Mon.Jul 08, 2024

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Why You Need a Culture of Growth

Leading Blog

A SECRET to lifelong success is to always be in learning mode, personally and organizationally. In Cultures of Growth , Mary Murphy contrasts a Culture of Growth with its growth mindset and the fixed mindset of a Culture of Genius. These mindsets exist on a continuum. We don’t just have one or the other. We are not static. We frequently shift from one to the other depending on what we are experiencing.

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Creative Peer Recognition: How to Get Better at Team Celebration

Let's Grow Leaders

Build a cadence of regular peer recognition for a stronger, happier, more connected team As a human-centered leader, you know it’s important to recognize and celebrate your team. But, if you’re like most managers we talk with, you wish you could do more. You can multiply your efforts by building an infrastructure for effective peer recognition.

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Why Is The Feedback Sandwich Bad? And How To Give Better Feedback

Lead from Within

The feedback sandwich, a popular technique and it is commonly used method for delivering constructive criticism. It involves starting with a positive comment (compliment), followed by the critical feedback (criticism), and concluding with another positive comment (compliment). This technique is intended to soften the impact of criticism by framing it with praise, with the goal of making the recipient more receptive to the feedback.

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Invisible Costs to Consider in Decision Making

QAspire

We often take decisions based on what matters the most to us “at that point in time”. Revenues going down? Take up that dreaded project which you wouldn’t take otherwise. A friend wants you to speak for free at an event? Say yes, because he is a friend afterall. A product being offered at really low cost? Buy it, it’s a great bargain. You only realize later that the project you took up ate all your team’s time and resources to the point of making losses and losing reputation.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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From Transactional to Transformational: Rethinking Customer Experience Strategies in Retail

Women on Business

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What Business Leaders Need To Know About Artificial Intelligence

Eric Jacobson

Mastering AI by Jeremy Kahn is absolutely a must-read for every business leader who wants to better understand the history and evolution of AI (Artificial Intelligence), and more important, the promise and perils of AI for businesses and society. Even if you think you have a basic understanding of AI, this book is an essential resource for you. That is because Kahn delivers not only a timely, thorough and thought-provoking examination of AI’s benefits to humanity as well as its potentially chill

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Now Is The Time To Invest In Digital Skills

The Horizons Tracker

The digital skills gap has been at the forefront of European leaders’ agendas for several years now. Indeed, in 2022 the European Union’s European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launched the Deep Tech Talent Initiative, which it hoped would upgrade the deep tech skills of around a million people across the continent. Deep tech skills were chosen because of the belief that these skills will be at the cutting edge of technical innovation in the coming years.

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Separating AI hype from investment opportunity

CEO Insider

Amidst the considerable hype around AI and its seemingly endless possibilities, the technology’s proponents and critics alike can be prone to embellishment – making the extent of its investment potential difficult to ascertain. ‘Revolutionising’. ‘Unbiased’. ‘Productivity gains’. ‘Impersonal’. ‘Unethical’. ‘Make humans obsolete’. All these and more have been attributed to artificial intelligence.

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Creating A Multi-Generational Workforce That Thrives

The Horizons Tracker

It’s increasingly the case that our workplaces are multi-generational environments. I wrote recently about the challenges presented by managers being younger than those they lead, but that is but one of the challenges a multi-generational workplace presents. With the number of over 65s in the workplace doubling , the age gap between the youngest and oldest employees in a typical workplace is likely to be considerable.

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Job Scams Surge in 2023—Employment Cons Exploit Hopeful Job Seekers

HR Digest

According to new data from the Identity Theft Resource Center , there has been a surge in job scams in 2023 linked to the rise of artificial intelligence. AI-based job scams are a new concept that experts are urging the public to familiarize themselves with, as scammers have turned to using these tools to collect personal data under the guise of interviewing expectant candidates.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Higher Income Doesn’t Equate To More Happiness

The Horizons Tracker

A survey by McGill University, covering small rural communities globally, challenges the common belief that higher income equates to greater happiness. The study , which included nearly 3,000 people from 19 small communities, some self-identifying as Indigenous and all reliant on nature for their livelihoods, revealed that despite limited monetary resources (only 64% of households had cash income), many residents lead content and fulfilling lives.

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A return of the manager as a character in a horror story?

Art Petty

The toxic manager style is alive and functioning in too many organizations. In my practice, I hear from clients daily about the approaches and tactics of these managers—some responding to the pressures from above and others seemingly thriving in leading by intimidation. This latter group—those thriving by promoting fear—are the stuff of evil characters in a horror story.

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Skydance Media’s $8 Billion Acquisition of Paramount Global and the Co-CEOs Memo

CEO Insider

Following the announcement of Skydance Media’s $8 billion acquisition of Paramount Global, Paramount’s current co-CEOs, Brian Robbins, George Cheeks, and Chris McCarthy, informed staff that operations will remain unchanged until the transaction is finalized. The deal is projected to close in the first half of 2025, pending regulatory approvals.

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A return of the manager as a character in a horror story?

Management Excellence

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Mexico’s Top Billionaire Carlos Slim Invests $1.2 Billion in Gulf of Mexico Gas Field

CEO Insider

Carlos Slim’s company, Grupo Carso SAB, is investing $1.2 billion to develop a gas field in the Gulf of Mexico, expected to begin production around 2026. This venture showcases a model for collaboration between Mexico’s state oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), and private enterprises. The agreement between Grupo Carso and Pemex involves exploring and extracting […] The post Mexico’s Top Billionaire Carlos Slim Invests $1.2 Billion in Gulf of Mexico Gas Field appear

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The 6 Disciplines Companies Need to Get the Most Out of Gen AI

Harvard Business Review

Some observers are beginning to question whether gen AI will produce enough value to exceed its costs. It can, but extracting economic value from gen AI requires several different types of disciplined capabilities. Unfortunately, most companies lack these. The good news is they can develop them. Specifically, companies should invest in behavioral change, controlled experimentation, measurement of business value, data management, human capital development, and systems thinking.

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What Sets Genius Teams Apart

Harvard Business Review

The most successful executive teams can achieve outsized outcomes, but they can also be challenging to manage and be a part of. The author, a psychologist who has worked with executive teams for over 20 years, explains what sets the best teams apart — their members’ raw capacity, the scale of their aspiration and achievement, and their constant generative tension — and unpacks how to manage the latter so that teams are productive, not destructive.

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