Mon.Jun 05, 2023

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Generation Why: How Boomers Can Lead and Learn from Millennials and Gen Z

Leading Blog

M UCH has been written about how the Millennial and Z generations are different, their likes and dislikes, and idiosyncrasies. In Generation Why: How Boomers Can Lead and Learn from Millennials and Gen Z , McGill University professor Karl Moore asks why. He goes behind the observable behaviors and looks at the events that shaped their worldview to better understand why they are the way they are.

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Working Manager: How to Support Your Team and Get Work Done Too

Let's Grow Leaders

Successful Working Managers Relentlessly Prioritize, Invest in People, and Delegate “I’m a working manager – not that all managers aren’t working, but I have an enormous pile of my work, besides having to lead my team. I constantly feel guilty that I’m not doing enough for them, but if I let my work go, our results will suffer.

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Low Goals: 7 Unexpected Advantages

Leadership Freak

Better to set a small goal and meet it than a grand goal and feel defeated. I set a low goal for riding my stationary bike, 85 minutes a week.

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How to Foster a Culture of Innovation and Creativity in Your Team

Lead from Within

Innovation and creativity are important drivers of success for any business or organization. They allow teams to come up with new ideas. They also solve problems in creative ways, and stay ahead of the competition. Here are some steps you can take to foster a culture of innovation and creativity within your team: Encourage open-mindedness and divergent thinking: Encourage your team to think outside the box and consider multiple perspectives.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Breaking Barriers: Mastering Negotiation Skills to Propel Women’s Success

Women on Business

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What Impact Does Remote Work Have On Inflation?

The Horizons Tracker

Inflation has been vexing monetary policymakers the world over in the past year. The rate of remote working may seem something that has little impact, but research from Chicago Booth suggests otherwise. “The recent inflation surge caught many businesses and policymakers flat-footed. U.S. consumer prices rose 8.6 percent over the 12 months ending May 2022, a jump of several percentage points relative to previous years.

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Two-Way Communication: 4 Tips and Examples to Get It Right

leaderCommunicator

Leaders understand that one of the best signs of a successful organization is a highly engaged workforce. When employees are motivated by their work, they perform better than their less-committed counterparts and naturally boost the organization’s bottom line. Yet what’s often overlooked is a critical element to employee engagement – “two-way communication” in the workplace.

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The Wicked Problem Covid Caused To The Education Sector

The Horizons Tracker

The Covid pandemic caused well-documented problems across the education sector, with research from the University of Maine regarding the challenge as a “wicked” one. “We view the pandemic as a wicked problem for higher education, because it forced decision-makers to develop urgent and dramatic solutions to prevent viral spread, such as travel restrictions, transition to online teaching and safety measures for labs and classroom facilities,” the researchers explain.

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How to Use Gender-Inclusive Language in the Workplace

HR Digest

In today’s world, diversity and inclusivity are no longer buzzwords, but rather essential components of a healthy and productive workplace. One area that often goes overlooked in this quest for inclusivity is language. Specifically, the use of pronouns. While it may seem like a small thing, using the wrong pronoun can make someone feel excluded and undervalued.

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How Income Taxes Affect Insider Trading

The Horizons Tracker

A common argument whenever calls are made to raise public spending is that it should be funded by taxing the wealthy more than they currently are. While it may seem intuitive that the wealthy have more to give, research from North Carolina State University reminds us that it’s an action that is not without consequences. The study shows that when income taxes go up, it’s more likely that executives will look to increase their profits from insider trading as they look to offset any los

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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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3 Tips for Infographic Marketing

Strategy Driven

The more content consumers go through, the easier it is for them to decide on a business. Therefore, lifting your content above the rest is more important than ever. How do you get consumers to look at your business after going through many? With an infographic, of course! Infographic marketing will display the very best of your business. Read on for the best tips to help you look professional and trustworthy. 1.

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The Unexpected Power of Complaining

Skip Prichard

Go ahead and complain Most of us whine and complain about whiners and complainers. When you just arrive at the office, the last thing you want is someone complaining about something. There are some people who seem to relish in the negative, looking for their next target. They are always seeking someone to unload on and have a list of complaints ready to go.

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Finding Self-Confidence When Intimidating Types Get to You

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

When you’re feeling rattled by big wigs and VIPs, simple mindset and body language adjustments can help you step into power. Today’s guest post is by Selena Rezvani, author of Quick Confidence: Be Authentic, Create Connections and Make Bold Bets On Yourself (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Have you ever had one of those career moments where you felt like you’d made it?

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How To Strengthen Both The Employee And The Customer Experience In Concert

Eric Jacobson

“The most successful companies are those that adopt an Experience Mindset that strengthens both employee experience (EX) and customer experience (CS) at the same time,” explains Tiffani Bova , author of the new book, The Experience Mindset: Changing the Way You Think About Growth. The book’s teachings are based on exclusive research from two Salesforce studies of thousands of employees and c-suite executives around the globe, and further validated by hundreds of executive conversations and other

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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What Is a Training Needs Assessment? (+Template)

Niagara Institute

If you’re reading this article, you either know for certain or have a hunch that someone you know needs training. You’ve likely noticed that they’re falling short of meeting some performance standards you have for them, have identified areas they’d benefit from improving, preparing them for a promotion, or are simply due for upskilling. In any case, the best way to confirm the need for training and ensure that you’re selecting the absolute best program for them is to conduct a training needs ass

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3 Strategies to Boost Sales and Marketing Productivity

Harvard Business Review

A study of B2B companies found that just one in 20 was able to consistently grow sales faster than sales and marketing expenses. As companies seek to cut costs in an uncertain economy, increasing this commercial productivity is a smart strategy. Research shows the three ways companies can do this are to refine the go-to-market model, turn every rep into an A player, and make sales and marketing support more efficient.

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The FAQs of the 9-Box Talent Review

Niagara Institute

If there’s one thing those in leadership, human resources, and talent management are always trying to do it’s evaluate their employee’s performance and potential. It’s why the 9-box talent review is as popular as it is. While this assessment tool promises to help you evaluate your employee’s performance and potential, that’s not to say it doesn’t have flaws - because it does - and we’re going to discuss them, as well as answer the most frequently asked questions about the 9-box talent review in

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How Brands Can Sell to Environmentally Conscious Nonconsumers

Harvard Business Review

New research into how consumer attitudes about climate change affect their behavior and purchasing habits find that the largest segment is “Conscious Non-consumers” — that is, people who have changed their behavior to help the environment, but are not purchasing environmentally friendly products. For companies selling these products, reaching this segment of consumers can be a source of profits and impact.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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How to Tap the Full Potential of Telemedicine

Harvard Business Review

Telemedicine visits in the United States have fallen sharply since April 2020, but the end of the pandemic should not spell the end of telemedicine. It can play a valuable role in the delivery of health care. The key to tapping its potential is to bring many elements of the clinic to the patient. An array of new technologies and services is making that possible.

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How to Manage: Being Taken Seriously

Harvard Business Review

If you’re a woman who’s a new manager, people will probably push back on your authority.

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How Amazon Business Can Help Your Company Optimize Procurement - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM AMAZON BUSINESS

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from AMAZON BUSINESS.

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How Do I Set the Right Pace To Meet Our Strategic Goals?

Harvard Business Review

A leader must learn how to set long-term goals and timelines for her team.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!