9 Entrepreneur Leadership Principles Worth Practicing

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs feel they have innate leadership talents, but struggle with how to nurture these abilities and measure their effectiveness. Since I believe that a large part of leadership is personal confidence and initiative, I was drawn to a classic leadership book by Robert S.

6 Key Leadership Habits Required For Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting and building a company is all about leadership – formulating an idea, building a unique plan based on vision and experience, and forging a path over and through all obstacles. Here are some key conclusions: See leadership is a learned behavior, not a character trait.

An Old Style Of Leadership Is Winning In New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups provide leadership in the market. Entrepreneurs provide leadership to their startup. There are many styles of leadership, like dictatorial, laissez-faire, and democratic. What is servant leadership? new venture relationships servant leadership startups

6 Leadership Insights To Inspire New Venture Founders

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting and building a company is all about leadership – formulating an idea, building a unique plan based on vision and experience, and forging a path over and through all obstacles. Here are some key conclusions: See leadership is a learned behavior, not a character trait.

Leveraging Leadership Styles As An Entrepreneur

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by Kevin Abdulrahman, author of “ The Book On Winning The Game Of Life “ There are a number of different leadership styles that entrepreneurs employ successfully, and by understanding some of the more useful styles, you can become a better leader and a better business person.

Smart Entrepreneurs Favor People-Centric Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus I believe that business leaders and entrepreneurs need to focus first on people leadership, rather than process leadership. Process leadership focuses on repeatability and efficiency only. entrepreneur Mike Diamond people-centric priority process-centric

5 Phases of Leadership Growth Lead To Company Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Most of you aspiring entrepreneurs have no idea how dramatically your own role has to evolve as you develop a solution, start a business, and expect it to scale into a successful self-managed company. All teams must be motivated and engaged by your leadership and mentoring.

Soulful Leadership: Reimagining Leadership’s Purpose

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by Dr. Gaurav Bhalla, CEO of Knowledge Kinetics and author of “ Awakening a Leader’s Soul: Learnings Through Immortal Poems “ New times require new narratives… and leadership is no exception. Leadership is about action; leaders are hired to do something.

5 Barriers To Wise Delegation In Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

It seems inherent in the mind of most first-time entrepreneurs that it was their idea, and they must do all the work themselves to make it happen. I saw this challenge highlighted well in a new book, “ Leadership Skills that Inspire Incredible Results ,” by Fred Halstead.

Why the Future for Entrepreneurs is Organizational Leadership

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurs often focus on developing innovative ideas and creating startups. However, organizational leadership is a key skill that every entrepreneur needs to manage a successful company that grows over time. What Is Organizational Leadership?

9 Entrepreneur Skills Which Drive Team Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups provide business leadership with new products, services, and new revenue models, but leadership startups can only be built by entrepreneurs who are leaders themselves, and incent leadership in the team around them.

5 Inertia Traps To Avoid In Your Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

From his leadership consulting with a host of companies, clunky and innovative, he explains why owners and executives fall into traps of inertia and he details the critical pragmatic leadership skills needed to regain the required momentum.

Leadership and Mental Health

Feld Thoughts

Jerry Colonna and I are having a fireside chat and Q&A about leadership and mental health on Tuesday, June 28th at 3pm at The Josef Korbel School for International Studies. It is being co-hosted by Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network and DU’s Project X-ite. The post Leadership and Mental Health appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

5 Cs Of Servant Leadership

YoungUpstarts

by Vijay Eswaran, author of “ Two Minutes from the Abyss: 11 Pillars of Life Management “ Leadership is not about telling people what to do. Servant leadership means different things to different people. They had leadership thrust upon them.

7 Leadership Metaphors To Motivate Business Leaders

Startup Professionals Musings

The hard part is providing the leadership required to align and motivate all the constituents and players – from engineers, to investors, vendors, and ultimately customers. Great entrepreneurs are not just idea people and then managers, they are extraordinary leaders.

How To Mentor Millennials Into Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

As a partially-retired baby-boomer in business, I’ve spent much of the last few years mentoring aspiring millennial entrepreneurs, and I’m always looking for more insights into how to help them. business leadership coaching danita bye mentoring millennials

6 Strategies To Optimize Self-Leadership For Business

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience as an advisor and mentor to entrepreneurs in business, one of the biggest failures I see is a lack of self-leadership. I define self-leadership as the capacity to set direction and make decisions, to positively drive your own performance.

Entrepreneur Leadership Today Demands A Human Focus

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs assume that success is dependent on their product expertise, coupled with some knowledge of how to run a business. Successful entrepreneurs today must practice human-centered leadership to compete and win. entrepreneur startup

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10 Leadership Elements That Maximize Business Value

Startup Professionals Musings

The key elements of leadership in a company, both individual and organizational, are less tangible, but very critical in setting a market value for investment, acquisition, or going public. In the investment community, these leadership elements are often called “goodwill.”

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Full of fascinating first-hand accounts of being an entrepreneur and innovator. The post Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall I have the great honor of being asked to contribute to a new book, just released, Secret No More!

10 Behaviors That Highlight Your Leadership Ability

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my years of experience as a new business advisor, I always find leadership to be more important to business success than any new technology or innovative solution. The challenge is to adequately define leadership in terms of everyday activities.

6 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Hone Leadership Skills

Startup Professionals Musings

Almost every entrepreneur starts their journey by developing a solution, based on their knowledge of a new technology or required service. As pointed out in a recent book by leadership expert Herminia Ibarra, very few people are born knowing how to “ Act Like A Leader, Think Like A Leader.”

How To Enhance Innate Business Leadership Abilities

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs feel they have innate leadership talents, but struggle with how to nurture these abilities and measure their effectiveness. Since I believe that a large part of leadership is personal confidence and initiative, I was drawn to a recent leadership book by Robert S.

7 Leadership Lessons From Successful Immigrants

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience as a business advisor and angel investor these days, I seem to more frequently hear from entrepreneurs and business owners with “can’t-fail” or “get-rich-quick” ideas. Brian Buffini entrepreneur immigrants leadership startup success

Leadership Mistakes Plague Every Startup Founder

Startup Professionals Musings

Even entrepreneurs who have built many startups, or sold their last one for millions of dollars, know they make occasional people leadership mistakes. These questions should all be contemplated and understood by every entrepreneur and startup founder, starting on day one of their quest.

Few Entrepreneurs Achieve Extreme Leadership Status

Startup Professionals Musings

By definition, most entrepreneurs are thought leaders. Most entrepreneurs are not both. How do we prove to ourselves (and to others) that we are really exercising extreme leadership? Many entrepreneurs who are great thought leaders are unwilling to listen and network.

7 Ways To Demonstrate Leadership In A Business Crisis

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs who can keep their cool under fire are the long-term winners I look for as an experienced angel investor. In fact, the best will probably tell you that entrepreneur struggles are the best leadership teachers in the long run.

Recognizing and Reducing Fear Makes Leadership Work

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet I see this approach used all too often by new entrepreneurs, most of whom are not natural tyrants, but who are fighting to mask their own internal fears and insecurities about starting a business. business entrepreneur laurie cure leadership by fear recognizing fear

10 New Leadership Attributes Drive Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. There will always be the need for decisive leadership, particularly in times of crisis, so I’m not suggesting total democracy. Leadership is fluid and bend-able.

Nine Principles of Leadership for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Smart entrepreneurs always balance the risk with facts, when they have them, rather than their gut. Good entrepreneurs don’t want to be seen as perfect, and they have to be seen as willing to accept the fact that “the buck stops here.”

5 Engagement Principles Now Drive Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

The days of leadership without engagement are gone. Soon you won’t be able to name a business as one of your favorites if you can’t personally visualize and relate to company leadership. engagement principles entrepreneur Steven Goldstein

How Leadership Styles Evolve To Match Business Stages

Startup Professionals Musings

By Ernst Gemassmer, Chairman, Startup Professionals As a retired executive I now reflect on my own leadership styles in different situations during my extensive career. I have concluded that leadership styles must be in line with the ‘life cycle’ of companies, as discussed below.

Entrepreneurial Leadership Can Save Any Business

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the realities of being an entrepreneur is that you have to keep learning and changing to survive. Thus everyone has to make sure they are focusing on what is important, and making leadership decisions to save the business. That is what business leadership is all about.

Leadership Is From Experience, Mentoring and Failure

Startup Professionals Musings

A single visionary entrepreneur almost always is the initial implementer of an innovative new venture, but that lone entrepreneur doesn’t have the bandwidth to grow the business alone. That’s a big transition, and many entrepreneurs never make it.

7 Leadership Principles To Get You From Smart To Wise

Startup Professionals Musings

Most of the entrepreneurs I have met are smart, but many are not always wise. Wise entrepreneurs are sensitive to the context they operate in and fine-tune their actions accordingly, while continuing to serve their higher purpose. entrepreneur leadership Prasad Kaipa smart to wise

8 Keys To Effective Team Leadership In Startups Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Yes, it takes a leader (entrepreneur), but you can’t do it alone, without a team. The responsibility for leadership rests on you as the founder or CEO, and your leadership style. This rarely happens with total control leadership.

Developing Leadership Skills: What You Need to Know

Startup Professionals Musings

The bridge from talking to knowing to doing is all about leadership, confidence, and initiative. I found a good summary of the dynamics behind personal business leadership, and how to get there, in a recent book “ Leadership Rigor! ”

7 Leadership Behaviors Startups Must Never Tolerate

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, leadership is best demonstrated while not in a position of authority, and is a skill that must be sharpened every day of your life. Most experts agree that leadership, as perceived by people around you, is more about behavior than it is about specific skills or knowledge.

3 Qualities Of Effective Leadership In The Modern Workplace

YoungUpstarts

by Gary Douglas, author of “ How To Become Money “ Throughout the twentieth century, authoritarianism was the most common (and seemingly most effective) form of workplace leadership. Above all, effective modern leadership is about empowerment.

Many Great Entrepreneurs Use Servant Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups provide leadership in the market. Entrepreneurs provide leadership to their startup. There are many styles of leadership, like dictatorial, bureaucratic, and democratic. What is servant leadership?

Are You Guilty Of These 5 Leadership Mistakes?

YFS Magazine

Here is a look at five leadership obstacles I've encountered as an entrepreneur and how I overcame them. Lead leadership personal development

What is Your Entrepreneurial Leadership Potential?

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs inherently understand that they have to be the initial leader of their startup, but often they don’t have the experience or the training to know where their leadership competencies lie, or how to build a leadership team. That’s intelligent leadership.

9 Keys To Maximizing Your Business Leadership Impact

Startup Professionals Musings

In that context, I just finished a new book, “ Leadership Material ,” by Diana Jones, containing a wealth of insights, compelling stories, and examples taken directly from her coaching sessions with current business leaders. diana jones entrepreneur leader leadership material messages