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Balancing Innovation and Governance: The CDO’s Dilemma

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Role of a Chief Data Officer The role of a Chief Data Officer or CDO is fundamental in modern data-centric companies and is multifaceted, requiring a unique combination of skills. With the increasing importance of data and analytics that spans across several business areas, the need for a CDO who can adapt, innovate, and lead in this complex environment has grown significantly.

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Dear Dan: I’m Running Out of Steam

Leadership Freak

A leader writes that she's running out of steam. Leadership doesn't take action on well-presented ideas. Here are some ideas for moving the agenda forward. Practice forward-facing vulnerability. Defensiveness makes you talk too much. Play small ball. And we do what we do because it's who we are. More.

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Accelerate Business Growth: The Chief Revenue Officer

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Role of a Chief Revenue Officer The Chief Revenue Officer role has become increasingly important in the constantly evolving world of business management. CROs are valued for their significant contributions to an organization’s revenue generation practices. By strategically focusing on all revenue-related aspects, they bring cohesion to sales, customer relationship management, revenue management, marketing, and customer service.

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4 Best Ways To Make Sure Your Team Is Thriving

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I am deeply aware of the critical role that leadership plays in shaping the well-being and success of a team. Ensuring that your team not only survives but thrives is a responsibility that leaders must embrace wholeheartedly. To guarantee that your team is not just surviving but flourishing apply these four strategies, so you can create an environment where your team members are motivated, engaged, and thriving: Foster Open and Transparent Communication: Open a

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Unveiling Potential: How Effective Leadership Training Propels Companies Forward

N2Growth Blog

The Role of Leadership Training in Enhancing Business Growth Leadership training programs equip individuals with the essential competencies necessary to succeed in today’s business landscape. These competencies include strategic foresight, decision-making capabilities, and the ability to manage, inspire, and empower teams. By providing leaders with the necessary tools and techniques, they can navigate the complexities of the business environment, align their vision and strategies with the

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Exploring the Role of Chatbots in Banking

Strategy Driven

Chatbots in banking have quite a few uses. While the first thing that probably comes to your mind is automated customer support, they might also be used as the basis for Virtual Assistants – gen-AI-powered systems that help your customer service agents. In this article, we will discuss their role in more detail, so read on to find out more. What Are Chatbots in Banking?

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How To Build Great Work Relationships

Eric Jacobson

Today brings a new book I wish was published back when I was early in my career. It’s called, Bosses, Coworkers, and Building Great Work Relationships. It’s one of four books in the new Harvard Business Review ( HBR ) Work Smart Series. The book includes adapted content from 20 articles that previously appeared on HBR.org. “We probably spend more hours with our coworkers than with anyone else.

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We Think Declining Invitations Will Have A Bigger Impact Than It Does

The Horizons Tracker

Declining an invitation may seem impolite, even if it’s for an event you’d rather skip. Still, research from West Virginia University suggests that people tend to overestimate the social fallout of saying no. In a pilot study, a significant majority (77%) admitted to accepting invitations they didn’t want to attend due to concerns about the consequences of saying no.

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Presenting the ‘Anti-budget’: Personal Finance for the C-Suite

CEO Insider

A 2023 survey states that 76% of C-Suite and HR leaders are stressed about their finances, with survey respondents — C-Suite, HR leaders, and employees alike — now taking action to improve their financial habits (81%) and cut expenses (80%). Also, as a financial planner, I personally find that many busy, successful people will avoid […] The post Presenting the ‘Anti-budget’: Personal Finance for the C-Suite appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Is AI “Levelling Up” The Workplace?

The Horizons Tracker

A common refrain is that new technologies, like AI, have worsened the inequality that the likes of Thomas Piketty believe is growing rapidly across the world. The argument is that whereas many technologies in previous generations delivered gains to labor, AI has largely delivered benefits to capital instead. What’s more, the jobs that have been available have been increasingly unrewarding, with employee engagement plummeting over the past decade and a pervasive discontent with working life sadly

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make in the Hiring Process

Strategy Driven

The hiring process plays a pivotal role in shaping a company’s future. A strategic and well-executed approach leads to strong teams, higher productivity, and a positive work environment. On the other hand, a poorly managed hiring process results in wasted resources, low morale, and high turnover rates. When the wrong people are brought into the organization or the right people aren’t found, it can have lasting negative impacts.

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Employee Burnout: Signs, Causes, and How to Help

leaderCommunicator

Amid all the constant changes in business today, signs of burnout are everywhere in the workforce. As the economy continues to rebound and employee mobility grows, burnout is a double-edged sword wreaking havoc for organizations, with many employees feeling checked out or looking to leave their jobs. Those who remain are left with picking up the pieces, and that aftermath can cause stress and strain on them as well.

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Carpe WOO!

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Breakthrough leadership is about seizing the WOO – Window of Opportunity. Leaders can only seize the WOO to build their team by being fully present. Today’s guest post is b y Brian Biro, author of Lessons from the Legends: New Applications from the Timeless Wisdom of John Wooden and Pat Summitt. Is it possible that your life, relationships, health, and business can flourish as never before, despite even the most difficult circumstances?

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Tesla Layoff News Confuses as Teams Are Let Go Even as Investments Grow

HR Digest

The Tesla layoffs news has hit hard globally, putting into question whether anyone is safe in these trying times. The last few years have been difficult for employees across industries and the callous nature of the Tesla layoffs in 2024 has rubbed many the wrong way. Back in April, Tesla’s CEO made a sudden announcement that more than 10 percent of the workforce was going to lose their jobs after the Q1 deliveries fell for the first time in almost 4 years.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!

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4 Rules to Unlocking the Secret Language of Connection

Leading Blog

T HE GOAL of any communication is to connect. Some people are supercommunicators. That is, as they talk, they align with the person they are speaking with, constantly adjusting how they communicated in order to match their companions. In Supercommunicators , Charles Duhigg explores how we communicate and connect. He explains why our communication sometimes goes awry and what we can do to make it better.

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4 Strategies to Guide Your Team Through a Departmental Transition

Harvard Business Review

Whether initiated by strategic realignment, leadership changes, or market demands, departmental transitions test a leader’s mettle. In this article, the authors offer four strategies to guide your team through a departmental transition while maintaining morale, productivity, and cohesion: 1) Communicate the “why” clearly and authentically. 2) Acknowledge the emotional impact. 3) Cultivate ownership and involvement. 4) Prepare your team for future changes.

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Why Employees Who Work Across Silos Get Burned Out

Harvard Business Review

When employees collaborate across silos, there are numerous benefits for organizations. But the employees who do this critical work — also known as boundary spanners or network brokers — may end up overwhelmed, burned out, and can even develop abusive behavior toward their fellow employees. Research shows why this can happen, and suggests three key strategies companies can use to mitigate any negative effects: strategically integrating cross-silo collaboration into formal roles, providing adequa

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What Companies Get Wrong About Skills-Based Hiring

Harvard Business Review

In recent years companies have removed college-degree requirements from many of their job postings. They’ve done this for good reason: Talent is scarce, and requiring degrees eliminates almost two-thirds of workers from consideration, a disproportionate number of them Black and Hispanic. But there’s a problem: For every 100 of these new postings, fewer than four additional candidates without degrees are actually hired.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.