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.

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 […].

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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.

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.

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.

May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. As an airline staff member Beth wears a name tag that says “Beth” but it also says “committed to kindness”. The post May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

Two Commitments Necessary to Resolve any Conflict

Leadership Freak

Conflict is a leadership… Continue reading → Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution Leadership Leadership DevelopmentA win-lose interaction ignites competition. Inevitability: Reject the drama of “I can’t believe this is happening.”

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

September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Commit yourself to these “7 Cs” and you will see a difference in how you are perceived and, more importantly, how you feel about your own professionalism in the workplace or the work-from-home-place.”

How to Overcome the Danger of Over Commitment

Leadership Freak

I committed to record ONE point of gratitude… Continue reading → Personal Growth Decisions personal development opportunities simple path simple wisdomI have the ability to improve something until it stops working. I reconnected with journaling last November. But I did it differently and it worked.

October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni shared Development Plan or Development Planning? It’s time to put the “ning” back in development planning.

How Are You Committed to Everyday Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

Self Leadership Character-based Leadership Inspiration Leadership Development Values 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.

August 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Jon writes: “ It’s our responsibility as leaders and experts to provide a trusting, enthusiastic, and continually developing work environment to the new generation.

Successful Leaders Understand the Power of Commitments

Leadership Freak

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

June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Marcella considers: “ Now is the time to develop the Culture! Build trust and relationships – and start developing your shared, meaningful purpose.

July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni shared Why ‘No Thanks’ is an Unacceptable Response to Development Today. The post July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

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.

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.

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. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Teambuilding

April 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, productivity, development, engagement, team building, and more. When people understand the organization’s financial health on a deeper level, they will become more engaged and committed to being a part of its success.” Development.

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 owning the harm regardless of my intentions.

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. Overcoming reluctance is part… Continue reading → Leading Motivation Taking others higher Vision Leadership Leadership Development leadership success Frustrated leaders ask, “How can I convince others to do what I want them to do?”

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. Decisions Leading Marks of leaders Optimism Personal Growth Values Vision effective teams Growth Leadership Leadership Development self reflection set deadlines whine

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. Maybe is worse… Continue reading → Decisions Motivation Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership successThe truth about MAYBE: I hate MAYBE. Just say yes or no!

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

October 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, creativity and inspiration, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided 50 Development Ideas for the 9 Box Performance and Potential Matrix. If you do, you may want to be ready to take the next step – development!”

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

Lead Change Blog

Posted 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. Change Management Leadership Development Commitment Leadership management Transition vision

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. Career Well-Being –… Continue reading → Encouragement engagement Marks of leaders Mentoring Personal Growth Taking others higher Culture Growth Leadership Development organizational successBut first, a Gallup study that represents 98% of the world’s population. 5 Elements of Well-Being: #1.

March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival! Development. Jon Mertz of Thin Difference submitted The True Test of Leadership Development: Hiring or Promoting? Jon shares: “What is the true test of leadership development? Investment in leadership development needs to be renewed for your organization’s sake.” The post March Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

July 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni contributed The Multiple Intelligences Required to Facilitate Career Development Today. ” This post shares four principles leaders can follow to inspire trust, loyalty, and commitment.

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?

December 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Eileen reveals those stills and provides tips on how to develop them. Development. David Grossman of The Grossman Group shared 6 Tips to Help Employees Grow and Develop.

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. Decisions Leading Marks of leaders Optimism Personal Growth Values Vision effective teams Growth Leadership Leadership Development self reflection set deadlines whine

November Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Carnival! Development. Development. In this fun post, Randy shares six ways you can develop your own badass leadership style.” Lisa Kohn shares how we can make a commitment to ourselves to enhance our lives, and then live better, and lead better. The post November Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change. Leadership Management motivation Self Development lead change leader Leadership Development Teamwork

Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want?

Kevin Eikenberry

Most leadership development is hollow until those learning are clear on their answer to this question. The post Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want? Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory SkillsMost of the talk about leadership style is futile without first understanding the 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 […].

3 Questions That Enable Leaders to Call for Commitments

Leadership Freak

Our cat waited for us to lift a bale to see if there might be a… Continue reading → Accountability Courage Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational successBack on the farm, we threw bales of hay down from the hay loft to feed the cows.

How much do you invest in leadership development?

Lead Change Blog

I believe, as a consequence, that we need more significant and different investment in leadership development, especially where we need transformational change. We need to re-think leadership development methods. More so, individuals need to recognise for themselves what development is required and pursue this vigorously. He is fully committed to his leadership journey. I believe that he represents the way ahead for those interested in leadership development.

7 Things Drift Taught Me About Commitment

Leadership Freak

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

June 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Dan reflects: “A value such as beauty can be an intrinsic part of leadership development work if that work is recognized for what it is — a work of art.” 4 Steps to Develop Leadership Humility.

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. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Video

Remembering Sacred Commitments

Aspire-CS

» Remembering Sacred Commitments January 17th, 2011 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus I sat transfixed as a group of elected leaders – half of whom were newly elected – discussed how they would work with each other and the local government administration. I wonder if they will be able to stay true to the commitments they’ve made to work together when the going gets tough.

4 Ways to Practice the Art of Commitment

Leadership Freak

Shallow commitment cheapens leadership. Half-hearted leaders may have titles, but they can’t inspire commitment. 7 profound benefits of deep commitment: Self-respect. Vague commitments cripple and confuse.… … Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational successDrifting dishonors you and your maker. Clarity.