July 24, 2014

SoundWaves – The Importance of Getting to the Point Quickly

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The Recipe for Great Communication

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5 Things You’ll Never Regret About Your Business Communication

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The Beacon Newsletter

No One Leads All the Time: A Series on the Power of Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] “It’s amazing how much can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.” – John Wooden [Author’s Note: This is Part Two in our series on the challenges of 21st century communication. Part One can be found here, and subsequent installments will be shared via TheBeaconBlog.org] Leading [...]

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Stanley McChrystal: Blurring the Lines between Leadership and Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] In this issue of The Beacon we challenge your assumptions on leadership and followership. We challenge the notion that leaders and leadership are always the most valuable part of the equation, and that followers and followership are always less valuable. We contend that every organization needs good leaders and [...]

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  • For Better Team Alignment, Don’t Forget This Critical Step July 21, 2014
    In an earlier post, we talked about the first critical step towards creating a well-aligned, motivated and productive team. You must have a clear direction, mission or goal for that team to be aligned around, before you have any hope of having an aligned team. What’s the second critical step? Well, at the risk of […]
  • The LeBron James Homecoming Announcement, Part 2 July 17, 2014
    In the latest edition of our Soundwaves podcast, we offer some additional thoughts on the July 10, 2014 announcement by LeBron James that he’ll be returning to his home town of Cleveland to play with the Cavaliers once again. Rare is the occasion when a celebrity — especially such a high-profile one as LeBron — […]
  • A Remarkable “Pitch Perfect” Moment from LeBron James July 14, 2014
    Every once in a while a celebrity or an athlete does or says something that really catches you off guard, and makes you stop and think “wait… that was really good. Where did that come from?” Last Friday, July 11, 2014 was one of those times. Regardless of whether you like basketball, or follow sports […]