Leadership Development

Shifting Management’s Focus From Status Quo Governance to Cultural Empowerment

Shifting Management’s Focus From Status Quo Governance to Cultural Empowerment

Contemporary organizational theorists and analysts argue that global marketplace competition requires leadership. This leadership should promote collaboration, adaptation, and constant learning. James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner shared in their latest book, Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming
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The 4th Industrial Revolution: Leadership & Governance Paradigm Shift

The 4th Industrial Revolution: Leadership & Governance Paradigm Shift

When the 1st Industrial Revolution occurred, leadership and governance of business enterprises were conceived as work authorization structures, delegation of work, and observation/judgment of outcomes. For many managers, this paradigm of delegation, monitoring, evaluation, and correction/reinforcement still serves as their
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We Don’t Need College Sports Unions, We Need Enlightened Leadership

Sports have historically been a wonderful source of leadership lessons. They’ve even occasionally led the way on social issues, like racial integration – from Jackie Robinson’s baseball breakthrough to the South African rugby team’s historic world-cup victory (both celebrated in
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Leadership Lessons From ‘Animal House’

During his Oscar presentation Sunday, Bill Murray slid in a clever tribute to Harold Ramis, who died last week. Remembering Ramis’ work – he wrote or starred in so many great comedies featuring endearing, unsavory underdogs – I remembered the infamous scene (below) from
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What The Best Leaders Will Learn From Peyton Manning (But Most will Ignore)

He’s won one Super Bowl, so far. He’s been the NFL’s MVP 4 times, set numerous records, and more are likely in his future. He was recently named The Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated. And for the next
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6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager In 2014

Article by: Victor Lipman, Forbes When it comes to management, I’ve always been a bigger believer in fundamentals than fancy.  Sure, there’s nothing at all wrong with, say, presentation skills that spellbind an audience of thousands, but when it comes
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7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

Employees expect a lot from their leaders and when they don’t get what they expect they begin to lose trust and respect for their leader.   As the workplace continues to transition from a knowledge to a wisdom-based environment, the requirements
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Win When You Lose: A Lesson From Joe Torre

Joe Torre knows how to lose. The right way. Tony LaRussa, a manager who like Torre was also elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame yesterday, said, “Joe taught a lot of us about how to win the right way and
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6 Ways To Make Your Leadership And Workplace Fun Again

People desire a “leadership refresh” in their organizations. Employees want leaders that are likeable, understand their needs, can authentically motivate people and know how to energize a workplace culture to generate the best results for the organization.  Just because you are
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“High Performance” – White Paper

21st century global businesses can no longer compete and succeed by simply being reliable providers of products and services. To be competitive and sustain success, businesses must constantly learn with customers to be better, faster and less expensive than the
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