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UK risks 'leadership time bomb', says report - 8/16/2012 - Personnel Today

UK risks 'leadership time bomb', says report - 8/16/2012 - Personnel Today | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The UK is at risk of a shortage of leadership talent if it fails to identify and nurture potential leaders for the future
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A leadership revolution, and why it matters to you | SmartBlogs

A leadership revolution, and why it matters to you | SmartBlogs | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Many CEOs have identified creativity and innovation as critically important to growing their organizations. My experiences have convinced me that most of what they are seeking is lying dormant in in the knowledge and experiences of their employees and customers, and that employees are longing for the opportunity to be included, involved and unleashed.
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Sabrina Murphy's comment, August 19, 2012 4:59 PM
I could not agree more!
Inclusive leadership is one of the most powerful levers to motivate your employees. But this means that you also have to learn to say no and explain why.
Tammy Mathieu's curator insight, December 20, 2012 11:14 AM

Great article! I look forward to also reading the book! Thank you.

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Employee Engagement and Loyalty Start at the Top: How to Deal with Problem Bosses

Employee Engagement and Loyalty Start at the Top: How to Deal with Problem Bosses | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Not everyone is a born manager. Most people need some training, as it happens. A lot of management is common sense. Treat people the way you’d have them treat you. Sadly, sometimes people forget all about the Golden Rule – or choose to for their own purposes.

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The #1 Thing Leaders Suck At

The #1 Thing Leaders Suck At | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Constant feedback may prevent the bubble of negative feedback that builds up and festers in organizations. Many small doses may be easier and healthier that one large dose.
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For People to Trust You, Reveal Your Intentions

For People to Trust You, Reveal Your Intentions | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
In our last blog, we discussed the importance of competence for fostering the trust you need as a manager to influence others.
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Solitude and Leadership

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This is one of the best leadership articles, I have read in my life. It is outstanding, hard hitting, well written, but true.

 

It explains why the U.S. number one crisis is leadership. The article written William Deresiewicz, a former English professor at Yale. He gave this talk to the plebes (freshmen) at West Point in 2009.

 

The message is: "If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts..."


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, David Hain
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What is Employee Engagement - Forbes

What is Employee Engagement - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

What the heck is employee engagement anyway? Let's start with what it's not...

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Workers Feel They Get No Respect

Workers Feel They Get No Respect | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Bosses looking to boost employee engagement may want to start by recognizing employees' contributions to the organization.
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Stretched not Crushed

Stretched not Crushed | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Every time things start going wrong we look to the leader for solutions. Beware! The pressure to provide solutions crushes leaders. When solutions come from the top, organizations crumble from the bottom

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How to Stop so you can Start

How to Stop so you can Start | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Before you find your personal best, let go of your mediocrity.

Determine what isn’t working and stop it.

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What Executives Can Learn From Olympic Athletes - Forbes

What Executives Can Learn From Olympic Athletes - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
If you've been watching the London Olympics this week you've no doubt marveled at the extraordinary abilities of the athletes. Their inordinate grace, strength, speed and power is a treat to watch.

 

But what you may not have been thinking about is the mental training that it took to perform at that level.

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Ten Reasons Winners Keep Winning, Aside from Skill

Ten Reasons Winners Keep Winning, Aside from Skill | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Whether the game involves competing every four years in the Olympics or every day in a business, winning brings advantages that make it easier to keep winning.
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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: First Look: Leadership Books for August 2012

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: First Look: Leadership Books for August 2012 | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August.

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Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning

Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The world is changing fast and if we don't stay focused on the road ahead, resisting the distractions that, while tempting, are, well, distracting, then we increase the chances of a crash.

Now is a good time to pause, prioritize, and focus.

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Heroic Leaders and Passive Followers

Heroic Leaders and Passive Followers | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

As leaders, if we take too much control and do not encourage others to take responsibility, we set ourselves and others up for failure.

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Learning Leadership: The Power of Words | Miscellaneous | CentreSource Interactive Agency Blog

Learning Leadership: The Power of Words | Miscellaneous | CentreSource Interactive Agency Blog | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
Words are powerful. With words, wars have been started and ended. With words, entire cultures of people have been freed from bondage. Words encourage, words tear down. Much of the hurt we encounter in the world was caused by words.
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Leadership Tip: How to Move from Ideas to Action - Forbes

Leadership Tip: How to Move from Ideas to Action - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
How can leaders win buy-in, generate urgency and engage their people to successfully implement a new course? Randy Ottinger, my Kotter International colleague, explains in this week’s video lecture.
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A Methodology for Leading Into the Unknown

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One of the toughest things to teach leaders is how to lead when the context and variables are constantly changing. One man who is helping leaders make better decisions is Don Vandergriff, a retired Army major, lecturer and author.


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Leaders, Are Your Teams Uncomfortable With Generosity? | Kate Nasser

Leaders, Are Your Teams Uncomfortable With Generosity? | Kate Nasser | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Leaders who want employee engagement do well when they develop a culture of generosity. Would your teams welcome it? Key steps from The People-Skills Coach™.

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Are you really leading, or are you just taking a walk? | John Maxwell on Leadership

Are you really leading, or are you just taking a walk? | John Maxwell on Leadership | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “It’s lonely at the top” associated with leadership. But is isolated leadership really effective? I don’t think so.
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The Untapped Secret of Creating Passion

The Untapped Secret of Creating Passion | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
I took a small team into a space that needs transformation and asked them what could be done to make the space youthful and vibrant. They weren’t to consider “how” to do it, at least at first. Just imagine possibilities.

 

Imagination ignites enthusiasm, instills engagement, and deepens commitment.

 

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What’s Your Leadership Truthiness Quotient?

What’s Your Leadership Truthiness Quotient? | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
If you’re living your Truthiness Quotient to the fullest (something YOU have to figure out), then you’re practicing a form of servant leadership. This is where you have created a loyal followership. However, there are times when you know that you must follow one of your followers because of the circumstances.
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You’ll Never Get There Without Questions

You’ll Never Get There Without Questions | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
The day you realize leadership is about them not you is the day you begin leading. If you can’t develop people, you can’t lead beyond your current potential. Furthermore, if you don’t develop people, they’ll leave.
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11 Tips For Dealing With A Lazy Co-Worker - Forbes

11 Tips For Dealing With A Lazy Co-Worker - Forbes | Success Leadership | Scoop.it

Carping and tattling won't get you anywhere -- but there are a few things you can when you're working with a lazy colleague - including using it as a Leadership opportunity

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6 Steps To A More Mindful Company Culture

6 Steps To A More Mindful Company Culture | Success Leadership | Scoop.it
"Mindful" is not a word typically associated with business--but it should be. A mindful corporate culture will value substance over style, and stress single-minded focus over multi-tasking.
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