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! Aisle Two: Paper Supplies: Tanmay Vora presents Change: From Vision to Execution posted at QAspire. He also just published a book called, The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management.

The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! posted at Business Wisdom: Words to Manage By , saying, "Part of executive development is recognizing the development that has already occurred.".

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November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

Welcome to the November issue of the Strategy Execution Newsletter from Six Disciplines. Business Process Management articles (BPM Institute) (Oct 2011). SUBSCRIBE TO THE STRATEGY EXECUTION NEWSLETTER: Subscribe here. Six Disciplines Execution Revolution. In this month's issue, we're focusing on managing processes. Do You Have The "Master Process" In Your Organization?

Talent Management Challenges in 2011

Coaching Tip

Developing and pursuing a coherent talent management strategy is essential to executing on business strategy.”. In a recent poll of 1,400 workers Right Management found that 84% plan to look for a new job in 2011. Manpower’s Employment Outlook Survey for first quarter of 2011 reports that 14% of employers plan to hire staff, while the majority (73%) anticipate no change.

The Biggest Challenge for 2011? Execution or People?

Six Disciplines

Women CEOs and the State of Female Executives [Infographic]

Women on Business

What’s really happening to women executives in the business world? According to Catalyst, women held just 2% of Fortune 500 CEO positions in 2011. Motif Investing put together an infographic that visually explains the stage of female executive.

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My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

So, with the help of WordPress analytics and content judgment, here’s my list of the top ’CEO Afterlife’ blogs of 2011. All I’m saying is that there’s another hip and a good candidate for the graft would be a senior HR executive. I began blogging about leadership, strategy, marketing and life last February. Frankly, I wasn’t sure whether I could maintain the pace of one blog per week.

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Better Execution With ‘No-Follow Up’ Culture


In an increasingly complex work environment where execution is distributed between teams and geographies, one of the biggest wastes I have seen is “following-up on things”. The primary focus of lean organizations/teams is to “eliminate waste”. A typical manager’s task list will feature about 30% (or even more) tasks which are simply following up (read

Execution Businesses

CEO Blog

Some businesses have such barriers to entry and such competitive advantage that they can still thrive even with poor execution. EMJ was an execution business. Over time we were able to grow to create barriers to entry with things like size, having the "good" lines, and having market share within a niche but in the end, it was always still an execution business. It can be fatal for an entrepreneur not to realize that their business is an execution business.

The Most Unusual Tweetup; And What it Means for Executives

C-Level Strategies

Why should you – and C-suite executives – care about this story? C-suite executives understand that at the core of their career success is their ability to create, nurture and grow relevant business relationships.

Get Up, Stand Up. | Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo

CEO Executive Coaching Fees My Protein Shake Recipe One more question. Biography of Werner Erhard, the Source of Executive Coaching How to Conduct a "Customer Listening Session" Twitter Log XII Spidertown by Abraham Rodriguez, Jr.

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Women Executives More than Twice as Likely to Leave Jobs

Women on Business

Female executives are more than twice as likely to leave their jobs as men. The researchers determined if departures were voluntary or involuntary based on evaluating public news accounts of each executive. of women executives in the survey left their jobs, compared to 3.8% Based on my research for Sun Tzu for Women , I think there’s more to the story when it comes to women choosing to leave executive positions, and I’ll be blogging about that very soon.

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

Weekly Leader

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 []

Weekly Leader

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

Leaders Share Their Biggest “Follower Challenges”

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS Leaders Share Their Biggest “Follower Challenges&# 02 Feb February 2, 2011 by Lisa Petrilli Last night’s #LeadershipChat on Twitter revolved around the topic of The Difficult Follower and how to lead them.

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Change: From Vision to Execution


Leaders establish a lofty vision for a large scale change initiative and then strategize to align the team. Sometimes, the team gets over-excited by this grand vision and get stuck. They cannot define a strategy or a plan of action that takes them closer to that grand vision. Planning for a change is a tricky

Execute a Plan Vs. Execute With Agiliy

Utpal Writes

Do you consider them as blueprint of your execution? Consider the following tale which is true unfortunately: In 2011, Rick founded his startup with an aim of developing a Mobile App that he thought will change the world. Do you love plans?

Aligning People To Execute Strategy

Six Disciplines

The execution of strategy most often fails because leaders do not focus on the critical issue of aligning their people to execute the strategy. Align people to ensure strategy execution. BOTTOMLINE: The key to executing strategy begins with communicating and getting buy-in to the strategy, and in making sure that the decisions and activities people do on a daily basis are in alignment with the strategic direction of the organization

Landing in the Executive Chair

Leading Blog

Success in any organization requires good decision-making, results orientation, leadership talent and people skills says, Linda Henman in Landing in the Executive Chair. She covers such areas as decision-making and problem-solving, attracting top talent, strategy, execution, leadership development, and building a culture of change.

How To Start Fresh In 2011. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 How To Start Fresh In 2011. We begin to hate ourselves and think we ‘lost our chance’ to change in 2011.

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. “If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” ” Colonel Jon “Hannibal” Smith, The A-Team ——— Here’s Chapter Eight of Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a Child by Ron Hunter Jr. & & Michael E. [.].

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. “If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” ” Colonel Jon “Hannibal” Smith, The A-Team ——— Here’s Chapter Eight of Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a Child by Ron Hunter Jr. & & Michael E. [.].

How Top Executives Lead


presents the results of a survey of 6,000 top executives and gives a peak inside the executive suite. Today’s business environment is more crowded and competitive than ever.

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On Leadership and Executive Blind Spots

Linked 2 Leadership

“Blind spots can severely impact an executive’s strategic vision, their course of action, and their rate of success.” Coaching Corner Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Professional Development executive development leadership Management problem-solving Self-developmentWe all have patterns, habits, and beliefs that limit us.

The Big Reasons New Executives Fail and What To Do About Them

Next Level Blog

If you've been around organizations for any length of time, you don't need a research study to tell you that newly hired or promoted executives often struggle in their new roles. executive presence LeadershipYou've likely seen. Please click the headline to read the whole story.

Engaging Your Workforce For Strategy Execution

Six Disciplines

Given that execution is a far greater challenge that strategy formulation, the ultimate core competency for any organization is realized when " all individuals make strategy execution their everyday job.". The best way to do this is having leadership visibly engaged themselves in the strategy's execution. Give individuals the tools they need to execute the strategy.

The Introvert’s Guide to Getting Noticed in Business

C-Level Strategies

I work with an executive who is on the cusp of being in the C-suite, but hasn’t yet been given the opportunity. And then I remembered hearing from a CEO about an executive in his organization who was uncomfortable meeting with groups of clients.

Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

CEO Interviews Executive Leadership Vision C-level C-level strategies CEO Glen Senk Lead Change Lead Change Group Leading Leading from Within Leading with Character Urban Outfitters

2011 in Reflection

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

2011 closes the first year of my blog. My Top Posts of 2011. My own personal favorites: Manage the Mid-Space or Your Vision Will Fail Many companies suffer from a huge disconnect between the high level view of vision and strategy and their day-to-day execution.

Three Steps to Create a Vision for 2012

C-Level Strategies

I have learned with my clients that executives often have a difficult time understanding the business-altering difference between a vision and a mission. If you want to be a purveyor of visionary leadership in 2012 you must start by creating a vision for 2012.

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19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

I mentioned that as the organization’s Chief Relationship Officer, I have the opportunity to meet with small, intimate groups of these executives five times a year in different locales around the world.

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

Maximizing Possibility

 Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.  Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011.

Performance Excellence: Connecting Strategy Execution to Results - Webinar

Six Disciplines

Join Strategy Execution Advisors (a Six Disciplines Partner) for their latest webinar: Date: Friday, October 7, 2011 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT. What impact does improving strategy execution have on an organization? All attendees will receive the following: A copy of Execution Revolution - best-selling hardcover book on how strategy execution will transform an organization.

What CEOs Really Say About Leadership in Private

C-Level Strategies

Our executive team fired our second best customer because of their abusive behavior. CEO Interviews Executive Leadership CEO CEO Connection CEOs ceos and leadership What CEOs say about leadership

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#5 – 2011: 10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I previously shared this post over a year ago after sharing these points at a conference for executive pastors. Counting down the top blog entries posted this year, this one only recently appeared. I posted this less than 30 days ago, but it still makes the cut. Here is the 5th most read blog post written this year: 10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors: I get to hang out and know many senior pastors.

The argument for writing it down | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog Skip to content Home About ← Paper or digital? Organized executives handle the challenge by assigning someone to take notes during meetings. For an executive, the act of writing notes serves an additional purpose.

How to Execute Innovation Successfully

Management is a Journey

–Thomas Edison I’ll probably get in trouble with my wife on this post about executing innovation (since she reads and critiques all of my posts), but I am a brave man (and we have been married long enough) so I’ll venture on. Innovation is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

“Priceless” Executive Coaching Teleseminars

Tony Mayo

CEO Executive Coaching Fees My Protein Shake Recipe One more question. Biography of Werner Erhard, the Source of Executive Coaching How to Conduct a "Customer Listening Session" Twitter Log XII Spidertown by Abraham Rodriguez, Jr.

Visionary Leadership: the Critical Difference Between Vision and Goals

C-Level Strategies

Beyond Vision and Leadership to a Mythical 2011. Executive Vision Difference between vision and goals Goals Leadership Leadership Vision Visionary LeadershipI continue to meet leaders that confuse the concept of having a vision with setting goals.

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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. Reason: "This was our most read piece of original content published in 2011".