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Leading Thoughts for March 4, 2021

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Motivate Your Team: Use Data to Drive Not Drown

Let's Grow Leaders

Used poorly, data can overwhelm and dishearten, but when you use it judiciously, data is a vital tool to motivate your team and get results. There are four steps you can take to avoid data’s dark side. I was talking with Adam, […].


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How Energy Increases, Strength Grows, and the Seduction of Doing Easy Things is Resisted

Leadership Freak

You don’t find strength while snoozing in a hammock or snacking at the movies. Expand potential by doing things that require energy and strength. Strength rises when you do hard things.

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Leadership Lessons From Cobra Kai

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The First Strike On June 2nd, 1984, Columbia Pictures shocked the world with the first installment of the Karate Kid franchise. It resonated on several deep levels for many Americans both young and old.

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.

Excellence Now (And Forever) With Tom Peters

Steve Farber

Tom Peters, yes, THE Tom Peters is on the show! And he has a new book to share to the world called Excellence Now: Extreme Humanism. If you’re one of those people who have yet. Read more. The post Excellence Now (And Forever) With Tom Peters first appeared on Steve Farber.

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Are You Getting the Best Out of Your Leadership Team?

Lead from Within

Almost all successful organizations are grounded by a skillful and talented leadership team. But how can you ensure that your team leaders are hitting their full potential? If you want to get more out of your business, you have to get more out of your team. And that means investing in your leaders.

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Preparing Your Small Business for the Post-Covid Era

Strategy Driven

Businesses have been one of the major losers to the Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the world. Small businesses, especially those who were fledgling, have been forced to either shut down or reduce operations to the barest minimum.

How effectively do the leaders in your organization manage change?


Our reader poll today asks: How effectively do the leaders in your organization manage change? Extremely: We’re change management experts. 8% Very well: We do a solid job of managing change. 31% Marginally: We do OK but could do much better.

The Key Software Tools Modern Business Owners Should Embrace In 2021

Strategy Driven

The modern business world relies on technology and with the rise in remote work , caused in part by the Coronavirus, more companies across the corporate landscape have needed to embrace innovative software solutions to stay productive and cost-efficient.

How To Lead Using The 10 Essential Elements Of Dignity

Eric Jacobson

In their book, Millennials Who Manage , authors Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart , quote Donna Hicks's explanation about how dignity is different from respect. Dignity is different from respect in that it is not based on how people perform, what they can do for us, or their likability.

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!

4 Ways that Businesses Can Improve Employee Satisfaction

Strategy Driven

Aside from clients or customers, employees are probably the most important people responsible for the success of a business. Happy employees lead to a productive work environment, great results, and happy clients. Unhappy employees lead to a high employee turnover, and less desirable results.

Meetings that Suck the Life Out of You (And what to do instead)

Anese Cavanaugh

I had a meeting today with a team who'd asked me for some feedback. Our meeting was to discuss some of the core challenges they were having and how we might address. This is an awesome company, great group of people, doing good and important work, and all totally wiped out. Exhausted.

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Why you should hire an SEO specialist

Strategy Driven

The online world is hugely saturated. Without the right knowledge, tools, and technical skills, it can be hard to get traffic for your business—no matter how big or small.

6 Leadership Tips for First-time Managers to Step Up Your Game!

HR Digest

A good manager can make or break a team. For a first-time manager who has been promoted from being a part of team to be in charge of a team the responsibilities can be overwhelming.

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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!

PESTLE analysis tool

Rapid BI

The PEST or PESTLE analysis tool is one of many used to help managers identify their market positioning and strengths. This page is provided as a resource to help students and managers new to the model carry out a PESTLE analysis of theor own organistaion.

The Truth About Employee Appreciation Day

Experience to Lead

The first Friday in March is officially Employee Appreciation Day. Here’s how to celebrate all year long. Work” has changed. Forever.

5 Leadership Situations I Tend to Micromanage

Ron Edmondson

I like to lead leaders, so I prefer to be a macro-manager. This means I try to cast the vision for a team and get out of the way, releasing each team member to do his or her work in their own individual way. There are times, however, where I tend to micromanage.

Are Your Managers in Sync with Your Change Strategy?

Harvard Business

While middle managers tend to align with the C-Suite, upper managers are often more resistant. Leadership Leadership transitions Change management Digital Article

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!

The Earned Life

Roundtable Talk

I am beyond thrilled to be a part of the new, award-winning Marshall Goldsmith full-feature biography movie, The Earned Life. And, I’m inviting you to the exclusive advance screening followed by a Q&A with the cast, including me. Sign up here to watch the screening on Thursday, March 11th.


Elon Musk Doesn’t Care About Patents. Should You?

Harvard Business

Today’s most successful companies are rethinking traditional notions of ownership. Strategy Business law Intellectual property Digital Article

An ESG Reckoning Is Coming

Harvard Business

Companies aren’t holding themselves accountable. Their stakeholders must. Social responsibility Sustainability Digital Article