Happy New Year 2010!

Happy New Year 2010!

Linked 2 Leadership welcomes the New Year with a new set of topics on which we will be blogging in 2010. Some of the topics from 2009 remain so popular that we are keeping them around with the addition of some new timely topics for the new year.

We look forward to serving you and welcome your comments!

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Linked 2 Leadership has created a site that is our Leadership Collaboratory Blogazine. Imagine a “virtual year-long leadership development conference” where members and interested readers can come to read and participate in 12 related topics that we have selected for the 2010 season.

Our goal is to create ongoing conversations with readers around these topics so that interested readers can learn at a pace that works for them.

L2L has over 11,000+ members on LinkedIn who are interested in Leadership Development, Organizational Health, and Personal & Professional Growth. We have expert contributors who will be blogging on these topics.

Are you an expert in one or more of these topics and want to contribute? Apply here.

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L2L Blogazine Topics 2010

Leading Change:

This L2L Blog Topic helps anyone who has to lead with the difficult task of dealing with change within an organization when things get shaky. The goal of this blog topic is to help leaders and organizations map out and implement best practices for their teams by helping create strategies and solutions that help equip leaders be more effective with their people and their teams during turbulent times.

Leading in Today’s Economy:

This L2L Blog Topic provides a forum for discussing how to lead people and teams effectively through tough or changing economic times when people are uncertain about their futures. The goal of this blog topic is to give key insights for leader to better deal with the effects of downsizing, layoffs, or ominous financial forecasts that put emotional pressures on people within organizations.

Coaching Corner:

This L2L Blog Topic provides practical advice for coaching individuals and teams toward personal and professional excellence. The goal of this blog topic is to equip leaders with practical advice, tips, and methodologies that will free them from their past behavioral patterns that cause stunted growth and recalibrate them to increase their levels of personal leadership effectiveness.

Leadership Lessons Learned:

This L2L Blog Topic highlights areas of personal leadership stories where hard lessons were learned from past mistakes and new formulas for success were created to promote better outcomes. The goal of this blog topic is to understand past incidences of problematic failures where leadership mistakes turned to leadership fortune when the proper mindsets and formulas were implemented in new situations.

Work-Life Balance:

This L2L Blog Topic provides recipes for maneuvering the fulcrum in your work/life balance so that you can maintain a healthy equilibrium between oft-competing objections. The goal of this blog topic is help provide tactical advice on achieving a sense of accomplishment, reward, and satisfaction in what you do in your daily routines so that you can work toward a life of meaningful existence.

Organizational Health:

This L2L Blog Topic provides a forum for discussing all the components that lead to a healthy, thriving, and growing organization. The goal of this blog topic is to provide the information, best practices, and warnings for occupational hazards that help keep organizations “green and growing” and not dead or dying.

Conflict Management:

This L2L Blog Topic highlights effective ways for leaders to work through conflicts that occur between people, departments, and levels of management. The goal of this blog topic is provide a plan for identifying, discussing, and honoring personal values of individual contributors so that they function most effectively and efficiently by strong connections to organizational values and goals.

Practical Steps to Influence:

This L2L Blog Topic provides an easy-to-read roadmap for achieving higher levels of influence with people so that you can create greater value for your goals with your team. The goal of this blog topic is to increase efficiencies in the team behaviors that add much to the bottom line of the objectives that your team serves.

Professional Development:

This L2L Blog Topic gives practical advice on growing your career to newer heights by understanding who you are, where you are, and where you are going. The goal of this blog topic is to uncover and direct your strengths, passions, and values so that you can direct your greatest energies toward the greatest good to help achieve optimum performance and results in your life and in the lives of others.

Servant Leadership:

This L2L Blog Topic highlights areas of opportunity for leaders to create a culture of servant leadership where they work. The goal of this blog topic is to promote a spirit of abundance and minimize a spirit of scarcity when it comes to growing organizational strength from a top-down giving mindset.

Team Building Leadership:

This L2L Blog Topic provides practical hands-on tips for leading teams of people within an organization to keep things moving toward a shared objective. The goal of this blog topic is to encourage, equip, and enable leaders and their teams with ways to improve moral, motivation, and selfless behaviors so that personal and professional objectives can be achieved in a dynamic working environment.

Leading & Developing Other Leaders:

This L2L Blog Topic highlights areas of opportunity for leaders to create a culture that fosters a leader-coach mentality to help individuals and teams reach their leadership potential. The goal of this blog topic is to promote tools and practices that show leaders how to grow the people around them so that everybody increases their level of influence.

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One response to “Happy New Year 2010!

  1. I found this website and I fell in love [ not sure how I bumped into ]. Anyway, just love the content and the discussion. Keep up a good work

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