9 Things Positive Leaders Do

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He has written at least a dozen books on leadership that I am aware of. The Power of Positive Leadership summarizes much of his thinking and provides a great introduction to all of his other work. Positive leadership is grounded in reality. Purpose fuels positivity.

The Power of Positive Framing

Kevin Eikenberry

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Positive Leadership Toward Reinventing Organizations

Lead Change Blog

Positive Leadership , based on positive psychology, makes a tremendous difference in any workplace no matter how hierarchical its structure may be, or how plain the tasks at hand. That’s where positive leadership comes in. You can always apply positive leadership.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

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 LeadershipPositive or Polluted? appeared first on General Leadership.

10 Positive Paradigms in Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Obviously, there are positive mindsets in the church also. Here are 10 positive paradigms in the church: We can do it Pastor. And speak positively about it? As a pastor, those are 10 positive paradigms I would share. What positive church paradigm would you add to my list?

Discover The Positives Of Negative Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

They neglect the responsibilities of great leadership. Just because there’s negative leadership doesn’t mean there’s not a positive in there somewhere. This negative leadership may be discouraging but don’t let poor leadership get you down.

What is Positive Leadership?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Positive leadership is a new term that is popping up regularly in articles. What kind of leadership do we describe as positive? Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics and complexity what is ethical behaviorWhat does it mean?

False Positives

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by David Small : I’ve been coaching elite athletes and soldiers for the more than a decade now, and recently I learned a lesson about false positives. Here are four tips to build up your team without giving them false positives.

4 Ways Positive Thinking Changes You

Joseph Lalonde

That book was The Positive Dog. He shared with him the wisdom of thinking positive and how it could change lives. The book was a fun, short story about the power of positive thinking. It also got me thinking about my thoughts and whether I was thinking positively.

Plus Size Positivity

Dave Bratcher

Is it any accident the positive post on all batteries is marked with a (+)? This is the reason a positive attitude is something which adds value, while a negative attitude takes away. Positivity is a choice, not a requirement. No matter the setting, positivity is contagious.

How To Gracefully Exit Your Leadership Position

Joseph Lalonde

L eadership is a temporary position. Whether this position is within a business, non-profit, or a church, one day your time as a leader will come to an end. What do you do when your leadership position ends? Leaving a leadership position isn’t always easy.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

Mills Scofield

And the best part is it offers all of us a series of compelling leadership lessons on how each of us can promote positive change in our surroundings-one willful choice at a time. Now I know the definitions and variations of leadership abound. General John Michel of the U.S.

How Positive Images (and negative ones) Shape Your Reality

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The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

General Leadership

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On Leadership, Positivity and Notions of Power

Linked 2 Leadership

Is it authority, position, or seniority? Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Servant Leadership business leadership Management positivity What makes for a “powerful” leader? Could it also be personal gravitas in the way the leader speaks and acts? The interesting thing about power is that leaders and followers alike have an opinion about it but rarely take the time to try and define what it really is […].

My 7 Part Strategy for a New Leadership Position

Ron Edmondson

Whenever I enter a new position, I want to be strategic. The first couple years in my new position were challenging and fun at the same time. People wanted to know where I was going with my leadership. All unexpected, but it brought very positive feedback.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. In turn, they are more likely to share their positive energy with your customers, thus enhancing service and the bottom line.

Be Known Positively

Nathan Magnuson

Recently I shared 9 Leadership themes for the new year , including one: be known positively. So how can we build positive interactions and relationships with others? Nathan Magnuson is a leadership consultant, coach, trainer and thought leader.

A Positive Attitude is Contagious

General Leadership

“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.”. A positive attitude is contagious! So we arrive at our fifth stop on our journey through SERVANT leadership.

Got Ethics? Are You Positive?

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership ethics training positive ethical leadership proactive ethical leadership what is ethics In spite of all the bad news you see in the media about ethics, we don''t build ethical cultures by focusing on the negative. Let''s face it - thinking about fraud, embezzlement and conflict of interest won''t make us better leaders. But that''s what many of us are focusing on in our organizations.

Proof Positive: The 10 Pieces Of Employee Feedback That Lead To Leadership Greatness

Terry Starbucker

All leaders need to get good and consistent verbal feedback from their teammates, but there are 10 pieces of feedback in particular that ratify our more human effectiveness and eventually lead to leadership greatness. Leadership

Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement

Leadership Freak

They talk about… Continue reading → Appreciation Encouragement Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational successFor many, it’s easier to talk about what sucks than what’s great. There’s a negative voice in our heads. Personally, you can’t speak well of yourself. Humble leaders don’t brag.

10 Positive Paradigms in Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Obviously, there are positive mindsets in the church also. Here are 10 positive paradigms in the church: We can do it Pastor – The “can do” attitude. And speak positively about it? As a pastor, those are 10 positive paradigms I would share.

7 Cues It’s Time To Quit Your Leadership Position

Joseph Lalonde

I love how Andy Stanley puts one oft-overlooked aspect of leadership. Leadership is a stewardship, it’s temporary, and you’re accountable. Before we take on a leadership role, we realize that leadership isn’t permanent.

Is Your Leadership Net Positive?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Generating an intentional positive ethical impact is the successful ethical leadership of the future, and it''s already here. The Forum For the Future describes it as net positive leadership - making a positive contribution to society and leaving things better than we found them.

You Matter – Regardless of Your Position

Lead Change Blog

The magic is that you can give it to them, regardless of your formal position or role. The minute you understand that You Matter you can start making a positive difference to others. Light Your World engagement Leadership You Matter MarathonDo you think that you matter at work?

Building a positive work-life culture

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How Negative Leaders Become Positive Today

Leadership Freak

Become positive: #1. Imagine you’re a positive leader. Behave your way into positive leadership. #2. One reason… Continue reading → Influence Marks of leaders Success Culture Leadership Development organizational successThe immediate environment around you is your complete responsibility. Go do that. Stop saying, “Yes, but….”

Four Ways Leaders Position Their Teams for Success

C-Level Strategies

In Leadership Chat this week we focused on a variety of challenges that leaders face when it comes to promoting individuals on their teams. and was surprised the responses were not more positive. Encouragement is easy to give away and fosters positivity on your team.

The Power of Positive Feedback (and More)

Kevin Eikenberry

In any coaching workshop I lead, or in any conversation with leaders that turns to coaching, the discussion of positive feedback will ensue. How much positive feedback should be given? Building Relationships Developing Others Leadership Learning coaching encouragement positive feedback supportHere are just a smattering of the questions that come up. Don’t people already know if they are doing it well? If I give them [.].

Be a Positive Force

Lead Change Blog

I suggest that each of us needs to add one more resolution to our list – to be a positive force in our home, community, and workplace. First off, why be a “positive force”? Why invest time in your positive well being? What’s a good gauge of your positive health?

Positive Illusions May Be A Leader’s Secret Weapon

N2Growth Blog

Overlooking the negative and focusing on the positive,” says Helen Fisher, a best-selling author on relationships and a fellow at the Kinsey Institute. Speaking on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show , Fisher says that brain scans of couples averaging 20 years revealed the parts of the brain that were active were those linked to empathy, self-control, and an ability to overlook negative, that is, “positive illusions.”. These two thoughts echoed with me as it applies to leadership behaviors.

The Power Of Positive Leadership

Eric Jacobson

Throughout history we see that it's the optimists, the believers, the dreamers, the doers, and the positive leaders who change the world," he adds. You'll learn how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations in Gordon's new book, The Power of Positive Leadership.

5 Positions Companies Need To Navigate Digital Transformation

N2Growth Blog

This position applies the process of content curation of a domain specific corpus of information. Many of the positions in ML/DL require advanced-math skills. “The last 10 years have been about building a world that is mobile-first.

Change and (Positive) Emotions

Kevin Eikenberry

Influence Leadership Learning effectiveness leadership developmentFor years in training around the world I’ve said – “There is always an emotional component to change.” And people have typically nodded in agreement. After all, personal experience will tell anyone this is true. There have been changes in your life you were excited about, and those where your emotions were, let’s say, less [.].

The Mighty Pen – Four Reasons to Write Positive Feedback Down

Kevin Eikenberry

Every leader, supervisor, coach, team member and parent has been told of the value of giving positive feedback. We’ve learned all of the basics about giving positive feedback successfully: make it timely, make it specific, and when giving positive feedback consider sharing it publicly. [.]. Building Relationships Developing Others Leadership coaching encouragement feedback positive feedback written feedback

Take Positive Action When You See Unethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton While I specialize in positive, proactive ethical leadership, I frequently get asked questions about unethical leadership. Today I'm sharing posts about unethical leadership that may answer your deep questions about what leadership looks like when it is NOT ethical: Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses ethical business leadership ethical leadership development leading ethically what is ethical leadership

The Surest Way to a Positive Attitude

Kevin Eikenberry

Achievement Gratitude Influence Leadership Learning Quotations Success Daniel Lapin positive attitudeI had the chance to meet and hear the fabulous and wise Daniel Lapin speak yesterday. Daniel is a best-selling author, radio personality and is known as ”America’s Rabbi.” ” He spoke about faith and finances, leaving 1200 people with plenty to think about. Today’s quotation is one of the final things he said to the [.].

Triggers: Sparking Positive Change and Making it Last

Kevin Eikenberry

As a coach, leader, and friend, would you like to support others in making positive change in their lives? The post Triggers: Sparking Positive Change and Making it Last appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

What is your level of positivity?

Lead on Purpose

Fast.” … Continue reading → Leadership Learning Product Management Purpose positivity success “The most successful companies and businesses understand that their greatest asset is their people. When businesses take care of their people the businesses and their people thrive. When they don’t take careof this incredibly valuable resource, they lose it.