To me, a leader is somebody who gets something done. And while we make choices about what level and responsibility we take on as leaders, I believe that the most important leadership values are honesty and courage.
I was honored recently to be included as one of the Top 10 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter. Career Bliss writer Ritika Trikha compiled the list, which appears below.
But wait. Something was missing. Mine is the only female name on the Career Bliss list. Surely there are many terrific women who are leadership experts.
Share your recommendations in the comments! If enough are recommend, we can give the list a name and publish it as the definitive Top 10. Why not?
If you’re looking to add brilliant, thoughtful advice into your Twitter stream, look no further! Below, you’ll find a list of the crème de la crème leadership experts who are super active on Twitter. They are a must-follow for anyone looking to be a leader at work! Check ‘em out.
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He’s a Harvard Business School professor, former Medtronic (medical device technology company) CEO and author of several bestselling leadership books, including 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis. An avid Tweeter, he’s regularly sharing great insights, like a recent Tweet says “Inc. argues office hierarchy is good thing for business. I disagree: teamwork and collaboration are key to success.”
This account is also known as Dave Ramsey’s personal business playbook. He’s the New York Times bestselling author of Entreleadership in addition to radio host, television personality and motivational speaker. His feed is bursting with wisdom, like EntreLeader’s best hiring practices!
Dwight Frindt is the co-founder of 2130 Partners (leadership and development firm) and Vistage Intl. (an executive coaching and peer advisory group). He’s also the co-author of Accelerate: High Leverage Leadership for Today’s World.
Gloria Feldt is a renowned speaker on leadership and the author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power. Her personal insights, the article she shares and her network of like-minded amazing leaders are enough to make her a valuable asset in your Twitter feed!
Headed up by productivity expert David Allen, he’s not directly Tweeting about leadership, per se, but his tips, insights and links to management techniques are essential for any aspiring great leader! Allen created a system of organization and task management called GTD that many leaders swear by.
Dough Sundheim heads up the leadership column in Fast Company. He’s also an executive coach and organization consultant. Sundheim is always posting not only personal insights but also fascinating articles from a variety of publications, like “How to Manage Your Team with Positive Psychology in The Glass Hammer.
Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times bestseller Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Hyatt shares insights via links to articles, third-party sites and even his own podcast. A recent tweet says: “In my next podcast, I’ll be talking about how negativity can heart you. Have questions? Leave me a VM.”
He’s constantly posting a flowing stream of insights on leadership. For instance, shortly after the passing of Neil Armstrong, they posted a link to “Five Leadership Lessons from the Life of Neil Armstrong.”
Author of No.1 bestseller The Leader Who Had No Title is an amazing inspirational resource. He’ll fill your feed with daily must-have reminders, like “a Giant goal without pristine discipline is an empty promise.”
Tony Robbins, life coach, offers great resources on leadership, especially by regularly offering insights on some of our greatest leaders today. For instance, he recently RTed an interview and tribute of the late Stephen Crovey. Other Tweets talk about Warren Buffet and Steve Jobs.