—computing power, storage, and bandwidth—has been […]. Bob''s blog entries Deloitte University Press From Exponential Technologies to Exponential Innovation John Hagel III John Seely Brown (JSB) Michael Lui Report 2 in the 2013 Shift Index series Tamara Samoylova Here is an introduction to Report 2 in the 2013 Shift Index series, published by Deloitte University Press.

The Power of Leaders That Do What They Say

Great Leadership By Dan

His mission to remove a barrier between people and technology proved successful, but his actions as a leader created a barrier between himself and his people. Guest post from Bethany Andell: “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.” – Mahatma Gandhi Recently a CEO friend of mine said that the three key ingredients to building a great culture are: 1) belief in the mission, 2) clarity of the vision and 3) having fun while living the values.

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A Manifesto’s Unbridled Power

In the CEO Afterlife

We believe we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products that we make and participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution. There is nothing more powerful than differentiation in a competitive arena. Manifestos ignite people into action.

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The Power of an Enemy

In the CEO Afterlife

Pillsbury pioneered this category with proprietary technology and had no direct competition. I ’m an extremely competitive person. As a kid in sports, I played my heart out, hated my opponents and cried when I lost.

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How to Leverage the Social Media Power Shift for Good

Modern Servant Leader

Social media shifts the power from the few to the masses. Here’s how it works and how you can benefit from the shift: Before Social Media, Power was Held by the Few. Before social media, the power was in the hands of a few. With Social Media, Power is Now in the Hands of the Masses. Measurable : Social media technology enables the simple tracking and quantification of the feedback. Leverage Social Media Power for Good.

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Nuclear Power is Clean, Safe, and Reliable… But Can It Be Competitive?

Strategy Driven

An evolving energy market, led by cheap natural gas and subsidized renewable generation, threatens the long-term financial viability of America’s remaining nuclear power plants. You just finished reading Nuclear Power is Clean, Safe, and Reliable… But Can It Be Competitive? !

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The Growing Power of Women in Business

Women on Business

Today, women are wielding more and more power on both sides of the business transaction. And while these figures represent US households, the percentages are being exported due to technology driven globalization.

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Create a Vision With Staying Power

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

There’s a tremendous amount of power in a vision. But unfortunately when the term is not used or understood correctly, we lose out on the opportunity to access the power. An Effective Vision Does More Than Simply Show Where You’re Going.

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Rising to power in business

Tony Mayo

Once you are in the right place, three practices help you rise to power: Manage up.

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Creating Technology Solutions that are Appropriate Given the System Context

Deming Institute

Kentaro Toyama ‘s presentation at the 2016 Annual Deming Institute Conference – Geek Heresy: Technology’s Law of Amplification. Kentaro discusses aspects of what those interested in using technology to improve people’s lives run into.

Don’t Underestimate The Power Of Old School Marketing

Strategy Driven

Any good business has to keep up with technology to survive. Too many companies are directing all of their resources toward newer, more technologically focused marketing techniques and neglecting all the old school ones.

Leading Virtual Teams: 12 Powerful Ways to Lead a Team You Can’t See

RapidStart Leadership

Technology enables us to do more in less time with teams that can be many places at once. The post Leading Virtual Teams: 12 Powerful Ways to Lead a Team You Can’t See appeared first on. How do you lead a team that’s not there?

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The Power of Human Energy: Angela Ahrendts at TEDx Hollywood

First Friday Book Synopsis

In her TEDx presentation, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts talks about the positive and transformative power of human energy. With 30,000+ videos from organizers in more than 130 countries, speakers cover topics from sanitation to technological wizardry […]. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a library of talks, filmed at independently organized TEDx events.

Tame Your Technology and Get More Sleep

The Practical Leader

She learned from this painful lesson to master her technology and regain control of her time and life. hours sleep, 30 minute power-nap, (and morning aerobic exercise) does wonders for my energy and mental capacity. Electronic tools are incredible.

Why Good Managers Need To Power Down

Tanveer Naseer

Power down When all else fails, remember that you can turn off every one of these electronic devices. You have a choice: Will you control technology so that it works for you, or will you let it undermine your practice of management? An Inspiring Example Of The Power Of Our Words Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #1 – Guy Kawasaki On The Power of Enchantment Are Summer Vacations Becoming A Thing Of The Past?

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Why Good Managers Need To Power Down

Tanveer Naseer

Power down When all else fails, remember that you can turn off every one of these electronic devices. You have a choice: Will you control technology so that it works for you, or will you let it undermine your practice of management? An Inspiring Example Of The Power Of Our Words Learning To Appreciate The White Spaces Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #1 – Guy Kawasaki On The Power of Enchantment Helping Employees Reconnect With Their Sense of Purpose.

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2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

Technology and the Internet are enabling women to work and run businesses more virtually, often from their homes and often with help from angel funding. Her response: a complete reinvention of her business, a new name, new technology and a reconfigured role ?

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The Power of Introverts

Coaching Tip

This is Web-based and mobile-based technologies that are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities and individuals. These technologies promise to become increasingly potent forces in the future, as well as the present. Introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths.

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Grassroots Leadership through Social Power

Coaching Tip

We have entered the age of empowered individuals, who use potent new technologies and harness social media to organize themselves. The institutions of modern developed societies, whether governments or companies, are not prepared for this social power. And pragmatically, social power can help keep your company and community vital. . It's not about the top executive dictating what needs to be done and when, it's about providing individuals with the power to connect.".

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Weekly Round-Up: Is Technology the End of Introspection, The Power of Admitting a Mistake, 5 Principles of Ethical Leaders, and Leadership Strangers


Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog. Weekly Round-Up

Power of Customer Reviews Online and Why You Need Them

Modern Servant Leader

Technology Consumer Review Customer Reviews Marketing Mass Dialog Social Media TransparencyBefore Online Reviews. In the old days, selling your product or service consisted of developing the item, selecting a market and screaming your message as loud and often as you could.

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The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

Mills Scofield

Namely, there is actually greater power, energy and opportunity in allowing our successes to crowd out the unsuccessful. You can choose to use your positive influence to do everything in your power to leave the world better than you first found it. General John Michel of the U.S.

India Massive Power Outages – Time For Green Solutions That Work

Women on Business

This week around 600 million people experienced wide power outages throughout the country. These cuts are some of the biggest in the worlds history and have left millions of people stranded and unable to get home as the power outages impacted trains throughout the country. The Prime Minister blamed several states for using more than their fare share of power for causing the massive outages. India is home to the largest population on earth with 1.2 billion citizens.

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