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From Structures to Nets – Leadership in the Shift Age | Switch and Shift

From Structures to Nets – Leadership in the Shift Age | Switch and Shift | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
If the metaphor for the 20th century was the tall building, the metaphor of the 21st century is the Net. We have gone from a vertical world to a flat world, from a hierarchical world to a networked world. It is now time to bring the Net metaphor into the way to look at how a company is organized.
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This is a vision that I am very comfortable with for the 21st Century.  Will it come easily, absolutely not!  It will be a struggle but it will happen in some form of a neural network.  

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Google Ends Its Motorola Misadventure

Google Ends Its Motorola Misadventure | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Yes, it's selling its Motorola handset business to China's Lenovo
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Wow, a $9.6 billion misadventure for Google.  I hope I never have to admit to this type of shift.  Granted there are some behind the scenes benefits in patents etc so the loss won't be a simplistic $9.6. billion but none the less a major  oops.

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10 Ways You Can Multitask Without Feeling Guilty

10 Ways You Can Multitask Without Feeling Guilty | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Multitasking is generally a productivity-killer but there are times every day when doing more than one thing at a time can make your life richer.
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Finally, a list of multitasking excercises I can buy into and recommend.  The last one may be the most difficult, depending on how you watch sporting events.

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Huffington Post, Living Right on a Financial Diet | meredith haberfeld

Huffington Post, Living Right on a Financial Diet | meredith haberfeld | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Meredith Haberfeld January 2009 Meredith Haberfeld Oh, no, it's the R word! Currently heard and seen everywhere. Call it what you will -- recession,
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Well said Meredith.  These are thoughts that every leader can use to set a base level and improve their emotional quotient.

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10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care about their people.
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Excellent list to model for leaders in todays difficult environment.  Basic ideas that require compassion, commitment and authenticity to live out in the work environment.

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Misunderstandings About Change

People fight change because they have misunderstandings about change. Learn to avoid the 15 most common misunderstandings about change to effectively lead.
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Relevant topics for dealing with changes.  Looking forward to the fuller explanations.

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15 of Coach John Wooden's Most Inspiring Motivational Quotes: 'Be Quick, But Don't Hurry'

15 of Coach John Wooden's Most Inspiring Motivational Quotes: 'Be Quick, But Don't Hurry' | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
UCLA basketball coach John Wooden is nothing short of a legend.
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Great quotes from a master of coaching.

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Byron Low's curator insight, January 27, 12:14 PM

These pithy quotes from Coach Wooden live on when used to inspire others...what do you think?

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BOLD: 4 Simple Steps to Enhance Ideation, Communication, and Results | Switch and Shift

BOLD: 4 Simple Steps to Enhance Ideation, Communication, and Results | Switch and Shift | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The pace of life and commerce is disruptive; everything is changing and will continue to change.
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Thanks to Irene Becker for writing this.  I totally agree with her premise on each point.  I encourage us all to embrace the 4 step is our daily lives.  Each has a distinct purpose and outcome so be diligent and persistent.

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Gyro Consulting Services

Gyro Consulting Services | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Working together to harness your full potential
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Excellent discussion from Louis today.  There is some positive insight available for all.

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Why Tech Founders Who Act like Jerks Become Rich and Successful

Why Tech Founders Who Act like Jerks Become Rich and Successful | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Though bad behavior elicits criticism, it doesn't stop people from marveling at its related success.
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Interesting perspective on ego driven founders!  Brashness does have a tendency to get a person noticed which can benefit and organization start up or grow however I don't believe the attitude can sustain an it for a long time.

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Is Your Organization Really Just Perpetuating Mediocrity?

Is Your Organization Really Just Perpetuating Mediocrity? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Companies can get a boost in performance and results by communicating standards of acceptable performance. The best companies, the ones that stay on top, get better every day. One way they …
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Excellent article on getting beyond mediocrity.  So important in today's environment.

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Why Business Needs A Chief Simplicity Officer

Why Business Needs A Chief Simplicity Officer | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The one job I'd like to see added to the C-suite? Chief Simplicity Officer. Responsible for control of needless excess in all its forms... whether in operations, verbiage or customers' time.
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Excellent idea for today's businesses!  Easy to state but tough to execute.

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Why We Love Narcissists

Why We Love Narcissists | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
How we get bamboozled by charisma.
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Some excellent material on Narcissism in business today.  Well worth reading.

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SOBCon LEVERAGE 2014: Growing Your Team, Your Business, & Your Brand

SOBCon LEVERAGE 2014: Growing Your Team, Your Business, & Your Brand | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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I encourage you to review the possibility of attending this event.  My partner, Rob Peters, will be one of the participants.  He will be discussing our favorite topic, Relationship Capital.  For local friends it will be convenient because the event will be held here in Chicago.

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Humour in Brand Marketing – Effective or Silly? - exploreB2B

Humour in Brand Marketing – Effective or Silly? - exploreB2B | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Adding  humour to your marketing strategies can make your brand stand up uniquely from the rest; your prospects will likely to share your humorous advertisements around to their friends on ...
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Interesting perspective on humor in markeing.  The message is one that many companies could use.

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Corporate Coaching - What It Can Do for You and Your Company | Institute for Coaching

Corporate Coaching - What It Can Do for You and Your Company | Institute for Coaching | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Corporate coaching and business training can help improve productivity and take your company to the next level
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ISince I do corporate coaching also I found this benefit list to be one that I can truly support.  These are valuable steps a corporation can and should use a coach for today. 

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The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Really Work

The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Really Work | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
I'm a sucker for productivity discussions: Improve efficiency and effectiveness, ways to work faster/smarter/better... can't resist.So here's a guest post from Leo Widrich, the co-founder of Buffer,
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Some great ideas that can help each of us to be more productive.  I am really coming to the realization that the 90 minute cycle is real and effective.

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Three Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Three Ways to Increase Employee Engagement | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Raising employee engagement should be the goal of every organization because engaged employees are more productive than those who are not. Despite the fact that many companies are lavishing their w...
Ron McIntyre's insight:

Interesting discussion of how to increase employee engagement.  While relatively basic, this article does discuss the concept of remote working arrangements as having a threshold.  I believe this is a valid assumption for most enterprises and worth watching.

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25 Ways to Spot Leaders You Can Trust

25 Ways to Spot Leaders You Can Trust | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Before everything else, determine if people are trustworthy. But, what if time is short and schedules full? How can you quickly spot someone you can trust? Leaders you can trust: Acknowledge they d...
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There are few lists that I love but this one qualifies.  All great things to watch for in a leader.

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Servant not Slave

Servant not Slave | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
*** Leaders serve. They aren't slaves. Slaves are owned, oppressed, and abused. Servant leadership has nothing to do with slavery. Servant leadership: Servant leaders make life better for others. I...
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Well said Dan.  I totally agree with your premise in this blog.

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The 5 Steps To Master Happiness Through Time

The 5 Steps To Master Happiness Through Time | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We don't know exactly when, but if there’s one universal truth, it’s that we will all at some stage run out of time.
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interesting perspective on time and the use of it for seeking happiness.

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Are Rival Partnerships the Future of IT Outsourcing? - CIO.com

Are Rival Partnerships the Future of IT Outsourcing? - CIO.com | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Interesting point of view.  Think this may be more collaboration.

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Stories Of Wizards And Leadership for 2014

Stories Of Wizards And Leadership for 2014 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Joseph Campbell who was an American mythologist, lecturer and writer said once that anyone standing on a street corner waiting for the light to turn green
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Interesting point of view surrounding leadership for 2014.  There is a kernel of reality in the message.

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Productivity Hacks: The Open Plan Office

Productivity Hacks: The Open Plan Office | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share their secrets to being more productive. See all their #productivityhacks here.The modern world, especially when it comes to doing
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If your culture can support open office then there is an opportunity here.  May require some adjustment of culture to see the results.

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Ennagram and coaching

Coaching using ennagram

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Interesting POV in coaching.

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