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Mayday! Mayday! How to Build Trust in a Crisis

Leading Blog

N OTHING reveals an organization’s limits more than a sudden crisis. And after 2020, we’ve all become more familiar with what that looks like. Crisis situations test what you have built — your culture, your relationships, your resilience.

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This isn't your parent's workweek anymore.

Rich Gee Group

Going out on a limb here on a Friday. I am a firm believer that businesses should start to shift to a 4-day workweek. Baby boomers for the most part have or are thinking about retiring - so the old adage of 'it's always been that way' is kind of a specious argument.


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Inclusive Leadership – Get comfortable with discomfort

Let's Grow Leaders

Building inclusive leadership requires getting comfortable with discomfort, taking daily small steps, and being selective with the feedback you listen to. The first time you presented to the executive team—you stuttered a bit, but you got through it. Discomfort doesn’t mean anything’s wrong.

Use the Right Scorecard

Lead Change Blog

“Honey, you really need to start dusting every day. If the neighbors drop-in, they’ll think you’re a bad housekeeper.”. Mom had moved in about a month earlier, and this wasn’t the first time she’d commented on my inferior housekeeping skills. Growing up, we lived in the cleanest and best-maintained home on the street. Mom’s daily chore list included dusting, vacuuming, and doing laundry.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

How to Design a Path Forward when You Feel Like the Chief Plate Spinner

Leadership Freak

Plate spinners run from one crisis to the next. One plate spins up, another nearly falls. The threat of broken plates makes watching fun – unless it’s not an act. Spinning plates is… Continue reading → Leading Growth new focus priority focus

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Weekly Round-Up: Get Women into Senior Comms Roles, Defeat Unconscious Bias, Handle Team Conflicts, Leadership Tips & Insights, 7 Mindset Shifts for HR Leaders


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

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Top Tips For Content Marketing

Strategy Driven

Content marketing is an essential part of any marketing strategy for any business, especially for those that operate online. Content marketing is the creation, publication, and distribution of online content, with the aim of reaching a hyper-focused audience and converting them into loyal customers.

How To Make Better Decisions

Eric Jacobson

These eight decision-making tactics from David Lahey ’s book, Predicting Success , are helpful to me and hopefully useful to you as well: Deep breathing , to clear your mind. Researching , to feel confident that you have all the information in front of you.

IRS TAX Debts: What It Is And How To Get Rid Of It For Good

Strategy Driven

According to a report released by IRS, nearly 10 million Americans face tax penalties every year. When someone owes taxes to the IRS, the usual course of action is collecting penalties or liens.

Career Reinvention Journal—Solving Your Career Pivot Puzzle

Management Excellence

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5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

Non-Paying Customers and How to Handle Them

Strategy Driven

Increasing sales is a top priority for most businesses but, if your customers aren’t paying, extra sales won’t equate to higher revenue. When your cash flow is disrupted due to missed or late payments, it can have a significant impact on your operations.

Career Reinvention Journal—Solving Your Career Pivot Puzzle

Art Petty

There’s a Rubik’s Cube puzzle to solve when considering your “next” options in your career. Solving this puzzle requires you to think differently about yourself—something that requires thoughtful introspection and outside support.

Understanding The Challenges That Come With Building Your Own Website

Strategy Driven

Many people take on the challenge of building their own website, nowadays. This is largely thanks to the large range of DIY website builders available on the market, with many offering the chance to build beautiful websites without having to learn a single line of code.

A checklist for return to office mode with the pandemic fading

HR Digest

The vaccine rollout across the world has led many companies to announce a gradual transition back to work from the office. Some are considering a hybrid model—a mix of some days at home, some in the office in a week.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

The Opportunities Embedded in the Pursuit of Equity

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post The Opportunities Embedded in the Pursuit of Equity appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training. Articles

Authenticity is Overrated

Roundtable Talk

Most of the people I work with want to be ‘authentic’ when it comes to being at work. I think this is a misguided notion. See, your company hired you to complete certain tasks for them in a certain way.

How Midsize Companies Can Adapt to Changing Demand

Harvard Business

Invest in innovation, information-gathering, and collaboration. Managing organizations Innovation Organizational culture Digital Article

Infographic: The Importance of Teamwork

Niagara Institute

You don’t have to go too far to find examples of the importance of teamwork. From sports teams that have a legacy of winning, to the scientists that came together to develop the COVID-19 vaccine in a matter of days, great things can happen when there is collaboration among employees.

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

3 Lessons From Ireland’s Thriving Remote Work Ecosystem - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM IDA IRELAND

Harvard Business

By Deborah Soye, VP of Consumer & Digital Technology for IDA Ireland When the pandemic began, many organizations in Ireland were ready for full remote-work operations. That’s because they had already implemented remote-work policies years earlier—to great success.

Have We Taken Agile Too Far?

Harvard Business

Many companies use the approach as an excuse to avoid careful planning and preparation. Amazon takes a different tack. Project management Product development Managing organizations Digital Article

How Blockchain Can Simplify Partnerships

Harvard Business

Distributed ledgers and smart contracts can increase transparency, trust, and efficiency. Innovation Supply chain Technology Digital Article