The 5 Powers of Shared Commitment

Leadership Freak

A leader who refuses to call for shared commitment embraces pointless turmoil. An inability to create shared commitments propels you toward frantic mediocrity. The doorway to meaningful achievement swings on the hinges of… Continue reading → Commitment Decisions

How Committed are You?

Kevin Eikenberry

I’m also asking a question you might want me to clarify, like what type of commitment am I referring to? We’ll get to the clarification in a moment, but before you read on, answer the commitment question: How committed am […]. The post How Committed are You? Personal & Professional Development commitment commitment questions leadership commitmentI know I’m asking you an important question. I may be asking a hard question.

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Competence, Commitment, and Character

Lead Change Blog

Hang onto generosity, reciprocity, and ethical commitments. ? Display competence, commitment, and character, and hold others accountable for doing the same. ? 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. The post Competence, Commitment, and Character appeared first on Lead Change.

The Power of Commitment

Kevin Eikenberry

Few would argue the power of commitment, but few have thought about it deeply. I’ve written about this before, urging leaders to strive to build the commitment of their teams. The post The Power of Commitment appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. And unfortunately, even fewer access this power as consistently as they could. But today I take a step back to explore the great power of […].

Strategic Professionalism Series: Commitment

General Leadership

Commitment. As a leader, you must realize no one is as committed to success of the organization as you. Your challenge is to motivate those you lead, those who do the work and enable success of the organization, to be truly committed to success of the mission as well as their individual success. The secret is to ensure their commitment is an acceptance and loyalty to being a part of something bigger than oneself.

10 Truths About Commitment That Enlarge Leadership

Leadership Freak

If it feels like you’re pushing ropes, the problem is commitment. You’re doomed to disappointment, stress, and frustration when you pressure people to do things they aren’t committed to do. Coerced commitments are… Continue reading → Commitment Leading Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

Commitment

Lead on Purpose

My commitment: For the next six months (at a minimum) I will write at least one post a week. Filed under: Leadership , Learning , Purpose , Product Management / Marketing Tagged: | commitment , Seth Godin , Chris Brogan , Julien Smith , Trust Agents , Tribes , criticism « Feedback Book Review: Trust Agents » Like Be the first to like this post.

Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

This month, our contributors share their thoughts about developing ownership and commitment (and a few shared things they were most proud of.) The post Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

How Committed are You?

Kevin Eikenberry

Part of that success comes from the level of commitment your team members have to the collective work. Influence Leadership Leadership Communication Success Teams commitment leadership commitment We need to talk about you and the success of your team. This isn’t news or rocket science. If you are reading these words, you understand that fact, and likely also recognize your role, as a leader, [.].

Three Surprising Benefits of Making a Commitment

Leadership Freak

A leader who’s reluctant to commitment respects the value of commitments. But remarkable success demands commitment. Reluctance to commit is natural. Refusal to commit is deadly. Leaders who excel make courageous commitments. Half-hearted… Continue reading → Commitment energy Failure Leadership Leadership Development

Now That You Have Committed – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Recently I suggested that we have a National Commitment Day. So after we make the commitment, the question is…NOW WHAT? Here are six steps to help you get greater success in achieving what you have committed to. Tweet it out: Commitment without a plan won’t get […]. The post Now That You Have Committed – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

What Commitment Looks Like

Joseph Lalonde

That’s why we need to have commitment. Commitment is being dedicated to a goal or cause. Yet I see far too many people who lack commitment. We’ve got to get better at being committed. It’s also when the committed keep going. The committed look at what’s been done, see what needs to be done, and then, if appropriate, finishes the job regardless of the cost. Get committed. Commitment Isn’t Pretty.

Strategic Professionalism Series: Commitment

General Leadership

Commitment. As a leader, you must realize no one is as committed to success of the organization as you. Your challenge is to motivate those you lead, those who do the work and enable success of the organization, to be truly committed to success of the mission as well as their individual success. The secret is to ensure their commitment is an acceptance and loyalty to being a part of something bigger than oneself.

How to lead with commitment

Lead on Purpose

However, most of the people in his organization don’t see him … Continue reading → Leadership commitment decision focusI recently became aware of a CEO who believes he’s a great leader. He’s smart with a solid educational background, and he has the charisma to do great things.

The Three Circles of Team Commitment

Kevin Eikenberry

Having team commitment seems like a good thing (it is). Even if you want to and believe you can improve your team commitment, you must know what you are trying to improve. Because team commitment isn’t one […]. The post The Three Circles of Team Commitment appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. But it isn’t something people always think about or feel like they have much influence over (you do).

Commitment and Engagement

Kevin Eikenberry

Collaboration Empowerment Influence Leadership Leadership Communication Learning commitment engagement We see it all around us, yet inside of our organizations, we seem to ignore or forget the lessons. Look to the web. The highest traffic site on earth is Google, run by an ever growing company that, in many ways, seems to have their act together, if you read most of the business press. […].

Two Commitments Necessary to Resolve any Conflict

Leadership Freak

A win-lose interaction ignites competition. Inevitability: Reject the drama of “I can’t believe this is happening.” Conflict and offense are inevitable where people work together. Accept it. Anticipate it. Conflict is a leadership… Continue reading → Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution Leadership Leadership Development

10 Ways to Help Reluctant People Make Commitments

Leadership Freak

Leaders spend too much time trying to get performance from people who aren’t committed. The worst thing you can do is explain why it-will-work to people who aren’t committed to make-it-work. You know… Continue reading → Commitment Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Create Commitment – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Commitment or compliance: WHICH do you want? Tweet it out: True leadership garners commitment, not simply compliance. The post Create Commitment – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. I am starting this episode with a very important question for leaders. And your answer to that question will make all the difference to which you will actually get. Check out the video to learn more.

Three Ways to Build Greater Commitment with Team Members

Kevin Eikenberry

Team member commitment is a much-discussed topic among leaders. Whether they are lamenting the lack of it or basking in the high levels of it, astute leaders are thinking about the commitment of their team members, because they know it is the leading indicator of things like turnover, productivity, quality, and more. The post Three Ways to Build Greater Commitment with Team Members appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Do You Motivate By Obligation Or Commitment?

Tanveer Naseer

Rather, what we need is that internally-driven commitment to not settle for the current status quo; that we not look at ourselves today with the belief that we can’t achieve more, or become more than we are right now. These leaders understood that commitment ensures we don’t settle for less because we know we have the power to make things happen [ Share on Twitter ].

The Three Commitments Leaders Must Make

Kevin Eikenberry

Because, I suppose you don’t have to make any of these commitments; yet, to the degree that you don’t make them, you will reduce your success. Stated another way, there is a direct correlation between a leader’s commitment and their success. The post The Three Commitments Leaders Must Make appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development leadership commitments

How Are You Committed to Everyday Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

This phrase popped in my head the other day: everyday leadership. You can demonstrate personal leadership without the title. At the Lead Change Group, we are all about that. It’s easy to underestimate the way we lead our own lives or inspire others. A seemingly small gesture of support or a word of encouragement can make such a difference. I asked my community of colleagues what they do, or aspire to do, in daily life that displays everyday leadership.

Successful Leaders Understand the Power of Commitments

Leadership Freak

Performance is like pushing a rope apart from shared commitments. Managers often ask, “How can I get people to do what I want them to do?” The answer is people do what THEY… Continue reading → Success Taking others higher Values Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Assessing Manager Commitment to Change

Change Starts Here

A recent article at Harvard Business Review titled, “Why Visionary Leadership Fails,” describes how it is counterproductive to teach managers how to lead change if they aren’t in fact committed to leading the desired change, project, or strategy.

15 Ways to Invite and Ignite Commitment

Leadership Freak

The ability to inspire commitment is the ability to create the future. Successful leaders ignite commitment. Poor leaders invite apathy. Uncommitted people: Lack energy. Pull back. Hang around for selfish reasons. Save their energy… Continue reading → Leading

Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want?

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want? Most of the talk about leadership style is futile without first understanding the answer to this question. Most leadership development is hollow until those learning are clear on their answer to this question. And while the answer to this question may seem easy or obvious, the results in the world around us prove that we […]. appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

3 Ways A Leader Can Gain Commitment From Their Team

Joseph Lalonde

While leadership is about influencing others and helping them to grow, it’s hard to lead when there’s no commitment from those you’re trying to lead. Having committed team members means you’ve created a connection with them. But what happens when you’re unable to gain commitment from a team member? But how does a leader gain commitment? This attitude doesn’t attract commitment. Leadership commitment loyalty vision

Honouring Our Commitment To Show Up

Tanveer Naseer

It was a feeling that I wanted to honour the commitment I had made to my readers – namely, that each and every Tuesday, I would share my insights on how they can become a better leader for those under their care. It was about recognizing that the key to success is not just what we know, but how driven we are to show up and deliver our best [ Share on Twitter ] ; to demonstrate our commitment to bring our best selves to the work we do.

Be More Committed – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Having a highly committed team takes investment and time. Check out today’s video to find out the secret to a more committed team. Tweet it out: All leaders want committed team members. Step one is to make sure they are committed themselves, and their […]. The post Be More Committed – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. And achieving this valuable objective requires one thing to happen first.

20 Commitments that Enhance Leadership

Leadership Freak

Leaders without commitments frantically bounce like balls in pinball machines with no clear direction. Commitments are stabilizing stakes in the ground that guide behaviors and inform decisions. Commitments are decisions you don’t reconsider. Top leadership commitments include: Care. Serve. Clarify. Clarity drives success. Know where you’re going and tell others, often. Step toward the future. Only look backward as it enables [.].

Solution Saturday: Praise for Over-commitment

Leadership Freak

George, being a thoughtful young leader, began talking about over-commitment and… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Servant-leadership Values Growth Leadership Development leadership successI told George, “A life that matters is lived in service to others. The more you serve – the more you matter.”

How to Motivate Others to Commit

Leadership Freak

Why is commitment so low? Reluctance: Reluctance to commit is natural and healthy. Frustrated leaders ask, “How can I convince others to do what I want them to do?” Overcoming reluctance is part… Continue reading → Leading Motivation Taking others higher Vision Leadership Leadership Development leadership success

Using Stretch and Commit Goals to Drive Performance

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

I’ve always liked setting “commit” and “stretch” goals. The commit goal is something. Goal setting is tricky business. You’ll get much better performance if you set two goals for your team.

How to Help Cautious Decision-Makers Make Commitments

Leadership Freak

Great results require meaningful commitments. A commitment is saying NO many times in service to a meaningful YES. The truth about MAYBE: I hate MAYBE. Just say yes or no! Maybe is worse… Continue reading → Decisions Motivation Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership success

How I’m Committing To Evolve

Reality-Based Leadership

I am committing to bring you resources (find them at the bottom of this post) that I hope will help as you self-reflect on your part in this current situation. I committed long ago never to use my platform for politics. I commit to moving beyond the fear that I’ll say, or do, the wrong thing. I commit to owning the harm regardless of my intentions. I commit to moving beyond the fear that I’ll say, or do, the wrong thing.

3 Ways to Ignite Profound Commitment

Leadership Freak

The difference between compliance and commitment is relationship. Commitment is given. “If If you want people to be committed, commit to them.” ” 3 ways to ignite profound commitment: #1. Compliance is forced. Dee Ann Turner, VP of Corporate Talent at Chic-fil-A, author of, “It’s My Pleasure.” If you don’t care about people, get out of leadership now. … … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Servant-leadership Intervie

Building Commitment on Your Team

Great Leadership By Dan

They’ll step in wondering just what kind of commitment they can expect from you, and many will wonder if they can measure up to the standards on your team. Commitment is a foundational requirement for loyalty, and loyalty for trust. When you help them come up to speed with the technical standards, and give them a leg up on gaining social acceptance of your team, you’ll build a strong foundation of commitment.

One Question and One Commitment that Enhance Well-Being

Leadership Freak

One question and one commitment have the power to enhance well-being in others. But first, a Gallup study that represents 98% of the world’s population. 5 Elements of Well-Being: #1. Career Well-Being –… Continue reading → Encouragement engagement Marks of leaders Mentoring Personal Growth Taking others higher Culture Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Forget resolutions and make a commitment!

Aspire-CS

However, a “commitment” is something you can sink your teeth into. For most of us a commitment is a promise to ourselves that cannot be broken. Great leaders may not follow through on a resolution, but when they commit, they’re more likely to do what they say they will. How about choosing to make a commitment instead of a resolution? What commitments will you be making in 2015 to improve the way you lead others?

Married to the job? – How Leaders show commitment in a fast changing world.

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Leadership Development Commitment Leadership management Transition visionPosted in Change Management Leadership Development After the retirement of a respected and long serving senior leader, his bright-eyed replacement newly selected for the position visited the team. The arrival of the thirty-something female whose career had been fast paced and widely reported was met with eager anticipation.

20 Commitments that Enhance Leadership

Leadership Freak

Leaders without commitments frantically bounce like balls in pinball machines with no clear direction. Commitments are stabilizing stakes in the ground that guide behaviors and inform decisions. Commitments are decisions you don’t reconsider. Top leadership commitments include: Care. Serve. Clarify. Clarity drives success. Know where you’re going and tell others, often. Step toward the future. Only look backward as it enables [.].

7 Things Drift Taught Me About Commitment

Leadership Freak

I’m reflecting on a young man who doesn’t care much for making commitments. I’ll call him Drift. He’s easygoing, generous, kind, carefree, and transparent. I like him. Drift doesn’t demand much from life. He… Continue reading → Influence Servant-leadership Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success