Weekly Round-Up: Unlikely Leadership Tactic, Communicate With Persuasion, How Introverted Leaders Communicate With Impact, When You Don’t Know, & An Essential to Great Leadership

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 13, 2018

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  • The Unlikely Leadership Tactic of Being the Stupidest Person in the Room
    By Gail Golden (@goldencoach), Gail Golden Consulting

    “We’ve all met business leaders who always want to be seen as “the smartest person in the room.” Sometimes they really are highly intelligent. Other times they are empty suits. But it’s always wildly irritating to watch them swagger about. They are terrible listeners, they don’t contribute well to team goals, and often their communication is dripping with condescension...” Read more >>
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Weekly Round-Up: Investing in Your Sweet Spots, Boosting Your Leadership, Gain Your Footing Back, Effective Performance Management, & Coaching the Uncoachable Employee

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 06, 2018

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  • Six Actions Leaders Take When They Lose Their Footing
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    “It happens to all of us during our careers. We go with the flow and even face our scariest projects and colleagues with courage and determination. We convince ourselves nothing will stop our trajectory, no matter how many roadblocks are put in our way. We choose to let the mantra - “We will survive” become our north star. But then BOOM!…” Read more >>
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Weekly Round-Up: Why Don’t We Make Time for Strategy?, Move Your Plan Forward, Meetings That Get Results, Leaders Need to Redefine Ambition, & Fortifying Your Leadership

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 29, 2018

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  • If Strategy Is So Important, Why Don’t We Make Time for It?
    By Dorie Clark (@dorieclark via @HarvardBiz), Harvard Business Review

    “Almost every leader wants to make more time for strategic thinking. In one survey of 10,000 senior leaders, 97% of them said that being strategic was the leadership behavior most important to their organization’s success. And yet in another study, a full 96% of the leaders surveyed said they lacked the time for strategic thinking...” Read more >>
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Weekly Round-Up: Improve Communications in Virtual Teams, Be a More Influential Leader, How to Avoid Arrogant Leadership, Making Meaningful Change, & Fantastic Company Culture Hacks

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 22, 2018

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  • Five Ways to Improve Communication in Virtual Teams
    By N. Sharon Hill and Kathryn M. Bartol (@mitsmr), MIT Sloan Management Review

    “As collaborative technologies proliferate, it is tempting to assume that more sophisticated tools will engender more effective virtual communication. However, our study of globally dispersed teams in a major multinational organization revealed that performance depends on how people use these technologies, not on the technologies themselves.” Read more >>
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Leadership Storytelling Quotes, 7 Great Leadership Signs, Executive Visits, 6 Tips for Graduates (or Anyone), & Successful Multi-Cultural Teams

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 15, 2018

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Weekly Round-Up: 35 Inspiring Leadership Quotes, Leading Change, Preparing Leaders of Remote Work Teams, Empathetic Leadership, & 4 Ways to Make Every Day Better

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 08, 2018

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Weekly Round-Up: 25 Leadership Life Experiences, Times of Change, 3 Things Companies Must Master, 3 Virtual Team Strategies, & Leaders Take Employee Engagement Personally

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 01, 2018

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Weekly Round-Up: Preventing Stubborn Leadership, Develop Your Team's Problem-Solving, Better Bosses, Rethinking Learning at Work, & Helping CEOs Navigate Business

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,May 25, 2018

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  • Stubbornness is Never a Good Leadership Trait or Virtue
    By Jon Mertz (@jonmertz via @ThinDifference), Thin Difference

    “In our workplaces and communities, we encounter those stubborn leaders. We may point to entrepreneurial situations in which we say that, if it was not for the entrepreneur’s stubbornness, the venture would have never succeeded. We point to community and political leaders who stick to their positions no matter what, and we say how principled they are…” Read more >>
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Weekly Round-Up: 6 Leadership Traps, 7 Signs of a Trustworthy Leader, Poor Communication Skills, Learning and Forgiving, & Misjudging Employee Confidence

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,May 18, 2018

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  • Six Leadership Traps To Avoid Disaster
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    “In leadership we can sometimes fall prey to traps we don’t see in front of us. Some of these traps may be deliberately set but most are just part of our daily routines. Knowing what traps can trip up a leader and anticipating where they will be set can empower leaders to work around them…” See more.
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Weekly Round-Up: How the Best Companies Stay Relevant, Unexpected Quality of Successful Leaders, Curing Team Ails, Stop Overcomplicating Leadership, & Quit Babying Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,May 11, 2018

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  • How the Best Companies Stay Relevant
    By Skip Prichard (@SkipPrichard)

    “The number one reason for organizational success or failure is the ability to stay relevant. Staying ahead of the continual marketplace changes may seem an impossible task. How do you continually evolve at a pace that keeps you ahead of the curve?…” See more.
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