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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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Lack of having written contract or agreement will end up in misunderstandings.

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Although there has been a great deal of discussion about Canadas Paris COP 21 pledge to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at least 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, there has been little detailed public analysis of the economic and fiscal impacts on Canadas oil and gas sector of complying with the Paris agreement.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Business Wisdom Learned From Bomb Squad Experts And Their Commanders

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! … Read the rest “Business Wisdom Learned From Bomb Squad Experts And Their Commanders” The post Business Wisdom Learned From Bomb Squad Experts And Their Commanders appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link].

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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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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].

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.

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. The post Construction or Demolition appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Chirs Levy Construction Demolition foundation Leadership maxwell Yoda

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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

Business Management Lessons from a San Francisco Bus Driver

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Curator Posts Drive Jay Levin Leadership lessons management“Finding a good bus driver can be as important as finding a good musician.” ” Reba McEntire. If you’ve ever been to Pacific Heights area of San Francisco, California, you know the charm of Fillmore Street. This boutique chic, street is quintessentially SF trendy and has been for decades. If you know the street, you know Blue Bottle Coffee on the corner of Fillmore and Jackson.

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.

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.

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.

Top Gun Leadership – Part 6

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! In part 5 of my “Top Gun Leadership” series, published on 02 October , we discussed how visualization need not be limited to one power point presentation or physical training event, it is a technique that can be practiced every day as positive “self talk” about how you see your day unfold or how you are going to conduct your business that day.

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.”

It’s your stage, what do you do with it?

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Guest Posts enthusiasm government Hirneisen honesty Leadership military opportunity pentagon todddhirneisen tone“Be enthusiastic as a leader. You can’t light a fire with a wet match.”. Author Unknown. It’s your stage, what do you do with it? As leaders, we are out in front of our organizations and they take cues from us. Our language, body language, and how we discuss and frame challenges can have a big effect on the culture and morale of the organization.

Continuing the Mission – Leadership Drives Culture During Transition

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! A change in leadership is not a change in mission. The focus of January is the transition of leadership in the White House, so it’s a good time to talk about how successful leaders transition. I believe we do leadership transition well in the military, so there’s some lessons there for others.

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?”

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

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

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.

Lessons on Leadership from Fishing (part I)

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! As consumed as I am about leadership and as quickly as really good or really bad leadership ignites me I found myself contemplating what leadership lessons there were in fishing while on that trip.… The post Lessons on Leadership from Fishing (part I) 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.

Lessons on Leadership from Fishing (part II)

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GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! As consumed as I am about leadership and as quickly as really good or really bad leadership ignites me I found myself contemplating what leadership lessons there were in fishing while on that trip.… The post Lessons on Leadership from Fishing (part II) appeared first on General Leadership.

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!

Top Gun Leadership Series – Part 5

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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 Series – Part 5 appeared first on General Leadership. Read more at [link]. ”At At that speed its too fast…It’s a little bit too aggressive”. Charlie lingers near Maverick as he is reviewing a combat maneuver.