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Nov 18, 2021

15 Methods Leaders Can Use To Boost A Team’s Curiosity And Innovation

Are you conducting monthly inspiration ideation sessions with your teams? Giving each member a chance to share helps to pique creativity.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/10/21/15-methods-leaders-can-use-to-boost-a-teams-curiosity-and-innovation/

Nov 18, 2021

Three Unexpected Ways To Find The Best Talent (And Three Ways To Keep Them)

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Turn your radar on in unique places for employees that go out of their way to make your experience great, no matter what the industry. They may have the potential you need to work for your company.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2021/10/26/three-unexpected-ways-to-find-the-best-talent-and-three-ways-to-keep-them/?sh=213718c06691

Nov 16, 2021

Your Most Passionate Employees May Not Be Your Top Performers

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Staying late or volunteering may take on the appearance of a high-level performer, but take note before promoting them - passion doesn't always equal productivity.

Link: https://hbr.org/2021/10/your-most-passionate-employees-may-not-be-your-top-performers

Nov 16, 2021

Leaders, here’s why you need to stop obsessing over the future

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As leaders, we're taught to always have a plan - but what we need to remember is to focus on the present.

Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90689007/leaders-heres-why-you-need-to-stop-obsessing-over-the-future?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+fastcompany%2Fheadlines+%28Fast+Company%29

Nov 15, 2021

How to Reshape Your Leadership Brand as You Start a New Role

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Even before your first day of a new role, you need to have an idea of how you are going to establish your leadership.

Link: https://hbr.org/2021/10/how-to-reshape-your-leadership-brand-as-you-start-a-new-role

Nov 15, 2021

Better Listening Makes More Impactful Leaders

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Less talking, more awareness. A great leader understands the true value of listening.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/10/22/better-listening-makes-more-impactful-leaders/?sh=1afa48f07c87

Nov 14, 2021

Why Civility Is a Leadership Superpower, Backed by Science

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Are you leading by fear? Even harsh verbal cues could be affecting your leadership.

Link: https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/why-civility-is-a-leadership-superpower-backed-by-science.html

Nov 13, 2021

They Led Their Teams to Become the No. 1 Company in America. Here's What They've Learned About Leadership

Kabir Barday and Geetesh Goyal
Photo: Courtesy Company. Illustration: Reagan Allen

Show your employees you are a true leader of the team by taking on grunt work and other small tasks - you'll earn their respect and attention.

Link: https://www.inc.com/anna-meyer/one-trust-humanbees.html

Nov 12, 2021

Five Actionable Tips For Embracing A Coaching Leadership Style

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Leaders who adapt coaching principles all know one thing: it's imperative to have a growth mindset.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/10/26/five-actionable-tips-for-embracing-a-coaching-leadership-style/?sh=29aec24c6eb5

Nov 12, 2021

15 Ways Senior Leaders Can Help Teams Feel Safe Being Open And Honest

It's important to promote candid communication and active listening within your company culture. Show that you can nurture these values yourself while also creating boundaries, and the lines of communication will open.

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/10/13/15-ways-senior-leaders-can-help-teams-feel-safe-being-open-and-honest/

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