Charismatic Leadership: Style or Substance?

In the CEO Afterlife

In political contests, style is prerequisite number one. Is this also the case in business leadership? If it is, the notion begs a second question; can aspiring leaders and rookie CEOs find the captivating style that is bestowed upon the chosen few? Those who strive for this quality are known to study the art and the science of leadership presence. These measures will certainly help to improve one’s leadership presence. Style is number two.

Charismatic Leadership: Style or Substance?

In the CEO Afterlife

In political contests, style is prerequisite number one. Is this also the case in business leadership? If it is, the notion begs a second question; can aspiring leaders and rookie CEOs find the captivating style that is bestowed upon the chosen few? Those who strive for this quality are known to study the art and the science of leadership presence. These measures will certainly help to improve one’s leadership presence. Style is number two.

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Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

It is hands-down the most popular leadership book of all time. He demonstrates that the ability to build trust is THE key leadership competency of the new global economy. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (2002). She faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company. Human Resource Champions (1996).

Leading an Emotionally Traumatized Workforce in the Midst of a Pandemic

Leading Blog

As a leader, it is up to you to adapt your leadership style to help guide employees through their new life and work reality. What we are recommending is the most challenging form of leadership. We would enjoy hearing about your leadership experiences as they relate to this topic.

Leadership Interview: Connecting With People is The Key Competency

N2Growth Blog

JH: What is the number one leadership competency required in this fast-paced, unpredictable world we now find ourselves in? . With this dynamic, we need to understand that human connection will be more important than ever to lead effectively. DH: Another characteristic critical to human connection is the ability to respond to situations. The human and human connection in all environments will always be the key competence required for 21st-century leaders.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

Wow, it was sure a great week for reading HR, talent management, and leadership development blogs! Blog Shoutouts Business Management HR HR Challenges HR Metrics Human Resources Leadership Leadership Development Leadership Styles Professional Development Talent Management Win-WinWith all the great posts hitting the wires this past week it was especially hard to narrow it down to just five to share.

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Building a Strengths-Based Leadership Development Program

Nathan Magnuson

This is the third post of a three-part series on the leadership merits of Gallup’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 Then last week, I explained how the each person tends toward one of four leadership styles and how each style significantly impacts team [.]. Human Resources Leadership Organizational Effectiveness assessment competency model consulting Gallup LDP leadership development program Strengths StrengthsFinder

How To Hire Greatness

Eric Jacobson

They advise that it is far more important that a leadership candidate possess specific intangible core attributes, than just decades of industry experience. Those 28 fit within five pillars of success : Character Intellect Business Intelligence Leadership Emotional Intelligence They also recommend that when interviewing a candidate you particularly like that you take a healthy step back to figure out why you feel so strongly about that person. Leadership and personal style.

Are Great CEOs Always Great Leaders?

In the CEO Afterlife

Somehow he was able to see the unseen, and marshal Apple’s resources to deliver the innovative products that fulfilled his view of what lied ahead. Former subordinates, who suffered under his autocratic and abrasive style, might differ. Theoretically, the principles and personal characteristics that constitute great leadership should mirror those of greats CEOs – but not always. CEOs can exhibit some odd leadership characteristics and still get the job done.

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Successful Leadership ~ The Story of a Man

You're Not the Boss of Me

Being part of this retirement celebration reminded me that when it comes right down to it, it is our humanity and what we do with it that makes the difference between success and failure. His bosses praised his leadership in community activities; his ability to galvanize his local workforce; and his good humour and cheerful disposition. Like: Successful Leadership is not formulaic. His communication style included fun, laughter and humility.

You Are What You Say You Are….

Women on Business

Leadership is an elusive quality and few people ever really get it, but as the figurehead of a company you are supposed to know what it means to be a leader and a motivator even if it wasn’t taught to you. Leadership is an elusive quality but interestingly enough the people who want it usually aren’t leaders. This should go without saying but many of us in leadership positions leave the less desirable tasks to our subordinates.

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I hate your sunshine.

Surviving Leadership

Leadership styles aren’t immune from this, either. That whole credibility issue leadership seems to have in so many organizations can be tied to our inability to recognize how our people actually feel about things that are going on at work. As soon as leadership recognizes that, we’ll be in a better position to build trust and credibility with our teams.

A Fresh Leadership Model for a New Decade

Great Leadership By Dan

But now that they are starting to retire, what will happen to their stable work approach and traditional top-down leadership practices? This has contributed to a leadership gap: what millennials expect vs. what they are getting from their leaders. The key is to stop trying to lead millennials by using generic leadership approaches, and start looking for innovative ideas that speak to this specific target group, or better yet, just start by listening.

How HR Can Help Managers To Become Better Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

Organizations in practically every industry are struggling to attract and retain great talent, especially in senior and executive leadership roles. With average job tenures dropping at every level, Human Resource professionals may need to play a more active role in leadership development and coaching. These profiles can be used by leaders to understand their team’s needs, talents and communication styles as well. The following is a guest piece by Kelly Barcelos.

How Not To Lose Your Soul While Leading With Karin Hurt – Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 026

Joseph Lalonde

Today’s guest on the Answers From Leadership podcast is Karin Hurt. Karin is a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor. As a former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over twenty years of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. Listen To The Answers From Leadership Podcast. . I am just passionate about helping people discover their true authentic leadership style and helping people to grow.

Résumés & the Art of Storytelling (Part 10)

CO2

A study done by the Society for Human Resource Managers revealed that 53% of résumés contain lies of some sort. Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4). Just Ask LeadershipBoth your résumé and your bio should tell a story–one with a beginning, middle, and an end. Where did you come from, where are you now, and where do you want to go?

For a More Flexible Workforce, Hire Self-Aware People

Harvard Business Review

According to Gary Yukl, a researcher on leadership, “Self-awareness makes it easier to understand one’s own needs and likely reactions if certain events occurred, thereby facilitating evaluation of alternative solutions.” The concept of self-awareness as a foundation for effective leadership has been theorized, implied, and researched in a variety of contexts. Various models suggest that this is key to effective leadership.

Changing an Organization’s Culture, Without Resistance or Blame

Harvard Business Review

In order to make our success sustainable, we decided to roll out a new “leadership model” for our middle- and upper-level managers. The leadership model and related descriptions went out in the 20 languages used by Lear managers around the world. We ended up putting a lot more resources into this step than into awareness. It had to come from the leadership, and it had to come with some humility. The new leadership model fit easily into those conversations.

Increase Your Klout Score (Part 14)

CO2

Search firms and Human Resource departments are using Klout quite a bit now, and that’s reason enough to be aware of your Klout. Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4). Business Leadership Just Ask Leadership Leadership Media and TechnologyHow much Klout do you have? Klout measures your level of influence online.

9 Must Haves for Business Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Elements that define your culture is leadership style, communication, the work environment – formal or informal – and how mistakes are handled. Meet with them, take them to lunch, introduce them to co-workers, assign a co-worker to be their mentor and have all of their resources (phone, computer, e-mail address) ready for them. They’ve taken their collective years as Human Resource professionals and consultants and shared it in The Big Book of HR.

Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

It takes effective leadership with the right tone at the top and leaders who will nurture the right culture to build the organization needed to become the preferred provider to your markets. They ensure their people have access to both the financial and human resources they need to get the job done and cut them loose to do their thing. “Trust among the leadership team is paramount to the success of their organizations.” Be You.

Are Great CEOs Always Great Leaders?

LDRLB

Somehow he was able to see the unseen, and marshal Apple’s resources to deliver the innovative products that fulfilled his view of what lied ahead. Former subordinates, who suffered under his autocratic and abrasive style, might differ. Theoretically, the principles and personal characteristics that constitute great leadership should mirror those of greats CEOs – but not always. CEOs can exhibit some odd leadership characteristics and still get the job done.

CEO 101

Are Great CEOs Always Great Leaders?

LDRLB

Somehow he was able to see the unseen, and marshal Apple’s resources to deliver the innovative products that fulfilled his view of what lied ahead. Former subordinates, who suffered under his autocratic and abrasive style, might differ. Theoretically, the principles and personal characteristics that constitute great leadership should mirror those of greats CEOs – but not always. CEOs can exhibit some odd leadership characteristics and still get the job done.

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Appreciating the UConn Streak :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Home About Contributors Contact Advertise Write for Us Submit a Guest Post Businesswomen Bloggers Directory Submit Your Blog Discounts & Resources Free Magazines and Publications for Business PR Newswire Jobs Career Center Education Center Submit a Press Release Businesswomen-News Books & Videos by Susan Gunelius and the Women On Business Team Suze Orman Personally Addresses Women on Business Readers Jan 10 Appreciating the UConn Streak By Susan Gunelius Post by Jane K.

Temporal Orientations: Time Matters in Planning

LDRLB

An organization or leader is typically focused on either the past, the present, or the future, and each focus brings along strengths and weaknesses to the leader’s style and subsequently, to the organization itself. A leader firmly anchored only in the past temporal perspective will enact a highly rigid leadership style. Administrative leadership: Planning and time perspective.

4 Informational Interviewing Tips (Part 15)

CO2

Search firms and Human Resource departments are using Klout quite a bit now, and that’s reason enough to be aware of your Klout. Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4). Just Ask LeadershipBe Informed about Informational Interviews: 4 Key Tips. The purpose of an informational interview is to get information about a field of work from someone who has firsthand knowledge. Seems simple enough.

Temporal Orientations: Time Matters in Planning

LDRLB

An organization or leader is typically focused on either the past, the present, or the future, and each focus brings along strengths and weaknesses to the leader’s style and subsequently, to the organization itself. A leader firmly anchored only in the past temporal perspective will enact a highly rigid leadership style. Administrative leadership: Planning and time perspective.

Mantra Design & Leadership Foundational Principles

Strategy Driven

Hire smart, ambitious, get-it-done employees and lead them with emotionally intelligent innovation leadership skills. Perhaps the single biggest reason that the average company struggles is due to their lack of focus and dilution of their greatest resource, which are people. There are without doubt more leadership aspirations at the average company demanding attention that your limited investment capital and human resources can commit to complete.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. Steve: It’s Leadership 291, it’s called, “Becoming an Influential Leader”. Ben: Well today’s about servant leadership and of course, that ties a lot into influential leadership. So leadership is first.

The Family Dynamics We Grew Up with Shape How We Work

Harvard Business

However, raising awareness of communication and relationship styles that typically are rooted in early family experiences can be incredibly helpful for executives, the people they manage, and their companies. ” John, the CEO with the overly paternal leadership style, realized that although he was never going to be (in his words) a “cold, hard-nosed cost-cutter,” striving for harmony had the unintended consequence of producing a poor-performing team.

Successful leadership ~ The Story of a Man | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

→ June 6, 2010 · 10:37 pm ↓ Jump to Comments Successful leadership ~ The Story of a Man The other evening I attended a retirement celebration for a former colleague. His bosses praised his leadership in community activities; his ability to galvanize his local workforce; and his good humour and cheerful disposition. Like: Successful Leadership is not formulaic. His communication style included fun, laughter and humility.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. Steve: It’s Leadership 291, it’s called, “Becoming an Influential Leader”. Ben: Well today’s about servant leadership and of course, that ties a lot into influential leadership. So leadership is first.

Casual Conversation in the Workplace…Something to Talk About | You.

You're Not the Boss of Me

After all, as a leader it is your job to know what you have to work with in terms of resources. And that goes for the human kind as well. I’m sure Human Resources would point out there were confidentially issues but my main one is I get the heebie jeebies. This post was selected as one of the five best independent business blog posts of the week in my Three Star Leadership Midweek Review of the Business Blogs.

Your Team Needs an Intervention

Harvard Business Review

One team member, a no-nonsense American with a Bain Capital pedigree, thinks the answer is obvious: North America Human Resources. Turning one into the other requires, above all, close attention to fundamental human dynamics. Straight out of Argyris''s classic HBR article about why smart people can''t learn," this room is full of people skilled in all elements of leadership except collaborative work and unfamiliar with the messiness of honest, open-ended discussion.

Research: What CEOs Really Want from Coaching

Harvard Business Review

Two-thirds of CEOs don''t receive any outside advice on their leadership skills, and yet almost all would be receptive to suggestions from a coach. These stats are from a Stanford University/The Miles Group survey released this month, which asked 200 CEOs, board directors, and other senior executives questions about how they receive and view leadership advice. Coaching Difficult conversations Leadership development