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4 Strategies To Master The Art Of Delegation

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It's one of the toughest things for a founder to do: master the art of letting go.
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7 Powerful Lessons From TED Talks About Leadership

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What does it take to be a great leader? In a fascinating series of talks, business leaders, researchers, a famed general, and an orchestra conductor tackle that question from their diverse viewpoints.

Some of their answers will surprise you. Here are seven of their best lessons.


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Graeme Reid's curator insight, September 8, 2015 12:13 AM

Some great TED talks on leadership.

Ian Berry's curator insight, September 8, 2015 12:25 AM

In a world of overwhelm I always appreciate list of careful selections. This is one of them

Maggie Lawlor's curator insight, September 12, 2015 4:57 AM

Well worth watching!

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Why Second In Command Can Have More Influence Than The CEO

Why Second In Command Can Have More Influence Than The CEO | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Being at the top doesn't necessarily mean being the one in charge.
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6 Things Terrible Bosses Do That Make Their Talented Employees Quit

6 Things Terrible Bosses Do That Make Their Talented Employees Quit | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
People do not quit from their jobs, they actually quit from their managers
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3 Ways For Senior Managers To Keep A Broad Perspective

3 Ways For Senior Managers To Keep A Broad Perspective | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Special expertise gets you into upper management, but keeping a broad view of things once you're there isn't easy.
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How To Manage For The Four Types Of Motivation

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A new paper by a workplace psychologist outlines the different types of motivation and what managers can do to maximize productivity.
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The High Professional Cost of Your Inability to Trust | Management Excellence by Art Petty

The High Professional Cost of Your Inability to Trust | Management Excellence by Art Petty | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Trust is one of those terms that is casually tossed around in business conversations yet for each of us, the decision to trust someone is a difficult decision.
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How HR Should Reinvent Leadership Development

How HR Should Reinvent Leadership Development | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

HR professionals rely too much on formal training for leadership development. More strategic ways of learning and experiences outside the norm will help create future leaders. 

 


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Davell Logan's curator insight, August 5, 2015 3:05 AM

My opinion would be human resources really need to listen and get in the trenches with leaders in all areas of an organization, including seeing how everything operates on a day to day basis for at least one week. Just my opinion. 

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, September 2, 2015 1:22 AM

'outsight' based leadership development; radical new thoughts there!

Lisa McCarthy's curator insight, September 16, 2015 1:01 PM

Probably nothing too new here, but a good synthesis of all the approaches.

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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

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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

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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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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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3 Ways to Encourage Smarter Teamwork

3 Ways to Encourage Smarter Teamwork | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

Business problems today are too big for any one person to solve. Agile teams are much more effective at solving problems than are lone geniuses. So why do we still reward the smartest people in the room more so than those who excel at working with others? 

 


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3 Things Every New Leader Should Do Their First Week On The Job

3 Things Every New Leader Should Do Their First Week On The Job | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
You can't tackle bigger projects if you don't build relationships, which gets harder the longer you wait.
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Why You Should Focus On Your Second-Best Employees

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Average employees can sometimes do exceptional work with a little patience and the right coaching.
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The Secret Talents Of Middle Children That Make Them Great Leaders

The Secret Talents Of Middle Children That Make Them Great Leaders | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Turns out that battling for attention in childhood builds essential leadership skills for later in life.
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7 Lead-Off Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Manager | Management Excellence by Art Petty

7 Lead-Off Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Manager | Management Excellence by Art Petty | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Establishing yourself as a credible and positive leader is important. Here are some common missteps of first-time managers. Avoid them in good health!
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Training Is A Dumb Way to Grow Leadership

Training Is A Dumb Way to Grow Leadership | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

A personal emergency comes up and you aren't going to be at work for three months. You have one week before you leave. Imagine that you have a high performer in your organization that you consider your trusted backup. The only person you can leave in charge is your trusted backup, but this person is not ready and you are throwing them in the deep end. What are the three things that you would do before you leave to prepare them to be the leader while you are gone?

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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, August 31, 2015 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

12 Fatal Flaws That Derail Leaders | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
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

The Big Things You Need for Business Leadership Success | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Senior leaders at big companies say these factors make all the difference.
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