2011

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Leadership & Influence

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. You cannot be a effective leader without influence. Let me make this as simple as I can – if you’re a leader, influence needs to be a competency.

Innovation Creates Uncertainty

Leading Blog

We don’t like uncertainty. It’s not comfortable. We want innovation. We like creativity. It’s engaging. But innovation creates uncertainty. So while we say we want creativity and innovation we often reject it because it is new, different and risky.

The Top 10 Things Leaders Should Hear From Their Teammates

Terry Starbucker

All leaders need to get good and consistent verbal feedback from their teammates, but there are what I consider to be the “Golden 10″ pieces of feedback that we really need to be getting to ratify our effectiveness (and our approach to greatness).

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Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

There is no escaping the fact that when we show up for work and for our leadership roles, we bring the entirety of ourselves to the table.

7 Random Pieces of Advice for the Younger Leader

Ron Edmondson

I love working with younger leaders. It keeps me young and it helps to know I’m investing in something and someone who will likely last beyond my lifetime. I want to share some things I’ve learned from experience. Some of it hard experiences.

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A Chance to Make a Difference for Dan Rockwell

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Light Your World If you have learned from Dan Rockwell If you have been encouraged by his words If you have been inspired by his wisdom If you’ve been challenged by his insights If you’ve been motivated by his coaching If you’ve received his generosity If you consider yourself a part of his community, his tribe, his online [.]. Light Your World

Literary magazine published exclusively in audio form

Six Disciplines

Last fall we featured Underwood: Stories in Sound, a magazine that's produced twice a year on vinyl LPs, so we were particularly interested when we recently came across The Drum , a literary magazine that's also published exclusively in audio form. Featuring short fiction, essays, novel excerpts and interviews, The Drum is a Boston-based nonprofit that publishes 10 issues each year.

What I Learned About Leadership from the Dalai Lama

Next Level Blog

This month, the Dalai Lama is in Washington, DC for a couple of weeks to lead a multi day series of Buddhist teachings called a Kalachakra. This past Saturday morning, he came out to the West Lawn of. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs

Keeping It Simple

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. One of the most effective ways to order your world is to simplify everything you encounter. However the problem is that keeping it simple often becomes very difficult when our basic human nature is to over-complicate everything we touch.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead.

10 Essential Steps To Leadership Excellence

Terry Starbucker

Every successful leader gets this question posed to them at one time or another: “How did you do it?”

The Introvert’s Guide to Getting Noticed in Business

C-Level Strategies

If there is one area where I think extraverts actually do have a leg-up on introverts in business it’s this: they are much more comfortable being visible and attracting attention.

12 Killers of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Full Steam Ahead – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

I read a ton of leadership books every year. While they all are unique in some form or another, they typically state a problem, reasons for the problem and some insightful ways to overcome the problem. A very broad description, but quite accurate in my opinion.

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Larry Page Is Leading Google To War | Business Insider [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Interesting take on "peace-time" and "war-time" ceo's/leadership. Not sure I agree but food for thought. ceo leadership behavior practice

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How One Word Can Kill Your Ability to Influence Others

Kevin Eikenberry

That is an interesting title isn’t it? Does it leave you curious? Or does it leave you scanning through words in your mind, in a competitive way, trying to guess if you come up with the right one? Either way, I hope I have influenced you to read on. While you likely [.]. Influence Leadership Learning intention other focus

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 59 – An Interview with David Aaker, author of Brand Relevance

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website.

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9 ways to sink employee engagement

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Value Creation Workplace Issues In recent weeks, several articles have offered worthwhile ideas on how to boost worker motivation. But experts have been sharing this counsel for years, and employee engagement continues to decline. This post focuses on nine specific things that damage engagement. What’s at play in your organization?

The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! Yes, it's back to school shopping time, and this month's Carnival gives leaders and aspiring leaders a shopping cart full of leadership development supplies.

Leadership & The Expectation Gap

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. When it comes to leadership, I can share the issue of expectations is no small matter.

Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership

Leading Blog

Over 30 years ago, John Maxwell began developing the 5 Levels of Leadership. It has been presented before but never to this depth and completeness. The 5 Levels express a way to understand and organize your leadership growth.

10 little Things That Will Make a BIG Difference In Your Leadership

Terry Starbucker

“To be really great in the little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization” – Harriet Beecher Stowe. There are leaders, and then there are LEADERS.

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How to Discover Your True Path in Life

C-Level Strategies

We were all moved, and many of us shaken, by the loss of Steve Jobs last week. He inspired us with his vision, his passion for his work and his creative genius. We cheered him when he battled back from being fired at Apple.

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10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I get to hang out and know many senior pastors. I have a great heart for them and understand, firsthand, some of the pressures, frustrations and joys, which are unique to the role of a senior pastor.

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

As we work to develop and expand our global network, we continually connect with amazing organizations and professionals. We are thrilled to have a guest post by our newest contributor, Marlene Chism. Make sure you have a quick read through her bio below!

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest memo | Engadget [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Brutal honesty, the best leadership policy? ceo communication leadership

Seven Simple Ways to Subtly Influence Others

Kevin Eikenberry

It had been a long day of work and travel, and it was going to get longer. Due to weather issues around the country, flights across the eastern half of the U.S. were delayed and canceled. It was snowing heavily in Denver, where I had just landed to find my connecting flight canceled. I quickly [.]. Influence Leadership Learning Communication influence others focus

The Quality Manifesto (Free PDF)

QAspire

Greetings, friends and readers! Today, I am excited to announce the release of my new manifesto titled “ The Quality Manifesto – Getting the Basics of Quality Right in Knowledge World ”. This manifesto is completely free with no email opt-in required. What’s it all about?

6 Future Trends of Leadership Development

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development I’ve spent the last 3 years in and around leadership development online. I have also spent the last 30 years learning about leadership development (and learning in general). After numerous mistakes, and before several more, some things have become obvious to me because of my time online. Leadership development is changing quickly. I’m not speaking [.] 6 Future Trends of Leadership Development.

5 Keys to Effectively Communicating Appreciation in the Workplace

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Paul White: As I travel around the country to consult for businesses and organizations, I hear the same message over and over—both from leaders and from their employees: “People are getting burned out.

Shaking-up Leadership

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Fact : You cannot win a chess game without moving your pieces to create strategic and tactical advantge. The same principle applies to business.

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Leading Blog

One of the most remarkable innovators of our time, Steve Jobs has been called a Henry Ford, a Walt Disney, a Thomas Edison. "We We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," Apple said.

10 Sticky Note Reminders For The Busy Leader (Plus One from the Heart)

Terry Starbucker

For many leaders out there (myself included), sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in a day. Work piles up, deadlines loom, milestones are passing, folks are tugging at you from all different directions- and guess what suffers. Our leadership.

19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

Yesterday I shared with you 10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs , which were reflective of the social media conversation that we had at our most recent CEO Connection event in New York City.

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