Posts Tagged ‘Leader’

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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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling. fondationmedicale.com/eblast/pdl/

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A Leader..

A great quote can provide personal inspiration and is helpful in educating others. Below are some great leadership quotes of all time. (Have a favorite quote that didn’t make my list? Share it out in the comments section below!) A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu Where there is no vision, the people perish. —Proverbs 29:18 I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? —Benjamin Disraeli You manage things; […]

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How Facebook Is Reshaping College Admissions?

As Facebook has become more and more popular—if it were a country, it would be the third largest in the world—its use in the field of education has expanded, too. In fact, more than 80% of college admissions officers report using Facebook as part of their recruiting process. Are admissions officers really looking at the Facebook profiles of prospective students? And if so, are they making admissions decisions based on these profiles? Below is an infographic that highlights the answers to these questions and more—which might surprise you.  

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The Leader Who Had No Title

Books that Inspire ETL! Title:“The Leader Who Had No Title” Authors: Robin Sharma “The Leader Who Had No Title” is an amazing self-development book designed to bring out the best in you. Sharma believes that anyone can be a successful leader in whatever they do – no matter of their status. Unfortunately, he believes that people are too pre-occupied with climbing the corporate ladder and getting the title they seek before they believe they can be leaders. Hence, Sharma turns this around in a book that focuses on self-leadership as […]

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Leadership Lessons from Disney Animated Movies

Disney’s animated films have played a part in our lives for decades. Many of us know the Disney versions of the fairy tales better than we know the originals. But most of us probably don’t think of leadership when we think of Disney. But isn’t that what most Disney movies are about? A character discovering who he or she is and what role she plays in the world? Isn’t the most common motif a character discovering its potential and becoming a leader of sorts? Take a look at the list […]

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What Leadership Means…

When asking the question “what is leadership, and what does it mean?”, I’d have to say that leadership means that you are willing to take on responsibility and make choices for yourself. It’s not a responsibility that was thrust upon you by someone, but a responsibility that you took upon yourself because you believe that you are the best man or woman for the job. And once you make this choice for yourself you automatically have no other option but to become a leader. And another great point about leadership […]

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Can Leaders be Developed?

Like anything else, leadership ability is distributed throughout a population. Some people are “natural” leaders, others prefer to operate capably within a well-defined context, and many people are somewhere in between. Natural leaders have important core abilities, but they often need careful training in the more practical aspects of converting a creative vision into a concrete program of action. Very often, they need to understand the length of the change life-cycle so they don’t underestimate the importance of persistence. Most people, however, can develop their leadership skills by working at […]

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How to Measure Your Effectiveness As a Leader

The demands for leaders are growing each day and many find themselves being consumed in their organization and not finding the time to be effective leaders. Working “on the business to achieve results through others” requires leaders who are focused on what they need to achieve and are actively thinking about how to adopt the correct leadership behaviors to achieve results. This requires a clear understanding of what leaders do. Many, when asked, find it difficult to clearly explain what they do to be a leader, and therefore have difficulty […]

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Strive for Success

Setting Goals and objections for achieving any level of success are universal in nature. Work smarter, not harder. It’s not how much you do, but what you do and how well you do it. There are better ways to run your business than by brute force. Create a work environment where people are recognized not only for their results, but also for their character and integrity. Strive for accuracy first, then build momentum. Since you do not have a second chance to make a good impression, it is important that […]

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