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Why Business Leaders Need To Build Greater Self-Awareness

Why Business Leaders Need To Build Greater Self-Awareness | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it
Senior executives don't seek coaching or leadership development. Here's why.

Via Barbara Kerr, Ricard Lloria, Wise Leader™
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Barbara Kerr's curator insight, August 19, 2013 4:07 PM

"Being able to see, understand and deal effectively with others' perspectives is key to successful leadership (as well as personal life). That capacity, part of self-awareness, is empathy."  The author includes a brief discussion of whether gaining power causes a decrease in empathy.

Rim Riahi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:46 AM

Senior executives don't seek coaching or leadership development. Here's why.

Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, September 16, 2013 10:56 AM

Where it all begins...

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7 Things Confident Leaders Don't Do

7 Things Confident Leaders Don't Do | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

In a world full of wannabe entrepreneurs and leaders, don't try to be what you're not.

 

"Anyone who tells you to focus on self-promotion instead of doing whatever it is you love to do just doesn't get it."



Via Deb Nystrom, REVELN
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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, February 25, 2013 11:20 AM

I'd add #8, working to illuminate your blind spots to #7, Which is about be-who-you-are.   Friends, colleagues and the use of a coach can help maximize your own strengnths in getting clear on your leader path and smart decision-making, through, not around, the blind spots. ~ Deb

John Wade: pragmatic support for law firm leaders's comment, February 26, 2013 5:09 PM
Good article - I like the comment that leaders focus on purpose, from which comes actions; and Deb Nystrom's addition. Useful checklist for aspirational managers
John Wade: pragmatic support for law firm leaders's curator insight, February 26, 2013 5:11 PM

Focus on purpose. Those who spend time on leading their business can't afford time on distractions. This article lists some reflections on what to avoid...