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Leadership Isn’t Cushy (Human Development Required)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There's a powerful connection between responsible leadership and human growth and development. It's not easily visible to leaders, so today I'm digging into how these important variables intersect and how they should inform our approach to leadership development.


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Anxiety And Work: The Impact Of Anxiety On Different Generations of Employees

Tanveer Naseer

No matter how good you are at your job or how long you’ve been at it, being an effective leader is never easy. As a leader, you play many roles — from coach and mentor to (sometimes) drill sergeant and disciplinarian. The key is understanding exactly what your employees need.

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5 Reasons You Should Stop Having One-on-Ones Immediately

Leadership Freak

Learn how to do one-on-ones well or find a career where you can work alone. Strong relationships fuel great results. 5 reasons to stop having one-on-ones: #1. Don’t have one-on-ones if you’re a… Continue reading → Coaching Leading Taking others higher Meetings performance cultures

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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 Do I Deal With a Jerk at Work? (With Videos)

Let's Grow Leaders

Strategies For Dealing With the Most Difficult Co-Workers. Today on Asking For a Friend, I interview Peter Economy the Inc. Leadership Guy on how to deal with a jerk at work.

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10 Most-Read Blogs on Leadership & Communication in Q1 2021


We’re a few months into 2021, a year that couldn’t come soon enough for many, and we wanted to take a look at what content has resonated most with you – our readers – so far this year. There’s a great variety of posts to help you lead and communicate.

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Adding Change Management to an Existing Project

Change Starts Here

In my latest Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course, one of the participants asked a question: How do I integrate change management into the structure of a project that’s already happening?

Top 7 Tips to Ensure Employee Satisfaction in Your Real Estate Brokerage

Strategy Driven

If you want to attract the best of the best real estate agents to your brokerage, it’s crucial to ensure employee satisfaction. Indeed, even the best recruitment strategies will fail if you people keep leaving your brokerage every few months.

The Power of Family Business Stories

CEO Insider

Family-owned businesses, more than 32 million strong, are the backbone of the U.S. economy. According to a February 2021 research report, family businesses employ over 83 million people in the U.S., and account for 54 percent of total private sector GDP.

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5 Ways Outsourcing Your IT Will Save Your Company Money

Strategy Driven

Let’s face it: there are tons of web pages that describe the benefits of outsourcing specific functions of your business to external third-party companies. But, when it comes to IT or Information Technology, does it actually save your company money?

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!

The Primary Reason People Resist Change

Ron Edmondson

After years of leading change, I’ve discovered every change will face resistance. All change. And there is a primary reason people resist change. I believe it is the number one reason. No one who has ever led change would disagree with my discovery.

Everything You Need to Know About Timeshare Maintenance Fees

Strategy Driven

If you have a timeshare, you are familiar with its maintenance fees. These are fees that are collected either monthly or annually to maintain the resort property. They go towards paying for insurance, utilities, upgrading the resort, or enhancing amenities for the resort.

The Future World Of Work - 12 Tips From Communication Expert David Grossman

Eric Jacobson

Question: While we surely will find ourselves challenged by COVID-19 in the foreseeable future, what is the most important thing a leader can do as they lead their business/organization?

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How Can Influencers Help Modern Businesses?

Strategy Driven

Running a business in the modern world will always come with some challenges. Competing with other companies, getting the word out to enough customers, and even just keeping up with the latest trends and developments can feel impossible when you’re running a business by yourself.

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!

How to Avoid Spinning into the 360 Degree Feedback Death Spiral

The Practical Leader

The use of 360 degree assessments has exploded in the past few decades. They’re now widely available in a bewildering variety of tools used for leadership development, executive coaching, performance management, personal growth, etc.

Formal Authority: Do You Even Need It?

Niagara Institute

Anyone who has thought “if only I had more authority, I could get things done around here,” has either been (or will be) let down to find out that this is not the case. As one Forbes author said, “Great leadership has very little to do with how much formal authority one has.

How To Ease Burn Out Using Quantum Colors

CEO Insider

When I first started running my company, The Film Festival Doctor, during the first two years of trading, I began to work extremely long hours which consisted of 16-hour days, seven days a week and surviving on five hours sleep each night.

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A Case for Employee Engagement in Improving Work Culture

HR Digest

Employee happiness is crucial in any organization as happy employees are said to be more engaged in their work. When it comes to measuring happiness at work, one of the most overlooked aspects is employee engagement.

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you 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!

Mapping AI’s Societal Impact

Harvard Business

AI is more than just code and algorithms. It’s an industry built on a global network of resource extraction, human labor, and data collection. Regulation Technology Policy Audio

CEOs Speak Out on Politics and the Future of Digital Currencies

Harvard Business

Rawi, Rebecca, and Mihir discuss how and why CEOs are speaking out on politics and what China’s digital renminbi means for economics and politics. Leadership Economics Government Audio

The Surprising Power of Peer Coaching

Harvard Business

Here’s why it works — and how to do it right. Leadership Managing yourself Leadership & Managing people Digital Article

Parents, Take Your Sick Days

Harvard Business

If you don’t, you’re leaving money (and your health) on the table. Health Work-life balance Digital Article

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Six Best Practices for Elevating Procurement at Your Organization - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM WORKDAY

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Workday. Managing organizations Strategic planning IT Sponsor Content

Is Your Team Solving Problems, or Just Identifying Them?

Harvard Business

Eight ways to encourage your team to think more critically. Managing people Collaboration Leading teams Digital Article

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