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Checking Your Mental Diet

Checking Your Mental Diet | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it

In order to create a great organizational attitude, you must begin with what you are thinking about most of the time, because that literally starts the chain reaction. 

 

Remarkable leaders realize that they must constantly feed their mind with the right fuel.


Via Bobby Dillard, David Hain
Annette Swann's insight:

What, Where and Who are you choosing to influence the quality of your thoughts (behaviours and actions)?

 

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John Michel's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:10 AM

the starting point for creating a great organizational attitude starts with what we are thinking about most of the time, because that literally starts the chain reaction.


Annette Swann's comment, July 22, 2013 6:41 AM
"Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny” - Charles Reade
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Tower Watson Global Workforce Study

Tower Watson Global Workforce Study | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it

For the first time, leadership is primary driver for sustainable engagement, it has always been important, but now its more important than ever... and Australia is falling behind. 

Annette Swann's insight:

Less than half (44%) of Australian workers say their senior leaders are effective, compared to 52 per cent globally.

Access the Tower Watson report at our free resource library. www.wellnessforte.com.au

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How Leaders Create and Use Networks

How Leaders Create and Use Networks | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Successful leaders have a nose for opportunity and a knack for knowing whom to tap to get things done. These qualities depend on a set of strategic networking skills that nonleaders rarely possess.
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Graeme Reid's curator insight, July 17, 9:12 PM
Networking is one of the skills that set really effective leaders apart from their peers.
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How stress affects your brain - Madhumita Murgia

How stress affects your brain - Madhumita Murgia | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actuall...
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Action addiction is very real

http://www.mindful.org/are-you-addicted-to-doing/

Annette Swann's insight:

Action addiction & dopamine rush:
The busier we get, the more we tend to distance ourselves from others and their emotions, and we become a poorer leader for it.

http://www.mindful.org/are-you-addicted-to-doing/

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Proof that you should get a life

Proof that you should get a life | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Study: Working very long hours around 70 hours a week? It's probably a waste of time...by about 14 hours
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Graeme Reid's curator insight, July 21, 2015 12:48 AM

Working long hours is just not worth it, but being effective in the hours that you do work is a lot smarter.

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Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility statement goes viral

Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility statement is astounding, amazing and aspirational to most companies.
Annette Swann's insight:
This is remarkable presentation on Netflix's culture, it is crystal clear on how it achieves a high performance and trust. How could you move your team just one step in this direction? #netflix #trust #peakperformance www.wellnessforte.com.au
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Client Newsletter: Eating for Mental Health & What's JERF?

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We have been running our executive sessions "Managing stress through nutrition" - here's a summary in our latest client newsletter. Enjoy! 

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HeidrThe changing nature of leadership | McKinsey & Company

HeidrThe changing nature of leadership | McKinsey & Company | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Tracy Wolstencroft, CEO of the global executive-search firm, explains the importance of authentic leadership, listening, and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. A McKinsey & Company article.
Annette Swann's insight:
Do you know how to be authentic at work, AND not overuse your strengths and values? #authentic #lead
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How to Help Someone Develop Emotional Intelligence

How to Help Someone Develop Emotional Intelligence | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
It can be the difference between success and failure.
Annette Swann's insight:
Carrot and Stick approach doesn't work. How about considering these tips on being an effective manager-as-coach.
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TEAM INTELLIGENCE | IMD

TEAM INTELLIGENCE | IMD | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
IMD - Team Intelligence - Teams have intelligence just like individual people do. But the intelligence factor of human groups is not simply the average of its members.
Annette Swann's insight:

The 3 factors that improve team intelligence:

1) Take turns to speak; 2) Diversity (specifically gender diversity) and 3) Social sensitivity and empathy (reading non-verbal cues and emotions)

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Mindfulness: What’s the POINT?

Mindfulness: What’s the POINT? | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
The brain loves to chunk information in order to remember things and there are so many great acronyms that help us remember to bring mindfulness into our lives.
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Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature | McKinsey & Company

Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature | McKinsey & Company | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Management books and commentaries often oversimplify, seldom providing useful guidance about the skills and behavior needed to get things done. Here’s a better reading list for leaders.
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The art and science of well-being at work | McKinsey & Company

The art and science of well-being at work | McKinsey & Company | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise, and sleep on the body and the brain.
Annette Swann's insight:

If McKinsey are talking about Wellbeing- it's going mainstream! #mckinsey #scienceofwellbeing

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Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Prioritize their personal development.
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Great easy tips #burnout

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Achieving the “Money-Happiness Balance”

Achieving the “Money-Happiness Balance” | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
What happens if, after investing 15-20 years in your job or firm, you feel you’re not getting the return on investment you expected? #rut
Annette Swann's insight:
Could you give ten percent of your time and energy to something unfamiliar, even risky, to help prevent the terrible effects of feeling stuck in a career rut? #careercoaching www.wellnessforte.com.au
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Just Because You’re Happy Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Burned Out

Just Because You’re Happy Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Burned Out | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
A new survey reports paradoxical findings.
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Leadership and Strategy Planning: Balancing Time Among Priorities

Leadership and Strategy Planning: Balancing Time Among Priorities | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Business leaders need effective strategy planning skills, the most important of which are time management, budgeting and prioritization.
Annette Swann's insight:
Do you focus your leadership on what gets you off the BAU treadmill? - McKinsey's survey of leaders says probably not. #leadershipcoaching www.wellnessforte.com.au
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Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company

Decoding leadership: What really matters | McKinsey & Company | Enlightened Leaders Daily | 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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Teaching Teenagers to Develop Their Emotional Intelligence

Teaching Teenagers to Develop Their Emotional Intelligence | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
Your company’s future depends on it. #nextgeneration #leadership
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Ascending to the C-suite | McKinsey & Company

Ascending to the C-suite | McKinsey & Company | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
A new survey finds that executives who move effectively into the C-suite are communicating priorities, valuing their teams, spending time on culture, and understanding their unique leadership role. A McKinsey & Company article.
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A Culture of Personality

A Culture of Personality | Enlightened Leaders Daily | Scoop.it
A CEO’s character can change a company’s culture, the way it operates, and its performance.
Annette Swann's insight:
Analysts put a higher value on firms that had a market-driven culture and a commitment to listening to customers.
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Joe Boulis's curator insight, March 23, 2015 8:15 PM

The corporate culture of an organisation forms a critical part of what makes it unique. This research looks at the impact of the traits and characteristics of the CEO on the culture.