Thu.Aug 08, 2019

Nincompoopery: Making Organizations Safe for Employees & Customers

Leading Blog

N INCOMPOOPERY is the crazy stuff we do (or don’t do) that drives our customers crazy and makes life difficult for employees and keeps organizations from getting what they want. There are nincompoops, and there is nincompoopery.

5 Reasons Your Employees Ignore Your Coaching

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever had (what you thought was) a great coaching conversation—your employee seems to get it—but fifteen minutes later they’re back to their old habits? So you give them more coaching, this time “louder” either literally, or through progressive discipline. But […].

Community Management

Lead Change Blog

A network organization is resilient and sustainable. One of the largest barriers in several organizations is that many managers still tend to think using hierarchical paradigms. Targets, management on result, and control remain the magic words. Let alone the traditionalists with their “I am the boss and I know what needs to be done” attitude. What’s the alternative? What works better is transforming your organization into a network organization. Why would you want to do that?

The Secret to Bringing Out the Best in Others

Leadership Freak

Support too little and challenge too much – you kick butt. People are stressed and discouraged. Challenge too little and support too much – you coddle. People are comfortable and sleepy.

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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.

Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

The only way you are going to be able to keep moving forward as a business is if you are assessing your performance all of the time. Here are some different things you need to consider… Are you managing business relationships effectively?

How to Beat Scrutiny During a Culture Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds : When leading a culture change initiative, scrutiny of senior leaders’ plans, decisions, and actions increases heavily. I tell senior leaders that they’ll never be able to run a yellow light at a traffic signal in their town again!

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What Happens When People Are Not Ready for Change?

Change Starts Here

One of the participants in my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course said there was a leader in her organization whose approach to implementing change was: “Just change it and people will figure it out.” ” The tech industry does this to people all the time.

Decisions Are Crock, Make a Commitment Instead

CEO Insider

Decisions are a load of crock. Let’s be honest with ourselves, here. You, me, and everyone on the planet make decisions all the time, only to change our minds.

Today's Leadership Thought

Eric Jacobson

" Leadership is the process of creating an environment in which people become empowered." -- Gerald Weinberg. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes

STUDY: People find robots as less threatening than human replacements in a job setting

HR Digest

Robots are starting to take human jobs, and it’s going to continue until machines handle 52 percent of jobs currently handled by hourly human workers. But this “robot revolution” is least concerning to human workers.

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.

A Checklist and Process to Create Daily Success at Work

Management Excellence

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7 Dangers of Prideful Leadership

Ron Edmondson

I have frequently preached on the danger of pride. If you follow this blog, you know I tend to think a great deal about leadership. I have a heart for developing good leadership in the church and in ministry.

A Checklist and Process to Create Daily Success at Work

Art Petty

Here’s a simple checklist process I use (and recommend to my clients) to help ensure they avoid the all activity/no vector trap. The post A Checklist and Process to Create Daily Success at Work appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

The Lowdown on Using Employee Service Awards in Your Business

Women on Business

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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.

Top 5 Benefits of Business Cards

Strategy Driven

Whether you’re a small business or large organisation, spreading awareness of your brand is crucial. The more people who know about your company, the better, so using the right marketing tools and techniques can make a big difference, helping to secure new interest from customers and clients.

How much exposure does your entire organization get to your customers?


Our reader poll today asks: How much exposure does your entire organization get to your customers? A lot. Every function of our company regularly interacts with customers: 34% Some. Occasionally customers will meet with specific groups they have to interact with: 29% Little.

Should You Put Dash Cams In Your Business Vehicles?

Strategy Driven

Having a fleet of commercial vehicles is more important than you may think.

3 Traits of a Strong Professional Relationship

Harvard Business Review

A guide for assessing your work relationships. Leadership & Managing people Conflict Managing yourself Digital Article

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.

10 Technology Problems Modern Business Owners Have To Deal With

Strategy Driven

Overcoming Common Tech Issues. To set your business up for the greatest success, you need to understand the sort of issues you’ll deal with regularly, and have some plan of action to handle them.

Ecosystem Businesses Are Changing the Rules of Strategy

Harvard Business Review

It’s not about moats anymore. Competitive strategy Business models Digital Article

6 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Moon Shot Project

Harvard Business Review

It helps to have a charismatic sponsor. Innovation Project management Digital Article

How Working Parents Can Get the Most Out of Calendar Apps

Harvard Business Review

Outline your priorities and set limits. Time management Work-life balance Digital Article

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.

Workplace Culture Conflicts

Harvard Business Review

Are you at odds with your company’s culture? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Alicia Tillman, the CMO of SAP. They talk through what to do when your company celebrates one kind of worker and ignores others, everyone seems to fit in but you, or a hard-charging culture is hurting performance and employee morale. Organizational culture Change management Managing up Audio