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Three Big Leadership Clichés – and How to Rethink Them

Original Post: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/three-big-leadership-clich%C3%A9s-how-rethink-them-geoffrey-garrett/ By: Geoffrey Garrett When I was preparing to speak with a group of senior executives at Wharton’s recent CEO Academy in New York on what it takes to do their jobs, I was worried that my remarks would amount to nothing more than a litany of leadership clichés. Then it struck me, why…
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Heather McGowan: The Future of Work is Learning

Original Post: https://www.valamis.com/blog/heather-mcgowan-the-future-of-work-is-learning Heather McGowan Future of Work Strategist and sought-after keynote speaker on the Future of Work and The Future of Learning McGowan began looking closely at the Future of Work about a decade ago when she discovered through both her corporate consulting and her academic work advising university presidents that: things were changing quickly;…
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To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

Original Post: https://qz.com/1304343/to-increase-your-emotional-intelligence-develop-these-10-qualities/ By Christopher D. Connors   There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our…
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Here’s why your attitude is more important than your intelligence

Original Post: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/heres-why-your-attitude-is-more-important-than-your-intelligence By: Dr Travis Bradberry Coauthor of EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 2.0 & President at TalentSmart   When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).…
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These are the habits that mentally strong people rely on

Original Link: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/10/habits-to-help-you-develop-mental-strength/ Author: Travis Bradberry President, TalentSmart Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer before freshman year, when cadets go through a rigorous program called “Beast.” Beast consists of extreme physical, mental, and social challenges that are designed to test candidates’…
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Critical leadership skills, according to a global survey

Original Link: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/12/these-are-the-most-important-leadership-qualities-you-can-have/   You have to understand your employees. The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question: What quality does every great leader have in common? is written by Ray Carvey, executive…
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8 Signs an Employee Is Exceptional (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

Original Post https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/8-signs-an-employee-is-exceptional-that-never-appear-on-performance-evaluations.html Many are good. Some are superior. And a few–just a few–are exceptional. Here’s how to tell the difference. We can all spot a great employee: she’s dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader, and a great follower. She brings a wide variety of easily defined–but hard to find–skills to the table. Some employees, though, are exceptional. They…
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BEAT GENEROSITY BURNOUT

Harvard Business Review https://hbr.org/cover-story/2017/01/beat-generosity-burnout  THE AUTHORS ADAM GRANT AND REB REBELE Selflessness at work leads to exhaustion — and often hurts the very people you want to help. Here’s how to share your time and expertise more effectively. When the leaders of the world dispense advice to the next generation, they tend to emphasize the same…
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Leadership, Learning and Personal Knowledge Mastery

Author: Tanmay Vora Original Link: http://qaspire.com/2015/10/26/leadership-learning-and-personal-knowledge-mastery/ One of the crucial leadership skills for today and future is ability to learn constantly from various high quality sources, synthesizing information and collaborating with a community to get a better grasp of the constantly changing reality. Leaders also need this vital knowledge to scan the horizon and trends to make…
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Why Organizations Don’t Learn?

Original Link: http://qaspire.com/2015/11/18/why-organizations-dont-learn-sketchnote/ Author : Tanmay Vora   Organizations that don’t learn constantly, adapt continuously and execute relentlessly are more likely to be disrupted by constant change and competition. Peter Senge, in his book defined a learning organization as: “where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured,…
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