“Ambiguity draws attention to what we don’t know. Ambiguity gives us space to unlearn. Ambiguity gives birth to new thinking and tools. Ambiguity exposes opportunity. Ambiguity ignites the spark of growth. Ambiguity expands awareness. Ambiguity is humble. Ambiguity asks questions.” http://feedly.com/e/5NDSXatE
Freek Vermeulen, author and associate professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School, says it\’s common for smart leaders to make bad decisions–and most of the time, emotions are to blame. via How To Remove the Emotion from Decision-Making | Inc.com.
“If indecisiveness is a problem at your company, you can use these three strategies to help get better at pulling the trigger.” http://feeds.inc.com/~r/home/updates/~3/8j06CITT2-Y/story01.htm
What would you say are the six crucial dimensions of social media literacy for leaders? McKinsey sees them operating on two levels: the personal and the organisational/strategic. How does your social media use line up? via Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company.
“Want to learn what it takes to lead and develop a team? Or steer change? Persuade your peers? Manage a problem employee? “Then do it,” says CCL’s Cindy McCauley. “You will broaden and deepen your leadership capabilities as you do leadership work.” Learning from experience is the No. 1 way that leader development happens, according to McCauley.” via e-Newsletter November 2013: The No. 1 Way to Learn to Lead – Center for Creative Leadership.
Developing your EQ is one of the crucial leadership skills. Getting it right helps you to i) avoid problems in the first place, and ii) selecting the best solution from a range of options, given the circumstances. “If your desire is to raise your emotional intelligence, here are six pillars of emotional intelligence to incorporate into your life: Self-Awareness Empathy Self-Regulation Motivation Social Skills Happiness“ via 6 Ways To Raise Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ).
“In today’s business world there is too much management and not enough leadership. A lot of people ask me to explain the difference between the two, which I do in the video below. Both are important, but in a world that’s changing faster and faster, great leadership is especially important.” via The Perils of Confusing Management and Leadership – Forbes.
“At its heart, leadership is about taking initiative and influencing those around you — and that doesn’t just apply to people at the top of an organizational hierarchy. Everyone in an organization can demonstrate leadership, and they should.” via Leadership Tip: It’s How You Act, Not Your Position – Forbes.