POSITIONAL POWER and PERSONAL POWER

Ravi Pratap Singh

" if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." " When he uttered those profound words, I guess  Abraham Lincoln  was hinting at a person's  Positional Power , which can be  given  as well as  snatched.

Don’t be afraid of personal power

Lead Change Blog

Posted in SmartBlog for Leadership [link] “Cheryl, you know more about these work processes than most of the folks up there. Did you apply to be a speaker?”

3 Ways to Own Your Personal Power in Business

Women on Business

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3 Ways Personal Branding Helps You Claim Your Personal Power

Women on Business

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POSITIONAL POWER and PERSONAL POWER

Ravi Pratap Singh

" if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." " When he uttered those profound words, I guess  Abraham Lincoln  was hinting at a person's  Positional Power , which can be  given  as well as  snatched. As the name suggests, Positional Power is the authority which comes from the 'office' or 'position' to which the leader is appointed or elected.

The Personal Power of Your Voice

Coaching Tip

Surprising new research from the University of Texas suggests that people who often say "I" are less powerful and less sure of themselves than those who limit their use of the word. Frequent "I" users subconsciously believe they are subordinate to the person to whom they are talking.

Four Sources of Personal Power in Organizations

Change Starts Here

To be an effective change agent, you must have some power within your organization. In general, power is the energy to make something happen. In the context of an organization, your personal power directly impacts your ability to influence change. Having power provides benefits that help you implement change. For example, the more power you have, the more freedom you are given to take action without permission. So then, where does power come from?

From Corporate Officer to Clown: Reinvent Yourself But Not Your Purpose

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Personal Effectiveness Glass ceiling Personal Power Reinvent YourselfThe first female officer of Stanley Black and Decker, a 150 year old manufacturing company, Barbara Bennett was among the first women in Fortune 500 companies to break through the glass ceiling in 1989.

How to Leave Your Job And Keep Your Dignity

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Personal Effectiveness Angeles Arrien career Honorable Closure Personal Mastery Personal Power Recently Annette Richmond asked me for some suggestions on how to quit your job for a Forbes article.

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Alone No Longer: Ten Years Later

Michael Lee Stallard

The experience of spending more time with my family and friends during that season of supporting Katie while she underwent treatment opened my eyes to the power of connection. Katie Stallard with daughters Elizabeth (left) and Sarah (right).

If Your Vision Is Only About Yourself, You Are Too Narrowly Focused

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

My friend and colleague Hank van der Merwe, author of the powerful new book Live on Purpose, reminded me of the importance of this principle. If your vision is only about yourself, you are too narrowly focused.

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Mindful Leadership

Coaching Tip

The leadership model offered in the writings and lives of the great leaders who inspired the world''s great wisdom traditions could be described as unity-based leadership, or non-personal power-based leadership. MINDFULNESS AT WORK: How to Avoid Stress, Achieve More and Enjoy Life " reveals how the practice of mindfulness can be a powerful antidote to the distractions and stresses of our modern lives, especially our working lives.

Before you begin, pause…

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Attitudes and Mindset Personal PowerThis is a lovely week – the last week of the year. The darkest week of the year, here in the northern hemisphere. If we pay attention, we can’t help but pause. What does any great athlete do before they…. …. dive into the water. ….

Does Avoiding Office Politics Mean Abdicating Your Power and Responsibility?

The Idolbuster

But I failed to recognize that sometimes a Fox has power, and makes getting more power a priority. (In In unhealthy companies, politics is about ego, empire building, and gets very very personal. I was severly under-gunned when I was attacked by a powerful Fox.

What Does it Mean to “Be a Leader?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Leadership is not about being "in charge" or standing "at the front of the room" or "exercising personal power." Authentic ethical leadership flips that paradigm. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses complexity ethical leadership context ethical leadership development what is ethical leadership

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What Messages are You Sending?

Great Leadership By Dan

An expert on authentic leadership, Kimberly Davis shares her inspirational message of personal power, responsibility, and impact with organizations across the country and teaches leadership programs world-wide; most notably, her program “OnStage Leadership.”

A Leadership Paradigm Shift

Coaching Tip

Ask” is the keyword both for the leader or technical follower as coach and for the person being coached. Instead of seeking personal power, they recognize the value of empowering others. The Old Paradigm: Personal Power to control and be served.

7 Unconscious Leadership Fears That Keep You Small

The Empowered Buisness

2. Fear of (owning your) power. All leaders are powerful yet few know how powerful they really are. True personal power (or lack of it) determines whether you show up on the cause or effects side of your outcomes equation. 4. Fear of sharing your power.

Will South Korea Become The Juggernaut That Brings Smart Living to You?

N2Growth Blog

which it describes as : “…a bold reinvention of its intelligent interface that’s even more ubiquitous, open and personal. Now, you will be able to check the weather, build shopping lists and order groceries with the power of your voice.

LeadershipNow 140: September 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Culture of conflict avoidance is powerful way to destroy an institution in rapidly changing times by @LisaBodell. What Personal Characteristics Do You Need To Become an Executive? Don’t be afraid of personal power by @thehrgoddess.

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7 Things Forgiveness IS NOT

Ron Edmondson

You don’t immediately begin to trust the person who injured you when you forgive them. Trust is earned, and the person who wronged us must earn trust again. A leverage of power. Granting forgiveness does not give a person power over the person being forgiven.

Four Levels of Connection

Coaching Tip

The Power Level: how to harness your own personal power. People who connect well have a conscious and helpful relationship with their own power. They also play well with the power of others. They enjoy power rather than fear it.

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The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women: A Portable Life Coach for Creative Women Gail McMeekin Conari Press (2011) How to discover your unique gifts, claim your personal power, and help others to do so Gail McMeekin devotes a separate chapter to each of the 12 “secrets” and, in fact, none is a secret.

7 Things Forgiveness IS NOT

Ron Edmondson

You don’t immediately begin to trust the person who injured you when you forgive them. Trust is earned, and the person who wronged us must earn trust again. A leverage of power. Granting forgiveness does not give a person power over the person being forgiven.

Deep Motivations, Not Competencies, Drive Leadership Performance

The Empowered Buisness

Power. In the context of MAPs assessment, the Power pattern reflects to what extent a leader wants to be in charge. High performing leaders score in the healthy range of Power – neither overly strong nor weak. What if….

Licensed To Lead – A New Perspective

Lead Change Blog

For one, we learn to handle our professional and personal concerns while helping others simultaneously. Leadership facilitates an increased self-esteem and feelings of personal power to affect a desired outcome of a situation or task. I love James Bond movies.

The Art of Switching Between Leadership Styles

Coaching Tip

As the workforce rapidly grows more multicultural, younger and more female, businesses are feeling the effects of "the power gap"--the growing distance between front-line managers from different backgrounds. What is THE POWER GAP? The Personal Power of Your Voice.

Empowerment that Lights Up the World

C-Level Strategies

And then there’s Malala Yousafzai, whose personal mission and recently-orated letter to the abducted Chibok schoolgirls represent the most inspirational form of courage I’ve ever known.

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Four Levels of Connection

Coaching Tip

The Power Level: how to harness your own personal power. People who connect well have a conscious and helpful relationship with their own power. They also play well with the power of others. They enjoy power rather than fear it.

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What is Your Innovation Style?

Great Leadership By Dan

Your weekend personality is usually the best indicator. With this information organizations can harness different personalities to innovate in a dynamic and effective manner. type Shoya Zichy personality innovation styles

7 Things Forgiveness is NOT….

Ron Edmondson

Regaining automatic trust - You don’t immediately trust the person who injured you when you forgive them. A leverage of power – Granting forgiveness does not give a person power over the person being forgiven.

7 Things Forgiveness IS NOT…

Ron Edmondson

Regaining automatic trust - You don’t immediately trust the person who injured you when you forgive them. A leverage of power – Granting forgiveness does not give a person power over the person being forgiven.

Do You Have the Courage to be Humble?

Lead Change Blog

He intended to give the employees personal power over their own careers and the business. They can model this behavior to employees by questioning their own assumptions and those of others, while not making it personal. Are you a leader trying to transition a command-and-control hierarchy to a culture of employee empowerment and organizational learning?

How To Disrupt the Tech World

Mills Scofield

Vivek and Farai have curated a collection of personal, powerful, inspiring, encouraging, disruptive, and challenging stories of women who grabbed the status quo by the horns. What is your image of an inventor or innovator? A man alone in a lab?

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Unleashing Your Leadership Presence …

The Empowered Buisness

Yet her commanding presence was so powerful, 30 years later, that memory is still vivid in my mind. I own it.” It also meant pausing before I spoke … as I stood centered and grounded on the stage … connecting silently with every single person in the audience. Even Before You Speak.

7 Things Forgiveness IS NOT

Ron Edmondson

You don’t immediately begin to trust the person who injured you when you forgive them. Trust is earned, and the person who wronged us must earn trust again. A leverage of power. Granting forgiveness does not give a person power over the person being forgiven.

Buy a Book to take a Self-Assessment

Coaching Tip

A new book, " Personality Power: Discover Your Unique Profile and Unlock Your Potential for Breakthrough Success " by Shoya Zichy allows you to categorize the personality style of yourself and others.

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The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership

Leading Blog

The larger issue though is that we all possess a “powerful tendency to obscure, distort, and fictionalize on behalf of a fabricated reality.” Rule 2: “Office Shows the Person.” Giving a person power reveals their inner qualities. Specifically, power discloses whether or not a person has disposed f the psychological deficiencies that negate the possibility of real leadership.”. Aristotle wrote of the “magnanimous man” or the “great-souled” person.

Get Your 12 Free Change Management Templates!

Change Starts Here

Personal Power Inventory. Next month, I’m relaunching the Irresistible Change Guide change management toolkit in a new format with several new templates and even more e-templates. As part of that launch, I’m changing the bonus people get when they subscribe to my newsletter: 12 free change management templates! That’s one PDF template per month for the next 12 months. It’s like a free template-of-the-month club!

Give Your Employees a Knife

Lead Change Blog

The Power of “Giving the Knife”. Servant connotes power over; partner connotes power with. How do partner-leaders carry out their “in charge” positions without power and authority being the medium of exchange? Empowerment is the process of releasing employee power.

The Elements of Power - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Elements of Power It is beautiful here. If I were a more frivolous person, I would be building a snowman or having a good snowball fight. A part of me thought power was bad and not something to strive for.

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New Webinar Series: Design & Influence Irresistible Change™

Change Starts Here

Leverage your personal power and develop the skills to make an impact with both individuals and groups. $75. The path to implementing change in an organization isn’t always smooth. Obstacles along the way prevent the change from happening.

8 Ways to Grant Intelligent Autonomy

Lead Change Blog

They both wear essentially the same thing every day so that they can save their brain power for bigger, more important decisions. Before discussing the pitfalls, let’s gain an appreciation for the astounding power of autonomy done right.