Posts Tagged ‘Improve’

All I Really Need To Know!

All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sand pile at school. These are the things I learned: Share everything. Play fair. Don’t hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don’t take things that aren’t yours. Say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Warm cookies and cold […]

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SMART Goal Setting: A Surefire Way To Achieve Your Goals

I encourage you to pick up a pen and a piece of paper and jot down the goals you want to reach. Look at each goal and evaluate it. Make any changes necessary to ensure it meets the criteria for a SMART goals: S = Specific M = Measurable A = Attainable R = Realistic T = Timely Specific Goals should be straightforward and emphasize what you want to happen. Specifics help us to focus our efforts and clearly define what we are going to do. Specific is the What, […]

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The 2 Most Important Keys to Effective Leadership

According to a study by the Hay Group, a global management consultancy, there are 75 key components of employee satisfaction (Lamb, McKee, 2004). They found that: Trust and confidence in top leadership was the single most reliable predictor of employee satisfaction in an organization. Effective communication by leadership in three critical areas was the key to winning organizational trust and confidence: Helping employees understand the company’s overall business strategy. Helping employees understand how they contribute to achieving key business objectives. Sharing information with employees on both how the company is […]

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The Ability to Lead with Integrity

Leadership is about character, integrity and courage more than being the smartest, strongest or the best at something. The foundation of a leader is integrity and must be displayed. The dictionary states integrity as; soundness of moral character; honesty. Simply put integrity means true to your word, owning up to your mistakes, not making excuses and taking responsibility for your actions. Courage is doing the right thing, for the right reasons even when no one is around. The ability to act is truly courage, action is how you are courageous […]

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Are you asking yourself the right questions?

Are you asking yourself the right questions? Inspiring minds want to know. The right question can be just the right prompt to inspire you to action, gain better perspective, or help you make the most of any situation. But it’s up to you to make sure you ask yourself some of these questions. Here is a set of 101 questions that can help shape your day, solve a problem, figure out next steps, or get “on the right path.” What’s the way forward? What do you want your life to […]

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Solving the Leadership Puzzle

Many of the challenges we face as a leader seem tough, unusual, and perhaps unsolvable.  Many puzzle enthusiasts, working on puzzles as diverse as Sudoku,  crosswords, video games (and more) thrill for puzzles with those same descriptors. Perhaps our leadership lesson from them starts from recognizing their attitude and it’s important to ultimate success.  Rather than procrastinating or ignoring a tough problem, puzzlers get started. Once they get started they likely use a three step formula (consciously or not) to help them get going. 1.  Look for patterns. 2.  Find the way in. […]

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Team Building to Improve Efficiency

by yewenyi Team Building to Improve Efficiency There is no doubt about it; Team building certainly does improve efficiency in the workplace. Very often people from different cultural or ethnic backgrounds find it difficult to work together. They are under the pressures of their work and do not then have the time to find out just where the other person is coming from or what makes them tick. It’s like working with strangers all the time – people you are not quite sure you can trust and you don’t empathize […]

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Educational Leadership Styles

by climbnh2003 Educational Leadership Styles – Improve Leadership Styles Education is the best achievement an individual can attain. It is an important aspect of human life. Thus, leadership in the aspect of education is being looked into since its success is dependent largely on how it is brought about. The educational leadership style is very important because this will answer concerns of students, educators and even the society as a whole. There are several educational leadership styles and it is important that an individual understands these types individually pertaining to […]

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Leadership Quotes

Leadership quotes that provide insight and teach leadership skills. Leadership Quotes have the power to move, challenge, inspire and motivate us. Hopefully at least one of these Christian Leadership Quotes will do that for you. They can also help you to become a better leader! Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Harold R. McAlindon (also attributed to Emerson and others) Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to […]

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Seven Kinds of Smart…..

Dr. Armstrong’s “Seven Kinds of Smart” wrote, researched and developed these approaches to teaching and learning. He believes a person is unique and has uniquely different ways of learning. Different senses use different learning tools for each, or a combination of each. This is a well written summary of the latest information about multiple intelligences. The basic seven intelligences are: 1) Linguistic Intelligence (words) 2) Logical-mathematical (numbers and logic) 3) Spacial (pictures and images) 4) Musical 5) Bodily-kinesthetic (physical self) 6) Interpersonal (ability to understand and work with others) 7) […]

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