Surviving Leadership Chaos
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" We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. " - Winston Churchill
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To Seize the Future, Create a Leadership Circle

To Seize the Future, Create a Leadership Circle | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it
Senior leaders need to talk to each other.
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(From the article): A leadership circle is a unique engagement of members of the corporate family. It is a thinking-intensive forum created to expand horizons and raise new possibilities. One business unit director for the media company commented to me that, after the first few meetings of the leadership circle, discussions were happening that had been previously missing from all past strategic dialogues. “We simply had never had a forum for having such discussion among peers from across the organization,” he shared with me one day, “and once we got started, the benefits became evident to all of us.” With a universal need for companies to find new ways to either take existing corporate capabilities and move them in new directions or to start developing the capabilities required to keep the company moving forward, forming circles may be the best way to start solving that need.
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Eight Leadership Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Eight Leadership Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr. | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it
Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States. On this day we celebrate the life and work of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known.

Via AlGonzalezinfo
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(From the article): 5. Great leaders call people to act in accord with their highest values. It would be easy for the civil rights movement to change tactics and resort to violence. Some did. However, like Nelson Mandela did when he became president of South Africa, Dr. King called his people to a higher standard:

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 21, 2013 7:01 AM

Lesson #8:  Great leaders paint a vivid picture of a better tomorrow.


Leaders can never, never, never grow weary of articulating their vision. They must be clear and concrete. They have to help their followers seewhat they see