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People Leave Bosses, Not Jobs (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

People Leave Bosses, Not Jobs (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Opinion

If people leave bad bosses, then that means they stay for good ones. In short, a system that spends more to bring in talent and get new hires ready for responsibilities is wasting its time and effort if there is no process for improving those skills and capacity for management. read more >

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months. read more >

What's Your Galaxy? (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

What's Your Galaxy? (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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While few business leaders will face the kind of disaster that Samsung has had to navigate, as leaders approach the new year and lay out plans for a new product launch or geographic expansion, it may not be a bad idea to ask, “What's MY Galaxy?” read more >

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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You may not agree with what you hear at a TEDx conference, but you will learn something new. You may not get the full picture — since speakers are given 18 minutes — but you will be escorted into territory occupied by that speaker that is likely to be new, controversial and challenging. read more >

Power and Pain of Consensus (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Power and Pain of Consensus (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Mainstream, action-oriented leadership thinkers tend to hate the idea of consensus, opting instead for rapid-fire, quick-decision meetings. The efficiency of pushing quickly for a clear path forward is hard to resist; however, it often steps over or forces underground the kind of resistance that will kill a new idea or initiative — but usually not until most of the time and money are spent. read more >

Vistage Expands With New Northwest Arkansas Group

Vistage Expands With New Northwest Arkansas Group

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Vistage, a worldwide facilitator of private advisory groups for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, has announced the first chief executive group in northwest Arkansas, led by Terry Bowen, Vistage chair and co-founder and CEO of Sew in Heaven LLC of Fayetteville. read more >

Developing Your Bench (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Developing Your Bench (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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A succession plan means not only knowing who could move into an open slot, but what development gaps the candidate has for readiness and what the plans are for filling those gaps. read more >

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Every year, aspiring singers participate in auditions for the New York Metropolitan Opera. Judges provide feedback to each of the singers. Most of the conversations were great examples of powerful feedback, delivered with skill and impact. read more >

Getting 'Unstuck' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Getting 'Unstuck' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Opinion

Anyone who runs a business is familiar with how easy it is to spend every day heads down in the business. But the same efficiency a leader gains with day-to-day operation also leads to tunnel vision. A leader can easily become isolated as well as stale. read more >

In Praise of Dust (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

In Praise of Dust (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

Create and support the parts of the organization that can execute and keep a sustained focus on the details. Find vendors or partners who will perform those functions. And then remember to celebrate and fete their work in parity with the brilliant idea. read more >

How to Listen (It's Not Easy) (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

How to Listen (It's Not Easy) (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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Listening is hard. Like most things that we all do, there are levels of mastery that are only available to those who practice and train. Here then is a quick overview and some suggestions about how to become a better listener. read more >