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Conversation Starters that Strengthen Relationships

Leadership Freak

Thin relationships make everything slower, harder, and less fulfilling. Successful leaders strengthen relationships between others. They also know how to strengthen relationships with others. In this post: The #1 commitment to strengthen relationships. Personal and team conversation starters.

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How to Develop a Great Strategic Leadership Offsite Agenda

Next Level Blog

Over the course of this year, I’m going to develop the agendas and facilitate around a dozen strategic offsites for C-Suite executives and their senior leadership teams. Most of these will be day-long offsites for client company leadership teams to help them make sure they step back from the day-to-day swirl three times a year to set a course, assess their progress, and ensure that their time and attention are focused on the things that matter most.

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Discover the 4 Powerful Tactics to Build a Resilient Organization

Lead from Within

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, building a resilient organization is more critical than ever. The ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to, and adapt to disruptions is a key factor in ensuring your organization’s long-term success. Lets explore the four powerful tactics that can help you build a resilient organization that can thrive in the face of challenges.

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How To Be More Strategic

Eric Jacobson

Today’s business leaders are faced with many challenges: intense competition, increased regulation, and the need for constant innovation. Therefore, it’s imperative that as a business leader you have the essential meta-skill to navigate your business with a thorough understanding of your current situation, vision to see the future destination, and the ability to create the path to reach it,” explains Rich Horwath , author of the book, Strategic.

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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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How to Monetize Your Knowledge with Telegram: An Introduction to Paid Telegram Channels

Women on Business

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How to Win Consulting Clients Fast!

David A Fields

Your consulting firm need clients fast. As in right now. In fact, yesterday would be preferable. Which marketing vehicles will help you most when you’re in a hurry? Winning clients is a bit like securing a loan: if you already have a lot in the bank, it’s easier to get more. But let’s say that … Continued The post How to Win Consulting Clients Fast!

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Innovation Is Increasingly A Collaborative Affair

The Horizons Tracker

Is the pace of disruption in science slowing down or speeding up? The answer isn’t straightforward. With the explosion of scientific research, the likelihood of any single scientist causing a major upheaval in their field is diminishing. Yet, when we look at science as a whole—the collective impact of fresh discoveries that often supplant established knowledge—it’s evident that the level of disruption remains robust, if not more so than it was half a century ago.

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Are You Nurturing or Coddling?

Frank Sonnenberg Online

If you’ve ever shipped something valuable, I bet you took extra care to wrap it securely. By the same token, some folks treat their kids like delicate crystal — shielding them from adversity and disappointment. While I’m sure those parents have admirable intentions, well-intentioned plans can have unintended consequences. While nurturing promotes self-reliance , self-esteem, and a sense of personal responsibility, coddling undermines peoples’ confidence and creates a sense of dependency.

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How Overconfidence Harms Decision Making

The Horizons Tracker

Overconfidence in one’s knowledge has long been accepted as a problem in terms of decision making. Research from Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículasm, in Lisbon, highlights the scale of the problem. “Overconfidence occurs when individuals subjectively assess their aptitude to be higher than their objective accuracy [and] has long been recognized as a critical problem in judgment and decision making,” the researchers explain. “Past research ha

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7 Things Senior Leaders Must Have To Be Successful

Ron Edmondson

There are some things senior leaders must have in order to be successful. I have held a senior leadership position for over 30 years and been in leadership over 40 years. I’ve observed (and experienced) some critical abilities a senior leader must have in order to be most effective. Please understand, I’m not saying you can’t be effective without all of them, or that you have to excel in each of them, or that you won’t stumble in most of them at times.

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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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Recognition Boosts Employee Engagement And Motivation

The Horizons Tracker

In today’s fiercely competitive business landscape, companies are fighting hard to attract and keep the best employees. To boost employee morale and performance, many businesses use recognition programs. These programs are quite common, but surprisingly, not many studies have looked at how well they work in real companies. Most research focuses on programs that reward individuals.

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In The Pursuit of Organizational Stability, Prioritize Building Employee Trust

HR Digest

It’s unlikely that anyone will be surprised to hear that building employee trust is harder now than it ever was before. A few years ago, there would be an endless number of experts who could tell you how to build trust in the workplace but considering the job climate today and the unrest that employees are facing, it is quite difficult to reassure employees that their position is secure.

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The Long-Term Costs of Wind Turbines

Harvard Business Review

Wind energy is experiencing a boom, but in a pattern eerily reminiscent of the nineteenth century Pennsylvania oil boom, wind farms are building ever larger turbines to farm wind energy further and further from shore. This trend carries risks, especially as turbines come with largely hidden costs. Increasing evidence suggests that although larger turbines can capture more energy, at a certain point the costs of maintaining and decommissioning large turbines located far offshore will outweigh the

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How Leaders Miscommunicate When Tensions Are High

Harvard Business Review

When tensions run high, miscommunication is far more likely to occur. And tensions are likely high: In a recent global survey, 44% of employees reported they had experienced a lot of stress the previous day. To avoid creating unnecessary anxiety during times of uncertainty, leaders need to be especially thoughtful about how they communicate with their teams.

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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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Surveilling Employees Erodes Trust — and Puts Managers in a Bind

Harvard Business Review

There’s a growing movement to track employee productivity through increasingly sophisticated technology, such as desktop surveillance, biometric smart badges, location tracking, or desk heat sensors. While this can be intrusive, it also presents opportunities for gaining profound insights into employee behavior, such as which applications employees use most frequently or whether employees are at risk of overworking based on their work patterns and productivity.

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Companies Can Win by Reducing Overwork

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with University of Georgia professor Malissa Clark dispelling myths about workaholism.

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Elevating Thought Leadership: The Journey of Pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration Degree - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HKUST

Harvard Business Review

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