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  • Your Admin is Terrible? Ask Madeleine

    Your Admin is Terrible? Ask Madeleine

    Dear Madeleine, I am a senior leader in a large commercial services organization. I spent many years learning how to make good use of an assistant and I’ve always made sure I had a great one. Over the last few years, the company has been reducing t…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 8:06am -
  • Turn the Organizational Pyramid Upside Down?

    Turn the Organizational Pyramid Upside Down?


    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 7:57am -
  • Jealous Co-Worker?  Ask Madeleine

    Jealous Co-Worker?  Ask Madeleine

    Dear Madeleine, I am a young, new manager at a large health food grocery. I love the company, I love the job, and I am really learning a lot about being a new manager.  Here is my problem: when I joined the company as a cashier, I told one of my fri…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Jul 17, 9:19am -
  • The Power of Clear Expectations—Identifying What and Who

    The Power of Clear Expectations—Identifying What and Who

    Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? Each of these one-word questions can push organizational leaders and their team members toward the clarity they need to achieve success. In this post I’d like to focus on who and what. When leaders set clear expect…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 7:45am -
  • Biggest Managerial Questions of 2017? Ask Madeleine

    Biggest Managerial Questions of 2017? Ask Madeleine

    Madeleine Homan Blanchard is on vacation this week so we thought it would be fun to take a look at the three most viewed managerial questions Madeleine was asked through the first half of 2017. Here are the top three (with Madeleine’s advice) in as…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Jul 17, 8:11am -
  • Are Great Leaders Born or Made?

    Are Great Leaders Born or Made?

    “Great managers aren’t born—they’re trained.” That’s the message Scott Blanchard, principal and EVP with The Ken Blanchard Companies, is sharing with audiences as he speaks to groups of leadership, learning, and talent development profess…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 7:20am -
  • Jen Sincero on How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

    Jen Sincero on How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

    In this episode of the Blanchard LeaderChat podcast we interview Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. Sincero shares how to stop limiting yourself and start focusing on your st…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 7:45am -
  • The Leader as Coach – 4 Ways to Develop a Coaching Mindset

    The Leader as Coach – 4 Ways to Develop a Coaching Mindset

    Learning new skills can be awkward and uncomfortable. Think back to the first time you interviewed for a job or spoke in front of a group. It’s possible you made some mistakes, but in the long run you grew and developed. And if you were lucky enoug…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 8:47am -
  • Summer Reading for the Business Professional?  Ask Madeleine

    Summer Reading for the Business Professional?  Ask Madeleine

    Dear Madeleine, There are always recommendations for best summer reading and the lists usually point to fiction best-sellers.  Any suggestions for top business books?  I love a good novel but I also want to keep developing my skills. Business Minde…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Jul 17, 7:45am -
  • Keep it REAL – 4 Ways to Establish an Authentic Leadership Presence

    Keep it REAL – 4 Ways to Establish an Authentic Leadership Presence

    If you’re a leader, particularly in a large organization, the chances are your people don’t see you as a real person. They have a mental image of what they perceive you to be like, not who you actually are, says research by Nathan T. Washburn and…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 10:38am -

Empowered

  • My Next Chapter

    My Next Chapter

    I spent the last 20 years working at Forrester Research. My work here is my legacy. Now it’s time to move on. I’ll be leaving the company on March 2. Let me get into two things: what we did together,...
    - 6 Feb 15, 9:37am -
  • A simple video that explains the mobile mind shift
    Are you in need of a quick and simple way to explain what mobile moments are and how they apply in the mobile mind shift? Short of having Ted, Julie, or me come to your office and raise everyone's awareness...
    - 10 Jun 14, 11:56am -
  • Why You Should Read "The Mobile Mind Shift"

    Why You Should Read "The Mobile Mind Shift"

    Worldwide, people use mobile devices pretty much continuously. Mobile access on smartphones and tablets creates a dramatic change in behavior as people use, then expect, and then demand service from every entity they deal with. This is the mobile min…
    - 21 May 14, 1:21am -
  • Mobile moments change everything -- check out #MyMobileMoment and add your own
    Stop thinking in terms of what you do, or how your technology works now. Start thinking in terms of the mobile moments of your customers. A mobile moment is a point in time and space when someone pulls out a...
    - 12 May 14, 1:19pm -
  • The irony of the "Look Up" video
    Does anyone else find it ironic that a video telling you to stop using social and mobile sites got 28 million views on YOUTUBE? Go ahead, watch it on your phone, tweet it, share it on Facebook. Why not immerse...
    - 7 May 14, 9:15pm -
  • Facebook shatters into apps -- and it's the only way forward

    Facebook shatters into apps -- and it's the only way forward

    Farhad Manjoo says "The Future of Facebook May Not Say ‘Facebook’ " in the New York Times. Read the article, because it clearly points the direction for the future of Facebook (and of nearly everything else). From the article: “What...
    - 17 Apr 14, 9:19am -
  • Who owns David Ortiz' selfie?

    Who owns David Ortiz' selfie?

    David Ortiz took this selfie when the Red Sox visited the White House to celebrate their win in the 2013 World Series. First there was a huge hue and cry because of the question of whether Samsung put him up...
    - 4 Apr 14, 9:44am -
  • The Forrester Groundswell Awards for 2013: A New Set Of Objectives

    The Forrester Groundswell Awards for 2013: A New Set Of Objectives

    by Josh Bernoff As Nate Elliott announced, we're kicking off the seventh annual Forrester Groundswell Awards. Submit your entry here. The entry deadline is August 30. Nate and his team have revamped the categories completely this year, focusing aroun…
    - 15 Jul 13, 1:44pm -
  • Customer Experience explained in a short sharable video
    Forrester has spent years analyzing customer experience and what it means to business. My colleagues Harley Manning and Kerry Bodine wrote a book about it -- Outside In. But with so much to say, how can we (or you) communicate...
    - 5 Jun 13, 11:22am -
  • How the Mobile Mind Shift is different in Europe

    How the Mobile Mind Shift is different in Europe

    As we published last month, people are in the midst of making a Mobile Mind Shift: The expectation that any desired information or service is available, on any appropriate device, in context, at your moment of need. Our research on...
    - 21 May 13, 2:02am -

Financial Times: Management

  • Business Book Challenge: episode 7
    To celebrate the FT's Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend top reads to bring solace and advice in these turbulent times. In the seventh episode of our second series, FT columnist Andrew Hill and employment correspondent Sar…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 8:53pm -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 6
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the sixth episode of our second series, Martin Wolf, the FT’s chief economics commentator, joins…
    - 27 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 5
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fifth episode of our second series, Isabel Berwick, Lucy Kellaway and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Mi…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • What are the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace?
    Discussing what skills today’s employees should possess to survive a career that is likely to span more than 40 years, Lucy Kellaway hosts Chris Hirst, chief executive of Havas UK and Europe, Keely Woodley, a Grant Thornton partner who leads its hu…
    - 53 days ago, 31 May 17, 6:34am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 4
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fourth episode of our second series, Helen Barrett, Miranda Green and Andrew Hill discuss ‘St…
    - 57 days ago, 27 May 17, 12:00am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 3
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In episode three of the series, Tim Harford, Isabel Berwick and Helen Barrett discuss 'Designing Your Life'…
    - 69 days ago, 15 May 17, 12:00am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 2
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the second episode of our new series, Emma Jacobs and Andrew Hill discuss Brigid Shulte’s 'Overwh…
    - 83 days ago, 1 May 17, 12:00am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 1
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads for bringing solace and advice in turbulent times and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In the first episode of our second series, Rana F…
    - 97 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 12:00am -
  • Business Book Challenge: a masterclass
    Do you have a good idea for a business book? Following this year’s Bracken Bower Prize to find the best proposal from a young author, publishing industry experts and the prize finalists join FT management columnist Andrew Hill for a masterclass on…
    - 3 Jan 17, 9:05am -
  • Business Book Challenge: episode 7
    To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode seven, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, FT columnist Andr…
    - 19 Dec 16, 12:00am -

Forbes: Leadership

Knowledge@Wharton: Leadership

New York Times: You're the Boss

In The Lights PR
In The Lights PR
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In The Lights PR

Refresh Leadership

  • Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

    Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

    There are very few parts of life that remain untouched by technology in one way or another. From medicine to autonomous cars, we’re advancing at breakneck speed, and in many ways, our lives are greatly improved because of it. In the workplace, adva…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • New Survey: Businesses Report It’s Getting Harder to Fill Jobs

    New Survey: Businesses Report It’s Getting Harder to Fill Jobs

    70% Say Recruiting and Hiring is Very or Somewhat Difficult; Nearly one-third Blame Lack of Applicants Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the difficult time businesses are having filling jobs-and the reas…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 2:58pm -
  • Free Webinar: A Culture of Safety

    Free Webinar: A Culture of Safety

    Join us for a complimentary webinar, A Culture of Safety: Employee Buy-In Begins at the Top, featuring Bob Alcorn, CSP, CHST, Senior Loss Control Specialist at Express Employment Professionals, who contributed to saving Express more than 4 million do…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • The Results Are In: Will You Take a Vacation this Summer?

    The Results Are In: Will You Take a Vacation this Summer?

    Summer months have arrived, and for many people that means taking some time off work. In fact, July is by far the most popular month for summer vacations, according to a poll from Gallup. We recently asked our readers if they planned on taking time o…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • 7 Questions to Assess Your Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Work-life Balance

    7 Questions to Assess Your Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Work-life Balance

    In a busy workplace, it’s easy to get so focused on deadlines and productivity that you forget to consider how it’s impacting your employees. The most engaged employees are the ones who have their work and personal lives in sync. On the other han…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • Infographic: How to Be More Creative

    Infographic: How to Be More Creative

    Creativity in the business world is the key to staying one step ahead of the competition. For many people, creative thinking comes easy. For others, however, it requires a little more energy. Check out this infographic from Spirit Button, an online f…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • New Solutions to Old Problems

    New Solutions to Old Problems

    An inspirational message from leadership expert Jim Stovall. It seems as though we are facing more worldwide problems than ever before. While this may be true, I suspect much of the crisis consciousness is a result of the speed and availability of ne…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • What’s Your Definition of Work-life Balance?

    What’s Your Definition of Work-life Balance?

    A recent ABC News survey found that 70% of U.S. employees dream of having a different job, and 28% said they often feel overworked and overwhelmed. In Canada, the statistics are just as grim, with research from Staples Canada, as reported by the Cana…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • Question of the Month: What Types of Flexible Work Arrangements Does Your Company Provide?

    Question of the Month: What Types of Flexible Work Arrangements Does Your Company Provide?

    As communication technology has advanced over the years, businesses have increasingly embraced flexible work arrangements. In fact, in a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 56% of respondents said their organizations…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • New Survey: How Many Job Applicants Fail Drug Tests?

    New Survey: How Many Job Applicants Fail Drug Tests?

    At Least One-in-Twenty Applicants Fail Test at 23% of Businesses; 35% of Businesses Say Zero Applicants Fail In a low-unemployment era in which businesses are searching for qualified workers, Express Employment Professionals released new survey resu…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 10:14am -

The Economist: Schumpeter

  • And it's goodbye from us
    YOU may have noticed that things have been a bit quiet around here lately. That is because we have decided to change the way we publish business news updates during the week. Instead of posting them as posts here on the Schumpeter blog we are now pub…
    - 10 Sep 14, 6:38am -
  • The world's biggest shakedown?
    A LABYRINTHINE legal landscape is making it harder than ever for corporate America to stay on the right side of the law, say our correspondentsContinue reading
    - 28 Aug 14, 3:54pm -
  • The politics of price
    THIS week: Surprisingly low oil prices, more bank fines and Chinese antitrust enforcement
    - 25 Aug 14, 4:47pm -
  • Carpooling uber alles

    Carpooling uber alles

    “MARK my word,” Henry Ford declared in 1940, “A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come.” No doubt flying cars will eventually make their fashionably late arrival on the scene. But for the more immediat…
    - 20 Aug 14, 2:33pm -
  • Boom! Ballmer bows out

    Boom! Ballmer bows out

    "HARDCORE baby! Nothing gets in our way! Boom! The hardcore Clippers, that’s us!” At his official unveiling as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team this week (pictured), Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive of Microsoft, was his…
    - 19 Aug 14, 4:53pm -
  • The moguls are dead, long live the moguls

    The moguls are dead, long live the moguls

    MORE than 400 of Australia’s great and good turned up when Rupert Murdoch (pictured, right) recently hosted a dinner in Sydney to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Australian, his national daily newspaper. Launching a national broadsheet in a…
    - 18 Aug 14, 5:13pm -
  • Loco for CoCos
    THIS week: the global economy, lending to banks and the Jackson Hole Conference
    - 18 Aug 14, 2:08pm -
  • Thrift is in

    Thrift is in

    “I’M STUNTIN’ and flossin’ and savin’ my money and I’m hella happy that’s a bargain, bitch,” raps Macklemore, an American musician, in his 2012 song “Thrift Shop”, extolling the virtues of second-hand shops. A number one hit the w…
    - 18 Aug 14, 3:33am -
  • Slimming down

    Slimming down

    “DE-DIVERSIFICATION” is an ugly word, but the concept has become an attractive strategy among big miners. BHP Billiton, the world’s largest and once the leading exponent of diversification, looks like it has finally succumbed to the trend. On A…
    - 15 Aug 14, 1:18pm -
  • Ice, ice baby

    Ice, ice baby

    COMPANY executives are usually known for blue-sky thinking, rather than throwing cold water on ideas—or themselves, for that matter. But the recent actions of several higher-ups at big Silicon Valley technology companies including Facebook and Micr…
    - 14 Aug 14, 11:07am -

WJS: Management

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