Yesterday’s Leadership Road Map Needs Remodeling

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It isn’t working. Almost nothing about the way a leader led in the Nineties works today. If you need proof, just look around. Businesses are gone that should be thriving, new businesses are sprouting that weren’t even a dream back then.

Yesterday’s roadmap for success doesn’t work for today’s entrepreneur and business strategist any more than a 1931 Ford Model A could successfully race in the Daytona 500. Yet leaders continue to employ the same set of “old” traditional rules — ...

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Leadership Accountability Needs Transformation

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While most leaders are measured on the basis of business results, organizations must begin holding leaders accountable for building a strong and enduring culture, listening to feedback, and engaging and retaining their teams, according to a new study just released Global Human Capital Trends 2015 by Deloitte University Press.

They went on to state, “Our research indicates that the transformation of the aging performance management process is long overdue.” It has been known for quite some time that what worked in ...

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Three Strategies Fuel Innovation Success

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Innovation, creativity and leadership are three of the most written-about topics in the business community. In fact a quick review of one online bookseller shows that they currently have over 150,000 titles on these subjects. Are they just buzzwords or do they play an important role in the success and sustainability of a business?

The answer is yes to both questions. While they are current buzzwords, they also must be part of a business’ strategic plan in ...

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Self-motivation is a Must for All Leaders

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“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily,” said Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker and author of See You at the Top.

Leaders are always susceptible to personal motivation and inspiration-drain because they are constantly motivating and inspiring others. That is just the nature of the job. What many do not realize is that they also need to constantly replenish their self-motivation and self-inspiration. Just like a fine-tuned race car requires high octane ...

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