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?

5 ways founders and CEOs can diversify their leadership teams

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As a global talent acquisition leadership guru and expert on hiring diverse leadership teams, Debbie shares her insights on how to drive real change within your organization. Here are five essential blueprints every company can adhere to in order to diversify their leadership team.


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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.

3 Reasons to embark on the EO Path of Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In just four years with EO, I’ve served in numerous leadership roles , traveled to 20+ cities, and enjoyed once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including jumping out of helicopters and wearing plaid (my RLA cohort will understand!).

New Leadership At Tech:NYC

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Julie and her team have done a tremendous job of taking an idea and making it a reality and I am incredibly grateful for her leadership. Six years ago this month Julie Samuels got together with a group of technology leaders in NYC and we decided to form an industry group for the growing tech sector in NYC. I agreed to co-chair the organization and have been in the chair role since then. We called it Tech:NYC and I first wrote about it here at AVC in March of 2016.

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

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.

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.

Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro: A Lesson in Self-Leadership

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The post Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro: A Lesson in Self-Leadership appeared first on THE BLOG. HEALTH INNOVATION LEADERSHIP WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION miranda naiman Mount Kilimanjaro

Will we meet at EO’s Global Leadership Conference (GLC) this year?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We asked Marina about her experiences at EO’s Global Leadership Conference. We were at EO’s epic signature event of the year—the Global Leadership Conference (GLC), and the energy was incomparable. . Learn more and register for EO’s 2022 Global Leadership Conference, 23-26 April 2022!

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.

5 Leadership Traits No Entrepreneur Succeeds Without


For startup founders, the following leadership traits are key. Creativity might not sound like a leadership trait at first, but remember: entrepreneurship has no roadmap. Entrepreneurs wear more hats than anyone, but none is more important than the leadership cap.

Kate Morgan: Leadership vs. Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

“In my perspective, there is leadership and then there is entrepreneurship. Leadership illustrates the ability to see the goal and make it to the end. The post Kate Morgan: Leadership vs. Entrepreneurship appeared first on THE BLOG.

40 Tips for Millennial Entrepreneurs to Improve Their Leadership Skills


One survey found that only 27 percent of millennial men and 21 percent of millennial women believe their leadership skills are “strong.” No wonder leadership development is a hot topic among millennials, especially young entrepreneurs. The good news is that leadership can be learned.

African Leadership Group acquires coding school Holberton


Coding school Holberton today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by African Leadership Group (ALG). ALG founder and CEO Fred Swaniker started the organization as a leadership academy (now the African Leadership Academy ) for small cohorts of students.

Leadership Training Like No Other

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO’s Regional Leadership Academies (RLA) are offered across the globe and provide EO member leaders insights and education under the guidance of world-class facilitators. I am super excited, as I am sure it is just the start of my EO leadership journey.

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017: Lessons on Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Leadership takes many forms and provides countless challenges and opportunities. “Army Ranger on Leadership,” Tim Jennings & David Will. Military creates natural entrepreneurs through its emphasis on leadership and initiative.

Top Leadership Trends—and Why They Matter

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Whether you lead an entire organization or only a team of people, it’s smart to be aware of the key trends in management and leadership. The latest developments in leadership and management are often the best ways to boost employee engagement and overall company productivity.

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.

7 signs of a weak leadership team

Entrepreneurs' Organization

I recently delivered my 2,000th session with the hard-charging leadership teams of 135 companies. The number one cause is a strong leadership team. Today, I’ll give you the flip side of strength and call them “the seven signs of a weak leadership team.”.

Improving startup results through female leadership


During my career — spanning entrepreneurship, academia, arts management and venture capital — I’ve learned the importance of female leadership in contributing to successful outcomes. Let’s take specific actions that will result in more female leadership in the startup world.

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?”

Time Management and Feedback Strategies to Hone Leadership Skills


The post Time Management and Feedback Strategies to Hone Leadership Skills appeared first on InBIA

Two Top Leadership Challenges—and How to Tackle Them

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Leadership. While we would all agree leadership efforts can always improve, few companies are putting the time or money into developing effective leaders. My team and I recently surveyed 297 business people on the topic of leadership. Written for EO by Justin M.

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.

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.).

6 Leadership Lessons Learned from the Founder of EO

Entrepreneurs' Organization

What better acknowledgement of World Entrepreneurs’ Day (WED) —a day devoted to celebrating the leadership and innovation that entrepreneurs bring—than by sharing lessons learned from the founder of EO, Verne Harnish?

Free ATS Buying Guide

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ExactHire News construction HR tech HR trends innovation leadership partnership recruiting restaurants startupRecently released on ExactHire’s website is a comprehensive overview of applicant tracking systems.

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.

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.

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.

Leadership: Sell the dream while making the reality.


A leadership goal vs. a mantra: I once sat in on a roundtable meeting in which the executive of a company stated his goal as “educate the world.” The post Leadership: Sell the dream while making the reality.