Jim Collins: Stung by a Life-Changing Comment

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Jim Collins was a first year faculty at Stanford. It was 1988. Jim writes, “… I sought out Professor John Gardner for guidance on how I might become a better teacher. Gardner, former… Continue reading → Courage Feedback Humility courageous leaders Growth Leadership Development

Seven Elements of Leadership Style by Jim Collins

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Guest Post by Jess Millis There are quite a few rules and tips that Jim Collins has churned out in his time, and where there may be students essay writing on them all right now, here is a short article on just a few of them.

Jim Collins on Paranoid Leaders

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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

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.

Jim Collins on Bullets before Cannonballs

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” Jim Collins Weak leaders rely on cannonballs. “Shoot bullets before cannon balls.” Wise leaders shoot bullets first. During difficult times weak leaders look for big solutions, giant leaps, and dramatic success. Wise leaders take small steps before making giant leaps. Shoot bullets: Bullets are miniature cannonballs. They’re inexpensive, easy to make, and easy to shoot. [.].

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

Jim Collins, Meet Michael Porter

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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.

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).

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

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

Collin Powell's 13 Rules of Leadership

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The 18 Best Business Books To Read During Your Lunch Break

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership books Good To Great Jim Collins reading list Simon Sinek Start With WhyThe average American reads four books a year. Successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates read 50. The fact is, reading is a fundamental part of your growth as an entrepreneur or workplace professional.

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Who’s Your Second? Are We Really Leading, or Just in Charge?

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Building Teams and Culture Leadership Concepts good to great jim collins leadership Stanley Gault team culture whos your secondAre you indispensable? Should you be? We make the plans, give the orders, follow-up on everybody and everything. Nothing happens without our say-so.

From Viktor Frankl to Jim Collins – We are Free to Choose

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Jim Collins, Great by Choice ———— It’s been a lot [.]. Randy's blog entries Great by Choice Jim Collins Man's Search for Meaning Viktor FranklEverything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. Viktor Frankl We cannot predict the future. But we can create it.

“Success doesn't come to you, you go to it'- Marva Collins

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“Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it’- Marva Collins Categories: About The Book Daily Guest Post FTC Notice – conflicts of interest Latest Articles Motivational Business Quotations Time Leadership Audio CD Your days seem to get busier and longer. Provides the nessecary tools to master not only effeciency skills, but also effectivness skills.

“Success doesn't come to you, you go to it'- Marva Collins

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“Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it’- Marva Collins Categories: About The Book Daily Guest Post FTC Notice – conflicts of interest Latest Articles Motivational Business Quotations Time Leadership Audio CD Your days seem to get busier and longer. Provides the nessecary tools to master not only effeciency skills, but also effectivness skills.

Jim Collins On What Makes A Great Company

Eric Jacobson

magazine’s June 2012 issue features a compelling article about author and leadership expert Jim Collins , who has studied leadership for 25 years and penned four best-selling books. Two of the most powerful takeaways from the article for me are Collin’s definition of a great company : “To be great, a company has to make a distinctive impact. The second takeaway is the list of 12 questions that Collins says leaders much grapple with if they truly want to excel.

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 and Morten T. Hansen: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

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.

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 Day Short of Missing History

General Leadership

Curator Posts Holiday BHAG Built to Last CNN Collins Columbus Day Communication fritz goal setting Goals Heath Brothers holiday Integrity Porras standard 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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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

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.

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

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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

A Day Short of Missing History

General Leadership

Curator Posts Early Files BHAG Built to Last CNN Collins Columbus Day Communication fritz goal setting Goals Heath Brothers holiday Integrity Porras standard Switch Wall Street Journal

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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

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

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

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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

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.

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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Turning The Flywheel

Eric Jacobson

February 26 brings Jim Collin’s monograph to his iconic bestseller, Good to Great book. Titled, Turning the Flywheel , Collins explains why some companies build momentum and some don’t. Look closely at any truly sustained great enterprise and you’ll likely find a flywheel at work, though it might be hard to discern at first,” shares Collins. Business Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Flywheel Jim Collins Leadership Turning The Flywheel

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How to Succeed with a Lousy Boss

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Jimmy Collins, retired president of Chick-fil-A and author of, Creative Followership, doesn’t wait for people to ask him about lousy bosses. Author Book Notes Influence Leading Personal Growth Chick-fil-A Growth Jimmy Collins Leadership Development lousy bosses organizational success Truett Cathy I receive emails and questions after presentations like, “How can I manage up, I have a lousy boss?”

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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 more than 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Jim Collins Leadership Level 5 Leader

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From The World Business Forum: The Enduring Leadership Lesson From.

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full From The World Business Forum: The Enduring Leadership Lesson From Good to Great by Starbucker on October 6, 2010 Photo by Dov.com Yesterday I attended the World Business Forum in New York City (as part of the Bloggers Hub – follow us on Twitter at #wbf10), where I got a chance to hear Jim Collins speak.

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.

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.

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.

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Rethinking Good To Great

N2Growth Blog

I’ve had issues with some of the concepts contained in Jim Collins book Good To Great since it was first released. Leadership Operations & Strategy Rants Business Books Good to Great Jim Collins Leadership Matters Mike Myatt N2growthBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

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.

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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 [.].

The Single Biggest Factor in Long-Term Organizational Success

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The Future of Management, Gary Hamel) Factors of organizational success: Jim Collins… Continue reading → Managing Success Management organizational success“What ultimately constrains the performance of your organization is not its business model, nor its operating model, but its management model.” (The

How To Be Humble

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

Leadership And The Flywheel Effect: Don’t Forget The Grease

Terry Starbucker

Once a target is set in a business, for most leaders it’s a natural tendency to jump right into the business of hitting it – in other words, massing the effort and “push&# needed to achieve what Jim Collins ( “Good to Great&# ) called the “ Flywheel Effect “ I’ve always liked the flywheel analogy, because it’s a great mental image of how a business gets from Point A to Point B. Leadership flywheel effect Good to Great Jim Collins