April 24, 2014

SoundWaves – 5 Keys to Being a Great Storyteller

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Followership is NOT a Bad Word

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Video — The Importance of Team Alignment

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The Beacon Newsletter

No One Leads All the Time: A Series on the Power of Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] “It’s amazing how much can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.” – John Wooden [Author’s Note: This is Part Two in our series on the challenges of 21st century communication. Part One can be found here, and subsequent installments will be shared via TheBeaconBlog.org] Leading [...]

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Stanley McChrystal: Blurring the Lines between Leadership and Followership

[ Volume XII, Issue 1 ] In this issue of The Beacon we challenge your assumptions on leadership and followership. We challenge the notion that leaders and leadership are always the most valuable part of the equation, and that followers and followership are always less valuable. We contend that every organization needs good leaders and [...]

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  • A Simple Tip to Simplify Your Slides April 23, 2014
    Over the last month, we have spent nearly every day in workshops with some of our top clients. And in every single one, the concept of terrible PowerPoint slides came up. Everyone wants to know how to make their slides simpler. Everyone wants to have a “Steve Jobs” level of simplicity with their slides. But […]
  • Teach Them to Fly, Part 2: Instilling Confidence and Courage April 21, 2014
    A little more than a year ago, I wrote a short post here about the importance of instilling confidence in the people around you. I used a vignette about my son to make the point — a little story about how he was still young enough to not care about what other people thought. And […]
  • Things People Never Say, Part 2 April 17, 2014
    We just concluded a long stretch of workshops with several clients, and regardless of company or industry, a few things remain intensely clear to us. You’ll never regret clarity and simplicity in your communication. People will never tell you “that was too clear,” or “you got to the point too quickly,” or “your message was […]