4 Secrets to Responsive Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Nationally recognized leader and executive coach Jackie Jenkins-Scott provides her perspective as she explores examples of responsive leadership in her new book, 7 Secrets of Responsive Leadership. We recently asked her more about responsive leadership. What makes a great leader?

Mindful Leadership for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Rob is a member of EO in Detroit, speaker, author and an avid proponent of mindful leadership. . But, if the pressures of leadership are unavoidable, do we have to accept stress and the consequences that come with it? The responsibilities of leadership were overwhelming.

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Leadership In the Future: Practical Tips for Leading From Home

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The following article is an abridged version of “Digital Leadership: Leading Virtual Teams From Your Home,” an e-book written by Erik Kruger. Virtual leadership requires some nuanced touches. It doesn’t always have to be a manager or member of leadership.

The Crucible Of Leadership

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Yesterday evening, the Gotham Gal and I went to see Jerry Colonna do a reading from his recent book , Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up. The Crucible of Leadership. In the course of studying how geeks and geezers became leaders,” writes Warren Bennis in the introduction to his classic, On Becoming a Leader , “…I discovered that their leadership always emerged after some rite of passage, often a stressful one.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

4 Leadership Secrets I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Manager

Entrepreneurs' Organization

I needed to discover my own leadership style. Here are four key steps to my leadership style. EO members have access to world-class executive education and leadership insights. What’s your leadership style?

Social Media and Thought Leadership for Founders

This is going to be BIG.

Similar to the longer form posts, try to think of sharing something meaningful that you want people seeing when they search for you—like why you started your company, what’s important to you about this business, or something specific about your leadership style. Running a startup consumes a ton of time.

Leadership: Values

Continuations

Because leadership is ultimately about making certain difficult decisions. None of that is leadership. Leadership is when you make a decision based on values, explain the decision in terms of those values and use those values to rally support for the decision. So if you are in a leadership role or aspire to be in one, a great starting point to ask what your values are. leadership valuesA question I get quite frequently is “What makes a good leader?”

On Leadership. And Diversity of Character.

Both Sides of the Table

I learned about leadership again in my first job out of school. But it was different and required different leadership styles. The hardest leadership challenge is in the home. The post On Leadership. *. What does it mean to be a leader?

This CEO's Leadership Worth $250 Million. Simplus CMO Shares Why.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ryan Westwood is a man on a mission to spread leadership principles to his team, his one page business plan is one of the keys to his success. Amy Osmond Cook, CMO of Simplus shared with me the "inside" story of how this deal came to be - it's all about leadership and focus.

Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Early promotion into adulthood is often painful and equally often a sign of an early promotion into leadership. Jerry Colonna ‘s book, Reboot , came out this week. He had given me the manuscript to read so many months ago that I had to go back and read it again before I could write about it. So I bought the book yesterday and read it again over the last twenty four hours. AVC regulars don’t need any introduction to Jerry.

On Leadership, Teams, Success & Happiness

Both Sides of the Table

Lately the topic of leadership & teams has been coming up a lot in my daily life. It’s my belief that through exceptional leadership you attract great teams that do more than the sum of the parts. ON LEADERSHIP.

Focus on Progress Leadership Not Change Management

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Let’s call “initiating significant change” what it truly is (or should be): Progress Leadership. Moving our focus from change management to progress leadership creates a shift in power from wielding power over employees to creating power among employees. Progress Leadership

How to use your leadership style to better approach challenges

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Determine which leadership style might fit you best. Leadership style 1: The coach. Leadership style 2: Visionary leader. Leadership style 3: Servant leader. Leadership style 4: Authoritarian leader. There are benefits and drawbacks to every style of leadership.

Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

Both Sides of the Table

Having time to think about “leadership” at most startups feels like a luxury. So spending time thinking about what your leadership style is, whether it’s effective and what you could do to improve it can yield dividends. Here are some quick guidelines on what I think it takes to build a sense of leadership: 1. Of course attending some leadership events is good for executives because that’s how you build relationships with the industry.

How Mandela Day Can Be Used to Drive Self-Leadership and Positive Change in South Africa

Impact Hub

Self-Leadership in order to shape positive change. Self-leadership is an integral part of leadership; and that involves everyone, not just the people who are directly on the team. Let’s make Mandela Day in 2020 Day 1 for every-day self-leadership, reflection, and speaking up.

How to Bring Up Issues With Your Business Partner or Leadership Team

GAN

With that in mind, I wanted to share how my closest business partners, leadership team members, and I tend to work through conflict when it arises. Because I know this is our human tendency—for our brains to assume the worst-case scenario—I’m working hard to enter conflict with my partners and leadership team with the assumption that something has come up because of a misunderstanding, likely based on miscommunication. I help run two different businesses: GAN and GAN Ventures.

Illustrating how to be an ethical leader, with Senior Director for Leadership Ethics, Ann Skeet

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

“More and more, leaders are being held responsible in their organization,” says Ann Skeet, Senior Director for Leadership Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. Ann guides programs in leadership, business, and social sector ethics, and researches, writes, and speaks about the ethical dilemmas of leaders. The practice of ethical leadership. Leadership Skills & Development YLAI for Integrity

The Journey with Hadi: Leadership Shackleton's Way

Smart Hustle Magazine

Every man survived, ascribing it to Shackleton's superb leadership. We can all learn from Shackelton and apply it in our leadership, whether managing a team of 5 or 5,000. The post The Journey with Hadi: Leadership Shackleton's Way appeared first on SmartHustle.com with Ramon Ray.

Fred Wilson and Andy Weissman Talk with Lindel Eakman about Transitioning Leadership at a VC Fund

Both Sides of the Table

So it was a timely conversation at this year’s Upfront Summit because the week of the Summit, Sequoia had announced that it was transitioning leadership from Jim Goetz to Roelof Botha (and US operations to Alfred Lin).

Leadership for the Pandemic and the New Normal

Angel Capital Association

This is a test of leadership. The critical role of dynamic leadership is more important in this time of unprecedented upheaval and startup survival threat. The purpose of the above discourse is to point out that there are many different paths to leadership in this tumultuous time. Over the next few weeks, I will talk with leaders who I believe, through their actions, have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the face of what could have been a company destruction.

Leadership: Sell the dream; Make the reality.

Berkonomics

As a leader, you set the goals, establish the strategies and tactics to get there (with help from others of course) and sell the dream to all of your stakeholders. And that includes potential customers as well as executives and employees.

The Leadership Opportunity in the NYC Innovation Community: Quantitatively Proven

This is going to be BIG.

It also means that, given the odds of most companies succeeding, you've got to maintain your leadership presence no matter what the ground is doing beneath you When I was in high school, I got pretty intimidated right off the bat. I went to a scholarship school and I felt like I was the last guy they let in. As early as freshman year, everyone seemed to know what they were good at and had already found lots of interests.

How to Build a Team That Can Navigate Your Business Through Difficult Times

Entrepreneurs' Organization

One person can’t shoulder all of these tasks and responsibilities successfully, which is why startup CEOs need to assemble strong leadership team that they can lean on during difficult times. Traits to Look for When Hiring Your Leadership Team.

Announcing nextNY Fellows: An Innovation Community Leadership Initiative

This is going to be BIG.

I think that we've done a decent job with that, and we have a number of examples of individuals who have used it as a leadership platform, but it isn't as much of a leader factory as I had hoped. Here's what they will get: - A $500 stipend for 2011 to be used on leadership development. fix our blog, improve leadership/job opportunity listings, launch calendar, etc) - Encourage active participation on our listserv.

The Value of Letting Go to Gain Perspective

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We asked Adrienne to tell us more about the MyEO Tasimba leadership experience. She reminds me daily to stay connected to all I learned about myself and the world during our MyEO trip into the Tasimba leadership experience.

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Success Is Not Accidental. Intentionality Insights from Dave Ramsey and Entre Leadership

Smart Hustle Magazine

Radio show host and founder of Ramsey Solutions, Dave Ramsey , spoke about this powerful concept at the Entre Leadership Summit. Intentionality Insights from Dave Ramsey and Entre Leadership appeared first on SmartHustle.com. Leadership Dave Ramsey intentionality leadership

Success Is Not Accidental. Intentionality Insights from Dave Ramsey and Entre Leadership

Smart Hustle Magazine

Radio show host and founder of Ramsey Solutions, Dave Ramsey , spoke about this powerful concept at the Entre Leadership Summit. Intentionality Insights from Dave Ramsey and Entre Leadership appeared first on SmartHustle.com. Leadership Dave Ramsey intentionality leadership

Top Four Survival Tips for Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs' Organization

BUSINESS GROWTH FINANCES INNOVATION LEADERSHIP PEOPLE/STAFF PR/MARKETING coronavirus COVID-19 small businessRemember when owning a small business was risky but rewarding? Stressful but satisfying? And then COVID-19 hit.

Mistakes I made as a first-time manager

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Shawn Johal, business growth coach, leadership speaker and co-founder of DALS Lighting, Inc. I had the incredible privilege of being trained at one of the best schools for leadership in the world: Newell-Rubbermaid. general Hiring LEADERSHIP leader manager Shawn Joha

Here’s What President of textPlus @Nanea Reeves Has to Say on Leadership, Mgmt, Women in Tech

Both Sides of the Table

Nanea Reeves has a storied career in senior leadership roles at technology companies. In our video we discussed leadership topics such as managing product and engineering teams, communication and company organization. Leadership Startup Lessons

3 Ways to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace Starting Today

Entrepreneurs' Organization

McKinsey studies have also shown that companies with diverse leadership outperform their peers. To combat this, our team began reading more literature about diversity and forcing our top leadership to have more uncomfortable conversations.

4 Reasons to Be Optimistic Today

Entrepreneurs' Organization

What you discover will make you a stronger, more competent entrepreneur ready to face leadership in difficult times. BUSINESS GROWTH HEALTH LEADERSHIP PEOPLE/STAFF STARTUP coronavirus COVID-19 DeLine Holdings Greg DeLine opportunity optimism philanthropy

The Curse That Causes Promotions to Fail

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Then, newly promoted supervisors were expected to pick up the skills on the job, without training in leadership. She convinced the department’s leadership to develop a leadership development training program for newly promoted supervisors. Leadership Development Training.

Assess Your Team to Effectively Implement Change

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Your leadership team is truly the driving force of any change you want to bring to your organization. It’s easy to underestimate the number of changes that will happen to our leadership or executive team when we begin a transformation journey.

5 key traits of resilient leaders

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Diverse leadership styles produce quality work. Leadership Skills & Development YLAI StrongBy Jewelle Saunders. As a leader, you are bound to face many roadblocks on your way to achieving your goals.

Lighting the torch of change: Youth volunteering in Haiti

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

ADIVAH is a group of youth volunteers who put their leadership into practice by serving the community. Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital HaitiBy Elise Kemp. As a part of the YLAI Network’s mission, community involvement in fostering development is critical.