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You’ve just been promoted into one of your organization’s Big Jobs. Now you’ve got an impressive office, a hefty budget and vast expectations about how you will lead dozens or even
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Ready to start Hacking Leadership? Here is a sample chapter from Mike Myatt's new book. Take a look!
A fantastic, must read book by one of America's most successful leaders. Grab a copy today.
Good leadership insights from an experienced coach.
don't focus on best practices, but next practices; with pithy advices like these, Mike had me hooked over from the word go. A definitive and much needed read - looking fwd to reading the full book- the excerpt was a great appetizer!!
Each month we’ll pose a career-related question to one of ASTD’s Career Center Coaches. This month’s coach is Marshall Brown, PCC, Founder and CEO of Marshall Brown & Associates.
Thank you Lisa for sharing this article!
Excellent tips in this article!!!
I particularly agree that elevator speeches shouldn't be long and boring. They come out naturally and different each time.
I like the fact that Marshall advises everyone to start wtih the value or benefit you bring....dont' just say I have been a controller for 20 years.
I recently met with an amazing Project Manager who started wtih....Besides specializing in Project Management -- what I actually do is Herd cats!
Would anyone like to share their Headline of your elevator speech?
Make it a great day!
Stop thinking about your tasks and start talking about your vision.
The results may surprise you.
Authentic communication – can you fake it ‘til you make it? | Great stories, inspiring storytellers. (How can we build confidence when we speak without having to 'fake it'?
RT @elearningpros: How 12 Inspiring People Rose to Leadership ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/xKwzJVcuX1 via @medk…
Very inspiring !
Be deliberate in your leadership prototype design. Test it across many contexts. Find the weak spots. Make them stronger. Test some more. Acknowledge flaws. Learn. Grow.
Great scoop Don! I love this post by Karin Hurt because it asks us to be deliberate about our leadership and provides a creative model to help us do just that! Very creative!
From the post:
But, what’s your ideal leadership prototype?
What are you working on becoming?
Not some textbook leadership prototype, or what someone else wants you to be.
~Build your prototype of your leadership at it’s very best.~
People are drawn to and influenced by leaders who communicate authentically, easily and effectively. How do you become one of these leaders? You need to have a "signature voice"—a means of self-expression that is uniquely and distinctly your own.
Game changers come from all over the world, even remote Indian villages.
Some leaders have a special talent for creating hostile workplaces teeming with uninspired and miserable employees just waiting for the day to end. Why does