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Leadership trends, innovations, team-building, management versus leadership, leadership insights and intrinsic values
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How to Use Doubt and Belief as Motivation

How to Use Doubt and Belief as Motivation | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Doubt inspires fear and insecurity, usually. Belief inspires boldness. Doubt as motivation: “I’m not sure you can do it,” drives those driven to prove you wrong. Doubt fuels performance when seven ...
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One Word Away From Transformation

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Leave a comment on today's post to become eligible for one of fifty copies (50) of, "One Word that will change your life." *** Focus, clarity, courage, and momentum are as simple as One Word. My wo...
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Egoless Leadership is a Myth

Egoless Leadership is a Myth | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
In a perfect world everyone serves from a heart of love. But, I see ego-centric motivations in my heart. What about you? Egoless leadership is, at best, an aspiration. You know you're an ego-driven...
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Mike Mowery's curator insight, December 11, 2014 5:51 PM

We should all aspire to leave our egos at the door, but this is a very honest and good discussion about realities.

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Kindle eBook: hustle

Kindle eBook: hustle | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
A meditation on business and professional success, made-up with a carefully chosen selection of 133 meaningful quotes from a wide-range of leading thinkers, successful business people, creatives and industry experts in key areas: including Napoleon Hill, Marilyn Suttle, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Edward De Bono, Joe Pulizzi and many, many more.
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7 Ways to Make the Past a Platform Not a Roadblock

7 Ways to Make the Past a Platform Not a Roadblock | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
The past is a dark, dissatisfying place. I can’t resist the temptation, at this time of year, to look back and forward at the same time. There’s nostalgia, anticipation, sadness, gratitude, and hop...
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Seven Ways to Be Grateful Like a Leader

Seven Ways to Be Grateful Like a Leader | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
The opportunity and ability to contribute is the great privilege of leadership. Be grateful every time you open your hand and heart, even if results fall short. Generosity expands life. Gratitude a...
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10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing ...
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Creativity, Corporatism, and Crowds

Creativity, Corporatism, and Crowds | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Ultimately, economic progress depends not on saving and the accumulation of capital, but on creativity. That is why fear of “secular stagnation” in today’s advanced economies has many wondering how creativity can be spurred.
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Avoid 4 Dangers of Impatience - Still Get Things Done

Avoid 4 Dangers of Impatience - Still Get Things Done | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Show me a leader with patience and I’ll show you someone people trust. Dealing with people requires patience. They’re putting up with you all the time. 4 dangers of impatience: Fractured relationsh...
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How Questions Hinder Connection

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Questions demonstrate interest and make people feel they matter. Questions show respect, but reflection enables connection. 7 questions to evaluate your listening: What do you enjoy about listening...
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The Real Truth About Authority, Power, and Position

The Real Truth About Authority, Power, and Position | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
You don’t need authority, power, or position to lead. Sometimes they get in the way. Leading is serving, nothing more, nothing else, nothing less. Become a leader by serving. The trappings of leade...
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13 Things You Don’t Need to Lead

13 Things You Don’t Need to Lead | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Pressure based on unrealistic expectation; frustrates, defeats, even crushes. Self-imposed pressure drains joy, prevents progress, and invites leaders to become isolated and self-protective. Leader...
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How Positive Thinking Really Works

How Positive Thinking Really Works | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
I start feeling negative when I hear, “Stop thinking negative thoughts.” Positive thinking is important. Successful leaders are optimistic about success. But, positive thinking that results in fant...
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16 Ways to Think Like a Leader

16 Ways to Think Like a Leader | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
The title of leader is common, even cheap. But, a person who thinks like a leader is a thing of beauty. The first step toward becoming a leader is thinking like one. Leadership is determined by the...
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The "Better" Question Changes Everything

The "Better" Question Changes Everything | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Recurring issues reflect poor leadership. How long will you tolerate pestering problems? Courageous leaders believe we can do better. Begin “better”: If you can’t make it better, find something you...
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Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

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10 Ways to Become a Molder of Reality

10 Ways to Become a Molder of Reality | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Some mold reality, others are molded by it. Character is strength to mold rather than be molded. Reality bends to leaders with character. Leaders with character mold reality. Character stays steady...
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Is It Time to Stop Saying Thank You

Is It Time to Stop Saying Thank You | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Gratitude, honor, and recognition are so much deeper and more powerful than just saying thanks. It's true that a heartfelt thank you can make someone’s day, it’s a small thing that makes a big diff...
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What Matters Now

What Matters Now | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
A million small things call you away from what matters now. We sell ourselves to the "devil of busyness" because it’s easier than doing what matters now.  Busyness is an excuse to avoid what matter...
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What Keeps Employees Motivated?

What Keeps Employees Motivated? | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
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Jerry Busone's curator insight, November 16, 2014 8:54 AM

Recognition, coaching and communication and did I say recognition ....thank and tell people they are doing a good job every chance you get. Its money in the bank of relationships and engagement.

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12 Ways to Get Serious about Fun

12 Ways to Get Serious about Fun | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
The law of the sad face says the more important leaders are the less they smile. You can’t milk fun out of self-important, problem-centric leaders. Fun seems frivolous when issues are important, op...
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10 Invitations to Transformation

10 Invitations to Transformation | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
Ask people to talk about what they’re good at and their eyes light up. For some, the topic of their strength is so awkward that it takes them time to get their bearings. Eventually, everyone smiles...
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Why Poor Performers Don't Get It

Why Poor Performers Don't Get It | Leadership Primer | Scoop.it
The unskilled often feel they’re doing better than they are. Poor performers, who lack skill, don’t realize their performance is poor. They think they’re fine. You think they’re failing. Poor perfo...
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"Skill enables perception"… 

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