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Helen Heneveld Feted with CTA TechHome Leadership Award

Helen Heneveld Feted with CTA TechHome Leadership Award | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Pioneering female entrepreneur Helen Heneveld of Bedrock Learning blazed trail in custom electronics industry for 28 years.
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The TechHome Leadership Award is being presented annuall by the CTA to an individual who has exhibited significant contributions, dedication and service to the advancement of the home technologies industry. 

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Katherine Johnson | Biography & Facts | Britannica.com

Katherine Johnson | Biography & Facts | Britannica.com | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Katherine Johnson: Katherine Johnson, American mathematician who calculated and analyzed the flight paths of many spacecraft.
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Ms. Katherine Johnson celebrated her 100th birthday on August 26, 2018. She is a true American patriot and hero whose work as a NASA Computer/Mathematician was instrumental in the success of the Apollo Space Program. President Barak Obama presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. The book and movie, Hidden Figures, about her and the other African-American "Computers" who supported the American space program helped highlight their contributions, hard work, and perseverance.

 
 
 
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Women in Aerospace Recognizes SAIC’s Barbara Smith for the Leadership Award

Women in Aerospace Recognizes SAIC’s Barbara Smith for the Leadership Award | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Science Applications International Corp.s (NYSE: SAIC) Barbara BJ Smith was awarded the Leadership Award by the Women in Aerospace foundation.Smith is one of…...
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Congratulations to Barbara BJ Smith for her leadership and her recent recognition by the Women in Aerospace.  Ms. Smith has over 42 years of aviation-related experience, including 33 years with the FAA, during which she spent 24 years gaining tower and terminal radar experience as an air traffic controller, supervisor, and manager. Throughout her FAA career, she has held numerous positions of responsibility including supervisory, management and senior executive positions with a broad range of experience in mentoring and developing personnel, air traffic control, airspace assessment, air traffic evaluations and traffic management. Through these positions, she has been responsible for successfully managing budgets, people and programs.

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Leaders: Myth and Reality

Leaders: Myth and Reality | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
New York Times® Bestseller "Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World" by General Stanley McChrystal (Ret), Chris Fussell, Tatum Collins
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Getting past the myths of leadership...

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News - Celebrating excellence: 189 AW wins big at NGAUS

News - Celebrating excellence: 189 AW wins big at NGAUS | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Showcasing the Air Force’s core value Excellence in All We Do is something that the Airmen of
the 189th Airlift Wing take very seriously. The wing was recently recognized for its commitment to excellence at the National Guard Association of the United States’ 140th General Conference and...
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Congrats to the 189th Airlift Wing.  Excellence and commitment are always great examples of leadership.

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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: The Untold Story of Cryptography Pioneer Elizebeth Friedman –

The Woman Who Smashed Codes: The Untold Story of Cryptography Pioneer Elizebeth Friedman – | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
How an unsung heroine established a new field of science and helped defeat the Nazis with pencil, paper, and perseverance.
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Everyday leadership is also a compilation of contributions and leadership over a career and lifetime.  The example of Elizabeth Friedman is a worthy lesson to remember.

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Read John McCain’s Final Letter to America – The Atlantic –

On Monday morning in Arizona, Senator John McCain’s former campaign manager Rick Davis, acting as a spokesperson for the McCain family, read aloud the text of the late senator’s final letter to the…
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Healing words from one of the great patriots of our time.

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How successful IT leaders take charge from day one

How successful IT leaders take charge from day one | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
CIOs looking to win over their IT departments and business peers need to move quickly. Three CIOs offer tips for how to jump into a new gig and thrive.
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Hit the ground running is an overused phrase, but in today's enterprises, IT leaders must be ready on day one.  Leaders must be competent, decisive, and willing to engage.  They are change agents for automation, transformation, and business excellence. Here are a few tips from three CIOs.

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Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long, Philadelphia Eagles focus on bail reform - Philadelphia Eagles Blog- ESPN

Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long, Philadelphia Eagles focus on bail reform - Philadelphia Eagles Blog- ESPN | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The Eagles veterans, joined by teammate Rodney McLeod, met with public defenders hoping their presence draws attention to an important cause.
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Leaders are capable of working across multiple areas regardless of their profession.  Passion, justice, and perseverance help democracy become more perfect when we work together for the betterment of our society.

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How to build the next generation of IT leaders

How to build the next generation of IT leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
“The leader of the future at the CXO level is going to be the one who can optimize their entire portfolio of technical talent, their high-potential talent and those with pure or integrated leadership skills — and who then can tie that all together,”
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“The leader of the future at the CXO level is going to be the one who can optimize their entire portfolio of technical talent, their high-potential talent and those with pure or integrated leadership skills — and who then can tie that all together,”   - John Petzold

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Mona Mourshed | McKinsey & Company

Mona Mourshed | McKinsey & Company | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Leads the firm's social responsibility agenda as well as Generation and McKinsey.org--nonprofits founded by McKinsey
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Reducing the youth unemployment rate on a global scale is one of the world's great challenges. When Mona is successful, the world will be a much better place.  Awesome work!

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Skylar Diggins earns Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award

Skylar Diggins earns Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
For her work in the community, former Notre Dame women’s basketball star and current Dallas wings guard Skylar Diggins was given the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award.
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Thank you, Skylar and all the leaders around the country who make a difference every day through community service and mentoring.

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BSI Standards Awards 2017 | BSI Group

2017 Winners...
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The BSI Standards Awards are the most prestigious awards BSI gives to standards-makers and were created to recognize outstanding contributions by emerging standards-makers, international standards-makers, innovators, consumer champions, industry leaders and committee chairs and secretaries. In addition, with the special Wolfe Barry Medal, BSI recognizes exceptional commitment and contribution to standards-making by an individual. Through their services to standards-making, all the winners are helping their sectors to develop and grow, and helping to safeguard consumers.

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Top Women in Healthcare 2018

Top Women in Healthcare 2018 | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
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Celebrating and highlighting top leaders in healthcare.  Nominate as many leaders as are deserving. There are many!

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7 Strategies Leaders Can Use to Give Feedback

7 Strategies Leaders Can Use to Give Feedback | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Managers need good leadership communication skills when giving employees feedback. Fortunately, this can be learned. Here are a few tips to help you out.
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Statistics show that 92% of employees are open to any form of feedback. Take advantage of your open-minded workforce to instill more efficient work practices and shape your team members to be better at what they do.

One of the hallmarks of being a good leader is to be able to balance the right amount of praise and helpful criticism to their employees. Fortunately, this skill can be learned. You can attend leadership communication training to develop your strategies and make the most out of your feedback sessions.

Good leaders build great team members through guidance and helpful feedback. Continuously improve on your methods and see which ones your team responds to the most.

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Face to Face with the Fellows: Keith Wattley

Face to Face with the Fellows: Keith Wattley | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
An unthinkable loss changed Keith Wattley’s family forever and the resulting trauma ensnared his sister in the criminal justice system. He now works to give others the counseling and support she never received. He just might change the way we understand violent crime in the process.
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Making a difference through persistent, everyday leadership.

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The justice system in this Georgia city is run entirely by eight progressive black women –

The justice system in this Georgia city is run entirely by eight progressive black women – | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Two years ago South Fulton, Georgia built the first entirely black and female criminal justice system from scratch...
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Leadership has no color or gender but is represented by people who are willing to work and invest in their communities.  However, the eight leaders in South Fulton, Georgia are demonstrating the power of everyday leadership in shaping the criminal justice system and changing lives.  This article provides a glimpse of how they are leading their town.

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Seven from MIT make Thinkers50 shortlist

Seven from MIT make Thinkers50 shortlist | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Winners will be announced Nov. 13 in London.
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Thinkers are leaders who help us think bigger, more creatively, and integratively.  Congrats to the seven MIT thinkers who made the Thinkers50 list.  

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300,000 Troops and 900 Tanks: Russia’s Biggest Military Drills Since Cold War - The New York Times

300,000 Troops and 900 Tanks: Russia’s Biggest Military Drills Since Cold War - The New York Times | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Soviet-era military exercises once aimed at preparing for war with China are being reshaped. Now, Beijing is taking part.
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The military displays and build-ups around the globe are alarming and we need steady leadership across the globe to prevent another global human disaster.

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Gazette reporter in '57 crisis dies; journalist, others shielded Eckford as crowd jeered Little Rock Nine student | NWADG

Gazette reporter in '57 crisis dies; journalist, others shielded Eckford as crowd jeered Little Rock Nine student | NWADG | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Jerry Dhonau, whose reporting at Little Rock's Central High School during the school desegregation crisis in 1957 helped the Arkansas Gazette win a Pulitzer Prize, died Friday in Albuquerque, N.M., said his daughter Stephanie Dhonau of Little Rock.
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Everyday leaders stand up to bullies and mobs at the risk of their own lives.  America is full of stories and history where leaders stood for justice, morality, and equality.  As long as these leaders keep standing, America will always be great.  Imagine the courage of the young lady, Elizabeth Eckford, as dozens of grown men shouted at her and jeered her as she went to school.  The reporter, Jerry Dhonau, who stood between her and the mob, passed recently.  His courage is also an example of leadership and the America we all deserve and love.

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Ty Blach helps kids at PLAY Campaign

Ty Blach helps kids at PLAY Campaign | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO -- The 2018 National PLAY Campaign stopped at AT&T Park on Wednesday to promote the importance of children living a healthy and active lifestyle. The PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) campaign was created in 2004 by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers...
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Helping young people stay active and moving helps them and all of us stay active and moving.  PLAY is about Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth, but youth eventually turns to age.  Good active habits in sports, outdoor activities, exercise, walking, swimming, jogging, and so many others elevates our life.

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8 secrets of effective change leaders

8 secrets of effective change leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Change doesn’t come easy. Here’s how transformational leaders inspire their organizations to take on new ways of thinking and working in the digital era.
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This is a very practical approach to problem-solving and change management.  The secrets are out.  Hope they are helpful to you and your projects.

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4 from MIT Sloan honored at Thinkers50 awards

4 from MIT Sloan honored at Thinkers50 awards | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Gregersen receives two honors, Ready named to Hall of Fame.
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Congrats to these four thinkers for their ongoing contributions to management literature, but more importantly, for informing leaders on better ways to approach leadership and management in organizations.

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This CEO Merges Business, Neuroscience and Ancient Wisdom

This CEO Merges Business, Neuroscience and Ancient Wisdom | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it

While you may not be familiar with Louis Gagnon, he used to be senior vice president at job site Monster Worldwide, and then chief product officer and chief marketing officer for Amazon’s Audible unit, where he led a team that doubled revenue and KPI growth rates in less than 24 months. 

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Leaders find ways to merge ideas from a variety of areas to create new opportunities and teams to address the challenges of 21st-century living.  Whenever wisdom, ancient or new, are combined to solve problems, we find opportunities that enable better living, smarter approaches, and positive outcomes.  Louis Gagnon embodies the integrative thinking that has made him and his organizations successful.  Doubling revenue at My Brain may be one of the examples for many of us to study and duplicate.

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Banking Technology Awards 2018: celebrating people that make things happen! –

Banking Technology Awards 2018: celebrating people that make things happen! – | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Taking place on 13 December in London.
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Congratulations to these innovators.
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