TOP 10 COMPELLING LEADERSHIP LINKS: AUGUST 17-21

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1. Jeff Bezos reacts to the NY Times scathing review of Amazon’s work culture.

2. Does silicon valley “culture of intensity” really drive productivity?

3. Is your culture “toxic?”

4. Moving careers? Learn to code.

5. Has leadership development reached a crisis?

6. The death of annual performance reviews.

7. How to get rid of the frog in your throat and “master” public speaking.

8. A useful guide to putting an end to micro-managing your team.

9. Naysayers and grumblers may have an edge when it comes to reaching their goals.

10. Lastly, Amazon’s HR team will work over time create a better culture.

TOP 10 COMPELLING LEADERSHIP LINKS: August 10-14

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  1. Google has become Alphabet. Legal tricks and fresh perspectives.
  2. An important negotiation tool…silence.
  3. Why Baby Boomers get pink slips.
  4. Having difficult conversations starts with culture.
  5. Speaking of culture…can it be scaled successfully? Perhaps.
  6. Are passwords enough to protect your security? Probably not.
  7. Foster an innovation culture by using these four tips.
  8. Good advice isn’t always…good advice.
  9. Mentor’s help elevate and propel leaders.
  10. Lastly, understand the “frenzy” over high-tech talent.

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In Leadership On the Edge BLG presents thought provoking articles, videos, and news from the world of leadership.

TOP 10 COMPELLING LEADERSHIP LINKS: July 27-31

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  1. Have a tough decision to make? Maybe you should listen to your gut.
  2. Build support and coalitions by giving gifts.
  3. Sustain virtual team momentum by following this simple advice.
  4. Perhaps checking the news distracts leadership.
  5. How LinkedIn co-founder learned from failure.
  6. Reading relieves stress and can help communication skills.
  7. UBER is ushering in the 1099 economy.
  8. The liberal arts degree in silicon valley.
  9. Speaking of the valley, are start-ups on thin ice?
  10. Sit back this weekend and watch these documentaries to learn key leadership and start-up lessons

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In Leadership On the Edge BLG presents thought provoking articles, videos, and news from the world of leadership.

TOP 10 COMPELLING LEADERSHIP LINKS: July 20-24

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  1. The elements of the perfect business email.
  2. Are performance reviews on the way out?
  3. Four useful team management guidelines.
  4. Put your phone down. Boredom might be useful.
  5. The case against trying to wake up early. It’s OK to hit the snooze button.
  6. How to switch industries in the middle of your career (video).
  7. Daniel Kahneman warns us against overconfidence.
  8. How to fall back in love…with your job.
  9. The tools you need to work from anywhere in the world.
  10. On this day in history a great negotiation happened…in a model kitchen. Leaders always have to be ready.

 

 

 

TOP 10 COMPELLING LEADERSHIP LINKS: July 13-17

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  1. Leaders tell good stories. They should also tell good stories if they are looking for a job.
  2. Spend less time on email and more time leading. 4 invaluable Gmail hacks.
  3. A well drawn map of workplace personalities.
  4. What do great leadership teams do? They have shared purpose for starters...
  5. Ah! Summer is here…the season of vacation replies.
  6. At last, the excuse we all needed. The reason we procrastinate.
  7. Q&A from someone who raised $1.7 million on Kickstarter
  8. How to succeed: Forget the 10 year rule. Look at Gershwin.
  9. The future of the book.
  10. Lastly, why you should keep your laptop closed this weekend.

BLG & Inc.edu Workshops Announced

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blg-inc-edu-logo-v.2The Bacharach Leadership Group is excited to announce their exciting partnership with Inc.edu, a corporate university founded by Inc.com exclusively focused on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses leaders to drive growth. BLG will host two workshops, Master the Skills of Influence & Lead Your Teams For Growth, in NYC, DC, and LA in 2015.These two day workshops will help you grow your business, execute business strategy, more effectively market and sell your products and services, and get all of your employees in your business motivated. These workshops will help you get buy-in from employees, customers, business partners, and investors.

The Master The Skills of Influence workshops will be led by BLG co-founder, Cornell University’s McKelvey-Grant Professor, and Inc.com columnist, Samuel Bacharach. The Lead Your Teams for Growth workshops will be led by Yael Bacharach who is an executive coach, a practicing psychotherapist, and Cornell University Coaching course author. Inc.edu and BLG have worked together to tailor content used by industry leaders like Cisco, SunGard, and the Warner Music Group for entrepreneurs and small business leaders.
If you’d like to register for the upcoming workshops being offered by BLG and Inc.edu do so soon. The NYC workshop begins on February 24h. Space is limited and seats are available on a first come-first serve basis. Bring a colleague or your team to scale your business growth even more.

To learn more and register, please go to http://www.blgevents-incedu.com/

Here are the workshop outlines:

Master the Skills of Influence, February 24-25

In this 2-Day workshop, you will develop the political skills necessary to get buy-in for your ideas so you can execute, get results, keep your teams motivated and grow your business
Learn how to:
  • Master the skills of influence to grow sales & customer satisfaction
  • Persuade and win people over to attract investors and customers
  • Overcome & anticipate resistance to change
  • Map the political terrain for allies and resistors
  • Decipher the agendas of others
  • Pitch your ideas
  • Negotiate and mobilize a motivated coalition

Lead Your Teams for Growth, February 26-27

In this 2-Day workshop, you will develop the skills necessary to sustain momentum,  motivate your teams and keep the growth ball rolling.  More effective leaders and teams result in greater sales and customer satisfaction.

Learn how to:

  • Balance facilitative and directive leadership
  • Acquire a coaching mindset to build your team’s capacity to drive growth
  • Lead for engagement to drive and sustain motivation
  • Master the skills of constructive dialogue for difficult situations
  • Maximize the potential of your team to grow your business
  • Partner for goal achievement

BLG & INC.EDU WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED

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blg-inc-edu-logo-v.2The Bacharach Leadership Group is excited to announce their exciting partnership with Inc.edu, a corporate university founded by Inc.com exclusively focused on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses leaders to drive growth. BLG will host two workshops, Master the Skills of Influence & Lead Your Teams For Growth, in NYC, DC, and LA in 2015.These two day workshops will help you grow your business, execute business strategy, more effectively market and sell your products and services, and get all of your employees in your business motivated. These workshops will help you get buy-in from employees, customers, business partners, and investors.

The Master The Skills of Influence workshops will be led by BLG co-founder, Cornell University’s McKelvey-Grant Professor, and Inc.com columnist, Samuel Bacharach. The Lead Your Teams for Growth workshops will be led by Yael Bacharach who is an executive coach, a practicing psychotherapist, and Cornell University Coaching course author. Inc.edu and BLG have worked together to tailor content used by industry leaders like Cisco, SunGard, and the Warner Music Group for entrepreneurs and small business leaders.
If you’d like to register for the upcoming workshops being offered by BLG and Inc.edu do so soon. The NYC workshop begins on February 24h. Space is limited and seats are available on a first come-first serve basis. Bring a colleague or your team to scale your business growth even more.

To learn more and register, please go to http://www.blgevents-incedu.com/

Here are the workshop outlines:

Master the Skills of Influence, February 24-25

In this 2-Day workshop, you will develop the political skills necessary to get buy-in for your ideas so you can execute, get results, keep your teams motivated and grow your business
Learn how to:
  • Master the skills of influence to grow sales & customer satisfaction
  • Persuade and win people over to attract investors and customers
  • Overcome & anticipate resistance to change
  • Map the political terrain for allies and resistors
  • Decipher the agendas of others
  • Pitch your ideas
  • Negotiate and mobilize a motivated coalition

Lead Your Teams for Growth, February 26-27

In this 2-Day workshop, you will develop the skills necessary to sustain momentum,  motivate your teams and keep the growth ball rolling.  More effective leaders and teams result in greater sales and customer satisfaction.

Learn how to:

  • Balance facilitative and directive leadership
  • Acquire a coaching mindset to build your team’s capacity to drive growth
  • Lead for engagement to drive and sustain motivation
  • Master the skills of constructive dialogue for difficult situations
  • Maximize the potential of your team to grow your business
  • Partner for goal achievement

Top 10 Compelling Proactive Leadership Links: Dec. 1-5

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1. Couldn’t agree more. “It’s not enough to have a good idea.” – Walter Isaacson

2. How to be Chief Innovation Officer. Step one: Go on stealth mode.

3. Companies aren’t creative because they have quirky chairs.

4. Timeless tips to put an end to meetings that drag on and on and on…

5. Perhaps the secret ingredient to creativity is, wait for it… stupidity?

6. Introverted leaders can and should harness the power of social media.

7. A pragmatic guide to dealing with dull, boring assignments.

8. What’s your email password? I bet there’s a story behind it. 

9. Practical advice for handling the inevitable workplace conflict.

10. On a lighter note: A news story leaders should fix.