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

People are always blaming circumstances for what […]. Quotes and Aphorisms Goal Setting How to Set Goals Personal Goals Setting Goals

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

First Friday Book Synopsis

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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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.

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The Biggest Problem With Communication

Kevin Eikenberry

So when I came across this quotation from George Bernard Shaw, I thought it would be worth [.]. Communication Leadership Leadership Communication Learning Quotations George Bernard ShawIt doesn’t matter where I go, or what I do, whether coaching, consulting, or training, the topic of communication always plays a part. It makes sense – we are all dealing with other people and communication is not only critical, but unavoidable.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Avengers: Infinity War

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders don’t get what they want: Thanos led his attacks on various planets throughout the universe with the help of his “children”: Corvus Glaive (Michael James Shaw), Proxima Midnight (Carrie Coon), Ebony Maw (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor), and Cull Obsidian (Terry Notary).

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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.”

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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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The Optimal Margin of Illusion

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Robert Bruce Shaw : Research into the psychology of leadership highlights the benefit of being more confident than you should be. awareness blind spots coaching development feedback Robert Bruce Shaw

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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.

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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

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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.&#.

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How to be Dissatisfied Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

George Bernard Shaw The only people more dissatisfied than leaders are artists, pubescent teens, and curmudgeons. “Satisfaction is death.” Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.” Thomas… Continue reading → Change Complaints Marks of leaders Solutions Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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What? More terrific quotations? You betcha!

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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 […].

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The Creative Mindset: Classic Insights

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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.” [.].

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.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/16/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS A Life In Leadership: From D-Day to Ground Zero: An Autobiography John Whitehead The Art of Business: In the Footsteps of Giants Raymond T. Yeh with Stephanie H. Yeh Reply All…And Other Ways to […].

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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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Progress

Tony Mayo

–George Bernard Shaw Popularity: 1% [ ?

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

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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.

Tribal Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries Dave Logan Euripides George Bernard Shaw Griffin Hospital’s David Charmel Halee Fischer-Wright HarperBusiness How and why “workplace tribes” in almost any organization can develop the leaders it needs at all levels and in all areas IDEO’s David Kelley Iliad John King Odyssey Aeschylus Seth Godin Sophocles the Moore Foundation’s Frank Jordan the U.S.

One Click: A book review by Bob Morris

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Shaw (“the most technologically sophisticated” firm on Wall Street) focus on the long term Inside Larry & Sergey’s Brain invent and then reinvent tenaciously obsess over customers One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com Paul Hartman Penguin/Portfolio (2011) Princeton Richard L. One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com Richard L.

Mario Livio: An interview by Bob Morris

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Dr Mario Livio is an internationally known astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), the institute which conducts the scientific program of the Hubble Space Telescope, and will conduct the scientific program of the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope. He has published more than 400 scientific papers and received awards and recognition for research, […].

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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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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

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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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. Blindspots are tenacious and can reappear, causing problems over a leader''s entire career."

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

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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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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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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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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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Quotes On Change, Questions And Ideas

Eric Jacobson

But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas -- George Bernard Shaw. Here are some of my favorite quotes from the new book, Out Think , by G.

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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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Blueprints Aren’t Just For Buildings

Lead Change Blog

Shaw, K. Amazing homes connect with your soul. The rooms just feel right. I felt wonder the first time I walked through the front door of our home. I knew it was different, unique. Later on, when the prior owner gave me a set of blueprints, I finally understood why the home felt so right. The original homeowners didn’t just slap a house together—they hired a great architect to think things through, to design something timeless.

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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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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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Unreasonable Reasonableness

Lead Change Blog

” . ~ George Bernard Shaw. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” I have heard this saying most of my working life.

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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?'

Five Leadership And Life Quotes From Manager 3.0

Eric Jacobson

The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place," -- George Bernard Shaw.

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