Wed.May 11, 2022

5 Unexpected Teaching Insights

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton After teaching for more than 20 years, I was surprised last week by the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies with the Itkowitz Family Distinguished Faculty Award.

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How To Build Leadership Identity

Tanveer Naseer

Alisha struggled in her new leadership role. She found it difficult to think of herself as a boss when just a few short weeks before she was working alongside the coworkers now reporting to her.

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6 Ways to Find Freedom While Leading

Leadership Freak

Leading can become a ball and chain for sincere leaders. Relentless challenge sucks the life out of everyone. Eventually you go through the motions but you’re dead inside. You cannot run at 100%… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading energy Leadership

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Creating an (authentically) Positive Energy Workplace™ & Leadership (video)

Anese Cavanaugh

Why is positive energy important? How do we create it? How does it impact our culture? For years we've worked with leaders and organizations on building healthier more positively contagious cultures and authentic positive energy leadership.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

What Is Social Listening, and Should You Use It?

Strategy Driven

Customers always have something to say. As a business owner, you better start listening! Half of the marketers all around the world have leveraged social listening to understand customer preferences. If you’re not part of that half, you’re likely not reaching your brand’s full potential.

How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose And People

Eric Jacobson

Jenn Lim is the CEO Of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (the late CEO of Zappos.com) cofounded to create happier company cultures for a more profitable and sustainable approach to business.

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