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Leading Thoughts for April 8, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. The late economic historian professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Carlo M. Cipolla on the five laws of human stupidity: 1.

Slow Is Smooth. Smooth Is Fast

Joseph Lalonde

Think about the title of this article for a few minutes. What does slow is smooth, smooth is fast mean to you? I was listening to the Pursuit Of Service podcast hosted by Brian Dodd and Jeff Wright. Brian mentioned the movie Zero Dark Thirty.


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Protecting Your Company From Misinformation via Behavioral Science

Lead Change Blog

If you listen to something repeated, it really feels a lot more accurate when you hear it repeated. To put it simply, repetition makes any kind of statement seem truer. In other words, anything you hear will feel a lot more true each time you hear it once again. Cognitive neuroscientists like myself call this the “ illusory truth effect.”. Recall your experience when you read the first sentence of this article.

A 5-Step Plan for Seeking Input For Leaders Who Tend to Exclude People

Leadership Freak

You’re spending time with people whether you seek input or not. You invest time including people, or you squander time resolving the consequences of excluding them. Excluding people creates a self-inflicted crisis. Excuses… Continue reading → Feedback Listening Input

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

How to Best Support Your Team (Asking For a Friend Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Ways to Support Your Team in the New Abnormal. Today on Asking For a Friend, we continue the conversation we started in Thriving in the New Abnormal, How to Support Your Team about how to support your team as we transition to the new abnormal.

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How to Create a Positive Work Atmosphere

Strategy Driven

There are plenty of ways to creative a positive working environment for yourself and your employees. No matter how large your workforce or the space you have, you can make some simple adjustments to boost the harmony and productivity in your office.

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Why your Business Telecoms will Determine your Success

Strategy Driven

The advent of digital and online technologies has significantly changed all aspects of most businesses. Telecommunications are no exception and have benefited increasingly from innovations in the way people communicate.

CPIs: The Small but Significant Indicators of Business Growth

CEO Insider

As far as metrics are concerned, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are deeply engrained in the management of businesses. From the boardroom to the frontline, leaders and employees at all levels are focused on delivering against an acknowledged set of outcomes or goals.

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A Simple, Free, Exceptionally Great Leadership Tip

Ron Edmondson

Here’s a simple, free, and exceptionally great leadership tip. . And it’s one you likely already know, but sometimes forget. Or just don’t do it enough. This leadership tip was shared with me years ago by one of my leaders who mentored me.

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GAMES: The Quest for Zero Percent Management

CEO Insider

With all the management tools and theories available, you’d think we’d have management down to an exact science. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

What is your greatest fear when giving team members a task they’ve not done before?


Our reader poll today asks: What is your greatest fear when giving team members a task they’ve not done before? They’ll mess it up and I’ll have to fix it. They’ll need too much of my time and guidance. They’ll get frustrated and morale will drop. They’ll be wildly successful and outshine me. I am fearless. This is how they learn. Fear versus no fear.

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Insights from the Latest Career Reinvent Boot Camp

Art Petty

We wrapped up the latest Career Reinvent Boot Camp with last night’s group session, and as always, for this program, it’s part celebration of incredible progress and new friendships made, and a short, slightly sad goodbye.

Insights from the Latest Career Reinvent Boot Camp

Management Excellence

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How to resolve conflicts in office

HR Digest

All collaborative exercises need some rules to co-exist and resolve disputes. If there were no referees for games and no redressal forums, then life would undoubtedly get chaotic. The same applies to work-based conflict.

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Say Goodbye to Cookies

Harvard Business

Zero-party data yields better insights — and offers consumers more control. Technology Marketing Data Security & privacy Digital Article

Creative Strategies from Single Parents on Juggling Work and Family

Harvard Business

Four tips that can be useful for any family. Work-life balance Stress Managing yourself Digital Article

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Managing a Chronic Complainer

Harvard Business

Offering sympathy and solutions is unlikely to change their behavior. Managing people Coaching Managing yourself Digital Article