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The surprising success we find in failure
Michael Hyatt Intentional Leadership
We often look at successful people, hearing their stories of failure, and think they succeeded in spite of the fact that they failed. But that's not true. Successful people and organizations don't succeed despite failure. They succeed because of it.
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25 ways to lead, inspire and motivate your team to greatness
Entrepreneur
You are only as good as your team. It is your job as a leader to set the bar, inspire and motivate your team to reach greatness. Sitting back and focusing only on your personal goals will not benefit your team or help your brand grow. Here are 25 ways to steer your team to greatness.
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The comfort zone is really the danger zone
By Betty Boyd
A leader doesn't just wake up one day and become one. Leaders must work on and practice their leadership skills. Quite simply, that means leading others. However, over time, leaders can become complacent in how they lead. These types of leaders end up in their own comfort zone, and this is really a danger zone. How do leaders end up in the comfort zone, and how can they be turned around?
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5 ways to avoid employee turnover
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7 secrets of servant leadership that will lead you to success
Inc.
Over the past decade or so, a new term for leaders has come into common usage: servant leader. The idea of servant leadership is that the typical hierarchy where employees are supposed to serve their bosses is turned upside down. Instead, leaders serve their people. All servant leaders share two fundamental beliefs about the people they lead, and engage in five practices that put these beliefs into action. Servant leaders believe the following.
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Staying motivated after a major achievement
Harvard Business Review
When we think about achieving a major goal, we picture the exhilaration of reaching new heights. What we often fail to anticipate, however, is that once we've scaled that mountain, it can be surprisingly chilly on the other side. After a period of massive productivity, we have to revert back to life as usual and settle back into an established workplace routine. It's a lot harder than it looks.
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4 keys to finding hidden leaders in your organization
Leadership Now
Jim Kouzes writes in the foreword of "The Hidden Leader" that "our images of who's a leader and who's not are all mixed up in our preconceived notions about what leadership is and isn't." Well put. That is the issue. He goes on to say that "hidden leaders are those people in your organization who share the belief that what they do matters." And they are all around us.
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Develop these 5 skills to become an exceptional leader
Entrepreneur
The demand for exceptional leadership skills is vital to unlocking transformational growth in business. Recent research and reports confirm leadership development should be considered a top priority in 2015. According to a Deloitte survey released in October, a shortage of skilled workers was perceived as one of the obstacles to growth for more than 35 percent of the 300 executives polled.
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