Wed.Oct 17, 2018

Rediscover Your Imagination

Joseph Lalonde

Do you remember what it was like growing up? I do… And I miss those days. Not only because of the freedom I felt when I was riding my bike with friends. Or rollerblading down streets by myself trying to go faster. Those were great.

Important Things You Need to Know to Create an Effective Landing Page

Women on Business

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MindTools Expert Interview Podcast With Linda Fisher Thornton

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I recently did an interview with Rachel Salaman for the MindTools Expert Interview Podcast. We had a lively conversation about ethical leadership and the concepts from my book 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership. Click on the graphic below to read the MindTools blog post featuring highlights from that interview and an excerpt of the podcast.

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How to Improve the Customer Experience Throughout Their Journey

Strategy Driven

There’s no getting around it; the customer is king. Without them, your business will be going nowhere fast. They have the power to make or break your business, and your aim should be to do everything in your power to make their experience a good one.

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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.

Mrs. Nedderman’s gift

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123rf. I was in 9 th grade when I took my first biology class. Mrs. Nedderman was my guide.

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Restaurant Design – Why It’s About More Than Aesthetics

Strategy Driven

Whilst restaurant design is about aesthetics, there is far more to it than that!

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Five Key Aspects You May Miss Out When Starting Your Business

Strategy Driven

Starting a new business can be simultaneously exciting and terrifying. You have this idea in your head, and now it’s time to make it into reality. But it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of starting something new and wholly yours that you might neglect some parts of the process.

There is No Substitute for Human Connection

ReImagine Work

Or, "Don't expect email to build trust

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The Ten Financial Danger Zones

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from the book, Financial Fitness, written by co-author, Chris Brady. There are some financial problems you need to beware of: the danger zones of personal finance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

5 Surefire Ways to Make Conflict Worse

ReImagine Work

There are opportunities every day to engage in some form of conflict

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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.

Someone to Know: Q&A with International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) Program Director Christer Hellstrand

leaderCommunicator

Christer Hellstrand, Program Director for International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG), is proud and passionate about what he’s accomplished in his career and life.

Lead as if People Matter

ReImagine Work

Do you simply manage the people who work for you – or do you truly lead

7 Examples of Shallow Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Growing in our leadership abilities, including growing in the knowledge of leadership and the relational aspect of leadership, should be a goal for every leader. Sadly, in my experiencee, many leaders settle for a sort of status quo leadership rather than stretching themselves to continually improve.

The One Question that Might Free You to Find Your Encore Career

Management Excellence

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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.

Help Your Team Measure Customer Experience Data More Accurately

Harvard Business Review

Tomekbudujedomek/Getty Images. Customer experience (CX) goes beyond measuring the relationship between customers and companies; it is also about quantifying the hundreds of regular interactions and residual memories that influence future behavior.

To Land a Great Job, Talk About Why You Love Your Work

Harvard Business Review

TOSHINORI TARUI. When interviewing for your next job, how can you impress your recruiter and increase your chances of securing a job offer?

How Competition Is Driving AI’s Rapid Adoption

Harvard Business Review

Tomohiro Ohsumi /Getty Images. Artificial intelligence (AI) is engendering all kinds of breathless headlines, from being able to play Go to spotting rare cancer tumors. But how will AI impact the economy in broad terms?

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Debating Minimum Wage, and Reflections on a Year of #MeToo

Harvard Business Review

Youngme Moon , Mihir Desai , and Felix Oberholzer-Gee are back with Season 2 of After Hours ! In this episode, they debate whether the federal minimum wage should be raised, offer their personal reflections on a year of the #MeToo movement, and share their picks for the week. Download this podcast. For interested listeners: Early evidence on the $15 minimum wage , including the research cited by Felix. Slides from a recent classroom discussion Mihir led on #MeToo.

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 Blow a Presentation to the C-Suite

Harvard Business Review

Peter Dazeley/Getty Images. Divya, a director who leads a large engineering team, was invited to a two-day retreat with the CEO and senior executives of her Fortune 50 company. She and 30 of her high-potential peers were excited to rub shoulders with the leadership team.

Brands Shouldn’t Believe Everything They Read About Themselves Online

Harvard Business Review

Michael Heim/Getty Images. “Don’t believe everything you hear” is good advice — especially in an era of fake news and alternative facts. The same goes for managers who often rely on social-sentiment analysis to get a handle on what consumers think of their brands.

Why Doctors Need Leadership Training

Harvard Business Review

STOCK4B-RF/Getty Images. Medicine involves leadership.