Do I Have to Come up With All The Great Ideas!? Why this belief means you suck as a manager.

Mike Cardus

I’ve seen this happen many times: Employee to Manager: I’ve got a great idea and think that by doing x we will get y,z and extra outcomes. Of course the manager has a better idea! The manager’s idea was triggered by the employees initial idea. The idea may be useful later.

The Value of Vision Series – Kouzes and Posner

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Because being forward-looking is the differentiating leadership quality, you need to spend more time reading about, thinking about, and talking about the long-term view. Circulate the ideas generated and discuss the impact of trends on your products, services, technologies, and constituents.

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The New World of Beta Curation

Strategy Driven

The increased communication and collaboration required of Beta organizations demand a new style of leadership and career planning. Organizations need to have dozens, maybe hundreds, of individual experts, fully capable of idea generation and innovative thought.

Talking with Each Other @ Work

Coaching Tip

Of course, having your desk next to the elevator or rest rooms, gives you a competitive advantage in that fellow employees will stop and share with you some ideas that they want to talk through to reach clarity. Leadership in a Gladiator Culture.

Teams and Thinking Style

Coaching Tip

How do these different modes of thinking affect team dynamics, process flows, idea generation and problem-solving approaches? • John Agno: Can''t Get Enough Leadership Amy C. Leadership is Already Inside You. Team Leadership. Books Leadership Memes Skills Success Work life Organizations are increasingly relying on the collective power of teams to meet today’s business demands, but many teams aren’t living up to their full potential.

Team 83

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

Harvard Business Review

Although the ghost of the Great Man still haunts leadership studies, most of us have recognized by now that successful organizations are the product of distributive, collective, and complementary leadership. The first step in putting together such a team is to identify each member of the team’s personality makeup and leadership style, so that strengths and competences can be matched to particular roles and challenges. The change-catalyst: leadership as a turnaround activity.

How to Influence People with Your Ideas

Harvard Business Review

Julie has an idea, one that has been gestating in her mind for quite some time, but now she realizes that for her idea to have any impact at all she will have to "go public" with it. She asked me: What do I have to do to get my idea out there? No idea is completely original.