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Infographic -- The Science of Storytelling Visually Explained

Infographic -- The Science of Storytelling Visually Explained | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it

Via Karen Dietz
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Great catch Karen Dietz.  Thanks for sharing

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Art Jones's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:13 AM

Finding this information in infographic format makes lots of good info available to us in one place.

Audrey's curator insight, November 19, 2014 3:03 PM

Storytelling is very helpful in education.  Students can make up their own stories in most subjects  to enhance learning.  Why? It involves emotions, critical thinking and evaluation.  

 

Have a look at www.hotmoodle.com 

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One Metaphor that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

One Metaphor that Taught Me Everything About Leadership | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Who is a better leader? A clock builder or time teller? Jim Collins, the foremost management guru, poses a very interesting question in his best-selling book "Built to Last: Successful Habits of Vi...
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I love the analogy provided by Paul in this article. Simple yet profound thoughts based on Jim Collins book.  Worth considering by all leaders. I want to be a clock builder.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, November 14, 2014 2:36 PM

The leader’s greatest product is the organization itself...

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Realizing Leadership Magazine-3Q Leadership Exposed » 3Q Leadership Blog

Realizing Leadership Magazine-3Q Leadership Exposed » 3Q Leadership Blog | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Irene has posted a recent interview she did with Realizing Leadership Magazine.  She does an excellent job of discussing her 3Q model which I find very workable and of great value. Check it Out!

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5 Little Articulated Truths Which Shape Our World View -

5 Little Articulated Truths Which Shape Our World View - | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We all have an individual world view. Our view of the world can be big picture or a series of details, much depends on our psychological make-up
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Interesting thoughts.  Rather deep discussion but it has some merit for leaders today.  Recognizing these points can help with your leadership.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, November 12, 2014 2:52 PM
We are observers who believe we are perceivers...
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The Trickle-Down Effect of Deceptive Leadership

Well intentioned, or not, leaders that mislead their people are setting themselves up for failure.
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If you find having to do any of these actions then it is time to re-evaluate your leadership.  These really do set you up for failure, eventually.  The hard part is they can be justified so easily by self and others.

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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Like many other successful people in business and in life, I can confidently say that I wouldn’t be where I am today were it not for my mentors. As I’ve written before, I didn’t always recognize the value of having (and being) a mentor like I do today. As a young [...]
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Well worth sharing these thoughts with everyone.  Do you have a mentor? Are you mentoring someone?

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, November 12, 2014 2:51 PM

People avoid establishing mentoring relationships because of 3 main reasons:

They don’t know where to start.They’re too proud.They believe it’s a waste of time.
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5 Ways The Amazon Echo Could Become An Essential Part Of Your Life

5 Ways The Amazon Echo Could Become An Essential Part Of Your Life | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Don't dismiss Amazon's new Siri-in-a-can just yet. One day, ambient computers just like it will be as common as toasters. Here's why.
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Previously I had asked how many people were going to order Amazon's Echo but few responded.  What do you think of these future options?  Is this too intrusive or just the tip of the iceberg?

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Leaders for the End-of-the-World - People Development

Leaders for the End-of-the-World - People Development | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We love these end-of-the-world stories. End-of-the-world films, television series, and novels reign as most-watched today. But wait, it isn’t “the end,”
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Interesting discussion of leadership by Jone Bosworth.  What do you think? Do you agree with her premise? This is a discussion worth having in light of the last paragraph of the article.

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The Sweet Spot of Success – Understanding Culture, Change and Leadership to Accomplish Business Results

The Sweet Spot of Success – Understanding Culture, Change and Leadership to Accomplish Business Results | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
A Sweet Spot exists at the intersection of three areas of context for any business transformation (Change). It is critical for leaders to get context clarity on these areas to make the difference between a resounding successful change and a crashing failure. The Sweet Spot: Leadership Context – What are the leader’s skills, strengths and […]
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It's all about context.  Where does your leadership fall on these topics.  Culture is critical for success.

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Think You’re Adept at Multi-tasking? Probably Not.

Too Much Task Switching is the Enemy of Productivity
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What Leaders Need to Know About the 'Total Market' Approach to Diverse Audiences

The Total Market approach is all about remembering that there's more than one type of consumer you're trying to reach.
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16 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Big Hero 6

16 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Big Hero 6 | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Marvel and Disney have delivered another smashing superhero movie with Big Hero 6. Here are 16 leadership lessons and quotes from Big Hero 6. Check it out
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Some interesting concepts and observations from Joseph LaLonde.  What do you think?  Valid or wishful thinking.

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On Leadership, Thoughtfulness and Doing Unto Others

On Leadership, Thoughtfulness and Doing Unto Others | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
When was the last time someone did something for you with no strings attached? Maybe she covered for you during a meeting that you forgot, or offered unsolicited praise to a supervisor on your beha...
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I agree with the concepts outlined in this article.  Being customer centric is critical in today's business world but it does take effort and transparency.

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How Questions Hinder Connection

How Questions Hinder Connection | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Questions demonstrate interest and make people feel they matter. Questions show respect, but reflection enables connection. 7 questions to evaluate your listening: What do you enjoy about listening...
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It's not necessarily the questions that hinder connection but how and why you listen and respond that does.

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10 Signs That They’re Toxic People, Even Though You Don’t Feel Like It

10 Signs That They’re Toxic People, Even Though You Don’t Feel Like It | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The most critical signs of toxic people you need to look out for.
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Interesting depiction of attitudes that are toxic using scenes from current TV series.  How often do we see these reflected at work and at home.  While hilarious it is also somewhat embarrassing.

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30 Ways To Boost Sales Without Discounting

30 Ways To Boost Sales Without Discounting | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Traditional discounting can make a tough impact on your bottom line. Here are some more creative ways to boost sales.

Via The Fish Firm
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Some great ideas to prevent the negatives of discounting.

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Brandi Spencer's curator insight, November 15, 2014 8:56 PM

Instead of lowering your price, add more value!

 

This article is a must read for business owners just starting out.  you tend feel that you must offer LOW prices to compete!

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A Simple, Effective Way to Say Thanks to Your Team

It's hard to benefit from the impact of gratitude if you don't do it
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This article caught my I from the tag line.  This is so true and necessary in today's customer-centric world.

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The Easiest - Most Dangerous - Thing Leaders Neglect

The Easiest - Most Dangerous - Thing Leaders Neglect | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Dirty culture distracts, repels, and destroys organizations. The most important thing about us is the way we treat each other while we fulfill our mission. People run from bad organizational cultur...
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Excellent discussion from Dan.  Well worth reading.

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33 Questions For Analyzing Your Business

33 Questions For Analyzing Your Business | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Some excellent questions from my friend, Dan Forbes.  Worth reviewing and creating actions.

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How Small Business Owners Really Feel About the Future

How Small Business Owners Really Feel About the Future | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
With entrepreneurship hotter than ever, Inc. 5000 business owners are betting on a very strong 2015. And who wants to argue with optimism?
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Some excellent insights on the view of small business for 2015.  While relatively positive they do indicate there is room for improvement and that is encouraging.

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Sway: Reimagine the way your ideas come to life.

Sway: Reimagine the way your ideas come to life. | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Sway is an intelligent app that helps you easily create an interactive web-based canvas of your ideas. Pull your content from a variety of sources with minimal effort and use the built-in layout engine to craft a cohesive look and feel that looks great on any screen.
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Are you interested in Microsoft's new addition to Office, Sway?  How would you use it effectively? Just introduced last month so we shall see if it gathers traction.

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Half of current occupations won’t exist by 2025, finds report - People Management Magazine Online

Half of current occupations won’t exist by 2025, finds report - People Management Magazine Online | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Half current occupations won’t exist by 2025, finds report
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Interesting premise.  What do you think? There are some very solid theories around but humans still need to be heard from in the discussion.

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Real Business Ethics and Meaningful Entrepreneurship

Real Business Ethics and Meaningful Entrepreneurship | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Money is a natural bi-product of creating something good.
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13 Questions Mindful Leaders Ask Daily

Don't forget to check in every day with the most important person on your team: you.
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Officials hope new HealthCare.gov avoids 2013's problems

Officials hope new HealthCare.gov avoids 2013's problems | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
U.S. officials planned to unveil an improved healthcare insurance website on Sunday they hope will allow the second enrollment period under President Barack Obama 's health reform plan to avoid the technical meltdown that plagued its launch last year.
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Will be interesting to see how this is handled in this open enrollment period.

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