Mon.Feb 06, 2012

Leadership and Surrender

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. You’ll rarely encounter the words leadership and surrender used together in complementary fashion. Society has labeled surrender as a sign of leadership weakness, when in fact, it can be among the greatest of leadership strengths.

Two Words Changing Leadership and the World

C-Level Strategies

“You Matter. These two words can change your mood, change your mind, and have the power to change lives and the world if we understand and leverage them in the right way” ~ Angela Maiers TED Talk June 2011. I believe they can also change a company. When I Didn’t Matter.

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Has Ego Trumped Your Mission? Lessons in Transparency from the Komen Foundation Fiasco

Next Level Blog

As you’ve no doubt read, the Komen Foundation – the people behind the pink ribbons to fight breast cancer – found themselves at the center of controversy last week after they decided to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. The basis for the decision, according to Komen officials: They no longer wanted to give money to organizations. Click headline to continue.

Seven Powerful Lessons I Learned from Zig Ziglar

Kevin Eikenberry

I first read See You at the Top (Zig Ziglar’s classic first book) over Christmas one year during college. I had heard of Zig, and checked out the book from the library. I took pages of notes since I couldn’t write in the book. I still have the notes. Soon after, I started listening to Zig’s [.]. Achievement Leadership Learning Personal Development Success goal achievement learning principles sales story timing values Zig Ziglar

5 Leadership Lessons: Great Leaders Grow

Leading Blog

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller have penned another business fable, Great Leaders Grow. People and organizations are not fully alive unless they are growing. They ask, “will you be a leader who is always ready to face the next challenge, or will you be a leader that tries to apply yesterday’s solutions to today’s problems? The latter will ultimately fail,” say the authors. The solution is to GROW: Growth is the leader’s fountain of youth. Growing, for great leaders, is like breathing.

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8 Power Tips for Building Your Reputation

Leadership Freak

** Your reputation is built on being noticed for the right things in the right way by the right people. Reputation is about credibility, trust, and influence. Good reputations create opportunities. Danger: Good reputations are earned slowly and lost quickly. One major blunder outweighs many contributions. Building your reputation: Focus on results even though the [.]. Coaching Influence Listening Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development

Stop Managing Your Career

In the CEO Afterlife

Inherent in the definition of career is the opportunity to progress. Getting ahead” was my father’s way of saying it. Notwithstanding politics, nowhere is the notion of upward mobility more prevalent than in the world of business.

GUTSY GALS are Electricians

Women on Business

Sue was not feeling GUTSY ; she was still in pain as she talked about an ugly spill that ended with a badly injured ankle. Several doctors told her she would have to be CAREFUL , very, very careful for, well… forever. Diana, sitting across the circle from Sue is a nurse.

How The Six Goal Genres Resolve the Conflict of Goals vs Goallessness

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

My friend Susan wrote, “Although I am ashamed to admit it….I I don’t think I have any goals right now. At least there are none that have crystallized for me. I am a goal-setter, always have been, and have achieved almost all that I have set….

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5 Lessons A True Leader Can Take Away From The VW Super Bowl Ad

Chris Brady

I am excited to introduce the following article contributed exclusively to readers of this blog by Jason Monaghan from the University of Notre Dame. For a look at the ad in question, click here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Contemporary Leadership Current Affairs LLR Daily Application

0302 | Marcus Buckingham

LDRLB

Marcus Buckingham is a key soloist in the strengths movement choir. He is a best-selling author, popular keynote speaker and business consultant who champions the idea that people and organizations reach peak performance by leveraging their strengths. In this interview, we discuss his latest project, StandOut , a combination book and strengths assessment that uses an innovative new research methodology to reveal your top two “strength Roles.”

Wisdom is Learning From Experience. How do you evaluate the experience?

Create Learning

Wisdom has to do with the soundness of a person’s judgment about the ways of the world, and about what people are like, and how they are likely to react. Jaques 1989). One component of your ability to be effective in your work is Wisdom.

The complainer in the workplace: Best responses to keep your sanity

Managers are Heroes

Negative attitude or legitimate complaint? How do you know? Matt Barnes figured the latest e-mail in his inbox was probably another complaint from Janet Larsen. In the past few months it seems Janet had taken to complaining about everything. Matt had been unable to figure out why.

Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Commercial Commentary

Ron Edmondson

I loved the Clint Eastwood ad during the Super Bowl. Then I saw this CNN News editorial. It’s interesting. If her statistics are true, I’ve learned a few things. What do you think? Related posts: Girls Pact to Pregnancy (Sad Commentary on Us). Focus on the Family, John 3:16 Commercial. Wanted: Super-Pastor. Culture

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Leaders: How to Get More Creativity, Energy, and Clarity

Linked 2 Leadership

Do you want more creativity, energy, problem-solving, and clear-thinking at your workplace? Of course you do! Who doesn’t want a team that is happy, energetic, creative, and solves problems easily? I can’t think of one organization that couldn’t benefit in this way. I think we may have found the magic bullet. And the great news is this: [.].

0302 | Marcus Buckingham

LDRLB

Marcus Buckingham is a key soloist in the strengths movement choir. He is a best-selling author, popular keynote speaker and business consultant who champions the idea that people and organizations reach peak performance by leveraging their strengths. In this interview, we discuss his latest project, StandOut , a combination book and strengths assessment that uses an innovative new research methodology to reveal your top two “strength Roles.”

Leading Synergistically

Coaching Tip

If you're involved with any group of people who are trying to achieve common goals, you soon become acutely aware that those goals will be achieved only through the work of the people in the group. Yes, all work is done through relationships and wisely managing these relationship is critical to your team, group, division, company and community. Put simply, organizations don't succeed in and of themselves. They succeed only through individuals working in groups or teams.

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Winner of CMI Management Book of the Year is announced tonight!

Chartered Management Institute

Tonight the winner of CMI Management Book of the Year will be announced tonight at an Awards Evening in central London. We run the competition in association with the British Library so it is fitting the event is being held at the British Library Conference Centre. Related Content: Opportunity to put your questions entrepreneur Celia Gates What have the Archbishop of Canterbury, a boy who makes jam and the author of a book about getting more out of the public sector got in common?

Company presentation myth

Bernd Geropp

Tweet. Tweet Phto: akiwi/ Source: www.bigstock.com. How do you approach an introductory meeting with a prospective customer ? Are you as well one of those that introduce themselves with your own company presentation?

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The Power of an Audience

ReThink HR

We have power but WE can’t do it all on our own… Subscribe to ReThinkHR.org. What We Teach, How We Learn A collection of thoughts and ideas to approach your development efforts. Speaking Topics & Information.

What Can You Do When Information Leaks from a Private Forum?

Managing Communities

photo credit: Vivian Chen [???] Private forums are meant to be private – the information contained within is supposed to only be for the people who have access to that forum. But, people don’t always respect this fact and eventually, you may have someone leaking private information to people who shouldn’t have it. The question [.]. Managing Staff Managing the Community

How Google could double the impact of its ads

Chartered Management Institute

Google ads on content pages use the viewer's previous search and browsing history to target them. Thus, if you looked at a pair of trainers today, for the next few days most of the ads will relate to those trainers, other suppliers, other running kit, other running related activities etc.

Don't Worry Yourself With Others - #doyourjob #management

Management Craft

I am one of those folks who watch the super bowl for the entertainment, not the football. Not just the ads and half-time show, but also the stories of triumph and beating the odds. During yesterday's telecast, I was struck by the interview with soon-to-be MVP Eli Manning who said that his coach encouraged players to "do their jobs."

Leaders: Be Bad Long Enough to Become Good

Linked 2 Leadership

Leaders are meant to be looked up to; to have a powerful role and impact people. However, it seems that leaders are not fulfilling their roles the way that they should be. The most recent National Leadership Index compiled by the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership shows that overall confidence in leadership remains [.]. Coaching Corner Servant Leadership Team Building Leadership business change coaching corner Howard Schultz leadership Management Steve Jobs

Great Leaders Hold People to High Standards

Ron Edmondson

I make no apologies. I continue to challenge the people I lead. I expect a lot of them. I try to be fair. I’m a strong advocate for family time. I embrace the flexible workplace. But, I am always pushing people to be better.

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An Accountability Coach Can Help You Get Results

Your Voice of Encouragement

Do you have an area in your life that you need to improve, but for some reason you’ve lacked the motivation or commitment to make the change? Maybe it’s being more productive at work or scheduling more time with your family.

Torre and Girardi: Coaching the Joes

Marshall Goldsmith

As an executive coach who is accustomed to working with corporate chief executives, I found this recent request to be an interesting challenge: Give some coaching advice to two coaches, Joe Torre, the former coach of the New York Yankees, now coaching the LA Dodgers, and Joe Girardi, the new coach of the Yankees. Here goes: For Joe Torre: 1. Never say, "When I was with the Yankees we." One of the greatest leaders I ever met left a highly successful corporation to work in Silicon Valley.

The Ten Things Managers Need to Know from “The Leader’s Digest”

The Practical Leader

It’s always very interesting to see what readers identify as the most significant messages in my books. Occasionally I wonder if they actually read the book I wrote. Maybe they mixed it up with another one? But most often I am pleasantly surprised at what a reader has learned from the book.

How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Tim Milburn

//NOTE: This is a guest post by Ken Blanchard, author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life. Today, I’m going to give a short, one-question quiz. Here’s the question: How do you rate as a leader? I don’t ask this question flippantly.

Three Ways to Turn Setbacks into Progress

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Teresa Amabile and Steve Kramer for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. Artwork: The Big Mobile (2004), 3rd Biennial of Contemporary Art [.].

How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Tim Milburn

//NOTE: This is a guest post by Ken Blanchard, author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life. Today, I’m going to give a short, one-question quiz. Here’s the question: How do you rate as a leader? I don’t ask this question flippantly.

10 Ways To Have Fun At Work.

Rich Gee Group

Okay — it's the Monday after the Super Bowl and work is the last thing you feel interested in doing right now. Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Fun Have Fun Meetings Phone

February 2012 Top 100 Business Coaches to Follow on Twitter

Rapid BI

Evan Carmichael’s Top 100 Business Coaches - Feb 2012. Date Management business coach Evan Carmichael list top coach twitter

Leadership Caffeine: Teach Your Team Smart(er) Decision Processes

Management Excellence

Nothing happens without a decision. Nothing good happens without the right decision. And, in case you doubt the need to focus on making better decisions, spend some time skimming the news. If you’ve kept up with your health and fitness resolutions thus far this year, you know that even minor adjustments in diet and exercise pay big dividends. The same goes for our individual and group decision-making approaches.