Mon.Sep 19, 2022

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How to Say No at Work: Powerful Phrases to Stand Your Ground

Let's Grow Leaders

To Gain More Confidence Saying No at Work, Start with Your “Yes” It’s never easy to say no at work. After all, you want to be helpful, responsive, and a team player. And yet, every time you say “yes” to something or someone, you’re saying “no” to something or someone else. When you tell your boss, “Yes, I will work late tonight,” you might have to tell your daughter, “No, I can’t come to your tee-ball game.” Or, when y

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Woman King

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article We’ve heard the fictional story of the women warriors of the Dora Milaje in the movie Black Panther. Imagine if they were real. They may have been. The Woman King is based on a true story. The film looks at the Agojie, a band of warrior women that protected Dahomey in the 1800s. They were fierce, deadly, and violent. They were also very effective.


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Should We Monitor Progress or Activity?

Kevin Eikenberry

Should we monitor (or measure) progress or activity? It is a good question – one that you may not have thought about or realized how important the answer might be. That’s why I’m writing this. To give us all some food for thought and perhaps a new perspective on this important question. Let’s start by […]. The post Should We Monitor Progress or Activity?

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Leaders Love the Most

Leadership Freak

Leaders love the most. Haters ruin the most. “All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.” E.B.

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Unleashing AI in Recruitment: The Ultimate Guide

Discover the power of AI in recruitment with Paycor’s complete guide. Learn how to streamline your hiring process, increase interview pipeline, uncover candidates other tools miss, and save time. Get ready to revolutionize your talent acquisition strategy today!

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Top 4 Questions About Leading & Communicating with Impact in Today’s Reality


At a time when so many employees are feeling stretched, disconnected and overwhelmed by the challenges of our new working reality – and businesses wrestle with significant change and cost pressures – communication leaders are looked to for answers.

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Initial Negative Reaction: Value of Leaders Not Showing It | #Leadership

Kate Nasser

Leaders, the benefits of not showing your initial negative reaction. Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™ Author Leading Morale | Leadership. The post Initial Negative Reaction: Value of Leaders Not Showing It | #Leadership appeared first on

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Action-Learning based leadership development using entangled-trios

Mike Cardus

Cross-Functional Collaboration – Action-learning based leadership development. An organization-development process developed for a company. Instead of pulling new and experienced supervisors into a series of classes and lectures, we wanted to engage in action-learning. Internally we developed the acronym GEEKS ( gather, entangle, empathy, knowledge-share ) for the process.

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Female Only VC Funds Don’t Necessarily Help Female Entrepreneurs

The Horizons Tracker

A recent report from European Women in VC revealed that while 2021 was generally a great year for startup fundraising, precious little of that money found its way to female-led startups. Indeed, the data shows that just 2% of available venture capital went to all-female startups, which is a dip from the already rubbish 3% in 2020. Incidentally, it’s perhaps worth noting that mixed teams did little better, securing just 9% of available capital.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Impromptu Speaking


Speaking spontaneously can be a powerful way for leaders to communicate with their teams. But such spontaneity comes with many pitfalls that can derail the speaker’s message. Beware of rambling on, using inappropriate humor, and not staying attuned to your audience. Today’s post is by Judith Humphrey, author of Impromptu: Leading in the Moment ( CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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7 Wise Leadership Characteristics

Ron Edmondson

As I write this I’m preparing to meet with someone with much more experience in leadership than me. If I had one word to describe him it would be wise. Wisdom is critical to the field of good leadership. Being wise in leadership comes with time and experience. My hope is simply to soak up some of that wisdom during our time together. . All of us can have moments of wisdom.

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The B2B Sales Leader's Guide for Any Economic Environment

When economic headwinds pick up, sales leaders are the first to sound the alarm — and chart a new course. Longer sales cycles, larger buying committees, increased price pressure, and smaller teams can quickly combine to reduce your margin for error and increase the urgency to find a solution. To thrive in a challenging environment, sales teams need a rock-solid grasp of the fundamentals and the biggest force-multipliers they can get their hands on.

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Is Job Enrichment the Answer to Lacking Employee Motivation?

Niagara Institute

“Forget praise. Forget punishment. Forget cash. You need to make their jobs more interesting.” This type of statement is one that you could easily scroll past on LinkedIn or see as the headline of a news article today. Yet, you may be surprised that this particular statement was actually on the front page of a Harvard Business Review article - from 1968.

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How Your Company Can Encourage Innovation from All Employees

Harvard Business Review

Kaizen, the Japanese management practice of continuous innovation, can be applied to knowledge work.

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5 Skills Every Salesperson Needs to Succeed

Harvard Business Review

Takeaways from an analysis of more than 20,000 job listings.

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Getting Along with a Political Operator

Harvard Business Review

How to work with someone who’s moving their career forward at the expense of yours.

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The 5 Types of Hourly Workers: An HR Guide to Recruiting and Retention

All hourly workers want similar things, but when it comes to recruiting & retention, it helps to understand personal motivations. Download Paycor’s guide to learn how to find & keep the 5 types of hourly workers.

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Does Your Family Business Encourage Dissent?

Harvard Business Review

Companies that have diversity of thought are higher performing — and more resilient.