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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter - August 2014 Issue

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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter
August 2014

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A Leadership Bucket List?
What if you had a Leadership Bucket List — the acts of leadership you absolutely must carry out at least once? CCL guest blogger Dave Clemens offers his ideas in 10 acts of leadership to undertake before you go.

New Leadership for Effective Health Care
In the U.K., the NHS aims to deliver high-quality, compassionate health care. And like in many countries, it faces significant changes as it faces the future.

In a new white paper, Delivering a Collective Leadership Strategy for Health Care, CCL and The King's Fund describe a process for implementing leadership strategy to meet changing needs.

Upcoming Events

Adaptability: Responding Effectively to Change
August 20, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

Human Capital Institute: 2014 Learning and Leadership Development Conference
September 8-10, 2014
Boston, MA

Change Now! Five Steps to Better Leadership
September 16, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

The Conference Board: Succession Management Conference
October 28-29, 2014
New York, NY

Mindset Shift Helps First-Time Managers Build Relationships and Lead Teams

First-Time Managers Must Learn: "It's Not about Me"

It's not easy to go from a lifetime of personal achievements and self-reliance to being accountable and responsible for the success of others. CCL's Bill Gentry helps first-time managers make the shift.

Adaptability: 1 Idea, 3 Facts, 5 Tips

Adapting to change is a life skill and a leadership imperative. What are you doing to help yourself — and others — adapt?

Coaching Direct Reports? Work on the Relationship

When managers coach direct reports, organizations benefit. But where to start? A good coaching outcome begins with a good coaching relationship.

HR Pipeline: The Confusion of Teams

Is your project team a team? Is it really a work group? Questions like these matter when it comes to developing the skills leaders and groups need to be productive.
An Interview with Henry Evans, coauthor of Step Up: Lead in Six Moments That Matter myCCL Premium
An Interview with Henry Evans, coauthor of Step Up: Lead in Six Moments That Matter

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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 August 2014 issue is author Henry Evans.

Kentucky Businesses Invest in School Leaders

Kentucky Businesses Invest in School Leaders

Quality education is in demand, according to the Kentucky Chamber Foundation and the state's business leaders. The Chamber turned to CCL to build a leadership development program with a customized focus on Kentucky's needs. The program, known as the Kentucky Leadership Institute for School Principals, will span multiple years and engage a new cohort of principals each year. Admission to the program is competitive, with a rigorous application process.

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!