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The skills and attitudes to become a better manager
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How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Learn how to manage time through organization, prioritizing, and scheduling your day from Entrepreneur.
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Great tips on managing time for entrepreneurs.

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15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence - Agenda I The World Economic Forum

15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence - Agenda I The World Economic Forum | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
One of the most important things a leader can have is emotional intelligence, Jacqueline Smith explains how interviewers can ascertain this.
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A set of questions to get an insight into emotional intelligence...
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If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well

If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Our permanent ambient workload is not efficient.
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This converging of professional and personal life is producing a situation where you are really not getting a break. Interesting article.

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Forget Time Management. Try Attention Management

Forget Time Management. Try Attention Management | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Don't spend your day constantly battling the clock--it's a battle you won't win. Instead, decide what your priorities are and focus your attention on them. (Forget Time Management.
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Five C's of Accountability

Five C's of Accountability | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Accountability is a very popular word these days. In my consulting practice, the word comes up on a daily basis. I have written articles on various aspects of accountability, from the attitudes tha...
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5 C's of accountability clarifies an oft used term and gives action steps. 

Will surely add to our workshop on "Giving Feedback" as lots of managers want people to be accountable.

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Creating a Level Playing Field - Lean In

Creating a Level Playing Field - Lean In | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
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Interesting talk on gender biases and some ways to eliminate them.

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10 of the worst examples of management-speak

10 of the worst examples of management-speak | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Only if you have the core competencies will you be able to action the key deliverables ...
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Interesting!!

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Keys to Time Management You Can Apply Today to Increase Your Success - Life Coach Hub

Keys to Time Management You Can Apply Today to Increase Your Success - Life Coach Hub | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Is time your enemy? Learn to befriend it with these easy-to-apply time management tips to becoming more successful. (RT @Breakforsuccess "“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” - Peter F.
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How Great Leaders Communicate

You’ve just been promoted into one of your organization’s Big Jobs. Now you’ve got an impressive office, a hefty budget and vast expectations about how you will lead dozens or even

Via Maria Elena Corbeil
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Breathe life into corporate vision by translating into action, ask relevant questions, listen to people, create a "we get things done" ...all very relevant suggestions and work towards inculcating these habits need to start many years prior to landing the big job.

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Maria Elena Corbeil's curator insight, January 22, 2013 10:37 AM

This timely article provides tips for improving our communication strategies. They cite research that reveals that effective leadership now centers around our ability to engage others in conversation- to buy in to the product, service, and/or project. Read on...

Kelli DeBellis's curator insight, April 25, 2013 9:26 AM

Effective collaboration and connectivity is integral to communication, this can often be improved by better use of available technology.

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Se hvordan nogle leder gør det bedre end andre -

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How ineffective managers spend their time

How ineffective managers spend their time | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Most managers don’t know how to manage their time, their workplace relationships, or their priorities. It shows in their work (How would you describe the way your manager manages time? Does s/he fit one of these "ineffective" categories?
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How To Improve Your Strengths - Harvard Business Review

How To Improve Your Strengths - Harvard Business Review | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Cross training in leadership skills is an interesting idea. Certainly worth exploring.

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HBR Blog Network

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HBR blog post
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 If you look at the list of senior managers fatal flaws, 4 of the 5 top flaws are related to interpersonal relationships.

Can you improve your skill at establishing interpersonal relationships? Yes you can.

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Why Your Boss Lacks Emotional Intelligence | Dr. Travis Bradberry | LinkedIn

Why Your Boss Lacks Emotional Intelligence | Dr. Travis Bradberry | LinkedIn | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
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Interesting insight: at the bottom of pyramid, you need high EQ to read mid management and then EQ declines with CEO's having lowest EQ's. However, high performing CEO's have high EQ's. Since you get what you reward, why do companies reward low EQ in top management ?
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7 Ways to Assess for Leadership Potential

7 Ways to Assess for Leadership Potential | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
How to use the performance and potential 9 box matrix to assess for leadership potential for succession planning.
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Assessing potential is by far more difficult to assessing performance. Gives suggestions on how to make assessing potential more predictable.
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The secrets of time management today

The secrets of time management today | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
You can boost productivity through email subfolders, press-ups and a virtual assistant AT THE office, often the last thing you can do is work. Emails flood in, colleagues make urgent requests, and fires need to be fought.
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Great tips! Going to implement some immediately.
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The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using

The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using - The Huffington Post
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Keeping a journal can help you see patterns in behavior. Record small wins and feel motivated by them. Sometimes simply clear your head.

Definitely a productivity tool worth investing in.

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Attention regulates emotion

Attention regulates emotion | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Extremes of every kind of attention are a problem. It’s important to find a balance between too narrow a focus, and attention that's too widely dispersed. Attention too far in either direction can
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Negotiation - Lean In

Negotiation - Lean In | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
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Reframing the negotiation from adversarial to problem solving makes all the difference.

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17 Things The Boss Should Never Say

17 Things The Boss Should Never Say | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
"Please, Sarah, you've got to be friendlier on the phones!"As soon as I said it, several years ago to one of my employees, I felt horrible. It wasn't so much that I had said it- it was how I said it,
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All bosses should read!

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DISCover what drives people’s behavior and how you can capitalize on it using DISC styles. | Larks Learning Blog

DISCover what drives people’s behavior and how you can capitalize on it using DISC styles. | Larks Learning Blog | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
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Time management; are your people assertive enough? » Change Factory

Time management; are your people assertive enough? » http://t.co/nbyfp7rlqN #Management #Business
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Assertiveness is required to be able to manage time effectively.
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What is the definition of empowerment

What is the definition of empowerment | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Empowerment and delegation are often confused within the business world.
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Delegation is using another person's hands. Empowerment means using another's brain and heart. Big difference!
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10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
Small things that make a great impact. Try it and discover the power .
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Management Is (Still) Not Leadership

Management Is (Still) Not Leadership | Becoming a better manager | Scoop.it
After years of debate, people still confuse these ideas - at their peril.
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Management and leadership are 2 different beasts. Both important for success of an organization.

Leadership is not about position but about behaviour.

Today we require leadership from as many people as possible regardless of their position in the corporate hierarchy.

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