Belaying Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Belaying Leadership. I love thinking about leadership through the lens of belaying. But what can this experience belaying teach you about leadership? Both of these things equate to a leadership principle: Great leaders help and lift up their team.

Leadership Inspirations – Committees

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Committees ! The post Leadership Inspirations – Committees appeared first on StrategyDriven. Leadership Inspirations business management business quote inspriational quote leadership quote richard long harkness strategydriven

Advisory Leadership

Eric Jacobson

I selected Advisory Leadership as the best new leadership book for this year because it: Teaches leaders how to create a people-first culture (a must-have to achieve success in today's business world). Flashback to three years ago.because this book is so, so good!

Servant Leadership in Action

Leading Blog

T HROUGH THE PAGES of Servant Leadership in Action , we get a clearer picture of what servant leadership is and isn’t. The leadership aspect of servant leadership is the responsibility of the traditional hierarchy. To me, that’s what servant leadership is all about.”.

Dealing with Destructive Leadership

Leadership Freak

Correction… Continue reading → Appreciation Encouragement Gratitude Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development leadership success organizational successWise leaders give and receive correction. Incompetent leaders tear down and poison relationships. Correction cp. criticism: Correction builds up. Criticism tears down. Correction looks to the future. Criticism camps in the past.

Leadership Inspirations – Advertising

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Advertising ! The post Leadership Inspirations – Advertising appeared first on StrategyDriven. “When business is good it pays to advertise, when it is bad you have got to advertise.”

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Tomorrow, March 6, brings the release of the new definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

Co-Active Leadership

Leading Blog

So much of what we talk about when we talk about leadership is in the context of a title. In Co-Active Leadership , Karen and Henry Kimsey-House define leadership as “those who are responsible for their world.” So much of leadership is about initiative—taking responsibility.

Leadership Inspirations – What People Believe

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - What People Believe ! The post Leadership Inspirations – What People Believe appeared first on StrategyDriven. “People don’t believe what you tell them. They rarely believe what you show them.

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An Important Leadership Lesson

Strategy Driven

This article offers two important leadership lessons for small business owners, and encourages you to quickly learn new employees motivational style in order to manage them effectively. The same remains true in modern business leadership.

Leadership That Matters

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leadership is not necessarily about getting people to follow you. In fact, the test of leadership effectiveness is what happens when you’re not there. The post Leadership That Matters appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Leadership

Ethical Leadership: Complexity, Context and Adaptation

Leading in Context

Ethical leadership requires growth, a willingness to acknowledge complexity and an understanding of the broader context in which we lead. Use these resources to improve your ethical awareness, learn about how the leadership context is evolving and check for learning blind spots. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses adaptation and ethics complexity and ethics ethical leadership development ethics in leadership Responsible Leadership

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Violent Leadership

Coaching Tip

In VIOLENT LEADERSHIP , Middleton shares his aggressive leadership style for our turbulent times. Despite its abrasive ring, the term " Violent Leadership " has nothing to do with inciting conflict or sanctioning brutality. "It It refers to a distinctive type of leadership that is passionate, innovative, and takes things by force," Middleton explains. "It Source: Wesley Middleton: Violent Leadership: Be A Force For Change: Disrupt.

Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

This is one reason why we are so excited about the upcoming release of our new book, The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership. The post Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Imperfect Leadership

Coaching Tip

In a 2012 study of 361 top-level executives from 53 countries, by the Center of Creative Leadership, 19% of respondents stated that leaders are born to lead, while 52% believed that leaders are created; 29% said that both factors are equally important. Leadership is a skill, similar to playing a musical instrument. By the same token, there may be a few special individuals with natural leadership ability, who don't need to learn anything at all. Can't Get Enough Leadership.

How Strong is Your Leadership Pyramid?

Next Level Blog

For example, a study conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership shows that 40 percent of new executives fail within eighteen months of being named to their positions. If you’re not doing that well, you won’t be able to operate at your best in the other aspects of your leadership role.

Powerful Leadership Invitations

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Powerful Leadership Invitations appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Chares Vogl leadership invitationsThink about it.

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12 Killers of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

In my experience, and some I learned the hard way, there are a few killers of good leadership. Any one of these can squelch good leadership. Here are 12 killers of good leadership: Defensiveness – Good leaders don’t wear their feelings on their shoulders.

Leadership, Passion, And Transformation

Joseph Lalonde

Transformation is the natural byproduct of this type of leadership. Begin to Position Your Passion in Your Leadership Style. How can I revitalize my leadership skills through incorporating my strengths ? Scattered and ineffective leadership results in desiring to please people.

How Leadership Is A Relationship

Joseph Lalonde

For many, thinking of leadership as a relationship is difficult. Too many people consider leadership a position, a role to play. Yet leadership is much more than the day to day activities you partake in to run your organization. How Leadership Is A Relationship.

The Leadership Triangle

Leading Blog

The elite of higher education would have us believe that leadership can be taught, especially if you are one of the privileged attending classes at a top tier university offering courses in leadership. Leadership is surely more complicated than that. Crisis leadership in action.

Leadership: Humility and Focusing on Others


In one of the leadership workshop I attended in early years of my career, the trainer beautifully described humility as. Leadership in any form is about others. The focus of a leadership conversation is the needs of others, needs of the context and needs of the customers.

The Six Pitfalls of Leadership

Leadership Freak

The pitfalls of leadership spring from within. The Six Pitfalls of Leadership: #1. Those who think they… Continue reading → Accountability Curiosity Failure Leading Listening Personal Growth Success Leadership Leadership DevelopmentDangers that emerge from within are more perilous than dangers that attack from without. Perceived knowledge.

The Biggest Danger in Leadership

Leadership Freak

Even insecurity is… Continue reading → Humility Personal Growth arrogance Growth Leadership Leadership DevelopmentSelf-importance is behind most of the stupid things leaders do. Self-importance keeps leaders ignorant and isolated. Self-importance blinds you to your weaknesses and distorts your view of strength in others.

Leadership Incubator

RapidStart Leadership

I think one thing often overlooked in the world of leadership is patience. As often as not, good leadership is like an incubator. The Leadership Incubator will work its magic. The post Leadership Incubator appeared first on.

Leadership Procrastinationitis

Linked 2 Leadership

Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Personal Growth leadership development personal growth productive workforceIs there a prescription treatment for procrastinationitis? This is the “disease” that seemingly permeates people so that every action needs to be delayed until… well, … uh,… later, I guess? Some Things Never Change… I knew it would happen this way.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Uncle Drew

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The new basketball comedy movie Uncle Drew tells the story of Dax (Lil Rel Howery) and his dreams of having a winning team in the Rucker Classic street basketball tournament. Uncle Drew is full of laughs and, surprisingly, leadership lessons.

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The 9 (or 99?) Ps of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

At the Forum, we decided to structure our insights about Leadership into Ps – and we didn’t stop with 7 – we eventually agreed upon 9! Were we the first to propose Leadership Ps? All I can say is that I haven’t found any Leadership list that antedates ours.

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A Leadership Conundrum: Unexpected Sources of Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leadership is not something you can provide. But leadership is not a matter of simply “offering” or “providing.” For leadership to occur, a response is required. Leadership is a phenomenon that occurs when one […]. Leadership sources of leadership

The Shadow Side of Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

By this time you have probably developed a “leadership style” that fits for you, […]. The post The Shadow Side of Leadership appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Author Interviews & Book Reviews Leadership

The Loneliness of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

There is sometimes loneliness in leadership, which cannot be avoided. Leadership is never an excuse for dictatorship or control. Business Leadership Organizational Leadership

29 Flawed Assumptions About Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I was pruning shrubs this week and it occurred to me that we have many mistaken assumptions about leadership that can lead us to make bad choices. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking business ethics ethical leadership thinking infographic Leadership leadership assumptions upgrade your thinking what are leadership skills what is leadership

The Leadership Experience

General Leadership

I find that observing the challenges of my children offers some very good insights into relationships and leadership. Recently, I have discussed circumstances with my children that relate to expectations and how to play a leadership role that led me to reflect on the Leadership Experience.

12 Random Leadership Observations

Ron Edmondson

I’ve been studying leadership for years, and share so many thoughts about it here. Here are 12 random leadership observations: Many times a leader knows the right thing to do, but simply needs someone to confirm it. Leadership

Active Listening: the Key to Leadership Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Even the military has morphed their ideals on leadership roles, shifting away from the highest ranked official and instead citing the individual or group who knows the mission and territory the best. This concept is combated by leadership that is visible and communicative at all levels.

7 Lazy Leadership Practices

Ron Edmondson

And, ineffective in leadership. The fact is, however, many of us have some lazy tendencies when it comes to leadership. Please understand, I’m not calling a leader lazy who defaults to any of these leadership practices listed. But this part of their leadership is lazy.

Seven overused leadership strengths


Humility: Almost everyone loves a humble leader; they are considered the personification of servant leadership and are always willing to give credit to others. leadership development self development sustainable leadership

5 Tips to Stop Overcomplicating Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Hank van der Merwe With all the models and frameworks out there I sometimes wonder if we have taken the simplicity out of leadership. We seem to have a knack of overcomplicating leadership to the point where it seems so complex that it’s out of most peoples reach.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Incredibles 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Almost 14 years ago, the original Incredibles movie released. Incredibles 2 is also filled with great leadership lessons. Let’s take a look at the leadership lessons in Incredibles 2 and what they mean for you. Leadership has its ups and downs.

Leadership Forged In Crisis

Leading Blog

The better you become, the better your leadership becomes. It is a misconception of leadership that if you engage in the best practices of a great leader, you will become that leader. The crisis that can break one person can give birth to leadership in another.

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