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Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking
Here are three subjects that continue to fascinate: Leadership (in general), Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking.
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Systems thinking: A cautionary tale video (cats in Borneo)

Systems thinking: A cautionary tale video (cats in Borneo) | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
This animation video tells the true story "operation cat drop" to illustrate how systems thinking is needed to solve problems without creating new ones. (If you don't think system you may have to parachute cats!
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4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 7, 10:25 AM

Peter Vaill suggested learning and leading are intertwined. Teaching is about learning and leading being intertwined with it.

Vilma Bonilla's curator insight, July 7, 1:26 PM

I love this analysis of a learning leader! It is spot on.  ~ V.B.

 

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Managing vs. Coaching? In Today’s Workplace, You Really Need Both

Managing vs. Coaching? In Today’s Workplace, You Really Need Both | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
“Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” — John Wooden, longtime UCLA men’s basketball coach
Despite what some people may think, being a manager is no walk in the park.
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Toxic Leadership and Easy Fixes Using Principles from Leadership in the Workplace Class | Leadership

Toxic Leadership and Easy Fixes Using Principles from Leadership in the Workplace Class | Leadership | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Great article on #toxic #leadership
http://t.co/bQHzjrLrSC
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The Top 10 Reasons That Your Employees Really Quit

The Top 10 Reasons That Your Employees Really Quit | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday.
Ever wonder why your employees really quit? A study of nearly 20,000 job quitters reveals some rather intriguing facts.
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Toxic Leaders and Workplaces: Waiting for “Really Bad”

Toxic Leaders and Workplaces: Waiting for “Really Bad” | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
In some ways having a toxic leader can spur positive action. It’s a shame, but often bad behavior has to get really bad before anyone is motivated to speak up.
Trauma often opens doors.
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Is Your Toxic Environment Leading To Toxic Behaviors?

Is Your Toxic Environment Leading To Toxic Behaviors? | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
In toxic, dysfunctional environments people will seek their own safety and best interests...no matter how great the vision of the organization. Trust is not a by-product of a great organizational c...
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That Jerk Doesn't Know He's A Jerk - Science 2.0

That Jerk Doesn't Know He's A Jerk Science 2.0 She was not the first difficult person to end up running a newsroom and the response her firing got from subordinates and other media leaders likely surprised her - difficult people never know they are...
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Basic principles of systems thinking as applied to management and leadership

Basic principles of systems thinking as applied to management and leadership | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Systems thinking is a management discipline that concerns an understanding of a system by examining the linkages and interactions between the components that comprise the entirety of that defined system. The whole system is a systems thinking view of the

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A handy summary of the principles of Systems Thinking and its meaning for management and leadership. 

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7 Things Well-Liked People Always Do

They like you, they really like you! Or do they? Likeability can make you a better manager and leader. And you'll like being more likeable.
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Proven Ways to Earn Your Employees’ Trust

Proven Ways to Earn Your Employees’ Trust | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Trust is often talked about as the bedrock of a company’s success. Most people think about the issue in terms of customers: They have to believe in you and your products and services.
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Coaching with the Toxic Leadership Correction Plan

Coaching with the Toxic Leadership Correction Plan | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
How do organizations correct toxic leadership and toxic behaviors once it infects a business? Is it ever too late for a prevention plan? Is transformation possible in the face of pervasive toxicity?
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Leaders Get More Out of People When They Don’t Wear the Crown

Leaders Get More Out of People When They Don’t Wear the Crown | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
“She said to me… ‘you might be president of PepsiCo, you might be on the Board of Directors, but when you enter this house you’re the wife, you’re the daughter, you’re the daughter-in-law, you’re the mother… so leave that damn crown in the garage.’...
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Botox Leadership: Beware When a Toxic Boss Rules

Botox Leadership: Beware When a Toxic Boss Rules | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
A nasty boss degrades employees when he rejects a Botox reflection in the mirror (Do you need an antidote for the toxic "botox" leader?
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Helping a Vet Can Be a Good Bet

"Doing good" can actually lead to discovering a great new employee, forming a new partnership, or building new business opportunities.
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▶ Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe - YouTube

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of ...
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Can You Get Things Done Without Making People Hate You? — PsyBlog

Can You Get Things Done Without Making People Hate You? — PsyBlog | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Psychological research on leadership locates the assertiveness sweet spot.
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As with most leadership behaviors that which is effective sits between too little and too much. 

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8 Ways to Undermine Yourself as a Leader

Great leaders motivate their teams through every stage of a companies growth. But sometimes, even great leaders can step on their own toes.
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Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback

Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there on giving corrective feedback. If you really need to criticize someone’s work, how should you do it?
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Toxic Leadership: In Search of Prevention

Toxic Leadership: In Search of Prevention | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
What can organizations do to prevent toxic leadership? I’ve been doing some reading and sharing on bad bosses and toxic leaders.
Perhaps what’s needed is a counterintuitive approach.
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4 Things I Do That Make Me A Bad Manager

4 Things I Do That Make Me A Bad Manager | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
Anyone who has been a leader of people; whether a manager or a president, has at some point not done it particularly well.I subscribe to the "3 Kinds of Bad Manager" scenario.Bad Manager 1 has no

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 29, 1:08 PM

The challenge with lists is they fall short. This one should have included listening and taking time to build relationships.

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The Perils of a Toxic Organizational Culture and 3 Ways Leadership is to Blame

The Perils of a Toxic Organizational Culture and 3 Ways Leadership is to Blame | Leadership, Toxic Leadership, and Systems Thinking | Scoop.it
It's All About Me! I am somebody and you, well - you are nobody!
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