Mon.May 20, 2019

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From John Wick 3: Parabellum

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It all started with a dog. A dog that was slain by someone attacking John Wick (Keanu Reeves) and his home. Now, we’re three films into the John Wick franchise and it only keeps getting better.

Is it a Strength or a Weakness?

Kevin Eikenberry

There is much talk about strengths and how we should play to them. The wisdom is learn about your strengths, and once you know them and use them, you will become more effective. This is a fine approach, and while I agree with it in general, there is a problem. A problem that might be […].

3 Lessons From Emerging Leaders On The Power of Differing Perspectives

Lead Change Blog

Great leaders are those people that can view any situation through multiple lenses, and so find different perspectives that can yield different results. I’m sure many of you will be familiar with the three positions of perspective. This is an NLP phenomenon that, in essence, states that there at least three viewpoints through which you can look at any situation. The three perspectives are through the lenses of: Self. The Other Person. The Observer.

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3 Things that Will Make You the Top Franchise in Your Brand

Women on Business

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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.

Types of Tech Your Business Can Utilize For Success

Joseph Lalonde

The world we live in is shaped dramatically by technology. In the last decade or so, everything from the way we work to the way we socialize has been impacted by the latest gadgets.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Keynote Speaker

Career Advancement

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”. Ray Kroc. Easton Asks: I want to hire a great professional keynote speaker for an event I’m helping to plan. However, I don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for a feel-good speech that doesn’t deliver results.

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How to Prevent Training From Wasting Time and Money

Let's Grow Leaders

A Manager’s Guide to Reinforcing Training When People Get Back to Work Your employees go to training. Hopefully, they come back fired up and excited about what they’ve learned and what they can do with it. Two weeks later though, they’re back […].

5 Mistakes New College Grads Make as They Enter Entrepreneurship

Strategy Driven

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of qualified college graduates are getting set to enter the workforce. They were promised that their hard work and diligence will earn them an attractive job and a high chance of success.

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The Answer to Boredom isn’t Variety

Leadership Freak

Everyday Phil wakes up it’s February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – Groundhog Day. That’s what happens to Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the comedy classic, Groundhog Day.

7 Signs Your Career is Impacting Your Relationship

Strategy Driven

A high-pressure job cannot only impact your general health and personal happiness, but it could also be taking its toll on your relationship with your partner.

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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.

7 Needs Work Should Fulfill

Skip Prichard

Make Work Great. Leaders recognize that organizations are great because of the people working in them. Knowing that people make or break a company is one reason leaders are constantly trying to improve company culture.

Rich List Index: The World’s 500 Billionaires (Meet The Richest People On Earth)

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Rich List Index: The World’s 500 Billionaires (Meet The Richest People On Earth).

Open-Ended Questions Enhance Employee Communication


As a leader, you know that engaging employees and helping connect them to your business goals can directly impact the bottom line. Your internal communication plan can include two-way communication vehicles like feedback channels and listening sessions to help accomplish this.

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Customer Service Training 101

Eric Jacobson

Whether you are in a new customer service role or simply need some customer service refresher tips, Customer Service Training 101 , is the book for you.

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.

Top Billionaires: Time It Took To Make Their First Million

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Top Billionaires: Time It Took To Make Their First Million. Interestingly, the 100 wealthiest people the world have a combined wealth of over $2,800 billion ($2.8 trillion).

2 Simple Prayers That Greatly Changed My Life

Ron Edmondson

Over 25 years ago, I took a month to read through the book of Jeremiah. Two verses stood out to me then that have continued to produce spiritual growth in my life. The two verses are: Jeremiah 24:7. I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord.

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Conflict Avoidance Lessons from Popular GOT Characters

HR Digest

Conflict is at the heart of Game of Thrones. Here are a few useful conflict management lessons you can learn from popular GOT characters. Conflict in the workplace is an unwelcome distraction. It arises when people from different cultures, with differing values, opinions and beliefs come together.

Jumpstart Cashflow with 8 Simple Steps


Premier business mentor Allison Maslan shares eight tips business owners can use to catapult cashflow, unlock scaling opportunities, and promote overall growth.

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.

The Center for Leadership Studies Unveils New Learning Platform, Content and Modalities at ATD 2019

The Center For Leadership Studies

The Center for Leadership Studies Unveils New Learning Platform, Content and Modalities at ATD 2019. Cary, NC – May 19, 2019 – The Center for Leadership Studies (CLS), the global home of Situational Leadership ® , announced several new components and enhancements to their curriculum and also unveiled MyCLS, a new proprietary learning system that expands the reach of Situational Leadership ® and allows organizations to access courses and materials regardless of location or modality.

Leading The Transformation Process

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004).

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job

Harvard Business Review

Think of qualifications as a set of guidelines, not strict requirements. Job search Career planning Digital Article

When Managers Take Their Stress Out on Their Employees

Harvard Business Review

It hurts productivity, creativity, and morale. Leadership & Managing people Leading teams Communication Digital Article

The Ethics of Smart Devices That Analyze How We Speak

Harvard Business Review

What information are tech companies collecting, and why? Security & privacy Digital Article

R&D Spending Has Dramatically Surpassed Advertising Spending

Harvard Business Review

Especially at smaller companies. Research & development Marketing Finance & Accounting Digital Article

How One Health System Overcame Resistance to a Surgical Checklist

Harvard Business Review

A case study for effecting change in a change-averse industry. Change management Digital Article

When Women Compete

Harvard Business Review

We discuss how women think about and approach competition at work and get advice on how to keep our disagreements — and people’s perceptions of them — from turning negative. Guest: Leah Sheppard. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network. Gender Audio

The Most Engaged Employee in the World

Harvard Business Review

What her work and life might look like. Leading teams Motivating people Productivity Digital Article