RIP: Retired in Position

Lead Change Blog

“Retired in position” refers to an unengaged employee, a term which I first heard used by Ken Blanchard. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are sleepwalking through their day or retired in position. It is quite the conundrum to challenge an employee in a position where there are no longer challenging opportunities. Don’t wait until after the expiration date to realize you are retired in position.

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.

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.

How to Get Your Personal Brand Positioned?

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

fortunate position to see how cultures of innovation are built. 04 1 5 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation If you find yourself in a position where culture change isn’t a priority, there. 11 Proven Ways to. Turn Your Culture Into.

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.

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

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

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?

How Negative Impulse Triggers Positive Response

Leadership Freak

Negative impulses are useful when they produce positive results. Redirect negative impulses toward positive actions. Great achievements emerge when negative impulses trigger positive responses. #1. Anger – Openness: Stop resisting anger.

A Premortem: Reverse Positive Thinking for Success

Leadership Freak

A premortem is reverse positive thinking. Do premortems. A postmortem is too late. Gary Klein introduced the idea of premortems. Instead of imagining success, imagine failure.

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

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…?

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

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.

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.

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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.

A Positive Perspective on Breakdowns

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] When breakdowns happen consider it is NOT a sign that something is wrong, but rather that you have simply bumped up against the limits of your current ways of working or thinking. Nothing is wrong. No one is at fault.

How to Make a Positive Lasting Impression

Lead Change Blog

In the past I have discussed how important it is to make a positive first impression. While making a good first impression is critical, it is crucial that you continue to have a positive impression on everyone you interact with.

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 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.

How to Resolve the Negative Realities of Positive Thinking

Leadership Freak

“The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.” George Will Optimism is dangerous when it causes you to: Lose motivation. When you… Continue reading → Leading

Plus Size Positivity

Dave Bratcher

Is it any accident the positive post on all batteries is marked with a (+)? This is the reason a positive attitude is something which adds value, while a negative attitude takes away. Positivity is a choice, not a requirement. No matter the setting, positivity is contagious.

Positive Change: Because That’s The Way It’s Always Been…

General Leadership

Whatever that mark of success may be be, it most definitely involves positive change. The post Positive Change: Because That’s The Way It’s Always Been… appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Gorilla Experiment positive change Question Everything stricklin

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.

9 Tips for Creating a Positive Change in Your Culture

Lead Change Blog

In whatever situation you may find yourself, particularly if you are a leader or manager, you can have a positive impact on the people in your work group or team. If you are positive, energetic, and enthusiastic, then they will also adopt your demeanor.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. In turn, they are more likely to share their positive energy with your customers, thus enhancing service and the bottom line.

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

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.

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 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

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.

Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement

Leadership Freak

For many, it’s easier to talk about what sucks than what’s great. There’s a negative voice in our heads. Personally, you can’t speak well of yourself. Humble leaders don’t brag. They talk about… Continue reading → Appreciation Encouragement Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success