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By Manuela Hernandez Mar 22 2008

Personal Leadership: the missing link in college education?

This is my first diary entry. I am a lecturer in an internationally oriented college in the Netherlands. In the pasts months I have taken the step to co-design a training course called "personal leadership in a professional perspective". This training is aimed at students in their early...
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By Kate Moor Mar 22 2008

Is it Time for a 'new' Leadership Model?

Throughout our history we have endured many cycles. We are currently going through yet another revolution. What is underway now is a revolution which is comparable to the agricultural revolution of the late Neolithic and the more recent industrial revolution followed rapidly by the technology revo...
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By Anonymous Mar 20 2008

"Nothing Exalted About Being an Effective Executive"

Another quote from Peter Drucker’s book, The Effective Executive…“There is nothing exalted about being an effective executive. There are surely higher goals for a man’s life. But only because the goal is so modest can we hope to achieve it; that is to have the large number of effective executives mo...
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By Anonymous Mar 17 2008

Conversations That Matter

 Hi Guys One area in which I have been exploring with myself and  groups over the last 18 monts or so is the impact of the right conversations in the creation of change, culture and impact. A question that has stimulated some great discussion is: Think about conversations that take place i...
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By Anonymous Mar 17 2008

Coaching Directs

I was over on the Manager Tools website and listened to a podcast on the importance of coaching direct reports. The hosts explain some of the reasons managers seem to have an aversion toward coaching. They dispel the myth that it takes a tremendous amount of time. According to them, all it takes is...
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By Kate Moor Mar 16 2008

Follow The Wise.....

He who knows not and knows not he knows not, he is a fool - shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not, he is simple - teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows, he is asleep - awaken him. He who knows and knows that he knows, he is wise - follow him. Arabia
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By Kate Moor Mar 16 2008

Spiritual Leadership

More and more people are speaking out about the importance of change; the importance of taking into account the impact we have on our environment, decreasing our reliance on (and use of) fossil fuels, stopping the rape of our earths’ other natural resources and the impact we as a result have on our...
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By David Straker Mar 15 2008

Changing Minds Group: The different kinds of Followership and how they help define Leadership

The nature of leadership can perhaps be best understood by turning the coin over and studying followership. Why do people follow leaders? If we can understand this, then we will be a long way down the road to creating those followers and hence becoming an effective leader. People don't just...
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By David Straker Mar 15 2008

Useful Websites: TED and RSA

http://www.ted.com/ Brilliant set of lecture videos from the annual TED conference, including many from well known folks, such as Bezos, Branson, Dawkins, Goleman, etc. Also try the RSA site:http://www.rsa.org.uk/ Check out the lectures -- many are also available after as podcasts. :D
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By Phil Dourado Mar 15 2008

Book Club: True North, by Bill George

This review is now part of the Hub Book Club which you can view here » 60 Second Summary Leadership is about what makes you different; there is no perfect model of a leader Stop trying to act like a leader; think ‘leadership’ not ‘leader’ There are five dimensions of authentic leadership: Purpose;...