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Seize Your Most Powerful Leadership Moment

Seize Your Most Powerful Leadership Moment | About leadership | Scoop.it
Image source The most powerful leadership moment occurs when someone is vulnerable. Leadership is influence. Vulnerability is the channel of influence. Vulnerability is the moment when others are c...
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I strongly believe in a new type of management style. Not the control-and-command style, form which Managers are derived, but working together based on trust, empowerment and cooperation. Leaders in stead of Managers. All part of my philosophy call 'Qualtism'.
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New Blogging Series: “New Leadership in the New Economy: Diversity Matters”

New Blogging Series: “New Leadership in the New Economy: Diversity Matters” | About leadership | Scoop.it

Leadership is no longer defined by years spent in the industry, seniority with the company or the number of gray hairs on our heads. Innovation and social strategies play an increasing role in who wins – and who gets left behind. Often by necessity, leadership is getting younger, stronger and more diverse

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I suspect diversity has always mattered. Perhaps we are more aware of that need. What I find intriguing is how often diversity is shut down in the echo chambers we call organizations.

 

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Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. – Personal Growth

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. – Personal Growth | About leadership | Scoop.it
We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful…
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By James Clear. He's right. Goals are outdated.

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How to Successfully Move Into a Strategic Leader Role - Center for Creative Leadership

How to Successfully Move Into a Strategic Leader Role - Center for Creative Leadership | About leadership | Scoop.it
Strategic leadership is different from operational leadership.
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“The skills that make you a successful operational leader can, in fact, hold you back as a strategic leader,” says CCL’s Kate Beatty, co-author of Becoming a Strategic Leader.

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How Smart Leaders Build Trust

How Smart Leaders Build Trust | About leadership | Scoop.it
The chairman of JetBlue explains how a high-trust culture makes a better company (and life).
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By Theodore Kinni. Sounds easy, but it's hard to gain. #Trust

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Leader v manager: Who’s the boss?

Leader v manager: Who’s the boss? | About leadership | Scoop.it
The age old question of what defines a manager compared to a leader has always been a source of debate. Here, Jo Owen thinks he has the answer…
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Jo Owen. The starting point is to define leadership

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7 characteristics of open leaders

7 characteristics of open leaders | About leadership | Scoop.it
Digital disruption is changing the nature of business, contemporary workers are demanding more from their organizations, and what it means to be a leader is shifting significantly as a result.
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By Jackie Yeaney. Open leaders are 

  • Authentic
  • Accessible
  • Trusting
  • Risk-taking
  • Vulnerable
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Here's how the 'self-management' system that Zappos is using actually works

Here's how the 'self-management' system that Zappos is using actually works | About leadership | Scoop.it
Holacracy is an alternative management structure that does not rely on manager roles or job titles.
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#Holacracy. Richard Feloni in Businees Insider. A good overview about the principles of holacracy.

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Holacracy: a red herring in the quest for leadership

Holacracy: a red herring in the quest for leadership | About leadership | Scoop.it

Does Holacracy liberate employees from the shackles of traditional management structures so they can perform like entrepreneurial leaders? 

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Joe Britto dives into the real meaning of Holacracy: it's not a management style, it's a mindset.

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What Every Introvert Must Know About Leadership

What Every Introvert Must Know About Leadership | About leadership | Scoop.it
Think beyond what a personality test tells you.
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Is it better to be an introvert or an extrovert as a leader? By Mary Godwin.

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How Leaders Can Let Go Without Losing Control

How Leaders Can Let Go Without Losing Control | About leadership | Scoop.it

Every organization today wants to achieve both alignment and autonomy. Can what works for birds and fish also work for people? The answer comes from a surprising place: the battlefield.

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By Mark Bonchek. It’s important to know the difference between values, goals, and decision principles.

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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future — Medium

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future — Medium | About leadership | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond.
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By Tanmay Vora. Successful leaders have always been adaptive to the context they find themselves in. The future is not a distant dream, it is here and now. Leadership today is all about shifting our mindset, values and organizations to a better place.

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It Takes Guts to Build a Culture of Openness

It Takes Guts to Build a Culture of Openness | About leadership | Scoop.it
You want a Culture of Openness in your organization? Go build it, dammit! Here's how to eliminate the fear and get started
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By Arnaud Henneville. Culture is to be carved and anchored daily, process after process, meeting after meeting, demonstrated behavior after demonstrated behavior

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Leadership and Change: Build These Three Muscles

Leadership and Change: Build These Three Muscles | About leadership | Scoop.it
There is no real leadership without change. If you are simply “sustaining” what already exists, you are not a leader because real leadership is about change – moving people, processes, outcomes and culture to a better place. In an organizational context, there is no change without some
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Tanmay VoraOn Leadership, Learning and Change in a Constantly Evolving World of Work! Love the drawing by the way ;-)
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The Truth About Leadership | Huffington Post

The Truth About Leadership | Huffington Post | About leadership | Scoop.it

Everyone seems to be talking about leadership these days. So, what is leadership really? The definition according to Wikipedia is: Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to “lead” or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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By Megan Tull. Misconceptions about leadership

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The ‘Adaptable Leader’ is the New Holy Grail — Become One, Hire One

The ‘Adaptable Leader’ is the New Holy Grail — Become One, Hire One | About leadership | Scoop.it
Anne Dwane, CBO at Chegg, has had to adapt a lot in her career as she's started and sold companies. Here's what she learned.
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Read if you want to be an adaptible leader.

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6 Traits of a Rebel Leader  - Switch & Shift

6 Traits of a Rebel Leader  - Switch & Shift | About leadership | Scoop.it
Be a rebel.  If you are content with the status quo, this is not the organization for you.
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By Chris r. Stricklin. Be a rebel that drives revolutionary change, not evolutionary progress

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The One Leadership Skill That Impacts Overall Success

The One Leadership Skill That Impacts Overall Success | About leadership | Scoop.it
Big ideas are important, but being a good listener is just as critical a skill to develop.
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Empathy. That's all that's needed. By Lydia Dishman

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This is how you lead like a boss -- and not a pretender

This is how you lead like a boss -- and not a pretender | About leadership | Scoop.it

Are you playing at being a boss, or are you being a leader—as in throwing your whole self into helping bring out the best in the people around you? 

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By Jim Morris. Leaders and bosses have only one thing in common: Eventually their employees’ leave. The difference is those who work for leaders are likely to get promoted while the people who work for bosses eventually get fed up and quit (or, worse, stay and hate their jobs). 

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How to Find and Engage Authentic Informal Leaders

How to Find and Engage Authentic Informal Leaders | About leadership | Scoop.it
The most important influencers of corporate behavior may not have a lofty title or an elevated slot in the organizational chart.
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By Reid Carpenter. How can you identify, engage, and motivate a group of leaders whose resumes, 360 reviews, and LinkedIn profiles won’t necessarily highlight their capabilities and status?

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Delegator vs. micromanager: What kind of boss are you?

Delegator vs. micromanager: What kind of boss are you? | About leadership | Scoop.it
Learn the difference between being a delegator and being a micromanager. Joseph Flahiff explains.
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Being a delegator is one of the hardest jobs for a leader. Joseph Flahiff explains.
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The six signature traits of inclusive leadership: Thriving in a diverse new world

The six signature traits of inclusive leadership: Thriving in a diverse new world | About leadership | Scoop.it
Diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent is driving the need for inclusion as a new leadership capability. Here are six attributes of leaders who display the ability to not only embrace individual differences, but to potentially leverage them for competitive advantage.
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By Bernadette Dillon & Juliet Bourke. What will it take to be a great leader in the future?

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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future — Medium

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future — Medium | About leadership | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond.
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Nice overview by Tammay Vora. How to survive in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world.

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The 3 C’s of Trust

The 3 C’s of Trust | About leadership | Scoop.it
Trust is essential to effective leadership. Here are three core components to building trust in those you lead and manage.
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By Michael D. Matthews. Competence, character and caring

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Essential Mindsets of the High Performing Team of the 21st Century

Essential Mindsets of the High Performing Team of the 21st Century | About leadership | Scoop.it

What is the secret sauce that enables teams, in all industries, across all sectors, the whole world over, to perform and thrive to their absolute fullest potential? Why do some teams flounder, while others do fine, and others perform and succeed beyond bounds?

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By Dara Goldberg. Does your team possess any of these mindsets? Do your team members recognize the importance of being attuned to and cultivating 21st century mindsets that position individuals and the team as a whole to thrive to their fullest and beyond?

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Criticism Is Not Feedback

Criticism Is Not Feedback | About leadership | Scoop.it
There’s a huge difference between feedback and criticism. Feedback is helpful and constructive; criticism is hurtful and damaging.
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By Frank Sonnenberg. Feedback should be welcomed rather than feared. In fact, we should thank folks who make the effort to nurture us with their valuable input –– even if it hurts at times.

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Creativity: An Undervalued Leadership Skill

Creativity: An Undervalued Leadership Skill | About leadership | Scoop.it
In addition to skills like organization and strategic thinking, leaders should incorporate creativity in order to nurture the most productive teams.
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By Ron Burg. As a leader, you do have control and power of certain people or groups. However, you should refrain from micromanaging and trying to control every aspect of a project. Micromanagement kills morale and imagination. Learn to step away and offer guidance and support. When you do this, you are sure to see the creative talents shine.

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