Boldness and Good Judgement Are Important Leadership Capabilities

This is a HBR post written by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman. The article is about the leadership quality 'boldness' stands apart from other leadership qualities in being perceived as an effective leadership quality. The link to the original article is here. Fortune favors the bold, goes the old Roman saying. Our research suggests fortune …

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Why Influence is more important than Authority?

In a world of complex, sprawling organizations, authority isn’t what it used to be. Sure, you may be the boss, but your title isn’t enough to get people to do what you ask. And your command is further diluted when you work in a team, collaborate across boundaries or rely on multiple partners and stakeholders. …

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Influence vs. Authority

This is a post written by J. Matthew Becker and the link to the original post is here. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” - Ken Blanchard What is your leadership style?  Do you rely on influence or authority? I’m sure that most of us have probably experienced a leader that relies …

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Quick Thinkers Seem Charismatic, Even If They’re Not That Smart

This is an article by The Atlantic and the link to the original post is here. The rapid-fire back and forth of a witty repartee is an exhilarating thing. When the conversation is ping-ponging between you and someone else—be it on a date, or in a business meeting, or at happy hour—chances are you’ll find …

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20 Management Activities to manage any project or initiative

For some people it comes very natural to manage things. But for people who are not very good at management, the below simple list can come in handy to manage any new challenge or responsibility to get the ball rolling. The below are a simple list of activities in sequence that are to be followed …

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