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. Mike Henry Sr: OCD: The Unexpected Trait that Employees Want (and Organizations Need ) Most in a Leader.

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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. The Benefits Of Being A Social Leader For Today''s Organizations by @TanveerNaseer.

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2013 that you might have missed: Ariens CEO outlines Seven Skills of a Lean Leader. How Do You Show Up As A Leader In Your Organization?

LeadershipNow 140: March 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2013 that you might have missed: 6 Distractions Leaders Need To Resist by John Bossong. The 12 habits of highly collaborative organizations by @JacobM. JohnBaldoni: Organizations expect their managers to lead and their leaders to manage.

Best Leadership Books of 2013

Leading Blog

The list below represents my picks for the best leadership books of 2013. * * *. Seeing What Others Don''t : The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights by Gary Klein Gary Klein says that organizations stifle insights because we value predictability and crave perfection more than we value the disruption they bring. L EADERSHIP IS is an inside job. All of these titles help us to look at ourselves more deeply by asking the right questions.

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The Accidental Organization

Lead Change Blog

Organizations come to be managed as a result of a long series of small and large decisions, decisions appropriate to the needs and the challenges at the time.

2013 Best Summer Reads


Perhaps this year you’ve been extra busy, and need to catch up on some of 2013’s good new releases. Summer is fast upon us. For many people, work life might just slow down enough to let summer reading pick up.

Improving Lives and Organizations

Leading in Context

The Leading in Context Manifesto addresses the importance of respect and care, and helping each individual become their best: Ethical Leader Ethical Organization By Linda Fisher Thornton What is it that ethical leaders do that has such a powerful positive effect on people? What can be the long-term impact of inspiring groups of people to greatness and ethical behavior?

First Look: Leadership Books for September 2013

Leading Blog

Beyond the Idea : How to Execute Innovation in Any Organization by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble. Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September. Thinking in New Boxes : A New Paradigm for Business Creativity by Luc de Brabandere and Alan Iny. The Firm : The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald. Winning from Within : A Breakthrough Method for Leading, Living, and Lasting Change by Erica Ariel Fox.

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The June 3rd, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the June 3rd, 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! presents High Performing Organizations Manage Change Well. what most organizations want to pursue. You''ve heard of "speed dating"? Well, here''s your monthly dose of "speed leadership development".

2013 Top Professors on Twitter


Most are from business schools, others from a variety of fields relevant to leading organizations. Below you’ll find who we feel are the 2013 top 50 professors on twitter, broken into lists around leadership, innovation, and strategy, as well as five at-large professors.

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The October, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

The October, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival is being hosted by Lisa Kohn and Robyn McLeod from Thoughtful Leaders.

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. via Why Are 2013 Graduates Considered Unprepared? The post Why Are 2013 Graduates Considered Unprepared? By Ashley Bowers.

Frontline Festival-April 2013: Feedback and Coaching Edition

Let's Grow Leaders

Courageous Feedback Lolly Daskal, encourages us to take some risks in giving feedback in her post, We Need a Courageous Conversation “In most organizations, and in our relationships, we’re all so busy being polite with [.] The post Frontline Festival-April 2013: Feedback and Coaching Edition appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. This month’s Frontline Festival is all about Feedback and Coaching. I am delighted by the outpouring of submissions.

The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! I chose this post not just because it elicited strong interest from readers in many countries, but because it may help foster personal reflection and inquiry at the start of 2013.

2 Ways Organizations Obstruct Insights

Leading Blog

In Seeing What Others Don’t , author Gary Klein says that organizations stifle insights because we value predictability and crave perfection. Organizations don’t like errors and try to eradicate them. Therefore, organizations are faced with a balancing act. All of these have benefits to organizations and individuals, but the problem arises when they are pursued with so much zeal that they interfere with insights.

Ethical Leadership Brings Out the Best in People and Organizations

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends ethical ethical leadership ethical organization global leadership leading ethicallym ethics what is ethical leadership After taking the Leading in Context website and branding back to the drawing board, this week I''m delighted to introduce the Leading in Context® Website version 2.0.

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

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! Tanveer Naseer from Tanveer Naseer's blog presents "What Organizations Really Need To Succeed And Thrive". I’ve never been a fan of practical jokes, so April fool’s Day is one of my least favorite days of the year.

4 Breakthrough Leadership Strategies for 2013


When it comes to business, great things can also happen when we apply the catalytic energy of the New Year to our teams and organizations. And in today’s 2013 environment, uncertainty has never been greater. The New Year brings about resolutions to redefine the status quo.

Why Your Organization Suffers From Leadership Dysfunction

N2Growth Blog

Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders? By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic.

A Look Back At My Top 10 Leadership Insights From 2013

Tanveer Naseer

In this way, I hope to inspire you to celebrate your accomplishments of the past year in leading your team and organization, as well as to encourage you to find opportunities to become the kind of leader your employees need you to be.

OCD: The Unexpected Trait that Employees Want (and Organizations Need ) Most in a Leader

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development While obsessive-compulsive disorder may come in handy in some business settings, the ‘OCD’ that employees want most from their leaders is something very different. It’s an obsession with career development.

What Leaders Need To Do To Create A Thriving Organization

Tanveer Naseer

The idea of what we focus on was one of the central themes of my talk on what leaders need to address in terms of managing the various challenges their organization faces or will face going forward. Guy Kawasaki and Tanveer Naseer – MHLC 2013 3. “It’s

Understanding How Organizations Can Measure Digital Success

Tanveer Naseer

To address return on investment in the digital landscape, many organizations collect digital marketing costs and then treat these costs as a percentage of sales, on an overall or per unit basis. CPA for your organic activity is easily measured.

Keeping your organization’s values alive


Although there may be a lot of energy put into selecting the perfect set of values for your organization, don’t get trapped into thinking that once they are communicated that everyone will remember and abide by them. Let them know what impact this has on you, others and the organization.

Top 100 Most Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs 2013

Lead Change Blog

Lead Change Group was recognized at #5 on the list of the Top 100 Most Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2013 by the Center for Organization Management and Effectiveness (CMOE). Posted in Leadership Development [link] A special thank you goes to all of the readers of this blog.

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LeadershipNow 140: July 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2013 that you might have missed: From @knowledgwharton Bloomberg''s Peter Grauer: How the ''And Factor'' Defines Leadership. Why Honesty Is the Secret Ingredient of Successful Organizations by Halley Bock.

Bringing Out the Best in People and Organizations (Through Ethical Leadership)

Leading in Context

7 Lenses proposes a framework for learning the kind of ethical leadership that brings out the best in people and organizations. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends business ethics complexity ethical leadership ethical leadership context leadership development what is ethical leadership After 4 years of researching and writing, I am proud to announce that my new book, 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership is in print!

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10 leadership competencies your organization doesn’t tell you about


. Many of you work in organizations that may have a set of official leadership competencies that you aspire to. I rarely see these “secret” competencies listed as required competencies for leadership in organizations, but trust me; you need to work on them.

How to Improve Customer Service in Your Organization

Kevin Eikenberry

Every leader at every level in every organization needs to think about Customer Service.

Understand the Inner Life of Your Organization

N2Growth Blog

By John Baldoni , Chair, Leadership Development, N2growth. The Sopranos , as TV critic David Bianculli puts it , was “one of the first series I can remember watching where what isn’t said is as important as what is. And the characters never show their cards.”.

4 Ways Leaders Can Change An Organization’s Culture

Tanveer Naseer

As simple as it sounds, this approach will not only accelerate the behavior change that matters most, but also evolve and align your culture more effectively than forcing a major and potentially disruptive culture change effort on a broadly diverse global organization.

13 Behaviors that Forge Resilient Organizations

Leadership Freak

Weak organizations have weak relationships internally with each other and externally with customers. Forging resilient organizations means building strong relationships. All strong relationships require trust. All wise leaders build relationships because organizational success depends on it. If trust is something “they” do, you are the problem. But, how can you build strong relationships that forge […].

Removing the Lid on Your Organization

Leadership Freak

The lid on your organization is the person’s feelings you’re trying to protect. The conversation down the hallway goes like this. “We We can’t bring that issue up because Mr./Ms. ‘I’m I’m The Center of the Universe’ will get upset.” The drama queens you dance around determines how far you go. Sammy Salesman gets bent out of […].

How To Embrace Change In Today’s Organizations

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to successfully leading today’s organizations, one skill that’s been growing in importance and need is the ability to manage change. What’s noteworthy about these measures is that they’re not in conflict or removed from their organization’s purpose.

What Organizations Really Need To Succeed And Thrive

Tanveer Naseer

There’s been a lot discussion lately on the merits of telecommuting, in terms of fostering teamwork and innovation among disparate employees in an organization. It’s clear that to be truly innovative means that your organization has to be disruptive.

Fast Change: The co-organization of Business

Great Leadership By Dan

Yes, certainly, there are more than a handful of organizations that manage not only to change, but to set the pace for everyone else. That last point translates into people not being honest about what they think could/should change if the organization is to be successful.

What Stands Between your Organization and a Perfect World?

N2Growth Blog

Seeking perfection is the business of excellent organizations. Like a coach who helps you visualize victory prior to tip off, great leaders have a way of describing what perfection looks like for their organization. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth.

Organize a Green Event

Women on Business

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]. Marketing corporate responsibility corporate sustainability eco-friendly events environment environmental events event management event marketing events green events green marketing organise solutions

For 2013, Focus on Your Processes – Get Better Organized

First Friday Book Synopsis

On the one hand, we need proven tools that can help people focus their energies strategically and tactically without letting anything fall through the cracks. On the other, we need to create work environments and skills that will keep the most invested people from burning out due to stress. I don’t want to waste time [.]. Randy's blog entries

Are you building a great organization?

Lead on Purpose

Whether you lead a classroom of school children or a major corporation, you should frequently ask yourself the question “am I building a great organization?” Why should you try to build a great organization? Here are five posts from Lead on Purpose that will help you build a great organization: 1. The Product Management Perspective: As a product manager you have the opportunity to build great products and have a very positive influence on your overall organization.

One Thing All Outstanding Organizations Do

Leadership Freak

Aspiration is useless, on its own. You aspire to excellence, success, and fulfillment. Big deal. Who doesn’t? Aspiration apart from definition, method, and means is life lived by blind hope and dumb luck. Furthermore, defining isn’t enough. Defining organizational excellence apart from developing clear strategies to achieve it is, “Equivalent to telling a middle-school basket-ball player [.].

How to Create Millennial Leaders in Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Many organizations don''t offer an annual performance review and most don''t even offer a quarterly one, based on our new research. Show them how you deal with other people in the organization and let them shadow you.