Kristian Gylling Olesen

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Transformational Leadership: Inspire and Motivate

Have you ever been in a group where someone took control of the situation by conveying a clear vision of the group's goals, a marked passion for the …

There Is a Gap Between Our Leadership vision and Our Impact On Those We Lead (Friction Source #4)

The final and perhaps most damaging source of friction and drag that may be destroying value in your organization, and exhausting you in the process; <b>there is a gap between our leadership vision and our impact on those we lead</b> (Originally introduced in this blog; "The Gap: How to Unintentionally …

Three key qualities of real leadership and how to get them

The term "leadership" is widely discussed and frequently used. Ironically, if I did a survey of 100 chief executives and asked them to define the word leadership, I would typically get a wide variety of definitions.<p>Some would say leadership is about inspiring others.<p>Some might say it's about …

Center for Creative Leadership

CCL research reveals the 13 most important leadership competencies for leading a large division in an organization. Find out where you can improve. …

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Embrace the Business Model That Threatens You

If your company is already well established and has smart management, it is likely that it will become a <i>hybrid</i> in the next ten years, blending its legacy business with a new business model that is rising to threaten it. Take Walmart, for example. After suffering several years of Amazon’s online …

How to get ahead in ... care home leadership

A national support programme for registered managers of adult care homes in England has been launched as the sector takes the next step in developing …

How To Download The Entire Google Fonts Catalog

Google’s massive collection of free and open-source fonts, Google Fonts, has grown in popularity since launching over two years ago. The quality of the typefaces available may vary greatly, but if you’re in search of new fonts, Google Fonts is still an excellent place to look.<p>Google has made the …

A New Brand Of Conservatives Is Challenging The Way We Think About Local Problems

Communitarian conservatives (frequently, though not always, traditionalist Catholics; Ross Douthat is a pretty good contemporary example) often criticize libertarian types for complicity in the "atomized individual" part of the destructive dynamic Nisbet was talking about, or, more practically, for …

How to Really Understand Someone Else’s Point of View

The most influential people strive for genuine buy in and commitment — they don’t rely on compliance techniques that only secure short-term persuasion. That was our conclusion after interviewing over 100 highly respected influences across many different industries and organizations for our recent …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

A Global Leader's Perspective On CEO Leadership: Part One

Too often, we read or hear leadership commentary from consultants, researchers, and academics, and less from global leaders. Based on an ongoing series of interviews, we will periodically offer global leaders’ inside vantage point in this column. We begin with Dr. Daniel Vasella, the 17-year …

The “Sandwich Approach” Undermines Your Feedback

Have you ever used the “sandwich approach” to give negative feedback to your direct reports? You sandwich the negative feedback between two pieces of positive feedback. It’s a common method, but the sandwich approach may be undermining both your feedback and your relationships with your direct …

Will Moneyball Analytics Kill Loyalty and Leadership?

Future potential matters (much) more than past performance. That’s the new quantitative consensus reshaping professional sports worldwide. After looking hard at the numbers and algorithms, the smartest — and richest — general managers and franchises have made up their collective minds: They’re not …

Boehner, pols: Young slur 'offensive'

Lawmakers from both parties — including House Speaker John Boehner — are criticizing Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) for using the term “wetback,” a racial slur often directed at Hispanic immigrants, particularly Mexicans.<p>Boehner (R-Ohio) said the incident called for an “immediate apology.”<p>“Congressman …

SENATE GOP PLANS FIRE DEPT. for 2014's Todd Akin moments -- Senate's immigration 'Gang of 8' heading toward deal announcement in early April -- Obama gun event in Denver area on Wed. -- March Madness

<b>ELECTION TECH -- Sunday WashPost “Outlook” section, “Could Google tilt a close election?” by Craig Timberg, who covers tech for The Post:</b> “Given the wealth of information available about Internet users, a search engine could ... tailor results for ... certain groups, based on location, age, income …

Meet the Press

Tech titans raise millions to enter the political arena: but what is it they want?

One day last month about 40 noisy protesters gathered outside the home of the Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in Palo Alto in California's …