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5 Habits of Extraordinarily Effective Leaders
The bad-old days of bosses giving orders and employees blindly following fortunately are mostly behind us. To be effective, and for their companies to thrive, leaders must create supportive work environments that can influence, but not force, desired behaviors and outcomes. This means applying an entirely new set of leadership practices that takes into account these new ways of doing business.
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Report: Nonprofit Hospital CEOs Still Handsomely Paid
Democrat & Chronicle
Many hospital CEOs continue to see hefty increases in pay, according to Modern Healthcare. According to a recent report, "total cash compensation grew an average of 24.2 percent from 2011 to 2012 for the 147 chief executives included in Modern Healthcare's analysis of the most recent public information available for not-for-profit compensation." The report said that 21 of the 147 CEOs saw total cash compensation rise by more than 50 percent.
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Both Leadership and Management are the Foundations of Success
By Betty Boyd
Just as a building needs a foundation, so too does an organization. In this fast-paced world of business, the organization's success or failure hinges upon how both leadership and management work together. The concepts of leadership and management are not new, but too frequently are interchanged. However, each has its own meaning and methodology in regards to an organization's success. So, how can an organization use leadership as a guiding force? People make all the difference.
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16 Traits of the World's Most Successful People
Business Insider
When the young journalist Napoleon Hill interviewed the industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1908, Carnegie liked Hill so much that he decided he would share all of the strategies that turned him from a penniless immigrant into the richest man in the world. From that point forward, Hill dedicated his career to understanding the work ethics of highly successful people. After spending 12 years analyzing "more than 12,000 men and women," both successful entrepreneurs and ordinary people, Hill determined 16 elements of exceptional leaders that anyone can practice.
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CEOs: 7 Ways Their Height, Humility and Age Affects Organizations
Becker's Hospital Review
Recent research has examined how CEOs' physical and personality traits affect their paychecks, collegiality and the health of the organizations they lead. Along with this research, other surveys have found commonalities among CEOs' names and the forecasted rise of women in the C-suite. This article takes a look at seven studies or surveys that tell us more about CEOs across all industries.
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What Motivates Your Managers the Most?
Becker's Hospital Review
Hint: It's not the desire for a promotion. Lou Holtz once said talent determines what you can do, motivation determines how much you are willing to do and attitude determines how well you do it.
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