Leadership

The Communication Blog

Leading Questions about Leadership. What is leadership? Though questions like these are asked over and over again, many of us remain confused about leadership’s nature and our own potential for leadership. For example, where do you stand when it comes to answering this question: Can we all exercise leadership, or is it reserved only for those “special” persons at an organization’s top?

Servant leadership in a restaurant

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

An example of servant leadership happened in a restaurant last night. Leadership & Management leadershipMy wife and I were enjoying a meal in a local restaurant. We were not enjoying our drinks, because even though we had repeatedly asked for them, the drinks failed to arrive. A waitress, Jade, who was working another table saw that we were having a problem. When we told her she went off to the bar, spoke to the barman and came back immediately with our drinks.

6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings

Speaking Freely

Story Telling is a powerful way to open up presentations, leadership messages and meetings of all kinds. The post 6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Telling the right story produces astonishing results for you as a speaker and leader. If you’re not sure what a story is, it’s just what happened.

2018 131

Leadership

Pivotal Public Speaking

quotations leadershipIf your actions inspire other to learn more, dream more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – Quincy Adams.

Leadership Communication Lessons… from a Teenager

Matt Eventoff

Jonathan McCoy has great leadership communication intangibles and the lessons we can learn from his presentation are as valid as ever: Jonathan McCoy is eleven years old. It has been well over a year since this was first published, and there have been numerous requests to re-post it.

Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course

Speaking Freely

Introducing a Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course who want to learn to exude more gravitas in […]. The post Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills.

Conversational Leadership: A Baker's Dozen

The Communication Blog

Throughout the communication literature there is much research, theory, and discussion on small group leadership. There are even textbooks in group and team leadership. But, there’s little on conversational leadership. What does a conversational member do that results in attaining leadership? The conversational leader maintains leadership by ignoring turn-requesting cues. This helps maintain one’s leadership position.

Some Business and Leadership Lessons from Downton Abbey

The Presenter's Blog

Following on from our recent Downton Abbey article , here is a guest-post from Broc Edwards over at the Fool With A Plan leadership blog. Tips From The Top Broc Edwards business change Downton Abbey fool with a plan FutureNow leadership

Leadership Styles

The Communication Blog

11.08.2009 Leadership Styles Here is an interesting discussion of leadership--perhaps a view that business students in communication courses will relate to more than the traditional systems we use in small group courses. Categories: leadership , styles of leadership 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Why Public Speaking is Important for Leadership

SketchBubble

When we think about leadership, we usually picture political leaders who stand at podiums rallying crowds to support their causes; or athletes who spur their team to push their limits and try harder; or executives who develop strategies to help their colleagues edge out the competition.

2017 89

Persuasive Presenting: 3 Strategies for More Effective Leadership

Presentation Guru

We can concentrate so much on how we present our business to the outside world, but a key part of leadership is how we mobilise our teams (often multidisciplinary) to act towards a common goal.

2018 61

Celebrating Voices of Leadership with The Bright Side of Life

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Back on June 27 I spent a delightful and instructive day helping judge emerging speakers at Sahar Kordahi’s Bright Side of Life Voices of Leadership day. Interview I caught up with Sahar & Pam after the event and asked them to share the background to the Voices of Leadership.

2013 219

Goodbye, Leadership Communications Roundtable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I am withdrawing from membership from the LinkedIn Leadership Communications Roundtabl e.    Yes, I have grown from the digital conversations with fellow members. And I will regret losing access to that interaction. There is so much speechwriting talent in the community.

Obstacles to Exuding Gravitas & Leadership Presence

Speaking Freely

Briefly, I’ll mention what leadership presence or gravitas means. The post Obstacles to Exuding Gravitas & Leadership Presence appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills Obstacles to exuding the quality of gravitas are some of the greatest psychological barriers that leaders and emerging leaders must conquer. It is giving weight or importance to anything you say or do. Gravitas is the highest octave of self-confidence.

2016 122

Thought Leadership: Welch Watch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are myriad ways of assessing thought leadership. Jack Welch is the former head of GE. In April 2015, he published "The Real Life M.B.A." " On Amazon.com , it is ranked 3,190. 52 customers have contributed reviews. Peter Thiel is a venture capitalist.

Thought Leadership - Culture Issues Dominate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, more clients for ghostwriting services are requesting thought leadership content about corporate culture. The lawsuit is: Irving Fireman's Relief & Retirement Fund v. Uber Technologies Inc.

Facebook - No Longer Symbol of Cool Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On CNBC , Matt Rosoff presents exactly that scenario for the one-time model of cool leadership. And, given the rush of Facebook executives, including the number-one Mark Zuckerberg, to sell their stock, leadership seems very aware that the end could be near.

2018 52

Thought Leadership - So 20th Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thought leadership seems so last century. Not thought leadership. His game is not about thought leadership. Often, there will be a slot on their websites marked "thought leadership."

Interview: Frauke Schorr - Centered Leadership Coach

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Centered Leadership Frauke Schorr Pro-Track Profile

Leadership Communications - The Look

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, Steve Jobs made the black turtleneck his leadership uniform.   That look of leadership, for both males and females, is a critical part of the continuum of leadership communications.

Leadership, Employees, Disruption - Broken Trust

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media are quoting AOL leadership, such as head Tim Armstrong. The message is that content houses such as Huffington Post are safe. Here are typical quotes in The Wall Street Journal.

2015 65

Leadership Communications - The Pause

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the streaming of the Tech Crunch Disrupt conference the new leadership in the U.S. In the usual 18-minute TED Talk there is plenty of thought-leadership material. But Has The Pause, introduced in public speaking by television anchor Walter Cronkite , gone out of style?

Leadership Communications - Say Goodbye

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When the leadership departs, there's an announcement. We human beings are hardwired to get attached. So, when our leaders leave, for whatever reason, we tend to experience a hole in our professional lives and even in our everyday mundane affairs. Large organizations know that.

Leadership Communications - Cut Complexity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The superheroes in current leadership communications are those who invest the mental energy into simplifying. Everyone knows. What they know is that complexity is a con. The goal of that scam is to convince others that they should buy your points of view, products or services.

Leadership and Effective Communications

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Vince Molinaro is rocking the leadership world with some very provocative ideas about how leadership involves both a community and a contract and how leaders need to join up and sign up before they are ready to lead.    Here's the link to the blog about my 4 steps to effective leadership communications, but don't stop there:  [link]. There's a new blogger on the scene, and he was kind enough to blog about my book Trust Me. 

White Papers & Thought Leadership - 6 Must-Dos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thought leadership has returned. More and more brandname businesses and consultants are positioning and packaging themselves as thought leaders. A growing platform for how they are doing that is through the  white paper. 

2017 52

Interview: Frauke Schorr - Centered Leadership Coach

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Centered Leadership Frauke Schorr Pro-Track Profile

Interview: Frauke Schorr - Centered Leadership Coach

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Centered Leadership Frauke Schorr Pro-Track Profile

Heroic Leadership - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Prediction: There will be case studies on Turner's kind of leadership. On Friday, Texas Law SB4 is scheduled to go into effect. Essentially it's all about  Show Me Your Papers.    Of course, the undocumented in the Houston Metro area are frightened.

Leadership Communications - Lessons From Mariam al-Mansouri

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When al-Mansouri talks about her leadership of a fighter squadron, she frames that totally in terms of service. Her looks are striking. But leaders already know they will go further and have more influence if they are attractive.

2014 87

Leadership - Role Mark Zuckerberg Must Embrace, To Save Himself, Facebook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, leadership has not been one of them. Mark Zuckerberg has many talents. At least not in the classic understanding of the concept: Knowing the right things to do. Management is about doing those right things right.).

2018 56

Famous Speech Friday: Gwen Ifill on politics, policy & leadership

The Eloquent Woman

In " Politics, Policy and the Reality of Leadership " she is funny, serious, frank and inspirational. For example, she uses her own biography as a segue into speaking about leadership, which then opens into a larger discussion of women's leadership in politics.

2017 76

Nancy Pelosi - Leadership in House in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

House minority leadership. The Drudge Report is making hay of the confusion and fear after the Republican win in the special election in Georgia. This evening's Drudge headline is that the knives are out for U.S. House Minority leader progressive Nancy Pelosi.

2017 52

Thought Leadership - Jack Welch v. Peter Thiel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thought leadership is a competitive enterprise. Welch does not seem to have the same elite status in thought leadership as does Thiel. Former head of GE, Jack Welch, published a new book in April 2015. It's "The Real Life M.B.A."

2015 65

Thought Leadership - Developing Niche Expertise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ambitious look at those thought leaders delivering TED Talks, attending the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, being paid six figures for keynote addresses at trade associations, and charging three figures for consulting fees.

2015 65

Drudge Report - America Wants Strong Leadership, Exit Polls Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a neutral photo of Hillary and a headline that Americans want strong leadership. However, what leadership is has always been ambiguous. It's actually election day. And the Drudge Report isn't skipping a beat.

2016 74

Thought Leadership & Trump Effect - 5 Must-Dos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The iconoclastic rhetoric of Donald Trump has changed leadership communications. Showmanship in leadership presentations isn't new, either. Right now, thought leadership has to contain entertainment.

2017 52

Toastmasters Friday: Whattya Mean You're Going Into Leadership?

Speak and Deliver

So what business do I have going into the leadership track now? So how can I take a leadership position? Also, let me be clear, I don't disagree that Toastmasters teaches leadership. I believe leadership springs from our longtime strength - communication.

Women in Leadership & Business Conference 2012

Executive Speech Coach

How to Deliver Superior Presentations: Attend the Women in Leadership & Business Conference to hear George Torok speak - Monday April 16. superior presentations leadership speech business presentations

2012 56

Leadership Communications - It's the Angle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An example of leadership communications at its most effective is the recent commentary by Henry Kissinger. Leaders who resonate on podiums, in opinion-editorials in The New York Times, books, and in motivating employees develop angles.

2014 56

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - 21st Century Template for Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The analysis of leadership is back.   The style of leadership experts on the subject should be taking a long look at is that of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.   Even leadership on a mini basis - the family - can be a messy matter.

2017 52

Top Ten Scott Walker Leadership Lessons for Barack Obama and Liberals

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized leadership lessons liberals obama sdcott walker

Thought Leadership Back - 6 Tips to Change Culture Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's is one of the major reasons that thought leadership is back. " The providers of that thought leadership are even willing to give us executive communications pros time to describe their unique approaches to business challenges. The economy has improved.

2017 52