Andy Brough

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How Good Managers Manage Emotions

There’s no way around it. Managers matter.<p>Many organizations minimize the link between their managers’ human skills and overall employee performance. But over and over, the research confirms that old gut sense: A manager is generally the most important factor in bringing out a worker’s best …

Here's How Seth Godin Writes - Copyblogger

When Seth Godin talks, people listen.<p>We’ve been listening for years to this bestselling author of 17 books with a storied background in publishing, …

9 Ways To Turn Your Desk Into The Ideal Workspace

"Your workstation should fit you like a tailored shirt," says University of California ergonomist David Rempel. "If I come to your workstation and you're six inches taller than me, it shouldn't fit me."<p>If your workstation doesn't fit you, you're in trouble. Typing speed goes down with discomfort, …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

The Power Of Now – The Key to Increasing Leadership Effectiveness - Lead Change

"<i>I do believe that leading in the now is grounded in being aware of the opportunity to mold moments into successful futures."</i><p>You may be familiar with …

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Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Using Simple Math, An Expert Proves You're Passing on Top Talent

A 90 percent success rate also means a 10 percent failure rate that can cause major ripples.<p>Even the very best recruiters are going to make a mistake from time to time. And even a razor-thin margin of error can have a big effect on making sure your company is identifying top talent. Here's the math …

CATERPILLAR: Here's Our 2014 Outlook For Growth And Risk In The Global Economy

This is great news for shareholders, who are watching the stock price rally.<p>But this could also be a good sign for the whole economy.<p>As a global supplier of construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar is a pretty bellwether of economic activity.<p>Every quarter, management actually provides a …

How Entrepreneurs Can Learn to Be Powerful Negotiators

<i>Denis Duvauchelle</i> <i>is the CEO and co-founder of productivity app</i> <i>Twoodo</i><i>.</i><p>Negotiation is not the simple art of getting what you want, when you want it. A great negotiation, whether in your personal or professional life, will leave both parties feeling [somewhat] satisfied rather than producing a clear …

Andrew Brough, PhD on Twitter: "Effective #leadership involves giving followers FAST (frequent, accurate, specific, timely) feedback"

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5 Ways Leaders Enable Innovation In Their Teams

Leaders are accountable to assemble teams and lead them to optimal performance outcomes. An effective leader recognizes the importance of embracing differences in people and knows how to connect the dots amongst those differences to get the best outcomes from the team. This is what cultivates a …

Building & Leading High-Performance Teams

<b>Effective leaders ask many questions – and listen to the answers they receive. Great leaders act on what they hear.</b><p>A right of passage for first year …

9 Ways to Be as Productive as a Navy SEAL

The best teams in the world practice specific behaviors to ensure maximum efficiency.<p>When performing capture-or-kill missions in Iraq, we often used Humvees as insert platforms. It didn't take long to see the difficulty of getting out of a Humvee and over a six-foot wall while wearing nearly 70 …

It's Official. Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast ⋆ George Ambler

Research from Booz and Company found that 84% of executive believe culture is <i>critical</i> to their business success and <b>60% of executives believe culture</b> …

Culture and the Chief Executive

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p>It is striking to see how many chief executives see their most important responsibility as being the leader of the …

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don't

The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While the capabilities possessed by the best leaders might seem otherworldly to many, they are merely the outcome of hard work, experience, perspective, and yes, a …

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Hubble's amazing photo of galaxies colliding is a must-see: http://ti.me/12SwZKa (Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA))

Why You Need A Hashtag Strategy For Your Business

This week associate Adam Torkildson and I had the chance to talk about our favorite topic — PR — with a company that licenses proprietary equipment to individuals who use the product to create their own regional business. Some 30 of the merchant partners had come together to attend the company’s …

HuffPost on Twitter: "On this day 561 years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci was born http://t.co/NyIatBVCX6 http://t.co/AOyIP82T2B"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HuffPost</b><p>Wat a blessed day :) RT@<b>HuffingtonPost</b>: On this day 561 years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci was born …

Leadership Quotes for Inspiration

LeadershipQuote is the online notebook of entrepreneur, speaker and mentor Graham Speechley.<br>This website showcases some of my significant insights. …

Arizona Science Center, Heritage Square Map/Directions

​Arizona Science Center is a science museum with interactive exhibits, a planetarium, and an IMAX theater in downtown Phoenix. It is located at …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

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Top 10 destinations for twitchers

If you don't know what a 'twitcher' is then this list is probably not for you - then again, perhaps you don't even know you're a twitcher yet. (Twitcher is just another name for birdwatcher.)<p>With over 10,000 species of birds in the world, twitchers travel far and wide to get a glimpse or catch the …