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13 Things You Should Never Say At Work

13 Things You Should Never Say At Work | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning. – Mark Twain
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8 Ways to Be a Courageous Leader

8 Ways to Be a Courageous Leader | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
As leadership traits go, courage is the big one. It comes from facing and overcoming fear. And the reward for that effort couldn't be bigger.
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Want Higher Productivity? Stop Treating Employees Like Children

Want Higher Productivity? Stop Treating Employees Like Children | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Monitoring every minute of your employees' day may make you feel better, but it keeps them from doing their best work.
You could get a lot more done if your employees would just get off the Internet and get to work, right?
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Nine Practices to Help You Say No

Nine Practices to Help You Say No | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Irene* is a great colleague. A senior manager in a large consulting firm, she pitches in when the workload gets heavy, covers for people when they're sick, and stays late when needed, which is often.
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7 Ways to Tell Stories (Truthful Ones) to Sell Online

7 Ways to Tell Stories (Truthful Ones) to Sell Online | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Want to make social media work for you? Tell a story. A personal, honest one about you, or an employee. Not effective? Try again.
Consumers don't care about you. They care about what you mean to them.
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When Did Leadership Start To Mean Something?

When Did Leadership Start To Mean Something? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
When did leadership start to mean something to you? Was it the influence of a parent or other adult? Your experiences with a coach or other sporting leader? Or some other opportunity you were exposed to at another point in your life.
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How To Be Happy At Work

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"Most of us want a better way of and working,” an anguished colleague wrote recently, “but most of us do not know what a better way of living or working is."  He is not alone, given that over half a million people have come to read my article, “The...
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Top Trends Entrepreneurs Should Watch This Year

Top Trends Entrepreneurs Should Watch This Year | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
As an Internet entrepreneur, making accurate predictions for the coming year can be tricky: It’s a market space prone to rapid change and relentless innovation.
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Spiritual Leadership: Do No Harm

Spiritual Leadership: Do No Harm | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Do no harm as a leader. We have seen many positive components of leadership and spiritual leadership in blogs posted on this L2L blog. But there is more to leadership than just the positive we can do and grow in as leaders.
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What's Your Credibility Score?

What's Your Credibility Score? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
“Thought leadership” is becoming a buzzword not just in the entrepreneurial space, but across all industries.
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Cognitive Biases: Why We Make Irrational Decisions

Cognitive Biases: Why We Make Irrational Decisions | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Explore some classic biases in everyday thinking—and how to avoid them.
Over the decades psychologists have discovered all kinds of biases in how we think.
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Beyond Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Spiritual Intelligence

Beyond Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Spiritual Intelligence | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Today’s post is by Dr. Andrew Thorn, author of U-wun-ge-lay-ma: A Guide to Next-level Living (CLICK HERE to get your copy).  Here’s Dr. Thorn…
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Open, generous and connected

Open, generous and connected | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Isn't that what we seek from a co-worker, boss, friend or even a fellow conference attendee?
Open to new ideas, leaning forward, exploring the edges, impatient with the status quo... In a hurry to make something worth making.
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Reality Check: 5 Entrepreneurial Myths Busted

Reality Check: 5 Entrepreneurial Myths Busted | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
In many ways, starting a business will be nothing like what you expect. One founder reflects on his top five reality checks.
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5 Mistakes You're Making Online

5 Mistakes You're Making Online | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
For a powerful online presence, what you don't do is as important as what you should be doing.
Packing a powerful presence online is about more than what you should do--sometimes it’s also about what you need to stop doing.
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9 Entrepreneur Lessons Not Taught in the Classroom

9 Entrepreneur Lessons Not Taught in the Classroom | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship is all about leading – leading customers to a new product or service, leading a startup team to peak performance, and leading a new business to the market opportunity, while providing maximum return to stakeholders.
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3 Reasons to Treat Employees Like Family

3 Reasons to Treat Employees Like Family | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Applying some basic family principles to your employees can go a long way to improving loyalty and retention--especially during tough times.
When starting a business, your main objective usually involves turning a profit.
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(From the article): We value our people above all else and find a family-based approach to recruiting, grooming, and maintaining a loyal team to be very successful.

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What Happens When We Stop Being Politically Correct And Start Getting Real?

What Happens When We Stop Being Politically Correct And Start Getting Real? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Dr. Ben Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, gave an impassioned speech at the National Prayer Breakfast.  Many on the left felt his speech was out of line and not right for the room.
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5 easy ways to make yourself instantly more memorable at business networking events

5 easy ways to make yourself instantly more memorable at business networking events | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
I often run workshops on 'working the room' and I am always being asked how to make myself more memorable at networking events. In this post, I share 5 ways of helping you be more memorable when working the room.
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Is a famous thinker better than a great one?

Is a famous thinker better than a great one? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Does a bestselling author have more to say than someone who has written a brilliant book that didn't sell?
Does a tenured professor at Yale deserve more credence than someone doing breakthrough work at a local state school?
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Excoriated

Excoriated | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
There are only three reasons to really chew someone out for something they did, only three reasons to have an emotional tantrum, to use cutting language and generally make them feel lousy:
1. You want them to never do it again.
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60 Short Love Stories to Cheer You Up

60 Short Love Stories to Cheer You Up | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Here’s a selection of 60 short love stories recently submitted to our sister site, Makes Me Think (MMT), that not only made us think, but warmed our hearts and cheered us up.  We hope they do the same for you.
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Facing Inconvenient Truths, the Mantle of Leadership?

Facing Inconvenient Truths, the Mantle of Leadership? | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
Posted in Workplace IssuesOne of the reasons I am passionate about leadership is because I believe our leaders now and in the future have the skill, position, influence and potential to help prevent and cure suffering at work.
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The Secret Power of Listening

The Secret Power of Listening | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
The skill of listening often gets a bad rap in today’s corporate environment.  After all, it’s usually the person who can shout the loudest and take the most credit for work completed that tends to advance up the ladder as quickly as possible.
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How to know if you’re on a good path

How to know if you’re on a good path | MILE Leadership | Scoop.it
I’m fascinated by the idea of judging whether you are on a good path. Because everyone wants to know if they are doing okay. The problem is that if you look at things out of context, you can’t really see what’s going on.
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