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Creative Leadership for Success, Empowerment & Happiness
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10 Mistakes Unhappy People Make

10 Mistakes Unhappy People Make | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
When you dream, you better dream big; when you think, you better think big; and when you love, you better love truthfully. Happiness is a choice. There are no excuses for not trying to make the very best out of your life. There are no excuses for living in a way that consistently makes you unhappy.
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Customer Experience Leadership or Customer Service Management?

Customer Experience Leadership or Customer Service Management? | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Customer experience is exceptional leadership with effective management, connecting the right people to solve the right problem.
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Business without Borders | You call that innovation?

Business without Borders | You call that innovation? | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Got innovation? Just about every company says it does.

Businesses throw around the term to show they’re on the cutting edge of everything from technology and medicine to snacks and cosmetics. Companies are touting chief innovation officers, innovation teams, innovation strategies and even innovation days.

 

But that doesn’t mean the companies are actually doing any innovating.

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About Leadership: Working Through Influence

About Leadership: Working Through Influence | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Increasingly, companies have begun to create posts at the most senior level, in corporate headquarters, that have very few people reporting to them, and a huge responsibility for influencing the direction of the company.
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8 Ways to Create Great Meetings

8 Ways to Create Great Meetings | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Poorly run meetings start in the wrong place and end up rushed before they’re done. Right place: Leave inconsequential items for the end. Deal with big items at the beginning. I’m tempted t...
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The new ecology of leadership: Revisiting the foundations of management - Ivey Business Journal

The new ecology of leadership: Revisiting the foundations of management - Ivey Business Journal | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
This management thinker and author writes that “the central challenge in the Western World now is not to make existing organizations more efficient and to allocate resources. That struggle has moved to the East. The challenge here is to reinvent our economies, to innovate and create wealth
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How Valuable Is Your Rolodex?

How Valuable Is Your Rolodex? | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Building, nurturing and growing your professional network is more important than ever. Here are three simple steps to increase the value of your network.

 

(RA) I ran a session today on networking and reminded myself of just how painful face-to-face networking is for many of us. Here is a reminder of just how valuable it is! ('though I've not seen a Rolodex for years!)

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Leaders: How To Improve Your Customer Service

Leaders: How To Improve Your Customer Service | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
As I travel around North America for various business opportunities, I find myself encountering all sorts of customer service styles… Some good… And some very, very bad! But something b...
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Does People Management Constrain Leadership?

Does People Management Constrain Leadership? | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Managing people has been the most universal sign of “leadership” in business. The more people you had reporting to you, the greater your influence was. However, along with people management comes specific responsibilities, liabilities and expectations from your employer. It’s time to take another look at the benefits and constraints of people management

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Whose Opinion Matters

Whose Opinion Matters | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
All leaders constantly hear opinions. It seems everyone knows what you should do. When I hear advice I’m always asking myself, “Why should I go with your opinion rather than mine? What makes your opinion better than mine?”
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How Crowdsourcing Is Tackling Poverty In The Developing World - Forbes

How Crowdsourcing Is Tackling Poverty In The Developing World - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
In a complete overhaul and modernisation of the global structures that have seen first world societies flourish while others struggle to survive day to day, data now stands to be the great leveller and democratizer.

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The Second Question

The Second Question | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Managers first ask, “How can we best leverage current resources to achieve desired ends?” The second question is, “What do team members love doing – within the parameters of desired ends?”
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Be a better boss: 12 tips to help you encourage innovation

Be a better boss: 12 tips to help you encourage innovation | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
We asked these upcoming entrepreneurs for their best tips on how to be a boss boss.
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Finding the Courage for “Wow”

Finding the Courage for “Wow” | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
“The truth is, mediocrity is natural. You don’t have to do anything to drift there. It just happens.” Michael Hyatt. 6 ways to find the courage you need to make “wow” happen: Take a stand...
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Announcing the Nine Innovation Roles Group Diagnostic Tool | Braden Kelley

Announcing the Nine Innovation Roles Group Diagnostic Tool | Braden Kelley | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Too often we treat people as commodities that are interchangeable and maintain the same characteristics and aptitudes. Of course, we know that people are not interchangeable, yet we continually pretend that they are anyway — to make life simpler for our reptile brain to comprehend.
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Business Silos Barrier to Business Process Management (BPM) | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

Business Silos Barrier to Business Process Management (BPM) | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
John D. Rockefeller modeled the organization of Standard Oil on the two models he knew to work: The United States Army and the Catholic Church. These are traditional hierarchical models, and hierarchy became the norm for company organizations for most of the 20th century.
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When People Screw Up

When People Screw Up | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The problem with people is imperfection.

 

People make mistakes; sometimes big ones. Leaders and managers usually don’t like mistakes.

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Leadership Trends and Realities: Leaders - Get Off Your Butts

Leadership Trends and Realities: Leaders - Get Off Your Butts | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Observation: There are too few outstanding leaders in this world because of the lack of great mentors to bring them along. Top level leaders are so consumed with trying to optimize performance in a frantic and messy world, that often they do not take the time out to nurture the next generation of leaders.
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Healthy Leadership | ConvergenceCoaching, LLC

Healthy Leadership | ConvergenceCoaching, LLC | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
One aspect of leadership that often goes unaddressed is the well-being and health of the leadership team. It is not discussed because it’s “personal” and, as such, considered off limits.
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The IdeaConnection Blog · 3 Videos about Ideas and Creativity You Should Watch

The IdeaConnection Blog · 3 Videos about Ideas and Creativity You Should Watch | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
As an innovator ideas are your lifeblood. But often, coming up with fresh ideas can feel like getting blood out of a stone. So how do you keep the ideas flowing? How do you come up with that one killer world-beating idea that nobody else has thought of?
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Instinctual Innovation versus Intellectual Innovation | Braden Kelley

Instinctual Innovation versus Intellectual Innovation | Braden Kelley | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
A lot has been written about creativity and the brain, left brain vs. right brain thinking, and how often the brain just needs to get out of its own way for creativity to occur as there is no single creative area of the brain.
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5 Tips for Launching a Volunteer Program - Forbes

5 Tips for Launching a Volunteer Program - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Forbes5 Tips for Launching a Volunteer ProgramForbesAnd an effective volunteer program is only possible with smart volunteer management. Wondering how your group members can best volunteer? Your imagination is the only limit.
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Will Crowdfunding Crowd Out Venture Capital?

Venture capitalists have been getting a black eye to go with their blue shirts. A recent report from the Kauffman Foundation slammed VCs for “shortchanging” investors, pointing out that public markets deliver better returns.

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Project Times | Top 10 Leadership Qualities of a Project Manager

What qualities are most important for a project manager to be an effective project leader? It's a question often asked and one that makes us sit back and think.

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