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Kim Cameron - Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

At the heart of positive leadership lies the concept of positive energy. It is almost impossible to be a positive leader without also being a source of positive energy. The research is very clear that positively energizing leaders can generate exceptional performance...
Kim Cameron - Positive Leadership Principles

Positive Leadership Principles

Human beings are mostly inclined toward positive energy, toward the light and life-giving sources, both literally and figuratively. Positive Leadership principles are particularly applicable now, in this current circumstance of the pandemic. In this video, Kim Cameron...
Dave Ulrich - 3 Things Leaders Must Give in a Crisis

3 Things Leaders Must Give in a Crisis

For any leader of an organization, says Dave Ulrich, there are three dimensions that leaders must provide for the well-being of employees. The three sentiments that must be present are: Believe: "I'm doing work that has meaning"Become: "I'm learning, I'm...
Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

At the heart of positive leadership lies the concept of positive energy. It is almost impossible to be a positive leader without also being a source of positive energy. The research is very clear that positively energizing leaders can generate exceptional performance...

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Positive Leadership Principles

Positive Leadership Principles

Human beings are mostly inclined toward positive energy, toward the light and life-giving sources, both literally and figuratively. Positive Leadership principles are particularly applicable now, in this current circumstance of the pandemic. In this video, Kim Cameron...

read more
3 Things Leaders Must Give in a Crisis

3 Things Leaders Must Give in a Crisis

For any leader of an organization, says Dave Ulrich, there are three dimensions that leaders must provide for the well-being of employees. The three sentiments that must be present are: Believe: "I'm doing work that has meaning"Become: "I'm learning, I'm...

read more
Navigating an Unpredictable Crisis

Navigating an Unpredictable Crisis

No one alive has experienced a global crisis like the Coronavirus and its unprecedented impact on personal and professional lives. Personal and family health will always have priority. We all mourn with those that mourn and we take care of our loved ones....

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Developing An Effective Decision-Making Process

Developing An Effective Decision-Making Process

More people are making more decisions—and are being forced to make them faster—in an increasingly unpredictable and less forgiving environment. Whatever their role or organization, most professionals have to make a decision “now”—followed by another decision...

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The Four Pillars of Positive Leadership

The Four Pillars of Positive Leadership

In today’s fast-paced economy, it is important for leaders and organizations to create positive work environments for their teams. Although this can be a challenge for every leader, it may be especially challenging for first-time managers and newly promoted leaders....

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Creating the Purpose-Driven Organization

Creating the Purpose-Driven Organization

A family member had an emergency and I spent a lot of time with him in the hospital.  The experience was not pleasant.  Most of our interactions with the doctors suggested a lack of caring.   They seemed stressed or withdrawn, and in one case, deeply abusive.  Given...

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Becoming a Purpose Driven Organization

Becoming a Purpose Driven Organization

The concept of a purpose-driven leader or a purpose-driven organization is not new.  But how to do it successfully has been elusive. This book presents a compelling economic argument for WHY you should become a purpose-driven organization NOW, and illustrates HOW to...

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Listen to Learn

Listen to Learn

By Alan Todd Proving the value of learning and development programs is important, but it’s no easy feat. According to data from LinkedIn’s 2017 Workplace Learning Report, 32 percent of learning executives believe demonstrating ROI is a top challenge for L&D, and...

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Leadership Is A Movement, Not A Mandate

  By Alan Todd We’re in a time of unprecedented change for companies, and that pace of change is only accelerating. In years past, it might take a Fortune 500 company 20 years to reach a $1 billion valuation. Today, valuations soar within months of launch. The...

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3 Steps To Ignite The Passion Of Millennial Employees

By Alan Todd Millennials – that oft-discussed group of people born between the 1980s and early 2000s – now make up the majority of employees at large corporations, but they continue to bear the brunt of jokes about workplace communication and collaboration habits....

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What’s the Single Greatest Motivator for Your Employees?

No, it isn’t money. But it does begin with an M. It’s meaning. To retain high performers, “their work needs to provide them with meaning – a sense they are doing something important, that they are fulfilling their destiny,” wrote Alan Murray in The Wall Street Journal...

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3 Ways to Make Employee Engagement a Strategic Asset

Employee engagement is essentially the measure of your enthusiasm for work. That may sound oxymoronic to some, but considering that most of us spend the majority of our lives in a workplace, employee engagement has significant ramifications for personal health,...

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Positive Leadership

Unleashing Positive Energy As a part of University of Michigan’s course on Practicing Positive Leadership, Dr. Kim Cameron shares how you can re-train your brain and go a step further to unlock the potential of your organization. Studies show that positive leaders...

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A Thousand Leaders, One Process

In a recent meeting with a group of managers at a large telecommunications organization, one employee commented that he always felt like he knew good leadership when he saw it and tried to emulate it. However, it wasn’t until taking the Positive Leadership course I...

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Will Your Stress Help or Harm You? You Decide

Stress is bad for you. Everyone from executive coaches to doctors, to writers of popular magazine articles, and from the American Psychological Association to the World Health Organization, can tell you that. And if you don’t reduce your stress, it will eventually...

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The Real Numbers Around Employee Engagement

Studies show employee engagement isn’t just “nice to have”, but yields measurable outcomes  If you’re like most executives you’ve heard plenty of talk about how to get your employees to feel happy and engaged in their work. While it sounds like a nice thing to do, you...

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The Approaching Crisis in Corporate Leadership

As companies prepare the top, middle and bottom layers of managers to face a VUCA world—a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous—there’s a crisis brewing in corporate leadership development. So says Sue Todd, Chief Strategy Officer for CorpU and an...

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