Management Practices/Leadership
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Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 05/08/2014
How to Attract People to Your Cause
No one follows anyone else without their being motivated to do so. Look at any situation where men or women follow a leader and you will discover definite reasons. Luck or unusual circumstances may play a part. But mostly it is because of actions that the leader takes. You can use one of the most powerful motivators on the planet, and it will usually cost you little or nothing. Full Content »
Contributor: Ben Mueller
Posted: 03/24/2014
The Last Millennial Article L&D Profs Need to Read
The New York Times Magazine published a remarkable think piece this month on millennial startup culture in Silicon Valley. The examination of the technology that rules their lives, the technology that they have created, is perhaps the best gateway to understanding Gen Y. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 03/21/2014
Heroic Leadership: Develop Your Self-Confidence
No one starts right out in life accomplishing what we might think of as "big things." But scientists have discovered that confidence generated in one area spills over into others. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 03/19/2014
What Chinese Marketers Want to Know about Drucker
Dr. William Cohen's book Drucker on Marketing is currently being published in Beijing, and his Chinese publisher surveyed a number of Chinese businessmen to provide questions for him. See what’s on the mind of Chinese executives about Drucker. Full Content »
Contributor: Conseula Di Primio
Posted: 03/17/2014
Job Descriptions: Painfully Useless Administrivia or Strategic Tool?
Do all the employees in your organization have up-to-date job descriptions? Unless you work in a regulated industry that requires strict descriptions for all employees, chances are, you don't. And why? Because job descriptions are hard to write. Full Content »
Contributor: Caroline Osinski
Posted: 02/21/2014
Leadership Styles Across Cultures
There can be a huge gap in defining what a "good manager" is, depending on who’s providing the definition. These discrepancies stem from different preferences, expectations and culturally inherited values in a particular society. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 02/14/2014
Want to Lead? Get Out in Front
I don’t know how anyone got the idea that a leader could sit back and lead from somewhere in the rear, but it's sheer balderdash. There is only one place from which you can lead effectively, and that’s from right up front. Full Content »
Contributor: Z. Colette Edwards
Posted: 02/10/2014
Be Yourself and No One Else: Leading with Authenticity
Authenticity is one of the most pressing issues among executive leaders. An environment which does not align with one’s values can actually create personal health problems. As a leader, what steps can you take to make it okay to "be yourself?" Full Content »
Contributor: Ben Mueller
Posted: 02/07/2014
Leadership Lessons from Chris Christie’s Bridgegate
To paraphrase the immortal words of Kermit the Frog, "It’s not easy being Chris Christie." Regardless of the specific wrongdoing, an interesting leadership conundrum has presented itself: How does one lead in times when authority and trustworthiness are questioned? Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 02/06/2014
Dare the Impossible and Achieve the Extraordinary
Peter Drucker wrote that there is no substitute for leadership. Real leadership is far more than manipulating people to do what you want. Extraordinary leaders dare the impossible and as a result they achieve the extraordinary. Full Content »
Contributor: Erica Fener
Posted: 02/04/2014
7 Steps to Creating an Awesome Corporate Culture
The first thing that matters—or that should matter—for a company is building a stellar product or service that will last. Once you have a product or service established, you can grow your company and focus on building a culture. Full Content »
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