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Probably The Most Expensive Employee Ever

Probably The Most Expensive Employee Ever | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I went to a retirement office party. Nothing special – cake, bad punch, obligatory cane with tassel and horn.
The party was for a guy named Mike. Here was my exact conversation with Mike’s boss, a friend of mind:
Me: “What does Mike do?
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10 Things to Consider if You Complain About Your Job

10 Things to Consider if You Complain About Your Job | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
1) You’re getting paid. 2) If your boss is horrible to work with then it’s very unlikely that you can force them to change. Either deal with it or find a new job. 3) If you’re a professional, then it could be worse.
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Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
If working 16-hour days isn't proving sustainable, consider these tips for striking a balance.
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We need to learn how to connect

We need to learn how to connect | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
From danah boyd’s presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013, on the future of work: But if you want to prepare people not just for the next job, but for the one after that, you need to help them think through the relationships they have and what they...
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Rehearsing failure, rehearsing success

Rehearsing failure, rehearsing success | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
The active imagination has no trouble imagining the negative outcomes of your new plan, your next speech or that meeting you have coming up.
It's easy to visualize and even rehearse all the things that can go wrong.
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Top Leaders Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

Top Leaders Share The Best Advice They Ever Received | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Sage advice can go a long way. In fact, some of the most accomplished people in business suggest that good advice was the secret to their success.
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Are You a Strategy 10-Percenter?

Are You a Strategy 10-Percenter? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
I recently came across a disheartening statistic (from an IBM white paper on planning and implementation) that says only 10 percent of organizations manage to successfully implement their strategies on a consistent basis.
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When you are smiling, the whole world smiles with you.

When you are smiling, the whole world smiles with you. | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Researchers are finding that wearing a smile brings certain benefits, like slowing down the heart and reducing stress. This may even happen when people aren't aware they are forming a smile, according to a recent study.
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Teen Walks 10 Miles In Snow To Land Job

Teen Walks 10 Miles In Snow To Land Job | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Art Bouvier, the proprietor of Papa Roux, a Cajun restaurant offered a job to an 18-year-old teen and sparks a bit of viral buzz. The Daily Mail in the United Kingdom picked up this television news story. Why?
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To Develop Talent, You Need a System

To Develop Talent, You Need a System | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Alison Mowbray, Olympic rower, explains why managers need to be methodical about their talent pipeline.
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Leadership Perspectives: Being Civil

Leadership Perspectives: Being Civil | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Posted in Self LeadershipI’ve been giving a great deal of thought lately to the concept of civility.
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donhornsby's curator insight, February 26, 2013 7:49 AM

(From the article): For me, being civil is living in mutual respect and having meaningful connections and conversations across and among groups. These are necessary to building trust and social capital in our government, community, churches, businesses, and in our homes.  It means being able to know what truth is, and being able to speak it, while at the same time listening carefully to the truth of those we do not understand or know.

Richard Hart's curator insight, February 26, 2013 11:03 PM

CIV·il  (svl) - adj. Of, relating to, or befitting a citizen or citizens...

 

CIV ility (si vil’ it ee) - n. Quality of being civilized; the manner of a civil person; politeness...

 

If civility has its roots in the notion of citizenship -- the assumption of rights and responsibilities in relation both to others, and to a larger community -- it's hard to imagine that anyone aspiring to be a leader in an organziation could undervalue this quality. What could be a more fundamental acknowledgement of that inter-relatedness than the intentional and deliberate offering of common courtesies, the extension of everyday thoughtfulness?

And yet, in the midst of our busy lives, this is precisely the thing we so often do forget….

 

 

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The Flexible Work Debate: New Way of Working vs. Old Way of Thinking

The Flexible Work Debate: New Way of Working vs. Old Way of Thinking | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Marissa Mayer left Google to tackle what ailed Yahoo. And this week she took on … telecommuting.
Yahoos were pleased with the new iPhones and free food from the new boss – a Google-icious touch.
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How Not to Use the Pareto Principle

How Not to Use the Pareto Principle | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
How Not to Use the Pareto Principle
Did you know that 20% of your workers are doing 80% of the work and 80% of your workers are doing only 20% of the work? That’s a pretty shocking statistic.
It’s also most likely wrong.
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Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees

Richard Branson on How to Train Your Employees | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
The billionaire entrepreneur on how to help your staff grow their careers and stay passionate about your business.
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Is Your Terrible Culture Killing Your Business?

Is Your Terrible Culture Killing Your Business? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
I recently reached out to an executive who operates a pediatric practice to learn how he manages his company culture.
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In Photos: Google Glass

In Photos: Google Glass | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Google's Project Glass is getting closer to reality for consumers. Here's a closer look at the augmented reality glasses.
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10 TED Talks to Help You Reimagine Your Business

10 TED Talks to Help You Reimagine Your Business | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
It's happening right now.
Thousands of very lucky individuals are seated in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center are at TED 2013.
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Just Trust Me

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Imagine telling someone: “I’m going to be taking you on a long, dangerous, and difficult trip. There will be times you are likely to be very uncomfortable, and there may be terrible storms.
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Great Leaders Know When to Forgive

Great Leaders Know When to Forgive | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders must be firm and foster accountability, but they also must know when to forgive past wrongs in the service of building a brighter future.
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Be a Customer Service Hero on Social Media

Be a Customer Service Hero on Social Media | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
You don't need a call center or a team of agents to provide the best customer service to your customers. All you need is a Twitter account and a cell phone.
I have a new hero, and her name is Erin.
Here's some background first.
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6 Ways to Be More Compelling

6 Ways to Be More Compelling | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Everyone has to sell something, most often themselves. Most pitches fall flat or offend. Here are six ways to make your offering compelling.
Selling something? Teaching something? Applying for a job? Trying to motivate people?
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5 Key Practices to Earn Trust

5 Key Practices to Earn Trust | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
To trust or not to trust is a decision we all make every day. As leaders, we can influence people’s decision to trust not only us, but others in the organization and even the organization itself.
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An Everyday Hero

I love when I find examples of Leadership in everyday life. People who are willing to do what is right and make a real impact.
Here is an incredible example of an everyday hero. Please take a few minutes to watch.
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind…Why Yahoo Got It Right

Out of Sight, Out of Mind…Why Yahoo Got It Right | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
This weekend Yahoo leaked an internal memo ending their remote offices/work from home benefit.  This announcement has sparked a debate.
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Back To the Stone Age? New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Bans Working From Home

Back To the Stone Age? New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Bans Working From Home | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Yahoo rankles employees and supporters of workplace flexibility with a new ban on working from home.
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