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Dirt Road Leadership

Dirt Road Leadership | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I have a dirt road heritage. Much of my roots stem from a tiny patch of land in the mountains of very rural Alabama. Proud? You bet. And really it is not just a heritage thing. It is mostly because...
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How To Create A Leadership Development Program That Actually Works - Fast Company

How To Create A Leadership Development Program That Actually Works - Fast Company | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
If you want to develop your company's next best leaders, first put your money where your mouth is. Next, make it worthwhile with these tips.
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Conflict – I did it my way.

Conflict – I did it my way. | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Among the most important activities in a manager’s day is usually some form of conflict management.
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3 Ways To Improve Leadership Development For Millennials

3 Ways To Improve Leadership Development For Millennials | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
In five years, nearly half of the global workforce will be comprised of Millennials, or those now in their 20s and early 30s.
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7 Reasons to Invest in Coaching

7 Reasons to Invest in Coaching | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
According to the American Society for Training and Development, companies spent on average about 3.5% on training their employees in 2013. That worked out to just over 30 hours for each one for the year.
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5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor - Fast Company

5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor - Fast Company | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Motivate anyone to do their best with these powerful tips.
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The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is - Huffington Post

The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
We know that we need good business acumen, but we also need to have the emotional intelligence that allows us to effectively serve and care for team members.
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The Leadership Paradox - Huffington Post

The Leadership Paradox - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I suggest we need to step back and consider leadership as a phenomenon, and ask what we mean when we use the term. For example, it is almost impossible to imagine a leader as a solitary entity -- there are always others to follow.
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What Brian Williams needed was an Ally.

What Brian Williams needed was an Ally. | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
We’ve all seen the headlines, read the reports, and watched the fallout from Brian Williams’ admission that he allegedly misspoke about his experience in Iraq. His helicopter may not have been the target of an RPG.
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Best practice: Yum! Brands creates recipe for success with leadership ... - HR.BLR.com

Best practice: Yum! Brands creates recipe for success with leadership ... - HR.BLR.com | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Best practice: Yum! Brands creates recipe for success with leadership development - Human resources News on Leadership
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Leadership: Why a perennial issue?

Leadership: Why a perennial issue? | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
If nearly every company recognizes that developing leaders is a critical talent problem, why are so few companies making progress in addressing it?
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7 Things You Can Do Every Day to Become a Better Leader - Business News Daily

7 Things You Can Do Every Day to Become a Better Leader - Business News Daily | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
There are more ways to build leadership skills than formal manager training. Here are a few often overlooked but highly effective ways to become a better leader.
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Managers and Leaders - ATD

Managers and Leaders - ATD | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Managers are about people; leaders inspire people to be all about the future of the organization.
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5 Game-Changing Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Spring Training

5 Game-Changing Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Spring Training | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Think your business is ready for the majors? Here are a few tips to prime you for the season (even if you already had your opening day).
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SkyeTeam Book Review: Woman Up! by Aimee Cohen

SkyeTeam Book Review: Woman Up! by Aimee Cohen | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I met Aimee at the Leadership Investment Women’s Success Forum. We had adjacent tables and were signing copies of our books for the conference attendees. As I listened to her talk to the conference attendees about her book my curiousity was piqued.
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How to build and sustain effective leadership teams

How to build and sustain effective leadership teams | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Learn how to bridge the competency gap in your leadership team.
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Why Leadership Development Fails to Produce Good Leaders | Library of Professional Coaching

Why Leadership Development Fails to Produce Good Leaders | Library of Professional Coaching | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Despite the fact leadership training programs abound, they have failed to produce good leaders.
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HR needs to step outside of its comfort zone - Human Resources Online

HR needs to step outside of its comfort zone - Human Resources Online | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Why does HR still feel uncomfortable in challenging the business, instead of becoming the organisation's moral compass?
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Three Vital Questions You Should Ask about Your Leadership Development Programs -  Vistage Executive Street Blog

Three Vital Questions You Should Ask about Your Leadership Development Programs -  Vistage Executive Street Blog | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
“Organizations that fail to develop strong future leaders will inevitably see that high-potential talent – already in short supply – head elsewhere.” This sentiment shared in a recent Harvard Business Review article is a familiar idea among...
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The Measure Of A Leader - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development

The Measure Of A Leader - Lolly Daskal | Leadership and Personal Development | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Great leadership is not something we experience, it is something we create—and that is why we must asses to see how we measure up to our leadership
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Self Promotion Is A Leadership Skill - Forbes

Self Promotion Is A Leadership Skill - Forbes | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
It is important to see that self-promotion is a leadership skill. It is your responsibility to talk about what you and your team have achieved, not only for your own benefit, but also for the team and the company.
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How to Build a Strategy for 'the Long Game' - Knowledge@Wharton

How to Build a Strategy for 'the Long Game' - Knowledge@Wharton | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Business leaders often find themselves focused on short-term goals that distract them from creating a longer-term strategy, says Wharton’s Paul Schoemaker.
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8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations

8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky.
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7 Magazines Every Leadership Training Program Should Include | Infinity Consulting and Training Solutions

7 Magazines Every Leadership Training Program Should Include | Infinity Consulting and Training Solutions | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
7 Magazines Every #Consulting Professional Should Be Reading (Think2SuccessNow) http://t.co/19hQG25o4T #atdmena #atd
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Avoid Death By Powerpoint

Avoid Death By Powerpoint | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Death by Powerpoint…its a common complaint and one that is so easily avoided when giving a presentation. Your audience is here to LISTEN and LEARN from you. Not to read along with your slides. The Powerpoint presentation or visual aids should...
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Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
How many times have you heard yourself say If only I had the right role … the right job … the right business … the right opportunity, then I would step into my leadership. But that role, position, opportunity, or business may never come along.
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