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The Jerk Quotient for Leaders

The Jerk Quotient for Leaders | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Jerks expect respect but don’t extend it. The gap between respect extended and respect expected is the jerk quotient for leaders. Peons earn respect. But, the power chair is enough for jerks. Rude:...
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McDonalds Founder Ray Kroc's Leadership Style and Traits - BrandonGaille.com

McDonalds Founder Ray Kroc's Leadership Style and Traits - BrandonGaille.com | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Ray Kroc Leadership Style and Success Ray Kroc was the orchestrator behind the biggest fast food chain McDonald’s.
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5 traits of a leader- do YOU have them?:)

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Four Ways to Build Influential Connection

Four Ways to Build Influential Connection | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Intimidation requires position or perceived power but influence is a function of connection. Distance and threat are the tools of bullies. Intimidators reach down from power towers and squeeze peon...
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4 ways to be influential vs. intimidating--- which kind of a leader are you?:)

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Why Precious Leaders Fail

Why Precious Leaders Fail | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Gollum, in The Hobbit, referred to himself as “My Precious.” Preciousness turns leaders into self-consumed beasts. The only one: Direct reports don’t understand the pressures squeezing you. The boa...
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7 ways how "precious" leaders are like everyone else

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Challenge the Process without Blowing Up

Challenge the Process without Blowing Up | Corporate University | Scoop.it
You’re surrounded by stagnation because last week’s great idea is next week’s dying system. Systems defend themselves and gradually grow stale until crisis confronts and changes them. Every system ...
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Are you a leader who challenges change & accepts it too?--- 10 steps on how to

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How to Become a Leader Before You are One

How to Become a Leader Before You are One | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Don’t tell me what you hope to do.Tell me what you're doing. Reading and talking are useful, even essential, but experience matters most. Leadership is about practice more than theory. Every leader...
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Are YOU being a leader today vs. hoping to be one tomorrow?

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Crush the Complexity of Cowardice

Crush the Complexity of Cowardice | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Unchallenged complexity is the source of frustration, decline, stagnation, and death. Don’t wait for crisis to eliminate complexity. Edward de Bono said, “There is never any justification for thing...
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Are you a leader who develops partnerships vs. hierarchies?

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From Intern To CEO: How 3 Execs Climbed To The Top

From Intern To CEO: How 3 Execs Climbed To The Top | Corporate University | Scoop.it
From taking unpaid internships to dropping out of college to take a mail room job, take a look at how these successful CEOs really did work their way to the top.
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3 Examples for Exemplary Leadership - From zero to the top...Can you be another?

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The Entrepreneur Test - How Do You Rate?

The Entrepreneur Test - How Do You Rate? | Corporate University | Scoop.it
@johngreathouse The six words, which I believe encompass the key characteristics of a successful, serial entrepreneur, are: Fervent, Wiley, Selfless, Optimistically Pessimistic and Self-aware.
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Every leader is an entrepreneur-- how do YOU rate?

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5 Leadership Lessons: Listen, Learn, Lead

5 Leadership Lessons: Listen, Learn, Lead | Corporate University | 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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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 5, 2013 6:10 PM

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

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Simple and yet, so difficult to do.

donhornsby's curator insight, August 6, 2013 9:53 AM

(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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Can You Handle The Express Lane Of Leadership?

Can You Handle The Express Lane Of Leadership? | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Accepting change is fast and scary. It's also the express lane of leadership.
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Can you handle it?

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30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back

30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back | Corporate University | 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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Are you in with the times or are you out?--- 30 things holding your company back-- are you one of them?

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Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day

Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Successful people have learned to ask the right questions I’ve been talking about the 7 Non-Negotiables over the past several weeks leading up to the release of my book, The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results.
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Do YOU ask these 10 questions as a successful leader?

 

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5 Leadership Behaviors Loyal Employees Trust

5 Leadership Behaviors Loyal Employees Trust | Corporate University | Scoop.it
(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) Is any relationship ever completely reciprocal? Not really, because one party always wields more power over the other.
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The 5 leadership traits that create loyal and engaged employees --- are YOU demonstrating them?

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Five Ways Leaders Bridge the Generational Divide

Five Ways Leaders Bridge the Generational Divide | Corporate University | Scoop.it
We’re in the middle of a historic evolutionary leap driven by digital innovation and software technology.  And it’s created a generational divide that holds both promise and peril for leaders, managers and HR departments.
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5 ways to connect generations - are you leading & building that sort of connection?

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16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day | Corporate University | Scoop.it
The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.
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Do YOU do these 16 things daily, as a leader?:)

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How to Rise Above Butterfly Conversations

How to Rise Above Butterfly Conversations | Corporate University | Scoop.it
I hate wasting time in conversations that bounce around and never arrive. Talk - for the sake of talk – is for Saturday morning coffee with friends. But, successful leaders itch for next steps and ...
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The POWER conversations with people that distinguish a leader--- do YOU do them?

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The 7 Types Of People Who Never Succeed At Work

The 7 Types Of People Who Never Succeed At Work | Corporate University | Scoop.it
In lieu of filling you with fluffy “this is what a successful person looks like” talk, I thought I’d take the opposite route. The following is a list of people who stand out for all the wrong reasons.
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Are YOU a leader that succeeds at work? --- Beware of these 7 habits

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Why Your Boss Cares If You're Happy

Why Your Boss Cares If You're Happy | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Companies from Google to Bank of America are investing in ways to measure how happy their employees are--and how to make them happier. But does that...
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"Happiness is in the Data" --- Are you a leader measuring it?

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The "It" Factor: How to Have Executive Presence in a Meeting | The Daily Muse

The "It" Factor: How to Have Executive Presence in a Meeting | The Daily Muse | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Want to command the room like Sheryl Sandberg or Richard Branson? This PR professional walks us through what it takes to gracefully command the room and leave everyone wanting to know more.
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Do YOU have the "IT" factor? --- The 3 "P"s to get there:)

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10 Ways To Make Each Day A Leadership Masterpiece

10 Ways To Make Each Day A Leadership Masterpiece | Corporate University | Scoop.it
Brian Layer, Brigadier General, United States Army (Retired) knows a few things about leadership. Brian is a West Point graduate who also holds three masters degrees.
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Are you practicing these 10 ways?

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Top 10 Tips for Authentic Networking

Top 10 Tips for Authentic Networking | Corporate University | Scoop.it
My main passion and expertise is the Power of Connection -- thus, Networking is fundamental to how I run my business and how I create  and maintain relationships. I love networking because it has g...
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As a leader are you an authentic networker?- 10 tips

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Failure of The Pudding Palace

Failure of The Pudding Palace | Corporate University | Scoop.it
The Pudding Palace never made a ripple on the business scene. Poof! It appeared. Poof! It vanished. But, there it was, for a glorious moment in time, a store dedicated to pudding! Paper bowls, plas...
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5 reasons why great ideas will fail for great leaders

 

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The Most Courageous Act of Leadership

The Most Courageous Act of Leadership | Corporate University | Scoop.it
The flying monkeys on the Wizard of Oz scared the crap out of me. But, flying monkeys are nothing compared to the terror of yielding. Yielding feels weak but it reflects courage, power, and heart. ...
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5 qualities of courageous leaders - do YOU practice them?

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