Here is a fresh 5 for this final day in February. The topics include forgotten women leaders in history, how to collaborate, leadership legacy, questioning leadership and ways you might be sabotaging your leadership. Be challenged.
50 Years After I’m Gone Just this past week I had the privilege of hearing D.A.Horton speak. He is fiery, grounded, biblical leader and communicator. I also was able to meet him personally and interact briefly. I was also struck by his humility and sensitivity. I think he is a rising leader worth getting to know. This post is from his blog and written back in December. It provides a good window into his heart on leadership and what he hopes to accomplish.
3 Lessons on How to Promote Successful Collaborations “One of the benefits I garner through my work are opportunities to collaborate with different groups and individuals. Through these collaborations, I not only get the chance to learn and understand different perspectives, but to discover new ways to work with people who have different approaches to guide things forward.” Tanveer Nasser, whom I have highlighted several times before, provides some great insight to collaborative work. This is essential in the 21st century for every leader.
The Most Amazing Female Leaders That History Books Forgot This is a really cool infographic from the Linked2Leadership blog. There are 10 women portrayed who have had great influence–that you might not know about.
5 Questions Leaders Should Ask Themselves “Leadership isn’t without pitfalls. We can easily find ourselves in compromising situations or making bad decisions. This happens when we stop asking ourselves vital questions. Questions that look deep into our motives and propel us in the proper direction. When leaders ask questions of themselves, they’re able to look within. And every leader could use a little more of this introspection.” These 5 questions give us a good daily diagnostic on our leadership lives–from Joseph Lalonde.
10 Belief Triggers That Sabotage Success “Some of our inner beliefs can trigger failure before it happens. They sabotage change by cancelling its possibility! Discover how to recognize these sabotaging beliefs and learn what you can do about them.” This coms from Marshall Goldsmith on his personal blog.
There are the 5 for this final week of February. Here’s to hoping that we are about done with snow and cold weather. May March bring the colors of spring.