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Management resistance to change

Management resistance to change | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
  Management resistance to change The environment in which most organizations operate has become more dynamic and complex over the last decades. As a reaction to this change in the environment, organizations realized they had to create a culture in which empowered and self-reliant teams... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2015/04/14/management-resistance-to-change/
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The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is - Huffington Post

The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is - Huffington Post | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
We know that we need good business acumen, but we also need to have the emotional intelligence that allows us to effectively serve and care for team members.
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Servant Leadership in Healthcare - Who cares, serves...

Servant Leadership in Healthcare - Who cares, serves... | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
I started looking for a new career opportunity. More specifically, I started to investigate what the current state is of leadership in the healthcare realm. I interviewed a few contacts I have in that area and I am still recovering from the shock. Call me an idiot. Here, I’ll be totally t... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2015/03/21/leadership-healthcare/
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Adjourning: Because all good things come to an end

Adjourning: Because all good things come to an end | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
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A handy tool

A  handy tool | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
In one of my previous posts I promised to provide you with a method you can use to ‘get to know your new employee’. It’s actually also useful in other situations. Have you ever been in the situation where YOU as manager are the newbie? Or maybe, you are in a situation with your team in which the ... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/10/12/handy-tool/
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What Defines Organizational Culture and Leadership?

What Defines Organizational Culture and Leadership? | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
The Web offers many opinions on the subject of organizational culture and leadership, so we decided to add a few of our own.

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 6, 2015 9:13 AM

Americans are the most overworked culture in the world. given that we spend so much time at work, Leaders need to stay connected often, check in with their people, strive to build a workplace and environment everyone enjoys succeeding in and bury the archaic control methods. Get" OFF the Bench" and lead i the 21st century.

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10 Killer Habits that will Improve Your Leadership

10 Killer Habits that will Improve Your Leadership | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
With the new year just around the corner, you may be ready to wipe the slate clean and take the ...

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Know more about how to improve your leadership qualities. Best career guidelines.

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Lead People to Believe in Themselves - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

Lead People to Believe in Themselves - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
When you believe in people, you get people to believe in themselves. And when that happens you can achieve great things together.
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5 Powerful Golden Nuggets to get you kick-started on Time Management

5 Powerful Golden Nuggets to get you kick-started on Time Management | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
You would love to delegate, but you really don’t have time to mentor anyone. You want to delegate, but nobody can do the job as good as you can. You think delegating creates the perception that you are a lazy boss. You need to set an example and make sure you are always busy. You ... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/10/12/5-powerful-golden-nuggets-kick-start-time-management/
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Sneak Previews on my upcoming book 'Homemade Leadership Soup'

Sneak Previews on my upcoming book 'Homemade Leadership Soup' | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/16/sneak-previews-leadership-soup/
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RECURRING MOTIVATION – S1E4: Four more team activities that will (re)surface motivation

RECURRING MOTIVATION – S1E4: Four more team activities that will (re)surface motivation | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
  Previously on ‘Recurring motivation’: Moral stories are a powerful tool to tap into inspirational thoughts and to use in team exercises to (re)surface motivation. Get out of that vicious circle you are in, where you don’t have time for your people! Use your time wisely and you will ... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/09/recurring-motivation-s1e4-four-team-activities-will-resurface-motivation/
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Team building exercise: get started NOW!

Team building exercise: get started NOW! | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
In previous posts I promised you to share my thoughts about team building topics. There are numerous ways to submerge in team building and to ‘do stuff’ together to learn as a team, to enjoy activities as a team, to bond, and the list goes on forever (thank goodness!). But first things first: Ho... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/06/team-building-exercise/
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Ongoing Attrition: The Perfect Storm

Ongoing Attrition: The Perfect Storm | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
Hi there! You probably know something about the phases a team goes through during its development. Here they are: Forming – Storming – Norming – Performing What’s that about? Let’s refresh, because there are teams out there that are Storming as hell, and the ... http://www.passionatcentre.com/ongoing-attrition-perfect-storm/
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12 Habits Of Exceptional Leaders - Forbes

12 Habits Of Exceptional Leaders - Forbes | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective.
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Cultural Change: dream or reality?

Cultural Change: dream or reality? | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
What most of the guides and other resources often forget to mention is, that a cultural change does not happen overnight. We are not born with the same talent as chameleons, quickly adapting to a new environment. There are so many reasons things can go wrong during the process, so many... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2015/03/10/cultural-change-dream-or-reality/
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That Split Second that either builds or destroys trust

That Split Second that either builds or destroys trust | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
  Nobody will argue that trust is key in any relationship. What keeps amazing me is, considering how easily it can be destroyed, how underestimated that effect is. Let’s look at just a few examples of daily situations that you might be struggling with yourself. Managers’ daily... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2015/01/08/split-second-builds-or-destroys-trust/
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The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

The Most Innovative Companies Have Long-Term Leadership - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
Follow the example of Apple, Amazon, and GE.
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Manley Hopkinson - Compassionate Leadership - Little, Brown Book Group

Manley Hopkinson - Compassionate Leadership - Little, Brown Book Group | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
With increased pressure on businesses to cut costs while increasing productivity, getting the most from your team is even more important than ever.

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New year resolutions & Fear: are you settling for less?

New year resolutions & Fear: are you settling for less? | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
So, what is it with fear that it effects our inner selves so much that we choose to settle for less in life? Scientists blame it on the amygdala and the pituitary gland. They are right. We learned to survive when we lived in caves. Obviously, we were right back then – in that horrible,... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/10/12/new-year-resolutions-fear/
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5 Questions you should ask your future new manager during the job interview

5 Questions you should ask your future new manager during the job interview | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
“Employees leave managers not companies”. Google says: About 2,160,000 results. So, let’s see how you can (try) to avoid becoming one of those employees. It starts… at the beginning. When you are in your job interview, usually in the end of the conversation, the future ... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/18/5-questions-ask-future-manager-during-job-interview/
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Stop wasting time: leave those unproductive meetings

Stop wasting time: leave those unproductive meetings | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
  Do you invest more time in meetings or in your team? Read on, and when you’re ready, look in the mirror and answer that question. We waste a lot of time in meetings. Not because meetings are not useful, but because a lot of them are unproductive meetings. They are often lead by... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/14/stop-wasting-time-leave-unproductive-meetings/
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5 big feedback boo-boos

5 big feedback boo-boos | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
  There are thousands of resources out there where you can find structured and scientific articles related to the ‘Feedback’ topic. This post is a little different. You all know by now that I like to keep it simple, practical, direct and very close to your daily... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/12/07/5-big-feedback-boo-boos/
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RECURRING MOTIVATION – S1E3: A team exercise that will (re)surface motivation

RECURRING MOTIVATION – S1E3: A team exercise that will (re)surface motivation | Luisa Carou's Thoughts | Scoop.it
Previously on ‘Recurring motivation’: There are more things in life that are able to trigger demotivation than there are things that continuously motivate us. Read the post if you missed it. Now that you have learned how to not demotivate, it’s time for the cool stuff that makes leading tea... http://www.passionatcentre.com/2014/10/12/recurring-motivation-s1e4-team-exercise-will-resurface-motivation/
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