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How To Create A Challenging And Enriching Work Environment

Joseph Lalonde

A paycheck is one reason people go to work. Other reasons may include the social interaction they get from an office environment or their reason to work could be altruistic. They want to give back. Two reasons I haven’t mentioned are big reasons people go to work.

Why You Should Say “Thank You, Next” To Your Past Bosses

Lead Change Blog

Everyone, at some point, will have more than one boss. And, like all of us, they will have different personalities, strengths, weaknesses, etc. Most people I know tend to have a deep memory of their favorite boss and the ones they liked the least. . Thinking back on my own experiences, observations, and bosses, the ones that do the best job as leaders and managers tend to have had some pretty bad bosses.

Robert Iger's 20 Leadership Lessons

Leading Blog

R OBERT IGER has worked for the same company for forty-five years: twenty-two of them at ABC, and another twenty-three at Disney, after Disney acquired ABC in 1995—the last fourteen of those years, as the CEO of Disney. He shares it all in The Ride of a Lifetime.

Coaching is a Participative Sport

Lead Change Blog

“I didn’t like you much after that,” said a former colleague and now friend as we reminisced about our early days in management. Back then, we were both newly promoted managers working for the same boss. One day, I accidently observed my colleague coaching one of her employees.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Check your culture by looking at shared resources Is there anything more gross than a neglected break-room microwave oven? If Marvel needs another super-villain, I’d recommend someone spawned from the splatter of last night’s warmed up spaghetti and powered by the fumes […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Gemini Man

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Will Smith stars as Henry Brogan and Junior in the new film Gemini Man. Henry is an expert hitman who is being pursued by someone familiar yet unknown to him. This person is Junior, a digitally de-aged Will Smith.

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WRIR “Inspire Indeed” Interview

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Christa Motley, host of Inspire Indeed at WRIR radio, invited me to the station to talk about the journey to writing my book 7 Lenses and how it is helping people who want to understand ethical issues.

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Find the Fire

Lead Change Blog

Once upon a time, you probably learned the thrill of a good day’s work and were inspired to work harder and accomplish more. Then the honeymoon ended, burnout set in, and you began going through the motions uninspired. Wouldn’t you love to feel as engaged and energized as you were on day one?

Five Ways to Reduce Your Distractions at Work

Kevin Eikenberry

You know that distractions at work are a productivity problem, and yet they persist. Perhaps the number of distractions you face may be growing. Let’s take a proactive approach to reducing the number of distractions and improving your productivity, starting today.

The Three Greatest Investments A Leader Can Make

Joseph Lalonde

Making money has always fascinated me. Even as I child, I would look for ways to earn extra money. It’s something that has caught my attention and never lost it.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

The Smallest Investments that Yield the Biggest Returns

Leadership Freak

If you could improve something that matters to you in three minutes a day would you do it? Small investments make a huge difference. Hugging: We’re doing a hugging experiment in our home.…

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Improving The Way You Lead From The Inside

Tanveer Naseer

For most leaders, improving the way we lead involves developing new strategies and/or processes to be more effective in getting the best out of others. But shouldn’t we focusing more on better connecting who we are with how we lead? That’s the idea I explore with renowned CEO coach John.

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Are Things Really That Bad? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

It’s a wonderful world that we live in, don’t you think? Yes, yes, I know that it’s not perfect. There is crime, there is conflict, there is disease, there is…lots that isn’t great. AND…there is a lot more that IS great.

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How to Rise Above Pessimism and Lead Optimistically

Leadership Freak

If you’re a pessimist, the only thing worse than dying young is living a long miserable life. Pessimistic leaders focus on faults and weaknesses. Success with people requires optimism.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

What to Do When You Feel Like a Fraud

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you ever feel like you don’t belong in the room – that you’ve somehow fooled everyone into thinking you’re better than you are. Any minute now they’ll find out and then you’re in trouble… Or maybe you have that internal voice […].

Seven Things You Can Do Outside Work To Be More Successful

Lead Change Blog

“What do you do after you go home at night?” ” My boss, Ed, and I were having an end-of-day bull session. We talked over the day and the week, and how we were doing. As we were wrapping up, he asked me that question. “Look,” Ed said, “you’re smart and you’re ambitious and you work hard. That’s great. But look around. Everybody who wants to get ahead works hard. They’re smart and ambitious too.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying.

Rich Gee Group

I've just finished one of the most powerful books I've read this year. It's by a wonderful woman named Bronnie Ware , and it focuses in on the actual voiced regrets of people she encountered when they were dying. Powerful stuff - go and pick up the book !

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Catalyst Atlanta Leadership Conference 2019 Recap

Joseph Lalonde

It’s hard to believe it’s been a week since the Catalyst Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia happened. This year was the 20th anniversary of the event and it did not disappoint.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Why Problem-Solving Isn’t Enough

Leadership Freak

Eliminating bad leaves you bereft of good. The “NO” life isn’t leaderly. You can’t get where you want to go by NOT doing things. It’s true that NO is part of leadership, but… Continue reading → Success Leadership Leadership Development leadership success

How Can I Help?

Kevin Eikenberry

How can I help? is a powerful question. When it is asked of you it provides some comfort, that someone does care, and that they are willing and might be able to help. Saying it moves us outside of our self-interest and shows that we are focused on others. This question gets asked in all […].

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Money Mistakes Do Not Preclude You From Finding Success In Business

Chart Your Course

There has seldom been a better time to turn ideas into reality and found a business. As outlined by CNBC, small businesses are experiencing on average a 20% tax cut due to governmental fiscal policy, creating a wonderful environment in which to establish and grow a business.

How Do You Get More Confident?

Rich Gee Group

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” — Eleanor Roosevelt The other day, I was coaching one of my clients on building confidence. Most people mix-up confidence with cockiness. A person who is being cocky says. “I I know that.”

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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.

7 Quick Ways to Make Your Employees Happy at Work

Lead from Within

We all want our employees to be happy at work. But there are days when nothing seems to be going well and everything seems to be going wrong. Every leader has to guide their teams through off days and bad weeks, and sometimes through more serious long-term difficulties.

How to Bring Your Best Self Even When Others Don’t

Leadership Freak

Gusto turns to groaning when people disappoint. It’s harmful when disappointment, anger, or bitterness reflect your strongest self. The seduction of negative focus is destructive illusion. Bring your best self: #1.

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Why Dumpster Fires at Work are Powerful Teachers

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Maki Moussavi: We've all been there. We've experienced the situation at work that pops up and is immediately followed by thoughts about how our day is suddenly going off course, that priorities have shifted in favor of the fire that needs putting out.

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Best Practices in Employee Engagement: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their best practices in employee engagement. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! The November Frontline Festival will be […]. The post Best Practices in Employee Engagement: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival best practices in employee engagement Culture employee engagement

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Leaders: Stop Standing in the Way

Strategy Driven

College graduates often get the same career advice: be yourself, disrupt the status quo. Meanwhile, their future employers cling to status quo by putting people in boxes and telling them what to do, in the name of efficiency or team cohesion.

Weekly Round-Up: How Introverts Can Command Attention, 5 Tools for Managing Remote Teams, 8 Things to Engage Employees, 3 Ways to Cultivate Buy-in, 4 Critical Steps for New CHROs

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

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How to Move from Stupid to Smart when You’re Stressed

Leadership Freak

You do some of your old job and some managing too. It’s a pressure cooker of tasks and responsibilities. Stress isn’t all bad: No stress is boring. Reasonable doses of stress challenge you… Continue reading → Stress Success Growth Leadership Development

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Interview: How Open Organizations Facilitate Change

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Jen Kelchner, Founder of LDR21 Change Agency, shares the concept of Open Organizations — those characterized by transparency, adaptability, community, collaboration, and inclusivity — and how they are more conducive to change than traditional organizations.

Motivating Your Team When You Don’t Set the Goal

Let's Grow Leaders

For leaders at every level, there are times when you must implement a decision or pursue a goal that you don’t agree with or where you didn’t get input. These are critical moments in your leadership. Handle it poorly and you […]. The post Motivating Your Team When You Don’t Set the Goal appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.