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Harry Potter as Servant Leader

Next Level Blog

This past Monday night, my wife Diane and I had a once a lifetime experience. We got to attend the red carpet premiere of the last Harry Potter movie at Lincoln Center in New York. Diane has to be. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs Leadership

A Super Bowl Servant Leader

Next Level Blog

My main goal in this post is to share some Steelers coach Mike Tomlin-inspired thoughts on servant leadership. It’s Monday morning and time to break down the Super Bowl. Have to spend a little time. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs Leadership Personal Presence

The Mind of a Servant Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

It is called “Servant Leadership.&# New and Radical Robert Greenleaf introduced the business world to Servant Leadership through his work at AT&T in the 1970’s. Leadership vs. Management Leading & Developing Other Leaders Practical Steps to Influence Servant LeadershipA new leadership idea was introduced not too long ago that is impacting the world in which we live and work.

Resources for the Beginning Servant Leader

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Black History Month - Servant Leader Series

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WANTED: An Un-Corruptible (Servant) Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

I live and work in Southern California where as of late the newspapers have been full of stories for months about corruptible city leaders that have misappropriated money, taken bribes, stolen whatever wasn’t nailed down and an assortment of other activities that were not part of their job descriptions. Future Leadership Issues Leading & Developing Other Leaders Servant Leadership business Coaching leadership Management

A Challenge for Leaders

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development “Despite the economic recession, more employees are looking for opportunities outside of their organization than in 2008, suggesting that 2011 will be a challenging year for retention (and a hot market for firms to attract top talent).” ” Blessing White, 2011 Employee Engagement Report What is happening?

Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2011

Modern Servant Leader

Part of my mission is to spread servant leadership awareness. Therefore, I greatly appreciate folks on Twitter who spread servant leadership content. The universally recognized organization promoting servant leadership is expanding their online presence.

Are You a Servant Leader or a Leadership Warrior?

Linked 2 Leadership

I have recently called upon the leaders of the world to start a LEADERSHIP REVOLUTION (Post 1) (Post 2). Calling All Leaders One of the most common terms used for good leadership these days is SERVANT [.]. Servant LeadershipIn order to make my dream become a reality, we need to employ some proactive, aggressive action right away.

Modern Servant Leader - Now on Alltop.com

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Leadership is Love

Lead Change Blog

The other day, an esteemed colleague and I were having a discussion about why it seemed so difficult for some leaders, or others in authority at work, to see employees as humans and treat them accordingly. It compelled me to … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Leadership love Servant Leaders Servant Leadership service Valentines Day

Don’t Confuse Accountability With Responsibility

Modern Servant Leader

One symptom of a leader caving to her own ego is one who begins to confuse accountability with responsibility. Servant leadership means taking accountability when an effort fails but passing along the credit when it succeeds. In contrast, toxic leaders tend to do the reverse.

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How Noisy Is Your Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Light Your World Self Leadership Popular views of leaders focus primarily on positional leadership. Those of us in the Lead Change community prefer to focus on character-based leadership, which enables anyone to become a leader, regardless of their station in life, simply by the actions they take and the effect they have on the people around them.

Sacrifice and Service

Lead Change Blog

In prosperous times, it’s tempting to think of leaders as those who make the most money, who are “in charge,&# or who have the most authority. Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Memorial Day purpose sacrifice Servant Leaders Servant Leadership serve serviceOn US Memorial Day, I’d like to take a minute again this year and thank the families of those who fell in service to our country.

Are You a Servant Leader? Whom Do You Serve?

The Practical Leader

Robert Greenleaf, coined the term “Servant Leadership&# in the 1960s when he retired from management development at AT&T and formed the Centre for Applied Ethics. “ In his article, “Are You a Level-Six Leader? Are You a Level-Six Leader?

LeadershipNow 140: October 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2011 that you might have missed: @mikemyatt: The biggest leadership blind-spot and what to do about it: Leadership & The Expectation Gap. RonEdmondson: The Encouragement Folder : Every Leader Needs One.

Servant Leadership Observer – September 2011

Modern Servant Leader

After a hiatus of monthly news updates, we resume the Servant Leadership Observer with September, 2011 news. Want to receive monthly servant leadership updates and regular posts from ModernServantLeader.com? Erasmus University: Six Key Servant Leadership Attributes.

Stir Yourself Up.

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development to hear ideas from the Unusual Suspects in your organization Be relentless in your exploration of what you stand for as a leader Move on from peers who blindly build support status quo thinking Investigate with curiosity ways to re-imagine what works Communicate. Leadership Development make a difference self-less leadership Servant Leaders

Servant Leadership Observer – October 2011

Modern Servant Leader

Welcome to the October edition of the Servant Leadership Observer. This month brought several news events, including a release by the C12 group highlighting the benefits of servant leadership in business. The Gleaner : Servant Leaders – the Real Heroes.

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Leadership & Perception

N2Growth Blog

You see, the most important item to understand is that success as a leader has very little to do with your perception, but rather it has everything to do with the perception of others. The Servant Leader : Whatever the amount of water, I’ll use it first to quench the thirst of those I lead.

The Exceptional Strength of Followership

Linked 2 Leadership

Coaching Corner Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Professional Development Servant Leadership Coaching courage Egypt executive development Inspiration Japan leadership Leadership Development Libya Linked 2 Leadership motivation New Followership Self-development servant leader Team teamwork valuesThis month marks a remarkable time in all of our lives.

5 Ways to Prevent Leadership Achilles Heels

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Best of Blogs Series Self Leadership Have you ever been in a situation where a titled leader appeared to be genuinely sincere and compassionate? And later you realized that throughout the organization people were asking if that leader really walked their talk? Best of Blogs Series Self Leadership Character character-based leadership Difference leader Leadership management motives Servant Leaders service trust values vision

Articles of Faith: Leading through Challenges

Linked 2 Leadership

Servant Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Coaching Corner Articles of Faith Leadership Development leadership servant leader Inspiration leadership skills Self-development courageWe all face challenges on our path to achieving our goals. But what do we do when we face challenges from specific people? Do we run from it, hide from it, or just bury our head in the sand and ignore it? Do we still do this even though we have been destined to succeed? [.].

Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: A book review by Bob Morris

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Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions Guy Kawasaki Portfolio/Penguin Group (2011) How to create a context within which there is authentic magic to be shared I have read and reviewed all of Guy Kawasaki’s previous books. This book’s title caught my eye because it suggests – and as it turned out, correctly [.]. Bob's blog entries avoid tempting situations “Be yourself: Everyone else is taken” beware of “pseudo salience” (e.g.

Standing Up to Your Greatest Critic

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development “Jeff, when you’re a leader, there’s going to be at least one person at any given time who thinks he was put on this earth to be your greatest critic.” Leadership Development character-based leadership purpose Servant LeadersThis nugget of wisdom came from Jeff’s mentor many years ago as Jeff assumed the first of many influential leadership positions of his career. It’s [.] Standing Up to Your Greatest Critic.

When Servant Leadership Goes Awry | Aspire-CS

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Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. The leader-first and the servant-first are two extreme types. Servant Leadership does not mean doing it all yourself.

Articles of Faith: Tools of the Trade

Linked 2 Leadership

Articles of Faith Coaching Corner Leadership Lessons Learned Practical Steps to Influence Attitude David goals Inspiration Leadership Development Lessons Learned motivation servant leader Tools trustHave you ever felt that you were overwhelmed with a task? Did you feel that you were not properly prepared? Did you look up to that sky and exclaim… WHY ME, GOD??? This happens to all of us.

Two Things to Remember as You Change the World

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. For fast paced, high achieving leaders, this often means you need to understand that not everyone and everything moves at your velocity. Yet I speak with leaders all the time who are frustrated that their staff haven’t completed things by that secret deadline that only the leader knows about.

Katie Couric’s Evolution to Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Well, if you look at that clip and then any moment of her CBS Evening News show, there are three things (among many) we as leaders can learn from: 1) At some point “going along to get along” is not only appropriate, but it is the best option.

Leadership Guiding Principles of a Successful CEO

C-Level Strategies

He has orchestrated a Leadership Development Program to bring forth a new generation of leaders that has been deemed “the best ever seen&# in a large corporation. Good leaders motivate followers. Great leaders develop leaders. By Lisa Petrilli.

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Have You Trained Your Replacement?

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. January 19th, 2011 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus Today’s guest post is from Mike Figliuolo at The thoughtLEADERS Blog. I submit that the best leaders out there are actively seeking someone to replace them. Those good leaders understand they might take another role in the organization.

What To Do With Blind Spots

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. Don’t let the opportunity to become a better leader pass you by without considering what to do with yours. Posted in Uncategorized 11 Responses to “What To Do With Blind Spots&# Dan Rockwell : January 3, 2011 at 10:44 am Mary Jo, Thanks for the shout out and for sharing your story.

The Ass Carrying the Image

Chris Brady

 As leaders we are given notoriety and recognition, sometimes even perks and benefits - but leadership is not comprised of these things. Nor is anyone a real leader who pursues the position of leadership solely for self aggrandizement and gain.

4 Characteristics of A Trustworthy Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

We provide a safe and fun place to learn , grow and develop other leaders. New Micro-Training Linked 2 Leadership: The Leadership Collaboratory Articles of Faith: Leaders Think And Contemplate Andrew Schank Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not? Hey Leader, Bring On Some Tension!

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Remembering Sacred Commitments

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. » Remembering Sacred Commitments January 17th, 2011 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus I sat transfixed as a group of elected leaders – half of whom were newly elected – discussed how they would work with each other and the local government administration. Mary Jo Asmus : January 18, 2011 at 5:58 pm Me too, Susan.

The Magical Career Fairy Will Help You

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. I never cease to be amazed at the number of truly excellent leaders I’ve known who expect that someone will notice what they’re doing and magically reward them for it. Posted in Uncategorized 3 Responses to “The Magical Career Fairy Will Help You&# Jessica Plassmeyer : January 10, 2011 at 11:02 pm Great article!

Leadership & Sturgeon's Law

Orrin Woodward

Every leader must grow in his character, task and relationships, in order to lead at the highest levels. The TLL reveals that leaders must be effective in three key leadership attributes - Character, Task and Relationships. In other words, leaders must advance into the elite 10% of Sturgeon’s Law in each key area. Top leaders, with over 1000 people attending community get togethers, score over 300 points on their TLL evaluations.

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Thought-full Thursday: Work with Love

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Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. Equal To or Greater Than = Influence » Thought-full Thursday: Work with Love January 19th, 2011 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. Mary Jo Asmus : January 20, 2011 at 9:33 pm You certainly exude joy and love, Monica.

Making True Leadership Shine

Aspire-CS

Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L. And what can leaders learn from that? Truth is what makes him a leader. In short, they embrace “spin,” a word that every PR professional and every leader should strike from their vocabulary. But it’s always the right path to take—and the only one true leaders follow.

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What It Takes To Be An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobson

I was recently asked, "What five most important traits must a leader have to be effective?" I could reply fairly quickly, but I did take a moment to remember that when I asked a similar question in a LinkedIn group discussion, group members offered up nearly 100 different adjectives to describe an effective leader. Employees must hear from their leaders. And, hearing from their leaders in person versus e-mail and written memos is even more effective.