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Direction Over Speed

Joseph Lalonde

Speed has been the focus of many leaders. We’ve been pushed to be more efficient, quicker to release, and the first to market. Everything tells us that speed is good. What if I told you this was wrong? What if speed wasn’t as good as we’ve made it out to be?

5 Counter-Intuitive Responses to Painful Situations

Leadership Freak

Some people anticipate future difficulties and run away. Leaders anticipate painful situations and move forward. The advantage to anticipating painful situations is developing prepared responses. 5 Counter-intuitive responses to painful situations: Open up;… Continue reading → Leading

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Yet Another Change at Work: How to Help Your Exhausted Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To prevent constant change from taking a toll on your team start with empathy and inclusive conversation. “It’s not that my team’s resistant to change. In fact, it’s the exact opposite.

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Lines for Leaders: “I Kept Right On”

RapidStart Leadership

Something General U.S. Grant learned when he was a Colonel can help us all find the strength to lead our teams in challenging times. The post Lines for Leaders: “I Kept Right On” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

How To Be A Positive Leader In Your Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

Having a role in any type of leadership position is never an easy task. You will always be met with challenges throughout your day and it’s how you react to these changes that define you as a leader. A good leader is exceptional at what they do and they care. Click to continue reading.

5 Ways to Find Purpose

Leadership Freak

You’re fortunate if purpose interests you. You have opportunity to consider things beyond food and shelter. The burden of prosperity is figuring out what to do. 5 ways to find purpose: #1. Purpose… Continue reading → Leading

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Seeing The Facets of Facts Part 2

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Building on last week's post about Seeing the Facets of Facts, this week I'm digging into the dangers of "Partialized Facts." When I say "Partialized Facts" I refer to treating one perspective on an issue that is only part of the picture as the whole truth. I have seen it happen so many times. It's time to call it what it is. Unethical.

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Leading Through Complexity with Everett Harper

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you faced complex problems that require quick decisions in the face of uncertain outcomes? In this episode, CEO, entrepreneur, and strategist Everett Harper delivers a pragmatic take on solving complex problems by making decisions through uncertainty.

Employee Development: What Is It And Why It Matters To Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Entrepreneurs, business executives, supervisors, and human resources personnel spend a great deal of time developing an efficient hiring process to select the best candidates.

It All Starts With Trust

Joseph Lalonde

Trust. We all want to be trusted. What we often don’t do is trust those we lead. We hire a new employee. We begin to think of ways the employee may cheat the company. We’ve broken a bond of trust. The employee may not realize it. Slowly but surely, the employee will begin […].

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Executive Hiring for a P.E. Portfolio Company – The Unicorn

N2Growth Blog

Part Three – The Challenge of Finding the Unicorn Executive. The third part of this four-part private equity executive hiring series acknowledges the challenge of finding and identifying a ‘unicorn executive’ to lead your portfolio-invested company.

Asking for Input – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the second in a series of videos about reasons we should ask. In the first first video, we talked about asking for learning. In this video, we’re asking for input. Now they may seem similar, because when we ask to learn, we may get input.

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How To Build Your Confidence Right Now

Rich Gee Group

Confidence is a critical part of your success. You'll need it selling, networking, connecting, negotiating, presenting, on projects, team-building, in meetings — I can go on forever. It's a major part of your business life.

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2 Dangers for Arrogant Leaders

Leadership Freak

I grew up in an anti-authoritarian time, the 60’s, and lived in a self-reliant culture of farmers in Central Maine. High self-reliance combined with an anti-authoritarian spirit lends itself to arrogance. #1. Arrogant… Continue reading → Leading

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Easy Ways To Motivate Employees So They Always Bring Their A-Game

Joseph Lalonde

Imagine this. You’ve just started trading and you have a team of employees at your beck and call. They’re making sales, liaising with customers, working on prototypes, and creating new marketing materials. For the first few weeks, everything is going great.

Build a Strong Workplace Culture With These Quick Tips

Strategy Driven

Business owners know that satisfied employees lead to a more profitable company. Creating a cohesive company culture takes a well-developed plan, organization, and teamwork. When you define your corporate philosophy, you give your teammates specific goals and expectations.

From Many, One

Kevin Eikenberry

E pluribus unum. It is one of the mottos of the USA and is on the country’s Great Seal. The translation of the Latin phrase translated is “Out of many, one” or “from many, noe.”And

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Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone! 11 Tips To “Shake Things Up”

CEO Insider

I want you to imagine that when you wake up tomorrow, everything you do will be done to the best of your ability. You’ll give 110% effort to each activity you’ve planned for your day, disregarding any fears you may have. No obstacles. No negative thinking. No procrastination.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

4 Ways to Stop Saying Things You Regret

Leadership Freak

Saying things you regret usually follows these six words, “Let me be honest with you.” ” Being honest isn’t saying everything in your head. Some thoughts shouldn’t become words. Things you regret: Unfiltered words.…

Better, Consulting Firm Marketing: Flywheels and Snowballs

David A Fields

Effective marketing will increase awareness, engagement and credibility among your consulting firm’s target audience. However, your efforts to build visibility consume considerable time and money while producing questionable results.

6 Ways to Be a Great Boss

Strategy Driven

Studies show that 82 percent of employees consider quitting because of a bad leader. Many people will opt for a new boss over a pay raise from a bad one. So, you can guess how high the expectations are if you want to lead a business or a small team.

Learn It as You Need It

Kevin Eikenberry

As a new or front-line leader, there is much to learn. We have long said the transition to your first leadership job is the toughest transition of your career. There is much to learn, and yet you may not have time for a workshop amid all the work. While a workshop isn’t the only option, […].

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

Icebergs and how metaphors pervert our thinking

Mike Cardus

Recently someone asked if I knew of the iceberg metaphor for organizational behavior. I responded, yes, and they went into a 30-minute lecture on how their perception of a team’s actions is due to their deep subconscious and unconscious feelings of resentment and powerlessness.

2 Ways to Use Adult Peer Pressure for Advantage

Leadership Freak

When I was a kid mom said, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?“ Looking back, adults were just as susceptible to peer pressure as we were. Maybe more. Celebrities… Continue reading → Leadership Development Influence Leading organizational success

How AI Can Make Strategy More Human

Harvard Business Review

It’s opening up a new world of strategy innovation. Corporate strategy AI and machine learning Technology and analytics Digital Article

4 Golden Rules for Effective Social Media Marketing

Strategy Driven

Social media marketing has become ingrained in the majority of our lives. We used to skim over adverts on our social media timelines, and we’ve mastered the art of skipping YouTube ads automatically. Every advertisement we see on the internet has been carefully crafted to appeal to us.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Uncharted Waters: How to Navigate the Future of Leadership and Business

Lolly Daskal

Business always includes an element of unpredictability, and agility and flexibility are enduring requirements for successful leadership.

How to Set up World-Class Custom Trade Show Exhibits on a Budget

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Partners

How Leaders Become Strategists

Skip Prichard

Pinpointing the Crux. As someone who loves studying and implementing strategy, I read numerous books on the subject each and every year. Many offer the same tired ideas, but a few stand out and offer ideas you can use immediately.

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Building Transparency into AI Projects

Harvard Business Review

As AI becomes ever more embedded in people’s lives, effective communication with stakeholders can define a product’s success — or failure. Business ethics AI and machine learning Business and society Technology and analytics Automation Digital Article

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.