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By Colin Scowen Apr 1 2008

Team building games / exercises

Hiya,I need a little help (again !)We are going to run some sessions where we evaluate some candidates for our engineering development program. What I need is 2 or 3 small, group leadership, training exercises (explain them, or submit a link to a site, I don't mind). I expect groups of about 5 p...
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By Rob Taylor Mar 31 2008

just sorry will do

Watching the unfolding debacle at Heathrow's new "state of the art honest guv"  Terminal 5 got me wondering 2 things. Why consistently in such situations is there a lack of basic information to those affected, and why do leaders find it so hard to just go " I'm really sorry th...
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By Kate Moor Mar 30 2008

Leadership - a human activity

Given the discussion of late the following statement by Dr Lance Secretan back in 1998 is as relevant today as it was back then. Lance Secretan, Industry Week, 10/12/98Leadership is not so much about technique and methods as it is about opening the heart. Leadership is about inspiration—of onesel...
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By Phil Dourado Mar 28 2008

Robert Kennedy. The greatest leadership speech ever made?

There is a video clip over in the Hub TV area of Robert Kennedy giving a speech, forty years ago come next Friday (April 4th). Kennedy was due to give a campaign speech in a poor black part of Indianapolis. He knew, but the crowd didn't, that Martin Luther King had been killed that night. You can...
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By David Straker Mar 28 2008

Eight factors in creating passion

Passion is usually a pretty desirable thing in employees and especially also in leaders (with the usual qualification of passion for the right thing).I came across a neat paper recently from the Blanchard stable. http://www.kenblanchard.com/img/pub/employee_passion.pdf Based on solid research it id...
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By Anonymous Mar 27 2008

More Phil Martelli - Manager as Bartender

In his book, Don’t Call Me Coach: A Lesson Plan for Life, Phil Martelli states the following...   “I believe that whether you’re a parent, a coach, a teacher, a CEO, an office manager, a professional, or several of the above, you want the people who represent you to handle themselves in a certain wa...
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By Anonymous Mar 26 2008

Lead well and Prosper: Strategy 7. Set Goals, Plan, and execute

 If you can't wait and want to jump ahead, all 15 strategies are available as a free download of learning cards from my website. The cards are adapted from my book Lead Well and Prosper. You can find both cards and book here: Be Good Ventures
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By Phil Dourado Mar 26 2008

Do you Make Pens or Help Children Learn to Write: What's Your Higher Purpose?

I was just browsing new members of The Hub and clicking on their websites to see where they come from, when I came across lincpen. 'OK', I thought. 'They make pens... Pretty stylish pens, I guess, but just pens...and other writing stuff. And they're based in India.' Then, as I was about to flick bac...
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By Shaun Smith Mar 25 2008

Virgin Atlantic: How to lead the creation of a Customer Experience

Leading the creation of a unique Customer Experience is a whole new ball game for most leaders. Here's an example to help you conceptualize it and embed how you are going to lead your organization in a way that creates a unique and defining Customer Experience (instead of just focussing on the old,...
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By Naga Krovidi Peri Mar 25 2008

Information on a regions commodity market - feel good factor.

Hi Everybody, Over the weekend, I filled up my car's fuel tank, and I thought fuel has become really expensive after the recent price hike. But then I compared it with other common liquids and did some quick calculations, and I felt a little better. To know why, see the results below .You'll...