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10.31.09

LeadershipNow 140: October 2009 Compilation

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twitter Here are a selection of tweets from October 2009:
  • Effective crisis leadership is really imagining a future that brings you beyond the status quo ~Ron Dufresne, St Joseph’s Univ
  • We're Governed by Callous Children http://bit.ly/3GerXd
  • RT @hulmevision: “People in distress will sometimes prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not” | Neil Postman
  • RT @MargieMcKinney: "The secret of being boring is to say everything." ~Voltaire
  • In order to lead and influence others, we have to be available and intentional in our relationships. ~Becky Robinson @LeaderTalk
  • http://bit.ly/M7vli Discussing definitions of leadership not any good unless it affects the way you do your job.
  • RT @hulmevision: Rehabilitating Stalin http://bit.ly/pHZ0r
  • On the pain involved in most change: There is no fruit that is not bitter before it is ripe. ~Publilius Syrus (85-43 BC)
  • For a short-term fix, fear based leadership wins out every time.
  • RT @HarvardBiz: Don't Let Your Strength Become Your Weakness http://bit.ly/3uC7pE
  • Taboo or not taboo? Some new office guidelines http://ow.ly/ub1w
  • Generational differences have to do with life stages, not date of birth http://ow.ly/ub0k
  • Spouse Test: Before you submit a proposal ask your spouse to read it. If they can’t make sense of it, rewrite it. http://ow.ly/uaOR
  • My Nobel Prize for Leadership would recognize individuals who have unquestionable moral authority, says Alan Webber http://bit.ly/EtkkZ
  • RT @stevefarber: The Best Advice Ive Ever Gotten #1 - http://ow.ly/15UvJF // Good read. "Assume he was right and go from there."
  • Overconfidence: When leaders stop listening to the advice of others.
  • RT @hulmevision: Lights make light not noise—unless they are defective. // What kind of an example are you?
  • Sometimes the greatest act of courage and show of character is the willingness to change.
  • What kind of person do you need to become for you to be the leader you need to be?
  • As a leader, sometimes you need to change; sometimes you need to be changed.
  • How to compete in an upside down world: Leading managers do not wait for crises to concentrate their minds http://bit.ly/OJrrI
  • The upside of anger http://bit.ly/CL3cB
  • Strengths become weaknesses: We need tough, strong, confident leaders. But how can we prevent them from spiral. http://bit.ly/3wZmL7
  • “Every age has its own outlook,” wrote CS Lewis. Tradition must have a voice but not a veto.
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Posted by Michael McKinney at 11:25 PM
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