Fri.Sep 15, 2023

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Help Your Team Shift from Busy to Productive

Let's Grow Leaders

What do you do to help your team shift from busy to productive? Is your team doing what you asked, but they’re focused on counting the metrics, and how busy they are as opposed to the quality metrics of how well they’re accomplishing those tasks? In this episode, we look at three busy day examples and what was preventing each team from being productive, even though they were busy.

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Overcoming Feedback Apprehension: Dos and Don’ts of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Leading Blog

F EEDBACK — often described as a cornerstone of growth — possesses the potential to really inform and shape our professional and personal growth. When we’re open to receiving it and thoughtful in providing it to others, feedback can be very powerful while deepening and enriching relationships overall. So why do so many shy away from asking for or giving feedback?

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Imposter Syndrome: How It Shapes Careers and How to Break Free.

Rich Gee Group

Imposter Syndrome doesn't discriminate. Imposter Syndrome. You've probably heard of it, perhaps even identified with it. It's the nagging belief that, despite all evidence to the contrary, you're a fraud, and it's only a matter of time before everyone finds out. In my previous article , I touched on its surface implications and some basic strategies to overcome them.

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Peter Drucker on Opportunities

Leadership Freak

Problems feel present even though they occurred in the past. Negatives exert stronger pull than positives. How to get a grip on opportunities.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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How to Avoid Looking Incompetent When Leading

Lead from Within

When it comes to leadership it’s important to project confidence and competence in order to earn the respect and trust of your employees. However, some leaders inadvertently project an image of incompetence due to certain behaviors and attitudes. Here are some common behaviors that can make a leader appear incompetent and offer strategies for avoiding them.

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How Ambitious Managers Make The Jump To Leadership

Eric Jacobson

Here’s another must-read book to add to your list as you transition from manager to leader. It’s The Leap to Leader , by Adam Bryant. As the creator of the iconic “Corner Office” column in the New York Times , Bryant has spoken with more than a thousand leaders over the years about the challenges and nuances of leadership. Many of his discussions are included in his interview series on LinkedIn.

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Will the UAW Demands of a 4-day Workweek be Met by the Big 3?

HR Digest

The United Auto Workers (UAW) negotiations have not drawn to a close, despite an extended wait for the Big 3 to accept the clearly stated UAW demands. This has led to the union’s first simultaneous strike against all three companies, with picket lines at a Ford plant in Michigan, a Stellantis plant in Toledo, and a General Motors plant in Missouri, according to The Washington Post.

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Ensuring PPE Compliance and Overcoming Resistance in the Workplace

Strategy Driven

Every year, countless workers get injured due to not wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) properly, or even at all. PPE is essential in workplaces because it minimizes exposure to ergonomic, physical, chemical and biological hazards. While there are clear guidelines concerning where and how workers should wear PPE, many disregard it for different reasons.

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How Leaders Build Trust

Eric Jacobson

Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

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How to Get Honest and Substantive Feedback from Your Customers

Harvard Business Review

Businesses can’t improve operations without honest and substantive feedback. Customers can be reluctant to provide it, for several reasons. Companies can try to overcome this by focusing feedback requests on improvement (not employee assessment), focusing on customer actions instead of words, and approaching the gathering of feedback as a habit rather than an occasional effort.

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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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3 Ways You Can Become an Impactful Female Leader in Your Business

CEO Insider

I have been on a journey of self-discovery and finding my next levels in life for more than 20 years. After making my exit out of the military and serving for 21 years, I faced the reality of my new unfulfilling corporate job, navigated a complicated divorce process and juggled being a single mother all […] The post 3 Ways You Can Become an Impactful Female Leader in Your Business appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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The UAW and Other Unions Must Focus More on AI and Automation in Their Negotiations

Harvard Business Review

In its negotiations with the Big 3 car companies, the United Auto Workers’ priority is maximizing pay increases for its members. The UAW and many other trade unions should be equally concerned about the impact of AI and automation on jobs and how to prepare their members for this new world.

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Sustainability Is About Your Workforce, Too

Harvard Business Review

“People sustainability” brings a holistic approach to previously disconnected efforts, such as DEI, well-being, purpose, safety, and learning and development.

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How the Geeks Rewrote the Rules of Management

Harvard Business Review

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Throughout his career, he has done ground-breaking research on how digital technologies are changing the world. He is a prolific writer, a frequent contributor to HBR and other outlets, and a sought-after commentator on technological change – especially, these days, on the potential of generative AI.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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A More Impactful Strategy for Sustainable Investing

Harvard Business Review

A review of more than 3,500 research papers shows how “field building” helps investors have a more positive impact on the environment and society.