Expand Your Leadership Vision

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Is your leadership vision alive and thriving? Is it expanding?

I’ve been writing about this in recent posts. An active and meaningful vision is initiated by the top leader with intentionality, diligence and effort. It is easy to understand, solves a problem and is communicated to all stake holders. A vision thrives only when everyone believes it and collectively promotes it. The leader can not be its only curator, every employee must become its ambassador and pass along a passion for the vision.

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. ~ Warren Bennis

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Nurture Your Leadership Vision

Nurture-Your-Leadership-VisionKeeping your leadership vision active and powerful takes effort, diligence, intentionality and desire; it takes nurturing. With daily distractions, challenges and opportunities that impact staff, a casual approach is inadequate. Start by getting your leadership circle on board. Read More »

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How Your Leadership Vision Takes Root

Leadership-Vision-RootsHas your leadership vision taken root?

I’ve met some pretty impressive leaders who have one thing in common: a strong vision. They understand the importance to properly establish an organization’s vision, and ensure that everyone within the organization understand it. Read More »

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How Leadership Vision Fades

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We are in the midst of great social, economic, scientific and political change. Leadership vision is needed, and wanted, more than ever. A leader’s vision sets the tone for how an organization operates—its plans, decisions, responses and attitudes. In the early stages of vision-setting, guiding principles rule the day.

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Is Your Leadership Vision Alive and Thriving?

Surprise-GivingIs your leadership vision alive and thriving?

I love to see business leaders embark on their role with great enthusiasm and expectations. They set out to make a difference and craft a success story. Fueled by their freedom to create, leaders draft mission and vision statements to frame their organization’s purpose. Their mission statements define their work or specialty, and their vision statements declare what they seek to accomplish (and why). Read More »

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Born to Lead:
The Makings of a Great Leader

Born-to-Lead-Makings-of-Great-LeaderDo you have the makings of a great leader?

The greatest leaders are those who have both innate leadership abilities, and developed abilities. A number of key leadership skills are learned or developed through experience, training or coaching. This is promising for many leaders who want to improve beyond their natural abilities and current skill set. When I discuss this with my coaching clients, we discuss four core aspects: Read More »

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Born to Lead:
Your Innate Leadership Abilities

Innate-Leadership-AbilitiesSome people were born to lead. Their character lends itself to many of the behaviors expected of good leaders. Over the course of their lifetime, they have been told they are natural born leaders, displaying innate leadership abilities. But is that enough to successful lead an organization to greatness? Read More »

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Were You Born to Lead?

Born-to-LeadWere you born to lead?

Perhaps a better question for leaders (current and emerging), is, if the required skills don’t come naturally for you, can they be learned? Read More »

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Create a Culture of Trust:
The Power of Accountability

AccountabilityIt may seem near impossible to create a culture of trust when organizational morale and engagement are lowered by people who can’t be counted on. They flame resentments and dissatisfaction throughout the organization. But can holding people personally accountable promote positivity, unity and build trust? There is a paradoxical truth in the power of accountability. Read More »

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Create a Culture of Trust with Empowerment

Culture-of-Trust-EmpowermentAre the people in your organization empowered to trust? Consider this: Leaders confer the highest levels of authority and trust on employees who effectively complete tasks, resolve problems and make fair decisions. These employees, in turn, become more open to trusting others. Trust is a commodity people spend in proportion to what they receive. You create a culture of trust with empowerment. Read More »

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