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What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

6 Things Really Credible People Don't Do

Your reputation is your most important asset, both in business and in your personal life. Here is how smart people maintain it.<p>Trust is a major requirement in business, and in relationships in general. Without credibility, most people won't buy from you, invest with you, contract you, or, in some …

7 Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying No

Truly focusing is about saying no to the things that don't align with your goals and priorities.<p>Two years ago, my wife and I were raising our two-year-old son, going through the process of building our first home, and building my company Porch.com out of the basement of our rental home.<p>The word …

6 Quotes on Management From Business Leaders

Whether you're a seasoned thought leader in management or you just scored your first management title, everyone can use a little encouragement, inspiration, and role modeling.<p>It takes a lifetime to achieve the kind of business leadership success you imagine today, and it's a practice--similar to …

Instead of Feedback, Try Feedforward to Boost Team Performance

Award-winning leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith explains why feedforward works better than feedback in helping your team achieve positive change.<p>Leaders have to give feedback and performance appraisals have to be made. This is a given. Yet, there are many times when feedforward is preferable to …

How to Persuade Others with the Right Questions: Jedi Mind Tricks from Daniel H. Pink

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

This Video Explains the Role Genetics Plays in Laziness

Genetics could explain the desire to laze about.<p>If you've ever wondered why certain people have a tendency to be active while others are perfectly content lounging on the couch all day long, this video offers an explanation.<p>It might be that a "couch potato gene" is responsible for laziness, …

Selbstmanagement: Wie Sie Ihre Vision finden

Wie Sie Ihre Vision finden<p>Selbstmanagement:<p><b>Wer eine Vorstellung von seinem Leben hat, kann sich glücklich schätzen: Die eigenen Motive, Werte und</b> …

Psychologie

Diese 7 Dinge versperren Ihren Weg ins Glück

Es ist ein Grundbedürfnis der Menschen: Sie wollen glücklich sein. Doch der Weg dahin ist nicht ganz einfach. Man muss sich von Negativem trennen, …

Why Planning Is Overrated

Planning in and of itself doesn't accomplish a darn thing. It's far better to get into the marketplace, and see what happens.<p>It is not that I am against planning. But it starts with the assumption that you can forecast the future with a high level of certainty.<p>I simply don't think that's true.<p>If …

A More Beautiful Question

• <b>Author:</b> Warren Berger<p><b>To get the best answer-in business, in life-you have to ask the best possible question. Innovation expert Warren Berger shows that ability is both an art and a science.</b><p>It may be the most underappreciated tool at our disposal, one we learn to use well in infancy-and then abandon …

Self leadership - Selbstführung - sich selbst auf Kurs bringen - heinz peter wallner - slideshare blogging

Die Entfaltung der Persönlichkeit wird heute in der Führungsarbeit immer wichtiger. Damit meine ich nicht so sehr die klassische Führungsaufgabe, Menschen zu fördern und zu entwickeln. Vielmehr geht es zuerst um die Entwicklung der eigenen Persönlichkeit als Mensch und in der Rolle als …

Lothar Seiwert: „Zeit kann man nicht managen“

<b>impulse: Herr Seiwert, Sie wollten sich für exakt 11.11 Uhr verabreden. Ist das schon schlaues Zeitmanagement?</b><p><b>Lothar Seiwert:</b> Das mache ich, weil man …

Make Your Emotions Work for You in Negotiations

Your emotions matter in negotiations. They fuel your behaviors, energize you, and allow you to strengthen—or distance and damage—relationships with the people you’re negotiating with. But too often, people refuse to acknowledge their full range of feelings because they’re afraid of losing the …

The 5 Levels of Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than "the boss" people follow only because they are required to, you have to master the …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We no longer work for the same company for 40 years. If you are entrepreneurially-minded, this reality shouldn’t scare you. For better or worse, we have more opportunities than ever to earn an income in different ways.<p>Have faith in …

Employment