Archive for January, 2011

Leader Lab: The Gender Stall Effect

January 31, 2011 4 Comments
Leader Lab: The Gender Stall Effect

My most recent post at The Leader Lab describes the results of fascinating new research on the integration and effect of women in management from 1975 to 2005. The study was extremely well done, but I have to confess very difficult to interpret. I had to read the dang thing several times to figure out [...]

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Milestone

January 31, 2011 6 Comments
Milestone

Milestones are numbered markers that provide reference points along the road. They are used to assure those on a journey that the proper path is being followed, and to indicate either how far you have come or how far you have left to go. This post is number 500 for me at this site. I’ve [...]

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Is Your Goal Performance Or Learning?

January 30, 2011 6 Comments
Is Your Goal Performance Or Learning?

There is no substitute for performance. Your fundamental responsibility at work is to master the work you’ve been given. Once you master that work, it is your responsibility to continually suggests ways that you can improve the work for yourself and others; otherwise, you risk becoming a complacent master of mediocrity. If you ever become [...]

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With Honor

January 27, 2011 21 Comments
With Honor

I recently discovered a new blog that I like a lot – Gregory Farley’s Voices of Leadership. Greg is an active duty, senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) in the US Navy. Greg’s blog is unique because it is written from the perspective of someone that is still up to his ears in the challenges and hindrances [...]

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