Posts Tagged ‘ Responsibility Process ’

Kudos from a Happy Father
Todd and his family gave me permission to share this great news with you. Maybe you have a bright child like this. I do. Christopher, I saw you speak at the Agile 2009 event in Chicago.  During your presentation, you mentioned a technique for "catching" yourself doing something other than taking Responsibility and it stuck in my head.  So, I...

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Posted on 05/20/2010 07:02 am | 6 Comments
 
Ask Christopher Avery, 10 March 2009 – Listen Now
It was a great Ask Christopher Avery Q&A session today. You can listen on the player here. The questions I addressed are below. Ask your question now for the next monthly session of Ask Christopher Avery. Jim: What is the most effective way to help a person move out of the “deep victim" stance into a more self-responsible way of...

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Posted on 03/10/2009 07:38 pm | No Comments
 
Responsible Leadership Questions & Answers
I appreciate you. And I appreciate your interest in how personal and shared responsibility works in the mind. People like you joined me today for a solid hour of my best information about leading, teaming, and succeeding through 100% ownership. It's live, no-cost, and completely driven by your questions. You were there right? Or are you already enjoying the life,...

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Posted on 02/10/2009 01:49 pm | No Comments
 
Responsible Action Tip Success Case
Desiree Purvis writes: Your tip on how to stop laying blame has been really useful - thinking back I'm staggered at how much "it got out" prior to your tip! Q: Can I give myself points for taking responsibility AFTER griping about something? Example: While clearing my e-mails on returning to the office from Xmas I came across an e-mail...

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Posted on 01/17/2009 01:55 am | No Comments
 
Agile Over the Sea
Strange Attractors I skipped the Toronto Agile 2008 conference this year in  August. But when the call for proposals was out back in January I heard from Portia Tung that she'd read my article on Personal Agility and wished I would present Responsibility Redefined™ in Toronto. I appreciated that since I'd presented at the 2004-2007 conferences. Alas, I told her...

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Posted on 10/02/2008 04:34 pm | No Comments
 
Ask Christopher Avery Radio Talk Show for 9 September 2008
Here's the audio mp3 replay from my September 5th (as opposed to 9th, "every second Tuesday") Ask Christopher Avery show on Blog Talk Radio. I recorded it early as I'm on the road today. Ask me anything at www.AskChristopherAvery.com Get show reminders for my Blog Talk Radio shows. Just click this button and then subscribe to the show reminders at...

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Posted on 09/09/2008 01:00 am | 1 Comment
 
Mental Leadership, Cowboy Hat, and Shotguns
I was inspired to make a short video for you this weekend while at a 4-H shotgun tournament. Yes, I'm a certified shotgun coach recognized by the National Sporting Clays Association, the National Rifle Association, and the 4-H. That means I could serve double duty as your leadership-for-life coach and your shotgun coach! No jokes about bird hunting with politicians...

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Posted on 07/28/2008 11:10 pm | 4 Comments
 
Keynoting APLN Atlanta Leadership Summit, September 26
Let's get together in Atlanta, Georgia September 25th and 26th, 2008 for the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) Atlanta Leadership Summit. This is one of several regional leadership summits APLN hosts each year around the country to great success. I'm honored to be giving the closing keynote on personal agility and Responsibility Redefined™. At APLN Atlanta Leadership Summit you'll also...

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Posted on 07/24/2008 04:17 pm | No Comments
 
Effective Teamwork Skills are not based on Human Perfection
Effective Teamwork is based on human agility and taking responsibility for our actions which contribute to shared results. The belief that we are required as leaders or team-members to maintain a facade of perfection should be smashed and dumped off in the trash on our way to lunch. Such ideologies are the underlying causes of stress in our own lives...

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Posted on 04/29/2008 02:51 pm | No Comments
 
Piling on the Lay Blame Drama
My life-long friend Stuart Cordell brought this piece to my attention when it was published about a month ago:  Why Learn and Grow on the Job? It's Much Easier to Feign Infallibility Jared Sandberg wrote it for his Wall Street Journal column Cubicle Culture. The essence of the article is that laying blame is a successful strategy for keeping one's...

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Posted on 02/28/2008 02:42 pm | 4 Comments
 
 
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