Archive for September, 2009

Technorati

September 30, 2009 0 Comments
Technorati

zm2wpbnhsq Please forgive the housekeeping, but I have to publish this claim code to for Technorati to find my blog. If you like this blog, please click the icon below. I appreciate your continued support!

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A Culture of Communication, Not Complaints

September 30, 2009 8 Comments
A Culture of Communication, Not Complaints

The final courage in Ira Chaleff’s book The Courageous Follower is for the leader – the courage to listen to followers.  If you are a leader, do you really want courageous followers?  Most of us would say we have the courage to listen to our followers, but do our behaviors send a different message?  The litmus test [...]

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Boosting Engagement

September 29, 2009 2 Comments
Boosting Engagement

The Economist ran a great article recently called “The Pedagogy of the Privileged.” It was a sharp criticism of how little business schools have done to reform themselves in light of the recent economic crisis. In my opinion the criticism is well deserved. Here is point they make in the article that has been a [...]

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How to Deal with Crying in the Office

September 28, 2009 33 Comments
How to Deal with Crying in the Office

  Here is a short video from www.howdini.com about crying in the office.  The main point the video makes is try not to cry at work, and if something happens and you do start crying, get your composure back as quickly as possible.  I can’t disagree with any of that. But one of the first [...]

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