Mon.Feb 26, 2024

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Create Commitment: 12 Habits to Build Agreement and Accountability

Let's Grow Leaders

Commitment is vital to effective teamwork, collaboration, and results. One of the most frustrating aspects of teamwork is the feeling of futility – of spinning your wheels. You connect with one another, establish clear success criteria, get curious, and build on one another’s suggestions, but nothing happens. Your conversation needs to produce action, or nothing changes.

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Elon Musk by Walter Isaascson

Leading Blog

L OVE HIM or hate him, Elon Musk is not easily dismissed. While there is genius in his high-tech visions, some of his opinions and antics leave some people disturbed if for no other reason than they don’t align with their own. Walter Isaacson’s biography of Elon Musk is full of revealing, behind-the-scenes anecdotes that provide insight into why Musk does what he does and why he does it that way.

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Do This to Bring Meaning to Work

Leadership Freak

Your boss can’t give you meaning. Neither can your organization. Meaning comes from within. We don’t find meaning at work. We bring meaning to work.

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How Leadership Coaching Benefits More Just Executives

Lead from Within

Executive leaders are already masters of their craft, achieving remarkable success in their fields. However, these leaders, often industry pioneers, value continuous self-improvement and the deepening of their specialized skills. They’ve climbed the corporate ladder, amassed extensive knowledge, and achieved remarkable success. Nevertheless, even those occupying the highest organizational echelons understand the need for ongoing self-optimization, the enhancement of their work, and a deepe

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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Measuring Right: Understanding Goodhart’s Law

QAspire

If you don’t frame your metrics right, they can distort behaviors. A bank executive once insisted that I do him a favor by getting a free credit card (even when I did not require it). He was one customer short of being eligible for a quarterly bonus. He suggested that get the card now, and as soon as I get it, I can block or cancel it. He was clearly focused on meeting his numbers at the cost of a customer.

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The Why, What And How Of Learning

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Education is Freedom , author James W. Keyes recaps his learned business lessons for top management and CEOs at companies of all sizes. He covers: Discovering what customers truly care about. It’s convenience, not products. Leading during times of turmoil. Developing the confidence to try again after a failure, and to maintain composure in the face of critical media coverage.

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Expedia Layoffs To Affect 9% Of Workforce In a Bid To Refocus Resources

HR Digest

With a goal to drive efficiency forward this year, Expedia layoffs are moving ahead with a target of 9 percent job cuts in the upcoming weeks. Reports indicate that the company will soon lay off up to 1,500 employees of their current active workforce. News of the restructuring efforts followed the fourth quarter and full-year 2023 Expedia earnings call where the company actually presented pretty strong performance numbers.

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Hacking in a hybrid world: how to minimise your cyber risks

Chartered Management Institute

Advice: Hacking in a hybrid world: how to minimise your cyber risks Written by Annie Makoff-Clark Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email As working practices become more fluid, every organisation, from micro-business to multinational, will be hacked at some point. Here are some key tips for keeping yours safe. There are two types of business: those who have been hacked and those who don’t realise they’ve been hacked.

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Looks Matter In The Banking Industry

The Horizons Tracker

In the banking world, how a CEO looks can significantly impact how much they earn. In American banks, CEOs who are considered more attractive make, on average, a million dollars more each year compared to their less good-looking peers. This finding comes from a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Vaasa. They investigated the connection between a CEO’s looks and how much money they make in the banking industry. “CEOs who are more attractive, on average, receive

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Adversity as a Superpower

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Explore training and development through the lens of adversity. Today’s guest post is b y Jennifer Schielke, author of Leading for Impact: The CEO’s Guide to Influencing With Integrity. What is your superpower? This question has been used as a common icebreaker. Instinctively, for me, various comic book superheroes come to mind, then something practical like a laundry wizard.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Research Explores The Rising Long-Term Sickness In The UK

The Horizons Tracker

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) has just released a detailed study on how poor health affects people’s ability to work in the UK. “The historically high number of people off work long-term sick remains an immediate and pressing concern for the Government,” the researchers explain. “Without investment in occupational health, these figures will continue to get worse.” Here are some important findings from the study: Long-term sickness has been increasing among wo

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JPMorgan Chase CEO Sells Shares for the First Time in His Tenure

CEO Insider

In a notable move, JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) CEO Jamie Dimon has divested approximately $150 million worth of his shares in the bank, as revealed by a SEC filing on Thursday. This transaction marks the first instance of Dimon, at the helm of the largest U.S. lender since 2005, selling shares during his tenure. Last October, […] The post JPMorgan Chase CEO Sells Shares for the First Time in His Tenure appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Study Says Staycations Are Here To Stay

The Horizons Tracker

Tourism and hotel experts from the U.S. and China conducted a study about the “staycation” trend. This trend, where people stay in their own city for a hotel stay, dining out, or doing local activities, became popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study found that this trend is still popular and is likely to stick around as a regular part of the tourism industry.

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Rethinking project risk: finding opportunity in the unknown

Chartered Management Institute

Article: Rethinking project risk: finding opportunity in the unknown Written by Prebagaran Jayaraman Monday 26 February 2024 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email It’s common to think of ‘risk’ as negative, but did you know that it can also be positive? Prebagaran Jayaraman shares why reframing your mindset around project risk can lead to increased project opportunities – and five ways to make this change “What are the common risks in your project?

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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Four Steps to Harness the Power of Quality Feedback

Art Petty

In every healthy working environment, quality feedback flows in three directions: up, down, and sideways. Here are four steps for managers to take to bring the power of quality feedback to life on their teams. The post Four Steps to Harness the Power of Quality Feedback appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

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Risk management vs crisis management – are you in the right mode?

Chartered Management Institute

Article: Risk management vs crisis management – are you in the right mode? Written by Annie Makoff-Clark. Additional reporting by CMI Insights Monday 26 February 2024 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Managers have to manage risk and uncertainty every day. But what happens when risk flips into crisis? Do you have the tools and behaviours required?

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Four Steps to Harness the Power of Quality Feedback

Management Excellence

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Deep questions: What diving teaches us about uncertainty and risk

Chartered Management Institute

Deep questions: What diving teaches us about risk Words Caroline Roberts. Additional reporting by David Waller. Are you prepared for the unthinkable? In a hazardous world, managers can learn from the world of scuba diving: train hard, because you’ll never get rid of risk Scroll for more Shortcut to start of content Gareth Lock, founder of The Human Diver.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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Your Organization Isn’t Designed to Work with GenAI

Harvard Business Review

Many companies are struggling to derive value from GenAI because of a fundamental flaw in their approach: They think of GenAI as a traditional form of automation rather than as an assistive agent that gets smarter — and makes humans smarter — over time. The authors suggest a framework, Design for Dialogue, for reimagining their processes to mirror the back-and-forth collaboration of human dynamics to create an effective and adaptable human–AI workflow.

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External Data and AI Are Making Each Other More Valuable

Harvard Business Review

How some financial institutions are using this combination to identify potential investment opportunities, conduct due diligence, and add value post-investment.

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Why You Should Offer a Take-Back Program for Your Old Products

Harvard Business Review

Countries around the world are enacting legislation, known as extended producer responsibility regulations, to make companies more accountable for the end-of-life phase of their products. While companies may fear that these take-back programs would lead to increased costs that drive away consumers, new research suggests differently. A series of studies and field experiments have shown that consumers value a product more highly when it’s part of a take-back program, show a greater willingness to