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Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

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Spoil them with resources and only involve them in meaningful work.
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In praise of laziness

In praise of laziness | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
THERE is a never-ending supply of business gurus telling us how we can, and must, do more. Sheryl Sandberg urges women to “Lean In” if they want to get ahead....
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The Plague Of The Pessimist Leader: 8 Tips To Make You More Optimistic Today

The Plague Of The Pessimist Leader: 8 Tips To Make You More Optimistic Today | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Are you a pessimistic leader? There is hope.
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7 Startup habits investors read as staying power

7 Startup habits investors read as staying power | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
I’m always looking for evidence of early startup characteristics that might be predictors of long-term success. Every investor has his own list, usually based o (Great article. All my entrepreneur friends should read it.
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Want to Raise Your Effectiveness? Try Being a ‘Storydoing’ CEO | ChiefExecutive.net | Chief Executive Magazine

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6 Keys to Game-Changing Leadership | TerryStarbucker.com

6 Keys to Game-Changing Leadership | TerryStarbucker.com | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
“Morale is poor, turnover is high, and our performance has been dismal. Can you fix all this for us?” Leadership has its challenges, and there’s none more daunting than walking into a difficult “turn around” situation.
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Five Lessons for CEOs from Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer | ChiefExecutive.net | Chief Executive Magazine

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Owner vs. CEO Management

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Video There’s a distinctly different management philosophy between owners and CEOs.  I grew up watching my father singlehandedly run our family business and for the last 6 years I’ve had the counsel of board members who’ve recruited and employed CEOs...
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30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back

30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
According to the American Society of Training and Development, U.S. businesses spend more than $170 Billion dollars annually on leadership-based curriculum. My question is this; to what end?
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Strategic Planning Made Easy: Ten Simple Steps

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Women business owners seem to equate Strategic Planning with having a tooth pulled. It's not that hard, I promise! It’s well-known that most successful
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Mission Statements and Vision Statements

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Vision Statements and Mission Statements are the inspiring words chosen by successful leaders to clearly and concisely convey the direction of the organization. By crafting a clear mission statement and vision statement, you can powerfully communicate your intentions and motivate your team or organization to realize an attractive and inspiring common vision of the future.


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Don't under estimate the power of creating vision and mission statements for your business - they can be very powerful foundations on which to build your business; giving you and other stakeholders clarity about direction and purpose for your business.

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Too much of a good thing

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IT IS only natural for leaders to try to make the most of their strengths. The theory of comparative advantage directs people, as well as countries and firms, to...
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35 Questions That Will Change Your Life

35 Questions That Will Change Your Life | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire “We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan “The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop ...
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Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most

Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When an individual believes they know all the answers, they shut themselves down from the possibility...
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InfosysVoice: The difference between coaching and mentoring

InfosysVoice: The difference between coaching and mentoring | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
As a coach within a large company, I have often noticed that conversations with team leaders and their members end in a way that neither the leader nor the team members are happy. This only makes things worse.
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9 Stages of Transformational Change

9 Stages of Transformational Change | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
The "Grief-Then-Growth" Cycle Transformational change just "feels" hard, don't you think? It's an unsettling, unpleasant, "when is life going to return to normal" kind of thing. At least that's the...
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5 Leadership Lessons: Listen, Learn, Lead

5 Leadership Lessons: Listen, Learn, Lead | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it

For a leader – or anyone else who wants to succeed at hiring and retaining the very best talent – listening is a crucial skill. Because when you tune the wrong people and information out, you’re depriving yourself of priceless tools that will enable you to take your career, and life, to new levels of workplace fulfillment, reward and fun.


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Listening is an important aspect of mindful, servant-leadership.

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Simple and yet, so difficult to do.

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(From the article): Learning to listen is a blast. It makes us fuller, smarter, more empathetic, more successful people and leaders. Lets all take our earplugs out and tune in to the wondrous wealth of inspiration that surrounds us. Your future and current employees will thank you.

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4 rules to drive innovation: A guide for business leaders

4 rules to drive innovation: A guide for business leaders | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's how your small business can boost resource efficiency, attract talent and improve its reputation.
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8 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Strategic Planning Process

8 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Strategic Planning Process | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it

If you are considering launching a strategic planning process, either for your organization overall or for a specific part of the business, you have obviously done some thinking about it to get to this decision point.

 

Before taking your first steps to either implement the strategic planning process yourself or engage an outside party to lead you through the process, here are eight questions to ask.

 

Maybe you have already addressed some of these questions about your strategic planning process, but my guess is you likely have not tackled all of them


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3 Steps to Take to Avoid Becoming an Ethical Scandal | ChiefExecutive.net | Chief Executive Magazine

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Daily Habits of Wealthy People

Daily Habits of Wealthy People | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
If you think becoming rich is about luck, think again. It may have more to do with how you spend your day, beginning with the hour you wake up.
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The Benefits of Belonging to a CEO Group

The Benefits of Belonging to a CEO Group | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
How joining an executive peer group can help you better manage your businesses.
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