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The Dota Clinic #5 - Leadership

Welcome back to The Dota Clinic. This week we take a deeper look at the aspects of leadership and how you can better understand what it takes to be a leader....
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competitive gaming is a great new platform for looking at leadership issues.

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The Most Highly Recommended Jobs In America - Business Insider

The Most Highly Recommended Jobs In America - Business Insider | Career Coach | Scoop.it
That's the question salary data provider PayScale posed for the first time to over 10,000 workers in its annual Best Jobs For You survey. The survey also asks about job satisfaction, flexibility, and whether respondents felt their ...
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Unsolicited Online Job Applications – A Bad First Date - Social-Hire

Unsolicited Online Job Applications – A Bad First Date - Social-Hire | Career Coach | Scoop.it
Applying to jobs online - don't be a victim... http://t.co/VWKuP8bjmH via @tonyrestell
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How to Thrive While Leading a Family Business

How to Thrive While Leading a Family Business | Career Coach | Scoop.it
These four behaviors differentiate success from failure.
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Crisis Management -- Winning Back Angry Customers - Forbes

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Crisis Management -- Winning Back Angry Customers
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August 12, 2011 — It's 2:00 am and my phone was ringing. This is never a good sign, so I braced myself and was informed we had a company crisis on our hands.
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7 Job Offers From Secret - Business Insider

7 Job Offers From Secret - Business Insider | Career Coach | Scoop.it
The job market is so overheated in Silicon Valley right now that a post on Secret, the mobile app for anonymous gossip and confessions, drew six job offers almost immediately. Ivan Kirigin, founder of YesGraph, a recruiting ...
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"What Did You Earn At Your Last Job?" - Forbes

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"What Did You Earn At Your Last Job?"
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If your salary was horrendous and maybe even the reason you're looking for a new job, the eyebrows may go a different way, signalling “How good could you really be if they paid you so little?
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Your 'loyal' employees? Always looking for the next job. - Marketplace.org

Your 'loyal' employees? Always looking for the next job. - Marketplace.org | Career Coach | Scoop.it
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Your 'loyal' employees? Always looking for the next job.
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Facebook Rejected WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton For A Job ...

Facebook Rejected WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton For A Job ... | Career Coach | Scoop.it
In 2009 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton applied for a job at Facebook and was rejected. Here's his sad-but-hopeful tweet.
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Three Critical Skills Today’s Leaders Need

Three Critical Skills Today’s Leaders Need | Career Coach | Scoop.it
Which of the following factors can render your business model obsolete almost overnight?
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Emotional intelligence is at root of at least 2 of his recommendations

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How Successful People Stay Calm

How Successful People Stay Calm | Career Coach | Scoop.it
The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.
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how to relieve stress? A few ideas: take a walk outside for 10 minutes during work day; vent your feelings for no more than 10 minutes to a sympathetic person; practice accepting life on life's terms; consider changing your circumstances, acting in spite of fear.

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Margaret Reist: Before the career center, there were North Star career academies - Lincoln Journal Star

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Margaret Reist: Before the career center, there were North Star career academies
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This isn't the first go-around for Lincoln Public Schools with a career academy.
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Career Coach takes your questions - Washington Post

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Career Coach takes your questions
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Whether you work in a cubicle or a corner office, an assembly line or a sales floor, everyone could use a little career advice now and then.
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Will a Minimum Wage Hike Really Cost Jobs? - The Nation. (blog)

Will a Minimum Wage Hike Really Cost Jobs? - The Nation. (blog) | Career Coach | Scoop.it
The Nation. (blog)
Will a Minimum Wage Hike Really Cost Jobs?
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A $10.10 wage hike would reduce employment by 0.3 percent, or 500,000 jobs.
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Unemployment Filings Fall, Signaling Steady Job Gains - New York Times

Unemployment Filings Fall, Signaling Steady Job Gains - New York Times | Career Coach | Scoop.it
Unemployment Filings Fall, Signaling Steady Job Gains New York Times The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, suggesting that the labor market continues to steadily improve despite severe weather that...
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Are You an Optimist or Pessimist?

Are You an Optimist or Pessimist? | Career Coach | Scoop.it
Unless this is the first thing you have read from me, you will know my answer. Mckay summarizes my feelings on this issue perfectly. I believe your answer to this core question is critical to the l...
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Dave Conrad: Management styles are developed - Post-Bulletin

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Dave Conrad: Management styles are developed
Post-Bulletin
Dear Dave:I had a job interview recently and one of the questions was, "How would you describe your management style?
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Find Your Legacy: Praise in Public, Coach in Private

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Praise in Public, Coach in Private. #Leadership | http://t.co/wDLFCaN0Vp via @AMAnet
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The Most Valuable Word In The Economy of Human Interaction

The Most Valuable Word In The Economy of Human Interaction | Career Coach | Scoop.it
How a small, simple greeting extends yourself to others, and opens the door for otherwise missed connections. (RT @FastCompany: In the business of people, "Hello" is worth millions.
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Rethinking the Modern Federal Manager - GovExec.com

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Rethinking the Modern Federal Manager
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Working in government has proved arduous for federal employees in the early part of this decade.
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The most important leadership lesson Microsoft's new CEO learned from Bill Gates - Quartz

The most important leadership lesson Microsoft's new CEO learned from Bill Gates - Quartz | Career Coach | Scoop.it
AFP The most important leadership lesson Microsoft's new CEO learned from Bill Gates Quartz In a Q&A with Adam Bryant at the New York Times (paywall), Nadella's first since getting the job, he revealed the most important leadership lesson he's...
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You Probably Don't Use These Resume Tips, But You Should

Your resume is a great chance to sell yourself, but that's also what makes it so intimidating. On just one sheet of paper, you're expected to sum up who you ...
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useful! and upbeat delivery.  The time went fast - you'll have to write fast to get all these tips down on paper :-)

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Forget arbitary targets and quotas. The correct figure for women in leadership ... - The Guardian

Forget arbitary targets and quotas. The correct figure for women in leadership ... - The Guardian | Career Coach | Scoop.it
Forget arbitary targets and quotas. The correct figure for women in leadership ...
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GOLD leadership program continues to flourish - The Gustavian Weekly (blog)

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GOLD leadership program continues to flourish
The Gustavian Weekly (blog)
The Expansion of G.O.L.D.
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hopefully, they are learning tools of emotional intelligence to become leaders for "the best of us."

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Constant media attention could derail Sam's career just like Tebow's - CBS sports.com (blog)

Constant media attention could derail Sam's career just like Tebow's - CBS sports.com (blog) | Career Coach | Scoop.it
CBS sports.com (blog)
Constant media attention could derail Sam's career just like Tebow's
CBS sports.com (blog)
Which brings me to Michael Sam, who maybe isn't all that different from Jason Collins. On the surface, OK, different.
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let's hope not!

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