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Top ten Executive Leadership Abilities

Executive management programs or leadership exercising are useful in numerous aspects. The abilities you learned from the leadership training program can affect your job, for your own personel self improvement, as well as your very own family living. Do not look down upon these management skills and features, many people still find it helpful and extremely influential on the personality once they had the courses.

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Learning Through the Windshield | Learnstreaming

Learning Through the Windshield | Learnstreaming | DPG Online | Scoop.it
How often do you live your life or base your learning by trying to move forward by focusing only on the past? The windshield is where the fun and learning takes place!
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Collaboration by Design

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Collaborating is one of those things we all do every day.  We don’t think about every interaction we have and then wonder, “hey, did I just collaborate?
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5 ways to change careers | Fishdogs

5 ways to change careers | Fishdogs | DPG Online | Scoop.it

The problem with trying to change occupations or industries, is that most people don’t have the skill set to support a broad leap in jobs. So they end up willing to do practically anything other than what they are currently doing, and subsequently flounder in their job search.

 

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Job Design - Meaning, Steps and its Benefits

Job design follows job analysis. Job design essentially involves integrating job responsibilities or content and certain qualifications that are required to perform the same.
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The Days of "Manager Knows Best" Are Ending

The Days of "Manager Knows Best" Are Ending | DPG Online | Scoop.it
To get a glimpse of what tomorrow's young global managers might be like as leaders, take a look at how today's young people think about communications. For one thing, they are devoted to connectivity.
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The Four Factors that Influence Successful Business Improvement

The Four Factors that Influence Successful Business Improvement | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Business Improvement, should be an ongoing process within any business, but more often than not, business improvement activities are introduced in response to a deterioration in business performance over time.

 

Regardless of the circumstances there are a number of key factors which must be effectively managed for any business improvement process to deliver a satisfactory outcome.

 

This excellent article, identifies the four key factors, which the author suggests should be the centre of attention, if you are serious about effecting significant improvement in the performance of your business.


Via Daniel Watson
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Give Glory, Take Power by Building Community

Give Glory, Take Power by Building Community | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Dr. Ritch Eich, author of "Real Leaders Don't Boss" tells us that inside a company, corporate culture and community are often intertwined.  It is not a coincidence that many of the perennial "best places to work" today are in Silicon Valley, where...
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Learning Trends: Optimistic or Idealistic? | GoodPractice

Learning Trends: Optimistic or Idealistic? | GoodPractice | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Over the last two years 80% of learning managers in the UK have said they expect to see an increase in the use of technology to provide learning opportunities to their workforce. So, why does that not seem to have translated into this becoming business as usual?
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Lead With Purpose

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Without a clear sense of purpose, organizations become listless. John Baldoni says in Lead With Purpose that it falls to the leader to make certain that organizational purpose is understood and acted upon.
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3 tips for handling public criticism (from someone who wishes she’d done it better)

3 tips for handling public criticism (from someone who wishes she’d done it better) | DPG Online | Scoop.it

In my leadership book of fair play, one of the basic rules is to praise in public and criticize in private. I firmly believe that making people look — and feel — stupid (regardless how egregious, or not, their offense may be) in front of others serves no one well.

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Is office gossip always bad?

Is office gossip always bad? | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Gossip is usually thought of in negative terms, helping to spread negativity through an office like wildfire. Could it be that it actually helps to maintain a degree of order though? That's the prognosis of some new research from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Your HR career path – follow the road to success

Your HR career path – follow the road to success | DPG Online | Scoop.it

1)Understand niche HR areas: You need to have an understanding of niche HR areas, such as pay & reward and employment law - you are accountable for these teams.

 

2)Lead with solutions to organisational strategies and work with closely the MD and other senior leaders: aspiring HRDs really need to use their HR knowledge and wider business skills to come up with solutions to support business objectives.

 

3)Demonstrate return on investment: you need to demonstrate your impact on business, whether this be % savings or improved productivity.

 

4)Build a strong team: your ability to do a good job is dependent of the calibre of your team. Spend time developing them and building the best possible team, they are representing you.

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Information and Learning Skills from MindTools.com

Information and Learning Skills from MindTools.com | DPG Online | Scoop.it
This page explains a wide range of techniques which can help you assimilate information more effectively.
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The lessons of Virgin Media's flexible working initiative

The lessons of Virgin Media's flexible working initiative | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Virgin Media announced today that it's rolling out a suite of Cisco collaboration tools after a successful pilot. How did they ensure a widespread adoption of these tools and a smooth transition to new ways of working?
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2012 – A User Guide for Recruiters – The Savage Truth

2012 – A User Guide for Recruiters – The Savage Truth | DPG Online | Scoop.it
The Savage Truth is a blog written by Greg Savage about recruitment and staffing and contains commentary, video, insights and ideas for recruiters, consultants, managers and business owners.
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The Clone Wars: Customers Aren't Always Right

The Clone Wars: Customers Aren't Always Right | DPG Online | Scoop.it
This might sound weird, but I’m hoping my team will be less focussed on serving our customers in 2011. I’ve worked with several recruitment teams over the years, and most of them have one thing in common.
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The Bamboo Project : Some Thoughts on "Managing People"

I've been thinking lately about our focus on "managing" people. I spend a lot of time with front-line supervisors in various capacities and they are obssessed with how to control people's behavior. The discussions are of two basic types--How do...
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LinkedIn is Disrupting the Global Recruiting Market

LinkedIn is Disrupting the Global Recruiting Market | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Last week LinkedIn reported amazing financials (stock jumped almost 15% in one day). The company reported 105% YTY growth in quarterly revenues to $167.7 Million, putting the company on a 2012 plan of $860 Million..

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10 Ways Social Media is Transforming our World

10 Ways Social Media is Transforming our World | DPG Online | Scoop.it
It’s 2012, and yet I feel more calm about our future than ever before. The Internet has saved our asses, and we should celebrate.
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9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatal

9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatal | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Like it or not, screwing up is an essential part of the creative process. We look at 9 perspectives on failure and contemplate why it’s not so bad.
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The Cranky Middle Manager Show

The Cranky Middle Manager Show | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Today we look at the top five Human Capital Issues of 2012- in other words, what keeps companies up at night when it comes to their people. We talk to Jay Jamrog of I4CP about his latest research on the top Human Capital issues for 2012.
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Effective time management: Put first things first

Effective time management: Put first things first | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Effective time management: Put first things firstThe Nation NewspaperI hope I was successful in impressing upon you the importance of managing and mastering your time.
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The power of feedback in leadership development

The power of feedback in leadership development | DPG Online | Scoop.it

As you look ahead at your leadership development this year:

 

1) What skill (or two), if you performed with a high level of expertise, would have the biggest impact in your leadership journey?

2) What skill (or two), if you performed with a high level of expertise, would have the biggest impact in your current role?

3) What skill or quality if you demonstrated with a high level of expertise and care, would have the biggest impact on your family life?

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