Thu.May 16, 2019

The Unspoken Role of Confidence in Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Karen J. Hewitt: Leadership is one of the most regularly used words in the world of business, and arguably one of the most important. But what does it really mean, and is it delivering what it promises in organisations?

Baldheaded Leadership

Lead Change Blog

She was the chief operating officer of a large company, and this was the leadership conference for her company. I was there as a keynote speaker, and her “message to the troops” came right before my closing remarks. She had been going through chemotherapy for breast cancer and was utterly bald. no wig and no hat. She stood before this large group of followers entirely without pretense, embarrassment, or reserve. And she was incredibly compelling.

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The Long and Short of an Effective Employee Development Program

Women on Business

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Decision-Making and Problem Solving: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about decision-making and problem-solving (and several weighed in on the choice between coffee and tea.) Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and […]. The post Decision-Making and Problem Solving: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival Winning Well decision making problem solving team

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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.

Forget About Silencing Your Inner Critic

Leadership Freak

Your inner critic’s voice is louder and more believable than external voices. Others compliment you, but you know you’re a fraud. Forget about silencing your inner accuser.

How to Build Effective Leadership with These 8 Qualities

Lead from Within

Whatever your position, whatever field you’re working in, whatever type of organization, the fundamentals of strong leadership are the same. Here are the eight qualities I consider essential to strong, effective, successful leadership: The competence in being positive.

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7 Management Lessons from a Home Renovation Project

Management Excellence

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3 Tips for Reducing the Inherent Chaos of Running a Small Business

Joseph Lalonde

Starting up and running your own small business opens a lot of doors, and can be the gateway to all sorts of incredible adventures, and productive life paths.

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Interesting Things You Should Know About The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) In India

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Interesting Things You Should Know About The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) In India. One of the dream institutions for any engineer kid in India is the group of Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).

5 Tactics For Maximizing Business Productivity

Strategy Driven

Disaster! That is what happens when a business is unproductive. This is because whatever product or service your business outputs takes money to create. Therefore, if you are doing this in an inefficiently, it will be costing you money, the very lifeblood of your company.

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.

Ranked: The 15 Cities With The Most Billionaire, 2019: New York And Hong Kong Tops

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Ranked: The 15 Cities With The Most Billionaire, 2019: New York And Hong Kong Tops. When it comes to the three comma club, fifteen cities in the world are home to almost 30 percent of the global billionaire population as of 2018.

How To Find People To Connect With In Your Industry

Strategy Driven

When it comes to owning your own business , one of the best things you can do in terms of growth is to connect with people in your industry. When people say ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’, they are 100% right.

How To Hire Top Talent In An Instant

Eric Jacobson

The following statements from author Scott Wintrip convinced me to read his book, High Velocity Hiring: How To Hire Top Talent In An Instant : "Hiring is broken. There's a new way to hire that's faster, efficient, and effective.

5 Steps To A Running A Better Business

Strategy Driven

Being a business owner is a great career to have, but the position can also be stressful and overwhelming at times. What will help you succeed is if you don’t ever get too comfortable in one place and are always striving to better yourself and your business.

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.

Comment on The Fog by Tanmay Vora


Thank you so much, Agustin


Taking Care of Your Small Business’ Tech

Strategy Driven

Nowadays, we are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. In our day to day lives, we use it to communicate with our loved ones, schedule our lives, and find answers to pretty much any question that pops into our head – to name just a few tasks.

What is your organization’s attitude toward paying its suppliers?


Our reader poll today asks: What is your organization’s attitude toward paying its suppliers? We see prompt payment as an important sign of partnership and professionalism: 75% We try to pay promptly but it’s not that big of a deal if we don’t: 9% We’ll pay when we pay.

Tips for Creating Successful Small Business Websites

Strategy Driven

The trick to making a great website is sound planning. This is the case for small personal sites and the websites of large businesses that see hundreds of thousands of visitors per day.

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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.

How to Manage Change When it’s Impossible to “Bounce Back”

Experience to Lead

What happens when you’re on track for success and, suddenly, an unexpected obstacle blindsides you? For John Register, unexpected change came in the form of a literal hurdle as he was training for the US Olympic Trials in track and field.

7 Management Lessons from a Home Renovation Project

Art Petty

Anyone who has invested time in renovating an older home understands surprises and conundrums emerge every time a wall or ceiling is breached. There are parallels in the world of management where the twists and turns of the marketplace demand change.

Managing Change and Breaking Down Silos: Lessons from Normandy and D-Day on the 75th Anniversary

Experience to Lead

So much was at stake leading up to the D-Day landings at Normandy in 1944. If the invasion succeeded, the Allies would secure a crucial foothold in Western Europe. It would be an important step toward ending a war that had raged on for five years already, with unimaginable costs.

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Comment on The Fog by Agustín Menéndez


beautiful reflection! Greetings from Uruguay, South America. Agustin


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.

Which GOT character defines your personality?

HR Digest

We are just a few days away from knowing who will sit on the iron throne. With it we’ll bid farewell to our favorite GOT characters. Until of course, we are blessed a GOT prequel or GOT sequel. Game of thrones has been a lot more than just a fantasy show.

7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader

Ron Edmondson

I regularly talk to young leaders through my blog and many of them feel they are working for a controlling leader. In a previous post I talked about the 3 results of controlling leadership. It is a prevalent enough issue in leadership that I decided to cover it in my book The Mythical Leader. .

Executive Ambitions

Harvard Business Review

Do you want the corner office someday? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Mike Troiano, a venture capitalist and former executive. They talk through what to do when you’re falling off the executive track, you’re moving up but don’t believe in the company’s strategy, or you have a rival who could block your path to the C-suite. Leadership development Career planning Leadership Audio

Using Voice Interfaces to Make Products More Inclusive

Harvard Business Review

Different people need to access technology in different ways. Technology Diversity Design 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.

Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?

Harvard Business Review

If not, is it their fault — or yours? Data Analytics Hiring Digital Article

To Improve Food Inspections, Change the Way They’re Scheduled

Harvard Business Review

New research finds that the timing of commercial kitchen inspections affects their results. Business processes Operations Food & Beverage Government Hospitality Digital Article

How Home Care Can Reduce Expensive Hospitalizations

Harvard Business Review

Results from a program in Connecticut. Operations Organizational structure Business models Healthcare Digital Article

You Are the Product: Giancarlo Pitocco and the Attention Economy

Harvard Business Review

Former Facebook and Instagram employee Giancarlo Pitocco explains how the attention economy has created a mental health and productivity crisis — and how we can begin to reclaim our valuable time and attention. Health Technology Psychology Social responsibility Audio

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.