• HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] Why Startups Like Uber Stumble Over Problems They Could Have Avoided
    Growth strategy Leadership Founders Digital ArticleNews this week that Uber’s CEO was stepping down likely was not a surprise to those who have been following the company in the headlines. In our work over many years, we have learned enough to know that you have to be on the inside of any company to have the full picture of what went wrong and how.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] Weekly Round-Up: How Leaders Unleash Passion, Dad Leadership Lessons, Drive Results & Employee Engagement, Listening Skills, & Collaborative Healthcare Innovation
    Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. This week you’ll read articles on how great leaders unleash passion, 5 leadership lessons from being a dad, how managers drive results and employee engagement at the same time, 5 ways to improve your leadership listening skills, and the collaborative nature of healthcare innovation.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] How to Integrate Data and Analytics into Every Part of Your Organization
    Make sure leadership teams are fully immersed in defining and setting expectations across the entire organization. Leadership teams must recognize that being successful will take courage, because once they embark on the journey, the insights from data analytics will often point to the need for decisions that could require a course correction. The teams should also have the complete support of executive leadership, and their goals should be fully aligned with the business strategy.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] Seven Steps to See and Solve Blindspots
    5 common leadership blindspots: Evaluating yourself as a good listener, even though you can’t wait for others to stop… Continue reading → Feedback LeadingBlindspots let you blame others for your shortcomings and feel superior while doing it.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] One Simple Change for a Huge Difference
    In your leadership, in your relationships, in your life. Leadership Development Leadership sleep“I have to tell you,” my client said, “when we first met, and you told me I needed to look at this, I thought you were crazy. I told my friend later that day that you were crazy. I mean, a 90-minute conversation on this one silly thing?”. And?” I asked. And it’s made all the difference,” she finished. “I I didn’t believe it, but it’s made all the difference.”.
  • JOSEPH LALONDE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Leadership] Are You Ready To Lead?
    Leadership is rarely a position that you’re ready for when you walk into the role. Many times, young leaders are thrust into the role of leadership well before they’ve had time to prepare. They know the dangers of leadership. Do anything you can to learn more about their style of leadership and how you can apply it to yours. You can sit in the comfort of your home and read a leadership book. Or you can watch video replays from leadership conferences.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] A Leadership Quandary: To Change or Not to Change
    Determining when to make change and when to leave things the same is one of the most delicate decisions of leadership, but I know one thing for sure: “ It’s working ” should also never be the primary reason to avoid change, either. Church Church Planting Church Revitalization Leadership Organizational LeadershipI love continual improvement. I am one of those who actually enjoys change. If things stay the same too long I get bored and begin looking for a new challenge.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] How to Stumble Forward with Boldness and Find Success
    Others may have stepped out already, but it’s still the… Continue reading → Change Failure Personal Growth Purpose Success fear of failure Leadership Development organizational success VisionAn infant watches others walk and learns that walking is possible. But success calls you to turn possibility into reality by stumbling forward.
  • STEVE FARBER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] How to LEAP Into Extreme Leadership
    That’s leadership worth following. Here are a few ways to LEAP immediately into Extreme Leadership: Cultivate Love – Do what you love in the service of people who love what you do. But not yours, because you aspire to Extreme Leadership. So don’t be content with everyday leadership and everyday results. Extreme Leadership Leadership Leadership Development extreme leadership leadership leadership development LEAP
  • RAPIDSTART LEADERSHIP  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] Leadership Incubator
    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. RapidStart Leadership Blog incubator leader development leader patience leadership persistence positive reinforcement valuesWe’re always in a hurry to get things done. We have to produce results immediately.
  • REIMAGINE WORK  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] Can We Have Different Motivations at Work?
    All Posts Leadership Navigate the Workplace communication leadership listeningI remember listening to a company director one day, musing on his observations of employees. “I’d I’d like to see everyone want to develop and advance, you know, show more initiative and ambition.”. I commend him on wanting to see the humans beings in his organization grow, develop and succeed.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] A Leadership Quandary: To Change or Not to Change
    Determining when to make change and when to leave things the same is one of the most delicate decisions of leadership, but I know one thing for sure: “ It’s working ” should also never be the primary reason to avoid change, either. Business Change Church Revitalization Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipI love continual improvement. I am one of those who actually enjoys change.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] How Analytics Has Changed in the Last 10 Years (and How It’s Stayed the Same)
    There has been even more stability in analytical leadership, change management, and culture, and in many cases those remain the toughest problems to address. Using state-of-the-art analytical technologies is a prerequisite for success, but their widespread availability puts an increasing premium on nontechnical factors like analytical leadership, culture, and strategy. Photo by Ferdinand Stöhr.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] The CEO of Children’s National Health System on Leadership, Innovation, and Delivering Specialized Care
    Leadership Innovation Healthcare Digital ArticleKurt Newman became a pediatric surgeon because he was attracted to the innovative culture and the extraordinary variety of problems doctors encounter at children’s hospitals, as well as the dramatic recoveries children can make.
  • KEVIN EIKENBERRY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Rhett Power
    Rhett Power, award-winning entrepreneur (Wild Creations), consultant, speaker and author joins Kevin to talk about his book and his leadership journey. The post Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Rhett Power appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Podcast the Remarkable Leadership Podcast
  • GREAT LEADERSHIP BY DAN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] Leadership Tips from Mankind’s Best Friend, the Dog
    Guest post from Dr. Garry McDaniel : For over three decades, the Gallup organization has been conducting surveys to illuminate the role leader’s play in creating a workforce of engaged employees to organizational leadership. Separately, each has value; together they define the difference between mediocre and outstanding leadership. dogs Garry McDaniel happiness leadership
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017
    [Leadership] Compliments, Criticism and Relationship
    Leadership Development criticism FeedbackAn important task you have as a leader is to give compliments and know how to deal with criticism. Compliments motivate; criticism has a negative effect on relationships. And good relationships already facilitate an environment in which the other is more willing to do things differently. In this article we therefore focus on what the effects of compliments and criticism are.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Will Uber Survive its Toxic Culture
    The… Continue reading → Culture Failure Success Leadership Development organizational successThe problem at Uber is bigger than CEO Travis Kalanick. Yes, he’s ultimately responsible. However, there’s a team of leaders in place who need to step up and take aggressive public action.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Drama and Who Broke the Media Projector
    Mr. Feeler wondered how someone could break something and not… Continue reading → Doer Dreamer Feeler Leadership Development organizational successNo one knows when or how, but one of our media projectors is broken. I was fascinated how Doers, Dreamers, and Feelers responded.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Supervising Friends, Ethically
    For some in put on that, I spoke to Lolly Daskal , a longtime leadership coach and consultant and the author of the bestselling book “ The Leadership Gap : What Gets Between You and Your Greatness. ”. “I’ve QUESTION: I was recently promoted to a new midlevel supervisor position, and several of the people I now oversee are good friends. I think they are doing excellent work, but I’m concerned that I not show special treatment. How does one supervise friends ethically? ANONYMOUS.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 5 Unconventional Leadership Books You Need to Read
    The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness by Lolly Daskal. “If you want to get your leadership right, you have to get yourself right.” ” In The Leadership Gap , Lolly Daskal reveals the consequences that highly driven, overachieving leaders face when they continue to rely on a skill set that has always worked for them but is no longer effective. The post 5 Unconventional Leadership Books You Need to Read appeared first on Lolly Daskal.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Uber Can’t Be Fixed — It’s Time for Regulators to Shut It Down
    But I suggest that the problem at Uber goes beyond a culture created by toxic leadership. But because Uber’s problem is rooted in its business model, changing the leadership will not fix it. From many passengers’ perspective, Uber is a godsend — lower fares than taxis, clean vehicles, courteous drivers, easy electronic payments. Yet the company’s mounting scandals reveal something seriously amiss, culminating in last week’s stern report from former U.S.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Um… Excuse Me… “Your Gaps” are Showing [Becoming a Great Leader Especially if You Are Not One]
    The Leadership Gap. Lolly Daskal’s new book, The Leadership Gap , did all three for me. Lead From Within Linkedin Lolly Daskal Press The Leadership Gap ThriveSome books connect with you because they align with your beliefs. Other books connect with you because they inspire you to be better. Still others connect with you because they open your mind to new possibilities. It will probably connect in all three ways with you as well. What stands between you and greatness?
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] The 7 Essential Leader Archetypes And The Hidden Gaps That Accompany Them
    There’s been volumes and volumes written about great leadership today, but much of it doesn’t look at how we can honestly and deeply evaluate our own blind spots and gaps, and close them, so we can reach our highest potential as leaders and influential forces for good in the world. A sought-after executive leadership coach, Lolly has spent over three decades working with top leaders from business, government, and nonprofit sectors around the world.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 10 Thought Leaders You Should Be Following to Be More Successful
    Leadership Lolly Daskal Press Thought LeadershipPeople are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours. In today’s fast-paced, content-saturated world, who you choose to follow is massively important to your development as a professional.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] A New Approach to Safely Sharing Cancer Patients’ Data
    The Accelerator, acting as the backbone organization and under the leadership of an experienced senior consumer marketer, began this effort by bringing together five not-for-profit organizations: the LUNGevity Foundation, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] The Seven Archetypes Of The Most Successful Leaders
    I spoke to Lolly Daskal, author of the national bestselling book The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness , about the seven archetypes of the most successful leaders, what happens when leaders rely too much on their current skills, the Millennial leadership dilemma and her best career advice. Dan Schawbel: Can you describe what the leadership gap is and why you decided to write a book on this topic?
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Discover Your Leadership Archetype To Lead With Strength
    Lolly Daskal is the founder of Lead From Within, a global leadership coaching and consulting firm. Her new book is The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness. The post Discover Your Leadership Archetype To Lead With Strength appeared first on Lolly Daskal. Lead From Within Forbes Lolly Daskal Press The Leadership GapAre you a rebel? A hero? A navigator? Or someone else?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] What Does an Aspiring Founder Need to Know?
    Respondents cited the need for founders of technology startups to have other leadership skills, in particular: (1) openness to receiving feedback without being defensive; and (2) the ability to prioritize, including knowing what to delegate and what to do yourself. Instead, we came away convinced that founders need a wide breadth of management and leadership skills to succeed in their ventures. Juan Díaz-faes for HBR.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 7 Habits All Great Leaders Share
    Lead From Within Book Leadership Lolly Daskal Managers Press The Leadership Gap Thrive Thrive GlobalOne of the best ways to grow in your professional life is to study great leaders. And there’s no better way to understand the best leaders than looking at their habits. After all, our disciplines reflect our priorities, and it’s the things we do every day that shape us. Continue Reading. As seen on Thrive Global written by Lolly Daskal.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Understanding the 7 Leader Archetypes of Leadership
    At his last job, Andrew had thrived on top-down leadership. Complaints started trickling up to the CEO, and she brought me in to help ensure that Andrew’s leadership style didn’t interfere with the project’s success. The post Understanding the 7 Leader Archetypes of Leadership appeared first on Lolly Daskal. Lead From Within Leadership Lolly Daskal Press SHRM The Leadership Gap
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Recommended Summer Reading for Leaders
    As a result, summer is a fantastic time to take a breath, recharge, and carve out time for personal and professional development, like enhancing your leadership skills. And, we know that the best way to acquire leadership skills is through real-world experience. These are the books they consistently recommend to colleagues looking to enhance their leadership skills. The Leadership Gap made it to the recommended summer reading list for Leaders.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Do You Know Your Leadership Gaps?
    A review by Meredith Bell on The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You And Your Greatness. Lolly Daskal’s new book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness , gets an A+ in that regard. The post Do You Know Your Leadership Gaps? Lead From Within Book Review Leadership Gap Linkedin Lolly Daskal Meredith Bell PressThere’s an important question I ask myself when evaluating a book’s long-term benefit to me.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 5 Powerful Ways to Answer Self-Doubt and Step into Your Greatness
    Lolly Daskal, The Leadership Gap. Posted on Dan Rockwell (LeadershipFreak Blog) review of The Leadership Gap, book by Lolly Daskal. Lead From Within Book Confidence Dan Rockwell Greatness Leadership LeadershipFreak Lolly Daskal Press Self DoubtThe Little Engine kept saying, “I think I can,” until he climbed the steep hill. But the story is wrong. Thinking you can is helpful, but never enough to step into your greatness. Self-Doubt: Doubters are protectors and preventers.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] The Life of an Idea on a Healthy Team
    Business Church Planting Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipHealthy teams allow every idea a chance to live. At initial thought, there are no bad ideas. The healthiest teams don’t contain a built in idea killer. And, if there is one they aren’t allowed to remain so for long. Ideas need a chance to breathe. They need to be stretched and prodded and examined. The best ideas sometimes come from what started as a seemingly really bad idea.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] The Shadow Side of Leadership
    Post written by Jesse Lyn Stoner on her blog, a review of Lolly Daskal’s book The Leadership Gap. Once you’ve been in a leadership role for awhile, you develop a leadership style that is comfortable. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Lolly Daskal, executive coach and author of the new book The Leadership Gap. The post The Shadow Side of Leadership appeared first on Lolly Daskal.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
    What’s your leadership gap? A powerful team is made up of a diverse group of leadership styles. Lolly Daskal’s new book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness , introduces her system to help executives discover their own leadership style and how to leverage their strengths. Stand Out Leadership Qualities. Posted on Skip Prichard Blog as he interviews Lolly Daskal about The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You And Your Greatness.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 7 Ways Leaders Excel – And 7 Ways They Get In Their Own Way
    Leadership is much more than what you know or even what you do. These traits make up what I call your leadership gaps. Unless you can learn to integrate and leverage every part of who you are—especially your gaps—these hidden impediments will get the best of you, and your business and leadership will be impaired. But when times are challenged or stressful or disagreeable, a leadership gap can emerge and leave even the most confident rebel feeling like an imposter.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] 5 Ways to Identify Leadership Talent in Your Team
    Chefs have to be great leaders, and it’s always fascinated me that leadership can develop within people who might otherwise reside much further down the company food chain. The key thing, clearly, is finding these people and nurturing their latent leadership talent. Current performance is of course a vital metric, but measuring the potential of people will help you identify leadership qualities.
  • LEADING IN CONTEXT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Leadership] Everyone is a Stakeholder at Some Level
    Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical leadership skills ethics Leadership silent stakeholdersBy Linda Fisher Thornton "Everyone is a stakeholder at some level, and all stakeholders are important. We should consider all stakeholders as we lead – those we serve, those we lead, the powerless, the silenced, the planet, and all of humanity."
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] How To Do Five Percent More To Achieve Extraordinary Results
    Developing Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Michael Alden Talent“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If If you just put 5% more effort into any aspect of your life, you will not only achieve your goals, you will surpass them,” he explains.
  • LEADING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Humility is the New Smart: Are You Ready?
    Of Related Interest: Learn or Die. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. S MART used to be a quantity game. “I I know more than you. I get more things right.” But Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig say that in the new Smart Machine Age, that’s losing game. The new smart is about quality. Specifically, the quality of your thinking, your listening, and your relating and collaborative skills. Are you ready?
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] INC: It’s Lonely at the Top — Here’s How to Know if Your Stress Is Business or Personal
    It’s for these reasons that the business of executive coaching has become such a significant staple of leadership development … “Therapists are usually oriented around talking and going deeper with dialog. They are very effective at helping people identify patterns and get them from the past to the present,” explains Lolly Daskal, author of the new book The Leadership Gap: What Gets between You and Your Greatness. It can be lonely at the top.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] INC: 1 Surprising Thing That Keeps Good Leaders from Becoming Great
    Lead From Within Press The Leadership GapA great leader possesses strengths and qualities that stand out to those who wish to achieve greatness in their own right. Steve Jobs placed no limits on imagination and fearless innovation. Richard Branson believes in his people, values integrity, and embraces life with a passion.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate
    His leadership team began with a search for purpose. ” But instead of plastering this new slogan on motivational posters and repeating it in all-hands meetings, the leadership team began by quietly using it to start guiding their own decisions. Once these projects were far enough along, the Dr. Reddy’s leadership used them to help communicate their purpose and culture change ambitions. The Challenge to Leadership. Culture is like the wind.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Getting Buy-In for Predictive Analytics in Health Care
    Educating leadership about a tool’s expected benefits is critical in generating support. Clear, committed leadership and a culture strongly supportive of change and learning are also critical factors. Jennifer Maravillas for HBR. According to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), the U.S. health care system spends almost a third of its resources — $750 billion annually — on unnecessary services and inefficient care.
  • KEVIN EIKENBERRY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] The Allen Wrench Saga
    Today’s leadership lesson comes from a recent delivery of eight chairs to my house – that’s right, there are even leadership lessons in furniture and allen wrenches. The post The Allen Wrench Saga appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Video the Remarkable Leadership Podcast
  • RAPIDSTART LEADERSHIP  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Stop Yourself! 4 Ways to Grow Your Team by Shutting Your Mouth
    Communication is a critically important leadership skill. In any leadership situation, two things are going on. And the next time one of these situations arises, think about popping a few “Patience Pills,” exercise some leadership patience, and let your team get on with the job of doing and the job of growing. And be sure to sign up now for twice-monthly Leadership Updates with more tips and exclusive content not available elsewhere on the site!
  • TANVEER NASEER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Listen Up! 5 Ways To Improve Your Leadership Listening Skills
    Even though you might have great analytical skills and intelligence, not listening properly decreases the effectiveness of your leadership role. Some other posts you may enjoy: 7 Ways Leaders Can Empower Their Employees To Succeed 3 Tactics To Improve How You Give Feedback To Your Employees Building Emotional Competencies In Our Leadership How Failure Taught Me To Become A Better Listener. The following is a guest piece by Jackie Edwards.
  • ASPIRE-CS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] When solving problems can get you killed
    Last week I had the pleasure of spending time with local non-profit leaders, teaching them to incorporate real coaching into their management/leadership tool kit. Within a couple of hours, the group was well grounded in the pillars of “real coaching” – listening, asking powerful questions, and moving the coachee to action. Once we moved beyond those pillars, there was some regret expressed by the leaders that they would have to let go of solving other’s problems for them.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] The Best Approach to Decision Making Combines Data and Managers’ Expertise
    In 2008 Bonabeau and two members of the Eli Lilly R&D leadership published an HBR article in which they reported that the new approach had been able to deliver molecules to Phase II trials “at almost twice the speed and less than a third of the cost of the standard process.” Data is now the critical tool for managing many corporate functions, including marketing, pricing, supply chain, operations, and more.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] How to Find and Invite Others to Ride the Bull with You
    He said, “It… Continue reading → Taking others higher Growth Leadership DevelopmentLeading is like riding a bull in the rodeo. I recently asked a leader, “What shifts for you if you think of inviting someone to ride the bull with you?”
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Determining How Fast or Slow To Make Decisions as a Leader
    Church Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipAs leaders, we constantly have to make decisions. Everyday there are countless decisions made, which impact or teams and mission. Good leaders understand the ramifications of decision-making and learn to use this power wisely. In my experience, usually there are two immediate considerations when I am presented with the the opportunity to make a decision – fast or slow.
  • LEAD FROM WITHIN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] Why Heroic Leadership Is Needed Now More Than Ever
    Recently I was at an event at the Princeton Club talking about my new book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness. More than ever before, we have a real gap in our leadership. The climate of leadership these days is laced with distrust and skepticism. And the worst of it is knowing that what’s happening in leadership today is going to end up costing all of us in the years to come. Great leadership is a “we” message, not a “me” message.
  • JESSE LYN STONER BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Leadership] 4 Dangers of Digital Communication and 8 Tips to Avoid Them
    The post 4 Dangers of Digital Communication and 8 Tips to Avoid Them appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest post by Naphtali Hoff It’s no surprise that we use email and text for so many of our communications. It’s often faster, it’s neater, and it can easily be saved for future reference without paper sifting and clutter. Digital communication allows us to send and reply at our own convenience. And you can communicate with […].
  • QASPIRE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] Future of Work: Four Shifts Leaders Must Focus on
    Leadership Learning Sketchnotes future of work learning Mindset shifts sketchnoteTalking about the impending shifts like automation, robotics, disruptions and uncertainties in our world of work is almost clichéd. What seems like a problem is also an opportunity to do the thing that makes us human – to change our attitudes and fixed beliefs about how we have traditionally experienced work.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] All I Want is Just a Little Respect
    … Continue reading → Leading Motivation Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentAretha Franklin speaks for everyone when she sings, “All I want is just a little respect.” Don’t poke dogs and expect them to kiss you. The song, “Respect,” was written by Otis Redding.…
  • MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] Caretaker Managers Need Not Apply
    High Performance Management Teams Leadership amazon blockchain caretaker manager Leading ChangeWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)
    This is exactly what the leadership teams at ING did. If software has eaten the world, then agile has eaten the software world. While initially designed to improve the responsiveness of software development teams, more recently agile has become the default team-based operational model for companies big and small, across industries and sectors, with the promise of a substantial and sustained spike in team productivity and efficiency.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] How Managers Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time
    These appear to be the behaviors that enable that 13% of leaders to consistently use both sets of leadership skills. As noted earlier, we found that leaders who possess both of these skills were rated in the 91st percentile in their overall leadership effectiveness. Is it possible to be a high-standards, results-driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work-with team?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] 6 Ways to Weave Self-Care into Your Workday
    Maintaining a professional and competent persona is an important leadership skill, but in some cases, we can take it too far. I’ve spent the past few years working closely with leaders on incorporating self-care into their work lives — as a key component of their overall performance — so that an expansion in their role or responsibilities doesn’t come at the expense of their health and well-being.
  • GENERAL LEADERSHIP  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] Leadership Can Be Destructive
    GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Leadership can be destructive. Lately, I have been very focused on the rise in destructive leadership in the lives of those I intersect with. The post Leadership Can Be Destructive appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Communication Destructive Leadership Reputation Team Toxic
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] The One Question I Ask When Receiving a Complaint
    It would be difficult to be in leadership and not have people upset with a decision you made at some point. Leadership guides people places they’ve never been before, so leading always involves change. So, receiving complaints or criticism is not a rarity in leadership. I think good listening and responsiveness is part of good leadership.). Church Revitalization Leadership Organizational Leadership Team Leadership
  • KEVIN EIKENBERRY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] Questions I’m Asked About 360 Assessments
    As a designer of a Leadership 360 Assessment, consultant to organizations using them, and a coach to many leaders who have taken a 360 assessment, I have a wide variety of experiences and perspectives about these tools. The post Questions I’m Asked About 360 Assessments appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development 360 assessment leadership 360 assessment
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] How Great Leaders Unleash Passion
    The leadership antidote to passion-free mediocrity may not be to change employees or loudly telegraph your displeasure or even “crack the whip.’ True, but what would your leadership relationship be like if suddenly all your employees were independently wealthy volunteers? Leadership should have the character of a boss whose employees won the big lottery but opted to remain without pay. Leadership Development LeadershipPicture this.
  • JOSEPH LALONDE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] 29 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Cars 3
    A Reel Leadership Article Let’s be honest. And, as usual, I’m here to bring you leadership lessons from Cars 3. Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Cars 3. You need a mentor – Leadership lessons from Cars 3 #ReelLeadership Click To Tweet. You might be brash or arrogant or think you know everything there is to know about leadership. Your hustle can break you – Leadership lessons from Cars 3 #ReelLeadership Click To Tweet.
  • COACHING TIP  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Leadership] Transformational Leadership
    Bringing decades of experience of converting human potential into accelerated business, Hugh Blane, presents the fundamental concepts whose implementation will result in dramatic revenue, performance and relationship growth in his new book, "7 PRINCIPLES OF TRANSORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP.". Source: Hugh Blane: 7 Principles of Transformational Leadership: Create a Mindset of Passion, Innovation, and Growth . Other self-coaching leadership books: Can't Get Enough Leadership.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Leadership] How To Make An Apology
    Apologizing Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How to Apologize LeadershipThe following great advice about how to apologize is from the new book, The Courage Solution , by Mindy Mackenzie. I'll be posting a full review of the book in a few days. In the meantime, Mackenzie recommends you include these three elements when you apologize: Actually say "I'm sorry" out loud, while making eye contact, if possible.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Leadership] How Cultures Across the World Approach Leadership
    They vary in deference and decision making. International business Video
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Leadership] Three Stumbles From Defeat
    Novices and simpletons… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership DevelopmentEvery leader is three stumbles from defeat. But stumble-points reveal footholds for success. The path down is easier than the path up. 3 stumbles from defeat: #1. A closed door.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Leadership] The 7 Keys To Leading Your Team To Greatness
    Building a great team is one of those leadership skills that can make or break you. LeadershipIt’s one thing to get all the “ right people on the bus ” (to steal a Jim Collins phrase from his indispensable book “Good to Great” ), but it’s quite another to get the team to create an unstoppable collective force that can achieve greatness. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s just a bus going to nowhere. Because you couldn’t find the right “keys” to unlock the team’s potential.
  • KEVIN EIKENBERRY  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Leadership] The Potential, Problems and Pitfalls of 360 Assessments
    The post The Potential, Problems and Pitfalls of 360 Assessments appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development 360 assessment leadership assessmentA couple of months ago I created a special webinar for a special audience. The webinar talked about the power of 360 assessments. This part isn’t anything new; any provider of 360 assessments (including us) will extol the virtues of this tool, and they are many.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Leadership] A Simple Strategy for Making a Bigger Difference Today
    Seek opportunities to help others see their… Continue reading → Taking others higher Leadership DevelopmentOther people helped you get where you are. Do that for someone else. Don’t wait for people to come to you. Opportunities slip away while you wait.
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Leadership] Is Your Business Heading For The Cliff Edge?
    Entrepreneurship Risk Management business leadership business management entrepreneurship risk management strategydrivenWhat exactly is a disaster scenario in business? A disaster scenario occurs when you are no longer able to sell your products or make a profit with your company. At that money, the engines for your business have faltered, and you’re falling fast. In cases like this, the best option would be to start completing damage control procedures.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
    [Leadership] Business And Life Lessons My Father Taught Me
    Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Father's Day Leadership WorkplaceMy father passed away 16 years ago this month. What he taught me has served me well in business and in life. Even lessons I learned when I didn't at the time necessarily realize I was learning from him. So, I thank my dad for teaching me the following business and life lessons : Listen - Growing up, I thought my Dad was perhaps shy or quiet. Really, he was just a great listener.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent In Your Company
    Developing Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership TalentFrom the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H. James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.
  • EXECUPUNDIT  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Back in Town
    I was speaking on leadership to a conference of executives and managers from Arizona counties. The event was held at the Twin Arrows Casino Resort , which is run by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise. As you can tell from the website , it is a very slick operation
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Amazon, Whole Foods, and the Future of the (Old) New Economy
    Figuring this all out takes truly exceptional leadership. This may sound like an obvious point, but I’m not a big fan of the great-man or great-woman school of leadership. Perhaps stellar leadership is even more important in an environment like this than it was in a more stable environment. I heard the news today, oh boy — Amazon is buying Whole Foods Market in a deal worth nearly $14 billion.
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Four Things My Dad Never Told Me
    Back row… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership DevelopmentMom is my mom. Dad adopted me when I was two. But I didn’t know I was adopted until 2017, five years after he died. He raised me as his own.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Weekly Round-Up: Avoid the Breaking Point, Storytelling Tips, Leader Archetypes, Authentic Millennials, & Work is a Relationship
    Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. This week you’ll read articles on 5 must-dos to avoid the breaking point in your life and leadership, storytelling tips from Obama’s speechwriter, understanding the 7 leader archetypes, uncommon qualities of truly authentic millennials, and work is a relationship, not a contract.
  • GENERAL LEADERSHIP  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Leaders Are Readers
    GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Leaders Are Readers appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Extreme Ownership Hill 781 john michel Leadership Lessons Learned McChrystal Mickey Addison Patton reading list SEAL Spanish-American War Teamwork Tillet
  • LET'S GROW LEADERS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] Frontline Festival: Leaders Give Pointers on Handling Conflict
    Jesse Stoner of Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership says that a list of values that are simply a list of single words that are not clearly defined can lead to confusion and team conflict, as this true story demonstrates. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership says if you’re the boss, you have to confront team members about poor performance. Gambling on Leadership Follow Paula. Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] How to Develop a Mentee Network
    Leadership Development mentoringOver the past 12 years, I have created a network of people that I mentor. This happened gradually; it started with one person then another one came along the way until it reached 23. I’m blessed to have the opportunity to be part of their. journey and make an impact in their lives. Why do I do this? I believe in giving back to the community. I also believe that the best way to aid the firm’s development is by growing talent.
  • JOSEPH LALONDE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Leadership] How To Get Rid Of The Bad Apples
    Leadership bad apples bad attitudes negativity toxic peopleOne Bad Apple Can Spoil The Whole Bunch The energy vampires. The whiners and complainers. And the ones who bring down those around them. These are the bad apples. The ones who are hurting your organization. It can be hard to get rid of the bad apples, but you must. Image by Emilian Robert Vicol. You’ve probably heard the old saying “One bad apple can spoil the whole bunch” and not thought much of the saying.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] Seven Tough Questions To Ask Your Teams
    Best-selling leadership book authors Scott J. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mitchell Kusy Scott J. High-functioning and effective teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. And, they can challenge each other to think differently. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] Are You a Better Leader or Manager?
    In the book “Reviewing Leadership”, the authors Banks and Ledbetter write, “Leadership and management are two distinct yet related systems of action. Yet the overriding functions of leadership and management are distinct. Leadership is about coping with change – it too is responsive, but mostly it is proactive. More chaos demands more management, and more change always demands more leadership. Self-evaluation is good here Are you more of a leader or a manager?
  • MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] Helping Your First-Time Manager Start-Up Successfully
    Emerging Leaders First Time Manager Series Leadership coaching emerging leaders Employee to Boss Onboarding First-Time ManagersWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • RAPIDSTART LEADERSHIP  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] Leading Spaghetti – Using Your Noodle to Get Your Pasta to Cooperate
    I like to think of leadership as influencing others in a direction. And be sure to sign up now for twice-monthly Leadership Updates with more tips and exclusive content not available elsewhere on the site! Learn Concepts RapidStart Leadership Blog Written Blog bill mauldin cornerstone goal setting lead by example leadership leading spaghetti values vision“If you’re a leader, you don’t push wet spaghetti, you pull it.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] Marissa Mayer’s Departure from Yahoo and the Challenge of Drawing Lessons from an N of 1
    With that luxury in our hands now, here are some critical leadership lessons we can draw from Mayer’s tenure as CEO of Yahoo. Too often when we evaluate leadership performance, we fail to distinguish between the leader’s personal success and the success of their companies. The lesson here is clear: Associating a company with a new CEO may temporarily improve its reputation, but the essence of leadership is inside-out rather than outside-in.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] What U.S. CEOs Can Learn from GM’s India Failure
    1 — Consistent Leadership Over Time Matters in This Market. Emerging markets Strategy Leadership South Asia Digital ArticleGeneral Motors, once the world’s largest car maker, has decided to stop selling vehicles in India by the end of 2017, since it considers its India operation to be not profitable. The company re-entered a liberalizing India in 1994, after abandoning the country in 1954.
  • KEVIN EIKENBERRY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] The Power of Deliberate Practice with Robert Pool
    The post The Power of Deliberate Practice with Robert Pool appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Former mathematics professor turned author, Robert Pool, joins Kevin to discuss what you can do to truly improve a skill set. Whether it’s an instrument, a sport, or how to be a more effective leader to be better requires purposeful practice. The only way to progress is learning about what you are doing wrong and […].
  • GREAT LEADERSHIP BY DAN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] A Leader’s First Step to Effective Influence
    Guest post from Dan Mann Leadership is about one thing: influencing adult behavior. I’ve spent the past 30 years in leadership roles and, over the past [decade?], in leadership development through the Mann Group. These “students” I get to mentor are the best of the best when it comes to leadership, and yet, they’re not perfect. Dan Mann is a 30 year veteran of leadership and leadership training.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Leadership] On the Path
    Self Leadership Decisions runningThe sun was already up at 6:15 am as I ran along the beach in my hometown of Vancouver, BC. My mind was on auto-pilot as I followed the beach along Spanish Banks where I have run, walked, and biked hundreds and hundreds of times. It felt good to just follow the well-worn path that was so familiar to me. We often follow our own well-trod paths, especially when we are leading others.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] How You’re Perceived as a Leader May Be More Important
    I’ve seen this go in seasons in my leadership. I wlll need to take intentional actions in the weeks ahead to make sure the perception of my leadership is as strong as my actual leadership. Church Revitalization Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipThan how you lead I have learned how your team sees you may be more important than who you are as a leader. The perception people have about you matters greatly.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In
    According to academic estimates , the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between 25% and 40%. their skills, expertise, and generic leadership capabilities), they forget that an essential element of effective leadership is the congruence between leaders’ values and those of the organization, including the leaders’ team. Over and over again, organizations are unable to appoint the right leaders.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] Delegate and Grow Ambassadors to Build Employee Engagement
    Here are two tips that you can work on today to help you drive engagement: Employee Engagement Leadership Effectiveness & PlanningThe employee engagement journey is a continuous one and isn’t the result of an “event”. It is a continuing process. You must work every day at it, and when employees see you making that extra effort, they’ll do the same.
  • GENERAL LEADERSHIP  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] Happy 241st Birthday to the United States Army!
    GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. “Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless-Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage” US Army Values. Happy 241st Birthday to the U.S. The U.S.
  • CHRIS BRADY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] The Disposition of Attitude
    Books Contemporary LeadershipThe following excerpt was taken directly from Chris Brady's critically acclaimed book, Rascal: It has often been said, “Attitude is everything.” Author John Maxwell, however, offers a great. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].
  • LEADERSHIP FREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] 15 Ways to Talk so People Will Listen
    Are you… Continue reading → Communication Leadership DevelopmentWe’ve all had leaders we wished would sit down and stop talking. Don’t be one. 15 ways to talk so people will listen: Decide if you care about great communication skills.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Leadership] Resilience: It’s All In Your Head
    Self Leadership Actions Authentic Change Character Growth ResponsibilityI remember sitting on the edge of my bed crying. I have a variety of issues with my back. A few years ago they were acting up. One day I rolled out of bed about 4 pm because I couldn’t get up any sooner. I had a “why me?” moment. “Why is this happening to me?” ” “I’m not the type of person this happens to.” ” (What does that even mean?) “This is never going to get better.”
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