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  • The Leadership Sweet Spot

    This is a little lesson in leadership for those of us who may lead a little too timidly or perhaps are apt to lead too aggressively or impulsively. There is […]

  • Would You Like Working For You?

    This episode of Audio Tidbits Podcast is mostly about leadership and leadership styles, but that sort of misses the point. As you listen, you will likely consider your leadership style. […]

  • Thinking About Leadership

    Keohane, Nannerl O. Thinking about Leadership. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. This is a large part of what leadership is all about: providing solutions to common problems or offering ideas […]

  • Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership

    This may be your best chance today to tap into your inner philosopher, if you find that an attractive option. Jaworski, Joseph, Introduction by Peter Senge. Synchronicity: The Inner Path […]

  • President Trump’s Leadership Style

    In this episode of Audio Tidbits Podcast I return to six leadership styles I shared with you in an earlier podcast. In this episode I discuss the leadership style of […]

  • Leadership at Your Fingertips

    Jacobsen, Ian. Leadership at Your Fingertips: Proven Ways to Handle Your Challenges. Los Altos: Westchester Publishing Company, 2003. When you hire, you hire a whole person. It is naive to […]

  • The Leader Quiz

    Are you a leader or striving to become a leader? If so, it is important to identify your leadership style and to be aware of why you prefer a particular […]

  • A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership

    Jackson, Brad and Ken Parry. A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, Ltd., 2008. You have some clear convictions about what […]

  • Personality and the Fate of Organizations

    Hogan, Robert. Personality and the Fate of Organizations. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2007. …all managerial jobs have one important feature in common: They help accomplish the work of […]

  • Feedback Can Be Dangerous

    Give people clear, frequent, and accurate feedback. This unusually complex strategy starts with being as quick to tell people what they have done right as you are to tell them […]

  • Leadership Comes Last

    This episode of the Audio Tidbits Podcast is an eight-minute lesson in leadership. It shows us that leadership comes last, always. Perhaps it might have been better named as the […]

  • On Mission and Leadership

    Hesselbein, Frances and Rob Johnston. On Mission and Leadership: A Leader to Leader Guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. Intellectual capital is an organization’s primary asset. Knowledge workers seek meaning and […]

  • Collaborative Intelligence

    Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it […]

  • Popular One Year Ago: Adaptive Leadership (013)

    This is the final section of the adaptive leadership series. Some may find it somewhat difficult to integrate into their leadership practice if they do not have the benefit of […]

  • True North

    George, Bill with Peter Sims. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007. True North is the internal compass that guides you successfully through life. It represents who […]

  • On Leadership

    Gardner, John W. On Leadership. First Free Press Paperback Edition. New York: The Free Press, 1993. Leadership is the process of persuasion or example by which an individual induces a […]

  • A Failure of Nerve

    Friedman, Edwin H. A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix. New York: Seabury Books, 2007. The more my perspective broadened, the more confirmed I became […]

  • Robert K. Greenleaf

    Frick, Don M, foreword by Peter M. Senge, & afterword by Larry C. Spears. Robert K. Greenleaf: A Life of Servant Leadership. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2004. Becoming a […]

  • Will You Take Your Turn At Success?

    If you’re sure that you will take your turn at success, our old friend Simon has a couple of important tips for you. Please listen. https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/content.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/TakeYourTurnAtSuccess.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

  • Greater Than Yourself

    Farber, Steve, foreword by Patrick Lencioni and Matthew Kelly. Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson of True Leadership. New York: Doubleday, 2009 …real leadership is not about calling yourself “leader;” […]

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