Posts Tagged ‘Successful’

Training For Senior Leadership: Which Skills Are The Most Valuable?

What separates talented middle managers from the people who make great leaders? What skills do you look for an employee, and how do you go about training them for corporate leadership? Below, we take a look at research from the Center for Creative Leadership that reveals some surprising findings about those in line for upper management.

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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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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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Qualities of a Leader—and How to Acquire Them

Leaders are both born and made. See if you have what it takes to be a manager, and what you can do to improve the skills you already have. 10 Qualities of a Leader—and How to Acquire Them Managers don’t become leaders overnight. Even “born” leaders don’t start out possessing all these skills. To be a strong leader, you need to: 1. Have vision. Leaders have a clear sense of where they want to go and how they intend to get there. They see the big picture, then create a […]

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Be Committed to Excellence

“To be successful you must first see success.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “To be enthusiastic, you have to act enthusiastic.” Dale Carnegie “Do everything right and you’ll never be wrong .” Craig Lockerd “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got .” Unknown “Many years ago, a large American shoe manufacturer sent tow sales reps out to different parts of the Australian outback to see if they could drum up some business among the aborigines. Some time later, the company received telegrams from both […]

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Successful Students

Successful students persist. They focus on the task and complete it successfully. They know how to proceed when they get stuck. Successful students manage impulsivity. They control themselves and act thoughtfully and deliberately in any situation. Successful students listen with understanding and empathy. They devote their mental attention to others and are able to build rapport easily and quickly. They can identify with another’s point of view while keeping their own. Successful students think flexibly. They are able to view a situation from many perspectives, and their minds are open […]

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The Basics of Leadership

There is much debate, theory and confusing jargon surrounding the issue of leadership. What is it? Who does it? How to do it well? If you are only a newly promoted team leader then there is only a few things you need to know to start leading and take control. When you first get promoted and are put in charge of the performance of a team you become a leader. But nothing inside you has changed to make you a different person ready for this role. In fact, it will […]

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Great Leaders

Great Leaders use memorable leadership quotes as tools to support their mission, vision, strategy and expectations for quality performance. Here are a few of my favorite quotes! “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton, Hilton Hotels “The right man is the one who seizes the moment.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  “Be enthusiastic as a leader. You can’t light a fire with a wet match.” – Unknown  “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, […]

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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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Tips on Goal Setting

Small decisions can have a great impact on you working towards your goal. Remember that your goals are your road maps to success in life. Without them, you can lose your way. Although you can always retrace your steps, you might not have the time, opportunity, energy or resources you once had when you could have made your goals happen one by one. www.studygroupamerica.com Listen to people who you respect and ask for their advice. Remember, you don’t have to like the person to respect them. Being active in life […]

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