Thu.Dec 13, 2018

Simple SEO Strategies for Growing Your Business

Strategy Driven

There is definitely no doubt about the fact that every business needs a thought-out SEO strategy, so the only question about it is whether you are willing to spend time or money on it?

Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 2, the shopping list suggests considering your leadership vision. Specifically, the Day 2 item on the list reads: […]. The post Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Silo Mentality: The Bane of Most Teams

Strategy Driven

One of the biggest frustrations expressed by business leaders of teams is the ‘silo mentality.’ This mentality allows people to work in separate silos or independent units with only cursory regard for other units or team members.

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"An Intolerant Nation is a Miserable Nation"

Execupundit

Oh, we can “do justice” — with vindictive glee. But are we kind? Do we have the slightest trace of humility? As any Christian who grew up in the bonds of fundamentalist legalism can tell you, justice untempered by mercy grinds the human heart into dust.

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Outsourcing Might Be The Answer You’ve Been Looking For

Strategy Driven

One of the biggest challenges of running a business is simply the fact that there aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything that you need to.

The Farm in the Jungle

Execupundit

A farm in a jungle. Things need to be done at certain times. You cannot plant on Monday and harvest on Wednesday. Projects need time to develop. And whenever there is prolonged neglect, things do not improve. The jungle begins to grow back. Just as with an organization.

How a Jerk Revealed Her Purpose

Leadership Freak

On November 20, 2011, I had a car accident that landed me in the hospital for several weeks. I received a menu from food services every morning. But I was busy doing other… Continue reading → Purpose Leadership Development organizational success

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Preview Thursday: LeaderSHOP

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from LeaderSHOP by Rodger Dean Duncan. Effective Life Management. Let’s face it. No matter who we are or what our station in life may be, none of us has more than 24 hours a day, 168 hours per week. For most of us, it doesn’t seem to be enough. So the challenge is this: How can we make the best use of that precious and finite resource called time? It’s possible, if not probable, that the simplest solutions make the most sense.

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The Simplest of Productivity Boosters

Execupundit

The simplest are the best and the incomparable Nicholas Bate has some great productivity boosters. Photo by Miguel Orós at Unsplash

3 Questions to Discern What I Personally Announced on Sunday Morning

Ron Edmondson

If you’re a pastor then you know the tension I am about to describe in a made-up scenario. Pastor, can you announce the next meeting of the “Faithful Followers” meeting? It’s Tuesday night at 7 at Sister Rita’s house. Everyone needs to bring their favorite dessert.”

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How to Work with an Indecisive Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

One of the biggest “do you have a private minute” questions we get asked by managers is “how do I get anything done with my indecisive boss?” ” Okay, the conversation is actually less polite. It’s usually more along the lines of: “Aghhhhh, […].

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Wishing Care Workers Everywhere a Merry Christmas!

HR Digest

In an ideal world, everything would be closed on Christmas Day. Many of you, I believe, will spend the day opening tinselly presents, watching wonderfully imaginative holiday movies and tucking into marbled ribs of sirloin. But for home care workers, Christmas is about caring for others. Amelia Brown, 32, a care worker in Seattle, will be working two shifts, morning and evening, on Christmas Day, covering a large part of the Fremont. This will be my third time working on a Christmas Day.

How to Follow Up with People After a Conference

Harvard Business Review

Marcus Franzen/Getty Images. Attending a conference is a whir of activity — flying to a destination, engaging in several days of nonstop networking, and coming home to an inbox that has spiraled out of control in your absence.

Using AI to Improve Electronic Health Records

Harvard Business Review

splain2me/Getty Images. Electronic health record systems for large, integrated healthcare delivery networks today are often viewed as monolithic, inflexible, difficult to use and costly to configure.

When a Leader Is Causing Conflict, Start by Asking Why

Harvard Business Review

Charles Orr/Getty Images. Not long ago, I received a call from an HR manager at a large corporation seeking an executive coach for one of their senior leaders. He was described as arrogant, tactlessly blunt, and lacking empathy.

AI in 2019: The Good, The Bad — And the Unknown - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PWC

Harvard Business Review

Twenty percent of executives at U.S. companies with artificial intelligence initiatives report that they will roll out AI across their business this year, according to PwC’s 2019 AI Predictions report.

Job-Hopping

Harvard Business Review

Are you worried about being seen as a job-hopper? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR: , cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your with the help of Allison Rimm , a career coach and the author of The Joy of Strategy: A Business Plan for Life. They talk through how to leave after a brief time on the job, explain a series of short stints on your résumé, or know when to stick it out. Download this podcast.