Developing a Habit to Think

Coaching Tip

Yet, most leadership teams fail to do so. Being busy with the day-to-day operations of the business is the most common excuse for having time to think and work on winning moves. Women, Know Thyself: The most important knowledge is self-knowledge. (ebook and paperback editions) . Women and Time (ebook and paperback editions) . ebook and Workbook Edition in paperback at $13.41) .

Leadership Campaign

Coaching Tip

There’s a leadership crisis in American politics and business—a crisis that extends around the world. We find the training and managing of leadership is broken. Today, the model of “Change Leadership” versus “Bigness Leadership” is an approach built for these turbulent times by Google, Walt Disney Company and others. But most leadership models are stuck in the pre-information age ,” argues Scott Miller.

Ego Free Leadership

Coaching Tip

Resolving those conflicts with a win-win mindset can unlock untold dividends in the form of a shared sense of purpose and commitment according to "EGO FREE LEADERSHIP: Ending the unconscious habits that hijack your business" , by business executive Brandon Black and executive coach Shayne Hughes. EGO FREE LEADERSHIP provides an in-depth examination of the habits and beliefs that hold executives and their teams back and offers solutions to removing crippling ego dynamics.

High Potential Leadership Profiles

Coaching Tip

Trait-based assessment data from your high potential population can be a gold mine of information about your organization, from recruiting practices to how leaders are likely to operate under stress. High potential programs bring value to the individual participants, by helping them reflect on their leadership strengths and areas for development. Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide. Can''t Get Enough Leadership: Mobile Self-Coaching Secrets . .

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CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Friday, January 28, 2011 5 Leadership Styles that Work A guest post by Art Gould Recipes for Success: 5 Different Leadership Styles That All Work! But when you look more closely and study their leadership styles, you tend to notice more differences than similarities. The secret to Rob Waltons success is that he does not pretend to be his father and has indeed adopted a different style of leadership.

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How to Deliver a Leadership Event that Sticks

Nathan Magnuson

I’m constantly surprised at what passes for “leadership training” these days. Then I remember that most leaders work in business operations and their involvement is often extracurricular. Investing in a leadership event shouldn’t happen on a whim.

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Employee Engagement: A Story and a Few Resources

QAspire

eBook on Employee Engagement that features best ideas, specific tips and stories about engagement. The book also features my classic post titled “ Engagement, Leadership and Power of Storytelling ”. He continued, “See, when I do my job well and clean the operating rooms and other work areas, the doctors have a sanitary, safe place to do their jobs. Leadership Managing Communication Managing People employee engagement Free eBook HR

9 Leadership Themes for the New Year

Nathan Magnuson

I believe that’s true when it comes to leadership effectiveness as well. If you haven’t thought much about it, I’d like to share some of my leadership themes for the new year. But as we gain experience, we start to operate from habit rather than creativity.

Leadership Styles: Do you lead like a shark or a whale?

leaderCommunicator

And as I watched, I started to think of their respective hunting behaviors as ultimately, different leadership styles. Practice their hunting techniques, adapt to changing conditions and operate based on learned behaviors. Want more on leadership?

The Elements of Power - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Elements of Power It is beautiful here. I read a great book The Elements of Power - Lessons on Leadership and Influence by Terry Bacon. 3 - Power is relational and dependent on the domain in which the person is operating.

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26 Stellar Leadership Audiobooks You Mustn't Miss

Miles Anthony Smith

Top 26 Can't Miss Leadership Audiobooks ​These best 26 leadership audiobooks will help you kick leadership butt, becoming the leader that your family and friends always knew you can be. You can't read a physical or ebook while doing any of those. Leadership

Leadership: 6 Clues It’s Time to Adopt a Strategic Messaging Platform

leaderCommunicator

To be best-in-class we must think standard operating procedures. At the same time, leadership knows what to expect and how the process works when we need to create messages to achieve a business outcome. Download our "Mastering the Art of Messaging" eBook, today

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In Case You Missed It: From Leadership to Work-Life Balance – Best Posts of the Week

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. That''s just one of many headlines congratulating the chief operating officer at Facebook for leaving work at a reasonable hour to spend time with her kids. Get more on leadership today!

5 Ways Leaders Can Promote Themselves via Pinterest

Lead Change Blog

If you create eBooks and white papers or regularly hold seminars, Pinterest is a fantastic place to repurpose such content. EBooks and white papers can be featured on their own boards with the cover used as the main image. Resources Leadership Pinterest Social Media

Angel Capital vs. Venture Capital - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Angel Capital vs. Venture Capital Angels and VCs are often very synergistic. Their background in operations of a business often makes them more suitable to do the detail work. Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link << Home Time Leadership is my philosophies on Leadership and Time Management. I call it CEO Blog - Time Leadership because of my keen interest in time.

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Dr. Liz Alexander on Thought Leadership

Rajesh Setty

Thought Leadership is one of my favorite topics. She has written nine commercially published books that have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide, and several self-published ebooks. Like any other form of leadership, it comes as a consequence of others following you.

The Biggest Mistakes Team Leaders Make

Let's Grow Leaders

I’m a great leadership thinker too. Team leaders operate under constant pressure- up-down-and sideways- coupled with limited control. It’s not the same struggles that happen in the leadership stratosphere, the pressures vary and so do the mistakes.

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How to Keep Your Team Agile and Aligned Under Pressure

Strategy Driven

You can see this play out in your daily operations and ultimately in the P&L. He is the author of Leader Board: The DNA of High-Performance Teams available for purchase in ebook or print on Amazon.com.

Beware the Curse of Knowledge

Nathan Magnuson

Where rookies default to research and external thought leadership, veterans default to their own experiences. At this point, our expertise begins to plateau because we’re operating from memory vs. curiosity.

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Nathan Magnuson

On one hand, setting off in a new direction provides the opportunity to break down your operation and processes into small parts and identify improvements for each one. In The Art of Leadership , Max de Pree says, “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.

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3 Reasons to Invest in YOU

Dave Bratcher

We are constantly operating in an environment and operating under the impression that it’s all about me. Leave your email address below and receive my FREE Leadership Manifesto ebook (I hate SPAM too, so don’t worry.). Leadership #leadership John Maxwell John Maxwell Team L2 leadership Learn Lead Minute with Maxwell ROI

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The Biggest Challenges into Exciting Opportunities

Coaching Tip

Basing the way you operate in the past, which is what best practices tell you to do, doesn’t equip you to navigate change. Backed by 40 years of research, “THAT’S NOT HOW WE DO IT HERE: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall—and Can Rise Again,” tackles the eternal tension between management and leadership and the reasons for the rise and fall of organizations. Secrets to gleaning “buy-in” from top leadership. Can't Get Enough Leadership , .

Is Your Organization Playing Chess or Checkers?

Nathan Magnuson

Bet on Leadership. It shouldn’t be a surprise that organizational success starts with leadership. The best organizations have a strong leadership bench. But in Mark Miller’s words, “You cannot be a great organization without great leadership.”

The Work of a Sales Boss

Coaching Tip

Author Jonathan Whistman details how to create a winning sales team in "THE SALES BOSS: The Real Secret to Hiring, Training, and Managing a Sales Team." A comprehensive guide into the psychology behind getting a team operating at the highest levels. Self-Coaching Leadership Books in ebook or paperback editions: . . Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide , Ask the Coach. Can't Get Enough Leadership , . .

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6 Simple Techniques to Help Your Employees See the Big Picture

Let's Grow Leaders

There’s real power in taking a “field trip” to another department and seeing how they really think and operate. Teaching Operations Reviews. If you’re like most managers, you know the importance of helping your team see the bigger picture.

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Nobody Rises To Low Expectations

QAspire

Leader also needs ability to decide when to focus on details (activities, task, operational aspects) and when to see a broad picture (values, behaviors, methods, results etc). Download “ Graceful Leadership 101 ” – a free PDF eBook.

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Are You Clinging to the Wrong Strategy Style?

Coaching Tip

Perhaps, you should ask these questions: How predictable is the environment in which our unit operates? A classical strategy (the one everyone learned in business school) works well for companies operating in predictable and immutable environments. John Agno: Can't Get Enough Leadership (ebook formats at $2.99) John G. Agno: Can't Get Enough Leadership: Self Coaching Secrets (Paperback at $28.99).

Expertise Matters!

Nathan Magnuson

Otherwise, learn all you can from their thought leadership. Otherwise we operate only from memory instead of curiosity. Nathan Magnuson is a leadership consultant, coach, trainer and thought leader.

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Be Known Positively

Nathan Magnuson

Recently I shared 9 Leadership themes for the new year , including one: be known positively. I value relationships, but during my work day I often operate with an ongoing project plan in my head. Nathan Magnuson is a leadership consultant, coach, trainer and thought leader.

You’re Never Too Big to Serve

Nathan Magnuson

I was proud that my Special Operations job allowed me to work in an advisory capacity with both the State Department and local NGOs. And by the way, if you believe there is none, it’s your leadership responsibility from a continuous improvement standpoint to share your thoughts).

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What is EntreLeadership

Coaching Tip

Persuasion is pulling the rope and positional leadership is pushing the rope. Guiding Principles: A universal operating standard that guides decision-making both personally and organizationally. That means that leadership is a means to an end--the mission it serves is the end.

Perception is More Than Reality

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Perception is More Than Reality by Kevin Eikenberry on November 12, 2010 in Devloping Others , Leadership , Learning , Mentoring , Personal Development We’ve all heard, and said.

Rookie Entrepreneurship

Coaching Tip

But, I found that rookies actually operate with higher levels of self-awareness and move faster than their experienced counterparts. Cyrus Durey: Frontiersmen of the Adirondacks: Economic Development in Early North America (ebook and paperback editions). Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide. . Books Business Coaching Career Current Affairs Memes Skills Success What is Work life entrepreneurship frontiersmen knowledge workers leadership guide book learning

Making Succession Planning “Real”

Great Leadership By Dan

I recently asked readers to submit their burning leadership development questions. Those that get picked for a post will receive a free copy of my eBook. How do I get the leadership team to see this as important? Most senior teams have Monthly Operation Reviews (MORs) – the real stuff is on that agenda, and the rest is all noise. To me, it’s the single most important differentiator when it comes to succession planning and leadership development.

Leading a Cultural Change

Coaching Tip

Emotion is always operating below the surface and the executive doesn't recognize how important his or her feelings are at the time of the decision. Self-Coaching Leadership Books in ebook or paperback editions: . Can't Get Enough Leadership , . Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide , Ask the Coach . Leading a business transition through a cultural change, to deliver dramatically increased value, is a tough assignment.

Changing Moral Attitudes

Coaching Tip

Guiding Principles: A universal operating standard that guides decision-making both personally and organizationally. ebook formats or $9.99 Books Leadership Memes Personal Coaching Self-Awareness Tips

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How Leaders Can Help Develop Customer Service Strategies

Tanveer Naseer

To become a successful customer focused business, your leadership must develop a holistic strategy that impacts every department, and revolutionizes the way you do business. Leadership is the driving force of strategy. And it’s your leadership who is in the best position to see the course of the strategy from above, to analyze the results, and to let the strategy evolve as is necessary. That is why it is key that leadership oversees the CRM process.

How Leaders Can Help Develop Customer Service Strategies

Tanveer Naseer

To become a successful customer focused business, your leadership must develop a holistic strategy that impacts every department, and revolutionizes the way you do business. Leadership is the driving force of strategy. And it’s your leadership who is in the best position to see the course of the strategy from above, to analyze the results, and to let the strategy evolve as is necessary. That is why it is key that leadership oversees the CRM process.

How to Be Generous in Business

Nathan Magnuson

One of my favorite organizations, Chick-fil-A, places a high value on organizational leadership as well as chicken sandwiches. Nathan Magnuson is a leadership consultant, coach, trainer and thought leader. I’ve written before about generosity.

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7 Types of Waste Productivity Leaders Eradicate

Nathan Magnuson

” But consider the following business scenario: if your operating profit is 10% and you are able to eliminate enough waste to lower your costs by 10%, your profits will nearly double without earning any addition revenue. How much is waste costing your organization?

Customer Service, Analytics, and Happy Meals

LDRLB

a FREE ebook on HR analytics available at www.HowManyTheBook.com.]. While writing this article, a little online research took me to the website of cedwardsgroup.com that is the operating company of seven McDonald’s restaurants in Western North Carolina.

Interview: Rebel Brown

N2Growth Blog

Mike Myatt: What’s been most rewarding to you in your work in the leadership field? Mike Myatt: What’s the best and worst example of leadership you’ve observed in recent times? Without integrity – there is no leadership.

Pattern Recognition

Coaching Tip

So, I would suspect that your concern about maintaining gross profits of the past, when product sales dominated your business, is very real now that operations are more services oriented. If their answer is “yes,” explore what it would take to structure your organization, your operations and your company’s image around these new strengths. . John Agno: Ask the Coach (ebook or paperback editions). Unique Leadership Skills.