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5 Leadership Lessons Learned From The Military And What They Mean For You

Leaders—true leaders—aren’t average people. The average person doesn’t choose to swim upstream while others swiftly float downstream, or zig when others choose to zag. But having the courage, character and confidence to enter into the abysmal unknown and create value—personally and …

Leadership

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

4 Habits Of The Most Successful Leaders

The greatest leaders have a lot in common. That’s something we’ve noticed after years of walking into various companies around the world to conduct interviews, give presentations, or consult. The commonality of great habits is actually unmistakable. It’s instantly noticeable. Great leaders command …

The 1 Key Secret to Being a Great Leader

Being an effective leader is more than about getting results. It's also about getting the most out of the people around you. Find out the secret sauce to great leadership.<p>There's a thousand different ways to become a leader but there's only a few ways to become a great leader.<p>If you ask any leader …

Reinventing Management, Part 1: What Color Is Your Organization?

<i>by Rod Collins, Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors</i><p>Thanks to the Internet, there's a new worldview, and it is revolutionizing the way we build organizations. According to Frederic Laloux, the author of <i>Reinventing Organizations: A Guide for Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage</i> …

Innovation

7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Make Everyone Miserable

From Enron to Volkswagen, we've watched in horror as leaders who lack integrity have destroyed businesses time and again. But the real tragedy happens when regular leaders, who are otherwise great, sabotage themselves day after day with mistakes that they can't see but are obvious to everyone …

CEOs

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

Drive Operational Accountability During Your First 100 Days in a New Job

Team milestone management is the single most important operational leadership skill you can develop. It is the critical link between theoretical strategies and plans and activities that actually have practical, value-creating impact.<p>The basics of milestone management are indeed basic: What's …

How Toxic Leaders Destroy People as Well as Organisations

Theo Veldsman, <i>University of Johannesburg</i><p>There is a growing incidence of toxic leadership in organisations across the world. This is clear from anecdotal evidence as well as research which suggests that one out of every five leaders is toxic. My own research shows that closer to three out of every …

Psychosocial

This Is the Worst Reason Not to Hire Someone

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Ways to Become a Better Leader in 2016

Leaders are not winning a popularity contest of late. Even though companies spent record amounts investing in leadership programs in the past decade, a recent poll by Harvard University found that 70 percent of people believe we are in the midst of a leadership crisis. That's sad.<p>If you are in a …

Harvard

Leadership: Be Yourself

One of the best memories of my MBA at Stanford is the class called Leadership Perspectives, led by the incredibly inspiring Joel Peterson and Chris O'Reilly. I heard from CEOs of some of the world's most iconic companies and from equally motivated and inspiring classmates on their leadership vision …

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

5 Underrated Leadership Qualities That Will Serve You Well In 2016

They’re not the classic high-octane leadership qualities we most often hear about: charisma, authority, the ability to inspire, and so on. But the following 5 underrated qualities can be of real long-term value in the day-to-day trenches of running an effective operation.<p><b>Calmness when making hard</b> …

7 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2016

The end of the year is here. It's time to focus on 2016.<p>Saying you want to be a better leader doesn't do much to propel your business forward without a strategy in place. If you're not sure where to start, you're not alone. In a survey by Deloitte, top executives in the U.S. are confident in their …

Bill Belichick strongly disagrees with Pats WR Brandon LaFell about film

Bill Belichick and Brandon LaFell are having a slight disagreement about what the Patriots are watching in the film room.<p>If you've been following the …