Wed.Jan 22, 2020

What Robert Greifeld Can Teach You About Getting Your Organization On Track

Leading Blog

T URNING AROUND an organization requires a new story. A very clear and well-told story. When Robert Greifeld was asked to take the helm of Nasdaq in 2003 to execute a turnaround, he came with a new story. As he relates in Market Mover , the story had five parts: 1. Get the Right People on Board 2.

Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

Leading in Context

Employee engagement is a metric that companies are closely watching. Using surveys, levels of participation in programs, and satisfaction reports, companies measure how well they engage those they lead. Butcould this heightened level of watching be part of the problem?

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The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do

Lead Change Blog

When Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller collaborated on The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do , they created a story line based on simple insights that had the potential to make a major impact on those who read—and applied—the principles.

How to Show Up as Your Best Self Today

Leadership Freak

Leaders are too concerned about doing everything right? Focus on showing up as your best self if you aspire to do things right. Justifications for worst-self leadership: #1. Burning hair.

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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.

Are You Hearing or Listening?

Next Level Blog

One of the things I’ve said for a long-time as an executive coach is that if you get colleague feedback that you need to be a better listener, take the feedback and start working on it. The positive leadership ripple effects from doing a better job of listening are enormous and wide-spread. Problem-solving, team-engagement, relationships and results all improve when leaders listen better.

Do You Know What You’re Communicating To Your Customers?

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently perusing Facebook. I do this from time to time to kill time and see what’s going on in my area. I’ve joined multiple local groups on Facebook. On this day, what I saw saddened me. A local businessman was being criticized for what he had posted on his personal Facebook page. When […] The post Do You Know What You’re Communicating To Your Customers? appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Social Media communication social media

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Simple Methods to Grow Your Small Business

Strategy Driven

Every entrepreneur aspires to have a business that grows and generates a good profit. Fortunately, with a bit of careful planning, any company has the potential to become successful! To help you achieve success, here are some simple methods to grow your small business fast.

What You Need To Know For Doing Business In India

CEO Insider

The Indian business landscape has been increasing with global attention in recent years with the rapid growth in the country’s economy. International trade, government stimulus, advanced technology, and a bursting youth population is driving growth and innovation.

Ensuring Small Business Success

Strategy Driven

When you decide to pursue your dreams and open your own small business, there are many things that can disrupt your venture and reduce your chances of success.

How To Build Executive Presence


Mike Figliuolo, thoughtLEADERS’ Managing Director, talks about how to build executive presence.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

5 Steps to Building an Accurate Target Market Profile

Strategy Driven

Modern marketing today is a complex task with many moving parts, but the one thing that’s a constant in any marketing plan is defining the target customer. In other words, there’s no successful marketing without a clearly defined buyer persona.

7 Potholes That Can Destroy Your Leadership

Ron Edmondson

We all know the stories of a once successful pastor or leader who flamed out too soon. It could be a moral failure or burnout, but somewhere they got off track and had a hard time regaining traction. So sad.

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Adjusting Your Marketing Strategy: What to Implement and What to Avoid

Strategy Driven

2020 has kicked off with a variety of new marketing trends. Marketing is all about getting your business out there and building a relationship with customers. In many cases, businesses will start marketing campaigns to push products or rebrand themselves.

How To Be A Trusted Executive

Eric Jacobson

Perhaps now more than ever it's time for the book by John Blakey called, The Trusted Executive: Nine Leadership Habits That Inspire Results, Relationships, and Reputation.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Strategy Driven

In a world where we are constantly working hard and striving to be the best versions of ourselves, it’s integral to keep the atmosphere of a workplace in its most positive state and morale at its highest level possible.

Engaging and Energizing: Are You Leading in the Key of E?

The Practical Leader

Are people in your organization leaping out of bed eager to get to work? Or is work a four-letter curse word? What’s the Laughter Index in your workplace? In the most effective organizations, leaders are often “leading in the key of E” by engaging and energizing people.

5 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Industrial Machinery

Strategy Driven

Industrial machinery is heavy-duty, but it is not immune to wear and tear. Poorly maintained equipment is not efficient, breaks down frequently, and can be a severe safety hazard. Preventative maintenance can limit how often a machine breaks down and extend its lifespan.

Fun Employee Engagement Activities for Valentine’s Day

HR Digest

Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, of feelings and affection for one another. It is not only a day specifically meant for couples, but for everyone to show their love for another!

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Find High Acceptance Loans the Easy Way

Strategy Driven

When it comes to personal finance, finding the right sources when you need funds quickly is paramount. Finding a balance between a trusted lender and high approval rates can be tricky and making the wrong choice can end up costing you considerably more.

CEO Spotlight: Q&A With Nitin Khanna: Investor, Entrepreneur, & MergerTech CEO

CEO Insider

Innovation, creativity, philanthropy, and the entrepreneurial spirit define the life and achievements of former MergerTech CEO Nitin Khanna. Khanna sold his first company, Saber Software, for four times its market value in 2008; he now manages and invests in businesses across many industries.

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Understanding India’s Chilly Reception of Jeff Bezos

Harvard Business

The CEO’s pledge to create millions of jobs was met with protests. Technology Global strategy Economics & Society Government Digital Article

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Superintelligence Already Rules the World

Harvard Business

We’ve already been living with artificial decision-making machines for hundreds of years — we call them corporations and states. That’s the argument David Runciman makes in conversation with Azeem Azhar in this week’s episode. Runciman is professor of politics at Cambridge University and host of the “Talking Politics” podcast. He and Azeem discuss what this reframing of artificial intelligence can teach us about navigating the hurdles it presents.

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.

Making Stakeholder Capitalism a Reality

Harvard Business

Start by identifying opportunities and priorities in their own organizations. Digital Article

Giving Feedback to Someone Who Hasn’t Had It in Years

Harvard Business

Tips for a productive discussion. Giving feedback Managing up Managing people Digital Article

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Don’t Bog Yourself Down with Too Many Goals

Harvard Business

Identify a “keystone” goal. Productivity Time management Digital Article

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Is Your Sales Team Aligned with Your Brand?

Harvard Business

Three training tactics to ensure results. Sales & Marketing Sales Developing employees Digital Article

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.

Alcohol Trends and Super Bowl Political Advertising

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir mark “Dry January” by discussing trends in the alcohol industry. Then they discuss the decision by Trump and Bloomberg to purchase Super Bowl ads for their campaigns. Competitive strategy Marketing Government Audio