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Employee Motivation Has to Be More Than 'a Pat on the Back'

Employee Motivation Has to Be More Than 'a Pat on the Back' | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

Accountability leads to ownership, which improves the connection between employees and their work.

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In my experience this rings completely and 100% true!  Are you self-aware enough to know when morale and motivation are sagging in your organization? You need to have an incentive and motivation plan in place and a way to monitor it and the pulse of your organization on a regular basis.
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7 Habits Of Leaders Who Inspire Loyalty

7 Habits Of Leaders Who Inspire Loyalty | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

You can't inspire genuine loyalty if you're unwilling to be someone's mentor.

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Narrow Your Say-Do Gap

Narrow Your Say-Do Gap | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
When you say you are going to do something, do it.
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Mitigate the 'Say-Do' Gap to nothing!
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12 of the Most Dangerous Leadership Mindsets

12 of the Most Dangerous Leadership Mindsets | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

Mindset is extremely important when it comes to great leadership. Mindset is the set of beliefs or way of thinking that determines your behavior, outlook and

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Think in terms of doing the opposite of these!
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Never Stop Learning: Why True Masters Are Lifelong Students

Never Stop Learning: Why True Masters Are Lifelong Students | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

The most successful professionals never stop learning their craft. Here’s how to find more inspiration and knowledge to increase your mastery.

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Some of the best advice out there...never stop improving yourself and learning and mastering your work and yourself!
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3 critical habits of leaders people want to follow

3 critical habits of leaders people want to follow | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Heed this advice, even if you aren't currently in a leadership role.
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They communicate openly and often, they offer positive reinforcement and the walk the talk!
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These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform The Way You Work

These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform The Way You Work | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Sure, you could shoot for that promotion or raise. Or you could set these goals to radically change how you approach your work.
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Good advice to start 2017.
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5 Things Science Learned About Happiness Last Year

5 Things Science Learned About Happiness Last Year | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
2016 was a bummer in many ways, but the science of happiness made critical advances.
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Interesting research on happiness from last year. Check out the blurb on humility...
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Seven Transformations of Leadership

Leaders are made, not born, and how they develop is critical for organizational change.
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An exceptional article and review of what the author calls transformations--I viewed them as levels--of leadership. Identifying where you are in this taxonomy will help you understand where you would like to be toward achieving higher levels. Rare is the strategist and alchemist...
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The 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2016

The 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2016 | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's a list of the best advice we've given for building and growing a successful organization.
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Great lessons to carry your leadership self-improvement efforts into 2017.
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Here's What to Look for in a Truly Great Mentor

Here's What to Look for in a Truly Great Mentor | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
The mentors in your life are important so choose them wisely.
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Tips for being a good mentor as well as what to look for in a mentor.
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6 Surefire Tactics to Improve Your Mental Performance at Work

6 Surefire Tactics to Improve Your Mental Performance at Work | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Work smarter not harder
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Interesting tactics! Of course, I like working out on this list.
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1 Crystal Clear Sign of a Great Company (and a Great Leader)

1 Crystal Clear Sign of a Great Company (and a Great Leader) | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Companies that are radically open to change will find the most success. This requires leaders who are open to change as well.
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Sometimes all it takes is a willingness to change and grow.
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The Secret Ingredient for Extraordinary Leadership

The Secret Ingredient for Extraordinary Leadership | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

There is a secret ingredient that can be a key to success if leaders will nurture it the right way. Learn more about this secret ingredient and how to turn it into an asset.

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CURIOSITY!
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Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace?

Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace? | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

With the right balance, leaders will become highly respected by their employees.

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Angry leaders may convey the appearance of more disciplinary power with employees but they lack referent power which is a key ingredient to long-term trust in the relationship.
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10 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader

10 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Learn How to Start a Blog for Free or WordPress and Make Money. How to Promote Blog, Social Media Marketing & SEO. How to become an entrepreneurs.
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Leadership 101 concepts...
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How to Make the Toughest Decisions in the World

How to Make the Toughest Decisions in the World | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

How do you make tough decisions? Some people focus on how their decision impacts them personally. Others live by sound principles and do the right thing.

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Sound guiding principles to inform better decision making.
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A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it

In her new book, "Presence," Amy Cuddy says that people quickly answer two questions when they first meet you.

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Can I trust this person?  And, can I respect this person?  Fascinating research!

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3 Changes Your Company Should Make to Performance Management in 2017

3 Changes Your Company Should Make to Performance Management in 2017 | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Managers and employees alike are stressing because they're about to have their dreaded year-end performance review. Fix that.
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Good general tenets to being a better supervisor to your direct reports.
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10 Essential Practices You Need To Succeed in 2017

10 Essential Practices You Need To Succeed in 2017 | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Stop taking short cuts and start getting back to the basics
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Common sense reminders for a more productive 2017!
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7 Times When You Should Just Say Thank You, But Don't

7 Times When You Should Just Say Thank You, But Don't | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one. Here are 7 common situations when you should say thank you, but don't.
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A simple message communicating much...
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The 5 Essential Questions for Every Servant Leader

The 5 Essential Questions for Every Servant Leader | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Farnoosh Brock “Servant leaders lead with others in mind.” – Skip Prichard The most powerful leaders I have had the pleasure of coaching
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Take stock of your personal servant leadership inventory.
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Why books are the best friend of great leaders?

Why books are the best friend of great leaders? | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
There are so many traits associated with leaders. Management, confidence, team building and what not. But, the one trait we all forget is that they are all good readers. Talk about any of the inspirational leaders be it in the past or present, and you will notice they all have the habit of reading.

Via Steve Krogull
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Great reasons, once again, to add the book reading arrow to your quiver of tools.  Especially this time of year when things slow down and you actually have time to think!
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5 Ways to Impress Your New Boss

5 Ways to Impress Your New Boss | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Nicole Hazard, head of talent and innovation at AXA US, explains.
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9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Strategy and Leadership | Scoop.it
Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.
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Look in the mirror and eliminate these 9 things that could be holding you back.
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