Thu.Oct 10, 2019

A Case-For-Change Story That Works

Let's Grow Leaders

Today, we’re excited to bring you a guest post by Paul Smith, one of the leading experts in business storytelling. As an experienced leader, no doubt you already tell a few stories. But how do you know you’re telling the right stories? […].

Big Shot, Bureaucrat, or Servant Leader

Leadership Freak

The way you view yourself sets the trajectory of your leadership. You might pressure people into conformity, but that never wins hearts. You must choose between short-sighted coercion and servant leadership.

Ethical Leadership for Sustainable Wellbeing

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Ian Hesketh and Sir Cary Cooper : Which style of leadership behaviour is the most effective has been the challenge for most executives for many years.

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The One Skill That Will Make You a Successful Leader

Lead from Within

He was a smart leader, but he wasn’t respected by many people in his organization. I was brought in to coach him and found him to be reluctant and aggressive. Our first couple of conversations were not merely unpleasant but downright hostile.

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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.

14 Principles that Made Amazon

Skip Prichard

How You Can Learn from Amazon. Amazon was the fastest company to reach $100 billion in sales ever. It is one of most successful companies in the world. Aren’t you curious how Jeff Bezos did it? And, more importantly, what you can learn?

How We Create Our Own Burnout and What to Do Instead

Anese Cavanaugh

“Am I truly burnt out, or do I just need a nap?”. I love the conversations I get to have with people about where they’re at in their leadership journey. This comment came from a group I’d worked with last year. We’d been discussing burnout, overload, and mindset.

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10 Ways To Be A Better Listener

Eric Jacobson

Being a good listener is absolutely essential to being an effective leader. When you really listen, you : Remember names and facts correctly. Hear "between the lines." Show respect. Learn more about what's going on within your workplace.

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India’s Water Emergency – A Call to Action

CEO Insider

India is in the midst of one of its worst and most serious water crisis. Newspaper dailies are churning reports filled with images of hundreds of people waiting for water tankers or queued in front of a single tap which is incapable of fulfilling the demand.

10 Steps to Successfully Package a Product

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

3 Things I Would and 3 Things I Wouldn’t Do Again in Planting a Church

Ron Edmondson

In 16 years as a pastor, I was a part of planting two successful churches. My most recent experience was in church revitalization, and we did experience some success there, but I still hear get questions about church planting. The two questions I get asked most: If you were planting another church… What would you do differently? What would you do the same?

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.

What portion of your team’s work is done remotely?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: What portion of your team’s work is done remotely? Over 90%. My team is all over and we use calls/virtual tools for almost everything: 12% 60-90%. We do a substantial amount of work remotely: 10% 40-60%. Around half of what we do is done remotely: 12% 20-40%. We don’t do […]. This is only the beginning of the thought. Please click the article headline above or go to [link] for more. Career Leadership Poll Training

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9 Airbnb Property Management Tips Every Host Should Know

Strategy Driven

Maybe you have a spare room available? Perhaps you own an additional apartment in the city? Whatever the case may be, you’re looking to put it on Airbnb. The only problem is: you have no idea what you’re doing.

The Case for the Public Option Over Medicare for All

Harvard Business Review

It’s the best way for the U.S. health care system to control costs and improve quality. Economics & Society Healthcare Government Digital Article

Netflix’s “American Factory” and the New Geography of Manufacturing

Harvard Business Review

How the industry is changing in the U.S., China, and Africa. Manufacturing Digital Article

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.

What If Your University Tuition Was Based on Your Future Salary?

Harvard Business Review

The founder of Lambda School on its experiment with income-sharing agreements. Education Disruptive innovation Educational Institutions Digital Article

How to Deal with Constantly Feeling Overwhelmed

Harvard Business Review

Five strategies can help. Stress Time management Work-life balance Digital Article

The Smell of Success: How Farmgirl Flowers Is Bootstrapping to $30 Million in Sales

Harvard Business Review

Christina Stembel started Farmgirl Flowers to improve the way the commercial flower industry offers choice, quality, and price. Today she’s at the helm of a growing company that serves flower lovers nationwide. Founders Managing organizations Competitive strategy Audio

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How Human Resource Leaders Can Create and Maintain Better Employee Experiences - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KPMG

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from KPMG. Talent management Sponsor Content

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