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Putting the Progress Principle to Work

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If you are responsible for the performance of a group, if you go to work every day and face the twin challenges of accomplishing the mission and caring for your people, then you need to read The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer. More  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 3/22/17

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Leadership: Caring for the people is part of the job

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Someone once described my father as a man who “trails smiles in his wake.” Mike was like that. When he walked around his business, people were genuinely glad to see him. If they weren’t smiling when he showed up, they were usually smiling when he left. My mentor, Leonard, was different. Leonard’s style was more  »  Read More

Book Review: Scaling Up Excellence

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Full disclosure. You should know that I’m a friend of Bob Sutton’s. You should also know that I’m a fan. I’m a fan because of the great work that he does, and Scaling Up Excellence is an example of his best work. That’s saying a lot. He’s done a couple of books with Jeffrey Pfeffer, including Hard Facts  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 2/22/17

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

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