Monthly Archives: February 2013

Is Yahoo Showing Ineffective Leadership by Banning Telecommuting?

Yahoo!’s recent announcement to ban telecommuting raises issues around good management skills, technology use, employee motivation and productivity. Some would argue that a ban on telecommuting (Richard Branson for one) is going backwards to a time where employees need to be micro-managed … Continue reading

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Revealing Vulnerability, a Courageous Leadership Action

by Sandra Ford Walston Easily distracted by our projections about people’s personalities, we forget to focus on a critical courageous leadership action: revealing vulnerability. While preparing a presentation on courageous leadership for a Fortune 500 company, my client and I … Continue reading

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How to Become More Resilient & Succeed

“Becoming comfortable with the uncomfortable” is a skill all of us can use more of as the world changes and new opportunities and threats present themselves to us individually and to our organizations. Resilience is a powerful trait and comes … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Mentoring & 4 Ways to Succeed

by Lois Zachary It was a dark and stormy night. Secretly, she wanted to cancel their mentoring meeting. She was scared. Scared about driving during the storm and also that if she didn’t meet with her mentor this evening she would miss … Continue reading

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Corporate Video Training 2013 Trends

Trends provide us an opportunity to mark ourselves against what’s new or popular. Or, we can choose to ignore them.  But, the biggest indicator of a trend that is here to stay is its popularity, or, in the case of … Continue reading

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Resilience:Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Resilience is one those awesome traits we really don’t know we have until we come face to face with it. That can happen from a life setback or business failure. Entrepreneurs actually accelerate their odds of facing it by putting … Continue reading

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Accountability and Its Effect on Laziness

by Lee Ellis We just experienced Superbowl XLVII (that’s 47 for all of you that missed “old math” with Roman numerals). Thirty-two teams started the season (sixteen NFC and sixteen AFC with each conference having four divisions–North, South, East, and … Continue reading

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How to Interview and Hire the Right People

Have you asked these questions when you’re interviewing candidates? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why are you interested in working for us? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? Why do you want to … Continue reading

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