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"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker

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Two Ways to Reduce "Hurry Up and Wait" Syndrome

Two Ways to Reduce "Hurry Up and Wait" Syndrome | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
When everything is urgent, nothing is.
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First, eliminate unnecessary or low value work.
Second, inject more discipline into the prioritization of projects and tasks.

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The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions

The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Leaders that try too hard to win people over are the ones that end up losing the respect of their employees – especially when it’s not genuine. The most memorable leaders know how to naturally make a good first impression. They are mindful of what most employees do and don’t expect of them and want to create for them a safe environment that enables engagement. Leadership success is all about people and when leaders forget this fact, they are headed down a path of self-destruction. Here are 14 things every leader should consider if they want to make an unforgettable first impression. Read them carefully and ask yourself which ones you are doing and which ones you still need to introduce.
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10 point thought leadership system

10 point thought leadership system | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
A step by step guide for executives who wish to embark on a thought leadership programme. The graphic takes you though the steps and stages to support
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The Keys to Leadership: Your Brain and My Grandmother

The Keys to Leadership: Your Brain and My Grandmother | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
A new year should herald new ways of thinking about business.
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The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013

The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013 | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it

Harvard Business Review's list of the most important, useful, and original thinking from 2013. Compiled by Katherine Bell, editor of HBR.org. A highly recommended list of articles.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, January 5, 2014 5:00 PM

Some great material worth reviewing by all leaders.  Another HBR list.

Isabelle Russier's curator insight, January 6, 2014 3:38 AM

At one glance...

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Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail

Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
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The answer is deceptively simple: There is a massive difference between what we know about leadership and what we do as leaders.

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Jed Yueh of Delphix on Learning to Manage Yourself

Jed Yueh of Delphix on Learning to Manage Yourself | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
The C.E.O. says that it is hard to maximize the performance of a team without managing yourself well first.
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5 Leadership Lessons An MBA Can’t Provide

5 Leadership Lessons An MBA Can’t Provide | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
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The best leadership lessons are the ones you learn the hard way.

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Seth's Blog: Memo to the modern COO

Why is it so hard for organizations to understand what Tony did with customer service at Zappo's? Instead of measuring the call center on calls answered per minute, he insisted that the operators be trained and rewarded to take their...
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Leadership lesson: Giving your people the ability to make decisions and connections is impossible in a command and control environment.

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Leaders everywhere: A conversation with Gary Hamel

Leaders everywhere: A conversation with Gary Hamel | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
The management writer and academic explains why he believes companies that empower and train people at all levels to lead can create competitive advantage. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Agile Marketing Series: How To Establish A Dual Operating System - Conspire: A @Mindjet Publication

Agile Marketing Series: How To Establish A Dual Operating System - Conspire: A @Mindjet Publication | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it

Can the two worlds of agile and hierarchy coexist?

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100 Top Sites for Effective Project Managers

100 Top Sites for Effective Project Managers | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it

This list is categorized and numbered for ease-of-use and a site’s number does not reflect its quality. Each site excels in a certain field indicated by the category.

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Lead at your best

Lead at your best | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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5 great tips on leadership:

1. Find your strenghts

2. Practice the Pause

3. Forge trust

4. Choose your questions widely (solution-focused)

5. Make time to recover

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10 Impressive Characteristics Great Leaders Have

10 Impressive Characteristics Great Leaders Have | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Discover some of the characteristics that great leaders possess.
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What Kind of Leader Are You?

What Kind of Leader Are You? | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it

Your employees might have you pegged, but how well do you know yourself?


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Nadia Edwards-Dashti's curator insight, October 2, 2013 5:20 AM

Great infographic we should all take something from!

Eliane Fierro's curator insight, October 3, 2013 5:35 PM

¿Te conoces bien como líder?

Jerry Busone's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:54 AM

Go ahead take the test and se where you land... you might surprise yourself...

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10 employee conversations that managers hate to have

Being a manager means never having to say you’re sorry. No wait, that’s some dumb line from a horrible 1970s movie. However, there may be some truth in tha
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What Inspiring Leaders Do

What Inspiring Leaders Do | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Inspiration is what people want. Here's how to give it to them.
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What do top executives want from their leaders? 

IBM recently asked this question of 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries. 3 leadership traits that most mattered were: ability to focus intensely on customer needs, ability to collaborate with colleagues, and the ability to inspire (most important leadership competency!).

Bottom line: With awareness, good feedback, and a plan of development, leaders are able to improve this most important of all leadership competencies.

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Learning from fiction: An insight into coaching

Learning from fiction: An insight into coaching | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Techniques fiction writers employ to develop characters can provide insight into how managers develop their employees. Learn the secret that one novelist,
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Aski three questions:

 

What does my employee want?

What holds my employee back?

What should I do to help my employees?

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School Principals as Leaders

School Principals as Leaders | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it
Autonomy. Mastery. Purpose. This is Daniel Pink's message today about what motivates people. So... Dear Principals all over the world, How do you motivate your staff? Is there real educational dial...
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Lead up

What you were trained to do: wait for a good, generous, munificent, tasteful, smart boss or client to tell you what to do. If that doesn't happen, blame the system, blame the boss, blame the client. If the work is...
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Why We're So Afraid of Change -- And Why That Holds Businesses Back

Why We're So Afraid of Change -- And Why That Holds Businesses Back | Leadership & Management @Work | Scoop.it

You have to “see and feel” new ways of doing things, not just read about them. Experiential learning is critical. As you learn, your brain actually changes, reflecting new decisions, mind maps, and reality sorting. As soon as a challenge presents itself, your brain will want to hijack the new thought patterns.

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