21st Century Leadership - Prologue


A number of people inside and outside Scrum.org collaborated with me in 2018 and early 2019, to talk about 21st-century executive leadership. 21st-century executive leadership, what to stop doing . For executives and for change agents who deal with executives in large contexts.

Motherhood and Leadership


You taught me vision, tenacity, servant leadership, giving autonomy, empathy, and vulnerability. My mother was the first person who showed me unconditional love. My mother gave me direction and supported me along whatever journey or passion I was chasing. She picked me up when I fell.

6 Defining Values of a Leadership Culture

N2Growth Blog

Twelve years after launching culture change consulting services, I am finally sitting down to write about six defining values of a leadership culture. No surprise that all six values rise and fall on leadership. I was already delivering strategic planning, sales and marketing strategy and leadership recruiting services, all of which helped grow organizations, but the culture cog was missing. Here are six leadership values that impact culture: Leadership Cares.

Agile Leadership — A Brief Overview of Concepts and Ideas


TL; DR: Agile Leadership. I recently started aggregating my notes, links, and references related to agile leadership to understand better what it — in the context of an agile transition — may look like. Let’s examine some favorite ideas and concepts around agile leadership.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

How to build leadership support for a culture of experimentation, no matter how mature your organization is. If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data.

Easy Button Leadership (EBL)

Nathan Magnuson

In my book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise , I wrote that leaders make life easier, less complicated and more fun for those around them. Here are some of the ways you can employ Easy Button Leadership (or, EBL for short) for the leaders you serve.

11 Inspiring Leadership Secrets from Bonsai

Let's Grow Leaders

As I’ve studied bonsai, I realized there are many leadership secrets available for leaders who want […]. The post 11 Inspiring Leadership Secrets from Bonsai appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. A mature bonsai tree commands attention.

The Qualities of Leadership


The post The Qualities of Leadership appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

Servant Leadership at Vistaprint

Agile Alliance

I met with them along with Serena Godfrey (who the report was about) and some members of her leadership team. Earlier in the day, Serena and three members of her leadership team — Bryan Stewart, Nigel Thomas, and Randy Malcom — were … Continued. At Agile2018, I had a conversation with experience report authors David Grabel and David Reichert.

The Journey of Servant Leadership: Iron Sharpens Iron

N2Growth Blog

Each day I reflecting upon the journey of servant leadership , what I now define as “relational leadership”. You will find that the premise with every leadership book is the attempt to improve yourself or your organization to achieve higher levels of performance.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process.

The Hidden Leadership Problem with Passion

Let's Grow Leaders

One problem with passion is that it’s no substitute for good leadership Passion is good. The post The Hidden Leadership Problem with Passion appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. You want team members who love their work and serve their customers with passion.

Leadership and Digital Transformation

N2Growth Blog

The post Leadership and Digital Transformation appeared first on The Executive Hub. Digital Transformation Innovation Leadership Strategy Technology CEO CEO Coach Digital digital transformation leadership Mike Myatt N2growth

The Last Step In The Journey To Leadership Greatness

Terry Starbucker

Great leadership demands exuberance. Of all the feedback I would get from my leadership experiences, my most fulfilling comments were the ones along the lines of “ you really inspired me with your energy and enthusiasm “. Great leadership demands exuberance. Leadership

Following Leadership’s Qs

Strategy Driven

Before starting as CFO, I repeatedly scanned through my leadership qualities, considering how I would present myself to my new colleagues. After serving in a variety of leadership roles over the last two decades, I still have a lot to learn. What makes a good leader?

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Roy Osherove, the author of Elastic Leadership, is going to provide some answers that come from his experience seeing this across many different organizations. And the answers focus on leadership. Which leadership styles are most effective for each mode.

Leadership?—?Succession Planning and Philanthropy


I have spoken countless times on leadership, organizational change, and innovation, but never exclusively on Cerebral Palsy. I have been fortunate enough to have a successful career as a change agent. I leverage my experience of navigating the world with Cerebral Palsy?—?a

The Best Leadership Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

The post The Best Leadership Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Is there a best leadership culture? Podcast Culture leadership management podcastYou hear so much about the power of culture – so what is culture exactly?

The Exciting Leadership Results of Trying Something New

Let's Grow Leaders

The post The Exciting Leadership Results of Trying Something New appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. confident humility courageous cultures courage FOSU innovation leadership managementWhen was the last time you tried something new? Last week I did something that scared me.

Leadership & History

N2Growth Blog

Earlier this week we launched a new project: The History of Leadership. Since history has been recorded, so have great lessons in leadership. The ultimate test of leadership has always been, and will always be, whether or not it can endure the test of time.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

period of time when leadership doesn’t see it as a priority. to creep in, such as: • Will my leadership team welcome my idea? to point two, is that leadership needs to encourage and reinforce the. be as simple as quarterly Q&A town halls with leadership where employees.

Leadership Inspirations – First Impressions

Strategy Driven

Leadership Inspirations business quote first impressions inspirational quote leadership quote saint jerome strategydriven“Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool has been dyed purple, who can restore it to its previous whiteness.”

Leadership Inspirations – The Beginning

Strategy Driven

Leadership Inspirations business quote inspirational quote leadership quote strategydriven“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” ” Plato (428 – 348 BC). Classical Greek philosopher and Founder of the Academy in Athens.

The Leadership Dance

N2Growth Blog

Not everyone will respond to your leadership. Leadership is a human endeavor and humans have choices. The same is true in leadership. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. No matter how good you are, there will be skeptics.

Social Media for Better Leadership and Learning


Leadership in a connected world is a complex sport. When the complexity around us increases, we need more connected leadership that is constantly making sense of evolving patterns, thinking and mindset. 12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future.

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

Leadership Unchained Interview with Sara Canaday

Let's Grow Leaders

The world has changed – has your leadership changed with it? Join me for an interview with Sara Canaday where we discuss conventional leadership wisdom that hurts you – and what to do instead. We dive into her latest book, Leadership Unchained, where […].

Leadership Inspirations – Planning

Strategy Driven

Leadership Inspirations buisness quote inspirational quote leadership quote strategydriven“You can never plan the future by the past.” ” Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797). Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher.

Leadership & Curiosity

N2Growth Blog

I’m curious… Innovation Leadership Success Uncategorized Curiosity Leadership and Curiosity Mike Myatt N2growthBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Have you ever noticed how the best leaders also tend to be the most curious leaders?

Leadership Redemption

Women on Business

Leadership Management We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

5 Telltale Signs of Fear-Based Leadership

Strategy Driven

When fear-based leadership reigns, work environments turn toxic, permeated by anxiety and urgency. Business Politics Practices Bill Treasurer business management Executive Coach Leadership Coach Leadership Qualities Leadership Skills strategydrivenFear is bad for business.

Leadership & Perception

N2Growth Blog

Communications Leadership Leadership and Perception Mike Myatt N2growth Perception Percepton MattersBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Does perception matter? We’ve all heard the saying “perception is reality,” but is it true?

Twisted Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Never in the history of mankind has there been a greater need for leadership and yet there is a massive shortage. Leadership is taught in universities and courses by intellectual ‘fu – k – wits’ who talk a good game, but don’t play. Today’s model by and large teaches about leadership with fancy theories. Why should leadership be any different? What’s needed is a new paradigm for leadership performance that enables personal transformation to actually be a leader.

The Leadership Skill No One Talks About

Let's Grow Leaders

The Secret to Transform Your Culture or Results is One Often-Ignored Leadership Skill “I’m so frustrated,” Martin, the Senior Vice President of a rapidly-growing communication hardware company serving the United States, leaned back in his chair and blew a heavy sigh past […].

Leadership Challenge

N2Growth Blog

What if you could improve your leadership effectiveness in only 5 days? Well, I have a 5 day leadership challenge for you which will do just exactly that – You in? The bad news is unhealthy relationships are in fact a reflection of your leadership ability.

Leadership & Courage

N2Growth Blog

So much so, that leadership absent courage is nothing short of a farce. Leadership Courage Leadership and Courage Mike Myatt N2growthBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Courage is a trait possessed by all great leaders.