Thu.Sep 24, 2020

Business Alignment

Lead Change Blog

Do all the pieces of the puzzle fit together? Business alignment implies that all parts of an organization are integrated and functioning in a highly coordinated manner in support of its business strategy. A highly aligned business is effective (focused on the right things) and efficient (no waste). They are highly productive and successful. The organization’s structure, processes, systems, programs, and initiatives all support and align with the company’s strategy. .

Leading Thoughts for September 24, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Steve Farber on doing what you love in the service of people: “It doesn’t matter whether the leaders are in the front or the rear. What matters is the way they are leading the pack. In either case, the leaders are serving other members.

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How to Demonstrate Your Leadership Potential Now

Let's Grow Leaders

You know you’ve got leadership potential. But, how do you get others to see it? Particularly, now. After all, your boss has bigger fish to fry than talking about your career. But this crisis could go on for a while. And you […].

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How to Overcome the Distraction of Compassion

Leadership Freak

Distracted leaders are octopods spinning like tornados with sucker-filled tentacles clinging to ‘important’ trivialities. You can’t go eight directions at the same time and make meaningful progress.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Playbook for a New Leader’s First 90 Days on the Job

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Kristin Harper : The first 90 days of a leaders’ tenure set the foundation for their future success. Below are five time-tested approaches for new leaders to get off to a fast start.

What Are Some Harsh Truths About Being a Leader

Lead from Within

Many people think of leadership as a glorified profession, one with impressive titles and lots of prestige and benefits. That may or may not be the case, but every level of leadership involves some hard truths.

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7 Things NOT to Do When the Church is In Decline

Ron Edmondson

Often when I hear from a pastor the church has been plateaued or in a season of decline for several years. They are often looking for answers of how they can turnaround. I love helping churches, but there truly are no standard answers. It’s unique for every church and every situation.

Three Key Elements of Virtual Facilitation and Beyond

The Regis Company

Over the last few weeks, we've been exploring how to create effective leadership development programs, especially as more learning becomes virtualized. In our last blog, we discussed how good design is good design , regardless of whether the program is virtual or not. As we turn our focus to facilitation, we find that this is also true. Virtualization

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What are the Best Sectors to Invest in the UK Stock Market Now 2020?

Strategy Driven

There’s no doubt that global stocks have endured a difficult time in 2020, largely on the back of the coronavirus outbreak.

Leadership, Love, And Credibility: An Intimate Conversation With Jim Kouzes

Steve Farber

The Leadership Challenge is probably the most significant body of research on leadership on the planet. Coauthored by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, it is considered as the Bible of the extreme leadership research world. Read more. The post Leadership, Love, And Credibility: An Intimate Conversation With Jim Kouzes first appeared on Steve Farber. Podcast credibility engagement leadership measuring success staying in love The Leadership Challenge

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Improve Workplace Safety With Cooperative Efforts

Strategy Driven

Every day, people head to work believing they will complete their allotted hours and duties and then go home safely. It’s true that everyone deserves to have a safe working environment, and many businesses take steps to make sure employees are safe. However, many workplace accidents still happen. Understand That Safety Impacts Everyone. Employee safety is important for everyone at the worksite whether it is a low-risk office environment or a high-risk off-shore mining site.

Three Ways To Be A Level 5 Leader

Eric Jacobson

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed. This is a leader who: bestows credit generously shoulders blame responsibility puts organization before self. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Jim Collins Level 5 Leader The 5 Levels Of Leadership

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How To Ensure Your Resume Stays Top Of The Pile

Strategy Driven

In order to get the job you want, you need to have the skills that are required. You need to be able to fulfill the employer’s needs and do what they want. At the end of the day, you’re going to be a valuable cog in their well-oiled machine. If you don’t have what’s necessary, then you won’t get picked – it’s quite simple. There is another thing you need to do, though. You must ensure that you’re looking very attractive to them.

Disparity of Perception and Reality

Decker Communication

I love to watch golf on TV. My kids laugh at me, because when they walk into my room late at night, I am frequently watching replays that I viewed earlier in the day. This, of course, happened this last weekend with the US Open and Bryson DeChambeau’s impressive win. I just read an article highlighting DeChambeau as the only player in the field who practiced the night before the final day of the tournament to iron out some kinks, taking advantage of the floodlights that were provided.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

How to Start Your Own Online Business?

Strategy Driven

It is never too late to start afresh! Considering the experience your business has, this time leaves no space for mistake. Online business requires strong determination, as there are certain risk factors. The completion is tough. Among almost 1 billion websites, if you want to set an example, you must be organized, disciplined, and strategic. When you are sure about your business domain, consult the best eCommerce development service to get your job done.

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Gravitas Is a Quality You Can Develop

Harvard Business

Five tips to build it — in a way that’s authentic to you. Leadership Communication Influence Digital Article

5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Home Loans Before Applying

Strategy Driven

Unless you’re one of the lucky few to win the lottery, it’s a safe bet that when it comes time to buy a home, you likely aren’t able to pay for the whole thing with out-of-pocket cash. In order to afford your first home , you’re going to need a home loan—more commonly called a mortgage. Whether through a bank or a credit union, like Rivermark Community Credit Union, home loans are a necessary step for homeownership.

How to Reduce Reactive Coaching

Roundtable Talk

Today’s brutal business reality is that the pace is faster than ever, leadership is more complex and the pressures for today’s mid-level and senior leaders are mounting.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Top Tips For Growing Your Franchise

Strategy Driven

Whether you’re an aspiring, emerging, or well-established franchisor , these simple tips on how to build and grow your concept still apply and always will. For development experts who know it all, it’s always a good idea to review the basics. Franchising your company is a good way to earn more revenue, grow your brand, and take on exciting new opportunities. People often assume their franchise’s growth will come naturally, but businesses don’t grow on their own.

How to Harness the Digital Transformation of the Covid Era

Harvard Business

Recommendations for policy-makers and businesses. Economic development Policy Technology Digital Article

The Art of Communicating Risk

Harvard Business

Trust that your customers can handle uncertainty — as long as you frame it the right way. Behavioral economics Crisis communication Digital Article

Introducing Season 6

Harvard Business

Women at Work returns October 5 with candid conversations and practical advice that’ll help get you through the messiness of 2020. Plus, we have a new host! Gender Audio

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

How VR Training Can Help Turn Employees Into Leaders - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM OCULUS FOR BUSINESS

Harvard Business

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