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Giving Feedback - Gordon Tredgold

When it comes to giving feedback we need to remember that the process is supposed to be beneficial to the person receiving it.<p>They should be able to …

MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

How To Be More Charismatic

Charisma is a crucial ingredient of business success.<p>Without it, it’s hard to influence others. Difficult to clinch sales. And damn near impossible to get to the top.<p>But it is widely assumed that charisma cannot be developed – you’ve either got it or you don’t.<p>I beg to differ. I’ve coached hundreds …

How To Design A Better Office For Both Introverts And Extroverts

Could a “palette of place” give workers control and choice over where and how they work? One company goes deep into work space.<p>Ask workers what bugs them most about the office, and chances are they’ll tell you they can’t concentrate or focus on their work.<p>At Steelcase, we regularly survey workers …

The Workplace

Paralympic Medalist Bonnie St. John: 'Invite Somebody to Push You Past Where You're Comfortable' | Inc.com

How to Make a Business Plan for Your Life

<i>What’s the meaning of life?</i> is so rhetorical sometimes, so open to interpretation. It’s a question we ponder—a question that rarely has a concrete …

Top of Mind: 9 Leaders' Business (and Life) Tips

There are several apps I have been using a lot recently. The first is Dots. I’m not normally a huge gamer, however it is highly addictive and I have …

Be a Media Maestro

<b>Q: I see many industry peers appearing in the media, and I realize this could—and should—be me. But I don’t know where to begin to generate coverage</b> …

Becoming a Great Workplace Coach

Becoming a good workplace coach makes walking a tightrope look easy. A few tips for finding balance.<p>Building trust in a coaching relationship is just the first step. Good coaches also put effort into finding the right coaching balance.<p>What do I mean by that? As a coach you have to set the right …

Leadership

Insulate Your Portfolio Against Rising Interest Rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s signal in mid-May of the Fed’s plans to gradually unwind its bond purchasing program, I believe, marks the beginning of the end to the more than 30-year bull market in bonds. His widely anticipated and somewhat benign comments accelerated a huge spike in …

Leaders Don't Fix Problems, They Turn Them Into Opportunities

There's a difference between fixing a problem and refashioning the problem into something that reaps rewards later on.<p>It’s easy to fire the sour employee who brings others down and difficult to turn the employee into a friendly one. It’s easy to ask an angry customer what you can do to make him or …

Customers

Creating Slack: The Quick Scheduling Trick To Make Your Week Most Productive

Constantly canceling appointments, showing up late, and rushing from thing to thing is a terrible way to spend your time. The answer? Build slack into your schedule. Here’s how.<p>I work on Fridays. But if you look at my calendar on a good week, you wouldn’t think I do.<p>I got in the habit of leaving …

Productivity

Top 10 List: The Greatest Living Business Leaders Today

With the passing of my dear friend Stephen R. Covey, I have been taking some time to consider many of the greatest business leaders who are wielding strong influence on the business world we live in today.<p>I’d like to present my personal top 10 list of the people I consider most influential in terms …

15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders

It’s important to realize that just because someone holds a position of leadership, doesn’t necessarily mean they should. Put another way, not all leaders are created equal. The problem many organizations are suffering from is a recognition problem – they can’t seem to recognize good leaders from …

10 Traits of Courageous Leaders

Courageous leaders are in high demand and short supply these days.<p>Rampant fear has sent many organizational cultures into a downward spiral, the tenuous state of the economy creating untold levels of anxiety. According to a 2011/2012 Kenexa report , workplace stress is at the highest levels in four …

Leading Like Jeff Bezos: Words Are More Important Than Numbers

Here’s an interesting note on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ recent purchase of the <i>Washington Post</i>. In Bezos’ version of the corporate world, words are as important as numbers.<p>We agree. In fact, in our company of 100 employees, we maintain that words mean even more.<p>In a November 2012 interview with Charlie …

What Real Leadership Looks Like

Do you “know” leadership when you see it?<p>Can you tell it’s happening in a team, in a workgroup, on a task force or across the organization?<p>If you are not looking for three important outcomes – direction, alignment and commitment – then you’re missing something big.<p>Direction is agreement on what the …

Why We Need More (Women) Leaders

There’s been a lot of talk this past year about why more women don’t become leaders. About what our society needs to change to produce more female leaders. There’s even been some discussion about why women are better leaders than men in some arenas.<p>Often overlooked is this basic reality: what the …

The World's Top 50 Leadership and Management Thinkers

Every two years since 2001, Thinkers50 has published their ranking of the world’s top 50 management and leadership thinkers. I’ve watched the popularity of this ranking grow over the last few years, and today being nominated for a Thinkers50 award is largely considered akin to being nominated for …

Power Does Not Equal Leadership

<i>The following is a guest piece by Dennis Bakke.</i><p>As a parent and as a former coach of my son’s youth sports teams, I was filled with shock, horror, and …

Culture of Purpose: Why Most Leaders Get It Wrong And 3 Ways To Get It Right

There’s a gap. A gap between what makes organizations successful and the way leaders traditionally manage business.<p>A 2013 Deloitte survey revealed that:<p>“Organizations that focus beyond profit and instill a strong sense of purpose among their employees are more likely to find long-term success.”<p>Yet …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

By Glenn Llopis | Small Business

Top 10 Qualities of a Good Leader

These are (perhaps) the top 10 qualities of a good leader for people in any business.<p>These leadership qualities fit together in perfect harmony as …

8 Traps Successful Leaders Must Avoid

When an organization is performing well, investments in talent and innovation should be at full-throttle. As recent history has shown, companies tend to get complacent when they are on top, instead of sustaining their momentum through strategic focus. Great leaders know how to keep momentum alive …

6 Leadership Styles for Successful Leaders

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Leadership

3 Types of Leaders Who Never Succeed

Do you rise again and again to the very edge of success, only to fall back down? You may be guilty of one of these leadership styles.<p>It's an oft-quoted leadership trope: Because of his sin in striking the rock twice, Moses never lived to see his people into the Promised Land. That role fell instead …

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