Tue.Dec 04, 2018

December 2018 Leadership Development Carnival: A Year in Review

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share our leadership experts’ favorite posts from 2018 on the topics of communication, creativity/inspiration, development, engagement, productivity, and more. Communication. Randy Conley of Leading with Trust provided How to Tell Someone You Don’t Trust Them Without Destroying the Relationship. “ Addressing low trust in a relationship is a challenging issue.

6 Reassuring Truths About Public Speaking

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Allison Shapira: Even if you’re not afraid of public speaking, I’m betting you still get butterflies in your stomach before you speak. As a public speaking coach for over 15 years, I’ve seen it up-close: most people get nervous before a speech, presentation, or important meeting. Yet the fact remains: whether you have a formal leadership role such as CEO or you are a young professional looking to move into leadership, public speaking skills are critical.

The Power of Small Steps – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week was our 250th episode of Remarkable TV and while I was filming that episode, I got to thinking about the power of small steps. In today’s episode, I am going to share my observations in what I’ve learned about this very powerful idea.

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How to Handle a Complainer… and Turn Them Into a Contributor

Great Results Team Building

We’ve all heard them over the years. Heck- some of us have BEEN one of them. The complainer. The person who sees something that needs to be done… who notices a problem and says out loud (or internally) that “somebody should…”.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How to Develop People When You Don’t Have Time

Let's Grow Leaders

You can’t afford not to develop people – but it doesn’t require hours. Katrina paced back and forth as she described her problems with customer service and employee retention. “I I can’t improve either one, but I don’t have time to develop people.” […]. The post How to Develop People When You Don’t Have Time appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Capacity Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well coaching employee development encouraging leadership management training

Minimalism: Doing More, with Less

In the CEO Afterlife

I recently read this editorial by Jacob Carey in The Concordian. As a proponent of ‘do less, better’ the piece struck a chord.

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A Timely Lesson On ‘Hypnotic’ Hubris From Two Successful Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by James Strock. Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have been feted as golden CEOs of early twenty-first-century business. Their respective companies, Tesla and Facebook, are renowned for their imagination and audacity. In recent months, though, what seemed smooth sailing has encountered choppy waters.

Why Every Business Should Outsource

Strategy Driven

Owning and running a business is not a 9-5 role; it takes a highly committed, dedicated individual who will strive for success every hour of the day, whether that means working until 9pm on a Friday evening or waking up early to take a business call on a Sunday.

The Last Words of George H. W. Bush

Leadership Freak

Former President George H. Bush passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at age 94. It’s reported that his last conversation was with his son, former President George W. The New Your… Continue reading → Questions Success Taking others higher Leadership Development

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A lesson in leadership legacy


Photo credit: 123rf. George H.W. Bush was asked “what do you think your legacy will be?”. In his typical humble way, the former president answered “That’s for others to decide”. Yet, how can he not have thought about what others would remember when he was no longer in their lives?

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.

6 Steps to Build a Healthy Company Culture that Spurs Growth

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]. Reader Submission Company Culture

How Successful Leaders Make it to The Top

Lead from Within

Not all leaders aspire to the executive level, but lots of them do. And some aim even higher.

Creating the Conditions for Change: Three Perspectives to Consider

Change Starts Here

One of the primary ways we can influence change at work is to create the conditions for change to happen, independent of ourselves. Ideally, we want to create an environment so change is not only possible, but probable. We need to help people successfully navigate change.

Scaling Leadership

Coaching Tip

How do senior leaders, in their own words, describe the most effective leaders--the ones that get results, grow the business, enhance the culture, and leave in their wake a trail of other really effective leaders? After surveying more than one million leaders worldwide, co-authors Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams have drawn on their research to define leadership that works, in their upcoming book SCALING LEADERSHIP.

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.

Hidden Benefits of Off-Strategy Consulting Projects

David A Fields

You’re diligently working away at your consulting practice, winning projects and creating exceptional value for your clients. Then, out of the blue, George Gigglehammer asks whether you can help him with his hardware enterprise.

A Boss Versus A Leader

Eric Jacobson

"A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss creates fire, a leader creates passion." -- Russell H. Ewing, British Journalist. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Waiting…I hate waiting

Deep Imprints

Are you sick of waiting? In a season of advent…waiting with expectation, this seems like something we should think about. Since I woke up this morning this song has been playing in the background of my mind: This song was my meditation for a good part of this last quarter. David (as in King David […]. Discipleship Leadership Ministry

A Guide to Use Sales Resume Keywords Effectively

HR Digest

“ Goal oriented,” “quick learner,” “problem solving.” Now it’s good to toot your own horn on your resume, but how are you going to brag about your sales abilities using common buzzwords. Great sales jobs are highly competitive, so to land a sought-after job you’re going to have to put your best foot forward. This means using top sales keywords on your resume and cover letter to showcase the skills your prospective employer is looking for. You know the standard advice.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

How to Collaborate with People You Don’t Like

Harvard Business Review

anniepaddington/Getty Images. A few months ago, a former client — let’s call her Kacie— called me to check in. I had supported her through her transition when she had joined a prestigious global financial services firm several months prior.

Business Manager – Canton-Potsdam Hospital – Potsdam, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. This role is responsible for the resources aligned towards Records/Processes across the HR functional platform and provides centralized HR office communications. From Canton-Potsdam Hospital - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 22:10:30 GMT - View all Potsdam, NY jobs. Business Manager - Canton-Potsdam Hospital - Potsdam, NY. The post Business Manager – Canton-Potsdam Hospital – Potsdam, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

What Great Data Analysts Do — and Why Every Organization Needs Them

Harvard Business Review

Vicki Jauron, Babylon and Beyond Photography/Getty Images. The top trophy hire in data science is elusive, and it’s no surprise: a “full-stack” data scientist has mastery of machine learning, statistics, and analytics.

What Big Consumer Brands Can Do to Compete in a Digital Economy

Harvard Business Review

Prasatporn Nilkumhaeng/EyeEm/Getty Images. No industry is failing faster than retail. Just last month, the 125-year-old Sears—once the world’s largest retailer— filed for bankruptcy.

What GM’S Layoffs Reveal About the Digitalization of the Auto Industry

Harvard Business Review

Prapass Pulsub/Getty Images. News that General Motors plans to cut up to 14,800 jobs in the U.S. and Canada was initially reported as a conventional business-cycle adjustment — a “trimming of the sails.”

The Business Case for an Employee Communication App - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM STAFFBASE

Harvard Business Review

Internal communication is more important than ever. Companies need to communicate strategically and frequently with employees, sharing messages that are relevant and accessible.

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To Retain Employees, Focus on Inclusion — Not Just Diversity

Harvard Business Review

Ellen van Bodegom/Getty Images. To retain talent, most organizations offer the typical things: free coffee and tea in the break room, competitive benefits, generous raises and bonuses, and employee recognition programs.

The Right Way to Solve Complex Business Problems

Harvard Business Review

Corey Phelps, a strategy professor at McGill University, says great problem solvers are hard to find. Even seasoned professionals at the highest levels of organizations regularly fail to identify the real problem and instead jump to exploring solutions. Phelps identifies the common traps and outlines a research-proven method to solve problems effectively. He’s the coauthor of the book, Cracked it! How to solve big problems and sell solutions like top strategy consultants.