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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter - December 2014 Issue

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Leading Effectively e-Newsletter
December 2014

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Leadership in 6 Words
Ernest Hemingway believed that the best story he ever wrote was one that contained only six words: "For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never worn." CCL challenged social media followers to give their best advice to a first-time leader — in only 6 words. This video shows some of their responses. What would you add?

What to Do When Lack of Confidence Undermines Leaders
Read "When the Boss Feels Like an Imposter" in Chief Learning Officer to learn four steps for dealing with the problem — for you or anyone you are helping to develop.

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5 Ways Managers Can Take the Crazy Out of Crazy Busy in the New Year

5 Ways Managers Can Take the "Crazy" Out of "Crazy Busy" in the New Year

Companies wasting our time is what really makes us crazy and cry for more "life" in the work/life mix.

13 Fitness Resources: Pick One to Focus Your Fitness Goals

You'll feel better and lead better when you are fit, focused and have energy for what matters most. CCL's Sharon McDowell-Larsen shares some of her favorite resources to help you fit healthy living into your busy days.

15 Experiences That Help You Learn to Lead

How can you tailor your leadership development? One approach is to use experience as a starting point.
Balance is a Faulty Metaphor

HR Pipeline: Balance is a Faulty Metaphor

If Work/Life is a hot topic (or pressure point) for employees in your organization, resolve to change the conversation in 2015. First, stop talking about balance.

An interview with Mindy Hall, author of Leading with Intention: Every Moment Is a Choice myCCL Premium
An interview with Mindy Hall, author of Leading with Intention: Every Moment Is a Choice

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 December 2014 issue is author Mindy Hall.

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