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Bob Tiede | 5 Questions Top HR Leaders Should Be Asking. Guest Post by Kathy Rapp As HR pros, our daily lives are surrounded by questions. Interview questions. Investigation questions. Comp questions. Have you ever taken time to think about more impactful questions? “The right questions don’t allow people to remain passive. There were a number of good ones and here are my top 5 for HR leaders. I challenge you to ask them in your HR organization. 1. This question comes from a Harvard Business School professor/author who talks about forward movement as a motivator. 2. Asked the CEO of Zumba Fitness–so guessing his answer may be, “The person was way overweight?” 3. How many would leave for a 10 percent raise? 4. I love this one. 5. I’d love the unfiltered answer to this one as would most who manage people. I noticed 3 of the 5 questions I was drawn to came from business school professors, yet I didn’t feel they were academic in nature. Are you moved by any of these?

ATD San Diego - March Chapter Meeting: Creating a World-Class Training Organization. Team - Ralph Ashton & Dr Fiona McKenzie - Australian Futures Project | Australian Futures Project. The Dark Side of Leadership - Oak Consult. 10 Leadership traits that will destroy your organisation Having spent 20 years of my life in the corporate world and 10 of them in leadership roles, I’ve been privileged to have worked with some fantastic leaders from across 3 continents. I’ve written many posts on positive leadership for Think Oak! Over the years, but have never really talked about the darker side of leadership. So in this post I’d like to look at some of the leadership traits that I have come across in my career that destroy relationships, teams, individuals and ultimately brands. Luckily the ‘Dark’ Leaders are rapidly becoming extinct but there may be a DARTH VADER in all of us! D – Delusional The worst thing about bad business leaders is that they genuinely believe that they are doing excellent work.

I would argue that in the short-term some of these may be true, but over the medium to long-term, if a company falters, it is the fault and responsibility of its leadership. A – Aloof R – Ruthless T – Tyrannical V – Vindictive. The Free Library -  C R E A T I N G   T H E   N E W   E A R T H   V I S I O N   F O R   H U M A N I T Y. A Visionary Sees Light In The Dark ~ Leadership Quote. A Visionary Sees Light In The Dark ~ Leadership Quote More Quotes Pictures Under: Leadership Quotes HTML Code for picture: <p><a href=" src=" alt="A Visionary Sees Light In The Dark ~ Leadership Quote" height="410" width="410" /></a></p><a href=" Quotes</a> | <a href=" this Picture</a> Use this Code for Facebook: Use this BB Code for forums: Similar Quotes Images.

XLM Assessment. The Program | SYMPLICITUS. To provide business leaders with the cognitive capacity to master complexity by comprehending the scope and dynamism of the systems in which they are operating. SYMPLICITUS calls this capacity “meta-systemic cognition.” Program Methodology For the Group sessions, a senior executive from a company nominates five leaders from the business to participate in the SYMPLICITUS program. The Individual sessions are one-on-one. SYMPLICITUS interviews the applicants one-on-one before starting the program. Participants work individually and collectively to: Understand the limitations of their current cognitive capacities and to see what needs to be done to transcend those limitations.Learn how to apply the advantages of meta-systemic cognition. Program Approach The program presents participants with experiences, dialogues, exercises, tools and challenges that promote self-observation and self-reflection.

Participants learn to: SYMPLICITUS teaches these skills through a variety of techniques, including: It's Ok Not To Be A Leader | Josh Bersin. Management intuition for the next 50 years. Intuition forms over time. When McKinsey began publishing the Quarterly, in 1964, a new management environment was just beginning to take shape. On April 7 of that year, IBM announced the System/360 mainframe, a product with breakthrough flexibility and capability. Then on October 10, the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the first in history to be telecast via satellite around the planet, underscored Japan’s growing economic strength.

Finally, on December 31, the last new member of the baby-boom generation was born. Fifty years later, the forces symbolized by these three disconnected events are almost unrecognizable. Technology and connectivity have disrupted industries and transformed the lives of billions. The world’s economic center of gravity has continued shifting from West to East, with China taking center stage as a growth story. We stand today on the precipice of much bigger shifts in each of these areas, with extraordinary implications for global leaders. Enlarge. What Dr. Seuss Can Teach You About Social Media. What would our childhoods be without Dr. Seuss and his wise words? There’s a reason his books are still around 100 years later. He taught us how to be ourselves, open up to the weird and wonderful, and embrace the downfalls, in his own kooky, forthright way. Sick of those dry bullet point articles droning on about how to manage your business?

Own Your Brand’s Identity “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Perhaps Dr. Raise Your Ability “You have brains in your head. Your business needs nothing more than the basics – you have no excuse to not succeed. Be Flexible and Adaptable “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” Keeping your cool, improvising based on the circumstances, and avoiding a meltdown aren’t just advice for everyday life; every business should adopt this mindset when they’re in a rut.

Use Your Imagination Want to invent the next great thing? Pathways to New Community Paradigms: System Thinking - Concrete Wants vs Complex Realities. Over the last two blog posts and throughout the STW/STiA Systems Thinking Certification course the search has been for something concrete in systems thinking which to apply to new community paradigms. The concern arising from the reality that systems thinking can be overly abstract making its adoption problematic was raised in Systems Thinking 2nd Segment - Striving for a Better Understanding and other past articles in this series. The concern that the issues communities must deal with can be too abstract to be readily approachable was raised in relation to complexity in Complexity Addressed From On High and elsewhere.

The irony is that systems thinking is supposed to be a means of addressing complexity. It is natural then to look for something concrete to build an effort upon, we want pragmatic solutions without wasting too much time on theory. First though we have to define what we mean when we ask for something to be concrete and we are not talking about driveways. Being Called Bitchy Boss? Strategies to Change Perceptions.