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Michael Diercks
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Are Today’s Business Heroes Challenging Our Ideas About Leadership?
by James Heskett Summing Up Is There Really a Formula for Great Leadership? The overall sense of responses to our question for the month is that
the leadership stars of today—Jobs, Bezos, Gates, etc.,—should not cause
us to change our time-honored ideas a...
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6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them
6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them By Robyn Benincasa (Reposted from Fast Company - http://www.fastcompany.com/1838481/6-leadership-styles-and-when-you-should-use-them) Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and
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The New Science of Building Great Teams
The New Science of Building Great Teams by Alex “Sandy” Pentland Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good
place to start. The skills required for call center wor...
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Understanding Fear of Process Improvement
by Brad Power  (Published on 09/27/13 on HBR Blog ) A culture of continuous improvement is crucial to organizational performance and survival. Just ask Richard Aubut, CEO of South Shore Hospital ,
the leading regional provider of healthcare in southeastern...
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Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?
Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People? by Matthew Lieberman (Published on 12/27/13 on HBR Blog )    A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a
great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data.  In 2009,
James Ze...
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Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy
Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy by Christine M. Riordan   (Published on 1/16/14 on HBR Blog )    Study after study has shown that listening is critical to leadership effectiveness. So, why are so few leaders good at it? Too often, leaders se...
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You Are Not the Best Judge of You
You Are Not the Best Judge of You by Scott Edinger (Published on 11/15/11 on HBR Blog )    “To create a reliable 360 survey,” Marcus Buckingham concludes in his recent blog on this site, “ The Fatal Flaws With 360 Surveys, ”
all you need do is…ask the rate...
You Are Not the Best Judge of You
You Are Not the Best Judge of You
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Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees
Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees by Rosabeth Moss Kanter  (Published on 10/23/13 on HBR Blog )  The most motivated and productive people I’ve seen recently work
in an older company on the American East Coast deploying innovative
technology pr...
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