Thu.Nov 15, 2018

Values in Dynamic Tension

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds : Have you prioritized your values so you know which ones are more important than the others? Or are all of your personal values “tied for first?” Here’s a way to test this idea.

Building a Great Corporate Culture: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on building a great corporate culture. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on culture and to answer two pertinent questions in the process: what does a great corporate […].

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News Flash: Innovation Is No Longer Just a Specialist’s Job. Now Here’s How to Involve Your Whole Workforce Instead

Strategy Driven

The classic method of segregating innovation to a single department, or to a process led by specialists, just isn’t fast enough any longer. What’s needed is a culture in which innovation is the mission of everyone, everywhere, every day. What’s not understood is how to do it.

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.

6 Traits You Need to Be a Successful Leader

Lead from Within

Through the years, our concept of leadership has evolved—even our ideas of what constitutes a successful leader have changed. But some core traits have withstood the test of time and been embodied by great leaders across time and cultures. These universal traits are generally related to character.

How You Can Avoid Bankruptcy as a Business

Strategy Driven

One of the worst nightmares for any business owner is their business becoming bankrupt. While some companies have been able to rise from the dust in such instances, this isn’t the fate for many.

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What To Think About When Giving Corporate Gifts

Strategy Driven

As Christmas draws closer, business owners around the world will be starting to think about organizing, purchasing, and giving corporate gifts to their clients, customers, and suppliers.

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3 Ways LinkedIn Benefits Businesses Beyond Being a Job Board

Chart Your Course

Facebook and YouTube may be more popular with consumers, but for businesses, LinkedIn is the favored social media platform. With 50 percent of Americans who have a college degree using LinkedIn, according to Pew Research Center data , the platform has become an essential tool for recruiters to find qualified workers. All but 2 percent of Fortune 500 companies maintain a LinkedIn presence. But successful companies don’t just use LinkedIn for recruiting.

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What Does Your Assistant Really Think – About You, Their Job, and the Organization?


By: Mackenzie Doheny. Over the years, I have done much hiring, training, and mentoring of executive assistants. In that time, I’ve learned to recognize the characteristics of highly successful assistants. Much of their success comes from their attitudes—towards their leader, their job, and the organization. Here are three things that highly successful assistants do.

How to Improve the Speed of Your Hiring Process

HR Digest

The current candidate-driven market is affecting how hiring managers must work to access top quality talents. Job openings continue to outnumber the qualified talents available as the unemployment rate hit its lowest point. However, there has never been a better time to find the right candidate easily. But will giving in more time be beneficial? Based on the recent workable data, hire rates is at 51 days for IT roles and 60 days for engineering roles.

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.

How to Leave a Job You Love

Harvard Business Review

Eduardo da Costa/Getty Images. Maybe you fell head over heels. Maybe your feelings grew over time. All you know is that you have what everyone is looking for, but few seem to get: A job you love. And you are about to leave it. How do you even start explaining? The work is great.

Survey: Remote Workers Are More Disengaged and More Likely to Quit

Harvard Business Review

Andrea Comi/Getty Images. Employees around the world yearn for freedom and flexibility. The most common form of flexibility that companies offer is the ability to work remote. In a new study by my firm and Virgin Pulse, we found that a third of employees globally work remote always or very often.

Health Systems Need to Completely Reassess How They Manage Costs

Harvard Business Review

PM Images/Getty Images. A recent Navigant survey found that U.S. hospitals and health systems experienced an average 39% reduction in their operating margins from 2015 to 2017. This was because their expenses grew faster than their revenues, despite cost-cutting initiatives.

Why Public Health Organizations Should Partner with Academic Institutes - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM QATAR FOUNDATION

Harvard Business Review

In a recent article, The Guardian newspaper called for the National Health Service to turn to universities as a key resource, arguing that the research ecosystem in the UK is fragmented and more partnerships that align expertise with the goal of improving public health are needed.

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.

Dysfunctional Teams

Harvard Business Review

Is your teamwork not working? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR: , cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions with the help of Amy Edmondson , a professor at Harvard Business School and the author of The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth.