Irrevocable Principle

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development I read a great post today by Seth Godin titled Bullying is theft. Leadership Development Character organizational performance principles Seth Godin Seth is a great and prolific writer and he used a term that I want to explore: irrevocable principle.

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The Obligation – Origins of Lead Change Group Final Chapter

Lead Change Blog

In Tribes, Godin titled a section The Obligation: Not too far from us, a [.]. Leadership Development make a difference obligation Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes Posted in Leadership Development Do you ever wonder if you’ve done all you could? As I grow older, I question the impact I made with the resources at my disposal. I’ve had 55 years. I’ve had quite a bit of money and time, friends, opportunities.

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Errors and Deviants – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 9

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development This is part 9 of a series on the history of the Lead Change Group outlined by examining the book Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us by Seth Godin. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership energy Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes For links to all the posts click here. If you’ve been reading any of these Origins of Lead Change posts you know our group proves [.].

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The Posture of a Leader – Origins of Lead Change Part 8

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development In Tribes, Godin talks subtly about the transition in leadership from autocrat to servant. Leadership Development impact instigate Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes ValueThe section is titled The Posture of a Leader. He lists a series of shifts that we need to be aware of. For example, “If you are a student in my class and you don’t learn what I’m teaching, I’ve let [.].

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LeadershipNow 140: January 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2013 that you might have missed: 4 Attitude Choices Every Leader Must Make by @leadersbeacon. The Introvert’s 2013 Business and Leadership Success Pledge @by lisapetrilli.

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The Forces of Mediocrity – Origins of Lead Change Part 10

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin, Tribes Our world is marked by a pull to the ordinary. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership Excellence mediocrity Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes Posted in Leadership Development Remarkable visions and genuine insight are always met with resistance. Anything exceptional looks different. We claim to applaud the different, but many things, in fact most things we really like the new, but not necessarily different. Look at just about any area [.].

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The Secret Behind the 9 Box Performance Potential Grid

Let's Grow Leaders

Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception Are You On the Grid? “Our cultural instinct is to wait to get picked…No one is going to pick you. Pick yourself.” Do you know where you stand in your organization’s succession plan?

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Creating a Cycle of Success

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin Avoid the vicious cycle of failed resolutions by consciously creating a cycle of success. A cycle of success is what will help you avoid those unpleasant “collisions with reality” to which Seth Godin refers.

Who Says You’re Not Qualified?

Let's Grow Leaders

Callings Change confidence Fear and Courage callings dreams jon acuff seth godin start vision “I’m not sure I’m qualified.” ” “I don’t have experience.” ” “I’m too old to try that now.” ” Negative self-talk smashes dreams. We look for data to corroborate our fear. Big Starts Small I always wanted to run the Boston marathon. The only issue, I hadn’t yet run a 10K. I was decidedly not qualified for that [.]

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Leadership by Engagement

Lead Change Blog

Emails, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ continue to drive what leadership instigator Seth Godin termed, “The connection economy.” Posted in Leadership Development In today’s world, we are connected through various forms of communication channels. The world is truly smaller. You can literally connect with someone in another continent in less than a minute without spending a dime. Great leaders [.]. Leadership Development authenticity connection

On Stupid Ideas

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin, Tribes I recently completed The Power of Starting Something Stupid by Richie Norton with Natalie Norton. Posted in Community Involvement Self Leadership In a battle between two ideas… the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it.

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The Plurality Myth – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 5

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development This is the fifth part of a series on the origins of the Lead Change Group based on one of the key books that inspired me to take action: Tribes by Seth Godin. On page 65 in Tribes, Godin has a section titled The Plurality [.]. For links to all the posts, check out this page. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership handling criticism Origins of Lead Change Tribes

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Information Underload: What Are You Missing?

Let's Grow Leaders

” -Seth Godin, “I Get It“ The higher you grow in the organization, the more you work [.] “It’s entirely possible that you can process and file more information than anyone who has come before you.

043: How to Lead a Likeable Business | with Dave Kerpen

Engaging Leader

” – Seth Godin. Advertising is the tax you pay for not being remarkable." - Seth Godin But how do you make sure your business is remarkable -- one worth talking about in a positive way? “Advertising is the tax you pay for not being remarkable.”

Flat Army: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization Dan Pontefract Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013) How to strengthen engagement, empowerment, and execution, then leverage them for a decisive competitive advantage In recent years, we have observed a tsunami of books, articles, and events that focus on employee engagement.

How to Lead a Likeable Business | with Dave Kerpen [Transcript]

Engaging Leader

I’ve shared before the quote from Seth Godin that “Advertising is the tax you pay for not being remarkable.” Link to podcast episode: EL 43: How to Lead a Likeable Business | with Dave Kerpen JESSE LAHEY: Welcome to the show leaders! ” But how do you make sure your business is remarkable; one worth talking about […]. The post How to Lead a Likeable Business | with Dave Kerpen [Transcript] appeared first on Engaging Leader. Transcriptions

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My Favorite Podcasts — John Lee Dumas.

Rich Gee Group

Awarded Best Of iTunes in 2013 because of his dedication to serve his listeners and share incredible insights to help guide us on our Entrepreneurial journey. Here’s a little coaching secret: Some of my best ideas and strategies come from my clients.

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The Promise and Problems of Outstanding Teams

Great Results Team Building

In Seth Godin's book Linchpin, he writes that “You can either fit in, or stand out. Do you know what it means to truly be outstanding?

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Authenticity Deficit Disorder


” SETH GODIN. [Editor''s Note: This is a guest post from Miles Anthony Smith. Miles is the author of Why Leadership Sucks: Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership. “ “ Authenticity is doing what you promise, not “being who you are.”

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Bringing Out the F.I.R.E. Within You

Rajesh Setty

As part of his Linchpin book launch, Seth Godin made an offer to his blog readers. E ffortless Giving | Seth Godin raised close to $100K for Acumen fund in less than 48 hours. Main Page acumen fund copyblogger effortless giving fun influence linchpin reach Seth Godin

025: True Fans Part 2: How to Build True Fans

Engaging Leader

Tribes by Seth Godin. In the second part of Jesse’s two-part special on True Fans, he explores methods of HOW to build True Fans. Although this may sound like only a marketing topic, it’s truly about leaders – doing what’s right both for your team and for your career.

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Great Quotes: Bill Watterson on Life and Success


Bonus: Here is Seth Godin’s view on Doing what you love. Bill Watterson , creator of comic series Calvin and Hobbes, gave an inspiring commencement speech at Kenyon College in May 1990 and it made for a very interesting read.

Book Review: The Power Of Starting Something Stupid

Tim Milburn

People like Seth Godin, Andy Andrews, Steve Forbes, & Stephen M.R. If you were to drop by my office right now, you would see stacks of books that have been given to me for review purposes.

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Do You Play To Compete or Win?

My Own Coach

I loved a recent blog from Seth Godin, in which he explored the demands our ego places on polishing the average instead of seeking out the exceptional.

I Need Wisdom…You Do Too!

Ron Edmondson

Seth Godin – Everything in this Economy has Changed #Cat10. I’m at Catalyst conference this week again. It has been a couple years since I have been here and I missed it. I didn’t decide until recently to attend, but was grateful at the opportunity to blog from here.

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How Story Platforms Help Global Brands Go Local

Harvard Business Review

The marketing guru Seth Godin recently announced that content marketing "is all the marketing that''s left." In a world of exploding channels and increasing consumer control over media, Godin is probably right.

The Next Big Opportunity for Startups

Harvard Business Review

I reached outside of the non-profit world and outside of our organization (an uncommon practice at the time) to people like Tony Hsieh, Jason Fried, and Seth Godin for insight and examples of what a better workplace could look like.

10 TED Talks to Help You Reimagine Your Business

Harvard Business Review

Thousands of very lucky individuals are seated in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center are at TED 2013. In the spirit of TED 2013, here are 10 amazing TED Talks that have helped me think differently about what business can be, how to be a better leader, and how to become a better global citizen. Seth Godin: The tribes we lead. Leading business and marketing practitioner Seth Godin imagines a world where the mass market dies, where mediocrity holds no economic value.

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Three Ways CIOs Can Connect with the C-Suite

Harvard Business Review

As Seth Godin has said, "Change almost never fails because it''s too early. To begin the conversation, Dell, HBR and CIO magazine are sponsoring a Harvard Business Review panel discussion, "Change the Conversation, Change the Game," through a webinar , broadcasting live from The CIO Leadership event in Boca Raton, Florida May 5-7, 2013.

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A Summer Reading List for Marketers

Harvard Business Review

Seth Godin. There is only one Seth Godin. Along with having well-over ten bestselling business books, Godin is one of the few marketing experts online that is actually an established expert. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It''s true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful.

3 Personal Lessons On How To Succeed At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Some other posts you may enjoy: This Year, Be Ready A Look Back At My Top 10 Leadership Insights From 2013 What Will Your Leadership Legacy Be? Over the past two weeks, I’ve had the distinct honour of being recognized by two organizations for my work in the field of leadership.

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