Tue.Mar 24, 2020

Safe and Sound

Lead Change Blog

Feeling a little uncertain about events today? All of us are. With the news of a pandemic and the fluctuating stock market, we all desire a safe haven—or at the very least, some consistency. We long to express a deep sigh of relief and hopefully whisper the words “safe and sound.” Did you know “safe and sound” is actually a Naval insurance term? Whenever a ship returned from a journey overseas, if everyone were “safe” it meant there were no injuries or deaths.

Don’t Make Lemonade: A Better Approach for When Life Gives Us Lemons

RapidStart Leadership

They say we should look for ways to make lemonade when life hands us lemons; I say we can do better. Here’s an interesting example worth following. The post Don’t Make Lemonade: A Better Approach for When Life Gives Us Lemons appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Personal Development Vision and Goal Setting goal setting lemonade stand Marshall Pickney Wilder Rosewood Country Inn

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How to Be Decisive and Collaborative When the House is on Fire

Leadership Freak

Bossy leaders advantage themselves. Decisive leaders advance organizational advantage. Decisive leaders: #1. Enable the inexperienced to act with confidence. Inexperienced people require direction. When experienced team members wait for instruction, there’s bureaucratic entanglement… Continue reading → Leading

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What One Leader’s Example Reveals About Why People Fail At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to improving our leadership skills, there’s an understandable tendency to seek insights on how to succeed at leadership. But what about taking a closer examination at how we lead to better understand the ways that we fail at leadership? It’s something I explore through one leader’s example. Click to continue reading. Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts behaviour communication failure leadership organizational values purpose

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Resetting Your Operating Rhythm for the “New Normal”

Next Level Blog

Let’s start by acknowledging the obvious. There is no new normal yet. The COVID-19 crisis brings another “new normal” every day. The situation is too fast-moving, fluid and unprecedented for any of us to settle in for whatever the long haul is and keep on truckin’ with the same operating rhythm we’ve used up until now. That doesn’t mean, though, that we shouldn’t take a step back to assess our operating rhythm as leaders and professionals who still need to get stuff done.

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis. I started my career in executive search right out of college over 13 years ago, so recruiting is work that I’ve always done and always loved. While in the second year of my profession the great recession hit and had a significant impact on my area of expertise including venture capital, and private equity-backed technology companies.

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The Right Way To Disrupt Markets (Hint: You Might Be Doing it Wrong)

Strategy Driven

For the past five years, I’ve established a highly successful manufacturing company that actually supports the little guy. Lots of people said it couldn’t (or even shouldn’t) be done – that manufacturing simply didn’t work that way. I’m happy to say we are growing at an incredible rate, and helping other business owners see amazing growth in the process.

Aim Higher: Leadership during a time of crisis

Skip Prichard

Lead through Crisis. First reaction on hearing bad news? Take a deep breath. There is power in the pause.” – Skip Prichard. There are lots of “muscles” you can build up before you really need them. Physical training is a great example. You can start walking or jogging or running as part of your regular physical fitness regimen. Then, when you actually need to run to catch a train or to grab your dog if they get off the leash, your preparation has clearly paid off. Leadership isn’t like that.

Protecting Your Business From The Threat Of Cybercrime

Strategy Driven

There are many threats to each and every business the whole world over. You might look at your company and think that just because you are only a small operation, then you won’t be at risk. But there is one thing that is a fact, cybercriminals do not discriminate. Whether your business is worth billions, or you are a sole-trader, you are likely to come under attack. You might currently be facing several attempts each day.

Acknowledge Employee Milestones

Eric Jacobson

Your employee will appreciate your acknowledging their birthday, advanced degree graduation achievement, wedding engagement, wedding, or other personal milestone event. If he or she shares with you information about any important event in their life, take the opportunity to congratulate them, honor them and acknowledge them. You can give them a card. Or, take them to lunch. Or, even a simple handshake can go a long way.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Strategy Driven

Starting up a business requires a lot of dedication and consistency and should be kind in mind that there many chances that your business would fail. Even people with have an idea what business they want to open they come across many hurdles of how to implement or execute it. There are many factors which are the prerequisite to start something on your own, one needs to be practical when coming up with an idea and should able to withstand the situation if the business would go down.

10 Positive Facts Your Consulting Firm Should Obsess Over During This Crisis

David A Fields

There are so many voices fixated on the disaster unfolding around us, that you could easily be swept into a torrent of anxiety, fear and panic. In truth, there is real reason for concern and you absolutely should heed the direction of medical leaders. At the same time, you and your consulting firm will benefit … Continued. The post 10 Positive Facts Your Consulting Firm Should Obsess Over During This Crisis appeared first on David A. Fields. All Articles Consulting Consultants

How to Build Trust with Those You Lead

Strategy Driven

As the author of Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success and as a nationally syndicated columnist on leadership, I share my views on the traits of effective leaders. These views are based on over four decades of serving in the trenches advancing through 11 jobs to the position of CEO of a global company, and observing other leaders serving on numerous public, private, private equity and nonprofit boards. I also have a window on the workplace issues that are on people’s minds.

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Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time

Management Excellence

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Remote Employee Handbook

The Center For Leadership Studies

As organizations across the globe quickly shift to remote work structures, employees that were accustomed to working in a centralized location are finding themselves in a new world of work—in their home. The usual business routines, processes and collaborative practices that work in a centralized setting need to be adjusted or revamped entirely to support a distributed work force.

Leadership and Management Book Talk #9: Books on Thinking

Management Excellence

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Leadership and Management Book Talk #9: Books on Thinking

Art Petty

Art Petty and Wally Bock take on the topic of "books about thinking" in this episode of the Leadership and Management Book Talk podcast. The post Leadership and Management Book Talk #9: Books on Thinking appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty. Related Stories Leadership and Management Book Talk #9: Books on Thinking - Enclosure Leadership and Management Book Talk #8: Robert Iger Leadership and Management Book Talk #8: Robert Iger - Enclosure.

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Take Risk Management Seriously

CEO Insider

During the time I served as a pathologist and Deputy Coroner in Los Angeles, I learned to look past the disaster-of-the-moment to the root causes of a crisis so that others can avoid a similar fate. A sign, above a double doorway at the end of a hallway, announced in Latin, “Mortui Vivos Docent.” It’s […]. CEO Insider

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.

Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time

Art Petty

For those leading and managing, it's time to change. The life-safety of our colleagues is of paramount importance in every sector. The economic safety of our employees is right there with the financial security of our customers. And, the road ahead isn't clearly marked. We'll have to navigate together. . The post Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

#leadershiptruth – Drive your own agenda.

Roundtable Talk

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Some Things To Factors In Before You Change Jobs

HR Digest

How do you know if you're ready to change jobs? For many, switching jobs is a huge gamble. This guide will help you ensure key steps are in place to plan a successful job change. . A job change can be a good move or bad, depending on your reasons and whims. There are stories of many people getting up one day and deciding to discontinue their jobs and taking time off to travel, vegetate, or chill. But this kind of luxury is not affordable to everyone.

8 Ways to Manage Your Team While Social Distancing

Harvard Business Review

Keep your team united while you’re apart. Leading teams Stress Digital Article

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.

AI Is Changing Work — and Leaders Need to Adapt

Harvard Business Review

Three strategies to unlock productivity. Education Innovation Technology Digital Article

Adjusting to Remote Work During the Coronavirus Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Advice for managers and individual contributors as they transition to working from home. Crisis management Crisis communication Technology Managing people Audio

A Time to Lead with Purpose and Humanity

Harvard Business Review

The corporate response to coronavirus could make stakeholder capitalism a reality. Leadership & Managing people Leadership Crisis management Digital Article

Job Crafting from the Outside In

Harvard Business Review

Build your career on service rather than passion. Career planning 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.

How to Make At-Home Coronavirus Testing Work

Harvard Business Review

Health care delivery could benefit from a little design thinking. Innovation Operations Digital Article

Science Fights the Coronavirus

Harvard Business Review

The exponential growth of COVID-19 is threatening to bring down the world economy. To understand the pandemic, Azeem Azhar discusses possible scenarios with the complex-systems physicist who worked on the response to Ebola, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and mathematician Adam Kucharski, whose research on the dynamics of infectious disease helps to inform U.K. Government policy. Economy Government Health Audio

Avoid These Traps When Negotiating in a Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Move from a combative mindset toward a collaborative one. Negotiations Leadership Digital Article

The Housing Crisis, and Helping Renters During the Pandemic

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the housing crisis and what the coronavirus pandemic means for renters. Economy Government Health Audio

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.