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Case Study: Emotional Intelligence Improves Leadership at ...

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In LEAD1, the new managers focus on how emotional intelligence will assist them to show up as leaders by managing themselves first, taking charge of their own emotions and behaviors so they can be effective role models ...
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Interesting results that give credence to the EI movement and its formal adaptation to the business world...

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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, January 17, 2014 2:17 PM

Thank you Roy for sharing this case study!!!

 

We are being judged by a whole different scorecard as leaders. 

 

As you have heard me say before:  Emotional Intelligence is not about being warm and fuzzy and nice all of the time...it is about being intelligent with one's emotions.  It involves being aware of who you are as a leader and understanding how you are hard-wired so that you can manage your responses, build relationships, and achieve greater individual and collaborative responses.

 

It has little to do with one's title or about being the boss -- it has everything to do about connecting, communicating, and influencing.  People follow you not because they have to; however, because they want to.

 

When leaders invest their time and energy on Emotional Intelligence they will see observable improvements on relationships, effectiveness, decision-making, and communication. 

 

 

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, January 17, 2014 9:18 PM

There has been a theme in this evening's curation: mindful behaviours.

Graeme Reid's curator insight, January 19, 2014 6:56 PM

Fed Ex introduced a leadership development programme that delivered positive results.  A blended training programme based on emotional intelligence with specific coaching for 6 months on chosen areas for improvement proved very successful. 

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7 Skills Managers Will Need In 2025

7 Skills Managers Will Need In 2025 | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

We all know that the work landscape is changing. The jobs that will be in demand are shifting as more are automated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots. Teams are becoming more disparate and globalization has added new collaboration challenges. At the same time, more millennials are taking on management roles, and even our work spaces will undergo changes between now and 2025.

 

“Change will be happening so quickly that 50% of the occupations that exist today will not exist 10 years from now. So we’re going to be living in an environment that is extremely adaptable and changing all the time,” says Liz Bentley, the founder of Liz Bentley Associates, a leadership development consulting firm.


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The management is also changing - not only the managing of change - or the field of change management
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It’s time to rethink productivity

It’s time to rethink productivity | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Empowering employees and teams to work towards a common purpose, not just quotas or routine expectations, frees everyone from the energy often misspent on micromanagement.

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The Brutal Truth About Why Being a Leader Is So Hard

Here's why leadership is so tough.
What makes this mentality so difficult is that, in every capacity, it asks that you, as a leader, put yourself last.

It's a removal of the ego. You can't just rage out of impatience, or get upset because other people aren't working the way you want them to work. You can't show your frustration--even if everyone else is. You can't sit back and complain when times get tough, you have to be the positive force that changes the tide.

You, as a leader, have to take a step back from your impulsive, emotional reactions, and instead operate from a place of calm understanding. And that's a skill that isn't taught in school, it's not taught in after-school clubs, or even on sports teams.

It's learned through watching closely others who embody that trait.

And it's learned through diligent self-inquiry, and constantly practicing the art of being flexible in the way you communicate and lead others.

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Leading Effectively When You Inherit a Mess

Leading Effectively When You Inherit a Mess | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

An executive I work with recently stepped into the biggest challenge of her career. Recruited from outside the organization, she faced multiple problems: The business was losing money, costs were bloated, customer loyalty was fading, and key talent was defecting. Her predecessor had made a failed attempt at reorganizing before leaving for the competition. Morale was low, while distrust and anxiety were rising.

A 10-year longitudinal study on executive transitions that my organization conducted found that more than 50% of executives who inherit a mess fail within their first 18 months on the job. We also uncovered numerous landmines for leaders in this situation. And, with the best of intentions, my client was about to step on a number of them. When a leader inherits a mess created by others, especially when arriving as an outsider, the situation can feel fragile and knowing where to begin the long journey of change can feel precarious. Based on our research and my experience, there are six things the most effective leaders do to avoid failing in a new role.


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Five Reasons Most Companies Fail at Strategy Execution

Five Reasons Most Companies Fail at Strategy Execution | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
If your organisational culture has these five characteristics, all attempts to implement strategic change will likely be doomed. By Quy Huy, INSEAD Professor of Strategic Management It’s no longer a secret that most companies struggle with strategy execution. McKinsey research tells us, for example, that 70 percent of change efforts fall short [...]

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, April 12, 1:56 PM

This article is a little over one year old but much of the text is still part of the make up of many organizations. The last one: complacency is really a major factor with people and organizations.

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Rethinking the Bucket List: Kathleen Taylor at TEDxTampaBay

How would you live every day as if it were your last? Go skydiving? Attempt to ride a bull for 2.7 seconds? Kathleen Taylor has spent over 20 years as a counselor and community engagement facilitator for the dying and has found that in the last chapter of their lives, most people become their authentic selves. They become courageous - they change their minds, apologize, forgive... they find joy in the smallest moments. In this TEDx talk, Taylor urges us not to wait until we are at the end of our lives to find our true selves.


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How Sleep Can Make You a Stronger Leader

How Sleep Can Make You a Stronger Leader | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
If work keeps you up at night, read what our global sleep research shows about insomnia in high-performing leaders and what you can do about it.

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Dr. Wolfgang H. Mahr's curator insight, February 22, 3:54 AM

Organizational Resilience Starts Within You

Put all the frameworks and standards aside and think about who is powering these tools. You.

Have a look at this compact article helping you to become more resilient. In virtually all transportation industries, regulatory work/rest regulations are in effect. Why not take this as a role model?
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The Leader as Coach: 3 Times When Coaching Is Not the Answer

The Leader as Coach: 3 Times When Coaching Is Not the Answer | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

In a couple of my recent posts I’ve talked about managers using coach-like skills in their conversations with direct reports. Doing this often makes conversations more impactful and effective.

But there are times when using a coaching style is not appropriate—when, in fact, it can be counterproductive and cause the other person to become frustrated.


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The Brutal Truth About Why Being a Leader Is So Hard

Here's why leadership is so tough.
What makes this mentality so difficult is that, in every capacity, it asks that you, as a leader, put yourself last.

It's a removal of the ego. You can't just rage out of impatience, or get upset because other people aren't working the way you want them to work. You can't show your frustration--even if everyone else is. You can't sit back and complain when times get tough, you have to be the positive force that changes the tide.

You, as a leader, have to take a step back from your impulsive, emotional reactions, and instead operate from a place of calm understanding. And that's a skill that isn't taught in school, it's not taught in after-school clubs, or even on sports teams.

It's learned through watching closely others who embody that trait.

And it's learned through diligent self-inquiry, and constantly practicing the art of being flexible in the way you communicate and lead others.

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Edgar Schein: Humble Leadership

Author and organizational culture expert Ed Schein in a conversation with Google VP of People Development Karen May.

 


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Gijs Spoor's curator insight, June 12, 2016 9:17 AM
In times of Great Churning asking humble questions allows collective intelligence to be activated. 
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Its splendid :)
Barbara Kerr's curator insight, August 8, 11:25 AM
For the leader who seems to have everything . . .
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Don’t just sit there… | Henry Mintzberg

Don’t just sit there… | Henry Mintzberg | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

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Ian Berry's curator insight, May 4, 3:46 AM
Some great old ideas you can make new again
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 25, 1:27 PM
As a teacher, I found taking time to sit at tables and in circles without tables very beneficial to conversation.
Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, May 26, 2:07 PM
Shifting the scene - from taking to listening and the benefits at all levels of learning. 
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Awesome 1:1s: Bad advice about 1:1s to avoid (and what to do instead)

Awesome 1:1s: Bad advice about 1:1s to avoid (and what to do instead) | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
1:1s are an essential habits for great managers. Unfortunately, there's a lot of bad advice out there about them. We share the keys to great 1:1s.

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10 Best Boss Traits (Ranked in Order of What Makes Employees Stick Around)

We all know a bad boss when we see one. But what are the traits of an exceptional boss?
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Chad Manske's curator insight, August 7, 9:37 PM
Grade yourself against this top ten list and correct to right!
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EXCELLENCE: Bias for Action

Tom Peters goes back to his roots, revisiting a basic from In Search of Excellence.

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What You Need To Know About Leadership Before You Begin To Lead

What You Need To Know About Leadership Before You Begin To Lead | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Leadership is such a complicated idea. One we try to boil down to trite quotes and phrases. We’ve all heard “Leadership is influence. Plain and simple.” or “Leadership is the impact you on another person’s life.” or maybe “Leadership is doing the right thing.” These leadership quotes are great. They give us an idea of […]

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Leadership in crisis – the new Growth Business opportunity

Leadership in crisis – the new Growth Business opportunity | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders are scared and struggling in this new era of extraordinary and unexpected disruption.

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donhornsby's curator insight, August 17, 9:26 AM
Our findings focus on the enormous potential to change things by modifying culture, mind-set and behaviour. Behaviour and profound lack of understanding of the changing public mood explain a series of leadership failures in the public and private sectors in recent months.
 
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Executive Coaching: The Best Decision You Can Make as a Leader  

Executive Coaching: The Best Decision You Can Make as a Leader   | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

There is a lot of debate and conversation surrounding the question of what makes an effective executive. Executives are deeply knowledgeable about all aspects of their business, they work to create value and deliver results. They are subject matter experts, know their industry thoroughly and make difficult business decisions on a regular basis. On top of this, executives need to form trusting relationships with people both inside and outside of their organization. This is a lot of responsibility for one person to take on, and with so few people to shoulder the burden, it’s understandable why so many CEOs feel lonely, overwhelmed, and isolated.

It can certainly be lonely at C-suite, but nobody should get to such a position that they can’t ask for help and guidance. This is why one source has declared that the smartest business move an executive can ever make is to hire an executive coach. In fact, a number of COOs and CEOs have come forward to discuss their use of executive coaches, explaining the advantages it has offered them.

But are executive coaches really worth the money? What benefits do they offer and how can your day-to-day work and home life improve as a result?


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donhornsby's curator insight, August 17, 9:38 AM
It can certainly be lonely at C-suite, but nobody should get to such a position that they can’t ask for help and guidance. This is why one source has declared that the smartest business move an executive can ever make is to hire an executive coach. In fact, a number of COOs and CEOs have come forward to discuss their use of executive coaches, explaining the advantages it has offered them. But are executive coaches really worth the money? What benefits do they offer and how can your day-to-day work and home life improve as a result?
 
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The Value of Having Fun at Work

The Value of Having Fun at Work | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Do your employees come to work just to collect paychecks? Want them to become brand evangelists? Then, place “fun” on the top of your HR strategy. Seriously. The competitive marketplace for top talent is ruthless. Being a bland, vanilla, or,

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5 ways to Build Your Personal Brand

5 ways to Build Your Personal Brand | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
In this day and age, branding is no longer associated with institutions and organizations, individuals are now brands, they are regarded as influencer

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22 of the Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

22 of the Best Motivational Speeches of All Time | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Need some motivation for tackling that next big challenge? Check out these 22 inspirational speeches.

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george_reed's curator insight, August 8, 11:44 AM
I am a sucker for great speeches and quotations. 
 
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3 Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thought -

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3 Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thought -
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Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Deciding On A Leadership Style

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Deciding On A Leadership Style | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

First-time managers often ask themselves how to develop a leadership style that suits them: “Who should I model myself after? What kind of leader should I be?” It’s great to think critically about your approach to managing others, particularly when you’re new to it, but these questions won’t exactly help you.

 

That’s because they assume that leadership is something you try on and show off, a “style” that’s curated and intentional. But especially in the beginning, your style will be based far less on mirroring others’ habits and behaviors and far more on instinct and intuition. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, August 8, 6:58 PM

To develop a leadership style that’s authentic to you, let it take shape organically, not through intentional curation.

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Questions As The Ultimate Leadership Tool

Questions As The Ultimate Leadership Tool | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Another example of a leader who makes effective use of questions is Commander D. Michael Abrashoff. 

 

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donhornsby's curator insight, February 8, 9:51 AM
When are you going to ask yourself some of these powerful questions?
 
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 10, 4:16 PM
The questions we ask as leaders and teqachers should not presume answers. Hans-Georg Gadamer wrote about eloquent questions without presumed answers. The questions structured the dialogue.
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#HR Marshall Goldsmith’s Five Essential Books on Leadership | Box of Crayons

#HR Marshall Goldsmith’s Five Essential Books on Leadership | Box of Crayons | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Marshall Goldsmith is consistently named to Forbes' The World’s Most Influential Business Thinkers list and has been recognized as the top-rated executive coach at the Thinkers50 ceremony in London since 2011. Marshall is also an award-winning author, and his recent book, Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts—Becoming the Person You Want to Be, is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times #1 bestseller. I'm thrilled that he is my guest blogger today, sharing his five essential books on leadership. Book 1: Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha By Thich Nhat Hanh This book makes me feel peaceful and content as I read it. It is very simple and very profound at the same time. Book 2: Hesselbein on Leadership By Frances Hesselbein Peter Drucker said that Frances Hesselbein is the greatest leader he ever met. Read this book and you will agree with him! Book 3: The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations By Barry Posner and

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 7, 11:55 AM
The books are interesting, including one by Thich Nhat Hanh: Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of Buddha.
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The Life-Changing Habit of Starting Your Day on Purpose

A purposeful day is critical in achieving better results
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Chad Manske's curator insight, August 7, 9:59 PM
Planning to use your time better will make you more productive. Read through these strategies to get going.