Thu.Oct 17, 2019

Seven Things You Can Do Outside Work To Be More Successful

Lead Change Blog

“What do you do after you go home at night?” ” My boss, Ed, and I were having an end-of-day bull session. We talked over the day and the week, and how we were doing. As we were wrapping up, he asked me that question. “Look,” Ed said, “you’re smart and you’re ambitious and you work hard. That’s great. But look around. Everybody who wants to get ahead works hard. They’re smart and ambitious too.

How to Bring Your Best Self Even When Others Don’t

Leadership Freak

Gusto turns to groaning when people disappoint. It’s harmful when disappointment, anger, or bitterness reflect your strongest self. The seduction of negative focus is destructive illusion. Bring your best self: #1.

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Why Dumpster Fires at Work are Powerful Teachers

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Maki Moussavi: We've all been there. We've experienced the situation at work that pops up and is immediately followed by thoughts about how our day is suddenly going off course, that priorities have shifted in favor of the fire that needs putting out.

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Best Practices in Employee Engagement: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their best practices in employee engagement. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! The November Frontline Festival will be […]. The post Best Practices in Employee Engagement: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival best practices in employee engagement Culture employee engagement

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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.

How to Become a Successful Leader, Whatever You Do

Lead from Within

Leaders in every field want to be successful at what they do—but they don’t always know how to get there. The key to success is knowing the foundational principles of leadership. They’re the attributes that will help you stand out from the rest.

Today's Leadership Quotes From John C. Maxwell

Eric Jacobson

The real gems in John C. Maxwell's book, Everyone Communicates Few Connect , book are the abundant leadership and communication quotes, such as these: To add value to others, one must first value others. People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

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Five Ways to Get Out of the Way of Innovation

CEO Insider

Your record as a CEO, whether of a private or public company, will hinge on how much value you create during your tenure. Where do you look for that value?

How well does your organization do with diversity and inclusion?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How well does your organization do with diversity and inclusion? We’re great. We’re very diverse and inclusive: 34% We’re okay. We actively manage D&I but have some opportunities: 35% We’re fair. We know we have issues and are working on them: 18% We’re poor.

Strategic management: how and why to redefine organizational strategy in today’s VUCA world

CQ Net - Management skills for everyone!

Today’s world is characterized as being VUCA - volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Because of this new and unpredictable environment, it is almost impossible to predict threats or opportunities - at the same time, the potential for disruption is very high.

Women in Real Estate: Top 3 Reasons Why Females Should Invest

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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.

5 Qualities in Joseph’s Heart Every Leader Should Seek

Ron Edmondson

In this post I’d love to consider the heart of a leader. Someone asked me recently what I primarily look for in the hiring of a staff position. I said, without reservation, first and foremost, I look for the heart. I want a heart which honors Christ more than self, one which desires to grow and learn, and one which is willing to sacrifice personal privilege for benevolent purpose of others. The heart of a leader is more important than any other characteristic.

Here’s why your Marketing Efforts are Failing

Strategy Driven

If you run a business, then it’s understandable why you would want your marketing efforts to be successful. If you aren’t sure if yours are then there are a couple of things that you can do to try and help yourself. Take a look below to try and find out more. Lack of Strategy.

If Women Don’t Apply to Your Company, This Is Probably Why

Harvard Business Review

What signals does your recruitment process send to applicants? Gender Hiring Corporate communications Digital Article

Exploring Your Health: Functional Medicine with Will Cole

Harvard Business Review

Functional medicine addresses lifestyle factors, such as nutrition, diet, and stress, as root causes of more complex, serious diseases. It’s becoming more popular in the United States, as an adjunct to traditional models of medical care. Will Cole, a functional medicine practitioner and author of the new book The Inflammation Spectrum, shares how he applies a lifestyle-based approach to health problems.

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.

HBR Presents: The Anxious Achiever with Morra Aarons-Mele

Harvard Business Review

On The Anxious Achiever, Morra Aarons-Mele explores the way anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues affect people at work – for better or worse. In this episode, she speaks with clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen and Arvind Rajan, the CEO of Cricket Health, about the tension between work and social anxiety. “The Anxious Achiever with Morra Aarons-Mele” is part of HBR Presents, a new network of business podcasts curated by HBR editors.

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Leaving Comfort Zones

Harvard Business Review

How do you feel when you have to do something new or difficult? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Andy Molinsky, a professor at Brandeis International Business School and the author of “Reach” They talk through what to do when you’re terrified of giving presentations, big changes at work make you uneasy about the future, or your voice quakes when you deal with conflict. Psychology Managing yourself Stress Audio

5 Obstacles to Home-Based Health Care, and How to Overcome Them

Harvard Business Review

From patient safety to lack of infrastructure. Innovation Operations Business models Healthcare Digital Article

The Problem with Accounting for Employees as Costs Instead of Assets

Harvard Business Review

If we could better track the value of human capital, employees would be better off. Labor Regulation Accounting 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.

Americans Are Having Fewer Kids. What Will That Mean for Higher Education?

Harvard Business Review

As the number of prospective students declines, universities will have to adapt. Demographics Education Educational Institutions Digital Article