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A Quality Leadership Lesson

A Quality Leadership Lesson | all things leadership | Scoop.it
When quality issues make headlines it’s invariably a negative story. Automakers, airlines and yoga apparel makers have all had notable quality-related setbacks in recent memory. The damage, both
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11 Books that Every Leader Should Read

11 Books that Every Leader Should Read | all things leadership | Scoop.it
I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating -- a list of “11 Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my Work Matters blog since 2011. These are books that have taught me much about people,
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Leadership Lessons I’m Still Using Today

Leadership Lessons I’m Still Using Today | all things leadership | Scoop.it
You’ll sometimes see articles that offer THE definitive list of leadership principles. I wouldn’t want to claim to offer such a list. But I can touch on three lessons that have served me
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Finding leaders starts by listening

Finding leaders starts by listening | all things leadership | Scoop.it
If I had a bigger napkin I would have written this:The Less Simple Formula for Assessing Leadership = Identify the Problem, Find a Solution, Develop a Workable Plan, Inspire Others, Deliver the
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10 Most Admired Qualities in Leadership Today

10 Most Admired Qualities in Leadership Today | all things leadership | Scoop.it
In my experience, the type of leader who gets followed closest has some distinct characteristics. I think that's more defined these days than ever before, possibly because we live in the days of information.
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Change Your Habits with a Good Checklist

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When I was 21, the U.S. Navy taught me how to fly an airplane.We practiced for a while in a flight simulator, and eventually the opportunity came to do the real thing.With an instructor sitting
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Are You a Leader or a Manager? There's a Difference

Are You a Leader or a Manager? There's a Difference | all things leadership | Scoop.it
The terms leadership and management are often used interchangeably, but there is a huge difference between a leader and a manager.
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Understanding which you are will help you make important, early choices about whom you need to grow that complement your strengths and ensure the success of your business.

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Lift Your Leadership With These Top CEO Secrets

Lift Your Leadership With These Top CEO Secrets | all things leadership | Scoop.it
I’d like to share and bring to life some of the most important secrets of the top CEOs in the world, so that you can incorporate them into your own leadership and that of your company:1. Top
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10 Things Leaders Must Learn to Do

10 Things Leaders Must Learn to Do | all things leadership | Scoop.it
You can get away with a lot and still make it in this world, but there are some corners you simply can't cut.
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Being an Entrepreneur When You're Not Extroverted

Being an Entrepreneur When You're Not Extroverted | all things leadership | Scoop.it
How can you balance your needs with those of your business?
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How to Scale Your Leadership Style

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I was recently asked how I think about scaling leadership.To answer the question, I first need to share my view of leadership, which is grounded in the belief that it is not a leader’s job to
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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership | all things leadership | Scoop.it
By Jack and Suzy WelchBeing a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing –
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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership | all things leadership | Scoop.it
By Jack and Suzy WelchBeing a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing –
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Transformational Leadership - Becoming an Inspirational Leader

Transformational Leadership - Becoming an Inspirational Leader | all things leadership | Scoop.it
Learn how to develop this inspiring leadership style.
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Considering a Change: Get Into An Entrepreneur's Mindset

Considering a Change: Get Into An Entrepreneur's Mindset | all things leadership | Scoop.it
Having been in business for over 30 years, I have seen the challenges faced by entrepreneurs. In particular I have seen the challenges faced by those starting their business journey, and amongst all
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Going into the world of entrepreneurship is often a step outside of your comfort zone and it can take a while for you to get used to it. But I am a firm believer in mind over matter, and once you have adopted the right mentality, the journey to success will feel a lot easier.

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The Four Most Powerful Lessons in Management

The Four Most Powerful Lessons in Management | all things leadership | Scoop.it
It's humbling to work with those great men and women whose actions speak volumes. I experienced this in a dramatic way early in my career following the tragic death of a colleague.My partner and I
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Leaders and managers who couple these approaches with solid knowledge of the market and a worthwhile product or service will find that, over time, they can’t help but succeed.

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Don’t Write Off the Coaching Leadership Style

Don’t Write Off the Coaching Leadership Style | all things leadership | Scoop.it
Coaching leaders help employees identify their unique strengths and weaknesses and tie them to their personal and career aspirations. They encourage employees to establish long-term development goals
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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day | all things leadership | Scoop.it
Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question.
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12 Most Exemplary “E” Embodiments of Excellent Leaders - Business 2 Community

12 Most Exemplary “E” Embodiments of Excellent Leaders - Business 2 Community | all things leadership | Scoop.it
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Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Star Trek

Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Star Trek | all things leadership | Scoop.it
These 5 business lessons will help more than just Trekkies get an edge on the competition.
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The Single Most Essential Building Block of Success

The Single Most Essential Building Block of Success | all things leadership | Scoop.it
There is this one question. This one ultimate question. One question we all ask ourselves. Some of us on a more frequent basis. Others only from time to time. Some of us acknowledge doing so. Others
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The real skill, and as such the main building block of success, is getting back on track again after difficult experiences and loses, and not giving up. Instead bouncing back into the original, or even into a stronger position than before.

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The No 1 Thing Successful People Always Do!

The No 1 Thing Successful People Always Do! | all things leadership | Scoop.it
Well, we all want to be successful, right? Success is most commonly understood as making a lot of money or having a stellar career in business, sports or entertainment. However, success can equally
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3 Phrases That Will Get You Noticed

3 Phrases That Will Get You Noticed | all things leadership | Scoop.it
When these phrases are used appropriately and wisely in group and team situations, they will put you in a natural leadership position.
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Leading Like Margaret Thatcher

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RIP Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister, who changed her country and the world, sometimes for better, sometimes for worse. She was known as the Iron Lady, but she also had
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9 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Baseball

9 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Baseball | all things leadership | Scoop.it
"it's like deja-vu, all over again." - Yogi BerraToday marks one of my favorite days of the year: Opening Day in Major League Baseball. My love of baseball is clear from the photo from my
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