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Communicating means more than simply talking. To improve your connection with people:
The best attribute to bring to a team is adaptability. To become more flexible in your thinking:
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You can count on a reliable team member who gets work done consistently, does his fair share to work hard and meet commitments.
Teams need people who speak up and express their thoughts and ideas clearly, directly, honestly, and with respect for others.
Teams need team players who listen first and speak second. They need players that can absorb, understand, and consider ideas and points of view from other people without arguing every point.
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Collective intelligence or group thinking is an idea that by many minds working together, we can correct each other's errors in judgment and provide good results.
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The phenomenon of 'Groupthink' leads to ego clashes and reinforcement of existing biases. They somethings fail to reach any decision and may complicate matters further by incorporating all points of view. Design by Committee is something best avoided.
Brainstorming, on the other hand, involves creative, divergent thinking, which is different from the restrained, critical thinking that may be required to come to a decision.
An extensive study in 'Groupthink' which included testing the social sensitivity, as well as the IQ of the individuals, showed that:
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Totally reliable members are like gold. Delivering work on time every time is priceless.
A good team player is not fearful of failure.
Head hunters are now actively seeking out those employees who can clearly recount what went wrong with a project and what lessons they learned.
A good team member doesn't regard other team members with suspicion, envy or resentment.
They understand that sharing information is vital to efficient problem solving.
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Public speaking is often topping the charts as the No. 1 fear in the world.
People feel anxious, sweaty, or have a pounding heart while being on stage in front of an audience.
A great way to remove a large portion of fear is to practice hard, studying the topic well. You can research all questions that the audience may ask, and practice the speech in front of a mirror or in front of friends.
Practicing soothes our nerves, making us ready for the final audience.
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A leader will never be able to motivate his team if he or she is not full of passion concerning the work that is done. It is the number one quality for success.
Only those with vision and passion can build up a passionate team. Passion brings out more positivity, honesty, reliability, and professionalism, in the leader and subordinates, and those are the building blocks of leadership.
“Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.”
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The Super Bowl is a popular sporting event that takes place each year to determine the championship team of the National Football League (NFL).
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The FNL officially formed in 1920. In 1960, a group of businessmen wanted to own football franchises but were denied by the NFL. They decided to launch an alternative league, known as the AFL (American football League).
The NFL and AFL competed for fans, players, and support. In 1966, the leagues were merged, and the first Super Bowl took place.
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Even if you are hardly aware of it, music can be surprisingly powerful.
Researchers have found that it can affect:
It is also known as music design, music consultancy, or as part of a broader package of experiential design or sensory marketing.
The work involves creating distinct, compatible musical identities for brands.
Muzak, a brand of background music, set the template for background music. It played in retail stores and other commercial premises and sold itself on the basis that it could increase productivity in workplaces.
Muzak's template for background music persisted for decades. The music was a balm to ease awkward silences and to encourage and brighten the mood.
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This a Zen Buddhism concept that refers to the idea of letting go of your preconceptions and having an attitude of openness when studying a subject.
"When you are a true beginner, your mind is empty and open. You're willing to learn and consider all pieces of information, like a child discovering something for the first time."
As you grow in knowledge and expertise, your mind becomes more closed.
You tend to deny the information that disagrees with what you already know and yield to the information that confirms your current point of view.
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In today's social economy, servant leaders will cast a company vision and enroll their followers to express their voice as co-creators and co-contributors to the vision.
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Good leadership doesn't happen without trust.
Trusting leadership behaviors great companies are known for:
Good leaders are willing to listen to feedback.
A leader who listens is open and accountable: he can filter out criticism or drama and find the facts in order to respond appropriately.
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