George Bernard Shaw on Excuses

Tony Mayo

People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.

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George Bernard Shaw on Excuses

Tony Mayo

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How to Open Closed Minds

Leadership Freak

Decisions Humility Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher core values george bernard shaw Leadership Development manipulators organizational success Questions stubbornness You aren’t open minded if you haven’t recently changed your mind. Discussing, debating, and exploring are window dressing if you aren’t adapting. Manipulators pretend to be open-minded but they’ve already made up their minds. Decisions lead to closed minds. That’s not all bad.

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Measure Carefully

Kevin Eikenberry

” – George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright, Nobel laureate Questions to Ponder What old beliefs [.]. Leadership Learning Quotations expectations George Bernard ShawToday, a metaphorical quotation packing a powerful punch. “The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measure anew each time he sees me, while all the rest go on with their old measurements and expect them to fit me.”

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Leadership Inspiration – Well Hammered

Strategy Driven

” George Bernard Shaw. Leadership Inspirations business quote George Bernard Shaw inspirational quote leadership inspiration strategydriven“ You don’t hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself.”

Carnival of HR – April 22, 2015 Edition

Lead Change Blog

Doug Shaw of What Goes Around shared two posts which build off of each other. Here is a picture from one of the posts Doug Shaw shared: I hope you have enjoyed today’s carnival. At the Lead Change Group, we are thrilled to host the Carnival of HR again.

Colin Shaw on “New Generation of Business: Connecting Employee Loyalty with Customer Loyalty”

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Here is a brief excerpt from Colin Shaw‘s article for LinkedIn. To read the complete article, check out other superb resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * Successful companies have loyal employees. They also have loyal customers. But the question for researchers and consultants for the past two decades […].

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Tony Mayo

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12 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Furious 7 (Fast And Furious 7)

Joseph Lalonde

Protect those you work with : Hobbs, played by The Rock, walks back into his office to find Deckard Shaw sitting behind his desk. Hobbs offers Shaw an ultimatum that results in a shootout. Eventually, Shaw pulls out a grenade and throws it in the direction of one of Hobbs co-workers.

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Seven Ways to Exploit Persistent Dissatisfaction

Leadership Freak

George Bernard Shaw writes, “As long as there is want, I have […]. Real leaders live with an itch that can’t be scratched. Be happy with dissatisfaction or live an unsatisfying life. Dissatisfaction keeps us working. Those who tell us to accept the world as it is, would be out of work if we believed them. Change Influence Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher dissatisfaction Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2017

Leading Blog

Extreme Teams : Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail by Robert Bruce Shaw. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February. Pacing for Growth : Why Intelligent Restraint Drives Long-term Success by Alison Eyring. Stretch : Unlock the Power of Less - and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined by Scott Sonenshein.

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Lead with Your Feet

General Leadership

” George Bernard Shaw. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

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How to Find Leadership Blindspots

Leading Blog

In Leadership Blindspots , author Robert Shaw make this important observation: “ Leadership strengths are often found in close proximity to blindspots. Shaw suggests that not all blindspots are bad. Blindspots. Those problems that are right in front of us that we fail to see. We all have them not because we can’t find them, but because we don’t look very hard.

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Amy Lyman Kicked My Assumptions

Leadership Freak

Author Book Notes Humility Interview Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher george bernard shaw great leaders Growth leadership behavior Leadership Development marshall mcluhan** Marshall McLuhan said, “Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness.” Author, Amy Lyman showed me one of mine. Our assumptions expose us: Beliefs about, the world, ourselves, and others form assumptions.

Leadership From A Glass Half Full: My 10 Favorite Optimism Quotes

Terry Starbucker

But I dream of things that never were, and I say “Why not? ” – George Bernard Shaw. The foundation of my More Human leadership practice and philosophy comes from what I call “ half-fullism ” – dealing with the literal world in a favorable way.

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First Look: Leadership Books for April 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April. Accelerate : Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World by John P. Kotter. Creativity, Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace. The Unfinished Leader : Balancing Contradictory Answers to Unsolvable Problems by David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo and Cade Cowan. Essentialism : The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown.

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The Blind Spot Leading the Blind Spot

Let's Grow Leaders

” George Bernard Shaw We all have blind spots– aspects of our leadership style that we think are just fine… and we don’t fully see the impact on others.

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My Fair Lady Shows the Power of Expectations

The Practical Leader

Last week I finally saw the famous musical My Fair Lady based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion. I took our fair daughter, Jennifer, to see My Fair Lady at the Shaw Festival in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Points to Ponder on Being an Acorn or Decaying Sheep

The Practical Leader

The Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw adds an interesting perspective — and twist; “Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! management culture change George Bernard Shaw leadership organizational culture peak performance culture Portugal Ralph Waldo Emerson Spain

Here are my Lessons and Takeaways from Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

First Friday Book Synopsis

George Bernard Shaw, quoted in Originals The last time you had an original idea, what did you do with it? Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. Adam Grant, Originals ——————– Last Friday, I presented my synopsis of the new book by Adam Grant, Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World at the First Friday… Read More Here are my Lessons and Takeaways from Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World by Adam Grant.

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3 Communication Mistakes Screwing Up Teamwork

Let's Grow Leaders

” -George Bernard Shaw. “Oh she didn’t copy me on purpose.” ” “He’s withholding information to make my life harder.” ” “Making us guess what he’s thinking is just a big power play.”

7 Questions to Improve Your Team’s Communication

Let's Grow Leaders

“ -George Bernard Shaw. Nothing will improve your team’s productivity faster than better communication. Having a deliberate process and cadence of communication will save hours of lost time, productivity and drama.

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Using the Billboard Effect to Develop and Obtain Employee Buy In on the Leader’s Vision

Great Leadership By Dan

This is no better expressed than Robert Kennedy quoting George Bernard Shaw: " Some men see things as they are and say, 'Why?'

The 7 Failures That Will Make You a Better Leader

Terry Starbucker

That was a famous quote from George Bernard Shaw, and it has always stuck with me throughout my career as a leader and executive. “ Success Covers a Multitude of Blunders ”.

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The Lost Art Of Inquiring & Listening

Lead Change Blog

George Bernard Shaw once said, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ” Therein lies the problem.

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Learn How To Identify And Overcome Your Leadership Blindspots

Eric Jacobson

"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Blindspots Leadership Books Robert Bruce Shaw

Leaders need to Lead

Great Leadership By Dan

George Bernard Shaw once said: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Guest post by Ken Marlin: Leadership is one of those concepts that management gurus like to throw around.

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Leadership Inspirations – The Right to Consume

Strategy Driven

George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950). Leadership Inspirations any rand capitalism George Bernard Shaw leadership quote objectivism strategydriven“We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.&#.

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard ShawTake care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get.

Innovative Personalities

Coaching Tip

As playwright George Bernard Shaw once put it: "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Psychologists measure personality by self-assessments through what is called the "Big Five" inventory that assesses who we are across the following dimensions: Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Conscientiousness and Agreeableness.

What? More terrific quotations? You betcha!

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries George Bernard Shaw Jack Welch More Terrific Quotations! I am an incurable collector of quotations and now share another group, most of which are new to me. o “I can’t recall a time that was as volatile, complex, ambiguous, and tumultuous. As one successful executive put it, ‘If you’re not confused, you don’t know what’s going on.’” ’” Warren Bennis o “The most serious […].

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard ShawA perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.

Rejoice in Life

Tony Mayo

–George Bernard Shaw quoted in George Bernard Shaw: His Life and Works A Critical Biography (authorized) By Archibald Henderson Click here to download a free version of this image to print.

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The Creative Mindset: Classic Insights

First Friday Book Synopsis

George Bernard Shaw Leonardo Da Vinci Linus Pauling Marcel Proust Margaret Mead Max Planck Michelangelo Pablo Picasso The Creative Mindset: Classic Insights Thomas Edison Vladimir Nabokov These are among my personal favorites. Please share yours. o “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degaso “What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.” [.].

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard Shaw He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard ShawThe worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

Experts Share Thoughts on Communication: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

– George Bernard Shaw. Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our August Festival is all about communication. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors!

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Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard Shaw He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

George Bernard ShawSuccess comes from taking the path of maximum advantage instead of the path of least resistance.

(Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ariel Investments Katherine Phillips Bankers Trust Jane Shaw Rosalind Hudnell BOA/Merrill Lynch Brady Dougan Cherie Blair Foundation for Women John W. (Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career Sylvia Ann Hewlett Harvard Business Review Press (2013) How and why mentors help prepare for opportunities but sponsors create privileged access to them; both are invaluable.