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Leadership in a time of change

Do you know what it takes to be a great leader in the 21st Century? We thought we did – until we took a deep dive into the leadership subject for our latest newsletter – there’s always something new to learn… Perfect week reading herehttps://www.ceo-worldwide.com/newsletter/latest-nl.htm

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Leadership Courage is Contagious

Written by Mike Hoff

As a young leader, when I first heard the phrase “Leadership Courage”, it left me feeling a little scared as to what I would have to do to live up to or even begin to possess such a thing. Today I wonder how I would manage without it and enjoy helping the new generation of leaders to develop their own brand of it.

It’s helpful to define Leadership as “any attempt to influence” and Courage as  “the ability and willingness to confront fearpaindanger or uncertainty Continue reading

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International Top Executive Video: Russell – CEO – USA

Russel achieved ZERO to $128 million in sales within six years. He started, ran, and owned 100% of this company and started seven other successful multi-million dollar companies as well. He claims, the secret to building great companies lies within the CEO’s leadership and being expert in sales and marketing. In his video, he shares the key factors of his outstanding entrepreneurial success in just 90 seconds.

Check out Russel’s full short bio at  http://www.ceo-worldwide.com/?rub=partners_club&iman=68502 Continue reading

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The Epitaph of Managerialism

My mentor Dr Jules Goddard at the LBS MLab presented the following paper that I thought worth sharing with you.

He reminds us that reducing costs is only a means to an end, not a strategy.

The art of management is to manage a business in such a way that the need for operational excellence, continuous improvement, “right first time”, cost leadership, process redesign, corporate renewal, cultural change, charismatic leadership, employee engagement and financial incentives is redundant; and the declared pursuit of these objectives counts as a clear admission of failure. Continue reading

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New Leaders Transition Principles

A few pointers as each of you enter a new phase in your careers:

  • New Leaders have the opportunity to create a new image by building on past experience. The New Leader has no history or context on which people can judge so each action carries disproportionate weight.
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