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April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition


Welcome to the April 1st 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development. Namaste! The good news is: you already learned them in kindergarten.

Be a Positive Force

Lead Change Blog

I suggest that each of us needs to add one more resolution to our list – to be a positive force in our home, community, and workplace.

Is Leadership A Position

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Ashley was excited. Leadership Development Coaching development Leadership

The Surest Way to a Positive Attitude

Kevin Eikenberry

Achievement Gratitude Influence Leadership Learning Quotations Success Daniel Lapin positive attitudeI had the chance to meet and hear the fabulous and wise Daniel Lapin speak yesterday. Daniel is a best-selling author, radio personality and is known as ”America’s Rabbi.”

The September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival NFL Kick-off Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

So with apologies to those who don't share this passion, I present to you the September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival, NFL Kick-off Edition.

3 Ways to Improve Your Positive Intelligence (PQ)

Great Leadership By Dan

In my lectures at Stanford University, I define this as Positive Intelligence (PQ). The wise investment is to raise Positive Intelligence first.

10 Best Countries For Women In 2012 (Spoiler Alert: U.S. Did Not Make the Cut)

Women on Business

According to Forbes, the 10 best countries for women in 2012 are: Iceland: Taking the top spot for the third year in a row, Iceland is “lauded for its women in political and economic positions of leadership.” Those leaps enabled Nicaragua to take the ninth spot on the list of top countries for women in 2012.

8 Things Collaborative Leaders Know

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

According to John Chambers , CEO of Cisco, “You cannot create collaboration is you think leadership is about control.” You never have been.

In 100 Words: Accentuate the Positive


Both teams improved, but the team that focused on positive improved twice as much. Improvement & Development In 100 Words Leading People Leadership people development positiveIn 1982, University of Wisconsin researchers studying the human learning pattern videotaped two bowling teams during multiple games.

LeadershipNow 140: April 2012 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2012 that you might have missed: The Yin and Yang of Business by @TomAsacker. stratandbiz. To John W.

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Why Your Leadership Is Overrated

N2Growth Blog

How are your leadership skills? I’ve always said leaders need to get over themselves and get on to the practice of leadership.

No Excuses = Real Leadership

N2Growth Blog

True leadership demands the character to demonstrate personal responsibility for one’s actions, and the courage to hold others accountable for theirs.

12 Great Leadership Questions

Ron Edmondson

Here are 12 great leadership questions: What can we learn from this? What would you do differently if you had my position?

Leadership and Self-Awareness

N2Growth Blog

If you’re in a position of leadership and don’t feel you have any blind spots, you’re either very naïve or very arrogant. Thoughts?

Secrets to Leading Without Position or Authority

Leadership Freak

Leaders influence without position, title, or rank; they invite loyalty, passion, and commitment. Feedback Humility Influence Leading Listening Managing Marks of leaders Motivation Passion Power Taking others higher Teams Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success organizational values

Positive Psychology, Strengths, and Leadership

The Practical Leader

When he was president of the American Psychology Association in 1998, he founded the Positive Psychology movement.

Leadership and Surrender

N2Growth Blog

You’ll rarely encounter the words leadership and surrender used together in complementary fashion. ” Thoughts?

The 5 Positive Powers of Self-Doubt

Leadership Freak

Courage Failure Fear Health Humility Insecurity Leading Optimism Personal Growth Taking others higher fear of failure Leadership Leadership DevelopmentImage source If you grapple with self-doubt, keep reading. If you don’t grapple with it, you’re dangerous. Confident but not sure is [.].

Leadership And Making Choices

N2Growth Blog

Choice ; it’s a simple, yet critical aspect of leadership. At its essence, leadership isn’t a job – it’s a choice. Thoughts?

Extreme Makeover – Leadership Edition

N2Growth Blog

The Practice of Leadership is in need of a Makeover – an Extreme One. We’ll also continue to find ourselves in a crisis of leadership.

7 Elements of a Strategy for a New Leadership Position

Ron Edmondson

Set my initial vision – People want to know where I am going with my leadership. All unexpected, but bringing very positive feedback.

Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2012

Modern Servant Leader

This past year (2012) marked the third year I’ve compiled the Top Tweeters list (see 2010 & 2011 for more). The Top 10 Twitter Accounts for Servant Leadership. Here they are, The top 10 Twitter accounts for Servant Leadership followers in 2012: 10. Servant Leadership Institute ( @sliLEAD ). Go Bill!

Leadership Is About Leading

N2Growth Blog

Leadership is about leading. Leadership is a 24-7-365 endeavor. When you’re in a leadership role everything you do is on the clock.

Leadership and Storytelling

N2Growth Blog

Leadership and storytelling go hand-in-hand. The storyline propagated by those playing at leadership is all about them. Thoughts?

#Positivity at Work Tweet: 140 Bite-Sized Ideas to Help You Create a Positive Organization Where Employees Thrive

Kevin Eikenberry

Books Influence Leadership Learning attitude habit positive attitude positivityChris Edmonds and Lisa Zigarmi That is quite a long title – for a book with very short (and powerful) ideas! So if you are a person [.].

10 Characteristics of Good Leadership (Repost)

Ron Edmondson

Leadership development takes place in an organization as good leaders begin to share their experiences, good and bad, with others. Leadership

Positivity at Work by Chris Edmonds and Lisa Zigarmi

Rajesh Setty

My friends Chris Edmonds and Lisa Zigarmi have written a wonderful book called Positivity at Work Tweet. Positivity matters. Enjoy!

7 Leadership Lessons from Yoda

Modern Servant Leader

Perhaps the most iconic mentoring leader on the silver screen, Yoda is an excellent example of great leadership. Yoda (896 BBY - 4 ABY). Slimy?

4 Essentials For Cultural Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

It’s been said so many times, but it’s worth repeating, “Good leadership is more than getting tasks accomplished.”

10 Questions and Answers for Managers about Praise

Great Leadership By Dan

Giving praise means telling someone about something positive that they did. What is “praise”? Just what exactly are we talking about here?

The 5 Perils of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

If you can’t handle others’ disapproval, then leadership probably isn’t for you. servant leadership level 5 leadershipso what!”

Two Words Changing Leadership and the World

C-Level Strategies

The Introvert's Guide to Success in Business and Leadership. “You Matter. I believe they can also change a company. I was prepared.

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5 Leadership Roles To Get Your Team Walking Through Brick Walls

Terry Starbucker

The Cheerleader - This is where I call “leadership relentlessness” comes in. LeadershipTheir loyalty is on their sleeves.

Tenacity in 2012

Lead on Purpose

To succeed in leadership you have to work hard and continually hone your interpersonal skills. You find ways to motivate successful teamwork and positive interaction. How will you show tenacity in 2012? —. Leadership Purpose persistence success tenacitySuccessful people share several common traits; tenacity is at the top.

Imperfect Leadership

Coaching Tip

In a 2012 study of 361 top-level executives from 53 countries, by the Center of Creative Leadership, 19% of respondents stated that leaders are born to lead, while 52% believed that leaders are created; 29% said that both factors are equally important. Leadership is a skill, similar to playing a musical instrument.

The 5 Shadows of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Here is the post: The 5 Shadows of Leadership. Before we are leaders with a position and a title, we are first children of God.

7 Impractical Leadership Principles and Why I Use Them

Ron Edmondson

Honestly, good leadership isn’t always practical. Why listen to people who have negatives to add to the positives? Seriously.

Top Ten Leadership Songs for Your iPhone Playlist

Great Results Team Building

leadership must capture the commitment and passion of their team). leadership must define cultural norms and expectations). One by U2.

Leadership and Office Politics

N2Growth Blog

Leadership Miscellaneous Rants Leadership and office politics Mike Myatt N2growth Office Politics PoliticsThoughts?

Leadership: Blinded by Success?

N2Growth Blog

The pivotal point in leadership maturity is when you remove yourself from the spotlight and focus on building into others. What say you?