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    Courtesy of John Eades https://learnloft.com/2021/07/14/what-bad-managers-consistently-get-wrong-about-leadership/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=What+Bad+Managers+Get+Wrong+About+Leadership&utm_campaign=Newsletter+7%2F15&vgo_ee=QJufdBmiqNvBm4JFqivkpSgFfsHX1KtEQ6so2w%2BCYb0%3D The following article is from July 14, 2021 by John Eades at the LearnLoft: https://learnloft.com/2021/07/14/what-bad-managers-consistently-get-wrong-about-leadership/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=What+Bad+Managers+Get+Wrong+About+Leadership&utm_campaign=Newsletter+7%2F15&vgo_ee=QJufdBmiqNvBm4JFqivkpSgFfsHX1KtEQ6so2w%2BCYb0%3D. If you are like most people, you don’t often think about bad leaders unless you had or currently have one. However, studying or experiencing them can be a more effective teacher than learning from some great ones.   Take former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling as an example. His management and leadership style was built on the foundation of fear....

    The following is courtesy of Robert Glazer's Friday Forward post on June 18, 2021. When the history books chronicle the last two years, we will learn about many crucial decisions that were made. We’ll see how many lives were saved with heroic and bold actions, and how some were lost because of decisions scuttled by incorrect assumptions, politics, misinterpreted data or even just poor timing. As is often the case, these decisions will be evaluated with the benefit of hindsight,...

    This post is courtesy of Karl Bryan from "Six Figure Coach Magazine and his daily post from June 16, 2021.https://thesixfigurecoach.com/karl-bryan/ Enjoy. Your ONE COACHING THING today is: ‘Leadership’ If I am honest with you the term leadership drives me crazy. So over done and improperly used. Many look to the loud ongoing charismatic types for “Leadership” when in reality… the quiet reserved types like Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, Mark Zuckerberg often create magic. Doesn’t matter is you like or hate...

    The following post is from John Eades at LearnLoft from June 8, 2021. Skill development is a never-ending process. Not only do the great ones in any field recognize this, but they have a borderline obsession to develop and improve their skills daily. Merriam Webster defines a skill as “the ability to use one’s knowledge effectively and readily in execution or performance.” Skills are often divided into domain-general and domain-specific. For example, golf is a general skill; driving, putting,...

    The following is courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph, V.P. Student Affairs: Wilfrid Laurier University, a Keynote Speaker, Award-Winning Coach and Author from June 1, 2021.   3 ideas for excellence: 1) Raise expectations gradually As an educator, I decided to bring out the best in my team on the academic level. So, I set the GPA minimum at 2.25 as a requirement to make the team. As expected, I was met with grumblings, but sure enough, everyone met the standard. The...

    Courtesy of "Building the Best" Weekly Newsletter The following is from May 27, 2021 by John Eades: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-top-skills-make-great-leader-john-eades/?trk=eml-email_series_follow_newsletter_01-hero-1-title_link&midToken=AQGgWYn8AI_qww&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=2Les0hDZ08G9M1 Skill development is a never-ending process. Not only do the great ones in any field recognize this, but they have a borderline obsession to develop and improve their skills daily. Merriam Webster defines a skill as “the ability to use one's knowledge effectively and readily in execution or performance.” Skills are often divided into domain-general and domain-specific. For example, golf is a...

    Image courtesy of The Guardian https://amp-theguardian-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.theguardian.com/football/2021/may/27/importance-of-confidence-in-football-how-cultivate-it Excerpts of the following story by Ben Welch for the Blizzard https://theblizzard.co.uk/ are courtesy if The Guardian from May 27, 2021 https://amp-theguardian-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.theguardian.com/football/2021/may/27/importance-of-confidence-in-football-how-cultivate-it Psychologists and players share their tips for staying self-assured – and explain why the trick could be in your left hand By Ben Welch for The BlizzardBen Welch Kepa Arrizabalaga is on his knees, hands on hips, watching Southampton’s Che Adams wheel away to an empty corner of Stamford Bridge. Celebratory screams echo around a...

    Courtesy of BCCA https://thebcca.com/bcca-announces-2021-black-female-coach-program-bfcmp-members/ Excerpts of this story are courtesy of the Black Canadian Coaches Association posted on May 25, 2021: https://thebcca.com/bcca-announces-2021-black-female-coach-program-bfcmp-members/ The Black Canadian Coaches Association (BCCA), in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), are pleased to announce the mentors for the second year of the Black Female Coach Mentorship Program (BFCMP). The BFCMP is a program funded by the CAC geared towards creating Black female mentorship, coach professionalization and leadership development opportunities to Black and Afro-mixed identifying women across Canada. Through...

    The following is courtesy of the LearnLoft by John Eades from May 25, 2021: https://learnloft.com/2021/05/25/how-great-leaders-overcome-the-current-talent-shortage/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=How+Great+Leaders+Overcome+Talent+Shortages&utm_campaign=Newsletter+5%2F27&vgo_ee=gleiqJUDlquRWK2oix4YczpxdzkQNl9LgdxZ9pnzLRY%3D There is no shortage of challenges facing leaders today. Leading remote teams, communicating the company return to the office policy, navigating a rapidly changing market, and handling a constricted supply chain, just to name a few. While these are all legitimate constraints, there is one challenge rising above the rest, acquiring talented professionals.   Don’t just take my word for it; the stats regarding acquiring talent in the...

    The following excerpt of this story is courtesy of Breaking the Lines by James Lloyd published on May 22, 2021 https://breakingthelines.com/opinion/roy-hodgson-the-most-disrespected-mind-in-the-game/ Image courtesy of Getty Images After managing sixteen different clubs and four national teams, over a staggering 45-year career, Roy Hodgson has announced he will retire from management at the end of the season. The 73-year-old will lead Crystal Palace out at Anfield on Sunday, in what will be his final time in the dugout.  He’ll be...