Monthly Archives: July 2010

Guidance for the Newly Promoted – Part Two

More guidance for the new CEO or any CEO with newly promoted staff. What should a person entering a new role do in their first 30 days? I interviewed Helen Wilkie, author of “The Hidden Profit Center” and creator of “The Manager’s Journey” 12-month pro…

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Guidance for the Newly Promoted – Part Two – Jul 30,2010

More guidance for the new CEO or any CEO with newly promoted staff. What should a person entering a new role do in their first 30 days? I interview Helen Wilkie, author of “The Hidden Profit Center” and creator of “The Manager’s Journey” 12-month progr…

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Guidance for the Newly Promoted – Part One

You’ve been newly promoted to CEO — or you’ve just given someone a promotion within your organization. What should a newly promoted person do in their first 30 days to ensure their success in their new role? I interviewed Dr. Philip C. Stine, whose ov…

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Guidance for the Newly Promoted – Jul 23,2010

You’ve been newly promoted to CEO — or you’ve just given someone a promotion within your organization. What should a newly promoted person do in their first 30 days to ensure their success in their new role? I interview Dr. Philip C. Stine, whose over…

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Coaching Tip for a CEO with an Empowered Team

I just had a coaching call with one of my CEOs, K__, and wanted to share this — it’s relevant to all of us. I recently read that “The Currency of Leadership is Attention” and it rang true — you get what you inspect, you get what you measure, etc.K__…

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Leadership in Chaotic Times – Jul 16,2010

Leadership is needed during times of crisis and chaos. I interview Casi Callaway of Mobile Baykeepers on the way groups are forming and finding leadership in response to the Gulf Oil Disaster.leadership | management | CEO | crisis | chaos

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Trust-Based Marketing – Jul 09,2010

Jerry Fletcher of Z-Axis Marketing explains trust-based marketing and how to use it in your own business.leadership | management | CEO | trust | marketing

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The Up-Side of Czars

Stepping back from the details of any one US Presidential administration, we see a pattern since the 1930s of appointing “czars” for various topics.  What’s the purpose of doing that, and why might business owners want to do something similar?One …

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Nice Teams Finish Last

Think your team is great because you all get along so well?  It could be a sign your team is under-performing.As Brian Cole Miller describes in his new book Nice Teams Finish Last, niceness is often a cover for fear of straight talk, for low trust…

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Nice Teams Finish Last – Jul 02,2010

Why being nice destroys team performance, and what to do about it — and other provocative insights from teamwork expert and bestselling author Brian Cole Miller. Brian Cole Miller is a team-builder, facilitator, and management-trainer with a master’…

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