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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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.

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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6 Ways The Right CRM Software Can Boost Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

No matter what business you’re in, the goal is always to keep moving forward. You want to eliminate inefficiencies and maximize your profitability in order to ensure the future of the company, and you need to take steps to do that. There are so many ways to do this, but. Click to continue reading.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

How To Build Executive Presence


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

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.

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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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.

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.

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!

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.

Understanding India’s Chilly Reception of Jeff Bezos

Harvard Business Review

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


Alcohol Trends and Super Bowl Political Advertising

Harvard Business Review

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

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.

Superintelligence Already Rules the World

Harvard Business Review

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.

Making Stakeholder Capitalism a Reality

Harvard Business Review

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 Review

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

Don’t Bog Yourself Down with Too Many Goals

Harvard Business Review

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

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.

Is Your Sales Team Aligned with Your Brand?

Harvard Business Review

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