The Power of Pressure

Leading Blog

In The Power of Pressure , Dane Jensen says, “Pressure isn’t just a nasty by-product of life, it’s an essential input into high performance. This is where his Power of Pressure Model is helpful. S COTTISH philosopher Thomas Carlyle is said to have written, “No pressure, no diamonds.”

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How Effective Are You at Using Your Power?

Lead Change Blog

Power is a good thing when used effectively. The more power you have, the more able you are to direct, influence, and inspire people to make positive changes. There are three types of power. Position Power. You gain power based on your formal position in the organization. The chain of command gives you power over the people below. Tips for gaining and using your position power. It can lead to promotions and increased position power.

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The Power of Trust

Kevin Eikenberry

Given all that, when you learn of a book titled The Power of Trust, you wonder if there is anything new, or is […]. The post The Power of Trust appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. People trust leaders (in general and their own) or not.

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Acting with Power

Leading Blog

W E need to think about power differently. Deborah Gruenfeld has been teaching a class at Stanford University that is the title of her book, Acting with Power. It is a tour de force on what power is, how it works, and how it affects every aspect of our lives. We all have power.

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The Power of Bad

Leading Blog

John Tierney and Roy Baumeister (the first researcher to identify the negativity effect) describe the phenomenon well in The Power of Bad : We’re devastated by a word of criticism but unmoved by a shower of praise.

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From Power to Power and Glory to Glory

Joseph Lalonde

One of the most disturbing rhythms in cardiology is called Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), an erratic and irregular heart rhythm that poses multiple problems from fatigue to strokes.

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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.

The Power Of Regular One On One Meetings

Joseph Lalonde

There is a meeting that is very powerful. The Power Of Regular One On One Meetings What is a […]. I’ve shared how I think meetings need to die. Most meetings offer nothing to the attendees and very little to the one who called the meeting. It eats into valuable time.

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The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust

Lead Change Blog

The post The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust appeared first on Lead Change.

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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Leading Blog

Too many, and you will dilute the power of each and every one. “We R ETHINKING can cause uncertainty. Make us uncomfortable. Feel uneasy. It can threaten our identities.

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In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation

RapidStart Leadership

Praise is one of the most powerful tools available to a leader; here are 5 ways you can use it to inspire, motivate, and even change lives. The post In Praise of Praise: 5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Appreciation appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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4 Key Strategies for Becoming a More Powerful and Trusted Leader

Lead Change Blog

Power. What thoughts or feelings do you have when you think of power? Perhaps you picture an organizational chart where the boxes at the top are imbued with more power than those below. Or perhaps the word power conjures up feelings of nervousness, anxiety, or fear, based on negative experiences you’ve had in the past. In and of itself, power is amoral; it’s neither good nor bad. The way we use power is what determines its value.

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Knowledge Is Power

Tanveer Naseer

Good leadership and knowledge are directly related; the more you know about your business or your people, the better you will be able to lead them. It is also vital that you should be aware and in the know when it comes to your own personality and behaviors as a. Click to continue reading. Other

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The Power of the Process

Lead Change Blog

What I got from developing the plan is an understanding that the real power is in the process”. The post The Power of the Process appeared first on Lead Change. Recently, I was engaged to lead a strategic planning exercise for a company navigating challenges resulting from the Covid pandemic. The first meeting was with a board member and the CEO to discuss details about the company’s situation.

The Power of Mother-Leader

Leadership Freak

If leadership is influence, mother is the first… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth PowerI’ve been asking people to complete this sentence. “My My mom is reflected in my life when I ….” (You You can add a bit of explanation.)

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Curiosity is the Real Power That Drives Effective Leadership!

Lead Change Blog

I have long believed in the power of curiosity to drive my effectiveness as a leader. So I will share an experience that demonstrates how I played with ideas, risked failure, remained positive and generated enthusiasm, whilst, at the same time, helping staff discover, reignite and breakthrough their self-limiting barriers through the power of curiosity. It also enabled a greater sense of clarity, primarily through asking powerful questions. Are you a curious leader?

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The Power of Focus

N2Growth Blog

Focus has always been a powerful characteristic that has served me well in all leadership roles alike. I can guarantee you only one thing…If you don’t try it you may never know the power that focus can bring to bear on your life. The post The Power of Focus appeared first on The Executive Hub | N2Growth. Management Productivity CEO Focus Mike Myatt N2growth the power of focus top CEOI am frequently asked what it takes to become more productive.

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The Power of Being Directionally Correct

Leading Blog

The power of being directionally correct is in knowing you are headed in the right direction without stalling out over, is it right. I NNOVATION is messy. It’s rarely a straight line from here to there. When doing something new, it’s rare that you know exactly how it is going to turn out.

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The Power of Storytelling

leaderCommunicator

A good story brings ideas to life and inspires listeners to imagine themselves in the storyteller’s place as events unfold and lessons are learned.

The Power of a Naked Leader

Lead Change Blog

There was no giant desk or nameplate or other symbols of power. Command presence is not about control; it’s about connection; it’s not about power; it is about poise. The post The Power of a Naked Leader appeared first on Lead Change. I recently did a Zoom interview with the CEO of a high-tech company who directly or indirectly reminded me several times during our thirty-minute interview that he was the CEO.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Project Power

Joseph Lalonde

Project Power is a unique Netflix original movie. Your power could be incredible, or it could be deadly. The theme isn’t the only thing that is powerful […]. The premise is that a drug is being manufactured and distributed that gives users superpowers for 5 minutes.

The Power Of Self-Reflection

Joseph Lalonde

In this book, Michelle writes […] The post The Power Of Self-Reflection appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. If you could go back in time and communicate with yourself, what would you tell your younger self? Michelle Hoverson had this idea and acted on it.

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The Power of Focus

N2Growth Blog

Focus has always been a powerful characteristic that has served me well in all leadership roles alike. I can guarantee you only one thing…If you don’t try it you may never know the power that focus can bring to bear on your life. The post The Power of Focus appeared first on N2Growth. Management Productivity Mike Myatt N2Growth CEO Focus the power of focus top CEOI am frequently asked what it takes to become more productive.

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Staying Focused in a “Human Attention Power Grab” World

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Whether it's cute cat videos or shocking (and sometimes untrue) headlines, we've all found ourselves "down the rabbit hole" of distraction. We suddenly realize how much time has passed, and that we have abandoned important tasks to take an "infotainment journey.".

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Power in the Face of Disruption

Leadership Freak

A diet of doom and gloom is… Continue reading → Complaints Leading Marks of leaders Power Leadership DevelopmentThe difference between wannabe leaders and actual leaders is focus. I’ve been asking leaders, “What would make this week just a little better than last week?”

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3 Ways to Make Power a Good Thing

Lead Change Blog

I like to ask workshop participants where they got their power. Most people, however, say they don’t have any power, nor do they want any. Too often, we see those in high ranking positions use their power to control or for personal gain. Their actions turn us off, so we turn away from wanting to have power, seeing it as something negative or that corrupts. Making all these “mores” and “lesses” a reality requires using power. 3 ways to make power a good thing.

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5 Powerful Amplifiers of Influence

Leadership Freak

The channel of compliance is power. The channel of influence is relationship. The people around us seep into our lives. I asked people to finish a sentence like, “My mom is reflected in… Continue reading → Influence Leadership Development leadership success

The Power Of Leadership Coaching With Nature

Lead Change Blog

This year’s events have clearly highlighted the power of community and how when everyone pulls together amazing things can happen. The post The Power Of Leadership Coaching With Nature appeared first on Lead Change. Given the challenging times that we have all been through this year now more than ever, people need to be able to get out into nature and learn to reconnect with themselves.

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The Power of Commitment

Kevin Eikenberry

Few would argue the power of commitment, but few have thought about it deeply. And unfortunately, even fewer access this power as consistently as they could. But today I take a step back to explore the great power of […].

The Power Of Brevity

Eric Jacobson

The power in brevity : Shorter emails get faster response times. Here is some good advice from author Scott Belsky's book, The Messy Middle: Finding your way through the hardest and most crucial part of any bold venture. Fewer words go further (and are listened to more intently).

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The Power of Choice

Lead Change Blog

The post The Power of Choice appeared first on Lead Change. Life is a matter of choices. We are making choices every day at every single step. Right from the time we wake up, to the time we hit the sack at night. Some of these are so routine we do not even stop to think about the choice we make. For instance, the choice of what we eat and what we wear, the route we take to our office, etc.

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The Power of Adapting

Leadership Freak

You might like to think that humankind should adapt to God, but Christmas is God adapting to humankind. Adapting overcomes distance and allows connection. Mutual adapting: Relationship requires mutual adapting. Teams thrive when… Continue reading → Marks of leaders

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Powerful Questions for Your Business Strategy for 2021

Lead Change Blog

Powerful questions – for you and your business strategy in 2021 . All the great writers, however, distil their thinking into powerful questions. Here’s my amalgam of some of the most powerful I use with clients. It has worked for me for over forty years, but, as I said earlier, we need more thinking first; hence the powerful questions. The post Powerful Questions for Your Business Strategy for 2021 appeared first on Lead Change.

The Power of Vulnerability

Leading Blog

Effectiveness in leadership is not about having all of the answers but not knowing and accessing the power of those you lead. In The Power of Vulnerability , Barry Kaplan and Jeffrey Manchester explain that the secret to unleashing the power of leaders, teams, and organizations, is through vulnerability. H ANG UP THE CAPE.

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The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers

RapidStart Leadership

How can asking questions be more powerful than answering them? But if we’re playing the Shell Answer Man all day, we miss … The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers Read More ». The post The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. In the effort to demonstrate our worthiness to lead, often we find ourselves in a hurry to provide answers.

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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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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Power Rangers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear Go go Power Rangers I’m instantly transported back to my youth. Those few words remind me of heading home from school and turning on the TV to watch the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. I’d sit glued to the TV screen while 5 rangers battled the evil monsters Rita Repulsa would unleash upon the Power Rangers and Angel Grove. Now, we get to see the Power Rangers reimagined. CAUTION: Power Rangers spoilers below.

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The Power Of Your Why

Joseph Lalonde

There is something powerful in knowing your why. Many people witnessed this at the recent 123rd running of the Boston […] The post The Power Of Your Why appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. This is the reason you’re doing what you’re doing. Whether this is why you lead, why you married your high school sweetheart, or why you continue to serve in ministry. Your why will help push you further and farther than you ever believed possible.

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In Praise of Power

Leadership Freak

Coercive power offends. But, power isn’t a dirty word, with it you get things done. Without power, nothing gets done. Power is the ability to change things. Power and position often come together; higher position usually equals more power. Using power associated with [.]. Saying, “I’m the boss,” indicates you’ve lost influence and resorted to intimidation.

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The Most Powerful Motivator for Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

He […] The post The Most Powerful Motivator for Leaders appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. A few words from the prophet Azariah motivated King Asa of Judah to up his leadership performance. The same exhortation can motivate anyone in leadership today too.

12 Powerful Ways to Make People Feel Powerful

Leadership Freak

Lousy leaders feel powerful by making others feel powerless. You can’t grasp power and give it at the same time. Leaders who fear losing power are afraid to make others feel powerful. 3 things… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Success Taking others higher Leadership organizational success Power

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A Powerful Learning Model That Will Make You More Adaptive To Change

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the importance of being adaptive to unexpected and disruptive change. Of course, COVID-19 is not the only external force driving systems-wide change.

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The Power of Patience in a Pandemic Pause

Lead Change Blog

The post The Power of Patience in a Pandemic Pause appeared first on Lead Change. I admit it: I am a jack rabbit. I like to hop to it and get things done. Give me a project and I’ll start immediately just so I can get it off of my to do list. The problem is, sometimes in my haste, I make mistakes. I admit that I have no tolerance for voicemail doom loops. I have been known to bang a phone against the desk and scream, “give me a real person!”

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