Leadership and… Language: Business Leadership and the Words We Choose
October 20, 2010 1 Comment
Business Leadership and the Words We Choose
Words can change relationships. Words can be used to create a shared future within the organization. The words we choose as business people are an important representation of our leadership.
Focusing on Organizational Success
Here is a very nice SunMicrosystems report about how a leader’s language helps and hinders organizational success.
Focusing on the Positive and Inclusive
How is the outcome different when we say “but” compared to when we say “and?”
The Language of Leadership: The Power of “And” preilly.wordpress.com
Adapting to Shifting Cultural Norms and Terminology
The New Language of Leadership by Neil Cassie at management-issues.com
Seeing Organizations as Systems
Systems Thinking as a Language AppliedSystemsThinking.com
Linda Fisher Thornton is Owner of Leading in Context LLC, providing Tools for Ethical Leadership in a Complex Interconnected Workplace. She teaches “Strategic Thinking for Leaders” and “Leadership, Conflict Management and Group Dynamics” as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Leadership for the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies.