Better follow up as a manager

Mike Cardus

Follow up is what good managers do, you follow up for 2 reasons : People are doing what they are supposed to be doing. The purpose of follow-up is to maintain performance and notice what is happening that you would like to continue o r amplified.

After Knowledge Flow Sessions, Follow Up in Writing

Michael Lee Stallard

#86 Follow Up in Writing. After a Group or Individual Knowledge Flow Session , follow up in writing to summarize what you heard, what actions are necessary, who is responsible for each action and when each action should be completed.

Why Follow Up Matters

Marshall Goldsmith

In this week’s interview, Chester shares with us his personal experience with why following up with others matters when we are trying to change our “bad habits”. Chester is a leadership and culture thought leader, recognized by Global Gurus and many other organizations, and he’s just a good guy. ” So it was this idea of checking in, following up, because if you just change your behavior, the perception doesn’t change.

2 Reasons for Follow-Up, and Why Managers / Team Leaders Need to Follow-Up

Mike Cardus

Follow-up is a mantra amongst Team, Management and Leadership Development everywhere…While we all talk about how important it is, many of us don’t do it. Two Reasons for Follow-Up. What is important about follow-up?

Ask, Learn, Follow Up and Grow

Marshall Goldsmith

” The traditional hierarchical model of leadership will not work effectively for major organizations in tomorrow’s changing world. No one person will be smart enough to keep up. Follow-Up. The manager’s degree of change in leadership effectiveness.

Why Didn???t You Get Better? You Didn???t Follow-up!

Marshall Goldsmith

Clearly, affirmatively, I can tell you that you will not get better if you do not follow-up. Once youve mastered the subtleties of asking, listening, thanking, apologizing, involving, and initiating change in your behavior, you must follow-up relentlessly!

25 Coaching Questions to Create your 2013 Leadership Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Just remember, you get what you pay for. (-: When you are ready, take out a piece of paper and a pen, or a tablet for you techies, and answer each one of the following questions. Why are you interested in developing your leadership skills? What does great leadership look like to you? What leadership competencies (skills, knowledge, attributes) are important to your organization, for your current role, and/or for the role you aspire to? Implementation and follow-up: 18.

How to Optimize Your Team-Based Learning & Development | Making.


Ed Oakley & the Enlightened Leadership team Transcription Hi, it’s Ed Oakley. We are very excited about introducing this assessment into our team-based leadership and team development processes. We further realized that developing your leadership skills on your own is tough.

Steps and Tips for Proper Project Planning Part II

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Every day people and businesses come up with excuses as to why their projects failed. Leadership Development deadlines follow up implementation Leadership strategic planningWhile reasons such as not having enough time or resources are definitely valid, the real cause for many failed tasks is that there was not proper planning. It is usually a complete lack of planning rather than simply poor planning [.].

Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Tenure Kills Brands : As an organization expands and continues to promote mediocre talent up through the ranks, you’ll notice that growth will eventually slow, quality and customer service suffer, and eventually these negative attributes will be reflected in declining brand equity.

Choosing the Best Motivational Leadership Speakers

Career Advancement

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. Randall, an HR executive, felt that he and many other company managers possessed excellent leadership skills. No two speakers on leadership are alike.

Easy Button Leadership (EBL)

Nathan Magnuson

In my book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise , I wrote that leaders make life easier, less complicated and more fun for those around them. Here are some of the ways you can employ Easy Button Leadership (or, EBL for short) for the leaders you serve.

Video Book Club: Good Boss, Bad Boss

Next Level Blog

Following up on the success of his previous book, The No Asshole Rule , Bob is back with Good Boss, Bad Boss.   That said, there is one big takeaway for me from the book which I think sums up most of what Bob is recommending.

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The Path to Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Self Leadership [link] Anyone can be a leader at any level at any time and start to bring about change wherever they are. Recently, I published a follow-up article to [.]. Change Management Self Leadership

Leadership Challenge

N2Growth Blog

What if you could improve your leadership effectiveness in only 5 days? What if there were no costs, no strings attached, no hidden agendas, no complex curriculum, but just a simple set of instructions for you to follow over the next 5 days that will change your world as a leader?

How to Rectify a Serious Leadership Mistake

Lead Change Blog

Any mistake you make is your own, and it’s up to you to sort it out. Here’s how to rectify the worst of leadership mistakes. You can do the same, because leadership is very much about building a personal brand, and one that your team members are able to trust and approach.

How to Maximize Your Return on Investment from a Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Attendance at a leadership development program does not guarantee behavior change or improved results as a leader. So what separates those that attend leadership programs and actually become better leaders and those that don’t? Here are three differentiators that will produce a greater return on leadership development investment: 1. Follow-up. Marshall Goldsmith did extensive research on the effect of follow-up after leaders completed a 360 degree assessment.

The Missing Leadership Competency

N2Growth Blog

I must confess I am not a great fan of the popular focus on long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. I look at the long list of competencies that supposedly make up a good leader and feel totally uninspired. Follow-Up. Meeting Leadership. But many of the lists of leadership competencies I have seen inside of organisations contain many (many) of these. By John R. Childress.

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After 23 years in the leadership development business, we are just realizing the impact of some of the issues. To the total health of you and your team, Ed Oakley and the Enlightened Leadership team TRANSCRIPTION Hi it’s Ed Oakley. Start developing your leadership skills today!

6 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Lead Change Blog

Trying to fit yourself into the stereotypical role might end up selling you short, as you actually hide away your best skills and try to do things in a way that doesn’t suit you. That said, there are some aspects of leadership that are still vital. Team Dynamics Leadership Teamwork

Joe’s Journal: On Turning Failure to Success

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. Grant what matters in times of failure is our resolve to pursue (and ultimately accomplish) our mission in life and work what Peter Drucker called “feedback analysis”: Failure should be followed up by brutal self-evaluation and used as a steppingstone to success Winfred ScottHere is the latest post by Joseph A.

THE Essential Trait of Great Leadership

Terry Starbucker

Fortunately, we had been doing follow-up phone calls to all of our newly installed customers for a couple of years, so we were able to come up with a great solution. And its that relentlessness that can make us all successful, if we follow that example. It’s

Experience Evaluation Form

Tim Milburn

Home About SPEAKING RESOURCES Archives CONTACT Download: Experience Evaluation Form 0 Comments Following up from my last post on Evaluation Exercises , I have completed the Experience Evaluation Form.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Finding Dory

Joseph Lalonde

Finding Dory picks up 1 year after Finding Nemo ends. But, the big question is: Does Finding Dory have leadership lessons? Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Piper. The mother sandpiper displayed a leadership trait: Lead and teach others by doing what you want them to do.

One Important Way to Enjoy Your Leadership (and Life) More

Lead from Within

If you say to yourself “ I should really work harder,” there’s an unspoken follow-up: “. Next time, counteract the tendency to underrate yourself by thinking the following: Focus on your values. The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness.

Leadership And Management Lessons From The Christmas Train

Joseph Lalonde

A Christmas Reel Leadership Article “The Christmas Train” is a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries production based on David Baldacci’s book. Max Powers demonstrates much more of a “servant” or “supportive” leadership style that’s proven to be more effective.

How I Leveraged A Big Leadership Fail Into My First Leadership Win

Terry Starbucker

It’s a personal memoir that traces the discovery and development of my More Human Leadership philosophy, a practice guided by 8 core principles. The Leadership File And The Spreadsheet Assassin. I was completely left to my own conception of what “leadership” was.

My Leadership Secret: Forget Superman, Just Remember 7 Words

Terry Starbucker

I had this mindset that blurting out “I don’t know” would be a very bad thing – a way of not measuring up. And it was now time for Mr. Cooke to share with me a leadership secret. Leadership I would never forget that day back in 1987.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom returns moviegoers to the island of Isla Nublar. There’s also plenty of leadership lessons in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Let’s take a look at the leadership lessons you will find in the latest Jurassic World film.

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Defining Your Leadership Role

Lead on Purpose

Leadership and motivation are practically synonymous in certain sectors. Speaking in a business sense, leadership can be defined in a number of ways. Whether you’re revered or reviled is up to you. Leadership is about listening and reacting. Guest post by Kyle O’Brien.

50 Leadership Tips In 132 Pages

Eric Jacobson

The authors of this leadership book recommend that you don't read their book cover to cover. That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip.

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Stunning Leadership


Thought-full Thursday: Your Winning Strategy » Stunning Leadership August 18th, 2010 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus We are familiar with the concept of practice to get better at something in the performing arts. And so it is with leadership. As Art Williams said Leadership is everything.

The Leadership Walk

N2Growth Blog

Today’s guest post by Kevin Eikenberry ( @kevineikenberry ) really resonates with me because it’s chalk full of leadership perspective. Kevin also hosts the Best of Leadership Blogs 2010 contest of which this blog is a nominee (if you haven’t voted yet, today is the last day for voting). Each of these is part of your leadership walk. You may not think of your leadership journey as a walk. In the end, we are leaders only if others choose to follow.

Five Principles for Designing Great Leadership Development Programs

Next Level Blog

In 20 years of working as a leadership educator, speaker and executive coach, I’ve seen a lot of data points on leadership development programs and definitely see some patterns. The observations in this post are based on delivering over 80 cohorts of our Next Level Leadership® group coaching program and delivering hundreds of sessions as a guest faculty member in scores of corporate leadership development programs. Your leadership development program isn’t that place.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In further pondering this dichotomy an interesting thought came to mind – If I could genetically engineer the perfect leadership gene what qualities and characteristics would constitute the architecture of leadership DNA? see “Leadership DNA“) [.]

Leadership & Emotional Control | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

FACT : Leaders who lack emotional control won’t remain in a position of leadership for long. And, emotional intelligence has been linked to successful leadership (just did a paper on this for a university class). link] George Phillip Emotional control and Leadership?

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Passing the Leadership Baton Gracefully

Great Leadership By Dan

“Successful transition is the last act of a great leader.” - Francis Hesselbein I recently asked readers to submit their burning leadership development questions. One of the best books I’ve read on the topic of leadership transition is from Marshall Goldsmith, called Succession, Are You Ready? Here’s the full post: How to Pass the Leadership Baton There’s no shortage of advice, research, processes, and programs that deal with developing and onboarding leaders for new roles.

Who’s Your Second? Are We Really Leading, or Just in Charge?

RapidStart Leadership

We make the plans, give the orders, follow-up on everybody and everything. It feels like leadership. appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Building Teams and Culture Leadership Concepts good to great jim collins leadership Stanley Gault team culture whos your second

How to Deliver a Leadership Event that Sticks

Nathan Magnuson

I’m constantly surprised at what passes for “leadership training” these days. I’ve also noted how easily many business operators are impressed with the leadership development support that comes their way. Leadership events are a big deal.

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9 Reasons Your Leadership Development Program is Failing

Nathan Magnuson

companies invest over $2,000 in leadership development initiatives per company leader. Just because an organization has a leadership development program doesn’t mean it’s successful, does it? No Organizational Leadership Vision.

Leadership Effectiveness

Marshall Goldsmith

By asking for feedback, analyzing the results, developing a focused action plan for change and following-up, leaders are perceived as more effective. Recently, one executive was asked, “How much do you spend each year on leadership development programs?” ” He was then asked, “How much do you spend on follow-up?” ” More effort needs to be placed on the follow-up required to ensure positive, long-term change.

3 Leadership Practices of Bono and U2 – Part II

Michael Lee Stallard

In my last article, “ 3 Practices CEOs Should Adopt from this Rock Star ,” I credited Bono’s leadership of U2 as a key factor behind the band’s success. CEOs would be wise to follow Bono’s example. In the article I highlighted three aspects of Bono’s leadership.

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The Deltas In Your Life Require Leadership

Tim Milburn

I will often follow up by asking about the kind of difference they want to make. The delta may be the best symbol to describe the necessity of leadership. Because leadership is always necessary when we want to move from where we are right now to wherever we want to be next. If there is no next, there is no need for leadership. Think about all of the ways the delta comes up in your own life: Job I have right now ?