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Collaboration is about behaviour, not software | Chartered Management Institute

Collaboration is about behaviour, not software | Chartered Management Institute | New Leadership | Scoop.it
The social software market is undoubtedly booming, with it said to be worth several billion dollars already.  Whilst there are many facets of the social business field, in the enterprise sense, collaboration remains the kernel around which everything else hangs. 

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7 tips for developing a leadership mindset

7 tips for developing a leadership mindset | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Feeling like everyone but you is being promoted? Wondering why your team has lost its spark? Questioning how few people at work are interested in your ideas and opinions?

 

Perhaps it’s time for a leadership practice checkup.

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Helping your team thrive in times of uncertainty

Helping your team thrive in times of uncertainty | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Your team is looking to you for answers, but you don't have many. There are a lot of moving parts, and more's uncertain than certain. Perhaps your job's af

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How do you inspire confidence in the context of an uncertain future?
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Executive Coaching: 3 Questions Great Leaders Ask

Executive Coaching: 3 Questions Great Leaders Ask | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Guest Post by Dallas Nevins Leading a team takes continuous, conscious effort. Great leaders often ask themselves questions to keep in check with best leadership practices. When evaluating your leadership aptitude, here are 3 questions you can ask yourself. Answering these questions regularly will help you assess your current leadership practice and hold yourself accountable to excellence.  

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Should Mission Statements Be Mission Questions?

Should Mission Statements Be Mission Questions? | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Whether or not the mission statement is phrased as a question, it should be subject to constant questioning:

 

Does it still make sense today?

 

Are we, as a company, still living up to it (if we ever did)?

 

Is the mission growing and pulling us forward?

 

And lastly, Are we all on this mission together?


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donhornsby's curator insight, January 27, 8:16 AM

(From the article): Whether mission questions come from throughout the ranks or are posed by leaders themselves, the point is to keep asking, What are we doing? Why are we doing it? How might we do it better? As Shaich says, “Figuring out what you want to accomplish is a continual search— and questions are the means to the search.” 

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Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company

Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company | New Leadership | Scoop.it
New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Seven Steps that Lead to More Effective Leaders

Seven Steps that Lead to More Effective Leaders | New Leadership | Scoop.it

In today’s world, these things are not merely nice to have, they’re must haves for strategy and execution success. Because your company is only going to execute as fast or slow as your leaders’ ability to adapt to change in the marketplace and to engage their teams in the business. These seven steps are critical for leadership effectiveness.

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The Core Good Behaviours that Every Leader Must Have

The Core Good Behaviours that Every Leader Must Have | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Bill George, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, joined HuffPost Live's Roy Sekoff in Davos to speak about what makes a good leader. While many believe that a role model's success depends on a particular style of leadership...

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5 Proven Ways on How to Lead in the Fast Lane

5 Proven Ways on How to Lead in the Fast Lane | New Leadership | Scoop.it

People have a hard time assessing the true impact of exponential versus linear change. It explains why most organizations, governments and leaders face huge difficulties adjusting to the increasing speed, not knowing how to adapt to ever more new and unforeseen events. Here are 5 proven ways on how to lead in the fast lane.

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6 Leadership Practices That Every Leader Should Follow

6 Leadership Practices That Every Leader Should Follow | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders think strategically, understand the critical link between focus and clarity, and appreciate the value of time. So, fewer and fewer are inclined to let others waste their time. …

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Why All Managers MUST Be Leaders - Forbes

Why All Managers MUST Be Leaders - Forbes | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Anyone within an organization has the potential to become a leader, but managers MUST be leaders.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, January 21, 12:38 PM

Finally someone taking the position that managers and leaders must come together...

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Where Boards Fall Short

Where Boards Fall Short | New Leadership | Scoop.it
New data shows that most directors don’t understand the company’s strategy.

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3 Things Great Leaders Do With Their Anger

3 Things Great Leaders Do With Their Anger | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Why great leaders don't blame people, circumstances or conditions for their anger.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, January 21, 12:40 PM

Useful way to gain perspective from the worst of our moods...

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Decoding leadership: What really matters

Decoding leadership: What really matters | New Leadership | Scoop.it

New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior.

 


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, January 20, 6:46 PM

Good leadership is a critical part of organizational health but a big, unresolved issue is what sort of leadership behavior organizations should encourage to fare well in the future. Is leadership so contextual that it defies standard definitions or development approaches?


According to a McKinsey study four kinds of behavior account for 89 percent of leadership effectiveness.



Ian Berry's curator insight, January 21, 5:55 PM

In the absence of a definition of leadership Here's mine from  20+ years ago that still works for my clients - Leadership is the art of inspiring people to bring everything remarkable that they are (that one-of-a-kind that each of is) to everything they do. Leadership must operate in harmony with management. I define management as the practice of making it simple for people to bring everything remarkable that they are to everything we do.

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How "lean planning" can help you start and grow your business quickly

How "lean planning" can help you start and grow your business quickly | New Leadership | Scoop.it

If you’re starting your business, you’ll know that writing a comprehensive business plan can be time-consuming.

While you may eventually need a business plan in order to apply for a loan or obtain funding, do you really need to get all your ideas in perfect order before you start up? What if you’re still testing different ideas and what if you’re bootstrapping your business?

 

Enter “lean planning.”

 

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Fostering Success in the Workplace

Fostering Success in the Workplace | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Your employees not only want to succeed, they need to feel successful. Contrary to the premise behind many traditional management approaches, people want to contribute – we all have a basic need to be productive and succeed. Your job as a leader is not to coerce your people to get the work done; rather it is to create an environment that supports their success.

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Emotional Key to a Better Leadership Style -Leadership Development

Emotional Key to a Better Leadership Style -Leadership Development | New Leadership | Scoop.it
As a leader, emotional awareness is a key to making win/win decisions, taking charge of difficult situations and tapping into your intuition.
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The journey to exceptional performance

The journey to exceptional performance | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Knowing a company’s relative, not absolute, performance is essential for achieving business performance improvement targets and, eventually, exceptional business performance.
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Become a More Strategic Leader

Become a More Strategic Leader | New Leadership | Scoop.it
In “Winning the Long Game,” Krupp and Schoemaker explain how to become a more strategic leader like Branson by developing and strengthening key behaviours.
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3 Leadership Skills I Learned From Gordon Ramsay

3 Leadership Skills I Learned From Gordon Ramsay | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Reality TV is probably not your first call when trying to improve your leadership skills, but you may find surprisingly good insights from acclaimed British chef and entrepreneur Gordon Ramsay.
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4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People | New Leadership | Scoop.it
German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained why the man considered ‘the greatest writer [...]

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 24, 8:33 AM

Storytelling is the key to any delivery. Great stories trump content any day. Get off the bench and out there and find your stories to engage your team to higher performance.

Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, January 26, 12:47 PM

The best leaders are definitely story-tellers?

Matthew Farmer's curator insight, January 27, 1:53 AM

Powerful stories are told with conviction and the most powerful are often told on the basis of personal experience. 


Learning to articulate your powerful personal learning experiences as stories will not only help you to reflect on your learning and therefore make it more powerful, but also help you share your learning with others and influence them to take action.  Leadership indeed!

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Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others

Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others | New Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s about listening, empathy and having more women.

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Annette Schmeling's curator insight, January 22, 4:20 PM

The smartest teams were distinguished by three characteristics:

1) members contributed more equally

2) members were better able to read complex emotional states

3) women outperformed men

 

Future studies replicated the results, regardless for mode of interaction. 

 

Contemplative Dialogue can easily lead teams/families/communities to becoming "smart teams" and rediscover one another and our great human capacities.

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4 Leadership Lessons From MLK - Forbes

4 Leadership Lessons From MLK - Forbes | New Leadership | Scoop.it
Today, as we come back to our desks from a long weekend, it’s important that we still take with us the lessons that we pondered yesterday. In his lifetime, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, January 20, 12:04 PM

I am a big believer in learning form the experiences of others...MLK is a fine example of a man with a mission and integrity. 

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How to become an extraordinary leader

How to become an extraordinary leader | New Leadership | Scoop.it

The leaders I know and love are successful and well-meaning. However, they have the potential to be even more successful if they pay attention to seemingly good behaviors that can have unintended consequences.

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Why We Fail At Leadership

Why We Fail At Leadership | New Leadership | Scoop.it
A look at one critical factor that causes so many to fail in leadership roles and what we can learn from it to avoid a similar fate.
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Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence | New Leadership | Scoop.it

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon—and a cliché—in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. Whether it’s the Donald from The Apprentice or Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock, these eat-the-weak-for-breakfast-types seem to be as powerful as ever.

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