Leadership Isn’t Cushy (Human Development Required)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There's a powerful connection between responsible leadership and human growth and development. It's not easily visible to leaders, so today I'm digging into how these important variables intersect and how they should inform our approach to leadership development.

Learning Ethical Leadership: Talent Development Implications

Leading in Context

Just knowing about ethics and leadership won't get us very far in an information-flooded, globally shifting, and unpredictable world where we are under time pressure and held accountable for making ethical choices under ever-more-extreme conditions including the current global pandemic.

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Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century. We would then develop a series of social media posts that focus on a particular topic related to either leading, followership or mentoring.

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. Sean Glaze of Great Results Team Building shared The 3 Most Important Traits Teams Want in a New Manager. Learn 5 ways to manage your mind to better control your mouth. Development.

March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 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. Mary writes: “ We’ve always focused on intentional leadership and team development, but the last year has brought about a hyper-focus on making explicit how it ties to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace. Development.

April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 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. Ken shares: “ The “rocks in a jar” approach to time management is a good one, but they left a lot of things out that would help us be even more effective at managing our time; here are 11 of them. Development.

November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 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. Active listening has become even more vital during the global pandemic, as many organizations work in a remote environment. These are all phrases we’ve heard from managers (and executives) recently. Development.

December 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December 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. Diana Peterson-More shared Managing vs. Resolving Conflict: The Words we Use are Key to our Differing Values Use. Diana explains: “ Do you manage or resolve conflicts? Development.

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. Eileen McDargh shared Faced with Loss, Managers Must Understand Context. Eileen explains: “Now more than ever, managers need to heed close attention to the individual concerns of team members. Development.

Tips to Create A Global Recruitment Strategy for Your Business

Strategy Driven

In addition, companies that operate on a global level, especially multinationals and transnationals, have turned to better, more effective ways of hiring. All in all, global recruitment has its pros and cons. Back in the day, there was no concept of telecommuting.

35 Leadership Quotes from the 10th Global Peter Drucker Forum

Leading Blog

T HE 10th annual Global Peter Drucker Forum was held in November 2018 in Drucker's home town of Vienna, Austria. This year’s theme was Management: The Human Dimension. Management has maybe become too machine smitten. Many managers mix up formulating a strategy and developing a plan. Philip Kotler, Professor, Kellogg School of Management. ? Professor Bill Fischer, Professor of Innovation Management IMD. ?

Developing leaders | Deloitte University Press | Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Chart Your Course

According to a recent Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report: GLOBAL organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. Organizations around the world are struggling to strengthen their leadership pipelines, yet over the past year businesses fell further behind, particularly in their ability to develop Millennial leaders.

Custom Solution: Global Biopharma Company Optimizes Leadership Development Culture

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Custom Solution: Global Biopharma Company Optimizes Leadership Development Culture appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training.

Tips for Giving Your Business a Successful Global Presence

Strategy Driven

When you are trying to run a global brand it is so important to understand what this entails. There are a lot of things you can and should do in order to help take your company international and develop a strong global presence.

6 Secrets to Success in the Global Business World

Lead Change Blog

If you’re doing business today, then you know—local is dead and global is the new norm. And with that, study upon study has come out stating that the number one agenda item for today’s corporate leaders is finding talent that can think and lead globally. Without the ability to successfully manage a business across borders, you and your organization are destined to fall behind. The best global leaders are curious about anything and everything new and different.

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. Learning from mistakes is key to this approach, and line managers need to exhibit patience, perseverance, and encouragement. More so, individuals need to recognise for themselves what development is required and pursue this vigorously.

September 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 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, leadership, productivity, team building, and more. Development. When you’re getting yourself ready to leap from middle management to the executive suite, how do you stop focusing on what you’ve spent your whole career becoming good at?

The Future of Education: Ethical Literacy For Handling Global Complexity

Leading in Context

A focus on "knowing" must be replaced with a focus on "how to think, problem solve and successfully navigate global complexity using ethical values.". Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethics leadership and management leadership development responsible educationBy Linda Fisher Thornton We are not preparing students for success in the world where they will have to live and work.

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August 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Julie Winkle-Giulioni of Julie Winkle-Giulioni provided Creativity: It’s What’s Missing from Career Development. Julie recaps, “Career development is as unique as each individual being developed. By imitating its six secrets of success, we might all manage to become a little bit greater ourselves.” Leadership Development Leadership Management

June 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting provided How to Manage Your Boss. Bill recaps, “Leadership isn’t always about managing your direct reports. Sometimes you have to know how to ‘manage up.’ Managing your boss is an essential part of leadership.” You’re being expected to ‘manage’ people superior to you. Leadership Development Leadership Management

November 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Anne Perschel of Germane Consulting submitted How to Manager Your Ego – Leaders Guide. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted How To Develop Your Business Acumen. An increasingly outdated concept in a global economy, the Pyramid is accompanied by the physical presence of employees within organizational silos. Managers want their staff within arms-reach.

Collaborative Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

What does collaborative leadership look like in a global society? Complexity Ethical Leader ethical leadership ethics training leadership and management leadership development management and leadership what are leadership skillsWhat is Collaborative Leadership? At the societal level it's taking the best that all of us know and can do and putting it together in ways that help everyone.

June 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted How To Build Trust At Work. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds submitted Three Notable Global Thought Leaders And Why They Matter. John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog provided The Aim Should Be The Best Life, Not Work Versus Life Balance. As a leader do you have a professional development game plan?

Going Global? Choose Your Country Wisely

Great Leadership By Dan

Facebook, Apple, or PayPal, all enjoy global success. These companies have “going global” down—they perform strongly in international markets, and can execute across borders because they embed globalization on their daily executive discussions. Develop a Globalization Strategy Part of the agility for a company to stay strong globally is the makeup of their country investment. Being decisive on how to prioritize global expansion is key here.

December Leadership Development Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

I am honored to host the December installment of the Leadership Development Carnival, a collection of helpful leadership advice from top bloggers. Many of this month’s featured posts focus on specific leadership skills we all need to develop. To learn more about how to develop the skills you will need in your next leadership role, check out “ Sidestepping the Peter Principle for Career Success.”. There are no shortcuts to developing high-trust relationships.

Boost Employee Engagement Globally

Michael Lee Stallard

We’re delighted to announce that next year I’ll be teaching workshops on leadership, teamwork, employee engagement, productivity, innovation and Connection Cultures at the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) in Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh and London. (Stateside I’ll be teaching sessions in 2011 for IMS in Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, Detroit and San Francisco.). Earlier this year my colleague Jason Pankau spoke at the HR Summit in Singapore.

February 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted The ABC Problem Solving Strategy. Joel Garfinkle of Career Advancement Blog contributed Seven Ways To Sell Your Ideas to Management. According to Joel, these seven tips help you communicate and advocate for your ideas successfully, since influencing upward is about selling your ideas to management.

May 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Managing Priorities: A Key to Leadership Success. The post May 2018 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

Web Development: 3 Fast Ways For Business Of Any Size

Strategy Driven

Website development is the key to making these things happen. billion global internet users. The question is what is the best way to develop a website if there is nobody in your company who is capable of building it? Web development: what does it include?

Talent Management and Preparing Leaders Correctly with Piet Hein Merckens

N2Growth Blog

That is a tough statistic to try to wrap your mind around, and I was interested in Piet’s opinion on how did we get to this point and how there could be some solutions to solve this talent management gap. Does your organizational strategy include talent management?

Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Developing Leaders

Next Level Blog

The publication date of this post, December 1, 2020, marks the 20 th anniversary of our leadership development company, The Eblin Group. We’ve been very intentional about and fortunate in developing long-term relationships with our clients.

Interview: Managing Change in Today’s Dynamic Global Economy

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Supriya Desai, Principal at ASC* Advisory, shares why in today’s global business environment – characterized by volatility, uncertainty, chaos and ambiguity – we must step up our role as change practitioners to develop our organizations to be change-agile.

The Great Leadership Development Disrupter: Leadership Rotation

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dee Ann Turner: During my tenured career at one organization, I had the “best of the best” leadership development opportunities. In that organization, no expense was spared for leadership development. The leader is more likely to develop an innovation mindset.

Henry Mintzberg’s Bedtime Stories for Managers

Leading Blog

M INTZBERG’S 20th book, Bedtime Stories for Managers , is a thought-provoking page-turner. (In The theme running through most is that managers/leaders need to get out from behind their desks and see the world from the perspective of their employees and customers. To this end, he dedicates the book to “all those managers who eat the scrambled eggs to help their organization work like a cow.” Management is not eating the eggs. Do we need more globalization on this globe?

Leadership Development Investments

Coaching Tip

study of nearly 400 organizations by Lee Hecht Harrison has identified that 54% of employers plan to increase investments in leadership development in 2015. Only 5% of employers plan to decrease investments, and a further 41% reported leadership development investments will stay the same. Having a strong pipeline of ‘ready now’ leaders is at the heart of a high-performing talent management strategy. Results management 2. Managing a Successful Career. .

Leaders: Is An Insider Mindset Ethical?

Leading in Context

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Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success

Chart Your Course

Today’s hyper-paced, team-oriented and global work environments require strong and effective personal/soft skills. Emotional intelligence (otherwise known as emotional quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand, use and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. –Activities tailored to help develop and grow the five key factors of EQ.

Help Your Global Talent Succeed and Lead - Cultivate Communication Skills

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Nancy Vason: As leaders of global businesses, you draw from a deep well of talent. You employ engineers, plant managers, economists, IT managers and marketing directors from all over the world. According to the Harvard Business Review , English is now the global language of business, and more and more multinational companies are mandating English as the common corporate language. Are they leading global teams? Offer leadership development programs.

3 Ways to Develop Winning Team Spirit

Michael Lee Stallard

Webb continues to work closely with the Varsity Brands’ senior management including new CEO Matthew Rubel. Today cheerleading continues to grow as ESPN broadcasts Varsity’s cheer competitions, more states embrace cheer as an integral part of the school athletic program, and participation continues to grow globally at a rapid pace. I asked him to share some of the key factors that contributed to developing the culture. Photo of Jeff Webb courtesy of Varsity Brands.

Personal Development: Help Yourself and Your Employees Grow

Strategy Driven

Personal development is crucial in building a holistic workforce made of leaders and employees who have the skills to succeed in all areas of life. This is because it looks beyond just job qualifications to include mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical development.

Responsible Management Education: UN Principles

Leading in Context

What is the Purpose of Management Education? The purpose of management education is obviously to develop capable and responsible managers. Context Ethical Organization ethical leadership context ethics training global ethics leadership and management leadership development leading ethically in organizations management and leadershipBut what does that mean?

English Football (Soccer) and Executive Development

N2Growth Blog

The leagues are structured in a hierarchical format, with the Premier League being the top 20 clubs, which include such globally recognised names as Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Manchester City, among others. And then there is the English National Football Team , The Three Lions, made up of the best English national players, including such global superstars as Wayne Rooney and David Beckham (now retired). EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT. My main job was developing talent.

The global company’s challenge

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a brief excerpt from another terrific article featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Martin Dewhurst, Jonathan Harris, and Suzanne Heywood explain why, as the economic spotlight shifts to developing markets, global companies need new ways to manage their strategies, people, costs, and risks.