For Dartmouth professor Syd Finkelstein, “glorious bastards” such as Larry Ellison, “iconoclasts” such as Alice Waters, and “nurturers” such as Jon Stewart are models for the next generation of leadership...
Releasing the ocean of untapped talent and energy of employees is something few companies can afford not to do. Visualising blue ocean leadership in comparison to conventional leadership practices will help you with implementation.
As we describe in our recent series of articles on INSEAD Knowledge, blue ocean leadership can help organisations realise oceans of employee potential and stop leaders from wasting their time. The step-by-step process we’ve outlined gives organisations and leaders a clear roadmap to approach the implementation of blue ocean leadership.
Leaders are often encouraged to think on a grand scale, but the great ones pay attention to the details. (RT @Deloitte: Ldrship is not about the big things, but the small investments you make in people and relationships.
The overwrought claims—and actual promise—of the next generation of self-managed teams
Ingenium Consultants's insight:
New generation of leaders—senior individuals with the vision to see where it is best to set aside hierarchy for another way of operating, but also with the courage to defend hierarchy where it serves the institution’s fundamental goals.
Employee engagement - what makes it tick? It’s a question that keeps HR folks up at night. In the 2014 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends research, 78% of business leaders rate retention and engagement as urgent or important. But these days, if you’re typing “employee engagement definition” into your search engines, you’ll [...]
The idea of becoming a thought leader is a nebulous andconfusing concept to grasp. Every leader’s approach is different, and there’s no secret formula to success.
Becoming a thought leader doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time — not to mention a willingness to share the “secrets” of your success — and the right mindset to master. But once you understand that it’s not about your ego or selling people on your company, you can start to unlock its true value.
To put the cycle of successful thought leadership in perspective, here are five distinct phases that need to happen...
People are innately wired to avoid risk. During times of times of change and uncertainty, our risk aversion is amplified. Yet the number one way to gaining competitive edge is by creating a culture where people feel safe and emboldened to innovate and challenge the status quo thinking. The first key to creating a 'culture of courage' is leading from possibility, not probability.
Winston Churchill once said that courage is the first of all virtues because it is the only one that guarantees all others. Courage is also what it takes to set a bold course for yourself and your organization, engage in a courageous conversation, forge new ground, and to be decisive in uncertainty.
In 1997 I decided to move my organizations from San Diego to Atlanta. I knew the relocation would mean saying goodbye to some great friends and colleagues on these teams. I wondered: How many would stay in a city they loved and how many would pick up their lives to make the move with the rest of us?
The quest for the ideal team is the biggest, most important task you’ll face as a leader. Your ability to find, develop and retain the best people is the single greatest factor in determining your success.
Six models of Employee Engagement and how each of them has different social life. The area is conceptually messy and often misleading as if there was one single model, usually reduced to a number in a scale. Some models are better than others to create true change-ability in the organization.
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