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6 Habits All Likeable Leaders Have – People Development

by on Dec.21, 2015, under LA's Blog

Likeable leaders have the ability to make their team members feel good. They provide detailed and meaningful compliments.

Source: peopledevelopmentmagazine.com

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Today’s Best Leaders Are Reflective and Vulnerable

by on Dec.15, 2015, under LA's Blog

Lagging performance is among the most glaring indications something is awry in an organization. Then there are the quieter, less splashy but still foreboding signals: a culture of distrust, the uncomfortable undiscussables, staff disengagement, disorganization — all of which indicate a disconnect that could cost a business tremendously if not addressed.
 

When confronted with a problem, or better yet, before it becomes a problem, leadership consultants Bob Anderson and Bill Adams recommend organizational leaders first turn inward to drive lasting change.

Source: www.clomedia.com

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Financing a business – Five tips for raising capital in Australia

by on Dec.11, 2015, under LA's Blog

A capital raising is fundamentally a social movement.

 

If you communicate clearly, win followers and have a unique insight people can get excited about, the money will follow.

Source: www.startupsmart.com.au

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Leadership Training for Entrepreneurs

by on Dec.07, 2015, under LA's Blog

In stark contrast to the corporate world — where people in large companies are promoted into leadership roles only after working their way up through the ranks — leadership development in the startup arena often happens overnight or even by accident.
Entrepreneurs often have to go without management training, development coaching or a course called “CEO 101.” They have to figure out out how to be a leader on the fly.
And because teaching yourself to lead is no easy feat, especially when you’re managing a rapidly expanding company, you may well fail. That’s part of the reason 36 percent of new businesses fold after just two years and 90 percent of technology startups simply don’t make it.

Source: www.accelerationpartners.com

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6 Strategies For Building A Culture of Innovation

by on Dec.07, 2015, under LA's Blog

With careful planning, successful companies are able to scale their culture of innovation with them.

Source: www.inc.com

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Is Your Company Encouraging Employees to Share What They Know?

by on Dec.03, 2015, under LA's Blog

Many of the things we need to know to be successful – to innovate, collaborate, solve problems, and identify new opportunities – aren’t learned simply through schooling, training, or personal experience.

Source: hbr.org

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Goodbye staff surveys: KPMG gives annual employee engagement surveys the flick

by on Dec.01, 2015, under LA's Blog

KPMG has ditched one of the longest running “rackets” in human resources: annual employee engagement surveys.

Source: www.afr.com

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