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What to Do When a High-Performer Quits (With Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Everyone is watching how you respond when a high-performer quits. When a high-performer quits, it can feel like your world is imploding as you scramble to keep the work going AND find the right unicorn to fill that spot. Of course, there’s never a good time for a high-performer to quit.

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Leading Thoughts for November 25, 2021

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. Pastor Will Johns on seeing the world through the lens of gratitude: “Gratitude is a lens that changes the perception of everything in your life.

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Setting Stretch Goals? Build in Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Employers using stretch goals to motivate employees to higher levels of performance need to take note of the ethical risk. If the push for higher performance doesn't come with an emphasis on ethical behavior, it may be encouraging cheating.

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How To Become An Effective Digital Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Technology is continuously evolving. Various solutions are created to assist in improving daily activities. Businesses are no exception to the good of technology, so many businesses undergo digital transformation to stay updated.

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Gratitude at Work: How to Cultivate a Grateful Culture (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Want More Gratitude at Work, Help Your Team Be More Deliberate with These Practical Tips. I had an opportunity to interview Kerry Wekelo , author of Gratitude Infusion, during the vortex of the pandemic, for practical tips on cultivating gratitude at work.

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How To Identify A Bad Leader – So You Can Avoid Becoming One

Tanveer Naseer

Correctly leading a team is one of the most important aspects of achieving all the necessary objectives of your workplace. Furthermore, a good leader keeps their team motivated and creates a good work environment. Nonetheless, the idea of “good” leadership is something that remains very subjective.

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5 Secrets To Personal Branding

Joseph Lalonde

In my book How People Become Famous, I analyze the recipes for success of twelve personalities – the “Geniuses of Self-Marketing” – from Albert Einstein, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Karl Lagerfeld, Andy Warhol, and Oprah Winfrey to Kim Kardashian.

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Lines for Leaders: Rocket Surgeon

RapidStart Leadership

He struggled to lead his team to land a rover on Mars; here's what this 'rocket surgeon' learned about getting his people to work together. The post Lines for Leaders: Rocket Surgeon appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

The Most Dangerous Four-Letter Word – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Bet you weren’t expecting a video title like that on this blog?! ?? Well, don’t worry. The video and the entire topic is totally SFW (safe for work – and anywhere for that matter!) In fact, the four-letter word I’m talking about in the video below is one we hear ALL THE TIME.

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4 Ways to Practice Gratitude when You Don’t Feel Grateful

Leadership Freak

If you believe ingratitude creates a bright feature, good luck. Ingratitude is toxic to you and destructive to your future. Gratitude delivers unequalled benefit.

The HR Biweekly Payroll Calendar Template

Paying employees accurately and on time is a must for every business. But with new compliance regulations and hiring challenges popping up everywhere, keeping track of pay dates can be tricky. To help, Paycor is providing a downloadable biweekly payroll calendar complete with 2022 pay dates.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a sequel to the original Ghostbusters movies. You know the movies starring Dan Aykroyd (as Dr. Raymond Stantz), Bill Murray (as Dr. Peter Venkman), and Harold Ramis (Dr. Egon Spengler).

Do You Need To Delegate More To Be Successful?

Rich Gee Group

"I hate to delegate — it's easier if I just do it myself." That's a recipe for a management disaster. Leaders build a delegation strategy in everything they do. The more they delegate lower-level tasks, the more time they have to spend planning, leading, communicating, and growing their team.

Leadership in the Future of Work

Kevin Eikenberry

For many people, work is changing. When, where, how, and with whom we do it are all up for grabs. If the future of work is changing, that means the future of leadership is changing too. If you want to be successful, that is. Before you can be a successful leader in the future of […].

Thieves of Thankfulness – Why Cynics Struggle with Gratitude

Leadership Freak

Research indicates the top three thieves of thankfulness are narcissism, cynicism, and envy/materialism. Narcissism tops the list. Second on the list is cynicism.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

5 Leadership Books To Read In December 2021

Joseph Lalonde

I hope everyone that celebrates Thanksgiving had a fantastic day remembering what they’re thankful for. Remember, we have a lot to be grateful for even if everything isn’t perfect in our lives. It’s hard to believe December is right around the corner.

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5 Quantifiable Characteristics of High Performing Teams | Rainmaker

Sales Wolf Blog

High team performance doesn’t have to be abstract or relegated to the realm of speculation. Sales Performance Teams

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What Are You Grateful For?

Next Level Blog

Back in the days when I led leadership workshops in physical rooms, I would illustrate the power of transformational listening by having my leaders break out into groups of three and take five minutes each to answer the question, “What are you grateful for?”.

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You Have More Than you Think – Turkey’s Revenge

Leadership Freak

We were poor college students, over 1,600 miles from home, when my wife and I celebrated our first Thanksgiving. I’ll never forget how proud we felt to host Dave Tricky, a fellow student,… Continue reading → Humility Leadership Development Personal Growth Growth humility

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.

Putting a Focus on Mental Fitness

Kevin Eikenberry

Driven in large part by the pandemic, a useful and needed conversation about improving mental health has moved to the front of the stage. And as helpful as that is, the timing seems off.

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5 Quantifiable Characteristics of High Performing Teams | Rainmaker

Sales Wolf Blog

High team performance doesn’t have to be abstract or relegated to the realm of speculation. Sales Performance Teams

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Reasons why you should set up a blog for your business

Strategy Driven

Most companies these days realize the need to be online and understand the tremendous opportunities that can be gained from having a well-designed, optimized website and strong social media presence.

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How to Navigate Stress in a Storm

Leadership Freak

Sailors don’t resist the wind. You can’t deal with the storm until you acknowledge the wind. Fretting over things beyond your control is impotence stressing over incompetence. The worst stress comes from resisting… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Personal Growth Stress Growth Leadership stress relieving activities stress tips stressful environments

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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.

8 Ways to Foster a Positive Employee Experience in a Hybrid Workplace


As organizations plan for the post-COVID workplace, many are considering a hybrid approach with good reason: It’s what employees want.

Explanatory Style: Don’t P and Should Yourself

The Practical Leader

Last week’s post outlined key points from Martin Seligman’s book, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life.

The Most Efficient Ways That You Can Prepare Your Business for the Worst-Case Scenarios

Strategy Driven

There are a lot of different methods that can ensure a business remains successful.

What Makes Apple’s Tim Cook the Most Influential CEO

CEO Insider

Apple’s Tim Cook is arguably the most influential person and CEO worldwide currently. Cook regularly features in various global rankings for the most influential people and CEOs.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

How to Ensure Training Gets Transferred!

The Center For Leadership Studies

In my humble opinion, one of the most useful (a.k.a. easy to both understand and implement) contributions to the discipline of training evaluation ever came from Mary Broad and John Newstrom.

How do you handle things when someone refuses to compromise and they harden their stance?


Our reader poll today asks: How do you handle things when someone refuses to compromise and they harden their stance? I work around them.

Can You Legally Be Fired Due to Being Unvaccinated?

Strategy Driven

Since the pandemic, vaccines have become easily available and are a way to fight the spread. However, not everyone is willing to get the vaccine, and there are those who are willing but do not want to be required to be vaccinated as a condition of their employment.

Five Covid-19 leadership behaviours to maintain in 2022

CEO Insider

Covid-19 has undoubtedly cast an enormous shadow globally, but it has also reshaped leadership. Rewind two years and some leaders were already embracing behaviors like servant leadership, and new approaches, like hybrid working.

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.