Book Reports on Steroids

Kevin Eikenberry

When you read the two words “book report”, it might take you back to school, in front of your fellow students, with your knees knocking, scared stiff and trying to remember the title of the book and hoping you can survive until the teacher tells you you can sit down.

Leading Without Direct Reports

In the CEO Afterlife

One direct report does not make you a leader; nor does ten. Yet, the moment you have direct reports, you are EXPECTED to lead. Think about the millions of people in the workforce who do not have direct reports.

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The Power of Progress Reports

Tony Mayo

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. 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.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Accurate Financial Reporting

Women on Business

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Influencing people who don’t report to you

N2Growth Blog

Maybe the toughest thing in management to do is persuade others to go along with you when you have no authority over them. If you find yourself in this situation, consider these five action steps. Do your homework. Find out what your colleagues in different functions think about the initiative.

Connect With Your Direct Reports By Helping Them Find Mentors

Michael Lee Stallard

#48 Arrange for Peer Mentoring – A great way leaders can serve their direct reports is by making peer mentors available for those who want to improve in a specific area of competence or character.

Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever led a project team where some (or all) of the people on the team don’t report to you? Have you ever led a project team? In today’s working world, the answer is likely yes. My guess is the answer is yes again. Both can be challenging – after all, there are professional […].

Solution Saturday: Direct Reports Don’t Open Up

Leadership Freak

Part of my job is connecting with my direct reports in such a way that they feel free… Continue reading → Solution Saturday CommunicationDear Dan, I work for a company that believes developing people is central to success.

Get your team to produce results, not reports

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription, to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Cross-functional teams can be notorious for generating reports, recommendations, and suggestions for implementation — but no actual results. Bob's blog entries "Do Your Teams Produce Reports or Results?" Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

How To Write Your Nonprofit Annual Report

Eric Jacobson

Here are some tips for leaders responsible for writing an effective annual report for their nonprofit organization. Consider making these objectives for your report: To demonstrate accomplishments ( not activities ) ( results and how you did it). What will be our annual report's theme?

Help Your Direct Reports Create Personal Development Plans

Michael Lee Stallard

Work with your direct reports to create personal development plans. The post Help Your Direct Reports Create Personal Development Plans appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

Take Our New Workplace Stress Report | Complimentary Beta Reports

Chart Your Course

We are providing you 2 or more complimentary reports to use either on yourself, your organization or your clients. Sample Group Report. Sample Individual Report. Take your stress report.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 – Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 - Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second ! The post Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 – Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second appeared first on StrategyDriven.

New report on crowdsourcing in government

Chartered Management Institute

The growing interest in “ engaging the crowd ” to identify or develop innovative solutions to public problems has been inspired by similar efforts in the commercial world. There, crowdsourcing has been successfully used to design innovative consumer products or solve complex scientific problems, ranging from custom-designed T-shirts to mapping genetic DNA strands. You are not watching this post, click to start watching read more

Leaders: Know Your Direct Reports’ Career Experiences and Aspirations

Michael Lee Stallard

#42 Know Your Direct Reports’ Career Experiences/Aspirations – Ask your direct reports about their prior work experiences, and what they liked and didn’t like about those experiences.

Measurement and Reporting Drives Improvement

Modern Servant Leader

Last weekend, it hit me: “Measurement and Reporting Drive Improvement.” Therefore, if we measure something and report it, we drive improvement from our natural tendencies. There will also be those who say, numbers reported may be adequate for many. You bother, because the other numbers reported state your competitor achieved 85% and increases 5% each month. Instead, I think it’s measurement, combined with reporting, that helps us improve.

New report looks at the future of Chambers of Commerce

Chartered Management Institute

The business world is an increasingly complex one. In the past few IBM CEO surveys, they have highlighted the growing importance of both being able to manage this complexity, and to do so in a collaborative way. You are not watching this post, click to start watching read more

Get your team to produce results, not reports

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription, to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Cross-functional teams can be notorious for generating reports, recommendations, and suggestions for implementation — but no actual results. Bob's blog entries "Do Your Teams Produce Reports or Results?" Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Hold Getting To Know You Conversations With Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobson

So, the authors of the book, Your First Leadership Job , recommend you hold getting-to-know-you conversations with each of your direct reports. To help you bring out the best in your team, you need to get close and understand their skills, abilities, and motivations.

What’s Your Organization’s Weather Report?

Lead Change Blog

The weather across the US has been unusual over the past six months. Hurricane force winds hit Southern California recently. Wildfires have scorched land across the West much earlier than normal. Drought conditions have never been worse in Western states.

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Complimentary Resource – Forrester Research Report: The Business Impact of Mobile Engagement

Strategy Driven

Forrester Research Report : The Business Impact of Mobile Engagement. Click here for more information on Forrester Research Report : The Business Impact of Mobile Engagement. Relate Articles: Complimentary Resource – Forrester Report: E-Signatures Q&A.

The Report

Execupundit

A report may contain information without providing information. Reports have much more wiggle room. Is it a real report or a report that is meant to be an alibi

Writing academic reports and references

Rapid BI

Writing academic reports and references Often I am asked about the references for some of the pieces I have written about on this site, for example SWOT, PESTLE & SMART, so I thought it was about time to provide an answer here rather than just in person. The post Writing academic reports and references appeared first on RapidBi.

New Report: Women Gain in Workplace, Still Lag in Pay

First Friday Book Synopsis

To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * A new report released by the White House about the status of women [.]. Here is an article written by Kimberly Weisul for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network.

Too Many Direct Reports With Your Flat Organization Structure.

Michael VanBruaene

6 Tips to Get You Through Your Painful Sales Reporting Processes

The Kini Group

Analysts report. Unfortunately, more sales teams are being required to track their own sales reporting process and build their own reports. But reporting sucks. Start with these six steps to improving your sales reporting processes: 1. Salespeople sell.

The Right Way to Disagree with Direct Reports

Marshall Goldsmith

What if you are a manager and your direct reports have strong opinions on a topic - and you believe their suggestions just won't work? Sometimes this means disagreeing with your direct reports and taking a stand on tough issues. * Great leaders focus on building positive, lasting relationships with the people they lead - and should be sensitive to how they are perceived by direct reports. Try not to prove that your direct reports are wrong.

Apple’s Latest Diversity Report A Big “So What”

N2Growth Blog

Last week, Apple released its latest Diversity Report. Apple claims that from July 2016 to July 2017, half of its new hires in the U.S. The report doesn’t include data on staff as it relates to disabilities, age, veterans, LGBTQ status and intersectional identities. That said, besides an effort to limit the hiring of white males over the last year, it seems that not much has changed at the firm. .

5-15: The Report for People Who Have No Time for Reports

CO2

Recently, a coaching client of mine in a global 100 company vented about how much time his department spends writing reports that go unread by company leaders. I told him about 5-15 reports. The concept is simple–the report should take no more than 5 minutes to read and no more than 15 minutes to write. I first ran across 5-15 reports in Growing a Business by Paul Hawken.

How to Invest for Brexit: A New Subscriber-Level Summary Report

Coaching Tip

Our friends at Elliott Wave International have answers for you in their new report, How to Invest for Brexit. And we've arranged it so that you can read this new report, by EWI Chief European Market Analyst Brian Whitmer, FREE. Brian has been tracking EU break-up signs since forecasting the Union's coming unraveling as early as 2009, and he asks and answers investors' most pressing questions inside this new free report. Get your free report now. .

Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever led a project team where some (or all) of the people on the team don’t report to you? The post Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Have you ever led a project team? In today’s working world, the answer is likely yes. My guess is the answer is yes again. Both can be challenging – after all, there are professional […].

Penn State Trustees Report – Too Little Too Late

Modern Servant Leader

Yesterday, the Penn State Board of Trustees released the Report Concerning November 9 Decisions. The report provides details our Penn State family needed to move forward. Where the Board and Report Failed. The report comes across as defensive.

Tech investor, beware. Read this urgent new report.

Coaching Tip

Our friends at Elliott Wave International, the world's largest financial forecasting firm, have just released an urgent new report for tech investors. Better still, this report is a subscriber-level summary report, which means you will get exclusive access to the exact same analysis EWI's subscribers pay for -- except, for you, it's 100% free! READ THE FREE REPORT. . "How to lose $355 million in two weeks". It's a lesson tech CEO Jack Dorsey just learned the hard way.

How Leaders Contribute to Workplace Conflict and How to Fix It

Linked 2 Leadership

Poor Leadership According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workforce report, poor management […]. Conflict Management Leading Change Accountability communicating across organizational boundaries cross-functional teams performance management reporting relationships structural conflicts unintended consequences Leaders can inadvertently derail productivity and innovation through their design of organizational systems.

Are you letting conflicts fester?

EnLeadership

Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Feb 18 Are you letting conflicts fester?

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The Most Popular Reasons Posts Are Reported on My Community

Managing Communities

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How to Manage Remote Direct Reports

Harvard Business Review

“If your direct report knows you’re there every six months, it helps build trust.” Building trust and familiarity with your direct reports requires you get to know them on a personal level. Encourage your direct reports to do the same with their remote colleagues.

Enhanced Behavioral Team Report

Chart Your Course

Team reports allow you to combine multiple client assessment results into a collective team assessment, which illustrates the breakdown of how each person fits the overall team dynamic. Team reports can be created for both behaviors and/or motivators in your IDS account.

Genius: $56.9 Million in Funding, 6+ Years to Add a Report Abuse Button

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The Powerful Side Effect of High Standards

Let's Grow Leaders

My friend, Regina, says that she considers a kid’s book report a win if only one person ends up crying. After all, it’s JUST a book report. “I think this is the best report I’ve ever done.”

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