What Makes Leadership Material Effective

Lead Change Blog

Thanks to modern technology, there is endless leadership material available to us today. Another challenge I see, with the vast amount of leadership material at our fingertips, is that we may spend an exorbitant amount of money and precious time gaining leadership knowledge, but is more knowledge what we really need? How dare I use the “F” word in a leadership article, but it is those instances of mistakes where we learn the most, is it not? .

July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Liz Weber of Weber Business Services provided Leadership Dysfunction – Doing What You’ve Always Done. You may have a leadership dysfunction problem. Miller writes Leadership in the Hybrid Workplace.

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Automating Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

LeadershipI have absolutely fallen in love with a couple of new electronic gizmos in my home. These electronic gizmos have made life easier by automating much of what we would normally do. We added Philips Hue lights to our living room.

Unethical Leadership: What Causes Failures?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership failures can be caused by different types of problems that may compound. Some of these problems are individual and others may be embedded in the organizational culture.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Learning Ethical Leadership: Talent Development Implications

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership isn't something we can ever say we've fully accomplished. It's not about arriving at any particular place, or about achieving a certain level of knowledge.

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Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership

Leading Blog

James Kouzes and Barry Posner emphasize this point in Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership. To help you develop confidence and grow as a leader, the authors present an operating system of leadership practices based on their time-tested Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership.

Leadership U: The Six Degrees of Leadership

Leading Blog

T O LEAD people from one place to another in good times and in challenging ones requires a framework like the one presented in Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison’s concise book, Leadership U: Accelerating Through the Crisis Curve. The framework is called, The Six Degrees of Leadership.

Defining Characteristics of Unethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I'm sharing posts that clearly describe what unethical leadership looks like, and caution readers about the risks of allowing it to continue.

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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.

Should We “Defund” Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

We get overall leadership from Marc, which is all we need. It got me rethinking the true role of leadership. . I use this phrase, not as an invitation to use hands-off abandonment, but instead as a caution to never use any more leadership than is needed. Service leadership is about realness, not about roleness. In much the same way, we need to rethink the ways the person charged with leadership can make the best contribution to those they serve.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Widow

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel LeadershipThe Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Black Widow was delayed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for a May 2020 release, the world finally saw Black Widow release on July 9th, 2021 in theaters and Disney+.

May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided Stop Saying Stupid Things. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Bosses and Burnout: Three Things Leaders Should Know.

Is Leadership for You?

Lead Change Blog

You can learn a lot about leadership by observing good leaders and watching what they do. You can spend time thinking about how you would handle leadership issues. You can read books and blog posts and articles about leadership. Leadership Isn’t for Everyone. How to Determine if Leadership is for You. Reading about leadership and observing leaders won’t tell you enough. It’s an important part of leadership work. The post Is Leadership for You?

Human Leadership is the Leadership We Need

Leading in Context

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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April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Rocks in a Jar: 11 Things They Didn’t Tell You. Dana Theus of InPower Coaching writes Women in Leadership: A Guide for Women, Their Mentors, and Allies.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel LeadershipSnake Eyes is a reboot/refresh of the G.I. Joe movie franchise. The movie reintroduces us to one of the most intriguing characters in the G.I. Joe characters, Snake Eyes (Henry Golden). He has always been mysterious and cool.

10 Leadership Strategies For Thriving in 2021

Leading in Context

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March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided Stop Trying to Pay Attention. David Moser of Decisive Blog writes The Power of “And” in Leadership Communication. And CULTURE is a symptom of LEADERSHIP.

Post-Quarantine Leadership Lessons

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The post Post-Quarantine Leadership Lessons appeared first on Lead Change. Leadership leaders leadership lessons long-term goal pandemic quarantine social skillsAwkward. Unsettled. Embarrassed. All those feelings rattled around in my heart and head as I drove home—just like they did after my first job interview. First date. A conversation with someone way, way smarter than me. What prompted this reaction? My first foray into the face-to-face post-quarantine business world.

Leadership—Unwrapped and Unadorned

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It was raw leadership unadorned by dressed-up diplomacy or gift-wrapped candor. ” Decker embodied a completely different style of leadership than presidents in the past. Because a fundamental ingredient of business success is leadership. And the granular stuff of leadership is courage, conviction, and character.” ” The post Leadership—Unwrapped and Unadorned appeared first on Lead Change.

What Leadership Legacy Will You Leave?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What kind of leadership legacy will you leave? Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethics Questions Purpose and Meaning #7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership ethical leadership ethical thinking and action leadership development leadership legacy

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Peak Leadership Fitness: Elevating Your Leadership Game

Leading Blog

E LEVATING your leadership game is a mindset. In Peak Leadership Fitness , author Timothy Tobin writes, “A leadership mindset is essentially the belief in yourself and your abilities as a leader. Leadership is an extreme test of performance, stamina, and endurance.

Baldheaded Leadership

Lead Change Blog

She was the chief operating officer of a large company, and this was the leadership conference for her company. ” As I listened to her powerful message, I thought about how great leadership needs to be totally real before it is attractively adorned; jarringly authentic, not just charmingly presented. Baldheaded leadership is genuine and trust-building. Baldheaded leadership is courageous and transparent. How would your leadership actions change?

June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership. Robyn McLeod provided The Do’s and Dont’s of Inclusive Leadership.

Leadership: Evaluating Ethical Awareness

Leading in Context

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Leadership: No Discomfort, No Growth

Leading in Context

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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Leadership is 360 degrees and 365 days

Lead Change Blog

Leadership encompasses all of these components. John Maxwell’s book 360 Leadership is a great book. Then Jon Lockhorst’s new book, Mission-Critical Leadership , reconfirms the importance of leadership at every level with the ability to support others at different levels. They define YOU, your leadership, and ultimately your contribution.” -John Maxwell. Action Steps for leadership 360. The goal of leadership is to help people succeed.

20 (Responsible) Leadership Outcomes

Leading in Context

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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Leadership: Finding Your Sweet Spot

Lead Change Blog

What does it take to find the sweet spot in leadership? Finding your leadership sweet spot in each situation is challenging. The post Leadership: Finding Your Sweet Spot appeared first on Lead Change. Some leaders operate at the extremes—doing too much, then too little.

Leadership Storytelling

Lead Change Blog

Here are some things I’ve learned about leadership storytelling. Leadership Storytelling. Ken Blanchard calls that your “leadership point of view.” ” Mark Deterding calls it your “leadership portrait.” Make storytelling part of your leadership toolkit. The post Leadership Storytelling appeared first on Lead Change.

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2021. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 28 titles. Edward Newton. * * * Like us on Instagram and Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas.

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Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

The post Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Communicating and Presenting building trust crutch phrases effective communication leadership overused words trite phrases

Pluralism: 9 Elements Required For Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Pluralism is required in our leadership thinking because it drives how we treat people and make decisions. It's the mindset required for important ethical leadership responsibilities such as respect, inclusion, and cultural awareness.

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Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. In the words of Robert Anderson and William Adams, authors of Scaling Leadership , “We are running an Internal Operating System that is not complex enough for the complexity we face. The solution is to scale our leadership. Leadership must learn to scale itself, but not any kind of leadership will do. Leadership Development

Humble Leadership

Leading Blog

We tend to fall back on transactional relationships and rule-based leadership. Edgar Schein and Peter Schein call this Level 1 based leadership. What they advocate in Humble Leadership is moving to and developing an organizational culture based on Level 2 relationships. Evolving the managerial culture from Level 1 to Level 2 is the defining task for Humble Leadership. ” Leadership will be expressed as “we together.” Leadership

Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Isolation

Leading in Context

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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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.

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. Contrast this approach with “ecosystem leadership,” a term coined by Otto Scharmer in his book, “Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies.” The post Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco?

First Look: Leadership Books for July 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2021. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 28 titles. Edward Newton. * * * Like us on Instagram and Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas.

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Minimum Standard Leadership

Leading in Context

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