Manifestos tagged with Leadership


Brains, Bones, and Nerves: The Only Three Things an Enterprise Leader Should Focus On
July 6, 2011 - By: Rajeev Peshawaria
“Just as the human body needs all three systems—the brain, bones, and nerves—functioning in perfect harmony to maximize longevity and performance, a business needs its strategy, architecture, and culture to work in harmony in order to maximize results.”
TouchPoints: Why the Interruptions That Drive Us Crazy Just Might Be the Most Productive Opportunities We Have Every Day
July 6, 2011 - By: Douglas Conant & Mette Norgaard
“Some days it feels like the information age has morphed into the interruption age. But what if those interruptions turned out to be our best opportunity to make a difference in our workplaces?”
Reputation Rules: Don’t Neglect Your Company’s Most Precious Asset
June 8, 2011 - By: Daniel Diermeier
"Trust is now an essential part of business success. [...] Companies have not responded to these changes. Their reputational risk has increased dramatically, but their capabilities have stayed the same. The result is one crisis chasing another and the long-term erosion of public trust in private enterprise.”
Change In a Leader Can Change the World
June 8, 2011 - By: Jeremie Kubicek
“I believe we need to systematically transform the leadership culture from a dominating system to a liberating system. I believe it starts one leader at a time. Each leader must play a part in this transformation by thinking differently about the way they lead if we are to ever see true ‘Change in the World.’”
The Four Strands: Creating Companies Aligned With Human DNA
May 4, 2011 - By: Henry Cloud, Ph.D
"When a company is designed and operates in ways that are aligned with how people are constructed, it will be like an airplane aligned with the laws of physics that govern force or torque. It will reach the altitude, speed and course that its horsepower allows. But if its design is not aligned, it will fly in circles, stall out, crash, or break apart.”
Don’t Let the Sidewalk End: How To Create a Revolution
May 4, 2011 - By: Patrick J. Howie
“This manifesto is about creating revolutions. Not big political revolutions, although it could help there too, but revolutions of any size and in any field or industry. It is also about innovating, and how to be better at it and how innovations, properly nourished, are the catalysts of revolutions."
The Three Gaps Between Goals and Greatness
April 6, 2011 - By: Pelè Raymond Ugboajah, PhD
“In the global race to achieve faster, better, cheaper business greatness, most leaders face a huge gap between the goals they set and the actual results achieved by the people in their organizations. This phenomenon is not a failure to plan, but rather, a failure to execute."
The Maxwell Fallacy: There’s More to Leadership than Influence
March 9, 2011 - By: David Burkus
"John Maxwell, billed often as America’s foremost authority on leadership, has made his career around the phrase: 'Leadership is influence; nothing more, nothing less.' [...] It’s brief. It’s pithy. It’s wrong.”
Lizards & Leaders: How Meditation Accelerates Change
March 9, 2011 - By: Eric Klein
“The goal is to cross your learning edge. […] To do this you have to let go of the structures, beliefs, and habits that constituted your old sense of self–without losing awareness. It takes a resilient awareness to remain at your learning edge without being overtaken by the inner lizard."
Ending Ephebiphobia: Young People Deserve More
March 9, 2011 - By: Sarah Newton
“The stereotypes of young people and the irrational fear we have of them have no place in modern society. Pliny the Elder was on to something when he said, 'What we do to our children, they will do to society.' If his words are to ring true, then we are in for a whole lot of trouble."



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