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To Move Forward, First Let Go

To Move Forward, First Let Go | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
If you're an entrepreneur or business owner feeling stuck or stalled out, it may be time to get out of your comfort zone. Here are some tips for...
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Excellent article from David Gardner.  Absolutely true in today's market place.

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No Need To Despair; Hope Is On Its Way

No Need To Despair; Hope Is On Its Way | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
No Need To Despair; Hope Is On Its Way Despair exists in the absence of hope. There are many today who live in despair. There are many today who have no hope. There are many today who buy into the negative messages that flood our world. Yet, there are those who combat despair with hope....
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Excellent topic for today's environment. We are discussing the topic of Hope next week in our Mastermind group based on John Maxwell's book, Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn.

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Apparently, Organizational Culture Needs Help

Apparently, Organizational Culture Needs Help | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The one thing we can be assured of until humans safely land and colonize Mars is "organizational culture" will continue to be a topic of conversation. It's about on par with the Leadership vs.
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I so agree with Dan Pontefract on this article.  Well worth the read if you are struggling with culture.

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Why Young Leaders Drive Old Leaders Crazy

Why Young Leaders Drive Old Leaders Crazy | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Young leaders are full of piss and vinegar because they haven’t failed enough. Old leaders look down their noses and think, “You’ll smarten up after you get knocked down a few times.” Old leaders f...
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Great message to all generations.  We must become generationally tolerant and collaborate.

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To Motivate Employees, Apply This Scientific Rule Of Leadership

To Motivate Employees, Apply This Scientific Rule Of Leadership | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
How to motivate employees: leadership consultant Micah Solomon writes that successful employee motivation requires you never forget the #1 leadership rule, the key ingredient you need in the mix.
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While I agree with his point, I am not sure most leaders will accept employee autonomy just yet.  Another easy to say but difficult to execute.

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Delivering High Performance Collaboration | Organization Survival Playbook

Delivering High Performance Collaboration | Organization Survival Playbook | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
The Online Collaboration/Team Conference of the year. Leaders, join like-minded leaders searching for ways to make their group, team, alliance, or partnership more effective.
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Will be a great time: Some heavy duty speakers are present on this Virtual Conference for Delivering High Performance Collaboration.  It covers a large number of topics we discuss in our Kindle book "Together Works: The Ultimate Guide to Effective Collaboration"

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Bad Management is a Lot Like Smoking – It’s Not Ignorance But a Bad Habit

Bad Management is a Lot Like Smoking – It’s Not Ignorance But a Bad Habit | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Barely a week goes by without at least one article or study bemoaning the things managers don’t know or do. A frequent target: the pitifully low level of workplace feedback. Feedback is …
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Excellent article describing an issue that is very apparent in many business environments.  Paul's observations are very logical and on target.  I love the concept of "Mutual Respect Skills"!

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When It Comes To Doubt, I Don’t Believe It

When It Comes To Doubt, I Don’t Believe It | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
When It Comes To Doubt, Don’t Believe It Doubt is a great limiter to our potential. It hinders our purpose. It hampers our productivity. It sabotages our performance. Doubt kills dreams. When you focus on what won’t work and why it won’t work, you make life harder than it needs to be. As doubt works...
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Great discussion of doubt from Dr. Richard Norris.  Well worth the read for every person.  Especially good for leaders.

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5 reasons to re-examine how leaders communicate | SmartBlogs

5 reasons to re-examine how leaders communicate | SmartBlogs | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
“The average person tells four lies a day, or 1,460 a year; a total of 87,600 by the age of 60. And the most common lie is ‘I’m fine.’” This quote appeared
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In the end it is all about TRUST!

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8 Things to Give Your Employees That Really Show You Care

8 Things to Give Your Employees That Really Show You Care | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
What will you give your team for Employee Appreciation Day (or, well, any day)?
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Again a list that I can support: These are things you SHOULD give your employees every day.  That builds engagement.  The key is they must be authentic.

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How GE Gives Leaders Time to Mentor and Reflect

How GE Gives Leaders Time to Mentor and Reflect | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
A new "leader in residence" program is central to Crotonville.
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Some good insight: note the reference to neuroscience of success class offered as well as one on one coaching.  Great ideas.

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How to Lose 10lbs Without Trying

How to Lose 10lbs Without Trying | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
A few days ago my five-year-old daughter wanted me to weigh myself on some scales she had been playing with. I had no particular interest in this. Indeed, I had an interest in not doing it if you
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Love the concept of moving from small to big when dealing with change.

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The Myth of Work-Life Balance: What Does It Say When the U.S. is No. 29?

The Myth of Work-Life Balance: What Does It Say When the U.S. is No. 29? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
According to the 2013 Better Life Index by OECD (the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) we’re still fighting the battle to find balance between work and our personal …
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Excellent discussion of Work-Life Balance.  Some interesting data from the Organization for Economic C-Operation and Development.

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The 'Risk Ready' Workforce: Three Ways to Build a Strong Corporate Culture

The 'Risk Ready' Workforce: Three Ways to Build a Strong Corporate Culture | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
If poor employee behaviour is the most frequent root cause of misconduct, what can audit do to remediate the problem?
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Interesting POV from Ian Beale.  He approaches culture from the role of an auditor which is very unique.  I agree auditors can enhance culture but not sure they can affect it deeply.  They can help mitigate risk and encourage ethical culture.

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A 10-Point Checklist for Better Team Decisions

A 10-Point Checklist for Better Team Decisions | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
When team meetings are consistently unproductive, it's likely a symptom of a larger issue within your senior leadership team.
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Good checklist from Les McKeown.  Make meetings a priortity topic in your companies, if you need help contact me at Transformative Leadership Group.

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High Performers? High Potentials? Pivotal Talent?

High Performers? High Potentials? Pivotal Talent? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
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Interesting concept that should be at least examined.

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The Science of Emotion in Marketing: How We Decide What to Share and Whom to Trust

The Science of Emotion in Marketing: How We Decide What to Share and Whom to Trust | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
To understand emotion in marketing, we have to understand the four emotions. Here's how happiness, sadness, fear and anger motivate us to action.
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Interesting discussion of neuroscience's view of emotion in marketing. The relationship gets further support when overlaid on the "Wheel of Emotions" of Bob Plutchik.

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Hey Leader: Become an Organizational Life Giver

Hey Leader: Become an Organizational Life Giver | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Are your goals actually YOUR goals? Since the development of organizational strategic planning became a standard operating practice, organizations have set goals toward which they strive and around...
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Interesting article: I really like the reference to turning the triangle upside down

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5 Scientific Principles of Success

5 Scientific Principles of Success | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Want to know what it takes to succeed? Forget conjecture and opinion. Here's the answer, backed up by scientific research.
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Interesting thoughts around success.  I especially like point number 3.

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10,000 UpLifting Leaders | Lead With Giants

10,000 UpLifting Leaders | Lead With Giants | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
» 10,000 UpLifting Leaders | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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We have a goal!  Would you join us on reaching this goal.  Simple yet profound steps for all leaders.

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Eight Tips for Connecting Your Job to the Greater Good

Eight Tips for Connecting Your Job to the Greater Good | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
We spend more than half our waking hours working. Eight tips for making work meaningful include tying job to big picture of serving others
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Excellent way to teach people how to make the jump to working with the big picture in mind.  I especially like number 8!

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8 Leadership Lessons from Billionaires - TalentCulture

8 Leadership Lessons from Billionaires - TalentCulture | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Being a billionaire doesn't mean you are wise or good but here are 8 top-notch leadership lessons we can learn from these billionaires.
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I agree with the Billionaires here but I am sure it did not happen overnight.  The first one is a major hurdle for some.

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Three management mantras that Ben Horowitz says are stupid

Three management mantras that Ben Horowitz says are stupid | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Before becoming one of the founding partners of venture capital behemoth Andreessen Horowitz, Ben Horowitz co-founded and was CEO of Opsware, a software company. His recently published book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, is a chronicle of the company's series of near deaths, eventual sale to Hewlett-Packard, and the management lessons learned on the way. In an interview...
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I take exception with Ben on these points but I do agree that they can become a major problem if taken to an extreme, but that is true with any process.

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70% Of Workers Aren't Engaged -- What About The Managers?

70% Of Workers Aren't Engaged -- What About The Managers? | Executive Coaching Growth | Scoop.it
Our data on employee engagement diverges significantly from Gallup. Our numbers suggest that there are roughly twice as many engaged employees.
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Excellent point on engaging managers first.  IMHO, the key is engagement is infectious in both ways. You must be engaged to have those around you engaged.  No simple way around this one.

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OECD Better Life Index

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Supporting documentation for the last article regarding work-life balance.  Very interesting data when you look at it globally.

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