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What Socrates Got Right About Engagement & Wellbeing

Nathan Magnuson

Wellbeing Wins – 3 min, from the 10 Day Engagement Challenge. There’s a legend about Socrates that one day a young man approached him asking his help to find knowledge. Socrates took him out to the beach and waded into the water.

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Break Out Of YOUR Rut

Joseph Lalonde

I recently changed my login password for my computer. The password had become compromised. I knew I could no longer keep the password. I logged into the computer. Changed the password. Went on about my day. Until… I locked my computer. When I returned, I typed the old password.


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3 Lessons On Leading In Uncertain Times From The Life Of Bob Saget

Tanveer Naseer

As a writer, it’s not uncommon to get inspiration for a new piece from an unlikely source. And that is certainly the case with this one where I found myself finding some timely lessons on how to succeed at leading during these uncertain times while reading some of the tributes.

How Dangerous Are Conspiracy Theories?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How likely are we to believe things that aren't true? According to Lynne Malcolm in The psychology of conspiracy theories, "Psychological research suggests that we're all conspiracy theorists, thanks in a large part to our cognitive makeup.".

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team Exercises | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

Just how important is it for your executive team to be healthy and aligned? It is ESSENTIAL. It is so essential that The Rockefeller Habits Checklist (™) has it first in their list of ten habits. Does your executive team? Understand each other’s differences, priorities, and styles?

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Compassionate Conversation Starters: How to Help Your Team Connect More Deeply

Let's Grow Leaders

These conversation starters make caring dialogue a bit easier. For most teams, having genuine caring conversations takes practice. It can feel easier to keep the conversations light, particularly if that’s your team culture.

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Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses

RapidStart Leadership

One night during the Civil War, Lincoln received some bad news; how he reacted to it speaks volumes about his approach to leadership, and sets an example we'd all be wise to follow. The post Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How to Gossip Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Everyone gossips. Slander and backstabbing are destructive, but there’s a healthy side to gossip. When you say, “Your reputation precedes you,” you acknowledge the power of gossip.

Are You Pulling the Thread Through?

Next Level Blog

One of the many challenges of leading during the pandemic is that the constant stream of changing circumstances can make work feel really episodic. When that happens, it’s natural that people feel some degree of disconnection from their work.

Asking for a Friend 2021 Video Highlights Part 3

Let's Grow Leaders

What matters most now? askingforafriend. In our final Asking For a Friend highlights reel, thought leaders share inspiration and ideas to help you and your team prepare for a brighter, bolder future. I would love to hear from you. Do you have topics or guest recommendations for the coming year?

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Overcoming Fear

Joseph Lalonde

The fear that holds us back is often unfounded fear. It is not the good fear that keeps us safe. We become fearful over the state of the economy, the weather conditions, even our ability to perform well. Fear holds us back. I think back to when I started to write Reel Leadership.

Why You Should Set Goals Collaboratively

Kevin Eikenberry

Most of us have plenty of goals that we set in our lives – health, financial, personal. And today we’re talking about team goals or organizational goals. But before we get to that, I want you to think about it as a team member, as an individual contributor.

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The Simplest Way to Have a Meaningful Day

Leadership Freak

Living without meaning makes beasts of us all. Just bury your head in the mud to escape drudgery. Don’t let environments bully you into exhaustion. Walk through the door dedicated to manage meaningfully.…

6 Steps to Make Delivering Difficult Messages to Employees a Bit Less Painful


It’s never easy to communicate difficult information to a group of employees. With today’s distributed workforce, those challenging moments can feel even harder. Though difficult, it’s these messages that sometimes stand out the most in employees minds and can impact morale moving forward.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Meaningful Leadership Conversations with Jessica Pettitt

Let's Grow Leaders

This episode has it all – poignant wisdom, 6th graders influencing billionaires, mason jar soup, even Darth Vader jokes. Above all, you’ll get practical wisdom to help you show up with grace and dignity for some of the conversations that many leaders find most challenging.

How to Develop Personal Leadership Qualities

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership skills are in high demand in industries, that’s because these skills are hard to obtain and master.

How to Begin: Start By Doing Something That Matters

Kevin Eikenberry

I have many books on my shelves about setting goals and creating purpose. Most of those books spend all their energy on the destination, somehow assuming we know how to begin and map the journey to achieving those goals.

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The First Step Toward Self-Knowledge is Realizing You Don’t Have It

Leadership Freak

You think you know yourself, but you don’t. You never have self-knowledge; you gain it gradually, sometimes painfully. You throw punches in the air until you gain self-knowledge.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Ten Pathfinding Principles for Risk-Taking Career Decisions

CEO Insider

“A ship is safe in harbour, but that’s not what ships are for.” On July 20, 1850, a young man named John Graves Shedd was born on a New Hampshire farm. By age 16, he had begun work as a clerk in a grocery store in Vermont. A year later, he found work at a […].

Why Influencers Are Vital To Your Brand

Strategy Driven

We’re living in a world that involves more social media use than ever before and companies are sitting up and taking notice.

Could Your Consulting Firm’s Price Increase Tomorrow Help Sales Today?

David A Fields

You may have considered announcing an increase in your consulting firm’s fees—or announcing a potential increase in fees—as a method for inducing prospects to engage your consulting firm now, while your fees are at their current rates. Let’s discuss whether that technique works or not.

Elements of a Remarkable Morning Routine

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve read that the articles about morning routines of famous or successful people are incredibly popular and can generate great traffic from google searches. I don’t know if that is true or not, but I know two things.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

7 Reasons Returning to the Office is a Good Idea

Leadership Freak

85% of the current remote workforce enjoy working remotely. Remote work is here to stay and the number of people who work from home is accelerating. But there’s more to the story.

Is empathy the great resignation’s secret solution?

CEO Insider

There’s a lot being said right now about the “great resignation.” And rightly so. According to Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trend Index, two in five workers (41%) worldwide are likely to consider leaving their current employer within the next year. Meanwhile, the U.S.

4 Top Office Design Trends for 2022

Strategy Driven

Since the pandemic outbreak in 2022, office trends have shifted significantly as efficiency, comfort, and functionality have become a focal point of office designs.

Critical Questions To Ask Your New Hires

Eric Jacobson

In Paul Falcone ’s book, 75 Ways For Managers To Hire, Develop And Keep Great Employees , he recommends asking new employees the following questions 30, 60 and 90 days after they were hired: 30-Day One-on-One Follow-Up Questions Why do you think we selected you as an employee?

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

How Mental Health Support Will Develop in the Workplace

Women on Business

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CEO Returns After Terminating 900 Employees on Zoom

Leadership Freak

Vishal Garg is the CEO and founder of the startup, an online mortgage company. Just before the holidays in 2021, Vishal terminated 900 employees on a zoom call.

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LVMH’s Bernard Arnault: The Extraordinary CEO (Europe’s richest person’s Fashion Empire)

CEO Insider

With a net worth of $167 billion, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault surpassed Bill Gates to become the third richest person globally. The French businessman is the driving force behind some of the biggest luxury fashion brands in the world.

The Importance Of Packaging: What You Need To Know

Strategy Driven

With so many other elements going into creating, marketing, and selling a product, it is easy to overlook its packaging. However, it can make or break someone’s decision to buy that product for products bought in person.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.