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194: Engaging Generations part 1 — How Millennials and Gen Z Are Reshaping Workforce Communications | with JJ Lahey

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With four very different generations making up today’s workforce, how do you effectively engage them all? In particular, a frequent question we receive is how to communicate with younger employees.

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195: Engaging Generations part 2 — How to Communicate with Millennials and Gen Z | with JJ Lahey

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In case you didn’t already realize it, the people who are graduating college now and entering your workforce are not considered Millennials … they are the next generation, Gen Z (sometimes called Post-Millennials).

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Culture Is Your Job

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast. Attributed to the late Peter Drucker; popularized in 2006 by Mark Fields, former CEO of Ford A mid-level professional gave a presentation to a group of vice-presidents of the company where he works. He sprinkled in some of his trademark humor, which usually gets a positive response from […]. Blog Culture

188: Emotional Transparency — The Secret to Accountability | with Jonathan Raymond

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Accountability. Many organizations name it one of their top corporate values. And yet no matter how much they talk about accountability, leaders often feel frustrated by what seems like a low level of personal ownership among their 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.

185: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation | with Dan Schawbel

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The relationships between your team members make a big difference — both in terms of business results and each person’s wellbeing. As tempting as it is to rely on virtual communication and collaboration, technology too often contributes to workplace isolation and even loneliness.

184: Using Storytelling to Lead a Transformation at Lowe’s (and Your Company) | with Kyle Nel

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The home improvement store chain Lowe’s was named #1 among Fast Company’s 2018 Most Innovative Companies, for augmented and virtual reality, as well as #1 for innovation among specialty retailers on Fortune’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies.

178: How to Succeed at Work/Life Balance (Without Going Crazy)

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Imagine life is a game where you are juggling five balls. Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls — family, health, friends, integrity — are made of glass. James Patterson The first secret to work/life balance is recognizing that it’s not about balance.

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191: 3 Hacks for Emotional Transparency That Cultivates Accountability | with Jonathan Raymond

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If it seems like you can’t trust your team to own projects and results, how can you improve accountability? This is the final episode in a four-part series of interviews with Jonathan Raymond about how to practice emotional transparency to cultivate accountability within your team.

183: Using the Fogg Behavior Model to Drive Change | with Jamie Barnes

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When developing a communication strategy to drive change within an organization, we use various models and frameworks to help ensure we create a strategy that actually works. The Fogg Behavioral Model is a powerful framework for driving change.

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193: Research Techniques for Identifying a Compelling EVP | with Matt O’Connor, PhD

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When you identify the reasons why high-performing employees choose your organization, it serves as a compass in guiding your ongoing development of the employee experience.

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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.

182: The Power of an Authentic Employer Brand and EVP | with Laurie Barnes

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A strong, authentic employer brand is key to recruiting, retaining, and fully engaging top talent. The most effective companies build a differentiated employee value proposition (EVP).

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The Era of Inclusion: How to Help Your Team Thrive

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Your workplace is rich with diversity – a mix of races, ethnicities, genders, generations, and personality types. But diversity is not the same as inclusion.

186: 4 Tips from Brain Science for Communications That Boost Attention and Learning from Your Workforce | with Jamie Barnes

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With so many things competing for attention, leaders at many organizations struggle to get their people to pay enough attention to important communications — such as for change initiatives. And it’s an even bigger struggle to get them to take the messages/information to heart, remember them, and put them into action.

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192: How to Discover Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) | with Matt O’Connor, PhD

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What makes your company different from your competitors in the talent marketplace? Can you articulate the reasons in a message that is unique, authentic, and compelling? A strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is key to recruiting, retaining, and fully engaging top talent. Your EVP is a clear message about why people choose to join your […] What makes your company different from your competitors in the talent marketplace?

187: 3 Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

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Did you set any New Year resolutions for yourself this year … or goals for your team? If so, are you still on track, or have you given up? According to U.S. News, about 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

175: The Excellence Dividend | with Tom Peters

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In the next two decades, nearly 50% of white-collar jobs are at risk, either to automation or artificial intelligence (AI), according to analysis by Oxford University. Every leader and every worker need to ask: What will be left for people to do that machines can’t do better or cheaper?

181: The Art and Science of Workforce Communication | with Laurie Barnes

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You can’t achieve your potential as a leader or an organization without practicing effective communication. Organizations that communicate effectively with their workforce deliver better results.

123: How to Rebuild Leadership Credibility: Lessons from the Reforging of a Navy Seal | with Jason Redman

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A few years ago, my local gym posted a photo of a handwritten sign that had been posted outside the hospital room of a Navy Seal who had been severely wounded in battle. The wounds I received,” wrote Lt.

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170: Transforming Resistance to Change | with Christine Comaford

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How do great leaders overcome resistance to change ? and the stress that accompanies it? Navigating change is hard, and people often get emotionally hijacked in the process.

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.

190: 4 Steps of Emotional Transparency That Cultivates Accountability | with Jonathan Raymond

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Many leaders feel frustrated by what seems like a low level of personal ownership among people in their organization. Things don’t get done on time, problems don’t get solved, and issues get ignored rather than proactively addressed before they become problems. Sound familiar? This episode is part 3 of a four-part series of interviews with […] Many leaders feel frustrated by what seems like a low level of personal ownership among people in their organization.

180: Performance Management Truth & Lies | with Michael Bungay Stanier

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That’s the sound of performance appraisal processes being blown up across the country. There’s been a collective lightning flash of realization that the old way of doing it just isn’t doing it. But what’s really happening?

147: 8 Tips for Communicating Bad News to Your Workforce

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Communicating bad news — we all hate to do it, wish we never have to do it again, and yet recognize that there will inevitably be times when we need to do it.

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WHE20: Does Your Company Make These 6 Common Wellness Mistakes? | with Beth Bierbower from Humana

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Today, more than 80% of large and mid-size employers offer wellness programs, and more than two-thirds offer financial incentives to take various wellness steps. However, a large percentage of employers don’t believe their wellness programs are working.

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.

158: Multipliers — How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter | with Liz Wiseman

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Are you a genius or a genius-maker? We’ve all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders. The first type drains intelligence, energy, and capability from the people around them and always needs to be the smartest person in the room.

168: Singleness of Purpose

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Success demands singleness of purpose. Vince Lombardi, arguably the greatest football coach of all time Extraordinarily successful people, companies, and teams always have one product/service/idea they’re most known for or that makes them the most money.

163: Elephant in the Room: A Leader’s Guide to Tough Conversations | with Mike Bechtle

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All of us have at least one person or group of people that we work with who has an issue that we really need to address — a performance problem, a behavioral issue, a piece of spinach stuck in their teeth — but for some reason, we avoid bringing up the topic with them.

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149: The Power of Beliefs in Business | with Ari Weinzweig

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In 1982, Ari Weinzweig, along with his partner Paul Saginaw, founded Zingerman’s Delicatessen with a $20,000 bank loan. They opened the doors with two employees and a small selection of specialty foods and exceptional sandwiches.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

How to Shape Your Company Culture (Part 1)

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Culture. How we do things around here — how we treat each other, customers, and suppliers. It’s not just about communication. And yet it has everything to do with communication. Many factors drive company culture. For example: Company purpose, identity, and vision Corporate values and behaviors Leadership style Organizational structure Total rewards Work environment Inclusion […]. Blog Communication strategy

WHE32: Boosting Stress Resilience for Employees | with Andrew Shatté

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“Stress is the new fat.

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150: The Data-Driven Leader | with John Johnson

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Leaders need data for at least two reasons: 1) so they and their team can make better decisions, and 2) to influence their employees, customers, or others to take action. In this episode, we discuss how to achieve both objectives better.

160: Building a High-Performing and Health-Driven Culture | with John Burke, CEO of Trek Bikes

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Trek Bikes grew out of one man’s belief that he could build a different kind of company. In a barn in southern Wisconsin, Dick Burke instilled the simple principles that continue to guide the company as it has grown into a worldwide brand: build things that last and leave a legacy of positive change.

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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.

172: Build One Powerful Habit at a Time

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Success is about doing the right thing, not about doing everything right. Achieving extraordinary results doesn’t require you to be a full-time disciplined person or team, where your every action is trained and where control is the solution to every situation.

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107: Four Seconds: Quick & Counter-Intuitive Ways to Get the Results You Want | with Peter Bregman

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The things you and your team want most—peace of mind, fulfilling relationships, to do well at work—are surprisingly straightforward to achieve. But habits and behaviors often trip up our best efforts.

165: Using the Domino Effect for Extraordinary Results

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When one thing (the right ONE Thing) is set in motion, it can topple many things. Even more significant, a single domino can bring down another domino that is 50% larger. That provides that opportunity not only for linear progress, but exponential progress.

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WHE33: Engaging Wellness Solutions for an On-Demand World | with Lorna Borenstein

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Grokker is an on-demand wellness solution that engages employees with better health through video, experts, and community.

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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.