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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter - October 2014 Issue

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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter
October 2014

Take Note

Is Fear Bossing You Around?
Bob Kaplan, of consulting firm Kaplan Devries and an honorary CCL fellow, helps leaders understand the downside of their strengths. In this blog post, he points out that fear often drives even the strongest leader: Fear is a Dirty Word.

Do Top Leaders Have What It Takes?
CCL research shows that leaders of functions and business units are talented — but their challenges are immense. To be more effective, these senior-level leaders (and those in the pipeline) need to take a targeted approach to development and performance. Read more in Leading with Impact: How Functional Leaders Face Challenges, Focus Development, and Boost Performance.

Upcoming Events

Human Capital Institute: 2014 Global Talent Management Forum
November 17-18, 2014
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Creating a Leadership Culture of Innovation: Core Skills for Leaders at All Levels of the Organization
October 30, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

Linking Business Strategy and Leadership Strategy
December 9, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

High Achiever? Beware the Impostor Syndrome

High Achiever? Beware the Impostor Syndrome

A difficult problem secretly plagues many high achievers: The Impostor Syndrome. It's the feeling you don't deserve to be where you are and that you've faked your way to success.

Authenticity: 1 Idea, 3 Facts, 5 Tips

Authenticity is the healthy alignment between internal values and beliefs and external behavior. What does it mean for leaders and organizations?

Fight the Energy Vampires

Is someone sucking the life out of you at work? Judith Orloff gives tips to protect yourself.

HR Pipeline: Help Leaders Find Their Role in Innovation

CCL uses five leader levels to help clarify leadership development priorities — and we've looked at how this translates into innovation roles and skills.
An interview with Tracy Brower, Author of Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work myCCL Premium
An interview with Tracy Brower, Author of Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work

myCCL Premium Article

Each month the Premium subscribers of Leading Effectively have access to an interview with a thought leader, author or expert. Through these interviews, we offer different perspectives on topics related to leadership. Featured in the October 2014 issue is author Tracy Brower.

Cross-Boundary Leadership Training Helps Boost Community Coalitions

Cross-Boundary Leadership Training Helps Boost Community Coalitions

A coalition of community leaders seek input from citizens to define the group's goals, using boundary spanning as a way to achieve them.

Impostor Syndrome: Join CCL's Twitter Chat on Nov. 7

Join the authors of Beating the Impostor Syndrome for a live Twitter chat! Portia Mount and Susan Tardanico will answer your questions about the #ImpostorSyndrome and ways that you can overcome it. The live chat will take place on November 7th from 2pm to 3pm EST. Make sure to follow us on Twitter (@CCLdotORG) and use the hashtag #CCLchat with your questions and comments.

Seeking a Speaker? Try a CCL Leadership Expert

Need a speaker at your next company event? CCL's Speakers Bureau has 50-plus leadership experts available to present the latest research and training to help prepare your organization for success. Popular topics include Boundary Spanning Leadership, Innovation Leadership and Leading Individuals through Change. Visit here to learn more!