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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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Business Politics Practices – Delay Tactics

Strategy Driven

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

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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How the Budweiser Frogs Illustrate the 3 C’s of Leadership

Leadership Freak

The skills and behaviors of leadership are accessible to anyone with average intelligence. Being smart helps, but it isn’t necessary. Effective leadership is challenging, but the next step usually isn’t complicated. The challenge… Continue reading → Goals Humility Marks of leaders Servant-leadership Leadership Leadership Development

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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.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

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

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.