Author Archive | Dr. Holly Latty-Mann

Great Leaders- Vote for your favorite Entrepreneurial Leaders of all time!

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Vote Here! Who had a greater impact on American business: Henry Ford or the Google guys? The founders of pioneering software companies, airlines, or retail chains? The answers to this question will tell us not only where we’ve been, but maybe where we’re going economically. So Inc. Magazine wants you to vote for the person […]

Jill Bolte Taylor’s Powerful Stroke of Insight

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Video- Jill Bolte Taylors Powerful Stroke of Insight Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist who devoted her life to studying the brain and had the chance of a lifetime to experience her own brain as she suffered a stroke.  Watch the video to hear about her journey deep into her brain and back again.Jill Bolte […]

The People’s Stimulus Package

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Leadership comes in many forms, especially when it comes to running a country.  We are all aware of the economic conditions that surround us today.  Times are tough for everyone.  Our political leaders have developed a stimulus package to help generate new jobs, new attitudes, and new money into our economic systems. This is good […]

Leadership in Six Words

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Career success means being able to sum up your accomplishments Haiku style, says John Baldoni, of Business Week Magazine Once upon a time Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a story using only six words. Impossible, some thought. Not for Papa, as Neal Conan explained on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. The next day Hemingway […]

Preparing for the end of the recession

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Planning Now for an Economic Rebound Optimism among private-company CEOs is at a 16 year low, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.  As a result, companies are putting expansion plans on hold, says Ken Esch, a partner with the firm.  That could be a mistake, warns Esch, who has been encouraging clients to do more […]

6 Ways to Be a Better CEO

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Inc. magazine asked a group of CEO’s, including Twitter‘s Evan Williams, which managerial skill they would most like to improve.  They received some interesting answers. Salena Cuffe, CEO of Heritage Link Brands, said the one thing that she would like to improve on is delegating more.  Salena told Inc., “…as someone who founds a business, […]

Leadership Quotes

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Leadership is not magnetic personality; that can just as well be a glib tongue.  It is not making friends and influencing people; that is flattery.  Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter F. […]

A Real-Life Lesson on How to Get Hired:

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One of our program graduates- David Jarrett, VP of Human Resources, Clariant Corporation– recently shared with us and his leadership class (PLDP, 10/07) the following excerpt from an interview with Ritz-Carlton CEO Simon Cooper*.  When the topic turned to what hiring process Cooper used to maintain his company’s award-winning service, he answered: When somebody asks me […]

Women in Leadership- Former First Lady, Mrs. Roosevelt

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In the July 6, 2009 issue of Time Magazine, President Franklin D. Roosevelt is featured for his impact on the American economy during the Great Depression.  In a featured article of her own,  The Relentless Mrs. Roosevelt is featured in her own right for the impact she had as well. Mrs. Roosevelt carved out her own niche and started […]

Michael Jackson, Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett – Leadership Considerations in the Entertainment Industry

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  When we hear “leaders in the entertainment industry,” usually that means popularity, the most photographed, the most talked about, and the most sought after for what often times can be reduced to gossip.   Most importantly, however, we cannot assume popularity equates to the kind of leadership that can “make a mama proud”! With […]