Wed.Nov 06, 2019

8 Leadership Principles to Elevate Others to Success

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP, says John Eades, is “inspiring, empowering, and service in order to elevate others over an extended period of time.” In Building the Best he tells how to do just that. To that end he presents 8 practical principles you can use to elevate others.

How Change Impacts Your Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Through Change. We know change is a constant in our lives and leadership. There’s nothing you can do to stop change from coming your way. IT IS COMING. But do you know what change will do to your leadership? How will it impact your leadership?

What is Duality?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is Duality? What is duality? This is a tricky question, because the answer depends on your perspective and why you're asking. Each discipline answers the question from a different angle. This post samples the varying disciplinary perspectives on duality.

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Leaders Go First: The Surprising Impact of Making the First Move

RapidStart Leadership

We know that leaders go first, that's part of the definition of being a leader. But there's a surprising impact that going first can have on those who follow that is more powerful than we may have thought.

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.

Why Technology Matters For Your Business: A Guide

Tanveer Naseer

Most people living in the modern era are strongly aware that new technologies, like those developed by Apple, Amazon and Google, are helping to reshape the whole of human life. Without these technologies, we’d find it hard to imagine how we’d shop, travel, work and play. But in business, this.

The Most Misunderstood Aspect Of Great Leadership

N2Growth Blog

I was recently asked what I consider to be the most misunderstood aspect of great leadership; in other words, what makes great leaders great? What immediately came to mind is not only misunderstood, but it also happens to be the most often overlooked element of leadership, and the one which also affords leaders the greatest opportunity for personal, professional, and enterprise growth.

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5 Steps To Motivate Your Team (and you).

Rich Gee Group

In How To Motivate People , Fran Tarkenton , professional quarterback for the NFL and TV personality, offers a focused motivation system — "People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference to them to do so." The first area I'd like to tackle in my "Are You A Catalyst?"

4 Ways to Develop the Mindset of a Leader

Leadership Freak

Skills, circumstances, opportunity, and the people on your team impact the results of your leadership. But mindset – habitual ways of thinking – effects everything about you.

Three Ways to Raise Your Decision-Making Confidence

Next Level Blog

When you’re the leader, you have to keep things moving. To avoid being the bottleneck that slows your team’s work to a crawl, you need to make decisions on a timely basis. In a fast-paced environment, it can be hard to gather all the information you’d like to have when making important decisions. That can definitely affect your confidence in making the tough calls. The fact is that no one ever has one hundred percent of the information they’d like to have when making important decisions.

Aim Higher: Servant Leaders Put Others First

Skip Prichard

Put Others First. Influence through service is more powerful than influence through position.” Skip Prichard. One of the traits of a servant leader is the ability to think, “you, not me.”. Now, obviously, this doesn’t mean that you discount yourself at all costs.

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.

Eight Steps To High Performance

Eric Jacobson

“Higher performance comes from doing many things well—but some of those things are not in your power to change,” says author Marc Effron. Therefore, he recommends in his new book, 8 Steps to High Performance , that you focus on what you can change and ignore the rest.

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The Influence Effect

Lead Change Blog

Women hold over half of all professional jobs today, yet they represent just four percent of CEOs in the S&P 500. Even worse, that percentage has barely budged in a decade. That’s because, when it comes to political savvy, what works for men at work won’t work for women.

12 Principles of Leadership Inspired by Jesus

Ron Edmondson

There are many leaders I admire who have influenced my own leadership. I admire the teachings on leadership by guys like John Maxwell, Andy Stanley, and Patrick Lencioni.

View from the 40th Floor: Communications on Steroids

Decker Communication

(Part 3 of a series by Bert Decker ). We live in a one-click world. Technology has shortened our expectations of time. Impatience reigns – sometimes that’s not so good, but it’s reality. The ability to deliver communications faster and better – now that’s good.

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.

5 Tips to Delegate Tasks Effectively

HR Digest

One of the biggest questions first-time managers often face is how to delegate work. As the most reliable person on the team, one of the best ways to prepare your staff for future assignments is to delegate tasks effectively.

We Need a Global Standard for Reporting Cyber Attacks

Harvard Business Review

Regulators should be collecting a standardized data set, so we can measure the threat. Security & privacy Regulation Data Digital Article

Google Buys Fitbit, and Twitter Bans Political Ads

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss Google’s announcement that it’s buying Fitbit and what this tells us about the future of wearable computing. Later in the show, they discuss how Twitter and Facebook are handling political advertising. Mergers & acquisitions Social platforms Sales & Marketing Audio

How Free-Market Economists Got It Wrong

Harvard Business Review

Azeem Azhar and Binyamin Appelbaum discuss how a group of free-market economists managed to reshape our modern world. They promised growth and broad prosperity, but instead left us with fractured societies and weakened democracies. Appelbaum is the author of the new book, “The Economists’ Hour,” a deep dive into the history of ideas that formed capitalism, as we know it. Economics Policy Economy Audio

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.

Geisinger’s Home Care Program Is Cutting Costs and Improving Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

It reduces emergency room visits, hospital admissions, and spending. Innovation Operations Health IT Healthcare Digital Article

How Machine Learning Pushes Us to Define Fairness

Harvard Business Review

The systems we build reveal what we value. Analytics Ethics Technology Digital Article

Research: How Men and Women View Competition Differently

Harvard Business Review

Understanding it can help break gender stereotypes. Gender Career planning Difficult conversations Organizational culture Digital Article