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Managing People Is So Old Fashion; Lead Them

At the outset, I am a self confessed protagonist when it comes to leadership. Especially that banal aspect of managing people. Dogs are managed. People are like cats. They aren’t. In fact I suspect andy person capable or desiring management

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Posted in Authentic Leadership, Competitiveness, Leadership, Management

20 inspirational teamwork quotes for the workplace

By Jim Woods President, Jim Woods Group  @leadersmatter Nothing  matters  so much to the value of a team than to add diversity of thought to the mix. Rabble rousers with placaters can create innovative ideas never generated by those who mistake

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Posted in Leadership, Team Building, Teamwork

5 Business Strategy Questions Every Effective Leader Should Follow

By Freek Vermeulen If you can’t find time to think, it probably means that you haven’t organized your firm, unit, or team very well, and you are busy putting out little fires all the time. It also means that you are

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Posted in Decision Making, Leadership, Organizational Development, Strategy

Are you assertive enough to be an entrepreneur? #business #management

The most successful leaders tend to find a good balance between being too assertive (and possibly aggressive) and being too nice.  Assertiveness forms the ability to  act in your own self  interest in the assignment of “No .” Assertiveness can

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Posted in Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Leadership

Feedback: Focus On The Goal Not The Person

By KEN BLANCHARD As a manager—or a parent, coach, or any other kind of leader—you want to get rid of bad behavior but keep the good person. To do this, you must give feedback frequently—this goes for catching people doing things

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Posted in Employee Engagement, Leadership, Management

Creating The People Advantage in #HR

HR departments can be a critical differentiator in helping companies improve their operational and financial performance. Great HR functions connect with business leaders, strategically prioritize areas for improvement, and measure and communicate their impact. “If you want to look at

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Posted in Branding, Causes, CK Prahalad, Customer Engagement, Leadership

Marshall Goldsmith – Are His Triggers the Only Way to Change? #Leadership

Marshall Goldsmith has a genius for both approaches — in his coaching, his writing about leadership, and his own life. This makes him an invaluable guide for leaders who want, or need, to improve their impact. On the insouciant side,

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Posted in Employee Engagement, Leadership

If Your Boss Is Male, Watch Out, Because More Men Are Narcissists

Men are more likely to believe they deserve power and will exploit others to get there. But is this a real gender difference? Or a result of what we expect of men in the first place? Narcissists make bad managers.

Posted in Leadership

How The Best Leaders Increase Profits through Engagement

These CEO’s are unique in their ability to accomplish extraordinarily while engaging with employees effectively. The move their companies through not just employee engagement, rather the balanced approach to management engagement and trust.

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Today in Tabs: The Apple That Ate Everything

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