Tue.Dec 05, 2023

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Navigating the Path: What Does a Chief People Officer Really Do?

N2Growth Blog

The role of a Chief People Officer (CPO) in modern organizations is crucial in driving the success of businesses. As the title suggests, the CPO is primarily responsible for overseeing the people aspects of the organization and aligning them with the overall strategic objectives. This executive role focuses on developing and implementing human resources strategies to manage the workforce and create a positive organizational culture.

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Overcoming Self-Defeating Behaviors

Leadership Freak

Self-defeating behaviors are like tires with holes. It doesn't matter how many times you pump them up. Here are 3 self-defeating behaviors you can rise above today. What self-defeating behaviors do you see in yourself? In others?

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Amplifying Organizational Excellence: A Dive into Executive Coaching

N2Growth Blog

Harnessing Executive Leadership Team Coaching for Competitive Edge In a business world where the only constant is change, nurturing robust leadership has transcended from being merely advantageous to utterly essential. Navigating through the labyrinth of modern-day challenges mandates a fortified echelon of executive leaders, poised not just to react but to steer organizations toward enduring success proactively.

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A Glimpse Behind the Scenes – Insights in Leadership from General Colin Powell

RapidStart Leadership

A rare glimpse behind the scenes with an influential leader reveals three keys to building influence that may surprise you. The post A Glimpse Behind the Scenes – Insights in Leadership from General Colin Powell appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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From Vision to Reality: University President Search

N2Growth Blog

Identifying the need for a new university president is a critical task that requires careful evaluation and consideration. As educational institutions continue to evolve and face new challenges, it is essential to have a leader who can navigate through these changes effectively. The decision to seek a new president often arises from various factors, such as the retirement or departure of the current president, a desire for fresh perspectives and innovative ideas, or the need to address specific

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How to Build Trust: The Trust Triangle

QAspire

Maggi is an iconic Indian brand from Nestlé faced a severe crisis of trust when it was alleged to contain excessive amount of mono-sodium glutamate (MSG) in the spice mix, raising health concerns. This controversy led to a nationwide ban on Maggi in 2015 till further tests cleared the situation. To regain consumer trust, Nestlé initiated an aggressive and transparent consumer connect campaign even during the ban period.

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Why Charismatic Leaders May Not Be As Effective As We All Think

Lead from Within

Charismatic leadership is often seen as the ideal leadership style. Charismatic leaders are confident, outgoing, and have the ability to inspire and motivate others. However, while charismatic leaders may have the ability to rally a team and achieve great things, there are also many disadvantages to this leadership style. Here are four reasons why charismatic leaders may not be as effective as we all think: Charismatic leaders may be more focused on their own goals and desires than those of the

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Best New Leadership Book Of 2023

Eric Jacobson

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2023, after reading nearly 40 leadership books, my pick for this year’s best new leadership book is When Everyone Leads. It’s a terrific book that captured my attention back in January when I wrote this on my blog: “It’s only January and the new book, When Everyone Leads , could likely be my pick for the best new leadership book of 2023.

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Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit: 8 leadership secrets from an acclaimed company founder

Chartered Management Institute

Interview: Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit: 8 leadership secrets from an acclaimed company founder Written by CMI Insights Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Move second, put people first and keep raising your game. Richard Harpin, founder and chairman of HomeServe, shares his key tips for business success Strong leadership lies at the heart of successful business transformation – a fact that Richard Harpin, the founder and chairman of global consumer

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Green Space Can Slow Biological Aging

The Horizons Tracker

Living near green spaces is well known to provide a range of benefits. A recent study from Northwestern highlights how it can even impact how our body ages. Residents in close proximity to abundant green spaces exhibited an average biological age that was 2.5 years younger when compared to their counterparts residing in areas with limited access to verdant surroundings.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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James Timpson OBE: “Business success depends on the happiness of our colleagues”

Chartered Management Institute

Article: James Timpson OBE: “Business success depends on the happiness of our colleagues” Written by Ian Wylie Tuesday 05 December 2023 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Timpsons is not just a place to get your shoes repaired. It’s a 150-year-old family business run with a culture of trust and kindness. James Timpson OBE bagged the 2023 CMI Gold Medal for his part in shaping it “What I’ve learned is the more we run the business along the lines of kindness

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Teachers Aren’t As Effective At Spotting AI Text As We’d Like

The Horizons Tracker

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of California San Diego shed light on the challenge of distinguishing human-generated text from that produced by artificial intelligence (AI). The experiment involved administering pairs of essays, one composed by a high school student and the other generated by ChatGPT to teachers and students at a regional high school.

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CMI Volunteer of the Year 2023: “It’s a chance for you to grow as a person”

Chartered Management Institute

Article: CMI Volunteer of the Year 2023: “It’s a chance for you to grow as a person” Written by Jamie Oliver Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Kirsty Watson CMgr FCMI has been volunteering since she was 14. Now, she supports the professional development of those from low socio-economic backgrounds. She shares why helping other people is now more important than ever Award Winners 2023 Discover more about the other members of the CMI community who were cele

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[Join In!] 3rd Intergalactic Consulting Haiku Contest

David A Fields

David’s vacation:He’s off in ArgentinaLet’s play with Haiku! (Author’s admission:Most of these haiku are onesI’ve published before.) (For those who don’t know…Haiku: three lines; syllables:five, seven then five.) A new prospect calls.Excited, I ask questionsthen quote a high fee. One more week gone, andthe proposal isn’t signedShould I call again?

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

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Dame Anne Richards DBE: Why your career is like a river

Chartered Management Institute

Article: Dame Anne Richards DBE: Why your career is like a river Written by Ian Wylie Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email The winner of CMI’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2023 explains her approach to leadership at the President’s Dinner – and why trust is the greatest gift you can give One of CMI’s most prestigious awards is the Lifetime Achievement Award , honouring leaders who have made an outstanding impact throughout their career.

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The Digital Divide Caused By Generative AI

The Horizons Tracker

New research indicates that the United Kingdom is at risk of witnessing a growing gap between organizations that have embraced new digital technologies powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and those that have not. According to a survey conducted by the Digital Futures at Work Research Center (Digit), a mere 36% of UK employers have made investments in AI-enabled technologies, such as industrial robots, chatbots, smart assistants, and cloud computing, within the past five years.

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Fiona Dawson: “My imperative is around breaking down barriers for people”

Chartered Management Institute

Interview: Fiona Dawson: “My imperative is around breaking down barriers for people” Written by David Waller. Images: Alastair Staley Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email CMI’s new president Fiona Dawson CMgr CCMI on good and bad management; the leaders who inspired her; and helping managers navigate climate change Back in 1988, Fiona Dawson arrived at Mars for a graduate trainee role.

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Power Dynamics and the Formation of False Memories in the Workplace

CO2

Shifting Narrative False Memories in the Workplace Workplace power dynamics can profoundly influence an individual’s perceptions and false memories. The balance of power can sway how we remember events, leading to the creation of false memories. Here’s how: Coercive Influence : In instances where managers apply pressure or manipulate situations, employees may be influenced to align their recollections with the narrative presented by those in authority.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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Secure leadership for an insecure economy

Chartered Management Institute

Advice: Secure leadership for an insecure economy Written by David Waller Tuesday 05 December 2023 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email More than six million UK employees live in a state of permanent high alert, subject to last-minute schedule changes and uncertain when their next pay packet is coming. Welcome to the insecure economy – and a whole new set of management challenges Jaroslav Chudej CMgr FCMI recalls a particularly alarming moment from his 20-pl

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Commanding the Room: Strategies for Confident Public Speaking

Strategy Driven

Public speaking, a skill that often stirs a mix of excitement and anxiety, is an invaluable tool in our personal and professional lives. Whether you’re addressing a small team meeting or a large conference, the ability to convey your message confidently and effectively can significantly impact your audience. This article aims to provide practical tips and strategies to enhance your confidence in public speaking, tailored to resonate with the nuances of the UK audience.

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What Are the 5 Languages of Appreciation? A Guide for Leaders

Niagara Institute

Have you ever heard of Employee Appreciation Day? If you haven’t, this holiday is “celebrated” on the first Friday of March every year. Some employers will mark the day by gifting employees a free vacation day, extending their lunch break, or offering free pizza in the break room. While that may make employees feel good for a little while, a few slices of free pizza can only do so much.

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Blessing In Disguise: Career Strategies to Start Anew After a Personal Injury

Strategy Driven

Personal harm can feel like an unforeseen storm halting the path you carefully built for your career. Statistics show that nearly 5% of the American workforce encounters disabling injuries every year. The worst part is that many people face permanent ones. However, there may be a hidden blessing amid the chaos. You have a chance to reinvent, reconsider, and emerge more powerful.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.

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Understanding America’s Labor Shortage And The Evolving Workforce

HR Digest

Understanding America’s labor shortage requires considerable introspection and an active investigation into the shifting workforce, especially in these last three years. The labor force participation rates are quite astounding, with Trading Economics reporting that the numbers have decreased to 62.7 percent in October 2023. The highest point of the labor force participation rate reaches all the way back to January 2000 when 67.3 percent of the country was fully engaged but the numbers have

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Heroic Leadership: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Roundtable Talk

Can there be too much of a good thing? The answer is a wholehearted “Yes!” Very rarely does one leave an all-you-can eat buffet and think “that was a great idea.” In the context of organizations what does “too much of a good thing” mean? What we often see in organizations that are following all … Heroic Leadership: Too Much of a Good Thing? Read More » The post Heroic Leadership: Too Much of a Good Thing?

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3 Traps to Avoid When Executing Your Strategy

Harvard Business Review

When executing strategy, companies typically fall into one or more of three traps: 1) They let too many people weigh in; 2)They plan a lot of activity but do not specify concrete actions; and 3) They tend not to build in accountability into execution. The result is that. lot a good strategies never take off. This article offers pointers on how to avoid the three traps.

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Five highlights from the 2023 CMI President’s Dinner

Chartered Management Institute

Five Highlights from the 2023 CMI President's Dinner Words CMI Insights / Photography Amanda Forman The evidence about good and bad management; the new CMI president; and all the 2023 award-winners. Scroll for more Shortcut to start of content The public expects institutions and big businesses to show high standards of leadership and management. In 2023, many fell below those standards.

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ABM Success Recipe: Mastering the Crawl, Walk, Run Approach

Shifting to an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy can be both exciting and challenging. Well-implemented ABM motions build engagement with high-value accounts and drive impactful campaigns that resonate with your audience. But where do you begin, and how do you progress from crawling to running? Watch now as Demand Gen experts delve into the essentials of each stage of the ABM process.

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How Leaders Fake Psychological Safety

Harvard Business Review

When it comes to psychological safety, leaders want the best of both worlds: all voices heard and considered, failure acknowledged and learned from, and feedback offered clearly and received graciously. But they also want harmony, comfort, and a sense of equilibrium. While most leaders want to encourage people to speak their minds, their underlying (often unconscious) ambivalence about actually getting the truth can unwittingly lead them to a performative version of psychological safety.

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You Can’t Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want to Be Helped

Frank Sonnenberg Online

If you care about someone and see them struggling, it’s only natural that you want to help them. The same can be said for someone with promise, but who’s falling short of their potential. Even though you want to help, your assistance isn’t always welcomed. In fact, it may be met with resistance or rejected out of hand. This often happens because they’re unwilling to admit there’s a problem, reluctant to concede a shortcoming, or they’re so set in their ways that they’ve no desire to change.

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GenAI Will Change How We Design Jobs. Here’s How.

Harvard Business Review

The authors’ economic analysis shows that generative AI’s impact will be different than previous generations of AI and machine learning and will drive new levels of productivity in creative occupations and tasks. They offer a targeted method for leaders to review and redesign workflows, and rewrite job descriptions, to unlock the new potential of generative AI.

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AI Is Testing the Limits of Corporate Governance

Harvard Business Review

Can AI safety shed any light on old corporate governance problems? And can the law and economics of corporate governance help us frame the new problems of AI safety? The author identifies five lessons — and one dire warning — on the corporate governance of AI and other socially sensitive technologies that have been made vivid by the corporate turmoil at OpenAI.

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DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

On August 30, 2023, the DOL unveiled a proposed overtime rule that would raise the weekly salary threshold under the Federal Labor Standards Act. Paycor is closely monitoring the proposal and will provide updates as new information becomes available.