The toughest leadership test

McKinsey

LeadershipCEO microhabits can help leaders seize the moment, stay ahead, and take care of themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building A World-Class Leadership Consulting Practice With Dan Rockwell: Podcast #152

Consulting Success

In this episode, Michael Zipursky talks with Dan Rockwell, the author and owner of Leadership Freak, to share with us his success story of building a world-class leadership consulting practice from writing.

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Leadership Styles: Qualities of a Good Leader

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Leadership

Michael Zipursky on Modern Leadership Podcast

Consulting Success

Michael was recently featured on Modern Leadership Podcast. Michael Zipursky on Modern Leadership Podcast is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Interviews Leadership success mindset The Elite Consulting Mind: 16 Proven Mindsets to Attract More ClientsYou can listen to it here: It’s Not Strategy Holding You Back with Michael Zipursky It’s never been easier to start your consulting business. And it’s never been harder to stand out.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

Leadership

Seth Godin Blog

Leaders create the conditions where people choose new actions. The choices are voluntary. They’re made by people who see a new landscape, new opportunities and new options. You can’t make people change. But you can create an environment where they choose to

Leadership Consulting: How To Lead Your Clients As A Consultant With Melanie Parish: Podcast #144

Consulting Success

As an organization grows, so does the need for a whole army of leadership positions that need to be filled with capable individuals who can work with independence and initiative. Leadership consulting helps people develop their management and leadership skills and thrive in fast-paced environments. Leadership Consulting: How To Lead Your Clients As A Consultant With Melanie Parish: Podcast #144 is a post from: Consulting Success.

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.

Leadership beyond the C-suite

McKinsey

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey senior partner Claudio Feser and associate partner Nicolai Nielsen about the research in their new book, Leadership at Scale: Better Leadership, Better Results. Leadership

Analyzing Your Leadership Adjectives

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

What can basic random words, adjectives, tell you about your leadership? A simple way to do this is to simply analyze your leadership adjectives. The words used to describe your leadership often describe your leadership challenges. The post Analyzing Your Leadership Adjectives appeared first on Weber Business Services, LLC. Leadership Development Effective Leadership Leadership Style Leading

Is Leadership Consulting Dead? with Lance Secretan: Podcast #64

Consulting Success

Is Leadership Consulting Dead? Consulting Success Podcast Consultant corporate advisor Leadership Leadership Consulting The Spark the Flame and the TorchSo often people are spending a lot of time thinking about marketing and what they can do to get the next client. They don’t recognize that the next client is most often around them. Success comes from creating great value and results for those that you’re already serving.

Leadership Consulting Interview with Nick Craig: Podcast #76

Consulting Success

Leadership Consulting Interview with Nick Craig: Podcast #76 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast authentic leadership hiring interview Leadership leadership development Leading from PurposeWhen you get a good client and it’s a big engagement which is going to go on for a while, what happens is that your ability to deliver as well as run the business starts to eat away at you.

The Burden of Leadership

CaseInterview.com

What most don’t recognize is the BURDEN that comes with leadership. This is the burden of leadership. If despite all this, you still want to be in a leadership position, the solution is simple. To understand leadership is to realize that you can’t have one without the other. That is the burden of leadership. Confidence/Self-Esteem Thoughts on Life leadership life as a consultant life in industry

Thought Leadership Marketing Methods For Consultants With Simon Chadwick: Podcast #142

Consulting Success

Thought Leadership Marketing Methods For Consultants With Simon Chadwick: Podcast #142 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Consulting Business Data Literacy Market Research Marketing Methods Shape Your Offering thought leadershipWhen you have a successful consulting business, the first thing you learn is that you and your business always have to be top of mind. This is the importance of marketing methods in the way you do you work.

Positive leadership in uncertain times

McKinsey

Most leaders are struggling to find the right path through the COVID-19 crisis. Acting on three imperatives can help pave the way. Insights on Organization

Crisis Leadership = Salesmanship

CaseInterview.com

In a crisis, leadership and salesmanship (or saleswomanship) are the exact same thing. What are the attributes of strong leadership in a crisis? When does crisis leadership fail? Let’s say the leader is highly confident but doesn’t seem to grasp the problem at all; that’s going to be a leadership failure. Good leadership requires problem appreciation, a viable plan, and confidence in execution. That’s because leadership and salesmanship are one and the same.

Leadership = Salesmanship

CaseInterview.com

Great leadership and great salesmanship are one and the same. My first boss in industry started a company from scratch, took it public and still runs it today. He was such a ridiculously intense person. We fought and argued every. single. I was his chief of staff. His job was to demand the impossible from everybody in the company. My job was to make sure nobody quit the next day after they found out what he wanted. In the end, we delivered the improbable.

Stages of Power in Leadership and Organizations

Consulting Matters

The other day I wrote an article on the difference between power over and power with/within leadership approaches. In a nutshell "power over" leadership is all about control and dominance and finding one's source of power from a position, titles, salary, etc. vs. "power with and with" leadership which is all about mutuality and cooperation and finding one's source of power from inside one's own wisdom, self-esteem and humility. (If Stage 1: Alliance Leadership.

5 Essential Competencies for Executive Leadership

Consulting Matters

From that perspective, leadership is leadership and executives merely have a larger scope and span of control. Politics is all about horizontal leadership or, in other words, leading across organizational boundaries.” Shares leadership with appropriate internal partners.

Surprise Leadership Tip To Soar Through COVID-19 Crisis

Henry DeVries

Your leadership matters, especially during a crisis. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs leadershipHow do you soar as a leader?

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

Psychological safety, emotional intelligence, and leadership in a time of flux

McKinsey

Two renowned scholars and two McKinsey experts illuminate the leadership imperatives of our time: bringing people together, energizing forward progress, and reimagining normalcy. Leadership

5 Leadership Traits that You Must Cultivate

Tom Spencer

Leadership skills are an essential part of the consultant’s toolkit. More than just managing people, leadership is about communicating effectively in order to motivate people to achieve the desired outcome. Leadership is central to organizational performance, or as McKinsey & Company puts it: “Telling CEOs these days, that leadership drives performance is a bit like saying that oxygen is necessary to breathe.” Leadership leadership

Leadership Tools for Educators: Free Webinar on August 26

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On August 26th, we're hosting a free webinar designed for educators, principals, superintendents & school administrators called Leadership Tools for Educators. education leadership skills

The First & Only Leadership Rule Video Training

Rick Conlow

In the movie, A Bug’s Life , Hopper the grasshopper says, “The first rule of leadership is everything is your fault.” I have heard of a couple of ways to define the first rule of leadership: Show up. In a quick study of what’s going on in organizations today there are two powerful clues to the first rule of leadership. High leadership distrust, 63% of employees don’t trust executives. The First Rule of Leadership Defined.

5 Essential Competencies for Executive Leadership

Consulting Matters

From that perspective, leadership is leadership and executives merely have a larger scope and span of control. Politics is all about horizontal leadership or, in other words, leading across organizational boundaries.” Shares leadership with appropriate internal partners.

Consulting Leadership - How and When to Pivot

Management and IT Consulting

Key takeaways for consulting leaders dealing with shifting customer needs from our recent fireside chat with entrepreneur and consultancy CEO, Sean McDermott, and Senior Director of Product Marketing, Michelle Cipollone

Advice for Better Leadership in a Crisis - Interview with Matt Sweetwood

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Better Leadership in a Crisis - Interview with Matt Sweetwood Ep#71. LeadershipMatt Sweetwood is a lifetime CEO with over 30 years of experience, and is currently the CEO of LUXnow and author of Leader of the Pack.

From a room called fear to a room called hope: A leadership agenda for troubled times

McKinsey

LeadershipLeaders can make a difference through personal accountability, caring, and “re-onboarding” of all their people.

The Smart Intern – Practicing Self Observant Leadership

Tom Spencer

One of those techniques involved practicing Self-observant Leadership (‘SOL’). What is self-observant leadership? How to practice self-observant leadership? Like most leadership practices, this one requires you to exercise some patience in order to achieve results. Self-observant leadership is the “power exercise”. Internships Self Observant Leadership

The Rapidly Diminishing Leadership Skill

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

This fundamental leadership skill is diminishing in leaders across industries, across generations, and ethnicities. The post The Rapidly Diminishing Leadership Skill appeared first on Weber Business Services, LLC. Leadership Development Effective Leadership Leadership Expectations Leadership StyleI’m seeing it more and more frequently. In discussions with clients and colleagues, they see it too.

Michael Zipursky Featured on Leadership and Loyalty Show

Consulting Success

Michael was recently featured on Leadership and Loyalty Show. Michael Zipursky Featured on Leadership and Loyalty Show is a post from: Consulting Success. You can listen to it here: The Gig Economy For Executives with Michael Zipursky 2020 will be a new age for business. And we’re almost there. In less than 2 years, 40% of the American workforce will freelancers, contractors, or independent workers.

206: Dave McKeown—The Need For Self-Evolved Leadership

On the Brink Podcast

We have been developing a Leadership Academy for a healthcare system and working with their team to develop great leaders. The need for effective leadership goes way beyond healthcare. Add the pandemic to the mix and leadership is facing its own crisis. Leadership business leadershipLearn how to be the great leader the future needs! This is particularly important during times of great stress, like this pandemic that is upon us.

CEOs, Don’t Let Fear and Paranoia Sink Your Leadership

Harvard Business

Leadership Managing yourself Psychology Digital ArticleFresh perspectives and honest communication will help keep you grounded.

What’s Your Leadership Origin Story?

Harvard Business

Leadership Digital ArticleAn in-depth survey of 92 leaders identified four distinct narratives.