Manifestos tagged with Leadership

Getting One Second Ahead: 5 Mantras for Mindful Leadership
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Rasmus Hougaard, with Jacqueline Carter & Gillian Coutts
“As leaders, you need to be able to rapidly sift through an overload of information and multiple distractions. […] If managing our attention is at the root of the problem, then training the attentional muscle is the key to addressing it.”
Success. Now What?
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Bob Buford
“Every day, men and women who have achieved great things both personally and professionally and reached the very top of the ladder are being put out to pasture to rarely, if ever again, use the significant gifts and talents that helped them for the first 50 or so years of their lives. I would suggest that it doesn’t have to be that way.”
Bringing HR to the C-Suite: How Human Resources Can Create Value and Drive Performance
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Carol E. M. Anderson
“I have spent my career as one of those HR professionals who have to cajole operational leaders into doing ‘HR work.’ I’ve fought the resistance, and I’ve learned a lot along the way. I’ve learned that this can’t be ‘HR work’—it’s leadership, plain and simple.”
How Fanatical Fans Create the Bedrock for a Successful Brand
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Michael Silverstein, Dylan Bolden, Rune Jacobsen, Rohan Sajdeh
“Your most loyal customers set the stage for continuous growth. If you listen to them, they can help you define how far afield you can extend. If you forsake them at any point, they can, like jilted lovers, go from being fanatical fans to fanatical detractors.”
Why Social Media Doesn’t Create Social Intelligence
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Jeremie Kubicek
“Social media doesn’t create social intelligence. In fact, the more socially connected we are virtually online, the greater the risk of creating social dysfunction in our actual lives.”
A Big Idea: Big Ideas Don’t Work (A Manifesto for Thinking Small)
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Craig Wilson
“Big marketing ideas don’t work. Principled, character driven decision-making does. It’s what drives long-term sustainable customer relationships."
Organizational Sabotage: How to Spot It, and How to Stop It
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Robert M. Galford, Bob Frisch & Cary Greene
“Someone is sabotaging your organization. Not deliberately. But that doesn’t matter. The damage that this person is causing is just as bad, and maybe even worse, than it would be if he or she planned it.”
Think Big, Act Bigger, and Do It Your Way—Because You Can!
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Jeffrey Hayzlett
“The key to thinking big and acting bigger for any person and any company of any age or size is to own who and what you are because you can. Do you believe you can? That’s the first of all the essential questions you must ask to think big and act bigger and own who you are and everything you do.”
Why We Don’t Get the Leaders We Say We Want
Sept. 16, 2015 - By: Jeffrey Pfeffer
“The state of workplaces can only be described as dire. Moreover, there is no evidence that things are getting better over time. What gives? And maybe more importantly for those people worried about companies and their people, is there any hope for a better future?”
Political Savvy is a Leadership Skill
Sept. 16, 2015 - By: Bonnie Marcus
“Imagine for a minute, a workplace where everyone is aligned with business objectives; where everyone understands the value they contribute; an environment where people actively seek to build mutually beneficial relationships across the organization. In other words, a workplace of politically savvy individuals.”

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