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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Leadership Training Begins at Home

Monday’s Wall Street Journal had an article, Raising Women to be Leaders, about the Sullivan sisters – Denise, Maggie, Colleen and Andrea – four women who are senior executives. “It is rare for four brothers to achieve such levels of success. The fact that they are sisters is striking. Half of all... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Soft Skills Are Important Too

Monday’s Wall Street Journal had an interesting article entitled MBA Programs Hone ‘Soft Skills’. In part, the article said, “business schools are devoting greater attention to topics such as teamwork, leadership, and communicating – the ‘softer’ side of management.” Pfred Dvorak the author, said... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 12, 2007

"L's" for Coping With Crises

Last week, I reviewed a Cancer for Two by Dave Balch, the compelling story of Chris Balch’s battle with breast cancer and Dave’s role as her helper and care giver. Dave sent me a book mark that goes with Cancer for Two. It has some “L’s” to help you cope with crisis. I think these “L’s” are valuable... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 9, 2007

Personal Responsibility and Interpersonal Competence

Frontier flight 862, Denver to Phoenix; I get on late because I’m on standby trying to get an earlier flight. I have a middle seat, 14 B. When I arrive at row 14 there are two women sitting in seats A and C. I say hello, stow my bags and get into my seat. The woman in 14 A, Cheryl Munsey, smiles at... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Strategic Hiring and Leadership

Since the theme for this week has evolved into books, I have another book about which I’d like to tell you. Strategic Hiring: Tomorrow’s Benefits Today by Stephen Blakesley is a good read for anyone who runs a business or is in a leadership position in a company. In my opinion, Strategic Hiring is... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

The Patient/Partner Project

This is turning out to be book review week. Recently, I had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of Dave Balch. Dave is a professional speaker and internet marketer. He was kind enough to send me his book Cancer for Two: an Inspiring True Story and Guide for Cancer Patients and Their Partners.... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Suzi Pomerantz Knows How to Seal the Deal

I have been catching up on my reading these past few weeks – and that’s good for readers of this blog, as I can recommend some really great books. I just finished Seal the Deal, by Suzi Pomerantz. Seal the Deal is subtitled The essential mindsets for growing your professional services business.... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 5, 2007

Leadership Marine Corps Style

Recently, I read a very interesting book entitled No Yelling: The 9 Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership You Must Know to Win in Business. The author, Wally Adamchik, is a former Marine Corps Major who commanded a tank battalion and piloted Cobra helicopters. He runs FireStarter Speaking and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 2, 2007

Great Leaders Never Give Up

In late December and early January, I did a series of posts on what leaders need to do to help the people they lead to succeed. These tips were related to one of the points I make in my book 4 Secrets of High Performing Organizations: create a committed and engaged workforce. Developing and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Great Leaders Redirect Behavior Inconsistent With Organizational Values

In late December and early January, I did a series of posts on what leaders need to do to help the people they lead to succeed. These tips were related to one of the points I make in my book 4 Secrets of High Performing Organizations: create a committed and engaged workforce. Developing and... Sign in to see full entry.

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