2011

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Leadership & Influence

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. You cannot be a effective leader without influence. Remove these people from your network.

Innovation Creates Uncertainty

Leading Blog

We don’t like uncertainty. It’s not comfortable. We want innovation. We like creativity. It’s engaging. But innovation creates uncertainty.

The Top 10 Things Leaders Should Hear From Their Teammates

Terry Starbucker

Let’s count ‘em down, from the bottom to the top: 10. How many of these 10 have you heard? Did I miss anything? Let’s lead well!

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Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

There is no escaping the fact that when we show up for work and for our leadership roles, we bring the entirety of ourselves to the table.

7 Random Pieces of Advice for the Younger Leader

Ron Edmondson

I love working with younger leaders. I want to share some things I’ve learned from experience. Some of it hard experiences. It’s okay.

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Literary magazine published exclusively in audio form

Six Disciplines

Last fall we featured Underwood: Stories in Sound, a magazine that's produced twice a year on vinyl LPs, so we were particularly interested when we recently came across The Drum , a literary magazine that's also published exclusively in audio form. Subscription holders get access to everything for USD 25 per year. Website: www.drumlitmag.com.

What I Learned About Leadership from the Dalai Lama

Next Level Blog

This month, the Dalai Lama is in Washington, DC for a couple of weeks to lead a multi day series of Buddhist teachings called a Kalachakra. This past Saturday morning, he came out to the West Lawn of. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 59 – An Interview with David Aaker, author of Brand Relevance

Strategy Driven

These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website. Additional Information. About the Author.

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Keeping It Simple

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. One of the most effective ways to order your world is to simplify everything you encounter.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead.

10 Essential Steps To Leadership Excellence

Terry Starbucker

Every successful leader gets this question posed to them at one time or another: “How did you do it?” Period. And guess what? Lead well!

The Introvert’s Guide to Getting Noticed in Business

C-Level Strategies

getting your ideas heard. having your leadership talents recognized. communicating effectively, through words and actions. The essence of these steps?

12 Killers of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Here are 12 killers of good leadership: Defensiveness – Good leaders don’t wear their feelings on their shoulders. Others will follow.

Full Steam Ahead – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

I read a ton of leadership books every year. A very broad description, but quite accurate in my opinion. When I began reading Full Steam Ahead!,

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How One Word Can Kill Your Ability to Influence Others

Kevin Eikenberry

That is an interesting title isn’t it? Does it leave you curious? Or does it leave you scanning through words in your mind, in a competitive way, trying to guess if you come up with the right one? Either way, I hope I have influenced you to read on. While you likely [.]. Influence Leadership Learning intention other focus

9 ways to sink employee engagement

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Value Creation Workplace Issues In recent weeks, several articles have offered worthwhile ideas on how to boost worker motivation. But experts have been sharing this counsel for years, and employee engagement continues to decline. What’s at play in your organization?

The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! So stock up, and enjoy your reading! Very cool! Great lessons!

The Quality Manifesto (Free PDF)

QAspire

Greetings, friends and readers! This manifesto is completely free with no email opt-in required. What’s it all about? What you can do with it?

Revisiting Colin Powell’s 13 Rules of Leadership

Management is a Journey

The truth never goes out of style! I ran across Colin Powell’s Thirteen Rules of Leadership today and I had the feeling that one gets when we are reacquainted with words of wisdom that we had buried in our mind and forgotten as we go about our busy lives. (For For me, it was like remembering [.].

Leadership & The Expectation Gap

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. When it comes to leadership, I can share the issue of expectations is no small matter. Thoughts?

Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership

Leading Blog

Over 30 years ago, John Maxwell began developing the 5 Levels of Leadership. It has been presented before but never to this depth and completeness.

10 little Things That Will Make a BIG Difference In Your Leadership

Terry Starbucker

There are leaders, and then there are LEADERS. Because your tone and inflections didn’t match the words. Lead well! Leadership

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How to Discover Your True Path in Life

C-Level Strategies

We were all moved, and many of us shaken, by the loss of Steve Jobs last week. We cheered him when he battled back from being fired at Apple.

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10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I get to hang out and know many senior pastors. I was asked to give my perspective as a senior pastor, since each of them report to one. James 5:17).

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

As we work to develop and expand our global network, we continually connect with amazing organizations and professionals. Self-Awareness. Integrity.

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Seven Simple Ways to Subtly Influence Others

Kevin Eikenberry

It had been a long day of work and travel, and it was going to get longer. Due to weather issues around the country, flights across the eastern half of the U.S. were delayed and canceled. It was snowing heavily in Denver, where I had just landed to find my connecting flight canceled. I quickly [.].

6 Future Trends of Leadership Development

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development I’ve spent the last 3 years in and around leadership development online. I have also spent the last 30 years learning about leadership development (and learning in general). After numerous mistakes, and before several more, some things have become obvious to me because of my time online. I’m not speaking [.]

5 Keys to Effectively Communicating Appreciation in the Workplace

Great Leadership By Dan

Burn-out is the common theme, as people in the workplace express that they are becoming more negative, cynical, and discouraged. Way to go, team!”

Google's Project Oxygen

Coaching Tip

Google clearly hopes to recapture some of the nimbleness and innovative spirit of its early years. But the key question is: Will Project Oxygen help a grown-up Google get its start-up mojo back? They wanted to build better bosses. They correlated phrases, words, praise and complaints. Let the engineers do their stuff. And how do you do it ?”.

Addictive Personality? You Might be a Leader | NY Times [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Interesting but not so sure. leadership behavior

Shaking-up Leadership

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. The same principle applies to business. Need to reinvigorate a stale enterprise? Thoughts?

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Leading Blog

One of the most remarkable innovators of our time, Steve Jobs has been called a Henry Ford, a Walt Disney, a Thomas Edison. "We It better be worth it.

10 Sticky Note Reminders For The Busy Leader (Plus One from the Heart)

Terry Starbucker

For many leaders out there (myself included), sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in a day. Our leadership. I use sticky notes, and a pen.

Leading Gen Y: the Secrets Every Leader Must Learn

C-Level Strategies

I am extremely fortunate to be able to call Greg Hartle a friend. He told me he was as well, the fortunate recipient of a kidney from his mom.

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