Archive for March, 2010

Positive Organizational Behavior: One Year Anniversary

March 30, 2010 24 Comments
Positive Organizational Behavior: One Year Anniversary

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Positive Organizational Behavior and my adventures in blogging.  What started as a determined experiment has become a passion. I now consider my decision to blog one of the best I have made in the last decade. My first blog post at my original site was extremely ugly. I [...]

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Student Branding Blog: Show Me Your Personal Brand

March 29, 2010 6 Comments
Student Branding Blog: Show Me Your Personal Brand

“Show Me Your Personal Brand” is the title of my most recent post at The Student Branding Blog. I’m tired of celebrities, authors, and athletes being the only examples we are given of personal branding. Real people just like you and I are doing this and getting results, but we rarely see real normal, everyday [...]

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Book Review: Systems Thinking For Curious Managers

March 25, 2010 6 Comments
Book Review: Systems Thinking For Curious Managers

Russell Ackoff was a professor of management at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was also a leading authority on systems thinking. Ackoff died in October 2009, but this new book “Systems Thinking For Curious Managers,” is an excellent contribution to systems thinking and serves as a fitting tribute to his legacy. This book [...]

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Give Yourself Permission To Be Excellent

March 24, 2010 2 Comments
Give Yourself Permission To Be Excellent

I recently gave a presentation on personal branding and recorded the session. I broke the video up into about 16 pieces and I am posting the series at my conference website, SM@RT Social Media For Business. In this video, I encourage folks to give themselves permission to be excellent. What I have to say in [...]

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