Trending Articles

article thumbnail

LeadershipNow 140: February 2024 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here is a selection of Posts from February 2024 that you will want to check out: Using Stories To Heal Ourselves from @JohnBaldoni Reaching for the Executive Ranks? Part Two —Cultivating Executive Presence by @artpetty 7 Things Senior Leaders Must Have To Be Successful by @RonEdmondson CEO Coaching: How to Ruin Your Company by Avoiding Conflict by @toddordal PODCAST: @jamesstrock with @BennSteil author of The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and The Fate of The American Century The Power of Clar

Altman 312
article thumbnail

Putting People First: The Promise of Human Centered Capitalism

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 246: Megan Gluth-Bohan, CEO & Owner of TRInternational, Inc. and owner of ChemBlend of America, discusses human centered capital, and the importance of compassion, empathy, and resilience in leadership. She emphasizes the need for leaders to be authentic and honest about their own experiences and to create a culture that values and supports the growth of individuals.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Create Commitment: 12 Habits to Build Agreement and Accountability

Let's Grow Leaders

Commitment is vital to effective teamwork, collaboration, and results. One of the most frustrating aspects of teamwork is the feeling of futility – of spinning your wheels. You connect with one another, establish clear success criteria, get curious, and build on one another’s suggestions, but nothing happens. Your conversation needs to produce action, or nothing changes.

article thumbnail

Remote Work Revolution: Mastering the Challenges and Opportunities in 2024

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Landscape of the Remote Workforce The digital transformation is significantly changing the work landscape. One of the central aspects of this transformation is the shift towards a virtual workforce, which more and more businesses are embracing. I was fortunate to work in corporate recruiting for a global technology company in 2008 when the idea of a remote workforce was embraced.

article thumbnail

Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

article thumbnail

Ethical Leadership Development: Global Awareness

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Laws serve as he minimum standards for society, but responsible leadership requires that we go well beyond those minimum standards. This post explores resources that help us understand (1) what it means to be a globally responsible leader and (2) what kinds of learning opportunities help leaders develop a global sense of responsibility.

article thumbnail

10 Questions Reveal Trustworthy Leaders

Leadership Freak

Seth Godin said, “Earn trust, earn trust, earn trust. Then you can worry about the rest.” Be trustworthy if you aspire to lead. Here are 10 questions that reveal trustworthy leaders. Plus, 5 simple ways to be trustworthy.

Godin 261

More Trending

article thumbnail

Advancing Gender Diversity in Boardrooms: Success Strategies

N2Growth Blog

Recently, the significance of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms and leadership has gained widespread recognition. The inclusion of women in such roles not only brings valuable perspectives and skills but also has a significant impact on organizations and society. However, progress in this direction has been slow. Currently, women hold less than a third of director positions in public company boardrooms.

Diversity 217
article thumbnail

The Role Of Hope In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

“We come to the climate movement thinking not what we’re upset about and what we’re angry about, but what gives us hope for changing the world. That is what I want to bring to this space.” – Xiye Bastida These days, it can seem challenging to feel any sense of.

article thumbnail

Do This to Bring Meaning to Work

Leadership Freak

Your boss can’t give you meaning. Neither can your organization. Meaning comes from within. We don’t find meaning at work. We bring meaning to work.

article thumbnail

Optimize Leadership Potential While Navigating the Complexities of a Hybrid Work Environment

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 245: In this podcast episode, Felice Eckelman and Julie Cantor discuss the challenges and strategies for leading in a hybrid work environment. They emphasize the importance of intentionality in developing policies and creating connections among team members. They also address the need for training leaders to recognize and address bias, as well as the importance of setting boundaries and managing zoom fatigue.

article thumbnail

How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

article thumbnail

Leading Thoughts for February 29, 2024

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Kevin Roberts on the nature of leadership: “Where should people start with “leadership” in a VUCA world? Leadership is both art and science. There are all kinds of leadership. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach.

article thumbnail

Finding Your Ikigai Or Purpose In life

CoachStation

Ikigai, translating to "a reason for being," is a concept that encapsulates the essence of living a fulfilled and balanced life. It offers an approach to living, blending joy, purpose, and balance into every day. Ikigai encourages us to live with a clear sense of direction and with gratitude. Whether you're searching for meaning, or simply wishing to deepen your understanding of yourself, Ikigai provides a framework for improvement.

article thumbnail

How Leadership Coaching Benefits More Just Executives

Lead from Within

Executive leaders are already masters of their craft, achieving remarkable success in their fields. However, these leaders, often industry pioneers, value continuous self-improvement and the deepening of their specialized skills. They’ve climbed the corporate ladder, amassed extensive knowledge, and achieved remarkable success. Nevertheless, even those occupying the highest organizational echelons understand the need for ongoing self-optimization, the enhancement of their work, and a deepe

Execution 153
article thumbnail

The Five Opportunities of Good Fortune

Leadership Freak

Jay Elliot became a Sr. VP at Apple because he struck up a conversation with a stranger in the waiting area of a restaurant. The stranger was Steve Jobs. Don’t wait for good fortune but welcome it when it knocks.

article thumbnail

5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

article thumbnail

The Why, What And How Of Learning

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Education is Freedom , author James W. Keyes recaps his learned business lessons for top management and CEOs at companies of all sizes. He covers: Discovering what customers truly care about. It’s convenience, not products. Leading during times of turmoil. Developing the confidence to try again after a failure, and to maintain composure in the face of critical media coverage.

article thumbnail

Empathy: The Top Leadership Skill for Today’s Work Environment

Leading Blog

A S workplace cultures evolve, we must specifically prioritize the needs of each human being. An empathetic approach to organizational culture has been proven to have positive business outcomes. Recently, a large study ranked empathy as the most important leadership skill in the workplace. Empathy has been shown to drive positive business results and has numerous therapeutic effects on stressed employees.

article thumbnail

The Main Pros and Cons of the Real Estate Market in New Zealand and Indonesia

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.

article thumbnail

Discover the 4 Resilient Strategies for Leading in the Face of Failure

Lead from Within

When it comes to leadership, setbacks and failures are they norm. They are not roadblocks but stepping stones towards growth. Every leader, no matter how accomplished, encounters challenges that test their resilience. It’s during these moments of adversity that true leadership shines. Here, we’ll delve into four resilient strategies that leaders can employ when faced with failure.

Strategy 127
article thumbnail

No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Most HR leadership philosophies are grounded in two completely faulty assumptions — “change is hard” and “engagement drives results.” Those beliefs have inspired expensive attempts to keep change from being disruptive to employees. What these engagement programs actually do is create and reinforce feelings of victim-hood and leave employees unprepared to adapt to real changes that are necessary for the health and profitability of their enterprises.

article thumbnail

The Right Kind of Discontentment

Leadership Freak

The world is ugly when you're filled with discontentment. Discontent with the past drags you into helplessness. But discontent with the present is opportunity to change the future. Contentment isn't passivity. This post offers 7 practices that move leaders toward the right kind of discontentment.

Content 171
article thumbnail

Measuring Right: Understanding Goodhart’s Law

QAspire

If you don’t frame your metrics right, they can distort behaviors. A bank executive once insisted that I do him a favor by getting a free credit card (even when I did not require it). He was one customer short of being eligible for a quarterly bonus. He suggested that get the card now, and as soon as I get it, I can block or cancel it. He was clearly focused on meeting his numbers at the cost of a customer.

Metrics 91
article thumbnail

The Art of Reconnecting… Or, Is It Time to Walk Away? [Consulting Firm Success Practice]

David A Fields

You can easily master a valuable technique that will improve your consulting firm’s new business pipeline. However, the article also requires your participation. You’re willing to play along? Great, let’s dive in! The 1:1:1 message is incredibly effective for warming up cool connections and fanning life into almost-dead relationships. (If you’re not familiar with the … Continued The post The Art of Reconnecting… Or, Is It Time to Walk Away?

article thumbnail

Overcoming Technology Career Change Challenges: A Roadmap to Success

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.

article thumbnail

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

article thumbnail

Leadership vs. Management: What Type of Leader Are You?

Lead from Within

In the world of business, leadership and management are often depicted as two distinct circles. While they require different focuses, skill sets, and priorities, there’s an essential overlap at the intersection of these roles. For CEOs and executives, understanding when to embrace leadership and when to lean into management is crucial for success.

article thumbnail

Five Heart Habits of Uncommon Leaders

Leadership Freak

It’s another great book giveaway. 20 copies available!!

Books 214
article thumbnail

Helping Women Thrive At Work

The Horizons Tracker

Companies are promising to help their female employees succeed at work, but many are struggling to make it happen. A new study from the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership has some answers. It turns out that women thrive at work not because of vacations or special perks, but because they can make a real difference. But what does it mean to thrive at work?

Survey 110
article thumbnail

Toxic Leadership Behaviors: Replace These 5 to Attract & Keep Top Talent

Kate Nasser

Replace these toxic leadership behaviors that repel talented employees. What other behaviors do you think leaders should eliminate? Checklist from The People Skills Coach™. The post Toxic Leadership Behaviors: Replace These 5 to Attract & Keep Top Talent appeared first on KateNasser.com.

article thumbnail

10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

article thumbnail

5 Lessons I Learned After One Year As a Small Business Owner

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.

article thumbnail

3 Must-Have Priorities for Becoming a High-Performing Leader

Lead from Within

In the dynamic world of leadership, achieving high performance is an ever-pursued goal. Great leaders are not born; they are made through a commitment to continuous improvement and a focus on the right priorities. While the leadership is constantly evolving, there are three timeless priorities that remain essential for anyone aspiring to become a high-performing leader.

Teamwork 108
article thumbnail

5 Steps to Love Your Job

Leadership Freak

You can hate 20% of your job and still love your job. Over the years I asked managers how much of their job they could hate and still love their job. The number hovers around 20%. Unrealistic expectations ruin satisfaction. The formula to love your job is 20-60-20.

article thumbnail

From Passion to Profit: How an Online Entrepreneurship MBA Can Help You Succeed

Strategy Driven

Many people dream of turning their passion into a profit. It is possible but requires planning and hard work. An MBA program provides a risk-free space to explore ideas and develop core business skills in an immersive community. It can help you hone your ideas, catch supply chain concerns, and vet marketability before taking your venture into the real world.

article thumbnail

ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.