Michael Lee Stallard

Join Me at ATD22 to Learn How to Foster Positive Emotions in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard

Negative emotions in the workplace have been rising for years. Are they holding back your team’s performance? That’s the topic I’ll be discussing at the ATD22 International Conference & EXPO.

Former Best Buy CEO Discovers the “Magic” of Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Hubert Joly, a Frenchman and former partner at McKinsey & Co.,

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Why We Long for Leaders Who Actually Care

Michael Lee Stallard

Do the people around you know that you are for them? Do they know whether you care about them, want them to be able to do their individual best, and will advocate for them? Having this assurance promotes a feeling of connection.

Hope Is What People Need from Leaders Today

Michael Lee Stallard

Wouldn’t it be nice if a new year truly ushered in a fresh start? The optimism we may have ordinarily had in past years as we turned the calendar to January and considered all of the new possibilities that lay ahead of us is a little harder to muster up this time.

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.

Interview with New York City’s WCBS Radio: Connection Provides Protection from Burnout and Suicide

Michael Lee Stallard

The holidays are a particularly difficult time for those who are already struggling with loneliness, depression, and feelings of hopelessness. This can lead to burnout or even suicidal thoughts. Fortunately, there is hope.

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When Grit Isn’t Enough: Protection from Burnout and Suicide

Michael Lee Stallard

Mike Ivy is not someone you would expect to contemplate taking his own life. His experience and accomplishments communicate grit and resilience. A trauma, critical care and acute care surgeon by training, Dr. Ivy grew up in the U.S.

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TD Magazine Shines Spotlight on Emotional Compensation in October Issue

Michael Lee Stallard

I’ve shared my thoughts about the importance of emotional compensation several times on the blog this year. It’s one of the strategies firms can use to create an environment where employees truly want to be – an essential asset during the “Great Resignation.”

Lasting Change = Head Knowledge + Heart Knowledge

Michael Lee Stallard

It’s one thing to know something intellectually—to learn interesting new data, to gain an understanding of why something works the way it does, to be inspired by a message—but if it stops there and you don’t develop heart knowledge, then you’re less likely to see meaningful or lasting change as a result.

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To Cope with Labor Shortage, Raise Emotional Compensation

Michael Lee Stallard

The current labor shortage and employee retention are concerning issues for organizations. Many leaders are scrambling to attract and retain the workers they need.

What Putin Illustrates About the Dangers of Being a Lonely Leader

Michael Lee Stallard

Today, IE Insights published my article, “Putin and the Dangers of Being a Lonely Leader.”

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.

How to Prepare for Rising Stress Ahead

Michael Lee Stallard

When a big storm is forecast to come our way, Katie, my wife, starts to plan ahead, just in case we lose power: non-perishable food in the pantry (check), flashlights with working batteries (check), gas in the car (check), some cash on hand (check).

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Preparing for Re-entry into the Physical Workplace: Lessons from NASA

Michael Lee Stallard

Astronaut crews living and working in space experience as a matter of course what many of us experienced unexpectedly during the SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic.

Watch the Recording of My Recent Webinar With getAbstract

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I had the privilege of being the guest speaker for a webinar hosted by getAbstract , one of the leading book summary organizations in the world. Our topic was “Remote Work, Rising Stress and the Critical Need for Connection” – a timely discussion for today’s environment.

Connect Your Remote Team Through Personal Knowledge

Michael Lee Stallard

Remember doing “Show and Tell” or presenting to your classmates as the “Student of the Week” when you were in elementary school? As it turns out, our teachers were on to something.

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Does Any Law Firm Have a Healthy Work Culture?

Michael Lee Stallard

Earlier this year, health law attorney Jay McEniry wrote in the American Bar Association’s The Health Lawyer about the need for greater human connection in the practice of law. He cited an article I wrote for SmartBrief.

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.

Join Me for This Anchorage Society for Human Resource Management Virtual Event

Michael Lee Stallard

At a time when many employers are struggling to retain workers, it is critical to understand the role that emotional compensation plays in an employee’s decision to stay or leave.

Terryberry to Host Connection Culture Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

Connection is more important than ever during this time of remote work and rising stress, which is why I’m excited to be working with the team at Terryberry to provide a free webinar focused on building a Connection Culture. .

Conversation with Walt Rakowich on Connection Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to participate in a LinkedIn Live conversation with Walt Rakowich, former CEO of S&P 500 firm Prologis and author of the book Transfluence.

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Connection Culture Recommended as a Best Book for Business Leaders

Michael Lee Stallard

If anyone has a pulse on the business book landscape, it’s Wally Bock. The author of the Three Star Leadership blog and a professional writing coach, Wally reads and reviews many books each year.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

November 5 Webinar With ExecuNet

Michael Lee Stallard

Looking for a training opportunity for yourself or your leadership team this fall? Join me and the team at ExecuNet for a complimentary webinar on November 5. We’ll be talking about remote work, rising stress, and the critical need for connection in today’s environment. .

October 1st Webcast for Wharton Alumni Clubs

Michael Lee Stallard

On October 1st from 11:45 am – 1:15 pm ET, I’ll be presenting on Connection Culture to the Wharton Alumni Association Clubs. The event is hosted by the Wharton Alumni DC chapter. It’s free for Wharton Alumni members and $19 for non-members.

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American Cancer Society Hosts Virtual Connection Culture Training

Michael Lee Stallard

Katie Stallard and I were delighted to see the reaction to the virtual training we did to kick off the American Cancer Society’s virtual Leadership Institute Network Series.

Interview with Kathy Caprino Published in Forbes

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Forbes senior contributor and career coach Kathy Caprino about a topic that’s on a lot of employers’ minds these days: how to prevent your firm from being negatively impacted by the “Great Resignation.” ” .

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

Terryberry Webinar on Employee Retention: September 21

Michael Lee Stallard

On September 21, I’ll be joining the team at Terryberry for a timely webinar discussion on employee retention. . We’ll be talking about factors that are contributing the current labor shortage and strategies for addressing it in your own organization.

Join Me at Virtual LeaderCon

Michael Lee Stallard

I am excited to announce that I am speaking at The Kevin Eikenberry Group’s virtual event, Virtual LeaderCon. This is a free online event that brings together me and 30 of the world’s top leadership experts talking about the most pressing and emerging leadership and learning topics. .

Conversation with Pat Farnack on Employee Retention in Today’s Environment

Michael Lee Stallard

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed again by Pat Farnack, longtime radio host on WCBS Newsradio 880 in New York City. In the middle of the “Great Resignation,” companies are struggling to attract and retain employees.

Creating Connection Cultures in Police Forces

Michael Lee Stallard

Podcast Appearance on Badge Cast 1 Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Lt. Brian Ellis, host of the Badge Cast 1 podcast. Badge Cast 1 is a production of the National Command and Staff College , an organization dedicated to providing leadership training to public safety professionals.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

GovExec Daily Podcast Appearance: Emotional Compensation’s Role in Employee Retention

Michael Lee Stallard

As a growing percentage of the workforce seeks new career opportunities, employee retention has become a major issue facing organizations today.

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Connection Culture Cited in PM Magazine

Michael Lee Stallard

Having a healthy workplace culture is important to the success of organizations in any sector, including the public sector. PM Magazine , a publication of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), recently explored the role culture plays in local government success.

Learn About the Power of Connection at the ATD 2021 International Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

Is the relational culture of your group sabotaging creativity and innovation? I’m looking forward to speaking about this topic at the ATD 2021 International Conference next month in Salt Lake City.

IE Insights Video: Back to the Office

Michael Lee Stallard

Are you and your team preparing to return to the office after more than a year of remote work? Recently, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by the talented team at IE Insights, IE University’s thought leadership publication for sharing knowledge on a variety of topics.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

Burnout and the Importance of Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Appearance on The Mentors Radio Show Recently, Katie Stallard and I had the opportunity to speak with Tom Loarie, host of the Mentors Radio Show , about career burnout and the role that connection plays in preventing it.

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LinkedIn Live Interview With Lee Newman, Dean of IE Business School in Spain

Michael Lee Stallard

This week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Lee Newman, the Dean of IE Business School, in Madrid, Spain. We talked about Connection Culture, the current longing for connection coming out of the pandemic, and how leaders can be proactive to help reconnect their teams.

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Appearance on SHRM’s “All Things Work” Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

In this recent episode of SHRM’s “ All Things Work ” podcast, Katie Stallard and I spoke with host Tony Lee about the isolating nature of remote work and solutions employees can take to stay well during this time of social distancing.

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GRACE Under Pressure Interview With John Baldoni

Michael Lee Stallard

Many of you may be familiar with GRACE Under Pressure, a podcast hosted by John Baldoni. John is an executive coach and internationally known leadership expert who has authored many books on leadership. .

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.