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12 Signs of Cowardly Leadership - Forbes

12 Signs of Cowardly Leadership - Forbes | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Courageous leadership. You hear that term a lot these days. It is a call to commit and act; to make hard choices and take risks; and to do what’s unpopular and right. Language can be a funny thing though.
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How Criticizing in Private Undermines Your Team

How Criticizing in Private Undermines Your Team | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
To increase accountability, don't only deliver criticism behind closed doors.

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David Hain's curator insight, March 27, 2013 4:44 AM

Great teams have developed great norms.  Bringingthe best from each other is one.  Thisis a great way to do that...

donhornsby's curator insight, March 27, 2013 5:09 AM

(From the article): Leadership isn't about being comfortable; it's about being effective, even when you're uncomfortable. Smart leaders address ineffective team member behavior in the team setting when it occurs, or when the behavior affects the team. In the team: that's where the information, solution, and accountability are.

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Before Working with a Coach, Challenge Your Self-Assumptions

Before Working with a Coach, Challenge Your Self-Assumptions | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Working with an executive coach can be a large investment of time and money; it seems a shame to waste either. If you're considering coaching (or have, ahem, been asked to consider it), make sure you get the most out of the experience.

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7 Ways to Ensure Your Emails Get Read

7 Ways to Ensure Your Emails Get Read | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Tired of sending out emails and getting no responses back? An email expert shares seven tips to help make sure that your emails get read.
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4 Most Important Qualities of an Entrepreneur

4 Most Important Qualities of an Entrepreneur | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Forget about your business idea--most of them don't pan out anyway. Here's what it really takes to succeed.
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Making the Biggest Deals, Abraham Lincoln-Style - Forbes

Making the Biggest Deals, Abraham Lincoln-Style - Forbes | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Here are three dealmaking lessons we can learn from Lincoln.
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How to Develop a Strategic Sales Plan

How to Develop a Strategic Sales Plan | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it

There’s nothing more important to your business than sales. Revenue is what keeps your doors (virtual or physical) open. Do you have a strategic plan to drive sales? Just like your business plan, you should have a detailed plan to communicate to your sales staff. How do you put it together? Address each of these points in your sales strategy.


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What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school.
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Why You're Not A Leader - Forbes

Why You're Not A Leader - Forbes | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Everybody thinks they’re a leader – most are far from it. The harsh reality is that we live in a world awash with wannabe leaders. As much as some don’t want to admit it, not everyone can or should become a leader (my take on the born vs.

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Natalie Savage's curator insight, February 14, 2013 12:39 PM

Good insight!

Marty Koenig's comment, February 18, 2013 10:13 AM
Great article, Dionne!
Lauran Star's curator insight, February 18, 2013 10:49 AM

Leaders drive results ... Are you a leader or are you still on the bench?

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Eight Critical Success Factors For Improving Strategy Execution - Part 4 of 4 | Executive Street

Eight Critical Success Factors For Improving Strategy Execution - Part 4 of 4 | Executive Street | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
With successful strategy outcomes continuing to be an elusive prize sought by corporate leaders, this series explores critical factors for strategy execution.
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BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Square fruit stuns Japanese shoppers

BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Square fruit stuns Japanese shoppers | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Japan shows off one of its greatest innovations - square watermelons.
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Think outside the box for creativity... or in this case "within the box!"  Innovation often springs from questioning the most fundamental assumptions we make about our products or services…such as whether a watermelon always has to be round.   See the attached article “Watermelon Squared” for a fun and insightful look at how one group of suppliers solved a problem for its customers in a truly remarkable way.  

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Leadership: Are You Working On Your Game?

Leadership: Are You Working On Your Game? | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 8, 2013 7:11 PM

Leaders need to be learning all the time. There are no short cuts and it is what makes excellent leader. It sends a signal of humility.

Rim Riahi's curator insight, April 9, 2013 12:03 AM
Leadership: Are You Working On Your Game? 
Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, April 9, 2013 10:13 AM

Are you always learning?

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James Surowiecki: The Case Against Telecommuting

James Surowiecki: The Case Against Telecommuting | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Yahoo is making a smart call. Most studies of telecommuting focus on how working from home affects employees. Less often discussed is how telecommuting affects employers.
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The No. 1 Leadership Trait You Really Need to be Successful

The No. 1 Leadership Trait You Really Need to be Successful | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Most workplace disputes and disasters can be traced back to one thing: a lack of leadership. So, what’s the absolute No. 1 most important leadership trait in the history of the universe? …
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Do You Play to Win—or to Not Lose? - Harvard Business Review

Do You Play to Win—or to Not Lose? - Harvard Business Review | CEO Leadership | 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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Lincoln: 5 Leadership Lessons

Lincoln: 5 Leadership Lessons | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
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Lincoln ranks consistently as the best U.S. president for his leadership in guiding his country through a constitutional, military and moral crisis, preserving the Union, ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization.  What can we learn from this great leader who accomplished a considerable amount in just over 4 years?

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day - Forbes

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day - Forbes | CEO 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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The Best Leaders Know Self Esteem is Scarce

The Best Leaders Know Self Esteem is Scarce | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
Economics teaches us that if something is scarce, it is more valuable. And while self-esteem might be scarce in your workplace, it doesn’t have to be.
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Media multitaskers pay mental price, Stanford study shows

Think you can talk on the phone, send an instant message and read your e-mail all at once? Stanford researchers say even trying may impair your cognitive control.
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Essential Elements for a Functional Team

Essential Elements for a Functional Team | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
We have all heard the phrase “There is no I in team” over and over, but what does it really mean?  A team can only truly succeed if its players put others on the team ahead of themselves and t...
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Four Reasons Why Your 2013 Strategy Will Fail (and What to Do About It) - Forbes

Four Reasons Why Your 2013 Strategy Will Fail (and What to Do About It) - Forbes | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
This article is by Chris McChesney and Jim Huling. Chris McChesney is global practice leader, execution practice, and Jim Huling is a managing consultant, for FranklinCovey.
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10 Things Business Leaders Should Learn From Educators - Edudemic

10 Things Business Leaders Should Learn From Educators - Edudemic | CEO Leadership | Scoop.it
What can tech titans and MBA students learn from educators? Quite a lot. From innovation to respect, it's all found in today's classroom.
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