Wed.Feb 19, 2020

Organizational Health and Performance: Beyond Performance 2.0

Leading Blog

P ERHAPS it goes without saying, but a healthy organization will achieve more than an organization that is too sick to support your goals. So, any change effort will be more successful when you focus on both performance and health.

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Disrupt Yourself: Play To Your Distinctive Strengths

Lead Change Blog

Personal Disruption (n.): The act of using a practice employed by companies — wherein a product deemed inferior by the market leader (Amazon v. Borders, Uber v. Yellow Cab) eventually upends the industry — and applying it to yourself and your career.

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Are Ethics and Morals Different?

Leading in Context

With my background in Linguistics, I tend to view the divergence of ethics terms (that originally meant the same thing) as a distraction from what we need to know and do.

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How To Create An Affirming Culture

Joseph Lalonde

When you first hear about an affirming culture, you may think the culture will be weak or timid. You may think your organization doesn’t need to affirm the abilities of your team. If this is your line of thinking, you would be incorrect. Your team needs to be affirmed.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Stop Punching Yourself in the Face: 13 Self-Defeating Behaviors to Avoid

Leadership Freak

It’s not good to knock-out yourself. Self-defeat is inevitable until you acknowledge you’re punching yourself in the face. 13 Self-Defeating Behaviors: #1.

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The Three Essential Components of Strong Preparation

Next Level Blog

A few months ago I wrote here that preparation is the new leadership differentiator. That conclusion is based on close observation of my executive coaching clients and their colleagues.

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How To Transform Yourself Into An Optimist

Eric Jacobson

Every leader experiences periods of ups and downs. Hopefully, more up periods. If you struggle with too many down periods, it might be because you have perfectionist tendencies.

How To Use Money Wisely For Your Business

Strategy Driven

Money goes hand in hand when it comes to running a business. For the most part, you need money in order for your company to continue to thrive and to tick along as it may have been doing up until now.

Let’s be Frank: The Heart Part

The Practical Leader

Frank is a manager for a technology company who I first wrote about his personal transformation in Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success.

How to Improve Your Human Resources Department: 5 Key Steps to Success

Strategy Driven

If you run an organization, one of the most important departments is human resources. The HR department is responsible for all aspects of your workforce, whether it be the hiring process or providing opportunities to develop for existing staff members.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

Be You. Individuals and businesses want to stand out , to be different, to attract others by being better in some unique ways. That’s what Stan Silverman has preached in his hundreds of columns for years. It’s through differentiation that you or your business become successful.

4 Ways to Grab Consumer Attention

Strategy Driven

Businesses have a tough job on their hands when it comes to marketing and connecting with their desired audience. Research has discovered that a consumer’s brain can only process a certain amount of information before they lose concentration.

Good Bosses APPRECIATE their Employees!

Brigette Hyacinth

There’s a lot of truth behind the saying, “People don’t leave bad jobs. They leave bad bosses.” ” More often than not, it’s not because they are underpaid, rather it’s because they feel undervalued and unappreciated.

CEO Spotlight: The Entrepreneur Who Solves Digital-Age Problems – Karishhma Mago

CEO Insider

In the digital age, change is the only constant. New and innovative digital technologies are changing the playing field every year. In such a competitive and creative environment, you need a nimble mind and a strong work ethic to stay on top of new developments and ahead of the field.

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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.

Good Bosses APPRECIATE their Employees!

Brigette Hyacinth

There’s a lot of truth behind the saying, “People don’t leave bad jobs. They leave bad bosses.” ” More often than not, it’s not because they are underpaid, rather it’s because they feel undervalued and unappreciated.

Breaking Down Structured Thought and Communication


Victor Prince, thoughtLEADERS Principal, sat down with Jim and Jan of The Leadership Podcast to discuss structured thought and communication.

Do you practice reactive or proactive business intelligence?

Rapid BI

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7 Essentials in Facilitating a Church Merger

Ron Edmondson

I am a fan of church mergers. It takes Kingdom-minded people to be willing to humble themselves and carry through with the blending of two separate churches. I am always impressed with the people involved. I believe we will see even more of them in the future.

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.

Some Like It Odd: Some Unusual And Weird Jobs

HR Digest

In 2009, Queensland Tourism advertised for the best job in the world—to house-sit an island on the Great Barrier Reef. Job Description was to swim, snorkel, fish and record these daily activities based in a multi-million dollar villa with a humungous salary.

New Module! The Art of Helping by Edgar Schein

Coaching Ourselves

We are very excited to present this brand new module by CoachingOurselves’ author Edgar Schein! Helping is not about what you think would be good for the other person and not necessarily the advice that you want to give to them, but figuring out what is really needed and supplying that. This module invites you to explore the dynamics of helping in order to contribute to a climate of mutual help so your organization can flourish. Today’s work challenges can be complex.

What to Do If You Think Your Job Is at Risk

Harvard Business Review

Start by cultivating a broad network. Professional transitions Job search Career planning Digital Article

Casper and DTC Brands, Plus California’s New Freelancer Law

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate the fate of DTC brands like Casper mattresses and whether independent contractors should be classified as employees under California’s new AB5 law. Listeners are invited to fill out the After Hours Survey.). Business models Marketing Policy Audio

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.

Geopolitics, Technology, and Risk

Harvard Business Review

Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer joins Azeem Azhar to discuss how the forces of technology are shaping and threatening global stability. Globalization Managing uncertainty Technology Audio

Data-Driven Cultures Start at the Top

Harvard Business Review

Invest in senior leader expertise. Analytics Leadership development Organizational culture Digital Article

Don’t Just Put on a Happy Face at Work

Harvard Business Review

Where “fake it ’til you make it” goes wrong. Psychology Emotional intelligence Communication Digital Article

Stop Calling It “Innovation”

Harvard Business Review

The word speaks to your stakeholders — but not to your employees. Innovation Digital Article

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.