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Five Common Mistakes Made by Leaders When They Speak

Five Common Mistakes Made by Leaders When They Speak | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Many of the failures in leadership are failures to communicate well. No matter how smart we are or how good our strategies are, they are doomed for failure if no one understands them. In previous a...

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Class of 2013: Master These 15 Simple Skills


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The 12 Habits Of Highly Collaborative Organizations

The 12 Habits Of Highly Collaborative Organizations | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Collaboration is indeed a top priority for many business leaders but knowing what makes organizations successful can be a tricky thing.


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AnnC's curator insight, September 1, 2013 8:21 PM

How do we build collaborative processes in schools?

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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Co...

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Jay Cross's curator insight, August 17, 2013 12:39 PM

Chance favors the connected mind. 

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Random Acts Of Leadership™ | What Gets in the Way of Your Leadership Effectiveness?

Random Acts Of Leadership™ | What Gets in the Way of Your Leadership Effectiveness? | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
We all have things that are likely to get in our way of being effective and effectively leading. Being honest about what they are is essential to developing yourself as a leader. (RT @SusanMazza What Gets in the Way of Your Leadership Effectiveness?
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David Hain's curator insight, August 22, 2013 1:39 PM

Susan's e thoughts are always pertinent.

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Leadership: Others do when leaders do - OnPointMessage

Leadership: Others do when leaders do - OnPointMessage | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams’ quote above is decades old.
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Naida Culshaw - developmental coach + facilitator + business skills trainer's comment, August 26, 2013 6:21 AM
Love that "visual description" - exactly.
harish magan's comment, September 3, 2013 8:30 AM
Picture speaks a lot than words
Noemi's curator insight, October 30, 2013 10:13 PM

yes!

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Heroes of Leadership and Change

The men and women heroes (some are also anti-heroes) who advanced organizational thinking in theory and practice, from Frederick Taylor, Kurt Lewin, and Mary Parker Follet, to Russell Ackoff,  Chris Argyris, Sumantra Ghoshal, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, to Tom Peters, Peter Senge, Alfie Kohn, John Kotter, and Gary Hamel.

 

 


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Doris Palomino's curator insight, August 9, 2013 11:00 AM

Good summary and great way to present it. Very recommendable for practitioners in the OD field.

"External superviision may correct errors. But only internal supervision can prevent their occurrence" (Eric Trist).

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 9, 2013 1:03 PM

There are some people who not well-known outside the leadership theory sphere.

Manish Puranik's curator insight, September 30, 2013 2:00 AM
"A complete mental revolution on the part of workingman as well as on management's side is required..."
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Leadership Development and Transformational Change | Rethinking Complexity

Leadership Development and Transformational Change | Rethinking Complexity | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Even though the study of transformational change in organizations has become a popular research topic in the fields of management and leadership studies, it appears that only one in three change initiatives has been deemed successful. Four basic conditions for large transformation to take place in an organization:A compelling story,Role modeling,Reinforcing mechanisms, andCapability building. In the seven stage developmental framework for leaders.. Torbert and his associates asserted that only in the last three of the seven stages of leadership development do individuals have enough reflective meaning-making to successfully drive transformational change.


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Ian Berry's curator insight, December 5, 2014 1:13 AM

Transformation is an outcome. The key is to focus on transitional steps. See more of my thoughts on this in tomorrow's blog post http://blog.ianberry.biz

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Why your job is to lead through discomfort and how to do it. | Transformational Leadership

Why your job is to lead through discomfort and how to do it. | Transformational Leadership | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Whether it is a difficult conversation with a client, or making an unpopular decision, our contributions as leaders happen when we manage our own discomfort. (RT @peiert: Why your job is to lead through discomfort and how to do it.
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Transformational Leadership - The Dirty Little Secret

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What is transformational leadership, and what is the well kept secret about how and why very few become transformational leaders?

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, August 14, 2013 3:21 PM

This is a fantastic resource.

 

From the article:

 

Burns, the Grand Father of transformation leadership, defines it as a “Process of engaging with others in such a way as to raise leader and follower to higher levels of motivation and morality.” He contrasts this to,

“A false conception of leadership as mere command and control.

 

As leadership comes properly to be seen as a process of leaders engaging and mobilizing human needs and aspirations of followers, women will be more readily recognized as leaders and men will change their own leadership styles.”

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 14, 2013 9:15 PM

Any leadership style has situational problems that have to be balance or more fluid with application and implementation.

Robin Martin's comment, August 19, 2013 1:55 PM
Thanks for sharing Susan!
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15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life - Forbes

15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life - Forbes | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life
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I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it's important for us.
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Words Matter, Context Matters More

Words Matter, Context Matters More | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

We have all heard the nursery rhyme “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it just ain’t so.  Words can hurt, and they can hurt deeply.  Our words can turn an enemy into a friend and a friend into an enemy.  Our words can lift someone up or tear someone down.  In fact, one of the most powerful things we have as a leader is our words.


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David Hain's curator insight, March 28, 2013 1:52 PM

Great advice!

The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 28, 2013 2:11 PM

"Words chanted, spoken and written are powerful incantations. They have the ability to heal as well as inflame, to unite as well as separate, to bring love as well as engender hatred."
- Mark Lamm

David Rathbun goes on to say "As powerful as words are, we must not forget that much of their power comes not from the words themselves but from the context in which the words are spoken. The gestures and tone we use with our words, the time and place we choose to speak our words, the way we put the words together, they all have an impact on how our words are received. So, choose your words with care, and choose the context in which your share them with even more care."

Read More:  http://68leadergroup.com/2013/03/words-matter-context-matters-more/


Charles Jones's curator insight, March 29, 2013 12:56 AM

This is true.  Sometimes, it's not what you say, but how you say it.

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30 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life

30 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

30 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life is one of the best Infographics created in the category. Check out 30 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Can Change Your Life now!


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Dr. Suess rules...gotta love the fun and wisdom!

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Trumans's curator insight, May 8, 2013 8:12 PM

We like: Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on yur way. 

David Hain's curator insight, May 9, 2013 2:35 AM

Homegrown wisdom in a nice poster.

Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, May 9, 2013 12:19 PM

Sometimes, the basics hold true!

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Where Wise Leadership And Wise Negotiation Converge - Forbes

Where Wise Leadership And Wise Negotiation Converge - Forbes | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Where Wise Leadership And Wise Negotiation Converge Forbes In his book From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom (Jossey-Bass, 2013), leadership scholar and author Prasad Kaipa says emotional control is also a critical factor for wise...
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Start-up of You, Visual Summary

In commemoration of a year in print, we present the Startup of You in visual summary. The last year has continued to demonstrate how work and careers need a ne

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Fred Zimny's comment, June 8, 2013 7:34 AM
Excellent and inspiring. Probably on my top-10 book list 2013
malek's curator insight, June 8, 2013 8:04 AM

A real inspiration

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 8, 2013 9:41 AM

This is a very long presentation.

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What Learning will Look Like in the Future ~ Adaptative Tools and Tech #Infographic

What Learning will Look Like in the Future ~ Adaptative Tools and Tech #Infographic | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Knowledge Works has taken a look into the future of education and learning ecosystem and prepared for you this awesome graphic via Mindshift. 


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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, July 31, 2013 10:23 PM

amo a ideia de infografico para traduzir o colorido da aprendizagem futura...

Maria Persson's comment, August 4, 2013 4:03 PM
Muito bom!
Fields Jackson, Jr's comment, August 24, 2013 6:24 PM
Very nice
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7 Tough Leadership Lessons From A Navy SEAL Commander - Fast Company

7 Tough Leadership Lessons From A Navy SEAL Commander - Fast Company | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Fast Company 7 Tough Leadership Lessons From A Navy SEAL Commander Fast Company I've been a longtime fan of the Navy SEALs, and in my constant search for inspiration to implement work culture and leadership change, I felt they could be a superb...
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29 Quotes On The Future of Business

29 Quotes On The Future of Business | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
What does the future of business have in store for us? Here are 29 quotes to help you understand the changes that are coming. Please add your own quote?

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judicoms Associate's curator insight, August 27, 2013 7:28 AM

add your insight...in business note that families are valuable assets to hang on to when the storm hits

 
The Fish Firm's curator insight, September 14, 2013 12:12 PM

The internet has radically changed the relationship between customers and businesses. This has forced especially small businesses into a new space where ‘business as usual’ must be done differently in order to get discovered, connect with customers and run effective promotions.

As we’ve been visiting with small businesses, we’ve found that most are using social media to connect with customers. But at the same time, most are unaware of the power online communities, that include a combination of Social, Local and Mobile media, can play in today's consumer’s purchase decisions.

This stat proves this to be true: "Peer recommendations drive sales. 70% of consumer said they were influenced by a friend or family member’s online recommendation, beating out in-person recommendation (61%), online articles (59%), ads (49%), or someone they follow online but don’t know (32%)"

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» The Ultimate Change Is A Change Of Perspective - Mind Matters

» The Ultimate Change Is A Change Of Perspective - Mind Matters | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

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David Hain's curator insight, August 20, 2013 5:49 AM

Change is inevitable - choose your attitude!

 

Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, August 21, 2013 1:21 PM

Are you happy?

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Many of the Founding Fathers Were Actually Twentysomethings During the American Revolution 

Many of the Founding Fathers Were Actually Twentysomethings During the American Revolution  | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s a simple question—perhaps so basic that it’s been overlooked: How old were the leaders of the American Revolution?
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Interesting bit of history, i always thought they were much older...

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Benjamin Zander - Components of the Ideal Self /Personal Vision


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Pavel Barta's comment, June 1, 2013 2:01 AM
We all need to harness the power of the rule number 6 ... What is it? - Do not take yourself too seriously. I have seen many inspirational videos but this one really stands out, my favourite one indeed.
Amy Melendez's comment, June 7, 2013 12:55 PM
"How Fascinating!!" Brilliant!
John Michel's curator insight, June 7, 2013 3:28 PM

A worthwhile watch. 

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7 Ways Leaders Can Foster Innovation - Forbes

7 Ways Leaders Can Foster Innovation - Forbes | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
7 Ways Leaders Can Foster Innovation Forbes But others are hopeful that with Bezos's bold leadership and understanding of consumer buying habits and online advertising, a break-through business model will emerge to invigorate the Post, and become a...
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OCSOM Keynote Address: Fourth Generation Theory | Adaptistration

OCSOM Keynote Address: Fourth Generation Theory | Adaptistration | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it
Generational groups, or archetypes, are flexible and their collective response to key events will change as they move through age ranges. What this means is each archetype influences outcomes, even if similar key events are ...
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Interesting take on a subject very near and dear to me. I always learn somethign when I consider alternate views; even if they are expansions upon current wisdom. Thanks!

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4 Blind Spots Every Leader Must See | Leader's Beacon

4 Blind Spots Every Leader Must See | Leader's Beacon | 21st Century Leadership | Scoop.it

Leaders today must be aware of their blind spots and be willing to correct them. What are yours? Here are four common blind spots you need to see and why they matter.

 

Explore The effect of a bad attitude, The consequence of prejudices,The price of poor people skills,The trappings of an over-inflated ego


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