CIO 7-minute-workout app by local trainer gets buzz Orlando Sentinel Chris Jordan, director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Lake Nona, based the app on a workout routine he designed years ago for time-pressed executives.
This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far more often than I discipline girls. Flipping through the pink and yellow slips - my school's system for communicating errant behavior to students, advisors, and parents - I found that I gave out nearly twice as many of these warnings to boys than I did to girls, and of the slips I handed out to boys, all but one was for disruptive classroom behavior.
Communication is at the core of the employee-supervisor relationship. Talent managers and leaders can help facilitate positive — if not loving — working relationships by building an honest, autonomous workplace culture. When employees feel appreciated, they are more engaged and productive, leading to better business results and a happier, healthier work environment.
Leaders who inspire, motivate and encourage those around them to move forward during times of chaos can offer their team more than a chance of success – they offer a chance to learn, grow and contribute to the workplace.
We hear a lot about the concept of “work-life balance” – a phenomena born out of “American” culture that demands more and more of our time being spent on our careers, jobs, and business in order to succeed.
US Higher Ed Leadership at Risk Without Bolder Action Huffington Post When President Obama convened leaders from more than 100 colleges and 40 organizations Thursday at his higher education summit at the White House, there was a hard truth he...
Mike Klintworth's insight:
To stay on top, America's higher education sector needs to exploit the radical new educational options that technology is making possible. And it must focus on improving the employability of students once they graduate.
That sucking sound you hear is that of hearts and souls being drained of life as employees arrive to work. It’s been this way for sometime: arrive to work, jump on the hamster wheel and run from one life taking meeting to another.
New York Daily News Ford Motor Company: How Leadership Takes Risks Forbes That's what leaders must do from time to time. And it is what Ford Motor Ford Motor Company (for whom I have consulted) has experience in doing.
Leadership Skills: Helping Others Find Meaning Forbes While it is a search in which we must each actively participate, the leaders in our lives play a crucial role in helping us connect or re-connect to that sense of purpose, to what is meaningful,...
Mike Klintworth's insight:
When an individual realizes his/her purpose and that he/she is contributing to something bigger than self, one's level of investment is enriched.
Strategy enables an individual, team or organization to know where they are, where they are going and the way to get to their desired destination. Developing a smart strategy translates intention into focused action.