Open-Space Leadership: When Less is More

Let's Grow Leaders

Sometimes leadership is just about creating an open-space, and getting out-of-the-way. I love using Open-Space Technology with a large group to generate ideas. Participants essentially create their own agenda and self-organize into groups to discuss topics that matter to them. The post Open-Space Leadership: When Less is More appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. It’s an amazing, high-energy, low-cost way to hold a powerful meeting.

A Medical Innovation Factory in the Middle of the Desert

N2Growth Blog

We invite you to share your perspective and get feedback from iconic leaders like Dr. Rakesh Suri, executive advisors, top leadership professors, and gifted students from around the world. Do surgeons have a God complex? Are doctors stubborn, control freaks? Sometimes, yes.

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Executive Managerial Leadership Coaching: Case Study

Mike Cardus

Below is an actual Executive Coaching and Managerial Leadership Training + Development process I facilitated. Executive Coaching and peer coaching groups were established to highlight and sharpen existing great behaviors and actions. Set-up plus facilitation of monthly internal customer focus group meetings. During these focus group meetings the leadership was able to hear what is needed for continued success and progress within the organization.

The Future of Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

A colleague from another business school recommended the book, The Future of Leadership Development, Corporate Needs and the Role of Business Schools , edited by IESE Business School Dean Jordi Canals. Anyway, here are 10 current and potential trends for leadership development that shouldn’t creep anyone out too much, from the book and with my own embellishment: 1. The use of coaching in leadership development programs. Senior leadership development.

LawNY Team Building & Leadership Program

Mike Cardus

ABOUT Contact Us Create-Learning.com 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 LawNY Team Building & Leadership Program Tuesday, October 05th, 2010 Posted by: mike Recently I had to honor to serve LawNY – Legal Assistance of Western New York. Exploring the agency, people, leadership, and roles that created the present.

From "Knowing" to "Doing" - The Problem with Leadership Training

Building Personal Strength

I once had the pleasure of training all the executives and middle managers of a city government in the basic skills of leadership. I was introduced to my own listening and group facilitation skills in a six-week course back in 1976. Many well-intentioned managers read books about leadership. First, they present a model of effective leadership skills—they show you what you should be doing on the job. Or something might go wrong in her group.

How to Perform When the Room Doesn't Work

Next Level Blog

Negotiate and Move If You Can:   Back in the days when I did a lot of group facilitation, we had a joke that the first thing you learn as a facilitator is how to move furniture. One thing I did when I used to facilitate a simulation that required a very specific room layout -- I had a diagram drawn of how the room should be set up, specific to each event, and provided it to the meeting planner or client along with the contract.

How to Manage a Narcissist

Harvard Business

George, a senior executive of a large internet provider, was a participant in one of my leadership development programs. Although a very talented individual, he was seen as a nuisance within the group. It wasn’t surprising that most of group did not like George and found it very difficult to deal with him. From my experience running leadership workshops, I have learned some techniques that offer promising results.

Don't Neglect Your Power to Bring People Together

Harvard Business Review

To explain, let me share a quick example, in two acts: In Act One, the manager of a corporate engineering group was tasked with reducing the cost of common materials used by a number of different product teams. She then broke the group into cross-product and cross-functional teams to review the earlier recommendations, and lay out what it would take to make them happen. And the truth is that many managers are not skilled at group facilitation.