Tue.Feb 12, 2019

The Three Keys to Being a Great Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Raymond Houser: Being a great leader means getting people to do things that they didn't think possible. It's as simple as that. Many people confuse leadership style with true leadership. You don't have to be an extroverted, rah-rah motivator to be a great leader.

Why Your Best Performers Hate Your Great Idea

Let's Grow Leaders

You’re convinced you’ve got a great idea that you know will yield breakthrough results. So you call the team together to announce the new direction. But instead of being met with a spirited “game on,” your top performers are staring at you with a […].

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Forget Global – What Leaders Really Need Is A “Worldly” Perspective

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece from McGill Professor (and fellow Montrealer) Henry Mintzberg. Do we need more globalization on this globe? How about more worldliness in this world?

Type 2 Fun: The Secret to Achieving Your Goals

RapidStart Leadership

Who knew there were different categories of fun? Not all fun is created equal. If you want to accomplish great things, it’s the Type 2 fun that you’re looking for.

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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.

Love Is In The Air

Lead Change Blog

One year, I gave my team members a gift for Valentine’s Day. It was a small box of chocolates and a few office trinkets—colorful pens, clips, and the like. I wanted to express my gratitude and say that they mattered. I took a lot of guff from my team, colleagues, boss, and others for being “mushy” and “girlie.” I never again took Valentine gifts to work, and now I look back with regret for not standing my ground. Really, why can’t there be more love in the workplace?

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Ways to Impress a Client On a Business Trip

Strategy Driven

Heavy luggage, lost at reception and boozy business dinners are all regular features of hosting a client who has traveled on business. One of the most important features of impressing a client while they’ve made the effort to travel is to keep them entertained while you get to know them.

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How to break out of the box to become a better leader


Photo credit: 123RF. When we have our first meeting, leaders often express their personal perception about who they are and how they see themselves: “I’m the kind of leader who….(fill fill in the blank).” People will tell you that I’m like (fill in the blank)”.

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7 Ways to Inspire Initiative and Eliminate Toxic Indifference

Leadership Freak

You’ve been asking permission all your life. In school you raised your hand for permission to speak. When I was in first grade, we raised our hands to ask Mrs. Goodwin for permission… Continue reading → Leading


Let’s Bring Back Some Common Professional Courtesies and Manners


In business today, it's practically impossible for leaders to go a day without talking about topics such as managing costs, being even better, innovating, getting business done, getting to world class, etc.

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How to Be Sensitive to Other People’s Feelings

Lead from Within

One of the mos t important traits of a leader is sensitivity to the feelings of the people around them. Sensitivity may come more easily to some, but it’s a skill that anyone can learn, a flexible set of capabilities that can be acquired and improved with practice.

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 Know if You’re Successful at Consulting

David A Fields

How do you know if you’re doing well at the consulting game? Revenue? Client feedback? Those are okay metrics; however, if you look around your office you’ll find a better clue.

Five Ways To Get More Ideas From Your Employees

Eric Jacobson

Your employees have lots of ideas. So, be sure you provide the forums and mechanisms for your employees to share their ideas with you. Hold at least a few brainstorming sessions each year, as well. And, when you are brainstorming with your employees, try these five tips : Encourage ALL ideas. Don't evaluate or criticize ideas when they are first suggested. Ask for wild ideas. Often, the craziest ideas end up being the most useful. Shoot for quantity not quality during brainstorming.

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A Key Change Component – Stakeholder Analysis

Ron Edmondson

The longer I lead and manage people the more I realize that the most important element in leading and managing people is actually people. Sometimes we seem to forget that principle. Leadership is about people. It’s relational.

#leadershiptruth – It is what it is, not what it should be.

Roundtable Talk

We can waste a lot of our energy wanting things to be different. That’s especially true about people. How many times do you find yourself wishing that someone you work with would respond differently? Wouldn’t it be great if everyone was a carbon copy of our perfect, infallible selves? Of course not. Because we’re not […]. Latest News & Insights Communication leadership lessons leadershiptruth Motivation Self Insight

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.

Human Resources Specialist – Tarbell Management Group, LLC – Hogansburg, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. The HR Specialist is responsible for supporting the HR Department with projects and daily tasks that include: From Indeed - Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:20:41 GMT - View all Hogansburg, NY jobs. Human Resources Specialist - Tarbell Management Group, LLC - Hogansburg, NY. The post Human Resources Specialist – Tarbell Management Group, LLC – Hogansburg, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

Why Highly Efficient Leaders Fail

Harvard Business Review

If focusing on your to-do list means you aren’t focusing on your employees, that’s a problem. Productivity Digital Article

How Do You Gently Reject a Coworker’s Unwanted Romantic Advances?

HR Digest

How do you deal with a coworker who has also been behaving hostile towards you as a result of turning down her advances? Dear Jane, I share my cubicle wall with a coworker who has asked me out for drinks from time to time. For the sake of this email, let’s call her ‘Alicia.’ In the past few weeks, I’ve shot down aggressive requests from Alicia to nip out for coffee and salad at lunch to carpooling together.

The Next Era of Globalization Will Be Shaped by Customers, Technology, and Value Chains

Harvard Business Review

Countries that used to be sources of cheap labor have become lucrative markets. Globalization Digital Article

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

3 Digital Strategies for Companies That Have Fallen Behind

Harvard Business Review

There are ways to “borrow scale.” ” Strategy IT Digital Article

How to Cope With a Mid-Career Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Kieran Setiya, a philosophy professor at MIT, says many people experience a mid-career crisis. Some have regrets about paths not taken or serious professional missteps; others feel a sense of boredom or futility in their ongoing streams of work. The answer isn’t always to find a new job or lobby for a promotion.

Why Tech Companies Hire So Many Economists

Harvard Business Review

There are five areas where their expertise is indispensable. Economics Digital Article