Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Organizations deploy automation technologies as the primary resource in their Business Process Management. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) meant businesses had to succumb to the high-cost, untimely, and unskilled labor in order to remain in operations. Process Automaton.
Employee Engagement And Your Operational Strategy
The Leadership Advisor
APRIL 9, 2013
Operational strategy – left brain, geeky, analytical stuff. Historically, operational strategy has been an executive role and, since it came on the radar, employee engagement has been relegated – however erroneously – to the likes of HR.
The Strategic Planning Process
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Here is the background regarding the importance of clearly understanding the " intangible identity elements " that consist of the assumptions/beliefs, values/aspirations, vision and guiding principles as it relates to creating a Vision/Mission Statement (along with the supporting business plans that each functional unit will put together based on the leadership developed Vision/Mission Statement). . The Planning Process. Here is a summary of the strategic planning process: .
Digitalizing Your Business Means Re-Imagining How It Operates
APRIL 20, 2017
But, in order to realize that promise, business leaders must be willing to drastically re-think their company’s business processes. In essence, business processes need not be limited by reporting lines or geography in this kind of operating model.
The Leadership GPS System – Extension Process, Preemptive Crisis Analytics: The New Reality
DECEMBER 1, 2014
The extension process within the Crisis Leadership & Performance-Driven Execution framework’s Leadership GPS System evolves from the new reality in business analytics and organizational design. This effort drives momentum with extraordinary impact and can no longer be dismissive as a right-time decision-making process and organizational behavior. What must we do to engage a new ‘way to play’ and standardization of analytical processes across the organization?
100% Of Companies Have This Problem
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Process… just the mere use of the word can spread fear and panic in the workplace. This sad reality exists for a reason - 100% of companies unnecessarily suffer from a process problem. The good news is bad process is one of the easiest things for leaders to remedy.
Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Working with a team of 5 Executive Directors from a company that employs ~2000 people we identified a gap in the Managerial Leadership Training , Mentoring and coaching of employees prior to being promoted to a Manager Level within the company. Dimension Time Cost Operator.
The Leadership Dance
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Not everyone will respond to your leadership. Leadership is a human endeavor and humans have choices. The same is true in leadership. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. No matter how good you are, there will be skeptics.
The Process is as Important as the Product: 7 Tips to Manage Both
Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
It involved restructuring into wholesale and retail operations and providing an array of new retail services. . 7 tips to manage for both results and process. If you are too process-focused, you are in danger of losing momentum. Remember to have patience with process.
Leadership & The Expectation Gap
OCTOBER 30, 2011
When it comes to leadership, I can share the issue of expectations is no small matter. Let me make this as simple as I can; managing expectations is gamesmanship – aligning them is leadership. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.
Servant Leadership Revisited
Great Leadership By Dan
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
Guest post from William Dann: The concept of servant leadership was introduced by Ancient Chinese philosophers such as Lao-Tzu, then found in the Christian teachings of Mark. Defining Leadership Let’s begin with an operating definition of leadership.
Leadership in Cybersecurity
MARCH 8, 2017
Regardless of titles or functional position, the lead role in a security organization is expected to wear many hats and solve a myriad of strategic, operational and tactical problems. Human resource leadership. Digital Transformation cyber leadership security
How To Build a Leadership Credo
Let's Grow Leaders
AUGUST 4, 2014
Every year, I take time out to work on my leadership credo. How to Build a Leadership Credo. This exercise pairs well with a discussion on leadership authenticity. Each credo should include the following components: Core leadership values (e.g. Operating principles (e.g.
Is Your Leadership Disruptive?
Lead Change Blog
JANUARY 18, 2016
Tesla is transforming the car buying process, Jet.com is working on reinventing shopping clubs, and Apple is changing the landscape for wearables (watch/Fitbit becomes a portal to everything). Is it time to examine the role of leadership through the lens of disruption?
2015 Leadership Predictions:
The Empowered Buisness
JANUARY 9, 2015
Do you know how current trends will change the face of leadership in your company? Is your company ready to meet the new leadership challenges in the coming years? Are you aware of how leadership is evolving to respond to those trends? Change leadership (over change management).
A Critical Leadership Error and 4 Ways to Approach It
APRIL 4, 2017
They share leadership across the team. It takes humility, but good leaders allow the decision-making process of the organization to be spread throughout the team. One way to control pace and overall direction is to operate under well-planned and executed written goals and objectives.
Transforming Leadership And Trust In The Organization
JANUARY 12, 2016
There is a change happening at the very top of the organizational hierarchy that, like a weather vane, reflects some of the fundamental changes happening across every organization and the marketplace they operate in. It also has had an impact on the way leadership works.
StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum
JULY 10, 2013
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.
November 2016 Leadership Development Carnival
Lead Change Blog
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I was reviewing this month’s submissions to the Leadership Development Carnival, I was wishing we could all get together in a room to exchange these ideas more deeply and directly.
Leadership and Knowledge Management
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Leaders who don’t understand the value of distributable and actionable knowledge not only limit opportunities, but they’re also building huge contingent operating liabilities. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.
Why Leadership Should Be Hard
DECEMBER 9, 2014
With the arrival of this last month of the year, I’ve been finding myself in a mixed state of mental exhaustion and reflection, which considering the work involved in bringing my first leadership book out into the world alongside my regular workload is quite understandable.
The Importance Of Stretching Your Leadership With Jon Stolpe
JANUARY 25, 2017
Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 30 Leadership requires a constant stretching of our current skill set. Answers From Leadership podcast guest Jon Stolpe knows this all too well. Listen To The Answers From Leadership Podcast. What does leadership look like to you?
4 Secrets To Making Time For Leadership
DECEMBER 1, 2015
As Fizzle CEO, Corbett Barr, told me: I stay productive by developing and maintaining what I call a personal “operating system”, which is a set of processes, tools and checkpoints that define how I get work done every day.
My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2015
JANUARY 5, 2016
Leadership Insight #10 – Our words do not simply impart information; they influence how people see the value of what they do [ Share on Twitter ]. Read more on this leadership insight here: Are You Inspiring Those You Lead To Be Extraordinary?
Leadership and Self-Awareness
MARCH 26, 2012
If you’re in a position of leadership and don’t feel you have any blind spots, you’re either very naïve or very arrogant. Leadership isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor. If you don’t know how to nuance your leadership skills you will simply miss opportunities others won’t.
AUGUST 5, 2016
Systems and Processes. Value-added leadership is a healthy way of life that puts collaborations first. Value-added leadership requires a senior team commitment. Operations are sound, professional and productive. You provide leadership for progress, rather than following along. ” Value-added leadership embraces these characteristics: Prepare for and benefit from unexpected turns, rather than becoming victim of them.
Why Vacations Are Critical For Successful Leadership
JULY 28, 2015
To that end, as I make preparations for my vacation break, I’d like to share the following benefits that taking a vacation has on our ability to be successful in our leadership. It’s this process which often precedes those ‘A-ha!’
Why Your Leadership Is Overrated
OCTOBER 1, 2012
How are your leadership skills? There’s no shortage of independent empirical data generated over the years supporting the fact most people tend to overrate their leadership ability. I’ve always said leaders need to get over themselves and get on to the practice of leadership.
My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2014
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Not only did 2014 mark five years that I’ve been writing online for this blog, but this was also the year I finally added “author” to my list of credentials with the release of my first leadership book, “Leadership Vertigo”.
Leadership and Resourcing
MARCH 4, 2012
In today’s post I’ll look at the topic of resourcing as a key success metric for anyone in a leadership position. The essence of Leadership is not found in doing things yourself, but in teaching others how to do things better than you ever could.
Getting an Intricate Operation Back in Sync
Harvard Business Review
MAY 20, 2016
Facing interconnected operational issues, members of the eight-person senior leadership team were turning against one another. Processes get out of whack, and the result is underperformance and backbiting. Operations in a Connected World.
What is Great Leadership?
Great Leadership By Dan
MAY 14, 2015
Guest post from Ted Bagley: All organizations worry about leadership, from the mom and pop community businesses to the giant global entities both domestic and international. Managers tend to govern over process, data, projects and products while leaders tend to utilize human capital to navigate these same areas and participate as part of the process. Good leadership is defined as proper training, rewarding, assisting, coaching and respecting those who “carry the load”.
Reach For Greatness: The 12 Steps To The Leadership Summit
DECEMBER 4, 2016
I’ve been fortunate enough over the course of my 34-year career to have arrived at what I call the leadership summit – a high place of great business success and personal satisfaction, and a fulfilling culmination of years of effort, determination, and dedication. Leadership
AUGUST 1, 2016
In the text that follows you’ll hear Sam’s views on leadership, the state of the market, and you’ll be introduced to his retirement ambitions and the future challenges for the boardroom, following his return to Perth, Australia. Case Studies Leadership Management
5 Reasons Why Leadership Development Should Be More Practical
Lead Change Blog
JUNE 22, 2016
Every year, businesses spend a combined total of more than $20 billion on leadership development, according to figures published by Forbes, as they continue to try and plug the leadership gap. Leadership Development Leadership
Leadership vs. Management: The Key Difference
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Apart from nicer offices and bigger paychecks, the perceived difference is that leadership usually stays hands-off on the execution side of things and focuses mostly on strategy. A way to sum up this thought would be: “Leadership develops the vision, management executes it.”. Process.
Team Building & Leadership Process for a Retail Operation; New.
NOVEMBER 27, 2010
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20 Signs of Leadership Indifference
MARCH 18, 2013
One of my consistent observation is: “ Indifference is the enemy of great leadership. Indifference in leadership can manifest itself in one (or many) of the following ways: 1. No execution = No results = No leadership. They operate at a superfluous level.
12 Reasons Crisis Leadership Trumps Crisis Management
MAY 7, 2014
One thing is for sure – we’ll all be better off when leaders stop trying to manage a crisis and become more proficient at crisis leadership. The key to not being caught flat-footed in a crisis is often found in a leader’s ability to understand the difference between Crisis Management and Crisis Leadership with respect to their effects on purpose and the future. Crisis Leadership, on the other hand, is ONLY about leading out from crises before it has a chance to begin.
Problems with leadership development processes…
AUGUST 27, 2010
After 23 years in the leadership development business, we are just realizing the impact of some of the issues. To the total health of you and your team, Ed Oakley and the Enlightened Leadership team TRANSCRIPTION Hi it’s Ed Oakley. Start developing your leadership skills today!