How Do You Deal with an Abusive Leader?

Next Level Blog

And this week the Times profiles the leadership stylings of another candidate for mayor, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn. Current Affairs Personal Presence abusive leadership Christine Quinn

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How To Be A More Effective Work-From-Home Employee

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. Elaine Quinn Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Working From Home

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Joseph Lalonde

When two boys, Sonny Quinn (Jeremy Ray Taylor) and Sam (Caleel Harris) discover […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Ten Types of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs Larry Keeley with Ryan Pikkel, Brian Quinn, and Helen Walters John Wiley & Sons (2013) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison With regard to the Edison quotation, I agree while presuming to add, “Execution without discipline is merely activity.” ” Larry Keeley wrote this book with […].

Tim Duncan and The Importance of Servant Leadership

Your Voice of Encouragement

Today I''m featuring a guest blog post by Quinn McDowell, a colleague whose passion for developing strong leaders, parents and young people matches my own. Quinn McDowell is a writer, trainer and professional athlete.

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Deep Change: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Quinn Jossey-Bass (1996) Note: The review that follows was posted more than ten years ago. Quinn the death that occurs when we become wholly preoccupied with fulfilling others' expectations of us The Denial of DeathDeep Change: Discovering the Leader Within Robert E. I recently re-read the book and think more highly of it now than I did then. By chance rather than by choice, I read this book (at the insistence of a corporate [.].

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…Using Feedback to Lead Forward

The Practical Leader

” - Laura Morgan Roberts, Gretchen Spreitzer, Jane Dutton, Robert Quinn, Emily Heaphy, and Brianna Barker, “How to Play to Your Strengths,” Harvard Business Review. ————————————-.

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A Framework of Organizational Tensions

Leading Blog

Robert Quinn has produced a valuable tool for understanding this concept in his book The Positive Organization. T ENSIONS are objectives that seem to be in conflict. They are values that seem to be in opposition.

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There's No Place Like Working From Home

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. About 42 million people -- roughly one-third of the U.S.

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Workplace and Life Advice You Can Use

Leading Blog

Quinn : “Effective change leaders are not experts with a plan.

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Thought-full Thursday: Vulnerability


Quinn. . . “That which you or I think is most unique about ourselves we hide. In ordinary discourse, in the normal state, we share our common self, our superficial self. Yet what is most unique about us is what has the greatest potential for bonding us. When we share our uniqueness, we discover the commonality in greatness that defines everyone on the planet.” ” ~Robert E. What are you hiding about yourself that could be a gift to others?

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New Book For Work-From-Home Employees

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. About 42 million people -- roughly one-third of the U.S.

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Thought-full Thursday: Sharing Your Uniqueness


Robert Quinn. Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. So take five, enjoy the quote and reflect on the questions that follow. Your comments and answers to the questions are always welcome! That which you or I think is most unique about ourselves we hide. In ordinary discourse, in the normal state, we share our common self, our superficial self.

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Illinois reviewing bill protecting job seekers’ passwords: A leadership and employee engagement perspective


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is reviewing the bill that would make it illegal for employers to ask potential employees for their social media passwords during interviews. Let’s hope Governor Quinn makes the right decision.

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20 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Suicide Squad

Joseph Lalonde

Harley Quinn: The Joker’s love interest and former psychiatrist. You can look good but still be bad : Robbie Margot’s Harley Quinn looks good. However, Quinn is crazy. W e’ve seen Marvel Studios succeed with comic book based movies.

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Culture Model


In the diagram above, Robert Quinn and John Rohrbaugh put culture on a two-dimensional plane. Haworth , a designer and manufacturer of office furniture, uses Quinn and Rohrbaugh’s research regarding culture (PDF here ) to design interior spaces. by Calvin Guyer.

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30 Influencers Behind the Brands We Love

Lead Change Blog

Julia Quinn ( @JuliaAQuinn ), Director, Social Media, Amtrak. We recently published an Aha Amplifier social media enabled eBook called Bryan Kramer & Leadtail On The Influencers Behind The Brands We Love that we’re very excited about.

Not How


Cameron & Quinn (2006) make this same argument. Sinek cites the same organizations as Cameron and Quinn (2006) but says that what make their culture a competitive advantage is that people know “why we do things.”. S., & Quinn, R. I’m often amazed at the tendency of authors to describe organization culture as “how we do things around here.” They assert that any lasting organizational change must be preceded by cultural change.

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How to Accelerate Lerning and Change Lives

Leading Blog

In a practical way, the authors—Robert Quinn, Katherine Heynoski, Mike Thomas and Gretchen Spreitzer—have developed a framework consisting of four themes at the center of highly effective teachers'' practice. Teachers are the builders of the future.

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2012 Compilation

Leading Blog

Choice Point: Do Not Let Your Culture Kill You by Robert Quinn @LeadWithLift. Here are a selection of tweets from April 2012 that you might have missed: The Yin and Yang of Business by @TomAsacker. Leadershipfreak: If you know more than everyone on your team, you have a weak team. "

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How To Overcome Impostor Syndrome


It comes from research by Robert Quinn, Jane Dutton, Gretchen Spreitzer, and Laura Morgan Roberts. We’ve all been in that situation. Maybe you’re standing in a room full of people you look up to, thinking you’re the only person in the room who doesn’t deserve to be there.

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0101 | Bret Simmons


Deep Change – Robert Quinn. This inaugural episode’s guest is Bret Simmons, PhD. Dr. Simmons is a professor of organizational behavior and leadership at the University of Nevada, Reno. His interests include leadership, followership and positive organizational behavior. Additionally, Dr. Simmons runs corporate training sessions and blogs regularly at 0:00 Introduction.

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Recommended aim, with examples

Deming Institute

Daniel Quinn, in the Ishmael trilogy, hinted that it’s entirely possible to create subcultures with an aim like Deming’s recommendation. Quinn calls them tribes, and they are essentially groups of people who form purpose-based organizations.

3 steps to avoiding slow death


Quinn introduced the concept of “slow death” in his book Deep Change. Robert E. This concept describes what happens when organizations and individuals don’t adapt to external changes, losing alignment and ultimately dying psychologically or otherwise. He convincingly makes the case that individual change (by leaders) is required to ensure organizational change.

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Combining Methods To Boost Your Web Presence

Strategy Driven

Photo courtesy of Quinn Dombrowski. It’s probably the biggest question for your business. How do I get noticed?’. Well, how do you? If you’re a business, then it’s likely you’ve got dozens of well-equipped competitors out there, ready to snatch your customers away from you.

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Thought-full Thursday: Purpose and Confidence


Quinn What is your leadership purpose? Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L.

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Time For Women to Compete

Women on Business

In Donald Quinns article on winning he wrote, “When winning becomes important enough to focus on, when we have the talent and skills needed we are primed to win.”

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

Joseph Lalonde

Villains like the Joker and Harley Quinn had taken over. A Reel Leadership Article Pam and I were planning on seeing the new Tom Cruise movie Mission Impossible: Fallout this past weekend with our Moviepass accounts.

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Turning Purpose Into Performance

Harvard Business Review

Gerry Anderson, the CEO of DTE Energy, and Robert Quinn and Anjan Thakor, professors at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the Olin Business School at Washington University, respectively, discuss how an aspirational mission can motivate employees and improve performance. Quinn and Thakor explain their research showing how leaders can foster a sense of purpose that sharpens competitiveness.

3 Signs of a Healthy Team

Building Personal Strength

In this guest post, some insights from Quinn McDowell, a writer who knows a lot about teams. Quinn McDowell is a writer, trainer and professional athlete. Is your group a strong, healthy team?

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Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

Harvard Business Review

Lucia Luce Quinn is Chief People Officer at Forrester Research. Phil Johnston, an executive search leader at Spencer Stuart, confirms that Quinn’s initial reaction wasn’t unusual: “When a CEO asks a business leader to run HR, the most frequent response is ‘What did I do wrong?’ ” When Quinn accepted the CHRO role at Boston Scientific, her HR organization planned to implement a program even though they knew it probably would not work.

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Morning Advantage: Female Leaders Have Tempers, Too

Harvard Business Review

It seems as though Christine Quinn, a Democratic mayoral candidate in New York City, likes to yell. And Quinn readily admits to it: “I don’t think being pushy or bitchy or tough, or however you want to characterize it, is a bad thing. The general feeling, at least if all the facts are true, is that Quinn is, well, a politician in the tradition of other scream-y politicians.

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How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly?

Harvard Business Review

To take just one example, in the first of many such studies, published more than 15 years ago in HBR, Anthony Rucci, Steven Kirn, and Richard Quinn identified "the employee-customer-profit chain" at Sears.

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Myths of the Gig Economy, Corrected

Harvard Business Review

Quinn Mills, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, in an interview. Nattapol Poonpiriya/Getty Images.

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Why Your Brain Hates Performance Reviews

Harvard Business Review

A Golden Age Zoe Quinn’s Depression Quest The New Yorker Zoe Quinn suffers from depression, but fortunately she found her passion: inventing video games. Your Brain Will Thank You Kill Your Performance Ratings strategy+business No one likes performance reviews, and one reason is that we''ve seemingly locked ourselves into a doctrine of numerical rankings.

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Female Supreme Court Justices Are Interrupted More by Male Justices and Advocates

Harvard Business Review

Since justices do not always vote in accordance with the party of their nominating president, we used Martin-Quinn scores , the most common way to analyze judicial ideology, to determine how liberal or conservative each justice was. During the Senate hearings on whether he should become the next justice of the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch maintained iron discipline in refusing to commit himself to any position that could count against him.

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How to Handle Rebellion on Your Team

Harvard Business Review

In another study , Joannn Quinn showed that physicians were more likely to be seen as effective leaders when they demonstrated a higher degree of shared vision in their relationships within the hospital. Photo by Andrew Nguyen. Have you ever been blindsided in a meeting?

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Asian Leaders Value Creativity and Intuition More than Europeans Do

Harvard Business Review

As one example, Harvard Business School’s Quinn Mills has made this prediction : “As Asian companies rely more on professional employees of all sorts, and as professional services become more important in Asian economies … Asian leadership will come to more resemble that of the West.”. Do leadership styles differ around the world? This is one of the questions explored by our recent International Business Report.

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How to Negotiate Your Parental Leave

Harvard Business Review

When Cara Quinn* first joined the educational technology company where she's worked for the past three years, she didn't take note of its maternity policy. Few people pay attention to their company's parental leave policy until they're about to become a mother or father.

Sears Has Come Back from the Brink Before

Harvard Business Review

Quinn write “It is no longer news that over the past five years. It’s not been a great year for venerable retailer Sears, which is reputed to be closing 130 retail stores and laying off more than 5,000 employees. Concerns that it wouldn’t have enough cash to finance its holiday stock has apparently led to the company to sell real estate, spin off its Lands’ End brand, and raise $625 million in unsecured loans and equity warrants.

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Planning Maternity or Paternity Leave: A Professional’s Guide

Harvard Business Review

Erin Quinn-Kong, the editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly , found out she was pregnant only a couple of days before her company’s new publisher started on the job. Taking any amount of time off work can be nerve-wracking, even if it’s for a happy event like having or adopting a baby.

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Case Study: When Should A Rising Star Make Her Pregnancy Public?

Harvard Business Review

The next morning Betsy dropped off her laptop at her desk, poured herself a decaf coffee (though she desperately wanted a regular one), and walked up to the third floor to see Cara Quinn, one of the HR directors. Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers.