April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 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. Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen shared Overcome social distance with empathy in leadership. Crisis Leadership. How you lead your team through this change will speak volumes about your leadership.”

November 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 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. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds shared Leadership Mumbo Jumbo: Are You Communicating Clearly to Your Followers? Jim explains: “Don’t engage in leadership mumbo jumbo. Development.

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March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival! Rebecca Elvy of Rebecca Elvy provided The Critical Leadership Skill Most Leaders Don’t Have. Strong communication skills are paramount to successful leadership. Development.

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. Jeff writes: “Relationship building and expertise are both needed to gain influence in leadership roles. Eileen reveals those stills and provides tips on how to develop them. Development.

5 Leadership Development Projects even Frantic Leaders Can Do

Leadership Freak

The tragedy of organizational life is incompetent leadership. If everything rises or falls on leadership, why aren’t you systematically developing leadership skills? 3 pathetic excuses leaders give to neglect development: I don’t… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership Development

November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Steve Digioia of Steve Digioia provided Leadership Series: Ron Kaufman. Development. It‘s your job to help your employees to develop and to improve. Simple things can make a difference and help develop a more positive culture.

5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects, where groups work together to address real business problems, can provide an immediate ROI that more than pays for your training investment. The post 5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project

Leadership Freak

3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project #1.… … Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership DevelopmentI’m keeping a gratitude journal until November 28, 2019. Every evening or morning I use a pen to express thanks for three things in a journal.

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. Chip Bell shared The Secret Sauce of Leadership Communications. Jesse explains: “According to Warren Bennis, ‘Just about everything written today about leadership and organizations comes from Mary Parker Follett’s writings and lectures.’

August 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Clearly, these 26 contributors found time among the summer doldrums to think (and write) about leadership. Art begins with: “newsflash: there are no shortcuts to great leadership.”

Improving Project Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

While I’m not going to give you the encyclopedic solution to the challenge of getting more of the right work done on projects more effectively and getting projects completed on time, I am going to share of few insights that I and my team have been […].

June 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Along with this sun-drenched opportunity to take a breath, we also are sending along links from 20 leaders to warm up your thoughts on leadership. Leadership Development Leadership development carnival

June 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. tragedy developed the ability to lead quickly. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided The Seven Signs of Great Leadership. Development. Leadership.

November 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Leadership blends the demands of setting a vision for people and the rewards of seeing them achieve that vision. The contributors to today’s carnival each looked at various facets of leadership.

April 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. of Germane Consulting submitted 5 Ways Women Redefine Leadership. She shares: “Women have improved and redefined leadership in a number of important ways, which men have also adopted.

February 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! For those of you who watched the Super Bowl this weekend, did you gain any leadership takeaways? It seems that sports frequently provides an opportunity for leadership analogies!

Will this project manager make a good people manager?

Lead Change Blog

Sam’s team just delivered a complex project on-time, on-budget, and with impeccable quality. His company is eying him for promotion, because they want him to “rub off” on other project managers, whose results aren’t as stellar. In theory, a good project manager can become a good [.] Curriculum developer. Maybe he can teach them a trick or two? Author information Leigh Steere Co-founder, Managing People Better, LLC—a management research firm/think tank.

Digital Project Leadership – “Re-Imagining the Client Experience”

Lead Change Blog

With the technological advances that occur every day, it is important that Project Leaders stay on top of these changes by developing a “Digital Project Leadership” mindset to stay relevant. Leadership Development Uncategorized Change Growth Resources

KidPower 2015 Earth Day Project – Coaching Kids to Lead

Lead Change Blog

This month, COI is undertaking an ambitious Earth Day project titled, KidPower2015 Earth Day Project , with the goal of encouraging COI kids to be leaders in the movement to protect the Earth for future generations. The classroom served as the project’s “proving grounds.”

Have a Big Project? Start Here

Kevin Eikenberry

There is much written about (and worth learning about) project planning and goal achievement. You can learn many strategies and approaches to help your projects be successful and your goals be reached.

A 5 Step Project That Fuels Energy and Performance

Leadership Freak

Peter Drucker 5 step project: #1. List the top three strengths of… Continue reading → Culture Managing Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Development Organizational Development“A person can perform only from strength.

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The Nickname Project

Leadership Freak

NYT) Claudia became the First Lady of the United States… Continue reading → Encouragement Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentNurse Alice Tittle said Claudia Alta Taylor was, “… as pretty as a lady bird.” At two years old, Claudia became, “Lady Bird.” (NYT)

A Butt-Kicking Project to Overcome the Drain of Talkative Leadership

Leadership Freak

I asked a group, “What’s a… Continue reading → Communication Listening Marks of leaders Leadership Leadership DevelopmentYou talk to solve problems, but what if your talking IS the problem? You talk to help, but what if your talking makes people feel helpless?

Tips To Improve Your Business and Project Management Skills

Strategy Driven

Senior managers need to develop communication, motivational, and leadership skills to further the success of the company. If you want a corporate career as a business manager or a project manager, you are aware that meeting and exceeding goals and objectives are key to your success.

Braithwaite Innovation Group Presents the July 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2015 Leadership Development Carnival! This month brings a treat of 22 leadership posts to savor and share. Topics range from moral character to leadership lessons from World War II to stepping out of comfort zones.

When Projects Fail

Leadership Freak

We had a project fail. Taking others higher Failure Motivation Mistakes Optimism Success Feedback Leadership Development Leadership fear of failure organizational success insignificance mediocrity Let it sting. Soothing pain is for babies, not big boys and girls. Team members who don’t care about losing are losers. Don’t sooth discomfort by minimizing failure, but don’t overreact, either. Expect responsibility. Blamers are covering for something they should have done.

Steps and Tips for Proper Project Planning

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development We have all heard the age old 7 P’s about the effects proper planning has on your performance. The ability to properly plan and complete projects can be an extremely intricate, complicated [.]. Leadership Development Project planning Team productivity Teamwork Work PerformanceWhile the phrase may be a bit brash, it is completely accurate. Poor planning is one of the top reasons most businesses fail.

Five Leadership Styles for Successful Project Management

Lead on Purpose

What makes Project Managers successful? But there’s one thing that the best, most valued Project Managers have in common. Here are five of the most common leadership style and guidelines on when to use them. If your servers go down and you’re losing $1,000 a minute, you need a take-charge project leader who tells people exactly what to do to fix the problem. Well, you don’t, especially as projects become more complex and you need people to take initiative.

Problems with leadership development processes…

EnLeadership

After 23 years in the leadership development business, we are just realizing the impact of some of the issues. To the total health of you and your team, Ed Oakley and the Enlightened Leadership team TRANSCRIPTION Hi it’s Ed Oakley.

Why Large Complex Projects Often Fail

Lead Change Blog

You don’t have to go very far to find a failed multi-million dollar project. To be clear, let’s define failure as a multi-million dollar project that ran consistently over budget and behind schedule; some came in years late. Why Large Complex Projects Often Fail. Best of Blogs Series Leadership Development complexity failure Project Management risk take a risk

Restarting Stalled Projects, Guaranteed

Leadership Freak

Every reason projects stall comes back to one, lack of urgency. Who’s responsible: Save time, energy, and resources by settling the question of responsibility for derailed projects, quickly. Failure Leading Managing Marks of leaders Meetings and agendas Motivation Questions Taking others higher Teams inadequate resources Leadership Development Management managing projects meeting schedule Meetings personal conversations public meetings

Is Leadership for You?

Lead Change Blog

You can learn a lot about leadership by observing good leaders and watching what they do. You can spend time thinking about how you would handle leadership issues. You can read books and blog posts and articles about leadership. Leadership Isn’t for Everyone. How to Determine if Leadership is for You. Reading about leadership and observing leaders won’t tell you enough. It’s an important part of leadership work. The post Is Leadership for You?

Developing a Positive Culture

Lead Change Blog

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Marcella Bremer to talk about her work in developing a positive culture in the workplace, her new book, Developing a Positive Culture , and the Positive Culture Academy (classes start April 2nd). After university, I landed a job where I brimmed with energy, but after a temporary project ended, I was just “doing time” in an office to pay my bills. Best of Books Change Leadership Culture relationships

The Character-Based Leader Book Project: My 10 Leadership Lessons

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Character Based Leader Book Leadership Development “Let’s write a book.” Character Based Leader Book Leadership Development conflict decide Decisions ownership team vision The Character-Based Leader Book vision” Often we don’t see significant turning points in our life. Or we don’t realize their significance when they happen. Many times radical change comes from a simple decision.

4 Must-Have Skills of the Well-Rounded Project Manager

Strategy Driven

In today’s business environment, project managers are now recognized for their critical role in keeping essential business functions running smoothly. As such, there’s been a corresponding boom in demand for workers with project management skills. Web Development.

Unveiling the Next Big Lead Change Project

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Lead Change Book Leadership Development There’s been an exciting project going on behind the scenes within Lead Change, and now it’s time to pull back the curtain to give our community a sneak peek. Lead Change Book Leadership Development book Character collaboration leadchange Leadership

Peak Leadership Fitness: Elevating Your Leadership Game

Leading Blog

E LEVATING your leadership game is a mindset. In Peak Leadership Fitness , author Timothy Tobin writes, “A leadership mindset is essentially the belief in yourself and your abilities as a leader. This mindset can be developed with effort and curiosity.

5 Reasons Why Leadership Development Should Be More Practical

Lead Change Blog

Every year, businesses spend a combined total of more than $20 billion on leadership development, according to figures published by Forbes, as they continue to try and plug the leadership gap. Making a development strategy more practical is one such way.

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wikipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September edition of the Leadership Development Carnival ! Chris Edmonds , from Driving Results Through Culture , says that every leader needs to have " Serve my employees " as their #1 target in their individual development plan. So my development tip is this.

Project Management Warning Flag 1 – Unfunded Activities

Strategy Driven

Managing a project to an on-time, on-budget completion has become increasingly difficult in the ‘do more with less’ reality of today’s business world. But what many project managers fail to realize is that their project is doomed from the start.

Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever led a project team? Have you ever led a project team where some (or all) of the people on the team don’t report to you? Leadership Learning Personal Development project management In today’s working world, the answer is likely yes.

What Wickipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wickipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.