Manifestos tagged with Leadership


The Caring Mandate
July 23, 2014 - By: Carol Sanford
“It is very common to hear sales and marketing leaders talk about ‘relationship.’ ... We have to go toward something deeper and more at the core of relationship. I call it the Essence-to-Essence connection. Something in us connects with something outside of us, at a core level, and meaningful magic happens.”
Gravy Train or Train Wreck? Which Leadership Train Are You On?
July 23, 2014 - By: Kirk Dando
“All leaders are conductors, steering their corporate ‘trains’ onward, upward and ever forward with knowledge, experience, confidence and enthusiasm—and, above all else, passion and a sure and steady hand. So ... exactly what kind of train are you running here?”
The Four Faces of Change: A Tool for Change Readiness
July 23, 2014 - By: Kevin Allen
“I don’t believe much in change ‘management.’ That suggests we have the power to change forces much greater that we are. I do very much believe in change readiness—preparing yourself and your team for the opportunities that change affords.”
Against the Odds: Startups that Make It
June 11, 2014 - By: Derek Lidow
“It is one of our saddest economic statistics: More than half small businesses fail within a few years of startup. ... I think that the solution is deceptively simple: entrepreneurs should stop thinking so much about the idea behind the business and focus instead on how to lead it.”
How to Unlock Employee Ideas to Power Your Organization
June 11, 2014 - By: Alan G. Robinson & Dean M. Schroeder
“It is time to change the way we run our organizations. Today, a growing number of organizations are becoming very good at promoting front-line ideas, and as a result are reaching extraordinary levels of performance.”
The Accelerating Organization: In a Faster Moving World, We Need Speed and Agility to Keep Up
June 11, 2014 - By: John P. Kotter
“Organizations everywhere are struggling to keep up with the accelerating pace of change—let alone get ahead of it. The stakes—the financial, social, environmental, and political consequences—are rising in a similar exponential way.”
Repairing the Hole in the Boat: How the Poor Can Save Capitalism
June 11, 2014 - By: John Hope Bryant
“What if there was a way to use the power of free market enterprise to lift every American and indeed every human being on the planet to a level of dignity, inclusion, fulfillment, engagement, economic security and stability? Wouldn’t that be a truly noble cause?”
12 Myths that Lead to a Busy, Unfulfilling Life
May 14, 2014 - By: Greg McKeown
“15 years ago, I quit law school to pursue one overarching question: ‘Why do capable people fail to breakthrough to the next level?’ The answer to the question, to my great surprise, is success. ... In other words, I found that success can be a catalyst for failure.”
Make Your Company Smarter
May 14, 2014 - By: Geoffrey James
“Corporate culture is like the banks of a river and the behaviors in the corporation are like water that flows inside those banks. Over time, these behaviors dig the channel deeper, reinforcing the culture, which in turn reinforces the behaviors. The deeper the channel, the harder it is to change behaviors ... ”
The Magic Triangle of Company and Career Health
May 14, 2014 - By: Rich Karlgaard
“The soft edge of business is the side of deeper human longings and values. ... Not surprisingly, the soft edge is the most underestimated and oft-neglected side of the triangle. But do not dismiss the soft edge. It is the source of enduring strength.”



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