Joseph J, Aliotta

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9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions

The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of ideas. Some are your own, while others are from your team. Some are well-baked concepts …

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Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "What @google's best managers do http://t.co/6f3DOEjTKe http://t.co/En8gjlhFyt"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>0 replies 6 retweets 7 likes<p>Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>Great list of leadership behaviors | "@<b>HarvardBiz</b>: What @<b>google</b>'s best …

How John F. Kennedy Changed Decision Making for Us All

Late in the evening on October 18, 1962, Attorney General Robert Kennedy squeezes into the front seat of his car. With him is the CIA director, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a driver. Six other high-level officials crowd into the back seat. The packed car secretly speeds off from …

GM CEO Dan Akerson's top 9 leadership lessons

After three years on the job, GM CEO Dan Akerson tells what he's learned about leading a major company's revival.<p>Daniel Akerson, electrical engineer and finance man by training, Naval officer by decree, executive by design, and, since 2010, General Motors CEO almost by default.<p>Akerson, 64, spent …

5 Obstacles That Are Demotivating Your Employees

Employee motivation is vital for the continuing success and development of any business. However, motivators do not only include good salaries and …

6 Steps For Successfully Bringing Change To Your Company

There’s a right way and a wrong way to push for organizational change. Here’s how to avoid backlash, and get everybody involved in the process.<p>In working with organizations over the years, we’ve observed a leadership pattern that sabotages change. It occurs when senior leaders, who have been …

Seven Tips for Shifting a Mindset in Your Organization

We’re all fascinated by new ideas and how they can grab hold of us, influencing how we think and affecting how we take action. How does Atul Gawande (the checklist doctor) get inside my head, when others don’t? Why does Gwyneth Paltrow make me adjust my behaviors, when others can’t?<p>In business, …

3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry

Psychologists are digging into the mystery of why some teams gel and others don't. Here's some of what they've uncovered.<p>Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but …

How Delusion Makes You More Productive

The first step to getting something done is deluding yourself into thinking you can do it.<p>How do you get something massive done–like building a business or writing a book or learning how to dance–when you’re not sure if you can make it happen? A.J. Jacobs has the hack: self-delusion.<p>Jacobs, whose …

Want The Job? Learn To Tell Great Stories, Starting With Your Interview

Companies need stories to build their brands. Individuals need them, too. And your job interview is the place to begin the tale.<p>A theme has emerged as we’ve stalked how the tech elite hire: that, perhaps liberatingly, they give less of a damn about what school you went to or what brain teasers you …

How To Tell A Story–Right Now–From A Master Of Improv

Upright Citizen Brigade founding member Matt Besser is one of the world’s leading improvers. Here, the off-the-cuff expert offers wisdom on how to free associate your way to solid spontaneous storytelling.<p>What we say matters a great deal, but so does what we don’t say. There are times when you just …