Fine-Tuning Your Leadership Style

Lead Change Blog

What can you do to improve your leadership style? Leadership styles refer to the alternative ways you direct, engage, and empower people to make needed changes. I believe there are three basic styles of leading: Direct, discuss, and delegate.

Leadership Styles–The Three Ds

Lead Change Blog

How many different leadership styles are there? The Leadership Grid— created by Robert Blake and Jane Mouton describes five leadership styles. The Situational Leadership Theory Model— developed by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard describes four leadership styles. I think we can boil it down to three predominant styles—directing, discussing, and delegating. . Are you proficient at using all three styles?

What is the Best Leadership Style That Outlasts All Trends

Lead from Within

As a leadership coach I’m often asked about trends in the field—which styles are current and which are growing outdated. But I don’t see leadership as a conflict between established and emerging styles but as a range of styles, old merging with new.

Finding Your Leadership Style

Kevin Eikenberry

There is no perfect leadership style, which means there is more than one way to lead effectively. Leadership Leadership Communication Learning Personal Development leadership styleHere is some very good news for you. Why is this good news? Because it means you, yes you, can become a highly effective leader. Read that again and let it sink in. Whatever your past experience, whatever [.].

Thinking About Leadership Style

Kevin Eikenberry

The topic of leadership style is an important one, and one that usually comes up as I teach leadership to groups everywhere. Sometimes the phrase “leadership style” itself isn’t mentioned, and yet it is underneath many conversations, questions, and even excuses (I’ll get to that in a bit). Leadership Learning Personal Development leadership style

4 All-Encompassing Effective Leadership Styles

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! As we yearn to advance our leadership abilities, we continue to search for all-encompassing styles to not only model our behavior but also exemplify the techniques we do not want to portray. It was through this over recent weeks I realized the most complex of leadership styles could be defined by the simplest of day-to-day items.

What are the 7 leadership styles?

HR Digest

I have learned about different leadership styles and the impact each one has on the workforce. Now that I look back, I recognize the importance of good leadership in the workplace. and ‘major leadership styles.’ 7 Types of Leadership Styles.

Leadership styles for directing small teams

Lead on Purpose

Leadership differs depending on the size of the group you’re leading. Regardless of whether the people you … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management organization people principles strategyFor most product managers, the people they lead work on different teams and the individuals they need to influence don’t report to them.

5 Leadership Styles – Which Best Suits You?

Leadership Freak

All ethical styles of leadership have a place in organizational life, including benevolent dictatorships. High school football coaches and symphony conductors often require obedience with little discussion. Diversity: I ask audiences to… Continue reading → Leading

Charismatic Leadership: Style or Substance?

In the CEO Afterlife

In political contests, style is prerequisite number one. Is this also the case in business leadership? If it is, the notion begs a second question; can aspiring leaders and rookie CEOs find the captivating style that is bestowed upon the chosen few? Those who strive for this quality are known to study the art and the science of leadership presence. These measures will certainly help to improve one’s leadership presence. Style is number two.

Is Your “Nice” Leadership Style Counter-Productive?

Let's Grow Leaders

The post Is Your “Nice” Leadership Style Counter-Productive? Authenticity Communication Culture help ineffective bosses leadership leadership style nice bosses tough loveYesterday we talked about “Unnecessary Roughness: What Happens When Leaders are Mean:” On the flip-side… have you ever had a boss that was just too nice? Have you ever been too nice in your role as leader? What happened? Did you inspire? How were results?

Charismatic Leadership: Style or Substance?

In the CEO Afterlife

In political contests, style is prerequisite number one. Is this also the case in business leadership? If it is, the notion begs a second question; can aspiring leaders and rookie CEOs find the captivating style that is bestowed upon the chosen few? Those who strive for this quality are known to study the art and the science of leadership presence. These measures will certainly help to improve one’s leadership presence. Style is number two.

Why forgiveness is a vital part of your leadership style

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Why forgiveness is a vital part of your leadership style are those of the author Wendy Born alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine. In unprecedented times we often see extraordinary things.

How to develop a flexible leadership style

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] CCL’s Nick Petrie writes, “Hindsight does not lead to foresight since the elements and conditions of the system can be in continual flux”? If so, it’s time to hang up on heroic leadership — the notion that a single person has all the answers — and embrace a new orientation to leading yourself and others: [.]. Leadership Development smartblog for leadership

What Peyton and Cam Can Teach Us About Leadership Styles

Kevin Eikenberry

The post What Peyton and Cam Can Teach Us About Leadership Styles appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development Cam Newton Leadership Styles Peyton Manning Super Bowl 50In case you haven’t noticed, there is a Super Bowl coming up.

Authentic Leadership – Is This Your Leadership Style?

Lead Change Blog

Authentic leaders are people of extraordinary integrity, with a profound sense of purpose and willingness to live by their core values. Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders

Leadership Style: Blinders, Beacon or Both?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership I was on my way to a meeting, driving on the freeway in blinding rain and happily singing along with the radio. Leadership Style: Blinders, Beacon or Both? Leadership Development Self Leadership Daniel Goleman emotional intelligence humility Innovation Level 5 leader Margaret Wheatley self-awareness Warren Bennis

Leadership Styles: How to Dress for the Occasion

Great Leadership By Dan

While some leadership styles may be more naturally comfortable than others, effective leaders need to adapt their style to the needs of their employees and the situation at hand. emotional intelligence leadership styles situational leadership Read my latest post over at About.com to find out why and how.

Who’s the Character in My Character-Based Leadership Style?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Character Based Leader Book I’ve been self-employed for a decade (more if you look closely), but it wasn’t until this year that I became an entrepreneur and began to see my leadership style shift closer to authenticity. What’s the change and why is it affecting my leadership style and character? Career Development Character Based Leader Book Authentic Character-based Leadership Leadership Self Development

Seven Elements of Leadership Style by Jim Collins

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Leadership Development Actions Character Leadership ThinDifference Guest Post by Jess Millis There are quite a few rules and tips that Jim Collins has churned out in his time, and where there may be students essay writing on them all right now, here is a short article on just a few of them. 1 – Work on no more than ten things Jim says you [.] Author information Jon Mertz Jon is a vice president of marketing in the healthcare software industry.

What is a Participating Leadership Style?

The Center For Leadership Studies

A participating leadership style is a low task behavior, high relationship behavior approach to leadership that helps followers solve problems. The style is anchored by the leader’s ability to actively listen and collaboratively engage. A leader who employs this style of leadership helps an individual to determine the next steps and is sharing the decision-making process. What a participating leadership style looks like: The leader: Encourages input.

Would a Balanced Feminine-Masculine Leadership Style Produce Superior Results?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Muna Jawhary: One of the main reasons why women don’t thrive in business as much as men is because work organisations still rely on masculine standards, including in leadership. The leadership style that goes with this rigid way of organising work is command and control. So could a more balanced feminine-masculine leadership style enhance women’s chances of success? But how does a balanced feminine-masculine leadership style look like?

The Four Leadership Styles of Situational Leadership®

The Center For Leadership Studies

Situational Leadership ® is a common-sense, contingency-based leadership model that consists of four common leadership styles. Contingency-based” basically means the correct answer to the question: “What is the best leadership style?”. A Situational Leader employs one of four leadership styles that provide him or her with the highest probability of success in every situation they encounter. STYLE 1 – TELLING, DIRECTING or GUIDING.

The Art of Switching Between Leadership Styles

Coaching Tip

How can leaders adjust their leadership style to do so? The answer to effective communication in today''s diverse workforce lies in "flexing"--the art of switching between leadership styles to more effectively communicate with and lead people who are different from you. Self-Aware and Fluent Leadership. A Feminine Leadership Way of Doing Things. . Hiring diverse teams and then hoping for the best is not enough.

Find Your Own Leadership Style

leaderCommunicator

It can be tempting at times to adopt a leadership style that you appreciate in a boss. Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

What is a Selling Leadership Style?

The Center For Leadership Studies

A selling leadership style is a high task and relationship behavior approach to leadership that helps motivated but inexperienced followers develop skills. A leader who employs a selling leadership style provides structure or guidance, in combination with reinforcement and recognition, to accelerate task-specific growth and performance-related depth. What a selling leadership style looks like: The leader: Provides specifics – who, what, where, when, how and why.

What is a Delegating Leadership Style?

The Center For Leadership Studies

A delegating leadership style is a low task and relationship behavior approach to leadership where a leader empowers an individual to exercise autonomy. A delegating leadership style is most effective with a person that is both confident and competent to perform. What a delegating leadership style looks like: The leader: Turns over control. The post What is a Delegating Leadership Style?

Five Leadership Styles for Successful Project Management

Lead on Purpose

They understand that using a single management style in every situation won’t get results. They deploy a repertoire of styles according to the personalities and experience of team members, time constraints and specific goals. Here are five of the most common leadership style and guidelines on when to use them. The Command & Control Style. This style is appropriate when you know the best way to do something and the person you’re working with does not.

Cheerleading is NOT a Leadership Style!

The Center For Leadership Studies

For example, I had a boss a hundred years ago when I was an officer in the Coast Guard that took off for a week to go to leadership training. So, he comes back from leadership training and slowly starts driving everybody nuts. Cheerleading (in and of itself) is not a leadership style! The post Cheerleading is NOT a Leadership Style! appeared first on Situational Leadership® Training & Management Model by CLS.

What Does Your Email Reveal About Your Leadership Style?

Strategy Driven

“I don’t know that there’s necessarily a correlation between leadership style and their email writing. My mission: To describe their leadership style and general attitudes about their work as reflected in their emails. The VPs seemed quite shocked that their writing revealed so much about their personalities, attitudes, and leadership style. 4 Ways Your Leadership Style Is on Display in Your Email.

What is a Telling Leadership Style?

The Center For Leadership Studies

A telling leadership style is a high task behavior, low relationship behavior approach to leadership that helps followers who are both intimidated and inexperienced with the tasks they are responsible to perform. A leader who employs this style of leadership is highly focused on providing the direction necessary regarding what needs to be done, as well as a detailed account of how it needs to be accomplished. What does a telling leadership style look like?

How 3 Leadership Styles Contribute to or Undermine Your Success

Michael Lee Stallard

Groups with a high degree of connection have an assertive communication and leadership style. Put-down Paul has an aggressive style. Forceful Freda has an aggressive style. Leadership Insights of a Hostage Negotiator. Closing Your Company’s Leadership Gap. The post How 3 Leadership Styles Contribute to or Undermine Your Success appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. Leadership

3 Unexpected Uses for Word Clouds: Leadership Style

Let's Grow Leaders

Word Cloud Crowd Sourcing While preparing the speech, I […] The post 3 Unexpected Uses for Word Clouds: Leadership Style appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. At the beginning of each year, I travel the country giving inspirational kickoff speeches in call centers. This year, the theme of my speech is creating “connections” with our customers and our teams. What better way to reinforce connections, than to include everyone in the speech writing?

Is Your Leadership Style Riddled with Blind Spots?

Women on Business

Leadership Management Small Business Strategy business process business strategy We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Cheerleading is NOT a Leadership Style

The Center For Leadership Studies

For example, I had a boss a hundred years ago when I was an officer in the Coast Guard that took off for a week to go to leadership training. So, he comes back from leadership training and slowly starts driving everybody nuts. Cheerleading (in and of itself) is not a leadership style! The post Cheerleading is NOT a Leadership Style appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training.

How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Eric Jacobson

How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz. It is a question I've asked countless people at the leadership seminars we conduct. More often than not, we find that leaders lull themselves into thinking they are top-flight leaders because they think they use a supportive or coaching style, which someone told them are "good" leadership styles.

7 Leadership Styles That Lead To Greatness

Lead from Within

What is your leadership style? We have within us seven archetypes each one of these archetype create and define our leadership style. The Leadership Gap by lollydaskal. The post 7 Leadership Styles That Lead To Greatness appeared first on Lolly Daskal. Lead From Within Inforgraphic Lolly Daskal Resources The Leadership GapWhich one is yours?

How Do I Change My Leadership Approach Without Losing Credibility?

Let's Grow Leaders

We were nearing the end of our live-online leadership program with an amazing group of start-up CEOs at Bulb Africa in Nigeria, and it was time for Q&A. The post How Do I Change My Leadership Approach Without Losing Credibility?

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Five Steps To Infuse “Magic” in Your Leadership Style

Next Level Blog

This guest post was written by Jason Monaghan with University of Notre Dame Executive Online Education: As any seasoned business leader can tell you, creating an exemplary team takes knowledge, perseverance, and a little leadership magic. Here are five tips that go beyond the curriculum of management training; tips you can use to unleash a little magic in your own leadership style.

How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard , author of, Great Leaders Grow , shares today's guest post: How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz. It is a question I've asked countless people at the leadership seminars we conduct. They have first-hand experience with your leadership style and operate on their own perceptions about it.

Leadership Caffeine—3 Questions To Help You Cultivate Your Leadership Style

Management Excellence

Leadership Leadership Caffeine Values Cultivating a Leadership Style Your Leadership Style We''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.

Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4)

CO2

Assess Your Leadership Style. Then it’s time to and assess and fine tune their leadership style. When you know your strengths and core values, you can maximize their impact, avoid common pitfalls, and develop a leadership style that’s clear and consistent. At CO2 Partners, we offer two leadership-assessment tools: the Just Ask Leadership Assessment (free with a purchase of the book, Just Ask Leadership ) and the 360 Assessment.

7 Things You Need to Know To Improve Your Leadership Style

Lead from Within

Many of us aspire to great leadership. But how do we recognize what great leadership even looks like? Think about which you should be incorporating into your own leadership—and remember that when success is within your reach, you still have to stretch to get to it. These 13 Things Will Kill Great Leadership. The Best Free Leadership Advice You’ll Ever Get. How to Tell You’re Dumbing Down Your Leadership. 12 of the Most Dangerous Leadership Mindsets.