We recently added Cohort Three members of the Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership Program to participate and post on this blog site. We look forward to your thoughts and perspectives, and general organizational leadership musings! Enjoy!
This article touches upon some things in our Ed.D. program. Emotional Intelligence being one of them.
With high success rates in your personal careers, does the team around you come along for the ride? It is important to show that you have others’ best interests at heart, you will become less likely to hoard credit and dismiss team contributions, thus reducing your chances of being perceived as a threat.
As a leader, we must realize that vulnerability is not a weakness. In reality, vulnerability is a strength. We all have vulnerability, even leaders. The greatest leaders have the self-awareness to recognize this fact and that showing their vulnerability is a sign of courage and strength. I found an interesting article about vulnerability that I found to be very insightful. http://www.smartbrief.com/original/2017/04/power-leadership-vulnerability?utm_source=brief
I was forwarded an insightful article by my professor, Dr. Sharp. Achi & Berger states, “Moving from “managing the probable” to “leading the possible” requires us to address challenges in a fundamentally different way.”. As I read the article, I thought of a main concept of disruption. Am I willing to be uncomfortable in order to achieve? Enjoy the article. http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/delighting-in-the-possible?cid=soc-web
What a thought provoking quote from one of the great leaders of our time. How do you weigh the risks in your workplace? Do you feel comfortable inaction has already set in? If so, why did that happen and how can you take steps to change it?
As a leader, knowing what leadership style, or a combination of several styles, is most effective allows focus on how to best motivate your team to follow your lead—or to get back in line when they’ve lost their way. Attached is a an article, “Who You Are Is How You Lead” that I currently read and thought it was insightful. https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/Who-You-Are-Is-How-You-Lead