María Elizabeth Saavedra

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A strong company has a clear purpose and challenges its staff

Henrik Ehrnrooth, chief executive of elevator and escalator company, KONE, discusses how technology can improve urban life, and the importance of clear company values.<p>What is your business background?<p>I started in banking, working for UBS and Goldman Sachs. In 2009 I joined [lift and escalator …

What if there was a single question that could tell you NOT to hire someone?

I’m fascinated by this thought.<p>Is there a specific question that can help you understand who <b>not</b> to hire if you are focused on building the highest …

Successful Leaders Go “Bump In The Night”

I am amused when all I hear leaders talk about is their successes. The triumphs they achieved paint a blueprint of what it takes to achieve …

This Single Action Will Make You a Better Husband, Wife, Boss, or Employee--According to Science

All of us crave it. So why are we so bad at dishing it out?<p>We all enjoy it when someone gives us sincere praise or commendation. It motivates us, encourages us, makes us feel good. When it comes to work, science tells us that an expression of commendation is more effective than even monetary …

Self-improvement

How to Tell If You’ll Like a Future Boss During a Job Interview

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 ways you can improve communication with colleagues

Businesses spend a lot of time focusing on how they communicate with customers. While this is important, you also have to think about internal …

A Lesson on Leadership, Social Media, and “Teachable Moments”

“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it.”—Erik QualmanAs someone old enough to remember when there …

Social Media

5 Reasons Why Meditation Can Improve Business Leadership

Is it just the latest corporate fad or is meditation really capable of giving a business leader the edge? Steve Jobs did it; software pioneer Marc Benioff and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner do it. Panda Express founder Andrew Cherng is reputed to have once stopped a business meeting to encourage a …

"The Value of Coaching - a Business Strategy for Competitive Edge"

"The Value of Coaching - a Business Strategy for Competitive Edge"<p>By: Rita Balian Allen, Rita B. Allen Associates<p>Executive coaching has become a highly desirable offering in many successful companies and viewed as an effective retention tool. Organizations that want to invest in their talented …

Presenting - A Big Cultural Crisis in Leadership Today

Presenting – A Big Cultural Crisis in Leadership Today<p>Aug 27, 2015 By Maurice Decastro In Advice<p>Presenting in business has changed dramatically over …

6 Qualities of Great Leaders

What is the point of good leadership? Shouldn’t all team members be considered and treated equal? Why do people need someone to look up to at all? …

Leadership

Every Company Needs a CLO: Chief Leadership Officer

Two different topics have been swirling through my conversations with clients and colleagues recently. The first speaks to the glaring need for leadership development at all levels of an organization; the other to the reluctance to add full-time employees to payrolls for positions that may be …

Leadership

7 Quotes About Leadership From Walter Cronkite

Here are insights from the iconic anchorman, who would have turned 100 today.<p>Legendary journalist Walter Cronkite anchored the CBS Evening News for 19 years starting in 1962. He was on the news desk for some of the most transformative moments of the last century -- the assassination of John F. …

Vietnam War

2 Daily Priorities That All Successful Leaders Never Ignore

Great leadership requires stamina, grit, focus, and discipline. Are you doing what you need to be your best?<p>A CEO client is over-extended, has too many priorities to juggle, and is simultaneously hyper-stressed and hyper-exhausted. Actually this describes many of my clients. Does this sound like …

12 Pitfalls When Moving From Mid- To Upper-Level Management

Transitioning from mid- to upper-level management can be challenging. Because something worked in the previous role does not necessarily mean it will work in the new role. Oftentimes, this transition is actually about letting go of certain skills and developing new ones. Unfortunately, not every …

Leadership

School Leaders: Having Conversations About Equity

<b>1.</b> <b>Before the session:</b> Give people an idea of what’s coming. Share the agenda ahead of time clarifying <i>what</i> will happen and <i>why</i>. Maybe require pre-work …

Teaching

3 Leadership Lessons from the Cubs’ Historic World Series Win

<i>Because it Takes More than Skill to Beat the Odds</i>I’m not much of a baseball fan. I played in high school, but I lost interest after breaking my …

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Fitness trackers today track fitness goals by monitoring activity, exercise, food, weight, sleep – all motivators to stay fit. These wearable devices …

Michael S. Seaver

On June 7th, I delivered a keynote address to 720+ attendees of the azcentral Top Companies to Work for in Arizona presented by the Arizona Commerce …

Business Development

Series on Leadership: THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT LEADERSHIP

Subordinates have a tendency to restrain themselves and be apprehensive when it comes to interacting with their leaders. Most employees think that …

Leadership by Design: 5 Reasons Designers Make Great Leaders

Design is like a lot of fields in that, if you are successful, sooner or later somebody is going to ask you to be in charge of something.<p>This may not …

How Being More Empathetic Can Make You a Better Leader

Lynnda Pollio has found success in life by listening to her instincts and carving out her own path. After holding a variety of jobs, including being the world's first Chief Consciousness Officer for Fortune 500 companies to help brands help spark cultural and personal transformation, she currently …

6 Leadership Tools Great Leaders Keep On Their Desk

The environment in which you work greatly affects your attitude, productivity, and ability to focus. Great leaders know this. And in order to be the …

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