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Are you brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. We've all heard how we need to be more empathetic with others, to truly understand what it is like to walk a mile in their shoes. But what is it and is it actually any use?
Organizations accomplish what they do because ofteamwork. Whether you are in business, sport, education, the church and even marriage – teamwork is what paves the way to success. What a leader can do with a great team far surpasses anything they can accomplish alone. As a leader learns how to unite the right people around a shared vision, their influence truly begins to take off.
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Competence and competency
The concept of competence remains one of the most diffuse terms in the organisational and occupational literature (Nordhaug and Gronhaug, 1994). Exactly what does an author mean when using any of the terms of competence?
The concept of individual competence is widely used in human resource management (Boyatzis, 1982, Schroder, 1989, Burgoyne, 1993). This refers to a set of skills that an individual must possess in...
- Who is in your Inner Circle?
- The people closest to you can raise you up or tear you down. Take a long hard look at those who are in your inner circle and...
It is time to change. Gen iY is here and if we continue with last century methods, we have little chance of being their guides of choice:
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The information in this article is critical to your well-being, your success, your business and your health but you willprobablynot make it to the end, at least not withoutinterruptionsand multiple distractions. While reading, you willreceiveat least 5-15 emails, one or two phone calls, 3-25 instant or text messages and acolleagueor two may pop-by for a 'quick' chat. You may visit a Web site and get distracted though I do promise to keep this interesting enough so you come back.
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The best rides always have a long queue and you look with disdain at a group of 'bullies' who cut the line and push in front of you.
Instantly your threat response fires up and you feel the urge to fight back, or perhaps give up and walk away from thespot you have been holding onto for the past hour.
Most people say nothing externally, muttering to themselves about how unfair it is and what they would like to do. Yet meek and mild you keep your head down in case the 'bullies' turn on you.
Everyone plays a number of roles as a leader and in their relationships with others. The essence of personality, according to Raimundo, is the sum of the roles I play.
"And what do you do?"
How many times have you been asked this question? How many times have you asked it? My guess is more than once or twice.
When answering this question, most people respond with their job title or their job function: I'm a banker, I'm the CEO, I'm a teacher. Or they launch into their 'elevator pitch'. We...
Communicate with Impact
Ideasare the currency of the 21st century.
The ability to communicate your ideaspersuasivelyis thesingle greatest skillyou need to accomplish your dreams
Spreadingyour ideas in the 21st Century requires a 21st Centurymodel of communication
Let me introduce you to HUGS
Neuroscience research using brain scans reveals that stories stimulate our brains, enabling the speaker to connect with the audience and making it likely...
All the faces in the world are mirrors. What kind of reflections do you see in the faces of the people you meet?
Long ago in a small, far away village, there was place known as the House of 1000 Mirrors. A small, happy little dog learned of this place and decided to visit. When he arrived, he bounced happily up the stairs to the doorway of the house. He looked through the doorway with his ears lifted high and his tail wagging as fast as it could. To his great surprise, he found himself staring at 1000 other happy little dogs with their tails wagging just as fast as his. He smiled a great smile, and was...