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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter - January 2015 Issue

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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter
January 2015

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As Bad as a Break-Up?
The transition from individual contributor to first-time manager is a tough one. Learn why and what you can do to help new managers succeed during a webinar with CCL's Bill Gentry, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do ... and So Is Leading Others for the First Time.


4 Classic Leadership Mistakes You Can Avoid
"Busyness is the cocaine of today's knowledge workers," says CCL President and CEO John Ryan in a recent column. Don't make the mistake of confusing busyness with value — or these other leadership mistakes.


Upcoming Events

Event:
Talent Management Strategies Conference
February 3-4, 2015 New York
February 24-25, 2015 San Diego

Webinar:
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do and So Is Leading Others for the First Time
February 11, 2015
1-2 p.m. ET

Webinar:
Beating the Impostor Syndrome
March 31, 2015
1-2 p.m. ET

How Do You Respond to a New Idea?

How Do You Respond to a New Idea?

Caution, skepticism, judging and dismissal may be understandable — and typical — responses to ideas that are new. Yet those responses kill innovation.


Change Agent? Pay Attention to People's Preferences

People have different preferences, or built-in reactions, to change. Know your own — and pay attention to others' — change preferences to adapt and lead more effectively.

Networks and Leadership: Are You Connected?

Network perspective is a leadership imperative. Do you have it? Do you make the most of it?
 
Balance is a Faulty Metaphor

HR Pipeline: 3 Ways to Get More Innovation

How do you make "innovation" more than a buzzword? Invest in the leadership capabilities that drive innovation.
 

An interview with Jonathan Vehar, coauthor of More Lightning, Less Thunder: How to Energize Innovation Teams myCCL Premium
An interview with Jonathan Vehar, coauthor of More Lightning, Less Thunder: How to Energize Innovation Teams

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 January 2015 issue is author Jonathan Vehar.

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