Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobson

I’ve found great success in developing programs like our year-long Leadership Academy for middle managers or our six-month program called Employee 100 for front-line staff. Question : How do you engage middle-managers to effectively reflect your philosophies?

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The Best of Marshall Goldsmith 2014

Marshall Goldsmith

2014 has been a fun year for me! The last two weeks of 2014, we’re taking a “holiday break” from the regular blog to run two special blogs to cap off the year. December 9, 2014. August 12, 2014. December 16, 2014. November 4, 2014. July 29, 2014.

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”.

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. How Companies Can Manage Power Struggles : Think King Arthur, not Napoleon. From @wallybock > Looking Back at 2013 and Ahead to 2014.

Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition


Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog presents his post “ A Good Management System is Robust and Continually Improving ” and says, “ An organization succeeds because of the efforts of many great people.

Industry Leaders Who Influenced Me During 2014

Eric Jacobson

Thanks to these incredibly talented individuals who published excellent content that taught me so much during 2014: Tanveer Naseer - Leadership Coach, Speaker & Writer. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders

The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Leading Blog

Reinventing Organizations : A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness by Frederic Laloux Based on three years of research, Reinventing Organizations describes the emergence of a new management paradigm, a radically more soulful, purposeful and powerful ways to structure and run any organization. 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.

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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. A Simple Way to Manage the End Of Year Rush by @ScottEblin. 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.

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Leading Success in 2014: Your 11-Step Checklist

Linked 2 Leadership

The New Year 2014 is here. EntrepreLeadership Life Balance Nonprofit Leadership business leadership Management problem-solving Now is the time that many leaders take the opportunity to reflect on the past year and to plan for the upcoming one. But with a new year come new stresses and potentially frantic times for many. A Less Stressful New Year A great way to set yourself up […].

LeadershipNow 140: October 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2014 that you might have missed: How to Encourage the Lazy and Disengaged by Karin Hurt via @letsgrowleaders. David Ogilvy’s Contrarian Management Advice by @GregoryCiotti. 5 Times When it Pays to Focus on the Negative by @Mark_Sanborn. The best advice in business: 40 execs reveal their secrets to success via @FortuneMagazine. Six Reasons Why Boundaries Help Everyone Be More Successful by @KevinEikenberry.

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Top 10 Most Read Articles In 2014.

Rich Gee Group

Here are my top ten for 2014 to get you ready for 2015! Be A Better Leader – 30 Leadership Hacks For Managers. 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.

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. Bob Mankoff: Management Is A Laughing Matter by @JohnBaldoni. Understanding The Needs of Your Employees by Georgina Stewart. 4 Tips to Engage Your Employees by Piera Palazzolo. The Untold Story of Larry Page''s Incredible Comeback | Inc. How to Be More Confident : 13 Simple Tips | Inc.

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. NANO TOOL: Five Steps for Managing Culture Change from @Wharton. 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.

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? Master Time Management From Inside Out by @LollyDaskal. Managing Risk: A Checklist for Leaders from @wharton. by @monedays. Your Job is to Clear the Path by @ArtPetty. Today''s Challenge: Developing Leaders by @LeadersServe (Mark Miller). Leading Change – It’s Not About You by @paul_larue.

LeadershipNow 140: June 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from June 2014 that you might have missed: All Our Patent Are Belong To You by @elonmusk Technology leadership is not defined by patents. FT: The managers who fear conflict. TeslaMotors. Ten Things You Will Learn from Writing on LinkedIn by @briansooy. 30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful via @Inc. Learning organizations are less about IQ and more about EQ. What it Takes to be Excellent. Those who AREN''T committed find fault.

4 Insights From My 2014 Reader Survey

Joseph Lalonde

Time management is a big challenge with leaders. Some of my focus will shift towards helping you manage your time better and what you can do if you’re overwhelmed with busyness. The post 4 Insights From My 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Featured in The Booth Company August 2014 Newsletter

ReImagine Work

The post Featured in The Booth Company August 2014 Newsletter appeared first on ReImagine Work. As Seen On Manager/ Employee Communication What it Means to Treat People Humanly at Work compassion culture dignity engagement humans at work motivation

Top Posts And Commenters For February 2014

Joseph Lalonde

9 Time Management Tips For Young Leaders. The post Top Posts And Commenters For February 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2014

Leading Blog

The Alliance : Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh. 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 Curve Ahead : Discovering the Path to Unlimited Growth by Dave Power.

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Leading Ethically in 2014 (The Mindset and Action Steps)

Leading in Context

These timely articles published in Fox Business, The CEO Magazine, the Management Excellence Blog and the LeadBig Blog, detail the mindset for ethical leadership success and the specific action steps that leaders can take to be intentional and proactive about ethical leadership.

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Best New Leadership Book of 2014 To Be Announced December 1

Eric Jacobson

On December 1 I''ll announce my vote for the best new leadership book of 2014. Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Stay tuned. It''s a great one.

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The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobson

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? a management research and training firm. Tulgan is the author of, It''s Okay to Be the Boss and Managing Generation X. Take a look at the list below.

The Biased Manager

Lead Change Blog

” Next time you are making a people management decision, stop and take a critical look at how biases may be informing your choices. Workplace Issues diversity equality HR Human Resources Leadership managing people people management racism

Gary Hamel on “The Core Incompetencies of the Corporation”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries 2014 Global Drucker Forum Gallup’s latest 142-country survey on the State of the Global Workplace Gary Hamel on "The Core Incompetencies of the Corporation" Harvard Business Review HBR Blog Network HBR email alerts Management Lab Strategos The Future of Management Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gary Hamel for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network.

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How to Help Managers Become More Strategic

Let's Grow Leaders

In a recent HBR article, Robert Kabacoff shares his research of 60,000 managers in 40 countries. Managers can learn to be more strategic through understanding, exposure and challenge. Instead invest in your highly talent managers and teach them the art of strategy.

#2014in5Words: Opportunities. Change. Learning. Serendipity. Love.


In 2014, I got plenty of opportunities to make a positive difference to individuals and businesses. 2014 was really a year of transition. But after everything experienced in 2014, I learned that serendipity can take you to places you never imagined.

17 Ways to Teach Managers how to Coach

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 2014 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! For this month’s Carnival, I asked our community of leadership development experts the following question: “ Wouldn''t it be great if we could teach managers how to coach?

Managing Talent in a Passion Driven Job Market

Strategy Driven

The question then becomes, as a business owner, leader or HR manager, what should you do about it? I would contend that the best investment you can make is in talent management. That manifests itself in how we recruit, manage, appraise and develop talent.

5 Ways To Manage Virtual Employees

Women on Business

Leadership Management remote team remote workers virtual employees virtual team 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].

Managing Conflict

Lead Change Blog

Are you someone who struggles managing conflict? I am not one who enjoys managing conflict. Bill holds a BS in Management, an MA in Leadership, and is an active member with the International Coaching Federation. Leadership Development Conflict Management Self Development workplace relationships Many leaders are uncomfortable when it comes to confrontation. Conflict resolution is one of the most difficult tasks leaders face.

4 Critical Management Techniques for Difficult Employees

Women on Business

Leadership Management difficult employees management techniques team building 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].

Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition


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. James is an experienced operations manager who is passionate about improving quality, reduce cost and increase efficiency of operations.

Managing the Strong, Arrogant, Obnoxious Type

Let's Grow Leaders

And that the next leader who manages this guy will have more courage. They come in all shapes and forms. Sometimes it’s talk dark and handsome, with an extra dose of charisma, and two expresso shots of attitude.

The Most Frustrating Mistake Managers Make

Let's Grow Leaders

When managers see their role as a small cog in a bigger system they do whatever they can to fit in. They trade power for conformity. Their team yearns for bold vision, challenging questions, and scaffolding support.

How to be an Effective Manager

Strategy Driven

Effectively managing people, processes, or both is in many ways a balancing act. Before a manager begins to understand all of these nuances they must learn one of the major underlying principles if they are going to recognize their full potential as leaders.

Job Security: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

ReImagine Work

If there were other people who were not performing, management should have dealt with them already. Management is making decisions fast and furious. “…The only real security you have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.”. Henry Ford.

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The importance of leadership in effective management

Lead on Purpose

There are many elements that make a good manager, however, one of the critical qualities is leadership. Leadership and management must go hand in hand, but they are not the same thing. Leadership and management are complementary, but it is … Continue reading → Leadership Innovation management productivity structure systems

Management's Routes


Whether it is by freeway, toll road, country lane, highway, bridge, ferry or cow path, t he manager is expected to know how to get from Point A to Point B and when to blaze a new trail. A great deal of what a leader/manager does involves sizing up the situation.

9 Time Management Tips For Young Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

I n today’s fast-paced world, time management has never been more challenging. Today’s most successful leaders have learned how to increase their effectiveness by managing their time effectively. Time management is a skill that takes time to development and perfect.

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Integrity In Management Means.

Eric Jacobson

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

Eric Jacobson

A couple years ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager ?” Covey Leadership and Self-Deception – Arbinger Institute The First 90 Days – Michael Watkins The One Minute Manager – Kenneth H.

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December Leadership Development Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

For example, in “ Seven Ways to Sell Your Ideas to Management ,” Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shares how to present your ideas in order to get them implemented – a skill you need to master if you want to be an influential leader in your company. Management Issues.

Management Knows


All of the upper managers know it but no one will say so. The subordinates who squirm under his incompetence are waiting for management to take action. He should have been fired or demoted long ago. He cannot do his job.