Chicago Meetup June 26 2014

Lead Change Blog

Join Lisa Petrilli and me at Carmine’s Chicago for a meetup June 26, 2014. Meet LeadChange 2014 Carmine''s Chicago Lisa Petrilli meetup Get more information, a map and RSVP here so we can let the folks at Carmine’s know how many to expect. Let’s connect in person and talk about what we can do to make the world a better place through character-based [.]

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Help Your Team Become More in 2014

Let's Grow Leaders

” -John Quincy Adams My eyes are crossing and my neck is twitchy after 27 conference calls to finalize our 2014 Performance Agreements. We’ve debated what defines a “balanced scorecard” and negotiated performance objectives down to the […] The post Help Your Team Become More in 2014 appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. ”If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

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December 2014 Carnival of HR

Lead Change Blog

As 2014 comes to a close, do you feel like you are on a Tilt-A-Whirl? We relaxed the usual requirement that a post should be no more than two weeks old, so that people could share their favorite books of 2014. Here are five standout attractions: The Year in Review: Lessons From 2014 Books. The combination of year-end business activities and personal holiday observations can be dizzying.

Five Insights from Our 2014 Reader Survey

General Leadership

At the end of May, we launched the 2014 Reader Survey. The post Five Insights from Our 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts 2014 content culture email experiences feedback reader subscriber survey This is the first time we have done this exercise, and we have benefited enormously from your participation. Ultimately, we think it also benefits you, because it helps us improve our blog and our services.

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LeadershipNow 140: December 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2014 that you might have missed: 50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education via @teachthought. The Best of Marshall Goldsmith 2014 by @coachgoldsmith. Steering Clear of “Flailure” by @ArtPetty. Dealing w/ Toxic People: Pleasures That Calm by @KateNasser. How to Maximize Your Energy When You Don''t Have a Lot by @JesseLynStoner. FT: Thirteen traits of true innovation. 50 Signs You Are Married to an Entrepreneur.

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Instigator Hangout April 12, 2014

Lead Change Blog

Imagine the irony of “following” a leadership development community. Think about it. If we want to develop leaders, must we make them “follow” us? Have you ever considered how pervasive the idea seems to be that we must be taught or that we must be led? In true Lead Change style, we are setting out [.]

LeadershipNow 140: August 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2014 that you might have missed: Good read > @jamesstrock ''s take on Jonathan Darman''s Landslide. FT: From hacking to fracking: 2014’s must-read titles. The 6 R.E.A.L. Questions Every Leader Should Be Asking by @lollydaskal via @Inc. Leadership Vertigo – Understanding Why Leaders Go Off Course by @TanveerNaseer. Mike Henry Sr: The Day I Got Schooled on Respect. Again.

LeadershipNow 140: September 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from September 2014 that you might have missed: How Do Trustworthy Leaders Behave? by Roderick Kramer from @stanfordbiz. Do Workplace Hierarchies Still Matter? by Jeffrey Pfeffer from @stanfordbiz. What to Look For In Future Leaders by @KevinEikenberry. 10 Great Leadership Quotes (And How To Use Them To Inspire Your Team) by @Starbucker. 7 Commandments of Leadership by @RonEdmondson. Why The Best Leaders View Vulnerability as a Strength by @JHaudan.

LeadershipNow 140: November 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2014 that you might have missed: FT: Overworked and uninspired - the misery of the middle manager. Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation by @JamesStrock. Why are idiots SO CONFIDENT? Fascinating article on supposed “experts” via @PacificStand. Are you Leading Well? 13 Questions to Ask Yourself by @charlesstone. 7 Tensions You Can Expect in Fast Growth by @RonEdmondson. So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island? by @DPForrester.

May 2014 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Five years ago, I started blogging about leadership on a blog called LeaderTalk. Many of the bloggers on today’s list supported my early efforts. In fact, Dan McCarthy, who generously offered us the opportunity to host this month’s carnival, was one of the first bloggers to give me a shout-out. It’s not a stretch to say [.] Author information Becky Robinson Becky Robinson is the founder and CEO of Weaving Influence.

LeadershipNow 140: July 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2014 that you might have missed: 13 Elements of a Great Strategy by @FSonnenberg. Excellent: Why TED Talks Don''t Change People''s Behaviors by @TomAsacker at TEDxCambridge. Want a Better Agency Culture? Do Better Work by @wadeforit Some clear thinking about culture. VIDEO: Exude Confidence When Speaking to Your CEO , Part 2 by @johnbaldoni. Why Followership is the New Leadership by @RedBaronUSA. Leadership Ethics: It Doesn''t Depend by @tedcoine.

Leadership Development Carnival – January 2014

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] One of the best ways to improve as a leader is to reflect upon your past experiences, catalog the lessons learned, and apply that information to your future leadership activities. Fortunately for you, 28 of the top thought leaders in the field of leadership have assembled their best blog posts for 2013, effectively serving as a [.]

LeadershipNow 140: January 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2014 that you might have missed: 10 Trends Change Leaders Can’t Ignore in 2014 by @PattiBJohnson. From @wallybock > Looking Back at 2013 and Ahead to 2014. Ernest Hemingway''s Lost Manuscripts by @wallybock Old Classic! The purpose of pain by @TomAsacker. The power of gratitude – “I GET to”. 30 January 1933 | Why Leadership Matters by @jamesstrock. From @ddiworld : Are We Missing the Mark on How to Develop Leaders?

LeadershipNow 140: March 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2014 that you might have missed: 7 Ways You’re Missing Opportunities with Millennials by Jon Mertz. 3 Tips on Building Good Relationships by Piera Palazzolo. The Language Of Leadership by @TanveerNaseer. When should you respond immediately to a negative online review or complaint? 7 Important Personal Qualities that Build Power. We need more dots by @TomAsacker. Key Performance Indicators of Good Leadership via @greatleadership.

LeadershipNow 140: May 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2014 that you might have missed: Are You Leading with Value in Mind? by @monedays. Your Job is to Clear the Path by @ArtPetty. Master Time Management From Inside Out by @LollyDaskal. Today''s Challenge: Developing Leaders by @LeadersServe (Mark Miller). Leading Change – It’s Not About You by @paul_larue. 10 Reasons I Have Come To Admire Christian Senior Adults Who Resist Change by @BrianKDodd. 9 Qualities of Remarkably Confident People via @Inc.

LeadershipNow 140: April 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2014 that you might have missed: The 4 Practices of Successful Flat Organizations by @JesseLynStoner. Understanding The Needs of Your Employees by Georgina Stewart. 4 Tips to Engage Your Employees by Piera Palazzolo. Bob Mankoff: Management Is A Laughing Matter by @JohnBaldoni. The Untold Story of Larry Page''s Incredible Comeback | Inc. How to Be More Confident : 13 Simple Tips | Inc.

2014: The Year of Your Career

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development When it comes to career development, leaders frequently put themselves at the back of the line. Day in and day out, they handle customers, employees, and the business. They execute strategies and tactics. They help others learn, perform, and grow. And there’s often little left for themselves. The problem with this selflessness is that it’s [.]

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The top 5 blog articles for 2014

Lead on Purpose

One of the things I do is review my top posts to … Continue reading → Integrity Leadership 2014 2015 entrepreneur inspire motivate Like many of you I like to take time at the end of the year to review what transpired and evaluate how I did—and that includes my blog.

Top 10 Posts from 2014

Nathan Magnuson

Here are the top 10 posts from 2014. 2014 top 10 Top 10 Posts It’s been another great year for Everyday Leadership. Visitors stopped by from nearly every country. My Trusted Leadership Advisor ebook finally got posted (check it out, it’s free!). Thanks for making it another a great year! And incidentally, you can also see the top 10 posts from every other year as well. See you in 2015! How to Tell Who the Real Leader Is.

Team Building: Trends and Tips for 2014

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Team building is important for boosting employee productivity and relationships. Team building can help employees to understand each other better, communicate more effectively and start to be more creative when solving problems. In turn, this kind of work environment can attract team players to your company and boost employees’ job satisfaction. Unfortunately team building exercises [.] Author information Jacob Kache I work as a consultant for O.C.

LeadershipNow 140: February 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from February 2014 that you might have missed: My 12 Rules for Success by Bill Marriott. Keys to Success in Business and Personal Success by @kristakotrla. Your Greatest Source of Influence by @JesseLynStoner. Personal branding strategies for introverts : connect one person at a time; blog often; and more. Develop Emotional Intelligence : Are You Using These Steps? by @KateNasser. 10 Major Causes for Failure in Leadership from Project Eve.

Take our 2014 Reader Survey

General Leadership

To fulfil this quest, we need to know more about YOU–and have created a 2014 Reader Survey to help us learn from you. The post Take our 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on General Leadership. We want to make GeneralLeadership.com more relevant to your needs and interests. Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey. By doing so, you will ultimately be helping yourself. Because you will be helping us make our posts and content even more interesting and relevant to you.

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2014 Reflections: The Path of my Life and Business

Lead Change Blog

The story of my 2014 can only be told if I look back six months prior. On July 11, 2013, I fell and severely broke both bones in my lower left leg. This alone carried with it lessons and new awareness to last a lifetime and for the first three and a half months of [.]

The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Leading Blog

A S LEADERS we must learn and grow. We must be creative and innovative in our organizations but perhaps more importantly, in working on ourselves. The context we lead in requires nothing short of radical personal development. All of the following titles cover an aspect of this need. An environment of rapid change demands more and better questions from us. It means we step out of our comfort zones and take strategic and intentional steps even before the path comes into full view.

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First Look: Leadership Books for December 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December. The Best Place to Work : The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace by Ron Friedman. A Year with Peter Drucker : 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness by Joseph A. Maciariello. Winning the Long Game : How Strategic Leaders Shape the Future by Steven Krupp and Paul J.H. Schoemaker. Wiser : Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter. Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie.

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First Look: Leadership Books for November 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November. Fail Better : Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner by Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn. Napoleon : A Life by Andrew Roberts. The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership : Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders by M. Soupios and Panos Mourdoukoutas. Seven Disciplines of A Leader by Jeff Wolf. Finish Big : How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top by Bo Burlingham. For bulk orders call 1-800-423-8273.

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October. The Innovators : How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson. MOXIE : The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership by John Baldoni. The Moment You Can''t Ignore : When Big Trouble Leads to a Great Future by Malachi O''Connor and Barry Dornfeld. Overworked and Overwhelmed : The Mindfulness Alternative by Scott Eblin.

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First Look: Leadership Books for September 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September. The Virgin Way : Everything I Know About Leadership by Richard Branson. The Future of Work : Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization by Jacob Morgan. Smartcuts : How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success by Shane Snow. Learn or Die : Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization by Edward D. Hard Times : Leadership in America by Barbara Kellerman.

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First Look: Leadership Books for August 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August. How Great Leaders Think : The Art of Reframing by Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. The Power of Noticing : What the Best Leaders See by Max Bazerman. The Organized Mind : Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel J. Levitin. Destined to Lead : Executive Coaching and Lessons for Leadership Development by Karol M. Wasylyshyn.

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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July. How the World Sees You : Discover Your Highest Value Through the Science of Fascination by Sally Hogshead. Fierce Patriot : The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman by Robert L. O''Connell. The Alliance : Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh. The Curve Ahead : Discovering the Path to Unlimited Growth by Dave Power.

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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June. How to Be a Positive Leader : Small Actions, Big Impact by Jane E Dutton and Gretchen Spreitzer. Executive Presence : The Missing Link Between Merit and Success by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. It''s Not the How or the What but the Who : Succeed by Surrounding Yourself with the Best by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz. Collective Genius : The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation by Linda A. Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent L.

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First Look: Leadership Books for May 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May. The Obstacle Is the Way : The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday. The Carpenter : A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All by Jon Gordon. Kidding Ourselves : The Hidden Power of Self-Deception by Joseph T. Hallinan. Power Cues : The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact by Nick Morgan. Turning Adversity Into Opportunity by James M.

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First Look: Leadership Books for April 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April. Accelerate : Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World by John P. Kotter. Creativity, Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace. The Unfinished Leader : Balancing Contradictory Answers to Unsolvable Problems by David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo and Cade Cowan. Essentialism : The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown.

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My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2014

Tanveer Naseer

Not only did 2014 mark five years that I’ve been writing online for this blog, but this was also the year I finally added “author” to my list of credentials with the release of my first leadership book, “Leadership Vertigo”. But before we say goodbye to 2014, allow me to share with you my Top 10 Leadership Insights from this year as selected by you, the readers of my award-winning leadership blog. I hope you enjoyed reading my Top 10 Leadership Insights for 2014.

100 Trends For 2014 (Including Responsibility and Reputation)

Leading in Context

As we head into 2014, the trend reports at the links below will give you a "business leader''s preview" of what to expect in sectors that range from consumer trends, human resources, leadership and marketing to food, and technology. By Linda Fisher Thornton Staying competent is an important part of today''s proactive ethical leadership.

Top 10 Most Read Articles In 2014.

Rich Gee Group

Here are my top ten for 2014 to get you ready for 2015! The post Top 10 Most Read Articles In 2014. Every year, I go back and track my website analytics to uncover what articles really resonated with my readers. The Most Important Thing You Should Do In The Shower. Acknowledge and feel gratitude for all the special things in your life. How To Network Like A Pro. Last night, I was invited to attend a gala event at the prominent investment firm in NYC.

First Look: Leadership Books for March 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March. Low-Hanging Fruit : 77 Eye-Opening Ways to Improve Productivity and Profits by Jeremy Eden and Terri Long. A More Beautiful Question : The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger. Thanks for the Feedback : The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen. Centered Leadership : Leading with Purpose, Clarity, and Impact by Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie.

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February. Scaling Up Excellence : Getting to More Without Settling for Less by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao. Impact : Great Leadership Changes Everything by Tim Irwin. The Up Side of Down : Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle. The Decoded Company : Know Your Talent Better Than You Know Your Customers by Leerom Segal, Aaron Goldstein, Jay Goldman and Rahaf Harfoush.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2014

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Leaders Eat Last : Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don''t by Simon Sinek. On the Edge : The Art of High-Impact Leadership by Alison Levine. Quick and Nimble : Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation by Adam Bryant. Finding the Space to Lead : A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership by Janice Marturano.

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Top 10 Posts 2014: Changing Ethical Leadership Expectations

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There were 52 Leading in Context blog posts published in 2014, and the ones isted below are the 10 that were most popular with readers. They are focused on learning proactive ethical leadership and building a high-trust culture. If I had to describe the theme of these posts it might be "learning how to keep up with changes in ethical leadership expectations."

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Top Posts And Commenters For August 2014

Joseph Lalonde

But this also means we’re 3/4′s of the way through 2014. I’ve made great strides in 2014 and can’t wait to see how the year closes out. The post Top Posts And Commenters For August 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. T oday is Labor Day but it’s also the first of the month. With Labor Day, it’s the unofficial end of summer and the schools in Michigan kick back into full swing. It’s hard to believe but it’s true.

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What I Learned at Leadercast 2014

Nathan Magnuson

If you attended Leadercast 2014, what did you learn? Inspiration Leadership 2014 empowering event influence Leadercast listening seminar story trust For the third year in a row I had the pleasure of attending the Leadercast leadership seminar at a local simulcast location. This year I attended in Daytona Beach, FL with about 80 other local leaders. The event was fantastic, as usual.

Live Leadership Notes From Craig Groeschel At Catalyst 2014

Joseph Lalonde

The post Live Leadership Notes From Craig Groeschel At Catalyst 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. C raig Groeschel is the lead pastor at LifeChurch. Through his leadership, the church has become a force to be reckoned with. They’ve revolutionized the way church is done. LifeChurch is committed to getting the Word of God out to the people through giving away sermon plans, videos, and much more. They’re a leading force in the church world.