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Practice, Practice, Practice

By: Jim Bruce
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Practice is a word that is frequently used in leadership development.  For example, we can use practice to indicate engagement in a profession – I have a practice in engineering;  or to indicate development of a skill – I habitually practice my listening skills;  or to signify continual development of a skill – I practice the piano for four hours each day so that I can continue to hone my skills for performing as a concert pianist. 

 

Questions

By: Jim Bruce
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“The important thing is not to stop questioning … Never lose a holy curiosity.”                                  Albert Einstein

The Meeting Is Over …

By: Jim Bruce
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Now What?

There is lots of advice available on running meetings (for our purpose an intentional gathering of two or more people), two examples of which are the MOR Meeting Jogger and the essay “How to Run a Meeting Like Google,” listed among the references below.  However, I’ve found little organized thought about the steps that a leader needs to take after the meeting is over.

 

Today’s essay provides some advice on this issue.  But first, a review on “how to run a meeting:”

 

Before the meeting:

Mastery

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading, Mastery, is an essay by Josh Lawrence, Manager of Technical Services at Washington University in St. Louis. The essay first appeared as a program reflection last year.
 

I Resolve To …

By: Jim Bruce
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Resolutions.  Along with the arrival of the New Year come New Year’s Resolutions.  This is neither new nor all that unique.  Babylonians made New Year’s Resolutions 2500 years ago.  And, since then everyone has followed. 
 

The Leader’s Role in Leading Leaders

By: Sean McDonald
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As leadership communities grow across our client organizations, we’ve witnessed several interesting approaches to leading leaders.  Here are a few noteworthy trends we see in letting leaders spread their wings.

Results from an Investment with MOR

By: Sean McDonald
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Once MOR begins a leadership journey with someone, we never leave their side.  Or, put another way, they keep us with them.  Perhaps that’s why our organizational client retention rate this year was 100%. 

Ritual Questions

By: Jim Bruce
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In last week’s Tuesday Reading, Triggers, Once Again, I pointed to a set of questions Marshall Goldsmith asks at the end of each day.  These 20 questions include ones such as:

· Did I do my best today to make progress on each of my priorities for the day?

· Did I do my best today to provide time to meet the needs of my staff?

Those Informal Leaders

By: Jim Bruce
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There are informal leaders in every organization.  These are the people in the organization who, without formal title or authority, get things done, and done well, show others how to do them, and have a large network interconnecting many people in a variety of teams and organizations across the entire organization.  Often we do not even know who these people are nor recognize their importance in our organization’s success or understand the breadth of their networks.

 

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