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6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives.
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What to be more productive and feel like you are accomplishing your goals DAILY, here are a few tips that can help.

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(Great quote - and excellent suggestions) “Every day I need physical energy, mental clarity, and emotional balance to tackle everything that comes my way,” Mike said. “Self-care is the secret to performing at the highest level.”

 

Here are the six simple rituals he uses to perform at his highest, which you too can begin implementing right away:

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How to Respond to Negativity

How to Respond to Negativity | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Fight the urge to fight negativity with negativity. Try this method and see it work wonders.
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True Secret to Success #Gratitude

True Secret to Success #Gratitude | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
If you're not exercising this emotional muscle, you're probably setting yourself up for failure.
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Five Tips for Your First Job

Five Tips for Your First Job | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Now that final exams and spring commencement celebrations have passed, thousands of college students will head off for their first full-time jobs. To help you prepare for your new role — and the challenges you'll face in that position — Here are five pointers that have worked for people along the way.

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4 Things Great Leaders Do Better Than You

4 Things Great Leaders Do Better Than You | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Good news: Becoming a great leader isn't rocket science. Here are four skills you can master that will set you on a path to greatness.We've all met them. That one person who is not just a great leader, but who also makes a lasting impression.
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Unemployment Is Up. Why Is It So Hard to Find the Right Hires?

Unemployment Is Up. Why Is It So Hard to Find the Right Hires? | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Wharton professor Peter Cappelli argues in a new book that companies need to recruit talented people, and train them--the way they used to.When describing the skills shortages plaguing their companies, CEOs sound like the Ancient Mariner: Water,...
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10 Ways to Motivate Anyone

10 Ways to Motivate Anyone | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Understand the unique brain and personality types of your employees to keep them invested in work. You'll see amazing results.I am often asked about how I keep employees inspired and productive.
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6 Ways Successful People Stand Out

6 Ways Successful People Stand Out | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Substance trumps style in the long run. Here's how to make the kind of impression that lasts.Bosses spend the vast majority of their time helping other people succeed: employees, customers, vendors and suppliers...
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8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Great employees are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders and great followers... they possess a wide range of easily-defined—but hard to find—qualities.

 

A few hit the next level. Some employees are remarkable, possessing qualities that may not appear on performance appraisals but nonetheless make a major impact on performance. Here are eight qualities of remarkable employees:

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8 Old-School Rules for Gen Y

8 Old-School Rules for Gen Y | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Younger & older workers have different rules & expectations. Here's what Gen Y should learn from more senior colleagues.
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The Changing Role of Global Leaders

The Changing Role of Global Leaders | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Its no longer as simple as leading your business, there are many changing happening all around us. What does mean for leader all over the world?

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Developing the Global Leader – Transitioning Leaders and Their Organizations to a Global Environment.

Developing the Global Leader – Transitioning Leaders and Their Organizations to a Global Environment. | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Entering the 21st century we find a time of unprecedented globalization of business and economies. The advent of the Internet and other technologies are linking individuals across cultures and creating collaborations unheard of in centuries past. Through this reality, leaders must understand the impact a globalized economy brings to the doors of their business.


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Questions that Lead to Effective Leadership

Questions that Lead to Effective Leadership | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Harvard Business School professor Robert S. Kaplan explains his questions for effective leadership, and identifying the impact you want to make.
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7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Networking requires focus and follow-up to develop and nurture valuable business relationships.
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For Those Who Want to Lead, Read

For Those Who Want to Lead, Read | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Reading more can lead to a host of benefits for business people of all stripes, and broad, deep reading can make you a better leader. Many notables business titans such as Steve Job, Phil Knight and many more were avid readers.

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What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. Your supply of willpower is fresh after a good night’s sleep. That makes it possible to turn personal priorities like exercise or strategic thinking into reality.

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How Good Is Your Presentation?

How Good Is Your Presentation? | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Keep your presentation on target and compelling by asking these yes-or-no questions before you walk into the meeting.Each time you give a presentation, you're putting your career on the line.
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How to Speak More Strategically

How to Speak More Strategically | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
It had been three weeks since my throat started to feel sore, and it wasn't getting better. The pain was most acute when I spoke. So I decided to spend a few days speaking as little as possible.
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How I Became A 21-Year-Old Business Executive - Forbes

How I Became A 21-Year-Old Business Executive - Forbes | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
By age 21, Star Hughes had her BA, MBA and first full-time job as a commercial real estate director of business. Here's how she did it.
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Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
You may think you're getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You're probably wrong.There's been a flurry of recent coverage praising Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for leaving the office every day at 5:30 p.m.
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Managing Confrontation in Multicultural Teams

Managing Confrontation in Multicultural Teams | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it

Everyone knows that a little confrontation from time to time is constructive, right? And the classic business literature confirms it. But what if you come from a culture where confrontation is downright rude? Or what if you just happen to have people from such cultures on your team?

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Why Great Leaders Inspire Others

Why Great Leaders Inspire Others | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Individuals follow leaders who appeal to causes, values, and convictions larger than themselves. Here's why.
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6 Gen Y Rules for Older Workers

6 Gen Y Rules for Older Workers | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Stop judging & start listening: Senior execs can learn something valuable from their youngest employees.
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How Lincoln Became America's Greatest Leader

How Lincoln Became America's Greatest Leader | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
It wasn't Abraham Lincoln's strengths but the self-discipline with which he used those strengths for the right purpose.
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Self Awareness: A Strength Shared by Effective Leaders

Self Awareness: A Strength Shared by Effective Leaders | Leadership Lessons for Young Professionals | Scoop.it
Organizations benefit more from leaders who take responsibility for what they don't know than from leaders who pretend to know it all.
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