January 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Chris Edmonds of the Purposeful Culture Group contributed Culture Leadership Charge: The Right Culture Matters. David shares a better way to meet your leadership challenges.”

The Seven Signs of Great Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

From this leadership, we developed a culture of fact-based decision making. As Craig’s CFO and CAO, I always appreciated this leadership style. Build great teams In the early dark days as CFO of Footlocker, we had a struggling company that was deeply in debt.

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Leadership and Product Management

Lead on Purpose

Product management — at every level — is a leadership role within the organization. Smart product managers know the value of having allies in the CFO’s office. Leadership – the personal side is next on my list.

Competence, Commitment, and Character

Lead Change Blog

“Cash is kind” was the CFO’s favorite go-to line when vetoing spending requests. Ethical corners were cut. Hang onto generosity, reciprocity, and ethical commitments. ? Deciding to get right with competence, commitment, and character starts in our own heads and hearts, so whether there’s leadership with or without soul starts with us. Leadership Personal Development Self Development Commitment Character Character-based Leadership

These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

Chart Your Course

Business leadership researchers tell us that the best traits for your CFO are emotional stability and global ethics. In the days after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), a chief executive cannot hide behind the acts of the CFO.

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Female Leadership on the Decline in Canada :: Women on Business

Women on Business

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

For some positions (CFO, CIO), all their hard work to make it to the table is now useless when they need to use skills other than IQ: Communication – Communicate clearly and concisely.

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Why We’re Seeing So Many Corporate Scandals

Harvard Business Review

And yet most business schools and leadership development programs still focus on those. ” The motive force behind institutional failure is leadership failure. Second, they don’t consider at a human level how their stated strategic intents shape the acceptable ethical boundaries for those who must turn those intents into reality. Indeed, he rehired an executive cleared of criminal wrongdoing, signaling that her ethical and managerial failures didn’t matter.)

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Craft a Remarkable Personal Brand Statement! 29 Steps & Examples

Miles Anthony Smith

While many equate strong personal branding only to powerful leadership, there's a lot more that goes into crafting a personal brand statement. Great leaders often align their leadership values with personal beliefs and ethics of their own. Career Entrepreneurship Leadership

Avon CEO Andrea Jung Takes Seat on Apple's Board :: Women on Business

Women on Business

She’s taking over the seat formerly occupied by Apple’s former CFO, John Anderson, who resigned amidst a stock options backdating scandal.

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The Never-Ending Meeting :: Women on Business

Women on Business

It’s not rocket science, but it is surprising how many CFO’s and managers don’t stop to evaluate the effectiveness of their meetings.

Introducing 100 Coaches: Pay It Forward Champions

Marshall Goldsmith

Called ‘The Academy Awards of Leadership’ by the Economist, Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking and sharing the leading management ideas of our age. Has been recognized as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker. Led Leadership Department at West Point.

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To bid or not to bid? That is the question.

Strategy Driven

Let me give you the good news, and the sales news… There are several strategies you can employ to get around the bidding process, or legally and ethically change the bidding process. Make an appointment with the CFO. “They get bids for everything and always take the lowest bid.”.

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Research: More Than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes

Harvard Business Review

Half are C-Suite level executives, meaning that they serve as CEO, CFO, COO or the board of directors at a company. The executive women also put a premium on the discipline honed by sports, which they see translating to a person’s determination and work ethic. Gender Hiring Leadership development All managers want to hire people with discipline, determination, and drive. Women executives are no different.

Uber Is Finally Realizing HR Isn’t Just for Recruiting

Harvard Business Review

Employees and other constituents should expect HR to hold leaders accountable for fiduciary and strategic risks, just as a CFO would be expected to hold leaders accountable for a risky pattern of using corporate funds or resources. All of this indicates that Uber leaders prioritized immediately useful services like recruitment over, for example, legal compliance systems, audits, and leadership development.

When Transparency Backfires, and How to Prevent It

Harvard Business Review

Consider, for example, research I and several collaborators published in Leadership Quarterly. Only leaders perceived as moderate in their ethical requests were effective in promoting positive employee behavior. Sunlight, as the saying goes, is the best disinfectant.

What If Google Had a Hedge Fund?

Harvard Business Review

Truly strategic leaderships — and their boards — should treat Brin's "worst idea" as their most provocative thought experiment for revisiting how they recognize and value data. Every CEO, CMO, CFO, and business unit leader should ask themselves these questions: If I decided to launch a hedge fund based solely on the data our business generates, what kind of financial opportunities immediately suggest themselves?

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Samsung, Shame, and Corporate Atonement

Harvard Business Review

Andrew Fastow, the former CFO, was sentenced to six years in prison. A more authentic CSR program and a more public commitment to ethical leadership by the controlling Lee family would signal to the government and the public that Samsung is taking change to heart. For the past several months, South Korea has been roiled by accusations of corruption in its government and major businesses.