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How To Stop Caring About What Others Think

How To Stop Caring About What Others Think | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Paranoid about what they're saying when you leave the room? Here's how to let it go.
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Good article on the role of mental models in our thinking.

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Learning Is the Most Celebrated Neglected Activity in the Workplace

Learning Is the Most Celebrated Neglected Activity in the Workplace | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
It takes courage, as well as time.
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The Crucial Difference Between A Good Person And A Good Leader

The Crucial Difference Between A Good Person And A Good Leader | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
The best way to cultivate the best leadership is to avoid the temptation to confuse good leaders with good human beings.
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If You Think Leadership Development Is A Waste Of Time You May Be Right

If You Think Leadership Development Is A Waste Of Time You May Be Right | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Leadership development programs can be transformative or a total waste of employee time. Here are five ways to make sure your programs create what you desire: more effective leaders.
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The Real Reason Apple’s Tim Cook Has Been Underestimated - The Mac Observer

The Real Reason Apple’s Tim Cook Has Been Underestimated - The Mac Observer | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
The influence of the entertainment industry is underappreciated. Strong leaders, for the sake of drama, are always depicted as extroverts-gregarious and flamboyant. Regrettably, that may have led the media to incorrectly diagnose Tim Cook in the comparison to Steve Jobs. John Martellaro explains why observers got Tim Cook all wrong. Very wrong.
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Carly Fiorina on Leadership and Unlocking Human Potential

Carly Fiorina on Leadership and Unlocking Human Potential | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
See possibilities, not limitations. See possibilities in yourself. See possibilities in others. See possibilities in the circumstances around you. And you'll have an impact and make a difference, and when you do, people will take notice....
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4 People Every Successful Business Needs

These are the employees that bring direction, energy, and momentum to your company. If you don't have these people now, find them.
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Leadership Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

Leadership Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders who lead beyond their comfort zone. They take risks. They take responsibility. They seize opportunities. They challenge things to make improvements.
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Mindful Leadership on the Rise

Mindful Leadership on the Rise | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Encouraged by a growing body of research, leading corporations and organizations are beginning to accept an alternative to just leading from the top down -- it's leading from the inside out....
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There's no doubt about it: mindful leadership is certainly on the rise. But how do we help distracted, emerging leaders to bring greater mindfulness to their work? And how do we do this at scale? Self-coaching technologies like Cognician have a role to play. 

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The Top 5 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation

The Top 5 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Anyone can innovate once. All it takes is a good idea, some hard work, sufficient resources, and a little bit of luck. However, today’s business environment demands ongoing innovation to stay ahead of the pack. To make innovation a way of life for your company, get to work developing these five [...]
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The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally)

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Don’t look now, but all of a sudden the topic of compassionate management is becoming trendy.

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Compassionate management is not just a trend. It's the future. 

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Leadership Lessons From Domino's Pizza: NFL Draft Edition

Leadership Lessons From Domino's Pizza: NFL Draft Edition | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
I love when Domino’s EVP Operations, Scott Hinshaw says, "In order to get better, in order to move ahead, you're going to make mistakes." How many corporate cultures today allow failure, much less encourage it?
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8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's what outstanding leaders do almost instinctively. Do you share those instincts?
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11 Leadership Lessons from Alexander the Great - INSEAD Knowledge (blog)

11 Leadership Lessons from Alexander the Great - INSEAD Knowledge (blog) | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Although the ‘Great Man’ theory of leadership belongs to the scrapheap of history, its allure continues to mystify. Underlying this...
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This Activity Can Boost Your Performance By 20% In Just 15 Minutes

This Activity Can Boost Your Performance By 20% In Just 15 Minutes | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
You don't have to work harder to get more done. Try reflecting on how you're working instead.
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Leadership Lessons From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Leadership Lessons From Apple CEO Tim Cook | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Remember when everyone said Tim Cook would change Apple after Steve Jobs? He did. For the better.
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Leadership Development Around The World Remains Stalled

Leadership Development Around The World Remains Stalled | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s tough to find an effective leader in the workplace.  Only 40% of leaders rated their organization’s leadership as high, according to a global survey of 13,124 leaders and 1,528 human resource professionals by talent management consultancy DDI and the Conference Board. The Global Leadership Forecast 2015, Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting Tomorrow’s [...]
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7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Don't believe everything you hear about what it means to be a great leader. Here are seven myths debunked. (7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing from my friend Mark Sanborn. Well said!
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Companies Do Better With Women Leaders (But Women Need More Confidence To Lead), Study Says

Companies Do Better With Women Leaders (But Women Need More Confidence To Lead), Study Says | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
The companies that perform best financially have the greatest numbers of women in leadership roles, according to a new study that is one of the most comprehensive ever.
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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 6 Drivers of Change
○ All of the 10 skil(...)
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Eight Must-Have Competencies for Future Leaders

Eight Must-Have Competencies for Future Leaders | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders tomorrow will succeed with a different skill set than that of today’s best. Smart leaders will spot the mid-career folks with greatest potential to become those outstanding future executives.
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Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts

Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts | Accelerating Leadership | Scoop.it
Who makes the list? More important, whom should you be listening to? (Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts http://t.co/7asg4S9S8c)
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Conquering The Common Fears of Leadership - Forbes

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Conquering The Common Fears of Leadership
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While my SEAL task unit was deployed to Iraq in 2003, we were tasked with performing capture or kill missions working in conjunction with the CIA.
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