Sunday, November 1, 2009

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog @ LeadershipNow: LeadershipNow 140: October 2009 Compilation

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

* 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

* Discussing definitions of leadership not any good unless it affects the way you do your job.

* RT @hulmevision: Rehabilitating Stalin

* 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
* Taboo or not taboo? Some new office guidelines

* Generational differences have to do with life stages, not date of birth

* Spouse Test: Before you submit a proposal ask your spouse to read it. If they can’t make sense of it, rewrite it.

* My Nobel Prize for Leadership would recognize individuals who have unquestionable moral authority, says Alan Webber

* RT @stevefarber: The Best Advice Ive Ever Gotten #1 - // 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

* The upside of anger

* Strengths become weaknesses: We need tough, strong, confident leaders. But how can we prevent them from spiral.

* “Every age has its own outlook,” wrote CS Lewis. Tradition must have a voice but not a veto.

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