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Developing the Global Leader - Forbes

Developing the Global Leader - Forbes | New Leadership | Scoop.it
What skills do today's executives need to develop to become effective global leaders of tomorrow? And how do corporations teach these skills to their own leaders?
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Build a change platform, not a change program

Build a change platform, not a change program | New Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s not you, it’s your company. Management Innovation eXchange founders Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini believe that continuous improvement requires the creation of change platforms, rather than change programs ordained and implemented from the top. A McKinsey & Company article.

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Don Dea's curator insight, Today, 12:41 AM

Transformational-change initiatives have a dismal track record. In 1996, Harvard Business School professor John Kotter claimed that nearly 70 percent of large-scale change programs didn’t meet their goals,1 and virtually every survey since has shown similar results. Why is change so confounding? We don’t think the issue lies with an understanding of its building blocks—Kotter’s classic eight-step change-management model is still a helpful guide. The problem lies in beliefs about who is responsible for launching change and how change is implemented.

David Hain's curator insight, Today, 2:00 AM

McKinsey, Hamel  on successful change.

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The Dark Side of Leadership - Huffington Post

The Dark Side of Leadership - Huffington Post | New Leadership | Scoop.it
By living with a facade that is difficult to maintain and is stressful to make decisions from daily... we set ourselves up for ultimate failure. A fulfilling, happy, passionate life NOT lived....

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David Hain's curator insight, Today, 1:59 AM

By living with a facade that is difficult to maintain and is stressful to make decisions from daily... we set ourselves up for ultimate failure.

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Why Employee Engagement is Dead

Why Employee Engagement is Dead | New Leadership | Scoop.it

The measure of employee-engagement that exists today has been in use for a while. And whilst taking the pulse of the organization with a survey – once or twice a year – might be useful for benchmark purposes it has obvious limitations. In fact, it is no longer “the best predictor of employee and workgroup performance.” Maybe it was when data was not as pervasive as it is today. But with the advancement of technology, with the new demographics (GenYers for example who are slowly taking over the organization) the meaning of Work has changed – and with it ‘Employment Engagement’ as it is so narrowly measured today has ceased to be valid. Sorry Gallup

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Memo to Executives: Well-Being Boosts Employee Engagement

Memo to Executives: Well-Being Boosts Employee Engagement | New Leadership | Scoop.it

When a company builds a culture of well-being, employee engagement will accelerate and customers will see the impact.


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5 Everyday Actions That Help Leaders Grow

5 Everyday Actions That Help Leaders Grow | New Leadership | Scoop.it
There are many good intentions that don't lead to great leadership. Learn what you can start doing now to actually be a quality leader.

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george_reed's curator insight, December 17, 3:45 PM

Many of these helpful actions happen in the unscheduled periods on our calendars. As the white space on the calendar fills up some of the relationship behaviors that are key to team building tend to fall away. 

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5 Ways To Ditch Top-Down Recognition For A More Personal Approach

5 Ways To Ditch Top-Down Recognition For A More Personal Approach | New Leadership | Scoop.it

CEOs define success in terms of revenue and money. Knowing that, VPs focus on numbers and justifying decisions. Managers worry about costs while trying to make sure the team is strong enough to accomplish goals. Supervisors want to make sure the team performs well, and so on.


The typical top-down recognition needs to change, and in its place should be a more timely, peer-to-peer recognition program.

 

Here are a few ways your organization can shift from a top-down recognition program to a more personal and effective one.


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Living organizational values and culture code

Living organizational values and culture code | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Don't just list your company’s values and culture code in Power Points - Living organizational values and culture code
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Lead at your best | McKinsey & Company

Lead at your best | McKinsey & Company | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Lead People to Believe in Themselves - Lolly Daskal

Lead People to Believe in Themselves - Lolly Daskal | New Leadership | Scoop.it
The best leaders are those who lead people to believe in themselves.
People believe in themselves when they have a reason to commit to something significant and meaningful.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 16, 12:59 AM

When you believe in people, you get people to believe in themselves. And when that happens you can achieve great things together. ~ @LollyDaskal

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How to infuse positivity at work

How to infuse positivity at work | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Positivity isn't just about wellness. Anesh Jagtiani gives us some good ideas for a positive, productive working environment.

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9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business

9 Creative Ways to Add a Customer Loyalty Program to Your Business | New Leadership | Scoop.it

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, December 14, 7:15 PM


Do you value your customers enough to care about them and reward them for their ongoing support of your business?


Is customer loyalty something you take for granted or something you know you have to work hard at in order to retain?


How much additional business do you thing your business would gain by improving the loyalty of your customer base?


Would you take the actions, as outlined in this excellent article which offers nine relatively easy ways to increase customer loyalty, if you are convinced that improving customer loyalty wil increase your business revenue?

Jeremy Barton's curator insight, December 15, 1:48 AM

Something worth thinking about.

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How to bring out the leaders in your employees | Training Journal

How to bring out the leaders in your employees | Training Journal | New Leadership | Scoop.it

There is a current perceived lack of individual leadership amongst UK businesses, with employees around the country either unwilling or unable to step up and lead teams to enable the business to grow. This is why it is important to develop and encourage employees to take on leadership responsibilities as much as possible. If they are trained properly, they will ultimately reap the rewards just as much as the business does.

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What Do Workers Everywhere Want Most? To Be Valued and Appreciated

What Do Workers Everywhere Want Most? To Be Valued and Appreciated | New Leadership | Scoop.it

“They are different in [insert country other than your own.] They want different things than we do.” How true do you believe that statement to be? Do you wonder if anyone’s recently tried to quantify those perceived differences or, better yet, find the commonalities?

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Leading through change: are managers up to the job?

Leading through change: are managers up to the job? | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Leading through change - are managers up to the job asks Graham Scrivener, managing director of Forum EMEA
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Tapping the power of hidden influencers | McKinsey & Company

Tapping the power of hidden influencers | McKinsey & Company | New Leadership | Scoop.it
A tool social scientists use to identify sex workers and drug users can help senior executives find the people most likely to catalyze—or sabotage—organizational-change efforts. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Mindfulness and Leadership - Huffington Post

Mindfulness and Leadership - Huffington Post | New Leadership | Scoop.it

“I regret that my erroneous perception of what meditation is kept me from discovering it earlier in life and enjoying its benefits sooner, especially in times when I desperately needed that calm, clarity and focus....”


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The Definitive Case For Being A More Compassionate Boss

The Definitive Case For Being A More Compassionate Boss | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Here are some of the benefits of a compassionate workplace:

1. POSITIVE EMOTIONS BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

 

2. POSITIVE WORKPLACE INTERACTIONS IMPROVE EMPLOYEE HEALTH

 

3. POSITIVE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS AT WORK RESULT IN POSITIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

 

4. A COMPASSIONATE WORK CULTURE FOSTERS GREATER LOYALTY

 

Seppala argues the creation of a compassionate work environment begins with leaders. When leaders act in a self-sacrificing, service-oriented way, she explains, employees are more likely to be helpful and friendly to each other; creating a chain reaction of kindness.

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John Michel's curator insight, December 16, 12:49 PM

Emma Seppala, associate director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, says compassionate workplaces are not only good for employees' mental and physical health, but for a company’s bottom line.

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The neuroscience of organisational values - part 1

The neuroscience of organisational values - part 1 | New Leadership | Scoop.it
If you're changing values or trying to embed them, you must be aware of the latest research.
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Change leader, change thyself

Change leader, change thyself | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Anyone who pulls the organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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donhornsby's curator insight, December 16, 7:59 AM

(From the article): Learning to lead yourself requires you to question some core assumptions too, about yourself and the way things work. Like Joseph Campbell’s famous “hero’s journey,” that often means leaving your everyday environment, or going outside your comfort zone, to experience trials and adventures.8 One global company sent its senior leaders to places as far afield as the heart of Communist China and the beaches of Normandy with a view to challenging their internal assumptions about the company’s operating model. The fresh perspectives these leaders gained helped shape their internal values and leadership behavior, allowing them to cascade the lessons through the organization upon their return.

 

This integration of looking both inward and outward is the most powerful formula we know for creating long-term, high-impact organizational change.

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Why leadership-development programs fail | McKinsey & Company

Why leadership-development programs fail | McKinsey & Company | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Sidestepping four common mistakes can help companies develop stronger and more capable leaders, save time and money, and boost morale. A McKinsey Quarterly article.

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Margaret Driscoll, Learning Organization Librarian's curator insight, December 15, 3:30 PM

1. Overlooking context

2. Decoupling reflection from real work

3. Underestimating mind-sets

4. Failing to measure results

 

 

William baldwin's curator insight, December 15, 11:42 PM

Leadership Development Tips. Make your more effective #mydubai

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Why More Leaders Are Turning to Values-Based Decision-Making

Why More Leaders Are Turning to Values-Based Decision-Making | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Every supervisor, manager and leader in every organization makes hundreds of decisions every week. The decisions we make are always motivated by either our personal or organizational needs.

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