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3 Global Leadership Lessons from Boston - Forbes

3 Global Leadership Lessons from Boston - Forbes | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Wow. What a week it’s been here in my hometown. I feel emotionally drained, deeply saddened, and at the same time, uplifted and inspired.
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The Psychology of Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome the “OK Plateau” of Performance & Personal Growth

The Psychology of Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome the “OK Plateau” of Performance & Personal Growth | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Something experts in all fields tend to do when they’re practicing is to operate outside of their comfort zone and study themselves failing. The best figure skaters in the world spend more of their practice time practicing jumps that they don’t land than lesser figure skaters do. The same is true of musicians. When most musicians sit down to practice, they play the parts of pieces that they’re good at. Of course they do: it’s fun to succeed. But expert musicians tend to focus on the parts that are hard, the parts they haven’t yet mastered. The way to get better at a skill is to force yourself to practice just beyond your limits.

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Write on Sports's curator insight, October 20, 2:53 PM

This article falls right in line with our methodology for our program.  Revision! Revision! Revision!  which in essence is practice! practice! practice!  

Chris Carter's curator insight, October 20, 8:04 PM

This is growth mindset. Failure as iteration. Wonderful!

Miguel Herrera E.'s curator insight, October 21, 10:55 AM

El secreto es practicar hasta superar los propios limites, auto impuestos  muy frecuentemente.

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The Role of Leaders in Helping Others Find Meaning at Work | INSEAD

The Role of Leaders in Helping Others Find Meaning at Work | INSEAD | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

"it is critically important that leaders find ways to help all of their employees connect or re-connect to what is important, to a purpose, to our universal search for meaning.

And just as importantly, leaders need to re-connect with their own sense of purpose to be able to continue to fuel their own inner fire."

 

4 criteria are listed

The work has an important impact on the well-being of human beingsThe work is associated with an important virtue or personal valueThe work has an impact that extends beyond the immediate time frame or creates a ripple effectThe work builds supportive relationships or a sense of community in people

 


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Sabrina Murphy's curator insight, January 26, 2:26 PM

(Re)connecting with one's sense of purpose: the key to fuel one's inner life.

Graeme Reid's curator insight, April 28, 9:11 PM
“… the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.”
Read more at http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/the-role-of-leaders-in-helping-others-find-meaning-at-work-3055#rzHtj0iDwcFrO0MX.99“… the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.”
Read more at http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/the-role-of-leaders-in-helping-others-find-meaning-at-work-3055#rzHtj0iDwcFrO0MX.99Viktor Frankl, “… the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.”
Read more at http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/the-role-of-leaders-in-helping-others-find-meaning-at-work-3055#rzHtj0iDwcFrO0MX.99Viktor Frankl, “… the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.”
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This is What Heavy Multitasking Could Be Doing To Your Brain


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Learning How to Exert Self-Control

Learning How to Exert Self-Control | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
The researcher who became “the marshmallow man” for his work with children has some lessons for us all.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, September 23, 2:59 AM

The importance of grit and self control:-) documenting the work of Walter Mischel.

Lorraine Elvire Wagenaar's curator insight, September 23, 5:28 AM

De (oude) snoepers! !!!!!!

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The Values of “Insightfully Aware” Leaders

The Values of “Insightfully Aware” Leaders | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

The ability to identify and communicate values is critical to self-awareness and leadership development.


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Lisa McCarthy's curator insight, September 22, 5:24 AM

An “insightfully aware” leader has a profound and clear understanding of his or her purpose and the reasons behind it. Self-awareness of values helps leaders to reflect upon their emotions, goals, needs and motives. Individuals who are able to identify and articulate their values will generate meaningful insights about how they see themselves, the circumstances they face, the behaviours they display, and their potential reactions to specific situations. Comprehending their values (personal, work and organisational) enables leaders to know and accomplish what they believe is important. 

Steve Bax's curator insight, September 22, 10:28 AM

Very good article scooped by Kenneth Mikkelsen. Well worth reading about the 'Values Types and the Personal Values System' which shows the 12 Values Types identified too. 

Debra Pittam's curator insight, September 23, 7:18 PM

Indeed it is

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The Francis focus on leadership - "..the leader’s ability to impart to fellow workers self-discipline, courage and ethical approach"

The Francis focus on leadership - "..the leader’s ability to impart to fellow workers self-discipline, courage and ethical approach" | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
How to use the ‘dispersed leadership’ concept

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4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader

4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Like most things, practicing mindfulness takes dedication. But if leaders remain persistent, they will reap all the benefits of this practice.

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7 Challenges Courageous Leaders Overcome

In the face of overwhelming odds or critical failures, it's easy to lose sight of your aspirations, but the charismatic leaders we admire throughout history don't give in to that temptation. They work to overcome any challenge.

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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, September 10, 12:04 PM

If you are experiencing doubt about your effectiveness or have had a setback, these stories of overcoming the odds to become a great leader will inspire you and perhaps give you the incentive to push on.

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What Leadership Will Look Like In 20 Years - Forbes

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What Leadership Will Look Like In 20 Years
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For nearly 100 years, leadership has been a top-down game. The Industrial Revolution brought about scale, and the only way leaders knew to manage this scale was through hierarchy.

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, August 29, 3:58 PM

Employee pull and intelligent reaction! Needed already! 

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Leadership In The Age Of Complexity: From Hero To Host, by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze

Leadership In The Age Of Complexity: From Hero To Host, by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
For too long, too many of us have been entranced by heroes. Perhaps it's our desire to not have to do the hard work, to rely on someone else to figure things out. But perhaps it's time for us to face the truth of our situation -- that we're all in this together, that we all have a voice -- and figure out how to mobilize the hearts and minds of everyone in our workplaces and communities.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 16, 11:10 AM

A great question is posed in the article. Why do we continue to hope for heroes to emerge? I would add, "Why do we settle for managers and false prophets?"

 

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4 Signs You Need to Take a Mental Health Day

Entrepreneurs occasionally need to take time off to recharge and recuperate but are often reluctant to do it. Here's when you should consider a mental health day.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, August 27, 5:55 AM

some cool  tips to recognize when you are running on low fuel and need a recharge:-)

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5 Things Successful Leaders Do in a Crisis

Running your own business can be difficult, and sooner or later it's going to test you. Here are the traits you'll need to remain a successful leader during those challenging times.


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The Mirror Test - Why Self-Awareness Is the Secret Weapon for Habit Change

The Mirror Test - Why Self-Awareness Is the Secret Weapon for Habit Change | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

More than we’d probably like to admit so many of our days are spent in a state of self-delusion, an internal monologue of justifying our actions, both good and bad. When we do something wrong, our evolutionary instincts kick in and we do anything we can to not acknowledge the obvious: sometimes, it’s all our fault.


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Charlotte Hitchcock's curator insight, August 19, 5:37 AM

Know yourself before you  lead others. Understand why you respond as you do and  its affect on others.  Honesty about yourself can be hard but in the end it is worth it

Patricia D. Sadar - Career and Leadership Acceleration Coach's curator insight, August 26, 3:31 PM

If you want to go far...you need to know who you are!

 

 

David Jardin's curator insight, August 28, 7:06 AM

Emotional intelligence and effective leadership are unattainable without self-awareness.

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Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader

Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

For their new book The Art of Doing, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.


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David Hain's curator insight, October 7, 5:36 AM

None of these are exactly new, but it's a fair enough list as far as it goes.  I think it's missing elements of collaboration, connectivity, social and knowledge management.

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Critical Experiences Are Essential To Most Effectively Lead - Forbes

Critical Experiences Are Essential To Most Effectively Lead - Forbes | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
o be an effective leader in the 21st century you have to do a lot more than just deliver results (that much is expected).

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Joe Boutte's curator insight, October 2, 5:57 AM

Glenn Llopis provides several areas of experience that he considers essential to lead effectively.  Do you agree?

Pierre Galeon's curator insight, October 5, 11:03 AM

To be an effective leader in the 21st century you have to do a lot more than just deliver results (that much is expected).

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If You Think Leadership Development Is A Waste Of Time You May Be Right

If You Think Leadership Development Is A Waste Of Time You May Be Right | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Leadership development programs can be transformative or a total waste of employee time. Here are five ways to make sure your programs create what you desire: more effective leaders.

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, September 25, 4:27 PM

Great article by Kristi Hedges on the role of leadership development. Love her insights.

Amy Melendez's curator insight, September 26, 10:23 AM

From the article:

#5: Clear and honest program rationale.

Finally, we also have to be courageous about the reason for the leadership program in the first place. If there’s a serious deficit that needs to be addressed, it’s better to be honest about it. If high performers are being put into a program to escalate promotion, then be clear about that. If the program is meant to top-grade skills for current positions, that’s fine too.

Everyone is well meaning, and this can get in the way. Too often, companies disguise, or don’t know, the real reason for the program. They worry about setting incorrect expectations. Just because a senior leader wants it doesn’t make a program meaningful. Greater transparency about why participants are selected and what the program will lead to is critical. Otherwise, there’s widespread skepticism and even frustration which foils learning every time.

Pierre Galeon's curator insight, October 5, 11:04 AM

Leadership development programs can be transformative or a total waste of employee time. Here are five ways to make sure your programs create what you desire: more effective leaders.

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Some Sobering Reasons Why We Need to Train Our Leaders, Too

Some Sobering Reasons Why We Need to Train Our Leaders, Too | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders play an essential role in meeting business goals and profitability targets, as well as delivering service and retaining talent. However, according to a nationwide survey released by …

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, September 25, 8:48 AM

A huge reason why training leaders and developing them form the ground up is needed. A quote for the article "ore concerning is that nearly 60 percent of those surveyed trust a stranger significantly more than they trust their boss," More important the study goes on "58 percent of managers in the study said they hadn’t received any management training when they began managing others." Its imperative that leaders all receive the core skills needed I'm impact change, engagement and trust that lead to hi performance. Putting people in a jobs before they get core skills training on communication and influence is in my opinion malpractice.

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How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader

How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
An exercise to help you understand your behavior.

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The Evolution Of The Employee

The Evolution Of The Employee | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

This concept and the visual was taken from my new book which came out today called, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.

 

One of the things I have been writing about and have tried to make clear over the past few months is that work as we know it is dead and that the only way forward is to challenge convention around how we work, how we lead, and how we build our companies. Employees which were once thought of expendable cogs are the most valuable asset that any organization has. However, the employee from a decade ago isn’t the same as the employee who we are starting to see today. To help show that I wanted to share an image from my upcoming book which depicts how employees are evolving. It’s an easy way to see the past vs the future.

 


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Tom Hood's curator insight, September 6, 8:27 AM

Nice graphic that captures the essence of how work and the employee is changing / needing to change. It is very close to an exercise we did with our team as we prepared for our move and our "workplace" consultants (Avance') had our entire team map how work was, how it is now, and where they see it going... Here are some of the key areas:

 

From individual work to group work

From hierarchy to flat structure

From Independent group to interdependent group

From internally focused to external (customer/member and brand)

From planned connections to spontaneous connections

From single work point to multiple workpoints

From structured to fluid

 

This also reinforces our approach to what we are calling the "shift change" and how the interplay of technology, workplace, leadership, learning, and culture are all in need of intentional thoughtful planning to get the most out of the new world we are facing...

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, September 18, 3:35 AM

Wow, like it...:-)))

Hélène Introvigne's curator insight, September 18, 2:39 PM

the future of work !

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A Better Way to do Business

A Better Way to do Business | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

For the last few decades we’ve become increasingly trapped in thinking of business as all about profit. That has become the driving purpose of most businesses,  with all other considerations being trampled by concerns for cold hard cash.

 

But there’s a better way to do business. Better from the human side. Better from the customer side. And as it turns out, better from the profit side as well.

 


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7 clues you're addicted to co-dependent leadership | @DeniseCorcoran4

7 clues you're addicted to co-dependent leadership | @DeniseCorcoran4 | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
If you are a sucker for great leadership movies like I am --- "Invictus," "Coach Carter" and "Moneyball," just to name a few -- it’s easy to assume that al

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, September 9, 11:00 AM

Excellent question for every leader.  So much of what leadership does today is co-dependent in nature.

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5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at ...

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Fighting Anxiety And Depression At Work

Fighting Anxiety And Depression At Work | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

We live in an environment, particularly in the corporate world, where competition is increasing, where there is a 24/7 always-on mentality, and where people are expected to do more with less.


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Can Overthinking Reduce a Leader's Influence?

Can Overthinking Reduce a Leader's Influence? | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it

We've all seen this: The CEO who acts instinctively, sometimes with terrible results, keeps his or her job and even develops a loyal following. Meanwhile, the thinker in the executive suite who consistently offers the right, deliberated answer rarely gets a promotion.

 


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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, August 25, 3:35 AM

Well, rest the common sense of the right balance... all attempts to break into actionable pieces what is in the very actual situation is impossible are futile... sometimes intuition is better than too much thinking and sometimes intuition puts things astray...it's a bit mote complicated than "less thinking & moreintuition"" (see books like "Think twice",  "Think again" or Kahneman's...)...

 

Of course and it' an interesting aspect that the  staff is how influenced by how the decision is made... decisions might be powerful  and  with full of confidence made by either by more thinking by more by intuition, the essence is the  congruity, the authenticity of those making it and the transparence of the process...

rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, August 25, 4:54 AM

I guess it is time we realised that overthinking and overanalyzing do not give good returns after all! The ideal CEO is a person who can handle various tasks without getting bogged down by a single task due to over thinking. However, there are many of us who become obsessed with somehow getting to the rooot of a particular problem without realising that we are neglecting other tasks!

Dan Forbes's curator insight, August 25, 7:46 AM

Let me think about this....

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#Culture Starts with #Leaders

#Culture Starts with #Leaders | Wise Leadership | Scoop.it
Culture is a powerful force and culture-shaping efforts fail for many key reasons. But what makes them succeed? What makes some culture-change efforts successful where others become simply …

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