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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.
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!
When high-status people suffer a humbling loss, their performance tends to decline dramatically, because they’ve become dependent on their rank to maintain a positive view of themselves, say Jennifer Carson Marr of Georgia Institute of Technology...
Make sure you have a positive self-view that is robust and able to withstand adversity.
A new study finds that great coaches don't focus on finding and fixing their team's weaknesses. They do this instead.
Find strengths and use them for more effective development.
Learn to motivate your people to proactively pursue big goals. Dreaming big accomplishes more than simply reacting to loss or fear. I'd rather have a team aspiring toward a goal rather than fearing punishment for failure.
This month, the Leadership Development Carnival is being hosted by Mary Jo Asmus, executive coach and blogger extraordinaire. Mary Jo has assembled over 25 fantastic articles on leadership including: - How to get along ...
Well worth checking out this great resource for #leadership!
Some great resources for leadership development......go on have a look.
Exceptional leaders are not always perfect, and sometimes downright quirky. But they display a set of behaviors that make them admired and loved. Here is a look at seven rare ones.
We are often quick to judge or challenge others but it takes courage to stand up to and challenge our own experiences, knowledge, ideas.
Listening is tough but hearing is even tougher.
How many have you come across, I have come across one in Jet Airways, who always asked this question Why ? and How ? made us think and helped us to win.
Interview with Nadine Chakar, Head of Product and Strategy, Global Collateral Services, BNY Mellon Nadine Chakar is Executive Vice President, Head of Product and Strategy, Global Collateral Services, the Bank of New York Mellon.
“ Giving feedback to someone is a "moment of trust" - an opportunity to either build or erode trust in the relationship.
'People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel. ' ~Maya Angelou
Some great guidelines from @RandyConley on giving #feedback - Take a look.
They do all those things and probably many more.
(From the article): People often divide their time between learning and non-learning. Learning is usually much more focused, dedicated time. Even our education systems are built around that concept — first we learn for several years, and then we work. Smart learners do it differently. They use every occasion to learn something new — about the food they eat, the way things work, different cultures, different roles in the same organization, history, and the people around them. The world is a great source of knowledge and skills, available 24/7, so they ask tons of questions and connect the dots.
Learning is a journey, not a destination.
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!
How to cope when you get stuck on the path to life success
It's how you deal with the lows that determines your potential for highs!
Learn how to be resilient when you face obstacles on the path to your dreams #tips #advice.
Leaders are experiencing expanding global competition, accelerating pace of change, mind-numbing complexity, and increasing instability. We work with leaders all over the world and most are seeing a growing gap between the rate at which complexity is increasing and their own capacity to lead. This leaves us with the questions; How will we rise to the occasion?
#Leadership offers a sustainable competitive advantage - are you exploiting this?
In this hour, TED speakers describe their journeys to answer the question: who am I?
Fascinating - asks many questions of the listener. Who are you?
Neglect your energy and you’ll go out like an unstoked fire. Fire always cools without fuel.
Great post from Dan Rockwell, aka @leadershipfreak.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Workbook: Revised & Updated [John C. Maxwell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
I rarely pug books, but this one is worth it!
In dealing with ambiguity, when it is difficult to understand why things are going wrong – we have to be able to create a diagnostic approach to the organisation as a system, and look at what is called the systems conditions.
Leaders need to get comfortable with ambiguity - making sense of it is their job.