Manifestos tagged with Leadership


It Really is As Simple As ABC: What Leaders Can Learn from Masterful Orators of the Past
Jan. 25, 2012 - By: Matt Eventoff
“Millions of meetings and presentations occur daily. Each of these presentations is meant to drive 'someone' to do 'something.' And what do the vast majority of [them] have in common? Unfortunately, they usually fail to get anyone to do anything.”
Does Your Customer Really Need You? Lessons from Zappos
Dec. 7, 2011 - By: Joseph Michelli
“Let’s face it, every business is at risk of becoming a commodity, thanks in large part to the speed of information delivery, consumer empowering technologies, and media outlets that tell consumers that the economy is too fragile for them to be spending money.”
Leading Transformation and Captivating Communities
Dec. 7, 2011 - By: Brian Solis
“At the center of any revolution is the burning desire to bring about change. But it always comes down to people, shared experiences, and a common ambition. And it is people who need one another for leadership, support, and inspiration. What’s missing from the equation is your vision and leadership.”
Crime and (the Lack of) Punishment
Nov. 2, 2011 - By: Neil Senturia
“I am passionate about great crimes and the criminals who commit them. But, I often wonder if the long arm of our law, the finest justice system in the world, is at times deeply corrupt, especially with regard to the most recent financial meltdown of 2008.”
Innovate or Perish! What’s Your Strategy?
Nov. 2, 2011 - By: Kevin & Jackie Freiberg and Dain Dunston
“It doesn’t matter what industry you are in, someone, somewhere right now is building a product, process or business model designed to kick your butt. If it’s you, then you define the rules by which others must play the game. If it’s NOT you, then you had better get comfortable playing by someone else’s rules.”
The Power of Trust and Mistrust
Oct. 5, 2011 - By: Dr. Judith Bardwick
“When trust levels are high, so is the quality and performance of business—and the reverse is also true. These facts are demonstrated dramatically when we look at the financial outcomes of companies that are among the best to work for and their peer companies that aren’t.”
Guarding the Guards: Crushing the Bureaucratic Rules that Limit Success
Oct. 5, 2011 - By: Tom Rieger
“As managers are forced to do more with less [and] contend with limited resources ... many will begin to build walls to help protect their ability to meet their own local goals. Unfortunately, sometimes those walls become so high that those inside lose sight of the ultimate outcome. ”
The Six Rules Women Must Break in Order to Succeed
Sept. 7, 2011 - By: Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt
“To rise to the highest ranks in business, women need to unwind some of the traditional thinking that holds us back. We need to rethink the conversations we are having in our heads and tell ourselves a new story. We need to break our own rules.”
At the Speed of Seth: What I Learned Working With Seth Godin and the Domino Project
Sept. 7, 2011 - By: Michael Bungay Stanier
“Getting anything up and flying is a tricky business. I’m still learning how to catch the wind just right in most of the things I do. This story is about launching a new project, a book. But if it was a kite, right now we'd be seeing it crashed and broken on the ground.”
The Best Leader in the World: It Could Be You
Sept. 7, 2011 - By: Jon Wortmann, Jay Therrien, and Tom Endersbe
“As daunting as leadership can be, what you need to do is straightforward. We’re about to teach you a model that will make you the kind of leader whose team people beg to join; and the kind of person who develops other leaders as a natural part of your every day work and life.”



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