Thu.Jul 11, 2019

How Being Less Certain Can Make You Strong

Lead Change Blog

“If the recognition program doesn’t reward people with money, Scott, it’s worthless.”. You couldn’t be more wrong, Bill. Making money isn’t the only reason people work.”. “I I can’t believe how naïve you are, Scott. You do-gooders are all alike. None of you understand business.”. Could you imagine hearing a similar exchange where you work? Two people all wrapped up in their views and openly scornful of each other’s opinions? Happens a lot, doesn’t it? And, sadly, not only at work.

How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage

Let's Grow Leaders

Eliminate courage sinkholes to energize your team When you think about inspiring courage at work, what comes to mind? Encouraging your team to… Speak their truth in meetings? Challenge your thinking? Share new ideas? Question the way we’ve always done it? Find […].

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7 Ways to Thrive when your Company is Acquired

Leadership Freak

Mergers and acquisitions have winners and losers. You’re the winner if you’re on the acquiring side. You’re the loser if you’re being acquired. Disingenuous winners tell people that things won’t change. This is… Continue reading → Leading

7 Important Traits of the Leaders People Want to Follow

Lead from Within

Anyone can call themselves a leader. But not every leader is followed with admiration and respect. Many people are in leadership because they’ve been given a leadership position , but earning the title of leader is a different story.

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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.

Don’t Miss This Powerful “Training Magazine” Article & Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

How to Cultivate the Best Culture--and Train for It I had the privilege of contributing an article to this month’s issue of Training magazine. The article explains how organizations can train managers to create the best workplace cultures.

135 Powerful Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions

HR Digest

It’s easy to get resume action verbs wrong. That’s probably why they’ve gotten such a bad reputation – most people dump action words to get past automated scanning tools. It’s even worse if your expertise doesn’t line up cleanly with the position you’re applying for.

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Just What is the Glass Ceiling, and is it Really Stopping You?

CEO Insider

Woman vs. Man. Seriously? No way. It’s not Woman vs. Man. Oddly, the question of a glass ceiling is posed to me quite often, because I’m a woman in a male-dominated industry – the trades. I’m often asked if being a woman is the glass ceiling and how to climb the corporate ladder with men. […].

How To Lead With GRIT

Eric Jacobson

Feelings of being stuck, overwhelmed and frustrated plague too many of our workplaces says Laurie Sudbrink , author of the book, Leading With GRIT.

How to reboot when intentions fall apart.

Anese Cavanaugh

This week has been devoted to intention. I've written about the what , the why , and the how. Now, how about when despite best intentions, it all falls apart?

US Jobless Claims Fall; Single Mothers and Minorities Face Lower Barriers in Jobs Market

HR Digest

The closely watched claimant-count level of US unemployment declined to a three-month low last week, suggesting a robust labor market that could help support U.S. economic growth. US unemployment rate edged up to 3.7% but was still near 50-year lows.

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.

5 Common Struggles Among Young Pastors

Ron Edmondson

Several years ago, I spent a coupe of hours with a group of young pastors. It was a cross representation of church planters and pastors of established churches. There were healthy churches and unhealthy churches. Churches represented were growing, plateauing and declining.

How likely are you to overcommit yourself and run yourself down from doing so?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How likely are you to overcommit yourself and run yourself down from doing so? Very. I do it all the time: 42% Somewhat. I try not to overcommit but it happens occasionally: 46% Not very. I rarely find myself overcommitted: 7% Not at all.

Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Massena, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Registered Dietitian - We offer competitive pay and partial benefits.*. NutraSourceRD is a clinical nutrition service company that manages RD’s across 80. From Indeed - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:32:08 GMT - View all Massena, NY jobs. Registered Dietitian - NutraSourceRD - Massena, NY. The post Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Massena, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

We Have the Technology: Jamie Metzl and Building Better Humans

Harvard Business Review

Futurist and author Jamie Metzl explains why complete human genetic engineering is inevitable and will happen soon, and why it demands a crucial global conversation before it arrives. Technology Policy Health Regulation Audio

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.

Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Massena, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Registered Dietitian - We offer competitive pay and partial benefits.*. NutraSourceRD is a clinical nutrition service company that manages RD’s across 80. From Indeed - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:32:08 GMT - View all Massena, NY jobs. Registered Dietitian - NutraSourceRD - Massena, NY. The post Registered Dietitian – NutraSourceRD – Massena, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

Career Crossroads

Harvard Business Review

Are you weighing the trade-offs of a big career decision? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, a senior adviser at the executive search firm Egon Zehnder. They talk through what to do when you want to transition from individual contributor to management, you’re mulling over a more senior role at a smaller organization, or you’re having doubts about staying on a high-pressure career track.

Designing Smart-Home Products That People Will Actually Use

Harvard Business Review

Here are eight user personas that can help. Technology Customers Market research Internet Digital Article

How to Give Your Team the Right Amount of Autonomy

Harvard Business Review

Be clear about which decisions you need to be involved in. Innovation Managing people Digital Article

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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.

When a Company Dominates Its Market, Do Employees Benefit?

Harvard Business Review

A recent study finds that it depends on the industry. Labor Economics Financial Services Digital Article