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Adapting to Change, Leader Lessons From Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn - Forbes

Adapting to Change, Leader Lessons From Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn - Forbes | Network-marketing | Scoop.it

Jeff’s leadership style keeps the company focused on growing at the rate of two new members every second  while reducing the business mantra to just two words: “Next Play.”


Leadership lessons lists abound on-line.  Jeff's list of 10 lessons, however, is tied to a large, successful virtual platform company with real staying power, connected to jobs and career growth - LinkedIn.  


He's obviously trending in the right direction as his inspires his "Next Plays" among his staff.  ~  Deb


Excerpts:


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Today, 16 months after the LinkedIn IPO, employees continue to talk about their Next Play and stay focused on delivering results.

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Weiner described how powerful the phrase, "Next Play" has been for the company.

 

On the day LinkedIn became a public company, employees received a black T shirt with the company’s name and stock ticker written across the front and Next Play emblazoned on the back of the shirt. Even today 16 months after the LinkedIn IPO, employees continue to talk about their Next Play and stay focused on delivering results.
1) Define leadership : At LinkedIn, Leadership is the ability to inspire others and achieve shared results. ...to create economic opportunity for the 3.3 billion people in the global workplace by matching skills with job opportunities.
3) Prioritize your business goals: ...if we could only do one thing, what would it be? This is a lesson Weiner learned from Steve Jobs and practices every day. 

6) Customers first: ... anytime the LinkedIn product team considers new enhancements the first question revolves around: Is this putting our members first, or is this putting the company first? “If it benefits members, it will ultimately benefit the company.


7) Remember To laugh: ...Weiner says he values his team members’ sense of humor and sometimes, on a tough day, that can trump their talent and expertise!


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's comment, September 19, 2012 8:42 PM
Thanks Lynn!
Manish Puranik's curator insight, July 9, 2013 9:25 PM

Few more lessons on Leadership...!

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Social Media Publishing Tips: The Top 10 Tips for Tweeting

Social Media Publishing Tips: The Top 10 Tips for Tweeting | Network-marketing | Scoop.it
While there is plenty of trial and error involved in social media engagement, brands have data available to help guide the way they interact on the major social networks. One such resource is the Salesforce Buddy Media data report, “Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review.”


The report, which analyzed 320 Twitter handles of the world’s biggest brands for the span of 10 weeks, presents best practices for brands to increase engagement on Twitter. Below are the top 10 tips from the report:


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