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The Stupidity and Strength of Youth

The Stupidity and Strength of Youth | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The strength of youth is passion. Never quench it; always fuel it. Yes it’s dangerous. But it sure beats lethargy and safety.

 

Fools preserve the status quo when they corral young leaders.

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Why Recognition Matters: Delivering More Than Retention & Engagement

Why Recognition Matters: Delivering More Than Retention & Engagement | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
HR pros know the standard rationale for employee recognition programs – increased engagement, productivity, retention and incremental revenue.

 

But as this has become the recognition mantra over the past decade, isn’t it time we call on recognition programs to do more?
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Emotional Contagion Can Take Down Your Whole Team

Emotional Contagion Can Take Down Your Whole Team | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The emotions people bring to work are as important as their cognitive skills, and especially so for leaders.
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HR Magazine - UK employers fail to unlock the potential of their staff, Hay Group report claims

HR Magazine - UK employers fail to unlock the potential of their staff, Hay Group report claims | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

UK firms are failing to unlock the full productivity of their workforce, with the majority of employees facing “significant barriers to performing their job well”, according to a report from global management consultancy, Hay Group.

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How to Turn a Relationship Into a Sale

How to Turn a Relationship Into a Sale | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Sales teams that focus on relationships quickly learn the value of providing personal and professional value to clients rather than focusing solely on the sale. The impact of relationship building with your customers may surprise you.
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Get Comfortable with Team Conflict

Get Comfortable with Team Conflict | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Mark de Rond, professor at Cambridge's Judge Business School and author of There Is an I in Team, explains how conflict can drive team performance....
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Innovation Excellence | Change – 3 Essentials For Every Leader

Innovation Excellence | Change – 3 Essentials For Every Leader | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The sustainability of any organization hinges on leadership’s ability to understand, embrace, and implement change. Whenever leaders are surveyed about what keeps them awake at night, “change” is usually at or near the top of the list.
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Giving Criticism Like a Pro

Giving Criticism Like a Pro | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Stop talking if you’re a critical boss.

 

You may say, “I’m just being helpful.” Unrequested criticism is like a drive-by shooting – there’s no responsibility for positive outcomes. It’s sleazy and easy.
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Seven Mistakes Leaders Make in Setting Goals - Forbes

Seven Mistakes Leaders Make in Setting Goals - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
One organizational area that tends to tie a company in knots is the way leaders set goals. Here are seven common mistakes that leaders make, and how to avoid them.
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7 Traits of Truly Inspiring Leaders

7 Traits of Truly Inspiring Leaders | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The managers who inspire employees and colleagues to achieve greatness tend to have these characteristics. Do you?
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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words) — PsyBlog

The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words) — PsyBlog | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That's the psychology of flow.

Via David Hain, Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN
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The myth of management efficiency | Psychology Today

The myth of management efficiency | Psychology Today | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
leaders have mistakenly used efficiency to drive business results, often with disastrous results.
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The Connected Culture - interesting take on creating simplicity from chaos!

The Connected Culture  - interesting take on creating simplicity from chaos! | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Create simplicity from chaos.  The ‘connected culture’ of an organization is the point at which chaos meets order coupled by an infinite and unobstructed flow of corporate commonality.


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The Anti-Creativity Checklist

The Anti-Creativity Checklist | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Want to stifle creativity in your organisation?.. ensure none of that wacky 'out of the box' stuff gets through?...

 

Here's some things you can do to make sure that you and your organisation are never bothered by the disturbance creativity can cause!!!!

 

By the way, if you are in to creativity, you might find this a useful checklist too!

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There's always more to stifle creativity than encourage it.

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The Importance of Employee Engagement

The Importance of Employee Engagement | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Disengaged employees make a difference to the culture you are attempting to build, drive down customer service, impact employee retention, and drive down profits.

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Hey Leaders: Your Attitude is Contagious

Hey Leaders: Your Attitude is Contagious | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

As a leader, your attitude speaks volumes before a word is uttered. And like your shadow, it follows you every where you go and you often are unaware of it.

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Constructive advice for motivating employees | Business Productivity

Constructive advice for motivating employees | Business Productivity | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Motivation is often defined as intrinsic or extrinsic. Intrinsic motivation comes from within; it refers to motivation that is driven by a genuine interest or enjoyment in the task itself. For instance, someone might love to write novels and keeps a journal only for his or her own sake. Extrinsic motivation comes from the outside; it refers to the motivation behind performing a task based on the reward it will provide.
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Effective Managers Earn Trust Quickly By Doing 5 Things Well - Forbes

Effective Managers Earn Trust Quickly By Doing 5 Things Well - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Managers in the workplace have a unique role to play with multiple and continuously evolving responsibilities.
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How to Find the Heart of Business

How to Find the Heart of Business | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

If you don’t know why you are here, how will you know what to do? Life without purpose has no dignity, no direction, and no enduring passion. What’s true for you is true for business.

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Discriminating Leadership

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As leaders in our communities, we have a responsibility to break down discrimination and dispel hatred. We also have this incredible opportunity to understand and empower those around us.

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Leadership Attributes … Surviving Tough Times

Leadership Attributes … Surviving Tough Times | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Five leadership attributes that are critical to guide an organization through tough times and the perspective of great leaders who used them.
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How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Autonomy is one of our fundamental human needs--an essential component of a healthy workplace. "It fills our need for intrinsic motivation," says Ben Dattner, an organizational psychologist and founder of Dattner Consulting. By that he means our need to be driven by personal interest and enjoyment.
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How to Get People to Do What They Say

How to Get People to Do What They Say | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Four ways to create a culture of accountability. Go ahead and add your recommendations to the list.
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What employees want from their managers | Rich's Management Blog

What employees want from their managers | Rich's Management Blog | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
There are some, including me, who believe that you should treat your best employees better than your customers but the typical response is that it’s a buyers market when it comes to filling positions and giving raises.
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Communications & Society: Connectivism and Complexity

Communications & Society: Connectivism and Complexity | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
To my mind, complexity is concomitant to networking. We can think of networks as static, fixed entities, much like the pictures in our books, as shown to the right

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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