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.

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.

What is Authentic Leadership?

Consulting Matters

Today’s model introduces how I am starting to think about what is authentic leadership. I think authentic leadership is where power and love intersect. How these relate to one another result in one of four leadership styles: External source of power and internal focus of love: Alliance Leadership. This style of leadership is about who you know and where you work. External source of power and external focus of love: Authoritarian Leadership.

The leadership journey of Abraham Lincoln


LeadershipHear the call to action contained in Abraham Lincoln’s story, and get to work. The world has never needed you and other real leaders more than it does now.

Management vs Leadership

Tom Spencer

Management requires smooth process, leadership requires clear vision. Leadership is about taking action, and inspiring others to do so. Leadership consulting leadership management Management Consulting Management is about running systems, processes, and people.

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

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

The Leadership Maker Movement


Four ways to catalyze high achievement amid turbulence and rapid change

Successfully transitioning to new leadership roles


Leadership changes are more common and important than ever. But most companies don’t get it right. Insights on Organization

Leadership, Levels and History

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Leadership is not just one thing but many. First, an interesting summary of Drotter’s Leadership Pipeline. 6 passages between 5 levels of leadership. The post Leadership, Levels and History appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Here are some different approaches. Nicely summarises the issues of moving from one level to the next. If you’re ambitious, you need to know where you sit and start addressing your next challenge!

What’s missing in leadership development?


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

Leadership Lessons from John McCain

Henman Performance Executive Blog

The post Leadership Lessons from John McCain appeared first on Henman Performance Group Why do some people conquer the dragon, but others succumb to it? Why can some overcome adversity when it devastates others? I wanted to know the answer, so in 1995, I decided to study heroes, people who had overcome significant adversity and emerged healthy and hardy–people who had taken care of others while they coped […].

Leadership ‘Experts’ are Full of $#*!

Steve Tobak

I just read an article by a leadership guru on how to tell if you’re a leader and don’t know it. The post Leadership ‘Experts’ are Full of $#*! Business Consulting Culture Entrepreneurship Inspiration Leadership WorkplaceApparently if you have a pulse you’re a leader. My dog met two of the 10 conditions described in this stunning example of ludicrous clickbait. This self-proclaimed expert has[.] Read On.

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.

8 Leadership Hacks to Lead Remote Teams

Cheryl Cran

Leadership today requires the ability to effectively lead both in office worker teams AND remote teams. This infographic provides eight leadership hacks to lead remote teams. The post 8 Leadership Hacks to Lead Remote Teams appeared first on NextMapping.

Leadership development as a competitive advantage


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

Five Traits of Effective Leadership (podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

Today on the podcast, we’re talking about five leadership qualities that all leaders need to master if they want to be most effective. Listen now then reflect on your leadership skills as they relate to these five items. Philosophy Effective Leadership For Individuals Leadership

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.

The Velveteen Leadership Principles: How to Become a Real Authentic Leader

Consulting Matters

Authentic Leadership is not simply one of the many approaches that a leader can take based on their personality. In reality, authentic leadership is both a destination and an outcome of really hard work because the process of becoming real is not an easy one. The deep truths that are in this book can be applied to leadership as well. “Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you.

The Leadership Survey


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

Arianna Huffington on the link between leadership and well-being


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

Leadership quotations from Maxwell, Drucker, Roosevelt, and Wooden

Consultants Mind

This week I thought a lot about leadership and ran across these 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 … Continue reading → Fun Communication Consulting Leadership Management consulting Public Speaking

Leadership Lessons: How to Reinvent Yourself as a Leader

Tom Spencer

There are leadership courses that can help you learn how to combat negative behaviour within the workplace. Crucially, some of these challenges will be to do with their own leadership style. This is a guest post from Caryn Walsh. Being a good leader has never been easy.

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?

Making Your Promises Explicit: Taking a Leadership Oath:

Confessions of a Consultant

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 Neuroscience of Strategic Leadership


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.

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.

Leadership In Action: Telling Great Change Stories

Confessions of a Consultant

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.

Change Leadership Is the Key to Create Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

It was Abraham Lincoln who said, “the best way to predict the future is to create it” and he followed that credo in his leadership style. The post Change Leadership Is the Key to Create Future of Work appeared first on NextMapping.

Simon Sinek on the Drivers of Real Leadership

Tom Spencer

Simon Sinek gives a ground breaking talk in which he explains the biological drivers of real leadership, and the natural chemicals ( endorphins , dopamine , serotonin and oxytocin ) that enable us to prosper, together.

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.

Four Tracks to Market Leadership


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

Best Business Books 2017: Leadership


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.

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Journaling Can Boost Your Leadership Skills


Stepping away from the screen and putting pen to paper allows the brain to reflect, process, and find patterns. See also "How Journaling Can Help Leaders Achieve Their Goals

Journaling Can Boost Your Leadership Skills


Stepping away from the screen and putting pen to paper allows the brain to reflect, process, and find patterns

Leadership and strategic innovation in pharma


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

Are You Ready for Leadership? – Part 1

Gina Abudi

The post Are You Ready for Leadership? Leadership engaging teams leading teams problem solving project leadership team communicationA Mini Case Study. This mini case study follows Allan, a new manager of a global new product development team for a financial services firm. This global team was tasked with an 18 month innovation project. The team included 25 individuals from across the organization representing all geographic locations and all divisions. Allan took on [.].

How to Get High-Potential Employees Interested in Leadership Development Programs

Harvard Business

Leadership training can make a huge difference in preparing professionals to advance in their careers and succeed in leadership roles. Many companies offer leadership education programs to high-potential employees, but these programs don’t always receive much interest.

Leadership Lessons of the Tango


What the Argentine dance can teach high-performance teams

Chaos Is Not a Viable Leadership Style


Sowing seeds of confusion and discord is no way to run an organization