Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco?

Lead Change Blog

We’ve worked with them and for them – individuals in leadership positions who prioritize profits over people, place a greater value on transactions than interactions and view themselves on a higher level than those around them. While their ego-driven ambition may be effective in generating short-term gains, attaining goals is different from achieving growth. The post Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco? “The Ego is an exquisite instrument.

The Six Core Programs of Your Personal Manager Operating System

Management Excellence

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The Six Core Programs of Your Personal Manager Operating System

Art Petty

Yet, when I explore the stress points with struggling managers and ask some questions, I often discover they are attempting to execute their role without the benefit of what I describe as a Manager Operating System.

Creating a Successful Fleet Operation Means Investing in Employees

Strategy Driven

Coconino County has enhanced its Public Works fleet operations by focusing on employee development and establishing new business practices. In the last five years, Public Works leadership have taken many actions to build a sustainable future.

Goal Setting: Crash Test Dummy Edition

RapidStart Leadership

But too often these goals fall by the wayside before the snow has had a chance to melt. With all the writing I’ve been doing recently on goals, I thought it might be fun to put my money where my mouth is, set a New Year’s goal of my own in a public way, and see if I can stick to it. In this post, I’ll offer myself up as a goal setting crash test dummy. One of those goals is to get back into some semblance of shape after a fairly lackluster fall.

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The Difference Between Mission Vision Purpose Strategy and Goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I am frequently asked about the difference between mission vision purpose strategy and goals, and where do values fit? The post The Difference Between Mission Vision Purpose Strategy and Goals appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Picture of the Future Purpose Values Vision and Strategy definition order of operationsConfused about the difference between mission and vision? or between purpose and mission? You’re not alone.

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Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world. Of her many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. Listen to Podcast.

Leadership is a Process!

Lead Change Blog

The diagram below highlights the steps involved in the leadership process. Help people see themselves operating in the new environment. The goal is alignment. Get everyone on the same page pursuing a set common set of goals. Leadership is a process!

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Leading Blog

Entrepreneurial leadership is a mindset. It is a mindset that is even more critical in today’s unstable world and is the sine qua non of crisis leadership. He shares these in Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff.

A Better Way to START your SMART GOAL process

Let's Grow Leaders

I did, and found myself backward mapping my entrepreneurial journey and found the START before SMART goal process. I was recently asked to give a workshop for the National Speakers Association on SMART goals to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses. Sure I could talk SMART goals, almost every leadership development person can. goals. “Set a specific revenue goal and break down which markets your income will come from.” Goals Process.

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How To Successfully Achieve Your Goals This Year

Tanveer Naseer

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of being invited to be the in-studio guest expert on CBC Radio to discuss why people have a hard time keeping their New Year’s Resolutions and what we should be doing to be successful in achieving our goals. And so with 2016 now well under way, I’d like to share the following 3 key strategies that will help you cross the finish line in achieving those goals you’ve mapped out for your organization to attain this year.

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Leadership is Language

Leading Blog

And we find that the leadership approaches and the language used aligned itself with that goal. It is this need that David Marquet thoroughly discusses in Leadership Is Language. This is the subject of Leadership Is Language.

4 Steps to Clarify Your Leadership Intent

Lead Change Blog

Yet if you’re like many leaders, you not only find it hard to establish a clear strategy for the year, you also find it difficult to keep all your team members aligned and moving forward to achieve the goals. If this predicament is familiar, you have the opportunity to clarify your leadership intent for the year. What is a ‘leadership intent’? In military parlance, a commander’s intent is the purpose and goal of a given order from a leader to their troops.

Three Ways a ‘Noble Goal’ Makes You a Significantly Better Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

This need and inspiration is called our “noble goal.” In its simplest form, our noble goal is our personal response to the question: What context, atmosphere, or environment do I want to create for myself and others? But, when we connect to a noble goal, it’s clarity inspires us and guides us toward what we really care to bring about in the world, in all domains of our lives – our families, our workplace, our communities, and our society. So, what’s your noble goal?

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Managerial-Leadership Case Study: Contextual Goals Matter

Mike Cardus

Contextual Goals Matter. If the goals are too small people feel micromanaged. If the goals are too large people are lost and unsure what to do, macromanaged. Properly delegated Contextual Goals are Goldilocks Goals …They cannot be too big or too small. How as a manager do you determine the “just right” amount of context that is needed for on-time, on-budget, on-quality completion of goals and tasks? Anthony, Frank and contextual goals.

7 Ways to Improve Operations Without Sacrificing Worker Safety

Harvard Business

These kinds of statements speak to a leader’s choice of values, and a failure to understand the relationships between a safe work environment and operational performance. The reality is that virtually all workplace injuries are preventable, and safety management and operational excellence are intimately linked. Improved operational performance will result in fewer injuries. They are then reviewed by the company’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.

First Look: Leadership Books for December 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2020. Overcome : Crush Adversity with the Leadership Techniques of America's Toughest Warriors by Jason Redman. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 28 titles.

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Goldilocks, The Three Bears, And Effective Goal Setting

Terry Starbucker

Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Goldilocks…… I’ve done a lot of budgeting, planning, and goal setting over the course of my career. Trouble is, there always seems to be a zillion factors that can affect the ultimate prediction of that goal. This was a goal typically tied to an operating metric, like the Net Promoter Score, or the company’s “fault rate&# (i.e. Leadership goal setting Goldilocks principle three bears

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How to Humanize Leadership

Leading Blog

Humanizing Leadership Mentors. During the book writing process, I reflected on the multitude of individuals who graciously shared their time, words, wisdom, and encouragement with me along my personal leadership journey. How they showed up as leaders and how they engaged was critical to my leadership development. Humanizing Leadership Overcomes Outdated Organizational Views. Humanizing Leadership Is Awakened Through Three Truths.

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January 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds shared Creating Your Leadership Footprint through the Practice of LESS is MORE. Paula writes: “Leadership takes place at all levels of an organization, not just the C-Suite.

119: Goals Gone Wild: The New Performance Management | with Kris Duggan of BetterWorks

Engaging Leader

BetterWorks began with the simple, but deeply held goal of helping people feel like they are winning at work. Their enterprise goals platform, based on “Goal Science” thinking, is designed to engage, empower, and cross-functionally align workers. BetterWorks drives high-performing companies to become operationally excellent, and provide powerful insights about how work gets done. There are five key pillars to goal management: Connected.

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May 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. John Spence contributed What Is Your Definition Of Leadership? John challenges readers to consider the characteristics of an “Ideal Leader” and how to use that to improve their leadership effectiveness.

Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century. To do this effectively, I sought to understand two things: Elucidate the emerging leadership traits and competencies that are most relevant today.

StrategyDriven Advisory Services helps businesses become more operationally effective

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC launches StrategyDriven Advisory Services, a management consulting firm dedicated to helping executives and managers define organizational needs and develop and manage the complex, mission critical projects needed to improve operational effectiveness and lower costs in response to today’s most pressing challenges. Operations and operational risk management.

October 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, creativity and inspiration, development, engagement, team building, and more. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership provided 4 Ounces of Prevention. Jesse Stoner of Seapoint Center submitted The Difference Between Mission, Vision, Purpose, Strategy and Goals. Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions.

2015 Leadership Predictions:

The Empowered Buisness

Do you know how current trends will change the face of leadership in your company? Is your company ready to meet the new leadership challenges in the coming years? Are you aware of how leadership is evolving to respond to those trends? Below are my 2015 leadership predictions – threats, trends and opportunities – that will change the world of leadership as we know it today. As a result, millennials are being pushed into leadership roles before they are ready.

Team Building & Leadership Process for a Retail Operation; New.

Mike Cardus

ABOUT Contact Us Get Connected Facebook LinkedIn RSS Feed Log in Join and Receive 9 Team-Building & Leadership Activities:That work and allow people to learn from the experience. Design by 12GrainStudio Team Building & Leadership Process for a Retail Operation; New Product Launch Saturday, November 27th, 2010 Posted by: mike Team Building & Leadership process that was created for a retail organization that was preparing for a new product launch.

Getting an Intricate Operation Back in Sync

Harvard Business

Facing interconnected operational issues, members of the eight-person senior leadership team were turning against one another. The head of operations chimed in: His five most recent checkouts had complained about breakfast, and the cost of compensating guests for disappointing experiences was getting out of control. Essentially it is a fresh start, and it can begin any time we have an operational breakdown, to remind people of the need for change and continual improvement.

November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Steve Digioia of Steve Digioia provided Leadership Series: Ron Kaufman. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership provided 3 Reasons Why Great Bosses aren’t Bossy. Justin Setzer of Plan to Lead provided Five Steps to Crush Your Business and Life Goals.

Leadership & The Expectation Gap

N2Growth Blog

When it comes to leadership, I can share the issue of expectations is no small matter. Let me make this as simple as I can; managing expectations is gamesmanship – aligning them is leadership. Moving the goal posts by arbitrarily raising and lowering expectations creates confusion, and is often an intellectually dishonest exercise. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

February 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, productivity, development, engagement, team-building, and more. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership shared Things We Don’t Say Often Enough. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Leadership Development Goals for 2019. ” Here are 9 from leadership coach Dan McCarthy.

Where Managerial Leadership Begins

Skip Prichard

Where Managerial Leadership Begins. This is the backdrop for understanding the purpose and role of managerial leadership: setting direction (i.e., to execute on that goal. “Leadership at its core is about exerting leverage.”

June 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided The Seven Signs of Great Leadership. Rebecca Ely provided Beyond Self-Interest: What is Leadership Really? Leadership.

Lessons in Leadership to Last a Lifetime

Leading Blog

A FTER 18 YEARS on the MIT faculty, I thought I knew a thing or two about leadership. That position humbled me and taught me lessons about leadership that I still use today, some 20 years later. Well, one collective deficit could, and did: The lack of effective leadership. Fortunately, Akamai’s VP of Human Resources, Steve Heinrich, recognized what was happening and brought in Chuck McVinney, a management consultant with expertise in teamwork and leadership training.

Leadership and Work Teams

Great Leadership By Dan

If this premise and the figures above are accepted it would suggest that only 10% of team leaders are high performing, enabling their teams, whilst 40% of leaders are failing in their leadership tasks, whilst the remaining 50% are barely holding in there! It also means that as a leader you must recognize that the team is comprised of individuals and that each has separate, unique needs and operate at differing levels of ability and confidence. leadership Simon Mac Rory teams

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November 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I was reviewing this month’s submissions to the Leadership Development Carnival, I was wishing we could all get together in a room to exchange these ideas more deeply and directly. The Lead Change Group would like to thank the Remote Leadership Institute (RLI) for sponsoring the Lead Change Group (including this carnival) for November 2016. What are today’s most common leadership mistakes?

Do you have leadership presence?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.” Lao Tzu Leadership is about results and positive outcomes, and so leaders want the hearts and minds of others directed toward a unified purpose. Presence is one way the leader can engage the energies and commitment of others to a common goal. Tal is passionate about leadership development and making a positive difference in the lives of others.

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William Donaldson on Entrepreneurial Leadership

Leading Blog

Simply put, I believe that entrepreneurial is a mindset—a way of thinking—and leadership is a way of acting. Entrepreneurial leadership, then, describes the way such a leader behaves. As founding dean and professor at the Yale school of management, he taught a course on entrepreneurial leadership. W ILLIAM DONALDSON has led a full life.

September 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! New Leadership. Cy Wakeman of Reality-Based Leadership provided Three Habits that Zap your Productivity at Work. Cy writes, “Cy reveals a new line of thinking that is counterintuitive to conventional leadership wisdom, and one that is tested with clients to generate better results. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided a guest post by Michael Bungay Stanier.

The IFB Leadership Model

Great Leadership By Dan

In any organization, leaders have a choice, they can concentrate on urgent short-term goals, or they can equip themselves with the relationship sensing and building skills they need to balance priority tensions. When leaders aim for authentic balance, they must first become better at keeping their fingers on the pulse of the quality of team and network relationships while simultaneously strengthening them as they achieve corporate goals.

Leadership and Resourcing

N2Growth Blog

In today’s post I’ll look at the topic of resourcing as a key success metric for anyone in a leadership position. The essence of Leadership is not found in doing things yourself, but in teaching others how to do things better than you ever could. Leadership is about teaching, coaching, developing, and mentoring. Leadership has nothing to do with hoarding knowledge, but everything to do with distributing knowledge.

Crack the Leadership Code

Skip Prichard

Decipher the Leadership Code. Many people are overwhelmed when they are studying leadership. Alain Hunkins has released Cracking the Leadership Code that helps you demystify leadership. Leadership effectiveness is mired in mediocrity. Leadership is about empathy.”

Servant Leadership in Action

Leading Blog

T HROUGH THE PAGES of Servant Leadership in Action , we get a clearer picture of what servant leadership is and isn’t. But that is because they don’t understand that there are two parts to servant leadership: a visionary/direction, or strategic role—the leadership aspect of servant leadership and an implementation, or operational role—the servant aspect of servant leadership. To me, that’s what servant leadership is all about.”.