Fri.May 17, 2019

Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment?

Leading Blog

H AVING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE is a critical element of leadership. To some, this comes naturally. Others must constantly work on it. Since my earliest memory, I have had the sense that anything worth doing… worth pursuing… must be passionately pursued. A positive attitude naturally follows.

Nolan Bushnell’s Two Simple Rules

Lead Change Blog

There are a lot of stories about Nolan Bushnell. He was the electrical engineer who invented the game “pong” and founded Atari. For a while there in the 1970’s, Nolan Bushnell could do no wrong. Nolan would sit around the living room with his friends and come up with ideas of all kinds. Two of the ideas resulted in Atari and the video game “Pong.” They’re why Bushnell is in the Video Game Hall of Fame and why Newsweek named him “one of the 50 men who changed America.”.

The Importance of Business Intelligence Software and Why It’s Integral for Business Success

Strategy Driven

In the digital-first, customer-centric world we live in today, managers and business owners must deal with information overload. That is the reason why they are always looking for ways to derive greater intelligence, control, and understanding from their data.

Stop Holding Your Tongue

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There’s a time and a place to hold your tongue. You and I both know this. But we frequently hold our tongue much more than we need to. We have great ideas. They are life-changing or organizational changing ideas. And we hold onto these ideas without speaking up.

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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.

Conquering Leadership Misconceptions – Interview with Rich Berens

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t allow outdated practices to keep you from motivating and engaging your people. In this interview with Rich Berens, CEO of Root Inc., we explore practical ways you can overcome common leadership blind spots. How do you maintain firm standards for […]. The post Conquering Leadership Misconceptions – Interview with Rich Berens appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Don’t allow outdated practices to keep you from motivating and engaging your people.

5 Effective Strategies for General Contractors to Cut Costs

Strategy Driven

Contractors need to devise ways to cut costs in order to remain profitable. With increased competition, the need to cut costs has become important now more than ever. Eliminating people is not the right way to cut costs. This will only stifle the ability of your firm to make a profit.

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Weekly Round-Up: 14 Internal Comms Campaigns That Crushed It, Decision-Making & Problem Solving, Influential Leading, Secret to Improving Employee Engagement, Generation Z in the Workplace

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

How To Be A Leader Who Gets Things Done

Eric Jacobson

I f you want to be a leader who can get things done, be sure you: Engender trust. Instill confidence. Earn respect. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leader Leadership

Spiritual Lessons For CEOs And Business Leaders

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Spiritual Lessons For CEOs And Business Leaders. Being a CEO usually looks like a mundane ball game, but in reality, a spiritual bent of mind is also required to become successful. Having a philosophical attitude towards product development brings out the best side of the company.

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Career Reinvention Journal—Moving Beyond Daydreams to Your “Next”

Management Excellence

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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.

Career Reinvention Journal—Moving Beyond Daydreams to Your “Next”

Art Petty

Finding a new job and finding a new career are two very different activities. For the former, it often pays to be opportunistic. However, for career reinventors, waiting or hoping for someone else to show up with your idea for your next professional move is mostly an exercise in futility. Career reinvention is a full contact, immersive, and deliberate activity.

What Anxiety Does to Us at Work

Harvard Business Review

It changes how we perceive things. Managing yourself Emotional intelligence Stress Psychology Digital Article

3 Ways Executives Can Manage Challenging Moments in Their Careers

Harvard Business Review

If you don’t have the answers, start asking questions. Leadership transitions Leadership Coaching Digital Article

Should Companies Use AI to Assess Job Candidates?

Harvard Business Review

The alternative leads to decisions made by very biased humans. Hiring Technology 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.

Amazon’s Priorities Over the Years, Based on Jeff Bezos’s Letters to Shareholders

Harvard Business Review

He really does talk a lot about customers. Managing organizations Corporate communications Customer service Digital Article

Where Measuring Engagement Goes Wrong

Harvard Business Review

A history of flawed attempts — and what you should learn from them. Leading teams Motivating people Productivity Digital Article