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2013 Executive Coaching Survey | Stanford

2013 Executive Coaching Survey | Stanford | Superperformance | Scoop.it
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Upshot: All CEOs want (and need) coaching. #SuperCoach #SuperperformingCEO

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Nikki Streatfield's curator insight, November 27, 2013 3:25 PM

Interesting to see what the needs at the top are. 

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Zappos Boss-Free System Aims to Revolutionize the Workplace

Zappos Boss-Free System Aims to Revolutionize the Workplace | Superperformance | Scoop.it

Holacracy is a system in which authority and decision-making are spread through self-organizing teams rather than being vested at the top of a hierarchy.

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No enterprise will survive for very long without management, but does that mean there have to be bosses? #SuperCoach #ServantLeadership #Agility #ScrumMaster

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Google is having a bad year

Google is having a bad year | Superperformance | Scoop.it
The search giant used to rule the Internet world. But now obstacles keep cropping up
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We must never for a moment forget that #Superperformance is perishable. 

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G.E. Returns to Core in Search of Superperformance

G.E. Returns to Core in Search of Superperformance | Superperformance | Scoop.it

"Investors applauded GE's renewed focus on core industrial businesses, driving the stock up 11% on the news. So did Mr. Greenwald. "Specialization matters, he said. "You have to be focused."

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GE sheds largest non-core asset. 

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"Wait! Wait! Listen to me!

"Wait! Wait! Listen to me! | Superperformance | Scoop.it
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. . . .We don't HAVE to be just sheep!" #ObsoleteParadigm

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Short-Term Thinking is Self-Sabatoge

Short-Term Thinking is Self-Sabatoge | Superperformance | Scoop.it
We tend to speak of short-termism as though it’s a problem that only afflicts investors or corporate leaders, but that’s not the case. Short-term thinking pervades our most important institutions, from government to households. We’ve created a gambling culture in which we tune out everything except the most immediate outcomes
Dave Guerra (Author)'s insight:

Superperformers superperform over time. #systemsthinking #longview #superperformance

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How Cheap Oil Is Changing the World

How Cheap Oil Is Changing the World | Superperformance | Scoop.it
From Russia to your local gas station, the consequences of low fuel prices are clear. But the consequences of those consequences are less apparent.
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But these direct consequences are having consequences of their own, and these second-order effects are only beginning to become apparent. #SystemsThinking #NewOilDisorder

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Executive Briefing / Superperformance in OIl and Gas / World HCM: USA 2015

Executive Briefing / Superperformance in OIl and Gas / World HCM: USA 2015 | Superperformance | Scoop.it
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Super conference! Fantastic session yesterday. Human Capital Optimization is the new sheriff in town. #ServantLeadership #Superperformance #Oil&Gas #SmartOil

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Popeyes CEO says Servant Leadership helped her turn things aound

Popeyes CEO says Servant Leadership helped her turn things aound | Superperformance | Scoop.it

"Most people discount this as nice-guy leadership that's about hugs and campfires. Very few people have considered it might be the most effective. The greatest benefit is superior performance."

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The best kept secret of our business generation is that #ServantLeadership is the leadership of #Supeperformance. #AKPsi

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In Praise of Failure

In Praise of Failure | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Today there is growing recognition of the importance of failure.
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Shackleton's unfailing optimism and endurance in the face of insurmountable odds (and the failure of his expedition) is an astonishing lesson in the burnishing of true leadership. #SuperperformingCEO #ServantLeadershipinAction #Shackleton

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Servant leadership, act two: mentor, teacher, transformer - Phoenix Business Journal

Servant leadership, act two: mentor, teacher, transformer - Phoenix Business Journal | Superperformance | Scoop.it
You would think that servant leadership is one of the latest business trends. Taught in the best business schools, plenty of books, and clips on YouTube. Not so.
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The term, "Servant Leadership," has only been around since the 70's, but the concept is as old as mankind.  #servantleadership #superperformance

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100 Entrepreneurs Who Changed The World

100 Entrepreneurs Who Changed The World | Superperformance | Scoop.it

 “If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have told me a faster horse.” Henry Ford 

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There are no rules. There are no limits. There are no dreams too big for you. Superperformers all began somewhere. #MakersMark #Superperformance

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Amazon.com: Cheryl Bachelder: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle

Amazon.com: Cheryl Bachelder: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Visit Amazon.com's Cheryl Bachelder Page and shop for all Cheryl Bachelder books and other Cheryl Bachelder related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures, bibliography, biography and community discussions about Cheryl Bachelder
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An #AKPsi brother a Superperformer a Servant Leader and a Super Book. Bam! HIghly recommended.  #Superperformance #ServantLeadership

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The Conciousness Revolution is Here

The Conciousness Revolution is Here | Superperformance | Scoop.it

"It occurred to me that there were two sets of virtues, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are talked about at your funeral — whether you were kind, brave, honest or faithful. Were you capable of deep love? "

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The #SuperperformingLife is the Life of a Servant. #Paradox #ServantLeadership 

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Mike Krzyzewski SuperCoach

Mike Krzyzewski SuperCoach | Superperformance | Scoop.it
INDIANAPOLIS — With his fifth NCAA title at Duke, Mike Krzyzewski is this generation's John Wooden.
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John Wooden is smiling somewhere. #SuperCoach #Superperformance

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Stupor School

Stupor School | Superperformance | Scoop.it

The dominant brand, Harvard Business School, claims to “educate leaders who make a difference in the world.” The University of Michigan’s Ross School does one better, developing “leaders who make a positive difference in the world.” Kellogg at Northwestern develops “brave leaders who inspire growth in people, organizations and markets.” And Duke’s Fuqua says it does what it does because “the world needs leaders of consequence.”

 

Dave Guerra (Author)'s insight:

20 Years ago it was Management. Now it's Leadership. Both are wrong. The evidence of #Superperformance is pointing us somewhere else altogether. #PolarComplementarity

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Engagement May Not Be What You Think It Is

Engagement May Not Be What You Think It Is | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Imagine two adjacent meeting rooms in a conference center.

In Room 1, we see a number of breakout groups, each with a half-dozen or so people...
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No interaction no engagement. #SuperTeam #SuperCommunity #Gamificaiton

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh: Adopt Holacracy Or Leave

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh: Adopt Holacracy Or Leave | Superperformance | Scoop.it
An internal memo provided to Fast Company by Zappos.
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"Make everything as simple as possible but no simpler." Einstein It is not possible to operate a large organization without hierarchy. It just doesn't work. #systemsthinking #nestedhierarchy 

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3 Tips on Overcoming Plateus on the Way to Superperformance

3 Tips on Overcoming Plateus on the Way to Superperformance | Superperformance | Scoop.it
First you hate the plateau, then you get used to the plateau, and finally, you need the plateau.
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1. Stay on Target 2. Let go. 3. Institute Novelty.  

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Theory X? Why?

Theory X?  Why? | Superperformance | Scoop.it
I speak with managers who describe their frustrations at dealing with people they call "stupid".  They get angry at people who are clumsy and fail to learn from mistakes, who don't share their pass...
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By shifting the lens, when forming opinions on both the workplace and the employee, managers become leaders.  In order to set the tone for organizational transformation, employees need to be treated like human beings and the workplace, a living system.

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5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans

5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Americans think it's normal to hate their jobs. Let us introduce you to the Danish concept of arbejdsglde. It means happiness at work. Here's how...
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It's no coincidence that the country with the happiest employees on earth, also has an exceptional percentage of Superperformers. #Superperformance

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Laura Richards's curator insight, March 24, 6:34 PM

Danish most productive nation within OECD and have a low 5.4% unemployment rate. 

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7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Practical Tips for Productive Living
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We are all subject to blue moods.  What we tend to forget is that we have the power to pull our way out. 

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Superperformance is a Long Game

Superperformance is a Long Game | Superperformance | Scoop.it
Business leaders often find themselves focused on short-term goals that distract them from creating a longer-term strategy, says Wharton’s Paul Schoemaker.
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Rule 2: Superperformers superperform over time. #Resilience #Sustainability

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