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How Your Miserable Open Office Might Change This Year

How Your Miserable Open Office Might Change This Year | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
2015 is the year of fine-tuning the open office design.
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If truly implemented these could provide for some real benefits in the workplace but the key is will people adopt to them if they are not involved in the planning and execution.  That is the part most companies forget.  They read an article like this then implement.  Wrong way.

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Three Common Ways Organizations Trip When It Comes to Innovation | Innovation Management

Three Common Ways Organizations Trip When It Comes to Innovation | Innovation Management | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
While there are many ways to trip, see if you recognize one of these three common ways in your organization. Fixing them can turn into a fast win and create the momentum necessary to get all the other pieces in sync. We don’t have problems; we have challenges “I don’t want to hear about problems, show me solutions.” Sound familiar? There are multiple reasons why different corporate cultures come up with different terms to beat around the fact that problems exist. Some cultures use “challenges,”
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Great insights on innovations. These issues cause disengagement of employees depending on how they are handled.

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The Status Quo Will Kill Change Management Efforts

The Status Quo Will Kill Change Management Efforts | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Let me give you a quick scenario: Imagine you’re the new CEO of ChocoBot Inc., the world’s largest maker of edible jewelry. (That’s right, edible jewelry, as in candy bracelets, chocolate watches and gummy brooches. And yes, this is a fictional company). Right now you’re in a sticky situation (bad pun [...]
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I love Mark's insights on this very important topic. There are reasons most change efforts fail and this is a critical one.  Execute change using the entire formula for success, not just part of it.

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The Hidden Flaw In Behavioral Interview Questions

The Hidden Flaw In Behavioral Interview Questions | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We’ve all used behavioral interview questions—questions that ask job candidates to recount a past experience so we can assess their likely future performance. In theory, behavioral interview questions should work just fine (because past behavior is usually a decent predictor of future behavior). But most interviewers ask behavioral questions in a [...]
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Some very interesting insights about how to use behavioral interview questions.  The key is being flexible and intentional.

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HR Advice to Start 2015: Resolve to Listen More to Your People This Year

HR Advice to Start 2015: Resolve to Listen More to Your People This Year | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“But, it is the General Manager who so sets the tone and culture in an organization.”
That statement, by a local reporter, followed the recent firing of New York Jets football coach Rex Ryan.
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Wise words for all leaders! It is not new nor is it only echoed by HR. This is something leadership thought leaders have been talking about for years. Why do we have trouble making it happen?

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Leadership By Virtue: Atypical views on Leadership - 1

Leadership By Virtue: Atypical views on Leadership - 1 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Management may conclusively respond that an organization strives to achieve only one ultimate goal: to become a competitive profit oriented “machine”.
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Part 1 of a series from Jaro Berce.  Some great thoughts to ponder as we move further into the 21st Century. #WDYTT

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The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership

The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it

Call 2014 the year of innovation. A Gartner survey of almost 500 executives at global corporations revealed that growth is this year’s top priority. Google Trends reveals that interest in disruptive innovation crept up to peak levels this year.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
Ron McIntyre's insight:

Some interesting insights. What will it take to grow? Can disruptive innovation continue to expand? I personally believe it is going to expand even more!

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“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader...”
Innovation & Leadership on the same path 

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17 Small (And Totally Doable) Tweaks That Will Change Your Year

17 Small (And Totally Doable) Tweaks That Will Change Your Year | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Your goals may be big, but small changes help you get there.
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Good list of suggestions.  All of them have merit when applied and monitored.  Let's invest in ourselves.

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8 #LeadershipResolutions for 2015Switch & Shift

8 #LeadershipResolutions for 2015Switch & Shift | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
As 2014 came to a close, so did another chapter of our lives. Written are 365 more days of our leadership, our influence and impact on others. Before we look to 2015 to develop our #LeadershipResolutions, we must first debrief the recently clos [...]
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I really love this list of resolutions even though I am not a resolution fan.  These can and should be our goals for 2015, period. #WDYTT

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Are You Engaged? 4 Traits of Truly Engaged Employees

Are You Engaged? 4 Traits of Truly Engaged Employees | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“"When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute." - Simon Sinek”
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The Twitter 10 Commandments

The Twitter 10 Commandments | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“Thou shalt not Tweet whilst buzzed”
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Yes, you can have a strategic plan for Twitter.
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Unzip Your Success! 5 Types of Planning Every Small Business Needs

Unzip Your Success! 5 Types of Planning Every Small Business Needs | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“Small business entrepreneurs need several different types of planning to succeed. Spoiler alert! Leadership and discipline required.”
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Worth reading for small businesses.
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Ten Ways to Accelerate Business Growth

Ten Ways to Accelerate Business Growth | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“There’s a cost each entrepreneur pays for doing business in today's marketplace. Here are ten ways to get the BIG payoff from your investments.”
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Some great insights for 2015!
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How Successful Leaders Use Culture To Influence Behaviour

How Successful Leaders Use Culture To Influence Behaviour | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Find out why culture is the single most powerful influencer of employee behaviour from some of the top leadership books in 2014.
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Great material from James O'Toole, as provided by Tanveer Naseer.  Some excellent thoughts to ponder.

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In U.S., Uninsured Rate Sinks to 12.9%

The percentage of uninsured U.S. adults dipped to 12.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014, from 13.4% in the third quarter. The uninsured rate is down 4.2 percentage points since the Affordable Care Act went into effect in January 2014.
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Some interesting data from Gallup on the status of Uninsured rates on healthcare. Excellent insights.

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When Trying To Reach Consensus Can Make People Angry

When Trying To Reach Consensus Can Make People Angry | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The majority of organizations like to consider themselves at least somewhat collaborative (most CEOs don't raise their hands when you ask them if they want to create a cutthroat or dictatorial organization). Because of this, when we ask leaders how they like to make decisions, a large portion say they [...]
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Another article from Mark Murphy that makes a lot of sense if you are truly open to new leadership models. These steps can make life much easier if understood and practiced.

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Here's What Scares Remote Employees

Here's What Scares Remote Employees | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
One of the biggest fears remote employees have is “am I out of sight, out of mind?” Put another way, “because I’m remote, will they forget about me, will I stop getting cool assignments, will I lose out on learning and growth opportunities?” If your boss doesn’t see you on a [...]
Ron McIntyre's insight:

Some great insights for working with remote people. Please understand both sides of this equation to be successful.

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Leadership By Virtue: Atypical views on Leadership - 2

Leadership By Virtue: Atypical views on Leadership - 2 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of books addressing the “outer” leadership, complete with checklists, game plans, and how successful, effective or efficient people exercised leadership.
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Part 2 in the series on Leadership by Virtue from Jaro Berce.  Great food for thought in the 21st Century.

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Leadership By Virtue: The future of leadership

Leadership By Virtue: The future of leadership | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The technological doctrine present today will be upgraded with social subjects /dimensions/ that are today missing especially within a business context.
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Some Interesting insights from Jaro Berce on Leadership.  #WDYTT?

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The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos's Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon's Future

The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos's Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon's Future | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed.
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Interesting analysis of the current state of Jeff Bezos's Amazon. What do you think?

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Your Guide To Finally Living A More Organized Life In 2015

Your Guide To Finally Living A More Organized Life In 2015 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Small steps and simple habits help you tackle your hectic life.
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Apply the concepts of GTD and things will get simplified. Checkout IQTELL to assist: http://iqtell.com?eu=6EB7

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14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.
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All good points worth considering for our business and your leadership role.  Let us challenge ourselves as leaders in 2015.

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What Makes Good Thought Leadership?

What Makes Good Thought Leadership? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
““The clients of consulting firms are inundated with information and analysis from every direction. Unquestionably, the vast majority are binned or deleted instantly”.”
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The Rising Tide of Open Innovation – Who, Where and Why

The Rising Tide of Open Innovation – Who, Where and Why | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“Numbers Show Increasing Adoption of Open Innovation Among Big Companies - here's the where, what and why behind these numbers... Continue reading →”
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I am a strong advocate of innovation. Some interesting insights.
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11 Things You Shouldn’t Do This Year

11 Things You Shouldn’t Do This Year | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“Consider this your "what not to do list" for 2015”
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Good list for 2015.
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