Wed.Apr 17, 2019

6 Tips to Improve Your Hiring Process

Leading Blog

O NE OF THE MOST significant ways a leader can impact their business is through the quality of their hiring, yet this is rarely listed as a critical leadership competency and often overlooked.

Eat That Frog!

Lead Change Blog

“Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” – Mark Twain. Do you know what the NUMBER ONE reason for failure in business and personal life is today? It’s procrastination.

Leading Your Army: Is This Really the One You Wanted?

RapidStart Leadership

If leading your army feels like a parade, you might be doing it wrong. Appearances are important, and first impressions matter, but too often we can find ourselves overly focused on how things look at the expense of how well they function.

Obsess Over The Right Thing

Joseph Lalonde

And it's not your competition. As a business leader, our attention can easily be diverted from the things we should be doing. One of those ways we divert our attention is by obsessing over the wrong things. The biggest wrong thing we focus on is our competition.

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.

The Reason Leaders Pursue Excellence Will Change Your Life

Leadership Freak

It’s not about doing your best. It’s about doing your best for someone else.

How to Get Your Start in the Property Development Industry

Women on Business

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A Remarkably Easy Way to Get Better Customer Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you have a good way to tap into the customer feedback your employees are hearing every day? Are your frontline employees trained and equipt to be true customer advocates? Do they feel like their voice is being heard? If you’ve been […].

Are You a Leader on the Grow?

The Practical Leader

Stanford University professor of psychology, Carol Dweck, has become well-known for her work on the power of a growth mindset. Her research shows this is vital to success and fulfilling our potential. Spring is a great time for gardeners in the Northern Hemisphere to reflect on growth.

Leaders: Welcome to the Hope Business

Let's Grow Leaders

Leadership is the belief that together, we can have a better tomorrow. Are you in the hope business? The post Leaders: Welcome to the Hope Business appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Leadership is the belief that together, we can have a better tomorrow. Are you in the hope business?

2019 Cyber Security Statistics

Strategy Driven

Cyber security challenges are not just limited to large banks, credit bureaus, utilities, or other critical entities, they effect all businesses. The infographic below, presented by techjury , reveals the cyber security statistics for 2019. Republished with permission from techjury.

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.

Communication Practices of High-Performance Management Teams

Management Excellence

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How Small Changes Can Optimize Your Business Profits

Strategy Driven

When you run a small business, your focus is primarily on working towards increasing profitability by maximizing sales; finding new customers, running successful marketing campaigns, sourcing better products and so on.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

5 Ways Retailers Can Increase Sales

Strategy Driven

If your business has experienced a dip in sales, the first thing you must do is research why this might be. Even if it is seasonal, it’s a good idea to get a sense of what can be done to give yourself a boost to make up for the temporary loss.

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.

10 Effective Ways to Improve Team Communication

HR Digest

Team communication is a crucial aspect of collaboration at work. It allows members working on a project to offer their best input and to work towards a common goal. This is why project managers won’t stop looking out for effective ways to improve team communication. The idea is to alleviate misunderstanding, energy waste in doing irrelevant tasks and chances of conflict. Communication gap is the most common reason behind a poor performing team.

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Local Marketing Tips For Beginners

Strategy Driven

For a local business, one of the more difficult things you will have to do is market for your business and make the best possible impression with your audience.

Making Decisions versus Finding Solutions

Ron Edmondson

I worked with a pastor on a leadership issue once, which was causing harm to the church. The pastor wanted me to help him think through how to address the issue. It was a personnel issue, which is always the hardest. He was a fairly new pastor.

Top 5 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

Strategy Driven

Running your own small business often means your budget is tight and one of the first cuts business owners make is in the marketing department. It is, however, possible to run successful marketing campaigns on the tightest of budgets, as long as you know what you’re doing, that is.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

The Four Moments of Truth™

The Center For Leadership Studies

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I’m having a hard time with ‘no’ regarding personal gifts

HR Digest

The brutal and straightforward answers to HR-related queries and concerns. Send in your queries with the subject line ‘Ask JANE HARPER’ at . I have an interesting scenario that I need some advice on. The delivery boy at our restaurant is a sweetheart of a guy. He’s an Italian immigrant with a thick accent and he’s good a pretty good worker.

Communication Practices of High-Performance Management Teams

Art Petty

While there may be a variety of x-factors that contribute to the most successful teams (observation isn't causation), how they communicate and ultimately collaborate is at least part of the equation for success. The post Communication Practices of High-Performance Management Teams appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

Great Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Not Impulsive and Reactive

Harvard Business Review

Observing your responses is the first step to improving. Leadership Emotional intelligence Psychology 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.

How Coworking Spaces Affect Employees’ Professional Identities

Harvard Business Review

They impart a feeling of connection and credibility. Workspaces Organizational culture Digital Article

Research: When Airbnb Listings in a City Increase, So Do Rent Prices

Harvard Business Review

Policy makers, take note. Economics Digital Article

One Way to Reduce Gender Bias in Performance Reviews

Harvard Business Review

Change the ratings scale you use. Gender Assessing performance Human resource management Digital Article

How Departing Leaders Can Pass Along Their Wisdom to Employees

Harvard Business Review

Ed Catmull spent his last day at Pixar sharing what he’s learned. Retirement Leadership Professional transitions Digital Article

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Creating the Data Economy

Harvard Business Review

AI researcher and entrepreneur Trent McConaghy discusses how blockchain will unlock the value of data by bridging the gap between the AI haves and have-nots and, in turn, helping to create the data economy. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review. Technology Data Economics & Society Audio

Big Tech vs. the EU, and Why Is College So Expensive?

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate the effectiveness of the European Union’s attempts to regulate Big Tech. They then discuss the reasons underlying the soaring price of college in the U.S. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review. Regulation Technology Education Audio