Category Archives: Leadership

An Expert’s Tips for Improving Wellness Communication at Work

When not at work, Dan is training for a triathlon. Health fanatic? Not at all. “I just enjoy exercise and love physical competition,” he says. But Andrea’s time away is family time. She’s often in the car driving her kids … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: 11 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Through the years, philosophers, scholars and management consultants have attempted to describe the ingredients of good leadership. Is there a recipe you can follow? Or are you born a leader? The low expectations for leaders of all types — business, … Continue reading

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Leadership Study Reveals Insights for Building Credibility and Presence

Business executives ranked highest as leaders and communicators in a recent survey by global communications firm Ketchum. Participants in the 12-country survey said this group was more effective than non-profit leaders, politicians and religious leaders. Yet, despite an improvement from … Continue reading

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How to Really Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Today, the first Friday in March, we honor the contributions of employees to business success. Established by Recognition Professionals International in 1995, Employee Appreciation Day gives employers a chance to recognize and reward staffers who bring their loyalty, commitment and … Continue reading

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A Communications Resource and Eight Tips for Memorable Leadership

If you write, present or simply seek inspiration from thought leaders, you may be interested in a new resource from TED. The team behind “ideas worth spreading” has collected memorable quotes from its presenters in categories that include business, creativity, … Continue reading

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Can Internal Social Media Power Your Organization to Better Results?

Do you factor workplace access to social media into your career decisions? A number of young professionals do. Cisco’s second annual Connected World Technology Report surveyed college students and workers under 30 in 14 countries. Reflecting their status as digital … Continue reading

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The Downton Abbey School of Change Readiness

The popular British series Downton Abbey has returned to PBS for its second season. It covers the years from 1916 to 1919, resuming two years after the Earl of Grantham’s (Hugh Bonneville) announcement that England is at war with Germany. … Continue reading

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Does Your Child’s Name Predict Leadership Success?

BabyCenter, a parenting website, just announced the most popular baby names of 2011. Almost immediately, I recalled a story released by LinkedIn earlier this year highlighting the most common names for CEOs. For fun, I thought I’d take a look … Continue reading

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On Leadership and Innovation

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how … Continue reading

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