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

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Interesting but not so sure. leadership behavior

Larry Page Is Leading Google To War | Business Insider [del.icio.us]

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Interesting take on "peace-time" and "war-time" ceo's/leadership. Not sure I agree but food for thought. ceo leadership behavior practice

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The New GE Way: Go Deep, Not Wide - WSJ.com [del.icio.us]

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In Break With Old Paradigm, GE's Top Managers Relocate Less, Concentrate Expertise in One Field. WSJ management leadership

Four Temptations Christian Leaders Face | @MichaelHyatt [del.icio.us]

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Applicable to all leaders. leadership practice

Authentic Leadership Can Be Bad Leadership | Harvard Business Review [del.icio.us]

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Great post by Deborah Gruenfeld and Lauren Zander. leadership practice authenticity badleadership

Sparking creativity in teams: An executive’s guide - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Strategy in Practice [del.icio.us]

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Senior managers can apply practical insights from neuroscience to make themselves—and their teams—more creative. leadership creativity practice team

Executive coaching – another set of clothes for the Emperor? | Forbes [del.icio.us]

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Slightly misleading headline but an interesting post by Matt Symonds for Forbes.com's The Business School Beat. leadership leadershipdevelopment strategy practice businessschool

Getting Executives on Social Media Boosts Leadership Development - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity [del.icio.us]

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New research shows that leaders who use social media help raise their brand’s profile, instill confidence in the company’s leadership team and build greater trust, brand loyalty and purchase intent among customers. socialmedia leadership

Google's Greatest Innovation May Be Its Management Practice | Fast Company [del.icio.us]

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Interesting post by Bruce Nussbaum on what he calls bi-generational leadership. leadership ceo roles responsibility succession GenY Boomers

Learn From Failure | Chief Learning Officer [del.icio.us]

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Instead, learning leaders should look for areas where calculated failures will bear dividends — both individually, in terms of leadership development, and organizationally — as a means to spark innovation, growth and organizational performance. failure leadership

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 86 – Facebook, Instagram, Corporate Governance. What’s the big deal?

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This week Pam speaks with Doug Y. Park, Principal, DYP Advisors and Bob Frisch, Managing Partner, Strategic Offsites Group about Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram, leadership and corporate governance. Weekly Leaders Doug Y. Park, Principal, DYP Advisors Twitter: @DougYPark Bob Frisch, Managing Partner, The Strategic Offsites Group. Author, Who’s in the Room: How Great Leaders Structure and [.]

Op-ed against Goldman Sachs a wake-up call (to all leaders) [del.icio.us]

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If your employees were to write an op-ed about you or your organization, what might they say? What do you aspire to have them say, and how are you leading with your actions to get those results? leadership

Study: Women Score Higher in Majority of Leadership Competencies - Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

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Of the 16 competencies Zenger Folkman measures that differentiate high performers from those who are average or poor, women excel at 12 of the 16. These include behaviors such as being perceived as honest, problem solving, driving for results, taking initiative, communicating powerfully, inspiring and motivating, building relationships, developing others, collaboration and teamwork, and championing change. competency comp women diversity leadership

The Link Between Leadership, Learning and Organizational Performance [del.icio.us]

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And lastly, a leader must project a culture of innovation (through learning), otherwise performance will suffer. learning innovation leadership

Does Collaborative Leadership Have to Be Slow? - Morten T. Hansen and Herminia Ibarra - Harvard Business Review [del.icio.us]

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The C-Level Job for Everyone: Reducing Complexity | Harvard Business Review [del.icio.us]

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Managing complexity has always been part of the leader's job — be it sorting out the variables involved in strategic decisions, orchestrating the interaction of different functions, or responding to unanticipated events. But today, coping with complexity is an even bigger part of the manager's responsibilities. HBR ceo leadership complexity simplicity theory practice

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 82 – A Discussion about 42 Rules For Your New Leadership Role and The Little Book of Leadership Development

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This week Weekly Leader team members Pam Fox Rollin and Scott J. Allen discuss their recent books: 42 Rules for Your New Leadership Role (kindle) and The Little Book of Leadership Development (kindle). How to Receive Feedback (1-pager by Pam) Contact Info Send comments to podcast@weeklyleader.net Audio comments are welcomed and encouraged. Attach an MP3 file of 5 [.] Related posts: Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 80 – 42 Rules for Your New Leadership Role.

What it takes to lead | Harvard Gazette [del.icio.us]

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Harvard experts probe qualities essential to managing well. leadership harvard theory

Stay on Message to Win Buy-In | Harvard Business Review [del.icio.us]

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Great advice for leaders from John Kotter. leadership meetings practice johnkotter

E&Y CEO on what makes global leaders successful | FORTUNE [del.icio.us]

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Not surprising report on the benefits of diversity in leadership but definitely worth a read. leadership diversity Davos Fortune

Best Buy's Boss on the Lessons of Social Media | BusinessWeek [del.icio.us]

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Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn on getting into social media to learn about his customers and employees—and knowing when to draw the line. socialmedia leadership ceo

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What Do You Do When a Board Seat Beckons? | Life Back West (@JMikeSmith) [del.icio.us]

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Great post about what to consider before you join a board. . leadership board nonprofit director

The Changing Face of Leadership | Chief Learning Officer [del.icio.us]

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Leadership has always been about moving an organization from point A to point B. That objective remains, but escalating expectations and declining resources are changing the rules of the leadership development game. leadership

Expanding management: The delicate art of sharing control | Fortune [del.icio.us]

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Interesting in light of the recent Google CEO transition news. leadership transition succession ceo

Emotional Intelligence Linked to Socio-Economics, New Study Shows | Chief Learning Officer [del.icio.us]

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A study recently published in Psychological Science has found evidence that people from higher-class backgrounds have lower emotional intelligence (EQ) than people from lower-class backgrounds. leadership emotionalintelligence

Leadership & Age

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By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth When it come to leadership age doesn’t matter – competency does. History is full of examples of leaders who have succeeded and failed at every age. The intangibles of passion, character, commitment, discernment, and talent are of infinitely greater importance than someones date of birth. I don’t care about your generational

How To Be An Excellent Executive In An Age Of Mediocrity | Business Insider [del.icio.us]

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Interesting post submitted by Sue Norton. . leadership management theory practice

5 Ways to Teach Your Millennials to Lead | Diversity Executive [del.icio.us]

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Many of the innate qualities millennials bring to the table could make them excellent leaders in the future, given the right preparation now. millennials leadershipdevelopment leadershipde leadership leader

We've got leaders. What we need is leadership | Three Star Leadership Blog (@WallyBock) [del.icio.us]

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Love this post by my friend and @WeeklyLeader teammate Wally Bock on leadership, management and supervision. leadership management supervision wallybock

The Open Company: The evolution of management | The Economist [del.icio.us]

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Important reading for all leaders. leadership innovation

10 Best Practices for Multicultural Leaders [del.icio.us]

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Alongside rapid globalization comes the need to enhance the effectiveness of individuals on multicultural leadership assignments. Key to working cross-culturally is taking the time to strategically approach intercultural relationships and acknowledging that there’s an inherent extra layer of complexity that must be addressed. leadership diversity multicultural

From Soup to Negligee: Success According to Victoria's Secret's Lori Greeley and Campbell Soup's Denise Morrison | Knowledge@Wharton [del.icio.us]

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A tale of two women in business, and how each found her way to the top. leadership diversity women ceo

How to pick a second-in-command | The Globe and Mail [del.icio.us]

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Good advice from Stanford Prof and author Bob Sutton. leadership succession planning team

Getting more from your training programs | McKinsey Quarterly [del.icio.us]

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Good advice for maximizing the return on your training investments. leadership leadershipdevelopment training mckinsey

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 85 – Anne Marie Burgoyne, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

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This week Pam speaks with Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation about social entrepreneurship and leadership. Website of the Week Teson Life - “Practical tips for the novice leader.” Gavin Grant and Mark Mendez Weekly Leader Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Twtter: @DRKFoundation Pam’s Research Report of the Week Why [.] Related posts: Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 69: Saul Kaplan, Business Innovation Factory.

The Essence of Leadership

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a corporation is a collection of human beings; employees, stockholders, customers, and stakehold

The Anatomy of Today’s Leader - Talent Management magazine [del.icio.us]

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The archetype of a leader isn’t necessarily a man occupying the corner office, with decades of experience under his belt. So, what does a great leader look like? leaders