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A great read about branding (and Ricky Gervais) by @Clickafy on @LinkedIn…
#PTSD recovery. "You can't stop the future. You can't rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret is to press play." ― Jay Asher
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The first principle of leadership is authenticity: "Watch what I do, not what I say." Hatim Tyabji
We are a product of our will. We are self-made in the deepest sense. Koestenbaum What have you been making?
Courage begins when we face the ultimate truth about existence: the dirty little secret that we are free. Koestenbaum
How Social Media Reinforce the Spiral of Silence and make people less likely to speak up, via @nytimes…
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"Leaders honor their core values, but they are flexible in how they execute them." - Colin L. Powell
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More great advice from @jaltucher on how to be less anxious. "How To Diversify Your Life" on @LinkedIn…
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. -- Kenneth Blanchard
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What choices do you have the courage to make? Make them and go lead! #leadership
Courage is the first of the human virtues, because it makes the others possible. Aristotle #leadership
Command is lonely. Gen. C L Powell #leadership
We are not what society and randomness have made us; we are what we have chosen to be. Koestenbaum #leadership
The job of a leader is not to be the chief organizer, but the chief disorganizer. Bill McGowan #leadership
“You don’t know what you can get away with until you try.” Gen. C Powell #leadership
Trying to get everyone to like you is a sign of mediocrity. Gen C Powell #leadership
The first stage of abandonment is an open environment where you can tell a boss, "This is not working." @petersenge
Abandonment often precedes innovation. It clears the decks for trying something new. @DruckerInst
Truly clarifying purpose and our deepest principles can be the hardest work you will ever do. @Dee Hock:
Look below surface appearances. Don’t shrink from doing so (just) because you might not like what you find.” Gen. C Powell
Paradoxically, if an organization's mission is truly motivating it is never really achieved. @DruckerInst
Lead yourself, your superiors, your peers and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia. @deehock #leadership
If you want to judge the leader, look at the organization ten years later. @HenriMintzberg
Understanding the human condition makes you a more effective businessperson. Human depth makes business sense. Koestenbaum
Being responsible sometimes means p**sing people off. Gen C Powell
Deming: "our system of management has destroyed our people." #BusinessMastery
We are all closet authoritarians. To be mission-based requires everyone to think continuously. #drucker #innovation #mission
We were all born leaders; that is, until we were sent to school and taught to be managed and to manage. @deehock #leadership
The harder you hold onto assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go. Step back, reflect and listen! @jseelybrown
Before we can learn new things, we have to make our current assumptions explicit and challenge them. @jseelybrown
QUIET management is about thoughtfulness rooted in experience. Words like wisdom, trust, and judgment apply. @HenriMintzberg
A great post on how we can help ourselves and others deal with depression. @MarkBlackSpeaks on @LinkedIn…
Compensation: Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. @deehock #motivation
Maggie Hughes: People should share in the value they create. Nobody wins unless everybody wins. #motivation
Money can rent the body and influence the mind but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit @deehock #motivation
There is no substitute for leadership with an intimate understanding of the organization working with a trusted workforce @HenriMintzberg
True leaders epitomize their community and enable its shared purpose, values and beliefs to emerge. @deehock
To re-imagine your business, ditch the 5-year plan and try a 236-year plan! (What's your 2250 vision?) #leadership
Next time you hear a chief executive go on about "we" and teamwork, ask who among the "we" is getting the bonus. #Mintzberg
"Change agents often see the filters in other people but fail to recognize their own."Thomas Kasten #change
Leadership, for the Japanese, is a style of managing; in America, it is managing. #Mintzberg
Epitaph from Hell: "HE WOULDA DONE SOME REALLY COOL STUFF, BUT HIS BOSS WOULDN'T LET HIM." @tom_peters #success #leadership
A vital question is how to insure that those who lead are constructive, ethical, open, and honest. @deehock #leadership
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"The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them." Gen. C Powell. #leadership
Patience is not the ability to wait but how you act while you're waiting. ~ #leadership #LeadWithGiants
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6 Scenarios That Stress You Out But Shouldn't -
Excellent article revising the classic stress curve. Simple stuff but useful.…
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance. - George Bernard Shaw
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Anxiety denied makes us ill; anxiety confronted and lived through converts itself into joy and character. Peter Koestenbaum