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Find the Coaching in Criticism

Find the Coaching in Criticism | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

You may think that there are a thousand ways in which feedback can push your buttons, but in fact there are only three, say these two negotiation teachers from Harvard Law School. Feedback -- whether justified or not -- is hard to judge impartially when it doesn’t square with what you think is true, when you don’t trust the person providing it, or when it threatens your basic sense of yourself. ....


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Patricia Clason's curator insight, February 9, 10:42 AM

These tips for receiving feedback can be so valuable for anyone who is sensitive to criticism - and those who are carrying emotional wounds, like PTSD, can be hyper-sensitive. 

Amy Melendez's curator insight, March 11, 4:04 PM

From the article: "Your growth depends on your ability to pull value from criticism in spite of your natural responses and on your willingness to seek out even more advice and coaching from bosses, peers, and subordinates. They may be good or bad at providing it, or they may have little time for it—but you are the most important factor in your own development. If you’re determined to learn from whatever feedback you get, no one can stop you."

Graeme Reid's curator insight, March 18, 7:01 PM

Receiving feedback is never easy, but here are some tips to handle it more constructively.

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6 Ways Being Mindful Can Make You a Better Leader, by Bruna Martinuzzi

6 Ways Being Mindful Can Make You a Better Leader, by Bruna Martinuzzi | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
As Jon Kabat-Zinn puts it, mindfulness "wakes us up to the fact that our lives unfold only in moments." If we're not fully present for those moments, we may miss what's most valuable in our lives, both personally and professionally. Simply put, mindfulness is about not living in your head all the time and is about paying attention to where you are, what you're doing, or who you're talking to so that you are in touch with the right here, right now. Research shows that mindfulness reduces stress and increases concentration and clarity. Read on for five simple ways to practice mindfulness to improve your personal and professional life.

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A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 10, 8:31 PM

This is a good infographic which might work alongside one with one for mulitple intelligences.

 

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What Leadership Will Look Like In 20 Years - Forbes

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For nearly 100 years, leadership has been a top-down game. The Industrial Revolution brought about scale, and the only way leaders knew to manage this scale was through hierarchy.

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, August 29, 3:58 PM

Employee pull and intelligent reaction! Needed already! 

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The Evolution Of The Employee

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This concept and the visual was taken from my new book which came out today called, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.

 

One of the things I have been writing about and have tried to make clear over the past few months is that work as we know it is dead and that the only way forward is to challenge convention around how we work, how we lead, and how we build our companies. Employees which were once thought of expendable cogs are the most valuable asset that any organization has. However, the employee from a decade ago isn’t the same as the employee who we are starting to see today. To help show that I wanted to share an image from my upcoming book which depicts how employees are evolving. It’s an easy way to see the past vs the future.

 


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Amber McGuirk's curator insight, September 3, 7:07 PM

After reading this article I will have to agree with the author. The work force is not how it was 20-30 years ago, not even 10 years ago. With all the new technology advances and with the internet rapidly effecting how we do everyday things we have new options how do our jobs. 

Pam Ross's curator insight, September 4, 7:55 AM

Want to stay competitive and attract and retain the best talent? It is time to reinvent work - Great graphic of the change in employee desires.

Tom Hood's curator insight, September 6, 8:27 AM

Nice graphic that captures the essence of how work and the employee is changing / needing to change. It is very close to an exercise we did with our team as we prepared for our move and our "workplace" consultants (Avance') had our entire team map how work was, how it is now, and where they see it going... Here are some of the key areas:

 

From individual work to group work

From hierarchy to flat structure

From Independent group to interdependent group

From internally focused to external (customer/member and brand)

From planned connections to spontaneous connections

From single work point to multiple workpoints

From structured to fluid

 

This also reinforces our approach to what we are calling the "shift change" and how the interplay of technology, workplace, leadership, learning, and culture are all in need of intentional thoughtful planning to get the most out of the new world we are facing...

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The #1 Rule of Leadership - "It's not about you"

The #1 Rule of Leadership - "It's not about you" | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Perform a search of “leadership” on Google and you will find dozens of listed leadership “rules” and “qualities” (most of which are very accurate).

 

But there is one primary axiom of leadership that trumps all others:


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donhornsby's curator insight, August 27, 5:25 PM

(From the article) The most effective leaders follow Leadership Rule #1, and return to it during those leadership challenges that require the very best of their leadership abilities. They understand that you cannot change expectations, alter perceptions, and motivate others unless you maintain the ability to influence them in a positive manner. When followers sense that your leadership decisions are made with other priorities, they will not trust you. Without trust, you will lose the ability maintain the positive influence necessary to motivate and inspire others, and you will have limited the value of your leadership investment.

 

Whether you are a brand new leader, or someone with years of experience, the next time you find yourself faced with a leadership decision, pause and remind yourself of this:

 

“It’s not about you.”

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, September 11, 7:06 AM

Its not about you and then its not about you all too; imho, its about us:-)

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How to Clone Your Best Decision-Makers

How to Clone Your Best Decision-Makers | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Replicate their judgment with predictive analytics.

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What Great Leaders Do and Don't Do

What Great Leaders Do and Don't Do | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Leadership is different for everyone. The tie that binds all great leaders is the ability to reach people on an emotional level. Even if you know that leadership is about emotion, you still need to do your best to understand the things that great leaders do and the things they avoid in order to foster the deepest possible emotional connection with their people


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Teaming Up To Become A Thought Leader - Forbes

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Becoming a thought leader is an exceptionally powerful way for professionals to build a substantial high-net-worth business.
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The killer guide to successful interviews & speeches

The killer guide to successful interviews & speeches | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
If you have no natural talent for public speeches it doesn't mean you can't impress during presentations. The following tricks will turn you into a superman of public communication. When you climb on

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3 Rules of Engagement for Making You and Your Organization Stronger

3 Rules of Engagement for Making You and Your Organization Stronger | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

A house is only as strong as its foundation. A solid foundation gives the house a firm base allowing for less structural issues over time. This is also true for an organization. A strong foundation allows the organization to maintain an un-fractured workplace where individuals, who make up this foundation, reduce cracks in communication, relationships, and help keep the focus on the goals of the organization. An un-fractured workplace impacts employee engagement, corporate culture, and even the bottom line. The challenge most organizations face when building their behavioral organizational foundation is creating an intentional plan for how to strengthen the human supports of their structure. Rules of engagement can add that extra support, like rebar added to concrete when creating the base of a house


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GROW to Coach Performance

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GROW - a framework to coach performance, by asking insightful questions and actively listening to help individuals choose the best options available.

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The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership - Forbes

The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership - Forbes | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership Forbes While Richard Branson's new book, “The Virgin Way” is “about listening, learning, laughing and leading”(1), applying the BRAVE leadership framework(2) to the book's ten summary...
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Interesting insights from one of America's unique leaders. 

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Teachers as Leaders, Coaches & Lifelong Mentors

Teachers as Leaders, Coaches & Lifelong Mentors | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Do you remember your 5th grade teachers?  Would you say that any of your 5th grade teachers made a lifelong impression on your life?
Today’s guest is doing just that! 


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Find yourself a mentor, teacher or coach ...

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Los Profesores de Como Líderes, mentores y Entrenadores.

Sacra Jáimez's curator insight, August 27, 4:03 AM

Magnífica reflexión para iniciar el nuevo curso.

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How to Bring Sustainable Change to Your Organizational Culture

How to Bring Sustainable Change to Your Organizational Culture | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

It’s like being lost in the wilderness if you initiate any major change effort in your organization without specifically knowing how cultures effectively evolve or change. It’s one of the greatest leadership challenges, but few truly understand how cultures evolve.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, Today, 11:24 AM

Change is a static word. We want the change we create to be sustainable. In our world, we want change which is mastered and manageable. Is that what we really want?

 

I found that School change was often window dressing. The change was simply the latest fad, technique, tool, etc. It did not mean much, but sustained an outdated status quo.

 

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Leadership In The Age Of Complexity: From Hero To Host, by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze

Leadership In The Age Of Complexity: From Hero To Host, by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
For too long, too many of us have been entranced by heroes. Perhaps it's our desire to not have to do the hard work, to rely on someone else to figure things out. But perhaps it's time for us to face the truth of our situation -- that we're all in this together, that we all have a voice -- and figure out how to mobilize the hearts and minds of everyone in our workplaces and communities.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 16, 11:10 AM

A great question is posed in the article. Why do we continue to hope for heroes to emerge? I would add, "Why do we settle for managers and false prophets?"

 

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Three Types of Forgiveness and Why They Matter to Us as Leaders - Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning

Three Types of Forgiveness and Why They Matter to Us as Leaders - Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Here are three types of forgiveness that leaders can use to transform themselves and their organizations into forward-looking, agile learners and promote better results every day.

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Amy Melendez's curator insight, September 10, 9:32 PM

From the post: The best leaders use the practice of forgiveness to transform themselves and their organizations into forward-looking, agile learners and promote better results every day.

The best leaders use the practice of forgiveness to transform themselves and their organizations into forward-looking, agile learners and promote better results every day. - See more at: http://blog.kevineikenberry.com/leadership-supervisory-skills/three-types-forgiveness-matter-us-leaders/#sthash.wVLceQOz.dpuf
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The New Rules of the Social Age - Jesse Lyn Stoner

The New Rules of the Social Age - Jesse Lyn Stoner | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
The Industrial Age has ended. In this guest post, Ted Coine shares 3 rules for leaders to ensure their organization survive, and thrive, in the Social Age.

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Amy Melendez's curator insight, September 10, 9:42 PM

From the article:

"What does this mean for your leadership?

You’re either going to love leading in the Social Age, or you’ll hate it, depending on your outlook. Regardless, none of us gets a vote on these three changes to how we lead at work:

1. In the Social Age, transparency rules.

 

2. In the Social Age, empowerment isn’t an option.

 

3. In the Social Age, it’s all about trust.

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Creating A Customer-Centric Company: Six Paths To Learning

Creating A Customer-Centric Company: Six Paths To Learning | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Creating a customer-centric company is tough in the best of circumstances. You have to rebuild your company’s culture, which means helping employees learn new ways of thinking and acting.  You have to entrust frontline employees with the critical task of generating loyalty and enthusiasm among customers. And you have to [...]

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Minter Dial's curator insight, September 5, 3:12 AM

Learning in its various forms

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Great Leaders Lean In

Great Leaders Lean In | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

The horrific events of September 11th will forever be remembered as one of the first, and certainly the largest terrorist attack on American soil our country has ever seen. America has significantly changed, and since then, our country’s leaders have courageously declared how we will not be intimidated by terror, how we refuse to live in fear, and now most recently, how America will continue to respond to acts of terror. But yet, many of usdo live in fear. Spend 5 minutes watching the local news and you can see an anxious tension in our airports, on our streets and for some, even in our homes. We are a nation whose leaders have tried to perpetuate an emotional state of groundedness, belief, strength, and resolve. As individuals, we truly want to believe our country is grounded, secure and strong. In many ways it is, but that tension still resides doesn’t it


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Why Delegation Is Not About You

Why Delegation Is Not About You | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

The common management lingo, “how to delegate” has always bugged me. Why? Because we usually talk about delegation as though it’s something you do TO other people, not FOR them. When reframed correctly, delegation isn’t just a productivity skill you gain personally (which it is), it’s also a development skill you deploy to help others achieve greater value to the organization


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#Career - You know you hit gold when...

#Career - You know you hit gold when... | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

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Patricia D. Sadar - Career and Leadership Acceleration Coach's curator insight, July 9, 7:57 AM

I love this quote from Warren Buffet!

 

It doesn't matter how young or old you are, and it doesn't matter how many careers you have had.  You are important -- you do matter and you have talents. 

 

There is power in numbers, and if you have a question about your career or need guidance -- ask here!  My goal is for my scoop.it sites be a place where you belong and can come to when you need answers, inspiration, tools, and tips to help you find the career that you have dreamed of. 

 

Let me ask this:  How many of you are excited about what you do every day?  If you are, please share with us what you did to accomplish this.  Lets connect and pay it forward:)

 

Until next time...PS - Live on Purpose!

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Are you a TOP Leader?

Are you a TOP Leader? | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Working through a series of jobs with varying roles in leadership and in the midst the worst economic recession since the depression, I have had the opportunity o view life and work through different lenses. Even as a true millennial I have experienced the good, the bad, and the great examples in leadership. The biggest lesson I’ve learned is that you can’t get anywhere leading people without trust, optimism and perspective. These are, “TOP Leaders”


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The #1 Rule of Leadership - "It's not about you"

The #1 Rule of Leadership - "It's not about you" | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Perform a search of “leadership” on Google and you will find dozens of listed leadership “rules” and “qualities” (most of which are very accurate).

 

But there is one primary axiom of leadership that trumps all others:


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donhornsby's curator insight, August 27, 5:25 PM

(From the article) The most effective leaders follow Leadership Rule #1, and return to it during those leadership challenges that require the very best of their leadership abilities. They understand that you cannot change expectations, alter perceptions, and motivate others unless you maintain the ability to influence them in a positive manner. When followers sense that your leadership decisions are made with other priorities, they will not trust you. Without trust, you will lose the ability maintain the positive influence necessary to motivate and inspire others, and you will have limited the value of your leadership investment.

 

Whether you are a brand new leader, or someone with years of experience, the next time you find yourself faced with a leadership decision, pause and remind yourself of this:

 

“It’s not about you.”

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, September 11, 7:06 AM

Its not about you and then its not about you all too; imho, its about us:-)

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A Transformational Essential for Executive Leaders: Begin Succession Planning ... - Huffington Post (blog)

A Transformational Essential for Executive Leaders: Begin Succession Planning ... - Huffington Post (blog) | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
A Transformational Essential for Executive Leaders: Begin Succession Planning ...
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To attain and sustain a transformational organization takes purposefulness.
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6 Steps To Becoming The Best You

6 Steps To Becoming The Best You | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

The greatest achievement in life is simple - Just be the best ‘you’ that is possible. It is, honestly, the greatest honor we can give to ourselves.


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donhornsby's curator insight, August 22, 10:34 AM

(From the article): Being your best self is synonymous with personal development and it always starts with becoming more aware of who you are and what patterns have been running you to date. Here is the truth; you cannot expect to become the best version of yourself while you are still running all of the same old thought and behavior patterns, which have gotten you to where you are now.. It all has to change and if you are truly committed to becoming the absolute best you, then this change has to be deliberate. In fact, it cannot just be change, it must be transformation.

 

“Be willing in any moment to sacrifice who you are for who you are going to be”




John Michel's curator insight, August 22, 11:08 AM

Success in anything has a method and a process. The journey is what crafts us and steels the fiber of who we are. It is designed and executed day after day.

Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 23, 8:02 AM

Whole heartedly agree.. you don't control a lot of things in life but you do contour the YOU you want to become... it is a great achievement to just be the best you.Make it a daily habit..