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5 Books Leaders Should Read In March 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Every month, I try to bring you 5 great books to read for the following month. The books may be old, semi-recent, or even releasing soon. This month, the books will be mostly brand new books. I’ve had the opportunity to look at quite a few new books this month and they’ve been fantastic.

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Leading Thoughts for February 25, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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How to Accidentally Sabotage Team Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Inspire Better Team Innovation and Problem Solving It’s tragic when your attempt to protect your team members actually sabotages team innovation. If you really want a courageous culture, that means you go first. Your team is watching both what you […].

Who’s In Your Circle of Trust?

Lead Change Blog

If you’ve seen the movie Meet the Parents , you probably remember “ the circle of trust.” Robert De Niro’s character, Jack, a former CIA agent and overly protective father, is obsessed with making sure his future son-in-law Greg is a trustworthy and honorable husband for Pam, his only daughter.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Momentum: How a Series of Small Wins Maximizes the Flywheel Effect

Leadership Freak

“Big things happen because you do a bunch of little things supremely well that compound over time.” Jim Collins “One little thing doesn’t make a difference. But ten little things do make a… Continue reading → Culture energy Leading forward momentum momentum

The 7 Hardest People to Lead

Ron Edmondson

Someone once asked me, “ Who has been the most difficult person you’ve had to lead?” ” It’s a great reflection question. You learn a lot about yourself answering it.

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How to Raise Funding in the Midst of a Pandemic

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Like many things about 2020, the search for funding in the middle of a pandemic tends to be a bit unconventional. I should know. My own company, Netdata, recently closed on an extension of our Series A.

Amazing Business Essentials You Need for Your Startup This Year

Strategy Driven

When you are trying to run a successful startup there is a lot that you have to get right as a business owner. It’s important to hit the ground running, as well as to take strides that are going to help you achieve success right now.

How much of a perfectionist are you when it comes to deliverables for clients, customers or senior executives?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How much of a perfectionist are you when it comes to deliverables for clients, customers or senior executives? Extreme: Everything has to be absolutely perfect. 28% Very much so: A small error here or there is OK but no more than that.

5 Benefits of Using Recruitment Agency Services For Businesses

Strategy Driven

Employees are a business’ biggest resource – they help you plan out processes, make sales, perform the function of marketing, handle finances, and whatnot. Essentially, anything that needs to get done is handled by your employees – they are your team, your support system and your biggest assets.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobson

Today, we look back to 2016 : 2016 brought the much anticipated release of Paul Smith 's book, Sell with a Story: How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale. I'm a big fan of Paul's earlier best-sellers, including Lead with a Story and Parenting with a Story.

How to ensure your international expansion is as smooth as possible

Strategy Driven

Business expansion is rarely easy but expanding internationally is something else entirely. Once you’ve reached a certain peak, however, there can be few places to go but up, out and across the sea.

Six Sigma, Kaizen And… Love? Bringing Humanity Into The Business Process With Glodean Champion

Steve Farber

It is truly annoying – and expensive – to have a business process that does not actually work and just wastes up all of your resources. What can make it even duller is its. Read more. The post Six Sigma, Kaizen And… Love?

New Employee Orientation Guide to Help You Increase Retention & Productivity

HR Digest

New employee orientation has a monumental impact on loyalty and engagement. 69% of employees are more likely to stay with a company for at least three years if they experienced a great onboarding experience.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

How to Stay Optimistic (When Everything Is Awful)

Harvard Business

Four strategies to foster positivity at work. Stress Health Managing uncertainty Digital Article

Women-Led Startups Received Just 2.3% of VC Funding in 2020

Harvard Business

In a year of uncertainty, VCs acted like funding female founders was risky — but the real risk is in leaving them behind. Gender Venture capital Digital Article

How Digital Trust Varies Around the World

Harvard Business

A new study maps attitudes, behaviors, environment, and user experience across 42 economies. Economics & Society International business Technology Digital Article

A CEO’s Guide to Planning a Return to the Office

Harvard Business

Today’s decisions will set the tone for the future. Managing organizations Workspaces Digital Article

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!