How Humble Leadership Really Works

Harvard Business

This type of top-down leadership is outdated, and, more importantly, counterproductive. Humility and servant leadership do not imply that leaders have low self-esteem, or take on an attitude of servility. Instead, servant leadership emphasizes that the responsibility of a leader is to increase the ownership, autonomy, and responsibility of followers — to encourage them to think for themselves and try out their own ideas. Philip gould/Getty Images.

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Is Your Leadership Fostering Loyalty?

Peter Stark

No one would argue that loyalty, like trust, are essential elements to leadership. While these are critical elements of good leadership and a result of a solid working relationships, how do you earn loyalty , and trust , as a leader? The post Is Your Leadership Fostering Loyalty?

Leadership Lessons from Loss

Leadership Vision Consulting

Here are three things Linda has learned this year about leadership, as she reflects on the loss of a dear friend. The post Leadership Lessons from Loss appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Leadership in innovation needs innovation in leadership

McKinsey

As businesses face evolving challenges, four aspects of leadership will become dramatically more important: insight, integrity, courage, and agility. Our Insights

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Ethical Leadership: A new kind of poverty?

Peter Stark

We are facing a new kind of poverty – ethical leadership. What are the leadership values that guide your organizational decisions? You have a choice, and what you choose to value will ultimately determine your leadership legacy.

Leadership Infographic on Leadership 2014 and Leadership 2015

Cheryl Cran

The biggest shift for businesses from 2014 to 2015 is a shift to doing business in a new way, an evolutionary way that includes upgrading the leadership OS.

A Brief History of Leadership Vision

Leadership Vision Consulting

A Brief History of Leadership Vision and how our work with Strengths has lead to the creation of strong people, on strong teams, that are part of strong organizational cutlture. The post A Brief History of Leadership Vision appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Four Tracks to Market Leadership

Strategy+Business

Market leadership is the ability of a company to dominate and shape its business ecosystem. Different industries have different patterns (and definitions) of market leadership; only if you understand the particular pattern in your industry can you position your company effectively

Leadership development as a competitive advantage

McKinsey

Talent should be part of every conversation in an organization, says the CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Group. Insights on Organization

Making Your Promises Explicit: Taking a Leadership Oath:

Tandem Consulting

In the consulting world, I come across many different managers and styles of leadership. Teaching Leadership: It follows that teaching people to lead poses a real dilemma. Conceptual Models: One way to teach is to provide ‘models’, which help people to conceptualise the leadership role.

The Four Things that Make Leadership Vision Unique

Leadership Vision Consulting

Welcome to the next installment of the Leadership Vision Podcast, where we share our expertise in the discovery, practice, and implementation of StrengthsFinder. The post The Four Things that Make Leadership Vision Unique appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Listen to the NEW Leadership Vision Podcast!

Leadership Vision Consulting

Leadership Vision is excited to announce our brand new podcast! The post Listen to the NEW Leadership Vision Podcast! appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Getting the Leadership Basics Right

Strategy+Business

Whether they're selling concrete or chocolate, CEOs can still look to five steadfast rules

Best Business Books 2017: Leadership

Strategy+Business

Sally Helgesen writes that this year's best business books on leadership hammer home the importance of such human values as flexibility, humility, and courage.

What’s missing in leadership development?

McKinsey

LeadershipOnly a few actions matter, and they require the CEO’s attention.

What Is Strengths Based Leadership?

Leadership Vision Consulting

Since 2009, Leadership Vision extended our Professional Services to offer clients many additional ways to learn about their Strengths beyond our Core Offerings. First , most people thought Strengths Based Leadership was going to teach them how to lead with their strengths.

4 Leadership Trends 2017 – Are You Ready?

Cheryl Cran

There are four leadership trends coming in 2017 – are you ready? Leadership Trend #2 – Employee recognition will be where the rubber meets the road with talent retention. 2017 is the year that performance and recognition are embedded in daily leadership approach.

What the Body Tells Us about Leadership

Strategy+Business

Otto Scharmer and Arawana Hayashi describe the insights that emerge and the changes that take place when leadership is embodied in physical movement Leaders must sometimes transcend the way their personality is perceived.

Leadership Infographic on Leadership 2014 and Leadership 2015

Cheryl Cran

The biggest shift for businesses from 2014 to 2015 is a shift to doing business in a new way, an evolutionary way that includes upgrading the leadership OS. This includes shifting from pure hierarchy to a ‘shared leadership’ model, of having leaders who are flexible, adaptable and who have multiple intelligences.

Leadership Infographic on Leadership 2014 and Leadership 2015

Cheryl Cran

The biggest shift for businesses from 2014 to 2015 is a shift to doing business in a new way, an evolutionary way that includes upgrading the leadership OS. This includes shifting from pure hierarchy to a ‘shared leadership’ model, of having leaders who are flexible, adaptable and who have multiple intelligences.

Three Leadership Tips to Establish Your Culture

LSA Global

Three Leadership Tips to Establish Your Culture. The post Three Leadership Tips to Establish Your Culture appeared first on LSA Global. Culture Defines Your Company. When we ask experienced leaders what matters most, 7-out-of-10 say “Establish your culture.”

Review of “Open Leadership” Framework (Leadership and Social Technologies Book)

Steve Shu Consulting

Charlene Li, founder of the Altimeter Group and co-author of the bestselling book Groundswell , was generous to include me on her distribution list for an advanced reading copy of her new book Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead.

What Leadership Vision is Looking Forward to in 2018 (Podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

At our company holiday gathering this year, Nathan took out the recorder and asked the entire Leadership Vision team to share one thing they were looking forward to in 2018. The post What Leadership Vision is Looking Forward to in 2018 (Podcast) appeared first on Leadership Vision.

From Door to Door Salesman to International Leadership Consulting with John Murphy: Podcast #15

Consulting Success

From Door to Door Salesman to International Leadership Consulting with John Murphy: Podcast #15 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast business development Leadership Consulting Sales in Consulting

Arianna Huffington on the link between leadership and well-being

McKinsey

LeadershipBetter sleep and less stress can improve your performance. The Thrive Global founder shares some tools that could help.

Are Leadership Gaps Threatening Your Strategy?

LSA Global

Are Leadership Gaps Threatening Your Strategy? Are you willing to let leadership gaps threaten the success of your strategy? Predict Where Leadership Is Needed Most. If you stretch your current leadership too thin, you risk missing your targets and minimizing their talents.

5 Simple Leadership Skills Teams Should Master

Leadership Vision Consulting

Sometimes, the most important leadership skills we need to master, are the ones that are the simplest. 5 leadership maxims that aren't fancy or lifted from a best selling book. The post 5 Simple Leadership Skills Teams Should Master appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Attend a Leadership Vision Preview on March 30th in Minneapolis

Leadership Vision Consulting

If any of this applies to you, join us on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 2-4:30 PM for our next Leadership Vision Preview Experience at our offices in downtown Minneapolis! The post Attend a Leadership Vision Preview on March 30th in Minneapolis appeared first on Leadership Vision.

The #1 Secret to Leadership Development Program Success

Cheryl Cran

CEO’s and leaders want to know the number one secret to a leadership development programs success. A recent McKinsey report states that in the US $14 billion is spent on leadership programs annually. If you Google ‘leadership development programs’ there are over 11 million results. With the abundance of leadership training programs available how does a CEO and the leadership development team know whether the programs that are selected will stick?

The Problem of Virtuous Leadership

Strategy+Business

Marquette University political science professor Ryan Patrick Hanley talks with s+b about the present-day relevance of Adam Smith's writings for leaders facing increasing ethical and reputational pressure. Smith's concept of virtue offers critical lessons on the need for perspective and prudence

Best Business Books 2016: Talent & Leadership

Strategy+Business

The rising quantity of data and scientific studies on leadership doesn't seem to have improved the quality of leadership in the real world. So it's no surprise that this year's best business books on talent and leadership merge art with science to offer distinctive insights that are useful in everyday life and that resonate with human experience.

How to Cultivate Leadership That Is Honed to Solve Problems

Strategy+Business

When you have a wicked problem, where there is no obvious solution, challenge-driven leadership may work.

Advancing lean leadership

McKinsey

Transforming an organization’s performance usually means changing its culture—and that means its leaders must change how they lead. Our Insights

Leadership In Action: Telling Great Change Stories

Tandem Consulting

Leadership & Storytelling are linked. Becoming great at storytelling, is leadership in action. Effective LeadershipDo you remember any nursery rhymes from when you were a child? Here’s one that sticks in my mind.

12 Must-Have Leadership Attributes for New Managers

LSA Global

Leadership Attributes for New Managers to Follow. If leadership is a new role for you, check through these twelve attributes of effective leadership required for people to follow you. The post 12 Must-Have Leadership Attributes for New Managers appeared first on LSA Global.

Leadership Lessons from the Coke Machine

Henman Performance Executive Blog

The post Leadership Lessons from the Coke Machine appeared first on Henman Performance Group My local burger restaurant recently installed a state-of-the art Coke machine. A big screen displays about ten different options for ice, Coke, its various forms, lemonade, and Sprite. Customers can even opt to mix the different drinks in whatever formula they like. Leaders should offer several options for people to get what they want from […].

Change Management VS. Change Leadership – What’s the Difference?

Cheryl Cran

Change leadership, on the other hand, harnesses the energy, the power of people, the driving forces, visions and processes that fuel large-scale and sustainable transformation. Change leadership is proactive, visionary and focused whereas change management is reactive, myopic and fear based.

The 4 Easy Hurdles Between You and Thought Leadership

David A Fields

The benefits of thought leadership for consultants are well established. There are plenty of articles that speak to thought leadership tactics (e.g., Consultants Intellectual Property intellectual property thought leadership

Direction, leadership, and trust

Consultants Mind

Direction, leadership, and trust. They rest on … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Leadership Management consulting Tonight I told a client that I believe there are really only 3 things that distinguish high-performing organizations from losers. Direction: Too many companies do not know what they are trying to achieve.

Advancing manufacturing leadership

McKinsey

Transforming a manufacturer’s performance usually means changing its culture—and that means its leaders must change how they lead. Our Insights