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Contrary to what many people think, a leader is not someone who creates followers. Instead, as my mother puts it, a true leader is someone who creates new leaders. Leadership comes in many forms. You don’t have to be on the organization’s executive team to be a leader.  According to Tony Robbins, “A leader is someone who inspires others to become more of who they truly are. They bring out the greatness that lies within each human being, and enables individuals to put that greatness into practice consistently. Leaders inspire themselves and others to do, be, give, and become more than they ever thought possible, thereby creating more leaders in the process.” Today, more than ever, there is a need for true leadership in the workplace in order to build high performing organizations with committed employees, loyal customers and followers, and increased performance and sustainability.  Below, are several leadership qualities…

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    http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesinsights/2013/04/24/essential-tools-of-talent-management/     In the Forbes Insights Article, Bill Millar points out that tools for Talent Management are essential in understand how to strategically manage your internal talent. Companies today recognize the need for managing talent but are often late in establishing tools and processes to drive efficiencies. Companies need to recognize that their systems, processes and tools are not effective in engaging talent, building career paths, mapping skills to job roles, identify talent trends/metrics and targeting effective training and development. At the end of the day, company executives recognize the need and goals of inspiring, engaging, empowering and developing employees/talent, but have been hesitant to invest in effective tools to accomplish these critical talent goals. Imagine a tool that can engage employees to drive and take ownership of their own career, identify how their skills, competencies, experience and education map to job roles, establish more realistic career…

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