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Leadership: No Discomfort, No Growth

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By Linda Fisher Thornton Why is using a growth mindset important in leadership? Some leaders actively avoid discomfort, not realizing that they are also avoiding the necessary growth that propels them to their best leadership. Great leadership doesn’t happen by itself.

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10 Leadership Strategies For Thriving in 2021

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Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 1): Accountability

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Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 2): Transparency

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

10 Trends Shaping the Future of Ethical Leadership

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By Linda Fisher Thornton We need to get leadership right because so much depends on it. Many global factors are driving changes in ethical leadership expectations, and in high-stakes times, how we handle ethical leadership development can make or break our success.

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5 Leadership Development Priorities

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It described how our understanding of leadership has moved beyond a focus on the leader to a focus on creating shared value for others. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 Lenses ethical leadership context ethical leadership development leadership ethics leading ethically Responsible Leadership

Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Isolation

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Our leadership responsibility, like the air above our cities, is clear. Context Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Thinking Trends ethical leadership ethics in leadership leadership during COVID-19 leadership lessons from COVID-19 leadership lessons from the pandemic

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600th Blog Post: 10 Leadership Lessons Learned

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Today I'm sharing 10 Leadership Lessons I've learned since starting this blog in the hopes that they will inspire you to press forward in your important work. By Linda Fisher Thornton I've been blogging for 12 years, after making a very rocky start on March 5, 2009.

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Ethics is Acting Beyond Self-Interest

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Digital Deception: Unethical Sleight of Hand

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Educate yourself and your teams about these methods of trickery and how to spot them: Context Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Thinking ethics & talent management Trends artificial intelligence ethical leadership ethics fake news spotting fake news technology

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Trust Repair For Leaders (Part 3): Notice

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Ethical Awareness is a Moving Target

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By Linda Fisher Thornton How well is your organization navigating the ethical pitfalls of the working world? If you're finding it to be a major challenge right now, you're not alone. Why is it so hard to navigate ethical minefields now? There is currently a "toxic soup" of factors at play.

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5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future (Part 3)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This is the third installment in a series "5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future" Each post in this series will address a trend in leadership development and offer tangible actions for helping leaders. In case you missed them, here are the previous posts: Ethical Leader Trends 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical leadership development future of leadership future of work

5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future (Part 2)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This is the first in a series I'm calling 5 Leadership Development Trends + 5 Action Steps To Take Now. Each post in this series will address a different trend in leadership development and offer 5 tangible actions that help leaders keep up with the trend. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends 7 Lenses complexity ethical business leadership ethical leadership context leadership development

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Leadership: Evaluating Ethical Awareness

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When Position Power and Ethics Collide

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Senior Leaders: Set Clear Expectations For Values

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Senior leaders set the tone for the organization's ethics, but the senior leadership responsibility for values leadership includes much more than that.

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20 (Responsible) Leadership Outcomes

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By Linda Fisher Thornton With responsible leadership, people experience feelings of self-worth from being treated well, and feelings of usefulness from being able to make a valuable contribution to the team. How does responsible leadership make people feel?

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Good Leadership Serves, Respects and Uplifts

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By Linda Fisher Thornton What is the ultimate goal of leadership? Complexity Context Ethical Leader ethical leadership development Ethical Thinking ethics & talent management ethical leadership mindset ethical thinking ethics and leadership development good leadership

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Unethical Leadership: Beliefs of Convenience

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Pandemic Leadership: 3 Questions To Ask in the New Year

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Ethics is Actionable

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Human Leadership is the Leadership We Need

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As we struggle with compounding challenges around the world, people are more and more frequently seeking information about human or humane leadership.

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How to Be Human (Together)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I'm sharing an edited compilation of three previously published posts that are relevant for leaders and organizations wanting to honor human rights in chaotic times. The first addresses the risk of excluding any humans from our organizational statement of inclusion.

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Minimum Standard Leadership

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5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future (Part 4)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is Part 4 in the series "5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future.". Part 3 on Growth and Human Development In Part 4, we take a look at positive ethical values and the search for meaning. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends define ethical leadership ethical leadership in a global society positive ethical values

Are Best Practices Really Best?

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5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future (Part 5)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This is the 5th post in a series called 5 Insights Into Leadership Development Future. Part 3 on Growth and Human Development Part 4 on Positive Ethical Values and the Search For Meaning This final post will build on the previous 4 posts in this series and discuss how to prepare leaders for the workplace of the future. Here are the 4 previous posts in the series in case you missed them: Part 1 on Global Trends Part 2 on Wholeness.

10 COVID-19 Trends: Our Inner Space

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Ethical Thinking: 3 Questions to Ask in the New Year

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Why It’s Time to Stop Saying We’re “Better Than” Other People

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Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical communication ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics in leadershipIt's time to stop telling leaders they will only succeed if they are "better than" the competition.

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Ignoring Toxic Leadership is Not Worth the Tradeoffs

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Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

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Leading With Values During the Pandemic

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COVID-19 Response: 12 Resources for Business

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A sound understanding of the situation combined with ethical values will help us make leadership decisions that will be good for our customers and the long-term viability of our business.

Leaders: Is An Insider Mindset Ethical?

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Clarify, Don’t Oversimplify

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Leadership Development S-T-R-E-T-C-H-E-S To Prepare for the Future

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Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends 7 Lenses complexity ethical business leadership leadership development leading ethicallyBy Linda Fisher Thornton In a recent post, I acknowledged that "leaders face information overload, globalization and increasing complexity. And they hold the key to your organization’s future. Make it a priority to help them be ready." How can we prepare leaders to succeed in a socially and globally connected world?

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 5)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series introduced 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership and the importance of ethical foresight. Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 explored the dimensions of Ethical Design, Legal Compliance. and Human Impact.

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“Ethical Thinking Isn’t Automatic”

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"For ethical leadership to stick, the culture needs an infrastructure that consistently supports acting on stated values.Ethical cultures treat ethical thinking as something that must be cultivated, demonstrated, and practiced over time.".

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

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By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is the first in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership as we approach IoT Day on April 14th.

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