Experts Chime in on Bold and Innovative Leadership: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Our September Festival is all about Bold and Innovative Leadership. No one has the words “Bold” or “Innovative” printed on their business cards; but Bill Benoist of Leadership Heart Coaching shares that when you look, these leaders are all around us. asks Dan McCarthy of About.com Management & Leadership Follow Dan. Alli Polin of Break the Frame acknowledges that there are always barriers to adoption when it comes to innovation.

BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 15, 2010 06:16 pm under connection culture Life is good! Today began with a drive East from my home in Connecticut to Saul Kaplan’s wonderful Business Innovation Factory Conference (called “BIF-6″) in Providence, Rhode Island.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leadership, Employee Engagement and Innovation at BIF-6 Summit

Michael Lee Stallard

After taking a couple days to mull it over I’ve decided to select a few presentations that will be most relevant to the themes I typically write and speak about i.e. leadership, connection, employee engagement, productivity and innovation.

A new Leadership Development Carnival

Lead on Purpose

Filed under: Leadership , Trust Tagged: | corporate trust , Dan McCarthy , engagement , Leadership Development Carnival « Five myths about leadership Book Review: The Right Leader » Like Be the first to like this post.

A new Leadership Development Carnival

Lead on Purpose

Filed under: Leadership Tagged: | Dan McCarthy , Leadership Development Carnival , mentor , performance , teamwork « Trust in business Three steps to the next big opportunity » Like Be the first to like this post.

A new Leadership Development Carnival

Lead on Purpose

Filed under: Leadership Tagged: | Art Petty , beating stress , Dan McCarthy , employee development , Leadership Development Carnival , Scott Eblin , Wally Bock « Top 100 leadership blog Guest Post: Talk is Cheap! One Response Dan McCarthy , on September 8, 2009 at 5:20 pm said: Michael- Thanks for the mention and your contribution!

A new Leadership Development Carnival

Lead on Purpose

Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) A new Leadership Development Carnival Filed under: Leadership Tagged: | accountability , Dan McCarthy , Jim Holland , Leadership Development Carnival , succession planning , talent management , Wally Bock « ‘Tis the Season for (Product) Camping Three P’s of business success » Like Be the first to like this post.

February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

LDRLB

To help guide your way through, we’ve divided the posts up by the three categories we at LDRLB tend to see the world through: leadership, innovation, and strategy. A special thanks to all who contributed to this months carnival and to Dan McCarthy at Great Leadership for humbly serving as chief instigator. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership on making talent reviews work in Why You Should Conduct Talent Review Meetings and 10 Tips for Doing Them. Innovation.

Best Posts on Leadership from Top Bloggers

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Best Posts on Leadership from Top Bloggers Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 8, 2010 05:34 am under Uncategorized , employee engagement Dan McCarthy at Great Leadership hosted this month’s leadership carnival that features best blog posts of top bloggers on leadership.

StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 24, 2010 05:22 pm under Media Appearances , employee engagement This week I did an interview with Nathan Ives of StrategyDriven about leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation.

Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement Conference Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 26, 2010 06:27 pm under employee engagement On October 6, I’ll be speaking about leadership, employee motivation, productivity and innovation at the Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement and Retention Conference in Boston.

StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

We discussed leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation. Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 29, 2010 05:49 pm under Uncategorized Recently I was a guest on the StrategyDriven podcast with host Nathan Ives. You can hear the podcast at this link.

Employee Engagement Podcast with StategyDriven

Michael Lee Stallard

Employee Engagement: Zane Safrit Show

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement: Zane Safrit Show Published by Michael Lee Stallard on April 5, 2010 04:55 am under E Pluribus Partners , Media Appearances , connection culture , employee engagement On April, 7 at 10:30 AM Eastern, I will join Zane Safrit on his Blog Talk Radio program to talk about employee engagement, strategic alignment, productivity and innovation.

Darden's Leadership Sage

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Darden’s Leadership Sage Published by Michael Lee Stallard on April 23, 2010 05:21 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture , employee engagement Jason Pankau and I were at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business this week to speak about our work on Connection Cultures , leadership, productivity, innovation and employee engagement.

Winning Workplaces Features Article on Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

The article is entitled “ To Boost Productivity and Innovation, Fire Up the People You Lead.&# Check out the article and the Winning Workplaces website , it has great ideas, many written by one of our favorite bloggers Mark Harbeke.

January 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

This Leadership Development Carnival is the first of 2015 and the first since the Lead Change Group has taken the reins from Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership shared New Year’s Development Goals For Leaders. Jane Perdue of the Braithwaite Innovation Group contributed Changing Stereotypes About Family Time Off. Linda Fisher Thornton of Leading In Context encourages you to explore 9 Questions For Ethical Leaders In The New Year.

SkillSoft to Film Videos on Employee Engagement, Strategic Alignment

Michael Lee Stallard

Film 188

March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Successful Leaders Are Great Communicators: How to Connect with Your Employees. Neal says: “What you know is no longer as important as how creative and innovative you are with what you know. As a leader, let your employees create a culture of creativity and innovation that will move your company forward.” Steve Digioia of Steve Digioia provided 5 Questions That Prove How Ethical You Really Are.

July 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

of Burgis Successful Solutions provided The Resilient Innovation Leader. Neal states: “ Key takeaways on how resilient innovative leaders to address challenges and focus on value-creating opportunities is associated with risk, crisis and disruption. Getting your employees to go beyond the obvious and adapt to being resilient in the work they perform requires them to be more creative and innovative in how they manage stress and frustration.

Hundreds of Employee Engagement Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Hundreds of Employee Engagement Ideas Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 22, 2010 04:59 pm under employee engagement My friend David Zinger, founder of the Employee Engagement Network , organized a number of leading thinkers and experts on employee engagement and asked each to provide 10 ideas to increase employee engagement.

April 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership submitted How To Give Feedback. They involve overcoming the internal and external barriers to living an intentional, aware and ethical life. In this article, Neal discusses how organizations can innovate by harnessing the power of new ideas and “shifting gears into thrive.” Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. The College Basketball championship game will be played tonight.

The Anxiety of Learning

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit The Anxiety of Learning Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 7, 2010 03:21 am under knowledge flow Here’s a link to a brilliant interview of Edgar Schein entitled “ The Anxiety of Learning.&# I’ve always found Schein’s insights and frameworks to be useful when it comes to understanding and orchestrating organizational change.

Schein 221

Best of the Web Leadership Articles

Michael Lee Stallard

Here’s what Jason wrote: For the uninitiated, the Leadership Development Carnival is collection of blog posts, normally maintained by Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership by Dan , about leadership development. Innovation is a challenge because it is largely a right brain activity. But once this is understood, innovation can become a personal leadership skill as well as a corporate one. This post from Dan McCarthy’s Great Leadership will point you in the right direction.

Mothers — true leaders

Lead on Purpose

This lesson is summed up nicely in a recent post by Dan McCarthy — Leadership Lessons from Mom. Filed under: Leadership Tagged: | Dan McCarthy , mothers « Guest Post: Watch Out for Flying Monkeys!

June 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership contributed The Unspoken Role of Confidence in Leadership. Both are about solid ethics, dignity, and corporate citizenship.” Eileen writes: “Today’s environment demands that effective managers move business forward in innovative ways, not merely push paper, memos and meetings to maintain the status quo. Welcome to the June Leadership Development Carnival.

Connection Cultures in Faith Communities

Michael Lee Stallard

Two is the Magic Number: A New Science of Creativity

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Two is the Magic Number: A New Science of Creativity Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 15, 2010 10:08 am under connection culture A thought leader whose work I follow closely is my friend Joshua Wolf Shenk. Josh wrote a remarkable book entitled Lincoln’s Melancholy and he has written many thoughtful articles. Check our Josh’s new series on creative pairs for Slate.

July 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Leadership Tips from Mankind’s Best Friend, the Dog. John Hunter of Curious Cat submitted Technological Innovation and Management. John recaps: “Technological innovation brings great opportunity for improving results and our quality of life. It’s an ethical imperative” Find Linda on Twitter at @leadingincontxt. Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival!

New Employee Engagement Articles in India, Canada

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit New Employee Engagement Articles in India, Canada Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 29, 2010 12:56 pm under E Pluribus Partners , Media Appearances , character , connection culture , employee engagement Outlook Business magazine in India and HiringSmart.com in Toronto published articles on connection, employee engagement and alignment.

Friedman and Seidman on Character and Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Friedman, Seidman on Character & Connection Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 15, 2010 09:43 am under Uncategorized Here is an outstanding session from the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival where Dov Seidman and Tom Friedman discuss the importance of individual and corporate character in a connected world.

People, Planet, Profit – Triple Bottom Line Radio

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit People, Planet, Profit – Triple Bottom Line Radio Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 18, 2010 04:16 am under Media Appearances , connection culture , employee engagement On September 29 at 7:00 PM Eastern I’ll be joining hosts Angelo Fernando and Derrick Mains on their Triple Bottom Line radio program that addresses issues related to people, planet and profit.

Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness.

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness to Organizations? Published by Michael Lee Stallard on October 28, 2010 02:58 pm under connection culture , employee engagement , knowledge flow A participant in a recent session Jason Pankau and I were teaching on Connection Cultures and employee engagement shared that she connects with her sons by talking about sports.

Sports 281

In Addition to Competence, College Building Character and Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Employee Engagement: Federal News Radio Interview

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement: Federal News Radio Interview Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 1, 2010 12:25 pm under connection culture , employee engagement , inspiring identity Chris Dorobek, the well-respected talk show host of Federal News Radio in Washington, D.C,

Employee Engagement on Real Recognition Radio

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement on Real Recognition Radio Published by Michael Lee Stallard on March 31, 2010 01:16 pm under Uncategorized I’ll be speaking with Roy Saunderson and S. Max Brown of Real Recognition Radio on April 6 at 1:00 PM Eastern. We have a lively discussion about employee engagement and the importance of connection in store so I hope you’ll join us.

Brain Research: To Improve Learning, Use Whole Mind

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Brain Research: To Improve Learning, Use Whole Body Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 17, 2010 05:03 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture , employee engagement , knowledge flow We learn best when we think, feel and do. That’s the message of Dr. Adele Diamond, a cognitive developmental neuroscientist who currently teaches at the University of British Columbia in Canada.

Employee Engagement on Triple Bottom Line Radio

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement on Triple Bottom Line Radio Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 24, 2010 05:39 pm under Media Appearances , Uncategorized , connection culture , employee engagement This week I did an interview about employee engagement and employee motivation with Angelo Fernando and Derrick Maines of Triple Bottom Line Radio KFNX AM 1100 based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Our Book Now in Korean + New Video Interview

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Our Book Now in Korean + New Video Interview Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 20, 2010 04:42 pm under E Pluribus Partners , Uncategorized , connection culture A couple news items to report. Our publisher, Thomas Nelson, just informed me that the Korean language version of Fired Up or Burned Out is now available (see cover above).

Video 188

Don't Miss “All Hands on Deck: Building a Culture of Ownership”

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Don’t Miss “All Hands on Deck: Building a Culture of Ownership&# Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 15, 2010 03:27 pm under book reviews , employee engagement I’m a big fan of Joe Tye. He understands the importance of culture and has tremendous wisdom about values-based leadership.

Connecting with Patients

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Connecting with Patients Published by Michael Lee Stallard on October 12, 2010 06:17 pm under connection culture , employee engagement Check out this great article from The New York Times entitled “ A Physician Revives a Dying Art: The Physical.&# It’s about Dr. Abraham Verghese, a doctor at Stanford who really knows how to connect with patients.

July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided How to Manage Yourself so Your Boss Won’t Have To. Learn from leaders in marketing, HR technology, structural engineering, corporate catering, innovation consulting, entrepreneurial education, benefits administration, and construction.” His scorecard checks whether products are meaningful, sold ethically, produced in a sustainable way, and so on. Welcome to the July 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival!

Gamification in Everything?

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Gamification in Everything? Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 18, 2010 01:11 pm under Uncategorized Every once in a while I come across an article or blog post that jumps out at me for its sheer brilliance or insight. Deb Mills-Scofield’s blog post entitled “ Gamification in Everything &# is a recent example.