Innovative Leadership to Navigate Uncertainty

Are your leadership actions impeding innovation?  Are your change initiatives successfully implemented and delivering the benefits you expected?  How is YOUR behavior impacting their ability to delivery results? Many traditional leaders spend more time perfecting their golf swings than they do improving their ability to lead in this current environment.  The most successful leaders continue […]

Jay Jordan, OCLC President Speaks at TechColumbus Leadership Series

Jay Jordan is the fourth president in OCLC’s 43-year history was a featured speaker as part of the TechColumbus 2011 Leadership Series sponsored by Vorys. Jay came to OCLC in May 1998 after a 24-year career with Information Handling Services, an international publisher of databases, where he held a series of key positions in top management, including President […]

Central Ohio ASTD 2011 Conference and Expo

Title: Central Ohio ASTD 2011 Conference and Expo Location: COSI Link out:  Description: Leadership Development, Team Effectiveness and Organizational Transformation in Monthly Installments Start Time: 8:00 Date: 2011-10-25 End Time: 16:00

Innovative Leadership Institute, Inc. Celebrated 10 Years in Business

September 12, 2011 was the ten year anniversary for Metcalf & Associates.  Before I launched the company, I spent several months thinking about what next as I was leaving Accenture, a large consulting firm.  For me, thinking about what is next means going to a cabin in the woods – off the grid where I […]

Innovative Leadership Fieldbook Website Available

Innovative Leadership Fieldbook is a leading text for managers, executives and individual contributors providing a combination of well-researched theory with practical business case studies. Authors Maureen Metcalf and Mark Palmer define leadership from a thoughtful, new perspective and provide six-step process for developing strong leadership qualities. Book expected on Amazon and Barnes and Noble October […]

Integral Leadership Collaborative Conference – Innovative Leadership Concepts and Application

Title: Integral Leadership Collaborative Conference – Innovative Leadership Concepts and Application Location: Virtual Conference Link out: Click here Description: We will be presenting Innovative Leadership Concepts and Application on the “front lines” applying our latest insights and perspectives on what is working and what isn’t. Participate in rich dialogue. Start Time: 17:00 Date: 2011-9-1 End […]

Innovative Leadership –Evolve your Ability to Innovate

How often have you seen organizations launch an innovative product with minimal impact because the leader running the initiative is stuck in an outdated mindset?  The goal of Innovative Leadership is to help leaders develop innovative thinking and practices that align all areas of the business and are at least as forward thinking as the […]

Women For Economic Leadership & Development(WELD) Leadership Conference

Title: Women For Economic Leadership & Development(WELD) Leadership Conference – Innovative Leadership Track Location: Otterbein University Link out:  Description: After years of consulting with top companies on organizational transformations, Metcalf & Associates started compiling lessons learned from their clients. This experience combined with extensive research, led to launch of a book on developing innovative leadership. […]

10 Steps to Building and Leading High Performance Teams

One of the key skills referenced in the Execunet 2011 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report is the Ability to build and lead high performance teams.  Since this is a one of the top five areas in both hardest to find qualities and most sought after, we wanted to share a high level look at key […]

Mid American Association of State Transportation Officials Resilience Speaker

Title: Mid American Association of State Transportation Officials Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Link out: Click here Description: Lunch Speaker: Resilience – Increasing Leadership Capacity for High Performance Start Time: 12:45 Date: 2011-07-20 End Time: 13:30

Changing Landscape of Work Requires Changing Your Mindset

An important element of being an innovative leader is the ability to look out on the horizon, spot trends and integrate those trends into his/her personal understanding of the world, behavior, the culture of the company and the company systems and processes. I have been working on an IT Attract and Retain Talent study for […]

Leadership Innovation & Friends at Work

As we talk about innovative leadership, many people are likely wondering what this really means in concrete examples, not some theory. One concrete example is the shift from the view that good leaders and managers ensure their employees are doing their work and not spending time on activities that take away from their focus on […]