Month: January 2015

Dan Rockwell

Dan Rockwell- Leadership Freak: Empowering Leaders 300 Words at a Time

Dan Rockwell- Leadership Freak: Empowering Leaders 300 Words at a Time I’m Dan Rockwell and I’m freakishly interested in leadership. In 2014 I made my first appearance on the Inc. list of Top Fifty Leadership and Management Experts. Currently, I coach leaders, consult with organizations, and deliver corporate and community presentations. Leadership Freak blog began […]

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Brainstorming Mischief – The Catch-22 Attendee

I absolutely love facilitating brainstorming sessions, as there is nothing that gets me more jazzed that coming up with game changing ideas.   And those of you that know me, know that multi-colored sticky notes make my life complete. And brainstorming sessions are the perfect place for good mischief. What doesn’t jazz me is this guy.  […]

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Susan Fowler

Susan Fowler-Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work . . . and What Does

Susan Fowler-Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work . . . and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging Top leadership researcher, consultant, and coach Susan Fowler says stop trying to motivate people! It’s frustrating for everyone involved and it just doesn’t work. You can’t motivate people—they are already motivated but generally in superficial […]

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Visioning Mischief – the Ivory Tower

Sather Tower Photo by Bernt Rostad. Ivory towers are a beautiful sight, particularly against a backdrop of a cloudless sky.  Sather Tower, known to most as the Campanile, is perhaps UC Berkeley’s most famous symbol. It was completed in 1915.  Visible for miles, it stands 307 feet tall and is the third tallest bell and […]

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Peter Shankman

Peter Shankman- Zombie Loyalists

Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans by Peter Shankman. Marketing and PR expert Peter Shankman has been working with the biggest companies in the world to create what he calls “Zombie Loyalists,” fervent fans that help companies massively increase their customer base, brand awareness, and most importantly, revenue. After all, why should […]

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Visioning Mischief – Ground Level View

If you didn’t read my blog from yesterday about the [good] mischief of visioning from 10k feet, I would encourage you to go back and read that so this one will make sense. This is the view outside my client’s office.  You can see cars and you can see clouds and you can see where […]

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Visioning Mischief – 10k Foot View

 Don’t even attempt to see the detail in this picture.  It just isn’t possible. On Friday night, I was flying home from a client engagement in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and it was as clear as a bell.  When I got to the airport, my flight to Charlotte was delayed, so I had to be rerouted through […]

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Antoinette Tuff

Antoinette Tuff-Prepared for a Purpose

Prepared for a Purpose: The Inspiring True Story of How One Woman Saved an Atlanta School Under Siege s 870 children waited in fear, their elementary school rushed into lockdown mode. As the nation faced yet another Sandy Hook story of tragedy, one woman rewrote the ending. You need to login to view the rest […]

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