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9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions

9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
And how you can avoid them.
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Do you have one of these 9 habits? Worth thinking about....

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7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.
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How's your GRIT? 

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You Can’t Be a Great Manager If You’re Not a Good Coach

You Can’t Be a Great Manager If You’re Not a Good Coach | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
The most important thing is having the right kinds of conversations.
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The most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. Coaching employees to find this in their work is critical. We can help! Coaching Skills for Leaders http://www4.uwm.edu/sce/course.cfm?id=27945


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Which side of the brain is most important for a business leader?

Which side of the brain is most important for a business leader? | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
The 'left brain', should make way for the 'right brain' as emotional wellbeing in the workplace gains importance
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Vulnerability is becoming a business benefit to those leaders who choose to be bold, emotionally intelligent

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Brittany Yates's curator insight, July 17, 2014 7:56 AM

Science isn't really my thing but I found this article interesting. The brain is fascinating.

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
And what managers need to know about negative ones.
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How we talk to each other really does matter!

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Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing

Finding the Balance Between Coaching and Managing | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s essential to motivating employees.
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There is a difference in style between traditional management and coaching. We need to know when one is best. This article will be helpful!

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Managing a Negative, Out-of-Touch Boss

Managing a Negative, Out-of-Touch Boss | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Start by understanding the neuroscience.
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Don't let yourself become that boss! Listen, talk to your employees, practice emotional intelligence.

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5 Stages of Distrust and How it Destroys Your Relationships

5 Stages of Distrust and How it Destroys Your Relationships | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it

And trust By nature I'm a pretty trusting person. Under normal circumstances I tend to extend trust to others expecting they will reciprocate in kind. If the other person proves to be untrustworthy, then I'l...

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Trust once broken is hard to restore. The most important person to trust is yourself, trusting you are able and will take care of yourself, no matter what.

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Communication: How to Understand Others' Feelings for Relationships

Communication: How to Understand Others' Feelings for Relationships | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Communication is difficult. If you don't understand others' feelings, you can't a have relationship. Here's how to ask questions, listen, and get real.
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Women often don't speak what they are really feeling. Do you really think others don't know that what you say is not what you really feel? We read each other energetically and can tell when what we feel and what we say doesn't line up. Think twice before you tell that "lie" again.

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Be Yourself, but Carefully

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Excellent, very helpful article and guidelines. Women in particular are often accused of showing too much emotion, sharing too much. This is helpful guidance for anyone on how to be authentic and use discretion in sharing yourself and your emotions!

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Don't Let Your Career "Just Happen"

Don't Let Your Career "Just Happen" | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Research shows what women need to do to get ahead. It starts with having a strategy.
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It's up to you how successful you will be. Waiting for it to happen won't make it so! A plan is essential.

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» Gene Linked to PTSD Risk in Soldiers - Psych Central News

» Gene Linked to PTSD Risk in Soldiers - Psych Central News | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
A particular gene variation may play an important role in determining whether or not a soldier develops post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new
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We are learning more and more every day. Now what we will do with it??

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Patricia Clason's comment, September 5, 2013 10:42 AM
So sorry, this was meant for my veterans group. However, as a leader, how do you deal with veterans? What do you know about PTSD? It might be valuable to learn more as we have more and more veterans returning with Post Traumatic Stress.
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We are learning more every day about PTS and neurobiology. What will we do with it?

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Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Women in the Workplace

Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Women in the Workplace | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
An overview of the often startling research on female leadership.
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The stats in the article offer a startling glimpse into what work and leadership is like for women around the world. 

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Rise of the EQ Test

Rise of the EQ Test | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
By Knowledge@Wharton Emotional-intelligence assessments -- tests that measure our ability to use emotions as information, and reason about those feelings -- are becoming an increasingly common part of the hiring process.
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Using emotional intelligence to vet candidates for a job makes sense!

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Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart

Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Why we use humor to avoid feeling something.
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Leadership from the heart - can YOU do it? It's not easy, it takes risks, and it is powerful!

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Screw Trust and You Skewer Your Future | Switch and Shift

Screw Trust and You Skewer Your Future | Switch and Shift | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
The Veterans Administration and General Motors currently sit center-stage for behavior that has ruptured the trust of customers and employees. But trust
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9 tips for creating trust in an organization - helpful and important as trust is critical to having a successful organization

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Research: Attributes of Great Leaders - Emotions & Results

Research: Attributes of Great Leaders - Emotions & Results | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
What are the key ingredients of great leadership today? Thousands of comments on high performing leaders, study finds key to good vs great
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Worth reading and asking yourself, Do I have these skills, attitudes?

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Women, Find Your Voice

Women, Find Your Voice | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it

We believe that our research and advice will be useful to the many female managers who do struggle in critical meetings. We think it can also help bosses keen to encourage all team members, male and female, to contribute to their full potential.  Read on...

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How is your voice? strong? getting heard? Read about three important things that you can do. 

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The Best Teams Hold Themselves Accountable

The Best Teams Hold Themselves Accountable | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
It’s the boss’s job to make sure they can.
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It takes some training and understanding that accountability doesn't mean punishments - it is both risks and rewards!

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Enlightened Self-Interest: When Your Values Overlap with Other People's Values

Enlightened Self-Interest: When Your Values Overlap with Other People's Values | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Enlightened self-interest is the idea that often times doing what is good for yourself is also doing what is good for others, and vice versa.
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“There’s no difference between ‘selfish’ and ‘selfless’ if you understand how the world works. We live in an interdependent world…every time you cut off somebody else’s opportunities, you shrink your own horizons.”  Bill Clinton

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The Unrecognized Action That Kills Engagement

The Unrecognized Action That Kills Engagement | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
We are all fluent in the small things that make us feel excluded – being interrupted, having our name constantly mispronounced, failing to gain eye contact, the joke we are not included in. In the 1970s while working for MIT, Mary Rowe coined the term ‘micro-inequities’ to describe these “apparently [...]
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Important to remember, the little things can make a BIG difference!

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Emotional Intelligence for Influence and Personal Power

Emotional Intelligence for Influence and Personal Power | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Influence is all about emotion. 2-min video on using emotional intelligence to increase your personal power and influence more effectively.
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Are you using your relationship power well? 

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How to Grow the Good in Your Brain

How to Grow the Good in Your Brain | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
Rick Hanson explains how we can protect ourselves from the stress of negative experiences.
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This has practical application in leadership and coaching others. It's worth your time to read!

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Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance | Women in Leadership | Scoop.it
The reasons women don't reach the top go beyond having it all and leaning in.
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It is important to know what work/life balance means to you. Thought provoking article!

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The Most Important Negotiation in Your Life

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You have to register with Harvard Business Review to read this article and it is worth doing so! You are the person you must negotiate with all day long and these insights and tips will be helpful

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Patricia Clason's curator insight, September 4, 2013 9:16 AM

You have to register with Harvard Business Review to read this article and it is worth doing so! You are the person you must negotiate with all day long and these insights and tips will be helpful

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The Most Important Negotiation in Your Life