November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Politics and social issues likely suffer the most from this approach but business and not for profit enterprises are just as guilty of unfettered and unproductive discourse. Development.

Managing a Successful Career

Coaching Tip

your intentions are to manage a successful career. Professor Wayne Baker in his book, "Achieving Success through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks" says, "There is deeply rooted myth in North American culture that shapes our behavior. The formula for success = your human capital (what you know and can do) times your social capital (who you know and who knows you) times your reputation (who trusts you).

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March 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Beverly Crowell of Designed Learning shared Developing Flawless Clients. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni contributed Want Employees to Own Their Career Development?

How to Compete Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders

Skip Prichard

Innovation Capital. And one of the most overlooked reasons for entrepreneurial failure is innovation capital. That’s why I enjoyed talking with Jeff Dyer who, along with Nathan Furr and Curtis Lefrandt, wrote a new book, Innovation Capital: How to Compete and Win Like the World’s Innovative Leaders. The dangers of not understanding, or overlooking, innovation capital are illustrated by the battle between two great inventors: Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.

Talking with Each Other @ Work

Coaching Tip

For example, Amazon , a company with about $75 billion in annual revenue and a $140 billion market value, relies on metrics like continually rooting out inefficiencies and, with a few well-known peculiarities like "desks with repurposed doors," underights cost effectiveness and abhors “social cohesion." Other successful companies build upon social interaction to develop innovative concepts leading to disruptive product and service developments.

Influencers Wanted

Coaching Tip

But the rise of social media has highlighted the importance of networks , and companies are determined to capitalize on the power players lurking in their workforces. Becoming aware of our personal reactive tendencies is crucial if we want to make sense of our toxic behaviors, understand why we have permitted these gremlins to continue, and develop a plan for taming them. When Doing It All Won''t Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women. .

What Happens When Careers Last 20 Years Longer?

Harvard Business

He is at the very beginning of his career: exploring the world, delaying any kind of emotional or physical settling down that, a generation ago, would have been the norm at his age. I am also experiencing an entirely new phase of adult development. I am recently remarried and developing ideas for new businesses. Lifelong learning will become an essential part of adult development. It may prove a lot easier to manage dual career couples when they both work for you.

5 Ways To Instantly Elevate Your Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is a large role in any career development, and one has to put in the time, hard work and commitment to achieve results. Invest in your social capital by connecting more powerfully with others. Social capital is one of the most valuable assets that can be possessed by leaders and organizations. Networking and socializing has for a long time been recognized to be a powerful tool for professionals and business people.

Mentoring Still Not Happening for Women in the Workplace

Great Leadership By Dan

From Development Dimensions International (DDI): Mentoring Still Not Happening for Women in the Workplace New Research Reveals Subject Matter Expertise A Key Factor PITTSBURGH—Many mid- to senior-level businesswomen have never had a formal mentor even though mentoring is widely considered a critical component to career success, according to new trend research conducted by Development Dimensions International (DDI) titled, Women as Mentors: Does She or Doesn’t She?

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Reskilling the Future of Work

HR Digest

In a recent McKinsey Global Survey on the future of workforce needs, nearly nine in ten executives and managers say their organizations either face skills gap already or expect gaps to develop within the next five years.

What to Do When Your Boss Won?t Advocate for You

Harvard Business

And they can even overtly undermine you and attempt to sabotage your long-term career prospects. In other words, you may not have a bad boss — you just might not have developed enough or demonstrated the skill necessary for the boss to advocate for your advancement yet. You owe it to yourself to find a workable strategy to advance your career. Let go of whatever anger or hurt you have developed because of your boss. baranozdemir/Getty Images.

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What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Harvard Business

” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out , “Product managers simply don’t have any direct authority over most of the things needed to make their products successful – from user and data research through design and development to marketing, sales, and support” PMs are not the CEO of product and their roles vary widely depending on a number of factors. Product development Career planning Digital ArticleAron Vellekoop Len/Getty Images.

An Integrated Leadership Team

Coaching Tip

However, if you are vague about your request or don't exhibit a sense of confidence and a "can-do" attitude, you should consider engaging a male executive coach to learn how to become more successful in your career. We must feel empowered to do what is important for us, to discover, use and develop our signature talents, to discipline ourselves to stay focused, and to just say ‘no’ when we need to. Becoming “political” is the equivalent of becoming socially aware.

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Mentoring Women Is Not About Trying to “Rescue” Them

Harvard Business

When women are mentored by men , they make more money, receive more promotions, and report greater satisfaction with their career trajectories. Although advantageous for all employees, mentoring is particularly helpful to women for addressing the myriad barriers to career advancement. An extended range of mentoring outcomes: Reciprocal mentorship partners are interested in helping one another find success beyond mere career advancement and compensation.

Position Yourself for a Stretch Assignment

Harvard Business Review

I once hired a McKinsey consultant into a country manager role in a developing region. Today's headlines might tell us we're suffering through a jobs crisis, at least in the developed world. You will fit more easily into the culture, retain part of your social capital, and have larger chances to recover if you fail. The sweet spot of development or high achievers is when you have a 50-70% chance of success. Career planning Job search Managing yourself

How to Respond When You’re Left Out of Important Meetings

Harvard Business

Develop your rationale. When someone says “since my newly hired boss is now also attending this meeting, I really don’t need to be here anymore”—even at high-visibility prestigious meeting—it demonstrates to CEOs and peers that that person is putting the company first, and that selflessness and maturity goes a long way toward building social capital and goodwill. We’ve all been left off the invite list before.

What Younger Workers Can Learn from Older Workers, and Vice Versa

Harvard Business

As life and careers continue to lengthen, being better able to understand and support one’s future self will become increasingly important. When we look at long, productive lives, it is clear that when it comes to intangible assets, the development of relationships and networks is crucial at any stage. It is second nature when people start their careers to reach out — to meet new people, build diverse networks, and actively find coaches and mentors.

How to Survive a Company Scandal You Had Nothing to Do With

Harvard Business

Like the dead hand reaching up from the grave in a horror movie, a long-severed employment relationship can emerge from your past and trip up your career mobility — particularly if the employer has ever been touched by scandal. Explicit laws vary but so do implicit social norms, which can be easy for outsiders to transgress. The current data show that a company’s behavior can affect a manager’s career even after leaving the organization.

How Unemployment Affects Twentysomethings’ Self-Worth

Harvard Business

Does unemployment threaten young adults’ developing confidence? Even though unstable work histories are common in the early stage of one’s career, economic self-sufficiency and residential independence are widely accepted markers of adulthood that are threatened by unemployment. skill development, the formation of work-related ties and social capital).

What Africa's Entrepreneurs Can Teach the World

Harvard Business Review

It's becoming ever clearer that entrepreneurship is the answer to the vexing economic questions facing Africa today: job creation, capital formation, skills acquisition, taxation-based self-sufficiency, quality of governance-demand, and of course social inclusion. Are there peculiar features of African entrepreneurship we may consider relevant to big global debates on development and sustainability?

5 Examples of Great Health Care Management

Harvard Business Review

I have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. It wasn’t easy for Utah to reach this decision – its physicians had plenty of misgivings, but they were also irritated by the negative comments made by small numbers of patients on existing social media sites. And that required developing a collaboration focused upon their patients’ socioeconomic issues — the core competency of HealthLeads.

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5 Examples of Great Health Care Management

Harvard Business Review

I have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. It wasn’t easy for Utah to reach this decision – its physicians had plenty of misgivings, but they were also irritated by the negative comments made by small numbers of patients on existing social media sites. And that required developing a collaboration focused upon their patients’ socioeconomic issues — the core competency of HealthLeads.

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