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How to Pick Your Battles at Work

How to Pick Your Battles at Work | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
You can’t -- and shouldn’t -- wage every war. Here’s how to choose the ones that matter.
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We all have limited amount of political capital.  Keep in mind two things:  1.  What do you want to use the political capital on?  2.  How do you want to be seen/viewed by others? 

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10 Things You're Doing at Work That Say "I Don't Care"

10 Things You're Doing at Work That Say "I Don't Care" | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Do your actions scream: "I'm over it!" Or are you that stressed out? If you're doing these things at work you're sending the wrong message.
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Reference-Check Your Future Boss

Reference-Check Your Future Boss | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
The interview process shouldn’t be a one-way street.
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It's easy to fall into the flattery of being offered a position.  It is just as important for you to interview your new manager and company as it is for them to interview you.

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The Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.
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7 Proven Ways To Write Emails That Get Replies, Backed By Science

7 Proven Ways To Write Emails That Get Replies, Backed By Science | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Strategies that can help you get busy people to respond to your emails, backed by template reply-rate data and examples from Yesware's own sales team.
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The touch of humor is great! There is a fine line between following-up and stalking/pestering.

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Secrets To Succeeding At A New Job

Secrets To Succeeding At A New Job | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Your first few months in a new job can be a whirlwind. Harness that initial energy to start your role off right.
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Sorry, Not Sorry--Why Women Need To Stop Apologizing For Everything

Sorry, Not Sorry--Why Women Need To Stop Apologizing For Everything | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
The video might be selling shampoo, but its message hits close to home. Why are women saying "sorry" for everything?
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6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections

6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Networking doesn't have to be a chore. With the right approach, that person sharing the elevator with you could become a future business partner, a...
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No Office, No Problem: 5 Strategies For Managing An All-Virtual Team

No Office, No Problem: 5 Strategies For Managing An All-Virtual Team | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Your team may be in the cloud but their heads don't have to be. Get creative about building bonds, communicating, and finding what works.
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Why Women CEOs Are More Likely To Be Forced Out

Why Women CEOs Are More Likely To Be Forced Out | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Less likely to get a promotion, and more likely to be forced out or have a life event interrupt their careers, women represent only 3 of new CEOs in...
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Four Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

Four Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Firms that make these changes have seen improvements in productivity, organizational culture, and the bottom line.
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7 Ways You're Unconsciously Undermining Yourself

7 Ways You're Unconsciously Undermining Yourself | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
You're crushing it everyday at your job. But are you ruining your chances for a promotion by tapping your pen, checking your phone, and being buddies...
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The Trick in Dealing With Annoying Workplace Know-It-Alls

The Trick in Dealing With Annoying Workplace Know-It-Alls | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
You may have met these people. They sit in the stands at sporting events and tell the rest of the fans what they did or didn’t just see on the field. These clients know more about how your …
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What Successful Leaders' To-Do Lists Look Like

What Successful Leaders' To-Do Lists Look Like | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered about the to-do lists of highly successful businesspeople? Here, we give you a sneak peek at three and their tips for making...
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The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic

The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Cultivate habits that go with your natural tendencies, not against them.
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You're Probably Making These Five Mistakes At Work

You're Probably Making These Five Mistakes At Work | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
How many of these communication fails have you committed? Recognize where you're coming up short--and find out how to change.
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3 Questions Executives Should Ask Front-Line Workers

3 Questions Executives Should Ask Front-Line Workers | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Find out what's really going on in your company.
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The Missing Pieces Of The Gender Wage Gap Puzzle

The Missing Pieces Of The Gender Wage Gap Puzzle | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Why our culture of Working crazy long hours is worsening the gender wage gap.
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Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Create a rational, emotionally compelling written statement instead.
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Ask The Experts: How Can I Tell My Micromanaging Boss To Back Off?

Ask The Experts: How Can I Tell My Micromanaging Boss To Back Off? | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
A boss who hovers will drive most people crazy, but before you confront your overbearing manager, make sure you aren't part of the problem.
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Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don't Always Be Nice

Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don't Always Be Nice | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Great leaders favor tough love over malevolence — and make it clear that they're doing so.
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Most Work Conflicts Aren't Due to Personality

Most Work Conflicts Aren't Due to Personality | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
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Four Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

Four Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Firms that make these changes have seen improvements in productivity, organizational culture, and the bottom line.
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Develop the Leaders You've Been Overlooking

Develop the Leaders You've Been Overlooking | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
The case for training non-managers to lead.
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To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask

To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
At a certain level, people stop just giving it to you.
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The trick to getting truthful feedback is the magic number three: Ask "What are the three things I do well regarding [communication, motivating the team, etc.]?" and "What are the three things I could do better regarding [communication, motivating the team, etc.]?"

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Empathy: Women Better Under Stress But Men Worse — PsyBlog

Empathy: Women Better Under Stress But Men Worse — PsyBlog | Leadership and Development | Scoop.it
Surprise difference between men and women baffles researchers.
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Handling stress is another example of the importance of good emotional intelligence.

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