Leadership On the Edge

Leadership Link Round-Up: August 2-7

Every week I bookmark my favorite leadership stories, news, and blogs. And every week I share them with you:

1. We talked about this already, but in case you didn’t see it: Should bosses ‘friend’ employees?

2. Forbes ranks the best business schools. Do you agree?

3. Can the passion of charitable employees help your business go the extra mile?

4. The recession is not only thinning wallets–it’s changing the people we work with. Here’s the generational impact.

5. 4 great tips for tired out executives. Step 1…don’t panic!

6. Happiness isn’t at the top of a pile of money–it’s about being positive in a negative space.

7. While we’re talking about…here’s some advice on how to keep you glass half-full!

8. Leadership can be like talking in a cemetery. Every one’s under you–no one is listening. How do you change that?

9. Thinking about leadership isn’t about looking into the business world. Look at the church…the army, etc.!

10. Empowering employees can make your organization more nimble and acceptable to change. Agree?

11. 5 ways businesses can survive during tough times.

12. Starbucks’ new brand ’15 Ave’ can be successful–but only if they are extremely careful!

13. Companies are slated increase management in leadership in order to secure better results–study finds. Here’s some great commentary.

14. Leader’s live in a fish bowl. In other words, it’s about setting an example worth following.

15. 10 solid ways to handle complaints. Don’t take it personally.

16. Bing and Yahoo have teamed up. But is it good for us?

17. How to manage IT employees...a helpful guide.

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