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Two truths and some startling empowerment stats

I like Alan Zimmerman's Tuesday Tips. He sells his products hard, but the tips and his writings contain some gems of insight.

These two, from his most recent book, are gems:

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Absence of a Sense of Belonging in Organizations

Employees tend to stay in organizations where they are able to be involved and empowered; where the organization is attuned to, and shares in their values, and allows them to participate in a larger system that provides meaning to their lives. As employees can no longer depend on the organization for a sense of belonging, their sense of security must come from other places, in order for them to remain in the work setting and thrive.

Jim Taggart's picture

How Bad Leadership Destroys Trust and Hope

Sometimes it takes a totally unplanned encounter to have the light bulb go off in your head.

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The Rise of Tiger Business Women

At present rates, it will take about 150 years before women and men are equally likely to reach middle management. And a century and a half is an eyeblink compared with the eternity it would take to achieve this benchmark in senior management.

TigerTiger Business Women.


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The Sissy Society

I was prompted to write this post on August 30 when I watched the nightly CBS evening news. One of the topics was the anxiety that students, parents and teachers are experiencing as the new school year approaches.

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Work Hard, Play Hard: Leadership Lessons to Redefine Your Thinking

I remember hearing about an incredible leader in the U.S. Navy over a decade ago. This guy was a mere commander, in charge of 310 sailors on a new guided missile destroyer, yet he radically changed many Navy policies and practices during his command.

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The Power of Shared Leadership

Coincidence is everything.

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The VISION Thing

We hear a lot about how important it