Sun.Sep 24, 2023

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How to Host Better, More Focused and Productive Executive Visits

Let's Grow Leaders

Reduce “Zoo Fatigue”: Take Control of Executive Visits “Hi Karin, I’m a manager of our flagship location. Which is pretty cool. And… we are getting SO MANY executive visits. It’s a constant parade of senior leaders looking to learn and looking to help. Don’t get me wrong, it’s way better than being ignored or left on our own… but sometimes my team feels like we’re working in a zoo.

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The Role Overconfidence Plays In Landing Top Jobs

The Horizons Tracker

I’ve written previously about how people from upper-class backgrounds tend to have an inflated sense of self-confidence, which plays a significant role in their landing top jobs. Research from UCL suggests that there is also a gender aspect to overconfidence, with men 19% more likely than women to assess their capabilities higher than they actually are.


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I need more STAN in My Life - Do You?

Mills Scofield

I need more STAN in my life - for myself, my clients, my students, my family! STAN? Yup, Science, Technology, Art & Nonsense - STAN. STAN takes STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math) to another level. Nonsense, the essence of STAN, puts the whimsical, visionary, inventive and innovative on equal footing with Science, Technology and Art (and engineering and math).

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How Shame Helps To Establish Norms At Work

The Horizons Tracker

Shame is an innate emotional response to situations that cause embarrassment, exposure, or humiliation, and can be elicited by a range of work-related scenarios, including errors, unmet targets, critiques, and public setbacks. Research from Wharton explores the role shame plays in establishing the culture of an organization. The researchers argue that shame can be such a horrible feeling that it can actually act as a positive driving force for social cohesion.

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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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The OD Triangle: A Practical Guide to Navigating Pragmatism, Realism, and Optimism in Organization Development

Mike Cardus

Meeting the Real-world Needs without Losing Depth Think of navigating the Organization Development (OD) field as standing at the intersection of a triangle formed by pragmatism, realism, and optimism. Pragmatism pushes us to find workable solutions, realism grounds us in the limitations of organizational life, and optimism fuels our belief in transformative change.