Jack Welch Led Gossip Sessions

Leadership Freak

With typical candor and color, Jack Welch said, “We always had one hell-of-ah gossip session after every meeting.” (ELP, ELP, 2011, NYC) At least two things happened at meetings Jack Welch attended. Author Leading Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentFirst, the agenda happened. Second, and more importantly, an H.R. meeting happened during and after. During meetings Jack and his team looked through the [.].

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Jack and Suzy Welch on Destiny and Authenticity

Leadership Freak

I asked Jack and Suzy Welch about getting ahead in business and leadership at the World Leaders Conference. Getting ahead: Suzy: If you want to get ahead in business and leadership… “Find your area of… Continue reading → Author Interview Personal Growth Leadership Development

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Jack Welch on the Cruelest Environments

Leadership Freak

Image source: me Jack Welch and candor come together. Communication Courage Leading Managing Marks of leaders Optimism Stress Taking others higher angry outbursts candor Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success stressful environments It didn’t take long for the topic of candor to come up at the dinner I attended after the Chick-fil-A Leadercast.

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Jack Welch Grabbed Jim McCann by the Collar

Leadership Freak

shared Jack Welch’s “encouragement” when it […]. Author Book Notes Decisions Fear Feedback Goals Leading Taking others higher Teams difficult conversations Jim McCann Leadership Leadership Development organizational success Leave a comment on today’s post to become eligible for one of twenty complimentary copies of the new book, “Talk is (NOT) Cheap,” by Jim McCann. Putting off difficult conversations doesn’t help. The longer you wait, the harder they get.

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How Blowing up a Factory Changed Jack Welch

Leadership Freak

I asked Jack Welch, at the World Business Forum 2011, to talk about tipping points in his life and he said, “I blew up a (GE) factory the first year I was there.” Failure Mistakes Optimism Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership DevelopmentHe was in his mid-twenties and figured his career was over. “I I was running a little pilot plant. It all exploded, went [.].

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Forget the Bus! Develop Talent to Create a Fast, Nimble Fleet

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

This approach was first popularized in the 1980′s by Jack Welch at GE and further reinforced in 2001 by Jim Collins who told us to “get the right people on the bus and the wrong people off.” Develop Talent to Create a Fast, Nimble Fleet.

August 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, said, “When you were made a leader, you weren’t given a crown; you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.”

English Football (Soccer) and Executive Development

N2Growth Blog

Simple really, rather than spend millions on youth soccer and developing the next generation of superstars, they go out and pay millions for players from outside of England, because they have neglected to focus on developing local talent. EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT. By John R.

25 Great Leadership Development Quotes

Great Leadership By Dan

However, I did enjoy combing through all of those sites and picking out what I thought to be the 25 best leadership development quotes. Use these to introduce your next leadership development program, build the business case for leadership development, inspire your coaching clients, motivate your employees, or just inspire yourself to develop further as a leader: 1. “To To help others develop, start with yourself! My main job was developing talent.

10 Elements of a Great Woman’s Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve recently had the opportunity to help design a brand-new open-enrollment Woman’s Leadership Development Program to be offered through the University of New Hampshire’s Executive Development Program. Here are 10 Elements of a Great Woman’s Leadership Development Program: 1.

Leadership Lighthouse: You Don’t Have to Lead in the Dark

Linked 2 Leadership

Bill Gates, Jack Welch, the late Steve Jobs—what do these people have in common? EntrepreLeadership Future Leadership Issues Leading & Developing Other Leaders Sales Leadership Bill Gates Jack Welch Steve JobsThey are prominent business leaders who are always appearing in the media. So much so that you probably feel you know their company better simply because you are so familiar with them. Having the world know about you and your company may [.].

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Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice, his research interests are related to the micro-foundations of strategy formulation and implementation. Specifically, his… Read More Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris.

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Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice, his research interests are related to the micro-foundations of strategy formulation and implementation. Specifically, his… Read More Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris.

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The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival

Maximizing Possibility

Gilda thinks that public speaking is an essential success skill for leadership development yet many aspiring leaders still struggle with it. Alice Snell presents Develop, Engage, and Retain posted at Taleo Blog - Talent Management Solutions.

Be•Know•Do: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Cavanagh (Foreword) Jossey-Bass/Leader to Leader Institute; 1st edition (2004) How to develop leaders who have character, competence, knowledge, and results-driven initiative I recently re-read this book, curious to know to what extent […]. Cavanagh the United States military services do the best job developing leaders United States Army Warfighting: The U.S.

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75% Have Hired the Wrong Person

Leadership Freak

I’ll never forget Jack Welch saying you have about a 50/50 chance of hiring the right person. The wrong hire: Drains… Continue reading → Leading Leadership Leadership Development organizational successSurveys confirm that the majority of organizations have hired the wrong person.*

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April Leadership Development Carnival

LDRLB

The April Leadership Development Carnival went live last night. David Burkus discusses the potentially faulty assumptions of Jack Welch’s favored “rank and yank” method in his post The Topgrading Dilemma. Check out the entire Leadership Development Carnival and you’ll find other great posts from top thought leaders. Featured Burkus leadership development carnival Simmons

April Leadership Development Carnival

LDRLB

The April Leadership Development Carnival went live last night. David Burkus discusses the potentially faulty assumptions of Jack Welch’s favored “rank and yank” method in his post The Topgrading Dilemma. Check out the entire Leadership Development Carnival and you’ll find other great posts from top thought leaders. Leadership burkus leadership development carnival simmons

Rainmaker Top Five Blog Picks - Leadership Development Carnival.

Maximizing Possibility

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival | Main | Possibility Maximizer: Management Improvement Carnival » June 07, 2010 Rainmaker Top Five Blog Picks - Leadership Development Carnival Edition Happy Monday!

Be•Know•Do: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Cavanagh (Foreword) Jossey-Bass/Leader to Leader Institute; 1st edition (2004) How to develop leaders who have character, competence, knowledge, and results-driven initiative I recently re-read this book, curious to know [.]. Shinseki Field Manual 22-100 [comma] Army Leadership Frances Hesselbein Jack Welch James Kouzes and Barry Posner John Gardner Patrick Lencioni John Kotter Jossey-Bass/Leader to Leader Institute; 1st edition (2004) Oliver Wendell Holmes Peter Drucker Richard E.

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Jack Welch’s Approach to Breaking Down Silos Still Works

Harvard Business Review

Working across organizational boundaries was a new way of thinking 25 years ago —one that was largely championed by Jack Welch, then CEO of GE. Welch was convinced that the speed of globalization and technological innovation in the 21 st century would require companies to work very differently – with shorter decision cycles, more employee engagement, and stronger collaboration than had previously been required to compete.

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The Score Takes Care of Itself: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership Bill Walsh with Steve Jamison Craig Walsh Portfolio/Penguin Group (2009) “But here’s the lesson I learned… ” Note: I remembered this book when I recently began work on material for a workshop on development of middle management and re-read it, curious to know how well the [.].

Can Charisma Be Taught? The 90% Theory And Why That Can Be Enough

Terry Starbucker

The 90% Theory And Why That Can Be Enough by Starbucker on October 10, 2010 Jack Welch at the World Business Forum, October 5 2010 (Photo by dov.com) Charisma – “ a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty ” (Webster Dictionary) You notice them the minute they enter a room. Watching Jack Welch last week resurfaced all those wonderings, and while it’s still somewhat mysterious to me, after a few days of contemplation I finally have a theory about charisma.

Vision, Values, and Mission: Well Lived Trumps Well Written

The Practical Leader

Way too many organizations confuse debating and developing a vision, values, and mission statement with actually living them. It’s at the core of our leadership and organization development models Transformation Pathways and Timeless Leadership Principles.

How to Gossip Your Way to Success

Leadership Freak

Jack Welch said… Continue reading → Gossip Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development leadership success organizational success The most frustrating experience in leadership is making poor people-decisions. You had such high hopes. People-decisions make or break leaders. You’re fortunate if you get people-decisions right 50% of the time.

One Thing All Remarkable Leaders Learn to Do

Leadership Freak

Jack Welch – retired… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth great leaders Growth Leadership Development leadership successAll successful leaders universally share one quality. I’ve interviewed and learned from some of the world’s most respected leaders and thinkers. James Whitehurst – CEO and President of Redhat.

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How using brain science can help to achieve peak performance by completing the Cycle of Excellence

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ned") Hallowell Good-to-Great Harvard College Harvard Medical School Jack Welch: “getting the right people in the right jobs is a lot more important than developing strategy” Jim Collins John Ratey John Wooden’s U.C.L.A. A graduate of Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, Edward M. (“Ned&# ) Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist and the founder of The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health.

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Jennifer Prosek: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries 360º feedback a “culture of candor” a business “boot camp” AMACOM (a division of the American Management Association) an off-site professional development session that is dedicated to teaching the employees the business or focused on a specific topic Army of Entrepreneurs: Create an Engaged and Empowered Workforce for Exceptional Business Growth “Army of EntrepreneursTM” model “kaizen” “truth well packaged" v.

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Check Out The Leadership Development Carnival at Great Leadership!

Maximizing Possibility

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week | Main | Possibility Maximizer: Tim Sanders Monthly E-Newsletter » May 03, 2010 Check Out The Leadership Development Carnival at Great Leadership!

Seven Power Tips for Spotting Future Leaders

Leadership Freak

This means: Great leaders identify and develop great leaders. One of my favorite Jack Welch quotes is, “The team with the best players wins.” Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Teams dissatisfaction exponential success frustrations future leader great leaders Growth Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentYou’ll fail apart from surrounding yourself with talented people.

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How to Overcome Poor Presentation Skills

Coaching Tip

Executive onboarding coaching (of the newly recruited or promoted executive can turnaround this high rate of failure) by helping the newly promoted or recruited executive develop the interpersonal skills necessary to succeed at the next level. Within the effulgence of their limbic brain, mammals developed a capacity we call limbic resonance--a symphony of mutual exchange and internal adaptation whereby two mammals become attuned to each other's inner states.

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How to Accelerate Team Learning

QAspire

Jack Welch famously said, “An organizations ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the greatest competitive advantage.”. A team’s ability to learn quickly is at the heart of adapting to constant changes.

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Successful Leadership Is Not One Size Fits All

Coaching Tip

Certainly, these folks have the skill to develop a major corporation, after all that is precisely how we came to know their names. By Guest Author Art Gould. When a giant like Google changes management styles, we ought to take notice.

College Sex Scandals, Candor, and Leadership

Leadership Freak

Jack Welch said, “I [.]. Courage Failure Fear Leading Power Leadership DevelopmentI woke up this morning to the news that Joe Paterno has been fired as the Head Coach of Penn State football. The President of Penn State, Graham Spanier, is also out. Many believe they are out because of a sex scandal. But the real reason is lack of courageous candor.

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How to Gossip Your Way to Success

Leadership Freak

Jack Welch said… Continue reading → Gossip Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development leadership success organizational success The most frustrating experience in leadership is making poor people-decisions. You had such high hopes. People-decisions make or break leaders. You’re fortunate if you get people-decisions right 50% of the time.

Managing the Boss

Management is a Journey

He provides training and development, managerial and organizational assessments, and management coaching services. In the following video, Jack Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, gives a powerful example of how he did this earlier in his career.

Excitable, Emotional, or Passionate

Leadership Freak

John Bell suggests, when excitable equals passionate, we admire Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, and Howard Shultz. Book Notes Interview Leading Managing Marks of leaders Optimism Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentAccording to the input from my facebook page, being “unexcitable” isn’t the most admired leadership quality. All of which are famous or notorious for their passion. Perhaps it’s a matter of definition and context? “I

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10 Ways to Become a Risk-Taker

Leadership Freak

“Real change agents comprise less than 10% of all business people,” Jack Welch. Change Courage Decisions Failure Fear Goals Innovation Leading Managing Marks of leaders Mistakes Motivation Passion Personal Growth Questions Teams Vision weaknesses experimental mode Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development pablo picasso quotes soren kierkegaardMost leaders play not-to-lose rather than playing to win, especially in large organizations.

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Turnover: A Good Thing

Leadership Freak

A recent conversation with a healthcare executive reminded me that Jack Welch’s management rule of 20-70-10 inevitably increases turnover. Coaching Encouragement Failure Innovation Leading Managing Marks of leaders Motivation Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development leadership role models organizational success performance cultures

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The Secret to Powerful Leadership

Leadership Freak

Lafley, Calvin Klein, and Jack Welch hit home runs. Courage Leading Personal Growth Power Growth Leadership DevelopmentIt’s the morning after and it wasn’t what I heard but what I saw that matters most. I’m home from the two-day Elite Leadership Program in New York City. The drive home gave me time to think about what I heard. Believe me, A.G. Lafley led [.].

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Excitable, Emotional, or Passionate

Leadership Freak

John Bell suggests, when excitable equals passionate, we admire Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, and Howard Shultz. Taking others higher Marks of leaders Managing Leading Book Notes Interview Optimism Leadership Development Leadership Organizational DevelopmentAccording to the input from my facebook page, being “unexcitable” isn’t the most admired leadership quality. All of which are famous or notorious for their passion. Perhaps it’s a matter of definition and context? “I

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10 Ways to Become a Risk-Taker

Leadership Freak

“Real change agents comprise less than 10% of all business people,” Jack Welch. Change Courage Decisions Failure Fear Goals Innovation Leading Managing Marks of leaders Mistakes Motivation Passion Personal Growth Questions Teams Vision weaknesses experimental mode Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development pablo picasso quotes soren kierkegaardMost leaders play not-to-lose rather than playing to win, especially in large organizations.

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Behaviors and Mindsets that Ruin Careers

Leading Blog

Bill Lane was Jack Welch’s speechwriter for nearly two decades. Naturally, Welch figures into much of this book. Of Related Interest: 5 Leadership Lessons: Inside Welch's Communication Revolution at GE. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. Personal DevelopmentIn Losing It , he draws on his experiences primarily at GE to highlight the behaviors that are career killers.

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