Tue.Jun 18, 2019

Addicted to Change

Lead Change Blog

Gonna have to face it: we’re addicted to change. I’m not a scientist or a psychologist. I define addiction my own way. You’re addicted to something when it’s not good for you, but you do it anyway. Over and over. By my definition, we’re addicted to change. Consider the experience of one of my coaching clients. He worked for a large company for seven years. In that time, the company had at least one management fad per year.

Five ways for leaders to orchestrate better team relationships

Aspire-CS

You believe you’re a good leader because you delegate, develop, and encourage others. You hire good people with great skills who know what needs to be done. The work gets completed on time and within budget. But something is missing.

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What an Apple Can Teach Us About Leadership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s episode is the third in a series where I connect weird or unusual items to leadership – all of these items are suggestions from our friends on our social media channels.

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A Leader’s Guide to Creating an Enduring Brand

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Lindsay Pedersen : Show me a valuable business, and I’ll show you a leader who has had to make hard choices. They’ve had to look at 100 good ideas and take 99 of them off the table in favor of the excellent one. That means they’ve also become proficient in prioritizing.

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

The Frosted Flakes Fiasco

Leadership Freak

Last Friday, my wife went out with a friend and I had a man-dinner. Sometimes, I grill a steak. No vegetables. Just beef and a beverage. But this time I chose my second… Continue reading → Leading

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Learn to Master the Skills You Need to Lead

Lead from Within

As a leadership coach, I have found that leaders are usually measured more by who they are than what they do. Skills and reputation is incredibly important in leadership. And, as Warren Buffet once said, it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.

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Spending Money On Enablement? Here Are Five Things To Consider Before You Give The Green Light.

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Spending Money On Enablement? Here Are Five Things To Consider Before You Give The Green Light. As an executive, you are constantly making decisions about where to invest money, with committees, meetings and signature requests crowding an already jam-packed set of priorities.

Make Yourself Way More Attractive To Employers

Strategy Driven

We all have to work if we want to make something of ourselves. Some of us settle with something low-key and try to get through life with little-to-no fuss, others harbour lots of ambition and strive to be at the very top of their field.

How to Fill Your Consulting Firm’s Funnel

David A Fields

What if you’re closing consulting deals, but not enough of them? If a healthy percentage of your consulting firm’s prospects flow down your funnel to a signed deal, then your fundamentals are working. Right People, Right Problem, Right Solutions, Right Time.)

How to hire the best talent

Strategy Driven

Most business leaders understand they need great people working for them to make their business a success. People are an organisations most valuable asset. Build a workplace where people are valued and you have a much greater chance of attracting talent.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

How To Become A More Visionary Leader

Eric Jacobson

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead , gives readers practical guidance and concrete techniques to help leaders become more visionary.

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Why You Need to Boost Productivity in Your Office

Strategy Driven

When you run a business, there’s a lot that you need to think about. You might start your day with a massive to-do list, that only seems to get longer as the day goes on and more problems are brought to your attention. Every time you cross one thing off the list, two more jobs might get added.

How To Create A High-Performing Workplace Culture

Eric Jacobson

How to Improve Your Digital Marketing Strategy Overnight

Strategy Driven

For many small and medium sized business owners, internet marketing is like shooting in the dark. The good news is that there are plenty of online tools that will allow you to see clearer, so you can make the most out of your targeting and reach the right people.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

5 of the Worst Leadership Traits I’ve Observed

Ron Edmondson

Someone asked me a great question once. It came from a young pastor. He appeared to be doing a great job leading, but he wanted to do better. I always admire someone who wants to improve. His question was this: Knowing what you know now about leadership, what would you say are the biggest traps to avoid? What are the worst leadership traits that you’ve seen limit a leader’s potential to lead well?

Huge Mistakes To Avoid When Relocating Your Office

Strategy Driven

As a successful business, you will experience many exciting times during your growth and expansion. Part of this is bound to include an office move or two. Relocating your office , while a fun experience, is also a logistical nightmare.

What Happens When We’re Reminded of Death at Work

Harvard Business Review

Research shows engagement can increase — but so can anxiety. Leadership & Managing people Managing people Human resource management Digital Article

The Surprising Benefits of Sponsoring Others at Work

Harvard Business Review

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an economist and the founder of the Center for Talent Innovation, has studied the difference between mentoring and sponsorship and what leaders have to gain from the latter. She says it’s important to seek out protégés who outperform, are exceptionally trustworthy, and, most importantly, offer skills, knowledge, and perspectives that differ from your own, so you can maximize the benefits for both parties.

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.

When Your Job Is Your Identity, Professional Failure Hurts More

Harvard Business Review

It’s one risk of conflating your role with your self-worth. Managing yourself Professional transitions Receiving feedback Emotional intelligence Work-life balance Digital Article

Research: Investors Reward Companies That Talk Up Their Digital Initiatives

Harvard Business Review

According to an analysis of annual reports. Technology Financial markets Digital Article

Can Khan Academy Scale to Educate Anyone, Anywhere?

Harvard Business Review

Khan Academy is an online global education nonprofit launched by Sal Khan with the audacious mission to “provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” ” Harvard Business School professor Bill Sahlman discusses his case study of the company after Ginny Lee joins to help balance Khan’s aspirational vision with the short-term need for greater focus and prioritization. Leadership & Managing people Operations Strategy Audio

6 Traits of Strong Family Businesses

Harvard Business Review

Based on a three-year study. Corporate governance Organizational culture Human resource management Managing organizations International business Digital Article

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.

Why New York City Could Become an International Hub for Cybersecurity - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NYCEDC

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Public-Private partnerships Security & privacy Sponsor Content

The Public-Private Partnership That’s Working to Make New York City a Global Hub of Cybersecurity Talent - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NYCEDC

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Public-Private partnerships Technology Sponsor Content

Catalyzing New Opportunities for the Cybersecurity Industry in New York City - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NYCEDC

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Security & privacy Public-Private partnerships Sponsor Content

The Surprising Benefits of Sponsoring Others at Work

Harvard Business Review

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an economist and the founder of the Center for Talent Innovation, has studied the difference between mentoring and sponsorship and what leaders have to gain from the latter. She says it’s important to seek out protégés who outperform, are exceptionally trustworthy, and, most importantly, offer skills, knowledge, and perspectives that differ from your own, so you can maximize the benefits for both parties.

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.

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Research: Investors Reward Companies That Talk Up Their Digital Initiatives

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Can Khan Academy Scale to Educate Anyone, Anywhere?

Harvard Business Review

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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.