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Passing the Baton: Leadership in Transition

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“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is saved.” ” Benjamin Franklin. So you’ve been leading your organization for a year or two, maybe more, and now it’s time to turn over your pride and joy to another leader.

Effective Leadership requires Key Ingredients

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Across my leadership journey, I have worked with and for many leaders. Guest Posts checkup joe thornell key Leadership transparencyThe more humble and transparent a leader is, the more effective he or she will be. Michael Hyatt. Some were very good, some good, and some not-so-good. As I have reflected on each of those experiences, I recognized traits, skills, or abilities that each leader either possessed or was lacking.

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Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”. Leo Buscaglia. One day, it hits you.

Applying Leadership by the Numbers

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Leadership is the key component that contributes to the success of these effective teams. Guest Posts Dorl Leadership Military Insider“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” Colin Powell. Successful organizations possess numerous attributes that distinguish them from their competitors.

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.

Leadership is Representation

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Curator Posts air force Leadership positive quality ThornellIf you can’t be a good example, you’ll just have to be a horrible warning. Anonymous. How important is it to represent the organization properly? This question has come to mind in rapid-fire succession these past few weeks as we witness people doing exactly the wrong things while representing their organizations on a daily or weekly basis.

The Leadership Experience

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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. Is the leadership experience something to be chased, or something to create on your own?… Guest Posts experience Hirneisen Leadership military Military leadership

Construction or Demolition

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! There exist far too many examples of leaders who seem to think leadership means making themselves look better by tearing down those around them.

Leadership Can Be Destructive

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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

How Well Are You Leveraging The Different Thinking Styles Of Your Teams

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As a former United States Air Force Colonel and Thunderbird Pilot his leadership responsibilities included leading a force of 7000 highly trained military members.… “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ” Helen Keller. Whether we’re at work or at home, to varying degrees, those around us don’t value or see events, situations or issues the we do or in the ways we prefer they would. Chris R.

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4 Components of Leadership Effectiveness

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! So the natural question arises; how do you truly know if your leadership is effective? There are, however, plenty of organizations where the work does get done, but the leadership is lacking. The post 4 Components of Leadership Effectiveness appeared first on General Leadership.

Language as a Leadership Tool?

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Language as a Leadership Tool? appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. “ Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.” ” Martin Heidegger. Are you a leader?

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The Passion of Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Leadership is Passion. Leadership is the passion to make an organization better. Leadership is the passion toward each team member, pushing them toward a higher level of accomplishment. Leadership is the passion for continuous and deliberate self-improvement. Leadership is a passion which cannot be taught, but must be learned.

It’s Time for a Leadership Checkup!

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There are times in your leadership adventure when you need to take some time and perform a Leadership Check-up. Guest Posts Check Up joe thornell Leadership Thornell Tune UpThe check-up I am discussing is a little more than a quick peek under the hood…it is an honest conversation with the leader in the mirror and maybe a few others too. Everything in life requires observation, analysis, inspection, and often some adjustment. I propose that a leader is no different.

The Practice of Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Leadership, like any endeavor is a skill that can be learned and honed through practice. Just scan any online bookseller and you will find thousands of books on leadership. we want to first explore the concept of the practice of leadership.… The post The Practice of Leadership appeared first on General Leadership.

Hybrid Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! What is leadership ? Recently, I applied for and was interviewed for a job as a leadership instructor at a local state university. The post Hybrid Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link].

Self-Awareness as an Organizational Leadership Tool

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! It is very important for a leader to know their natural leadership tendencies. It is equally important that the leader share these tendencies with their leadership team. Army War College a few years ago, I was able to take part in personality surveys and leadership assessments.

Values-Based Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America''s Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Values-Based Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts action core values Deliberate expectations Leadership organization Process Smith Solution value values Read more at [link]. Define what your brand stands for, its core values and tone of voice, and then communicate consistently in those terms.

The 5 C’s of Passion Driven Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! It was the perfect place to debut a new framework for leadership and systems improvement I have been working on called: The Five C’s of Passion Driven Leadership. The post The 5 C’s of Passion Driven Leadership appeared first on General Leadership.

Top Gun Leadership: What’s Your Callsign?

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Top Gun Leadership: What’s Your Callsign? appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Series Callsign Colonel Goose Leadership Maverick performance redmon Top GunRead more at [link]. “ I’m Maverick.” Says Maverick on his initial gambit with the gorgeous Charlie. Did your mother not like you?”

The Foundation of Leadership: Leading Yourself

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! We’re taught from the beginning that leadership is about a person applying influence to guide and enlist the support others in achieving a goal. In my line of work, leadership is one of the elements upon which success in work performance is measured. The post The Foundation of Leadership: Leading Yourself appeared first on General Leadership.

Leadership in Stasis

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“It might look and seem beautiful and calm; there is a significant difference in ineffective leadership, lack of leadership, and leadership that is in stasis.” All three leadership situations are damaging to the organization and the people. Ineffective leadership shows some attempt at leading, however for any number of reasons, there is an inability to make things happen. Guest Posts Change hubris Leadership status quo Thornell

Character in Leadership: Part 2 of 3

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! No matter your leadership role steadfastness is a bedrock trait to develop and sustain. Steadfastness can and does relate to simple consistency in our leadership actions that provides stability and predictability to our teams day to day.… The post Character in Leadership: Part 2 of 3 appeared first on General Leadership.

Ten Leadership Lessons From A Commanding General

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Ten Leadership Lessons From A Commanding General appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. This article was originally published on Huffington Post by Vala Afshar in prep for an interview with our Co-Founder and Senior Curator , Brigadier General John Michel.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

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Although both men were heroes of the continental Army, one went on to become the father of our country and is universally viewed today as an exemplar of selfless and inspiring leadership. The post How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted? appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts ambition ego fame glory michel Narcissism polluted positive leadership reward Richard Wagner toxic leadership

If Leadership Were Easy, Everyone Would Follow You

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” The post If Leadership Were Easy, Everyone Would Follow You appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Croft Edwards Definitions Eisenhower followership Leadership management Manager

Frozen Leadership

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The post Frozen Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Cohen Credibility disney Frozen Leadership relationships “That’s when you put someone else’s needs before your own. You know, like when Kristoff brought you back here and left you forever.” ” Olaf, Disney’s “ Frozen “ Day in and day out here at Walt Disney World, I continue to be impressed by impact of our latest animated hit, “ Frozen.”

Character in Leadership: Part 3 of 3

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! In this final part of our 3-part series we will look at decisiveness and it’s importance in our daily leadership activity. The post Character in Leadership: Part 3 of 3 appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Series decisiveness emotional intelligence humility Leadership pride steadfastness team effectiveness Teamwork

Leadership Lessons on a #SunriseRun

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Leadership Lessons on a #SunriseRun appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts #SunriseRun LeadershipRead more at [link]. For my virtual friends and connections, you know one of my favorite things to do is Tweet a picture from a #SunriseRun.

Character in Leadership: Part 1 of 3

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The post Character in Leadership: Part 1 of 3 appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts emotional intelligence humility Leadership pride Teamwork This article is Part 1 of a 3-part series by Colonel Albers on traits that can make or break a leader. Humility. I think that humility is probably one of the least properly understood qualities of a leader.

What is Synchronized Leadership?

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! “The single most important element of success in war is leadership.” As a young officer our formal leadership training consisted largely of learning our military specialty and a few vague lessons about balancing “mission and people.” In fact, our leadership classes were called “management” classes–which brings me to my point.

Innovation through Inspiration: Presidential Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Presidential character and growth has been the subject of much discussion over many generations–as the very feat of rising to such a pinnacle of leadership seems so daunting for many of us. The post Innovation through Inspiration: Presidential Leadership appeared first on General Leadership.

Veterans Day – Solemnly Remember

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Veterans Day – Solemnly Remember appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link].

Happy 69th Birthday to the United States Air Force!

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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]. “I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN. I AM A WARRIOR. I HAVE ANSWERED MY NATION’S CALL.” ” The Airman’s Creed. Happy 69th Birthday to the U.S. Air Force!

Mission Mavuno: Pursuing an Abundant Leadership Harvest

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Mission Mavuno: Pursuing an Abundant Leadership Harvest appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. Tune in TONIGHT – 9pm Eastern (6pm Pacific) for the #GeneralLeadership Hour on the David Webb Show: SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125!

End Meeting Nightmares: Manage Results, Not Activity

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post End Meeting Nightmares: Manage Results, Not Activity appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. “A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.” ” Unknown. Want to review housekeeping details weekly? Open a maid services franchise.

Integrity is the Cornerstone of Leadership

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Because leadership is fundamentally about human relationships, integrity must be the very cornerstone of any leader’s foundation. The post Integrity is the Cornerstone of Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. “Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities.” ” Matthew 25:21. Integrity must be at the core of who we are as leaders if we’re to successfully inspire confidence in our teams.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

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The post The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Human Resources influence Inquiry Leadership optimism positive change Transformation “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, determines its outcome.”. William James. On 16 October 2005, an incredible feat was achieved sixteen miles West of Denver, Colorado.

Passionate Leadership

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Legendary Dallas Cowboys head coach, Tom Landry, once said “ Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.” The post Passionate Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts albers co-author cowboys Leadership mission passion Scrivner winology

The Timeless Allure of Leadership

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“The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Unquestionably, the rapid advances in technology and rate of change in organizations has made the challenges associated with leadership increasingly dynamic. Yet, while technologies have continued to change, the very human dimension of leadership has not. The post The Timeless Allure of Leadership appeared first on General Leadership.

Why Less is Best

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Why Less is Best appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. “If If you seek tranquility, do less. Or (more accurately) do what’s essential?—?what what the logos of a social being requires, and in the requisite way. Which brings a double satisfaction: To do Less, Better.”. Marcus Aurelius.

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Learning Leadership from Losers

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Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” You can learn almost as much about leadership from losers as you can from heroes. I have had the honor of serving with superior commanders whom I would follow through the gates of Hell and the misfortune to suffer losers who stumbled blindly into a leadership position. Surprisingly, from both I have learned much about leadership. ” John F. Kennedy.

Leading Teams to Greatness – Part 2

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Leading Teams to Greatness – Part 2 appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Addison Challenge Change Leadership TeamworkRead more at [link]. “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”. General George S. Patton.

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