Wed.Mar 15, 2023

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Working From Home isn’t Working

Leadership Freak

Working from home and productivity. “In-person time helps build relationships and get more done.” Mark Zuckerberg In the last six months Meta has effectively cut about 30% of its workforce.

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Building an Ethical Culture (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical Culture is a System of Systems Don’t assume that an ethical culture will just happen in your workplace. Even if you are a good leader, ethical culture is a delicate thing, requiring intentional positive leadership and daily tending. It requires more than good leadership, more than trust building, and more than good hiring.

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Why is Collaboration Difficult For Some Leaders and How to Make it Easier

Lead from Within

Effective collaboration is essential for leaders in today’s fast-paced, competitive business environment. When leaders work together with their team, they can achieve greater productivity, creativity, and teamwork. However, some leaders still find it difficult to collaborate effectively. Here are four common challenges leaders face and how they can overcome them: Not wanting to give up control: Some leaders find it difficult to let go of control.

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Are Green Jobs Inclusive Enough?

The Horizons Tracker

A recent report from the University of Oxford found that transitioning to a net zero economy could be worth at least $12 trillion by 2050. A big part of this is the green jobs that could be created, but a recent report from RAND Europe questions whether disadvantaged groups are being brought along on this journey and capitalizing on the green job opportunities.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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5 Steps to Launching a LinkedIn Business Page

Women on Business

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Is Workplace Bullying Linked To Conspiracy Theory Beliefs?

The Horizons Tracker

The rise of social media has unfortunately supported the spread of conspiracy theories, but research from the University of Nottingham argues that workplace cultures could also be playing a role. The study suggests that when people are bullied at work, they’re more likely to engage in conspiracy theorizing. Feelings of paranoia The researchers hypothesized that there may be a link between the two because both are associated with psychological factors, such as feelings of paranoia.

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London Ranked As The Smartest City In The World

The Horizons Tracker

A few years ago a report from the Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET) found that the public is not really sold on the benefits of smart cities, due in large part to confusion about just what the term means and precisely what makes a city smart (or not). This general air of confusion still seems to cloud the sector, with the lack of clarity not necessarily helped by those who aim to gauge a city’s general level of smartness.

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10 Tips For Successfully Opening And Managing Your Retail Store

Strategy Driven

In January 2022, 54% of customers searched for their desired products online, but planned to buy them in-store over the next year. This means physical stores will likely see an increase in sales this year, and business owners should be ready for the influx of customers and sales. But how can you manage this increase successfully as a store owner? You can see that America had 442,000+ retail stores back in 2019, and these numbers are bound to increase.

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Boost Your Business and Life with Follow Up

Mark Sanborn

Meet Sarah, a young entrepreneur who started a new business selling custom-made jewelry online. She had a great product and an impressive website, but she struggled to get any sales in the first few weeks of launching. Instead of giving up, Sarah decided to follow up with potential customers who had visited her website but had not made a purchase. She sent them personalized emails offering discounts and special deals on her products.

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Reality Checking Your Goals


Goals can make sense in isolation, but when you add them all up, you may be asking for unrealistic results from your team. Watch out for conflicting goals. It’s important to reality check your goals. Goals can make sense in isolation, but when you add them all up, you may be asking for unrealistic results from your team. You’ll need to evaluate how department goals impact one another.

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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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Revamping the Workplace: Prioritizing Employee Satisfaction in 2023

HR Digest

Are you tired of the daily commute to your office? Well, you’re not alone! According to a recent report by Executive Networks, many employees worldwide are questioning the value of going to their physical workspace. With companies scrambling to adapt to pandemic-era policies, it seems that employees are feeling a bit neglected. Shockingly, only 28% of knowledge workers surveyed felt that their employer was making it worthwhile to come into the office.

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7 Indications You’re About to Make a Really Bad Leadership Decision

Ron Edmondson

Have you ever made a bad decision in leadership? Of course, we all have. It is actually part of the way we grow as leaders. I’ve made many bad decisions in my leadership. Thankfully, the longer I lead, the more I have developed some warning signs I’m about to make another. There are certain indicators which help me pinpoint a potential bad leadership decision – even before I pull the trigger on it.

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Finding the Right Speed in an Ever-Faster World

The Practical Leader

Simple, succinct, and clear driving instructions. This is solid life advice as well. If day after day of stressful racing around doesn’t manage to actually kill us before our time, it will kill our health, happiness, and effectiveness. I once sat through a scarily high-energy presentation given by a professor specializing in knowledge management.

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Kevin Goes to the Tugboat Evergreen Conference

Deming Institute

Last year, our Executive Director Kevin Cahill spoke at the Tugboat Institute's Evergreen Conference where he discussed his grandfather's philosophy, his impact on the world, and how modern businesses can grow and thrive by putting people first.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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Has Your Organization Acted on What It’s Learned in the Pandemic?

Harvard Business Review

Few companies have institutionalized lessons from their Covid-19 experience to build resilience.

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B2B Sales Culture Must Change to Make the Most of Digital Tools

Harvard Business Review

You can’t deliver a modern customer experience with a dated approach.

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3 Ways Small Businesses Can Use AI to Drive Growth - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PAYSAFE

Harvard Business Review

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The Promise (and Risk) of Boomerang Employees

Harvard Business Review

How to rehire former superstars — and ensure you don’t lose current ones.

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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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Video Quick Take: Cisco’s Venkat Krishnamurthy on Digital Transformation of Customer Experiences - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PERSISTENT

Harvard Business Review

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