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Let's Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration - Jesse Lyn Stoner

Let's Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration - Jesse Lyn Stoner | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Using collaboration, cooperation and teamwork interchangeably dilutes their meaning and diminishes the potential to create real collaborative workplaces.

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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, July 7, 2014 4:51 AM

Collaboration is the bedrock of creative solutions and innovation.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 7, 2014 10:11 AM

It is interesting that we use the words quite interchangeably without thinking about context. Several months ago in preparing a presentation I discovered collaboration always has a negative meaning about selling out. The way we approach collaboration is that someone decides what the goals are and everyone else accepts it.

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8 Signs of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

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Emotional intelligence is an important part of being a successful leader. Learn the signs of emotional intelligence in leadership in this blog post.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 25, 1:32 PM
These qualities are essential to teaching. They are adaptability, optimism, initiative, resolving conflict, professional growth, having empathy, trustworthiness, and being reflective.
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Five Ways Leaders Unintentionally Sabotage the Team and One Way Forward (Alli Polin)

Five Ways Leaders Unintentionally Sabotage the Team and One Way Forward (Alli Polin) | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Alli Polin shares five ways leaders sabotage their teams, and one way forward to change that.
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Two Myths About Strategy -- And Two Tools To Make Yours Work

Two Myths About Strategy -- And Two Tools To Make Yours Work | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Strategies fail when teams don't know how to execute, and when they aren’t empowered to adjust along the way. Here's what you need to do to make sure your next strategy succeeds.
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Why Your Own Resilience Matters Less Than Your Team’s

Why Your Own Resilience Matters Less Than Your Team’s | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

In business today, the term retains its developmental psychology origins; it’s still largely considered an individual trait. But if you’re looking to build resilient teams or entire organizations, it’s the resilience of all those relationships that may matter even more. After all, you can hire as many resilient leaders as you like, but they can quit and go be resilient someplace else.


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A Marine shares why your ability to lead directly relates to your level of self-awareness

A Marine shares why your ability to lead directly relates to your level of self-awareness | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Angie Morgan is a Marine veteran and the coauthor, along with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch, of "Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success.

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Give your people C.R.A.P. if you want great employee retention

Give your people C.R.A.P. if you want great employee retention | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Early in my career, I worked for an incredible general manager that taught me a lot of C.R.A.P. -- caring, respect, appreciation and praise. He also taught me that giving people C.R.A.P. was at the heart of driving employee loyalty and retention.

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 11, 9:25 AM
This is simple stuff but it is not easy to do for some reason. It takes time and hard work on the part of a leader to give people C.R.A.P. But, if you do it, your people will be loyal, follow you anywhere and want to stay working for you. Giving your people C.R.A.P. will also give you a feeling of accomplishment and the impact on the organization will be something that goes beyond the bottom line. Remember, C.R.A.P. works!
 
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The 6 Short Phrases You'll Hear Good Leaders Say (a Lot)

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Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. And if there’s one aspect of leadership that holds true regardless of staff size or industry, it’s that being one isn’t for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart.

So much of your job isn’t about hitting goals, but rather about being rooted in reality, constantly striving to bring perspective and empathy to whatever situations you encounter. Sometimes, finding the right words can be the biggest challenge of your day. But other times, you’re overthinking it and it’s as simple as saying these six tiny sentences:

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 9, 12:33 PM
There are likely more than six. I don't know and asking for questions are always keys. I found in teaching that was a dependency role that emerged. Many teachers wanted their principals to tell them what to do, but only after a long and often argumentative debate. The flip side was the principals seemed to want this.
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Leadership Material: How To Up Your Game

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Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. In other words, if you’re not making a positive, lasting difference, you’re not really a leader. Here's a new book that offers some fresh insight into an ageless subject.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 7, 12:38 PM
Leading has to do with relating with people. This sounds like teaching.
David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 7, 8:39 PM

Good stuff! Thanks to Ivon Prefontaine.

Begoña Pabón's curator insight, May 9, 4:24 AM
Un lider es aquel cuya presencia y acciones provoca que otros sean aun mejores... tanto si está presente como si no lo está. Y este objetivo es con frecuencia, la suma de pequeños detalles mantenidos en el tiempo.
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Why Mindfulness Is The Next Leadership Frontier – Thrive Global

Why Mindfulness Is The Next Leadership Frontier – Thrive Global | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Organizations can no longer afford to ignore the costs of mindlessness. The antidote, mindfulness keeps the frontal lobes (Brain 3.0) engaged and thus prevents mindlessness.
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10 habits of super likable leaders

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If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable of.

When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask them to describe the best and worst leaders they have ever worked for. People inevitably ignore innate characteristics (intelligence, extraversion, attractiveness, and so on) and instead focus on qualities that are completely under the leader’s control, such as approachability, humility, and positivity.


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donhornsby's curator insight, May 4, 4:09 PM
Becoming a more likable leader is completely under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence (EQ). Unlike innate, fixed characteristics, such as your intelligence (IQ), EQ is a flexible skill that you can improve with effort. What follows are 10 key behaviors that emotionally intelligent leaders engage in that make them so likable.
 
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How to Be The Leader Of Your Own Life – Lolly Daskal – Medium

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When people talk about leadership, they the focus is most often on others — how leaders serve them, empower them and motivate them. What if instead of thinking about leadership in relation to others…
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Titles Don’t Make Leaders—But These 7 Actions Do

Titles Don’t Make Leaders—But These 7 Actions Do | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

What makes you a leader? Too many people think it’s about a title—fancy letters like CEO, COO and VP.

But the truth is that leadership has nothing to do with a title. It has everything to do with your attitude and your actions. Leadership is about how you interact with people and how you motivate them to work with you toward a goal together.


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Why Leaders Think They're Evolving When They're Not

Why Leaders Think They're Evolving When They're Not | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Most businesses have stripped employees of their identities, leading to a leadership identity crisis that infects businesses across America and prevents innovation and initiative. Leaders must encourage employees to passionately go above and beyond.

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donhornsby's curator insight, April 25, 10:26 AM
Only when you are being your most authentic self, sharing it and consistently living it every day, can you evolve into the inclusive leader most businesses and America needs.
 
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 25, 3:02 PM
"The problem is that most businesses have stripped employees of their identities...."

Insert the word teachers for employees and schools for businesses and you have the essence of my dissertation. How does each teacher inform their particular identity in a sea of constraints? That is a question premised on a Judith Butler quote.
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To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do)

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
The cream of leadership rises to the top when these things happen.

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6 Critical Skills of Leadership | AboutLeaders.com

6 Critical Skills of Leadership | AboutLeaders.com | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
It took a number of years, after I became a manager, to understand the difference between a manager and a leader. Here are 6 Leadership skills to focus on.
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12 TED Talks on how to be a great leader

12 TED Talks on how to be a great leader | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
What makes a great leader? These TED Talks offer surprising, nuanced approaches on how to inspire and empower others to do their very best.

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 17, 9:12 AM
What makes a great leader? These TED Talks offer surprising, nuanced approaches on how to inspire and empower others to do their very best.
 
Ian Berry's curator insight, May 18, 2:08 AM
I've watch about half of these so I can say most likely this is a good list of TED talks to watch
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Leading with Control Versus Leading with Influence - Ron Edmondson

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I am a controlling person. It's part of my character. I know that. I test that way with StrengthsFinders. I think my team, however, would tell you that I don't perform as a controlling leader. It's been a long process to discipline myself not to respond how I am wired. Successful leaders understand the difference in leading with influence versus leading with control. The differences are measured in results.


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5 'hallelujah!' ideas to renew your leadership

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It’s been a vintage year for the CMI Management Book of the Year awards, which surface breakthrough thinking. Here are choice extracts of the past year’s most startling ideas


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donhornsby's curator insight, May 15, 11:25 AM
Humility helps you to demonstrate your intention of working with the other party, rather than against them, to create a mutually beneficial relationship. It is your humility that will allow the other party to “win” the argument as they concentrate on the climate and maximising the total value of the deal from their perspective.
 
Begoña Pabón's curator insight, May 15, 4:34 PM
Nuevas ideas para mejorar y fortalecer tu liderazgo.
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Why Warmth Is the Underappreciated Skill Leaders Need

Why Warmth Is the Underappreciated Skill Leaders Need | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Discover how first impressions that focus on both warmth and competence help establish leadership presence, based on faculty research at the Kellogg School.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 10, 9:28 AM
How we greet people and help them feel they are wanted and belong is essential. I discovered a greeting in the morning and thank you made a difference for students.
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How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 7, 10:59 AM
The secret comes down to three words: People over profit. And when that happens, companies will actually make more profit. Imagine that.
 
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Leadership Caffeine™—4 Keys to Building Your Great Team

Leadership Caffeine™—4 Keys to Building Your Great Team | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
The key ingredients for building an effective team at work are too often ignored. This article shares 4 actions you cannot afford to skip.
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The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

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A memo to the cardinals applies to executives as well.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 4, 12:42 PM
Excessive busyness and petrification stood out for me. I think the two go hand-in-hand. Taking time to breath and just be is essential in today's world. Also excessive planning goes against the idea we are each human with a particular narrative and subjectivity that filters a planned curriculum in schools. We each bring our own curriculum and course of living.
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New Leaders Need More Than Onboarding

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To help companies understand what executives must do to become effective in their new roles and how to help them accomplish that more quickly, we developed an assessment framework. In this model the “what” is a set of core transition tasks for new hires. The “how” is broken down into distinct levels of support that companies can provide. But before we get into those details, let’s take a closer look at where most organizations fall short in their onboarding efforts and the benefits they can gain by changing their practices.

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New Study Reveals That Only 53% of American Employees Feel Appreciated at Work—Are Poor Recognition Programs to Blame?

New Study Reveals That Only 53% of American Employees Feel Appreciated at Work—Are Poor Recognition Programs to Blame? | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Employee recognition firm AttaCoin recently released the results of a new study of American full-time employees, The AttaCoin 2017 Employee Appreciation Study. This annual assessment, based on an April survey of 500 full-time employees across the U.S., explores employee attitudes and how they are affected by employee recognition programs. Executed in partnership with Survata, the survey is based a census-representative population sample balanced across age group, income, and geographic region. According to the study, only 53% of employees report feeling “appreciated at work”—meaning that almost half do not. This result, consistent with previous studies, indicates a major opportunity to improve

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The Future of Nonprofit Leadership: Worker Self-directed Organizations

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VOICES FROM THE FIELD:
This “Voices from the Field” explores the potential advantages of shifting from a traditional leadership model focused on one person or a small cadre to one where authority is shared among all who do the work.

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