Fri.May 10, 2019

Great Leaders Have No Rules

Leading Blog

T HERE ARE well-intentioned behaviors and assumptions about leadership that we have accepted over the years that really don’t serve us well. Kevin Kruse has identified ten such assumptions and provided effective counter-thinking in Great Leaders Have No Rules.

Living a Worthwhile Life

Lead Change Blog

“Hmm, you’re one of those people,” sneered my neighbor. “A A do-gooder.”. That wasn’t the first—and it won’t be the last—time that someone, usually a man, had mocked my efforts to do good and do well. That used to upset me. Hurt my feelings, too. It doesn’t anymore. The very first time I wasn’t troubled by someone’s condescension about doing good and well was a liberating moment. A moment that was a long time in the making.

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How to Respond to Stupid Suggestions

Leadership Freak

Leaders won’t seek input if they don’t know how to gracefully reject irrelevant or stupid suggestions. Don’t insult people when they offer ideas, or they’ll take their ideas to competitors. 5 types… Continue reading → Leading

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9 Ways Your Employees Can Hurt Your Business

Strategy Driven

You’d like to think that everyone you invited into your organization would help your company to do nothing but grow, but alas, what we think and what we get aren’t always in sync. When it comes to your employees, there’s always a chance that they will do something that ends up harming your business.

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.

People Are Waiting To Hear From This Person

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. Psstt! I’ve got a little secret to tell you. I think you’ll want to hear what I have to say on this one. I’ve heard rumblings that there’s someone people want to hear from. It didn’t come as a shock to me.

Designing Your First Business Website

Strategy Driven

When you are starting a business, one big cost-saving you can make is setting up a website yourself. This is quite a risky move if you are a beginner but it will get you started sooner rather than later.

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Safety Checklist: 8 Things to Consider at Work

Strategy Driven

Health and safety in the workplace isn’t just a formality – it’s something that should be taken into careful consideration each day by every employee.

What’s Keeping CEO’s up at Night?

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. What’s Keeping CEO’s up at Night? There is no doubt that we are living and leading in uncertain times. Whilst the role of a CEO is an incredibly rewarding one, it also comes with its fair share of worries.

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6 Omnichannel Support Strategies for Cleaning Companies

Strategy Driven

Marketers and customer service reps will need to adapt to the changes in the market brought about by technological convergence. Technological convergence refers to the integration of unrelated technologies that brings forth more convenience and better solutions.

Weekly Round-Up: Costly Mistake of Poor Communication, How Culture Can Save Your Company, High-Performance Team Comm Practices, 6 Ways to Empower Teams, When to Stop Leading and Start Following


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

4 Tips Every New Business Owner Needs To Know

Strategy Driven

Starting a new business is an exciting yet challenging experience. You may be an expert in your chosen field, but there are so many other aspects that require attention to detail. These aspects often take up a lot of time and can feel overwhelming for new business owners.

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Facts About Harvard University You Should Know

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Facts About Harvard University You Should Know. Harvard University is one of the dream universities in the world. It has a rich history, world-class academic and research programmes and a remarkable alumni base.

Working Out Your New Business on a Shoestring Budget

Strategy Driven

The internet has streamlined everything in our life—this is a clichéd statement that gets repeated in what we read, hear and see. We often quote this statement ourselves. However, is it absolutely true?

Indoctrinate, Embrace and Measure!

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Indoctrinate, Embrace and Measure! appeared first on Situational Leadership® Training & Management Model by CLS. ARTICLES

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.

Is Taking a Small Business Loan Worth It?

Strategy Driven

The word ‘loan’ doesn’t have a nice ring to it in any sense. Whenever we talk and hear about loans, it usually points towards difficult times and thorny situations. However, business loans can’t be seen through a singular point of view.

Inside Mount Sinai’s Hospital-at-Home Program

Harvard Business Review

It led to fewer readmissions and complications. Innovation Operations Competitive strategy Business models Technology Policy Healthcare Digital Article

Voice Recognition Still Has Significant Race and Gender Biases

Harvard Business Review

It’s both a social justice issue and a missed opportunity for companies. Technology Diversity Digital Article

How Asking Multiple People for Advice Can Backfire

Harvard Business Review

Advisors don’t like when their advice is disregarded. Giving feedback Communication Decision making Receiving feedback Digital Article

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.

Is Your Corporate Culture Cultish?

Harvard Business Review

There’s such a thing as too many pep talks and team-building activities. Organizational culture Digital Article

7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success

Harvard Business Review

Emphasize learning, not just doing. Leadership Leadership transitions Managing people Coaching Developing employees Hiring Talent management Digital Article