2014 January

Six Skills Middle Managers Need

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Joseph L. Bower, professor at Harvard Business School, describes how to be an effective general manager. See on hbr.org

Do You Work For A Great Company? – Delivering Happiness

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Delivering Happiness – Do You Work For A Great Company? delivering happiness, book, happiness, delivering, at work, zappos, Tony Hsieh, business, corporate culture, entrepreneur See on www.deliveringhappiness.com

Are You the Smartest Person in the Room? Let’s Hope Not.

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes By Jack and Suzy WelchThe best thing that can happen to you as a boss is hiring a person who is smarter, more creative, or in some way more talented than you are. It’s like winning the lottery. See on www.linkedin.com

Productivity Hacks: How To Make Time for What You Love

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share their secrets to being more productive. See all their #productivityhacks here.Almost everyone remembers Venn diagrams, those circles See on www.linkedin.com

Productivity Hacks: Become a Human Hacker

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share their secrets to being more productive. See all their #productivityhacks here.When I found out that this month’s theme was See on www.linkedin.com

How to Build Innovative Culture by Killing Mediocrit… – Media Temple

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Following up on the first post introducing the concept of overcoming mediocrity by fostering innovation, Brian Solis comes back this week to give us the 12 pillars of innovation to help you… See on weblog.mediatemple.net

When Making Decisions, Are You a Satisficer or a Maximizer?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Self-knowledge is a key to a happy life, but it’s very hard to know ourselves.One interesting question: Are you a satisficer or maximizer?Satisficers (yes, satisfice is a word, I checked) are those See on www.linkedin.com

After Your “Daddy Days” End

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Shared parenting requires the workplace flexibility to take daddy hours, too. See on blogs.hbr.org

100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) | TED Blog

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes 200 websites you need to know about, from e-commerce to search to media + culture. A list of 100 new ones, plus our original 100 from 2007. See on blog.ted.com

12 things to learn if you want a career in HR

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes If you want a career in HR, you better think twice. The HR landscape will change dramatically in the coming years. The more general jobs will largely disappear, and specialist jobs will be dominant… See on tomhaakhr.com

12 Minutes To Create a Mind-Changing Presentation

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Reading this blog article will take you only 12 minutes — 12 minutes to find out how to draft great presentations and to become a more effective and convincing presenter. Twelve minutes which can See on www.linkedin.com

First, Let’s Fire All the Managers

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today’s topics and challenges in business management. See on hbr.org

A Night Owl’s Guide to More Productive Mornings

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Mornings are rough, especially if you’re not the type of person who jumps out of bed ready to take on the day. Still, the sun rises whether you care for the AM hours or not. See on lifehacker.com

How to Spot a Great Leader in Four Easy Steps

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Leadership can be an incredibly hard concept to define and an even harder quality to learn. There are some who argue that great leaders are born but I have always believed that you can learn and See on www.linkedin.com

VIDEO – Special Habits to Make 2014 AWESOME

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes In this extremely potent and exceptionally practical training VIDEO, leadership and life performance expert Robin Sharma walks you through the 4 game-changing habits to make this New Year your absolute best year yet. See on www.robinsharma.com

The Secret to Personal Power

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes www.radiantsurvivor.comThere is such a thing as personal power, but most people haven’t encountered it even remotely. That’s because their notion of personal power aims at the wrong goal. They define See on www.linkedin.com

How To Respond To 8 Illegal Interview Questions

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Questions about your personal life that sound common enough can be illegal to ask during a job interview. See on www.businessinsider.com

10 Research-Backed Steps To Building A Great Team

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes What does scientific research say about building a great team? Here are insights from numerous studies that can help you assemble a group of top performers. See on bakadesuyo.com

10 Essential Qualities of Highly Promotable Employees

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Adopt these qualities to become a promotable employee and be successful in life overall . See on www.lifehack.org

Want Collaboration?: Accept—and Actively Manage—Conflict

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