Managing creative teams effectively requires some additional skills. Here are six you need to know. Managing teams is tough enough. But when you're managing teams of people who need to be highly creative to fulfill their job functions, a new level of complexity is added, says Michael D. Show More Summary
Are we working as effectively as our extremely successful peers? If not, there's something we can do about that.
Via Ken Opalo and Stéphane Helleringer this reportedly from a Prussian spy who visited Karl Marx in the 1850s: In private life he is an extremely disorderly, cynical human being, and a bad host. He leads the existence of a … Continue reading ? The post Karl Marx’s seven habits of highly effective people? appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Dr. Stephen R. Covey: October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012 This week, we are re-posting a show we recorded back on July 14, 2009, with our good friend, the late, great, Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Dr. Covey died two years to the week after this show. His wisdom is timeless, and he lived his life, as he always […]
By: Jazz Keyes After reading Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, I began to wonder what results we would find if we applied his “inside-out” approach to effectiveness to love and relationships? The book is centered on the principles of self-help and business, but let’s investigate how these same seven habits can relate to relationships. Keep Reading ?
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better. ~ William P. Leahy In his book, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," author Steven Covey included an ambiguous optical illusion that is open to different interpretations. Show More Summary
These are the things effective leaders do to inspire people.
Today it’s a bit trickier – there’s more competition out there than ever before and people are paying less attention to your brand’s messages. The best way to get customers to pay attention and to help your brand stand out from the crowd is to develop the right habits. Here are seven habits of highly effective social media managers:
It is unreasonable to expect people to think like us and be like us. Most of the time people think and cope in ways that are different than we do.
You know the habits of highly effective people? These people basically do the opposite.
Only in America do we need a step-by-step guide to taking time off.
Why do some people rise to the top of Twitter and some people are destined for the dregs? Being “good at Twitter” can look really effortless, but seem exhausting to execute. And while Twitter has no gatekeeper, gaining access to another...Show More Summary
Berlin startup Blinkist is getting people to buy more books, by reading less. Business titles like Getting Things Done and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People are classics in the world of self-improvement. But time has increasingly become a precious commodity. Business books now compete with blogs, and for [...]
You can be super productive simply by applying the habits of today's most highly effective people.
I thought it was about time I wrote a bestseller, but couldn't come up with any very good ideas. Then I realised that I didn't have to. I could hitch a ride on Stephen Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Effective People." It's a great book, but Covey only covered half [...]
With the start of a new year, I've been thinking about the changes I'd like to make in my life, and I picked up an old friend -- a book -- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. As I re-read a few pages, I was struck by how this book has changed the mindset of business. Show More Summary
While many people have high hopes for their New Year's Resolutions, the way that they interact with themselves sabotages their chance for success. It has to do with the way the brain controls habits, and the effect of self-critcism on the habit circuit. Fortunately, there's something you can do about it. read more
You may have heard of Steven Covey’s habits of highly effective people. But what about fundraisers? What’s one thing you could do, each week, […]
You don't have to be born able to execute at a high level tough. Here's how you can develop that vital skill.
In 1989, Dr.Stephen R. Covey wrote an excellent book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I highly recommend this book to anyone, in a job search or in a job! These are Dr. Covey's list of recommended habits, with descriptions adapted to apply to job search. 7 Habits of Highly-Effective Job Seekers 1. Show More Summary