The Fascinator Effect
Top 10 Reasons To Promote From Within
One of the first business leadership books I ever read, way back when, was The Woman’s Dress for Success Book by John T. Malloy, originally published in 1977. Admittedly, before I went to MBA school, I spent five years as a fashion designer on the west coast. How I dressed, and how I helped others dress, has always been of great importance to me.
Keys to promotion – Part 2 of 2
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From Monday, July 30, 2012
Are you aware that one major difference between men and women is that men tend to ask for promotions, while women don't tend to ask? Rather, women expect to be recognized for their contributions...they expect their astute boss to offer them a promotion in recognition of a job well done. We know that isn’t always the case.
Keys to promotion – Part 1 of 2
Last month we discussed how having a clearly defined personal vision statement and career mission statement, along with a healthy appreciation for the value you are delivering now and are committed to deliver to an organization in the future, you can enable yourself to better assess and capitalize on important promotional opportunities when they arise.
The Beach Ball Effect
You’re probably familiar with the important roles vision, mission and values play in establishing a firm foundation for all activities within an organization. These corporate statements help communicate the organization’s goals to all stakeholders. They are a way to get everyone on board, aligned, and engaged in support of a common purpose: to achieve the organization’s vision of success.
What are your strengths?
Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we know we need to have a difficult conversation with someone, but rather than have the conversation, we avoid it, in fretful anticipation the process or result will be too unpleasant and not worth the effort. But how can you possibly improve a situation if you take the “avoidance at all costs” approach?
Do you know what your natural talents are – those nuances that make you unique? As a leader, do you consider yourself to be a natural achiever?
Putting yourself in time-out
I’m often asked by clients and friends, “How do you accomplish everything you do, Deb? It’s seems like you’ve done everything and there’s almost nothing you can’t do. How do you do it?”
TMI: How one book magically becomes two
It was another lovely and warm mid-December afternoon in southern California. The house was all decorated for the holidays and my husband and I were looking forward to the family coming home soon for a visit. My Business World Rising team and I had just put a wrap on another successful Leadership Vistas Symposium. All was right with the world.
Saying farewell to one heartfelt, WOW Factor Workplace kind of guy
You may be familiar with the colloquial term “TMI” (too much information). Well, that’s what happened with “the book” Dr. Mark Goulston and I have been collaboratively working on for the past couple (or more) years … although in this case, you will definitely want to know the information we have to share.
Brand New Year, Brand New Website, Brand New Goals
I cannot begin to express how saddened I was to learn last month about the passing of Herb Kelleher, Founder, Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of Southwest Airlines. Mr. Kelleher died on January 3, 2019 at the age of 87.
Welcome to the new and improved Business World Rising® website. Hope you like its entirely new, even more appealing look and feel to go along with our slightly new focus for the business.