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Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Leadership Resources, What I'm Reading | 0 comments

Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day. From Forbes online I loved this article for the sheer simplicity of the suggestions …  and I don’t think it’s just about being a “great leader” but about how to work well with others to advance a common cause.  And, that in turn makes you a great leader, or colleague or boss or employee.  It’s an aim worth pursing and each of the 15 suggestions are simple, easy to employ and needed at different times. This month, I’m...

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Let’s make sure they aren’t called Bored Meetings

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Leadership Resources | 0 comments

A few interesting ways to make our Board Meetings more effective … Save time. Use a consent agenda to reduce reports by distributing them in advance and asking for one motion to accept the consent items. Consistent messaging. Take 5 minutes at the end of the meeting to decide on the main message that directors should communicate to members. Create an executive summary or ‘One Voice’ and distribute to directors so they deliver consistent messages after each meeting. Assess meeting effectiveness. Use the back of the agenda for...

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The Trouble with Salespeople Slideshow – Harvard Business Review – Harvard Business Review

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in Leadership Resources, Marketing Tips | 0 comments

A quick 9 slide report on the effective skill-sets of the three types of salespeople — Experts, Closers, and Consultants… the skill sets of those less successful, and the training needs of each type of personality to help increase successful closings. The Trouble with Salespeople Slideshow – Harvard Business Review – Harvard Business Review. Share...

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Fuze Meeting: Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in Leadership Resources, Technology Trends | 0 comments

Fuze Meeting: Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing

If you have a need to host multi-party online meetings that allow you to present material, interact with multiple attendees, track and record sessions, then this might be a good option to consider.

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Leading from the Heart, With a Little Bit of Soul, Too

Posted by on Aug 28, 2011 in Leadership Resources | 0 comments

Presentation at the NAR Leaderhsip Summit in August, based on the book, The Leadership Challenge, written more than 25 years ago that still offers valuable insight for leaders today - By Otto Catrina, 2011 Vice Chair, NAR Leadership Academy. Conduct a Self Inventory. Each of us has to find our own voice as a leader. The best way to do that is to conduct a self inventory of our leadership skills. Do this on a daily basis, even though it’s hard to admit to making mistakes. It’s hard to be perfect. So be vulnerable, because that’s part...

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