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How to Ensure Your Business Storytelling Makes an Impact

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re using business storytelling regularly, how do you assess the impact? How do you ensure you craft the very best stories that leave your audience not only inspired, but with an inkling of what to do next? There’s no question, stories […].

Stay in Balance

Lead Change Blog

When I was a kid, my father used to take me sport fishing off the Southern California coast. I figured out fast that conditions on the water are slippery at best. While growing your business, especially as your feedback relationship changes, it is important to be aware that you are still on a slippery slope. The business alignment pyramid is inverted for a reason. It doesn’t give the illusion of assumed stability.

Finding the Right Direction: How do You Know Which Way to Go?

RapidStart Leadership

Life is full of choices; how do you know the right direction to take? The choice one woman makes while walking alone out in the American southwest can serve as a good example for the rest of us in how to choose the right path to follow.

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Is Leadership Portable? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

If the title of this post and video has you scratching your head, you aren’t alone. When I was asked this question at a workshop recently, I wasn’t entirely sure what direction the question was taking…at first.

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.

How to Speak Like A Successful Leader

Lead from Within

Every successful leader has their own way of communicating. The best have a powerful way of speaking, —they’ve learned how to make sure their words have positive impact.

How to Use Frustration to Expand Your Leadership

Leadership Freak

Frustration usually points at people and circumstances. But frustration is also an opportunity to look at yourself, to elevate and expand your leadership. Source: Your frustration is ABOUT you, before it’s about others.… … Continue reading → Anger Leadership Development

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You and I should be hospitable leaders. I know hospitality isn’t something you’ve commonly associated with definitions of leadership, but it’s critical to our effectiveness that we begin to do so.

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See Your Company from the Employees’ Point of View (and Fix It)

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Have you ever seen the reality show Undercover Boss ? I highly recommend it. On the show, the CEO of a company, disguised in casual clothes and with a made-up back story, spends time working incognito alongside his or her front-line employees.

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When the Waiter Is the Customer

Marshall Goldsmith

In the final part of our interview, my good friend Dr. Steven Berglas , one of the foremost authorities on career guidance and author of the recently published book, Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt , talk about a counterintuitive idea: treating the waiter like a customer.

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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.

Top Five Activities To Repeat Every Morning To Become A Better Leader

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I love lists, so here is another one. 5 activities that you can “wash, rinse and repeat” every day to help you to become a more effective leader. The post Top Five Activities To Repeat Every Morning To Become A Better Leader appeared first on Management Craft. Leadership

Podcast: After Hours

Harvard Business Review

HBR Presents. After Hours. Harvard professors discuss news at the crossroads of business and culture. Listen and subscribe. Apple Podcasts. Google Podcasts. Also on: Stitcher. Overcast. Pocket Casts. RadioPublic. Latest Episodes. Season 2 – Episode 4. Can Netflix Keep Winning?

How Deloitte Consulting LLP and Salesforce Are Using Technology to Transform the Employee Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE’S CONNECTME AND SALESFORCE

Harvard Business Review

Today’s employees are digital consumers who expect to connect at work with the same ease with which they connect at home. Deloitte’s ConnectMe enables a digital workplace by using insights to connect the workforce to what they need, where and when they need it.

How Storytelling Can Help Young Doctors Become More Resilient

Harvard Business Review

Hudzilla/Getty Images. I recently stood in front of a group of emergency room residents at my hospital and asked an unusual question. “Has any of you ever judged your attending physician for not trying hard enough to save a patient’s life?” ” Then I looked around the room.

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.

Should You Give Your Star Employees Star Treatment?

Harvard Business Review

Francesco Sassetti/Getty Images. How vital are your vital few? In any team or organization, a small number of individuals will account for a substantial amount of collective output.

9 Words and Phrases You’re Probably Using Wrong

Harvard Business Review

Topic Images Inc./Getty Getty Images. Many times, especially in business settings, people use words that they think they know — but don’t.

The Tightrope Google Has to Walk in China

Harvard Business Review

HBR Staff. With over 1.3 billion people, the Chinese consumer market is a tempting target for Western technology companies. Of course, it’s also a risky place to do business.

How to Actually Put Your Data Analysis to Good Use

Harvard Business Review

MirageC/Getty Images. Data and analytics professionals seem to be at the center of the next big race for talent. In 2015, there was a surplus of people with data science skills. Now there’s a significant shortage. By 2020, IBM expects broader demand for data and analytics talent to reach 2.7

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Using the Power of Supply Chains to End Sexual Harassment

Harvard Business Review

Image Source/Getty Images. In the year since allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein shocked the public, the #MeToo movement has exposed widespread workplace sexual harassment—not just in the entertainment world, but across industries.

John Kerry on Leadership, Compromise, and Change

Harvard Business Review

John Kerry, former U.S. Secretary of State, shares management and leadership lessons from his long career in public service. He discusses how to win people over to your side, bounce back from defeats, and never give up on your long-term goals. He also calls on private sector CEOs to do more to solve social and political problems. Kerry’s new memoir is Every Day Is Extra. Download this podcast. Leadership Government Negotiations Audio