May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

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The post May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Creativity Culture customer service Empowerment Execution Failing Fear and Courage grow your career motivation Performance Productivity Questions Relationships Risk taking Teamwork leadership development carnival What an amazing line-up contributions for the May Leadership Development Carnival. A heartfelt thanks to all the thought leaders who contributed to this diverse collection.

Frontline Festival: July- Teams and Teamwork Edition

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Welcome to the July, Teams and Teamwork Edition of the Frontline Festival. I am pleased to bring you another International line-up of thought leaders sharing their best posts on teams and teamwork. Skip Prichard, of Skip Pritchard, shares a fantastic list, 10 Lessons in Teamwork, Top 3: Make the team the rock star; Remove all excuses for [.] The post Frontline Festival: July- Teams and Teamwork Edition appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Let’s Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Often the words collaboration, coordination, and cooperation are used to describe effective teamwork. Mayer’s decision might create better teamwork – cooperation, communication and coordination – but it won’t create collaboration unless she is intentional about creating a collaborative culture. It is about teamwork in implementation. All three are aspects of teamwork.

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Into the Storm: Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous Sydney to Hobart Ocean Race

Leading Blog

The first is the importance of exceptional teamwork in overcoming challenges at The Edge. The story of the AFR Midnight Rambler exemplifies the power of exceptional teamwork and distributed leadership. For every leader, there can be a finest moment. * * * Into the Storm : Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous Sydney to Hobart Ocean Race is by by Dennis N.T. Teamwork

The Impact of Teamwork and a Parable of Rocks

Great Results Team Building

Steve Jobs, in a 1995 interview , was discussing the importance and impact of teamwork, and it was during that discussion that he shared a short parable of rocks and how they polish each other…. You may also like to follow me on twitter or to connect on LinkedIn to get additional information and teamwork resources!

Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration

Kevin Eikenberry

by Judith H. Katz and Frederick A. Miller The subtitle of this book which published in May of this year is “4 Keys that change everything” It is a big promise, and while there may be a bit of accepted hyperbole there, generally speaking the four big ideas in this book will have, when implemented, [.]. Books Collaboration Leadership Teams collaboration teams trust

Stone Soup - A Folk Tale About Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

And I would also be honored if you chose to follow me on twitter or to connect on Google + to receive additional information and teamwork resources! Once upon a time, somewhere in Eastern Europe, there was a great famine. People in one small village jealously hoarded whatever food they could find, hiding it even from their friends and neighbors. One day a wanderer came into the village and asked an old woman a few questions about the village as if he planned to stay for a few nights.

The Advantages of Building a Culture of Teamwork For Corporate Events

Women on Business

Strategy corporate events event management event marketing event planning team training teamwork 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].

Into The Storm: 4 Lessons In Teamwork From The High Seas

Tanveer Naseer

Samantha Byron – a relative newcomer to the Rambler team – had the advantage of observing their teamwork with fresh eyes. The post Into The Storm: 4 Lessons In Teamwork From The High Seas appeared first on business communication Guest Posts leadership Recent Posts failure focus obstacles passion risks setbacks stress success teamworkThe following is a guest piece by author Dennis N.T. Perkins and Jillian B. Murphy.

12 Takeaways from Chick-fil-A Leadercast 2013

Nathan Magnuson

Influence Leadership Learning Personal Effectiveness Andy Stanley Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A Leadercast clarity complexity Condoleezza Rice David Allen Henry Cloud Jack Welch John Maxwell Mike Krzyzewski Roark Denver seminars teamwork trust My favorite annual leadership event takes place each May. It’s Chick-fil-A Leadercast. The seminar features some of the biggest names in all of leadership. This year’s theme was: “Simply Lead.”

How to Turn Group Work into Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

Well, here is a short description of the five-part recipe you may want to follow on your next attempt at teamwork: First, you will want to ensure that there is a clear goal and adequate gear (resources) for the activity or project they will be working on. You will find that the greatest gift you give those students (or employees) is not the single insight or sense of accomplishment from any one teamwork activity.

February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival


Welcome to the February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival. Mary Ila Ward from Horizon Point Consulting brings another Leadership How-to with How to Combine Communication with Teamwork. This month’s Carnival offers an array of fresh insights for a fresh year. There’s a lot of good material here, so don’t be afraid to bookmark this page or add it to your reading list to cover each post one at a time.

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

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! Jesse Lyn Stoner from Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog presents Let's Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration. Using collaboration, cooperation and teamwork interchangeably dilutes their meaning and diminishes the potential to create powerful, collaborative environments. I’ve never been a fan of practical jokes, so April fool’s Day is one of my least favorite days of the year.

When Leaders Aren’t Born

Lead Change Blog

Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics Character-based Leadership Leadership Teamwork Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics Are Leaders Born Or Made? This is not an original question. It has been debated for years in books, on line, and in both corporate and academic classrooms. But I would like to offer a fresh perspective.

Vulnerability: The Core of Trust

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development energy Star Trek Teamwork Trust Vulnerability Posted in Leadership Development Trust is a key to accomplishment through relationships. I’ve said before that trust lubricates relationships. Trust provides the necessary ingredianets to enable people to work together as a team. Trust eliminates friction, gives room to move and enables everyone to perform at their best. Trust isn’t the only key to successful teams, but very few [.]

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Employee Appreciation: Good Leadership Through Service

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Growth service Teamwork Posted in Leadership Development Good businesses are run by good people. You can throw around as many buzzwords as you like, but when it all comes down to it, it is the people who make the company. A good leader recognizes that, and knows that whatever they do, they are nothing without their employees. In fact, the way that [.].

Brewing A Leadership Cocktail

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics Actions Character-based Leadership influence lead change Leadership Teamwork Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics As a leader I have encountered a diverse number of leaders each characterizing certain leadership styles. Some of these leaders have been effective, some not so effective, and some have been extraordinary. What type of leaders have I encountered?

The Odd Truth About Remote Teams

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development leading remote teams productivity remote teams results Teamwork Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development When it comes to remote teams, absence can make results stronger. Managed well, remote teams will outperform your co-located groups. My Remote Team Story I have been working in long distance leadership situations for almost 2 decades. I have led many highly dispersed teams.

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Is Different Better?

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Leadership Development Self Leadership Workplace Issues Change Community Culture Difference employee engagement Growth Inspiration Self Development Teamwork Posted in Change Management Leadership Development Self Leadership Workplace Issues Ok… here’s how it works. First I tell you a story. Then I ask you some questions. Then you answer in the comment section. It’s like a discussion where people exchange ideas, and we all learn something.

Leading through Rapid Growth

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Growth Process improvement Teamwork Posted in Change Management Spring is finally here and it’s time to refresh flowerbeds, plant gardens, and enjoy a green lawn again. There’s just one annoying thing in the way – weeds! Well, that’s easily solved with a bit of weed pulling. With a small hand trowel and about 15 minutes of work, I can have a weed-free flowerbed [.].

The Secret of Teams by Mark Miller

Lead Change Blog

Sometimes teamwork can be a real drain. Leadership Development Reviews Community skills talent Team Building team develoment teams TeamworkPosted in Leadership Development Reviews Teams bring energy to life. Well, at least good teams do. We’ve all been part of a team that asked more from us than it delivered or failed to ask anything of us at all. Like most things, the greater the potential, the greater the disappointment that results [.].

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Into The Storm Teaches 5 Key Teamwork Strategies And Tactics

Eric Jacobson

As Dennis Perkins , an expert on thriving under daunting conditions, shows in his new book, Into The Storm , it's also a feat rich in lessons for anyone tasked with maintaining smooth, effective teamwork -- and delivering winning results -- in the unpredictable, turbulent waters of today's business environment. Winning tactic : Think gung-ho -- a phrase rooted in teamwork.

Leaders Show Up Even When It’s Not Fun

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Character Responsibility Teamwork Posted in Leadership Development My daughter’s Little League recently held their Field Clean-Up Day. This event takes place at 9:00 AM on a Saturday in the middle of April. We live in Michigan, so the weather is usually windy, rainy and the air temp hovers near 40 degrees Fahrenheit. This year, it snowed. Ostensibly here’s what’s supposed to happen: [.].

Follow by Example

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Self Leadership Character-based Leadership Follower Followership Leadership Purpose Responsibility Self Development TeamworkPosted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Picture the best follower you have ever known. Was this person in possession of any of these traits? Knew their stuff. Had drive and determination. Was positive and willing to serve. Challenged you and made your ideas better. Helped you realize and achieve your vision.

Ask Great Questions

Lead Change Blog

Self Leadership Culture Leadership Development Self Development Teamwork TrustPosted in Self Leadership One key to become a highly effective leader is learning to think deeply about personal, team, and organizational mindsets. These mental maps drive behavior at all levels and leaders are very interested in cultural patterns shaped by people interactions. Paradigm hunting in turn requires asking great questions, so here are four suggestions on how to [.].

In Case You Missed It: On Leadership Communication and Teamwork - Best Posts of the Week


Teamwork: Leaders, When Do You Intervene in Team Issues? Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. Each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays pull some of the best together here on my blog. So in case you’ve missed them, here is this week’s round-up of top posts. They’ll provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network.

5 Reasons Your Peers are Getting Snarky

Let's Grow Leaders

accountability Authenticity Listening Relationships Teamwork co-workers Culture peers team relationships teamwork He’s driven, ambitious and successful. HIs boss loves him and he’s on the fast track. His peers are getting snarky, but he doesn’t have time to worry about that crap. They’re just jealous. “They’re not as serious about performance as I am.” ” “I’ve got a job to do, I don’t have time to make friends.”

Managers, meet with your employees to show you mean business

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development SmartBlog for Leadership employee engagement Growth Teamwork Posted in Leadership Development SmartBlog for Leadership [link] When you try to have meaningful conversations with your employees, the outcome can be hit-or-miss. Let’s say you are interested in what motivates them and how they like to be rewarded. This is important and well intended, but they may not be completely open with you until they have more experience with you. Another way [.].

Delegate Desired Results, Not Activities

Lead Change Blog

Career Development Leadership Development Accountability delegation engagement Management micro-management performance Teamwork Trust Posted in Career Development Leadership Development Why is delegating so dang hard? If you’re anything like me, it’s truly not about relinquishing control that causes so much anguish, but rather the fear of leaving an unknown quality of work in someone else’s hands.

Lessons from Amazonian Culture and Ecology for Talent Management

Lead Change Blog

Community Involvement Leadership Development Light Your World Growth Learning Runa startups talent management Teamwork Posted in Community Involvement Leadership Development Light Your World [link] Tyler Gage and Dan MacCombie are the founders of one of my favorite startups ever,Runa. We drink the tea in our home all the time. Runa is a wonderful example of a B-Corp, doing well and doing good.

Leaders: How do you say Hello?

N2Growth Blog

Communications Leadership Operations & Strategy Talent Management Brian Layer first impressions as a leader gen brian layer General Brian Layer getting to know your team knowing your team leadership and teamwork leading well N2growth N2growth Blog Teamwork By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. Hello is one of those words where a change in pitch changes definition.

6 Secrets to Building Teams in a Stack Ranked World

Let's Grow Leaders

Teamwork building teams performance management systems teams teamwork Most performance management systems reward individual performance. Bell curves, stack ranks, 9 box succession planning grids… encourage selfish choices. In most cases, you can’t change the system. But you can build great teams within it. Bell curves frustrate. “My ‘innocent’ belief of bell curve is like listening to Mozart and trying to adjust my graphic [.]

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Easy and Practical Team Building Activities

Let's Grow Leaders

Teamwork feedback one word team building activities teambuilding teams teamwork vision boardsIt’s been a rather heavy week on Let’s Grow Leaders, talking about Courage, Fear, Transparency, and Chaos. So I am going to end the week on a lighter note. I had my team in town this week, working on business strategy and plans. We also made time the day before for a few practical [.]

Force Field Analysis as a Teambuilding Exercise

Let's Grow Leaders

Communication Meetings Teamwork Trust conflict resolution teambuilder teamwork When you’re trying to fix a team… there are always factors working for you… and against you. Secret force fields undermine your efforts. Make the hidden forces known. Make the force be with you. Force Field Analysis is a well-tested change management technique developed by Kurt Lewin in the 1950s. It’s brilliant in its [.]

Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition


In 2013, one of the highlights of her work was “ Value of Vision ” series. A team can have both brilliant players and great teamwork… if the team is not built around an individual, if team-oriented behaviors are expected, and if the team is held accountable and recognized for its results. I have been hosting the annual management improvement carnival (organized by John Hunter ) for last 3 years and I am glad to be continuing that streak.

What I Appreciate Most About Your Leadership

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Communication Culture energy Help People to Grow Mentoring motivation appreciate appreciation leadership recognition teamwork What do you appreciate most about each member of your team. Have you told them? The other night I heard a fantastic leadership best practice. Every time the leader has someone new join his team, he takes the time to write down “why I hired you,” frames it, and gives it to the new team [.]

5 Ways to Drive Results Through Fear and Intimidation

Let's Grow Leaders

Execution Teamwork april fools day april fools day pranks Culture fear intimidation teamsYou’re on the fast track. You don’t need sustained results, you need quick wins. Results matter. You’ve got a review coming up. With a few simple tactics, you can get your organization performing in no time. You’ll be promoted and someone else can deal with the fall out. 5 Ways to Drive Results Through Fear [.]

The 8 Elements that Bring People Together

Leading Blog

Teamwork Working together to solve a common problem provides us with a more complete picture of the problem, and can offer us more options, synergies and solutions, than we could achieve by working alone. Many of the issues we face will require collaboration at some level to solve or even manage them.

Unleashing Breakthrough Results

Let's Grow Leaders

Related Stories May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival Collaborative Competition: The Extraordinary Power of Trash Talk Why Smart People Do Stupid Work. Business Acumen Change Culture Empowerment Execution Vision collaboration shareholder value strategic planning teamwork Therese Kinal unleashing unleashing the future of work Many of the approaches we take to solving problems, do just that. Solve problems. That works, until the next problem comes along.

Top 12 Reader Favorites 2012

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization ethical leadership Leadership teamwork trust what is ethical leadership what is leadershipBy Linda Fisher Thornton These 12 posts published in 2012 were the most popular with Leading in Context Blog followers. They all provide a context for thinking about how to make ethical choices in a complex world.

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Collaboration in business what is it how is it different from Teamwork?

Rapid BI

If you web search for images for “collaboration”, you will get lots on teamwork. so is collaboration just another word for teamwork? Management Business collaboration minifig teamwork One of the most used words in business articles, journals and professional social media networks is the desire to develop “collaborative” environments and cultures. But what is it?

How leaders seek the best in others?

Lead Change Blog

Connect with Tal on Twitter @tshnall and his leadership/teamwork blog Leadership Cafe. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership When you are a leader, you are working with people. How you view people would have the greatest leadership impact on your careers as a leader. How you interact and motivate is an ongoing challenge. But leadership is a team sport. We all need one another to create great teams. As a leader, what dialogue [.]

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4 Tips to Become a Better Business Person

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development We have long heard about the importance of teamwork in the workplace. However, while there is no “I” in team, you will be of no use to your team if you take zero time to work on yourself. As the year ends, take some time to invest in becoming a better business person and team [.]

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