Wed.Feb 26, 2020

30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job

Leading Blog

S STRESS is a given in our lives. Not all of it is bad. For most of us it comes and goes, but for about 25% of us, it is a severe and constant reality according to one NPR/Harvard study. Many are experiencing anxiety leading to burnout at increasingly higher rates.

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Talent Mindset

Lead Change Blog

Strategic talent management is the ultimate competitive advantage for today’s businesses. Managing talent is a dynamic and ongoing process that is often executed poorly or overlooked completely. Good business is about knowing your people as well as your know your numbers.

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Making The Tough Calls

Joseph Lalonde

I recently had to make a really tough call. One I had put off for longer than I should have. But making the call had to be done. One of my favorite online mentors mentioned a man’s name I knew. A man I had once been friends with.

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Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Sifting through mountains of information, people who want to do the right thing are finding it harder than ever to find the truth. We find ourselves dealing with the challenge of too much information and too little insight.

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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.

A Simple Practice that Yields Disproportionate Advantage

Leadership Freak

“Half the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Bad is an erasure. One dingbat behavior erases many noble behaviors.… … Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Leadership Leadership Development

Do You Have What It Takes To Pursue A Career In Criminal Justice?

Tanveer Naseer

Whether you’re moved by a sense of duty, or just have an interest in the field, it takes a certain type of person to work in criminal justice. There are several criteria you need to meet, no matter what role you want to fill. After all, criminal justice includes far. Click to continue reading. Othe

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Stop Feeding Your Trolls

Next Level Blog

We all know that there are trolls on social media. Twitter is full of real people and bots generating a constant stream of mean tweets. What we sometimes forget is that trolls have been with us since long before Twitter was ever a thing and live on in three-dimensional form today.

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How to Communicate with Millennials


As with any audience, when communicating with millennials it helps to put yourself in their shoes to gain a greater understanding of where they’re coming from. Keep Their Past Experience in Mind.

How Saying Less Can Empower Others to Say More

Skip Prichard

This is a guest post by Kevin Hancock, CEO of Hancock Lumber. His new book is The Seventh Power: One CEO’s Journey into the Business of Shared Leadership. Forced to Talk Less. My name is Kevin Hancock, and I am the CEO of Hancock Lumber, one of America’s oldest family businesses.

Culture Compass: A Six-Point Navigational Framework

The Practical Leader

When we’re mapping a trip to an unfamiliar destination, it’s extremely helpful to be able to zoom out to see the big picture. We can then zoom in for turn by turn details. A big reason up to 70% of change efforts fail is lack of zoomed out planning.

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.

How To Ensure New Leaders Succeed

Eric Jacobson

“ It has been estimated that 40% of executives fail within the first 18 months on the job, regardless of whether they were hired from outside the company or promoted from within ,” explain Dan Ciampa and David L. Dotlich , authors of the book, Transitions At The Top.

10 Things to Consider When Hiring a Website Developer

Strategy Driven

Forming a strong team of professionals who are on the same page with you is vital and at times very challenging. But let’s face it, the success of your business in much depends on the people who are helping you sail your projects towards the rewarding revenues.

CEO Spotlight: Joel Rose, CEO of Teach to One

CEO Insider

Joel Rose is the co-founder and CEO of New Classrooms, a non-profit venture that helps schools redesign classrooms and curricula in order to customize teaching and learning.

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Get More Efficient In Your Business

Strategy Driven

An efficient business is always going to be more profitable, and you must be looking at taking steps to improve your company’s efficiency so you can really make a big difference. When you look at your business no matter what it is, you need to ensure that you’re improving its performance.

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.

CEOs Priorities For The 2020

CEO Insider

The business leaders we speak and work with every day have a sense of the opportunity ahead. And they also recognize, and work to embrace, the uncertainty ahead after a decade of expansion and digital disruption on a grand scale.

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The Bliss and Challenge of the R2 Diagnosis

The Center For Leadership Studies

You won the job over dozens, if not hundreds of applicants! Or you were promoted over a handful of strong colleagues! Your resume speaks for itself regarding your previous experience, accomplishments and acclaim!

Black History Month Spotlight: Hope-Noelle Davenport, Founder of HauteTrader

CEO Insider

This month is Black History Month, a time when the nation recalls the victories, inventions, and strides of African Americans in United States history, so what better way to honor Black History Month this month (and all year long) then to spotlight black entrepreneurs and those distributing multi-million (and billion) dollar businesses.

Structured Thought Problem Solving


Mike Lynn, thoughtLEADERS Principal, sat down with Jim and Jan of The Leadership Podcast to discuss structured thought problem solving, on a macro level.

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.

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Rapid BI

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Office Party Etiquette: How to be a Gracious Guest

HR Digest

An office party is meant to make the employees relaxed and bring them in a more cordial and friendly environment, one that is not formal and office-like. It is a chance to let loose, indulge in fun, and celebrate with the colleagues.

A New Framework for Executive Compensation

Harvard Business Review

Leaders’ pay should be tied to corporate mission, not strategy. Executive compensation Digital Article

Constructive Feedback: Killing Softly With Faint Praise and Loud Criticism

HR Digest

Constructive feedback is a positive and negative observation of performance given in a manner that the person receiving it is ready to do better in both cases. Praising or criticizing someone should not be mixed up with constructive feedback.

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.

We Need a Cheap Way to Diagnose Coronavirus

Harvard Business Review

Without a vaccine, testing to identify who has the virus is crucial to containing it. Government Research & development Managing organizations Digital Article

Can Transparency Laws Fix the Gender Wage Gap?

Harvard Business Review

An analysis of pay at public universities in Canada shows that they might. Gender Policy Labor Digital Article

How to Create the Perfect Meeting Agenda

Harvard Business Review

It’s all about asking the right questions. Meetings Digital Article

How Siemens Healthineers Is Using New Technologies to Help Health Care Providers Make Better-Informed Decisions - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from Siemens Healthineers. Research & development Innovation Product development Sponsor Content

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.

Can Airtable Democratize Software Development?

Harvard Business Review

Airtable is creating a new $100 billion market category. Technology Competition Disruptive innovation Audio

The Future of Movie Theaters, and Radical Salary Transparency

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the future of movie theaters and radical salary transparency. Competitive strategy Pricing Transparency Audio

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How Much Money Does the World Owe China?

Harvard Business Review

An analysis finds 50% of China’s loans to developing countries go unreported. Economic development Financial markets Emerging markets Digital Article

Use Data to Revolutionize Project Planning

Harvard Business Review

Overcome your inclination to overpromise and under-deliver. Data Project management Digital Article

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.