Tue.Oct 08, 2019

What Every Business Leader Needs to Know to Thrive in an Economic Downturn

Leading Blog

A convergence of troubling signs forecast a looming economic downturn. Many believe it’s certain that a recession is pending. Proactive business leaders aren’t worried. They see any economic change as a springboard for profitable growth and competitive advantage.

Lead by Providing Bearing, Room, and Backup

Lead Change Blog

How do you lead your team in today’s organization? The basic premise is: intrinsically motivated team members perform better because they come to work because they want to, not because they have to. So how does your function as leader change as you shift your focus towards this intrinsic motivation? Theunissen and Stubbé (2011) provide an excellent strategy: leading by providing bearing, room, and backup. Bearing is about sketching the direction the team should move in.

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Why Are Some People So Negative? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The squeaky wheel gets the oil or so it goes. And while it seems like everyone is so negative these days, that’s not really the case.

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5 Tools To Help You Manage Remote Teams More Effectively

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Ashley Wilson. When your remote staff, managers and other in-house personnel are working well together, they can help you hit your campaign targets and business expansion plans.

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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.

3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection

Leadership Freak

It’s not rude to yell, “Get out!” when the house is burning down. But when everything’s a crisis, you’re just a jerk running around with your hair on fire. Frantic busyness makes you… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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The 4 Areas You Should Seek Help With As A New Business Owner

Joseph Lalonde

When you first start out in business, it is very easy to get caught up in trying to do it all yourself.

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12 Mistakes to Avoid in Difficult Conversations

Lead from Within

Sometimes a difficult conversation needs to happen. But even when the signs are all there, we may avoid them because we’re fearful of the outcome. Meanwhile, something remains askew because of our reluctance to address it.

Communicating Change Well Means Dialogue With Employees

leaderCommunicator

It’s easy to speak in platitudes and general terms when you’re looking to inspire change inside an organization. But the problem is those general messages get lost amid all the other sources of information flooding employees today.

How to Properly Leverage Authority to Lead Change

Change Starts Here

I recently caught up with a Sustainability Manager who had attended my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course last year. When I asked how things were going, she said, “What a difference a leader’s attention makes!”

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Accountability and How You Can Grow as CEO

CEO Insider

During our research for The Power of Peers, former Vistage CEO Rafael Pastor shared that CEOs have plenty of people to whom they are already accountable, including employees, customers, board members, etc.

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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.

Dealing with Employee Mistakes: How Do You and Your EA Address Them?

CO2

By: Mackenzie Doheny. Let’s be SUPER real — absolutely no one on this planet is perfect, and every single one of us makes mistakes. Things get overlooked, we get too busy, we forget.

Leadership Caffeine Podcast #29—Amy Jen Su

Management Excellence

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A Simpler, Better Approach to Managing People at Your Consulting Firm (Including Yourself)

David A Fields

A small crowd of individuals touches your consulting firm’s work, even if you run a small consulting firm or a solo shop. There’s the experienced and savvy consulting team you assemble to create value on each consulting project, as well as any staff and contractors that provide support.

How To Put People First In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobson

According to a survey as reported in John Baldoni’s book, Lead with Purpose , more than 80 percent of those surveyed say that leaders can best demonstrate that they truly do put people first by : Delivering intrinsic awards (comp time, bonuses, etc.)

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.

Leadership Caffeine Podcast #29—Amy Jen Su

Art Petty

In this episode of the Leadership Caffeine podcast, Art Petty talks with Amy Jen Su about her new book, The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self Every Day.

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How To Be Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

Could a Business Line of Credit Help My SME?

Women on Business

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Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Potsdam, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Our HR team is always perusing hiring and promoting from within. Registered Dietitian - We offer competitive pay and partial benefits.*. From Indeed - Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:33:28 GMT - View all Potsdam, NY jobs. Registered Dietitian - NutraSourceRD - Potsdam, NY. The post Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Potsdam, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

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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.

5 Things I Would Love to Say to Job’s Friends About Friendship

Ron Edmondson

I’ve always been captivated by the friends of Job in the Bible. You remember Job – the man of suffering. He suffered the loss of everything. He lost children, finances, health, and finally the respect of his wife. Somewhere in the grief process his friends came to see him. You can start reading about Chapter 2. They provide a bulk of the dialogue in the book. I think we can learn a few things about how to be friends to those who are hurting from the friends of Job.

The CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Becoming a Gun Control Advocate

Harvard Business Review

Ed Stack, the chief executive of Dick’s Sporting Goods, decided after the Parkland school shooting to pull assault rifles and high-capacity magazines from all of his company’s stores. The controversial choice hurt revenues. But the retailer weathered the storm, thanks to inclusive and thoughtful decision-making, careful communication with all stakeholders, and a strategic shift to new product lines.

To Prepare for Automation, Stay Curious and Don’t Stop Learning

Harvard Business Review

Being proactive will keep your skills relevant. Education Technology Educational Institutions Digital Article

Why You Should Write Down Your Company’s Unwritten Rules

Harvard Business Review

What goes unsaid can have a profound influence on employees’ actions. Organizational culture Managing people Digital Article

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.

Are You Sugarcoating Your Feedback Without Realizing It?

Harvard Business Review

Making critical feedback “nice” doesn’t make it more effective. Giving feedback Assessing performance Developing employees Difficult conversations Receiving feedback Digital Article

Advice on Launching a Tech Startup When You’re Not a White Man

Harvard Business Review

Five things to know. Demographics Entrepreneurship Digital Article