Sun.Aug 02, 2020

How to Prepare for Rising Stress Ahead

Michael Lee Stallard

When a big storm is forecast to come our way, Katie, my wife, starts to plan ahead, just in case we lose power: non-perishable food in the pantry (check), flashlights with working batteries (check), gas in the car (check), some cash on hand (check). She reminds family members to charge up their phones and laptops. The havoc the storm may, or may not, cause is unknown but she has taken proactive steps to get us through.

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Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams and Reinvent Collaboration

Kevin Eikenberry

Authority is overrated. Leadership doesn’t have to require authority. In fact, Keith Ferrazzi believes leading without authority is the key to unlocking your teams’ potential to achieve greater success. This is a call to action for all of us, not just those who currently hold a leadership role. In his latest book, Leading Without Authority: […].

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The 2 Behaviors That Sabotage Team Communication

Leading with Trust

In my previous article I wrote about the conversational “sweet spot” that unlocks team performance. The sweet spot is defined as the balance of candor and curiosity in team discussions. It’s a reflection of a team’s “ conversational capacity ” – the ability to have open, balanced, non-defensive dialogue about tough subjects and in challenging circumstances. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the sweet spot.

Marketing Playbook

Eric Jacobson

Whether you are a business owner or entrepreneur, Do It! Marketing , is a must-read book for you to learn how to stand out from the crowd and attract, engage, and win more customers and clients. Using example proven strategies and tactics, checklists, tools and action steps, you’ll learn how to how to effectively use social media, blogs, video, online and offline marketing, your website and more. Plus, the book provides you a clear 21-day marketing launch plan.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Why Outsource To Grow Your Business

Strategy Driven

All businesses have one main goal: to grow. There are lots of ways for a business to grow, but the big question is, should you outsource your operations or perform them in house in order to grow most effectively? Outsourcing is the strategic use of outside resources to perform tasks usually handled by internal staff. Why Outsource?

5 Must-read Leadership Books for Women Leaders

HR Digest

We bring you a list of books that women entrepreneurs must read to find the right balance between leadership and ownership of self. The books draw on self experiences, tackle stereotypes, fly in the face of patriarchy, give sensitive and empathetic advice, and an ability to see the lighter side of their struggles.

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