Diversity of a Different Persuasion

N2Growth Blog

Diversity is a complex issue because it comes in all shapes and sizes. As an Executive Recruiter, I have been asked to identify candidates who are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, gender and even geography. Or, to put it more formally, diversity of demographic cohort.

Leading Diversity

Lead Change Blog

This week I was reminded of the diversity in leadership while attending the International Computer Electronics Show (CES). With well over a hundred thousand people attending, I often found myself watching, listening and interacting with a very diverse group from … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Collaborate communication Difference diversity Teamwork trust

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Why Diversity Has Become A Problem

The Leadership Advisor

It’s quite unfortunate that the rally cry for diversity has companies scrambling to make sure that they appear diverse to the outsider. A significant percentage of companies have developed informal “quotas&# to make sure they are a diverse organization.

Apple Needs Women and Workplaces Need Diversity

Women on Business

Female Executives Leadership Apple executive teams Steve Jobs women executives workplace diversityAn amazing group of seven women, The Chipsters, who are also IP Lawyers, tell us why companies with women in top positions are run better and why without Steve Jobs, Apple is doomed unless they get some women in their executive team. Click here to read the original article on Forbes.

Leadership & Curiosity

N2Growth Blog

An open mind is a sign of confidence which allows leaders to recognize diversity of opinion leads to better thinking and better outcomes. I’m curious… Innovation Leadership Success Uncategorized Curiosity Leadership and Curiosity Mike Myatt N2growth

10 Management Lessons from Harry Potter

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership To conclude this summer’s Harry Potter mania, it seems fitting to study the HR implications of J.K. Leadership Development Self Leadership Coaching courage Culture discrimination diversity Leadership management manager millennial people management performance management prejudice recruiting team Teamwork

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

Weekly Leader

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

Four Innovative Initiatives to Attract and Retain Diverse Women

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article written by Tina Vasquez (Los Angeles) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” What makes this article especially valuable is the wealth of [.].

Management and Leadership – Leadership Lessons from the United.

Strategy Driven

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Management and Leadership – Leadership Lessons from the United.

Strategy Driven

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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. By sharing this with our followers and letting our leadership flow from within, our followers can: 1.

How to Achieve Better Gender Balance through Succession Planning and Development

Great Leadership By Dan

According to research from the book Why Woman Mean Business , women now represent a majority of the talent pool, a majority of the market, and better gender balance in leadership yields better corporate performance.

Leading Gen Y: the Secrets Every Leader Must Learn

C-Level Strategies

I met him on Twitter when he began participating in Leadership Chat , sharing genuinely insightful tidbits of wisdom in 140 characters; wisdom that seemed beyond his years. Lisa: What is the biggest leadership challenge for Gen Y leaders today?

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Importance of Leadership Development in “The Individual Age”

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Events Leadership Development Workplace Issues As the twentieth century came to a close, the industrial age ended as well. Where most employees once worked in large manufacturing firms that relied on rote tasks performed on large assembly lines – from autoworkers to assemblers in all fields, today’s workers are more likely to work in service related jobs that require diverse [.]

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

Weekly Leader

Alongside rapid globalization comes the need to enhance the effectiveness of individuals on multicultural leadership assignments. leadership diversity multiculturalKey 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.

Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles

EnLeadership

Ed Oakley Technorati Tags: Behavioral Styles , new book , personal leadership Categories : Personal Leadership book 6 Comments 1 Bonnie Hazzard October 12th, 2009 at 4:49 pm This was very valuable information. August H Mallory on This Leadership Perspective Will Change Your Life!

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The Essence of Strategy (Part 2) | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

Leadership. by John • October 30, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 4 Comments. In a strategy seminar I asked the leadership team to tell me what business they were in. Leadership , Marketing , Strategy. Leadership.

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

QAspire

In a world that is often described as VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and ambiguous), there are major tectonic shifts that demand a new mindset of leadership. The average lifespan of an S&P 500 company has gone down from 67 years in 1937 to 18 years in 2011.

People Quit Their Boss… Not the Company!

Strategy Driven

When I give my ‘No Nonsense Retention’ speech to groups across the country, I get frustrated feedback from audience members about poor leadership hurting retention in their organization.

Leadership Interview – James Quigley

N2Growth Blog

I’ve always said that if you want to learn about leadership talk to someone who has actually led something. Jim Quigley : CEOs today need to model and advocate mutual trust between employees and leadership. Jim Quigley : Leadership is an evolving discipline.

Leading Millennials: What Millennials Want Leaders to Know

C-Level Strategies

A few weeks ago Steve Woodruff and I hosted a Leadership Chat focused on “ Leading GenY ,” with Guest Host Greg Hartle. This is why their social graph is much larger and more diverse than previous generations. Leadership is about empowering, not directing.

The Rise Of Female Leadership

What Do You Want From Them

The phoenix, with its great beauty, creates intense excitement and deathless inspiration." - Lam Kam Chuen A TIME FOR CHANGE Organizational leadership is like an exothermic reaction that releases energy when new bonds are formed. Leadership in the 21 st century is not like that.

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Top 20 Leadership Chat Quotes on Leading with Feelings and Passion

C-Level Strategies

With more than 360 participants, more than 1 million people reached and nearly 7 million online impressions generated, this week’s Leadership Chat on “Leading with Feelings and Passion” was lively, to say the least! MeghanMBiro: Passion IS the Root of Leadership.

Programs Help Women Take the Lead | workforce.com [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Female-focused leadership development programs—such as the Athena Leadership Lab at Barnard College, which was launched last fall and offers workshops costing $199 to $799—are flourishing. leadership diversity women education

LeadershipNow 140: April 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2011: How to be Perfectly Average by @learning_ceo. "By drbret: Leadership traits and behaviors : four evidence-based suggestions. leadership. Pursue Cognitive Diversity : In Difference Lies the Potential to Contribute.

November Management Journey Carnival

Management is a Journey

Welcome to the November 2011 edition of the Management Journey Carnival. Topics for this month’s Management Journey Blog Carnival include interpersonal effectiveness, managing the 4 generations, communication, innovation, diversity, change management, teamwork, leadership, workplace productivity and other related topics.

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You Throw Like A Girl

Lead Change Blog

Best of Blogs Series Leadership Development Self Leadership Value Creation courage discrimination diversity gender LeadershipThis post originally appeared on LeadSwag and is reprinted here as part of the Lead Change Best of Blogs series. How many of us have heard this? How many of us have said this? I remember being about eight years … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders.

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5 Leadership Lessons: Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

Leading Blog

We sit attentively as the leader steps to the podium to tell us something like: “Going forward we will attain global leadership in our markets, increase revenues and profits ten percent, rationalize our supply chain and eat the competition’s lunch by taking huge chunks of market share—all based on one of the world’s most highly talented work forces for whom success never quitting until you win.”.

10 Ways to Select Participants for a Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

A colleague and I recently talked about the challenge of selecting participants for leadership development programs. Use these guidelines (1-7) for participant selection for leadership development programs, and you’ll ensure that the right person gets the right development at the right time.

Hay Group's 2010 Best Companies for Leadership

Leading Blog

Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, released its 2010 Best Companies for Leadership Study and Top 20 list. The study ranks the best companies for leadership around the globe and examines how those companies develop current and future leaders.

How to Become a Level 5 Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

Leadership is one of my greatest passions! And the more teaching I do on the subject of leadership, the more learning I receive from it. I learn from the process and from the wonderfully diverse people with whom I engage on the [.]. Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership Team Building Leadership business Dave Ramsey John C. Maxwell leadershipI am totally immersed in it, I love teaching it, and I love learning from it!

The Art of Leadership

Leading Blog

Max DePree popularized the idea that leadership is an art. To reduce leadership to a set of algorithms is to remove it from its context; to ignore the complexities, the contradictions, and the possibilities. Artists must deal with uncertainty, contradictions and diversity almost by definition. Painter Chuck Close reminds us that leadership is about results. So much of what a leader does cannot be objectively measured.

15 Common Characteristics of Effective Leaders

Management is a Journey

Leaders are diverse! Though Harriet Tubman and Dr. King were both civil rights leaders, their leadership styles were very different. Leadership communication leadershipThey come in different nationalities, gender, generations, personality profiles, etc. They come from different life experiences. For example, although they were both war time presidents, President Roosevelt led and communicated different from President Harry Truman.

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 54 – An Interview with Gail.

Strategy Driven

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StrategyDriven Leadership Conversation Episode 5a – Relational.

Strategy Driven

Complimenting the StrategyDriven Management & Leadership articles, these conversations examine the real world challenges managers face every day that are not easily solved with a new or redesigned process and instead demand the application of soft leadership skills to achieve a positive outcome. Casting your vote for the StrategyDriven Leadership Conversation improves our ranking and helps us attract new listeners which, in turn, helps us grow our community.

Organizational Agriculture

The Leadership Advisor

There is this sense of survival and ability to flourish that is an intrinsic part of what drives leadership. Of course nothing lasts forever, but there is genuine value in planning as if the organization will last forever…or at least outlast your leadership.

We Are Different, Diversity Week 2

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » We Are Different, Diversity Week 2 We Are Different, Diversity Week 2 January 15, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement with 22 Comments This year I’m doing some fun posts over select weekends in 2011 aimed at engaging my readership, but also learning from each other.

Common Purpose Leadership

Leading Blog

With such a diverse clientele, employees cannot simply operate by choosing from a limited number of preselected solutions to guest requests. That’s real leadership.” This requires trust at all levels and a different view of real leadership, says Kurtzman. Kurtzman notes, “Leadership is not coaching. Whereas leadership, especially common purpose leadership, is about helping people arrive at a collective set of goals.

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Advocacy to Shift Culture

Women on Business

This is very true as it relates to organizations that are working to increase gender diversity at the leadership levels. In many organizations the influential members of leadership are still primarily men.

Women and the economy: an opportunity for growth

Strategy Driven

According to the US Department of Education, the number of computer science degrees peaked at 37 percent between 1984 and 1985 compared to only 18 percent in the period between 2008 and 2011. Women have a few powerful tools to find their way to success and leadership. The precedent as to how women can best seize the diverse opportunities created by the new economy is constantly being set and reset. One of the most strategic challenges remains inexplicably a black hole.