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. FT: From failure can come success. Ten Resolutions The Most Successful People Make And Then Keep by @theideamonkey.

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LeadershipNow 140: June 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from June 2013 that you might have missed: The Gift Of Being Present by @LollyDaskal. Knowledge@Wharton: The New Model for Innovation Is Social —and Mobile: But Are Companies Ready? FT: A classic recipe for business success.

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LeadershipNow 140: October 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2013 that you might have missed: 20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching by @edbatista. How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation from @MindShiftkqed. One Gigantic Predictor of Success for Students by @timelmore.

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Best Leadership Books of 2013

Leading Blog

The list below represents my picks for the best leadership books of 2013. * * *. Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty Phil Jackson offers 11 insights that transform ordinary leadership into great leadership. As many people become more and more successful, comfort becomes their objective. Leading responsibly and successfully is a struggle. Give and Take : A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam M.

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LeadershipNow 140: May 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2013 that you might have missed: Why Managers Haven''t Embraced Complexity by Richard Straub - HBR. A Mind-Set for Success. Mike Henry Sr: Innovation: a Case for Entitlement (really!).

LeadershipNow 140: August 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2013 that you might have missed: The Future of Work Part II: 10 Tips For Professionals by @odesk. From @KevinEikenberry Innovation Requires Structure. Be Humble: Don''t Let Success Go to Your Head by @FSonnenberg. Are you a Success?

March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Welcome to the March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! The Workplace Environment: Culture, Change, Innovation, and Empowerment. Julie Winkle Giulioni says “networking is a core competency and requirement for business success.”

The June 3rd, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the June 3rd, 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Robyn McLeod from The Thoughtful LeadersÔ Blog presents Happy merger, happy marriage , “where she shares how the keys to a great marriage can offer insight to leading successful organizational change.”.

February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

LDRLB

Welcome to the February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival. To help guide your way through, we’ve divided the posts up by the three categories we at LDRLB tend to see the world through: leadership, innovation, and strategy. Innovation.

Why Are 2013 Graduates Considered Unprepared?

Chart Your Course

Meanwhile, of the hiring managers that are looking at 2013 graduates, the majority only plans to hire one or two this year. To learn more about using job benchmarking in your hiring process, read “Human Resources CAN Innovate with TTI’s Job Benchmarking System.”. By Ashley Bowers.

4 Breakthrough Leadership Strategies for 2013

LDRLB

2013 represents a great opportunity to leapfrog our mental models and innovate our way to breakthroughs for ourselves, our teams, our organizations and, of course, our customers. Breakthrough innovation isn’t much different; there are no maps for uncharted territory.

No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! presents Big-Bang in Practice: Antifragility, Innovation and Leadership. There is a quiet leadership revolution going on, a shift in the definition of success from “what” to “how.”

10 Ways to Disrupt Successfully

Leadership Freak

Successful disruption: Disruption makes new futures possible. People make fun of the “innovation of the […]. Change Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Innovation Leadership organizational success Embrace the power of disruption or tomorrow will be today, again. More of the same produces more of the same. All leaders disrupt. But, disruption “gone wild” destroys your capacity to build the future. Too much disruption irritates and aggravates.

What is Your Innovation Style?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Shoya Zichy: Innovation is critical to an organization''s growth and competitive advantage. If you chose more items on the left, your inborn styles is that of a "structured" innovator. If you chose more items on the right you are an "adaptable" innovator.

Women of Innovation – Jen Grisanti

Women on Business

Businesswomen Profiles business women success stories women of innovation We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Success is Overrated - How to Fail Beautifully

Great Leadership By Dan

Successful people fail. The sad truth is most people give up right before they’re about to achieve success, right on the one-yard line. Our culture is saturated with overnight success stories that teach us if it doesn’t happen quickly, it won’t happen at all.

Successful companies are “nice”

Lead on Purpose

In his book Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management is over—and Collaboration Is In , author Peter Shankman shows how famously nice executives, entrepreneurs, and companies are setting the standard for success in this new world. Your organization’s growth and success will increase as you apply these principles. It’s a must-read for every leader who wants to create a successful, long-term organization. —.

Planting SEEEDs of Innovation

Mills Scofield

The metrics of social enterprises were discussed, the overall topic discussion ending when Dan pointed out that the best way to communicate a social enterprise''s success and outcomes are (for now) a good story.

Women of Innovation – Arabella Santiago

Women on Business

Successful Women women business leaders women of innovation We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Businesswomen Profiles arabella santiago scoop.it

Women on Innovation – Dr. Jane Karwoski

Women on Business

Businesswomen Profiles business women successful business women women in business women on innovation We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Innovation Execution

Coaching Tip

All companies, no matter the size, need to continually innovate in order to remain competitive. Innovation is a two-part challenge. Organizations are not Structured to Execute Innovation. So why is innovation execution so hard? The Innovative Leader "Out Thinks".

Fostering A Sense Of Community To Promote Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

In fact, if we look at some of today’s successful companies – organizations like Zappos, Southwest Airlines, and The Container Store to name a few – we can see clear evidence that their leaders understand the importance of addressing this core psychological need.

A Forgotten Ingredient to Creative Success

Kevin Eikenberry

Creativity Leadership Learning experience innovation new ideas This coming month, members of the Remarkable Leadership Learning System will be focused building their creativity skills.

Leading a Culture of Innovation

LDRLB

All companies, whether they are successful with innovation or not, have one thing in common: they have their own “personalities.” This last week at the Front End of Innovation conference in Boston, I shared a presentation on the Strategies and Tools for Creating a Culture of Innovation.

2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

I was recently asked to think about how 2013 trends will impact women in the work force and how women will impact the trends. But many of the trends are picking up speed now and should become even more pronounced in 2013. Guest Post By: Andrea Simon, PhD.,

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Innovative Personalities

Coaching Tip

The psychologist Jordan Peterson argues that innovators and revolutionaries tend to have a very particular mix of these traits--particularly the last three: openness, conscientiousness and agreeableness. Innovators have to be open. An innovator who has brilliant ideas but lacks the discipline and persistence to carry them out is merely a dreamer. But crucially, innovators need to be disagreeable. The Innovative Leader "Out Thinks". Innovation Execution.

Five Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation

LDRLB

Dependence limits innovative thinking. And earlier this year, New York’s Mayor Bloomberg doled out awards specifically recognizing the city’s most innovative nonprofits. And a very successful one at that. Innovation is about partnerships.

Innovation High-Five

Mills Scofield

By Tim Kippley: Jeff Bezos, one of the planet’s greatest innovators, once said that: “You need a culture that high-fives small and innovative ideas and senior executives [that] encourage ideas.” ” The Value of Innovation at Geneca.

Why Innovation is not "Invented Here"

Coaching Tip

Beyond alarming questions of what is "fair" to the innovators themselves, few have considered how these human capital controls might impact the quality and quantity of innovation--and ultimately economic growth. We need diverse social and professional connections to innovate.

Innovating The Brick-and-Mortar Injustice Infrastructure

Mills Scofield

This week''s post is by Andy Posner , Co-Founder & Executive Director of Capital Good Fund ( CGF ), a non-profit microfinance organization targeting the root causes of poverty through innovative micro-loans and personal financial coaching.

Running a Permanent Campaign for Innovation

Mills Scofield

Her recent gig has been taking what is commonly regarded as The go to site for the practice of innovation, Innovation Excellence , to the next level. We’re running a content-driven permanent campaign for innovation. Innovation isn’t a buzzword.

6 Ways to Create an Innovative Culture

LDRLB

Last week FastCompany published an article called 6 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation. I believe many leaders and organizations have finally recognized that strategic innovation isn’t about creating finely tuned processes, using new fangled methodologies, or creating 2×2 matrices.

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Articles

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Articles 2013. Some good, some OK, some crap…Below are my favorite articles from 2013. Team Decision Making-Case Study and Success Story.

Are you a leader in product innovation?

Lead on Purpose

What drives innovation in your company or organization? In a recent MIT Sloan Executive Education innovation@work post the author Eric von Hippel asserts that company leaders focus too much on what’s next based on their internal product innovators, and they do not listen enough to the people using the products. On the topic of who are the real product innovators, von Hippel says: It’s consumers not the product innovators who should be viewed as the new experts.

Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation

Mike Cardus

Competitive demands require quicker, more effective and innovative problem solving. Hire Mike of Create-Learning to Think Differently & Enable Innovation within your company and team. Thinking Differently – Enabling Innovation from Michael Cardus.

HR Innovation is Best Achieved Internally

LDRLB

The book is available for free at www.HowManyTheBook.com Naga Siddharth heads HR for the Cloudnine group of hospitals in India and is a Human Technology Innovator according to him.]. And then it occurred to me as to what could be the fatal flaw to aspired HR innovation.

Malcolm Gladwell on “Annals of Innovation: Social Media & Social Change”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries (2005) and the Art of Battling Giants (October 2013) Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking David and Goliath: Underdogs Malcolm Gladwell on "Annals of Innovation: Social Media & Social Change" Misfits Outliers: The Story of Success (2008) The New Yorker The Tipping Point (2000) The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000) What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009) why social media cannot provide what social change has always required

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Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Activities and Simulations

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Activities + Simulations 2013. Enabling Innovation. Competitive demands require quicker, more effective and innovative problem solving.

It’s Not Impossible – It Just Hasn’t Been Done Yet

N2Growth Blog

Whenever I see leaders focus on maintenance over innovation, I see people who have unnecessarily drawn the line of impossibility in the sand. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

Are you ready to kick butt in 2013?

Women on Business

Right now, the idea of kicking butt in 2013 is probably the last thing on your mind. But come January 2, when that alarm clock goes off, you’re going to feel a lot better about facing the New Year with a blueprint for success.

How to Compete Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders

Skip Prichard

Innovation Capital. And one of the most overlooked reasons for entrepreneurial failure is innovation capital. He offers a unique perspective on innovation and winning in the marketplace. You are teaching what separates successful innovators from those who struggle.

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Images Used in Presentations & Workshops

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. Favorite Images Used in Workshops and Presentations 2013. Enabling Innovation. Cooperation and Outward Spiraling Success Loops.

Top 10 Reasons Diversity Is Good For The Boardroom

N2Growth Blog

I do quite a bit of work on matters of board composition, selection and succession, and what I can tell you is this; board diversity is simply smart business. By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth .