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A personal blog sharing ideas and observations on start-ups, the vc industry, technology, and life.

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The Leadership Challenge

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:27:35 PST

Reading Kouzes and Posner's The Leadership Challenge. I enjoyed the Practices of Leadership and Commitment to making overcoming the Leadership challenge.5 Practices of Leadershipmodel the wayinspire a shared visionchallenge the processenable others to actencourage the heartCommitmentClarifying values by finding  your voice and affirming shared idealsSet the example by aligning actions with shared valuesEnvision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilitiesEnlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirationsSearch for opportunities by seizing the initiative and by looking outward for innovative ways to improveFoster collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationshipsStrengthen others by increasing self-determination and developing competenceRecognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellenceCelebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community[...]