What Peyton and Cam Can Teach Us About Leadership Styles

Kevin Eikenberry

It features the Denver Broncos and their legendary quarterback in the twilight of his playing career, Peyton Manning, against the Carolina Panthers and their young, star quarterback, Cam Newton. The post What Peyton and Cam Can Teach Us About Leadership Styles appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development Cam Newton Leadership Styles Peyton Manning Super Bowl 50

Who’s the Character in My Character-Based Leadership Style?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Character Based Leader Book I’ve been self-employed for a decade (more if you look closely), but it wasn’t until this year that I became an entrepreneur and began to see my leadership style shift closer to authenticity. What’s the change and why is it affecting my leadership style and character? Career Development Character Based Leader Book Authentic Character-based Leadership Leadership Self Development

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Would a Balanced Feminine-Masculine Leadership Style Produce Superior Results?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Muna Jawhary: One of the main reasons why women don’t thrive in business as much as men is because work organisations still rely on masculine standards, including in leadership. The leadership style that goes with this rigid way of organising work is command and control. So could a more balanced feminine-masculine leadership style enhance women’s chances of success? But how does a balanced feminine-masculine leadership style look like?

What Does Your Email Reveal About Your Leadership Style?

Strategy Driven

“I don’t know that there’s necessarily a correlation between leadership style and their email writing. This conversation happened early in my career, and frankly, I feared that I might disappoint him in not being able to draw conclusions. My mission: To describe their leadership style and general attitudes about their work as reflected in their emails. 4 Ways Your Leadership Style Is on Display in Your Email.

Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4)


Assess Your Leadership Style. At CO2 Partners , we encourage leaders looking for a new position or a new career to listen to their inner voice, know their mindset , rank their core values , and discover their strengths. Then it’s time to and assess and fine tune their leadership style. When you know your strengths and core values, you can maximize their impact, avoid common pitfalls, and develop a leadership style that’s clear and consistent.

Job Search (Part 4): Assess Your Leadership Style


Assess Your Leadership Style. At CO2 Partners , we encourage leaders looking for a new position or a new career to listen to their inner voice, know their mindset , rank their core values , and discover their strengths. Then it’s time to and assess and fine tune their leadership style. When you know your strengths and core values, you can maximize their impact, avoid common pitfalls, and develop a leadership style that’s clear and consistent.

The Right Foundation for Your Career Advancement Strategy

Strategy Driven

However, Bob’s career advancement strategy had not panned out as he had hoped. This was due, at least in part, to the underperformance of members of his leadership team. Lacking the foundational development of one’s character, career progress may be halting, hollow (e.g.,

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Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

The Key to Business and Career Success. It takes effective leadership with the right tone at the top and leaders who will nurture the right culture to build the organization needed to become the preferred provider to your markets. “Trust among the leadership team is paramount to the success of their organizations.” The employees at your new company are wondering about your leadership style, your tone at the top and culture you want to nurture.

Leadership Style – Part I | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← The Leadership Relationship Shift Leadership Style Part II – Command & Control → February 4, 2009 · 2:20 am ↓ Jump to Comments Leadership Style – Part I What’s your leadership style? And the answer doesn’t always come readily to hand because leadership style varies from person to person and from situation to situation.

Study The Top Leader’s Style Before Signing On

Management Excellence

Career It's Your Career! It's Your Career Leaders and Culture leadership styleWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

More than One Way to Skin the Cat – Leadership Style Part III.

You're Not the Boss of Me

You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← Leadership Style Part II – Command & Control A Leader? And therein lies the rub, as they say…first because we all have a pre-dominant leadership style which also becomes our default style when we are stressed or excited or both; and second because we don’t always know when to use what style.

Soliciting Upward Feedback: How To Get Your Team To Tell The Truth

Let's Grow Leaders

authenticity Empowerment grow your career Help People to Grow performance Questions trust 360 feedback leadership leadership style performance feedback teams truth upward feedbackToday’s post is a direct response to a subscriber’s question: “I would love to hear your thoughts on eliciting candid feedback from your team and stakeholders? How do you get your team to take the risk of saying what needs to be said to those in power? How do you go about it?

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Spot Opportunities to Coach

Coaching Tip

Stay the course with this strategy to help your people excel and take your leadership to that next level. As you manage your team, incorporate coaching as one of your primary leadership styles. Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Leadership Memes Personal Coaching Self-Awareness Skills Tips Work life coaching leadership styles leadership tips

Career Move Mindset (Part 1)


After meeting hundreds of executives over the years and helping them on their paths to a new position or a new career, I have assembled a set of tools and resources that may help you on your path. Related Posts: Career Move Mindset (Part 1). Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4). What’s Your Next and Best Career? Executive Coaching Just Ask Leadership Leadership

Leadership Style Part II – Command & Control | You're Not the Boss.

You're Not the Boss of Me

You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← Leadership Style – Part I More than One Way to Skin the Cat – Leadership Style Part III → February 6, 2009 · 5:00 am ↓ Jump to Comments Leadership Style Part II – Command & Control There are quite a few styles of leadership but the Command and Control style is the one we love to hate so I’m giving it some particular attention.

Your Style of Leadership

Coaching Tip

Despite their best efforts, women still face obstacles pursuing a career and being a mother. . Unconscious to the many limitations placed on their choices, women still believe that they face a stark choice of either their careers or a happy home. The most prevalent style of leadership amongst men is an autocratic or directive one of command and control. We need to make sure that our career goals coincide with our personal goals.

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Just One Thing—Leader: To Thine Own Self Be True

Management Excellence

Career Just One Thing Leadership Professional Growth Your Leadership Soul Your Leadership Style We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

Leadership Caffeine-Surviving and Thriving Under the Tough Empathy Leader

Management Excellence

Respond well to this demanding but respectful leader’s style, and instead of teetering precariously on the bleeding edge of survival, you will be reaching constantly for the high performance edge. Career Leadership Caffeine Professional Growth Leadership Styles Tough EmpathyIf you work for a leader who practices what Goffee and Jones described in their HBR classic, “Why Should Anyone Be Led by You,” as Tough Empathy, you can expect to be on edge a good deal.

6 Tips for New Managers

Career Advancement

I want to successfully navigate this new leadership role. Choosing a Leadership Style That Doesn’t Feel Right. You might gravitate toward a leadership style that your previous boss used. Read up on leadership styles —such as visionary, democratic, and affiliative leadership—to determine which style or combination is right for you. Then, find a mentor who models that style. “Corporate culture matters.

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Guest Post: The Trouble with Leadership By The Numbers

Management Excellence

Today's guest post is from Scott Spreier, head of the Leadership and Talent practice (Federal Sector) at Hay Group, a global consultancy. Their finding, as reported by The New York Times, was that what employees valued most in their managers was not technical expertise but “even-keeled bosses who made time for one-on-one meetings, who helped people puzzle through problems by asking questions, not dictating answers, and who took an interest in employees’ lives and careers.”

Successful Leadership ~ The Story of a Man

You're Not the Boss of Me

In his business career, the man did not rise to the top of the executive ladder. His bosses praised his leadership in community activities; his ability to galvanize his local workforce; and his good humour and cheerful disposition. He talked about what he had learned over the course of his career and from whom. Like: Successful Leadership is not formulaic. His communication style included fun, laughter and humility. I wrote this post in 2010.

Don’t Let Your Inner Fears Limit Your Career

Harvard Business

We’ll explain the process and how one leader used it to turn around her career. The experience of Suzanne (not her real name, but indeed a real person), a highly successful strategy consultant we met 10 years into her career, illustrates both the costs of unacknowledged fear, and the benefits of reconciling it. Nonetheless, she believed her career had stalled, and some feedback she’d received gave her a clue as to why. Ten years on, her career has taken off.

Leading Beyond

Coaching Tip

Leadership in today's globally connected economy requires moving beyond the authoritarian leadership styles of the past to one that requires more attention to sustainability, ethical cultures, and caring behaviors, while still being geared to enhancing performance. In LEADING BEYOND THE EGO by John Knights, Danielle Grant, and Greg Young show how intellectual, emotional, and spiritual intelligence can be combined to create "transpersonal leadership."

4 Ways to Promote Productivity

Lead Change Blog

defined leadership as “the process of influencing people to direct their efforts towards the achievement of group goals.” Below are some of the aspects that demonstrate how good leadership can promote productivity in the organization: Goals. The employees look up to the leadership of the organization to set goals for them and stir them towards achieving them. Moreover, the kind of leadership also affects the interpretation of the message you are sending.

What Boards Want in Leaders

Coaching Tip

So we want to get a real line of sight into a person’s thinking style and leadership style. Can''t Get Enough Leadership. Develop Leadership Skills: A Reference Guide. . Microsoft Leadership Shift. Books Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills What is Work life The No. 1 predictor of executive success is learning agility.

Women's Leadership Can Shatter Stereotypes

Coaching Tip

The characteristics of traditional leadership is male, not female, stereotypes. Women must demonstrate leadership in a way that bridges the expectations we have of them as women and the expectations we have of leaders. Generally, women build that bridge by demonstrating a democratic and interpersonally oriented leadership style. . The truth is that executive women temper their leadership behaviors with some stereotypical female traits and behaviors! .

3 Critical Skills of Effective Leaders.

Rich Gee Group

And the cruel joke is that most leaders had the chops to make their way up the ladder and succeed — now the skills that got them there (getting things done) have no place in leadership. At the end of the day, you need to build a leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision and guides your entire team toward greater performance and profit. . Great leaders translate vision into decisive action — a skill that’s especially vital in tough times.

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What is Executive Coaching?

Coaching Tip

With regard to one-to-one coaching of leaders, often referred to as executive or leadership coaching, it is often used by organizations when a leader has been appointed to a new role or has been identified for one in the near future. For coaching to effect sustained behavioral and performance improvements it should: Provide insight into current leadership style. Source: Alan Cutler: Leadership Psychology: How the Best Leaders Inspire Their People.

Which Type of Connector Are You?

Michael Lee Stallard

As the inevitable consequences of his leadership style played out, Sunbeam’s performance woes intensified until Dunlap was dismissed. During a 360-degree performance review early in my career, I learned that some people whom I was responsible for leading didn’t feel I gave them adequate feedback about their performance. 3 Surprising Ways to Succeed in Self-Leadership. Career Advice Connection Culture


Coaching Tip

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, is highlighting research that finds while women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge up on promotions at the most senior levels of organizations. . Evelyn Orr, senior director of the Korn Ferry Institute and editor of Korn Ferry’s research on women in leadership.

Open Source Leadership

Coaching Tip

The way in which people work, interact, and transact has drastically changed, but we're still following the same dated leadership model from the industrial age an unrecognizable time when knowledge was scarce, talent seemingly limited and privacy still possible. In this era, the way to lead is with an open-source leadership style, argues Rajeev Peshawaria, author of OPEN SOURCE LEADERSHIP. At a time when democratic and all-inclusive leadership is all the rage. "In

Mastering your Inner Game of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

They provide a unique window on the impact overly controlling, self-centered leadership styles can have on others: “Regarding the letter you sent, the heart of your servant is ill, when my lord said: Don’t you know how to read a letter? Great leadership is timeless.

Top Down Leadership Does Work, If You’re Stuck in the Industrial Age

Lead Change Blog

Power and control, positional authority — we’re all familiar with autocratic leadership styles as these approaches have been around for centuries. And top-down, hierarchical leadership styles can still be effective for managing an organization, especially those that mass-produce specific products. When the expectations of top-down leadership become unrealistic, the workplace turns into a pressure cooker, and employees no longer feel safe to speak up.

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Lead from Within

Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership–the qualities that all great leaders share. Developing the elements that make up leadership is a lifelong process. Start with these fundamentals and, as you grow into your personal leadership style, add others that fit. Here are 16 traits and skills that are central to great leadership: 1. Clarity of purpose.

Talent Identification and Management

Career Advancement

Practice engaging leadership Truly great leaders possess characteristics that encourage and inspire their staff. In order to bring yourself to a higher level of greatness as a leader, explore your existing strengths and see how you might be able to improve upon them and add new motivational elements into your leadership style.

Former Fortune 500 CEO Tells his Story

Coaching Tip

It is a story about a controversial leadership style of insisting that employees be treated as assets rather than costs, which contradicts today's conventional corporate mindset. Books Business Coaching Career Don Hastings Executive Officer human beings mass exodus readingDonald F. Hastings has been retired for some years and has the luxury of time: like spending it reading about and/or watching world events. . He cringes at the latest embarrassing scandal in Washington, D.C.

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Lessons for Leaders from Decisions that Changed History

Skip Prichard

Where is leadership when we need it? “Leadership is the ability of an individual to influence others to achieve a common goal.” –Jan-Benedict After studying, researching, and writing so much on leadership, what is your definition? First, leadership is relational.

Your Builder Personality

Coaching Tip

The particular combination of beliefs and preferences that drive their motivation , decision making , and leadership style can select the right team, early customers and financial sponsors for maximum impact. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Leadership Memes Personal Coaching Self-Awareness Skills Tips What is Women Work life businesses Chris Kuenne decision making financial sponsors quantitative research

A Roadmap for Leaders

Coaching Tip

By introducing tools, tips , self-assessments , graphs and charts, " Intelligent Leadership " helps readers align their signature talents to build into effective leadership strengths. Mattone expands the Enneagram into " The Map of Leadership Maturity " to distinguish among the nine distinct leadership traits. The Map of Leadership Maturity (Enneagram) consists of a circle into three main parts, or groupings: Heart Leaders, Head Leaders and Guts Leaders.

10 Bad Mistakes You Can Make as A New Boss

Lead from Within

If you have plans of becoming a manager or taking on any leadership position, you can help yourself tremendously by being aware of the mistakes that hurt the reputations and relationships of new bosses. Here are the ten most common that I see in my work as a leadership coach. Leadership is about investing your time and energy in getting to know those you lead and giving them what they need most. Leadership is not about flexing your personal power but empowering others.

The Time-Consuming Activities That Stall Women’s Careers

Harvard Business Review

I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that women’s household responsibilities are taking time away from their career development. ” Specifically, certain leadership attributes involving collaboration and emotional intelligence have been found to occur more often in women than men. We started her coaching engagement with a 360 survey, in which she got high marks for her collaborative and inclusive leadership style. Flex your leadership style.

What are your unique leadership strengths?

Coaching Tip

Telling others your unique strengths is the first step to leadership transparency and authenticity. . How to discover your strengths is to take some leadership self-assessments and to ask others with whom you have worked closely. These strengths are unique to you and therefore should be used as the foundation of your leadership throughout your career. . . Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide. .

Gray Versus Green: Who Makes the Better Start-Up CEO?

N2Growth Blog

While there are arguments to both sides of the early career versus experienced CEOs, when considering the less fully developed prefrontal cortexes of younger CEOs, we assert the following trait comparison. We recommend thinking carefully about leadership assessment.

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