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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Leadership and the Art of Struggle: 5 Things You Can Do

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Leadership and the Art of Struggle: 5 Things You Can Do | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

Struggle is a part of any human endeavor and leadership is no different. The problem is we view struggle as a negative. But struggle is how we grow. Without them we can’t reach our full potential as leaders.

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6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget

6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Smart leaders use good habits to develop the mental toughness needed to move toward reaching their goals.

Via Anne Leong, Dean J. Fusto
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5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor

5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Motivate anyone to do their best with these powerful tips.
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Jerry Busone's curator insight, March 31, 7:56 AM

Mentoring simplified... 

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Stop Obsessing Over Employee Loyalty And Focus On This Instead

Stop Obsessing Over Employee Loyalty And Focus On This Instead | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Leadership boils down to arranging circumstances for people so that they may flourish, and, in turn, the organization may flourish.
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A Special Forces Officer Teaches You 5 Secrets To Overcoming Adversity

A Special Forces Officer Teaches You 5 Secrets To Overcoming Adversity | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Here's what a Special Forces officer can teach you about hanging in there and overcoming adversity when things get difficult in your life.
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Gary Bamford's curator insight, March 30, 2:23 AM

Have fun .....

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David Einhorn says he hires only 'nice people' — here's what that means

David Einhorn says he hires only 'nice people' — here's what that means | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
"By that I don't mean that we avoid hiring jerks. I mean we actively look to hire people who are nice."

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How and Why to Help Employees Find Meaning in Their Work

How and Why to Help Employees Find Meaning in Their Work | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Low engagement is a significant business risk. The key? Help employees find meaning in their work.

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The Case For Being A Generous Leader

The Case For Being A Generous Leader | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?


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Weekly Conversations May Boost Employee Engagement

Most U.S. workers are frustrated by a lack of honesty in their workplaces, a situation that could be remedied with more frequent—even weekly—monitoring of employee engagement, according to a new survey.

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7 traits of good leadership

7 traits of good leadership | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar looks at the key qualities and character traits that make a great leader.

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Recognizing Leadership in Action

Recognizing Leadership in Action | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Think of someone whose leadership stands out for you. If no one comes to mind, take a moment and consider those around you right now.  Is there someone you can identify whose leadership is notewort...

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, March 21, 8:09 AM

Take a minute think and read...

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Modes: A New Model for Leadership Development

Modes: A New Model for Leadership Development | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
An executive told me he was sobered by some performance feedback: he shut down empathy the instant he felt let down by someone’s performance.He would flip into micro-managing, just dictating to the person what to do in a cool, sometimes even mean, way. That flip into a negative leadership style signifies that a self-defeating mode has triggered.Modes are orchestrations of how we feel, think and act. They dictate how we perceive and react. Each mode has its own behavioral repertoire – we are, lit
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Leadership: Look For Intention First

Assessing intention is a powerful way for leaders to understand how people and teams operate. Intentions are hidden, not always clarified directly through words, and hence easy to overlook. We therefore end up focusing on behaviors and actions. A team member who always asks difficult questions (act)
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The Worst Way To End A Meeting

The Worst Way To End A Meeting | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
You've probably ended many meetings by asking if anyone has questions. Here's why that's a terrible idea, and what you should do instead.
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Why Distancing Yourself From Your Work Can Make You A Better Leader

Why Distancing Yourself From Your Work Can Make You A Better Leader | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Research shows that distance, both physical and emotional, can lead to happier and more creative employees.
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The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

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Six months after Jobs’s death, the author of his best-selling biography identifies the practices that every CEO can try to emulate.
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Be Remarkable, Be Indispensable, Get Permission, and Oh By the Way, Your PowerPoint Sucks!

Be Remarkable, Be Indispensable, Get Permission, and Oh By the Way, Your PowerPoint Sucks! | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Seth Godin has given so much to the business community, it's really not possible to capture it all. He speaks truth in ways that help us see a blinding glimpse of the obvious in a serious, why the hell didn't I think of that sort of way.
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How Do Leaders Set the Pace in the Workplace?

How Do Leaders Set the Pace in the Workplace? | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Successful leaders set the pace in their workplace by the actions that they take and through their clear expectations of employees and modeled performance.

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, March 21, 8:11 AM

This is all "Off the Bench Leading"

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6 Necessities for Achieving Your Full Potential As a Leader

6 Necessities for Achieving Your Full Potential As a Leader | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

Focus on EQ instead of IQ


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Innovation Excellence | To Change your Organization, Change the Way you Bring Change

Innovation Excellence | To Change your Organization, Change the Way you Bring Change | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
The most effective approach to change does not start or end in the C-suite. It happens at the heart of the organization, where mid-level managers and their teams build the momentum to implement and lead change. Executives initiate and support change, the rest of the organization lead change.

Via Anne Leong, Dean J. Fusto
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12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders - Forbes

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders - Forbes | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
One of the most popular Dilbert comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, March 20, 10:56 AM

Be strong and courageous! Leadership is refined and perfected in the midst of angst and controversy.

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3 Things All Engaged Leaders Have In Common

3 Things All Engaged Leaders Have In Common | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
You don't have to follow every social trend to be engaged with your employees and business, but you do have to master these 3 timeless skills.

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10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees

10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
To ensure one-on-one meetings are productive, managers need to maximize their time while also providing information employees can use.

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Leaders – Change This To Change Everything

Leaders – Change This To Change Everything | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
This post discusses the SASRNT syndrome. It is easy to so what OTHERS need to do to change, but change begins with us.
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Gary Bamford's curator insight, March 20, 3:15 AM

Mark Twain - I believe?

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The Top 6 Mistakes Managers Make When Having Difficult Conversations

The Top 6 Mistakes Managers Make When Having Difficult Conversations | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
These mistakes are common, but they can turn a difficult conversation from uncomfortable to disastrous.
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