Learning Point: Understanding How to Deal With Difficult People

We have all experienced the dread of attending a meeting where we know 'that person' will be there - the one that always manages to press the wrong buttons. When dealing with difficult people, stay out of it emotionally and concentrate on listening non-defensively and actively. People may make disparaging and emotional remarks - don't […]
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Watch & Learn: Inspirational Leadership

The link below takes you to a  TEDTALKS presented by Simon Sinek on inspirational leadership. He has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ... Watch and Learn: HERE
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What Kind of Thinker Are You?

Have you ever considered what kind of thinker you are? It may seem a strange question, but being aware of your thinking style will increase your levels of self-awareness, as well as helping you to work effectively with others. This questionnaire should help give you a good idea of your preferred thinking style. It can […]
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How CEOs Should Handle Criticism

Corporate leaders have always been targets of criticism, both from inside and outside the firms they lead. But these days leaders are getting it from an increasing number of sources, thanks to a bevvy of internet platforms designed to bring more transparency to work, as well as a social media ecosystem capable of spreading word […]
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Gain a Leadership Edge by Becoming Your Own Life Coach

From Fortune 500 CEOs to Hollywood starlets to Oprah, people are performing better, making smarter decisions and reaching new heights in areas such as work, finance, relationships and health, all thanks to coaches. Executive coaching is defined by the International Coach Federation as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them […]
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