Wed.Dec 01, 2021

First Look: Leadership Books for December 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Fixed. How to Perfect the Fine Art of Problem Solving by Amy E Herman. With Amy Herman’s Fixed.,

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22 Quotes to Inspire Leaders in the New Year (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Are your leaders prepared for the year ahead? Each day will bring new challenges, and to succeed within ethical boundaries, we’ll all need a clear picture of “good leadership.”

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An Important End Of Year Lesson On Relationships And Leading People In The Digital Age

Tanveer Naseer

There’s an annual tradition that plays out this time of the year for most leaders where they split their focus between making sure they close out whatever goals or plans they had for the last quarter, and looking ahead to the next year and what need to be the new. Click to continue reading.

4 Questions that Define a Useful Idea

Leadership Freak

Good ideas aren’t necessarily useful. Any idea that you can’t act on today is a glamourous distraction. Useful ideas are actionable today. A bucket full of good ideas is paralyzing.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Good Strategies Start with Plain Language Employees Can Understand


Strategic planning can be an intense process and it makes sense to celebrate when the plan is complete, but that doesn’t mean all the work is done. In fact, having a strategy is really just the first step. What you do with that strategy is what makes or breaks a business.

Leader vs. Manager: What Are the Differences?

Chart Your Course

Leader vs. Manager: Important Differences You Should Be Aware About Should a manager be a leader? Check 6 aspects that differentiate these roles and find out whether managers should embrace leadership. Organizations try to blur the boundaries between positions, leveraging multitasking.

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How the Logical and Sensitive Can Thrive Side by Side at Work

Skip Prichard

How do two incredibly different people work together in a productive manner? We have all worked with people who are incredibly rational. They explain their decisions in a logical, straightforward way. Others are more sympathetic and “feel” easily.

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Prevailing in the Arena

CEO Insider

More than 100 years ago, Teddy Roosevelt delivered a speech at Le Sorbonne, University of Paris, titled Citizenship in a Republic, popularly known for its passage “the man in the arena.”

Remote Work Should Be (Mostly) Asynchronous

Harvard Business

A guide to the tools that can make your distributed workplace work. Virtual teams Digital transformation Remote work Technology and analytics Digital Article

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How To Survive In A VUCA World: 3 Actionable Tips

Niagara Institute

How do some individuals thrive in a climate of constant change , make decisions with incomplete information, and quickly shift to capabilities on new opportunities? In essence, these people have figured out how to survive in a VUCA world. Self Development

5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

Be Intentional About How You Spend Your Time Off

Harvard Business

Research suggests that setting (loose) goals can help you recharge more effectively. Time off Work-life balance Digital Article

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5 Ways Young Families Can Make the Most of Family Time

Ron Edmondson

Occasionally a young father will come to me wanting to know how to be a better husband or father. One thing they specifically ask is how to make the most of the family time they have while their children are still at home. I love that question and don’t know many parents at my stage in life that wouldn’t love somewhat of a “do-over” on some things. When I first wrote a post like this I was a parent of grown children. Now I’m a grandparent!).

When Autonomy Helps Team Performance — and When It Doesn’t

Harvard Business

New research suggests that giving teams more autonomy doesn’t always pay off. Teams Talent management Organizational decision making Digital Article

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Office etiquette: Do you have to send holiday cards?

HR Digest

There is a question that comes with the holiday season and it is “Do you have to send holiday cards?” The answer to this question is not simple since a holiday greeting card is not always a good way to greet someone and send good wishes. An email will be a better choice. .

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Do You Know How Your Teams Get Work Done?

Harvard Business

New research suggests many managers don’t — but machine learning can help close the gap. Leading teams AI and machine learning Digital transformation Digital Article

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How Do I Get My Confidence Back?

Harvard Business

A leader who feels stuck learns how to regain his confidence and move forward with his career. Leadership Managing yourself Management Audio

Grading AI: The Hits and Misses

Harvard Business

Veteran AI scientist Murray Shanahan joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the history and future of artificial intelligence. Innovation Technology and analytics AI and machine learning Audio