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Hiring Leaders is More Expensive Than You Think

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on Jul 28, 2018 9:30:03 AM
When companies need leaders, should they look outward or inward?
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Tags: ceo coach, leadership, employee engagement

Management is More Important Than Leadership

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on May 23, 2018 8:37:47 AM
To take the management assessment, click here. You’ve seen the “management vs. leadership” memes that people post on LinkedIn. They tend to recirculate every month or two. Typically, they have two columns of text comparing and contrasting the qualities of a manager (always negative) with the...
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Tags: leadership

Don’t Believe Your Own Hype

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on May 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Employees dreaded getting into an elevator with Steve Jobs. As soon as the doors closed, he would start grilling them about what they were working on, and they knew they’d better have a good story. Some of those encounters have become legendary. Most notably, an anonymous woman who, according to Ed...
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How the Best Leaders Say Sorry

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on May 7, 2018 5:39:20 PM
Could the key to increasing “employee engagement” be reducing “employee estrangement”?
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Tags: ceo coach, leadership, employee engagement

The Woman Smarter than Steve Jobs

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on Apr 30, 2018 6:28:42 PM
If you set out today to build a smartphone, you wouldn’t copy the original iPhone version 1.0 from 2007, would you? Why, then, do so many leaders try to emulate the Steve Jobs version 1.0 that was popularized in the Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography?
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Tags: Insider, ceo coach, leadership, emotional intellingence, employee engagement, executive coach

Silicon Valley has idolized Steve Jobs for decades—and it’s finally paying the price

Posted by Krister Ungerböck - The Language of Leadership on Mar 5, 2018 1:56:00 PM
Click to view this article as it was originally published on the international publication quartz.com 
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Award-winning CEO and Leadership Keynote Speaker. Author. 

Krister Ungerböck grew his software company 3,000% – from a small team in St. Louis to hundreds of employees in 8 countries. Chart-topping employee engagement ratings of 99.3% led to 5 consecutive annual Top Workplace Awards.

As a global leadership expert – the world’s first Leadership Archaeologist – Krister has done business in 40 countries, built businesses in 6, and lived in 3. A retired tech CEO at age 42, he travels to the corners of the earth (so you don’t have to) in order to discover hidden, powerful leadership secrets.

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