Wed.Jul 26, 2017

The Power Of Learning Leadership From The Movies

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 43 Today’s Answers From Leadership podcast episode is slightly different. Rather than getting answers from a world-class leader, I’m doing a solo episode.


7 Suggestions When a Leader Offers Praise

Ron Edmondson

One aspect of leadership is appreciating the people one leads. I must admit, this has to be a discipline for me, because I’m not naturally wired for this. I can be guilty of expecting too much from people.


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How You Can Stop The “Fake News” Madness

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We all need to know how to tell what's real news and what's not. While a headline may be compelling, we can easily damage our personal reputation and brand if we share it and it turns out to be "fake news." It's our job to "check stories out" to be sure that what we share is real. Our "Human Software" is Buggy While it's important for us to tell the difference between the real and the fake, our "human software" comes with bugs.


5 Ways to be More Accessible to Recruiters

Women on Business

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Pessimists are Almost Right

Leadership Freak

Pessimistic leaders are almost right. They say, “I’m not a pessimist. I’m a realist.” Research shows that those who tip slightly toward pessimism have the clearest view of reality.* Optimists overestimate a bright… Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Leadership Development


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How Not to Advocate for a Woman at Work

Harvard Business Review

In a conversation last Sunday with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, described Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the new White House press secretary, in favorable terms, using words like “authentic” and “phenomenal.” ” However, in just 60 seconds of a 26-minute interview, Scaramucci did Sanders, women in general, and men who care about gender equality a disservice.


Resilience: It’s All In Your Head

ReImagine Work

I remember sitting on the edge of my bed crying. I have a variety of issues with my back. A few years ago they were acting up. One day I rolled out of bed about 4 pm because I couldn’t get up any sooner. I had a “why me?” moment. “Why is this happening to me?”


How Tribalism Hurts Companies, and What to Do About It

Harvard Business Review

A strange thing happens just before mile marker three in the London Marathon. With approximately 40,000 runners participating in one of the world’s largest charity fundraising events, crowd control necessitates that there be three different starting points. Just before the three-mile marker, these three different routes start to merge onto a single course.


Art Break: Van Rysselberghe


Art Contrarian looks at the work of Theo van Rysselberghe


How AI Will Change the Way We Make Decisions

Harvard Business Review

With the recent explosion in AI, there has been the understandable concern about its potential impact on human work. Plenty of people have tried to predict which industries and jobs will be most affected, and which skills will be most in demand. Should you learn to code? Or will AI replace coders too?). Rather than trying to predict specifics, we suggest an alternative approach. Economic theory suggests that AI will substantially raise the value of human judgment.


The Sovereign Professional


This is not Andrew Munro Andrew Munro , a man of insight and taste, has a new blog. Every visit will be enjoyable. [HT: HT: Kurt Harden


Your Customers Still Want to Talk to a Human Being

Harvard Business Review

The rise of the internet has opened up new possibilities for communicating, from emailing and blogging to mobile video chatting and exchanging GIFs over messaging apps. This digitization has not been limited to consumer interactions. Most businesses now communicate with their customers through multiple online channels, and invest in software to track, personalize, and optimize every step of the consumer’s digital journey.


To Be Forever Seared Into Your Memory


Once seen, never forgotten: Bert Parks singing " Let 'Em In." William Shatner singing " Rocket Man." You need not thank me


How to Decide Which Tasks to Delegate

Harvard Business Review

Something needs your attention. Is it an email? A tweet? A text? A reminder on your phone? A calendar invite? Another one. There’s that sound again. Or maybe it’s a visual cue, an ever-ascending ticker count on your app icons or inbox. Quick, why don’t you just respond right now? Says the devil on your digital shoulder — your sender will be instantly satisfied and you’ll be rewarded with a hit of dopamine. But wait!


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Disclose Yourself to Others – Courageous Communicator Quest Challenge 3


Making progress! Coming out of last week’s Challenge , did anything you learned about yourself surprise you, or shock you even? Did you get a new perspective? How did that resonate with you? This next Challenge in the Knowing Yourself phase is about helping others get to know you, too.


Quote of the Day


Losers have goals. Winners have systems. Scott Adams