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The Language of a Leader. What Companies Can Learn from Military Teams. Values Based Leader. How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence. Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously.

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Inspired Leaders, Confident Humility, & Breakthrough Results. The new one-minute manager. Catch them doing something right.

The new one-minute manager

In today’s busy work environment, we’re all wearing multiple hats and moving at the speed of sound. It’s easy to get caught up in the web of customer demands, staff workload and the drama that occurs when things go wrong. Deadlines missed, customer complaints, quality of work issues… it seems commonplace to follow-up on an issue when something goes wrong with an employee, but how often do we catch our people doing something, right? Image - Mark Fernandes sur Twitter : "What choices will you make today? #leadership “It’s Personal"... Values Based Leader. By Mark Fernandes March 12th, 2013.

Values Based Leader

15 Trust-Building Practices for Leaders. Integrity Is Free. In 1979, Philip Crosby wrote Quality Is Free: The Art of Making Quality Certain, a bestseller that outlined the counterintuitive economics fueling the quality revolution in the U.S. and Japan.

Integrity Is Free

His logic was straightforward: It is always cheaper to do things right the first time than to go back and do them again. Crosby showed that investments in prevention more than paid for themselves by reducing the costs of poor quality—inspection, measurement, rework, repairs, or lost customers—that could run as much as 30 percent of total expenses. Mark Babbitt sur Twitter : "Lead the change your competitors dread. #social #leadership... By Ted Coiné & Mark Babbitt. Tim Kuppler sur Twitter : "VERY popular post: The Four Roots of #Engagement #Strategy #Leadership #HR... The Four Roots of Engagement. Haven’t we talked about employee engagement enough?

The Four Roots of Engagement

Assembly Required: 12 Steps To Building A Leadership Juggernaut. Strategic Leadership is Starting Over and Over Again » Leaders are beginners, and they always will be.

Strategic Leadership is Starting Over and Over Again »

Each moment is an opportunity to begin again. We have no real choice. We are not able to go back and change what we have already done. We cannot apply new knowledge and insight to our past actions. Solidify-Your-Footing-with-The-Leadership-Circle. What is the Leadership Circle?


It is a facilitated monthly dialogue that will occur on the same day and time each month at Floricane with a small group of leaders - no more than 10 - who have committed to come together for nine months. It is designed to attract a diverse blend of leaders from corporate, non-profit and governmental entities. It is a confidential space in which to explore the issues, opportunities and ideas that are central to effectively leading an organization or department/division. What is it not? It is not a leadership development course for emerging leaders. Redirecting... What are the Key Ingredients of a Great Leader? How To Lead A Culture Of Innovation. The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain. Leaders and Their Flagrant Fouls.

April 16, 2012 by Steve Woodruff It seems that hardly a week goes by, without another person in a leadership position being flagged for dishonorable behavior, and in many cases, tossed out of the game.

Leaders and Their Flagrant Fouls

The Pain of Round Pegs in Square Holes. Passion is essential but it doesn’t solve everything.

The Pain of Round Pegs in Square Holes

About a month ago I invited one of our lead people to take on a new role. It’s not working out and it’s my fault. They were passionate; but now I see frustration. They’re out of their sweet spot. The Eight Pillars of Innovation. The greatest innovations are the ones we take for granted, like light bulbs, refrigeration and penicillin.

The Eight Pillars of Innovation

But in a world where the miraculous very quickly becomes common-place, how can a company, especially one as big as Google, maintain a spirit of innovation year after year? Nurturing a culture that allows for innovation is the key. Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce Achieve Much More After Near-Perfect Game. All this week, the FanHouse staff will look back at the most significant baseball storylines of 2010. Armando Galarraga was better than perfect. With apologies to Dallas Braden and Roy Halladay and the 18 pitchers before them who had managed to pitch a perfect game in the major leagues, none of them emerged from his day in quite the same way as Galarraga did.

Galarraga had done the physical part. He'd retired all 27 batters the moment his foot hit first base, beating Cleveland's Jason Donald to the bag. All he needed was to wait for umpire Jim Joyce to give the out signal. That's when this June 2 Tigers - Indians game crossed over from being merely a great performance to one of the most memorable incidents in recent big league history.

Joyce blew the call. How To Be An Influencer. Leadership reality check: 5 ways to tell if you’re really in touch. This post is by contributor Jennifer V. Miller, managing partner of SkillSource and author of the blog The People Equation. Connect with Jennifer on Twitter @JenniferVMiller and SkillSource on Facebook. Bill, an executive at a large company, made an impromptu appearance at a department meeting attended by 30 employees.

How Mr. Spock Helps You Make Better Decisions. Why Innovation Is So Hard in Health Care - and How to Do It Anyway - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Innovations in Health Care. By Rosabeth Moss Kanter | 8:21 AM February 22, 2011 Editor’s note: This post is the first in a three-week series examining innovation in health care, published in partnership with the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University. Supposedly, everyone working in health care wants the same thing: to help people get and stay healthy. “Everyone” includes primary care doctors, medical specialists, nurses, hospital administrators, health insurance providers, nutritionists, pharmaceutical companies, medical technology manufacturers, fitness gurus, paraprofessionals, public health commissioners, and charities dedicated to a disease.

How a Good Leader Reacts to a Crisis - John Baldoni - The Conversation. By John Baldoni | 1:12 PM January 4, 2011.