Five Blogs of Note for the Week Ending June 28, 2013
Continuing in my new tradition, here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week.
I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my thinking and get me to think outside my old paradigm.
It’s not important that you agree with any of these writers. It’s only important that you think.
I hope you will find some new sources of inspiration with these posts.
Here’s the next group of 5 in the series:
A Wakeup Call for American Workers
In the latest major survey showing how disgruntled American employees are today, Gallup found that 70% are not engaged at work or are “actively disengaged” (read: physically present, but mentally checked out). Gallup names terrible managers as one of the major culprits. 25 million full-time workers who responded.
15 Ways to Tell if Someone is Arrogant or Humble
Humble people speak the truth. The temptation to temper the truth and say what others want to hear, for example, is nearly universal. If you’ve found someone who speaks the truth give them a raise. I’ve seen people negotiate how truthful they are going to be with the boss – if you don’t tell, I won’t tell.
Business News Daily
25 Technology Terms Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Leaders Under Construction
While visiting the Atlanta Zoo I walked by a sign: “Pardon Our Progress”. Of course I have seen signs like this before, but something struck me about this particular one. Instead of being posted on a fake wall or some other nice looking temporary façade, this was posted to a chain link fence with the construction in progress visible.
The In-Between: How to Shut Up, Slow Down, and Embrace All Life Has to Offer – Proposal #414
Most of what matters in life doesn’t come through big moments. Change happens gradually, over time. And the vehicle for our transformation is an unexpected one. We learn our greatest lessons from delays, setbacks, and inconveniences — through waiting.
The Transformational Leadership Strategist
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