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Nebraska's LEAD program making a difference - Sidney Sun Telegraph

Nebraska's LEAD program making a difference - Sidney Sun Telegraph | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Nebraska's LEAD program making a difference
Sidney Sun Telegraph
When western Nebraska rancher Deb Fischer graduated from the LEAD program almost 15 years ago, she put the experience to use by becoming involved with the school board.
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Local leadership programs are the epitome of everyday leadership.  I graduated from the Prince William Community Leadership Institute and the training has been useful in working with my homeowners association, helping my local community in several areas, and being a participating citizen.

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Five TED Talks that will change the way you work

Five TED Talks that will change the way you work | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The TEDWomen conference opens today in California. To mark the occasion, we’ve compiled some of our favourite videos from TED’s most inspiring speakers
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Leadership By Virtue: Inspiring others

Leadership By Virtue: Inspiring others | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
the word inspire means ‘to give someone the enthusiasm to do or create something.’
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Making the Grade: International study tours helps students' perspective - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Making the Grade: International study tours helps students' perspective - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Those “what I did during the break” compositions have become substantially more intriguing for students in the upper school at Pace Academy in Buckhead.
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Serving is always a part of leadership and the best way to prepare to lead by gaining experience and working with others.

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How You Make Decisions Is as Important as What You Decide - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

How You Make Decisions Is as Important as What You Decide - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
So get your process right.
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Everyday leadership integrates the following three statements regarding leaders and decision making from the article.

 

A variable cluster analysis found strong agreement with the following three statements as the behaviors that distinguished decision making with leader-like accountability and ingenuity:

Before making a decision at a critical time, I invested time and effort to explore multiple perspectives, needs, and ideas through a proactive dialogue with experts and stakeholders.During the decision-making act, I weighed a variety of options.Then, after making the decision, I explained it fully to all stakeholders to reduce the stress of change among those affected.

I would put it this way"

-Gather information, people, and ideas (Do the homework)

-Compare and contrast options, including risks.

-Make the decision

-Explain the decision:  communicate, communicate, communicate

 

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India demonstrated its global leadership in Yemen, Nepal: US envoy

India demonstrated its global leadership in Yemen, Nepal: US envoy | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
New Delhi, Apr. 28 (ANI): United States Ambassador Richard Rahul Verma on Tuesday said that India has demonstrated its global leadership through its rescue and relief efforts in earthquake-hit Nepal.
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Awards Ceremony In Philadelphia Honors Females Making A Difference In ... - CBS Local

Awards Ceremony In Philadelphia Honors Females Making A Difference In ... - CBS Local | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Among the 13 categories, there are trophies for educator of the year and best product.
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Everyday leadership is genderless!  Leaders come in all sizes, ages, colors, and genders and I'm glad about!

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What the U.S. Marine Corps taught a female officer about leading

What the U.S. Marine Corps taught a female officer about leading | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Serving in an organization that is 94 per cent men provides some valuable insight into leadership
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Always be yourself!

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How Leaders Filter Out Negative Self-Talk

How Leaders Filter Out Negative Self-Talk | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
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A strange thing happened on our way to our second consecutive Super Bowl
victory in Seattle. On first and goal on the one yard line, with just
seconds remaining, Russell Wilson threw an interception. The air in Seattle
was instantly sucked out of our city. Talk about heartbreak. Defeat is
always toughest when you are one inch away from victory. The following
hours, days and in some cases weeks, were consumed with "whys" and
"what-ifs," reliving and rehashing t
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"Regret is an appalling waste of time and energy. You can't move forward if you are dragging around your past."

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Why Do We Have To Make Others Wrong To Be Right? - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

Why Do We Have To Make Others Wrong To Be Right? - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
People sometimes have to make others wrong to be right. They do it not to be rude, not to be hateful but because they fear their own bad feelings.
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Leadership means having enough confidence in yourself and your team to learn from mistakes rather than find or direct blame for mistakes.  Learning is the key to everyday leadership. When we learn, we don't blame, and we accomplish purposes of our team or organization.

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Leadership Lessons From Monica Lewinsky - Forbes

Leadership Lessons From Monica Lewinsky - Forbes | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
In 22 short minutes Lewinsky transforms public perception, moving from a woman who was once narrowly defined by a youthful mistake to emerge as a commanding leader of a Noble cause.
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Leadership means overcoming adversity, but most of all, leadership is never quitting.  Isn't it good to know that we have opportunities to overcome situations, mistakes, perceptions, and bad decisions?    Way to go Monica!

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Why The Future Of Our Organizations Depends On Having More Women In Management

Why The Future Of Our Organizations Depends On Having More Women In Management | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Last year when I was writing my most recent book on The Future of Work, I shared some ideas with my wife (Blake Morgan) around topics that I wanted to include and she said, "You know, you really should write something about women and management."...

Via The Future Shapers
Joe Boutte's insight:

In every organization I'm a part of women are leading at the highest levels.  I don't see any glass ceilings anymore.  This includes government, non-profits, church, and community.  In my experience, the most qualified people have risen to the top and have key positions throughout the organizations.  Meritocracy seems to reign and that's good for everyone. 

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Want more innovation? Get more women leading organisations! Visit www.thefutureshapers.com to see how we help 'Enable' innovation leaders.

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How Leaders Should React When Someone Disappoints - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

How Leaders Should React When Someone Disappoints - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Four things to do before you lose your temper.
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"when people fall short of those expectations, the way leaders handle their disappointment can mean the difference between a return to high performance and a downward spiral of failure."

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Leadership and Business Coaching is a Brisbane based firm offering leadership and business training to business owners, managers and their teams To find out more, watch the below...
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Celebrating leadership - Washington Times Herald

Celebrating leadership - Washington Times Herald | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
A special graduation took place Wednesday evening in the Daviess County Courthouse when the inaugural class of Leadership Daviess County received their certificates during a special ceremony that featured Indiana Sen.
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Baltimore Riots Tragedy Is a Cry for Transformative Leadership - US News

Baltimore Riots Tragedy Is a Cry for Transformative Leadership - US News | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Solving the social problems behind the Baltimore riots requires the sort of politicians we don't have.
Joe Boutte's insight:

In the wake of the riots we see examples of everyday leadership from the people of Baltimore who refuse to be characterized by the lawless behavior of some their youth.  Examples of humanity and community continue to emerge.  Although the press seems to want to focus on the sensational, the quiet leaders of Baltimore persevere amongst the noise to repair and rebuild.  New leaders will emerge and the press will go away, but it's  the everyday, and sometimes, nameless leaders that will transform Baltimore and other urban hotspots.  Additionally, the police departments are filled with everyday leaders who build bridges with the community one person at a time.  Hopefully, the press will start highlighting the "better angels" of Baltimore, citizens and law enforcement officers.  It's the right thing to do!  Here are some highlights from the US News article that I find encouraging or transformative:

 

- "Riots can also serve as a powerful contrast for the goodness in humans – and we all cheered for the mother who disciplined her son for joining the rioters. "

 

- "We were all grateful for the construction workers who brought materials from their job site to board up broken storefront windows. We all respected the citizens of Baltimore who lined up beside the cops to send a message: This must stop now."

 

- "Those who are too assured, whose comments are too rooted in the one-note tune of blame, aren’t leaders."

 

- "If we cannot produce leaders who can connect with the people, the cycle of human conflict will continue in the U.S. Old wounds won’t heal. Fighting will persist. The desire for transformative leadership has never been so palpable, or so remote."

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Some faciliitation between community leaders and their administrators is needed.

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How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it

An understanding of what exactly constitutes emotional intelligence is important not only because the capacity is so central to leadership but because people strong in some of its elements can be utterly lacking in others, sometimes to disastrous effect.

Still, it is sign that the field is reaching a certain level of maturity that we are beginning to see some counterarguments. Most notably, a Wharton professor, Adam Grant, who in his own research has reported a lack of correlation between scores on tests of emotional intelligence and business results. While Goleman and others contest his methods, Mayer himself pointed out in 2002 HBR article that “emotional intelligence isn’t the only way to attain success as a leader. A brilliant strategist who can maximize profits may be able to hire and keep talented employees even if he or she doesn’t have strong personal connections with them.” But building those strong connections is still probably a safer bet than ignoring them.


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I believe that EI is more than a skill, but more of an understanding of every aspect of leadership or human nature.  At its core, EI is about people and recognizing their emotions and how to channel that energy using the skills of influence to create human energy that results in products, excellent service, innovation, ideas, and profits, to name a few outcomes.

 

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Building connections has to be a critical 21C business, life and community skill.

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David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum | Columbia | SIPA

David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum | Columbia | SIPA | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Named for the 106th mayor of the nation's largest city and the first African American mayor elected in New York City, the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum provides a vehicle for analysis, focus and dialogue around the dynamic elements of urban policies, programs, and initiatives.
For the past 20 years, this annual forum has addressed many of the challenging issues including education, the environment, labor, tourism, immigration and fiscal crises that successful and urban ecosystems must contend with.
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'Next Big Thing Summit' with Don Tapscott - Keynote notes | #ConnectAU15

'Next Big Thing Summit' with Don Tapscott - Keynote notes  |  #ConnectAU15 | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The Next Big Thing Summit is one of eight summits within the huge Connect Expo in Melbourne, 21-22 April 2015. My notes from Don Tapscott's keynote. He's launching a 20th edition of The Digital Eco...
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Texas A&M Pat Tillman Scholar is Making a Difference in the Community - KBTX

Texas A&M Pat Tillman Scholar is Making a Difference in the Community - KBTX | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
With Texas A&M's rich military history, there are countless stories about Aggies who served their country. One student never served a day in the military, but is becoming a hero in a different way.
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Leadership is fundamentally about making a difference.

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The Leadership of Sir Winston Churchill

The Leadership of Sir Winston Churchill | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Winston Churchill is often held up as the epitome of strong leadership, the kind that was required as countries across the globe struggled through WWII.
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"You have enemies? Good! It means that you have stood up for something, sometime in your life."

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5 Daily Habits of Great Leaders

5 Daily Habits of Great Leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Great leaders separate themselves from the pack in distinct ways. Here are five of them!

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Always learn something new, everyday!  A new thing helps to change an old problem and creates better ways to get the job done.  Good leaders recognize that the "new thing" comes from their team and staying connected with them is the best way to learn and lead everyday.   Try it and see what you learn and share it!

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 26, 8:46 AM

Even though there are no shortcuts to leadership, there are a handful of daily habits that all great leaders share, and adopting those habits can get you closer to your ultimate goals.

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9 habits of exceptional leaders, according to the classic book 'How to Win ... - Business Insider

9 habits of exceptional leaders, according to the classic book 'How to Win ... - Business Insider | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The best leaders are graceful.

Via Richard Andrews, Kevin Watson, Elysian Training, Joe Boutte
Joe Boutte's insight:

"Leadership can be seen as the art of adjusting people's behavior to maximize their potential."

Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/dale-carnegie-on-leadership-habits-2015-3?r=US#ixzz3VP6ei38z

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Joe Boutte's curator insight, March 25, 9:32 AM

"Leadership can be seen as the art of adjusting people's behavior to maximize their potential."

Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/dale-carnegie-on-leadership-habits-2015-3?r=US#ixzz3VP6ei38z

Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, March 26, 9:02 AM

Excellence then is a virtue....

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Leading with Intention: Every Moment is a Choice

Leading with Intention: Every Moment is a Choice | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
actions send messages and how small behaviors can have a tangible impact
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Actions send messages and small behaviors can have a tangible impact.

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What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys - Forbes

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys - Forbes | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership.  Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post...

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The Future Shapers's curator insight, February 23, 3:40 AM

Interesting Forbes study on what makes an innovative leader. Visit www.thefutureshapers.com for more insight on how we help clients 'Enable' innovation leaders.