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Leading By Pull, Not Push

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Leading by pull instead of push is usually done by coaching-leaders, which is the type of leader you should want to be. This article explains how coaching-leaders create pull and how becoming one can be easy. One of the great opportunities of coaching-leadership is trusting talent to pull organizations forward, rather than to just expect employees to get a job done.

Read the full story here :: Stop Pushing – Create Pull

5 Ways to Be Remarkable at Work

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Hard work is what life is all about, and without it, life would be meaningless. So if you want to be remarkable at work, you may want to consider these five principles of remarkable. First is committing to doing one thing exceptionally well. If you can’ t commit to being exceptional in one area, you’re committing to being mediocre in all. Spend over 50% of your time on the one thing that matters most and maintain fearless focus.

Read the full story here :: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

How to Use Belief to Inspire Boldness

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Doubt inspires fear and insecurity, but belief inspires boldness. Belief can be used as motivation and transformation, which results in driving success. Believing in someone includes holding them to their full potential, expecting improved performance, taking action to mitigate weaknesses, and honoring success when it’s different from yours. Belief ennobles both the giver and the receiver.

Read the full story here :: How to Use Doubt and Belief as Motivation

How Leaders Deal With Negative Pasts

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

If there is something in your past that has a negative hold on you today, you need to learn how to let go of it, especially for leaders. Leaders tend to handle this feat for themselves pretty well, but it’s also important to know how to understand the negative past of others. The best way to do that, and to get the best from people, is to treat them with their potential, not their failure or past in mind.

Read the full story here :: How to Overcome a Negative Past

How To Integrate Values to Connect With Your Team

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Knowing what your team values is an excellent way to connect with them. You’ll see that certain team members with the same personal values, will tend to work better together or at certain types of tasks. Thus, as a leader, it is important to recognize and integrate your teams’ individual values when working with them and providing feedback. There are some team members who value compassion, and others who value getting things done, and both work better when interacted with accordingly.

Read the full story here :: How Values Expedite Connection and Integration

10 Tips for Developing a Strategy for Success

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Without a strategy for success, you’re pretty much taking a shot in the dark, with no real structure or organization. This article discusses 10 ways to get where you want to go, which involves developing a strategy for success. You’ll need to start by really defining your business, and understanding the real value you bring to customers from their point of view. Check out the article for the rest of the tips!

Read the full story here :: 10 Ways to Get Where You Want to Go

Don’t Be A Second-Guessing Leader

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Second-guessing can cause leaders to create fearful environments where avoiding mistakes is the goal. But this can limit you to success, which is why it’s important to learn how to overcome the second-guessing-syndrome. Follow these seven steps to learn how to overcome it, starting with limiting the playing field. You can’t do everything well, but as a team you certainly can.

Read the full story here :: 7 Ways to Overcome the Second-Guessing-Syndrome

Moving Your Dreams to Reality

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Are you doing anything to move your dreams to a reality? Or are they just stagnant in the back of your mind? This article¬†provides twelve questions that are necessary in order to move your dreams to reality. The way to do this is by developing a strategy, because you can’t move your dreams to reality without a strategy. After reading and answering the twelve questions, you’ll be able to get a better idea on your own strategy for making your dreams become a reality.

Read the full story here :: 12 Questions That Move Dreams to Reality

The One Word Leadership Secret

Monday, February 16th, 2015

You may think that the key to leadership is having everyone listen to you, but how do you get people to even want to do that? The answer is adaptability. When working with people, whether it’s in the office or in life, you need to train yourself to be adaptable, otherwise you’ll never really get on the same understanding level as other people. If you can’t understand people, then you can’t expect to know what makes them motivated to listen and look up to you.
Read the full story here :: The One (Not So Sexy) Leadership Trait You Need For Success

Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S.

Monday, February 16th, 2015

How do you determine which tech hubs are the best and most innovative? This article looked at the number of patents per 1,000 residents, venture capital received per capita in a particular region in 2014, and “economies of agglomeration”. Essentially, the way the cities are ranked are by the density of startups clustered together. At the top of the list, is San Jose. Find out what the rest of the top tech cities are in this article.

Read the full story here :: The 10 Most Innovative Tech Hubs in the U.S.