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Resonant Leadership by the book

Previously, Boyatzis and McKee collaborated on the book Primal Leadership:  Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence. In Resonant Leadership again team to provide solutions and incentives to fuel, as well as arm, people around values and importance of leadership introspection and coaching. It is too simplistic to say this book presents the cost of leadership lack of awareness, known as dissonance, has on previously successful high potentials.  More provides a return path to life as envisioned before dissonance.  Through case studies, as well as cited and studied research, the importance resonant leaders have on a team and an organization’s success. The book presents a case for awakening resonant principles for renewal of self and renewal of relationships; and everything in business is a relationship. The book also serves as a guide, a strategy, and a plan that scales from individual to enterprise need or for executive …

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Who knows? Many times not many people do

In a healthy environment, admitting what you don’t know is part of the process to come to a shared understanding.

In an unhealthy environment sticking to a point you think you know, but do not really know, drives people to defend positions from a point of weakness that can easily turn into an indefensible point of embarrassment.

The separation from noise to decision is about want to know and who you know. Here are 8 steps to go from noise to decision.

Fistful of beans 03/30/2011

4 things I’ve seen, read, or thought might seed results: 1. Still too big to fail — CFO Magazine Too-big-to-fail is defined as the government using taxpayer dollars to rescue “systemically important” banks. Few debate that the expectation of bailouts provides banks little incentive to guard against excessive risk.  Today the solutions being debated may elevate overall industry risk instead of subduing it. “If government bailouts were absolutely prohibited, I would be very concerned that [the problems 3 years ago] would play out again and again,” says Ron Box, finance chief at Joe Money Machinery, a construction-equipment dealer. Many CFOs think irresponsible management should suffer the consequences, but worry that, withough a government safety net, middle-market companies would be more vulnerable.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act does limit how far regulators will go in propping up a large …