September, 2017

5 Leadership Literacies You Will Need in the Future

Leading Blog

F Futurist Bob Johansen tells us in The New Leadership Literacies , that over the next ten years the world will become explosively more connected. Anything that can be distributed will. To help prepare leaders for the future, he offers a list of five new leadership literacies.

Eight Techniques to Help Your Middle Managers Cultivate Their “Sweet Spot” in Your Organization

Let's Grow Leaders

On paper, your middle managers are in your organization’s sweet spot. They’re the conduits between your strategic vision and the teams who implement that vision. In reality, however, your middle managers are in a tough place. They’re under increasing pressure–from above to […].

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7 Indicators That You’re Not Leading Anymore

Ron Edmondson

Being in a leadership position is no guarantee we are leading. Holding the title of leader isn’t an indication one actually leads. I have a whole chapter on this topic in my book The Mythical Leader. Leading by definition is an active term. It means we are taking people somewhere.

The Leadership Wisdom of Kung Fu

N2Growth Blog

You may not remember the hit TV series from the 70s that traced the adventures of a Shaolin Monk, Kwai Chang Caine (played by the late David Carradine) as he wanders the American West armed only with his spiritual training and skill in Kung Fu.

What The Book Writing Process Looks Like

Joseph Lalonde

It's not as easy as you might think For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been in the process of writing my first physical book.

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5 Necessary Ingredients In Healthy Delegation

Ron Edmondson

I have seen, and probably been accused of, dumping responsibilities on people inappropriately and calling it delegation. Also from experience, this form of delegation actually appears to do more harm than good for an organization. It leaves projects undone or completed mediocre at best.

Disconnect to Connect

QAspire

For our creativity to thrive and learning to happen, we need unburdened spaces in our life – physical spaces too, but most importantly, mental spaces.

25 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Three years ago I shared an article titled 20 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders. Today, I want to add to the list of encouraging Bible verses for young leaders. The Bible is one of the greatest business books any leader could read.

The Starting Point of All Improvement

Kevin Eikenberry

Most everyone wants to improve. And if you have chosen to read this, I can say with certainty that you value improvement – for yourself, for your team and for your organization. There are many things that can help us improve; in one respect, that is the topic of most all my writing.

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The Potential Principle: How Good Could You Be?

Leading Blog

Y OU KNOW HOW GOOD you are, but do you know how good you could be? This is a case where it’s easy to think that good is good enough and get comfortable. Most of us live below our potential.

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3 Reasons Why Great Leaders Welcome Help

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Victor Prince : A few of summers ago, I hiked the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain. It was the best month of my life for many reasons.

4 Ways an Introverted Pastor is Extroverted on Sunday

Ron Edmondson

In my book “ The Mythical Leader ”, I have a whole chapter on introversion – mostly because every time I post about introversion I hear from pastors and church members who talk about how introversion negatively impacts their ministry.

Speeding Change by Slowing Down

N2Growth Blog

I have always believed that the fastest path to the future is found through increasing velocity of change.

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3 Killer Questions To Ask If You’re Serious About Learning

Joseph Lalonde

The art of asking questions seems to be dead. Finding someone who asks great questions, ever more scarce than finding someone who asks questions. There’s something sad about that. I’ve found something fascinating. Those who are serious about learning are always asking questions.

Micromastery: A Hidden Path to Learning and Happiness

QAspire

Learning anything new is not a daunting challenge, but a journey where each step counts. Fundamentally, we learn so that we can be happy and joyful. Micromastery is a great way to eliminate anxiety in learning.

Jeffrey Immelt's 7 Lessons on How to Lead Through Massive Changes

Leading Blog

J EFFREY IMMELT took over General Electric from Jack Welch at a time of increasing instability. He says, "The task of the CEO has never been as difficult as it is today. In that vein, my story is one of progress versus perfection.

Happiness: A Leadership Imperative

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Ray Zinn Having value is the essence of human happiness, and the essence of leadership. In life, we have amusements, distractions and entertainment galore. In the United States, we have great wealth – loads of money. And yet none of these things are happiness, nor do they achieve it.

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7 Indicators Your Team Is Dysfunctional

Ron Edmondson

Chances are, if you’ve served on very many teams, you’ve served on one which is dysfunctional. It appears to me we have many to choose from in the organizational world. There are no perfect teams. We are all dysfunctional at some level and during some seasons.

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The Most Important Question Every Leader Must Answer – Before It Is Asked

Terry Starbucker

The manager slumps on his desk, frustrated and confused. In his mind, he has done everything right to manage his team to success. He carefully explained to them the task at hand and its deadline for completion, how it was supposed to get done (and by whom), and outlined the expected results.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Stephen King’s It

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 1986, Stephen King released the terrifying horror novel It. Then came the TV mini-series It in 1990 with Tim Curry as the evil clown Pennywise. Now, Stephen King’s It is released to the big screen.

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3 Vital Skills Every Leader Needs

Women on Business

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Why Leaders Should Focus on Outcomes Instead of Solutions

Next Level Blog

Yesterday morning, before delivering a workshop on how to lead and live at your best , I had the privilege of sitting in as a roomful of high-potential managers shared what they’ve learned so far during their company’s multi-month leadership development program. There were a lot of good observations but the one that really landed with me was from a participant who said he’s become a lot more aware of the difference between solutions and outcomes.

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7 Observations of Leading Change

Ron Edmondson

I Tweeted recently, “You can have change without leadership, but I’m not sure you can have leadership without change.” ” Change is all around us. But, as leaders, we are called to be agents of change.

The Power of the Pattern Interrupt

Kevin Eikenberry

Habits – they affect us as an individual and as a leader. Chances are you have at least one habit you would like to change, and perhaps habits of your team members you would like to help them change too. I’m sure that is true, but it’s hard to do! There are hundreds of […].

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 2014, Matthew Vaughan directed the hilarious movie Kingsman: The Secret Service. Kingsman told the story of a young, unrefined street kid who had the promise to join a secret society. This young man was Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton).

The Importance of Maintaining Customer Relationships

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Why Micromanagement Is Really a Trust Issue (and What to Do About It)

Next Level Blog

I often hear from relatively senior managers that their even more senior managers constantly expect them to have detailed answers for any question that might pop into mind. The impact of this on the relatively senior managers is they feel like they’re always preparing for a pop quiz and, as a result, don’t have much time or mental bandwidth left for higher value-added work. You may have experienced this problem with your manager.

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C-Level Strategies

NDA commenced dialogue with them in January 2013 and in March 2014 announced that a joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear and Fluor Corporation had been selected as preferred bidder. Which is working with Candu Energy to develop the CANMOX approach – then further work on the policy and commercial approach to delivering them would need to be undertaken. Following a draft in May 2015, level wastes were disposed of in deep ocean sites.

Leaders Must Grow as the Organization Grows

Ron Edmondson

In my experience, it’s easier to hide bad leadership in a place, which isn’t growing. However, the larger an organization gets – the more growth that occurs – the more bad leadership becomes apparent.

5 Stages of Manager Soul Loss #WinningWell

Let's Grow Leaders

As we’ve travelled around the world sharing our Winning Well message– that yes, it is possible to get results that last without losing your soul– along with the tools to help, so many managers have shared, “well, I don’t think I’ve quite […]. Winning Well management stress in the workplace

What You’re Missing Out On When You Speed Read

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve always had a love for comic books. Reading the stories of the X-Men , Wolverine , Captain America , and Daredevil brought me to a whole new world. The world of comics brought stories alive like I’d never seen before. Pages splashed with colors and beautiful images.

How to Be a Successful Project Manager

Women on Business

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Changing Where People Sit Accelerates Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from R. Kendall Lyman and Tony C. Daloisio: Several months ago, we took a taxi from our hotel to our client to teach a class about change. After a longer than normal ride, we realized the driver didn’t know where to go. Because we didn’t speak the same language as the driver, we found it hard to communicate that we were going in the wrong direction. After several failed attempts to find out where we were (including changing taxis), we eventually arrived in time to teach the workshop.