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The Best-Performing CEOs in the World - Harvard Business Review

The Best-Performing CEOs in the World - Harvard Business Review | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it

With a truly global sample to study, we can do a better job of comparing countries and regions. This is a significant advance; for decades most analysis of CEO performance has been U.S.-centric. Now we’re able to examine data country by country—and we find real differences when we do.

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Seth's Blog: What do you make?

Seth's Blog: What do you make? | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Decisions. You don't run a punch press or haul iron ore. Your job is to make decisions. The thing is, the farmer who grows corn has no illusions about what his job is. He doesn't avoid planting corn or dissemble...
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Seth's Blog: Out on a limb

Seth's Blog: Out on a limb | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
This might not work. I didn't realize how tired I was until I started driving away from the Icarus launch event on Wednesday. Since June, I've been working flat out on creating the four books that were part of the...
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101 Best Small Business Mobile Applications

101 Best Small Business Mobile Applications | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
The best 101 mobile applications for your small business. Not only do these apps have 4-star reviews, but they make every aspect of your business easier.
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Seth's Blog: "Here, I made this," is difficult and frightening

Seth's Blog: "Here, I made this," is difficult and frightening | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Hey, even the headline is a bummer. The first thing that they teach you at business book/blogging school is that "fun and easy" are the two magic words, followed, I guess, by "dummies." Difficult and frightening are not part of...
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The Upside of Inefficiency

The Upside of Inefficiency | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
In the last few days, I've heard New York City described as a tale of two cities: one city of people who were drastically impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and another of those who were merely inconvenienced by it.
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BBC Horizon - The Secret You

With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of scie...
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Seth's Blog: Believing what we want to believe

Seth's Blog: Believing what we want to believe | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Human beings, thanks to culture and genetics, are inclined to be pessimistic, fearful, skeptical and believers in conspiracy theories. We also don't like change.
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Learning how to see

Learning how to see | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
If you want to make something new, start with understanding. Understanding what's already present, and understanding the opportunities in what's not. Most of all, understanding how it all fits together.
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Escape and Hope through the Knothole

Escape and Hope through the Knothole | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Last week, 20 very innocent children were killed. Yesterday, my Smiling Son was sick. 23 years ago, I performed CPR on a four year-old boy as our helicopter flew high above the city. And in between, life goes on.
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What you waiting for?

What you waiting for? | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
I'm not asking in the usual hectoring, pushing sense of asking you to hurry up and get started. I'm genuinely, rhetorically curious. What, exactly, are you insisting will happen before you start shipping your art?
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Seth Godin!

Seth Godin! | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
WRITER of bestselling books about marketing. SPEAKER with a unique style and great reputation. ENTREPRENEUR with a track record. Seth's blog just reached its 4000th post.
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Job opportunities of the year with Dalkey Archive Press

Job opportunities of the year with Dalkey Archive Press | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Take a bow Dalkey Archive Press, for winning the social media scathing disdain of the year award. For the time of year that’s in it, they also have quite possibly won Scrooge of the season aw...
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Seth's Blog: What people buy when they buy something on sale

Seth's Blog: What people buy when they buy something on sale | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Assuming it's not something they were shopping for in the first place... The impulse big-sale buy is not a matter of acquiring a high value item they'll need later at a bargain price today. No, the consumer is spending money...
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Dish Network, the Meanest Company in America - Businessweek

Dish Network, the Meanest Company in America - Businessweek | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Never mind nice. Charlie Ergen, the founder and chairman of Dish, gets results with an iron hand
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Dancing with Myself — The Principal Impediment to Change and Innovation

Dancing with Myself — The Principal Impediment to Change and Innovation | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
The principal impediment to changing or developing an organization is the view of the management that they already are doing a good job. Thus all new initiatives are measured in terms of past succ...
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Create a Lasting Morning Routine by Making Two Key Changes

Create a Lasting Morning Routine by Making Two Key Changes | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Buffer cofounder Joel Gascoigne takes his morning routine seriously. In fact, he calls it his "most rewarding habit." Here, Joel shares the two most important changes you should make to kickstart your own consistent routine.
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Steve Martin's Advice for Building a Career You Love

Steve Martin's Advice for Building a Career You Love | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from Cal Newport's So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love.
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To Increase Productivity, Remember the "Two C's"

To Increase Productivity, Remember the "Two C's" | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Are you often left scratching your head after a long day wondering, "what did I even get done today?" You're not alone.
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Best of Lifehack: 15 Best Communication Hacks of 2012

Best of Lifehack: 15 Best Communication Hacks of 2012 | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
We've taken a look at what we've provided and have compile a list of the most popular articles and picked out 10 other which we thought are useful but didn't get the same amount of attention as the 10 most popular.
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Starbucks Employees Begin Writing Political Message On Coffee Cups

Starbucks Employees Begin Writing Political Message On Coffee Cups | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
In spite of the warm and nonpartisan message, Schultz made it clear in a Reuters interview that he's serious.
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Seth's Blog: True professionals don't fear amateurs

Seth's Blog: True professionals don't fear amateurs | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
Professional farmers don't begrudge the backyard gardener his tomato harvest. That's silly. And talented mechanics certainly don't mind the antics of the Car Talk guys (or their listeners).
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Question the question

Question the question | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
The best creative solutions don't come from finding good answers to the questions that are presented.
They come from inventing new questions.
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The Real You - Alan Watts

Who are you really? An amazing lecture given by Alan Watts a British philosopher, writer, and speaker. He wrote more than 25 books and numerous articles on s...
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Deep questions but well worth reflecting upon.

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How to Survive Unemployment and Become Better, Not Bitter

How to Survive Unemployment and Become Better, Not Bitter | Learning Leaders | Scoop.it
This Lifehack Lesson is specifically about getting yourself into the right frame of mind to adjust your lifestyle in preparation for the job hunt ahead.
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