Manifestos tagged with Leadership


Watch Your F#*k%^g Language!: Why the Analogies We Embrace Drive Success and Failure, and How to Choose Better Ones
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: John Pollack
“Bad analogies can deceive and distort, even without ill intent by those who make them. Good analogies can reveal fresh insights, leading to breakthroughs in understanding. The challenge is telling one from the other at the very outset.”
Working Across Cultures and Knowing When to Shut Up
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Erin Meyer
“Today, we are all part of a global network where success requires navigating through wildly different cultural realities. Unless we know how to decode other cultures and avoid easy-to-fall-into cultural traps, we are easy prey to misunderstanding, needless conflict, and deals that fall apart.”
The Humble Pulpit: Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis
Sept. 24, 2014 - By: Jeffrey A. Krames
“Since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in March of 2012, he has shown the world a new way to lead. Not with bluster or bravado, but with humility and humanity. He has, without a doubt, emerged as the most humble leader on the world stage. There isn’t even a close second.”
Harvesting the Low-Hanging Fruit: The Easy Road to Higher Earnings
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Jeremy Eden & Terri Long
“The blinding rate of innovation over the past few decades has turned yesterday’s ‘impossible’ into today’s ‘of course.’ But one area has experienced a near complete lack of innovation over that same time period: the ways executives manage ... ”
Beyond Keeping Afloat: How Established Business Can Get Breakthroughs
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Tony Davila & Marc J. Epstein
“What can be done to avoid the seemingly inevitable drought of innovation that comes along with building and cementing the apparatus of an established organization? How, as an established organization, do we maintain, and perhaps even build on the successes we have achieved?”
Creating a Coaching Culture: A Playbook to Build Winning Business Teams
Aug. 20, 2014 - By: Nathan Jamail
“In business, most of our employees are not as good as they could be—not because of our love for them or our desire to make their lives better than ours, but ... because most of the time we think they are not worth the effort to really coach them.”
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.”



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