Oracles Global Leadership Summit

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They heard me compliment a couple like Cognizant Community for its focus on thought leadership more. Last year Oracle’s events team invited me to describe some of the better events I had been to (and that I blogged about here). Industry Commentary

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[Infographic] Essential Business Leadership Characteristics

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To lead a company in a profitable direction, executives must master some essential business leadership competencies. Global leaders agree these six characteristics are the most important: ( 2 ). Enhanced collaboration is at the core of effective leadership.

5 Phases of Leadership Growth Lead To Company Success

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I found that role validated and highlighted in a new book, “ Scale or Fail ,” by Allison Maslan, who has built ten successful companies from the ground up, and consulted with many more in her current role as founder and CEO of Pinnacle Global Network.

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 Critical Skills That Every Global Leader Must Have

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Global leadership helps to manage a business globally irrespective of how different the culture and economic systems work. Global leaders should take advantage of the video conferencing software for PCs to enhance their communication level.

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Colorado Global EIR 2017 Applications

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The 2017 applications for the Colorado Global EIR are now open through April 15, 2017. The Colorado Global EIR program is a way for experienced international entrepreneurs to receive an H-1B visa, allowing them to work in Boulder. In their spare time, we encourage GEiR (Global Entrepreneurs in Residence) to either establish their existing company, create and launch a new company, co-found a new company or join a local startup here in Boulder.

Servant Leadership In Action

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by Ken Blanchard, author of the best selling “ The New One Minute Manager ” and the new “ Servant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results “ To me, servant leadership is the only way to guarantee great relationships and great results.

How To Mentor Millennials Into Business Leadership

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Millennials need our coaching and mentoring to build confidence, to improve how they handle business relationships, tackle new responsibilities, and handle leadership roles. business leadership coaching danita bye mentoring millennials

Leadership is More Than a Memo

Steve Blank

While Silicon Valley has grown to have global influence, in many ways the cultural leadership from the venture community has dramatically shrunk in the last decade. But I remember just being mesmerized by this lesson in implicit leadership unfolding before me.

6 Strategies To Optimize Self-Leadership For Business

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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.

7 Leadership Keys To Startup Survival

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Peter Sheahan, Founder and CEO of Karrikins Group , is known internationally for innovative business thinking and thought leadership. Having successfully grown his own global company, Peter has first-hand experience in the challenges of building a business in a volatile, disruptive world.

10 New Leadership Attributes Drive Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

I agree with Dr. Ardi’s writing, that most successful workplaces of the future need to adopt the following beta characteristics, and align themselves more with the beta leadership model: Do away with archaic command-and-control models. Leadership is fluid and bend-able.

A Quality Benchmark for Accelerators: The Global Accelerator Network

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When David Cohen and I came up with the idea for the Global Accelerator Network (GAN) in 2010, we counted roughly 100 accelerator programs around the US that were founded following the Techstars model. Today, the Global Accelerator Network is a worldwide organization of 52 accelerators located in over 60 cities around the world. We also review their leadership and mentor pool to ensure value.

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How Leadership Styles Evolve To Match Business Stages

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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.

5 Engagement Principles Now Drive Business Leadership

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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. Time is the enemy in today’s global marketplace.

3 Qualities Of Effective Leadership In The Modern Workplace

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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.

Welcome New York to the Global EIR Coalition

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Last week New York was the third state to create a program – called the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) – based on the construct of the Global Entrepreneur in Residence program. When we started the Global EIR Coalition last year, we knew that Massachusetts and Colorado would be straightforward since they were both in process (MA was done, CO was almost done.) The post Welcome New York to the Global EIR Coalition appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

The 25 Best Leadership Bloggers

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Anyone who has ever tried to lead people will tell you leadership is more like art than science. And as with art, perfecting the craft of leadership requires studying under a master. Too often we think of leadership as the sole purview of bosses and CEOs.

The Characteristics Of A Global Leader

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The context of global business is rapidly changing, and as Bob Bratt says, global business leaders need to be able to steer their company through uncertain and turbulent conditions. Strategic thinking that has a global reach. Qualities a Global Leader Needs.

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Calibrating Your Leadership GPS For The Era Of Hyper-Change

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Technology is connecting us globally in extremely direct and wide-ranging ways. We live in a diverse world and all in leadership positions need to come to terms with any biases that drive them to prejudge entire groups of people.

Responses to Negative Data: Four Senior Leadership Archetypes.

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Four Negative Data Leadership Archetypes. It flows down from the clear measurable goals, an empowered data organization, and a close and direct partnership with different leadership levels (VPs, Directors, Sr. One person who demonstrated Curious One behavior to me was the recently ex-Global CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman. I had an opportunity to spend time with him and his leadership team. The post Responses to Negative Data: Four Senior Leadership Archetypes.

Global Impact: Social Entrepreneurship Companies

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Since 2012, the company has received the highest possible score on the Global Impact Investment Rating System assessment of social and environmental impact. Blake Mycoskie visited Argentina in 2006 and saw children walking in the streets outside Buenos Aires without shoes.

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[Event] Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014

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The annual week-long global crowdsourcing conference will take place in Singapore on April 7-11, 2014, and will see an expanded lineup of events that will convene many of the luminaries from around the world who are shaping the future of the growing crowdsourcing movement.

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How To Deal With A Loose Cannon In A Leadership Position

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by Keith Martino , head of CMI and author of “ Expect Leadership “ His team calls him “Dangerous Dan” for good reason. Keith Martino is head of CMI, a global consultancy founded in 1999 that customizes leadership and sales development initiatives.

How One Woman’s Flat Tire Inspired A Global Trucking Movement

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by Keith Martino , head of CMI and author of “ Expect Leadership “. When her mother passed away near Ellen’s 19th birthday, Ellen picked up the leadership encouragement torch and drove forward. The sun baked down on the four door station wagon stalled on the side of the road.

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Colorado Global EIR Program – Applications Open for 2016

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Applications are open for the second group of Colorado Global Entrepreneurs in Residence. The Global Entrepreneurs in Residence (GEIR) Program brings international entrepreneurial talent to the CU-Boulder campus and community. If you aren’t familiar with the program, there is detailed information on the CU Boulder Global Entrepreneurs in Residence page and a detailed overview of the GEIR program. We currently have three Colorado Global EIRs.

4 Emotional Intelligence Skills To Transform Your Leadership Style

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author of “ The EQ Leader: Instilling Passion, Creating Shared Goals, and Building Meaningful Organizations through Emotional Intelligence “ In today’s work settings, many of the old-style hierarchal and authoritarian styles of leadership have become obsolete.

“Joinership” Is The New Leadership

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It’s no secret that most companies value leadership over just about anything else. However, in my experience, there’s another component more important than strong leadership — an element that rarely gets the spotlight, because it’s all about not stepping into the spotlight.

Roofing Exec by Day, Firefighter by Night – Joe’s Timely Leadership Lessons

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by Keith Martino , head of CMI and author of “ Expect Leadership “ Eddie scaled the catwalk, looked back and heard a loud boom. Joe brought a different style of leadership to bear. Thinking Aloud Keith Martino leadership leading people

Why Emotional Intelligence Will Become A Key Leadership Skill At Work

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The future of leadership is to step down from a pedestal, share their struggles, and connect. In 2012 she was announced as one of the Young Global Leaders by World Economic Forum and later that year named to be the chairwoman of the non-profit organisation Global Dignity.

Why the Practices Of Great Leadership Stay the Same As The World Changes Around Them

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by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, coauthors of “ The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations “ What do leaders do when they are performing at their best? We then published our findings in 1987 in the debut of The Leadership Challenge.

Sixteen Signs You May Be Practicing Cowardly Leadership

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by Mike Staver, author of “ Leadership Isn’t For Cowards: How to Drive Performance by Challenging People and Confronting Problems ” It’s a tricky time to be a leader. You don’t have to be an out-and-out coward to let fear impact your leadership.

Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business

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Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Molinaro is the global managing director of leadership transformation at Lee Hecht Harrison and is also a regular keynote speaker at conferences and corporate retreats.

How To Find Your Business Leadership Blind Spots

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I recently found some real insight on this subject in a new book by Robert Bruce Shaw, aptly named “ Leadership Blindspots.” In today’s global business world, you should assume that all your peers are smart and experienced, but have blind spots just like you.

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part I)

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Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “ No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age “, and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era.

41 Thought Leaders On Globalization And Leading Digital Talent

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The world has been undergoing a rapid pace of globalization especially in the past few decades, but what will its next phase be like? How would globalization impact on talent flow, particularly on highly mobile, digital-savvy yet picky professionals with the world as their oyster?

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[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part II)

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Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “ No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age “, and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era.

Here’s What President of textPlus @Nanea Reeves Has to Say on Leadership, Mgmt, Women in Tech

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Nanea Reeves has a storied career in senior leadership roles at technology companies. In our video we discussed leadership topics such as managing product and engineering teams, communication and company organization. Leadership Startup Lessons

All Moms Are Leading Women: A Mother’s Day Celebration Of Leadership Traits They Naturally Possess

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O’Reilly, PsyD, author of “ Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life “ It’s a great time to be a woman. Over the past few decades, the leadership torch has passed from one gender to the other. by Nancy D.

“What the Heck Is Wrong With My Leadership?”

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Viljakainen, author of “ No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age “ In 1998, I sold part of my company (which I had founded in 1986, when I was 13) to the Finnish IT services firm Tieto. But Tieto was growing rapidly and going global. by Pekka A.

Transcript of Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business

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Transcript of Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. John Jantsch: You know, leadership might be the hardest job for an entrepreneur. ” What exactly is a leadership contract?

Mark Attanasio, Toronto Executive and Hillcrest Merchant Partners Co-Founder Discusses Entrepreneurial Leadership, Venture Capital Investment

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He began his career as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and moved to National Bank Financial, where he worked for 11 years, first within the mergers and acquisitions group, and then as a director of global equity derivatives.

Dr. Liz Alexander on Thought Leadership

Life Beyond Code

Thought Leadership is one of my favorite topics. A “globalized hybrid,” she was born in Scotland, raised in England, has worked all over the world, and is now a US citizen. Like any other form of leadership, it comes as a consequence of others following you.