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Leadership Lessons From LEGO

Leadership Lessons From LEGO | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Many of the lessons learned in fatherhood apply, on a certain level, to change leadership. Here are the parallels between building a complex LEGO set and coaching a client through transformational change.
Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 24, 2013 12:39 PM

The interchangeable parts is the one that stood out for me. It does not mean we are disposable, rather it means we have flexibility and can move into the foreground and background as necessary.

Joe Boutte's curator insight, September 24, 2013 9:48 PM

...and it takes time.

donhornsby's curator insight, September 29, 2013 9:31 AM

(From the article): Look, as a leader, you set the tone for how your employees experience large-scale change. You could be the one that enables fearless (but informed) innovation and experimentation – or you can be the one holding up the instruction book saying, “That’s not how we do it.” The choice is yours.

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Marcus Buckingham

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'Leadership, n. The art of getting people to forget their instinctive fear of the future."


"Management, n. The art of getting each person to capitalize on his/her enduring uniqueness."

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Study: Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s has a significant impact on your physical and mental health in your 40s

Study: Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s has a significant impact on your physical and mental health in your 40s | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Early job satisfaction has strong link to mental health (Learning & Development Professional): "...the study found job satisfaction in your late 20s and
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Embrace Your Natural Leadership Strengths

Embrace Your Natural Leadership Strengths | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
You wouldn't waste time teaching an eagle to swim, would you? Bill Munn shares how to embrace your natural strengths and increase your effectiveness.
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6 Steps to Building a Winning Team

6 Steps to Building a Winning Team | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
(Based on a recent article written by Pat DiDomenico for Business Management Daily.) Put your players in the right positions, but don’t be afraid to shift them around. Play to your employees’ strengths, but recognize that shaking up the status quo and giving employees opportunities to shine in different capacities can yield big
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Want to Win Respect and Help Your Leaders? Try Challenging Them

Want to Win Respect and Help Your Leaders? Try Challenging Them | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
This guest post is by Michael Glazer. If only I had a dollar for every time I heard leaders say they want the people in their organizations to “tell me what I need to know, not what I want to hear.” Speaking truth to power is easier said than done, but people who can do…
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How to Make Employee Engagement a Team Effort

How to Make Employee Engagement a Team Effort | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Inspiring genuine employee engagement is one of the greatest, yet most rewarding challenges you can take on. It has the power to improve your organization at nearly every level, but you’ll neve…
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3 Reasons Why Poor Leadership Is Costing You More Than You Think

3 Reasons Why Poor Leadership Is Costing You More Than You Think | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Understanding the real costs of poor leadership.
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Storytelling Is the Programming Language of Culture

Storytelling Is the Programming Language of Culture | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Stories are the programming language of culture. The stories people share in an organization reinforce the underlying beliefs and assumptions that shape the culture. To shift culture, reprogram it with new stories. There is power in story as they inform, persuade and educate. Using the power of story, you can tap into foundational
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Infographic: New Managers Not Getting the Training They Need to Succeed

Infographic: New Managers Not Getting the Training They Need to Succeed | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
In a recent survey conducted by The Ken Blanchard Companies, more than 400 managers were asked to rate different types of training by order of importance. Here’s their top ten, ranked in order from most important to least important type of training (see infographic.) At the top, managers identified communication skills, help with transitioning to…
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Five Key Characteristics of Goals That Motivate

Five Key Characteristics of Goals That Motivate | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
By considering the five key characteristics of goals that motivate, you can create an environment of enthusiasm and set your team up for success.
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Are You Coachable? 7 Attributes of an Ideal Coaching Participant

Are You Coachable? 7 Attributes of an Ideal Coaching Participant | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Coaching has definitely become mainstream. It seems as if high potential people in senior positions, at the mid-level, and even on the front lines in organizations have access to performance coaches these days.  But does that mean that all high performers are a good fit for coaching? In their book Coaching in Organizations, master certified…
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8 Things You Can Do to Stop Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace

8 Things You Can Do to Stop Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Find out if your workplace is suffering from the cancer of passive aggressiveness. Take a communication style quiz and learn 8 ways to root out this destructive
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Shocked by 360° Feedback? Ask Madeleine

Shocked by 360° Feedback? Ask Madeleine | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Dear Madeleine, I am a director in a large retail organization. Recently everyone at my level received an online 360° feedback. My report shows that my whole team is very unhappy with my hands-on style. All 14 of my people—not just 1 or 2— see me as a micro-manager. In the open-ended comments were phrases…
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The 4 Most Effective Leadership Skills

The 4 Most Effective Leadership Skills | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
According to a joint report from The Conference Board and McKinsey & Company, over 90% of CEOs see leadership development as the single most important human capital issue their organizations face. I couldn’t agree more. For years, numerous researchers have been raising the alarm about the deplorable lack of training and support for
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Employee Engagement Isn't a Sprint; It's a Marathon

Employee Engagement Isn't a Sprint; It's a Marathon | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Read highlights from a new report from HBR and Strativity Group taht shows how change management initiatives fail in most cases because companies are paying lip service to employee engagement.
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9 Brutal Truths About Emotional Intelligence Everyone Needs to Hear

9 Brutal Truths About Emotional Intelligence Everyone Needs to Hear | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Is E.I. all it's cracked up to be? Decide for yourself.
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How Recognition Reinforces Your Company's Core Values

How Recognition Reinforces Your Company's Core Values | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Recognize This! – A social recognition solution aligned to core values helps ensure that those values are lived by all employees and actively managed by leaders. Have you thought about where the core values at your company came from? In all probability, they were developed as a way to successfully drive a specific
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How to Put the Right Amount of Pressure on Your Team

Tips for turning the heat up or down.
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A truly rare article recognizing the true definition and realities of stress.  I'll always refer to a great presenter who asked the audience "How many of you want to lead a stress-free life?"  When the overwhelming majority of hands went up, he pointed out that "the only stress-free people are dead!"

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence to Good Leadership

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence to Good Leadership | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Developing the ability to tune in to how a diverse group of people feel about a situation is one of the most important tools that a leader can develop, because all decision-making depends on having reliable information. The problem is that the definition of “reliable” can vary wildly from individual to individual. Despite
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Add Some GRIT to Accomplish Your Goals

Add Some GRIT to Accomplish Your Goals | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
I have been hearing the word grit a lot lately. It started when I purchased Angela Duckworth’s book GRIT (Scribner, 2016) in an airport bookstore this summer. In it, Angela writes “Grit is about working on something you care about so much that you’re willing to stay loyal to it.” She elaborates on the two…
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6 Steps For Ensuring Leadership Alignment

6 Steps For Ensuring Leadership Alignment | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Alignment within any leadership team in any environment is critical to mission success.
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Teamwork Lessons From The Little League World Series

Teamwork Lessons From The Little League World Series | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
There’s a good message for job seekers on effectively presenting their team accomplishments. Here are teamwork lessons from the little league world series!
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3 Ways to Prepare for Leading a New Team

3 Ways to Prepare for Leading a New Team | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Good leaders are constantly striving for excellence. They start with themselves, then raise the bar for their team.  It’s a journey that requires a combination of self awareness and growth. I had a chance to experience both of these things when I recently accepted a new position with my company.  Eight months ago, I stepped…
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15 Simple Things Great Leaders Say to Create Highly Engaged Teams

15 Simple Things Great Leaders Say to Create Highly Engaged Teams | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Great leaders inspire their teams. Here are 15 things you can say to inspire yours.
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6 Types of Employees and How to Motivate Them [Infographic]

6 Types of Employees and How to Motivate Them [Infographic] | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
It's not easy to judge what will bring each of your employees satisfaction in their work, but it's well worth the attempt.
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Want to Keep Your Millennials? Then Train Them

Want to Keep Your Millennials? Then Train Them | Management - Leadership | Scoop.it
Millennials want to leave their jobs. A report from Deloitte found that a majority expect to have new jobs in the next five years. Why? Leadership development has a lot do with it, the survey suggests. Among employees who said they are likely to leave in the next two years, 71% say they
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