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Best Leadership Books of 2011

Leading Blog

Consider : Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking In Your Organization by Daniel Patrick Forrester. Practically Radical : Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself by William C. W E HAVE more recorded information about leadership now than at any other time in history. Kraemer.

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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! Agree!

The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! The fried clams won. I've had readers ask "Why so many? I think so.

Company Culture 3.0: The Conscious Connected Workplace

The Leadership Advisor

Out of this ‘storm’ is emerging our future – Company Culture 3.0: We are honored to have Kate Billing of Blacksmith Ltd. Blacksmith Ltd.

LeadershipNow 140: September 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from September 2011 that you might have missed: @stevefarber: Want to solve the leadership crisis? wallybock.

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Tangible Recognition of Company Values

Tony Mayo

A few weeks later he recognized someone else and so it moved around the company. Author About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Comments are welcome.

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A Manifesto’s Unbridled Power

In the CEO Afterlife

Regardless of who is in what job, those values are so embedded in this company that Apple will do extremely well. Apple is a very good example.

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Leadership Development: Mastering the Powerful Art of Praise

C-Level Strategies

We’ve all experienced the power of praise in our careers. Expressing appreciation with praise amplifies its power.

Women in Power: Leadership Differences By Gender

Women on Business

Robin Lakoff’s article titled Women in Power from the New England Journal of Public Policy states: “Women have a different way of speaking from men. Women leadership styles can be more effective and productive in today’s less hierarchical organizations, but in the mean time can destroy the traditional male setting in companies.

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Influencing Powerful People

CEO Blog

Influencing Powerful People - Engage and Command the Attention of the Decision Makers to get What You Need to Succeed is the title of a book by Dirk Schlimm. I was attracted to it partly because I need to influence powerful people and partly because I have my own views of how to do it. Powerful people have challenges.

The Growing Power of Women in Business

Women on Business

Today, women are wielding more and more power on both sides of the business transaction. Everyone has heard of “silos” in companies.

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The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011. License.  Enjoy!

3 Ways to Confront Economic Adversity in 2011

Coaching Tip

The Power of Adversity: Tough Times Can Make You Stronger, Wiser, and Better. By Guest Author Al Weatherhead. Time and Patience. Deregulation.

The January Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2011 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

This month's edition is a special "Best of 2011" collection of leadership development blog posts from many of our regular Carnival contributors.

How a Good Life Builds a (Better Than) Great Company – The Zen of Jonathan Fields

Terry Starbucker

The reasons building a powerful culture cannot be framed as an obligation. Why success should NOT be your core driver. Marie. Featured Article

Employee Motivation: A Powerful New Model

First Friday Book Synopsis

I have read and reviewed almost all of the anthologies of articles previously published in Harvard Business Review. Recently I re-read several that are relevant to books I am now reading and will soon review. Here’s one of the articles, co-authored by Nitin Nohria (recently appointed dean of Harvard Business School), Boris Groysberg (HBS) [.].

LeadershipNow 140: August 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2011 that you might have missed: From @wallybock: Grading Steve Jobs: A+, A, and Incomplete.

The Paradox of Two Guitar Companies

In the CEO Afterlife

Prudent pricing strategy: Both companies market ‘cheap’ entries. By contrast, Gibson and Fender marketing is woefully lacking. Perhaps.

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The Online Influence of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women

Women on Business

Forbes recently published its annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, PepsiCo Inc. Image: Flickr.

The ?M? Word: A Company's Most Underrated Intangible | In the CEO.

In the CEO Afterlife

The “M” Word: A Company’s Most Underrated Intangible. The “M” Word: A Company’s Most Underrated Intangible.

Today We Are Rich: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence Tim Sanders Tyndale House Publishers (2011) A grandmother for all seasons In this his latest book, Tim Sanders creates a context, a frame-of-reference, for several concepts introduced in earlier works, notably in Saving the World at Work: What Companies and Individuals Can Do to Go [.].

The McKinsey Quarterly: Most popular articles (First Quarter, 2011)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ten timeless tests can help you kick the tires on your strategy, and kick up the level of strategic dialogue throughout your company. In case you missed them, these articles have been most popular with the McKinsey Quarterly‘s readers in the first quarter of this year. STRATEGY Have you tested your strategy lately? Click [.].

Visionary Leadership: Proof of Power in Pursuing Passion

C-Level Strategies

But other than the major report publishing companies, was not familiar with anyone making a concerted effort to profit from them.

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Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

One should give honest consideration to whether it makes sense to work at a company where your values do not match the leader’s.

4 Ways to Use Your Blog to Land a New Job or Client

C-Level Strategies

Taken together, this adds credibility to what you’re presenting to the hiring company in your resume. although I am not a coffee drinker!)

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10 Essential Steps To Leadership Excellence

Terry Starbucker

It’s a very powerful exercise well worth doing. Period. Take the time to do this alignment. THAT’s what this was all about.

Holding Powerful & Arrogant Bosses Accountable

Coaching Tip

Winston, a former executive responsible for leadership development at the Countrywide Financial Corporation, spent three years in a legal battle against Countrywide, the once-mighty mortgage giant, and its current owner, Bank of America, contending that he was punished and pushed out for not toeing the company line. Michael G. On Feb. On Nov.

2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

million in 2011. companies had all-male boards. companies have a woman CEO versus 9% globally. Guest Post By: Andrea Simon, PhD.,

Full Steam Ahead – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

Some of the high points I found in the book were: How to use the three elements to create a powerful and enduring vision. Not Ken and Jesse.

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The Perfect Brand Slogan | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • May 23, 2011 • Branding , Marketing • 3 Comments. May 23, 2011 at 4:50 pm. May 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm.

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The Power Of Mentoring: Formal And Informal

Eric Jacobson

Mentoring is indeed powerful. As a leader in your workplace, consider establishing a formal mentoring program to supplement the informal mentoring that is surely taking place at your company/organization. Sports heroes mention their mentors at award ceremonies. It also requires the support of top management.

Do You Have A Psychopathic Organization?

The Leadership Advisor

Now think of a company like Enron or Lehman Brothers and read each one of these from that context. We seem obsessed with it. Makes sense, right?

7 Pillars of Great Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » 7 Pillars of Great Leaders 7 Pillars of Great Leaders February 3, 2011 in Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 20 Comments Have you ever considered what the common traits are of great leaders? What would you add to my list?

Career Growth: 4 Signs That Your Company Will Give You a Fair Shot

Women on Business

Despite that poor showing, some companies are doing right by women and minorities to promote, encourage and support career growth.

This Baffles Me: So Much Emphasis On Innovation, and Leadership – So Little Actual Innovation and Leadership

First Friday Book Synopsis

” Chris Lowney, Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450-Year-Old Company that Changed the World —————- Bob [.].

This Baffles Me: So Much Emphasis On Innovation, and Leadership – So Little Actual Innovation and Leadership

First Friday Book Synopsis

” Chris Lowney, Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450-Year-Old Company that Changed the World —————- Bob [.].

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - 2010 Rewind Edition

Maximizing Possibility

 Before we jump into all that 2011 has to offer, let us pause for just a moment and reflect on all the great blog posts that 2010 gave to us.

Use Your Super Powers For Good Not Evil

Management Craft

Have you ever had to deal with someone who abused their power/authority and made everyone miserable? That's why I found Sharlyn Lauby's post about the two types of power (bestowed and earned) that everyone has so interesting. Earned power comes from who we are and what we know. Of course you have!

Beware of Flattery

N2Growth Blog

The lazy, the power hungry, the greedy, the gray-trainers, the psychopaths and sociopaths all understand that flattery is not harmless.

How 4 Little Pronouns Can Make or Break Your Leadership

Terry Starbucker

It’s amazing how pronouns can tell us so much about the state of a company, and a team. Or, company-wide, there’s a big “blame game” going on.