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7 Traits of True Leaders

7 Traits of True Leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Control is a mirage. The most effective leaders right now--men and women--are those who embrace traits once considered feminine: Empathy. Vulnerability. Humility. Inclusiveness. Generosity. Balance. Patience.
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John Michel's curator insight, October 3, 2013 2:50 PM

Generosity is the ultimate silo destroyer. CEOs who model it inspire that most elusive of goals: a work force in which everyone develops everyone else.

carol k's curator insight, October 4, 2013 3:55 PM

Great piece! Studies show that empathetic organisations have a greater return on investment than those that are not.

 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 5, 2013 4:14 PM

It looks like a good article. A question that has begun to poke at me is: "Is engagement just another level of exploitation?"

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These 6 Companies Are Making the World a Better Place

These 6 Companies Are Making the World a Better Place | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Nearly 300 businesses with a social mission entered the Inc. + Toms Pitch for Good Contest.
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Companies demonstrate leadership and create meaning, profit, and change across the globe.  Here are 6 examples.
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Kids say the darndest things — about leadership

Kids say the darndest things — about leadership | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
What do Australia's school captains — the leaders of tomorrow — have to say about today's leaders and how they should run the country?
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Young everyday leaders provide some great quotes to consider for older everyday leaders to consider.
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11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Muhammad Ali had a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. His words can inspire us all.
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Never underestimate the power of one persevering individual whose integrity outlasts injustice.
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JEANFAGAN.COM | EXECUTIVE CAREER COACHING

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Everyday leaders are always seeking improvement and share that experience with other.  Check out this page for great leadership advice for careers and living.
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#HR 7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative

#HR 7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
A helpful list of replies and comebacks.
Via Fernanda Grimaldi, Ricard Lloria, David Hain
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The ability to redirect a conversation to a more positive outcome is a key ability and foundational communications characteristic for everyday leaders. Changing the course of a conversation through thoughtful reframing creates common goals and leads to solutions and positive outcomes.  Note that it is a conversation, which should always be two-way traffic where intent listening by the leader helps overcome the challenges of negativity.
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David Hain's curator insight, May 14, 6:23 AM

Nice mini conversation toolkit!

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The Two Essential Components of Leadership

The Two Essential Components of Leadership | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
I am now writing about something I do not write about much on LinkedIn and used a number in the title (something I also previously refused to do). "Leadership is an action, not a position." --Donald
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The long influence of Jackie Robinson, on and off the field

The long influence of Jackie Robinson, on and off the field | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
A new PBS documentary produced by Ken Burns examines the struggles Jackie Robinson faced in breaking baseball’s color barrier -- and his achievements as a player on the diamond and as a civil rights activist in later life.
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An American hero and example of perseverance and leadership.
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Citizen of the Year: Glick gives half a century to coaching children

Citizen of the Year: Glick gives half a century to coaching children | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
HUNTINGTON - If you know David Glick, you may have heard him say the words, "Let me tell you a story." You know it's going to be entertaining, maybe with
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David Glick is the everyday leader who changes lives and makes life more interesting.  Congratulations on being named Citizen of the Year!  I heard a few of his stories and they are pretty good, but his life of leading and serving is the real story.
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Our Shared Future Ahead: Finding Inspiration Even in the Midst of Darkness

from a million points, arose a Flock and from a flock came a face which breathed in the rising storm and flew, still and silent, against the glossy grey silent but for the wind, the sky grew Dark and
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David Bray explores the possibilities and opportunities of positive inspiration amidst the challenging dark environment that terrorists and pessimists would have us dwell. Everyday leaders understand that even the darkest times are not the end of times and that light always eliminates the darkness of nihilists.  Every day is an opportunity to create change and progress across the globe. Darkness is only temporary and not an obstacle, but an opportunity to see differently and more creatively.
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How to make a profit while making a difference | Audrey Choi

Can global capital markets become catalysts for social change? According to investment expert Audrey Choi, individuals own almost half of all globa
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The Best Teachers for Influence Marketing

The Best Teachers for Influence Marketing | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The new Influence Pros podcast from Convince and Convert is the best way to get educated about influencer and advocate marketing.
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10 Business Storytellers Who Win Hearts And Minds - In Photos: 10 Business Storytellers Who Win Hearts And Minds

10 Business Storytellers Who Win Hearts And Minds - In Photos: 10 Business Storytellers Who Win Hearts And Minds | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The ability to package ideas into an irresistible story that moves hearts and minds is the one skill that defines transformative leaders.
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Interviews with Kaizen Institute Leadership

Interviews with Kaizen Institute Leadership in a 3-minute video. Learn more about Kaizen Institute at www.kaizen.com
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Give employees generous boundaries. - In Photos: 10 Powerful Ways To Empower Your Employees

Give employees generous boundaries. - In Photos: 10 Powerful Ways To Empower Your Employees | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it

Contrary to conventional wisdom, boundaries don’t restrict team members; they empower them. Define the boundaries within which an employee can make his or her own decisions.

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No boundaries can equate to no limitations, but it requires mature, fair leaders to ensure that chaos isn't created.  In a balanced environment, the ability to move seamlessly and interact creates energy and ideas for limitless ideas and possibilities.

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How Great Leaders Value People

How Great Leaders Value People | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Great leaders truly value their people, and demonstrate that sentiment. This post details three ways leaders show they value their people.
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Trusting in your people, building their expertise, and allowing them the space to create and innovate is at the core of everyday leadership in teams and organizations of any size.
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Just Get Started Career | Executive Coaching | Career Coaching | Career Transition | Work Style Assessments | Chicago, Illinois

Just Get Started Career: career and executive coaching for professionals blocked by challenges of changing work environments and making the next career move.
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Pink: Are Organizations Working Against the Greater Human Nature? | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog

Pink: Are Organizations Working Against the Greater Human Nature? | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The official blog for the Baldrige program. The Baldrige Program's mission is to improve the competitiveness and performance of U.S. organizations.
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Make a difference or make a contribution!
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What Is a Leader to Do? | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog

What Is a Leader to Do? | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The official blog for the Baldrige program. The Baldrige Program's mission is to improve the competitiveness and performance of U.S. organizations.
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Leadership lists are abundant but the serve as reminders of the characteristics and competencies of everyday leaders.  This short compare and contrast blog posting helps identify some common features and also overlays the Baldridge Criteria for reference.  The comparisons and overlay are useful as a self-check for those who strive to lead in authentic, humble ways to achieve lasting impact and influence in their organizations.
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This is the one key trait that all great leaders share

This is the one key trait that all great leaders share | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
All the leadership courses taught at all the finest business schools in the world are completely worthless.
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A clever Harvard experiment with cafeteria workers suggests a simple way to get better work from your employees

A clever Harvard experiment with cafeteria workers suggests a simple way to get better work from your employees | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
It's about "purpose with a small p."
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Relationship and appreciation matters.
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8 Simple Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

8 Simple Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Boost your vocabulary and your team's success
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Sincere, simple statements are one of the ways leaders keep the engines of productivity roaring. I'm always encouraged when someone recognizes effort and even more when I recognize the hard work and dedication of others.
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Why Airbnb Has a Data Scientist on Every Leadership Team

Why Airbnb Has a Data Scientist on Every Leadership Team | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Airbnb's head of data science shares his keys for success in data and business.
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Leadership and career paths take many turns and routes in the 21st century. Everyday leaders integrate experiences, disciplines, and education  with opportunities to create extraordinary visions. Here's one example of Airbnb's Chief Data Scientist's paths.
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#leadership - The Joe Boutte Daily

#leadership - The Joe Boutte Daily | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The Joe Boutte Daily, by Joe Boutte - #leadership: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Lessons from the battlefield for the boardroom

Lessons from the battlefield for the boardroom | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
What companies can learn from the Canadian Armed Forces about leadership and business growth
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