Today's Leadership Thought

Eric Jacobson

A good reminder from a former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas: " If you haven''t done anything for someone else today, you haven''t done anything for yourself" - Joe Steineger, Farmer and Former Mayor, Kansas City, Kansas. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

Observations About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

A relatively small Kansas City-area newspaper for readers over 50 years in age published an article by C.W. Hanson a couple years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be. The preparation for leadership is necessarily more complex when you are responsible for many than for one. Source: Kansas City 50 & Better.

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Today's Thoughts About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

A relatively small Kansas City-area newspaper for readers over 50 years in age published an article by C.W. Hanson a few years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be. The preparation for leadership is necessarily more complex when you are responsible for many than for one. Source: Kansas City 50 and Better.

Leadership Lessons From Women Who Mean Business

Eric Jacobson

Every year, the Kansas City Business Journal honors 25 women business leaders in the Kansas City metro in its " Women Who Mean Business " awards competition. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leading Women Women In Business

What Will Your Leadership Legacy Be?

Eric Jacobson

The Kansas City Star newspaper a couple years ago wrote a story about Marion Laboratories and its 60th anniversary. Mr. Ewing Kauffman, fondly known as Mr. K, led Marion during its peak, and is remembered as one of the most effective, influential leaders ever in the Kansas City area. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Legacy Leaving A LegacyAs a leader, you likely have asked yourself, " How do I want to be remembered as a leader ?"

Nathan Magnuson On Leadership, Coaching, And His New eBook

Eric Jacobson

Nathan Magnuson If you haven''t discovered Nathan Magnuson ''s Everyday Leadership blog , check it out today. You''ll find lots of good advice and insights from this Kansas City area leadership consultant, coach and thought leader. You can also download his new, and free, eBook , Trusted Leadership Advisor , when you subscribe for free to his website. This week, Nathan kindly shared more about his eBook and leadership in general.

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How To Select A Good Executive Coach

Eric Jacobson

When a leader or manager is considering using an executive coach, Marilyn O''Hearne , Master Certified Coach in the Kansas City metro area, said that person should at a minimum: Make sure the coach is certified and subscribes to a code of ethics. Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Executive Coaching Kansas City

What Will Your Leadership Legacy Be?

Eric Jacobson

The Kansas City Star newspaper last year wrote a story about Marion Laboratories and its 60th anniversary. Mr. Ewing Kauffman, fondly known as Mr. K, led Marion during its peak, and is remembered as one of the most effective, influential leaders ever in the Kansas City area. Management Leadership General Management Skills Leadership SkillsAs a leader, you likely have asked yourself, " How do I want to be remembered as a leader ?"

6 No-Cost Ways To Create A Best-Place-To-Work Company

Eric Jacobson

Inspire employee confidence in decisions and clear business direction Work to build trust based on honesty and integrity Practice open, two-way communication, especially in times of uncertainty Look out for the organization before you look out for yourself Believe employees should be developed and retained; not burned out and discarded Thanks for these great leadership tips, Leigh! Employee Retention Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kansas City

How Your Customers Can Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

Mike Brown, the founder of the Kansas City, MO company called, The Brainzooming Group , encourages business leaders to solicit feedback from their customers when creating a strategic plan. Kansas City Leadership Brainzooming Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Strategies Strategic Planning Overland Park General Management Skills

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Build These Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Monday, April 12, 2010 Build These Leadership Skills I had the pleasure of interviewing Overland Park, KS-based author Leigh Branham recently.

Three Things Coaches As Leaders Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. According to Williams, in a commentary he wrote for the magazine, the third point is the most challenging to address and where leadership may be the most critical.

How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Tuesday, September 21, 2010 How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Play Team Sports To Build Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Heres some information about the research supporting the link between sports and leadership, along with some first-hand testimonials.

Leadership Tips From Good Boss, Bad Boss

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). 15 Inspiring Biographies For Leaders 20 New Words Every Leader Should Know Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Gro.

Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Grossman Via His.

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). 15 Inspiring Biographies For Leaders 20 New Words Every Leader Should Know Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Gro.

Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). 15 Inspiring Biographies For Leaders 20 New Words Every Leader Should Know Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Gro.

Weekly Videos Provide Tips For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Be sure to take a few minutes each week to view the HEMP Mentorship Minute videos, created by the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program and the Kansas City Business Journal. In the videos, Kansas City-area entrepreneurs offer their advice about a wide range of topics of interest to business owners, managers and leaders. Videos For Leaders Management Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Effective Leadership General Management Skills Leadership Videos Mentoring

Do You Really Need To Read Leadership Books?

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Do You Really Need To Read Leadership Books? Do You Really Need To Read Leadership Books?

How To Write A Business Plan In About One Hour

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). This book is a must read for every team member where leadership is committed to growth.

How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). 15 Inspiring Biographies For Leaders 20 New Words Every Leader Should Know Reach Communications & Leadership Expert David Gro.

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Apply for the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellowship

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Kansas City, MO: 1 position (filled) (sponsored by Google Fiber). Launched in 2015 in partnership with Google Fiber , the Digital Inclusion Fellowship builds capacity and leadership in nonprofits to address digital inequity in their communities.

What's The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager?

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Whats The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager? Clarks compact, 100-page, The Leadership Test.

Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Posted by Eric Jacobson at 8:59 PM Labels: Customer Service , General Management Skills , Leadership Skills , Training 1 comments: Dalon said.

How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. Apologizing Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How to Apologize I'm Sorry One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately.

Three Things Coaches Must Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. According to Williams, in a commentary he wrote for the magazine, the third point is the most challenging to address and where leadership may be the most critical. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Basketball Coach Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Roy Williams

How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. Apologizing How to Apologize I'm Sorry" Leaders LeadershipOne of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry.

What Coaches As Leaders Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. According to Williams, in a commentary he wrote for the magazine, the third point is the most challenging to address and where leadership may be the most critical. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership: 70 New Year's.

Eric Jacobson

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Read leadership books to learn 51. It all depends on what that leader does or doesnt do.Good management and leadership skills can be learned.

What Coaches Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. According to Williams, in a commentary he wrote for the magazine, the third point is the most challenging to address and where leadership may be the most critical. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Three Things Coaches Must Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. According to Williams, in a commentary he wrote for the magazine, the third point is the most challenging to address and where leadership may be the most critical. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Furthering Your Nonprofit Career: 3 Tips for Development

Bloomerang

Here at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, we’ve dedicated ourselves to professional development in the nonprofit sector. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance guide on the subject explains that you have an option to choose between open-source and paid courses. They live in Leawood, Kansas.

Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice years ago in a column in the Kansas City Business Journal. Customer Loyalty Customer Retention Customer Satisfaction Customer Service Customer Value Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and ManagementHe wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We

Thanks For Two Years: From Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson www.ericjacobsonblog.com Overland Park, KS (Kansas City, MO). Management Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management SkillsTwo years ago tomorrow, I started this blog to share tips and ideas for how to be a more effective leader and manager. Thank you for your loyal readership, your suggestions for topics to cover, and for tweeting the posts you find more useful.

The Six Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies. Employee Engagement Engaging Employees Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leigh Branham Overland Park

How To Write Your Business Plan In One Hour

Eric Jacobson

Kansas City’s Joe Calhoon , published a couple years ago, The 1 Hour Plan for Growth , where he provides a system for creating a clear and compelling business plan for growth. The plan will include six essential elements : Vision Mission Values Objectives Strategies Priorities And, Calhoon teaches you how to write a plan that will engage employees and develop leadership capacity. This book is a must read for every team member where leadership is committed to growth.

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham , along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies. Employee Engagement Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leigh Branham

Leader Profile: Clayton Daniels

Eric Jacobson

Clayton (Clay) Daniels is VP of Operations , Midwest Service & Solutions at Kansas City-based U.S. He''s also one of the Kansas City area''s most inspiring leaders. Daniels was a Major in the US Army , has an MBA from the Bloch School of Management at University of Missouri-Kansas City ( UMKC) , and moved into his VP role at U.S. Daniels: All leadership skills translate. At that point leadership to me was what I’d seen on the football field and at West Point.

Wellness Perks And Programs Popular Among Best Places To Work Companies

Eric Jacobson

Last month, the Kansas City Business Journal published its list of 2013 Best Places To Work Companies in the Kansas City metro. Kansas City Employee Benefits S tand-up workstations spread throughout the office - Netsmart Technologies Inc. Employee Perks Employee Wellness Programs Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Fitness Leadership Motivating Employees Wellness Programs

How To Say "I'm Sorry"

Eric Jacobson

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. Apologizing Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management I'm Sorry" LeadershipOne of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately.

The Six Universal Drivers To Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies. Best Places To Work Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leigh Branham

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies. Employee Engagement Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leigh Branham

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Eric Jacobson

The plan will include six essential elements : 1.Vision 2.Mission 3.Values 4.Objectives 5.Strategies 6.Priorities And, Calhoon teaches how to write a plan that will engage employees and develop leadership capacity. Calhoon’s system has been used by Kansas City-based companies, such as: Cruise Holidays of KC Jack Stack Barbecue Redemption Plus United Heating and Cooling “Joe Calhoon is an expert at making the growth planning process simple.