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Nice take on decision making - but making a decision and learning from it right or wrong strikes me as the key thing.
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This relates to the fact that the more you practice something, the more it becomes part of your automatic reference. Don't trust your gut if you haven't educated your gut.
(From the article): "Once again, the researchers found that intuition was more effective for those with high expertise. In the intuition condition, participants with high expertise demonstrated higher task performance. In the analysis condition, those with high expertise performed no better than those with low expertise."
Sometimes some decisions are made with no logic nor intuition but just by luck. If your decision was right you can always say it was intuition while in fact is is like playing red or black at the roulette each time you have 50% chances to win.
Don't just rely on annual reviews. Create an ongoing communication with your employees to help them be their best.
Coaching is conditioning, whether you do it or not. Create water-cooler and corridor moments intentionally for great development.
In this modern world there are not many who make the choice to become excellent leaders; there are many great politicians, executives and managers out there but very few choose to be excellent.
Our favorite moments from a year of Life's Work interviews.
10 personas extraordinarias comparten sus lecciones sobre el éxito
Beliefs and values form the heart of an organization’s culture. Great leaders never miss an opportunity to reinforce them.
Behaviour reinforces beliefs and culture - make it intentional!
Tune into the pain of the person you’re talking to.In an era of budget, time, and labor constraints, is it possible to sell your ideas and concepts (which often require money, time, and labor to implement) to the CEO, CFO, Board of Directors, or
Make what you offer about priority, relevancy, and strategic imperatives to get your ideas sold.upwards.
Is your leadership communication earning you trust? Take this trust quiz, then try three powerful tips to become a Commanding Communicator.
“What you are speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say”Ralph Waldo Emerson
From my experiences leading teams in government, academia, clinical medicine, and the private sector, I have evolved a set of rules to help manage some of the issues with the assignment of credit. These rules are my own and don’t reflect any official policies of the organizations where I’ve worked.
Remember there's plenty credit to go round - and givers gain!
Some of us have traveled a hard and rocky road on our leadership journey; for many, the journey is far from over. As leaders, we all have strengths and weaknesses, good points and bad points, character strengths and character flaws.
Don't go broke buying career advice. Invest in your future with this advice from successful leaders who found smart ways to get better at their jobs.
pretty keen insights; go for it- invest in yourself:-)
Can you imagine living in a world where extreme religious laws that inhibit the movements and rights of women and girls simply couldn't exist? Can you see us living in a place where women and girls have full control of their own bodies?
You can do it if you try...
A new "leader in residence" program is central to Crotonville.
Great OD initiative from GE.
How To Be A Better Leader By Rewiring Your Brain Inc.com Controlling the way your brain responds to emotions isn't as complicated as it sounds. A psychologist explains the steps that will change your behavior.
Neuropsychology is adding to leadership wisdom on a daily basis - time to swot up?
Or put more simplistically - Think before you act.
Better Leader...Great one
"Emotional Intelligence (EQ), the ability to recognize, understand, and control your own and others' emotions." Do you want to know more... just follow this link!
This is the second of a multi-part article on the wisdom and insights gained from the 2012 International Leadership Blogathon. The first part is located here: (...)
Some great articles, worth revisiting, from @toddbnielsen.
The titles alone are interesting suggesting the articles are worthy of looking into more closely.
Are leaders born or made? When I pose this question to executives or HR professionals, the vast majority say that leaders are made; that is, leadership is something one can learn.
Better ask "What do great leaders do?"
What daily habits improve brain structure and cognitive function?
Meta analysis suggests 8 habits can improve cognitive function and protect against cognitive decline for a lifespan.
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What is the status of emotional intelligence in the world today? For the first time ever, a view of world-wide data on key strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats for EQ globally.
Globally, EQ is declining, yet it remains a key driver of success. Survey results here.
ho would you add21st Century Leaders List. Who are the 21st century leaders in business, finance, politics, government, NGOs, popular culture? What is your best service?
Who would you add to the 21C leaders list?
What happens when new managers receive emotional intelligence training? The six-month program is delivering significant improvements in EQ skills -- tied to dramatic increases in influence, quality of life, and decision making.
Great case study on EQ f.rom Six Seconds
It is good to see research bearing out we think is intuitively the case. The findings cannot be generalized but would give other organizations, including schools, a place to work from.
While there are many models of leadership, we inevitably return time and again to those with emotional intelligence at the core when working with groups and individuals who wish to inspire and motivate others. The work of James Kouzes and Barry Posner in this area is a very good place to begin. Both highly regarded academics, it is the basis in research that makes the work of Kouzes & Posner, outlined in their book The Leadership Challenge, so well respected. Over the past thirty years the co-authors have carried out surveys and interviews with over 60,000 leaders from every industry and background and identified five practices that outstanding leaders use consistently when dealing with others.
5 enduring leadership practices that really work.
EI (EQ) is one way leaders can awaken, inspire and empower the human potential in their organizations.
5 Excellent Skills to develop, Kouzes and Posner one of my favourite leadership books
Go Ahead, Put It OffNew Voices: Is It Time for 'Active' Procrastination? British Psychological Society There are two types of procrastination, passive and active.
This article was a relief!
It has become a common mantra that it is vital to develop leadership in our organisations. Many firms spend thousands of hours and millons of pounds trying to develop their leaders. But when would-be leaders return to the workplace, they find the all the inspiring ideas about leadership are impossible to put into practice. Why is it that even the best ideas about leadership are often so difficult to implement?
What's your sustainability climate like? And why would you worry about it?
Companies across the globe are tackling some of the world’s greatest societal challenges — water scarcity, climate change, and even the rights of women and girls in the developing world.
Men need a cultural shift in leadership development. Women need a cultural shift in leadership development. We all need to start talking about it, and we need to keep the conversation going, for the benefit of all.
Wisdom from speaker of Aussie State Parliament.
Let’s break it down: What is emotional intelligence and why does it matter? How does this make a difference in my life at work, school, home? Next week is our 3rd annual free online conference, EQ Week. To make the most of the program, here’s a quick intro to emotional intelligence (EQ).
Fantastic conference next week via Six Seconds. Many free webinars on a globally critical topic! Thanks @eqjosh!