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December 16, 2016

Weekly Round-Up: Leadership a Passing Phenomenon?, Language of Leadership, Make 2017 a Success, Servant Leadership, & 2017 Work Trends Leaders Can’t Ignore

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.


This week you’ll read articles on the concept of leadership—is it a passing phenomenon?, the language of leadership, the mindset needed to make 2017 a success, 12 ways servant leaders serve others, and 5 work trends leader can’t ignore in 2017. These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you. 

  • Is Leadership a Passing Phenomenon?
    By Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizez (@SkipPrichard), Skip Prichard

    “It is in vogue now to lecture, write and debate the subject of leadership. I claim it is a passing phenomenon, like the concepts of administration, executive action and management were before it …”
  • How To Lead Through The Language Of Leadership
    By Eric Jacobson (@EricJacobsonKC ), Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership

    “Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership. And, by language of leadership, he means using language that clearly and powerfully brings ideas to life for the audience …”
  • This Is the Mindset You Need to Make 2017 a Success
    By Alli Polin (@AlliPolin) Break the Frame

    “Legs shaking, body tense and fighting through the pain; it’s an incredibly satisfying feeling to push yourself to your limit. In fact, it’s rare that people explore the edges of their capabilities. When was the last time you found your breaking point and celebrated it?…”
  • 5 Work Trends Leaders Can't Afford To Ignore In 2017
    By Meghan M. Biro (@MeghanMBiro in @Forbes), Forbes

    “2017 is shaping up to be a bumpy one for the world of work. Should we recalibrate and reallocate or stay the course? The strategies we take may carry us smoothly over some of the coming speed bumps. But we may be surprised by where some of the blind spots are …”

What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

—David Grossman



To help inspire you to communicate better and with quiet courage we polled our network and gathered 52 of our favorite inspirational quotes on communication and compiled them into this poster. 


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