Creating real movement in the boardroom requires the board to see itself in a different light, own what it sees, set a course forward and hold itself accountable for executing that course.
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The CEO Refresher is your portal to the best brains on the planet! Creative leadership, innovation, leading change, executive intelligence and insight. We are pleased to announce that The CEO Refresher is once again publishing new articles. The untimely death of founder and publisher Rick Sidorowicz in September 2011 left the site in a void. Rick devoted a great deal of time and effort into developing and managing the CEO Refresher, and believed passionately in its value in providing the executive intelligence you need to lead well in these turbulent times. We wish to continue bringing you the articles and resources you have come to count on from The CEO Refresher.
If you work for a boss who wields power in a petty fashion, takes credit for the good ideas of others or quickly scapegoats others for his or her mistakes your boss may be a bully. This article helps you to identify whether you are being bullied and what you can do about it.
Don’t just be good to the customer. Be good for the customer. Show value, create an experience and always strive to exceed their expectations.
Are you conscious at work? While most people are not fully asleep at work, neither are they fully awake and putting forth the full potential of their skills and talents.
Numerous studies over the last few decades have shown that when it comes to understanding what really energizes and mobilizes, there’s a huge we/they gap between managers and frontline people.
There are several tactics that can be pulled, as needed, from your “interpersonal-communication skills toolbox,” so that a heated dialogue can be self-facilitated or cooled off to allow for a more productive, less harmful interaction.
A recent canoe trip on the Boundary Waters in Northern Minnesota offered wonderful lessons on how leaders can unknowingly screw up.
Entrepreneurs often ask me, “Why am I not getting any clients?” or “Why isn’t this happening for me?” And certainly we all ask such questions occasionally, whether as business owners or in other areas of our lives when what we’re trying to bring about or create just doesn’t seem to be coming together for us.
Workplace workouts, in the context of learning, can promise growth, stamina, productivity, AND ultimately profitable performance.
If you know what some of the nastier poor-communication habits are, you can become more mindful and look for ways to increase your skillfulness. The positive results can be seen in interpersonal interactions as well as improvements in the quality of your marketing communications and networking.