When some people say, "That's not bad," they really mean, "That's excellent." But when others describe something as "Fantastic!" they really mean "It's average!" Know which dictionary they're using

The Need for Definitions


[Photo by Curtis MacNewton at Unsplash] Do not assume that your team or other departments will define the following items in the same way: "Applicant." Best qualified." Mission." Eligible list." Probationary." Complaint." Investigation." Structured interview." Hostile work environment."

A definition of leadership for pressing conversations

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post A definition of leadership for pressing conversations appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Leadership definition of leadership Emergent Leadership

The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. I really appreciate author Valerie M. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

White Christmas: The Definitive Version


It is back by popular demand: Click here and you will smile. Photo by Bobby Hendry at Unsplash

The Power of a Definite Aim

Strategy Driven

Although Hill identified thirteen habits of high achievers in Think and Grow Rich , he emphasized one principle above all: The vital necessity of a Definite Chief Aim. Hill placed so much stock in this core principle that he often capitalized Definite Chief Aim.

30 Definitions of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

There really is no one “right” definition of leadership – so instead, I''ve published a collection of my favorite definitions over at Management and Leadership, from both the famous and not-so-famous. Definition of leadership leadership defined leadership quotes Leadership has always been an elusive concept to define. Perhaps that’s why it’s so hard to learn and great leaders are in such short supply.

Definitions Every Leader Must Know

Eric Jacobson

Definitions Management Leadership Books Leadership AMA Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Leadership TerminologyMany a time during my career I've been in situations where someone asks, "What is the difference between a vision and a mission?"

The Broader Definition Of Work Ethic

Eric Jacobson

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. I really appreciate author Valerie M. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

The Definition Of Leadership

Brilliant Leader

One thing I am asked quite frequently is, “What is the definition of leadership?” Leadership Development definition of leadership difference between managing and leading Leadership new definition of leadership what is the definition of leadership

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobson

Their definition consists of these seven attributes. There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Leadership DNA aside, I recently crafted my definition of leadership. Habecker “Doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting different results, is the definition of crazy.&# - Unknown “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.

SERVANT Leadership Acronym Definition

Modern Servant Leader

The problem is, most definitions of servant leadership are difficult to understand or share. Therefore, to increase awareness and advocacy I created a more simple definition, using the acronym S.E.R.V.A.N.T. It took me too long to discover servant leadership. It’s taking too long for others to discover the concept as well. Simply put, servant leadership is authentic leadership. If you’re not serving others, you’re not leading.

The Real Definition of Employee Engagement

Let's Grow Leaders

Please leave your best definitions in the comment section here, and I’ll upload your responses (or just go for it and upload your own to Urban Dictionary).

Definition of Leadership?

Mills Scofield

Another powerful, to the point, ''sketchnote'' by my friend Jessica Esch. Yes, her work is wonderfully addicting an I encourage you to make it habit forming.if this doesn''t say it all! Altruism Culture Giving Innovation Jessica Esch Leadership Networking Virtue Virtues-Values

Definitions Of Key Business Terms

Eric Jacobson

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Definitions Of Key Business Terms We talk about, read about and hear about "customers," "mission," and "customer value" all the time and perhaps sometimes we struggle with fully understanding the best definition of those terms.

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobson

Their definition consists of these seven attributes. There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work.

New Definition of Happiness


Getting some great ideas and having a Moleskine notebook at hand

Success - An Important Definition

Chris Brady

What is success? Your answer to that question is critical in your life, because in many ways it will dictate your behavior and determine how you spend the time you've been given. Time is both a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application Religion

Executive Presence – A 2-Sided Definition

Great Leadership By Dan

Here’s the definition: Executive Presence is the ability to engender trust in people, through confidence, consistency and calm in chaos. The first section of the definition describes the attributes that are consistently present in leaders who are considered to have executive presence, no matter what their style or personality: - Confident – People want to see confidence in their leaders.

A Sweaty Palm Definition of Success

Leadership Freak

My palms get sweaty when I read, “We measure success by the way we touch the lives of people.”** Aim at nothing you hit it. I feel a need to define my aspirations concerning the way I touch the… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Success Taking others higher leadership success organizational success

Definitely a Niche


Daneson , makers of flavored toothpicks. They look pretty good

A Definite Morale-Builder


At Cultural Offering : Carly Rae Jepson and friends plus a bunch of fans in Afghanistan

Is It Time to Change the Definition of Project Success?

Women on Business

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A Powerful Definition of Power

Kevin Eikenberry

I love today’s quotation (more on that later), but here is the back story to my selection today. While the quotations on which I base these Friday posts sometimes come from something I’ve recently read, often the quotations I select come from my files and database – and that is the case today. When I [.]. Influence Leadership Learning Quotations Brooke Astor power quotation

Eric Budd Presentation on Data and Operational Definitions

Deming Institute

Eric Budd’s presentation at the 2016 Annual Deming Institute Conference: An Exercise in Operational Definition. And in this example the data even has an operational definition used in collecting the data.

Human Flourishing – The 21st Century Definition of Success

The Leadership Advisor

Over the generations, there have been varying ways success has been perceived by the global community. In nomadic societies, success was gaining territory that would sustain the needs and safety of the tribe. In a feudal society, developing the skills of your father was critical to perpetuating your ability to provide for your family. The monarchy was tasked […]. Human Flourishing Leadership Organizational Development Employee Engagement Flourishing Organizational Culture Success

7 Definitions for Stellar Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Without great definitions of leadership, we almost need to talk about what makes up great leadership. With that in mind, here are 7 definitions I think we find in stellar leadership: (The words are mine, but I got the definition from

What is Teamwork? Here’s a Great Working Definition.

Great Results Team Building

and look for a great working definition to help guide their decisions and actions. here is a great working definition that is usable for both leaders and teammates alike. Let’s briefly discuss each of the important parts of this teamwork definition.

Leadership Definition


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7 Definitions of “Good” (Why We Disagree About Ethics)

Leading in Context

One of the reasons we may not agree is that each of us may be using a different definition of what is "good." By Linda Fisher Thornton Why is it so difficult to agree on the right thing to do? Here are 7 different interpretations of what is ethically good, based on the framework in 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership (2013). Which ones are you using in your leadership?

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The New Definition of CEO Chief

Lead Change Blog

If emotional intelligence is not part of your training and development portfolio – please add it. I’ve concluded – much of what goes wrong behavioral in leading, managing, and counterproductive employee behavior, can be tied to EQ (emotional intelligemce).

The Definition of Class In A Manager

Eric Jacobson

AMACOM''s (of the American Management Association) sixth edition of the best-selling book, The First-Time Manager -- originally published in 1981 is a must-read for new managers and leaders in business.

New Definitions of Ministry

Deep Imprints

The world has changed, and ministry has changed as well. 25 years ago, we sent missionaries to places where people don’t know Jesus. Today, every person in the pew is a missionary in a world that doesn’t know Jesus. Pastors have to change how they see ministry.

Complimentary Resource – Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations

Strategy Driven

Business Intelligence : The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations. Click here for more information on Business Intelligence : The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations. by SAP.

Changing the Definition of Quality

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues [link] There’s a new post about quality over at Mass Ingenuity. A few years ago, Honda redefined quality. Quality went from meaning fancy to meaning good. Not only was the Accord nicely equipped, it was well built. Quality came to mean an automobile’s “fitness” for use. Today we know a top-end Lexus is a quality vehicle, [.]. Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues Leadership Quality

The Definitive Guide to Enterprise-wide Analytics Alignment

The Kini Group

The post The Definitive Guide to Enterprise-wide Analytics Alignment appeared first on The Kini Group. Is the next statement true or false? Enterprise-wide analytics is REALLY difficult. It’s difficult to set up, difficult to maintain, and difficult to determine its impact on the business.

Leaders: 7 Things, Traits, Characteristics and Definitions

Linked 2 Leadership

Healthy Teams After a recent staff meeting, I was thinking about what makes our team at Grace Community Church healthy. I think healthy teams are intentionally created, so I’m consistently trying to make our environment better. My current thoughts have led me to believe that in our case, it’s as much about what we don’t have [.]. Coaching Corner Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Organizational Health

The six elements of good customer service/experience – The definition of “Good Customer Service/Experience” Keeps Expanding

First Friday Book Synopsis

easy to understand… Read More The six elements of good customer service/experience – The definition of “Good Customer Service/Experience” Keeps Expanding. Let’s assume that you deliver a good product or service… I have written in the past that good customer service/experience requires three elements: be competent be nice be fast It’s time to add some more elements to the formula. Now, good customer service also has to include these elements: be simple (i.e.,

A definition of a leader.

My Own Coach

His simple, yet brilliant definition of a leader really hits the spot, eh? If you don''t subscribe to Seth Godin''s blog , here is one good reason to do so. Leaders lead. Is that too simple? Writers write. If you want to be a writer, write. And be sure to have people read what you write.