Cognitive Reappraisal for Wild Success

Leading Blog

Wild Success by Amy Posey and Kevin Vallely illustrates seven leadership lessons we can learn from the harrowing experiences of extreme athletes. E XTREME adventurers have to perform at their best every time, or there might not be another time.

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Leading in the Wild

Lead Change Blog

They extend a heartfelt invitation to all (does and bucks) to join them on their wild journey. “Do Opening the cage door, Hazel works to convince the four to abandon their confined and boring dwelling and join his band in the wild. Welcome to the Wild. The Way of the Leader in the Wild. Hazel provides a prototype of a leader excelling in the wild. Below are four tenets from Watership Down for leading in the wild.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Call Of The Wild

Joseph Lalonde

However, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Call Of The Wild appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. A Reel Leadership Article. Jack London’s classic literary story of Buck and his journey was originally released in 1903.

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The Secrets to Building a Wildly Profitable Organization

Strategy Driven

At the same time, others with similar skills and intellect would take off like a rocket and be wildly successful. You can have the same success with your company by learning these five secrets to building a wildly profitable organization (hint: they all build a TCO, too).

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Brand Vs. Wild With Jonathan David Lewis

Joseph Lalonde

Jonathan has a new book, Brand Vs. Wild, that recently released and I couldn’t wait to have him on the Answers From Leadership podcast to discuss the similarities between being lost in business and lost in the wilderness, how to recover, and much more. What’s Brand Vs. Wild all about? Brand Vs. Wild, in a nutshell, is how do companies navigate this overwhelming new economy we’re dealing with today.

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How to Become Wildly Productive

Leadership Freak

“A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to.” Wall and Piece) The most productive leaders: Set stretch goals. Drive hard for results. Practice unfailing consistency. Expand knowledge and… Continue reading → Leading

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8 Conflicting Habits of Wildly Successful People

Lead from Within

To achieve your own wild success, you need to understand how they all fit together. The post 8 Conflicting Habits of Wildly Successful People appeared first on Lolly Daskal. We know there are certain habits that the most successful people tend to share. But if you’re looking to emulate those habits, you’ve probably run up against an obstacle: they often seem to contradict each other.

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Five Keys to a Wildly Successful New Supervisor Training Process

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Five Keys to a Wildly Successful New Supervisor Training Process appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Do your new supervisors hit the ground running? Are they successful from the start? Do those new supervisors have the confidence they need to be successful? Do you have new supervisor training, and if you do, is it working? If you answered no to any of these questions, and especially if you answered no to […].

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Embrace Wild Thinking to Grow Your Business

Skip Prichard

I spoke with Nick about their research and their book, WILD THINKING: 25 Unconventional Ideas To Grow Your Brand and Your Business. “It’s What is wild thinking? Wild thinking is what happens when you pose 25 thought-provoking questions to 25 intelligent, creative leaders in organizations as diverse as Google, Gap, Time Out and Twinings. For more information, see WILD THINKING: 25 Unconventional Ideas To Grow Your Brand and Your Business. Ideas to Grow Your Brand.

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An Emergent Network Gone Wild – Keep Jamie at Home

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

→ Read More: An Emergent Network Gone Wild – Keep Jamie at Home. The post An Emergent Network Gone Wild – Keep Jamie at Home appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Last week we launched a social media driven fundraiser. Five days later, we have raised over $50,000 … and are into the homestretch! I had hoped an “emergent network” would arise. But in my wildest dreams I never expected it would be this strong.

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Finding Your Leadership Soul And Making The Most Of Your ‘One Wild and Precious Life’

Terry Starbucker

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”. The quote by Mary Oliver at the beginning of this piece was one of Kathy’s favorites – she knew deep in her heart that she had “ one wild and precious life ” and was going to give it all she had, with positivity and joy, to get the absolute best out of it, and inspire many, many others to do same until her last dying breath. Just remember we only get one wild and precious life.

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The Super Clever Strategy for Winning Wild Success

Lead from Within

The post The Super Clever Strategy for Winning Wild Success appeared first on Lolly Daskal. Success means something different for everyone. For some, it means getting the promotion they’ve been wanting; for others, it’s about ditching corporate life and following an entrepreneurial dream. For some it’s about public recognition; for others, it’s entirely private. But the path to success–whatever it looks like–has the same fundamental steps for everyone.

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Innovative Leadership in the Wild


In reading, you’ll need to use some imagination to see how these techniques might work for you, out in the wild and away from the “creative” areas of your business. This is guest post from Bob Lieberman. Bob Lieberman is a business leadership consultant based in the Pacific Northwest.

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Innovative Leadership in the Wild


In reading, you’ll need to use some imagination to see how these techniques might work for you, out in the wild and away from the “creative” areas of your business. This is guest post from Bob Lieberman. Bob Lieberman is a business leadership consultant based in the Pacific Northwest.

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119: Goals Gone Wild: The New Performance Management | with Kris Duggan of BetterWorks

Engaging Leader

Research shows no one is happy with annual performance reviews—not executives, not managers, and not individual contributors. Even HR teams responsible for performance management aren’t convinced annual reviews provide value. According to Kris Duggan of BetterWorks, that’s because traditional performance management processes and systems no longer accurately reflect the way we work.

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Five Ways to Spot a Leader in the Wild


When you’re hiring for a leadership position one of the most elusive qualities is actual leadership. You can usually assess a person’s skills and experience level with some accuracy by using a variety of interview techniques, references, or auditions. Leadership is always harder to get a grip on.

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My Buffalo Wild Wings Rant


So what should Buffalo Wild Wings do? (or on the folly of rewarding A while hoping for A). “Do Do you guys have email addresses?” our waitress asked. It was Thursday, and my colleague and I were partaking in 60-cent Boneless Wings Day. After delivering a sarcastic “No” I inquired why she was asking so bluntly. She wanted us to enroll in the Buffalo Circle Loyalty Program. No, she didn’t want us to…BWW did.

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Wild West Days of Social Media Are Over: Time For Some Discipline, Communicators


And to others, anything social media falls in what they believe is the age of experimentation: the “Wild West” of the Internet. While I’m a big proponent of innovating with social media strategies, the days of the Wild West are – in a word -- over. Within the last year, I’ve attended dozens of meetings with communicators in which a single, consistent order is dispatched: “We’ve got to incorporate social media in ALL our strategies.”.

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From Wild Fires to Bonfires #management

Management Craft

Great managers: they spend more time building relationships and teams (bonfires) and less time reactively fighting daily fires (wild fires) because they have built strength and independence and ownership. Managers who struggle are often consumed by their daily to-do list (wild fires) and spend less time around the corporate bonfire. Spending time fighting wild fires will not get us there. Try every week to shift some time from wild fire to bonfire.

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Book Review: Wild courage

Chartered Management Institute

This book deals with the sense that there must be something more than “success”. As such it may appeal to the more mature leader or manager who sees the writing on the wall in terms of the sustainability of current, social, economic and environmental trends. Reviewed by Gordon Harris. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

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For Younger Professionals: Grow Your Career by Succeeding Wildly Today

Management Excellence

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Career Career Success millennials Peter Drucker

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Wild Textbook Format Should Resonate With Young Adult Students

First Friday Book Synopsis

In addition to serving as President of my performance intervention business in Dallas, Creative Communication Network, I also teach part-time in the College of Business MBA program at the University of Dallas, and for two community colleges in the Dallas County Community College District. I thought the format of one of the books that we have [.].

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Nature, Nurture and Choice - Heavy Thoughts at a Wild Party

Building Personal Strength

It was one of the coolest weddings I've ever attended, the reception turned into a lively celebration, I was doing the kind of dancing I do only after I've had way too many drinks, and my friend and I were catching our breath. We were talking about his kids and out of the blue he asked me: "So, where do you land on the question of nature or nurture?" Well, now. I was flattered he would ask me a question like this at a wedding party, but my brain had to shift gears to consider it.

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Girls Gone Wild - What REALLY Happened to Daddy's Girl

Building Personal Strength

It's one of those 'Girls Gone Wild' videos. The conversation just popped into my brain intact when I saw one of those "Girls Gone Wild" video commercials on a cable channel. How often did she participate in wild parties like this? Kids need to sow some wild oats, get it out of their system. The women were carrying dishes into the kitchen. Woody grinned, cocking his head towards the study. "I I want you to see something," he said.

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True Crime - Spoiled Rotten Silver Spooners Gone Wild

Building Personal Strength

"Spoiled rotten." With this Shine article by Piper Weiss , the common phrase describing kids who've been given too much now takes on new meaning. Two twenty-something siblings - Steven and Kathryn Miner - took their mother to court, suing her for "bad parenting" leading to their emotional distress. What the adult children accused her of. She didn't send her son care packages when he was in college. She didn't buy her daughter the homecoming dress she wanted.

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Finding the Right Direction: How do You Know Which Way to Go?

RapidStart Leadership

Personal Development Problem Solving and Decision Making Cheryl Strayed decision making discomfort leadership Pacific Crest Trail right direction WildLife is full of choices; how do you know the right direction to take? The choice one woman makes while walking alone out in the American southwest can serve as a good example for the rest of us in how to choose the right path to follow. Watch the video … Finding the Right Direction: How do You Know Which Way to Go? Read More ».

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Kristina Lowe - Girl Gone Wild Kills Two Friends

Building Personal Strength

Girl gone wild. A friend of mine has a daughter in high school who told her that one of her classmates got pregnant. Her daughter said that another girlfriend commented, "Oh, I should get pregnant, too. Then we can raise our babies together!" According to my friend, the girl wasn't joking. I don't know about you, but I find this lack of reasoning bewildering. In January 2012, the internet carried an article about a fatal car crash in West Paris, Maine, involving teenagers and alcohol.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Cold Pursuit

Joseph Lalonde

Reel Leadership appreciation Arnold Pinnock audience Bradley Stryker Cold Pursuit Domenick Lombardozzi Ethics good questions happiness humble leaders leadership lessons from movies Liam Neeson loyalty Michael Eklund Micheál Richardson Nicholas Holmes Oscar Wilde questions rank Tom Bateman Wesley MacInnes what's nextA Reel Leadership Article. Liam Neeson returns to the big screen as Nels Coxman in the movie Cold Pursuit. Cold Pursuit is based on the Norwegian film In Order Of Disappearance.

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Sowing Wild Oats & Getting It Out of Your System - What's Really Happening

Building Personal Strength

His drive to achieve in class and in sports kept him on mostly on track during the wild ride of his teen journey. He was busy "sowing wild oats," experimenting with drugs until he dropped out of high school. Don't you need to sow some wild oats? I appreciated her motherly concern and I considered her question, but I concluded that no, at the age of thirty I didn't have a pent-up need to sow any wild oats. A friend once told me a story about his older brother.

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Vulnerability: Smart Seems Stupid to Knuckleheads

Leadership Freak

Smart people have told me some wildly underwhelming things that eventually dawned on me. Vulnerability is mocked by arrogance and rejected by fools. Glimpses of vulnerability: When I asked Jim Parker, former CEO… Continue reading → Leading

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Pursuit Of Happyness

Joseph Lalonde

As I was starting up my computer repair business, I talked to a successful local businessman named Jim Wilde. He had started and run a successful sign company, Wilde Signs. He was excited to see me start a venture of my own and wanted to help in any way he could.

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Internet Trolls & Crazy Rich Asians: The Wild World of Vintage Watch Collectors

Harvard Business

Eric Wind, former senior watch specialist at Christie’s and a “watch-preneur,” reveals how you can navigate the often irrational world of collection to make money while having fun in the process. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review. Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing Strategy Audio

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One Big Goal = Success and Fun

Let's Grow Leaders

As Covey would say, what is your most “Wildly Important Goal”? Communicate Vision with Energy and Big Fun goal setting goals leadership motivation Stephen Covey team WIGs Wildly Important GoalsWant more success and fun for your team? Try picking one BIG goal. When looking to make a difference for the business, I always look for the “one big goal” that we can accomplish that will really make an impact.

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“The United States Will Not Exist As A Nation” – And Other, Less Wild And Scary Thoughts About The Future

First Friday Book Synopsis

“We would rather be ruined than changed…” W. Auden, quoted by Juan Enriquez, The Untied States of America ———- It really is breathtaking…just how fast we adapt to the new world, and how quickly we abandon, and forget, the old. Think: how could we live without our cell phones? Yet, for the history of [.].

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GDP Is a Wildly Flawed Measure for the Digital Age

Harvard Business

HBR STAFF. Germany, Switzerland, and Japan are now in negative interest rate territory. So are Denmark and Sweden. And U.S. treasuries have hit all-time lows. We’ve also witnesses the populist reactions embodied in the Brexit vote, and at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in the United States. One can certainly make the case that we are falling into an abyss. Our education and professional training systems have failed to keep pace.

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Too Many Ideas: How To Help Your Team Stay Focused and Creative [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

We’ve been growing so fast, it’s like the wild, wild west. Turn Too Many Ideas into Ideas You Can Use. “Hey Karin, I’ve got to tell you. Your book, Courageous Cultures, kind of scares me.

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The Sands of Time: The Only Permanence is Impermanence

The Practical Leader

As the 19 th Century Irish playwright, poet, and novelist, Oscar Wilde, said “The only thing that one really knows about human nature is that it changes. Uncategorized Dalai Lama Howard Cutler Christopher Worley Oscar Wilde Punnadhammo Bhikkhu Edward Lawler III George Carlin

Bernard Roth: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Albert Einstein Bernard Roth: An interview by Bob Morris Brooke Manville Creativity Workshop Doug Wilde Ferdinand Freudenstein Human Potential Movement Judgment Calls Lao-Tse Oscar Wilde Peter Drucker Rodney H. Bernie Roth is the Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering at Stanford University. A longtime veteran of the Stanford design scene, he first came to the Stanford Design Division faculty in 1962.

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Capitalism Gone Wild

Harvard Business Review

video platform video management video solutions video player. Julia Kirby , HBR editor-at-large, explains how our economic system got to this sad state—and where to look for hope. For more, go to the article Runaway Capitalism. Economy

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Leadership Lessons from 10 Wildly Successful People

Harvard Business Review

HBR STAFF. Each year, HBR asks 10 stars in fields outside business — whether it’s politics, sports, the arts, or competitive chess —to offer wisdom on topics of interest to our readers. Here are the highlights from the class of 2015: The novelist Salman Rushdie on productivity: “I’ve always told myself to treat it like a 9-to-5 job…It doesn’t matter whether you’re feeling good that day.

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Consulting Firm Owners, Read This First

David A Fields

Sometimes we consulting firm owners make assumptions and those turn out to be wildly inaccurate.

Taking Care of Busyness to Improve Your Business

The Practical Leader

In 1891, the Anglo-Irish playwright and author, Oscar Wilde, wrote, “We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.”

Expedition Leadership in the Wild

Harvard Business Review

Risk management becomes intuitive given the inherent risks and hazards of remote and wild areas. Connecting with the wild outdoors in an intense way fosters the kind of self-reliance, judgment, respect, and sense of responsibility that can help leaders thrive in today's shifting organizational landscape. The lessons about leadership learned in the crucible of the backcountry environment — unpredictable, challenging, and dynamic 𕢔 map to today's business environment.

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