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Have More Meetings (But Keep Them Short)

Have More Meetings (But Keep Them Short) | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
How Toyota skyrocketed to success with the Lean meeting.

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I can see that to model Toyota with the "lean meeting" would take a real culture shift but the 3 tips at the end of this article are acheiveable and could really improve the working day.

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Maximising Generational Talent in Insurance: Oliver James and Katherine Bryant

Maximising Generational Talent in Insurance: Oliver James and Katherine Bryant | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Read about Maximising Generational Talent in Insurance: Oliver James and Katherine Bryant from Oliver James Associates
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My thoughts on why creating inclusive cultures for mutligenerational teams is so critical to business leaders today & the huge benefits of doing so to the organisation and the individuals. 
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Aviva’s Jan Gooding: Strategy of inclusion will drive outcome of diversity

Aviva’s Jan Gooding: Strategy of inclusion will drive outcome of diversity | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Bereft of inclusivity, any forward-thinking diversity drive is likely to fall flat. It’s not enough to hire people from diverse cultures if a business can’t embrace and galvanise those views. Like any brand looking to change people’s attitudes, Aviva turned to its top marketer to figure out how to move beyond tolerance to inclusion.
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Diversity won't work without a culture of inclusion: “The whole point [of my role as Chief inclusion Officer] is that I’m not a HR specialist. I’m a business person and therefore I can communicate [to the board] and make the case [there],” but, she says “There’s no point putting an exotic fish into the tank if the other fish don’t allow it to be included in the school. What they do is literally eat it . That’s why the inclusion and the belonging side [of the discussion] are so important.” Jan Gooding
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Does networking really matter?

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We're told building a network is critical to success but is it really? Find out here with evidence to back up the claims....
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Sheryl Sandberg: Women Are Leaning In—but They Face Pushback

Sheryl Sandberg: Women Are Leaning In—but They Face Pushback | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Companies can start to overcome that by setting goals and measuring progress, the Lean In founder writes—and by encouraging women to keep negotiating.
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Women can face pushback when they want to progress, some good insight here on how to overcome it. 
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Women are much more likely to be refused a pay rise

Women are much more likely to be refused a pay rise | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Women are asking for pay rises, but they are not getting them, a new study has found, challenging the myth that the gender pay gap is caused by women not being pushy enough.
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New research suggests that even when women ask we are less likely to be given a payrise. How can leadership tackle this situation?
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The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Ever find that it's noon and you haven't accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.
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Get a head start on the day - my favourite is number 4...
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Volunteering for career success

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Boost your career with these simple steps.

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From network building to reputation enhancing and building critical skills volunteering is an amazing way to help other and progress your career at the same time.
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Prep For A Promotion: 5 Ways To Step Up While Your Boss Is On Vacation This Summer

Prep For A Promotion: 5 Ways To Step Up While Your Boss Is On Vacation This Summer | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Take advantage of your manager going on vacation, and follow these steps to demonstrate your leadership and position yourself for a promotion.
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Some great tips in here although I'd say ideally we're all be doing these all year round! Especially knowing what expectations and priorities there are; that way you can focus your effort on areas that have the most impact.
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Innovation in Insurance – whose job is it anyway?

Innovation in Insurance – whose job is it anyway? | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it

If you're in the market, this affects you...

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Everyone is talking about innovation in the (re)insurance market, question is - who is actually going to do it?
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3 Ways You're Blowing Your Professional Reputation

3 Ways You're Blowing Your Professional Reputation | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Mark Newman, CEO of HireVue, shares three ways you're blowing your professional reputation.
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Being a friend instead of a leader, not being accountable and being to "you" - are you making these mistakes at work?
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Why Some Employees Simply Won't Grow

Why Some Employees Simply Won't Grow | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Notable theories about why some of us refuse to pursue opportunities that will make us better, more skilled and more successful.
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However good your leadership some employees just won't grow - some insights into why, and how you can change it.
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Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company

Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior.
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Four kinds of behavior account for 89 percent of leadership effectiveness - and they might surprise you! 
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Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature | McKinsey & Company

Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature | McKinsey & Company | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Management books and commentaries often oversimplify, seldom providing useful guidance about the skills and behavior needed to get things done. Here’s a better reading list for leaders.
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Great reading list for leaders including Robert Cialdini’s Influence one of my all time favourite (ad most educational) books.
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How Women Over 50 Can Keep Their Careers on Track

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The topic of how companies recruit and retain women over 50 and what we will want at that stage of our careers has come up in several conversations recently. What do we need to do now to prepare for this stage of our career? Do you think you'll want different things from your career when aged 20,30,40,50,60 and possibly even 70? This shares some good advice for all ages including my favourite: To signal to the world that you are on a path of action, jump at new opportunities even if they scare you, “You’ve got to raise your hand".
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The Downside To Being Super Efficient At Work | Fast Company

The Downside To Being Super Efficient At Work | Fast Company | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
When it comes to getting promotions, being the most productive person in the office may be hurting your chances.
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Are you too efficient to be promoted? We come out of school knowing that we did really well by buckling down and doing the work and that’s how we got good grades but when it comes to advancement in our careers, “it’s not just the work, it’s who do I know, and who do I need to know.” It is critical to your success that you build your network and highlight your accomplishments. If you need help with this, get your free toolkit here: http://bit.ly/NISPToolkit
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Advice for Future Female Leaders in Insurance

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Great advice for future leaders from those in leadership. Mentors networking, self promotion & sponsorship all get a mention as critical to success.
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Creating Authentic Power

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How we convey confidence without words.
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Interesting science behind how we can convey authentic confidence - all without words.
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Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.

We already know too much noise is not a good thing for our brains or our bodies. Research has linked noise pollution to increased blood pressure, sleep loss, and heart disease. These results have led to even more research on the long-term effects of noise. Along the way, almost by accident, scientists who study noise are uncovering benefits of its absence.

A recent piece in Nautilus explores in detail the positive effects that silence can have on our brains. Journalist Daniel A. Gross elaborates on several studies in which researchers set out to study the effects of various types of noise--such as music, short bursts of sound, and white noise--only to discover the silence in between the sounds they were studying produced interesting results. Here are a few gems this body of research has revealed.

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I love silence, maybe this explains why! 
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David Hain's curator insight, September 7, 2016 5:20 AM

Enjoy the sound of silence - research says it does you good!

Michelle Sales's curator insight, September 8, 2016 6:07 AM

Finding silence in your day. It's more important than we think...

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7 Shortcuts to Work Smarter, Not Harder

7 Shortcuts to Work Smarter, Not Harder | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
They say you can do anything if you just work hard. Well, they’re wrong.
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Switching off distractions, working in "chunks" and focussing on your strengths are just a few useful tips to work smarter. 
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The 9 Traits That Define Great Leadership

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To motivate your team to achieve the highest levels of performance (and create an extraordinary organization in the process), here are the qualities you should model every day.

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7 ways to advance your (re)insurance career this summer (without missing out on fun the sun) • InsNerds.com

7 ways to advance your (re)insurance career this summer (without missing out on fun the sun) • InsNerds.com | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
July renewals are out of the way and it's time to have fun this summer, all while further your career! Here are some tips from an expert.
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Summer is the perfect time of year to give your career a boost - try these easy tips to get ahead. 
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The 50 Most Powerful Questions Leaders Can Ask - Forbes

The 50 Most Powerful Questions Leaders Can Ask - Forbes | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
The best leaders don’t engage in monologues; they stimulate conversations. They understand conversations are not competitions to be won, but opportunities to enrich, inspire, challenge, illuminate and learn. So, what makes for great dialogue? Great questions.

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The best leaders stimulate conversations. They understand conversations are not competitions to be won, but opportunities to enrich, inspire, challenge, illuminate and learn.
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Great leaders create powerful conversations!
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Experts think a 4-day work week would be more beneficial than 5

Experts think a 4-day work week would be more beneficial than 5 | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Work less, do more.
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Could you implement this and increase productivity? 
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Successful soft market broking – what’s the secret?

Successful soft market broking – what’s the secret? | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it

The insurance sector is changing beyond recognition. What effect does this soft market have on brokers, and their skills? With insurers seemingly desperate to maintain and grow gross written premium levels, do brokers still need to be able to, well, broke?

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Leaders in the (re)insurance sector are having to adapt to a continuing soft market, so what needs to change?
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Want to be a better leader? Observe more and react less | McKinsey & Company

Want to be a better leader? Observe more and react less | McKinsey & Company | A View on Leadership | Scoop.it
Overloaded executives need coping mechanisms. This personal reflection shows how meditation can help.
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Another well put case for leaders to take the time to meditate an focus more on others than on themselves.
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