17 May '13, 9pm

Forward, March: Improving our leadership skills is a goal to which we all can aspire.

Leadership isn't just about controlling the marketing message. We can call ourselves thought leaders, but whether we really influence someone else's thoughts probably has more to do with our actions as leaders. Instead, leadership is about doing -- and doing the right thing for the company and the team. It helps to be in reality and not be too selfish. "Never appear to be warmer than your troops" is one of the main tenets of a good military leader. It means the higher up is aware of what the foot soldiers are going though, and he or she knows that personal actions can have a positive or detrimental effect on the foot soldiers' morale. Also, that the foot soldier is important to the whole effort. As our career engineer, Ruth Glover, shows in her second post of a two-part blog on leadership , being aware of the troops is only one aspect. Other things like "vision," planning,...

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Improving Leadership Skills for a Better Career

Improving Leadership Skills for a Better Career

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soilassociation.org 17 May '13, 2pm

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VERGE Boston: M2M's 'huge leap forward' on ener...

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English Apprentice Boys of Derry March takes pl...

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An Interview with the Minds Behind March & White Interior Design: Having set up March & White in 2010, archite...

An Interview with the Minds Behind March & Whit...

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in 2010, architects and interior experts Elliot March and James White are already leading the charge when it comes to luxu...

Extend the Web Forward:

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When you design new APIs, you are forced to think about how the existing system can express most of the semantics. This cl...

Anti-Solar Bill in North Carolina Moves Forward...

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A contested bill in North Carolina that would repeal the state’s renewable portfolio standard is moving forward despite wh...

#USNavy forward deploys additional PCs to #Bahr...

navy.mil 10 May '13, 9pm

NORFOLK, Va, (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) will forward deploy five patrol coastal (PC) ships to U....