Weekly Roundup #6


By SkyeTeam on November 18, 2015

Posted by SkyeTeam | November 18, 2015Weekly Roundup #6Welcome to the Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup. Each week we scour the Internet for stories and ideas of how people cultivate winning relationships at work and share them in this blog. It’s perfect for anyone interested in applying the ideas and techniques from Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships by SkyeTeam CEO Morag Barrett.In this week’s roundup we feature several articles focusing on what is the definition of leadership, how sharing daily routines can help develop potential leaders, advice for creating a culture that brings out the best in your team and what you can do to enable better decision-making personally and in the organization.After Paris, We Need More Fellowship, Not More Leadership  – What does it take to be leader? Gianpiero Petriglieri, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD writes this article in responses to the recent Paris bombings. He suggest that we need to form better relationships, or a sense of fellowship, within and between cultural groups. Interesting debate in the comments sections on the definition of “leadership”.Recognizing Our Power To Lead And Inspire Others – Tanveer Naseer’s essay shares his observation that many leaders feel unable to lead because they are dependent on others for success. Leadership is not about being in front of group of people or pushing people towards a common goal. Instead, he argues that leadership is about viewing ourselves as a vehicle for change and inspiring others to make their organization a success.What Separates High-Performing Leaders from Average Ones – What do you need to be a high-performing leader? This article argues that companies should focus on better understanding HOW their high performing leaders succeed with their organization. The article then goes on to describe how to identify high performing routines and discuss how these routines could be applied throughout the organization.For more advice on how to build on your high performing leader successes, read about the Appreciative Inquiry Process, which provides an approach on how to engage all levels of an organization in sharing and collaboratively creating a common, positive work environment. And use this infographic by Charles Duhigg, author of “The Power of Habit” on how to create new habits or routines.How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts – Gain some helpful advice on how to create a culture that supports your more introverted colleagues based on Susan Cain’s book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking.” A meta-discussion on HOW your team works with each other helps to develop trust and encourages everyone to participate.Twenty-Eight Keys to Unlocking Organizational Culture – Originally intended as advice for job applicants to evaluate a prospective employer’s culture, this comprehensive list is interesting but lacks focus. A key question that could be added is “How does this organization’s culture support the overall company vision and mission?”Make Better Decisions at Work and in Personal Life This article discusses “ego depletion” and how it skews your ability to make good decisions. Helpful advice on how to set up a better environment for making decisions at a personal and organizational level.Thanks for reading! If you liked this article, join the Cultivate LinkedIn Group to get more articles, share your ideas, opinions, and questions on how to apply Cultivate to your life. We’re changing how work gets done, one conversation at a time.Filipina Pate is a recovering startup founder, entrepreneur and writer with more than fifteen years of experience in creating, designing and marketing web-based products and services. She is known for her creative ideas and vision, the technical expertise to turn ideas into reality, and a belief in the power of technology to bring people together.Related ArticlesTags »Culturehigh performing teamsleadership Share
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