The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week
Happy Monday! It was a great week in HR, leadership development, and employee selection reading. I would like to thank all those bloggers out there for providing such great reading. Here are five blogs from July 25th - 29th, 2011 that I want to share with you. Hope you enjoy, and comments are greatly appreciated.
Tanveer Naseer's Blog: 4 Keys To Successfully Resolving Conflicts in the Workplace - Most of us have probably enocuntered a conflict with a customer or coworker sometime in our lives, but they usually catch us off-gaurd. What do you do when your forced to react on the drop of a hat when a conflict does come up? Tanveer tells us of an experience at the grocery store where a clerk delt with a conflict that examplifies how we all should resolve conflict. This post will provide you with 4 keys to get through any workplace conflict.
Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak: Overcoming the Six Dangers of Flip-Flopping - Changing your mind too often can lead your team to feel less confident in your decisions, along with a number of other problems. Dan's blog post provides the six dangers of flip-flopping, and what you can do to prevent it from happening.
Voss Graham, InnerActive: What Direction is Your Energy Focused? - Voss asks the question, "What direction are you focusing your energy today?" If your energy is focused internally rather than externally, you may want to rethink your focus. This post provides examples of internally and externally focused companies, and you will see which one's energy is focused in the right direction.
Rich Wellins, Guest Post on Great Leadership: One More Time: It's the Leadership, Stupid! - How does leadership affect the performance of organizations? More than you may have thought. This post shares research findings on the quality of leadership and how that affects the organization.
Don Cooper, Don't Blog: Please Ask Me for a Discount - If you are in sales and would like to keep your margins high by avoiding discounts, this post talks about the phrases you may want to avoid when trying to make a sale. It also talks about the right attitude to carry to ensure your not losing profits.