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6 Strategies to Rally Your Troops

6 Strategies to Rally Your Troops | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
A winning business plan is nothing if employees aren't behind it. Here's how to get them on board.
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John Michel's curator insight, May 8, 2013 1:07 PM

Ever craft an annual business plan only to watch it gather dust in a binder? When taking a business from zero to maturity, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day grind. But getting everyone on board with your mission will get you there faster. Here are six ways to get your strategic plan out of your head and into the minds of employees.

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Why New Hires Fail (Emotional Intelligence Vs. Skills)

Why New Hires Fail (Emotional Intelligence Vs. Skills) | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
According to a study of job interview, 46% of new hires will fail. And shockingly, emotional intelligence is a bigger reason than technical skills...
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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, Today, 2:06 AM

about half of the new hires fail and the reason for failure is predominantly non-technical or non-skill based.

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7 Traits of Extraordinary Team Builders

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Great team leaders build great teams and great teams execute best when setting a foundation early.
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If You Were Already Worried About Employee Engagement, Prepare to Panic

If You Were Already Worried About Employee Engagement, Prepare to Panic | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Research is finding the correlation between engagement and performance is the opposite of what employers want.
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12 Fatal Flaws That Derail Leaders

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Even the greatest leaders balance weakness and strengths, but the best of us will be poor leaders if we fall prey to these flaws.
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The Big Things You Need for Business Leadership Success

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Senior leaders at big companies say these factors make all the difference.
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Three Most Important Nonprofit Executive Director Soft Skills

Three Most Important Nonprofit Executive Director Soft Skills | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

If you were asked to narrow down the list of executive director qualifications to the three most important, which ones would you identify? Would the list consist of soft skills, hard skills, or some combination?

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5 Bosses You Never Want To Work For (And No. 1 Was Mine!)

5 Bosses You Never Want To Work For (And No. 1 Was Mine!) | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Bad bosses can suck the life out of you! You've heard: "People don't leave jobs, they leave managers." Well, guess what? It's true! And I lived it!
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How Your Boss Is Killing Your Creativity At Work

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Jeff Diana, chief people officer at Atlassian, shares how your boss is killing your creativity at work.
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5 Simple Scientific Ways to Be a Better Boss

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Want to become a better boss? These research-backed tips can help you engage your employees, reduce turnover and build and lead a better team.
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7 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

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Successful leadership is half knowing where you are going and half knowing if you're making any progress in that direction.

Via donhornsby, Roger Francis
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donhornsby's curator insight, August 26, 10:49 AM
(From the article): Be present and show gratitude.

I remember when, as a leader, I rarely took the time to celebrate the organization's accomplishments. Because every moment was filled with business, I never took the time to really be present. Love your business, love your work, be mindful of your accomplishments and live in the moment. It only comes once.

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The Secrets To Building A Team Of Decision Makers

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Make better decision-makers out of your team by giving them the freedom to be themselves.
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Why Great CEOs Do Yoga With Their Employees

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Five ways that participating in fitness activities with employees can transform their views on work.
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Are You A Leader Or A Follower? - Forbes

Are You A Leader Or A Follower? - Forbes | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Leadership is the art of persuasion—the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a greater good. It has nothing to do with your title. It has nothing to do with authority or seniority.

Via Roy Sheneman, PhD
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What Makes a Leader?

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IQ and technical skills are important, but emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership.
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6 Surprising Insights Of Successful Employee Engagement

6 Surprising Insights Of Successful Employee Engagement | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Leaders finally realize the importance of a fully engaged workforce. Now they should learn what practices drive and sustain happy employees.
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Why Most Leaders Can’t Connect and Engage

Why Most Leaders Can’t Connect and Engage | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
It’s a common problem with top executives of companies big and small: they simply can’t connect with and engage employees.
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Everyone Should Learn These 15 Management Skills To Be A Better Person

Everyone Should Learn These 15 Management Skills To Be A Better Person | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
15 ways you can become a better person by using these management tools effectively
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5 Things Your Employees Wish They Could Tell You

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Most managers never learned how to be leaders. Here are the ways your employees wish you were better at your job.
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How My First Boss Taught Me How to "Work Happy"

How My First Boss Taught Me How to "Work Happy" | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

I was lucky that my first boss turned out to be the ultimate mentor. He not only taught me to embrace all types of media, but he also inspired me to turn my weaknesses into strengths — and to enjoy every day of work.

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4 Performance Management Questions? | RecognizeThis!

4 Performance Management Questions? | RecognizeThis! | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Wanting to know we're doing the right things at work is at the heart of performance management - and that's a good thing.
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6 Things Employees Want to Hear from Their Bosses

6 Things Employees Want to Hear from Their Bosses | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Are you the type of boss who commends your employees for their contributions, meets with them one-on-one and takes an active interest in their lives?
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Mika Auramo's curator insight, August 28, 12:07 AM
As well from teachers
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20 Dumb Things Organizations do

20 Dumb Things Organizations do | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
As leaders, we always are trying our best to create momentum, good morale, team spirit, vision and an overall spirit of enthusiasm on our teams and in our offices. Here are a few small things that have the potential to kill the company morale quickly: 1. bad tissue in the bathrooms- no one wants the equivalent of sandpaper at the office. invest in the good stuff. 2. charging for coffee- seriously. a bad decision all the way around. and while I'm at it, most companies should quit charging for sna
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How To Stop Managing And Start Actually Leading

How To Stop Managing And Start Actually Leading | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Leading and managing aren't the same thing. Here's how to tell the difference.

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How To Give Regular Feedback And Still Get Work Done

How To Give Regular Feedback And Still Get Work Done | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Performance reviews twice a year do little to help people improve. Here's how to give constant feedback and and still get things done.
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A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple

A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
It's not all about being outgoing.

Via Kevin Watson, Roger Francis
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