Enduring Uncertainty

Great Leadership By Dan

Female leadership allows the uncertainty of imagination and emotion into leadership. Leaders must embrace uncertainty because that’s all that exists now and in the future. Guest post from Chris Lewis : Go on admit it. You’re busy, right? Busier than last year. Busier probably than five years ago. In fact, you’re busier than you can ever remember being. You’re now so busy most people couldn’t even begin to understand how busy you are. And you don’t have time to tell them anyway.

Certain Uncertainties

Lead Change Blog

A few thoughts about uncertainty … People talk a lot these days about uncertainty with regard to our shared economic, political, cultural, and personal futures. Uncertainty within our memories of times past is often absent or downplayed.

Getting Past Murky Uncertainty

Leading in Context

This complexity and uncertainty combine to create a "murky uncertainty" that may keep people from giving us their best, most ethical performance. By Linda Fisher Thornton Workplace issues are complex and opinions vary about the right thing to do in challenging situations. Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses 7 lenses of ethical leadership business ethics ethical leadership ethics what is ethical leadership

How to Navigate Ambiguity and Uncertainty

Leadership Freak

Uncertainty finds comfort in nostalgia. Those who run from ambiguity and uncertainty are bound to repeat the past. Uncertainty and humility: The higher you go in organizational life, the lower your tolerance for… Continue reading → compassion Humility arrogance Leadership Development organizational success

Innovation Creates Uncertainty

Leading Blog

We don’t like uncertainty. But innovation creates uncertainty. In other words, our aversion to uncertainty means we find it difficult to even recognize a creative idea when we see it, focused as we are on removing the risky, uncomfortable strain on the status quo.

Leading Through Uncertainty

Leading Blog

In times of great uncertainty, we must be leaders. In Leading Through Uncertainty , Ray Davis writes, “Effective leadership is motivating, and it can and should be the energy that propels a company through inevitable waves of change. Leading through uncertainty means leading with the truth. Poor leadership can lead to disaster and has sunk more than a few companies and governments alike.”

Five Rules for Leading Through Uncertainty

Next Level Blog

Current Affairs General Leadership ambiguity leadership sequestration uncertaintyA lot of my clients work in Washington, DC. They’re either executives in Federal agencies or executives in companies that do a lot of business with Federal agencies.

5 Ways to Face Uncertainty with Confidence

Leadership Freak

Responding to uncertainty establishes trajectory, impacts potential, and determines quality of life. Uncertainty is the spotlight of leadership. The dark side of uncertainty: Intolerance and quick tempers. Lost perspective and poor judgments. Things… Continue reading → Leading Stress courageous leaders Leadership Development

How Uncertainty Works

Leadership Freak

** Uncertainty invites participation. Communication Influence Leading Listening Managing Marks of leaders Motivation Optimism Taking others higher best game finding solutions Innovation Leadership Leadership Development negative impact Organizational Development Questions uncertainty factor vigorous participationExploring ideas, finding solutions, and innovation demand vigorous participation from all players. The best teams win when players bring their best.

Uncertainty Leadership

CO2

by Gary Cohen Uncertainty Leadership. Uncertainty leadership refers to what leaders do in the face of uncertainty. The post Uncertainty Leadership appeared first on | Elements of Leadership Blog.

What Happens if You Try Taking Risk & Dealing With Uncertainty?

Mills Scofield

This has been one of the best decisions throughout my time at Brown because it gave me permission and room to be okay with uncertainty, be okay with taking risks, and be okay with using my imagination. Yuna Hur & Elaine Cheung - Versions of a Retail Pop-Up, Spring 2018.

Leadership Caffeine™—Learn to Love Uncertainty

Management Excellence

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The Wisdom of Uncertainty

Lead from Within

Alan Watts, the British-born philosopher, has pointed out the sense, which we all seem to share, that we live in a time of unusual uncertainty. Faced with uncertainty, we naturally strive to take control. Control is an illusion and uncertainty is the reality.

Jumping the Uncertainty Gap

LDRLB

Part of this is assessing levels of uncertainty. The other part is making decisions that can give you the best chance of succeeding despite uncertainty. He reduced uncertainty for his employees and partners by making a firm decision. Uncertainty can only be reduced by committed decisions and actions. You can’t wait for uncertainty to disappear but you can choose to create certainty of purpose and direction. People think differently about risk and uncertainty.

13 Power Tips for Leading Through Uncertainty

Leadership Freak

13 Power Tips for Leading through Uncertainty: Pull with – not against, higher ups. It’s certain that we live in uncertain times. Grab the rope and pull, even if you disagree. Everyone who pulls in their own direction dilutes potential success. If you can’t pull with, jump ship, now. Aim to make a positive difference. [.]. Fear Leading Meetings and agendas Optimism Power Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development organizational success quotes

How Uncertainty Works

Leadership Freak

** Uncertainty invites participation. Communication Influence Leading Listening Managing Marks of leaders Motivation Optimism Taking others higher best game finding solutions Innovation Leadership Leadership Development negative impact Organizational Development Questions uncertainty factor vigorous participationExploring ideas, finding solutions, and innovation demand vigorous participation from all players. The best teams win when players bring their best.

How can you be clear about uncertainty?

Coaching Tip

To create a clear vision for an unclear future is what effective leaders do in a world marked with volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Books Business Coaching Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills What is Work life ambiguous complexity and ambiguity leaders Source uncertainty volatility

How to Use Uncertainty and Surprise for Breakthroughs

LDRLB

Most leaders are taught to avoid uncertainty. Creating game changers – whether products, services, or new business models – requires leaders to live with uncertainty, embrace ambiguity, and respond to both good and bad surprises along the way.

Two Leadership Essentials in Times of Change and Uncertainty

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] It has almost become cliché to say that we are living in times of uncertainty. Our global economic situation is unstable and highly complex, weather has become more extreme and the speed of change leaves many of us breathless. Read the complete article on instigator Wendy Appel’s blog. Photo (c) David Templeton-2007. Leadership Development Change Leadership perspective team

Leaders Stand in the Gap of Uncertainty to Help Others Across

Let's Grow Leaders

Widespread uncertainty marks a failure of leadership. Their organizations will thrive and appreciate their willingness to stand in the gap of uncertainty to help others across.

How to Move Through Uncertainty to Opportunity

Leadership Freak

Leadership is rich with uncertainty. Turbulent times, regulations and compliance, technology, politics, people, and global markets enflame uncertainty. Image source Ineffective leaders require certainty before they act, I am certain. On the other hand, successful leaders make decisions where outcomes are uncertain. Additionally, complex challenges have more than one solution. A surprising juxtaposition: “Trustworthy leaders [.].

Thought-full Thursday: Relaxing into uncertainty

Aspire-CS

Rather, it’s our resistance to the fundamental uncertainty of our situation. Everywhere you turn, if you observe well, you’ll notice impermanence and uncertainty. What uncertainties in your life and work do you need to relax into? . “It’s not impermanence per se, or even knowing we’re going to die, that is the cause of our suffering, the Buddha taught.

Uncertainty Will Freeze You in Place if You Let It

Leading Blog

Jonathan Fields writes, in Uncertainty : “The more you’re able to tolerate ambiguity and lean into the unknown, the more likely you’ll be to dance with it long enough to come up with better solutions, ideas and creations.” The problem is that most of us, to one degree or another react so strongly to ambiguity or uncertainty, that it becomes a limiting factor in our lives and stops us from acting in the face of it. Creating value involves varying degrees of uncertainty.

Adaptability: The Art of Winning In An Age of Uncertainty

Leading Blog

In times of great uncertainty, we need the knowledge creators, the radical and the rebels. Max McKown accurately argues in Unshrink that our beliefs have shrunk us. They have limited our responses. And it profoundly affects our ability to adapt. Adaptability is a book about how people adapt. It is about how to win more often. “In In the future,” writes author Max McKeown, “you can try to maintain what you already have, or you can attempt to transcend the constraints of your situation.

7 Ways to Lead Well During Times of Uncertainty and Change

Let's Grow Leaders

Sometimes when you go to build your strategic plan, it can seem like there are more questions than answers. We’ve seen changing regulatory environments, disruptive technology, and natural disasters lead to a paralyzing cycle of “what ifs” that lead to inaction. One […].

In 100 Words: Agility and Embracing Uncertainty

QAspire

We are comfortable with what is predictable. This impacts our choices because we want to maximize the chances of success. Then, once in a while, we are thrown into situations where we have no control. It compels us to carve a way out and create a map as we go. We learn the most here.

How Uncertainty Can Actually Build Trust

Mills Scofield

Taking risk requires trust – to discover, try, re-try, be okay with uncertainty, imperfection and even fail. Sometimes using what is ambiguous and unknown can build trust. By experimenting, learning, applying and iterating we build trust in ourselves and each other. Give it a try!

Dealing With Uncertainty, Part 2

Ron Edmondson

Dealing with Uncertainty, Part 2 from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Dealing With Uncertainty, Part 2 appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: Dealing with Uncertainty, Part 1. Dealing with the Uncertainty of Life.

Dealing with Uncertainty, Part 1

Ron Edmondson

Dealing with Uncertainty, Part 1 from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Dealing with Uncertainty, Part 1 appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Dealing with the Uncertainty of Life. Related posts: Dealing with Guilt: Sermon. Obstacles to Christmas Joy: Dealing with Loss.

Coaching Needs for Leaders in Times of Uncertainty

Coaching Tip

9) Working with uncertainty and ambiguity, decision skills. 10) Working with uncertainty and ambiguity, decision skills. Coaches reflect this in their survey feedback, listing “ clarifying purpose ” and “ articulating meaning ,” as well as “ creating and communicating vision ,” as top coaching needs for leaders in times of volatility and uncertainty.

096: Bringing the Lean Startup into Your Organization: Leadership in the Age of Uncertainty | with Jeff Dyer

Engaging Leader

Have you or your team ever come up with a big idea that you thought would be very cool, but didn’t take any action because you thought it would be too risky? Perhaps it was an idea for a new product or service, or a process change to solve a complex problem.

Using SWOT During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Six Disciplines

During times of economic uncertainty, strategy refinement and execution need to become the top priority for business leaders. BOTTOMLINE: While it''s important to regularly conduct a SWOT analysis on your business, it''s critical to revisit SWOT during times of economic uncertainty. Tough times require tough decisions. How to start? Begin by doing a SWOT Analysis.

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Using SWOT During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Six Disciplines

During times of economic uncertainty, strategy refinement and execution need to become the top priority for business leaders. BOTTOMLINE: While it''s important to regularly conduct a SWOT analysis on your business, it''s critical to revisit SWOT during times of economic uncertainty. Tough times require tough decisions. How to start? Begin by doing a SWOT Analysis.

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Mini Saga #102 – Uncertainty

Rajesh Setty

Dealing with uncertainty may be hard but that’s nothing compared to living with total certainty. Mini Saga #102 – Uncertainty. Unlike his old job, his new job had more predictability and less uncertainty.

Creating Stability in the Midst of Uncertainty

You're Not the Boss of Me

As we near the end of 2014, my mind wanders to the inevitable predictions that come with a new year. The seers and prophesiers among us will be at the ready to let us know what we can expect in 2015 and beyond.

A Leader in Time of Crisis, Uncertainty or Change

Ron Edmondson

Paul demonstrates for us the role of a leader in times of crisis – or even in times of uncertainty or times of change. It would be difficult to conclude Paul was not an effective leader. He was the arguably the most successful church planter of all times.

Beyond Uncertainty

Women in the LEAD

» Beyond Uncertainty   More so than ever before in the last fifty years, uncertainty is a part of everyday life.     By understanding our purpose and ourselves, we can be confident in the face of the world’s uncertainty.   So, ask yourself where your greatest bout of uncertainty lies.

How to make the most of uncertainty

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries 20/20 Foresight: Crafting Strategy in an Uncertain World Advanta Best Buy Biomet CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) technology Harvard Business School Press How to make the most of uncertainty Hugh Courtney M. Here is an excerpt from another “classic” article featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, and written by Hugh Courtney.

Tim Brown on “How to Sail Through Creative Uncertainty”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries "Embrace Ambiguity" Apple “Make Others Successful” Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation HarperBusiness IDEO Microsoft PepsiCo Procter & Gamble Steelcase Tim Brown on "How to Sail Through Creative Uncertainty LAND HO!: A still from “Embrace Ambiguity,” a video by the old salts of IDEO’s New York office. The team wrote the script, hand-built the sets, then filmed and edited the clip themselves.

“Uncertainty is the refuge of hope”- Henri Frederic Amiel

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Uncertainty is the refuge of hope&# - Henri Frederic Amiel Categories: About The Book Daily Guest Post FTC Notice – conflicts of interest Latest Articles Motivational Business Quotations Time Leadership Audio CD Your days seem to get busier and longer. Provides the nessecary tools to master not only effeciency skills, but also effectivness skills.

StrategyDriven Editorial Perspective – Hiring Uncertainties.

Strategy Driven

The issue at the heart of this uncertainty involves limited access to capital at a time when banks are reluctant to lend. Recent healthcare reform is also adding to economic uncertainty for small businesses. StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P.

Using SWOT During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Six Disciplines

During times of economic uncertainty, strategy refinement and execution need to become a top priority for business leaders. BOTTOMLINE: While it's important to regularly conduct a SWOT analysis on your business, it's critical to revisit SWOT during times of economic uncertainty. Tough times require tough decisions. Where to start? Begin by doing a SWOT analysis.

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The Cycle of Uncertainty and Three Steps to Break Out of It

Change Starts Here

The path we follow to get to the point where we avoid the certainty we wish we had goes something like this: In the face of uncertainty, we react to events by filling in the gaps in our understanding with the worst-case scenario. Staying in the dark only perpetuates the uncertainty.