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.

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.

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Strategic Professionalism Series: Commitment

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! 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.

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? appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development commitment commitment questions leadership commitment

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.

How To Stop Over-Committing

Joseph Lalonde

We don’t keep track of it and we over-commit ourselves to activities that drain our energy. What can we do to stop over-committing. With the new year getting into full swing, I believe it’s the perfect time to talk about our propensity to over-commit ourselves to causes. Why We Over-Commit. There are many valid reasons why we over-commit. We may over-commit because: We feel like no one else will do the work. How To Stop Over-Committing.

Commitment

Lead on Purpose

I started this blog (in 2007) to promote leadership principles in product management. My commitment: For the next six months (at a minimum) I will write at least one post a week. I will continue to learn and share and identify blogs, books and people who are doing great things in leadership and product management.

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. I asked my community of colleagues what they do, or aspire to do, in daily life that displays everyday leadership. Check out this inspiration for your everyday leadership. There is no one way to express everyday leadership. Everyday leadership can occur at any age and in just about any circumstance.

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.”

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

What Commitment Looks Like

Joseph Lalonde

N o matter how we look at it, there’s no easy road in leadership. 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.

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.

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

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, [.].

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

Do You Motivate By Obligation Or Commitment?

Tanveer Naseer

When I sat down to write this latest piece for my leadership blog, I realized that today marks a special anniversary – exactly 6 years ago on this date I took the plunge to begin writing my own blog. In looking back on these past 6 years writing for my blog, I’m reminded of the fact that as is the case with writing, leadership is a journey of discovery, one that will help you understand your true value and purpose [ Share on Twitter ].

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?”

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.

Commitment, Competence, and Character: The Three Dimensions of Great Leadership

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Commitment, Competence, and Character: The Three Dimensions of Great Leadership are those of the author Bill Novelli alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

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

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. […].

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.

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. Leadership & Supervisory Skills VideoI 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.

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

How I’m Committing To Evolve

Reality-Based Leadership

I pivoted from traditional leadership topics to how to lead in unprecedented and uncertain times. 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.

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.”

Three Leadership Commitments that Cost Little but Payoff Big

Leadership Freak

The unimaginative and uncommitted blame lack of money for lack of action. But you don’t need money, position, or resources to make a positive difference where you work. All you need to bring… Continue reading → Leading

Honouring Our Commitment To Show Up

Tanveer Naseer

For the past several years, one constant of my leadership blog has been the fact that I publish new leadership insights every Tuesday throughout the year. It’s something that’s important not just for my readers as it allows them to know when to expect my latest leadership piece, but it also helps me to overcome those inevitable bouts of procrastination that every writer has to grapple with in the process of creating a new work.

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

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?”

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 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!

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. If you don’t care about people, get out of leadership now. … … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Servant-leadership InterviewCompliance is forced.

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. JV Venable leadership trust

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.

Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want?

Kevin Eikenberry

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. The post Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want? appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills

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.

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.

7 Universal Principles that Explain the Persistent Problems of Leadership

Leadership Freak

… Continue reading → Commitment energy Gratitude Personal Growth pessimism insightful advice leadership advice wise advice7 universal principles: #1. If you’re persistently exhausted, you’re doing too many things. Reflections for exhausted leaders: What needs to be true for you to rest? What time will you stop working today?…

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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.

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.