Leadership Development "Moneyball"

Great Leadership By Dan

This post was originally published in SmartBrief on Leadership 7/25/2013: “Moneyball” was a book and movie based on Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane and his use of statistics (sabermetrics, to be precise) to get the most production out of his team by spending the least amount of money. Here’s some statistics on leadership development based on what I’d consider highly credible research. 1 and 2: Corporate Leadership Council High-Potential Management Survey, 2005.

Costly Leakages – Leadership ROI Quantified and the Role of Leadership Redefined

Reality-Based Leadership

My company, Reality-Based Leadership, recently partnered with The Futures Company to capture data around the phenomenon that the Open-Door Policy brought to my attention. They have experienced measurable improvements in organizational metrics such as work efficiency, quality control, safety scores and customer satisfaction. The post Costly Leakages – Leadership ROI Quantified and the Role of Leadership Redefined appeared first on Reality-Based Leadership.

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Moving on from ROI to ROE, a Return on Empathy

Strategy Driven

Business has always concentrated on Return on Investment (ROI) as the primary metric to calculate success. This is why air travel is routinely among the most stress-inducing activities, as it inherently presents frustrations regarding arrival times, security, and the quality of experience itself. You just finished reading Moving on from ROI to ROE, a Return on Empathy ! The post Moving on from ROI to ROE, a Return on Empathy appeared first on StrategyDriven.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2019. Jean Case When National Geographic Chairman Jean Case set out to investigate the core qualities of great change makers, past and present, from inventors to revolutionaries, she found five surprising traits all had in common. Scaling Leadership : Building Organizational Capability and Capacity to Create Outcomes that Matter Most.

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12 Core Competencies For Great Leadership

Lead Change Blog

At its root, leadership is a collection of competencies. They thrive on facts, figures and numbers—whether it’s ROI, ROE, or EBIDTA. Whatever the task at hand, they define leadership with their example of attention to detail and personal accountability for outcomes. They live by the qualities that are at the heart of leadership—honesty, integrity, fairness, consistency—and set the standard for their team.

The Currency of Leadership

Survive Your Promotion

Tips for New Managers on Navigating the Transition from Individual Contributor to Team Leader Skip to content Home About the Book About Katy Recommended Reading ← Your team members have lives too… Building a Business Case for IT Spending → The Currency of Leadership Posted on December 2, 2009 by Katy As an individual contributor, your primary method of adding value to your organization is the quality and quantity of your work. Survive Your Promotion!

February 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! ” As I’ve seen in my own leadership journey, that’s often the choice that leads to new and exhilarating paths. Beth recaps, “Beth Beutler refreshes us on an important leadership skill—saying ‘no’ with grace.” Chris Edmonds of the Purposeful Culture Group contributed Culture Leadership Charge: Make Values as Important as Results.

Management Week in Review for March 18, 2011

Management Excellence

Fair warning: I take a broad view of management, so my selections will range from leadership to innovation to finance and personal development and beyond. This week's selections feature content on why you need to know more about Baldrige, rethinking your ideas on measuring marketing ROI and the powerful impact of Social Business on your firm's reputation and ultimate success. Every week, I share three thought-provoking management posts for the week.

Resilient Leadership Quiz- How Resilient Are You?

Experience to Lead

Without resilient leadership, leaders may get stuck and fail to see these situations as opportunities for learning and growth. Without resilient leadership , leaders can burn out and get stuck. Take our resilient leadership quiz to find out. Reslient Leadership Quiz.

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Possibility Maximizer: The Leadership Quarterly

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week | Main | The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week » August 20, 2010 Possibility Maximizer: The Leadership Quarterly Each week I like to point you to a resource that has added value to my professional life that I hope will help you in your efforts to Maximize Possibility.  Today I have a great quarterly leadership journal for you to check out.

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Possibility Maximizer: Leadership Now 140

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week | Main | The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week » July 16, 2010 Possibility Maximizer: Leadership Now 140 Every week I like to point you to a resource that I feel will help your professional development and Maximize Possibility in your organization.    There are two things that I really like about the Leadership Now 140. 

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Possibility Maximizer: SmartBrief on Leadership

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week | Main | The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week » August 06, 2010 Possibility Maximizer: SmartBrief on Leadership Each week I like to share a resource that I feel can help you to Maximize Possibility in your organization and your professional life.  Smartbrief on Leadership solves this problem.

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6 Q Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Excerpt from “The ROI on People- The 7 Vectors of Research Robert W. Eichenger and Michael Lombardo According to Day and Lord (1986), differences in the quality of executive leadership explain as much as 45 percent of an organization’s performance. 6 Q leadership characteristics great leaders leaders

The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « Possibility Maximizer: Drive Thru HR Radio Show | Main | Possibility Maximizer: SmartBrief on Leadership » August 02, 2010 The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week Happy Monday!  It was another great week for reading HR, talent management, and leadership development blogs!  Lola has a great post with five key steps you can take to set up an effective leadership succession plan.

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This Strategic Pivot to Address COVID Will Help Your Business Thrive

Lead Change Blog

This means having a couple of short meetings with the leadership team to talk about the issues that recently cropped up. . For instance, the manufacturing startup’s salespeople started to encounter difficulties selling their high-quality tech products. Apparently, operations managers were suddenly being pressured by accounting heads to justify the ROI for purchases. . While the manufacturing startup was keen on innovation, it didn’t have a clear measure of ROI in place.

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Four Benefits of Corporate Coaching

The Center For Leadership Studies

Two of the top reasons people are willing to shift employers, industries and even locale are to have: 1) quality of life and 2) professional development opportunities. The post Four Benefits of Corporate Coaching appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training.

Organizational Alignment is the Key to Managing Change

Lead Change Blog

Organizational alignment enables significant change to occur due to a culture of personal accountability and the commitment everyone shares in achieving organizational goals and quality patient care. Key to organizational alignment is the understanding of personal accountability and leadership responsibilities as well as styles of management that empower individuals to drive positive change. Change Management Leadership organizational alignment

What is your Story?

Lead Change Blog

Stories that tout EBITA, ROI or Net Income fall equally flat when it comes to tapping deeply into the human spirit. The quality of the strategy story that supports your vision. Leadership Uncategorised vision statement blind spots Communication visualizationGreat Leaders Tell A Great Strategy Story. Most businesses have incredibly compelling stories to tell, full of drama and interesting plot lines.

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The 5 Rights All Humans Have—Are You Honoring Them At Work?

Great Leadership By Dan

Then Carlos slows down—fast results to him mean poor quality and possible problems in client care, which he also owns. Tania and Carlos want the same thing: high-quality work delivered to clients in a timely manner. We have these huge leaderboards showing our sales, quality, and client deliverable deadlines. Questioning quality?” She has also built and sold five companies with an average ROI of 700 percent.

leadership and management models download- page 2a

Rapid BI

Leadership and Management Models Download PowerPoint Slides – page 2a. At RapidBI we use many management and leadership models and through the process of using them we have developed a library of 100?s. Models for Business, Coaching, Leadership & Management 400+ business & management models - Our full set of editable and fully customizable powerpoint slides. ROI – Return on Investment. Leadership Model – Will-Skill. Leadership models.

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Mature Leader?

Lead Change Blog

Does this influence the effectiveness and maturity of your leadership? Having or showing the mental and emotional qualities of an adult. Qualities of an adult: developed, grown, advanced.). Long-time leaders may know how to deliver a strong ROI. Are there phases of maturity in leadership? Is leadership taught or caught? Smith offers this structure (Source: Center for Creative Leadership ). 2) Group leadership: You learn to lead small groups.

How to Lead Through Your Blog Content

Lead Change Blog

Marketers who prioritize blogging are also thought to be 13 times more likely to achieve a positive Return on Investment (ROI), and this underlines the reach of the cost-effectiveness of publishing branded content. So here are three examples that we came up with for business-owners to focus on: – Use your Blog to establish Thought Leadership. The key here is the quality of the content on your blog, which depends on its accuracy, insight and the way in which it is delivered.

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A Company Health & Wellness Center that Delivers High Value Low Cost Healthcare – Is it Possible?

N2Growth Blog

If the answer is yes, then you may be interested in finding ways where the quality of care and the costs are under your control. A unique, creative and meaningful way to show your employees that you care about them and their families will differentiate your company –a wellness center can help with improving talent acquisition and retention and significantly reduce delivery costs and protect the quality of the care for your employees.

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'Woman Up' (and Win in Business): How Valuing Traditionally Female.

Strategy Driven

But as social media takes hold and changes the way we do business, organizations that understand the importance of these qualities are the ones that will grow and prosper. As social media transforms the way the world does business, the qualities that make women women will become more valuable than they’ve ever been before. Women tend to have less ego tied up in leadership. And that’s a good thing, because traditional leadership no longer works in the social business world.

How to Spot A Player Talent in an Interview

Great Leadership By Dan

describe a time you improved the return on investment (ROI) of your marketing actions. His practice, the A Player Advantage , which he founded eight years ago, is consistently employed to help take quality businesses to the next level of efficiency. Guest post from Rick Crossland: Why Don’t Executives Love to Interview? It is surprising how many executives and even HR professionals do not like or look forward to interviewing candidates.

6 Social Media Skills Every Leader Must Learn

Lead from Within

Most leaders, should think of social media networks as the channel for their leadership presentation. Choose your social channels channels wisely–think in terms of effectiveness and ROI. THE LEADERSHIP GAP. Additional Reading you might enjoy: 12 Successful Leadership Principles That Never Grow Old. A Leadership Manifesto: A Guide To Greatness. The One Quality Every Leader Needs To Succee d. The Deception Trap of Leadership.

Do you have what it takes to be a mature leader?

ReImagine Work

Does this influence the effectiveness and maturity of your leadership? Having or showing the mental and emotional qualities of an adult. Qualities of an adult: developed, grown, advanced.). Long-time leaders may know how to deliver a strong ROI. Are there phases of maturity in leadership? Is leadership taught or caught? Smith offers this structure (Source: Center for Creative Leadership ). 2) Group leadership: You learn to lead small groups.

Remembering what counts… And counting the ways.

Anese Cavanaugh

If even for short quality bits of time. I know that the ROI on this will be 100-fold in what I’m able to do with it next week. Authenticity - No Matter What Energy Leadership from Anese Just Because Self-Awareness Anese Cavanaugh energy leadership work/life balance What counts?

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Change Behavior with Performance Coaching

Coaching Tip

Build upon the four cornerstones of sustainable high performance--direction, competence, opportunity and motivation--Jacobs shows how new behaviors improve results , increase ROI and impact your competitive advantage. What is Effective Leadership? Leadership is not just for people at the top. Everyone can learn to lead by discovering the power that lies within each one of us to make a difference and being prepared when the call to lead comes. Sustained Leadership.

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Your team members have lives too…

Survive Your Promotion

Tips for New Managers on Navigating the Transition from Individual Contributor to Team Leader Skip to content Home About the Book About Katy Recommended Reading ← Time Management Systems The Currency of Leadership → Your team members have lives too… Posted on November 30, 2009 by Katy All managers should have a realistic understanding of the ebb and flow of their team’s lives outside of work. Survive Your Promotion!

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Taking Your Team to the Top

Coaching Tip

What can a pro football team teach you about business leadership ? This means spotting the talent, looking at previous accomplishments, personality and moral traits , skill sets and leadership abilities. Extensive research has found that employee life satisfaction is a direct contributor to productivity and performance; thus, training that conclusively enhances this quality could have far-reaching implications. John Agno: Can''t Get Enough Leadership.

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What investment in your business are you REALLY making?

Strategy Driven

‘Return on Investment’ (ROI) in business is predicated on the ability of the company to deliver as promised in product, profit, and its accompanying service. It’s amazing to me that everyone measures ROI to the penny, and no one measures ROS (return on service) at all. ROI REALITY: Do you want to deliver service that’s satisfactory or remarkable? ROI REALITY: Do you want to deliver service that’s satisfactory or memorable? Return on leadership.

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The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « Possibility Maximizer: Ask HR Bartender | Main | Possibility Maximizer: Monster Thinkings 5 for Friday » November 01, 2010 The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week I like to start off each week by featuring five posts from the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogosphere that I found to be particularly good reading.

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Customers? We don't need no stinking customers…

Survive Your Promotion

Tips for New Managers on Navigating the Transition from Individual Contributor to Team Leader Skip to content Home About the Book About Katy Recommended Reading ← The myth of “need to know&# The Simple Path to Leadership Bench Strength → Customers? We may learn that they cut costs in places that ultimately resulted in less than adequate quality control. Survive Your Promotion!

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The Secret to Success

Survive Your Promotion

Here’s a clip of him speaking to new drum majors about leadership. Care about your team members, care about the quality of the work you do and care about your customers. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit This entry was posted in Building Relationships , Communication , General , leadership , Motivation , Team Building and tagged Basics , Communication , Inspiration , leadership , Life , management , Motivation , Team. Survive Your Promotion!

It's 7PM – Do you know where your employees are?

Survive Your Promotion

This guy was pretty good at his job, turned in high quality work, held himself to a high standard of ethical behavior, and was generally a solid employee. Don’t fall for the perception without uncovering the reality or you may inadvertently promote the slacker and fire the quality producer. I, on the other hand, struggled with my call time, but had top sales numbers and high quality reviews. Survive Your Promotion!

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Challenge Yourselef To Be More Effective

Survive Your Promotion

Here are some of the key qualities of an effective leader: See the Big Picture – Have you ever been given an objective that didn’t make sense? Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit This entry was posted in Communication , Motivation , Setting Goals , Time Management and tagged challenge , Communication , effectiveness , Goals , incentives , leadership , management , New Manager. Survive Your Promotion!

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Adjusting your Mindset – Part 1

Survive Your Promotion

Since most team members who are promoted to management positions are given new responsibilities due to the high quality of their own work, it can be frustrating to be held responsible for the delivery of work that is being done by people less motivated or less skilled than you. Survive Your Promotion!

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Possibility Maximizer: Leading Effectively E-Newsletter

Sales Wolf Blog

  This week I've got a great leadership newsletter for you to check out.    The Resource:   The Center for Creative Leadership's Leading Effectively E-Newsletter What it is: Leading Effectively is a monthly newsletter published by the well respected Center for Creative Leadership.    Why You Should Check it Out: What I like most about this newsletter is the volume and quality of the content it contains. 

Building a Business Case for IT Spending

Survive Your Promotion

Tips for New Managers on Navigating the Transition from Individual Contributor to Team Leader Skip to content Home About the Book About Katy Recommended Reading ← The Currency of Leadership Evaluating Your Strengths → Building a Business Case for IT Spending Posted on December 7, 2009 by Katy IT management is a cost center for most organizations. ← The Currency of Leadership Evaluating Your Strengths → Like Be the first to like this post. Survive Your Promotion!

The Opposite of Love

Survive Your Promotion

Tips for New Managers on Navigating the Transition from Individual Contributor to Team Leader Skip to content Home About the Book About Katy Recommended Reading ← The Simple Path to Leadership Bench Strength Enjoy the Moment or Plan for the Future? Not caring about your job, the quality of your work, your company’s performance or your team members will kill your career more effectively than spitting in the CEO’s coffee. Are your leadership skills holding you back?

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Possibility Maximizer: Aon Hewitt Webcasts

Sales Wolf Blog

  The Resource: Aon Hewitt Webcasts What They Are:  Hewitt Associates has a rich history of providing high quality human resources research and facilitating knowledge sharing among HR professionals.    The Resource: Aon Hewitt Webcasts What They Are:  Hewitt Associates has a rich history of providing high quality human resources research and facilitating knowledge sharing among HR professionals. 

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Compliance And Risk Management In Today's Business World

Eric Jacobson

This week, Yarin shared with me insights into compliance and risk management, his forthcoming book, and leadership. safety, quality). Historically, businesses may have mistakenly viewed it as a cost with no ROI, but in today''s highly-regulated world, and with the risks to companies constantly growing and changing, there is an increased appreciation of what good compliance consulting can offer to help a company. Compliance Dave Yarin Fair Warning Leadership Risk Management