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The Leader’s Focus

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Not just smart but wise – Daniel Goleman on why great leaders need to have a focus beyond the boundaries of their organizations.


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Training your attention and being focused

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Steve Bax's curator insight, December 18, 2013 3:39 AM

Very good article on leaders needing an 'outer' focus.

 

Katharina Schmidt's curator insight, December 19, 2013 2:57 AM

The ability to focus in fuzzy times has become a huge quality...the brain is a like a muscle and can be trained to focus...daily mediation helps...focus is the mental part of creating new things!

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, April 25, 2014 12:48 AM

Leaders have a broader vision and wider systemic thinking!

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The soft skills you need to lead and succeed in a networked world.  This includes:   professional learning network, content curation for self-directed learning and professional development, professional learning networks, personal branding, training your attention, self-care and management, managing up and down.
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The Power of Network Effects: Why they make such Valuable Companies, and how to Harness them — Evergreen Business Weekly — Medium

The Power of Network Effects: Why they make such Valuable Companies, and how to Harness them - Evergreen Business Weekly - Medium
Evergreen is a weekly collection of links to the best learning resources in business, collected by a group of managers, founders, and…
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#globalclassroom Chat: Eat Your Frogs (Take 2)

#globalclassroom Chat: Eat Your Frogs (Take 2) | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
June has arrived and that means it is time for another #globalclassroom chat. This month we are pleased to announce the return of two past moderators, David Potter (@GlobalReady) and Laurie Renton ...
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Crystal | Communicate with Empathy

Crystal shows you the best way to communicate with any prospect, customer, or coworker based on their unique personality.
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Crystal tells you the best way to communicate with any coworker, prospect, or customer based on their unique personality.

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The Organization in the Digital Age: 10 Findings for Digital Leaders

The Organization in the Digital Age: 10 Findings for Digital Leaders | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
This post presents 10 key findings from The Organization in the Digital Age, my 9th annual report about the workplace.  It is based on input from nearly 300 organizations worldwide. First I'll share the 10 headlines, then develop each one.
Digital Humanizes and Energizes Organizations by Making Work Personal
Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Correlates to Strong Digital Workplaces
Digital Workplace Maturity Significantly Higher in Organizations With Culture of Trust
Finding People “Who Know” I
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How to Succeed with the New Norms @Work: LinkedIn @Work Study

How to Succeed with the New Norms @Work: LinkedIn @Work Study | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
How you present yourself as a professional is your essential ticket to success. We took a look at today's workplace norms and found that your professional brand is visible in many different places – from who’s in your network to how you voice your opinion to even what you wear.

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Leaving Facebook for a couple of months made me realize how you can't escape it

Leaving Facebook for a couple of months made me realize how you can't escape it | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Fear and loathing on Facebook.
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Grantmakers' Role in Network Weaving webinar - December 08, 2011 - YouTube

In October, 140 grantmakers met to explore the role of networks in scaling impact and what grantmakers can do to support them. A central theme that emerged f...
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The Habit Journal – Kickstarting your habits, one page at a time

The Habit Journal – Kickstarting your habits, one page at a time | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
  Remember that New Year’s resolution where you promised to only eat foods that were shades of emerald green? Me neither! There’s tons of digital habit tracking stuff available to help keep focused, but if you’re not interested, you can just turn it off and swallow another slice of pizza. Belfast born-and-raised entrepreneur Chris Kyle […]
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Reverse Mentoring: Building Mutually Beneficial Partnerships

Reverse Mentoring: Building Mutually Beneficial Partnerships | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Set up a reverse mentoring relationship to learn new skills, build your strengths, reduce your weaknesses, improve team member engagement, and advance your career.
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Beth Kanter - Loving "Personal Kaban" as a productivity... | Facebook

Loving "Personal Kaban" as a productivity tool, especially because you can use markers and sticky notes ... cc: Rob Cottingham Jana Byington-Smith Nancy...
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Talent Matters (SSIR)

Talent Matters (SSIR) | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Nonprofits and other social sector organizations are successful (or not) because of their people. We have overlooked this truth for years, at the expense of the talent within our organizations and the missions we aim to achieve. Leading organizations engaged in social sector capacity building have come together in recent years to discuss how to make talent a bigger priority. Here, we aim to advance that conversation in a three-part series. In part one, co-curated by ProInspire CEO Monisha Kapila and Net Impact CEO Liz Maw, eight different nonprofit leaders shared stories from the field and highlighted real-world results achieved through an emphasis on talent. In part two, Linda Wood of the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund joined as guest curator, and shared perspectives from funders who invest in social sector leadership as a core grantmaking strategy. In a third and final phase, we share six examples of how social sector organizations are putting talent development into practice in meaningful ways that will hopefully inspire others to do the same.
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Networks: The New Organizational Strategy (SSIR)

Networks: The New Organizational Strategy (SSIR) | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Why nonprofits and funders need to put networks of relationships, instead of transactions and grants, at the core of organizational strategies.
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iPhone Separation Anxiety

iPhone Separation Anxiety | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Our smartphones make us anxious and that anxiety then gets in the way of our performance and our relationships. Some call it FOMO—Fear of Missing Out—or nomophobia—Fear of being out of mobile phone contact or FOBO—Fear of Being Offline. Regardless of what you call it, this disorder is a manifestation of anxiety, plain and simple. If someone is separated from their phone they get anxious (well, at least if they are heavy phone users which includes pretty much everyone under 35 or so). And that anxiety is driving their ability to attend to others arou
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4 Tips to Develop Great Teacher Leaders @coolcatteacher

4 Tips to Develop Great Teacher Leaders @coolcatteacher | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Teachers who are leaders change the world one student at a time. Leaders are readers. Leaders are learners.  But where do we start? What do we read? What do we learn? Be a multiplier. According to the book, Multipliers, there are two kinds of leaders: multipliers and diminishers. Some leaders help a person operate at …
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Social media's charts and metrics turn us into quantified digital versions of ourselves

Social media's charts and metrics turn us into quantified digital versions of ourselves | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
As social media slices and dices us into profile view rankings, numbers of likes and retweets, and follower engagement data, we constantly reflect on and recalibrate our digital selves.
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Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
And can’t stand small talk.
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Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data - NYTimes.com

Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data - NYTimes.com | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it

Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.

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Ms. Schüll, a cultural anthropologist, studies the relationship between people and technology. And her own progression from managing her writing schedule with an hourglass to ceding control to an Internet lockdown app parallels the technological shifts she is exploring in a book due to be released next year.

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How To Engage The 4 Kinds Of Employees In Your Organization

How To Engage The 4 Kinds Of Employees In Your Organization | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Knowing the stats on disengaged employees in your company is one thing, but what does that actually look like, and what can you do about it?
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The Johari Window: Using Self-Discovery and Communication to Build Trust

The Johari Window: Using Self-Discovery and Communication to Build Trust | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Find out how the Johari Window can help you to improve communication and trust, and learn more about yourself and your team.
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Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
How to lay a steadfast foundation for "the invisible architecture of daily life."

"We are spinning our own fates, good or evil... Every s
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Reverse Mentoring: The Big Benefits to Learning From Younger Employees

Reverse Mentoring: The Big Benefits to Learning From Younger Employees | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
If you are trying to move ahead of your competition, try shifting into reverse with your mentoring.
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Mentor Suggestions

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Hi Folks, I'm looking for the stories, case studies, and resources about mentoring inside of nonprofits. Looking for both perspectives, from the lens of the mentor and mentoree ... especially interested in examples of mentorships for emerging leaders from mentors within or outside of their organizations. Have you written about this? Read a terrific blog post? Have an example from your experience. Let's discuss!

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DIY Leadership Development (SSIR)

DIY Leadership Development (SSIR) | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
Two steps nonprofits can take to develop up-and-coming leaders day-to-day. Part of the Talent Matters series.
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If You Want To Nail An Email Introduction To A Busy Person, Here's How

If You Want To Nail An Email Introduction To A Busy Person, Here's How | Practical Networked Leadership Skills | Scoop.it
VideoBy Chris Fralic, Partner at First Round Capital in New York. This is an updated and revised version of this post. I’ve sent a total of more than 81,000 e-mails since 2007— and that’s not even counting my personal e-mail. Over that time, I’ve found that roughly 20% of my e-mails involve the [...]
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