Ryan Blair’s Five Rules for Being a Rock Star

Leading Blog

R YAN BLAIR is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of ViSalus Sciences. In Rock Bottom to Rock Star he shares lessons from his own journey. Not surprisingly, the journey begins with taking personal responsibility. Without it you can’t move up from your rock bottom.

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What Leaders Can Learn From Ryan Seacrest

Next Level Blog

Network red carpet host and king of all media Ryan Seacrest was in his usual position, asking the stars if they were excited and who they were wearing, when Sacha Baron Cohen arrived in a limo. Current Affairs General Leadership Improving Communications Personal Presence Kim Jong-Il Ryan Seacrest Sacha Baron CohenThe most interesting part of the Oscar telecast last night happened before the awards show started.

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Channeling Marcus Aurelius: Check Out Ryan Holiday's Book on Stoicism

Execupundit

Huckberry interviews Ryan Holiday , author of The Obstacle is the Way , a book that is an easy and interesting introduction to Stoicism. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Click through then scroll down

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What You Do Actually Matters – Consider Nolan Ryan’s Leadership

First Friday Book Synopsis

A key reason is the leadership of Nolan Ryan. Randy's blog entries Leadership Nolan Ryan Ruth Ryan Texas RangersThe Texas Rangers just won their division, and are preparing for the playoffs. (Go, Go, Rangers!). They also just set a season attendance record for the franchise. So, a lot of good things are going on with the Rangers. On Fox Sports Southwest broadcasts of the Rangers’ [.].

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Interview With Ryan Holiday, Author Of, The Obstacle Is The Way

Eric Jacobson

Ryan Holiday ''s newest book is, The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage. Ryan Holiday 1. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Ryan Holiday The Obstacle Is The Way

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0618 | Ryan T. Hartwig

LDRLB

Ryan Hartwig is Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies at Asuza Pacific University, where he teaches courses on Group Communication and Leadership. In this interview, we discuss the myth of meaningful work, its leadership implications, and Ryan’s recent TEDx talk on the subject.

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Saving Private Ryan: Creating the Soundtrack

Execupundit

An interview with John Williams about the scoring of the soundtrack

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Paul Ryan And The Needed Budget Conversation

Bird's Eye View

I'm impressed by Paul Ryan , a Republican who has the courage to put forward a thoughtful, yet painfully tough approach to reducing our national budget so that America can return to living within its means.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Hurricane Heist

Joseph Lalonde

This man was Breeze (Ryan Kwanten). Sometimes you just want to go to a mindless movie. One where you can sit back, relax, and laugh with your wife. That’s what Pam and I thought when we saw the previews for The Hurricane Heist. Cheesy. Stupid.

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Quote of the Day

Execupundit

There's no off-season anymore - Nolan Ryan

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Joseph Lalonde

Jackson (who played Nick Fury in the Avengers ) and Ryan Reynolds (the man behind Deadpool). Ryan Reynold’s character Michael Bryce is tasked with protecting the successful hitman Darius Kincaid (played by Samuel L.

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You’re Going To HATE What I Have To Say.

Rich Gee Group

You won’t look like Ryan Gosling instantly. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & Tips Change Focus Friends Luck Lunch Magic Overnight Roadmap Ryan Gosling Seven Figures Snake Oil Test Your Limits

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Ryan Leslie Bets on Community, Moving Beyond Passive Social Media Followers

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 How Should I Participate

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Quote of the Day

Execupundit

Ryan HolidayTalking and doing fight for the same resources.

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How To Find A Mentor

Strategy Driven

Ryan McCormick is Co-Founder of Goldman McCormick Public Relations ( www.goldmanmccormick.com ) and Host & Executive Producer of the nationally syndicated Outer Limits of Inner Truth Radio Show ( www.outerlimitsradio.com ). How does one find, or how did you find, a mentor/mentee?

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Three Lessons Dick Clark Taught Us About Succession Planning

Next Level Blog

But, it was still Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Current Affairs Leadership Lessons Personal Presence Dick Clark New Year's Rockin Eve Ryan Seacrest

My Favorite Podcasts — Tim Ferriss.

Rich Gee Group

Ryan Holiday, author of The Obstacle Is The Way, started as a Director of Marketing at American Apparel at age 21 (!). If you know me, I am an avid podcast listener.

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Music Break: The Weary Kind

Execupundit

Back by popular demand: Ryan Bingham

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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 […].

Where Does Stress Fit In Your Life?

Joseph Lalonde

This is a guest post by Ryan Bonaparte. Guest Posts purpose Ryan Bonaparte stress “I ’m So Stressed Out!”. Image by JD Hancock. We’ve all heard that before. In fact, we’ve all said that before.

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Music Break

Execupundit

Back by popular demand: Ryan Bingham with " The Weary Kind

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Ten Things Only Bad Managers Say

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article for Bloomberg Businessweek online in which Liz Ryan explains how and why bad managers reveal their thoughtlessness and insensitivity by what they say and how they say it as well as by their behavior. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * We know the [.].

Ten Things Only Bad Managers Say

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article for Bloomberg Businessweek online in which Liz Ryan explains how and why bad managers reveal their thoughtlessness and insensitivity by what they say and how they say it as well as by their behavior. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * We know the [.].

Lessons from Robert Greene

Execupundit

Ryan Holiday , author of The Obstacle is the Way , on 23 lessons he learned from Robert Greene on strategy, mastery, and power

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Gaining Power

Execupundit

He has pointed to Ryan "The Obstacle is the Way" Holiday's list of books on strategy Anderson Layman's Blog is daily reading, full of neat stuff.

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Rotman on Design: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Rotman on Design: The Best on Design Thinking from Rotman Magazine Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, Co-Editors University of Toronto Press (2013) The best on design thinking from Rotman Magazine: An abundance of valuable insights. Brilliantly co-edited by Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, the several dozen brief essays comprise the best single source for information, […].

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The Kids’ Table

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development autonomy business Deci & Ryan downsizing employee engagement employee involvement Posted in Leadership Development What happened to ‘employee involvement’? Has it gone out of vogue? Has it been replaced by new initiatives?

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Quote of the Day

Execupundit

Ryan Holiday Stop looking for angels, and start looking for angles.

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Walking's Magic

Execupundit

Here's an essay by Ryan Holiday, the author of The Obstacle is The Way and other books, on the life changing magic of taking long walks. Photo by Josh Calabrese at Unsplash

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Don’t Overlook Social Recruiting Tools

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ryan Kohler for Talent Management magazine. iApplicants.com increase employer brand and recognition LinkedIn many of the best hires are employee referrals JobMatch LLC MedfiaTec Ryan Kohler SHRM Talent Management magazine target a specific job level to recruit or contact target job candidates with a very specific set of skill The ability to recruit passive job candidates who might not otherwise apply or be contacted by the organization Twitter.

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Bottling Customer Experience

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article by Theodore Kinni and featured by strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. In it, Kinni — the co-author of Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service – introduces a lesson in creating product-based customer experiences from The Method Method: 7 Obsessions That Helped Our Scrappy Start-Up Turn an [.].

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Three Questions: When You are Getting Angry

Execupundit

Ryan Holiday, author of The Daily Stoic Journal , has three questions to consider whenever you find yourself getting angry: Why get angry at things, if anger doesn’t change it? Why am I telling myself that I’ve been harmed? Will I even remember this fight in a few months

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TheAtlanticCities.com, the New Digital Property of The Atlantic, Launches Today

First Friday Book Synopsis

I have just received this exciting announcement from Cynthia Rabe and am pleased to share it with you. As we proceed through the so-called “Age of Information,” an age that seems to be more like a blizzard each day, some sources are much more valuable than others. The Atlantic magazine offers an excellent case in [.].

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Stoics and More Stoics

Execupundit

Seneca would agree You can find them everywhere: FutureLawyer The Sovereign Professional Cultural Offering [Ryan Holiday's The Obstacle is the Way draws a lot from Marcus Aurelius.

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Music Break

Execupundit

Back by popular demand: Ryan Bingham with " The Weary Kind " Peter, Paul and Mary with "A' Soulin ' Alison Krauss with " Down to the River to Pray

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Paul Ryan, and Mitt Romney's Rebranding Challenge

Harvard Business Review

For starters, his selection of Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate is, from a branding perspective, a masterstroke. In this case, Democrats will find plenty to attack in Ryan's record. But Ryan is a favorite of the conservative party base, with unquestionable right-wing street cred and a voting record that's equivalent to Tea Party stalwart Rep. Rebranding is a lot harder than branding.

Mini Saga #107 – The Other Side

Rajesh Setty

Thanks to Ryan Allis for the prompt. Mini Saga frustration job perspective Rajesh Setty ryan allis trust30The grass is always greener on the other side… Typically, we compare everything that’s not working in our current situation with everything that works with the new situation.

Is Email Obsolete?

Execupundit

Ryan Holmes , CEO of HootSuite, thinks it's time to replace email with a more inclusive online conversation

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A Guru Track

Execupundit

At Fortune : Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, on moving up the corporate ladder if you''re not a managerial type. The concept reminds me of the warrant officers program in the Army

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When Was the Last Time You Smiled Deeply?

The Idolbuster

Featured Idolbuster Update chef ryan scott eckhart tolle power of now presenseThis morning when I was leaving the synagogue after Torah study, I passed a bunch of tween boys arriving for a friends Bar Mitzvah. They were dressed in their jackets and/or ties, and they were excited. It was so cool to see this ethnically diverse group of kids just pumped up for their friend. “This is the big day,” one exclaimed. It made me smile, deeply smile.