Tue.Aug 13, 2019

Achieving Goals: Five Ways to Make Your Dreams a Reality

RapidStart Leadership

How do we make achieving goals actually happen? The 28th of July was huge for me. I had been chasing a goal for nearly a year, and was doing my best to make it a reality. On that particular Sunday, after months of effort, it happened.

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The Ice Cream Question – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In a daily email that I send, I asked everyone to send me their favorite ice cream flavors. And I learned A LOT about ice cream – particularly that there are lots of flavors, people LOVE ice cream and they are very particular about what and why they like it. But I also learned a […].

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How To Develop Yourself As A Transformational Leader

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Nancy Chavira. Transformational leadership is an innovative way of leading others within a company. It’s different to other forms of leadership in that it encourages self-growth, ultimately for the betterment of the business.

How Humility Serves You Well

Leadership Freak

I sent the following text message to a leader I’m mentoring. He’s scheduled for a job interview and I thought I’d give him something to think about. “I I wonder what humility looks like… Continue reading → Humility Growth Leadership Development leadership journey leadership success

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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.

Company Asset Management

Lead Change Blog

For small and large businesses to thrive, they must have inventory. Also, they need long-term investment that is used to produce income. Computers, tools of the trade, vehicles, and buildings are the best examples of fixed assets. In a nutshell, a fixed asset is anything that a company buys intending to use for more than one year. The challenge that most companies encounter is in deciding what to do when it is time to get rid of assets. Reasons a Company Might Need to Get Rid of Assets.

How you can encourage creativity in your team

Aspire-CS

Creativity makes your business go ‘round! As a leader it’s important to encourage your team and others around you to innovate. Despite those who claim they aren’t creative, its one of those things called “latent potential” that can be coaxed out of almost anyone.

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Stop The Late-Night Emails

LDRLB

There was a time, many many years ago, when taking our work home with us was a clear sign that we were overwhelmed. It wasn’t a badge of honor, but rather a label that you couldn’t get all your work done at work.

Be an Employee Influencer

Strategy Driven

I have read that 85 percent of us are unlikely to make big changes in our lives without some kind of outside influence. That means that only 15 percent of people unilaterally decide to make changes and then follow through and do it on their own.

Tough Decisions Are Easier with Input

leaderCommunicator

Leaders have difficult decisions to make about how to deliver on aggressive goals: grow their business, get ahead of the competition, and control spending, among many others. But they don’t have to make the tough calls in a vacuum. Internal Communication Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

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Interview: Building Change Capability Through Change Agent Networks

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Erika Mookerjie, founder of Change Leadership Advisors, shares her experience developing Change Agent Networks – groups of advocates within organizations who carry the torch of change.

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.

Niche: Required or Overblown for Your Consulting Firm?

David A Fields

You’ve undoubtedly received plenty of advice to position your consulting firm in a narrow niche. Of course, you’ve also been advised to coat your daily diet with chocolate. Maybe the latter advice was only from me, but it still counts.) Niche, chocolate. Is either one really necessary? Absolutely!

Why Dropping Your Prices Is A Recipe For Disaster

CEO Insider

Can you recall a business you knew that seemed on the surface to be doing well and then ‘bang’, it failed? How about the one you thought was doing well as it grew and grew in multiple locations and then disappeared; known as growing, growing, growing, gone.

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Be That Leader That Addresses Nonperformers

Eric Jacobson

Here's a powerful paragraph from the book, Execution -- The Discipline of Getting Things Done , by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan : "Most people know someone in their organization who doesn't perform well, yet manages to keep his job year after year.

5 Habits That Are Killing Your Work Productivity

HR Digest

We spent years cultivating habits – some good and bad. Some of these habits are formed consciously while some, unconsciously. These are the habits are hard to break into. On the same note, some of these habits are hard to form. In this article, we will dissect into five productivity-killing habits.

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.

Welcome Ideas From Anyone

Eric Jacobson

Great ideas for your business can come at anytime from anyone on your team. So, as a leader, be sure you dig deep for ideas, and provide an easy way for all employees to make suggestions. Did you know that the idea for the microwave oven came to the inventor, Percy L.

Use the Force and Foretell Your Future

The Practical Leader

Visualization sparked my career and energized my life. When I was just starting out, someone recommended I read Claude Bristol’s book, TNT: The Power Within You.

Step Away from the Keyboard: Physical Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Business

Women on Business

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7 Times the Speed of Change Can Be Faster than Normal

Ron Edmondson

Change takes time. There are no “quick fixes” in the world of change leadership. And there shouldn’t be. I’ve seen many leaders try to rush change through only to destroy themselves, the organization they are trying to change, or the change they are trying to make.

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.

Does Your Small Business Need a Blog – Why Blogging Should Be Your Next Marketing Strategy

Women on Business

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Admin Assistant/HR Clerk – Transitional Living Services – Watertown, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Provides administrative support to the HR department, acts as back up to the HR Administrator and to the Front Desk Staff when needed. From Transitional Living Services - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:34:07 GMT - View all Watertown, NY jobs. Admin Assistant/HR Clerk - Transitional Living Services - Watertown, NY. The post Admin Assistant/HR Clerk – Transitional Living Services – Watertown, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

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#leadershiptruth – Shine in your niche

Roundtable Talk

I get asked a lot about what it takes to build a successful business. For me, it’s about figuring out your niche and then filling it with excellence. It’s no different for your career. To have a successful career, you need to continuously focus on two things: where you shine (what you’re great at) and […]. Latest News & Insights leadership truths leadershiptruth leadershiptruths

Part Time Telephonic Counselor – Employee Services, Inc – Rochester, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. In addition to extensive benefits for employee Members, we also offer a broad suite of services to HR managers and supervisors. From Employee Services, Inc - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 03:26:17 GMT - View all Rochester, NY jobs. Part Time Telephonic Counselor - Employee Services, Inc - Rochester, NY. The post Part Time Telephonic Counselor – Employee Services, Inc – Rochester, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

What The History of Advertising Teaches Us About The Future of Advertising

Strategy Driven

Advertising has changed and we now have the technology at our fingertips to create ads that are not even true but still hugely persuasive.

How to Avoid Groupthink When Hiring

Harvard Business Review

A structured process leads to better decisions. Hiring Digital Article

5 Tips on Marketing Your Business to Millennials

Strategy Driven

Millennials. It’s a generation that is coming of age and changing the way businesses market themselves. They make up nearly 25% of the US population and over 20% of consumer discretionary purchases.

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5 Lessons I Learned from Selling My Startup

Harvard Business Review

You can’t get the deal done over the phone. Entrepreneurship Founders Leadership Managing organizations Mergers & acquisitions Technology Media Digital Article

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

As Customers Begin to Shop Through Voice Assistants, What Can Brands Do to Stand Out?

Harvard Business Review

They’ll either have to be cheap, or a “go-to” product. Branding Technology Digital Article

How to Thrive as a Working Parent

Harvard Business Review

Daisy Dowling, founder and CEO of Workparent, says that moms and dads with jobs outside the home don’t have to feel stressed or guilty about trying to balance their professional and personal lives. The key is to tease apart the different challenges — from coping with feelings of loss to managing practicalities — and to adopt strategies to better guide you through each.