Fri.Feb 26, 2021

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Leading Blog

R ETHINKING can cause uncertainty. Make us uncomfortable. Feel uneasy. It can threaten our identities.

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Cut the Clichés, Give People a Portrait

Lead Change Blog

When does your go-to leadership saying become a cliché? There’s no cut and dry answer to this, but it’s definitely before you notice people’s eyes glazing over. Leaders who live in the world of forward progress often miss the cues that their teams or constituents are tired of hearing Hallmark card worthy phrases. Simply signing off speeches and emails with “the best is yet to come” isn’t cutting it anymore. It’s time to cut the clichés and give people a portrait.


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Building a Human-Centered Culture – Interview with Charlie Bailes IV

Let's Grow Leaders

You build your culture one decision at a time – but how do you ensure that the decisions you make build the culture you want? In this episode, Charlie Bailes, VP of Human Resources and Distribution for ABC Fine Wine and Spirits […].

How to Fuel Tomorrow’s Energy Tonight

Leadership Freak

The Torah unexpectedly says, “And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.” The day begins in the evening. Jewish scholars debate when the day actually begins. But the most important… Continue reading → energy Rituals

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Black at Work, Too: What 2020 Taught Us About the Black Experience in the Workplace & What You Can Do – Guest Blogger Brienna LaCoste


It’s 2021, and we’ve made it through Black History Month, but we’re still joyriding the wave of #BlackExcellence , while persevering through miserably predictable adversity and trauma. I’d say, hallowed by some ancestral forces who continue to restore fortitude and resilience.

4 Benefits of Using Bulk Bags

Strategy Driven

When you have products to sell, it is imperative to have the best storage and shipping materials available. Bulk bags- also known as Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs)- support optimal storage and shipping.

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Operations Management: What You Need to Know in 2021

Strategy Driven

Operations managers have a tough and challenging role, particularly in 2021. As we move towards a ‘new normal’, businesses are facing unexpected obstacles. As a result, innovation and ingenuity is more important than ever before.

How To Provide Feedback To An Employee

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.

5 Reasons to Optimize Your Business Processes

Strategy Driven

Many of the processes that help a business thrive and stay afloat may seem mundane. However, no matter how mundane some processes may seem, they can ultimately be the reason for declining gains and unsatisfactory outcomes.

Business Ethics in 2021: The Obligations of Employers – And Employees

CEO Insider

Examples of transgressions in the business world are plentiful, from high-profile embezzlement schemes and false advertising to unethical internal practices such as substandard working conditions and sexual misconduct.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

A Managed Technology Service Can Help Your Business Succeed

Strategy Driven

When it comes to helping a business succeed, there are a lot of factors to consider. One of those factors is the way technology is used. If there’s too much of it, it can actually get in the way of a good customer experience or relationship due to the impersonal nature of all of it.

Why Online Discussions Matter and Effective Tips to Make Them Awesome

CEO Insider

Online discussions have become a crucial part of modern education. Many learning institutions are embracing them despite previous doubts. The reason is obvious: online interaction provides many advantages listed below.

Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Use Video

Strategy Driven

Do you know that over 500 million videos are watched every day on YouTube? Currently, one of the most effective tools to push your brand, generate a skyrocketing ROI, and increase sales is video.

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Financial Targets Don’t Motivate Employees

Harvard Business

Adjust your messaging to focus on purpose, value, and impact. Digital Article

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Services You Need To Protect Your Commercial Property

Strategy Driven

Looking after your commercial property takes a lot of work. Many responsibilities require your attention, and the to-do list is forever expanding.

How to Write Vacation Request Email (Samples)

HR Digest

We hope this guide will help you learn how to write a vacation request email, one even your boss cannot deny! Every job comes with some leave entitlement, but how many of us manage to take advantage of them?

#LeadershipTruth Video — Praise The Pause

Roundtable Talk

[youtube [link] It’s time to break the stigma around pressing pause! Join Glain as she outlines the importance of stopping to take a breath and reassessing your situation. It is a crucial strategic choice that needs to be a part of every leader’s repertoire!

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Why We’re in the Midst of a Global Semiconductor Shortage

Harvard Business

Weak links in supply chains have underscored the importance of rigorous supply chain management. Supply chain Digital Article

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

The Wrong Way to Respond to Employee Activism

Harvard Business

Three common traps and how to avoid them. Conflict Leadership Crisis management Economics & Society Digital Article

How Savvy Midsize Firms Increase Sales in a Virtual World

Harvard Business

Strong relationships give salespeople an edge. Here’s how to nurture your connections when you can’t meet face to face. Sales Strategy Managing uncertainty Digital Article