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Shocking Ways Personal Brands Will Make You a Better Leader
Guest post in our leadership series. Enjoy! – Kimberly
Shocking Ways Personal Brands Will Make You a Better Leader creates a thoughtful perspective on the future of leadership development.
After decades worth of studying leadership development and career advancement, there is a powerful truth that presents itself. Anyone in a leadership role that wants to be a better leader should understand this basic principle. Shocking ways personal brands will make you a better leader is the easiest way to command attention from a team regardless of how many people you lead.
Let’s look at leadership from two main perspectives. The first perspective is the individual perspective. This is otherwise known as a personal brand. The second perspective is the collective or team where each individual contributor adds to the greater whole. Somewhere in the middle is where it seems to go off the rails. Good leaders can get distracted when they need to keep it simple. The shocking truth is that being a better leader is easier when you focus on personal brands. Here’s how we do it!
The basic objective in leadership is to get the individual contributors to effectively and productively work toward the common goal with less effort. Turning this complicated task into a simple solution is easy. The right approach leads to simplicity. Let’s consider the shocking ways personal brands will make you a better leader by focusing on personal brands.
Shockingly Simple Ways to Use a Personal Brand to Lead
Anyone in a leadership position may already know the difficulty that comes when leading teams of individual contributors. The bigger the team, the more difficult the task. Using a simple approach repeatedly makes you a better leader.Continue reading
Drowning Statistics and Prevention
Contributed article in our social services series. Enjoy! – Kimberly
As leaders, we have a duty to be more responsible than others, even when we’re relaxing at the beach or on a boat.
As such, it’s important to learn drowning prevention tips to help ourselves and others, with what is an easily-avoidable cause of death.
Below, we’ll give some drowning statistics to show you exactly what’s at stake, and then we’ll help you do your part in preventing some of these terrible accidents.
(The post below is an excerpt. If you want to know more, you can read the full article on Happiness Without.)
- 320,000 people drowned worldwide in 2016
- Approximately ten people drown every day in the U.S for a total of 3,536 every year between 2005 and 2014
- 20% of those fatalities were under the age of 14.
- For non-fatalities, about 50% require emergency room attention and/or transfer to further care (compared to 6% for non-drowning-related injuries). Non-fatal injuries can include brain damage and long-term disabilities.
- An additional 332 people perished in boating-related drowning incidents