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  • stephan metral 馃悵 Innovative Brand Ambassador

    "Boss, I am not telling you...but I will resign soon...for the better."

    We are facing times when companies are competing for ingenuity to keep their best employees on the job, some major employers see them leavin ...

    2 years ago 2 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Is Sucking Up To Your Boss the Way to Get Ahead? What Would Machiavelli Think?

    The perennial question of what鈥檚 the best way to get ahead at work continues to be discussed and studied. One study by two academics reveale ...

    2 years ago 4 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Leading Through Mutual Commitment, Not Compliance

    I was a young greenhorn economist with just a tad of related work experience. I鈥檇 worked in consumer lending after college for two years, bu ...

    5 months ago 3 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    The Leader Sets the Tone

    You鈥檙e at a work meeting. One of your co-workers is giving a Powerpoint presentation to 30 people from both your work unit and two other uni ...

    4 years ago 3 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Kevin Pashuk

    Change your JOB?... or CHANGE your job?

    Today, I highlight two of my favourite books in my library. 路 Of course there are newer books that deal with similar subjects, but these on ...

    4 years ago 1 min. reading time 11 comments 2 relevants

  • John Whitehead

    Interpersonal Skills: Making the effort to move from hearing to listening

    We鈥檝e all met that dynamic, charismatic person who just has a way of connecting with others, is influential and makes a lasting impact. In t ...

    4 years ago 2 min. reading time 1 comment 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    What鈥檚 Your Leadership Lens?

    How do you perceive the world? 路 Is your glass half empty, or half full? 路 When you interact with people, whether at work or in your communi ...

    2 years ago 5 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Leadership Mumbo Jumbo: Are You Communicating Clearly to Your Followers?

    Have you ever completed a task at work, thinking you did it well, only to be told by your boss that you screwed it up? 路 Worse, what about m ...

    1 year ago 2 min. reading time 1 comment 0 relevants

  • Graham馃悵 Edwards

    The worst example of Leadership I've heard in a while...

    The story goes something like this... 路 A relatively new employee arrived at work and as she settled into her day she got a call from Human ...

    4 years ago 2 min. reading time 7 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    10 Ways to Get Your Staff to Disrespect You

    Your faithful correspondent of more than a decade on WordPress was in the workforce 35 years before retiring. During that time, in both the ...

    2 years ago 1 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Real Leaders Don鈥檛 Have the Attention Spans of Squirrels

    How many times have you been talking to your boss when their wireless rings and they grab for it wildly, have a short chat then back to you, ...

    2 years ago 2 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • John Whitehead

    Leadership Is Not What I Thought It Was

    "Leadership is not what I thought it was" 鈥 this was the comment from one of my students earlier this week as I sat in on one of the small g ...

    4 years ago 2 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Your Moral Compass: The Key to Leadership

    There are lots of smart people out there鈥損eople with high IQs who seem to absorb vast amounts of information and who are capable of regurgit ...

    1 year ago 3 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Royce Shook

    Are you the director

    Have you ever met a person who wants to direct or control all that surrounds them? I worked, 路 many years ago with a boss, who recently died ...

    2 years ago 1 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Graham馃悵 Edwards

    Fulfillment, happiness, and reward...

    The other day I was wandering around one of the local artisan boutiques in my neighbourhood and came across a young woman preparing for spri ...

    3 years ago 2 min. reading time 4 comments 0 relevants

  • Graham馃悵 Edwards

    Meritocracy is great, except when it isn't... then it's a @$%# train wreck

    Up front I will tell you George is no one person but a "mashup" of people and situations I've experienced over the years. 路 The organizatio ...

    4 years ago 2 min. reading time 1 comment 0 relevants

  • Justin Shimoon

    Happy People Usually Earn More Money

    Don鈥檛 worry, be happy--a simple saying that can help anyone out of a bad mood. Remaining positive and being happy can lead to great things. ...

    2 years ago 1 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Jim Taggart

    Know Fear as a Leader

    To say that the workplace has changed a lot in the past decade, with more changes imminent, should not come as a surprise to anyone. It鈥檚 al ...

    9 months ago 3 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Robert Cormack

    How To Pleasure Yourself.

    According to Nietzsche, being accepted leads to self-loathing. What you really want to be is scandalous. That's just plain sexy. 路 鈥淵ou know ...

    2 years ago 5 min. reading time 0 comments 0 relevants

  • Ren茅e 馃悵 Cormier

    Six Manipulation Tactics Everyone Should Learn to Recognize and Manage

    As part of the communication/ messaging series I am doing with Graham Edwards, I thought it would be interesting to write about manipulative ...

    3 years ago 4 min. reading time 19 comments 2 relevants

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