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Best Leadership Books of 2010

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A crisis exposes character or the lack of it. Our reaction is important. Our recent history requires a response; a correction; a change in the status quo. If we are thinking more-of-the-same or merely upping our game then we are destined to fail again. On the other hand if we are looking to change our games or approach, then we have a way forward.

Missing Ingredients: Finding the Right Team Recipe

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He retired from Microsoft in 2010 as the President of the Entertainment and Devices Division. In my 25 years of professional endeavors, the lessons I apply the most often…the tools I use to achieve success. the skills I call on every day. all of these things I experienced and developed to one degree or another through sports. And when the discussion is about team sports, coaching, leadership, chemistry, relationships, role players, and all-stars become a natural part of the conversation.

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Best Leadership Books of 2013

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Best Leadership Books of 2010. L EADERSHIP IS is an inside job. All of these titles help us to look at ourselves more deeply by asking the right questions. Sustainable leadership is a direct result of leaders that encourage feedback, listen and act positively on the information they receive to take their leadership effectiveness to the next level. Leadership is about relationships. Building your leadership legacy is about building others.

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The 7 Habits of Highly-Performing CIOs

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“If they do that, I don’t consider them a leader.”

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We need to get over the notion that a leader is a perfect person with a set of qualities that are balanced and in perfect alignment. And to be less makes you, you know … a manager. If that were the case we might as well forget about being a leader. We’re just not up to it. And yet life goes on and people do lead—in spite of themselves. And their humanity gives us all hope that we too can lead, influence, have an impact, and create meaning.

Learn or Die

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Ray Dalio and Bridgewater got onto Hess’ radar after Dalio published his Principles in 2010. (It Our ability (and willingness) to learn impacts our personal and business growth, operational excellence, and our capacity to innovate. More than ever, it truly is learn or die. Learning is impacted by our “reflexive ways of thinking, the rigidity of our mental models, and the strength of our ego defense systems.” So to a large degree is means overcoming our humanness.

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Loyalty Beyond Reason Defined

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Loveworks follows Brian''s books Basics: Online Marketing (2010) and Basics: Marketing Management (2011). This is a post by Brian Sheehan, author of Loveworks: How the World''s Top Marketers Make Emotional Connections to Win in the Marketplace.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: 5 Leadership Lessons: The Wisdom.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: You Already Know How to Be Great

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Managing Yourself First Checklist

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Make sure that the first person you are managing every day is yourself. Take good care of yourself outside of work so that you can bring your best self to work every day. Arrive a little early to work and stay a little late. Focus on playing the role assigned to you before trying to reach beyond that role. Focus on doing your tasks, responsibilities, and projects very well, very fast, all day long. If you want to carry weight with your boss, that should be your primary focus.

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Why Design Thinking Is the Next Competitive Advantage

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Information Overload and What You Can Do About It

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Interestingly, a 2010 Basex study found that of these tasks, knowledge workers only spend only 5% of the day engaged in thought and reflection. Knowledge workers think for a living to varying extents, depending on the job and situation, but there is little time for thought and reflection in the course of a typical day.

Who’s the Real Leader in Your Office?

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But when the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, his leadership faced a stiff challenge. This is a guest post by Jeffrey Cohn and Jay Moran, authors of Why Are We Bad at Picking Good Leaders? How often have you wondered who the real leader is in your office?

7 Important Personal Qualities that Build Power

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In Power , Jeffrey Pfeffer states that you can “compete and even triumph in organizations of all types, large and small, public or private sector, if you understand the principles of power and are willing to use them.”. For some, power is a bad word. But, without a doubt, power does open doors and provides opportunity. Powerlessness creates its own problems—pettiness, blame, irresponsibility, hopelessness and depression. Pfeffer takes a candid look at power.

Bill Cohen’s Eight Universal Laws of Heroic Leadership

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Bill Cohen says “Heroic leadership is special. It requires leading a group with absolute integrity while raising individual performance to a personal best and building a team spirit of sacrifice for the common good,” and adds, “heroic leadership requires tough standards.”. Cohen correctly states in Heroic Leadership , that “we cannot lead on automatic.” It takes “considerable thought, intention, and action.”

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5 Leadership Lessons: Finding the Right Leader

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The failure rate of executive transitions—up to 40 percent of all leaders fail in their new roles and are replaced or retired in their first eighteen months on the job—is one of the costliest problems any organization can face. In The Right Leader , executive career advisor Nat Stoddard and Claire Wyckoff present a process to improve the search for top-level executives.

LeadershipNow 140: December 2010 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from December 2010: 84% of employees plan to look for a new position in 2011 CNN Money. 2000 Vs. 2010: How the world has changed. The Best Leadership Books of 2010. Fortune : Dumbest moments in business 2010.

Leading Views: Being an Insider and an Outsider

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“The power of being simultaneously an insider and an outsider.” ~Dov Dov Frohman Think about it. Flexibility. Freedom. Insight.

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30 Surprising Facts About George Washington

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5 Leadership Lessons: Artistry Unleashed

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I received several requests to explain further the artistry in leadership. In Artistry Unleashed , Hilary Austen has included interviews with business people and professionals concerning their approach to their work.

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Leadership: Artistry Unleashed

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The executive functions … are feeling, judgment, sense, proportion, balance, [and] appropriateness. It is a matter of art rather than science, and is aesthetic rather than logical. Chester Barnard, The Functions of the Executive. Leadership is an art. But what does that really mean? Leadership can be taught in the way that art can be taught. There are techniques and principles that need to be understood. Seeds that can be planted. But ultimately it has to be practiced and experienced.

Are Your Goals HARD Enough?

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According to research by John C. Norcross, a clinical psychologist at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, only about 45 percent of the subjects managed to stick to their resolutions after six months, and, after a year, that number declines to around ten percent. It’s as Oscar Wilde wrote: "A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.''. The problem, says Leadership IQ CEO Mark Murphy, is that we are trying to execute goals we don’t really care about.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Every Leader's Six Mental Mistakes

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LeadershipNow 140: August 2011 Compilation

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TheAtlantic: At least 25 CEOs earned more than their companies paid in income taxes in 2010. Here are a selection of tweets from August 2011 that you might have missed: From @wallybock: Grading Steve Jobs: A+, A, and Incomplete.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: It's All About You???

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LeadershipNow 140: July 2010 Compilation

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First Look: Leadership Books for December 2010

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December. Shockproof : How to Hardwire Your Business for Lasting Success by Debra Jacobs, Garrett Sheridan and Juan Pablo González. Leadership Rules : How to Become the Leader You Want to Be by Chris Widener. Succeed : How We Can Reach Our Goals by Heidi Grant Halvorson. Faster Cheaper Better : The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done by Michael Hammer and Lisa Hershman.

First Look: Leadership Books for May 2010

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: LeadershipNow 140: November 2010.

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Kevin Eikenberry's Best Leadership Blogs of 2010

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: It's a Jungle in There

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: LeadershipNow 140: October 2010.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: LeadershipNow 140: September 2010.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: LeadershipNow 140: August 2010.

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