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The Recovering Leader

Results of a survey taken on the blog of the recovering leader.

 

http://leadershipunleashed.typepad.com/leadership/2009/06/are-you-a-mana...

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The Bus...

Does this sound familiar?

"Most companies build their bureaucratic rules to manage the small percentage of wrong people on the bus, which in turn drives away the right people on the bus, which increases the need for more bureaucracy to compensate for incompetence and lack of discipline, which then further drives the right people away...."

Jim Collins, Good to Great, 2001

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Education Management & Leadership

Get connected, exchange insight and get inspiration across borders!

Welcome to this open forum for managers and leaders from the education sector. Private or public, US. or international, it really doesn't matter. Here you can get connected and exchange knowledge with other education managers and leaders across borders. You might be amazed how much you have in common with others in different countries or school types.

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Be Proactive With Your Business Strategy

In these challenging times, Joel Smith, CEO of JF Smith & Associates, advises managers not to lose sight of the power and importance of setting and executing sound strategy. Listen to the 8 1/2 minute podcast here.

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Six Performance Review Questions

In Mark McCormack’s book, “On Managing,” the former CEO of sports marketing company, IMG suggests that managers ask the following questions in a performance review to “transform the standard review from a dispiriting affair into an enlightening one? For more, click here.

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Singing People’s Praises

In Mark McCormack’s book, “On Managing,” the former CEO of sports marketing company, IMG states, “When it comes to singing other people’s praises, all of us could use voice lessons.” He goes on to say that one’s criticism to praise ratio should not be greater than one to one. What’s your criticism to praise ratio? For more, click here.

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Caring for Employees, with Jack Hayhow

If you’ve got a shade under 9 minutes to spare, take the time to listen to Jack Hayhow describe the 4 key activities great managers use to care for their employees. Click here.

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'Tis the Season

It’s the time of year for giving and sharing. I’m reminded of Rule #12 in Susan Stamm’s book, 42 Rules of Employee Engagement, Sharing Builds Community, which relays the importance of being connected. Susan points out that the popularity of the many social networking sites are testament to our need to connect. These “virtual” connections, though, don’t seem to be the same as the real thing. For more, click here.

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Task Management

In their book, Why Can’t We Get Anything Done Here, Robert Lefton and Jerome Loeb suggest that three questions be asked for every work assignment.

  1. Is the task important?
  2. Is the person capable of doing the task?
  3. Does the person enjoy the task?

For more, click here.