Great Reading in Leadership: The Leadership Carnival

Laura Schroeder, writer of the blog The Working Girl, is the host of this month’s Leadership Development Carnival. It includes posts on such subjects as: Dealing with the “do nothing” employee Dumb leadership mistakes such as slapping your employees You don’t have to be bossy to be the boss Overcoming stereotypes, which can be a …

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5 Powerful Leadership Lessons

I had the opportunity to hear speaker Jon Gordon the other day. I was not familiar with him, but an acquaintance told me I needed to listen to him. I was happy I did. He has an uplifting message. Based upon his talk I bought his book called The Energy Bus which I read this …

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Three Very Good Reads for a Wednesday

Here are three blog posts that are informative and thought provoking that would be well worth your time reading. The first comes from Jon Hyman. Do You Know? ABA/DOL’s Bridge to Justice (or Bridge Over Troubled Referrals) I have written about the link between the USDOL and plaintiffs attorneys, but Jon treats it in greater detail. …

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Five for Friday: Great Blog Posts to End The Week

Not everyone has time to read blog posts. I probably do more than most given that I am a consultant and a blogger myself. It is my research. So to help you along I am posting links to five I think are great to read as a way to end the workweek. First up is …

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A Final Leadership Lesson from the Tour de France

If you follow sports at all or even just glance at the news you probably know that the Tour de France is overwith as of yesterday July 25th. You may have picked up that Alberto Contador won his third Tour. In the news this race was as much about Lance Armstrong’s FAILURE TO REPEAT as …

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The HR Carnival: Summer Time Edition

The summer time edition of the HR Carnival was published yesterday at Mark Stelzner’s blog site called Inflexion Point. It is a great collection of HR related articles. If you are on vacation it will make some good beach reading (unless you follow my advice). If you are not on vacation it a good way to …

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HR Carnival: 20 Great Reads for May 12th

Today I have the good fortune to be the host of the HR Carnival. And what a good one it is! A couple of themes popped out in the submissions. One of these dealt with “conversation”. First we have Wally Bock’s Conversation: A Key Supervisory Tool. And it is. I have always been amazed to …

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Super Bowl Edition of the Carnival of HR

The Carnival of HR, the Super Bowl edition is posted over at Steve Boese’s HR Technology. This edition has some of the best HR blog posts from the last two weeks. The topics include professional development, personal development, leadership, unhappy workers, turning around your HR department, profit center development and much, much more. So improve …

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When It Comes to Leadership Companies Are In a World of Hurt

Talent Management Magazine reported the results of a leadership survey that presented eye-popping numbers on the lack of leadership many companies are facing in their future. The article, Many Companies Do Not Have Enough Future Leaders Onboard, reported the results of a survey done by OI Partners. They survey 212 large and midsized companies and found: …

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Leadership Carnival for June 7th

Dan McCarthy over at the blog Great Leadership has posted this month’s issue of the Leadership Carnival. This is a great collection of blog posts dealing with leadership issues. They cover talent managment, defending against unions by having a happy workforce, leadership development, inspiration and more. My favorite is Wally Bock’s analysis of Warren Bennis’ …

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