Tue.Apr 16, 2019

More Space! More Space!

Lead Change Blog

You’ve probably heard the story of the person who visits a guru, seeking wisdom. As the visitor chatters on, the guru pours tea in a cup. The visitor keeps talking and the guru keeps pouring until the tea is running over the sides of the cup. cries the visitor. There’s no more room in the cup!”. The guru tells the visitor that the cup is like the visitor’s mind. If there is no space, you can’t add more ideas or wisdom.

What Do You Expect? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever been disappointed? Frustrated? Maybe even annoyed? And then maybe you said (rather cynically), “Well, what did you expect?”

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Is Conventional Wisdom Diminishing Your Ability To Successfully Lead Others?

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership, many of us have developed habits or strategies that have served us well in not only achieving our organization’s goals, but driving future growth and success.

An Incredible Meeting Agenda Any Leader Can Use

Leadership Freak

Lousy meetings are the rule – vibrant meetings the exception. In an ideal world, meeting-agendas arrive the day before the meeting. But you don’t live in an ideal world. Spontaneous agendas result in… Continue reading → Leading Meetings and agendas Meetings


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.

5 Qualities You Need For Effective Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

We know that being a good leader can be the difference between whether your business sinks or swims. Owning a business is a monumental task, so cultivating the right leadership strategy is essential if you wish to create a workforce that is with you every step of the way.

Types of Sales Wolves: The Hunter Sales Wolf and the Farmer Sales Wolf

Sales Wolf Blog

The level of quality within your sales talent is one of the only factors that can dramatically alter the success of your organization. Use a hiring scorecard and strategic recruiting to find, attract, and retain Sales Wolves. Surround them with Sales Wolf Managers.

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7 Habits of Weak Leaders (and How Not to Be One) 

Lead from Within

Just as positive habits create strong leaders, bad habits can and will create weak leaders. Here are seven habits to be especially mindful of. If you’re practicing even one of them, start working immediately to replace it with a positive habit before your leadership weakens and suffers major damage.

If an Onboarding Plan is NOT Your Greatest Challenge with New Teammates, What Is?

Great Results Team Building

As a team leader or member, one of the greatest challenges you have is welcoming a new teammate and “showing them the ropes.”. But onboarding is NOT the most important part of bringing in someone new.

Lessons in leadership from a surprising source


A year ago, I bought a bucket list item: my first fully digital camera and all the gear to go with it. This was a considerable step up from the point and shoot and cell phone photography I’d been used to. So I took basic photography classes and some that were a bit more advanced.

Tips on Starting a Business Before Gaining US Citizenship

Strategy Driven

Most people can do business in the United States, whether they are located or based abroad or not. However, there are advantages that come with owning a U.S. based business. It can be easier to gain buyer confidence when you own a domestic U.S.

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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.

Everything Is Easier When You Communicate


If you’re anything like me, you’ve got so much on your mind at times that it’s often easier to fixate on what didn’t get done than what did. For everything you cross off your to-do list, six more crop up.

How to Stop Thinking Negatively About Your Business

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, it’s only natural that you want your company to be successful. However, overthinking and setting unattainable goals can have a negative impact on your mental health. Here are a few ways to help you stop thinking negatively about your business. Set Realistic Goals.

Interview: When Change Requires a Layoff

Change Starts Here

The Influence Change at Work™ Show is back! After hosting 89 podcast episodes, I had to take a break for a while. During the hiatus, I found I missed learning from the conversations I had with guests and sharing them with you. So, I’ve started up the show again.

Four Crucial Elements for Any Successful Website

Strategy Driven

For nearly thirty years, businesses and individuals alike have utilized the internet to project their thoughts, desires, and projects to the rest of the world.

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.

How to Spot Your Goldilocks Consulting Opportunities

David A Fields

Before Goldilocks was eaten by the three bears (or was it the three pigs?), she fussily spotted the ideal porridge, chair and bed for herself. What’s the ideal consulting opportunity for your consulting firm? There are myriad guidelines you could apply to pinpoint your ideal consulting opportunity.

How To Sabotage Your Leadership


In my first real job after college, I went to work for a large, international firm. Because of its size, and my job, my first task was to report to a nondescript office building off a highway in New Jersey for three weeks of primary training.

Sometimes It’s Not a Systems Problem – Identifying the Real Issue

Ron Edmondson

In one of my first vocational leadership roles, I managed a large retail division of a major department store. The division had several departments within it and each department had a separate department manager. Most of the departments were efficient, profitable, and easy to manage. One department, however, continued to fall behind the others. It was frustrating, because I couldn’t seem to get them to improve. I was young and inexperienced, so I innocently thought the problem was me.

How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobson

From the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H. James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best. Use the questions and the scoring for you and your employee to work together toward the highest ratings across the board. Has the person demonstrated a "getting lost with confidence" mind-set?

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) – United States Postal Service – Dannemora, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Contact Information - HR Lyndsay Jackson 518-452-2401 or HR Kim Fortuin 518-452-2407. RCA (RURAL CARRIER ASSOCIATE)- *CASES, DELIVERS AND COLLECTS MAIL ALONG A. 17.78 an hour From Indeed - Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:38:19 GMT - View all Dannemora, NY jobs. Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) - United States Postal Service - Dannemora, NY. The post Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) – United States Postal Service – Dannemora, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

#leadershiptruth – Trust your gut.

Roundtable Talk

Lately, it seems that intuition is getting shortchanged in a world that values data and critical thinking. We have become so focused on trying to bulletproof our decisions by backing them up with facts and figures that we often overlook the fact that our gut (as well as our heart) can be highly instructive in […]. Latest News & Insights Career Management Communication Decision making leadershiptruth Self Insight

To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

Harvard Business Review

What Sherlock Holmes has in common with the creator of Softsoap. Creativity Managing yourself Strategy Innovation Digital Article

The Mistake Companies Make When They Use Data to Plan Diversity Efforts

Harvard Business Review

Lack of data is no excuse for ignoring intersectionality. Diversity Human resource management Organizational culture Demographics 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.

Don’t Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security

Harvard Business Review

Beware the “data lemon.” ” Mergers & acquisitions Regulation Security & privacy Digital Article

Research Confirms: When Receiving Bad News, We Shoot the Messenger

Harvard Business Review

Advice for those who have to deliver it. Communication Giving feedback Digital Article

How Younger Salespeople Can Win Over Older Customers

Harvard Business Review

Prepare, cite experts, and express your conviction. Sales Digital Article

Avoiding the Expertise Trap

Harvard Business Review

Sydney Finkelstein, professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, says that being the most knowledgeable and experienced person on your team isn’t always a good thing. Expertise can steer you wrong in two important ways. It can stop you from being curious about new developments in your field. And it can make you overconfident about your ability to solve problems in different areas.

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Would You Live in a Smart City Where Government Controls Privacy?

Harvard Business Review

Toronto is experimenting with smart city concepts envisioned by Google spin-off Sidewalk Labs. Harvard Business School professors Leslie John and Mitch Weiss discuss the tradeoffs of using technology to improve modern city life at potential costs to digital privacy from their case, “Sidewalk Labs: Privacy in a City Built from the Internet Up.” ” Is it worth it?

What Should Transportation Systems Look Like in Tomorrow’s Cities ? - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business Review

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