Wed.Jul 17, 2019

10 Guiding Principles That Will Lead You to Future Happiness and Success

Leading Blog

W E SPEND SO MUCH TIME focusing on credentials, experience, intelligence, and presentation.

New Leadership Literacies

Lead Change Blog

Over the next decade, today’s connected world will be explosively more connected. Anything that can be distributed will be distributed: workforces, organizations, supply webs, and more.

Healthy Media Consumption

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I've blogged about how to spot fake news and variables complicating media ethics. Today I'll explore the characteristics healthy media consumption. Let's begin with a dose of healthy skepticism. Healthy Skepticism You can't believe everything you see.

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The Path To Being Taken Seriously

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. I’ve talked a lot about the fun a leader can have. Leadership isn’t all seriousness. But there are reasons for being serious. One of those is the desire to be taken seriously by those you lead. You want those you lead to look up to you. To respect you.

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.

What I Learned About Leadership from Reading Mad Magazine

Next Level Blog

You may have seen the recent news that Mad magazine is ending regular publication. On the other hand, you may not have known it was still being published (I didn’t) or, depending on your age, have even heard of Mad. I definitely have.

A Powerful Exercise to Strengthen Teams with Untapped Potential

Leadership Freak

I’m meeting with the leadership team of a new client next week. I asked them to do the following exercise before our first meeting.

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Out of Gas? The new OOG Reboot.

Anese Cavanaugh

It was 10 a.m. yesterday when I felt "done" with my day. The previous week had been physically, mentally, and emotionally intense with special attention being needed in the land of "being a mom," "leading a team," "completing" a vendor relationship early, working with clients, and finishing the book!

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8 Most Useful Tips For Developing Your Writing Talent

Strategy Driven

Although many people underestimate the importance of acquiring strong writing skills, they can come in handy in many life situations. Having these skills can play a positive role in your career, enhance your academic performance, and bring a whole bunch of other benefits.

Societal Shift: How Technology Is Changing The Role Of The Teacher

CEO Insider

Technology has infused classrooms with useful digital learning tools and has ushered in a new model of connected teaching. Teachers are now linked to professional content, resources and systems that are designed to improve instruction and increase personalized learning.

Are You Prepared to Be the Boss and Run Your Business?

Strategy Driven

Whether you currently have a stable job or you are still in the process of finding a job, the idea of running a business and being the boss looks very appealing. With the unemployment rate that the economy is experiencing, it means that many companies are still struggling to survive.

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.

The Mind Of The Leader

Eric Jacobson

Advice For Launching Your First Business

Strategy Driven

Planning on launching your first business? This is an exciting time, and you will be keen to get started, but running a company is no easy task, and there are a lot of areas that need careful consideration.

See It to Be It: Visualizing Your Ideal Future

The Practical Leader

Decades of research has proven the power of visualization in athletics, health, and personal, team, or organizational effectiveness. We become what we think about. The following is an exercise I’ve used personally, with my wife, Heather, and many groups.

Get That Business Budget Down

Strategy Driven

Having a business budget is something that most businesses actually ignore. They know there’s a margin to stay close to, but there’s not really a definitive figure that they have to try and meet.

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.

Feedback That Others Can (Actually) Use

Decker Communication

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” – Frank A. Clark.

7 Things I Can Guarantee about Leadership

Ron Edmondson

I once had a leader who was an emphatic talker. He made statements with no reservation in them about things – honestly – I simply didn’t believe. He would say stuff such as, “There is no way this would ever work.” ” Really? No way?

How Can HRs Optimize People Analytics?

HR Digest

People analytics is now the emerging currency for business growth. CFOs and CMOs are already using talent data in everyday preview as well as HRs – the custodian of "hard data."

Quote: Non-Profit Industry

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Quote: Non-Profit Industry appeared first on Situational Leadership® Training & Management Model by CLS. CLIENT STORIES

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.

The Importance of Critical Thinking


Stopping and considering decisions before you make them is only the start to critical thinking and building on those skills makes all the difference. The importance of critical thinking Let’s look at the importance of critical thinking. So many times when people ask us, “Can you go solve this problem,” we rush off and start solving it without stopping […]. This is only the beginning of the thought. Please click the article headline above or go to [link] for more.

Quote: Non-Profit Industry

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Quote: Non-Profit Industry appeared first on Situational Leadership® Training & Management Model by CLS. CLIENT STORIES

6 criteria you should look for when selecting a good management training program

CQ Net - Management skills for everyone!

Soft skills also called people or management skills get increasingly important in our 21st knowledge economy. In contrast to many hard skills, management skills cannot be substituted by technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and search engines.

Leading with Trust

Harvard Business Review

Five CEOs who illustrate how fairness, good intentions, and power are linked. Ethics Economics & Society Public relations Digital Article

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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.

Making Joy a Priority at Work

Harvard Business Review

90% of employees expect to feel joy. Only 37% do. Motivating people Talent management Organizational culture Digital Article

The Problem with France’s Plan to Tax Digital Companies

Harvard Business Review

A one-size-fits-all approach isn’t robust enough. Government Economy Digital Article

How New Versions of Products Spread Differently Than Entirely New Products

Harvard Business Review

A study of phones, cars, and apps. Innovation Sales & Marketing Digital Article

How Investment Advisors Can Prepare for Tomorrow - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM TD AMERITRADE

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from TD Ameritrade. Sponsor Content

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 Reach Out to Someone Whose Career You Admire

Harvard Business Review

Highlight your value — and don’t ask to meet for coffee. Networking Career planning Digital Article