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The Biggest Myths About Vulnerability

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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, 2014 7:27 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, 2014 1:09 PM

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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20 Limiting Beliefs That Derail Leaders

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Josh Billings, the American humorist, is credited with this pithy truth: “The trouble ain’t what people don’t know, it’s what they know that ain’t so.”

 

That’s the problem with some of the beliefs we hold to be true. They become obstacles to our progress and hinderances to our success.

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The Best of Lead With Giants – March 2015

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» The Best of Lead With Giants – March 2015 | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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The Best of Lead With Giants features posts from this ‪#‎Leadership‬ Community

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5 Visionary CEOs and Their Key Traits That Every Leader Should Master

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You may believe that the leaders you admire are smarter, luckier or more creative than you, but the attributes that make them wildly successful can be honed over time.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, February 25, 10:09 AM

Always a good idea to copy the habits of successful people.

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The Habits of Leaders

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When you think of habits what do you think? Do you think of bad habits or good habits? Do you think of habits that hold you back or habits that propel you forward?

Habits are powerful forces in every leader either for good or for bad.

 

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Are You Chasing Rabbits?

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Think about what you are trying to accomplish in your life and work today. How much have you taken on your plate? Can you really do well all the things you are trying to do? Maybe, just maybe, you need to do less.

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The Who, Why, What, How Model For Growth | Dan Forbes | LinkedIn

The Who, Why, What, How Model For Growth | Dan Forbes | LinkedIn | Lead With Giants Scoops | Scoop.it
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Becoming all that you can be is about growth in your life. Whether it’s personal growth or professional growth, if you aren’t growing, you’re dying.

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15 Questions To Unlock Your Purpose

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Do you have an insight to what's your Life Purpose?  This will help. 

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Things to Keep, Start, Stop in 2015

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One of the most productive exercises you can use to improve your focus and productivity is to create a Keep, Start, Stop list. It’s a simple exercise that yields powerful results.

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How To Create A Vision Board

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This simple tool is a powerful way to make you dreams and goals come true. 

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Leading Through Fear with Dan Forbes

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“I’m concentrating on how to make a difference in other people’s lives in a more meaningful way than I have ever done before.”  Dan ForbesToday’s show is all about following our passion in life and helping others, as scary as it may be…
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A post plus a podcast interview of Me, Dan Forbes, Founder of the #LeadWithGiants Community.  Thanks, Al Gonzalez.

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The Number Trait of Successful People

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I’ve been a student of success for over 50 years and I’m convinced that one thing separates those who succeed from those who don’t.

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Drucker’s 9 Practices of Effective Leaders

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Peter Drucker (1909-2005) is often referred to as a management guru and is known as ”the founder of modern management.” He is often remembered for what he describes as the 9 Practices of Effective Leaders.  Here they are:

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Edward Pierce's curator insight, December 4, 2014 10:00 AM

With a name like Drucker, it has to be good!  take 10 mins and read this.

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10 Reasons Why You Need A One-page Business Plan

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I am a proponent of the One-Page Business Plan

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Don't Act Like A Leader

In 2002 Leonardo DeCaprio starred in the movie Catch Me If You Can. It was based on the life of Frank Abagnale, Jr. who was a great pretender. Before the age of 19 he had stolen millions of dollars by posing as a Pan Am World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor, and a Louisiana prosecutor.Frank eventually was caught and sentenced to 12 years in prison. But the FBI cut a deal to reduce his sentence if he agreed to work with them in the bank fraud department to help catch other check forgers.We all have met leaders who seemed to be playing a part rather than really leading. Sooner or later the pret
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Can we become a Leader by "acting" like one?  Here's my thoughts....

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What Kind of Leader Are You, A Clock-Builder Or A Time-Teller?

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“Imagine that you met a remarkable person who could look at the sun or the stars and, amazingly, state the exact time an date. Wouldn’t it be even more amazing still if, instead of telling the time, that person built a clock that could tell the time forever, even after he or she were dead and gone?” – Jim Collins, Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

What Kind of Leader Are You, A Clock-Builder Or A Time-Teller?
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Meet Mr. Positive

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What you do in the first fifteen seconds of each day could possibly turn you into “Mr. Positive” or “Ms. Positive.” At least that’s what happened to Jim Gentil.

 
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Getting Teams Right Means Determining How Much “Team” There Is

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» Getting Teams Right Means Determining How Much “Team” There Is | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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A guest post on LeadWithGiants.com How's your team?

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The Wheel of Business For Real Estate Professionals

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As an Executive Coach who helps Realtors go from Good to Great, I've created a tool to help Real Estate Professionals analyze their business and get focused.

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Sometimes Leaders Need to Push

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» Sometimes Leaders Need to Push | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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You probably are where you are today because someone pushed you.  Leaders sometimes have to push.

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Dashboards – Keep Your Eyes on the Road Ahead

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» Dashboards – Keep Your Eyes on the Road Ahead | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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This is a perfect compliment to the #LeadWithGiants Master Class which begins Jan 9, 2015 at Noon ET. 

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Are You Struggling or Thriving?

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We all know someone who is either struggling or thriving. Believe it or not, they each need the same thing. 

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10 Warning Signs of a Conversation Going Bad

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» 10 Warning Signs of a Conversation Going Bad | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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A great post by Frank Sonnenberg. Do you see yourself in any of these warning signs?

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Double Your Productivity in 15 Minutes | Triple Crown Leadership

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This tip was worth $250,000 to Charles Schwab. 

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Leading Change, From the Ping-Pong Ball’s Perspective

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» Leading Change, From the Ping-Pong Ball’s Perspective | "…on the shoulder of giants."
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Good analogy and post.  

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