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The Top 5 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation

The Top 5 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Anyone can innovate once. All it takes is a good idea, some hard work, sufficient resources, and a little bit of luck. However, today’s business environment demands ongoing innovation to stay ahead of the pack.
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Leadership Lessons from a Dog Owner

Leadership Lessons from a Dog Owner | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I was planning to write a different post, and then stumbled on some photos of Deefa (D for Dog) and Sam, our two golden retrievers. The pictures made me smile, happy times and memories.
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Leadership Means Having to Say You Are Sorry

Leadership Means Having to Say You Are Sorry | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
In the movie Love Story the main character famously says, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” It sounds very romantic, and for a long time I loved that quote—but over all the years that I have worked with leaders and organizations and...
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3 Myths of Leadership Development: Part I - Huffington Post

3 Myths of Leadership Development: Part I - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Why spend billions of dollars and countless hours on leadership programs, when efficiency has not necessarily been proven? Much of leadership development is built on several long-standing myths....
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Do You Think You Can Learn to be a Leader? - Huffington Post

Do You Think You Can Learn to be a Leader? - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Are you a leader? One way to find out is to take one of the many online tests available and see for yourself....
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Employee Retention – It’s all about Relationships.

Employee Retention – It’s all about Relationships. | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
As you will be aware, professional relationships are close to my heart and in my opinion make or break companies, teams and individual careers every single day.
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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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How to Be Emotionally Intelligent - New York Times

How to Be Emotionally Intelligent - New York Times | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.
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Why leadership development needs to be a long-term business imperative

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Why leadership development needs to be a long-term business imperative - Human resources News on Leadership
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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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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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Lessons from Geese: A Better Way to Lead

Lessons from Geese: A Better Way to Lead | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
When it comes to leadership, we can draw inspiration from many places — even from nature. Take for instance the great northern geese, shrewd and wild birds with a lot to teach us. Unity.
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HR left out of leadership development training | hrmasia

HR left out of leadership development training | hrmasia | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
HR professionals and executives are being left behind when it comes to leadership development.
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Top Reasons for Leadership Fails

Top Reasons for Leadership Fails | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Recognize these warning signs that can signal that failure may be ahead. Learn about the potential leadership fails and how to combat them.
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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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The Power Of Parting: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

The Power Of Parting: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
A young man came to his wise leader and asked how he could be a better leader. The wise leader said, “Let me pour you a cup of tea.” And so he started pouring a cup of tea; he kept pouring and pouring and pouring until the young man screamed, “Stop!
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Wear Your Life Like a Loose Garment

Wear Your Life Like a Loose Garment | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
We all know life can be hard and leadership can be difficult. And far too often we add unnecessary negativity and unwarranted pressure with our stress. So why not think of life as a garment—something you wear, something that covers and protects you.
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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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