Trust: The Foundation of Leadership


Trust is the starting point for leading others; trust and leadership go hand in hand. Last week I had a chat with a collaborator of mine about leadership, specifically trust. I think when it comes to leadership, logic is the driver that gets the most attention.

Reinventing the Entrepreneurship Game

Innovation Excellence

In my last blog I described how important it is to unleash the power of innovative entrepreneurship in our digital & connected world. collaboration Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership change culture Innovation Mindset success


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The Type of Leadership Required For Transformation


The real leadership challenge is to keep pushing when things are going great; not just when the sky is falling. This requires a different type of leadership. Leadership styles that drive transformation. In this book he outlines 6 leadership styles: Visionary.

What Leadership Is Not


I’m sad to say this, but for all the talk about leadership it’s really a hit or miss because it begins with this: Great leaders don’t tell you what to do, they show you how it’s done. This is what bad leadership looks like !

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization?

Tullio Siragusa

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization? The first few steps on the path to self-realization are acknowledging the role you are in, your responsibilities, and how you can grow in that environment while motivating those who look to you for leadership. Entrepreneurship is a journey that instills confidence, creates happiness with the success of everyone on the team, and leads to self-realization where one can achieve truly what they are capable of.

Reinventing the Entrepreneurship Game


In my November blog I described how important it is to unleash the power of innovative entrepreneurship in our digital & connected world. So here is the next instalment of my ongoing personal entrepreneurship story. Being an associate with Corporate Vision for over 12 years enabled me to develop & hone my corporate training knowledge, skills & experience across the culture, leadership & team development domains.

Bob Iger’s 10 Principles Necessary To True Leadership


This is a leadership book, and good one. Leadership is not easy, and Bob Iger certainly doesn’t claim to be a master at it. Here then are Bob Iger’s 10 principles necessary to true leadership: Optimism. Strong leadership embodies the fair and decent treatment of people. Thoughtfulness is one of the most underrated elements of good leadership. Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership

It’s The Leadership, Stupid


I’m the type who does the opposite of what I believe sucks, and I’ve experienced many types of leadership. Though we’re in the year 2020 and talk about employee empowerment and collaboration in decision making, many organizations still operate by this way of “leadership”; it is expected, encouraged, it’s seen as normal, and it’s rewarded. To me, leadership isn’t a title. That’s leadership. Start with leadership.

The Leadership Gap in Innovation

Innovation Excellence

collaboration Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Management Webinar change culture growth ideas Innovation Management innovative thinking StrategyA vast majority of executives, more than 80% according to sources, consider innovation to be paramount for the future success of their organization. Yet, very few of them are succeeding in it. A McKinsey study, for example, puts the number of executives who are satisfied with their innovation performance at 6%. There’s clearly a huge.

Critical Leadership Question: Do You Bring Out Mediocrity In Others?


Leadership is hard. I’ve been engaging with a company in an old school industry that still operates by a very old mental model of leadership. The style of leadership they focus on is about mandating and controlling. leadership #danger #LFreakquote.

The Real Challenge of Leadership


I’m writing this post for my friend Julio, who I hope takes the leadership challenge head on… Innovative leaders are cut from a different cloth from traditional ones. Bottom line: The real challenge of leadership is teaching the organization to keep the pressure on, even when times are good. entrepreneurship Greatness Innovation Leadership management

What is true Leadership in times of uncertainty?

The Future Shapers

The post What is true Leadership in times of uncertainty? Collaboration Entrepreneurship Leadership DevelopmentIn times of uncertainty – how do we manoeuvre at home and as leaders? Do we retreat, do we “pretend” it is business as usual?

Leadership Isn’t About You, It’s About Unleashing Other People


The conversation quickly shifted to the topic of leadership and how his biggest challenges in building his businesses has been letting other people lead. First, understand this: Leadership, at its core, isn’t about you. entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipOne of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs have is going from driving the business forward themselves to driving it forward through others.

Bill Campbell’s Leadership Manifesto: It’s The People


His management and leadership philosophy is summed up in three words: It’s the people. entrepreneurship Leadership coachingWhat makes a great coach? This question is at the heart of a new book. Trillion Dollar Coach tells the story of Bill Campbell, ex-football coach and CEO of Intuit, known for coaching many modern day entrepreneurs: Steve Jobs, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Jeff Bezos.

New leadership capabilities for a disruptive world


The post New leadership capabilities for a disruptive world appeared first on Imaginenation. Innovation Blog collaboration creativity Culture customer experience digitization disruptive innovation Education Entrepreneurship Experimentation Innovation innovation coaching innovation culture innovation leadership innovation training teaming innovation Technology

Leadership capabilities for a disruptive world


The post Leadership capabilities for a disruptive world appeared first on Imaginenation. Innovation Blog collaboration creativity Culture digitization disruptive innovation Education Entrepreneurship Experimentation Innovation innovation coaching innovation culture innovation leadership teaming innovation Technology

Leadership Mobilizes and Energizes A Company Culture with Shawn Parr


It’s leadership’s responsibility to involve the entire organization, informing and inspiring them to live out the purpose the organization in the construct of the values. Visit Bulldog Drummond’s blog for uncommon insights on culture and leadership, and follow Shawn and Bulldog Drummond on Twitter: [link]. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Podcast Organizational culture

A disruptive world requires new leadership capabilities


Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology centred and involves the development of new leadership capabilities. Globally successful entrepreneurs are emerging as exciting, courageous & authentic new role models demonstrating many of the vital qualities required for effective 21st century leadership.

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

As opposed to entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial thinking is not necessarily bound to entrepreneurs (to be); it is an essential skill for ‘strengthening human capital, employability and competitiveness’ (Bacigalupo et al., This white paper has been originally published to the SSRN: Spruijt, Jan, Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: Why Entrepreneurship Can Hardly Be Taught (May 17, 2017). Entrepreneurship. Corporate entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Competence.

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speakers


Announcing Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speakers Lineup. Today we are excited to announce the Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit Speakers. He comes from a background in food and agriculture entrepreneurship, which most recently includes co-founding a company that uses insects to upcycle food waste into animal feed. Steph focuses on making organizations better culturally, strategically and operationally in a consulting or full-time senior leadership capacity.

Here’s A Great Workshop Exercise To Help Your Leadership Team Challenge Their Beliefs / Assumptions


I’ve recently been asked to recommend a good workshop exercise for a leadership team to help them challenge their beliefs / assumptions. Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipHow do you think what no one else thinks? Innovators come to their insights in various ways , one is by questioning deeply held beliefs / assumptions inside companies and industries about what drives success.

5 steps to crafting your strategic ambitions

The Future Shapers

Collaboration Entrepreneurship Leadership Development LeadershipMany entrepreneurs don’t take time to think about their aspirations, and many organisations set targets simply by continuing last years budgets or adding 10% growth to revenues.

Business Leadership – 7 Ways Mass Forms a Catholic Business Person


Making the shift from the structure a corporate job offers to entrepreneurship, it would have been easy to sleep in ANY DAY without an early meeting. From September 22nd to 27th, Pope Francis will be visiting the United States. Based on his office, his personal popularity, and the media’s fascination with spinning the free-speaking Pope’s comments to seemingly counter orthodox Catholic teachings, expect mega-news coverage during Pope Francis’ visit.

Next Economy Leadership Code: 6 Timeless Leadership Principles


This is a new world, where you’re either a digital business or a dead business ; and requires a different type of leadership. Today’s leaders, still operating by industrial era dogma, must embrace new leadership principles. Are you developing and recruiting these leadership qualities in your organization? A few months ago I listed a few ideas on my own leadership style , below I add an additional 6 timeless leadership principles that are relevant today: 1.

Innovation Has No Experts


entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipInnovation is the opposite of what people think it is ; it’s messy and there’s nothing glamorous about it. Anyone who’s been in the trenches will tell you that they don’t really know what’s going to happen.

To Drive Innovation Don’t Just Invite Ideas — Be Open To Change


Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership culture of innovationEvery organization, of any size, has a culture. Whether it was defined at the start or it wasn’t; it has one.

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Do you live “Above the Line” or “Below the Line”?

Rmukesh Gupta

Entrepreneurship Leadership Personal Growth Above the Line Below the line connecting with others empathy growing with others Intention of the action matters more than the action itself Listen to WIFE Mara Klemich Matt Church self awareness Stephen Klemich Where am I going Who am I

The Best Way To Fight Through The Fear And Anxiety Of Failure


Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipYou and I both know people who get paralyzed by the unknown. I have friends and family members who are so stuck in their comfort zone that they don’t even think about it.

Failing to Succeed

The Future Shapers

Entrepreneurship Leadership Leading ChangeDespite a flurry of business books offering the entrepreneur advice on how to succeed, failure is the single most important goal.

One Perspective is No Perspective


Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Strategy Decision makingWe’re all biased, so biased that we love to hang out with people who think like us, read stuff that we agree with and do stuff we like to do.

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Why Intellectual Humility is a Superpower


Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership curiosityYou walk into a new situation, a new job, a new team, a new everything; how do you approach it? With an open mind or a closed one?

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This is What Happens When You Fail To Develop Employees


Company growth doesn’t happen in a straight line, but if there was a required first step you could write down something like this: founders delegate and develop leadership team to support company growth. Most don’t have a leadership team and a clearly defined culture.

Here’s Why Be Yourself Is The Worst Advice of All Time


entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership“Be yourself”, is universal advice. You hear it in movies, songs, video games, and day to day life. Parents, friends, coaches, teachers, girl and boyfriends, co-workers; they’ve all told us.

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Celebrate Failures as Much as The Successes


Entrepreneurship Innovation Thought Leadership StrategyIn most companies, incentives are tied to success (e.g. sales targets, revenue). But this approach does not work for innovation.

How to Kill Innovation Projects

Destination Innovation

Entrepreneurship Leadership of Innovation eliminate innovation kill project leader of innovation stage-gate stagegateWhich of these is the most important skill for a leader of innovation? Setting the vision, goals and metrics. Generation of great ideas. Selection of the best ideas.

How Buildings and Businesses Learn – Stewart Brand

Rmukesh Gupta

Entrepreneurship Leadership 6 stage model BBC Documentary buildings vs businesses Frank Duffy How Buildings Learn layers of change Long Now Long Term Thinking Pace of change Stewart Brand

How To Lead When You’re An Inexperienced Leader


I’ve talked about this before, my first leadership experience in job was when I was 18 years old and worked at FedEx Ground. A team is only as good as its leadership. This principle applied to my first leadership experience. The foundations of great leadership.

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The Importance of a Diverse C-Suite


Unfortunately, however, our organizations and their relative leadership teams aren’t always representative of the world we live in and for that reason, they may remain stagnant and struggle for growth. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership management

The Biggest Mistake Leaders Make When They Avoid Difficult Conversations


Leadership is about communication. Trust is the foundation of leadership , and effective leadership is not possible without effective communication skills. entrepreneurship Leadership Communication

Leading for growth: Unleash The Potential In Those You Lead


To seek discomfort is exactly what true leadership is about for me. In leadership, this translates to: Are you asking your people to evolve? entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipAs a leader, how confident are you that employees feel supported and motivated around you?

Pros and Cons of Becoming an Innovation Consultant

Innovation Excellence

Creativity Innovation Leadership Business Models career Consultancy Consulting culture Entrepreneurship innovation consultant Strategy

10 Principles For Driving Culture Change


Leadership is influence. It starts with leadership. But the type of leadership that drives transformation ; not the type that values the status quo. This is said over and over again: culture change requires senior leadership support. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadershi

The Most Powerful Skill You Can Develop Is To Get Inside The Minds of Other People


entrepreneurship Leadership psychologyProfessor X , from the X-Men is not considered the most powerful mutant. But to me, he is because he has the most powerful superpower of all: the ability to read people’s minds.