One of the reasons meetings become such wastes of time and money is that leaders, managers, and meeting facilitators repeatedly fail to frame the context. Another is that leaders and managers dominate the conversation and fail to assume a sincere listening posture.
The Organizational Development Muse
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How does one lead without micromanaging, most especially when there is such high risk of liability/failure/ethical compromise? What distinction can be drawn, really, between that of Management and Leadership, when it comes to function?
The shoreline of the Mediterranean sea can be seen from the right side of the jet I’m riding in as I write this. It is beautiful, even from this height.
For this and several future posts, we are excerpting the recently released e-book The Selfless Leader. Here are some excerpts from Dan Busby, ECFA President's Chapter. Click here for an excerpt from Mark L. Vincent's contribution.
A recent interaction with some executive leadership students thinking with me in sessions I'm privileged to facilitate with Christian Leadership Alliance provoked the following thoughts:
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Here is a recent exchange with my class I'm currently teaching for CLA's Online Academy regarding executive leadership (FYI - the next round of classes are about to start!). It is brief but I thought it worthy of a larger audience.
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