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Two Presidents, a Pope and Leadership Clarity

Next Level Blog

response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, I started thinking about writing a post on the points along the spectrum of clarity in leadership. General Leadership Leadership Lessons Personal Presence George W. Bush; Barack Obama; leadership clarity Pope Francis

Why Great Leadership Requires the Courage to Accept Pain

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Angela Sebaly : As a leadership coach, I’ve spent decades observing hundreds of people who have strikingly different backgrounds and equally diverse approaches to leadership. It is, quite simply, part of the process of effective leadership.

Meet Instigator Linda Freeman

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Each month in our newsletter, we feature an interview with one of our Instigators. in Chemical Engineering at the University [.]. Leadership Development instigator interview

Paradise By The Green Dashboard Light – A Leadership Short Story

Terry Starbucker

Of the 8 core principles of More Human leadership , it’s #6 - Measuring, monitoring and managing with the right metrics - that presents the biggest “nuts and bolts” challenge to any leader. Leadership

What Leaders Can Learn From Teflon

Kevin Eikenberry

This chemical now has a growing list of uses based on its [.]. Leadership Learning Personal Development leadership development Super Bowl

Book Review of “Good Company: Business Success in the Worthiness Era”

The Practical Leader

Good Company is an inspiring and uplifting read for those of us working to bring about a values-based leadership revolution. Some of the 20 companies in the “low” category included Berkshire Hathaway, Exxon Mobil, News Corp, Dow Chemical, and General Dynamics.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Marvel’s Iron Fist

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Danny Rand (portrayed by Finn Jones, known for his role on Game Of Thrones as Loras Tyrell), the Iron Fist and last Marvel Defender to get his own original Netflix series, burst onto the small screen laden with controversy. It’s impacting your leadership.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. So leadership is first.

10 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From 10 Cloverfield Lane

Joseph Lalonde

And, as you know with me, leadership lessons can be found buried in 10 Cloverfield Lane. 10 Leadership Lessons And Quotes from 10 Cloverfield Lane. It was a chemical or nuclear attack by an enemy government. I held myself back in leadership meetings.

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When Leadership Is Just Sucking It Up And Doing The Right Thing

Terry Starbucker

This is another installment of excerpts from my book manuscript of “More Human: A Journey To The Heart Of Great Leadership”. This excerpt tells two very contrasting stories about a job of leadership that is never, ever, easy – having to let people go. Leadership

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Building Blocks for a Customer-Centric Culture

Lead Change Blog

We were meeting with the CEO of a successful chemical company. Known for good service, the company’s leadership recognized that remarkable service was vital to their competitive advantage. Change Management Leadership Development Accountability Character-based Leadership Culture Change Teamwork Price and product quality have, for this industry and many others, become mere table stakes. “We We know we are going to have to change many of our practices [.]

Live Leadership Notes From Dr. Caroline Leaf At Catalyst 2014

Joseph Lalonde

Our minds will direct chemicals depending upon what we focus our thoughts upon. The post Live Leadership Notes From Dr. Caroline Leaf At Catalyst 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership Caroline Leaf is a neuro-scientist who will hopefully change the way you think.

Great Leadership: a Lot of This and That

Aspire-CS

Tanveer Naseer wrote a wonderful post recently where he asked, “ Is Leadership an Art or a Science? Great leadership behaviors require a lot of blending and the ability to balance seemingly contrasting behaviors; a lot of this’s and that’s.

Experimenting In Your Leadership Laboratory (No Bunsen Burners.

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Experimenting In Your Leadership Laboratory (No Bunsen Burners Necessary) by Starbucker on July 4, 2010 As a leader, I do not often think of myself as a scientist. I’m just glad my laboratory is an office, and I don’t have to wear those white coats, or mix chemicals, or put anything under a flame.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. So leadership is first.

Guest Post: Four Leadership Lessons from the Gym

Lead on Purpose

In our modern society, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for those of us in leadership positions take time out for ourselves. The innovations that allow us teleconferencing, emails, and phone conversations wherever/whenever should increase our free time, but ironically, they’ve just turned our 40-hour work week into a 140-hour work week and caused us to ignore the most innovative, powerful tool in our leadership arsenal: our bodies. By Pam Greene.

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Leadership Lesson From General McChrystal: Get Onboard or Get Out.

The Recovering Engineer

I am simply observing the outcome of a leadership act: a high level leader who reports to a higher level leader within an organization took his discontent public and he had to leave the organization as a result.

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Vote in the Best of Leadership Blogs

The Recovering Engineer

When you visit the voting page, you will find links to eleven top-flight blogs on leadership. All you have to do is claim it to get access to leadership development resources including: Videos Ebooks Special reports Audio recordings Excerpts from the new book, From Bud to Boss And more!

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Leadership Caffeine: How to Cope With Organizational Alchemists

Management Excellence

Instead of the medieval pursuit by alchemists of a magical chemical conversion process to change one element into another, modern practitioners are focused on the magical and easy transformation of people and organizations from one level of performance to another. Leadership Leadership Caffeine Leadership Skills Management Education Middle Management Performance Professional Growth Surviving Lousy Leaders Coping with Lousy Leaders Professional Development

Need Emotional Control?

Deep Imprints

That was the day I started to get control over these crazy things we call chemically-induced emotions. Coaching Leadership balance emotions encouragement energy expectations goals hard times pain purpose stress “If it’s everybody else, it’s probably you.”

Red Lines and Policies – A Last Resort for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

response to Syrian chemical weapons dominates this week’s news. Thankfully, most of our problems are simpler than the President’s, but the Syria puzzle exposes the risk of one leadership tactic–leaders who draw red lines are likely to get stained in the process.

Addicted to Your Smartphone, To-do List or Busyness?

Michael Lee Stallard

To put it simply, neurotransmitters are molecules that behave as chemical messengers in the brain. As opposed to the pleasure of anticipation via dopamine, these chemicals give us pleasure from sensation and emotion.” Career Advice Leadership Wellness

5 Office Etiquette to Live By

HR Digest

A 2007 study published in the Leadership and Organizational Development Journal by Yehuda Baruch and Stuart Jenkins of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, groups swearing into two types: social swearing and annoyance swearing. Avoid foul & offensive language in the workplace.

Mary Schaefer: The Character-Based Leader Co-Author Interview

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Character Based Leader Book Check out this great interview with Author, Mary Schaefer: Chapter Title: ”Why is Character-Based Leadership Important?” Check out this great interview with Author, Mary Schaefer: Chapter Title: "Why is Character-Based Leadership Important?" She began her own leadership development growing up on a melon farm in Southern Indiana.Mary’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to local non-profits and small businesses.

Stepping Up Into Leadership

Women in the LEAD

Women in the LEAD A B O U T U S H O W T O C O M M E N T Recent Posts WOMEN: LEADERSHIP is How TO BE WOMEN: Love, Respect and Leadership WOMEN: Is Negative Thinking Holding You Back?

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Be Conducive to Learning

Lead Change Blog

Steve Shifman, CEO of Michelman (a fast-growing specialty chemicals company), told me the need for a learning organization is an absolute essential: “Otherwise the bell curve shifts to the right with today’s rate of change and our knowledge base slides toward the average middle.”

How Successful People Create Their Own Future

Great Leadership By Dan

Every time you learn something new, your mind physically and chemically changes.” – Joe Dispenza Where we place our attention and focus defines who we are. His new book is Small Acts of Leadership: 12 Intentional Behaviors That Lead to Big Impact, (2016).

Leading through the Identity Paradox

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Larry Ackerman: Change, and the need to keep pace with it, has been a dominant leadership challenge for at least three decades. Taking this approach to leadership is the secret to staying relevant, no matter how much change is going on in the outside world.

Overcoming the “Feedback Trifecta” to Communicate Better as a Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

About Angela Sebaly: Angela Sebaly, author of The Courageous Leader (Wiley, spring 2017), is co-founder and CEO of the firm Personify Leadership, a training provider. Angela Sebaly courageous leadership feedback

What Neuroscience Reveals About Creating Better Leaders In Today’s Organizations

Tanveer Naseer

The results of these studies, captured from subjects operating under real or near-real conditions, has put the nature vs nurture debate on leadership to rest. The Neurochemical Signature of Leadership There is such a thing as a hormonal make up of successful leaders.

Stepping Up Into Leadership

Women in the LEAD

Women in the LEAD A B O U T U S H O W T O C O M M E N T Recent Posts WOMEN: LEADERSHIP is How TO BE WOMEN: Love, Respect and Leadership WOMEN: Is Negative Thinking Holding You Back?   In her book, The Female Brain, Louann Brizendine cites very specific chemical and hormonal differences between men and women that specifically affect language and communication, giving us a scientific basis for this.

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Be Selfish

Lead Change Blog

I could advocate for clean eating, all natural, sans chemical processing. Self Leadership development exercise habit health lifestyle self-care sleepAre you selfish? What was your answer? You said no, didn’t you? Nobody wants to be known as the selfish one.

Data Tells and Stories Sell

The Recovering Engineer

At the time, I had a degree in chemical engineering, and I had just completed service as a nuclear engineering officer in the U.S. To help me understand, one of my mentors shared technical data with me that described all sorts of chemical and physical concepts of polymers.

Addicted to Wealth

N2Growth Blog

So in order to feel better (or so they think) the physical and emotional actions of pursuing wealth causes their brain produce enough dopamine (a chemical mood enhancer) to numb their pain. Leadership Miscellaneous Personal Branding Talent Management Addiction Schopenhauer Wealth By Grant Wattie. President, N2Growth Australia. Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer, German Philosopher.

Independence Day: 7 Ways to Defuse Conflict and Assert Your Freedom

RapidStart Leadership

Conflict is inevitable in any human enterprise; how we handle that conflict is where leadership comes in. The force that fires these rockets upward comes from a simple chemical reaction. leadership Click To Tweet. Do our reflexive reactions cause unnecessary fireworks?

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A Brief History of Quality, Part 1 – “Time has no divisions to mark its passage…”

Deming Institute

On several occasions in my 30+ years of employment in the aerospace industry, I have witnessed industrial chemicals in full use right up to their respective expiration dates, and then banned from use and tagged for immediate disposal with the passing of the expiration date.

Without Clear Values, You Are Probably Losing Business

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The nice gentleman spraying my son with chemicals was guided by his personal values of courtesy. Don’t wait for senior leadership. Team Effectiveness Values Vision Costa Conconrdia Disney Google McDonalds Starbucks Team Leadership Zappos

Data Tells and Stories Sell

The Recovering Engineer

At the time, I had a degree in chemical engineering, and I had just completed service as a nuclear engineering officer in the U.S. To help me understand, one of my mentors shared technical data with me that described all sorts of chemical and physical concepts of polymers.

Leading through Long Term Influence

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: Webster’s Dictionary defines a “leader” as a person who has commanding authority or influence”. If a leader only has authority and is unable to influence others, then his leadership will be short lived.

Make Habits, Not Rules

Great Leadership By Dan

More than once, I've seen rules and laws in social systems (such as businesses and societies) being compared to mathematical rules and natural laws in physical and chemical systems. In social systems, it is the habits of people, not laws and procedures, that can best be compared to the rules and laws in physical and chemical systems. Guest post from Jurgen Appelo: I recently ordered a fruit salad in Raleigh, NC.

One CEO???s Reflections On Measuring Impact And Purpose

Tanveer Naseer

For-profit leadership teams and boards: know that impact simply can’t be mentioned on a few slides at the next annual retreat. Who within your leadership team can really describe why that desired impact matters? The following is a guest piece by Daniel Patrick Forrester.

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Why Edward Jones is Built to Last

Michael Lee Stallard

For example, the chemical company DuPont began as a gunpowder company, and Mitsui of Japan began as a drapery shop before it moved successively into banking, mining, and manufacturing. Weddle and the leadership team at Edward Jones walk the talk.