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Multidimensional displays of leadership
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Five libraries nominated for the award as the world’s best public library « IFLA Public Libraries Section Blog

Five libraries nominated for the award as the world’s best public library « IFLA Public Libraries Section Blog | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
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Library @ The Dock a worthy nominee.

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Project Sisu » Blog Archive » Freedom to move

Project Sisu » Blog Archive » Freedom to move | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Taking the Lead shows what’s possible when smart people are given the freedom to move. Most organisations would take twice as long to achieve what the program’s design teams produce in six months. Taking the Lead is sponsored and funded by the State Library of NSW. In 2014, 22 public librarians joined the program, which […]
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Taking the Lead indeed...

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An Introvert's Guide to Networking

An Introvert's Guide to Networking | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Whether you’re more extroverted or introverted, here are some tips to help you gain more confidence when meeting new people.
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Even extraverts need help.

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Not All Good Leaders Are Bossy

Not All Good Leaders Are Bossy | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Let's not forget the quiet power of introverts in our quest to boost female leaders.
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Good to not succumb to stereotypes

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Lynda Gratton: The Leaders and Workers of the Future (short video)

Lynda Gratton: The Leaders and Workers of the Future (short video) | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it

Via HR Trend Institute, Monica Redden
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A thinker to watch.

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MyKLogica's curator insight, February 7, 2013 3:06 AM

Atención mandos intermedios!!! Muy interesante y recomendable!

 

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The market for 'winning jobs' is very competitive and will be for years to come. To be competitive Lynda highlights collaboration and cooperation as important competencies for the future. Personal value clarity, no matter what the values are, drives commitment and impacts the quality of relationships in the workplace. 

 

Watch Ted Talk speaker Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption - trust is another important competency. 

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A Visual Primer On Learning Theory

A Visual Primer On Learning Theory | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
A Visual Primer On Learning Theory
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Useful visual overview.

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The Path Forward for Improving Education

The Path Forward for Improving Education | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Julia Gillard discusses the trends and opportunities in global education, particularly for girls, and the potential promise that new technologies offer in both streamlining our educational systems and as direct learning tools.
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Strong correlation ebtween education and peace.

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Dame Steve Shirley, the World’s First Freelance Programmer

Dame Steve Shirley, the World’s First Freelance Programmer | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
"Few things in life are as solid as they seem."

When she was five years old, Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley, born Vera Buchthal, fled Naz
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Dame Shirley - a true role model.

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Is leadership born or built?

Is leadership born or built? | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
I say leadership can be taught. But then, I have a unique definition of leadership.
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Not sure about the gene theory..

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Cynefin for Devs

Cynefin for Devs | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Every now and then, someone comes up with a new way of looking at the world that becomes the next fashionable thing to do. Every time I've seen this, there's usually a space of time in which a lot ...
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Good description of good model.

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India launches first bank exclusively for women | Reuters

India launches first bank exclusively for women | Reuters | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India launched its first public sector bank catering for women on Tuesday, an initiative aimed at economically empowering millions of women across the country who...
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Great initiative.

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A library is not just about books: it's also a place for the vulnerable

A library is not just about books: it's also a place for the vulnerable | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Angela Clarke: If another 400 UK libraries close by 2016, as predicted, the true loss to society will be even greater than we realise
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Libraries in the lead as social good.

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Hooray! for Yahoo!

Hooray! for Yahoo! | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Let’s face it, it’s rare to hear about a glowing reception for a new logo these days. Gap, Tropicana, and UC Berkeley have all made headlines in recent years for rolling out new
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Taking a risk at Yahoo!

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They believe in teachers and in education for all: why Finland's kids often top league tables

They believe in teachers and in education for all: why Finland's kids often top league tables | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
When looking at large-scale international studies and comparisons of education systems worldwide, everyone’s always talking about Finland. Finland seems to set the benchmark for education worldwide. Foreign…
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Free, fair and Finnish.

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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Future Library – A Liquid Network for Ideas

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Future Library – A Liquid Network for Ideas | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
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Liquid sounds good.

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Are People Becoming More Open to Female Leaders?

Are People Becoming More Open to Female Leaders? | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Women bosses are seen as just as capable as their male counterparts, a new meta-analysis shows, but they rate themselves as less effective than men.
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Not fast enough...

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Breaking Out of the Library Mold, in Boston and Beyond

Breaking Out of the Library Mold, in Boston and Beyond | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
With physical and virtual visits “off the charts,” libraries across the country are thinking up innovative ways to keep users happy.
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Part of a worldwide trend.

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'Value for money' rhetoric in higher education undermines the value of knowledge in society.

'Value for money' rhetoric in higher education undermines the value of knowledge in society. | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Over the past 15 years, reiterated across successive governments, the concept of value for money has been internalised throughout the higher education sector. Joanna Williams outlines the reasons w...
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A stand against instrumentalism.

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Corinne Hill: LJ’s 2014 Librarian of the Year

Corinne Hill: LJ’s 2014 Librarian of the Year | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
We knew Corinne Hill was destined to be a star back in 2004, when she was named an LJ Mover & Shaker. She had been a librarian for only eight years.
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The Gig Library! Wow.

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Leadership Is About Emotion

Make a list of the 5 leaders you most admire. They can be from business, social media, politics, technology, the sciences, any field. Now ask yourself why you admire them.
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All true.

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Norway Decided to Digitize All the Norwegian Books

Norway Decided to Digitize All the Norwegian Books | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
Between this and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norsk people are set for the future.
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Nordics taking the lead again

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Julia Gillard's Famous Misogyny Speech Has Been Turned Into A Song

Melbourne-based entertainer Bronwyn Calcutt has turned former prime minister Julia Gillard’s famous misogyny speech into a song.
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Brilliant!

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Gloria Steinem: No such thing as a ‘feminist icon’

Gloria Steinem: No such thing as a ‘feminist icon’ | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
She The People sat down with feminism activist Gloria Steinem, a 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
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Thank you Gloria Steinem.

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The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead: Top 10 Leadership Themes

The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead: Top 10 Leadership Themes | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
People are consuming massive amounts of content each day via their smartphones, laptops, tablets and the multiple social media platforms, blogs and publications they engage with.
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Content producer or consumer? Interesting link between the two.

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Strength-Based Leadership | Social Media Today

Strength-Based Leadership | Social Media Today | Taking the Lead | Scoop.it
If we stop trying to “fix” our employees and rather focus on their strengths and their passions, we can create a fervent army of brand evangelists.
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We can't always do what we like doing, but wouldn't it be great to be able to work to our strengths a lot more than we often do?

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