Archive for June, 2011

Is Your Leadership Prepared For The Race?

June 30, 2011 2 Comments
Is Your Leadership Prepared For The Race?

I meet with Jim Rippey today to talk about training together to run the 2011 California International Marathon. Jim is a world-class snowboarder, but he’s never run a marathon. I’ve done 8 marathons and at least that many half marathons since 2004, but my last marathon was in 2007. I was training for number 9 [...]

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My Favorite Blogging And Social Business Blogs

June 28, 2011 10 Comments
My Favorite Blogging And Social Business Blogs

Andrew Hanely wrote a great guest post today for Jason Falls entitled “That website ain’t gonna visit itself.” The article gave five excellent suggestions for ways to build a community of visitors and commenters at your blog. You are not entitled to visitors just because you blog. Building community at your site requires an investment [...]

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Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Makes Good

June 26, 2011 1 Comment
Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Makes Good

I had a bad experience at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe when I stayed there in October 2010; however, as I reported then, they recovered quickly from their service failure by calling to try to understand my concerns then offering me a free room stay. I took them up on that offer a few days ago. My [...]

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Leadership Traits And Behaviors

June 20, 2011 4 Comments
Leadership Traits And Behaviors

Two of my former students, Ashley Cray and Marisela Fernandez, recorded this interview with me for a project in another one of their MBA classes. We pretty much just cover the evidence I wrote about in my previous blog entitled “Leadership traits and behavior: Four evidence-based suggestions.” There are two questions at the end of [...]

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