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Three Things You Need to Know About Recognition

Three Things You Need to Know About Recognition | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

I can live for two months on a good compliment – Mark Twain In your workplace, does recognition matter? Is it a motivator?

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Tracking the talent, finding the leaders - CNN

Tracking the talent, finding the leaders - CNN | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

So -- in these times when top talent is hard to find and staff are less loyal to employers -- successful businesses are focused on building great leaders."

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Three Leadership Lessons from the Netflix Slide - Business Management Daily

Three Leadership Lessons from the Netflix Slide - Business Management Daily | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

"I've been sifting through those articles trying to come up with some leadership lessons from the Netflix slide."

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Learning Curve or Incompetence?

Experience is the best teacher. Learning from your mistakes is powerful. Innovation requires taking risks. But how much tolerance should leaders have for repeated mistakes?
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John Quincy Adams perfectly defined leadership - North Bay Business Journal

John Quincy Adams perfectly defined leadership - North Bay Business Journal | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

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After you are promoted from a technical role to a role of manager ...

After you are promoted from a technical role to a role of manager ... | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
There is nothing more exciting than a promotion, especially if you are a first time manager. This is a time of growth and learning and this is also a time to start developing leadership mindset. For technical leaders typically the ...
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Don't Let Work Relationships Become Emotional Minefields - Fast Company

Don't Let Work Relationships Become Emotional Minefields - Fast Company | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

"Leaders who rest on their laurels or take people for granted can find themselves with problem relationships down the road."

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How Safe Are Your Perceptions?

How Safe Are Your Perceptions? | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

"The perceptions you have go a long way not only in defining your leadership style
but in shaping the direction of your organization."

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Micro-management: How you can get your boss to stop being a control freak - Economic Times

Micro-management: How you can get your boss to stop being a control freak - Economic Times | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

From the Economic Times (India) "Successful leaders know where to draw the line. They can effectively zoom in and zoom out..."

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Learning from Steve Jobs: How to lead with purpose

Learning from Steve Jobs: How to lead with purpose | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

Learning from Steve Jobs: How to lead with purpose (CNN) -- Leadership is a choice. Pure and simple. When you assume a position of authority, either formally as a manager or informally as a team leader, you make the choice to lead.

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Constructive Disagreement -- The Unlikely Power of Unanimous Disagreement

Constructive Disagreement -- The Unlikely Power of Unanimous Disagreement | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” - Albert Einstein In his book, Living Above the Level of Mediocrity, Charles Swindoll tells of meeting a man who once served on one of Walt Disney’s original advisory...
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Mitigate the downs, take advantage of the ups & maximize the sideways times in life

Mitigate the downs, take advantage of the ups & maximize the sideways times in life | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
There are no guarantees in life. We can be proactive, but there are some things that are completely outside of our control. So if we can’t be proactive on everything, we can, Mark Sanborn suggests, be interactive.
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How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program

How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
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IBM's Chief on Corporate Longevity and Leadership - NYTimes.com

IBM's Chief on Corporate Longevity and Leadership - NYTimes.com | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
The key to corporate longevity, says Samuel Palmisano, I.B.M.'s chief, is to focus on what you do best, not on the products you make.
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Leaders, Take A Slice of Humble Pie

Leaders, Take A Slice of Humble Pie | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
In a perfect world, leaders take the blame, but share the credit. Too bad the world is far from perfect. Oftentimes leaders take more than their fair share of credit, but hardly any blame. Why is that?
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It’s Not About You

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It’s Not About You by Bob Burg and John David Mann, is the story of a leader’s journey. A journey any good leader has to take."

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The Impact of Leadership on Business Outcomes » Curious Cat ...

The Impact of Leadership on Business Outcomes » Curious Cat ... | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
A group of 81 leaders received 360 feedback from their immediate managers, peers, direct reports and others. The leadership effectiveness of each manager was evaluated by a 49 item assessment. Based on the overall ...
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How Successful Leaders Improve Their Team's Performance - BNET (blog)

How Successful Leaders Improve Their Team's Performance - BNET (blog) | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

"One thing savvy leaders learn pretty early in their careers is that leadership is not about self-aggrandizement. It is more about enabling those around them and putting them into positions from which they can succeed."

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What Is Your Leadership Legacy? | Fast Company

What Is Your Leadership Legacy? | Fast Company | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

"Have you spent much time thinking about your own leadership legacy? What have you accomplished? Whom did you help? What did you leave behind for others? If you are not thinking in these terms, you are making a mistake as a leader."

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I Never Wanted to Be a Manager. But I’ve Learned.

I Never Wanted to Be a Manager. But I’ve Learned. | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
This interview with Selina Lo, president and chief executive of Ruckus Wireless, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.
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Supportive Feedback: The Hidden Secret

Supportive Feedback: The Hidden Secret | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
In earlier discussions, we’ve looked at the importance of interpersonal feedback.  We’ve learned that there are four types of feedback: supportive, corrective, insignificant and abusive.
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5 Reasons Why Top Talent Leave Their Jobs

5 Reasons Why Top Talent Leave Their Jobs | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it

We put together an infographic on the top 5 reasons top talent leave their jobs. Enjoy!

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The Three Laws of “Everybody Else” - Your Foundation, Your Inspiration, Shares in Your Destination

The Three Laws of “Everybody Else” - Your Foundation, Your Inspiration, Shares in Your Destination | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
The people’s capacity to achieve is determined by their leader’s ability to empower.-  John Maxwell Bart Starr, the former quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, was describing to a group of businessmen how his coach, Vince Lombardi, held absolute...
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Slow & Fast Decision Outliers- Their Impact on Team & Organizational Effectiveness

Slow & Fast Decision Outliers- Their Impact on Team & Organizational Effectiveness | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's another guest post from Beth Armknecht Miller:


In the book Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, many of the stories focus on those outliers who were successful, often due to circumstances and luck.
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Identifying The Hidden Gaps In Your & Your Team's Productivity

Identifying The Hidden Gaps In Your & Your Team's Productivity | Corporate Leadership | Scoop.it
Try the following steps at your next team meeting to find those hidden gaps or stress points that create wasted hours for your team.

Hand each team member a stack of post-it notes and ask them to grade on a scale of one to ten, five questions.
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