Archive for Management and Leadership’ Category

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Jun
2018

How Johnson & Johnson and AMEX Are Developing Young Leaders | Extraordinary Business

young leaders

I read a really interesting statistic recently in a joint article from Ray, Williams, and Wellins on Harvard Business Review. They mentioned “Over the next decade, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will retire every day. Young leaders will have substantial opportunity to climb the corporate ladder – by 2030, millennials alone will comprise three out of every four individuals in the U.S. workforce.

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Jun
2018

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback | Extraordinary Business

feedback

Have you ever had the experience when everything seemed to be going well and you felt you were doing a fantastic job, only to have that perception come to an abrupt halt when someone asks you, “Are you open to receiving some constructive feedback?”  That very question can often be a trigger that releases the “no so nice” aspects of our personality if we aren’t disciplined enough to remain objective and calmly listen to the feedback BEFORE reacting to it.

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May
2018
Comments Off on Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures” | Extraordinary Business

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures” | Extraordinary Business

culture

In December 2017, Indeed.com drew from their database of more than 15 million employer reviews to determine which companies were rated highest for culture.  Nike was rated number one and a grocery chain called HEB in Texas was rated #2.  Following HEB are Disney Parks & Resorts, Boys & Girls Club of America, Starbucks and Apple (a total of fifteen companies were listed).

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May
2018
Comments Off on Narrative Memos Replace PowerPoints at Amazon | Extraordinary Business

Narrative Memos Replace PowerPoints at Amazon | Extraordinary Business

meeting

Meetings…. UGH!  More than not, they feel like a necessary “evil” most especially when you are a part of multiple teams or a part of a large organization.  But it’s not the meeting itself that’s the problem, rather it’s more often how it’s run and in what format the information is delivered.

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