Jim Collins on Demotivating Followers

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Jim Collins, author of Built to Last , Good to Great and now Great by Choice (possible rejected title: “Good to Last”), recorded this insightful clip for Big Think examining three ways that organizational leaders can demotivate their followers. Featured collins motivation

Mindful Mondays: What I Learned About Mindful Time Management from Jim Collins

Next Level Blog

Mindful Mondays Jim Collins Laura Vanderkam mindful choices Personal time management This month for me is all about the big push to finish the manuscript for my book that’s coming out this Fall from Wiley, Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative.

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Jim Collins, Meet Michael Porter

First Friday Book Synopsis

To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * I’ve just finished reading Jim Collins’ latest book, Great By [.]. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joan Magretta for the Harvard Business Review blog.

Notes: Catalyst Atlanta… #Cat11 – Jim Collins

Ron Edmondson

Notes from Jim Collins , the best-selling author of “Good to Great”, talk at Catalyst: Jim says he loves young leaders and is excited to share findings from his newest book “Great by Choice”, which was produced after 9 years of research.

Jim Collins on Paranoid Leaders

Leadership Freak

Hi performing leaders, according to Jim Collins are “paranoid performers.” Bad things will happen. It’s not a matter of if; it’s a matter of when. Even optimists knows it’s true. They’re always asking, “What if,” and then preparing for it. They think about and anticipate the day of “bad things.” ” What ifs: I hate what [.]. Courage Decisions Failure Motivation Optimism Personal Growth Leadership Leadership Development

Lessens From Jason Collins: Coming Out As a Parent in the Office

The Idolbuster

Jason Collins article is the first active professional male athlete to come out. Collins wrote a first person account of his life before coming out, and how he feels now. Now, Collins is looking forward to living an authentic life.

Phil Collins

Execupundit

Cultural Offering has assembled the Essential Mixes for Phil Collins. [On On a related note; The "In the Air Tonight" scene from "Miami Vice

What is Your Focus? – Are You Staying on, or Straying From, Your Focus? – (A Warning from Jim Collins)

First Friday Book Synopsis

What is your focus? What is your organization’s focus? What is your personal focus – in your job, in your life? It seems like such an easy question to answer: “What are you focusing on?” But, if you are like me, there is always the next pull from the next demand – the next time […]. Randy's blog entries

Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen: An interview by Bob Morris

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Jim Collins is a student and teacher of enduring great companies — how they grow, how they attain superior performance, and how good companies can become great companies. Bob's blog entries Built to Last Good-to-Great Graduate School of Business at Stanford University Great By Choice: Uncertainty Harvard Business Review How the Mighty Fall Insead Jim Collins Morten T.

20 Things all Great Organizational Leaders Do

Leadership Freak

Jim Collins said he wanted to write a book about great organizations not great leaders. Coaching Influence Leading Marks of leaders Culture emotional states great leaders jim collins Leadership Development organizational success uncomfortable truths But as his research grew, he realized great organizations had one thing in common, great leaders. He ended up writing, “Good to Great,” a book about leaders.

Creating a Meaningful Life

Kevin Eikenberry

And today’s quotation from business author Jim Collins points in a direction I agree with and that has big implications for us as individuals and as leaders. Intention Leadership Learning Personal Development Quotations Jim Collins meaning Meaning.

A Great by Choice Glossary

First Friday Book Synopsis

Last Friday, I presented my synopsis of the new Jim Collins and Morten T. It is a great addition to the Jim Collins canon. Jim Collins is a vocabulary creator. Randy's blog entries 10Xers Business Glossary Great by Choice Jim Collins Morten HansenHansen book, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All. In his earlier books, he introduced hedgehog circles, and Level [.].

Not Power, Not Coercion, But Leadership – (Insight prompted by Jim Collins, Good to Great and the Social Sectors)

First Friday Book Synopsis

As James MacGregor Burns taught in his classic 1978 text, Leadership, the practice of leadership is not the same as the exercise of power. If I put a loaded gun to your head, I can get you to do things you might not otherwise do, but I’ve not practiced leadership; I’ve exercised power. True leadership […]. Randy's blog entries

Jim Collins on Drucker

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Best-selling author Jim Collins on how Peter Drucker’s writing shaped 20th century management and leadership. Leadership collins drucker Note: VideoMonday is now VideoTuesday. It’s also new DVD day at your local Best Buy).

George E.L. Barbee: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Barbee is one of the original Batten Fellow faculty members (along with Jim Collins, Malcolm Gladwell and Jim Gilmore) at top-ranked University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and has been teaching innovation for the past 15 years to over 500 MBA students and senior executives. George E.

A Day Short of Missing History

General Leadership

Curator Posts BHAG Built to Last CNN Collins Columbus Day Communication fritz goal setting Goals Heath Brothers Integrity Porras Switch Wall Street Journal “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore”. Christopher Columbus.

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Jim Collins on Demotivating Followers

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Jim Collins, author of Built to Last , Good to Great and now Great by Choice (possible rejected title: “Good to Last”), recorded this insightful clip for Big Think examining three ways that organizational leaders can demotivate their followers. Leadership collins motivation

Forget the Bus! Develop Talent to Create a Fast, Nimble Fleet

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

This approach was first popularized in the 1980′s by Jack Welch at GE and further reinforced in 2001 by Jim Collins who told us to “get the right people on the bus and the wrong people off.” Leadership Jack Welch Jim Collins stack ranking talent development

Leadership Superhero: Is There Such a Thing?

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Batman Iron Man Jim Collins John Maxwell leadership Spider-Man Superhero Superman Tom Rath When we hear the word Superhero we think of the fictional comic book, cartoon and movie creations. These characters are larger than life and always find a way to use their powers to benefit people and defeat evil in the world. And people everywhere often long for superhero powers! Seeking Super Powers In training sessions, a […].

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Bob Nease on eliminating the “intention/behavior gap”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries Annals of Internal Medicine Bob Nease on eliminating the “intention/behavior gap”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris Dartmouth Medical School Express Scripts HarperBusiness/An Imprint of Harper Collins Journal of the American Medical Association Power of Fifty Bits: The New Science of Turning Good Intentions into Positive Results Stanford University the Consumerology® Advisory Board Washington University in St.

Fanatic Discipline and Productive Paranoia: Notes From ASTD Day One [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

leadership Leadership Jim CollinsThe real crisis we are facing – whether it’s in our organizations or in society at large – isn’t the continued sluggish economy. It’s a lack of transformational leaders.

Bob Nease on eliminating the “intention/behavior gap”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob Nease received his doctorate from Stanford University, where he studied methods to improve medical decisions made by doctors and patients. Before joining Express Scripts in 2001, he was an associate professor of internal medicine at Washington University in St. Louis and an assistant professor at the Dartmouth Medical School. He recently retired as the… Read More Bob Nease on eliminating the “intention/behavior gap”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris.

Jim Collins, Meet Michael Porter

Harvard Business Review

I've just finished reading Jim Collins' latest book, Great By Choice (which he co-authored with Morten Hansen). Collins is a smart observer and a gifted writer. It's hard to put down a Collins book feeling anything but.well, inspired. Collins has a knack for asking good questions. In a series of books starting with Built to Last , Collins has addressed every manager's ultimate anxiety: performance. There is one incredibly quiet dog in Collins' work: strategy.

45 Years of Leadership in Outer Space

Coaching Tip

and Michael Collins aboard. Michael Collins Cyrus Durey Edwin e. The concern of Americans effectively began with the Soviet launch of the Sputnik 1 artificial satellite on 4 October 1957 and kicked off the strained relations between the USSR and the U.S. . Due to the U.S.

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Jim Collins Says Companies Can Be Great By Choice

Bird's Eye View

I've been a Jim Collins fan ever since his first book Good to Great in which he set forth the reasons a group of companies that out performed their peers had done so well. As I said, I'm a Jim Collins fan. So far so good.

Time Spent Getting Ready for the Next Challenge is Successful Work – a Lesson from President Obama, with a slight quibble with Jim Collins

First Friday Book Synopsis

“A lot of the work that we did early starts bearing fruit, late,” the president told Stewart, before joking that you get better as “you get experience.” President Barack Obama, on his last appearance on The Daily Show ——————– This is worth pondering. We seem to live and die by the progress and success […]. Randy's blog entries

Robert Steven Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Robert Steven Kaplan is the Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School. He is also and co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm. Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Rob served as Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. with […].

Leadership Caffeine-5 Priceless Lessons from Amundsen and Scott

Management Excellence

In preparation for an upcoming presentation, I’ve become a bit obsessed with studying the 1910 expeditions and race between Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott to 90-degrees South (the South Pole).

How To Be A Level 5 Leader

Eric Jacobson

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed.

30 Books in 30 days – Remembering 15 years of the 1st Friday Book Synopsis – (Great by Choice by Jim Collins)

First Friday Book Synopsis

{On April 5, 2013, we will celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the First Friday Book Synopsis, and begin our 16th year. During March, I will post a blog post per day remembering key insights from some of the books I have presented over the 15 years of the First Friday Book Synopsis. We have met [.]. Randy's blog entries

Choose The Right Bus

Joseph Lalonde

Y ou’ve probably heard of Jim Collins and his book Good To Great. Leadership change buses Jim Collins right place right spotIn this book, he shares that we must make sure the right people are on the right bus. So we focus on that.

The Three Ways To Be A "Level 5" Leader

Eric Jacobson

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed.

Brian J. Robertson on Holacracy: An interview by Bob Morris

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Brian Robertson is an experienced entrepreneur, CEO, and organizational pioneer. Forbes and Fast Company credit him for developing Holacracy, a comprehensive management system for governing and running organizations that are fast, agile, and that succeed by pursuing their purpose, free from the tyranny of top-down planning that is instantly out of date. Some of the… Read More Brian J. Robertson on Holacracy: An interview by Bob Morris. Bob's blog entries Barry Oshry Brian J.

Are They Telling Us The Truth? – Maybe The Issue Of The Era (60 Minutes Reveals a Liar)

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Randy's blog entries data Dr. Anil Potti Dr. Joseph Nevins Duke Cancer Research ethics fraud integrity Jim CollinsWho can we trust? Who can we trust to tell us the truth? Especially, when the truth really matters? This is not a new concern. And, the sense that more and more people seem to be so untrustworthy may be a false sense. I suspect that if we picked any decade, from any century, thoughtful [.].

Are You A Level 5 Leader?

Eric Jacobson

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed.

Great by Choice; The Shallows – two good books for the November First Friday Book Synopsis

First Friday Book Synopsis

The new Jim Collins and Morten Hansen book, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All, and the significant “how is the internet affecting our brains” book, The Shallows, will be our two selections of the November 4 First Friday Book Synopsis. Randy's blog entries All The Devils Are Here Boomerang Jim Collins Morten Hansen Nicholas Carr That Used to Be Us The Big Short The Great Stagnation This Time is Different

A Day Short of Missing History

General Leadership

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What Makes A Great Company Per Jim Collins

Eric Jacobson

magazine’s June 2012 issue featured a compelling article about author and leadership expert Jim Collins , who has studied leadership for 25 years and penned four best-selling books. Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Jim Collins Great Companies

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries "the doing-knowing gap" "the knowing-doing gap" "Vision without execution is hallucination" 4DX) Bob Sutton Chris McChesney Free Press/A Division of Simon & Schuster Jeff Pfeffer Jim Collins BHAGs (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) Jim Huling Sean Covey The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals Thomas Edison WIGs

7 Keys To Unlocking Your Team’s Potential

Terry Starbucker

It’s one thing to get all the “right people on the bus&# (to steal a Jim Collins phrase), but it’s quite another to get the team to create an unstoppable collective force that can achieve greatness. Leadership Jim Collins keys to success team buildingBuilding a great team around you is one of those leadership skills that can make or break you.

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