Archive for April, 2010
Posted on27. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
I think the world could use a good dose of idealism or optimism. A day where we remember the kindness that exists within all of us. A day where we share our kindness with another person. Well, that day is tomorrow (April 29th) – Pay It Forward Day. It’s a day where you do something [...]
Posted on26. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Murder & The Bystander Effect Would you help someone who was stabbed and lying on the ground? According to research, it’s likely you would if you were the only person who could see the person on the ground. You’d be less likely if others could see the person. The inaction to help is called the [...]
Posted on20. Apr, 2010 by Becky Shook.
Post by Becky Shook While your actions are always judged by other people, it’s not necessarily “what” you do as a leader that makes a difference, it’s “who” you are being that makes a difference. What do I mean by being? Being is about “how” you do things, not the “what.” As a leader, I [...]
Posted on20. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
You can’t believe you said it, but you did. Or perhaps you had no idea you said something that was like a knife in the heart to employees. Yup, all managers have made mistakes talking about change to their staff. And some made comments that were thought to be private. So, what do you do [...]
Posted on18. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
“You cannot continue to expect quality results by constantly being in action. You cannot expect people to respond and do what you want simply by telling them.” These are words I recently shared with a group of senior managers when discussing plans for introducing change into the business. The Trap of Doing Organizations today must [...]
Posted on12. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Download free ebook What is the difference between leadership and management? There is a difference; however, defining them is tough. So with David Burkus at the helm, 19 of us hashed out distinguishing leadership and management from each other. The outcome is captured in this free eBook: Lead(or) Manage. Notable contributors include Marshall Goldsmith, Mike [...]
Posted on11. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
With so much change occurring in our world, it stands to reason that our leaders need to strengthen their abilities to lead change. This logic holds true for business leaders. In May 2010 we at Achieved Strategies will be hosting a webinar. Click here to influence the content of the webinar. The purpose is to [...]