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Michael draws out five leadership lessons and brings attention to a particularly interesting point with this one: "All of us would do well to reflect on how receptive we are to the suggestions and opinions of others and alternate points of view. Leaders need to question their willingness to hear certain voices and not others. They need to make a Read More

5 practical tips for getting better performance feedback

5 practical tips for getting better performance feedback - http://www.allthingsworkplace.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://www.allthingsworkplace.com 4653 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 17, 2008 3:50 pm
Steve Roesler offers five practical tips for finding out how you're doin'. My favorite is number four: “Your best relationships are with people who say 'no' to you. This isn't about someone refusing to give you feedback. It's about the paradoxical dynamic that surrounds difficult news. It takes a high level of trust to say 'no' to someone. As a re Read More

The power of storytelling to drive viral marketing

The power of storytelling to drive viral marketing - http://www.truecolorsconsulting.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Marketing
From http://www.truecolorsconsulting.com 4660 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 11, 2008 12:16 pm
Don't look now but Willy Wonka is back and his name is Tiger Woods. People are buying Nike Platinum golf balls in hopes of finding their "golden ticket" for some tee time with Tiger a la Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Nike's marketing campaign builds on the classic children's story to resonate with golfers in a modern-stay fairy tale Read More

Just how do salespeople put customers first?

Just how do salespeople put customers first? - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Sales
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4659 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 11, 2008 4:25 am
Sales professionals receive a lot of advice to pay attention to the other person, focus on their needs, subordinate our own ego, and so on. But many have a hard time squaring that with honesty. After all, they're in business to make money. This article explores how successful sales people resolve the tension between putting customers first while Read More

10 Steps for Cleaning Up Information Pollution

10 Steps for Cleaning Up Information Pollution - http://www.useit.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Self-Development
From http://www.useit.com 4676 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 25, 2008 6:02 pm
Better prioritization, fewer interruptions, and concentrated information that's easy to find and manage helps people become more productive and stop wasting their colleagues' time. Read More

When Legal Contracts Hurt Instead of Help

When Legal Contracts Hurt Instead of Help - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Legal
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4676 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 25, 2008 6:01 pm
Overly complex legal contracts are increasingly ubiquitous, annoying—and ineffective. They increase costs, decrease productivity, and annoy the hell out of your customers and contractors. But savvy business people can choose the alternate route this article lays out. Read More

3 Powerful Words that can increase your business

3 Powerful Words that can increase your business - http://www.strategicimperatives.ca Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Sales
From http://www.strategicimperatives.ca 4676 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 24, 2008 2:36 am
What one factor leads to successful outcomes in meetings with clients and prospects? Research shows the more time clients and prospects spend talking in a meeting, the more likely they are to feel good about it and have a positive opinion of their advisor. Here are 3 steps to getting clients and prospects talking in a meeting —- and the three most Read More

A-List Blogs for C-Level Execs

A-List Blogs for C-Level Execs - http://www.portfolio.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Management
From http://www.portfolio.com 4676 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2008 8:28 pm
Portfolio.com's list of must-read blogs for CEOs and other chief executives. (If I met a CEO who read all of these, I'd be impressed.) Read More

How to succeed in business when there's an elephant in the room

How to succeed in business when there's an elephant in the room - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Self-Development
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4680 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 23, 2008 12:27 am
Think about all the awful, awkward, agonizing situations you've been in when there was an elephant in the room. Maybe the elephant is that you're nervous, maybe you're low in experience on a given issue, or maybe you're about to say something highly personal. Whatever's making everyone so uncomfortable, here's a tool you can use to Name It a Read More

The Top 100 Management and Leadership Must-Read Blogs

The Top 100 Management and Leadership Must-Read Blogs - http://www.hrworld.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Management
From http://www.hrworld.com 4680 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2008 2:29 am
Check out these top 100 blogs to help bolster your business acumen. HR World's list includes classics like top selling business authors Tom Peters, Charles H. Green, and Bob Sutton, along with some exciting new blogs that might surprise you. Read More
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