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6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them

6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them
You don’t need an MP3 player, a turntable, or a CD player to listen to Tristan Perich’s new album, Noise Patterns. All you need is a pair of headphones—"not earbuds," says the composer—and a willingness to hear music in noise. The 34-year-old Perich’s compositions push the border between white noise and electronic music, frequently straddling the two as if the static on your old television started emitting a strangely beautiful pattern of sound. But Perich doesn’t just compose music: His music is the instrument itself. He composes sound in code, carefully stringing together each 1 and 0 to transform numbers into a symphony. Perich, who studied math, music, and computer science at Columbia and received a masters from NYU's fabled hacking-meets-art Interactive Telecommunications Program, has spent the last dozen years of his life exploring the frontiers of one-bit sound, transforming those lines of 1s and 0s into a living art form. A recorded excerpt from Noise Patterns

Learning Charisma Jana stands at the podium, palms sweaty, looking out at hundreds of colleagues who are waiting to hear about her new initiative. Bill walks into a meeting after a failed product launch to greet an exhausted and demotivated team that desperately needs his direction. Robin gets ready to confront a brilliant but underperforming subordinate who needs to be put back on track. We’ve all been in situations like these. What they require is charisma—the ability to communicate a clear, visionary, and inspirational message that captivates and motivates an audience. So how do you learn charisma? Is Entrepreneurship Worth the Risk? No matter how you look at it, entrepreneurship is more than just the act of starting your own business – it’s a way of life. For entrepreneurs, starting a viable business from the ground up, with little more than a solid idea and the willingness to follow through, is the only way to go. When you’re on your own, however, the risks can be great.

SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP. Managerial Leadership Styles: Supporting, Coaching, Empowering, Directing (Your first-ever Business e-Coach) Situational Leadership Defined The model of situational leadership was created by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard in the late 1960s. Correlation Between Major Leadership Schools The situational approach to leadership is based on the assumption that each instance of leadership is different and therefore requires a unique combination of leaders, followers, and leadership situations. This interaction is commonly expressed in formula form: SL=f(L,F,S), where SL is successful leadership; f stands for function of; and L, F, and S are, respectively, the leader, the follower, and the situation.

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