Tue.Jan 08, 2019

The most amazing question


Photo credit: 123RF. In the formative stages of my career I was a Human Resources generalist for a large Pharmaceutical company. As an avowed problem-solver I got frustrated when people came to me with drawn-out tales of workplace woe that I just couldn’t solve for them.

How to Think Like a Futurist

Strategy Driven

Being a futurist means paying attention to new patterns or trends that are slowly percolating up through the market and/or society that have the potential to catch on in a major way. It’s about coming up with possible scenarios for the future given these developments.

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The Leadership Mirror – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Most of us look in a mirror every day – and sometimes more than once! But I’m not talking about looking in a mirror in this regard. In this episode, I am advocating for a mirror as it relates to our leadership and I’m asking a few questions to help you understand what you’ll see […]. The post The Leadership Mirror – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.



If respected, an ally. If neglected, an adversary


8 Steps to Jumpstarting a Truth-telling Workplace Culture

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Jim Haudan and Rich Behrens : What do a water cooler, bathroom, and hallway all have in common? These are three places in the workplace where people feel “safe” to tell the truth. Many leaders believe that their people feel safe in telling them what they think and feel. But this is a misconception—or a blind spot, as we call it in our book, What Are Your Blind Spots? Conquering the 5 Misconceptions that Hold Leaders Back.

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Business Politics Practices – Delay Tactics

Strategy Driven

Delays are a powerful tool that can be exercised by almost anyone.

To Be Remembered


Create a concept, and reality leaves the room. José Ortega y Gasset [Photo by Marc Olivier Jodoin at Unsplash


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Business Reading


Wally Bock lists the five best books for business leaders that he read in 2018

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The Danger When a Leader is Always Right

Let's Grow Leaders

When a leader is always right, they’re not effective. If you had been with me early in my career, you would have seen my growing frustration. My first job out of grad school was teaching and I had a class of students who […].

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Are We Losing Ourselves?


Take some time - time! - to ponder the thoughts surfaced in David Kanigan's post at Live & Learn. Photo by rawpixel at Unsplash


Large Car Magnets for Business Advertising

Women on Business

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The face of medieval Europe was scarred with the ruins of its past.

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Encourage Peer Coaching

Eric Jacobson

Do you create an environment at your business/organization that allows peer coaching? Hopefully you do. If you don't, encourage peer coaching among the members of your team. Peer coaching can be formal, informal or a combination of both. You'll likely find that everyone on your team has a skill, technique, behavior that they can teach a fellow team member. That coaching is rewarding for both parties, and it helps everyone to learn an important skill for being a successful leader -- coaching.

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The Good Old Days


The trailer for "Borgia


Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

I really like these motivating and inspiring quotes featured in a 2011 issue of Men's Health magazine: The best way to predict the future is to invent it -- Alan Kay Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm -- Ralph Waldo Emerson A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty -- Winston Churchill The greatest accomplishment is not in never failing, but in rising again after you fall -- Vince Lombardi.

Workforce Trends for 2019

Chart Your Course

The post Workforce Trends for 2019 appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Human Resource Management Millennials Recruitment Skill shortages Surveys and Statistics Talent Management Workplace Productivity work trends workplace trends

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Use The Lunch Hour To Team Build

Eric Jacobson

According to Flavio Martins , the author of the new book, Win The Customer , the most important team building hour of the day is lunch hour. He explains (using insights from Joel Spolsky) that, "great workplace cultures and places where people love to work are environments where people are emotionally involved, happy and excited to come to work. One of the keys to achieving this is getting to know each other as individuals and a part of a team.

Boston named ‘Best City to Find a Job’

HR Digest

Your chances of getting employment may be directly affected by where you live. That’s what a recent study by Movinga suggests, anyway. Using data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries, as well as “a few key trending nations which are booming with job opportunities,” the German relocation company ranked 100 cities by their job opportunity score.

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Influence Requires Trust: Three Ways to Be More Trustworthy

Change Starts Here

Trust is a necessary prerequisite of influence because it is the foundation of healthy relationships. Put simply, people are more likely to be influenced by someone they trust. On the other hand, the absence of trust creates resistance to change by creating doubt, uncertainty, and fear.

Why On-Site Consulting Bites, And When to Do It Anyway

David A Fields

Are there consultants who love to sleep in impersonal hotel rooms, consume unhealthy food, miss family events and endure flight delays? Maybe. After all, there are people who love to eat crickets.It

10 Warning Signs You Are Working for the Wrong Leader

Lead from Within

We all want to work for someone who makes us feel valued for the work we do. Some leaders will always be better than others. But if your boss is less than stellar, how can you tell if you are working for the wrong kind of leader?

How To Resign Professionally


Congratulations. You’ve been accepted a new job, or into further schooling, or at least you’ve accepted that your current job doesn’t meet your expectations. In any case, you’ve decided to quit.

New Year Entertainment: Predictions, Forecasts, and Projections

The Practical Leader

What’s ahead in this shiny New Year stretched out in front of us? Since the dawn of civilization, humans have wanted to see into the future.

Art Director – Adworkshop – Lake Placid, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Job posted in partnership with HR Resolved. Adworkshop is an integrated marketing agency providing strategic consulting and creative marketing solutions that. From Adworkshop - Tue, 08 Jan 2019 15:54:00 GMT - View all Lake Placid, NY jobs. Art Director - Adworkshop - Lake Placid, NY. The post Art Director – Adworkshop – Lake Placid, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

This is What You Need In Your Leadership to be Successful

Lead from Within

To be a great leader you need this one leadership trait, to be successful, you have to be able to have an open, adaptive mind—you must be able to adjust, readjust, and reshape your thinking and opinions.

Mgr Business Process Analyst – SAIC – Bombay, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. The Corporate Systems Analyst is responsible for the successful management of existing core HR systems and related processes end-to-end from understanding. From Adicio - Tue, 08 Jan 2019 13:45:57 GMT - View all Bombay, NY jobs. Mgr Business Process Analyst - SAIC - Bombay, NY. The post Mgr Business Process Analyst – SAIC – Bombay, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR