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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...
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By Anonymous Apr 7 2008

Interview with Nick McCormick on the Team Approach's Meet the Author Series

Tune in to an interview with Nick McCormick on The Team Approach's Meet the Author Series on May 30th from 11:00am to 12:00pm EST. Click here to register.
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By Phil Dourado Apr 6 2008

Center For Creative Leadership Research: What should leadership look like today?

Hub Member Kate has asked us if it's time for a new model of leadership and what it should look like if so. Our friends at The Center for Creative Leadership have been researching this. Four of their papers below in particular - 'What's Next?', 'Leadership and The Triple Bottom Line', 'Ten Trends'...
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By The Architect Apr 6 2008

Distributed Leadership: An example in action

One of our newest members works at Satyam in Northern California. Satyam's founder was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year in 2007. Satyam follow a model of distributed leadership in which founder Ramalinga Raju says his job is to create leaders, not followers. Other organizations a...
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By Mike Eldon Apr 4 2008

Leadership notes from Kenya: Lederach on Reconcilation

The meeting of Peace and JusticeMike Eldon - The Dan Eldon Place of Tomorrow (The Depot - )In the last few weeks here in Kenya we have got ourselves into the extraordinary situation whereby if we speak of peace we’re obviously pro-Kibaki, whereas if we call for justice we must be...
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By Anonymous Apr 3 2008

The Effective Executive

Peter Drucker wrote this book back in 1966 and it is as pertinent today as it was then. It concentrates on a small number of practices to help executives manage themselves – a precursor to managing others.  Drucker makes the point that, “No one is born an effective executive. No one is a natural… It...
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By Anonymous Apr 2 2008

Act Your Way Into a New Way of Thinking

In Larry Bossidy's book, Execution, he references Richard Pascale's quote when describing how to "operationalize" culture.  "People are much more likely to act their way into a new way of thinking, than think their way into a new way of acting." To read more, click h...
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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...