Category: Leadership/Management

Ten Tips for Effective Listening

Dr. Tony Alessandra

For many of us, talking can come pretty easy especially when it’s about something we’re interested in. But effective listening? That’s another story… Effective listening is more of a learned skill than a common characteristic. Learning how to listen effectively

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High Performance Organizations Go Through Transformation Constantly

Howard Putnam

“The rules of engagement have changed” in government and in business. They also changed in aviation on 9-11. We learned that negotiation no longer works with suicide killers. We have to be proactive and take charge and the same is

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How to Build a Lasting Legacy During The Digital Transformation Era

Scott Klososky

In order to leave a lasting legacy, business leaders in the integration industry must capitalize on the new opportunities technology is providing their businesses and aim to achieve the nine elements of digital maturity. This article by Rachel Quetti was

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5 Essential Lessons My Clients Taught Me in 2016

Dr. Tasha Eurich

In addition to providing a welcome opportunity to eat and drink with wild abandon, the holidays are a great time to reflect on our year. Personally, 2016 required me to get out of my comfort zone. I temporarily scaled back

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Do you have street smarts in business?

Dr. Tony Alessandra

“When you hear the term street smarts, it likely conjures notions of someone immune to being fooled or hustled. But what about street smarts in business? Could the same practical intelligence qualified as street smarts make someone a better manager

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5 Ways Managers Can Banish Employee Entitlement

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Recently, I served as the token millennial on a panel discussing “The Next Generation of Talent.” I love researching and speaking about this topic because it always gets everyone lathered up. Millennials feel patronized, Gen Xers feel overlooked, and baby

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3 Enemies of Focus in the Workplace and How to Defeat Them

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Between the distractions all around and our own shriveled attention spans, it is remarkable we get anything done. Aristotle once said, “The end of labor is to gain leisure.” Yet most busy leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals have – at best — ambivalent feelings

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Having a Bad Day at Work? Focus on Solutions

Michelle Gielan

This article by Jenny Che was first published on The Huffington Post. Michelle Gielan is a big fan of positive thinking. A former journalist for CBS News, Gielan believes that focusing on good news goes much further than harping on

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7 Ways To Transform Your Leadership

Rowdy McLean

There are few things more frustrating in business than poor, weak or misguided leadership. Show me a business with poor leadership and I will show you a business that is dysfunctional, inefficient, and struggling to keep its head above water. When

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How to Transform Organizations Successfully

Howard Putnam

How do you know how to transform a business if you were born on an Iowa farm? That was the key…the Iowa farm, a foundation.   I learned from my Parents the value of:  integrity, honesty, family, team work and helping

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7 Ways Leaders Can Inspire Commitment to Goals

Dr. Nido Qubein

How to build your dream team and lead them to victory How do great leaders inspire others to commit themselves to their goals? It’s not just that they have charismatic personalities, or that they give a lot of high-energy motivational

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Interview with Howard Putnam: Thought Leader in Aviation

Howard Putnam

This interview with Howard Putnam was posted on the JDA Aviation Technology Solutions blog on October 2013. The Airliner Deregulation Act was passed in 1978, but the freedoms of an unfettered market took years to create real changes in airline

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Strategy vs Brand: Which is Most Powerful in Business?

Rowdy McLean

When it comes to strategy vs brand in business, it is critical that two things are in complete alignment: 1. What you want your brand to represent. 2. What your customers perceive your brand to represent. Get it wrong and

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The Biggest Judgment Error You Don’t Know You’re Making

Dr. Tasha Eurich

As a lifelong student of psychology, when the principles of human behavior spring to life around me, I typically respond with equal parts interest and glee. But a few weeks ago, I was on the receiving end of a psychological

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Scott Klososky: IT Leaders and Tech Trends of the Future

Scott Klososky

“NASCIO 2016: CIOs Must Spün-Feed Culture Change,” by David Stegon was published on StateTech Magazine on May 4, 2016. Author and keynote speaker, Scott Klososky encourages government leaders to make their organizations fertile ground where IT can flourish. The audience admittedly

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Positivity in the Workplace: Q&A with Happiness Expert Shawn Achor

Shawn Achor

This article was originally published on Wrike, by Brianna Hansen, May 9, 2016.  How do you define happiness? How do you think it relates to the productivity of your team? Are your employees and coworkers happy? These answers affect more

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HPU President Nido Qubein Announces Major Expansion

Dr. Nido Qubein

This article was published on April 27, 2016 by High Point University. The time is now for High Point to ignite change that will lead it to become one of the premier cities in North Carolina for business, tourism and education.

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4 Steps to Forgiveness at Work and in Life

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Recently, I was lucky enough to see the mega-smash Broadway musical Hamilton, the powerful tale of Alexander Hamilton’s short and controversial life. As one of the largest musical theater geeks of all time, the excitement I felt for this absolutely cannot be overstated — and in case

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How to Take Control of Any Conversation

Michelle Gielan

Your opening line makes all the difference. This article by Ashley Hamilton of OWN was first published on Huffington Post. The next time you walk into an important meeting, think carefully about your first few words. According to positive psychology

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Winning and Losing with Social Technology at Your Office

social technology at your office

This article by Sara Tsoodle was originally published on the blog of  Future Point of View, Scott Klososky’s consulting firm.   As professional technologists, here at FPOV we are both well informed and highly opinionated on the positives and negatives

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