“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams In the previous Effective Leadership post, embracing and leveraging challenges, changes and disruptions is what sets apart the manager from the effective adaptive leader. Challenges arrive nearly daily. Changes, sometimes with warning … Continue reading The Nature of Effective Leadership – 3
“Ceaseless change is the only constant thing in nature.” John Candee Dean, January 1911 “The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, IV, 3 Change, among other things, happens. Change comes upon us personally in various forms, aging being the most common. Aging is the change in us … Continue reading Effective Leadership is Adaptive
Even before I understood the hedgehog concept, making the adjustments necessary to stay working in the intersection of my passion, skills, and the place where the greatest difference could be made was driving my career decisions. Several times, my work shifted over time to the point where it no longer was at that intersection. In … Continue reading Hedgehog Living
Last Saturday, I introduced the idea that leadership is about two key priorities, people and influence. Effective leadership can happen in any working relationship. It does not flow from position or title, rather from concern for people and the ability to positively influence them for success. Effective leadership can happen at any level in the … Continue reading The Hedgehog Concept: Passion
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