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Inspirational Books

Inspirational Books | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
You don't need to be a CEO or company director to be successful in business, you don't even need to be a manager (although you're also welcome if you're any of those) - you just need to be business-minded.
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Here is a lis of some excellent books for leaders to have in their library.  Thanks to Simon Locombe suggeting it.

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May You Live in Frictionless Times: Imagining the Customer of 2020

May You Live in Frictionless Times:                          Imagining the Customer of 2020 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
If your company operates on a calendar year, then let's see, first week of December... you’re probably just now putting the finishing touches on all the budgeting and planning for 2014.So now why not
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We need to start adapting to the change in customers today, not wait until it is too late.  Don Peppers has some great insight here.

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How Leaders Create Positive Change?

How Leaders Create Positive Change? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Harold Wilson, the former British Prime Minister, once said, “He who rejects change is the architect of decay.” There are two ways we handle change. Either one reacts to change that he’s confronted...
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Good suggestions for all leaders.

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The John Maxwell Company

The John Maxwell Company | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Another tidbit from John regarding the value of problems in your life and business.  They can be a blessing if handled correctly.  Well said John.

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT - a Canadian bank with 1.78 million customers and over $38 billion in assets - delivered a speech where he waxed lyrical about being a soci...
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Well said by Dan Ponefract.  Structured learning is usually one of the first groups to suffer cuts and this is because the process is outdated and limiting.  As you can tell I am not a purist nor a traditionalist when it comes to L&D.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Mind

10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Mind | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The more we understand about our minds, the easier it becomes to step into our full potential. Our minds are designed for each and every one of us to create BIG potential!
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Interesting discussion of the unconscious mind by Rebel Brown.

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The Legal Drug That Nobody's Talking About

The Legal Drug That Nobody's Talking About | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
A successful entrepreneur reveals the secret to his newfound happiness.
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Interesting point of view on Gratitude.  I definitely agree with the concept.  Well worth the read.

 

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How a Bathtub-Shaped Graph Helped a Company Avoid Disaster

How a Bathtub-Shaped Graph Helped a Company Avoid Disaster | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
"Small data" helped an HR department identify a hidden problem.
Ron McIntyre's insight:

While I agree with the insights in this article I am not sure many HR departments embrace the definition outlined, YET.  Many are still stuck in the old configuration

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Leadership is Challenging

Leadership is Challenging | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Leadership can be challenging. It is challenging to recognize your own leadership. We do not become leaders by magic. There is no automatic process, no external sign to tell you that you are a lead...
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Are you an example of challenging your own leadership as well as encouraging others to set their expectations higher?

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The Values Revolution: How Companies Are Drained of Their Best

The Values Revolution: How Companies Are Drained of Their Best | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
There’s a quiet revolution happening in the cubicles an…
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Brief discussion of the revolution in the workplace.  Values are only part of the reason.

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Core Values | FIRST LEGO League

Core Values | FIRST LEGO League | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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I was exposed to FLL today for the first time but I can already see they have some core values that business can adopt to improve growth potential.  I agree with all of them.

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Business Brain: Let's recognise potential leaders of the future and help them to rise to the top - Independent.ie

Business Brain: Let's recognise potential leaders of the future and help them to rise to the top - Independent.ie | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
According to PwC's 2013 CEO Pulse survey, one of the top three challenges leaders reported was the talent gap, with 33pc of leaders reporting that their company's performance had been s
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Interesting discussion of the PWC Leadership Gap.  Worth the read but there is more than leadership development at play.

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What Business Are You Really In? Grace Hearth Knows - Jesse Lyn Stoner

What Business Are You Really In? Grace Hearth Knows - Jesse Lyn Stoner | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Is it possible to earn a living, have fun and make a difference? Jocelyn Jackson and Keri Keifer have figured out how. What business are YOU really in?
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Another great tidbit from Jesse Stoner.  Do you communicate what business you are really in?

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What Is Authentic Leadership?

What Is Authentic Leadership? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
What is authentic leadership? It continues to surprise me how many leaders attempt to be one way at work, while their “true” personality emerges outside of work.

Via Tim Schuler
Ron McIntyre's insight:

So true yet we struggle with this simple concept.

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Sharon Sands's curator insight, December 9, 2013 2:52 PM

So many people ask us "What does Authentic Leadership look like?"  We will be adding this article to their library.

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Build Up Your Leadership Stamina - Joseph Lalonde

Build Up Your Leadership Stamina - Joseph Lalonde | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
It's easy to get tired when we haven't built our stamina. Leaders are no different. Fight off leadership fatigue by building your stamina with these 3 ideas
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Excellent message for all leaders, young and old.

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Trust and talent are crucial as a firm is only as good as its people

Trust  and talent are crucial as a firm is  only as good as its  people | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Tim Parker, the newly appointed president of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, believes businesses both old and young should feel more optimistic about the future. I WOULD like to...
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An optimistic view of the future for business in the UK from a new president of a Chamber of Commerce.  Love the positive words but really appreciate the discussion on Trust, customer service and significant talent investment.

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The Signs of a Leader's Empathy Deficit Disorder

The Signs of a Leader's Empathy Deficit Disorder | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Think of two people who work in your organization: one a level or two below you, and the other a level above. Now imagine getting an email from each of them. Ask yourself how long it would take you
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Great discussion of empathy.  Many that I know are very unlikely to even discuss the subject, much less act on the deficit.

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How To Inspire Your Team on a Daily Basis

How To Inspire Your Team on a Daily Basis | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The best managers are always those who have the ability to lead their team by personal example. It is one of the hardest skills to master - but get it right and the results will be well worth all the
Ron McIntyre's insight:

Excellent Question from James Caan.  Understanding this concept is at the core of increasing employee engagement.  I would prefer to look at this topic for all leaders, not just senior.

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How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Excellent article on google mangement.

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A New Center Of Gravity For Management?

A New Center Of Gravity For Management? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The Global Peter Drucker Forum 2013 suggested a new a center of gravity for management in the world, as thought leaders explored the implications of complexity
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Words of wisdom for modern day leaders from the Drucker Institute.  I believe they are on the mark.

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Are you just validating being average?

Are you just validating being average? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The other day someone asked one of my Higher Ed  friends if they could have a "digital dashboard" just like the ones they were seeing at the big industry conferences. Curious, he politely asked wha...
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KPI's have limited effect in most situation because they really do validate an average attitude and discourage innovation and growth.  KPI's need a revolution of sorts.

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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Leading Through Uncertainty

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Leading Through Uncertainty | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Excellent discussion of Leading through Uncertaintity, a new book by Ray Davis. It is a record of the path of Umpqua Bank's emergence from a tough period.  Remember to model, not copy.

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3 Trends Behind Worker Dissatisfaction

3 Trends Behind Worker Dissatisfaction | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
  In Part 1 I outlined a growing problem leaders in lar…
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An examination of 3 trends in employee attitude about engagement. Yes, these are part of the current situation and the second point is a real problem.  We must get out of our old management styles.

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How Do Leaders Go From Gliding To Transformation | Terri Klass Consulting, LLC

How Do Leaders Go From Gliding To Transformation | Terri Klass Consulting, LLC | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
When does floating along turn into complacency for leaders? At what point do we turn to ourselves and acknowledge that we are simply stuck and merely coasting along?
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Great article from Terri Klass.  Gliding can be dangerous to the future of any company.

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How to Delegate So the Gain Outweighs the Pain - Jesse Lyn Stoner

How to Delegate So the Gain Outweighs the Pain - Jesse Lyn Stoner | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
If you rarely delegate, you are really an individual contributor. It doesn’t matter what your title is. Leaders who don’t delegate are not leading.
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Food for thought:

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John Michel's curator insight, December 2, 2013 4:34 PM

Are you and the members of your team good at delegating? If not, you may want to reconsider how you can improve your teams performance.