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The Biggest Myths About Vulnerability

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» The Biggest Myths About Vulnerability | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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“Why vulnerability is the first thing you look for in other people, but the last thing you want to reveal in yourself.”  -Brene Brown - See more at: http://www.leadwithgiants.com/leadership/the-biggest-myths-about-vulnerability/#sthash.I2It87CC.dpuf

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David Hain's curator insight, August 19, 4:27 AM

It is a sign of a true leader if you can be open, transparent, and vulnerable, as trusting a person as you would expect your team members to be. ~ @CheriEsner #LeadWithGiants

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, August 19, 10:09 AM

I think, this vulnerability concept (what I strongly undersign and admire e.g. in the Getting naked from Lencioni) is simply deductible from the even more basic "requirement" for an ideal leader: his/her credibility and authenticity... that he/she walks as he/she talks... like to show his/her real here and now state... that is an interesting point whether an inspiring leader while he is credible and authentic in the here and now has also a sort of obligation to show courage in spite of all the difficulties they should face... I think that the attitude should be there... that is also a part of his credibility...

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Leadership Lessons From Walt Disney: Perfecting the Customer Experience | Talking Point | The Disney Institute Blog

Leadership Lessons From Walt Disney: Perfecting the Customer Experience | Talking Point | The Disney Institute Blog | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
One of the simplest, most powerful and timeless leadership lessons we have learned from Walt Disney is: “You don’t build it for yourself.
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Use Mental Strength To Raise Your Emotional Intelligence - Empower the Leader in You

Use Mental Strength To Raise Your Emotional Intelligence - Empower the Leader in You | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence empowers leaders because it allows them to dig deep within themselves and lead from a place of mental strength and strong heart.
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The 'It' Factor ... what's missing in Leadership today

The 'It' Factor ... what's missing in Leadership today | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
If you Google "Great Leadership" you will get over 100 million results - I actually find that fascinating. So much knowledge to be had at our fingertips and so many people writing about the topic of (My favorite #leadership theme?
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Stay Vulnerable Even When It Hurts - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

Stay Vulnerable Even When It Hurts - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
  Each day that we make choices about our life and we don’t admit our vulnerability, we are robbing ourselves of our humanity.   Vulnerability is as much a part of being human as is strength.   Many of us have been conditioned to be strong.
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3 steps to fearless leadership - The Next Web

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3 steps to fearless leadership
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Leaders often thinks that keeping company information from the team minimizes the stress response, but if you try to always protect people you do them a disservice.
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You Can Learn to Navigate Difficult Conversations

You Can Learn to Navigate Difficult Conversations | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
» You Can Learn to Navigate Difficult Conversations | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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"For 13 summers I ran the rapids on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon as a white water guide. Years later as a leadership development consultant, I came to recognize that running the rapids is a metaphor for the challenge of holding a difficult conversation."

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Leadership Evolution: Are You a Boring Leader? #peopleskills - Kate Nasser

Leadership Evolution: Are You a Boring Leader? #peopleskills - Kate Nasser | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
Leadership Evolution Checklist: Are you a boring tiresome leader? Or are you using these top notch engagement behaviors fr The People Skills Coach™. (TY @DeanWitherspoon Are You a Boring Leader?
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10 magic phrases that will make you a better leader | @SmartBrief

10 magic phrases that will make you a better leader | @SmartBrief | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
Want to be a better leader? Try improving your vocabulary. No, I’m not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your r (Watching your words will make you a better #leader.
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Do you need to walk the path to Self-Discovery?

Do you need to walk the path to Self-Discovery? | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
The path to authenticity is the through self-discovery & self-awareness.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule “It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self-discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.” ― Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course
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How we feel about ourselves is key to our success and our ability to uplift other leaders.

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August 2014 Top 100 #Leadership Experts to Follow on #Twitter

August 2014 Top 100 #Leadership Experts to Follow on #Twitter | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
This is a list of the top 100 recommended leadership experts to follow on Twitter for August 2014.

Via Rami Kantari
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I'm happy to be #12 on the list.  Thanks for the RTs.

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HOW’S YOUR FOCUS?

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» HOW’S YOUR FOCUS? | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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Guest post by Mark Miller, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, Chick-fil-A. | LeadWithGiants.com


As leaders, when you and I are focused, we add more value to our organizations. When we are out of focus, our impact is greatly diminished. Obviously, no leader sets out to be un-focused. So, how does it happen? The culprit masquerades in many forms. 

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The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership - Forbes

The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership - Forbes | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
The Virgin Way - Insights Into Richard Branson's Leadership Forbes While Richard Branson's new book, “The Virgin Way” is “about listening, learning, laughing and leading”(1), applying the BRAVE leadership framework(2) to the book's ten summary...
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Can You Keep A Confidence?

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The What, Why, and How of keeping a confidence...

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20 Ways to Make Today Amazing

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Every day offers countless opportunities for gratitude and improvement.
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How many will you use today?

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Perceptions about women bosses improve, but gap remains

Perceptions about women bosses improve, but gap remains | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
Women may have made measurable progress in the workplace over the last few decades, yet old ways die hard. Women still lag when it comes to holding top managerial positions.
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It’s Time For Leaders To Cowboy Up

It’s Time For Leaders To Cowboy Up | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
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In this post I share how hearing the phrase "cowboy up" in a movie I was watching, inspired this post. 

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Tribal Warfare - Dealing with Cliques in the Workplace | Ravenwerks - Global Ethics, Etiquette and Effectiveness

Tribal Warfare - Dealing with Cliques in the Workplace | Ravenwerks - Global Ethics, Etiquette and Effectiveness | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
We all enjoy the camaraderie of people we share an interest or characteristic with, but when cliques become too exclusive, or destructive to those outside the (Some companies have 360-degree reviews, an employee is evaluated from all the way around...
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One Simple Habit that Elevates Leaders

One Simple Habit that Elevates Leaders | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
A friend of mine, who knows I interview top leadership experts from around the world, asked, "Had any great interviews lately?" I told him about a call from Buenos Aires and a conversation with Cla...
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As an Executive Coach, I understand the power of questions.  Asking the 2nd questions is about going deeper.

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Leadership: The Fallacy of Intimacy - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

Leadership: The Fallacy of Intimacy - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
The truth about leadership intimacy is it allows others to relate to us on a more worthwhile magnitude.
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10 Leadership Traits That Will Kill Your Company

How to become a better leader? Don't make the same mistakes I made.
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"Leading With Joy" #LeadWithGiants w Host @ZacharyJeans & Guest @FCC_CIO (with images, tweets) · LeadWithGiants

A Social Media Story storified by LeadWIthGiants
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From the #LeadWithGiants Tweetchat

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How A Premortem Can Save Your Next Project From Disaster

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ow do you assure yourself that your next project or initiative will NOT fail?  There's no perfect way, but here's a great tip that might help.  It's the "Premortem."  Ever used one?

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Startup Staffing: 10 Things A Good Leader Can Do To Keep Their Employees ... - Forbes

Startup Staffing: 10 Things A Good Leader Can Do To Keep Their Employees ... - Forbes | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
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If you want to know if a fish is bad, look at its head, they say. No role in life is more dependent on success and failure than that of a leader.
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The Best of Lead With Giants – September 2014

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» The Best of Lead With Giants – September 2014 | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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A compilation of best Leadership posts from the #LeadWithGiants Community.

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A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations - Entrepreneur (blog)

A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations - Entrepreneur (blog) | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
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A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations
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Ask most executives and managers if they are great leaders and you'll hear, “No, but I have every intention of becoming one!
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