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Adversity University

By Anonymous Mar 12 2008
Even those with the most positive attitudes can occasionally get caught in a funk and start feeling a bit down. Whenever such thoughts creep in on me I "hop" on over to Stephen Hopson's blog, Adversity University. Within minutes, he gets me pumped up and refocused. Check it out for you...
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Assessments & Coaching?

By Ramesh Ramakris... Mar 11 2008
I am thinking of starting a on line coaching and training network in Asia and I want to get a good fix on the components of the network and the business model. I have been thinking abut the need user of the service and feel it can be both the individual, the small and medium enterprises and of cour...
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Lead Well & Prosper. Strategy 6: Treat People Like Human Beings

By Anonymous Mar 10 2008
 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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Distributed Leadership: Need some examples of it in action, please

By Kevin Cumming Mar 10 2008
I am looking into the concept and practice of "Distributed Leadership". I have a situation in my workplace where a team of 20 plus staff have been leaderless for some while and the next layer down, reluctant to take ownership and consequently leadership has become divided, demotivated and...
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Larry Bossidy on Leadership Development

By Anonymous Mar 10 2008
In his book, Execution, Larry Bossidy states that in his first two years at Allied Signal he devoted thirty to forty percent of his time to leadership development. That’s how much importance he placed on the activity. Once he felt that he had a good pipeline of leaders he dropped that down to twenty...
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Book Club: Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

By zarah me Mar 9 2008
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People The chapters are dedicated to each of the habits, which are represented by the following imperatives:Be Proactive. Here, Covey emphasizes the original sense of the term "proactive" as coined by Victor Frankl. You can either be proactive or reactive w...
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Inspire Me: What is Leadership? Here's to the crazy ones

By Phil Dourado Mar 9 2008
Nice little clip of rebels, creatives, geniuses, leaders, from Buckminster Fuller to Picasso, Gandhi to MLK, Lennon to Ali, courtesy of Apple. Er, Think Different is the lesson, I guess. Or, as the marketing guru David Ogilvy once said, cherish the non-conformists because "The cracked ones let...
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Entertain Me: President Bush tap dancing

By The Architect Mar 9 2008
In case you missed it. Bush was waiting for John McCain and standing in front of the White House press corps last week.
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Book Club: Gary Hamel, The Future of Management

By Phil Dourado Mar 7 2008
In his new book, Prof Hamel says ‘I will outline the steps you must take to first imagine, then invent, the future of management.’ So much time and effort has been spent on the subjects of innovation in product and service, yet little focus has been given to the way in which we need to innovate the...
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Be Entertained: Leadership and geography. Which way is up?

By The Architect Mar 6 2008
When you sign up to The Hub there is a question it asks you: "Where in the world are you?" A large proportion of our members are from the US, and most of them answer "Austin, Texas" or "Los Angeles", or wherever, which makes sense and helps most other Hub members place...