The power of positive future-focused questions

Aspire-CS

If you want forward movement, why aren’t you asking questions that are focused on a positive future to move to? We want new positive things to think about. So put on your question and thinking hats and get busy challenging yourself to ask positive, future-focused questions.

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.

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! The post A Positive Attitude is Contagious appeared first on General Leadership.

How Positive Images (and negative ones) Shape Your Reality

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post How Positive Images (and negative ones) Shape Your Reality appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Vision and Strategy Mental imagery Nelson Mandela positive images reticular activating system reticular activation rick hanson Rugby World Cup

The Power of Positive Framing

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Power of Positive Framing appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development positive framingAn old Chinese story goes something like this.

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.

2 Self-Leadership Hacks for Positivity

Lead Change Blog

While on vacation I was reminded of the power of positivity. How to hack positivity. Most would agree that’s a positive outcome. How positivity benefits us. and Strengths Based Leadership , recognizes “Positivity” as a core relationship-building strength.

Developing a Positive Culture

Lead Change Blog

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Marcella Bremer to talk about her work in developing a positive culture in the workplace, her new book, Developing a Positive Culture , and the Positive Culture Academy (classes start April 2nd). How long have you been focusing on a positive culture in the workplace? I’ve been working with culture for more than 20 years, but the focus on a positive culture dates from the last 5 years or so.

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? What does it mean? Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics and complexity what is ethical behavior

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

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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.

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.

Going Positive

Execupundit

Cultural Offering points to a different question for mental health therapists

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.

Creating Meaningful Positive Reinforcement – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

So today, I’m sharing how you can share meaningful and positive reinforcement, including WHY you should provide this to your team. The post Creating Meaningful Positive Reinforcement – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

General Leadership

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Positive Omission

Execupundit

We should also consider the successes produced by omission, such as avoidance of the problems we never experienced as well as the achievements that stemmed from that positive omission.

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?

Why Positive Leadership Energy?

Coaching Tip

At the heart of positive leadership lies the concept of positive energy. Whereas much popular literature is dominated by discussions about the toll of stress, burnout, depression, tension, anxiety, fatigue, disengagement, and fear, less attention is paid to positive energy, even though it is one of the most powerful and important predictors of organizational and individual success. Positive energy is characterized by a feeling of aliveness, arousal, vitality and zest.

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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.

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6 Ways To Become A More Positive Leader

Joseph Lalonde

That’s why we need to learn how to become more positive… 6 Ways To Become More Positive. Feed your positivity: Find ways to take in positive content. The more you’re seeking out positive inputs, the more positivity you’re going to exude.

The Power of Positive Perspective – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve found that almost all of the successful people that I know, have met or even have read about have at least this one thing in common: They have a positive perspective.

How to Defend Your Position

Coaching Tip

Pyle: Control the Conversation: How to Charm, Deflect and Defend Your Position Through Any Line of Questioning. . What do you do when someone asks you a question? If the words "answer it" formed in your head, you're WRONG! You should respond to a question," argues co-author James O. Responding to a question is better than answering it.

Business Politics Practices – Creating a Power Position Environment

Strategy Driven

Winning these engagements, both strategic and tactical, becomes far easier when starting from a position of power. While you may not possess an initial starting position of strength, manipulating the engagement circumstances can tip the balance of power in your favor.

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. Do you think that you matter at work? What do you think the majority will answer…?

Discover The Positives Of Negative Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Just because there’s negative leadership doesn’t mean there’s not a positive in there somewhere. Now that I’ve opened your eyes to companies that have used negative space positively, I want to encourage you to find the positive in the negative leadership you may face.

9 Things Positive Leaders Do

Leading Blog

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. It is because we will have to overcome negativity, adversity and problems that we should be positive.

My 7 Strategies in a New Leadership Position

Ron Edmondson

Whenever I enter a new position, I want to be strategic. The first couple years in my last position were challenging and fun at the same time. In this new position I don’t have the benefit of Sunday mornings. In this new position, I’m doing something similar.

How To Create An Optimistic And Positive Workplace

Eric Jacobson

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Positive Leadership Positive Workplace Shawn Murphy The Optimistic Workplace

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? I’m realizing this particular theme is harder that it seems.

Positive Change: Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. What they need is clear guidance on positive change, direction to question everything and the empowerment to affect the inefficiencies discovered. POSITIVE CHANGE.

The Tension Between Staying in a Learning Position and Jumping into the Lead Position

Ron Edmondson

There is a fine line of when to jump into the leading position. And, they ask the question a lot of whether I think they are ready to be in a lead position. Some never go back to the lead position. I work with lots of young leaders.

Practical Advice for Positional Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Anyone can lead and we believe the world is a better place when people lead from who they are rather than from performance or positional authority. Your success or failure impacts people differently than it does once you cross over, if you will, into positional authority.

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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. The immediate environment around you is your complete responsibility. Go do that. Stop saying, “Yes, but….” One reason… Continue reading → Influence Marks of leaders Success Culture Leadership Development organizational success

Is Leadership A Position

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Ashley was excited. Her degree wasn’t even hanging on the wall yet. She packed her suitcase with just enough clothes so she wouldn’t pay an extra $40 luggage fee at the airport. One last trip before getting a real job. Ashley’s degree was in Public Relations.

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.

Podcast: The Art of Positivity.

Rich Gee Group

The post Podcast: The Art of Positivity. Running your own business is hard and fraught with daily disappointments — successful businesspeople always have a way of looking on the bright side. Learn a few tips and techniques to keep your momentum going when things look bleak.

Mobile Forms and Their Positive Impact on Modern Business

Strategy Driven

In the end, such clear organization and timeliness have a positive effect to the whole business, eliminating delays and extra time in a workflow. It is impossible not to agree that mobile technology is a tidal wave of progress in modern business.

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.

7 Suggestions When Interviewing for a Ministry Position

Ron Edmondson

I was always reminded in the process how interviewing, as critical as it is to acquiring a position, is not something everyone knows how to do – regardless of their other accomplishments. Here are 7 suggestions for interviewing for a ministry position: Know the church or organization.

POSITIONAL POWER and PERSONAL POWER

Ravi Pratap Singh

" 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. " if you want to test a man’s character, give him power."

Tuesday Time Machine: Positive Change – Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. The post Tuesday Time Machine: Positive Change – Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant appeared first on General Leadership.

How Positive Thinking Really Works

Leadership Freak

Positive thinking is important. But, positive thinking that results in fantasies about easy success are ridiculous. I start feeling negative when I hear, “Stop thinking negative thoughts.” Successful leaders are optimistic about success. If success… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Optimism Success Leadership Leadership Development leadership success