17072_tac Delegation Mind Map

Leadership and Delegation: When Navy SEALs Lose Momentum

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Scal­ing is impos­si­ble with­out del­e­ga­tion. On the oth­er hand, del­e­gat­ing to smart, capa­ble peo­ple can be intim­i­dat­ing and make you feel out of con­trol. But if you can ignore the details while focus­ing on the goal of every busi­ness func­tion, you can effec­tive­ly del­e­gate. As an added bonus, you’ll be able to learn from them, […]

You Can't Outsource Leadership

How to Lead a Change Agent

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Change agents run into prob­lems when they bring pow­er­ful vision and hope into an inse­cure com­pa­ny. When they arrive, lead­ers can feel as though their cul­ture and goal, maybe even their posi­tion and author­i­ty, are threat­ened. But the answer isn’t to give up. Instead, find out how to turn a change agent from your per­son­al […]

Mini Mind Maps decision to serve

Servant-leadership: The Decision to Serve

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Ser­­vant-lead­­er­­ship is the counter-intu­i­tive way to build prof­itable rela­tion­ships with the peo­ple who mat­ter most. But most peo­ple don’t know what it is. So let’s cut through the quick-fix and get to what makes it so chal­leng­ing. Everyone’s a Leader These Days Every­one seems to think they’re a leader. The term has almost entire­ly lost […]

Leadership and Nerve Visual

Episode 12 // 5 Words that Will Destroy Your Leadership

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The func­tion of a leader with­in any insti­tu­tion: to pro­vide that reg­u­la­tion with­in his or her non-anx­ious, self-defined pres­ence.” -Edwin Fried­man Edwin Fried­man, in his book “A Fail­ure of Nerve: Lead­er­ship in the age of the quick fix,” lists 5 words that will sab­o­tage your healthy orga­ni­za­tion: sen­si­tiv­i­ty, empa­thy, con­sen­sus, trust and togeth­er­ness. Find out […]

Brand Thinking Should Lead All Marketing Efforts

Episode 10 // Why Brand Thinking Must Lead All Marketing Efforts

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Mar­ket­ing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the sto­ries you tell.” -Seth Godin Brand­ing isn’t just logo, look and feel. It’s the heart of the busi­ness. It hap­pens when the busi­ness knows itself well enough to keep a promise. But they don’t keep every promise the indus­try makes, but just the […]

Solitude & Leadership

Episode 9 // Solitude and Leadership

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If you want oth­ers to fol­low, learn to be alone with your thoughts.” -William Dere­siewicz Find­ing your­self has a bad con­no­ta­tion. We think it means being unfo­cused. But it’s real­ly the oppo­site. Espe­cial­ly for brands. How will we rec­og­nize tyran­ny? How will we avoid being anoth­er Enron? Brands must be led from the inside…always cul­ti­vate […]