April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Liz Weber of Weber Business Services provided Your Silence Speaks Volumes: Speak and Lead Proactively. Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting provided How to Create a Monthly Finance Routine. Development.

End-of-the-Year Tax Tips for Last Minute Savings

Women on Business

Many of the business owners we work with say they’re ready to get 2011 behind them. January 2012 beckons as business objectives glisten with potential revitalization and realignment. Plenty of good news remains in 2011 for business owners yet to capitalize on three last minute tax planning tips that keep more cash on hand for 2012. Defer Income – Seasoned seasonal guidance, yet many business owners overlook it. Finance Guest Posts end of year tax tips tax tips

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How Does Private Equity Investing Work?

Women on Business

When starting or running a business, there are many ways in which to invest in the business. There are a number of business loans that can be taken out for start-up expenses or established business to expand. If it is a non-profit company, there are thousands of grants that can be secured to fund the costs of the business. One type of funding that may not be known to many business owners is the use of private equity. Expand an established business. •

Leadership in Cybersecurity

N2Growth Blog

Below is a list of security initiatives that a security leader would either manage or have parallel impact upon within a business: Data security. Business Continuity (BC). Policy & controls development with implementation. Security initiatives viewed primarily as technology solutions create misalignment with business requirements. If the security budget is measured against a percentage of the IT budget, this creates an ineffective security posture for the business.

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The Big Picture of Business – Business Success Checklist

Strategy Driven

When you own and operate a business you need to have certain procedures for an efficient and seamless function. One of the ways in which you can optimize your business activities would be the focus and attention to detail that a checklist can stimulate. Here is my own business success checklist that will help you optimize your activities for a more efficient and purpose oriented endeavor. Business Success Checklist. The business you’re in.

Connecting Unemployed Youth with Organizations That Need Talent

Harvard Business

The trend sees big companies such as CVS Health, State Street, and American Express evolving small hiring programs for opportunity youth, driven by corporate social responsibility, into core business strategy (see our study “Hidden Talent: How Smart Companies Are Tapping into Unemployed Youth” ). relies on TWA to teach job readiness and life skills to teens and young adults from low-income communities while also generating proven talent pipeline and business benefits.

Sometimes “Small Data” Is Enough to Create Smart Products

Harvard Business

When thinking about practical applications for artificial intelligence in your business, it’s easy to assume that you need vast amounts of data to get started. In 2015, Boeing launched the Aerospace Data Analytics Lab in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to develop AI technology for airlines. There are three main steps: Set goals that tie back to business objectives. Every company has a data set with unique value to their business.

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Stop Operating with a Guild Mindset

Harvard Business Review

Today, the guild mentality persists within companies, where functions such as marketing, sales, finance, IT, human resources and R&D all have their own area of special expertise. Functional leaders in business today are not really like the masters of a professional carpentry, masonry, or glass working guild, whose sphere of knowledge was primarily limited to the methods of their own craft.

What to Do When Your Future Strategy Clashes with Your Present

Harvard Business Review

MedStar operated nine hospitals, but realized that its long-held objective of increasing revenue and profits at those venues was unsustainable, given the outcries over runaway medical costs. Doing that required developing a new business model in which MedStar would get paid to keep patients well. CEO Kenneth Samet, along with Wagner and the six other executives on the leadership team, set a long-term goal of building a major growth business from these new areas.

New Lessons from Fighting an Ancient Disease

Harvard Business Review

Without adequate financing, ministries of health and even private hospitals in developing countries often don''t have the resources needed to purchase diagnostic equipment, train workers, and ensure access to appropriate treatment. Seeking to "improve the quality of laboratory diagnostics critical for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and TB," certainly aligns with the missions of the CDC and local ministries of health to dramatically improve the quality of care in developing nations.