LEAD ON PURPOSE


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  • How to lead with commitment

    How to lead with commitment

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  • How do you master your conversations?

    How do you master your conversations?

    Words matter. In many situations, especially when it comes to leadership, what we say, and how we say it, determines our success. Situations arise where emotions run high and the choices we make have significant outcomes. The pressure is high, … Co…
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  • The Relationship Between Positivity and Productivity (And How to Make It Work for You)

    The Relationship Between Positivity and Productivity (And How to Make It Work for You)

    Guest post by Annabelle Smyth Many companies still hold tight to the old way of doing things. They put you in high-pressure situations and hope that you get all your work done out of fear. Fear that you will miss … Continue reading →
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  • How to improve employee performance

    How to improve employee performance

    Leaders often wrestle with how to best motivate their employees to rise above their current performance and execute at a higher level. One of the keys to helping employees in this regard is to have frequent and meaningful one-on-one meetings. … Con…
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  • Taking ownership—leading with accountability

    Taking ownership—leading with accountability

    Accountability is a key leadership principle. Those who do great things, or do small things in a positive way, succeed because they apply the right principles, they do the right thing. Taking ownership of every aspect of aspect of your … Continue r…
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800CEO READ


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  • Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth, Chelsea Green Publishing, 320 pages, Hardcover, March 2017, ISBN 9781603586740We live in a world that is, in many ways, presupposed. We stand on the shoulders of…
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  • The Language of Loss is the Language of Life

    The Language of Loss is the Language of Life

    Years ago, I wrote a brief review of Barbara Ehrenreich's Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America, a book that challenges what Ehrenreich believes is our country's habituated sense of optimism. The inspi…
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  • Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power

    Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power

    Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power by Michael C. Mankins & Eric Garton, Harvard Business Review Press, 240 pages, $32.00, March 2017, ISBN 9781633691766 Michael Mankins and Eric Garton iden…
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  • The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

    The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

    The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity by Erik Wahl, Portfolio, 256 pages, $26.00, March 2017, ISBN 9780399564208Our relationship with our own, innate creativity is like any other relationship. It requires attention and…
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  • Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

    Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

    I’ve been pondering distraction a lot these days. Well, not exactly pondering, as that implies deliberate, concentrated thought—the very thing lacking in my life. Rather, as I bounce from task to task, it occurs to me that this might not be the m…
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GREAT LEADERSHIP


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  • Were the Founding Fathers Great Leaders?

    Were the Founding Fathers Great Leaders?

    Guest post from Gordon Leidner:Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers have made a splash in the news recently, thanks to Broadway’s sensational production “Hamilton.” The modern hip-hop and R&B musical highlights the leadership of Hamilto…
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  • Leading with Trust

    Leading with Trust

    Guest post by Paul J. Zak, PhD: One-third of business leaders surveyed in 2015 said that retaining colleagues is their number one concern. Everyone knows that people are mobile. About one-quarter of employees say that they will look for a new job in…
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  • When “Fluff” Triples Revenues: Why Leaders Can’t Overlook Happiness

    When “Fluff” Triples Revenues: Why Leaders Can’t Overlook Happiness

    Guest post from Michelle Gielan:The first time Gary Baker, president of Nationwide Brokerage Solutions heard about the research on happiness and how it affects the workplace, he referred to it as “fluff.” And why wouldn’t he? Our culture has l…
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  • Empowering The Quiet Team Leader

    Empowering The Quiet Team Leader

     Guest post from Ilene Marcus:It’s crunch time. Your team is on overdrive. Each decision matters. Every moment counts. You can’t afford to be distracted and yet, there it is – the workplace annoyer. A team member with a trait, a quirk…
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  • Here’s a Leadership Hack for 2017: Start finding ways to Invert Control

    Here’s a Leadership Hack for 2017: Start finding ways to Invert Control

    Guest post from Tom Reilly:  The end result will be that you will get what you want without trying as hard.  Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it?  And yet it isn’t.   The best part is that you can invert controlover and over again. Not jus…
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HOW TO BE A LEADER

CEO BLOG - TIME LEADERSHIP


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  • Linch Pin Habits

    Linch Pin Habits

    I think a lot about my habits (of course thinking about them and doing them are not always the same).  When I get a good Success Habit, I work hard to make it into a habit.  It got me thinking on why some habits stick and others fall by the wayside…
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  • Lent - Buy Lettuce

    Lent - Buy Lettuce

    Lent made me think.  "not doing something is a decision and can often have more impact than actually doing something".  We make decisions by lack of action.It is interesting that people give things up for lent and not take up doing something new.Ei…
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  • You Priorities or Other People's Priorities

    You Priorities or Other People's Priorities

    Someone said "Your in box is a convenient way for others to put things on your priority list".  I am finding this.  My email volume is incredible.  So my natural inclination is to figure out how to process it all efficiently.  Questions I have an…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:43pm -
  • Delayed Gratification

    Delayed Gratification

    I am pleased Danby has the herb grower out.  It is called Danby Fresh.  I love it because:1 - it is good the the environment.  We re-use the shell of a wine cooler.  Much better than recycling it.2 - I am a health guy and love fresh herbs.  When…
    - 53 days ago, 2 Feb 17, 7:19pm -
  • Brother's Weekend

    Brother's Weekend

    I am just off a weekend with my brothers.  This is a 25+ year tradition.  We get together and solve the problems of the world (so it was a tough weekend), predict the future and then figure out how to influence it.   I actually ended up with too m…
    - 64 days ago, 23 Jan 17, 1:57am -

BUSINESS WISDOM


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  • ENDING TO BEGIN AGAIN

    ENDING TO BEGIN AGAIN

    "Amidst the worldly comings and goings, observe how endings become beginnings."Laozi (Lao Tzu), 5th century BCE Chinese philosopher.I began Business Wisdom, Friday September 26, 2008, not certain what I expected to come of it, how long I would do it,…
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  • OK IF YOU TRY, NOT IF YOU DON'T

    OK IF YOU TRY, NOT IF YOU DON'T

    "It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done."Samuel Johnson, 18th century English writer.The important question is, why have you not done more than you have?If your effort was all it…
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  • TIME IS THE SAME, WHAT WE DO WITH IT IS NOT

    TIME IS THE SAME, WHAT WE DO WITH IT IS NOT

    "I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see."John Burroughs, late 19th/early 20th century American naturalist/essayist.The musing…
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  • Доверяй, но проверяй (see below)

    Доверяй, но проверяй (see below)

    "How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States.Misinformation, disinformation, or fake news in today's parlance, is not new, it's been…
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  • TIME FOR THOUGHTFUL REFLECTION

    TIME FOR THOUGHTFUL REFLECTION

    "Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it."Søren Kierkegaard, 19th century Danish philosopher/poet.Very true and not just as it pertains to pleasure.We hurry past way too much we should spend more time contemplatin…
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WOMEN ON BUSINESS


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  • The Transforming Effect of Ecommerce

    The Transforming Effect of Ecommerce

    Sponsored by SLI Systems: Did you know that 79% of Americans shop online? It’s 2017: the year in which we have dozens of free website builders, online merchandising solutions, and hundreds of online portals to sell products through third-parties. Y…
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  • Networking Advice for Young Female Entrepreneurs

    Networking Advice for Young Female Entrepreneurs

    Sponsored by Kabbage Inc.: At this point in time, many male entrepreneurs are on average more successful at growing their businesses than the average female entrepreneur. However, this is often not due to a difference in talent, ingenuity, or drive,…
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  • Jennifer Mitchell Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

    Jennifer Mitchell Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

    I’m happy to announce that Jennifer Mitchell has joined the team of contributors for Women on Business! Jennifer is a writer and plans to share insights about blogging for your business, social media marketing, inbound marketing, and more. As you a…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 17, 3:14pm -
  • SHE Makes A Difference

    SHE Makes A Difference

    It’s March, 2017 – coming in like a lioness and highlighting the season to elevate women everywhere. Yes, it’s Women’s History Month, a designated time to recognize our “foremothers & firsts” who have cut the path, cleared the field, till…
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  • 3 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Business at Low Cost

    3 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Business at Low Cost

    Sponsored by A.E.R.O., Inc.: Every business needs to be known and generate more profits, whether it’s a startup or established organization. Research has repeatedly linked success to effective advertising and marketing. As a result, companies have…
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FORBES NETWORK


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  • NewThe United Nations: Voice Of The Voiceless?

    The United Nations: Voice Of The Voiceless?

    Every day we hear about violence and human rights abuses around the world, often feeling angry and helpless about the situation – because it doesn’t appear to be getting any better. Many people are also disillusioned with the response – or lack…
    - 1083 days ago, 14 Mar 20, 4:00pm -
  • NewWikiLeaks Emails: Cronyism And Pay-To-Play In Hillary's Inner Circle
    Henry I. Miller and Julie KellyThe recent WikiLeaks release of hacked emails among Hillary Clinton’s advisers revealed not just a peek into the daily machinations of a presidential campaign but the pay-to-play expectations of special interests.On…
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  • New5 Mistakes I Made Launching My Podcast (And What You Can Learn From Me)
    Late last year, I teamed up with a buddy of mine, Aaron Agius, to launch a show we’re calling the Growth Mapping Podcast. Aaron’s technically a competitor of mine, but he’s got a great mind for marketing, and I really appreciate the value he br…
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  • New2017 Ford Focus RS - Hitting The Sweet Spot For An Extra-Spicy Hatch?

    2017 Ford Focus RS - Hitting The Sweet Spot For An Extra-Spicy Hatch?

    2017 Ford Focus RS (photo credit: Sam Abuelsamid)It’s been just over four decades since the modern hot hatch was born with debut of the original Volkswagen Golf GTI. In the intervening years, most other automakers have produced higher performance…
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MANAGING LEADERSHIP


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  • Shape Shifting

    Shape Shifting

    Due to an inexorable change in the direction and nature of my activities, as well as certain effects these are having on my discretionary writing schedule, I must herein announce that I will no longer be publishing to this site. The nature of the wri…
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  • High expectations

    High expectations

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  • Here and there – everywhere

    Here and there – everywhere

    We’ve covered two key elements of the 5-paragraph order used by the modern US military to not only transmit operational instructions to subordinates, but to ensure they have the perspective and context necessary to properly and intelligently carry…
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  • Putting it all in context

    Putting it all in context

    We’ve been working to offer concrete examples to explain why a primary management task is to impart perspective to the organization. Last week we looked at just one way the military does that through what is sometimes known as the mission-oriented…
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  • Making sense of it all

    Making sense of it all

    We’ve been arguing that perspective is a principle managerial task. Of course managers need to have perspective themselves – but the actual point here is that a major responsibility they shoulder as managers is to make sure that the organization…
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THE PRACTISE OF LEADERSHIP


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  • Leaders Are Not Born, They’re Made. Leadership Develops

    Leaders Are Not Born, They’re Made. Leadership Develops

    There has been a debate for years about what makes a leader. This debate has resulted in two schools of thought. One school proposes that leaders are made from a select few unique of individuals, born with a rare set of leadership abilities – lead…
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  • Leadership is Not Title or Position

    Leadership is Not Title or Position

    Many see leaders as those with power and position. This view of leadership assumes that leaders are the few people at the top of an organisation. Nothing could be further from the truth! “All the effective leaders I have encountered – both thos…
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  • Build Psychological Safety. It’s the Foundation of Team Performance

    Build Psychological Safety. It’s the Foundation of Team Performance

    Henry Ford is reported to have said, “Why is it that every time I hire a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached?” This thinking is a reflection of how work was managed in a manufacturing era, where the repetitive nature of tasks required…
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  • The Leaders Weekly Review

    The Leaders Weekly Review

    “Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he cou…
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  • Google Identifies Five Norms that Make for Successful Teams

    Google Identifies Five Norms that Make for Successful Teams

    The competitive environment of today demands increased innovation. And innovation demands increased collaboration and teamwork. Yet effective teamwork remains elusive for the majority of organisations. Research published in the Harvard Business Re…
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