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By The Architect Mar 14 2008

Video clip: Tim Sanders on 'get a cause' if your own organization's cause isn't compelling enough

Yahoo's Tim Sanders, in this 60 second clip, hits a nail on the head. Gary Hamel coined the phrase "Get a cause, not a business." Leaders are everywhere trying to engage people at work and connect their passion with what the organization does. But, we have to admit that sometimes the o...
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By Patricia Wheeler Mar 13 2008

March 20th. Free teleforum with Frances Hesselbein and Patricia Wheeler

Marshall Goldsmith and Patricia Wheeler invite you to a Thought Leader Teleforumon Thursday March 20th at noon Eastern time (US). Please join us for a conversation with globally acclaimed leader and author Frances Hesselbein. Frances will discuss "The Leadership Imperative--2008" moderated by Execu...
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By Anonymous Mar 13 2008

Drucker on Decision-Making

In his book, The Effective Executive, Peter Drucker states the following…“Unless one has considered alternatives, one has a closed mind. This, above all, explains why effective decision-makers deliberately disregard the second major command of the textbooks on decision–making and create a dissension...
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By Anonymous Mar 12 2008

Adversity University

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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By Ramesh Ramakris... Mar 11 2008

Assessments & Coaching?

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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By Anonymous Mar 10 2008

Lead Well & Prosper. Strategy 6: Treat People Like Human Beings

 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 Kevin Cumming Mar 10 2008

Distributed Leadership: Need some examples of it in action, please

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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By Anonymous Mar 10 2008

Larry Bossidy on Leadership Development

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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By zarah me Mar 9 2008

Book Club: Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

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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By Phil Dourado Mar 9 2008

Inspire Me: What is Leadership? Here's to the crazy ones

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...