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Turn a Good Worker Into a Great Manager: 6 Steps

Turn a Good Worker Into a Great Manager: 6 Steps | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
It's noble to promote from within, but irresponsible if it's without preparation. Here's what you should do.
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Stepping Into An Executive Role: The Things I Knew, the Things I Learned and ... - Huffington Post

Stepping Into An Executive Role: The Things I Knew, the Things I Learned and ... - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Recently, I took the time to reflect on this period and wrote down my key takeaways. One of my mentors, who happens to be my current boss, taught me to always present things in "threes"... so here goes......
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3 Employee Conversations They Didn't Tell You About In Leadership Training

Of all the leadership training that I have taken part in, nothing could ever prepare me for letting someone go, and how to effectively work with employees when things don't work out

Via Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.
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A Misunderstanding of Talent: Unlocking Great Leadership Potential in the New ... - Huffington Post

A Misunderstanding of Talent: Unlocking Great Leadership Potential in the New ... - Huffington Post | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
It is only with a thoughtful, re-imagined approach to discovering and cultivating talent that we will be able to put the best leaders in place to advance our current trajectory....
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Back to the Basics: Key Leadership Skills Learned at An Early Age - Forbes

Back to the Basics: Key Leadership Skills Learned at An Early Age - Forbes | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Skills for success are not learned overnight. Sometimes it takes thinking back to the stories of your childhood to realize where the building blocks of your strengths and weaknesses came from.
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Lead People to Believe in Themselves

Lead People to Believe in Themselves | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
The best leaders are those who lead people to believe in themselves.
People believe in themselves when they have a reason to commit to something significant and meaningful.
When people feel inspired by their leader, leadership is at its best.
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3 Benefits of dealing with emotions on your team

3 Benefits of dealing with emotions on your team | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
“Come on Liane…executives don’t talk about emotions around the boardroom table!” asserted an incredulous member of a team I was working with recently.
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The Neuroscience Of Being A Good Leader

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Find out why it's important for leaders to understand how people feel about the freedom they have and their relationships at work.

Via Anne Leong
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Leadership development: myths that stop managers being leaders

Leadership development: myths that stop managers being leaders | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Leadership development can be compromised unless certain myths are challenged to ensure managers believe they can be leaders
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Decoding leadership: The four behaviours that r...

Decoding leadership: The four behaviours that r... | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
According to this new study from McKinsey & Co, four leadership competencies account for 89 percent of the variance between strong and weak organizations in terms of leadership effectiveness (exhibit).
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4 leadership lessons for entry-level employees - 9NEWS.com

4 leadership lessons for entry-level employees - 9NEWS.com | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
If you're an entry-level employee in the first few years of your career, chances are you're focused on the day-to-day tasks of your job: Schedule this meeting, reply to the necessary emails, file those documents.
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Promotions don't automatically endow leadership skills - The Triton

Promotions don't automatically endow leadership skills - The Triton | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
As leaders move up through the ranks, their role becomes less about their specific technical skills and more about how well they’re able to grow their people
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Leadership: Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Leadership: Stupid Is As Stupid Does | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I have long held to the belief that leadership exists to disrupt mediocrity. However my observation is that many in positions of leadership tend to protect the status quo (mediocrity’s best friend) at all costs. The best path forward for any organization is through the creation of value and by [...]
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Listening to Mike Myatt speak this afternoon - great message and insights!

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Book Extract: Building a balanced team - Business Standard

Book Extract: Building a balanced team - Business Standard | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Making everyone good at everything is a fool's errand. Concentrate on competencies in which your people stand the best chance of getting better and align it with your business strategy
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What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be? - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Deciding is the missing step to leading well.
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SkyeTeam Book Review: The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

SkyeTeam Book Review: The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
I LOVE this book. There, I’ve said it.
In fact, I have loved this book since the first edition was published back in 2003.
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Are You Adding Value Or Subtracting Value

Are You Adding Value Or Subtracting Value | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
Somewhere someone has been inspired by you.
Somewhere someone has been empowered by you.
Somewhere someone has done an act of kindness because of you.
Somewhere someone has taken on a challenge because of you.
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Why Leadership Development and National Service Must Remain Connected | City Year

Why Leadership Development and National Service Must Remain Connected | City Year | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
RT @CityYear: What's the connection between leadership development and #nationalservice? @maxklau explains: http://t.co/xLOyjTPQUX
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5 Ways to make your team more decisive

5 Ways to make your team more decisive | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
“When we tried to shift from siloed decision making to collaborative decision making, we went straight to no decision making at all!
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How Culture Can Affect Leadership Development - Leading Effectively: Official Blog of the Center for Creative Leadership

How Culture Can Affect Leadership Development - Leading Effectively: Official Blog of the Center for Creative Leadership | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
For effective leadership development on a global scale, it is very important to acknowledge differences in culture.
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Create Your Corporate Values By Design, Not By Accident - Forbes

Create Your Corporate Values By Design, Not By Accident - Forbes | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
What happens in the workplace translates into marketplace performance. Shared values cultivate a corporate culture that should serve as the ultimate platform to drive growth, innovation and opportunity.
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6 Rules To Transform Your Leadership Development Program

6 Rules To Transform Your Leadership Development Program | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
What makes a leader great? And what type of leader is best for your business? Digging into the questionsand answersthat are crucial to any company.
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Great Leaders Can Double Profits, Research Shows - Forbes

Great Leaders Can Double Profits, Research Shows - Forbes | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
To some extent, the connection between leadership and the bottom line has been made. Yet most evidence on this point comes merely from the personal treatises of famous and successful executives.
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Honest Hearts Produce Honest Leaders

Honest Hearts Produce Honest Leaders | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
There are lots of ways to lead and lots of contexts for showing leadership. Leadership is as individual as the people who practice it; it doesn’t depend on your age, sex, education, or culture.
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50 Ways to Develop Leaders Using the 9 Box Performance and Potential Matrix - About - News & Issues

50 Ways to Develop Leaders Using the 9 Box Performance and Potential Matrix - About - News & Issues | Skye: Leadership-Matters | Scoop.it
50 Leadership Development Ideas for the 9 Box Performance and Potential Matrix
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