The Neuroscience of Strategic Leadership

Strategy+Business

Most leadership is transactional, formed through the habits of conventional success. High road-style leadership cultivates different types of mental patterns, developing your ability to see yourself as others see you.

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

Getting the Leadership Basics Right

Strategy+Business

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

Leadership quotations: Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Lincoln

Consultants Mind

This week I thought a lot about leadership and ran across these leadership quotations. What is leadership? “Leadership is influence” – John Maxwell “Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” Eisenhower Is leadership inherited or learned?… Read More » The post Leadership quotations: Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Lincoln appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

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.

Whiteboard Session: The Ingredients of Great Leadership

Harvard Business

Leadership & Managing people VideoHistorian Nancy Koehn explains.

Two Simple Concepts for Better Leadership

Strategy+Business

Learn to operate from two observation points simultaneously and to outsource at home

The Leadership Survey

Strategy+Business

Who are the most capable leaders, and what do they do to excel at both strategy and execution? See also "Wanted: Ambidextrous Leaders

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.

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?

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

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

Harvard Business

Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments. In other words, good leadership is largely personality in the right place.

Leadership Perils for Subject Matter Experts

Strategy+Business

Success often depends upon transcending your expertise to grasp a larger mission

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 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.

The Three Measures of Your Leadership Success

Strategy+Business

Assessing your effectiveness requires looking simultaneously at the past, the present, and the future

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.

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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.

Future of Work Strategy- Evolutionary Leadership

Cheryl Cran

Leadership strategies and teachings have evolved over the years. The focus on leadership has shifted from ‘autocratic’ and ‘hierarchical’ approaches to much more of a ‘shared leadership’ approach.

10 Principles of Strategic Leadership

Strategy+Business

Fortunately, companies can build the capacity for this type of leadership by implementing 10 fundamental principles. A 2015 PwC study of 6,000 senior executives reveals that "strategic leaders" -- those equipped to manage large-scale transformation -- are in short supply.

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.

What Science Tells Us About Leadership Potential

Harvard Business

Although the scientific study of leadership is well established, its key discoveries are unfamiliar to most people, including an alarmingly large proportion of those in charge of evaluating and selecting leaders. Part of the problem is that many widely held beliefs about leadership are incongruent with the scientific evidence. What do we really know about the measurement of leadership potential? Leadership style is largely dependent on personality.

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.

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.

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.

Your Leadership Development Program Needs an Overhaul

Harvard Business

Most companies make big investments in leadership development, rolling out intensive internal programs for high potentials, sending key leaders off to expensive executive education programs, or hiring personal coaches for those moving into key positions at the top of the company. But in our experience, this traditional approach to leadership development doesn’t serve the needs of companies anymore. You don’t need a new set of leadership competencies to develop leaders.

Paternity Leave: The Key to Female Leadership

Strategy+Business

Let fathers of newborns take time off, and the whole enterprise will thrive

High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

McKinsey

CEOs and senior executives can employ proven techniques to create top-team performance. Our Insights

Best Business Books 2015: Leadership

Strategy+Business

This year's best leadership books were penned by the head of a sports network, a famous bearded serial entrepreneur, and the founder of an earthy-crunchy snack bar company

6 Ways to Challenge Your Leadership Assumptions

Strategy+Business

A decades-old study of culture in leadership provides some insight on what underlies your beliefs about leaders and what they do

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.

Leadership and strategic innovation in pharma

McKinsey

The CEO of Shire explains how he’s repositioning the company and gearing up for more change. Our Insights

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Company’s Leadership

Harvard Business

Mindfulness is the height of fashion in leadership development circles. There is in fact very little data in relation to the impact of mindfulness training on leadership development. From the perspective of leadership development, there are three urgent questions that need to be answered if the enthusiasm (and the usefulness of mindfulness in a leadership context) isn’t to dissipate. Leadership Psychology Emotional intelligence Digital Article

New Leadership Language Needed For Future Workplace

Cheryl Cran

The evolution of leadership from autocratic to inclusive is a journey that many leaders are still looking to master. Making the change from a mindset of authority and power towards a mindset of sharing successes and equalization of power is a big one.

How Shared Leadership Changes Our Relationships at Work

Harvard Business

No wonder organizations today are drawn to the benefit of leadership that is shared, rather than concentrated in a single, charismatic individual. It has to do with a team sharing a sense of purpose and responsibility for the overall leadership of the company.

What I Learned about Leadership in the Bush

Strategy+Business

My safari guides provided invaluable insights regarding teams, collaboration, and mission narrative

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.

Bridging the Disconnect between Leadership Theory and Practice

Strategy+Business

A new book shows why the qualities we reward in our leaders can actually undermine a company's performance

Complacency – A Top Leadership Sign of an Underperforming Culture

LSA Global

And the business world is littered with once great companies (especially technology companies) that failed to reach their potential like Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment, Nortel and Nokia that many blame on leadership complacency. When things are going well, it is easy for a leadership team to feel content, take the foot off the gas pedal and coast. The post Complacency – A Top Leadership Sign of an Underperforming Culture appeared first on LSA Global.