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Develop Strategic Thinkers Throughout Your Organization

In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders. And while there is an abundance of courses, books, articles and opinions on the process of strategic planning, the focus is typically on an isolated process that might happen once or twice per year. In contrast, a true strategic leader thinks and acts strategically every day.

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9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

  • Category EQ

By Jeff Haden.

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.

But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success is impossible unless you treat other people with kindness, regard, and respect.

After all, you can be a rich jerk... but you will also be a lonely jerk.

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Where are your 'Ready-Now' Leaders?

Four steps your organisation can take to avert a frontline leadership crisis.

DDI’s 2011 Global Leadership Forecast found that only 18 percent of HR professionals rate their leadership bench strength as strong or very strong. The lack of leaders who are ready for a frontline role is a particular problem for organizations. Filling frontline leader positions is tough because of both how difficult the transition can be for a first time leader and the sheer number of frontline leaders that organizations need. This drives a number of promotions into frontline leader roles of individuals who are just not yet equipped with the leadership skills they need to be effective.

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