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How to Strengthen Your Reputation as an Employer

Harvard Business Review

Many companies are aiming to be more transparent and authentic about their products, services, and costs. For example, McDonald’s has an online FAQ about how the company’s food products are made, while Southwest’s Transfarency initiative aims to give customers a clearer picture of the total fare they will pay, with no unexpected fees. But when it comes to communicating authentically about the employee experience, companies still have a long way to go.

When People Don't Know. a Guest Post from Steve Roesler

Kevin Eikenberry

He has designed and delivered leadership and communication programs for some of the world’s largest organizations and has more than 30 years of contributing to speaking, professional development, and high-level executive coaching. Patton did know what to do and how to do it.

July's Leadership Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

Below are links to the blog posts for the July leadership carnival. Miller advocates for “management by asking” in her post “ Socrates Was On to Something.” Miki Saxon presents How to Improve Your Management Skill at MAPping Company Success. to Mike [.]

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What’s Holding Women in Medicine Back from Leadership

Harvard Business Review

Women are also in the minority when it comes to senior authorship ( 10% ) and Editors-In-Chief ( 7% ) at prestigious medical journals. For example, women do not achieve promotions or advancement to leadership positions at the same rate as their male peers. Evidence shows that women in academic medicine experience greater challenges finding mentors and sponsors than men, and that this gap likely contributes to career disparities. Career flexibility.

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Harvard Business Review

Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, however, is utterly alien to the overwhelming majority of businesses and professional enterprises worldwide. Before we redid the course, SEAL sniper school had an average attrition rate of about 30 percent.

Selling Products Is Good. Selling Projects Can Be Even Better

Harvard Business Review

To understand the difference, think of an athletic shoe company, such as Nike or Adidas. A focus on experiences might mean they sell you a membership to a local running club. A focus on solutions might mean they figure out how to help you reach your goal weight. Selling experiences provides intangible benefits that are hard to quantify and measure, often focusing on meeting the needs of one single customer, preventing any mass production. Westend61/Getty Images.

How Deloitte Consulting LLP and Salesforce Are Using Technology to Transform the Employee Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE’S CONNECTME AND SALESFORCE

Harvard Business Review

Today’s employees are digital consumers who expect to connect at work with the same ease with which they connect at home. Deloitte’s ConnectMe enables a digital workplace by using insights to connect the workforce to what they need, where and when they need it.