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Unpacking the 5 Types of Creativity

Unpacking the 5 Types of Creativity | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Generally, creativity is widely discussed but poorly understood, and the “creative person” even more so. The prevailing stereotype of creative action doesn’t help matters, either.
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Cultivate Connection: 7 Rules to Unleash Creativity in Generation Y

Cultivate Connection: 7 Rules to Unleash Creativity in Generation Y | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
If you lead Generation Y students, you already know they value creativity. They love environments that allow them to use their ingenuity.
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Social Media Camp McAllen » Blog Archive » From Co-creation to Collaboration: 5 pillars for business success

Social Media Camp McAllen » Blog Archive » From Co-creation to Collaboration: 5 pillars for business success | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

We all know that collaboration is not only possible with clients, but that it also can be done with employees. The focus on the research we discuss now, is on the collaboration between a company and a customer.

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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 3)

Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 3) | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Senior leaders play a crucial role in creating organizational alignment around vision and direction, focus, strategy, values, change execution, desired behavior, teamwork and cross-departmental collaboration.

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Managing the Malcontent – Four Leadership Tips

Managing the Malcontent – Four Leadership Tips | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Managing a chronically malcontent staff member can be an exhausting experience for a leader. No matter what you do to address the situation, there always seems to be a reason for the staff member to be unhappy,
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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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Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs and Creativity in an Age of Distraction (Video)

Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs and Creativity in an Age of Distraction (Video) | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The craft of storytelling hasn't changed much since Aristotle, Aaron Sorkin said -- but at the same time he's aware he's now writing to an audience of multitaskers.
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Executives: Your Company Isn't Attracting the Best Talent

Executives: Your Company Isn't Attracting the Best Talent | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
A warning to senior executives of companies across industries: Your recruiters could be repelling your best job applicants. Here's how to fix this problem and attract top talent to your organization.
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Leadership and Emotions

Leadership and Emotions | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Like it or not, emotions are a big part of leadership. Here's how to deal with them--without becoming your team's therapist.

 

If leadership is mainly engaged in human relations, then leadership, at its core, is largely about emotions.  Leaders would do well to reflect on the emotionality of leadership, especially during challenging situations and periods of self-doubt. 

 

Here are three factors to consider...


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What Are the Benefits? - Great Place to Work® United Kingdom

What Are the Benefits? - Great Place to Work® United Kingdom | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

When times are tough, employees at great workplaces show the resiliency to pull through. When times get better, those same employees are ready to lead the rally. It all adds up to cumulative success 4x better than the market average.

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#1 Problems and Ideas – Innovation in Local Government

The thing about ideas is they need working on. With other people. Ideas need to connected together. There’s a natural temptation to protect and defend your idea from critique. But letting the idea out early is the key, rough-hewn, for others to help shape.
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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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