Leadership Development Articles
Rocks! Sadly, too few people today can honestly admit they love their
job, their company or in particular their long-term personal outlook. No one
has to be reminded how fragile our current economy is especially in light of a
[pending] new war in Iraq and how that can threaten our very way of life -
perhaps even our continued employment as companies reel in an atmosphere of
Characteristics of an Effective Leader Many executives are hired for
their technical skills and experience and fired due to a lack of leadership
skills. If your employer hires an executive coach to polish your prowess should
you celebrate or worry that you're considered damaged goods?
A Whack Up Long Side The Head Of Human Resources: The Leadership Imperative
When we perceive the simple center in the seemingly complex, we can change our
world in powerful new ways. Without good leaders, few organizations can thrive
over the long run. What characterizes a good leader?
Identifying Candidates for Leadership
5 Power Keys For Leadership Success Did you know that... you can
successfully handle most leadership challenges with just 5 simple strategies?
Reaching Your Potential
"He Hate Me": Turning Their Bad Attitude Into Your Great Results
or 'All I need to know about business I learned from Cheerleading'
Storytelling - The Great Motivator of People
A Lasting Leadership Lesson: How One Leadership Talk By George Washington Saved
The Revolution (And Our Fledgling Nation) From Catastrophe.
Seeking Initiative and Innovation? Reward Failure! If you want to
increase initiative and innovation, you have to encourage and embrace failure.
A culture that punishes less-than-ideal risk-related outcomes will stifle both
initiative and innovation.
What Defines Leadership?
According to James MacGregor Burns, who authored the Nobel prize-winning book
Leadership, there are at least 130 current definitions of leadership; while
Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus, in their book
Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, claim there are at least 350.
Leadership's Role in Branding Business is becoming more and more
competitive. Small Business is the fastest growing segment of business in most
parts of the world. And thanks to the internet, your competitors are no longer
just the businesses down the street. They are the businesses in the next town,
the next country and even on the next continent. So, as the leader of a small
business, how do you succeed in a dynamic world of increasing complexity with a
much larger set of competitors? The answer seems too easy to be true:
Can't You Think "Out-of-The-Box"? How many times have you wondered why
you are unable to "think-out-of-the-box" more often?
In Leadership, Identifying Dreams That Lead To Great Results The
importance of motivation in leadership cannot be denied. But most leaders
overlook a critical component of motivation, the human dream. Before you can
work with people's dreams, you must identify what they dream, a sometimes
difficult task. Here's how to make such identification.
Choosing Between Management and Leadership: Some Things Remain Vital By
now it has become obvious to most practitioners that leadership has emerged
into a more prestigious, and therefore more preferred word, than management.
And, indeed, there are significant differences between these two phenomena.
Leaders: born, made, or both? The question whether leaders are born or
made has been asked to a dreadful point by now. And the opinions about the
answer to this question remain scattered.
Building A critical asset: A good team is one of the most important
assets of a business. In fact, it might be the most important. Your staff, they
come first before your clients. A good team will lead to good client relations.
Leadership: Simple steps to leading better A good leader has a great
impact on the success and failure of a business project. Leadership is all
about channelizing the skills and abilities of your subordinates towards the
designated goal. A leader always encourages the team, keeps it focused on the
main objective, nourishes individual talent, and gives due credit where it
Vision turned into Action
Wolf -- Lead Wolf
Zoom into Reality and Zip the Fluff
St. Valentine's Day, Or Any Romantic Interlude, Woo Your Sweetheart With
Chocolates, Roses ... AND A Leadership Talk
Top News Items
Joins Vozzcom as Director of Human Resources (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.----Vozzcom, the leading provider of broadband fulfillment
services, announced today that Timothy Keough, PHR has been appointed Director
of Human Resources. Keough holds a Professional in Human Resources
certification from the Human Resource Certification Institute .
W. Laymon Named Corporate Vice President of Human Resources (Business Wire via
SAN RAMON, Calif.----Chevron Corporation today named Joe W. Laymon corporate
vice president of Human Resources, effective immediately. Laymon joins Chevron
from the Ford Motor Company, where he was group vice president of Corporate
Human Resources and Labor Affairs.
Nineteen researchers selected as 2008 Leopold Leadership Fellows (Stanford
Nineteen environmental researchers from across North America have been awarded
Leopold Leadership Fellowships for 2008.
Exchange's women's Leadership conference April 22 (The Kansas City Star)
The Central Exchange's sixth annual Women's Lyceum leadership conference will
be April 22 under the theme of "Organic Leadership: Grow Your Natural
Olmstead students attend Leadership conference (News Democrat & Leader)
On February 25th and 26th, representatives from Olmstead Middle School attended
the "Great Kids Summit" Leadership conference in Lexington, Kentucky. This
seminar featured Stedman Graham as the keynote speaker, with other prominent
national leaders holding workshops during the two-day event.