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The Social Age Is The Age Of Participation [VIDEO]

21-Aug-2014 | Ted Coine

“Make meaning at work, not just money.” – Chuck Blakeman The Industrial Age is so dead its ghost is gathering dust. But what’s next? To answer that question, I’d like to take you to T

The Two Dumbest Words You Can Say

13-Aug-2014 | Ted Coine

Trust is an aspect of leadership that is central to The Human Side of Business – as you’ve probably noticed by all of the world-class thought leaders participating in our current series on the top

For Lasting Success, Get Your Hiring Down To A “T”

7-Aug-2014 | Ted Coine

I study fascinating organizations for a living, and there are about fifty of them in our upcoming book, A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive. Want to know my hands-down favorite i

The Three Evils Of An Old School Workplace

5-Aug-2014 | Ted Coine

“Work saves us from 3 great evils: boredom, vice, and need.” – Voltaire But some work is better than others, isn’t it? Leader, this post is for you. Does your company’s work save yo

Leadership Ethics: It Doesn’t Depend

1-Aug-2014 | Ted Coine

Do you want high morale at work? Be ethical. Imagine recent outcomes at GM, and Toyota before it, if some frontline engineer – or even assembly line worker – used the company Intranet to say “H

What’s Your Be Be Do?

22-Jul-2014 | Ted Coine

You know those BS statements you see wherever you go? The stupid mission statements, lame values statements, and epically unimpressive purpose statements on posters all over your company walls? The re

How To Measure Success $20 At A Time

18-Jul-2014 | Ted Coine

Do you want to know how to identify a truly successful person? It isn’t the car they drive, the title on their business cards, or the heft of their wallet. All of that stuff is fleeting, and all of

Be The Leader You Wish To Follow

15-Jul-2014 | Ted Coine

There is nothing more valuable to a leader than to enjoy the trust of those she leads. When our employees trust us, they will do great things to achieve the goals we set with them. When our stoc

An Overlooked Lesson From America’s Greatest Leader

11-Jul-2014 | Ted Coine

“I thought then as now I had never beheld so superb a man.“ – Marquis de Lafayette What could you, a Social Age business leader, possibly learn from a man who died more than 200 years ago, be

The Most Important Word In Leadership

9-Jul-2014 | Ted Coine

If you had to sum up everything you believe about leadership, your core philosophy, in just one word, what word would you choose? Would you choose Accountability? Vision? Inspiration? Resolve? T