Leadership Now: Here are a selection of tweets from October 2009:
* Effective crisis leadership is really imagining a future that brings you beyond the status quo ~Ron Dufresne, St Joseph’s Univ
* We're Governed by Callous Children http://bit.ly/3GerXd
* RT @hulmevision: “People in distress will sometimes prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not” | Neil Postman
* RT @MargieMcKinney: "The secret of being boring is to say everything." ~Voltaire
* In order to lead and influence others, we have to be available and intentional in our relationships. ~Becky Robinson @LeaderTalk
* http://bit.ly/M7vli Discussing definitions of leadership not any good unless it affects the way you do your job.
* RT @hulmevision: Rehabilitating Stalin http://bit.ly/pHZ0r
* On the pain involved in most change: There is no fruit that is not bitter before it is ripe. ~Publilius Syrus (85-43 BC)
* For a short-term fix, fear based leadership wins out every time.
* RT @HarvardBiz: Don't Let Your Strength Become Your Weakness http://bit.ly/3uC7pE
* Taboo or not taboo? Some new office guidelines http://ow.ly/ub1w
* Generational differences have to do with life stages, not date of birth http://ow.ly/ub0k
* Spouse Test: Before you submit a proposal ask your spouse to read it. If they can’t make sense of it, rewrite it. http://ow.ly/uaOR
* My Nobel Prize for Leadership would recognize individuals who have unquestionable moral authority, says Alan Webber http://bit.ly/EtkkZ
* RT @stevefarber: The Best Advice Ive Ever Gotten #1 - http://ow.ly/15UvJF // Good read. "Assume he was right and go from there."
* Overconfidence: When leaders stop listening to the advice of others.
* RT @hulmevision: Lights make light not noise—unless they are defective. // What kind of an example are you?
* Sometimes the greatest act of courage and show of character is the willingness to change.
* What kind of person do you need to become for you to be the leader you need to be?
* As a leader, sometimes you need to change; sometimes you need to be changed.
* How to compete in an upside down world: Leading managers do not wait for crises to concentrate their minds http://bit.ly/OJrrI
* The upside of anger http://bit.ly/CL3cB
* Strengths become weaknesses: We need tough, strong, confident leaders. But how can we prevent them from spiral. http://bit.ly/3wZmL7
* “Every age has its own outlook,” wrote CS Lewis. Tradition must have a voice but not a veto.
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