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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 20, 2017)

The ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe took a significant turn this week when President Robert Mugabe resigned after ruling the country for nearly four decades.<p>In the U.S., the Trump administration sued AT&T over the Time Warner merger, imposed sanctions on North Korea, and moved to end temporary protected …

Leadership disrupted: Pushing the boundaries

​Today, many organizations need a completely different kind of leader: a "digital leader" who can build teams, keep people connected and engaged, and …

Innovation

Trump fails the leadership test of commander in chief

By Colbert I. King<p>Colbert I. King<p>Columnist covering D.C. issues and politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump has done some low-down, rotten things in his cushy life, but shifting the blame for the death of U.S. Navy SEAL Senior Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens during a covert mission in …

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Five Ways People In Leadership Positions Cripple Innovation And Weaken Their Company Cultures

People in leadership positions have their ways of making clear to employees that they shouldn’t bother innovating, although they’ll never flat-out say “we don’t want innovation around here.” The result, of course, is to weaken and stifle the culture of the company in question. Here are five …

Leadership and Management in the 21st-Century Organization

The leadership and management needs of today's successful companies have changed. Here's why.<p>In slower moving and less complex business environments the old hierarchical model that depended mostly on only a few people at the top for leadership simply doesn't work anymore. In today's more volatile, …

10 of popular culture's best Machiavellian characters

<b>It's 500 years since Niccolo Machiavelli wrote The Prince, his guide to statesmanship for a hypothetical leader. There have been an extraordinary range of characters in popular culture that we have come to call "Machiavellian".</b><p>(Spoiler alert: Multiple key plot details revealed below)<p>The word …

Game of Thrones

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Book Reviews

The 5 Traits That Define Great Leadership

Great teams are led by great leaders, and great leaders all share traits that are absolutely essential to their ability to lead.<p>Great teams are led by great leaders, and great leaders all share traits that are absolutely essential to their ability to lead. These are the 5 most important traits …

How to Use Recognition to Improve Results

What gets recognized gets repeated.<p>I was working with a new coaching client, and we were discussing how she could look to move her leadership to the next level to get more out of her team and get them to be inspired.<p>I suggested that she should look to use recognition more. To thank her team for the …

Why Fake News Is Undermining Trust in Your Leadership

How to avoid this damaging problem in your organization<p>You can hardly visit a news website or browse through social media without being confronted by the troubling phenomenon of fake news: made-up stories or facts that are so confidently and widely shared that they take on a life of their …

6 Expert Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Will Be Great Leaders as Adults

Leadership is the skill every parent wants for their child. Here's how to instill leadership skills in anyone.<p>Many people make the mistake of buying into persistent leadership myths:<p><i>Leadership is an innate skill you either have or you don't and only a select few are capable of learning the needed</i> …

6 Masterful Moves Will Whisk You to the Top

Every CEO started off er as an individual contributor -- read on to learn six moves you can use from two CEOs who made it to the top.<p>America needs immigrants. Without them, Boston would lack two fast-growing companies founded by two CEOs who started off as programmers.<p>Philip Marcella was born in …

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AD maakt gebruik van cookies<p>AD en Krant.nl gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (‘cookies’) onder andere om je een optimale …

5 Motivational Books You Should Have Read In 2016

Put these on your list.<p>Books seem to find us when we most need them. It's such a unique experience when someone recommends a book, you decide to give it a shot, and as you sit there reading it you say to yourself, "I needed to read this--especially where I am right now."<p>Maybe one (or some) on this …

Inspiring, Informative, and Instructional: Steve Jobs Had All 3 Traits

These traits are closely tied. Without them, you're left with only part of the leadership puzzle.<p>Call them the three "i" words.<p>In my years studying startups and which leadership skills work best, there are three characteristics that separate the good leaders from the great leaders.<p>A good leader is …

How Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Resolve Conflicts

The most skilled peacemakers know how to talk with the warring parties separately before bringing them to the table.<p>As the boss, one of your main goals is to create a workplace that fosters collaboration, encouragement, and unity. Sounds simple enough, right? But human beings are far from …

Want to Raise Your Status? Start Breaking the Rules

What's the ultimate hack to increase your status? Science says to break the rules.<p>Status is a funny thing. When you have it, opportunities are abundant. When you don't, they're hard to find.<p>It doesn't matter if you are the most intelligent, talented, and gifted person around. Unless you stand out …

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

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Keeping Up With the Caliphate

In June 2014, a small force of Islamic extremists routed the Iraqi army and seized control of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city. The militants then …

Former CIA director under Obama: 'Someone needs to lose their job' if reports about ISIS intelligence are true

According to a report from The Daily Beast, more than 50 intelligence analysts at Centcom have formally complained that reports on the Islamic State and the Nusra Front— Al Qaeda's Syria branch — have been repeatedly altered by senior intelligence officials to fit with the Obama administration's …

Recensie: Europese leiders schitteren in veiligheidstheater (*****)

Was ik een recensent, dan zou ik lovend zijn over het theater dat op dit moment in de Europese Unie wordt opgevoerd.<p>Binnenkort wordt vrijwel zeker …

Column: Beurzen bewegen amper, stilte voor de storm?

Marktoverzicht:<p>We zitten in een fase waar er weinig te verdienen valt op de beurs, alles ligt zowat stil met vooral de AEX en de DAX die amper van …

Deze vrolijke, cynische graaf geeft een verrassend inkijkje in Machiavelli én de Italiaanse ziel

Daar zitten we dan, in het familiearchief van graaf Niccolò Capponi bij zijn vijftiende-eeuwse <i>palazzo</i>, omringd door eeuwenoude manuscripten en …

Authoritarian Adventures With Photoshop

Dear America, I Saw You Naked

And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent.<p>On Jan. 4, 2010, when my boss saw my letter to the editor in the <i>New York Times</i>, we had a little chat.<p>It was rare for the federal security director at Chicago O’Hare to sit down with her floor-level Transportation Security Administration …

Conversation Topics & The Art of Conversation — Gentleman's Gazette

Whether you are attending a formal dinner, a cocktail party or hosting an informal dinner, the art of conversation is a skill that can be mastered. …

The hidden story of the bin Laden documents: they tell us how al-Qaeda really works

Who would have guessed that al-Qaeda had a job application so full of corporate jargon — "What objectives would you would like to accomplish on your jihad path?" — that it reads like a gag from <i>Office Space</i>?<p>On Tuesday morning, the US government declassified 103 private documents found at Osama bin …

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