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Life (@ Work) is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get!
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6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace

6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you have the extroverted personality of a natural-born leader? If not, you can still be a successful entrepreneur. In fact, introverts make better listeners and can switch back and forth between introversion and extroversion to outperform their ch...
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Intentional Leadership—3 Timeless Narratives for 2014

Intentional Leadership—3 Timeless Narratives for 2014 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, dete...
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Those people

Those people | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
At a recent seminar, a woman who helps run a community college stood up to ask a question.
"Well, the bad news," she said, "is that we have to let everyone in.
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Steve Jobs — 10 Lessons in Life & Leadership

Steve Jobs — 10 Lessons in Life & Leadership | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There will never be another Steve Jobs. His parting gift to the world are 10 lessons we can all use in life and leadership. Steve Jobs lessons in digital leadership.

 

Digital Leadership

 

It is a sad day for the world when a visionary like Steve Jobs is no longer walking among us. It truly reminds all of us how short and precious life is. Just like there will never be another Socrates, Wayne Gretzky, Winston Churchill, or Ghandi, there will never be another Steve Jobs. While we can never become Steve Jobs, nor should we strive to be (follow your heart). What we can do is understand what is the greatness of Steve Jobs and, where applicable, apply these principals to help us develop as leaders...


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6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly

6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In her book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking author Susan Cain discusses what she calls the “Extrovert Ideal” or the notion many of us intrinsically hold that extroverts make better friends and are better at many...
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The Loss of Leadership - Huffington Post (blog)

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The Loss of Leadership

With the loss of Nelson Mandela, not only did we lose a great man, but we also lost one of the great modern examples of what leadership looks like.


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John Michel's curator insight, December 9, 2013 11:07 PM

Leadership is a service. And service comes with sacrifice. The sacrifices one person is willing to make for the good of others can take many forms. The giving of one's time and energy is certainly a sacrifice. Unlike money, time and energy are nonredeemable. Once we spend it, there is no getting it back.

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5 Things Employees Aren’t Thinking

5 Things Employees Aren’t Thinking | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

 

Very few people enjoy going to work every day in an environment filled with distrust, negativity, gossip, complaining, lack of commitment, political maneuvering, and so many of the other ugly things that characterize too many groups and organizations. And most folks, if you ask them, would say they wish things were different where they work. In fact, a recent Gallup poll suggests that up to 71% of individuals said they were less than thrilled with their work environments.

 
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