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Mediocre Me - How Saying No to the Status Quo Will Propel You from Ordinary to Extraordinary! (A Book by John Michel - Copyright 2013)
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How to Make Sure that Your Conversations Communicate Successfully - Lifehack

How to Make Sure that Your Conversations Communicate Successfully - Lifehack | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
People sure love to talk, but what they don't love so much is to converse; to dialog; to actually communicate successfully.

Via Greg Ferguson
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Listening without preconditions is a habit that is not instinctual—It must be formed. If you are only listening so as to refute their statements or to redirect the flow, you miss out on a powerful part of conversation.

Like many worthwhile habits, listening might be hard at the beginning. You will likely have to exercise some self-control, and you might have to remind yourself of your objective to interact. Like anything else, however, if you just commit to some consistency in listening, it will become easier and easier until it is natural for you.

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Management may not be everyone's style: Here is how a bad boss is born - The Economic Times

Management may not be everyone's style: Here is how a bad boss is born - The Economic Times | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Poor managers can cause good employees to leave and, ultimately, can seriously reduce productivity in a workplace.

Via Julie Gauthier
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Many newly minted leaders rarely stop to think about the enormous time commitment and learning curve as they transition from successful individual contributor to manager of a group of diverse people. They often fail to consider the demands of an expanding work schedule; the complexities of hiring, training, supervising and firing workers; or the needs to develop a vision and a tactical strategy, to create budgets or to be accountable for others' productivity.

The lesson is this: When offered a management position, talk to your future boss, to the person you'd be replacing, to team members and to anyone else who can tell you what the job entails. Assess your strengths and limitations by scrutinizing your performance reviews and asking your boss, mentors and trusted colleagues for feedback.

Reflect on your motivations, then ask yourself these questions: Do I enjoy working with people, helping them to grow and to become successful? Do I handle uncertainty well, and do I mind making decisions without knowing the entire picture? Do I communicate well, in good times and bad? Do I have the time to take this on? If your answers are yes, then you could well have the makings of a good boss.

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The Power of Validation in Life and Leadership!

The Power of Validation in Life and Leadership! | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
There is one aspect of communication that is vitally important in all relationships; marriage, parenting, managing, leading, selling, customer service...you name it. I don't claim to be a relations...
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There is great power in validating other people’s thoughts, feelings and ideas. You can REACH FORWARD to becoming better at life and leadership by learning to validate others in meaningful conversations. Your relationships will be healthier, happier, and more fulfilling.

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The New Way to Win Super Bowls: Leadership Lessons of the NFL's Cutting ... - TIME

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The New Way to Win Super Bowls: Leadership Lessons of the NFL's Cutting ...
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In football, as in life, bonuses and punishments no longer suffice. So how do you get peak performance? How do you get people to play (and work) hard? How do you get people to go to bed before curfew? How do you build the solidarity that wins a game or accomplish any difficult task? As power shifts to individuals, leadership itself must shift with it. As we all embrace our new roles as 21st-century leaders, we can all learn some valuable lessons from the NFL's cutting-edge leaders.

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Michael Useem's Rule for Success: Let Others Lead

Michael Useem's Rule for Success: Let Others Lead | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
A Wharton professor discusses the key role of resilience in leadership.
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Leadership is a team sport. You need to build leadership through the ranks, by empowering people to independently make good decisions. You can't do that if you don't make clear what your vision.

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10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
They're small things, but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours. (RT @raehanbobby: #Mustread #leadership article!
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Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about.

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Getting Your Team Emotionally Engaged Is Half The Leadership Battle. Here's How To Do It

Getting Your Team Emotionally Engaged Is Half The Leadership Battle. Here's How To Do It | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
One big misconception otherwise promising managers have is the self-limiting belief that they have to choose between results and people.

Via Riaz Khan
John Michel's insight:

For leaders to be effective, they need to be able to be able to organize, direct, and focus people's efforts toward the goals of the organization.

But that's only half of a leader’s job.

The other half is being able to engage people emotionally in the goals of the company. In studying highly effective organizations, we've found that the best leaders are the ones who can create self-direction and self-motivation in their people.

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Leadership is a Balance of Sound and Silence

Leadership is a Balance of Sound and Silence | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Before I knew what leaders do, I saw them as giving other people answers. People needed direction and guidance, and leaders told them what to do. Leaders were smarter and had more answers than ever...
John Michel's insight:

Leadership is a balance of listening and talking, contemplation and action, sound and silence. The leaders who make a lasting difference have a deeper balance of sound and silence.


Silence is not empty space. Silence gives us time to breathe, time to listen, time to reflect. We let go of the answers we have accumulated and open ourselves to the deep truths all around us. Our true selves connect with the trues selves of other people, and we become the leaders we can be.


What is your balance of sound and silence?

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Leadership Lives in the Present Moment

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Some people think leadership is all about the future. These people are focused on their own vision for where they are going. They work hard to get themselves, and everyone else, moving in the direc...
John Michel's insight:

"Fueled by the lessons of the past, the spark of our vision for the future ignites the fireworks of leadership in the present. Leadership lights up the darkness."

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Quick: Define Leadership

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If you don't know what your leadership is, how are you going to make it persuasive to others? Only a few people have a solid answer. (RT @Inc: Why you need to define "leadership," or at least your leadership.
John Michel's insight:

"When asked, “Why should I have a definition for my leadership?” I answer, “What is the cost of not understanding the foundation of your leadership?  What is the cost of not knowing your core?  If you do not define your leadership, who will?”

A definition provides meaning; meaning reveals purpose; and meaning and purpose combine to inform your identity.  Identity enables a vision of the future--the direction in which leadership is oriented.

Too many leaders see their leadership as a series of tasks. But a proper leader has a different identity from non-leaders and, therefore, needs a distinct definition." So what's your definition of leadership?

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How Wholehearted Relationships Drive Both Sales and Leadership - Forbes

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How Wholehearted Relationships Drive Both Sales and Leadership
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It's amazing how many people fail—in sales and as leaders—because of their transactional approach to relationships. The magnificent Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver.
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An excellent article designed to remind us how everything we do as leaders, be it our word choices, body language, or actions, speak volumes to those around us...for better or worse.

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Mediocre Me - Be the First Penguin

Mediocre Me - Be the First Penguin | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it

     Not long ago I had the opportunity to don a penguin costume and jump into a pool of icy-cold water, all in the name of supporting a good cause. I, and about three dozen others, braved near-zero temperatures to take turns diving into a frosty pool (really an extra-large refuse dumpster) to help raise money for the Special Olympics.

     Although it seemed like a fun idea when I first volunteered, I have to admit I was a little fearful the actual day of the event. Now don’t get me wrong. I very much enjoyed searching for and buying the penguin costume and had a great time driving to the event, flippers on the wheel and oversized orange penguin feet on the pedals. But as I turned into the parking lot and saw the ambulance parked in front of the diving platform, I seriously began questioning what I had signed up for.

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     Thinking back to that frigid afternoon when I was scantily clad in my penguin costume preparing to jump into the extra-large refuse dumpster turned diving pool, I’m reminded that, although I did not have to worry about predators lurking in the icy water below me, I did wonder for a moment if what I was about to do really made good sense. It was then, however, that I realized by setting aside my own small fears in order to carry out this gesture for a cause I believed in that I was living out my personal commitment to try and grow into the best version of myself possible not just in words, but in lifestyle--one bold leap at a time.

     How would things be different in your life if you choose to do the same?

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4 Signs You're a Weak Leader

4 Signs You're a Weak Leader | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Outwardly, you appear effective, dependable, on top of things. But look closer. Are you in danger of destructive behaviors? (RT @Certis: A nice, short article on leadership. If you're a manager of any sort, it's worth a read.
John Michel's insight:

"Here's a statement of the blindingly obvious: strong, effective leadership is better than weak, ineffective leadership.

Thankfully, it's usually obvious which is which--most of us can spot a strong leader from a weak one with relative ease. 

The problem comes when a weak leader masquerades as a strong leader. Outwardly, they appear effective, dependable, on top of things. But look closely at what they believe to be strong leadership and what you see is in fact a set of dangerous, destructive behaviors. Behaviors which will eventually strangle the organization.

It's one thing having to work alongside a weak leader who thinks otherwise. Much worse is to find out, painfully and over a long time, that the culprit isyou. That the leadership traits and behaviors you'd thought were strengths are in fact the exact opposite, and that instead of leading your enterprise, like an unpinned grenade, you're about to blow it up.

Time for some tough love. Here are the four most common behaviors of an ineffective leader who thinks otherwise. Recognize any?"

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Brigadier General John Michel, experienced leader, humanitarian, visioneer, and renown status quo buster, is the author of the ground breaking book, Mediocre Me: How Saying No to the Status Quo will Propel you from Ordinary to Extraordinary. Check out his blog at www.MediocreMe.com or drop him a note at johnmichel@MediocreMe.com


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9 Things That Will Give You A Leadership Edge and Results | Leadership, Sales & Life

9 Things That Will Give You A Leadership Edge and Results | Leadership, Sales & Life | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Everyone is in the leadership business. Everyone can lead if they choose to. Everyone can develop leadership skills and be a better leader.
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Everyone that chooses to lead can develop leadership skills if you have the passion and desire to do so.  If not, follow.  But you have to lead yourself.  So, no matter what you choose, some aspect of leadership applies.

Leading is about becoming a better person.  Everyday.  Applying yourself regardless of where you came from.  It’s about the relationship between those who lead and those who choose to follow.

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Be a More Gracious Leader: 12 Ways

Be a More Gracious Leader: 12 Ways | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
People follow strong leaders with drive and ambition. But these 12 actions of grace will make you a leader worthy of following.

Via Julie Gauthier
John Michel's insight:

Here are 12 leadership qualities paired with their gracious counterparts. I'll leave it to you to find the combination that works in your world so others can perceive and respect you as a gracious individual.Today's business environment demands people to step up and be aggressive, strong leaders, in order to get ahead and drive their companies and careers forward. In that powerful march to success sometimes there is so much focus on being strong and assertive, people forget the human side.

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What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership

What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
I am really struck at the moment with how frequently leadership is cried out for in the media.
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Leadership is not about the rhetoric, the eloquent speeches that can be quoted endlessly, the cries to battle that bring tears to the eyes or the charismatic personality. When we cry out for leadership we are looking for someone that we can trust, someone that we can have a relationship with, someone who will listen to us and someone we believe is looking out for us.

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6 Lessons From America's Comeback Kid -- Detroit, MI - Forbes

6 Lessons From America's Comeback Kid -- Detroit, MI - Forbes | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Rocky Balboa (Photo credit: Wikipedia) If Rocky Balboa taught us anything, it’s that America loves rooting for the underdog.
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If Rocky Balboa punched meat carcasses to get in fighting shape, you can get off the couch and make it happen. Throw punches like the underdog and you might just take a lesson from America’s Comeback Kid – the ever-surprising, chameleon of a city, Detroit.

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Servant First, Leader Second

Servant First, Leader Second | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
More people talk about servant leadership than really understand it--or have the humility to practice it. When is the last time you acted as a servant to your team?
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Servant leaders are not afraid to share the power. They want their teams to make independent decisions and keep moving forward until they feel they need assistance. As leaders, our job is to encourage and support team members in order to help them unleash their full potential. Let them do their jobs. They most likely can do it better than you. That’s why you hired them, right?

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Do You Have 'Executive Presence'? - Forbes

Do You Have 'Executive Presence'? - Forbes | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
A new study by the Center For Talent Innovation finds that having "executive presence" accounts for 26% of what it takes to get promoted into leadership positions.

Via Lauran Star
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According to a new study by theCenter for Talent Innovation, a non-profit research organization in New York, being perceived as leadership material is essential to being promoted into leadership positions. In fact, the 268 senior executives surveyed said “executive presence” counts for 26% of what it takes to get promoted into leadership positions.

So what is executive presence? The ability to project gravitas–confidence, poise under pressure and decisiveness—seems to be its core characteristic, according to more than two-thirds of the executives surveyed. Furthermore, communication—including speaking skills, assertiveness and the ability to read an audience or situation—and appearance contribute to a person’s perceived executive presence.

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over 80% of women polled were unclear as to what Executive Presence is...

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You can have EI without Executive Presence however you can not have Executive Presence without EI

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Are women better leaders for modern organizations? - Financial Post

Are women better leaders for modern organizations? - Financial Post | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
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Are women better leaders for modern organizations?
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Via Lauran Star
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When global management consulting firm McKinsey asked business executives around the world what they believe were the most important leadership attributes today, the top four results were intellectual stimulation, inspiration, participatory decision-making and setting expectations/rewards — all attributes more commonly found in women leaders.

More recently Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, authors of The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Activate, writing in the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, argue that in today’s complex demanding world of organizations, women may possess superior leadership capabilities to men.They make that contention based on 30 years of research on what constitutes overall leadership effectiveness culled from 360 degree evaluations of a leader’s peers, bosses and direct reports and a 2011 survey of more than 7,000 leaders from some of the most successful and progressive companies.

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Lauran Star's curator insight, January 21, 2013 9:11 AM

Not sure Quota's are the answer - Leadership is a choice - not a number and as more women enter the workforce it is our decision to climb... hmmm food for thought.

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Why You Should Work From a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office

Why You Should Work From a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it

Here at Lifehacker, we've often encouraged switching up your working environment tospark creativity and prevent burnout. Even taking a few days each month to work in a new place can benefit you greatly. Here, entrepreneur Wesley Verhoeve explains the benefits of his favorite non-office space: the coffee shop.

 

While team Family Records was in between offices in early 2012, we had 6 weeks to bridge until our new space was ready. During that time we were fortunate enough to be taken in as guests by awesome companies for stretches of time, and for the remainder we took over corners of coffee shops all over Brooklyn and Manhattan. The experience of working out of coffee shops was so positive that even after we moved into our new home, I made sure to get in a few "coffee shop days" each month. For carpal tunnel related reasons alone, I would not recommend working out of coffee shops every day, but here are some reasons why it might be great to try it for one or two days every month.


Via Martin Gysler, Lauran Star
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I've been working out of coffe shops for years and agree its a great setting...and the perks aren't bad either.

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Martin Gysler's comment, January 30, 2013 11:54 AM
Yes Robert, I totally agree with you. Today, I went to one of my favorite places (a brewery ... I do not like beer in particular, but I like this place for work). But I know, it's not for everyone ... ;-)
Andre Swart's curator insight, January 31, 2013 3:09 AM

Koffie, wat anders ;)

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What do you think? Will this idea "wake up" your creative side?

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Time for Some Fearless Leadership - TIME

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Time for Some Fearless Leadership
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On April 28, 1993, the Combat Exclusion Policy that prohibited women from taking combat aircraft assignments was finally lifted by then-Secretary of Defense, Les Aspin.
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Lifting this ban on allowing women to serve in combat is about increasing military effectiveness. If we want the most effective fighting force, we need to recruit and assign the most qualified individuals for the job. 

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Second-term leadership - Philadelphia Inquirer

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As President Obama contemplates his second term, he has been talking to historians about another two-term president, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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As President Obama contemplates his second term, he has been talking to historians about another two-term president, Dwight D. Eisenhower. We think of Ike as a great military man, but as president he used his understanding of the military to rein it in. Obama is said to be looking for a low-key way of managing America's global role while minding Ike's credo that true national security begins at home with a sound economy, shored up by a careful balance of resources and commitment. How did Eisenhower do it? Once Ike extricated the United States from the Korean War in 1953, he managed to cut the defense budget over his two terms by about a quarter, from about 70 percent of the federal budget to 60 percent. (Today, defense is about 20 percent of federal spending.) the bigger question is, how can President Obama emulate Ike, as he pulls America out of Afghanistan and tries to draw down military spending? The answer may lie less in policy than in a certain habit of command. What the author of the article titles, "the confidence of humility."

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The Language of Leadership | Leader's Beacon

The Language of Leadership | Leader's Beacon | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
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As a leader you need to find your voice, but it is imperative to speak the language of leadership. When you and your team members speak the language of leadership it will change the culture of your organization. Not sure where to begin? Here is a primer to help you build your leadership vocabulary.

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The Art of Non-Conformity » Changing the System

The Art of Non-Conformity » Changing the System | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
"It’s all on you, in other words. No pressure." http://t.co/fUEM1lpz #leadership
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For everyone who is frustrated with the proverbial "system," this blogs foe you. Enjoy!

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John Michel, experienced leader, humanitarian, visioneer, and renown status quo buster, is the author of the ground breaking book, Mediocre Me: How Saying No to the Status Quo will Propel you from Ordinary to Extraordinary. Check out his blog at www.MediocreMe.com or drop him a note at johnmichel@MediocreMe.com

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