Month: December 2008

My Year’s Top 12 Books

This is the first baker’s dozen of my lending library list. I am a voracious reader who is making an enormous life switch from fiction to nonfiction which makes up this list. If you haven’t read any of these, check

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Alternatives to Layoffs.

Bill Vrettos is a facilitator with The Alternative Board in Colorado. He posted this fantastic document on the TAB facilitator hotline answering our swirling question for business owners and coaches: What is your Best and Most Creative Alternatives to Layoffs.

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“Belief” by Seth Godin

Diane Dileo gave me a copy of Seth Godin’s Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” to read. His thesis is that since we are not limited by geography anymore, being a leader is easier than ever as your tribe

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New podcasts coming soon!

Our debut attempts at podcasting are in the works, and will be published to the site soon. Please ceck back in a week or so!

Execution Revolution

Nov. 25, 2008 This month’s message is an excerpt fromGary Harpst’s book, “Six Disciplines® Execution Revolution: Solving the One Business Problem That Makes Solving All Other Problems Easier “One of the most persistent challenges we face as humans is to

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Mission Impossible: Learn to love your meetings

Does your organization have meeting-itis? Maybe you have long, endless, aimless rambling meetings? Or a Coffee-and-Gossip Hour disguised as a meeting? Do people bring embarrassing personal issues to meetings? Does your team come together and accomplish absolutely nothing? Do you

Manage Yourself; Lead Others

“People don’t want to be managed. They want to be led. Whoever heard of a world manager? World leader, yes. Educational leader. Political leader. Religious leader. Community leader. Labor leader. Business leader. They lead. They don’t manage. The carrot always

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