Leadership, Creat...
Follow
Find
1.2K views | +10 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Leaders need to focus on three basic psychological needs.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

World-class teams | McKinsey & Company

World-class teams | McKinsey & Company | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Winning teams are tough to find—and even tougher to build. In this classic McKinsey Quarterly article from 1992, the former captain of New Zealand’s mighty All Blacks rugby team, David Kirk, explains how to develop superlative performers. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Authentic Leadership | LinkedIn

Authentic Leadership | LinkedIn | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Graham Ward's insight:

A wonderful speech on leadership that stands the test of time.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age
Graham Ward's insight:

The Short Story.If you are in your 40s and ostensibly successful, yet unhappy, maybe it is because we share a U curve of contentment with other primates. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

How Resilient Are You?

How Resilient Are You? | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Somewhere in your organization, groups of people are already doing things differently and better. To create lasting change, find these areas of positive deviance and fan their flames.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Charles O’Reilly: Finding a Corporate Culture that Drives Growth

Charles O’Reilly: Finding a Corporate Culture that Drives Growth | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Adaptive cultures minimize predictability and encourage innovation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror

Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
How we see ourselves is often very different from how we appear to others. Actions we believe reflect decisive or confident characteristics may...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong?

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong? | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans […]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

How Smiling Can Backfire

How Smiling Can Backfire | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it

"You may fool others, but it is hard to fool yourself

Graham Ward's insight:

For students of authentic leadership this is interesting. It could be the words we choose have a  more powerful effect than our facial expressions. Stop grinning and start connecting!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Maria Popova: Staying Present and Grounded in the Age of Information Overload

Maria Popova: Staying Present and Grounded in the Age of Information Overload | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
The founder of Brain Pickings discusses the tug of war between ambition and mental clarity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

European Identity: Strength or Weakness?

European Identity: Strength or Weakness? | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
“If you were to ask me about my national identity, I’d have a difficult time responding. My mother is Spanish. My father is German. My...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the "2-Minute Rule"

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the "2-Minute Rule" | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Want to learn how to stop procrastinating? Read this article to learn about the simple rule that can make an immediate impact on your life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Crisis Negotiators Give Thanksgiving Tips

Crisis Negotiators Give Thanksgiving Tips | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Who better than a hostage negotiator to help you navigate that family land mine known as Thanksgiving?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

David Rand: "How Do You Change People's Minds About What Is Right And Wrong?" | Edge.org

David Rand: "How Do You Change People's Minds About What Is Right And Wrong?" | Edge.org | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Graham Ward's insight:

Bottom Line: Top down edicts to incentivise good collaborative behaviour are empirically proven to drive collaboration and interdependency. Organisational leaders need to think about how to inculcate this into culture and internal strategy. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Why Some People Get Promoted (And Others Don’t)

Why Some People Get Promoted (And Others Don’t) | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
There are two steps to success: 1. Do great things. 2. Tell people.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others | James Clear

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others | James Clear | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
It may be the oldest emotion. Before happiness, before sorrow, before exhilaration, and way, way before the urge to climb mountains and bomb down steeps, there was fear. Now scientists are finding new ways to help us conquer our deepest anxieties—and use them to perform even better.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Sisu: How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity - James Clear

Sisu: How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity - James Clear | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Lessons on Living a Meaningful Life from Nichelle Nichols

Lessons on Living a Meaningful Life from Nichelle Nichols | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Actress Nichelle Nichols helped shape the Civil Rights Movement without realizing it. Read this article to learn how you can live a meaningful life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Eight Things I Learned from Peter Thiel’s Zero To One | Farnam Street

Eight Things I Learned from Peter Thiel’s Zero To One | Farnam Street | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
business
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite | McKinsey & Company

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite | McKinsey & Company | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have on top-management roles. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Graham Ward
Scoop.it!

Can Overthinking Reduce a Leader's Influence? | Stanford Graduate School of Business

Can Overthinking Reduce a Leader's Influence? | Stanford Graduate School of Business | Leadership, Creativity, Connection, Presence. | Scoop.it
Graham Ward's insight:

AN interesting piece of research from Stanford. Decision science has been booming over the last few years but this article  provides a direct corollary to leader's decisions and their capacity to attract and retain followers.  

more...
No comment yet.