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"Leaders walk their talk; in true leaders, there is no gap between the theories they espouse and their practice." Warren Bennis 

Leadership vs Management 12 Leadership Roles Management Change Management Working On Your Business Be Difference and Make a Difference Searching for Opportunities Organizational Change Vision, Mission, Goals Strategic Alignment Attitude Motivation Inspiring People Energizing People Coachinh Superleadership Employee Empowerment LEADERSHIP vs. MANAGEMENT: Differences Between What Leaders and Managers Do

Characteristics of an Effective Leader

 

Main Tasks of Business Leaders

The Balanced Manager

Effective management by leadership demands a delicate balance between:

  • sensitivity and authority

  • the whole, i.e. organizational needs, and the parts, be they large (functions) or small (teams or individuals)

  • creating short-term profits and results and building the long term capacity to compete

  • Loose-Tight Leadership Style

  • functional expertise (depth of knowledge) and cross-functional excellence (width of knowledge)

  • internal (creating value for organization and employees) and external (creating value for investors, customers, and society as a whole)... More

Corporate Leader

Main Tasks of Business Leaders

30 Lessons from Konosuke Matsushita

18 Lessons for Leaders by Colin Powell

New Management Model

Balanced Manager

What Today's Workplace Needs Its Leaders To Do

Enterprise-wide Business Process Thinking

Management by Consciousness

Leadership Attributes

GE Leadership Effectiveness Survey (LES)

Effective Leadership

12 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership

Characteristics of an Effective Leader

Inclusive Leadership

Transformational Leadership

Situational Leadership

Principle-Centered Leadership

Tips for Making the Vision a Reality

IT Leader

Team Building and Teamwork

9 Roles of a Team Leader

5 Steps To Powerful Team Building

Leading Innovation

Strategic Alignment

Innovation Strategy

Strategy Innovation

Winning Organization

Balanced Organization: 5 Basic Elements

Case Studies

Jack Welch, CEO, General Electric

The Essence of Managerial Leadership

Leadership is not a position, it is action. "The genuine leader is someone who can express a vision and then get people to carry it out." ~ Jack Welch >>>

Balanced Organization: 5 Basic Elements

Fire (Leadership):

Leadership versus Management

Leadership is more than just having the authority of a management or supervisory position. Authority (or position power) gets you compliance. Leadership (or influence power) gets you commitment.

Leadership vs. Management

"When you influence others to follow, they do so because they like you, admire you, stand in awe of you (referent power). Or because they believe you have special expertise to support their efforts (expert power)," says Brian O'Neil7... More

Leadership-Management Synergy

To maximize your long-term success you should strive to be both a manager and a leader and to synergize their functions.

Leadership-Management Synergy

Merely possessing management skills is no longer sufficient for success as an executive in today's business world. You need to understand the differences between managing and leading and know how to integrate the two roles to achieve organizational success... More

Establishing a Purpose, Direction, and a Set of Goals

Stretch Goals

"Regardless of how intensely or frequently knowledge workers might question the direction chosen, it remains the leader's job to define that direction and convey how it supports the fundamental purpose of the unit or organization," says Christopher Meyer.2

Results-based Leadership

Energizing Employees

"What energizes people is the broader horizon, the excitement of new challenges and big opportunities. When their leaders offer this excitement, people come alive," says Peter A. Topping.5... More

Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage

You must focus your firms resources on what it does best and what creates sustainable competitive advantage. Continuously assess, redefine, and then secure core competencies that your firm must have to compete. The following are three main characteristics of your core competencies:

  1. They should make a disproportional contribution to stakeholder value

  2. They should open the door to other opportunities

  3. They should represent such a unique blend of tacit and explicit knowledge that it cannot be copied by others

Developing  Entrepreneurial Staff...

Integrity...

Practices and Behaviors of Effective Managerial Leaders...

Leader 360...

Making People Feel Important...

Four Competencies that Leaders Need To Develop...

Leadership Styles...

Emotional Task of the Leader...

Creative Leadership...

Inspiring People...

Energizing Employees...

Coaching a Vital Skill for Leaders...

Leader as Servant...

Leading by Example...

NLP Solutions: Pacing and Leading...

Integrity - the New Leadership Story...

Three Levels of Leadership in Organizations...

Leading Change...

Managing Resistance To Change...

Leading Organizational Change...

Transformational Leadership...

How To Make Big Changes...

Pros and Cons of Situational Leadership...

Strategic Leadership Lessons...

2 Sets of Skills of a Good Leader in a Hierarchical Organization...

Creating and Leading an Adaptive Organization...

 Case in Point  Lessons from Jack Welch...

 

 

 

References:

  1. Extreme Management, Mark Stevens

  2. Relentless Growth, Christopher Meyer

  3. Leading Change, James O'Toole

  4. Motivate To Win, Richard Denny

  5. Managerial Leadership, Peter A. Topping

  6. "Leading on the Edge off Chaos", Emmet C. Murphy and Mark A. Murphy

  7. "Test Your Leadership Skills", Brian O'Neil

  8. The Welch Way, Jeffrey A. Krames

  9. "Transforming the Traditional Functional Mindset", Andrew Spanyi

  10. "Whiteboard: How to Create and Lead an Adaptive Organization", Stephen H. Haeckel

  11. The New Leaders, Daniel Goleman