Why Understanding Belief Systems is Critical for Leadership

C-Level Strategies

This was a reflection of his belief system, not a universal truth, and my business partner (a strong, successful and financially independent woman) told him so. She told him very respectfully that she has a different belief system. Being Open to Other Belief Systems.

Your Belief System–Is It Rock Solid?

CO2

by Gary Cohen Is your belief system–which is formed on the conditions, environment, and experiences you have had since you were born–rock solid? Belief System in Development. But it is important for us to question our own beliefs.

Are You Anchored In Your Convictions?

Joseph Lalonde

Whenever I’d hear them spout off their beliefs, I secretly waited to hear them switch beliefs tomorrow. These friends were never anchored in their beliefs. The constantly changing beliefs made it hard for me to trust what they said.

Overcoming Opposition

Strategy Driven

Core Beliefs Maintain Our Lives. The problem that causes all this ‘stubbornness’ and difficulty achieving alignment is the difference in core beliefs. Why would anyone disrupt their stable internal systems just because something from outside that attacks our core beliefs tells us to?

Personal Ecology: Change Your Life to Change Your Leadership

C-Level Strategies

As leaders, we must understand the importance of our “Belief System” and how it influences us. One, simple example of this is a relationship I had with a man who grew up with a belief system that told him avoiding conflict was a good thing.

From Prostitutes and Drug Addicts

Execupundit

The Guardian : Chris Arnade finds some unexpected challenges to his belief system

Labels Divide, Values Conquer

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I have noticed that when people speak from LABELS (their group identity, their belief system, their affiliation), they are talking from the interests of that label. This can quickly become divisive if that label doesn't include everyone. If a label is broad enough - like the label "human" - it can automatically be an ethical and inclusive conversation. But since most labels aren't that broad, we need to use ethical values to guide us.

Vision, mission and values

N2Growth Blog

Your values are your belief system. Sometimes we can be too clever and in the process lose sight of what it is we are trying to achieve. Such is the case with vision, mission and values statements.

Diversity, Group Think and Few Ideas

QAspire

They have a fortified belief system about how things should be done in the team. Group dynamics in a team is a strong force. People on the team are used to work in a certain way. They always encounter/expect some specific/known behaviors from their colleagues. There is a specific way of communication and often the

Raise your hand, if you know what yours are

Jason Womack

It's a reflection of your belief system. How many goals do you have? Stating an intention is more.it's s more than creating a plan, more than getting started. What you believe could happen. What goals do you have? Are they personal? Professional?

On Beliefs, Habits and Choices

Self Help Zen

When we were born, we were free of beliefs. Observe a toddler for few minutes, and you’ll see him as a possibility of gaining what it comes to his way without what can be called a “belief-filter.”. But as he grows up, he starts to have experiences that prompt him to develop his beliefs. The purpose of having belief systems in place is to create a tried and tested ground to deal with life situations that seem otherwise chaotic and uncontrollable.

What Type of Leadership Personality Do You Have?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Self-leadership depends upon your personality type If your innate personality and belief system does not comply with the leadership style you choose, your results will be less than desired. You will come across as being phony, hard to communicate with and will be uncomfortable in your own skin. To succeed, choose a leadership style that [.]. Leadership Development Self Leadership Leadership Leadership Personality self-leadership

The Role of Workplace Optimism in Building Trust

Lead Change Blog

Workplace optimism is not a viewpoint or belief system. Without trust extraordinary results aren’t possible. Without trust and extraordinary results workplace optimism is absent. Without workplace optimism talented people stay away from or leave companies. What’s left? Mediocre results, missed goals and unhappy people. It’s a cultural vibe that influences a positive work experience. [.] Author information Shawn Murphy Founder, Principal Consultant at Achieved Strategies.

14 Things Great Coaches Do

Eric Jacobson

Great coaches value imagination and creativity above a code of conduct or strategic system. Great coaches do not force their belief system on others. They know that if a player replaces his or her own belief with the coach's belief, success will be short-lived at best.

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How to Avoid the 5 Career Derailers

Leading Blog

This can happen due to a simple fear of change or an inability to adjust to changes that have been made, or because they possess a rigid belief system. W HY DO SOME careers stall while others flourish? The careers of one-half to two-thirds of managers and leaders will derail. “At

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Why Being Superwoman is More Important than Ever

C-Level Strategies

There seems to be an old belief that it involves doing everything for everyone else while making ourselves the last priority. This belief system is fueled by the notion that being Superwoman is achieved through utter self-sacrifice, instead of self-love and nurturing.

The Various Relationships A Leader Must Juggle

Joseph Lalonde

Church relationships allow you to be around people with a similar belief system. I remember watching an entertainer juggling multiple balls at once. Up in the air goes one ball as another falls and still there’s another ball somewhere in-between.

When Dealing with Weasels

Execupundit

Don't be tricked into evaluating an issue with their belief system. You can trust weasels.to be weasels. Don't expect them to share your values. They don't. That's why they're weasels. Examine the premise. The side that cares least has the power.

The price is… er, ah, the price is ah…

Strategy Driven

But the main reason salespeople get nervous about fee is that their belief system is weak. When belief is weak, price is a bigger barrier to the salesperson than it is to the customer. Your belief in what you sell is evident to the prospective buyer whether present or absent.

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Friday Five: The Art of Intentional Leadership

QAspire

I love it when I read strong argumentation that alters my own belief system and offers a contrarian perspective on things I already believed in.

Character Lessons

Coaching Tip

Together, these factors--governed by both our nature and the nurturing we receive--help shape the belief system and moral habits that form our character, and in turn, trigger the habitual behaviors that express it. By uncovering how (and if) the CEO understands his or her life story, this study reveals how these leaders'' life journeys shaped their moral beliefs and worldviews, and how those factors then influenced their guiding principles and character habits as leaders.

Are You Following Your Dream or Someone Else’s?

C-Level Strategies

Then write down what stands in the way for you, be it fears, old belief systems, or aspects of your life you need to address. Are you living in a marriage where you have had to change who you are, or have lost sight of yourself completely, just to avoid conflict and minimize fear?

Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Success? Take This Test and Find Out!

Marshall Goldsmith

Your belief system needs to be adjusted to what is and who you are, so that you can make decisions and take actions in the present that reflect the real you and what you’re actually doing—authentically – and that will lead you to success.

Suppression and Empowerment in Black History and Women’s History

C-Level Strategies

Lisa Petrilli Interviews Civil Rights Activist Dr. Gerald Durley. In this last week of February as we transition from Black History Month to Women’s History Month, there is a very special conversation that is on my mind, because it represents the powerful intersection of the two.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the job. Or is it?

Strategy Driven

Here’s your self “why” test: Belief system failing in product – you don’t think your product is really better than the competition’s. Belief system failing in company – you’ve lost faith in the company’s ability to perform. Hate your job?

Is There a Life after Death?

Utpal Writes

For actions to happen, your belief systems play a significant part.

14 Things Great Coaches Do

Eric Jacobson

Great coaches value imagination and creativity above a code of conduct or strategic system. Great coaches do not force their belief system on others. They know that if a player replaces his or her own belief with the coach's belief, success will be short-lived at best.

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14 Attributes Of Great Coaches

Eric Jacobson

Great coaches value imagination and creativity above a code of conduct or strategic system. Great coaches do not force their belief system on others. They know that if a player replaces his or her own belief with the coach''s belief, success will be short-lived at best.

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Pushing Past Your Limits

CO2

But what if you are limiting yourself with either your belief system or your biological system? by Gary Cohen. You have your limits. You believe you know what they are, and you likely adhere to them.

Are You Sure the Life You Are Living is Your Own?

C-Level Strategies

Then write down what stands in the way for you, be it fears, old belief systems, or aspects of your life you need to address. Are you living in a marriage where you have had to change who you are, or have lost sight of yourself completely, just to avoid conflict and minimize fear?

The Essential Leadership Responsibility You Can’t Fake

C-Level Strategies

We will help women: Connect with and acknowledge the fears, insecurities, and old belief systems that are holding them back. Then, importantly, release these fears, insecurities and old belief systems so they may move forward.

What We Need: Compassionate Compliance

QAspire

to a certain specific belief system, way of working or ideology). Compliance stems from our need to ensure certainty, reduce variability and adhere to a certain structure or model. Compliance may be explicit (e.g. to a certain process model like ISO) or it may be implicit (e.g.

14 Attributes Of Great Coaches

Eric Jacobson

Great coaches value imagination and creativity above a code of conduct or strategic system. Great coaches do not force their belief system on others. They know that if a player replaces his or her own belief with the coach's belief, success will be short-lived at best.

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Apple’s Latest Diversity Report A Big “So What”

N2Growth Blog

Clearly, something besides achieving offsetting staffing numbers is needed to build and sustain a marketplace powerhouse like Apple. It’s my belief that any significant cultural transformation begins with the establishment of a sweeping and compelling call to action and the building of a new behavior paradigm. Last week, Apple released its latest Diversity Report. Apple claims that from July 2016 to July 2017, half of its new hires in the U.S.

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8 Leadership Podcasts I Listen To

Joseph Lalonde

On his show, he brings on entrepreneurs who have a Christian belief system. G reat leaders are constantly looking to increase their knowledge. They know the more they know (and apply), the more effectively they’ll lead.

Girls are Smarter than Boys, but do we Feel Worthy as Women?

C-Level Strategies

Instead, I wish to raise the question of whether women (in general, particularly women in business) experience a deficiency of belief in our own worthiness , and if this may be a large part of what is holding women back from C-Suite assignments.

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Opposite Proverbs: How Leaders Mislead Themselves

CO2

As an executive coach , I test my clients’ beliefs and assumptions. My goal is to help them find out what they really believe and why, and how individual beliefs fit in with their belief system as a whole.

Is it a sales plan or a state of mind that feels support?

Strategy Driven

The tools, the training, and the encouragement to achieve will determine the salesperson’s ultimate belief, effort, and outcome. This is foundational and fundamental to a salesperson’s belief system, and a prospective customer’s belief system.

Being a Responsible Leader

Leading Blog

A clear and established values and belief system also helps to smooth out irrational swings of behavior.” To be a responsible leader is to step forward into the space and the moment with an ‘I can and I will’ mindset to impact situations and systems for the greater good.” * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. There has always been a call for responsible leaders, but perhaps we just hear the call more clearly today.

Work with Who Your People Are, Not Who You’d Like Them to Be

Great Leadership By Dan

In other words, rather than leaning on traditional tools like motivation and discipline, leaders must learn to embrace process and systems design that create a bias towards success.