Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco?

Lead Change Blog

We’ve worked with them and for them – individuals in leadership positions who prioritize profits over people, place a greater value on transactions than interactions and view themselves on a higher level than those around them. Contrast this approach with “ecosystem leadership,” a term coined by Otto Scharmer in his book, “Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies.” The post Your Leadership Operating System: Ego Or Eco?

Three Steps to Update Your Leadership Operating System for 2021

Lead Change Blog

With 2021 just around the corner, it’s time to consider upgrading your LOS—Leadership Operating System. Your LOS is a collection of the leadership traits, styles, techniques, and strategies you use to lead and manage people, and it’s imperative to make sure your LOS is up to date if you want to maximize your effectiveness. Backing up your LOS involves taking stock of your leadership experiences this past year.

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Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach

Management Excellence

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Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach

Art Petty

It's time to change your team's operating approach. The post Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty. Related Stories Leadership Caffeine™—Get Better Daily Leadership Caffeine™—Focus on What Matters Leadership Caffeine™—Expect to Struggle When These Two Ingredients are Missing.

The Six Core Programs of Your Personal Manager Operating System

Management Excellence

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Challenge How Your Business Operates

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Business Toolkit Entrepreneur Innovation Leadership StrategyTransform your business by completely rethinking how it works. Analyzing your business model, revenue, and costs can lead you to innovative solutions.

The Six Core Programs of Your Personal Manager Operating System

Art Petty

Yet, when I explore the stress points with struggling managers and ask some questions, I often discover they are attempting to execute their role without the benefit of what I describe as a Manager Operating System.

Creating a Successful Fleet Operation Means Investing in Employees

Strategy Driven

Coconino County has enhanced its Public Works fleet operations by focusing on employee development and establishing new business practices. In the last five years, Public Works leadership have taken many actions to build a sustainable future.

Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world. Of her many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. Listen to Podcast.

Secret Sauce: Mike Bowker Chief Operating Officer of Cable One

Leadership Freak

I invite leaders who I admire to share real world leadership principles they have learned on their journey. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” The insights that follow are born in Mike Bowker’s experience.… … Continue reading → Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce: A Chief Operating Officer Didn’t Get Promoted

Leadership Freak

I invite leaders who I admire to share real world… Continue reading → Failure Secret Sauce Success Leadership Development leadership journeyIf promotion or advancement didn’t work out for you, the practical lessons in this post are for you. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.”

Digitalizing Your Business Means Re-Imagining How It Operates

N2Growth Blog

In essence, business processes need not be limited by reporting lines or geography in this kind of operating model. Rather, the internal operating model of a business must be re-thought as well. Digital Transformation Jim Kerr leadership N2growthToday’s digital capabilities offer great promise for businesses big and small. But, in order to realize that promise, business leaders must be willing to drastically re-think their company’s business processes.

Tips For Leading A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Business Operation Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Management Excellence

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Leadership Caffeine™—Rethinking Your Team’s Business Reviews and Operating Approach

Management Excellence

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Entrepreneurial Leadership

Leading Blog

Entrepreneurial leadership is a mindset. It is a mindset that is even more critical in today’s unstable world and is the sine qua non of crisis leadership. He shares these in Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff.

Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership

Leading Blog

James Kouzes and Barry Posner emphasize this point in Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership. To help you develop confidence and grow as a leader, the authors present an operating system of leadership practices based on their time-tested Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership.

July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Liz Weber of Weber Business Services provided Leadership Dysfunction – Doing What You’ve Always Done. You may have a leadership dysfunction problem. Miller writes Leadership in the Hybrid Workplace.

Should We “Defund” Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

We get overall leadership from Marc, which is all we need. It got me rethinking the true role of leadership. . I use this phrase, not as an invitation to use hands-off abandonment, but instead as a caution to never use any more leadership than is needed. ” Great partnering needs broad guidelines that provide “solution spaces” in which to operate. Service leadership is about realness, not about roleness.

Executive Coaching Success Story: Senior Vice President Business Operations, Telecommunications

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Executive Coaching Success Story: Senior Vice President Business Operations, Telecommunications appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training. Success Stories

Executive Coaching Success Story: Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare

The Center For Leadership Studies

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Executive Coaching Success Story: Executive Vice President Business Operations, Finance

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Executive Coaching Success Story: Executive Vice President Business Operations, Finance appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training. Success Stories

June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership. Robyn McLeod provided The Do’s and Dont’s of Inclusive Leadership.

Video Book Club – Beach Read Edition: Operation Mincemeat

Next Level Blog

Operation Mincemeat is a true story that reads like a novel. It’s a fun and fascinating read that shows how important characteristics like persistence and ingenuity can be to the practice of leadership. Take A Look Leadership Lessons Podcast Leadership Lessons Podcasts : Scott Eblin, executive coach, speaker and author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success, 2nd Edition , talks with top business and organizational leaders.

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Art Petty

In talking with top executives, it’s no surprise that one of the biggest challenges they are facing is transferring their well-established operating routines into an online/virtual format. The post Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

Leadership is a Process!

Lead Change Blog

The diagram below highlights the steps involved in the leadership process. Help people see themselves operating in the new environment. In the middle of The Leadership Process diagram are the words “Involve Others/build Relationships.” Leadership is a process!

Leadership: Finding Your Sweet Spot

Lead Change Blog

Some leaders operate at the extremes—doing too much, then too little. What does it take to find the sweet spot in leadership? Finding your leadership sweet spot in each situation is challenging. The post Leadership: Finding Your Sweet Spot appeared first on Lead Change.

How To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Al Lucia Eric Harvey Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Improving Leadership Bench Strength

N2Growth Blog

A fter reading Gartner’s report on How to Build Leadership Bench Strength , these are my conclusions: HR already invests 23% of its Training and Development budget in Leadership and 27% on the high potential professionals. How do they affect Leadership?

Baldheaded Leadership

Lead Change Blog

She was the chief operating officer of a large company, and this was the leadership conference for her company. ” As I listened to her powerful message, I thought about how great leadership needs to be totally real before it is attractively adorned; jarringly authentic, not just charmingly presented. Baldheaded leadership is genuine and trust-building. Baldheaded leadership is courageous and transparent. How would your leadership actions change?

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. In the words of Robert Anderson and William Adams, authors of Scaling Leadership , “We are running an Internal Operating System that is not complex enough for the complexity we face. The solution is to scale our leadership. Leadership must learn to scale itself, but not any kind of leadership will do. Leadership Development

Dimension, Time, Cost Operator: Seeing Problems Differently

Mike Cardus

I have written about DTC Operator before here and here. Innovation Tool: DTC Operator from Michael Cardus. DTC operator continues to be one of my favorites for working with teams that feel stuck or just cannot move out of their own way to explore the system and problem in a different way. Try DTC Operator out and let me know what happens. Plus I just gave a talk about Innovation Tools and made the PowerPoint below.

First Look: Leadership Books for December 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2021. The Five Graces of Life and Leadership by Gary Burnison. Five simple qualities that captures the essence of outstanding leadership today.

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Leadership is Language

Leading Blog

And we find that the leadership approaches and the language used aligned itself with that goal. It is this need that David Marquet thoroughly discusses in Leadership Is Language. This is the subject of Leadership Is Language.

4 Ways To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk, by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia: Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Business Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Rocks in a Jar: 11 Things They Didn’t Tell You. Dana Theus of InPower Coaching writes Women in Leadership: A Guide for Women, Their Mentors, and Allies.

November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided Is Your Empathy Serving or Hurting You ? Jon Lokhorst of Lokhorst Consulting shared This Underrated Leadership Skill Is More Important than Ever.

October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided 5 Ways to Shift from Coaxing to Coaching. Chris Edmonds of The Purposeful Culture Group provided Culture Leadership Charge: Good Comes First.

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2021. Ghosn spent two decades building a colossal partnership between Nissan and Renault that looked like a new model for a global business, but the alliance's shiny image fronted an unsteady, tense operation.

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Applying Leadership by the Numbers

General Leadership

Leadership is the key component that contributes to the success of these effective teams. At the helm of these organizations is the individual hired to lead, whether they are the commander of a military unit, the CEO of a large corporation or the head of maintenance at an aviation operations company. I have had the opportunity to lead both small and large military units who were tasked with conducting search and rescue operations for the U.S.…

The Leadership Dance

N2Growth Blog

Not everyone will respond to your leadership. Leadership is a human endeavor and humans have choices. No matter how big your organization, your message, direction, and motivations flow through a handful of people and leadership is like dancing; it is accomplished one partner at a time. The same is true in leadership. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. No matter how good you are, there will be skeptics.

StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven is proud to announce the launch of a risk management resource forum; providing innovative thought leadership and collaboration opportunities to help leaders effectively address their most pressing operational risks. “To help clients combat these risks, StrategyDriven advisors, applying decades of nuclear and high-risk industrial operations experience, authored a library of operational risk management tools easily accessible from our online risk management forum.”

7 Ways to Improve Operations Without Sacrificing Worker Safety

Harvard Business

These kinds of statements speak to a leader’s choice of values, and a failure to understand the relationships between a safe work environment and operational performance. The reality is that virtually all workplace injuries are preventable, and safety management and operational excellence are intimately linked. Improved operational performance will result in fewer injuries. They are then reviewed by the company’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.