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Leadership Journeys – Mary Barra – Harnessing Kinetic Energy at General Motors

Spring 2016
Bob Rosen for IEDP
Since becoming CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra has been one of the world’s most-watched executives. We would like to share some observations about her management style as she works to build upon the success of the past two years.

Leadership Journeys – Dennis Nally – Viewing Change as Opportunity

Fall 2015
Bob Rosen for IEDP
The world is changing faster than our ability to evolve, which raises the question: How do we keep up while maintaining the ability to balance our lives and bounce back in the face of adversity?

Developing Leaders: Pope Francis Leading Positive Change

Summer 2015
Bob Rosen for IEDP
Being clear about your North Star, your core values, will give you the courage, confidence and humility to hold steady under pressure.

Developing Leaders: Yang Yuangqing — The Power of Relationships

Spring 2015
Bob Rosen for IEDP
Relationships are at the heart of business. More than commerce, more than employment, even more than money, how company leaders manage and nurture productive relationships makes all the difference.

Developing Leaders: Angela Ahrendts – Leading With Who You Are

Winter 2015
Bob Rosen for IEDP
Be yourself. Knowing who you are and being able to articulate that is your biggest differentiator.

Developing Leaders: Jørgen Vig Knudstorp – Leading by
Mastering Paradoxical Thinking

Fall 2014
Bob Rosen for IEDP
Long-term growth is best achieved by getting the rest of the business right – focusing on growth itself does not work.

 

The Power of EMPATHY in the Workplace

Summer 2014
Bob Rosen and Tony Rutigliano
Empathy is more than a soft skill. In order to truly engage and empassion your workforce, you must learn to show empathy. See why in Bob and Tony’s article from AMA’s MWorld Magazine.

 

4 Reasons Why Being Selfish is Good for You

July 7, 2014
Stephanie Vozza; Fast Company
Bob weighs in on how being selfish can make you a better leader and more healthy.

 

Kumar Birla – Embracing Change as a Permanent Condition

May 2014
Bob Rosen for IEDP’s Developing Leaders – Leadership Journeys
Change is constant. Bob writes on Kumar Birla’s Leadership Journey and gives exclusive tips on how to embrace change rather than shy away from it.

 

Leaders: Learn How to Stay “Grounded” in an Uncertain World: Grounded Review

April 13, 2014
Sara Kirkish for Small Business Trends
“Successful businesses are based on healthy relationships – and leaders who are self-aware. This pragmatic book shows how leaders can develop their untapped potential and drive significantly better results for themselves, their teams and their organizations.”

 

The Six Roots of Healthy Leadership

March 31, 2014
Bob Rosen for thoughtLEADERSllc.com
Great leadership isn’t just about the short term effects – it’s about much more than that. Your entire being affects how you lead. “Who you are drives what you do.”

 

Healthy Leaders

April, 2014
Bob Rosen and Kathie Ross for ASTD
In ASTD’s T+D, Bob and Kathie write on what it means to be a Healthy Leader. The article touches on how you can become more balanced in your life and shows the outcomes of healthy leadership.

 

Performance depends on who you are as a human being: Robert Rosen, Leadership expert

March 14, 2014
Priyanka Sangani, The Economic Times 
With help from Bob Rosen, Top Leadership Expert, The Economic Times breaks down why high performance in leadership is driven by who you are, not only what you do.

 

@InsidePersonalGrowth – Podcast Interview on Grounded

February 11, 2014
Bob Rosen and Greg Voisen
Enjoy an in-depth description and interview on Grounded and the 6 dimensions of healthy leadership.

 

Developing Leaders: Executive Education in Practice; Issue 14: 2014

January, 2014
Grounded Book Review
In the latest Edition of Developing Leaders, Bob’s best-selling book Grounded is given a high recommendation! Be sure to check it out here.

 

Grow your Business by Being More Generous

January 2014
by Bob Rosen and Tony Rutigliano for Monster.com
Bob and Tony delve into the reasons you should be more giving at work – Generosity begets gratitude. Read more for ways to grow your workplace and business!

 

Ethical Corporation: 8 Books to read

December ’2013 – January 2014
Ethical Corporation
Ethical Corporation gives Grounded  and 7 other books high recommendations for the months of December and January.

 

Healthy Leadership: A Better Path to Business Success

December 2014
Leading Effectively E-Newsletter: Center for Creative Leadership 
In December’s Leading Effectively Newsletter, Center for Creative Leadership interviews Bob and touches on the better ways to become more successful – by being the best and healthiest you you can be in every dimension in your life.

 

How To Become The Leader Your Organization Needs

December 18, 2013
By Dan Schawbel of Business 2 Community
Dan talks to Bob about physical and spiritual health, along with how leaders can better handle unexpected obstacles in their paths. Bob helps shed light on why Grounded leaders are the best leaders.

 

7 New Actionable Business Books for Smart Entrepreneurs

December 17, 2013
By Carol Tice, contributor to Forbes
Are you looking for some light but immersive reading for the holiday? Are you looking to make a name for yourself, become a better leader, expand your horizons, or even just learn something new? Forbes lists some exciting new books in the world of Business – including Grounded by Bob Rosen! Take a look and maybe gift one or more of the books to a friend in a leadership position, or someone looking to start their own operation. Or to read yourself!

 

Holiday reading for federal leaders

December 11, 2013
by Tom Fox for the Washington Post
Take a look at the best books in leadership – and stock up! The holiday vacation is just around the corner. Immerse yourself in Bob’s newest book, Grounded, and come out more inspired than ever to be your best self. Other books on Fox’s list help with various issues such as dealing with budget cuts, team building, and focus on leadership styles in history.

 

Six Pillars of Leadership: Why Grounded Leaders Drive High Performance

December 9, 2013
By Bob Rosen for Chief Executive
In an exclusive article for the Chief Executive, Bob divulges information concerning the healthy leader – and how being a healthy leader drives what you do and how you, your employees and your company perform.

 

Stress and the Leadership Factor

December 9, 2013
by Andrew R. McIlvaine with Human Resource Executive
The biggest hindrance in today’s working world is Stress, according to a Towers Watson survey called Stay@Work. Andrew R. McIlvaine, with Human Resource Executive, tells us why with help from Bob Rosen.

 

Leaders Need To Keep Their Feet On The Ground While Seeking A Higher Purpose

November 28, 2013
by Roger Trapp, Contributor to Forbes
Roger Trapp agrees with Bob that the current leadership model, geared toward short-term goals, is broken. How did Bob challenge the status quo and create his own model — one that actually works? Read more to find out.

 

The Best Cures for Workplace Stress

November 27, 2013
By Aaron Guerrero, writer for the US News and World Report.
Is your perpetually frazzled state making your work life more onerous? Aaron Guerrero reports on stress and how to banish the side-effects. Bob is featured explaining stress and the effects on every aspect of our lives. Read more here for the common stress-related issues we face on a daily basis, and the simple steps you can take to escape the toll that stress can have.

 

How to stay Grounded as a Federal Leader

November 22, 2013
by Tom Fox; Vice President, Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Government Leadership – For the Huffington Post
Tom Fox has uploaded his Washington Post article on his interview with Bob to his page on Huffington Post!

 

6 essential dimensions of great leaders

November 14, 2013
Bob’s book is featured on HR.BLR.com. Read more here.

 

5 Books Every Project Manager Needs to Read Right Now

November 11, 2013
by Mike Salem, CEO of Vorex, Inc.
Bob’s book is featured in a post by Vorex CEO Mike Salem on the company’s PSA Blog! Salem gives detail on five books a project manager should read. On Grounded, Salem says, “[...]if you are looking for a fresh new perspective on what it takes to build “healthy leadership” skills, Grounded is certainly worth a closer look.” Thanks, Mike!

 

 

How to Stay Grounded as a Federal Leader

November 6, 2013
by Tom Fox of the Washington Post
Bob spoke with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership, to discuss the state of leadership in the Federal work force and ways to help improve it by utilizing Bob’s six dimensions of Health, outlined in Bob’s new book, Grounded.

 

 

Why Anxiety-Driven Leadership Doesn’t Work

October 16, 2013
by Michael Dhar, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor
“In a telephone interview, Bob divulged to BusinessNewsDaily why leaders need to cultivate more positive emotions. According to Bob, the current leadership paradigm neglects a fundamental value: a leader’s health. That neglect not only damages the individual in charge, it also hurts the well-being of employees and hamstrings the organization’s shot at success.