Leadership Competencies

September 20, 2009

 It’s been awhile since I’ve posted to this blog.  I’ve spent the past couple of days changing the look a bit knowing that I was going to try and get back into posting articles.  In reviewing my usual favorite bookmarks I found on hrworld.com an article entitled, “The Leadership Competencies That Matter Most in Today’s Trying Economic Times.”  Take a look and share back your thoughts.

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Overdoing Your Strengths?

May 9, 2009

Informative bnet.com post that notes a Harvard Business review article which explores how your strengths can also become a weakness.

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In Challenging Times…

March 26, 2009

With the state of the economy and increasing pressure on companies to control budgets, leaders face many day to day challenges.  This article (compliments of workforce.com) notes the importance of leadership skills and continued development.

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Managing Job Overload

February 6, 2009

Wonderful article here that gives those with a feeling of work overload a way to analyze your feeling in a manner that reduces your stress level.

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Feedback with Impact

January 17, 2009

In an article posted to the Human Resources section of about.com, the author provides insightful thoughts on how to get the most of feedback sessions.  Although the thoughts are not new to established leaders, it still serves as a good refresher.
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HRO Marketplace in 2009

January 9, 2009

Insightful read posted on HRO Today that takes a look at the HRO marketplace in 2009.  One particular sentence caught my attention.  “Moreover, in wanting to cut costs, buyers may also be growing more accepting of standardized solutions with fewer customizations.”  In addition, this article notes some of the larger wins in the past year.  More notably for IBM and the win on Bristol Myers-Squib.

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Three Signs of a Cool Boss

January 6, 2009

So, being cool is the secret to succeeding as a manager?   An article posted on a “generation Y” website  (www.employeeevolution.com) gives a glimpse into what one segment of the workforce thinks makes a good manager (to work for).  Worthwhile read that may not have earth-shattering news on management success, but reinforces a few important key concepts.

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