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This Week’s 10 Best Leadership Links [April 22-26]

leadership linksThis week learn what type of boss you really are and discover the creative energy one can gain from mongoose ownership. Without further ado here are this week’s 10 best leadership links:

1. Do you talk about TV too much? Perhaps it’s time to curb your TV musings while in the office…or when hiring new employees.

2. Prospect magazine polled over 10,000 people to find out who the biggest intellectuals of 2013 were. Leaders should be familiar with the results.

3. The 6 types of bosses. Which are you?

5. A list of weird habits from literary greats. Leaders take note: there’s no need to be normal. Climb a tree naked or own a mongoose.

6. How will ‘Big Data‘ change your industry? Your leadership?

7. Perhaps being too busy is hurting your leadership ability. A good, thoughtful article.

8. Are you a good boss or an amazing one?

9. Make sure that you aren’t the roadblock to your own success. Here are 3 ways great leaders hold themselves back.

10. A detailed info-graphic explaining how to motive your employees.

A humorous bonus: The power of intuition…or is it guessing?


Funny Leadership Cartoon of the Day 5.16.11

For any leader, ambition can be a great tool but it can also come back to bite you. I could go on, but this imaginative cartoon by the folks over at Buttersafe explains it all.

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10 Must-Read Social Media & Leadership Stories From June 21-25

1. Here’s some good advice: Be awesome at work everyday.

2. The most important leadership trait that you recognize, but often avoid.

3. Involved discussion on the future of publishing in the age of the iPad, the Kindle, and the Nook.

4. Leadership challenges and green hurdles in the hospitality business.

5. The business of fashion leadership. Uniqlo poised to take over the clothing retailer world.

6. How to conquer unproductivity and start getting things done.

7. Lifestyles of some of the world’s worst leaders dictators.

8. Meet your new co-worker, it’s a robot.

9. Leadership cartoon: How running your family like a business is a bad idea.

10. Youtube, in a nod to the 2010 World Cup, gets a Vuvuzela button.

Picture Credit: Veen