The Journey to Authentic Leadership

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By Linda Fisher Thornton The journey to authentic leadership is not an easy one. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethics & Talent Management Purpose and Meaning Trends authenticity ethical and authentic leadership ethical leadership Leadership

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What Is Reel Leadership?

Joseph Lalonde

The idea of Reel Leadership began stirring in my mind years ago. Reel LeadershipBut we need to go back in time before this idea began to ruminate in my mind. I want to take you back to the beginning of my personal development journey.

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Unpacking the Bags to Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Leadership team. The post Unpacking the Bags to Leadership appeared first on Lead Change. Leadership action plan Leadership Development Leadership Matters mental health PTSD“Please place your carry-on luggage in the storage bins overhead and take your seat. If you have items that will fit under the seats in front of you, please secure them now.”. “As As you enter today, please leave your baggage at home so we can focus on the work ahead.”.

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.

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.

July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

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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.

September 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 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 What Not To Say When You’re Mad. They don’t believe in your leadership. Dr. Bill Donahue writes The 5 Principles of Ethical 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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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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The Hard Work Of Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

From the outside world, leadership can look easy. But the people looking at leadership from the outside in miss so […]. LeadershipPeople may see leaders as having the cush job.

Entrepreneurial Leadership

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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.

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.

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.

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, Blurred Lines and Sliding Scales

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By Linda Fisher Thornton Leadership has entered a new realm, leaving the space of knowns and certainties (which was an illusion anyway) and entering the space of deep uncertainty, blurred lines and sliding scales.

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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.

August 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 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 3 Steps to Achieving Inner Stillness. Practice these steps to improve your coaching, leadership, and parenting.

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.

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.

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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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? .

The Leadership Seesaw

Lead Change Blog

Leadership is a balancing act. Leadership requires communication, trust, and vulnerability. Leadership parallels this illustration in so many ways. Leadership requires vision. Leadership requires that we vision and help others see it as well. Great seesawing is an art form, like leadership, and mastering the playground can take time but is worth “seeing” joy in hearts and smiles on faces! The post The Leadership Seesaw appeared first on Lead Change.

Things To Consider While Making Leadership Decisions

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I want us to look at a few things to consider when making leadership decisions. LeadershipWe can make decisions in a vacuum. It is easy to dismiss others around us or their ideas. We do this in our homes. We do it in our businesses. And this hurts our effectiveness.

Leadership is a Process!

Lead Change Blog

The diagram below highlights the steps involved in the leadership process. In the middle of The Leadership Process diagram are the words “Involve Others/build Relationships.” Leadership is a process! The post Leadership is a Process!

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?

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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Free Guy

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel LeadershipThis weekend saw the release of Free Guy, a new Ryan Reynolds movie. Free Guy’s premise is that an NPC (non-playable character in video game speak) suddenly becomes self-aware. He no longer follows the programming he was given.

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10 Leadership Strategies For Thriving in 2021

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Peak Leadership Fitness: Elevating Your Leadership Game

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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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dynasty Warriors

Joseph Lalonde

Reel LeadershipI was a huge fan of the Playstation 2 video game Dynasty Warriors 2. Hearing that Netflix had released a movie based on the series, my interest was piqued. I was excited to watch a video game from my youth transition to a live-action movie.

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Leadership: Evaluating Ethical Awareness

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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.

Improving Leadership Bench Strength

N2Growth Blog

A fter reading Gartner’s report on How to Build Leadership Bench Strength , these are my conclusions: HR already invests 23% of its Training and Development budget in Leadership and 27% on the high potential professionals. How do they affect Leadership?

What Does Equitable Leadership Look Like?

Leading Blog

In Voyager, women finally had a realistic representation of female leadership aboard a Star Trek vessel, one that was determined and decisive but also empathic and willing to listen. In fact, she’s almost a prescient paragon of what good leadership looks like in the 21st century.

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

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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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

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?

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+.

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.

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

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.

Minimum Standard Leadership

Leading in Context

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