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?

4 Immutable truths of modern leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As a speaker, writer and thinking partner for entrepreneurs and business leaders, Erik shared his expertise with Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) members during learning events about the future of leadership. . In leadership we trust.


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One Year Later: 10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

“The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. The post One Year Later: 10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership appeared first on THE BLOG. Contributed by Winnie Hart, an EO Houston member who serves on EO’s Board of Directors.

Fusing hearts and minds: A new leadership model

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Sanei is Africa’s first Singularity University faculty member who served as a panelist during EO’s future of leadership event with moderator Winnie Hart. So, has leadership as we know it had a breakdown? This new reality leadership is about adding and acknowledging value to every role?big

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.

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.

Leaders Wanted - Assessing Leadership Teams

The Seraf Compass

Great ideas are a dime a dozen. For example, living in the Boston/Cambridge area, we are surrounded by some of the most innovative researchers in the world working at institutions like MIT and Harvard.

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.

Leadership Matters

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Watching Thibs at work is a lesson in leadership. Leadership matters. Last night I watched the NY Knicks win their fourth straight game on the road in New Orleans. They are now 29-27 and have a fighting chance of being a.500 team this season with only 16 regular season games left. This is essentially the same team that went 21-45 last year. Elfrid Payton, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson, Taj Gibson, and Reggie Bullock were all on that 21-45 team. What changed?

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.

How To Pursue Leadership With Your Eyes Wide Open

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The technique I used to get past the leadership myths into the real-life stories of greatness Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup leadership business life-lessons

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. Many are run by relatively young people from top academic institutions who employ people who are similar in background and I think about this challenge of leadership where we have developed monocultures of young, single people of similar work ethic. The hardest leadership challenge is in the home. The post On Leadership.

Why Creative Leadership is Necessary for a Virtual Environment

Smart Hustle Magazine

However, creative leadership can bring the best out of leaders and teams during these hard times. Yet, creativity applies to many different areas, and according to a study conducted by IBM , where 1500 CEOs responded, creativity is the most important virtual leadership quality.

Leadership: Values


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?”

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.

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.

Leadership Has A Price

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

” He gets pretty emotional and says “Winning has a price and leadership has a price. It also captures the burden of leadership and what is required to get everyone to commit to each other and be the best that they can be. Leadership is not being liked. Leadership is being respected and followed. We’ve been watching the ESPN series The Last Dance along with something like 6mm other fans who are watching it right now.

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? How can you include some of these leadership ingredients into your own brand of leadership? The post 4 Leadership Secrets I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Manager appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

Resilient Leadership: Thriving in the Unknown

Smart Hustle Magazine

Leadership needs to communicate these shifts and goal changes with their team so that everyone understands the long-term and short-term outlooks. Though now there are daily leadership meetings to keep up with the fast-changing world.).

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. Nearly every company faces its crisis moments and only through the inspiration , focus and dedication of the leadership can you motivate teams to dig in deep and come out the other side stronger. ON LEADERSHIP.

The Gift Of Induced Failure & Generalist Leadership

Entrepreneur's Handbook

learn-through-failure generalists entrepreneurship startup leadershipDave Snowden’s tips for future leaders and entrepreneurs. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

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.

Gain 5 New Leadership Skills Using Communication Techniques of Successful Writers

Entrepreneur's Handbook

leadership management writing business entrepreneurshipSkill #1: Use active voice to boost responsibility in your team Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

Lead, Follow Or Get Out Of the Way - The Art and Science of Deal Leadership

The Seraf Compass

Active deal leadership is one of the essential elements of success in early stage investing. As legendary investor Fred Wilson observed, every round needs a lead investor. Being a great deal lead takes experience, or the guidance of a great process.

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 Bring Up Issues With Your Business Partner or Leadership Team


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

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.

Equity Live: This is what leadership smells like


Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something fun and different and good: a live show! A good number of people came, and asked questions, and altogether, it was a blast.

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.

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.

Leaders Wanted: The Importance of Deal Leadership

The Seraf Compass

The first time I served as a deal lead was unintentional. I happened upon a team I really liked, going after a market I thought was really attractive, with a solution I thought was really smart. So I started telling other investors about it.

Why Remote Work Changes the Nature of Leadership, and the Kinds of Leaders to Recruit in Startups

Tomasz Tunguz

Many of our colleagues rise to lead through influence rather than authority, which is called emergent leadership. Typically, there are two ways to do this: by achieving goals or demonstrating leadership traits. These are called achievement and ascriptive leadership. Ascriptive leadership occurs when a person demonstrates traits that we all typically imagine when conjuring a vision of leadership: being an intelligent, dynamic, and motivated person.

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. I met Hadi randomly during one of my excursions through Atlanta. I always remembered him to be so fun and a burst of energy.

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.

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). This followed the firms founder Don Valentine handing leadership early to Mike Moritz and Doug Leone who then entrusted Jim Goetz. The great firms transition day-to-day leadership and often those who don’t fail to protect their “franchise value.”

Leadership: Sell the dream; Make the reality.


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. Sometimes growth happens without a leader envisioning it, living it daily, evangelizing it to anyone who will listen. But not often. More often, you (the leader) set the goal and.