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7 Pillars of Long-term, Successful Leaders

Ron Edmondson

In my observations, there are some common traits among the most successful, long-term leaders. I love observing leaders. Pillar: 1.

What Happened to Long Term? – Pt 1

General Leadership

for long term grudges.” Is it just me or have long term strategies gone the way of other fads? Read more at [link].

The End Of Long-Term Planning

Strategy Driven

With the pace of business change today, driven by technology and globalization, long-term plans last about as long as an ice storm in the desert.

Built to Last: Five Leadership Principles Required for Long Term Success

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Built to Last: Five Leadership Principles Required for Long Term Success appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

7 “Must Do’s” for Long-Term Leadership Success

Ron Edmondson

If you want to last in leadership long term and you want to genuinely make am impact that outlasts your leadership, you will have to be intentional.

Employee freaks out when long-term co-worker becomes her supervisor

Managers are Heroes

The post Employee freaks out when long-term co-worker becomes her supervisor appeared first on Managers Are Heroes. The Scenario.

Collaboration for the Long Term

Mills Scofield

Menasha Packaging has a legacy of integrity and authenticity - going back 164 years.

Why leaders need a long-term vision

Lead on Purpose

What drives your daily activities—your long-term vision or making the numbers this quarter? If you’re a board member, do you incentivize your executives to make a long-term contribution for the company or to keep the shareholders happy this quarter? Why are you in business?

The Value of a Long-Term Plan

Ron Edmondson

I read a blog post recently that indicated the death of long-term planning was imminent. To me, that requires a longer term plan.

Excellence + Relevance = Long-Term Success

First Friday Book Synopsis

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters Excellent: very good of its kind; eminently good Relevant: having direct bearing on the matter in hand; pertinent ————— This is a short and simple blog post. How about this? Excellence [.].

The Importance of Working with Suppliers Over the Long Term

Deming Institute

Move toward a single supplier for any one item, on a long-term relationship of loyalty and trust. Instead, minimize total cost.

One Secret to Long-term Leadership Success

Ron Edmondson

If I could give one piece of advice to leaders who want long-term success it would be this: Learn the people. I know. Try it.

Another Characteristic of Leaders with Long-term Success

Ron Edmondson

I previously wrote “ One Secret of Leaders with Long-Term Success “ I still believe that’s a powerful part of leadership.

Statistical Success Yes - But Long Term Measurements are Tougher

CEO Blog

The problem with many long-term challenges are the outcomes do not happen fast enough to know exactly what works and what does not.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Leaders Produce Long-Term Results

Orrin Woodward

In fact, he has been accepting Farmer Jones’ IOUs for so long that he no longer remembers his original reason for doing so. Thank You.

Long Term Implementation of Quality Teams Within Organizations

Create Learning

Long Term Implementation of Lean Six Sigma within Organizations from Michael Cardus. Hire Mike. Select and Define the Project. Hire Mike.

Get your employees engaged and invested in your company’s long-term success


Use these five tips to get your employees on board early and to ensure their participation in the long run: Complete a SWOT analysis.

Don’t Mistake Platform Diversification for Platform Death (Long Term is Decades, Not Years)

Managing Communities

photo credit: aussiegall I know it is tough to look at things from a truly long term perspective, but you need to try. A long term [.]. I’ve now been directly managing online communities for 12 years. I’ve been involved with moderation of communities for probably 14. Developing Your Community Thinking

How Incentives for Long-Term Management Backfire

Harvard Business Review

To hear long-term investors tell it, company executives have embraced short-term thinking like never before.

How Do You Calculate ROI?

Mills Scofield

The calculation defines gain in financial terms. In today’s world, financial measures alone are too narrow. are only part of the picture.

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The ‘Engagement Ring’

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Bottom-line results Career opportunities Discretionary effort engagement Feedback Long-term success Pride recognition

Finally, Proof That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off

Harvard Business Review

Companies deliver superior results when executives manage for long-term value creation and resist pressure from analysts and investors to focus excessively on meeting Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations. This has long seemed intuitively true to us. The differences were dramatic. We calculate that U.S. per year.


If CEOs Care About the Long Term, Why Don’t They Talk About It?

Harvard Business Review

CEOs are increasingly frustrated by the short-term orientation of investors. human, natural, financial, and social). But CEOs can do more.

What Will I Do This Week That Will Still Be Adding Value in a Year?

Deming Institute

But if weeks and then months go by without the most important issues being addressed the long term consequences are drastic.

How Big is Your Big Picture?

Kevin Eikenberry

Change Decision Making Leadership Leadership Communication Success 10000 year clock big picture Jeff Bezos long term planning perspectiveOne of the roles of a leader is to provide the perspective that the rest of the team or organization might not see.

Very Long Term


Anderson Layman's Blog has a Calvin and Hobbes cartoon. What a great body of work. There are many fine cartoonists but I don't know if anyone has approached that series

The Long-Term Effects of Tracking Employee Behavior

Harvard Business Review

And does employee monitoring help or hinder these efforts? But they’re important ones. This effect heightened during particularly intense work.

Deadly Disease of Management: Emphasis on Short-term Profits

Deming Institute

One of Dr. Deming’s 7 deadly diseases is: Emphasis on short-term profits: short-term thinking. And in fact it is not wise.

Featured at Forbes: Recover From Long-Term Burnout

ReImagine Work

Forbes, Oct. 24, 2016 : “In a recent survey of thousands of workers across the U.S., ” [ See mine as #8. ].

Why is it hard to get support for your first startup?

Rajesh Setty

It is common sense but sometimes we forget this – Long term relationships take a LONG time to build but it takes one bad move to break them.

Does Your Job Increase Or Decrease Your Long-Term Happiness Potential?

The Idolbuster

Chapter 8: Secure Your Community Part 14 (Conclusion). One of the themes of this chapter is to recognize the power community has over how we behave. Community establishes hidden rules for behavior, and provides a set of rituals and customs to support the behavioral norms. A company relationship, on the other hand, it one way.

Companies in Happy Cities Invest More for the Long Term

Harvard Business Review

That’s because happiness, they argue, is linked to the kind of longer term thinking necessary for making investments for the future.

The American Way of Hiring Is Making Long-Term Unemployment Worse

Harvard Business Review

This fact suggests that, for many job seekers, a lack of education is not the cause of long-term unemployment. Absolutely. Is that Good?

What’s Europe’s Long-Term Plan for Integrating Refugees?

Harvard Business Review

Suppose you are a Syrian doctor who has entered Belgium with your family after a perilous and long journey, having left everything behind.


The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership

Harvard Business Review

But it’s an idea that demands attention, investment, and a long view of the market. Call 2014 the year of innovation. billion.

How CFOs Can Take the Long-Term View in a Short-Term Economy

Harvard Business Review

Do away with the game of quarterly earnings guidance, and instead articulate to investors your “strategic framework for long-term value creation.”

How We Remember and Why We Forget

Coaching Tip

So convincing yourself that you must retain (and recall) something increases your chances of adding it to your storehouse--your long-term memory bank. Books Business Coaching Communication Health Personal Coaching Personal Life Skills Success Tips What is Work life inattention long-term memory Readers Digest

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28 Years of Stock Market Data Shows a Link Between Employee Satisfaction and Long-Term Value

Harvard Business Review

per year in long-run stock returns – 89% to 184% cumulative – even after controlling for other factors that drive returns. to 3.8%

Why Samsung’s Note 7 Crisis Won’t Hurt Its Brand Long Term

Harvard Business Review

But the greater concern is about the long-term hit on Samsung’s brand. How concerned should Samsung be about the long-term harm to its brand from the Note 7 crisis? Experts predicted long-term, irreversible brand damage. Things look rather bleak for Samsung at the moment. billion. In the U.S.,

Jeff Bezos on Leading for the Long-Term at Amazon

Harvard Business Review

An interview with Jeff Bezos , CEO of For more, see The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World. Download this podcast. A written transcript will be available by January 10. Leadership Retail Strategy