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10 Essential Items for a New Manager's Survival Kit

10 Essential Items for a New Manager's Survival Kit | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Stepping into a management role for the first time is a daunting task for anyone. Most new managers are eager to make their mark as leaders and approach their supervisory opportunity with verve and...
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I rather liked this post and thanks to @JesseStoner for the prompt!

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Chery Gegelman's curator insight, December 2, 2013 1:34 PM

Simple read, fun points filled with truth!  Enjoy!  

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Why good leaders make you feel safe

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust.

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Good leadership is about relationships ... built on trust! Simon has it right for me here!

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The Unspoken Leadership Skill You Need to Survive

The Unspoken Leadership Skill You Need to Survive | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

No matter how large or small your organization, your political skills play a critical role in your success as a leader.

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Developing your organisational 'nous' is a must-have for a leader in any human organisation! I was able to thrive for 25+ years in the public sector by having a finely attuned set of political skills!

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Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company

Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior. A McKinsey Quarterly article.

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And we need more decoding as the world is full of accidental managers!

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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often described as VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and ambiguous), there are major tectonic shifts that demand a new mindset of leadership. First, let us look at these shifts. In recent

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Loved this very graphical view on how leaders deal with VUCA! Thanks Bobby Dillard for the original Scoop!

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#Leadership

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VUCA indeed !
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Why Your Brain Makes You Slip Up When Anxious

Why Your Brain Makes You Slip Up When Anxious | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join.


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More interesting developments in the field of neuroscience ... and how this might impact on your personal development!

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20 Questions for Business Leaders

20 Questions for Business Leaders | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
The history of business is the story of entrepreneurs, executives, leaders, and employees, all of whom along the way add to the theory of management.
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This is a really great series of questions to help you reflect on the leader within you!

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11 characteristics of powerful people you can cultivate

11 characteristics of powerful people you can cultivate | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Some people seemingly are born with leadership traits. The rest of us have to work at it.
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Working at it is the way for everyone - some are just better at it than others!

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Dimensions of Employee Engagement

Dimensions of Employee Engagement | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
You have to measure both.

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FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist's curator insight, December 4, 2015 11:28 AM

Do you employ All Stars, Drifters, or Saboteurs? Better find out.

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5 Operating Principles of the 21st Century Manager

5 Operating Principles of the 21st Century Manager | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
By Marla Gottschalk When we join an organization today, we rarely envision a long-term relationship. In fact, we anticipate that our career path will take us to many different workplaces, with vary...
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Maria provides some great ideas in this article. In particular, I like #3. We live in the #SocialAge and connecting with others, in many ways, not just digitally, will increasingly become part of our everyday. Acknowledge and embrace this and allies will develop wherever you go!

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How to inspire personal brilliance in your workforce - CMI

How to inspire personal brilliance in your workforce - CMI | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Five tips for how managers can make the personal brilliance of their staff work consistently for the benefit of the team.
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This is helpful advice for all developing leaders via my professional organisation of choice, the CMI.

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Eight essential ways to beat work-related stress - CMI

Eight essential ways to beat work-related stress - CMI | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
With stress symptoms forcing 90% of the UK’s IT staff to consider changing jobs, we show how employers and employees can work together to tackle this demoralising problem.
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Some great advice on how to manage your work-related stress via my professional organisation of choice, the CMI!

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New Leaders – Get Good Information and Build Relationships

New Leaders – Get Good Information and Build Relationships | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
All new leaders face similar challenges. Establishing your style, values and culture effectively and quickly are key to a good start.
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Skip's friend, Bruce Rhoades, shares some great insights here for the developing leader!

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The Leadership Style of the Future - People Development

The Leadership Style of the Future - People Development | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
The leadership style of the future is the supportive style which does not rely its effectiveness on authority. An effective leader does not criticize.

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So ... where do you stand on this?

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Bosses: Are You Too Gritty for Your Own Good?

Bosses: Are You Too Gritty for Your Own Good? | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

Some business leaders may be too gritty for their own good. Long a hallmark of overachievers, grit is trendy nowadays—but excessive grittiness can hurt your career.

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All leaders need resilience, often in copious amounts. There's a time too, though, when you need to be able to call for help!

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Why we have too few women leaders

Why we have too few women leaders | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

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And we do need more women leaders!

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How great leaders inspire action

How great leaders inspire action | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...

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The model is simple and very powerful - give it a go! Finding your 'WHY' is the most important thing a leader can do.

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Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

Emotional intelligence is responsible for 58 percent of your performance, so what are you doing to improve yours?

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For me this is a truth - in developing yourself and your leadership capabilities!

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When Emotional Intelligence Goes Wrong

When Emotional Intelligence Goes Wrong | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

People skills can be dangerous.

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Here's a cautionary tale to stay alert for Machiavellian tendencies!

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10 Qualities of People With High Emotional Intelligence

10 Qualities of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

If you want to know if you have high emotional intelligence, here are a few tips to guide you along the way.


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So you have high emotional intelligence - you sure?

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Think Better – Staying Focused for Employee Engagement – Steelcase

Think Better – Staying Focused for Employee Engagement – Steelcase | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it

In today's work environment, distraction is around every corner; recent neuroscience research has discovered how to augment focus and employee engagement.

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Keeping laser-focused is key to your achievement - thinking better is key!

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The Courage to Confront

The Courage to Confront | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Authentic Servant Leaders have courage. This allows them to make tough choices, it allows them to take calculated risks. Courage is their “secret sauce,” it’s what often separates...
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Now here's a challenge! This is about courage, something all authentic servant leader should have! Interestingly Steve writes this post form what he terms 'average leaders'! There's no escaping the bottom line, however, all leaders need to know themselves ... and display courage! 

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Abandon the Dead Horse: It’s Time for a New Approach to Leadership

Abandon the Dead Horse: It’s Time for a New Approach to Leadership | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Leadership has become an often-repeated set of skills and characteristics that lack much in the way of originality and freshness. Instead of the same old thing, explore a new look at old leadership.
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Hampton offers some interesting insights based on trying to think differently! This is a key skill for all developing leaders!

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Six tips for executing a successful turnaround - CMI

Six tips for executing a successful turnaround - CMI | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
As disappointing McDonalds figures trigger a rethink at the brand’s HQ, we look at how floundering businesses can put themselves back on track.
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Some more great advice via my professional organisation of choice, the CMI!

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Lead With Giants Coaching - and Consulting / 512-516-4666

Lead With Giants Coaching - and Consulting / 512-516-4666 | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
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Think differently ~ something all great leaders do! Here's some timely advice from my friend Dan Forbes, who I highly recommend!

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How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill | Developing The Leader Within You | Scoop.it
Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its application to business newer still.
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I was almost inclined to disagree with the comment above as it seems like 'old' theory now! However, great leaders display great emotional intelligence and learn to build and develop that part of their skill set!

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