January 9, 2015
Weekly Round-Up: On What Makes a Leader, Lessons in Innovation & 15 Procrastination Beating Techniques
Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. Each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays I pull some of the best together here on my blog. So in case you’ve missed them, here is this week’s round-up of top posts.
They’ll provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.
- 10 Commandments of Employee Engagement
By Mel Kleiman, Ragan
“With the holidays and a new year upon us, it's a good time to pause, look at the big picture, and resolve to do even better in 2015. In that light, here's something to ponder: Other than…”
- Lessons in Innovation from Six of the World’s Most Creative Thinkers
By Ali Rushdan & Alrick Pagnon, Fast Company
“Much to his disappointment, Hayao Miyazaki is often referred to as the Walt Disney of Japan. Unlike the late Disney....”
- 15 Procrastination-Beating Techniques to Boost Productivity (Infographic)
By Larry Kim, Inc.
“If you find yourself constantly scrambling at the last minute to get done what you managed to put off as long as possible, don't worry--you're not alone…”
- No Follow-Up on the Follow-Up?
By Naphtali Hoff, SmartBlog on Leadership
“As a coach and workshop facilitator, I frequently get calls that sound something like this: ‘I’m looking for someone who can give a workshop to my staff on the topic of _________. My plan is for us to do…”
- What Makes a Leader?
By Daniel Goleman, Harvard Business Review
“Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary…”
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- David Grossman
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