The Top 5 Leadership Stories, April 14-18

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Be less annoying on Twitter, more brave in the board room, and smarter about your search engine tactics: Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of April 14.   Become More Productive Without Actually Doing More Work Too good to be true? Not quite.

If you don’t have a plan B, you don’t have a plan

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You might have heard about the Chinese proverb that says, “When planning for a year, plant corn.  When planning for a decade, plant trees.  When planning for life, train and educate people.”  And part of that training should be developing a backup plan.   You ma

How Do I Stop People From Interrupting at Meetings?

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"I can't wait for this meeting!" said no one ever.   But while no one likes meetings, they are a necessary part of working life and thankfully there are ways to make them less painful.
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January 23, 2014 By Jack and Suzy Welch The best thing that can happen to you as a boss is hiring a person who is smarter, more creative, or in some way more talented than you are. It’s like winning the lottery. Suddenly you’ve got a team member whose talent will very likely improve everyone’s performance and reputation. Including yours. Yes, it’s human nature to feel fearful that a
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A good read for all. Strong conviction and morality required to implement in personal life.  “Humility involves a willingness to accept the self’s limits and its place in the grand scheme of things, accompanied by low levels of self-preoccupation.” (Kesebir, 2014)."
What hope for humility as society celebrates over-confidence, entitlement and the

Do you know your purpose?

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I came across this wonderful article by Rich Roll, where he talks about the purpose of life. Once this purpose is clear, there's no looking back. Everything just flows.    http://www.richroll.com/uncategorized/the-art-of-living-with-purpose/

Cultivating a leadership culture

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Do you know organisations that build a culture of leadership view performance coaching as an ongoing process, not just a once-a-year activity?

Integrating New Executives into Your Organization

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From: ceoworld.biz   By: Todd Aitken  
How to integrate new leaders into an organization: http://t.co/lfcAGUzfe5 After several months of hunting for a new executive, extending an offer and closing the deal, your new leader will soon be joining you. If you think your job is done and it’s time to move on to the next project, think again.   CEOWORLD MAGAZINE recently spoke with author, executive

Triumph and Tragedy in Antarctica

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On December 14, 1911 Roald Amundsen and his team of four Norwegians became the first to conquer the South Pole. Robert Scott, the English explorer, was thirty-four days and 360 miles behind having lost the head start of over eight weeks.