More Social Leadership v. More Social Systems

The Simple Shift

A leader changing her/his behavior to a model of for more openness & transparency is just an invitation to others, a suggestion, it only creates an option for people to follow: “Do or don’t either way, life goes on.” However, changing the systems (management, recognition, KM, decision-making, etc) that people operate within creates a new requirement […]. community

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Social Leadership: Encourage, Support or Model? Pick One.

The Simple Shift

Three ways leadership can advance social in their organization are through encouragement, support, or modeling. Let’s say if you have to have leadership pick only one, which would it be? leadership Social networks social platformsI’d argue it’s modeling. Here’s why. By the very connotation of the word, Leader, Leaders lead the way. They go first. They don’t direct, they […].

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3 Psychological Barriers to Leadership Buy-in

The Simple Shift

One battle those in the enterprise social space continue to fight is the battle for leadership buy-in. learned helplessness Social Learning cognitive Dissonance ESn leadership Learned Helplessness Psychology social networkingI was reminded of this by two articles I read recently, one by Andrew Gerkens in his recent “The real reasons senior leaders won’t use your ESN” and the other by Rich Millington of Feverbee who wrote in […].

Learning Rebel Book Review: The Social Leadership Handbook by Julian Stodd

Learning Rebels

I didn’t need to think twice, the choice was easy – The Social Leadership Handbook, by Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook , Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook via Julian Stodd. Secondly, I knew from my experiences of reading Julian’s work, this would be a book that would take leadership to a new level reflecting the social age that we are in today. Welcome to the social age.”. Regarding Social Age ….

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Behaviors Sabotaging Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

Although recently are you noticing any change in your leadership qualities and can observe a change in your impact on the people working under you in your team? The top most important thing is to know your habits or behavior which can affect your leadership abilities and duties. If you don’t know the root cause behind the downfall in your leadership skills then you would not be able to solve it either. Featured Featured Posts Leadership

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

What Leadership Style is Right for Your Industry?

KnowledgeCity

Have you ever had a manager who seemed to have the perfect leadership style for the job? While some leaders may naturally fit in perfectly to their industry, more often than not good leaders have had to adapt their natural leadership styles to best suit their profession. What is leadership? Leadership is a wide-ranging concept, but at its core, it is ultimately the ability to influence others. There are now more than a dozen different, recognized styles of leadership.

Hierarchical Leadership vs. Networked Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

Harold Jarche, in his blog , talks about the differences between a hierarchy and a networked organization and how that affects leadership. He writes: It takes different leadership to increase collaboration and support social learning in the workplace. Leadership is the key, not technology. Most of our leadership practices come from a command and control military legacy that have been adopted by the business world for the past century.

The Future of Leadership Development in the Digital Age

Infopro Learning

Here are just a few of the questions we must answer when developing leaders for the future: What is the implication of the current business climate for leadership at all levels? We have a call to action to prepare our emerging talent to take on leadership positions at every level of our organizations. Changes in the generations are fueling our call to action because of the limited time people have today to stay in leadership positions within a stable business climate.

How to Future-proof Your Business with Leadership Training

Tesseract Learning

To survive in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business environment, business enterprises need managers with leadership skills and organizational capabilities that are different from those that helped them get so far. Start Leadership Training Early On.

How to Model Great Leadership in Tough Times

Avilar

Building Great Leadership in Tough Times. How can you model great leadership in tough times? Leadership in tough times means coming up with new ways of operating. . Business continuity plans didn’t address social distancing, virtual meetings, and working from home.

What is Organizational Social Design?

The Simple Shift

6 years ago, shortly after I turned in my resignation to move on to a larger leadership role, the COO of my company called me to his office in an effort to convince me to stay. Connectivism Organizational Design Social Learning Social network #OSD #OD #socialbusinessAt the end, when he knew I wanted to move on, he asked me a question I never saw […].

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Tackling the Quality Leadership Challenge

CLO Magazine

Companies throughout the world feel the pressing need for more effective global leadership. In short, they do not have current leadership or the bench strength to meet future business needs. One way for learning leaders to help close this gap is to include more women more quickly in leadership roles. According to the Mercer study, “Leadership competencies are often more closely aligned with the relative strengths of men than women.”

Tips to Promote Diversity in Leadership Development Programs

Infopro Learning

For the 21st century workplace, if you are still wondering why promoting diversity should be a priority within your leadership and development programs , the answer is quite simple and clearly evident through validated research. But according to the Harvard Business Review , 78% of employees said they work at organizations that lack diversity in leadership positions. Thus, it is fairly evident that promoting diversity through your leadership programs is crucial to success.

Learning, Leadership & Other Lessons

InSync Training

Blended learning Trends Social LearningATD International Conference and Exposition 2016 Recap. Greetings from Denver, Colorado! I have the great privilege of representing InSync Training at the Association for Talent Development’s annual International Conference and Exposition. Each year this event brings together the best and the brightest in the learning and development field – over 10,000 L&D practitioners travel from across the globe to continue their professional development.

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The business of leadership requires love

CLO Magazine

How do you start writing an article about leadership and love? And yet here I sit attempting to explain that if you don’t love your people, you probably shouldn’t be in the business of leadership. I would’ve said something like, “Leadership isn’t about love. Leadership is about results.” Our entire species is wired for social interaction and for the development of friendships and affections. Talent Management leadership relationships

Leaders are what they do; not what they say

ID Mentors

Just peruse a few Leadership Training programs and chances are that you will notice the following topics: Leadership Definition, Leadership Styles, Goal Setting, Performance Planning, and skills such as, Delegation, Negotiation, Time Management, Budgeting, Coaching and Communication. In short, most leadership training programs oscillate between two extremes – they are either about process-driven transactions in the workplace OR about changing the organization/landscape/world.

Burnout & Leadership Development

Abilitie

Burnout is a leadership development opportunity. Often, part of the job of leadership development professionals is justifying to other stakeholders in the business why it makes sense to invest real dollars in skillsets like “EQ” and “strategic thinking.” This is where experiential leadership development comes in. Invest in leadership development that gives participants actual practice communicating expectations. Experiential Learning Leadership Development

Servant Leadership: The Humble Leader

eLearning Industry

Social Learning Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Professional Development Soft SkillsIQ might mean you are clever, but without a high EQ, you can never become an effective leader. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

When It Comes to Leadership, Macrolearning Matters

CLO Magazine

But if you ask CEOs about their top human capital concern, many point to something much harder to define and develop — soft skills like leadership, creativity and adaptability. Leadership in particular looms large; according to McKinsey & Co. , companies say they’ve lost international business opportunities because they lack global leadership capacity, despite spending a collective $14 billion annually on leadership development.

The Cart & Horse of Org Social

The Simple Shift

Company A has [insert any social platform name here]. Company B has [insert any social platform name here]. Must be leadership, right? Culture Social Business social platformsThey have these amazing participation metrics and results. They have the opposite. Must be that company B is not doing the same adoption activities, right? Must be the culture, right? I’m not going […].

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

CLO Magazine

However, research shows that the small number of women who have risen to top positions in business often possess leadership traits quite different from those associated with successful men. Traditionally, in the business world, men have been given what social psychologists describe as broad “stylistic latitude” to operate as leaders using formal power, position and authority. Our language is replete with phrases that reinforce the maleness of power and leadership.

#C2Xmas Day 20 – Introduction to Leadership (mobile course)

Jane Hart

The Introduction to Leadership mobile course provides an introduction to the role of a leader in business and principles of effective leadership. INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP. Social learningDay 20 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here – a daily treat in the form of a learning resource. Qualt offers free mobile courses in internationally recognised professional qualifications. Anytime, anywhere.

Leadership for Complexity

Clark Quinn

The other meme from the retreat event last weekend was the notion of leadership for complexity. A few of us decided to workshop a topic around performance, leadership, and technology. What’s needed is leadership that can lead the organization to be able to leverage complexity for success. social strategyWe realized technology was only a means to an end, and the real issue was how to move organizations to optimal performance (e.g. the Coherent Organization ).

Flippancy: The Biggest Threat To Enterprise Social Today

The Simple Shift

For years many have lamented that rigid hierarchies, silos and knowledge is power beliefs were the greatest barrier to social success in organizations. Rightfully so, as many of us in this space of social advocacy answered the tough questions that stemmed from fear and pushed through those that saw it as folly and/or a passing fad. […].

4 Leadership Myths Holding You Back

KnowledgeCity

Compounding this issue is the sheer enormity of conflicting information out there from books, articles and other resources, many of which perpetuate leadership myths that could be leading you astray from your goals and objectives. Consequently, tuning out the perpetual noise and distractions advocating these leadership myths is more important than ever. Simply sidestepping these leadership myths can go a long way toward helping you develop into the leader you are striving to be.

Millennial Leadership Development: Building the Business Case & Getting Started

Absorb LMS

Many of them have ascended to leadership positions and are helping to define company direction, culture and strategic goals, but not all of them feel fully prepared. L&D professionals must build the business case for new leadership development by highlighting the needs of millennials and where their company’s current learning strategy and learning management system can be improved. Leadership development has to be continually assessed and refined.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! Insanely easy to use , effortless and an expression platform are words that will surely lead you to experiment with the social method of learning. For, colleagues, experts and others can be tapped in a way that was not possible before the advent of social learning! These are now perceived as mature technologies that are centric to social learning.

The Social Enterprise: A New Paradigm for Business Leadership

CLO Magazine

Over the past few years we’ve seen an enormous change in the political and social landscape. HR can help CEOs and other leaders communicate and act in a “citizenship” way, including asking socially focused questions, the answers to which could have business implications. ” There are now frequent examples of companies addressing social issues that lead to a specific business action.

Empowering Millennials Through Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

To attract and retain employees who bring new perspectives, we’ve implemented specific digital strategies for talent acquisition, training and leadership development. Additionally, Epicor’s LMS is integrated with a social platform, opening up the opportunities for collaboration learning. Social media has all of us — millennials in particular — conditioned to instant recognition.

The Heart of Organizational Social: Middle Management

The Simple Shift

The two things you’ll often hear given as a advice about where to start your expansion of organizational social is 1. ESN leadership #ESN #socialbusiness #managementGet the leaders (c-suite) on board and/or 2. focus on the workers and the work itself (grassroots). There is certainly truth that each of these groups being engaged is important but it can be […]. enterprise 2.0

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Self-Awareness: The Ladder to Leadership Success

CLO Magazine

Without self-awareness, ongoing introspection and social insight, we miss key opportunities for improvement, whether in addressing areas of particular challenge or in capitalizing on strengths. The same can be said for leadership. There is also a loss to companies in the form of social and innovation capital as individuals who leave take their ideas and talents with them. Changing the Culture and the Pathway to Leadership. Get leadership walking the walk.

The Importance of Inspirational Leadership

CLO Magazine

It is a world in which one employee can threaten a century-old brand’s reputation with one social media post, and a management team will be challenged to articulate its viewpoint on the issues of the day, often the next crisis hasn’t even been imagined. In a world in which the power to elevate or undermine organizations increasingly rests in the individual employees’ hands, the primary goal for leadership development is simple: Enable workers to make wise decisions on their own.

Learning Organization is Culture, Processes, and Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having a search engine, online payment processing, or social networking capability was a competitive advantage only a short time ago. Garvin and Edmonson go on to talk about the “three building blocks” of organizational learning: 1) environment; 2) work processes; and 3) leadership. And by “leadership” they mean what top level leaders do to support, encourage, and remove barriers to learning and performance improvement.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The usual culprits are the hapless organizational culture closely followed by hierarchy and leadership lethargy. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? As global warming and other environmental and social challenges have emerged, they blame previous generations for neglecting or exacerbating those problems. The Internet explosion, social media, and smartphones defined an “always on” connectivity hat as the norm for this generation. Which Key Leadership Competencies Must Millennial Managers Develop?

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