Positively Energizing Leaders Are Heliotropic

Lead Change Blog

The heliotropic effect describes the inherent tendency in all living things toward positive energy and away from negative energy. In nature, the sun is the source of positive, life-giving energy, so the heliotropic effect explains why plants and other organisms lean toward the light over time. This phenomenon has important implications for leaders because human beings likewise have an inherent tendency toward positive, life-giving energy.

15 Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

Leading Blog

W HEN YOU HEAR the term positive leadership , it is easy to get cynical and think it is all happy-talk and disconnected from reality. The kind of positive energy that most accounts for flourishing in individuals and in organizations is called relational energy.” Positive Leadership

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Positive Influence: The Leader Who Helps People Become Their Best Self

Lead Change Blog

According to Michael and Glenn Parker, there are four types of positive influence leaders, and we can all leverage the strengths of each to become the type of leader who helps people become their best self.

Lead With A Positive Attitude

Joseph Lalonde

When you think of yourself, do you think of yourself as a positive leader? And, his thought-life […] The post Lead With A Positive Attitude appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Or do you relate more to Eeyore from Winnie The Pooh?

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Turning Negativity Into Positive Results

Lead Change Blog

Here’s the good news: there are ways to stay on top of a difficult conversation and achieve a positive outcome. The post Turning Negativity Into Positive Results appeared first on Lead Change. Webinars Marcia Reynolds Communication Difficult Conversations positivity Video Webina

10 Powerful Phrases For Positive Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

The world is full of negativity. You turn on the TV to a news station and you quickly discover this. Negativity sells. It’s a sad state of affairs. We’re inundated with negativity and it brings us down. I was thankful to recently be a guest at a BNI networking meeting.

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! As a leader, it is amazing the impact you can have on your organization with your attitude; either positive or negative, you set the tone. The post A Positive Attitude is Contagious appeared first on General Leadership.

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.

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. Shirzad Chamine, author of Positive Intelligence , suggests that our thinking processes are always at risk of turning negative because of “a set of automatic and habitual mind patterns…that work against our best interests.” How positivity benefits us. ” Being positive can make you a better leader.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

The post How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted? Curator Posts ambition ego fame glory michel Narcissism polluted positive leadership reward Richard Wagner toxic leadership “It is a shame that so many leaders spend their time pondering their rights as leaders instead of their awesome responsibilities as leaders.”. James C. Hunter.

Don’t Be Paralyzed by Positive Thinking

Next Level Blog

It’s almost like they’re paralyzed by the positive thinking pattern of “It’s going to get better.” What small tests or experiments can you run now at a low cost that could better position you for full scale deployments later?

When Position Power and Ethics Collide

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Our responsibilities as a citizen, worker, leader, family member, and friend require us to choose ethics over loyalty. Yet, when we do, it can surprise people. Maybe that's because it is not the easiest path to take.

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How to Promote Leaders Who Build a Positive Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

The post How to Promote Leaders Who Build a Positive Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

General Leadership

The post The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Human Resources influence Inquiry Leadership optimism positive change Transformation “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, determines its outcome.”. William James. On 16 October 2005, an incredible feat was achieved sixteen miles West of Denver, Colorado.

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. What is Positive Leadership? Here’s something you can do right away to develop your workplace: apply positive leadership and kindness, whatever your role is.

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. Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. Positive leaders focus on solutions. Positivity doesn’t guarantee you will succeed, but it makes it much more likely.

Will The Professionally Written Resume Get You The Perfect Position?

Rich Gee Group

But your resume is just one small piece of the puzzle to find that perfect position. You see this when someone applies to a position with 150 other applicants.

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

Positive Change: Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. Millions of dollars are spent every year on change coaches and efficiency experts to aid mega-dollar companies in becoming more efficient when the reality is each of your employees is the most capable avenue available of positive change. What they need is clear guidance on positive change, direction to question everything and the empowerment to affect the inefficiencies discovered.

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.

Positive Discontent: How to Intervene Before Things Fall Apart

Leadership Freak

I gave him two phrases for reflection, protecting gains and positive discontent. While he was on vacation, one manager’s team lost momentum. We discussed how to intervene before things fall apart. Protecting gains… Continue reading → Courage Goals Leading Managing Success Taking others higher forward momentum Growth leadership success momentum

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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How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus

Joseph Lalonde

And leaders are struggling to stay positive. Staying positive during a […] The post How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Tough times begin to wear on people. That’s been the truth for many people lately.

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There Are No Leadership Positions

Modern Servant Leader

Too often we hear – or maybe even say, “they’re in a leadership position “ At best, this is misleading. Positions for Managers. A title defines a management position. Positions and titles can be given or offered by organizations.

How To Get More Done at Work Through Positive Persuasion

Management Excellence

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Start NOW To Guarantee A New Position For 2021.

Rich Gee Group

These two areas must shine before you begin to look for a position. “I need to find a job.” ”I I need to find a better job.” Is this you? The month of December is a time to slowly power-down and relax. People tell themselves they will begin their brand-new job search on January 1, 2021.

Positive Influence – an Interview with Glenn Parker

Let's Grow Leaders

Connect with Glenn: Positive Influence […]. The post Positive Influence – an Interview with Glenn Parker appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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? Tom Rath and Jim Harter, The Economics of Wellbeing , Gallup Press, 2010 and Shawn Achor, Positive Intelligence , Harvard Business Review, January-February 2012). Lisa Zigarmi and Chris Edmonds, Positivity at Work , ThinkAha, 2012).

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. Curator Posts Early Files efficiency History positive change simplicity stricklin structure Throwback Time Machine timingGeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You!

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. Make your positive feedback positive, and make your negative feedback constructive.

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. But even more, when you reach a position of authority and responsibility, your actions and behavior have a greater impact on both your success and that of everyone involved. Your success or failure impacts people differently than it does once you cross over, if you will, into positional authority.

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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…? In November, the You Matter Marathon is being held, when participants hand out one You Matter card to one person a day to remind people that they matter.

The Quick Path from Negative to Positive Emotion for Leaders and Teams

Leadership Freak

Our granddaughter and her friends feel sad and stressed these days. Who could blame them? She’s sixteen. Dahlia happily told us about her new job while we ate lunch. She waits tables at… Continue reading → Leading

How Negative Thinking Creates Positive Solutions

Leadership Freak

Shooting down ideas is sport to corporate teams. What happens when new ideas come before teams? People explain why they won’t work! Don’t you hate people who explain why something won’t work? … Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Decisions Leadership Development

How to Get Your Personal Brand Positioned?

Women on Business

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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. Her dad Steve was a cardiologist. Successful, wealthy, and happy [.]. Leadership Development Coaching development Leadership

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. The truth is that I haven’t been thinking positive thoughts lately. So, I’m remembering what happens when you begin to have positive thoughts.

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. Thanks for Listening! To share your thoughts: — To leave a note or ask Rich a question, click HERE. Share this show on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , or Instagram.

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. You can discover positives in negative leadership, much like the hidden images in the logos of major brands. They’ll also look for the positive in the bad.

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. I don’t want to be positive. Whether it’s a lunchtime walk (or game of disc golf) or driving down to Lake Michigan, getting outdoors is a wave of positivity to me.

15 Reasons Positive Leaders Seem Negative

Leadership Freak

Negative leaders look in the mirror and see someone who cares. There are “good” reasons for negativity. You’re negative because… Some babies come out smiling and some come like Eeyore.