New Leaders —
The First 100 Days
issue offers five important articles for the new leader, focusing on the
priorities and skills needed in the first few months of tenure in a new
position. Share it with leaders at all levels as they begin a new
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The CEO in Transition: The First 100 Days and Other Survival Patterns
- James E. Lukaszewski shares some advice for thriving (and surviving)
in a revolving-door world. You’ll appreciate his memo to the CEO with
the first-day expectations people have for the CEO.
From Doing To Being: A New leader’s Checklist
- Marcia Dorfman provides a handy checklist for the new leader — what to
focus on now, what later.
Transition Meetings: Pathway to
Productivity - Gilmore Crosby reviews the essentials of a method
used by the Navy to make transitions successful.. His list of
questions for the meeting is a handy tool.
Help New Leaders Build Positive
Relationships - Marsha Hughes Rease and Beverly Sieford suggest
that new leaders should plan for some important conversations to get
things moving. Here are some things to ask about and talk about.
The Critical Cs — Building Trust in the
First 100 Days - Cindy Phillips offers nine Cs to focus on and six
ways to use them during that important first period for a new leader.
Leadership in a New Century -
This issue focuses on leadership
models. It is the second of two collections dedicated to leadership in
the 21st century.
The new century comes at a period of great change -
new technologies, new globalization, new priorities, new structures. With so
many of the fundamentals in flux we thought it appropriate to ask our
authors to discuss the models they believe are relevant as organizations
enter the 21st century.
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The Secret of Great Leaders .-
This is a secret that isn’t new,
but it’s one Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller want you to know; its one
you can use.
Aligning Strengths Through Appreciative Inquiry - Nancy Stetson
reviews the way leaders and managers use appreciative methods, and
there are many. She adds a book review on a powerful new concept
— Appreciative Intelligence.
Attention Density: New Big Thing? - David Rock and Jeffrey
Schwartz outline a powerful tool for influencing behavior, and indeed,
the way we think. Based in neuroscience and quantum physics, it could
change the way we lead.
A Facilitative Leader - Steve Davis has a set of behaviors that
always make a difference for leaders. In addition, his FACT list
offers a useful summary of facilitation.
Sponsoring Success in Virtual Teams - Teams and their leaders
need the support of an executive sponsor to succeed in a global
business environment. Jeremy Lurey offers suggestions that can help.
From Heroic to Collaborative Leadership - Collective/collaborative leadership is coming on strong. Don Mroz
presents the drivers and the skills it takes to make it work.
Business Priorities for Sustainable Success - For greater
business success, lead based on the business priorities and critical
issues. Mary Lippitt reviews the critical success factors.
Developing Leaders in a New Century -
For leaders, and for those who select, coach
and develop them, the world is new in so many ways — new technologies,
new globalization, new priorities, new structures. So we’ve asked some
of those who are working to develop the next generation of leaders to
share some methods and ideas that they find are effective in this new
world. We open with an article describing a complete program that
combines a number of new and classic methods. Then you’ll find articles
that highlight some of the methods and leadership characteristics that
are being emphasized today: inclusion, appreciative inquiry,
sustainability. And we close with an overview of the state of the art in
leadership development methods.
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Training Tomorrow’s Leaders
Jerry Garfield reviews the results of a new program for leader
that had a profound impact on a group of nonprofit executives
Coaching Leaders Play to Their Strengths
Andrea Sigetich tells readers that leaders
can get a lot more value from leveraging their strengths than from
spending time and resources becoming “well rounded.”
Teaching Leaders to Fish -
Jerry Straks describes the road to helping clients learn leadership
practices that last—the six “P”s of sustainability.
Developing Constructive Leader Impact - Robert Cooke and Linda Sharkey point out that leaders
can have a positive, constructive impact on the people around them.
Rob and Linda have research with 3,900 US managers to prove it.
Unique Competencies For a Unique Company - Canyon Ranch wanted
competencies that reflected their unique culture. Kathy Miller and
Leslie Hunt report on their approach to developing their client’s
The New Leader—From Telling
to Asking - Judith Glaser, the author of The DNA of Leadership
describes one of the important attributes of the effective leader —
the ability to get people to speak up.
What’s New in Leadership Development? - Arthur Lerner describes how they’re doing it in the
best leadership development programs. Arthur offers an overview of
what’s new, and what’s still true.
Leading Organizational Change -
collection, six authors provide important strategies for leading change in
any organization. Share these four articles with partners in change
management to help develop a consistent philosophy and style. Share them
with clients to help clients understand their part in the change process.
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Surely We Can Do Better Than This - Why do organizational changes so often fail?
Chris Edgelow reviews the ways consultants may contribute to change
failure and offers seven strategies for doing better.
Organizational Change, Managers Can
Help - Paula Griffin reviews the results of research on what
managers can do that will make a difference
Lead Change With a Leadership Network - Want
change to really happen and really stick? Work with a network of
leaders. Jeff Evans and Chuck Schaefer, authors of Ten Tasks of
Change, tell you how.
Managing in a New World -
this collection, six authors offer perspectives on management issues in an
information economy populated by a new breed of worker. Share these insights
with any leader who is working to improve the way they, and their
organization, manage the people of the new millennium.
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Leadership Challenge - Hank Karp did some research
on what motivates Generation X. There were some surprises.
Change Manager as Battle Captain - A special message for managers.
Ed Hampton shows you how to adapt advice from the battlefield.
Employee Recognition: An Alternative - Kenny Moore has learned a
lot from his recognition experiment Does your staff
help you do the
Reducing Wear and Tear on Your Staff
- Jeannie Stahl's suggestions will be welcome.