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It's about thought leadership. A resource for thinkers, writers and marketers
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Why the Most Successful Leaders Are Givers

Why the Most Successful Leaders Are Givers | Cogitation Supremacy | Scoop.it
Inc. editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan talks to organizational psychologist Adam Grant about his new book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. (Servant Leadership > Thought Leadership?
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Fascinating discussion around a new book on the link between being a 'giver' (or at least acting like one), being a leader, and long-term success. There's a whole set of implications for thought leadership, content marketing, and more.

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Don't Be A Power Hog: How Sharing Information, Time, And Authority Makes You A Better Leader

Don't Be A Power Hog: How Sharing Information, Time, And Authority Makes You A Better Leader | Cogitation Supremacy | Scoop.it

"Being generous can mean sharing your feedback, your knowledge, and your credit with people--but most importantly, it can mean the difference between a good leader and a great one."

 

Erika Anderson shares her view on how to be a generous leader. It's no suprise that being helpful and open towards others is a powerful way to gain credibility and form effective relationships. While this relates primarily to internal management of a company (or other organization), there are clear lessons to be drawn from it that companies can apply to communications with the external world:

 

1. Be helpful - offer something of value that allows others (i.e. your audience) to succeed;

2. Be honest - build credibility by being accurate and willing to confront the good and the bad;

3. Be proactive - your audience will need time to absorb and act upon your message.

 

Show your organization's generosity by keeping these 3 elements in mind when creating thought leadership content.

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