Mon.Aug 19, 2019

The Most Important Factor To Ensure Your Feedback is Heard

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week we shared reasons employees might resist your coaching. There’s one other vital factor to ensure your feedback is heard. Ground Yourself Here Before Giving Feedback Steve had thrown every ounce of energy into launching his most important strategic initiative. Everyone […].

Partly Cloudy or Partly Sunny – How to Energize Others

Leadership Freak

You see yourself as sunny. Others think you’re cloudy. The way you occur to others and the way you perceive yourself are two different things.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brian Banks

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Brian Banks was a rising football star at Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. He had what it would take to make it into the NFL. Then tragedy struck. In 2002, Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) was wrongfully convicted of rape through a plea of no contest.

Four Ways to Make Your Meetings Better

Kevin Eikenberry

There are plenty of reasons people dislike meetings. Just ask and you’ll have no trouble getting a long list. But let’s not focus on the negative. Instead of listing the problems with meetings, I’d rather talk about creating better meetings.

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.

194: Engaging Generations part 1 — How Millennials and Gen Z Are Reshaping Workforce Communications | with JJ Lahey

Engaging Leader

With four very different generations making up today’s workforce, how do you effectively engage them all? In particular, a frequent question we receive is how to communicate with younger employees.

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Develop the Best in You to Develop the Best in Others

Skip Prichard

Self As Coach, Self as Leader. The first two lines on the book jacket of Pamela McLean’s new book, Self as Coach, Self as Leader: Developing the Best in You to Develop the Best in Others pulled me in: The best coaches are leaders. The best leaders are coaches.

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Turf Wars: Why Your Management Job Is Filled with Whiny Children


Employees having internal wars on work distribution and work load shouldn’t be the problem you’re dealing with and your management style might be the cause. Today’s post is by Ed Muzio, author of Iterate (CLICK HERE to get your copy). It’s happening again.

Onboarding New Employees

Eric Jacobson

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

Deming’s Ideas in Action: Trader Joe’s Culture

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. An understanding of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge provides new lenses * to view the world. Those lenses allow you to see clearly what before you may not have noticed.

5 Email Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Know

HR Digest

The average worker spends 28% of the workday reading and answering email, according to McKinsey analysis. For the average full-time worker in North America, that amounts to 105 emails per day. This means spending approximately two hours in a day sorting out emails.

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.

Five No-Cost Tips for Improving Employee Engagement

The Center For Leadership Studies

The statistics on employee engagement are abysmal. Numbers vary, but it’s safe to say that approximately three-quarters of U.S. employees feel some level of disengagement at work. If you’re struggling with employee engagement at your workplace, you’re far from alone. Unfortunately, low employee engagement leads to higher turnover. And, in today’s tight job market, you don’t want to find yourself short-staffed.

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3 Valuable Tips for Designing an Innovative Volunteer Program

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Management Reader Submission Employee Volunteer Program Volunteer

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7 Things Great Leaders Do: Advice For Today’s Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Recently I was asked to speak to a local youth leadership program on — well, it makes sense — leadership. That is what they are attempting to learn. ve led in the business world, elected office, and now in ministry and on dozens of non-profit boards. Along the way I have observed a few things about leadership. And, some great leaders have appeared along the way. I culled together 7 things I’ve observed and shared with the group things I felt they should know.

6 Ways To Use Your Website To Build Trust With Customers

Strategy Driven

Establishing trust with your customers is the first step on the sales journey. If people don’t trust your business and your brand, they’re not going to buy products from you, it’s as simple as that.

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.

A Lack of Sponsorship Is Keeping Women from Advancing into Leadership

Harvard Business Review

It’s time to rethink how sponsorship works. Gender Talent management Organizational culture Career planning Digital Article

The Key to Happy Customers? Happy Employees

Harvard Business Review

An analysis of Glassdoor data. Talent management Customers Digital Article

Why “Tell Them Something They Don’t Know” Is Bad Advice in B2B Sales

Harvard Business Review

And what to try instead. Sales Digital Article

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