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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.

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.

How to Bypass Ego-Driven Drama

Leading Blog

T HE WORLD IS full of drama. Rather than deal with reality in a constructive way, we engage in drama. It’s easier than working on what we need to deal with. It makes us feel like we are doing something. We like it, and we bring it to work.

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If I Only Had One Leadership Principle To Share

Ron Edmondson

I once received an email: Ron, a question for you. If you had to pass one and only one leadership principle to others leaders, what would that one principle be and why that one?

The Importance of Maintaining Customer Relationships

Women on Business

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From American Assassin

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Imagine you’ve just proposed to the love of your life. You’ve gone up to the bar to order drinks. Then you hear gunfire. Terrorists have stormed the beach. They’re gunning down anyone and everyone that moves. Including your new fiance.

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.

10 Dangerous Distractions for a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I encounter so many struggling pastors. And unfortunately, I know so many who used to be pastors, but no longer hold the position. It may be through a blatant sin or a casual drifting from doing what they knew to be right, but it landed them in disaster.

Take a Recess. Be More Productive.

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Dave Crenshaw Think back to when you were a kid in about third grade. You’ve been in the classroom the better part of the day and a draining feeling would start to occur. Before long, that tell-tale … Continue reading → Purpose example health productivity recess well-being

The Funny Thing About Confidence

Joseph Lalonde

I recently had a conversation with a coworker about confidence. We came to an ironic conclusion. Everyone is portraying themselves as confident. They have what it takes to get the job done. They are the ones you need to call if you need something done. Image by Evan Rummel.

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.

Leadership According to a Horse

Lead Change Blog

No-one I speak to disputes the fact that we live in a VUCA world full of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

7 Ways to Receive Feedback You Don’t Like

Leadership Freak

Short-sighted people plug their ears when they hear feedback they don’t like. These people receive praise and reject messages that suggest they aren’t perfect. Feedback you don’t like is likely the most useful.… … Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

7 Ways Great Team Members Perform On A Team

Ron Edmondson

I love team dynamics and organizational structures. I have written many times about what makes a healthy team, my expectations of team members, and elements to build health into your team. But, how does a great team member perform on a team?

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3D Team Leadership

Coaching Tip

Three major pitfalls that severely limit a team's potential to be effective. The first pitfall encountered is that leaders and companies promote an entirely "there is no "I" in teams" ideology. In essence, those who endorse this approach expect individuals to sacrifice their own interests and goals for the good of a team. A constant "we over me" mind-set is neither realistic nor optimal in companies today.

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The Ultimate Leadership Test

Lead Change Blog

A really great story bears retelling. And, the one about the CEO of Charles Schwab failing a one-question exam in his senior year in college is profoundly poignant about what really matters to be a great leader. .

How to Bridge the Gap that Holds You Back

Leadership Freak

The way people experience you is often different from the way you intend. You hoped to hear, “Thanks for the encouragement.” Instead you heard, “You’re pushy.” It’s self-defeating when good intentions produce… Continue reading → Feedback Growth Leadership Development

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Traits of a Successful Leader

Women on Business

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What I Learned When I Quit the Rat Race

Lead Change Blog

“The future is called ‘perhaps,’ which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.”. Tennessee Williams. For thirty-three long years, climbing the corporate ladder was my only goal.

7 Profound Benefits of Navigating Storms

Leadership Freak

There will come a time when things get worse, even when you try to make them better. Optimism is an attitude toward storms, not exemption from them. Don’t be startled when skies grow… Continue reading → Failure Optimism Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development

The kingdom of this world pdf

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.

Business Agility Is Really About Adaptability

N2Growth Blog

Most of my clients these days are seeking help in developing strategies that will enable them to become more agile and quick. But, many struggle to embrace the deeper implications of what that really means to build business agility.

Encourage Employee Vacations to Increase Productivity

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Dave Crenshaw Do you manage a team of racers galloping at full speed in the chase for success? Well, heed my warning: they may be racing towards complete burnout and a total collapse at the finish line. It might seem counterintuitive to encourage employee vacations.

7 Questions That Lower Resistance to Negative Feedback

Leadership Freak

Great feedback often surprises recipients. They don’t see themselves clearly. Frankly, none of us do. Your feedback was rejected. Now what? Gut check: If we open our hearts at all, it’s to people… Continue reading → Feedback

5 Simple Steps For Cutting Your Work Addiction Habit

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Dave Crenshaw. Have you become allergic to fun? I suppose it’s an abrupt question to ask. If I were to ask that of someone, I can understand them taking it personally and responding with “buzz off” or some incantation of that phrase. But, have you?

You’ve Got This… But You Have to Set Yourself Up Right For It. Here’s How.

Anese Cavanaugh

I talk with people everyday who are up against something big — it maybe totally exciting, totally daunting, or all of the above. They maybe stepping into a new role, taking on a new venture, working through relationship stuff, looking to call in a relationship, working on their health, making more money, writing a book, launching their product, building their brand, whatever, you name it - there’s stuff. Big stuff. Exciting stuff. Daunting stuff. IEP Method Anese Cavanaugh

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Understanding and Misunderstanding Variation

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Mike Stoecklein’s presentation, Understanding and Misunderstanding Variation in Healthcare, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar.

How to Say No to the Boss When You’ve Always Said Yes

Leadership Freak

You’re trapped if you can’t say no to the boss. My first no. The first time I said no to my boss was a painful moment of clarity. I wanted to be the… Continue reading → Saying No Success Decisions Leadership Development

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Overcoming Setbacks, Resiliancy, and Lessons Learned (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about overcoming setbacks, resiliancy, and lessons learned. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all […].

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Why Connection is a Matter of Life and Death

Michael Lee Stallard

This week I want to share two outstanding TED Talks with you that demonstrate how both quantitative and qualitative research are coming to the conclusion that human connection improves the quality and length of our lives. I’d encourage you to watch the entire talks.

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The Missing Domain: Ethical Thinking (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The first post in this series, "The Missing Domain: Ethical Thinking" explored WHY leaders need to fill the gap and help people develop ethical thinking. This post will begin to unravel HOW to do that. I included this guidance on ethical thinking in a previous post: Ethical thinking means we never lose sight of our positive purpose. We choose to be the sum of our values, not our challenges.