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Attributes & Skills for Leading for Results

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Leading for Results, Skills for Leading for Results|

In their book, The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results, Hougaard and Carter highlight three leadership attributes that are essential for engaging their people in producing desired results: Mindfulness Selflessness Compassion Read More: The mind of the Leader, How to Lead yourself, your people and your organization for extraordinary results Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman point to the following traits that support both employee engagement and accomplishment of results at the same time: Communicates clear strategy and direction Inspires and motivates Establishes stretch goals Has high integrity and inspires trust [...]

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Ulrich, et al’s Results-Based Leadership

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to Leading for Results, Leading for Results|

Ulrich, Zenger and Smallwood argue that it isn’t enough to gauge leaders by their personal traits, attributes and values. Effective leaders know how to connect those attributes with leadership results. They stress the outcomes of leadership as they build leaders throughout the organization focusing on both attributes and results. They continually ask what is required for achieving results and repeatedly tell stories about getting results. Their “Results-Based Leadership Formula” is:  “Effective Leadership = Attributes x Results.”  They offer four criteria to determine whether managers are focused on achieving results: Balanced:  results balance the major dimensions of the organization (employees, [...]

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Leading for Results: The Person-Role-System Framework (2015)

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to Leading for Results, Leading for Results|

Learn how leaders can use the Person-Role-System Framework to work toward results for children and families, understanding the boundaries of their roles and authority. This video is part of a series on Results Count™, the Casey Foundation’s unique approach and tools for leadership development.  Sparks Leading For Results In his book, Leading For Results: Transforming Teaching, Learning and Relationships in Schools, Dennis Sparks invites leaders to change themselves in order to change their organizations. He takes the reader through a series of thirty-seven steps in a four-part process that aims for transformation through: Clarity and creation; Interpersonal influence; A [...]

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Bragar’s Five Practices to Use in Leading For Results

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to Leading for Results, Leading for Results|

In her book, Leading for Results: Five Practices to Use in Your Personal and Professional Life, Joan Bragar discusses the following five practices and how to apply them to the personal challenge of a lifetime: Practice 1:  Knowing Your Purpose Practice 2:  Envisioning a Better Future Practice 3:  Clarifying Your Challenge Practice 4:  Aligning Your Stakeholders Practice 5:  Learning and Adapting to Change Bragar also provides a personal Leading for Results Checklist in the book. Suggested Reading:

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