In a recent post from Gray Stone Advisors, we discussed Transformational Leadership and the competencies required to become a transformational leader. One thing is for sure: Transformational Leaders get things done behind the scenes and with very little motion.
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to truly pursue your passion and make money doing it?
For the past 20 years, I’ve taught aspiring young business leaders at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. These ambitious future leaders – drawn from every race, religion, ethnicity and nationality -- spend two years in Palo Alto... Here's my question about this "people" philosophy? Why do so many executives and CEOs give "lip service to the idea of "people are our greatest asset?"
Defined by Uhl-Bien, Marion, and McKelvey (2007), the Complexity Leadership Theory (CLT) provides a primary framework that explains the entanglement among three leadership roles, which are administrative, adaptive, and enabling leadership, and also between the bureaucracy and complex adaptive system (CAS). CAS emerges naturally in social systems (Uhl-Bien et al., 2007), in which there are adaptive agents interact, learn, and create new forms of behaviors.
You’ve just been promoted to lead a team of people who have seen it and done it all before.
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10 January 2012 – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with promoting education today underscored the role that information and communications technologies can play in ensuring quality education and equal opportunities to learning even in countries that lag behind because of limited resources. “Progress is more than a question of money – it is all about matching. Matching capacity with needs,” Irina Bokova, the Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations ( UNESCO ), told delegates at the Global Summit for Education Ministers under way in London. “This means making the most of innovation, notably in technology. It means building innovative partnerships with the private sector, such as through the Global Alliance of Corporate Partners for Education that we are aiming to establish this year,” Ms. Bokova told the forum, whose theme is ‘Learning from the Best for a World of Change.’
The lecture is one of the oldest forms of education there is. "Before printing someone would read the books to everybody who would copy them down," says Joe Redish, a physics professor at the University of Maryland.
Steve Woodruff and I couldn’t be happier to be welcoming our leadership colleague Mike Henry Sr. as this week’s Leadership Chat Guest Host.
Leading Gen Y: the Secrets Every Leader Must Learn | Business 2 Community | Transformational Leadership | Scoop.itI am extremely fortunate to be able to call Greg Hartle a friend. I met him on Twitter when he began participating in Leadership Chat , sharing genuinely insightful tidbits of wisdom in 140 characters; wisdom that seemed beyond his years.
by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton M. Christensen | 2:49 PM August 9, 2011
100 People Who Changed the World
September 2008 How do senior executives effectively execute their company's global business strategy at a time when all the familiar assumptions about economic power—all the preconceived notions about how value flows in a global economy—are changing before their very eyes?
For the past 20 years I have been studying power and influence among leaders globally. What makes some more powerful than others?