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quickpoint: The Long Tail of Talent

Leading Blog

And these more informal organizations are much less constrained by geography; talented people can live anywhere and shouldn’t have to move to contribute." Collectively, all these new producers will reinvent the industrial economy, often with just a few units at a time—but exactly the right products for an increasingly discriminating consumer.” * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. The labor markets are changing.

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Cascades: 6 Principles for Creating Transformational Change

Leading Blog

As Niall Ferguson observed in The Square and the Tower , “Often the biggest changes in history are the achievements of thinly documented, informally organized groups of people.”. Information spreads not through best friends but casual acquaintances.” And these values must be communicated by and lived out through the behavior of the leadership. How many manifestations of values do we treat as values in our organizations?

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Leading a Culture of Innovation

LDRLB

It’s a simple tool ( download PDF or download PowerPoint ) for defining the following dimensions of an organization’s innovation culture: Leadership – How leaders influence innovation through explicit decisions and subtle behaviors. Processes – How growth strategies and innovation are executed internally and externally including functional and cross-functional processes, customer engagement, information sharing, product and service development, and other activities.

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Culture Renovation

Leading Blog

Kevin Oakes advocates that mindset in Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company. If a senior leader wanted to tap the energy and creativity of someone lower down in the organization, she or he needed to invite that person’s boss, and so on.

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Multitasking Pitfalls

Coaching Tip

The ability to keep information organized in the brain. Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide (ebook $.99). " Time is what we want most but what we use worst." William Penn. Multitasking has become a significant part of life these days. We scan the Internet while talking on the phone , then get interrupted by call waiting. We schedule appointments when caught in traffic and text friends while standing in line at the bank.

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Leaders, Your Words Matter

Next Level Blog

No matter what type of leader you are or what kind of formal or informal organization you lead, I encourage you to pause today and everyday to consider the possible impact of your words. If you’re in a position of leadership you have that power. The Next Level Blog is where he shares "news you can use" to raise your leadership game.

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5 Behaviors of Leaders Who Embrace Change

Harvard Business

Part of the issue is how organizations view the human aspect of the closing date, which is usually treated as the end of the transaction, when it’s really just the start of change. Organizations, processes, and cultures will be integrated for weeks and months after the organizations come together, causing disruption and uncertainty. Leaders in the M&A environment are managing an organization that hasn’t existed before. Patrizia Savarese/Getty Images.

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