Wed.Feb 06, 2019

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. As our context change, we have to grow with it.

3 steps to creating a culture that retains your best employees

Strategy Driven

Employees can do the minimum, or go the extra mile, and the difference between these two levels of performance, multiplied by the number of employees, can make or break a company. And when your employees are going the extra mile, it means they are engaged, and engaged employees don’t leave.

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4 Low-Tech Action Steps to Implement When Starting a New Business

Women on Business

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Deliver Life-Changing Presentations Every Time.

Rich Gee Group

Some people love to give presentations. Some people hate it. Most people fall somewhere in between these two points on the presentation spectrum. What outcome do you want from your presentation? A decision? Enthusiasm for a idea? A sale? A way to present bad numbers so they look good? I've given thousands of presentations — from a small status update for my division, or an 850+ audience at The Hartford Insurance Company, all the way to major sales presentations to McDonald's and Home Depot.

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.

Take Care Of The Small Things

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently on my way to the Gateway Church for a Connect Group. Everything seemed okay until I drove onto the highway. Then, once I hit 60 MPH (not the 88 MPH it took the Delorean to time travel), my car began to violently shake. Honestly, I thought my car was falling apart.

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Respect, Interpreted Part 1

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I believe that respect is a key structural beam supporting the organizational "house." Without it, trust falls, productivity falls, engagement drops and turnover increases. It becomes harder to attract top talent for open positions in organizations where respect is not a minimum standard. Without respect, an organization's culture becomes structurally unsound and devolves into "a house of cards" at risk of many negative impacts beyond those mentioned here.

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Young Entrepreneurs Find a Powerful Advantage by Encouraging Human Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Workplaces are full of disconnected people. There are still far too many leaders who, consciously or unconsciously, allow cultures of control or indifference that are disengaging and stressful for those under them.

What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues that Average Leaders Neglect

Leadership Freak

The difference between average leaders and exceptional leadership is heart. Heartless leaders are deformed beasts that excuse abuse in the name of results. Empathy: Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, pursues empathy. His pursuit… Continue reading → Personal Growth Courage Leadership Development Leadership Culture leadership success

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How Social Media Can Grow Your Business

Strategy Driven

If you’re a business owner, you have likely heard about how social media has a way of spreading the word about your business, even if you no clue on why or how it achieves results.

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Upcoming Webinars

Chart Your Course

Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Wed, Feb 13, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. Join us for a free webinar! You attended the DISC workshop, what’s next?

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Sales Wolves Do Not Always Interview Well

Sales Wolf Blog

When a person is purchasing a sports car, they do not go to the dealership and randomly test drive every single car on the lot until one feels right. They do not test drive a minivan, nor a SUV. They go directly to the sports cars. Because they came to purchase a sports car!

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Four Reasons Sales People Fail

Chart Your Course

Not everyone is a natural salesperson. Salespeople come and go in companies because they will either sink or swim. If you love sales, are able to stay organized, believe in your product and are urgent to make that sale happen, then you’ll do well.

Dementia’s Two-Fold Impact on Women

Women on Business

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Someone to Know: Q&A with FM Global Assistant Vice President, Public Relations Steve Zenofsky


Steve Zenofsky, Assistant Vice President, Public Relations for FM Global, is an incredibly thoughtful strategic communicator and definitely Someone to Know.

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.

Why You Should Take Notes By Hand


Whether you’re in a meeting, or a training session, or a lecture trying to remember information, the most used method for retention is taking notes.

5 Times Change is Hardest to Lead

Ron Edmondson

Change is hard – almost always. Sometimes change is harder than other times. And, it’s then where leadership is tested most, tensions mount and people are more likely to object. In my experience, if a leader knows these times it helps prepare to approach the change. Change is necessary.


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Tom Brady In 2000 NFL draft, Sixth round, 199th player taken After 18 seasons in the NFL, 9 trips to the Super Bowl, 6 Championships. Based on these results, he proved to be the most accomplished member of his draft class.

How prepared is your workplace for the week after Super Bowl?

HR Digest

The Super Bowl match between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots on Sunday marked huge excitement among millions of Americans as they tuned in to watch from every corner of the country. As usual, both fans and nonfans, including individuals with no love for sports recognize this day as a fun-filled one. The merriment goes with eating too much food, drinking lots of alcohol, and staying up very late for late-night commercials.

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.

Train the Trainer – Infection Control

Rapid BI

We often talk about the importance of wearing gloved as part of our infection control Standard Practises (SPs), the use of hand-gel, but we don't really do infection control. What are infections? how are they spread? What can each of us to to STOP the spread of infection in its tracks? Where are infections being spread in your organisation - they are being spread - but do you KNOW where?

Fears About Huawei, and Facebook Earnings (What We Learned)

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate U.S. fears about Huawei and implications for U.S.-China China relations. They also offer their interpretation of Facebook’s latest earnings results, before sharing their After Hours picks for the week. Economics & Society Technology Audio

The State of Globalization in 2019, and What It Means for Strategists

Harvard Business Review

Executives should consider four key ideas. Globalization Global strategy International business Digital Article

How to Choose Your First AI Project

Harvard Business Review

Pick a quick win to build internal support. Technology Data 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.

To Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times, Tie Them to Payments

Harvard Business Review

The average wait time in the U.S. is around an hour and a half. Economics Regulation Strategy Healthcare Digital Article

Ideas for Helping Remote Colleagues Bond

Harvard Business Review

From book clubs to Fortnite. Employee retention Leading teams Digital Article