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Ethical Leadership Development: Global Awareness

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Laws serve as he minimum standards for society, but responsible leadership requires that we go well beyond those minimum standards. This post explores resources that help us understand (1) what it means to be a globally responsible leader and (2) what kinds of learning opportunities help leaders develop a global sense of responsibility.

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The Five Opportunities of Good Fortune

Leadership Freak

Jay Elliot became a Sr. VP at Apple because he struck up a conversation with a stranger in the waiting area of a restaurant. The stranger was Steve Jobs. Don’t wait for good fortune but welcome it when it knocks.

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The Role Of Hope In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

“We come to the climate movement thinking not what we’re upset about and what we’re angry about, but what gives us hope for changing the world. That is what I want to bring to this space.” – Xiye Bastida These days, it can seem challenging to feel any sense of.

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3 Must-Have Priorities for Becoming a High-Performing Leader

Lead from Within

In the dynamic world of leadership, achieving high performance is an ever-pursued goal. Great leaders are not born; they are made through a commitment to continuous improvement and a focus on the right priorities. While the leadership is constantly evolving, there are three timeless priorities that remain essential for anyone aspiring to become a high-performing leader.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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Leading Question: Are You a Barrier Buster?

The Practical Leader

I was interviewing a leadership team member to prepare for an offsite planning retreat. I asked about the biggest challenges facing their team. She wearily said it was their unfocused frantic pace of activity. “We have lots of projects, goals, and priorities. We’re constantly making lists and setting action plans. But we seldom see anything through to completion before some urgent new priority is pushed at us.

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Inflation Leading To Higher Premature Deaths

The Horizons Tracker

A study from the University of Glasgow says that the rising cost of living in the UK, driven by inflation, could have serious consequences. It might lead to more people dying prematurely (before they reach 75) – an increase of about 6.5 percent. The study predicts that the poorest households will be hit the hardest. They could see four times as many extra deaths compared to the richest households.

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Internal Candidates More Likely To Pursue Corporate Growth

The Horizons Tracker

Internal candidates are typically seen as continuity candidates who will continue largely down the path the organization was already on. If companies want to change direction, external candidates are generally seen as more likely to engineer such a change. Research from Cambridge Judge Business School suggests this might not always be the case, however, and that when internal candidates have sufficiently diverse management experience they’re more likely to pursue growth opportunities.

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How to Recruit the Right People For Your Team

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Recruiting the right people involves creating appropriate role descriptions and knowing where to look. One of the most exciting aspects of building a high-performing team is recruiting people to be members of that team. There’s nothing better than finding that really talented person who wants to come work with you. So as you think about doing this recruiting and finding the right people, you need to understand how to create role descriptions based on the team’s skill needs.

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Net Zero Efforts Are Slowly Paying Off

The Horizons Tracker

Efforts to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions have worked to some extent, but a new study by UCL researchers suggests that we need stricter rules to meet the temperature goals set in the Paris Agreement. The study looked at how much greenhouse gases we’ve been putting into the air over the last 20 years compared to what we’re doing to reduce them.

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RELP – Episode 87 – Battle Insecurity as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

In this episode of The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast Ron and Chandler Vannoy share some ways to battle insecurity as a leader. Every leader has days when they feel overwhelmed; like they simply can’t do what they’ve been tasked with doing. Sometimes it’s seasonal. Other times it really starts to keep the leader from being effective.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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DOL Accuses Fayette Industrial of Child Labor Law Violations

HR Digest

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has initiated charges against Fayette Industrial on child labor complaints. Fayette Janitorial Service LLC, which operates under the title Fayette Industrial, has been accused of hiring children as young as 13 to work for the cleaning services they provide across the country. The DOL approached a federal court to have a nationwide restraining order and injunction against the company until the company’s labor practices could be properly investigated as these viola

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How to Make Small Talk with Anyone from Anywhere

Harvard Business Review

Meet-and-greet conversations can be uncomfortable. And they can feel especially daunting when you’re paired with strangers from different cultures, like when networking in a global business context. In this setting, light and introductory-style conversations (what some of us know as “small talk”) can be very helpful, and even necessary. Small talk is a quasi-universal tool for initiating conversations with strangers from different cultures, for building a quick rapport, and for planting the seed

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What Employees Need from Leaders in Uncertain Times

Harvard Business Review

It’s one thing to lead through a normal range of uncertainty with its ups and downs. But how do you lead when the inflections, disruptions, dislocations, and other threat conditions pile up, as they have in the last few years? While the leader has little to no control over the external competitive environment, they have astonishing influence over the internal performance environment, including employee engagement, morale, and productivity.

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The Key to a Fulfilling Career? Variety.

Harvard Business Review

If you feel bored or unfulfilled by a job you once relished, you might be succumbing to what scientists call habituation: our brain’s tendency to react less and less to things that don’t change, so that what once brought joy and meaning can stop doing so over time. The antidote is to pursue variety, both inside and outside of work, since ample research shows that people are most engaged and satisfied when they are learning something new.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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How Etsy Became Profitable — Without Sacrificing Its Purpose

Harvard Business Review

If you’re trying to define your organization’s purpose, this episode is for you.

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How Local Businesses Can Compete with Larger Rivals

Harvard Business Review

Community engagement can help to set you apart.

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