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Are We Living in a Post-CEO World?

Are We Living in a Post-CEO World? | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
In a complex business environment, innovative companies must move from a guru model to one based on team leadership. Thumbnail: Excerpt Homepage: Moving from a guru model to one based on team leadership.
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Collaboration is the key to sustained success at any innovative company -- no matter how much employees may admire a single figurehead. Ideas are only ideas until a team of people makes them real, profitable, and scalable over the long-term.

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The Seven Biggest Traps in the First 90 Days…and How to Avoid Them

The Seven Biggest Traps in the First 90 Days…and How to Avoid Them | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Michael Watkins - Author of The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter My research shows leaders who derail or under-perform in their new roles often fall into
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The great mistake of all time: Trap #3: Coming in with "the answer."

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The four traits of collaborative leadership - Virgin.com

The four traits of collaborative leadership - Virgin.com | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
In the latest in our series about The Future of Work, Katie McCrory explores the changing nature of leadership. Some say being a CEO is the loneliest job in the world. Perched right at the top of that org chart, responsible for every tough business decision, knowing you can never forge true friendsh...
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Listening is a key leadership principle

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The 5 keys to engaging your team

The 5 keys to engaging your team | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Josh Bersin explains how to make your organisation an irresistible place to work.
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5 elements that drive engagement

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6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them

6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Great leaders choose their leadership style like a golfer chooses his or her club, with a calculated analysis of the matter at hand, the end goal, and...
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Which Leadership styles reflects your personality and is your natural preference? Which Leadership style works best for you in terms of achieving desired outcomes? Which Leadership style do you find yourself using most often?

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15 Personality Traits of the Most Successful People

15 Personality Traits of the Most Successful People | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
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A Passion for Improvement and a Need to Compete. Two great drivers of successful people in sales

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Drucker’s 9 Practices of Effective Leaders

Drucker’s 9 Practices of Effective Leaders | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
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“The main thing is to keep the main thing, the main thing.” - Stephen Covey

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The post-hierarchical organization

The post-hierarchical organization | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Organizations have to become knowledge networks. An effective knowledge network cultivates the diversity and autonomy of each worker.
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Organizations have to become knowledge networks. An effective knowledge network cultivates the diversity and autonomy of each worker.

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Ian Berry's curator insight, November 9, 2014 6:06 PM

Great visuals of how many organisations embracing the new world of work look

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How to Effectively Communicate With Different Brain Types

How to Effectively Communicate With Different Brain Types | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
people switch from external processing (listening) to internal processing (thinking) when their specific information needs have been fulfilled
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People switch from external processing (listening) to internal processing (thinking) when their specific information needs have been fulfilled. Make sure that you keep them engaged by speaking to their "brain type". 

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10 Techniques to Help You Change Your Life

Making positive changes in your life is hard. Thankfully, one entrepreneur has a bumper crop of tricks that can help.
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It's easier to add a new behavior than stop an old one.

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It's Official: Micromanaging Kills Productivity

New research suggests the more you try to dictate how and when employees work, the less they will accomplish.
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New research finds that when employees were pressured to work more, they were less inspired. Autonomy = productivity

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The 10 Trends Shaping the Global Ad Business

The 10 Trends Shaping the Global Ad Business | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
As we plan for the future of our business, looking across the 110 countries in which we operate, we try to identify the trends that we think are shaping the global marketing services industry. Here’s
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How many of these trends will impact your business in the post-digital age of the customer?

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Why Steve Jobs Didn't Listen to His Customers

Why Steve Jobs Didn't Listen to His Customers | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
—Steve Jobs
This quote became legendary as one of the most famous
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Customer feedback is great for telling you what you did wrong. It's terrible at telling you what you should do next.

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What David Bowie's Career Teaches Us About Strategy

What David Bowie's Career Teaches Us About Strategy | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
David Bowie recently succumbed to an 18-month battle with cancer. It’s interesting. Bowie has been famous my entire life, but I didn’t truly notice his brilliance until he was gone. I guess that’s the
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1. Choose to be different

2. Embrace and create change

3. Collaborate well

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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking
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Leadership Skills for Uncertain Times

Leadership Skills for Uncertain Times | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Productive paranoia - Always worrying about what is happening
Fanatical discipline - Always focused on how best to achieve their goals
Empirical creativity - Always assessing new ideas and going with the ones that work
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Great leaders shares these 3 characteristics:

  • Productive paranoia - Always worrying about what is happening
  • Fanatical discipline - Always focused on how best to achieve their goals
  • Empirical creativity - Always assessing new ideas and going with the ones that work
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How should the Chief Executive Officer title be redefined?

How should the Chief Executive Officer title be redefined? | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
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CEO = Chief Engagement Officer

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9 Guaranteed Ways To Become A Public Speaking Master

9 Guaranteed Ways To Become A Public Speaking Master | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Public speaking will become your best skill using these easy tips.
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All great presentations start with great planning. So. let's get REAL: Relevant, Eloquent, Articulate and Learned


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8 Enduring Lessons I Learned From My Clients in 2014

8 Enduring Lessons I Learned From My Clients in 2014 | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
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Teams that tell each other the truth always win. Success is a team sport. Are you playing to win?

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Timeline of the far future

Timeline of the far future | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
What do we expect will happen in one thousand years time? Or one million years? Or even one billion? As our amazing timeline shows, there may be trouble ahead.
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Thinking this far forward in time has never been easy for man. Now I understand why and we won't be here to know how close to reality these scenarios will be!

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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
The Skill:
■ Virtual collaboration
● Ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Globally connected world
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The Skill:
■ Virtual collaboration
● Ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Globally connected world

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Ian Berry's curator insight, October 18, 2014 10:13 PM

Imagine if these were being taught in schools and businesses?!

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6 must do’s to Engage Teams for peak performance | LinkedIn

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Create a picture of success: when this is abundantly clear in everyone's minds we move almost effortlessly in the right direction. When it is assumed (incorrectly) that everyone "gets its" then we all struggle because we don't an explicit nor vivid image in our individual and collective mind's eye of what success looks like.

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The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
Fail to develop these at your peril.
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Ask yourself which competencies are most critical for you right now. But it’s also critical to ask yourself which competencies are going to be most critical in the future for the next level job.

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We…
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Invest in yourself, invest in your own education. All education is self-education.

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The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 | New Age Leadership | Scoop.it
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Source: Top10OnlineColleges.org

The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

The 6 Drivers of Change
○ All of the 10 skil(...)
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The Cloud enables Collaboration. Collaboration enables the emergence of Social Intelligence.

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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, July 8, 2014 4:09 AM

All of the 10 skills will tie back into these disruptive shifts on the horizon.