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By Kate Moor Apr 13 2008

The Four Reliances

Budda Wisdom - it is the truth of the teaching which is all-important, and never the personality of the teacher. Rely on the message of the teacher, not on his personality;Rely on the meaning, not just on the words; Rely on the real meaning, not on the provisional one;Rely on your wisdom mind, not o...
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By Phil Dourado Apr 12 2008

Useful read: Interesting Leadership Articles

One of our members, Richard Cooke of I-Change, has some interesting leadership articles on his website. Here are links to them. He also has a great blog post in his leadership diary in The Hub about the value of doing nothing: Intersting Leadership Article links Sounding Board: The Value of a Soundi...
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By Richard Cooke Apr 12 2008

Busy Doing Nothing

As you are aware Change is all about people, and it starts with us. This is an exploration of some of the ideas and issues that I've encountered along the way. I've created this also to enable a dialogue to begin around this subject and hopefully produce a forum where we can all learn something. Bus...
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By Dayin Kiatkwankul Apr 11 2008

Being a leader, you need to give respect

Last week, I just had a unexpected experience that I thought it was good to share with some of my friends especially for those who work in the management position. How can a leader prove himself to his subordinates? I think one thing that he needs to do is to give respect to his subordinates. And I...
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By Sarah Anderson Apr 11 2008

Advice on Setting Up Thought Leadership

Would appreciate any advice on setting up 'Thought Leadership' within a Marketing Services agency in APAC with a focus towards non traditional marketing i.e. Brand Activation, Shopper Marketing vs advertising.  What are the common pitfalls.  What level of investment might be required.  How d...
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By Anonymous Apr 11 2008

Martelli's 10 To Take With You

Phil Martelli, coach of St. Joseph's University men's basketball team, closes his book, Don't Call Me Coach, with the following "lesson plan for life." 10 principles from the "hardwood to the hard world."Click here for more.
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By Inspector Gadget Apr 9 2008

The end of hierachy. And what that means for leadership

Phil Dourado asked me to post this as he is too much of a techno-idiot ;0)I don't completely get all the slides in this pecha kucha from Jurriaan Mous, but enough of the images ring true to me, and I love slide 14 on Workplace 2.0 with the guy sitting on top of the filing cabinet. Order from apparen...
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By Phil Dourado Apr 9 2008

Entertain Me: If Jack Nicholson were your customer

I once heard the late, great Fred Newell use this diner scene from the Jack Nicholson movie Five Easy Pieces to illustrate how customers want 'it' (whatever your 'it' is) their way, and that you have to lead a customer-focussed organization completely differently from traditional leadership, to prev...
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By Zen Master Apr 9 2008

Thought from The Zen Garden: Anger. Tolerance. Humility.

Anger is weakness. Tolerance is bravery. Humility makes you strong.  
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By Anonymous Apr 8 2008

Performance Appraisals - No Weaknesses?

In Larry Bossidy's book, Execution, Larry offers up the following comment on performance appraisals.“If you have a boss that gives you an evaluation and doesn’t have anything to say about your weaknesses, go back and get some additional information from them. Otherwise you are not learning anyth...