Mon.Oct 15, 2018

Dear Founder

Leading Blog

W HAT BEGAN AS a project to provide guidance to a select group of founders in the Webb Investment Network has been expanded and offered to founders of all types and those who need to have a founder’s mindset. The result is Dear Founder written by Maynard Webb with the help of Carlye Adler.

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5 Fun Staff Appreciation Ideas

Lead Change Blog

A couple of recent surveys showed that half of the respondents would stay longer in their current workplace if their efforts were recognised more by their employers. The respondents stated that those who do not feel recognised would not put in more effort than their job descriptions require. Although many workplaces do have recognition schemes in place to honour their staff, many feel that these schemes are dull, insincere, or not worth the effort required.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Venom The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Despite the Disney and 21st Century Fox inches closer to closing, 21st Century Fox still has a couple of superhero movies left in the queue. Gambit, Dark Phoenix, and The New Mutants are all upcoming Marvel movies. They’ve also recently released another Marvel movie.

Have You Become Your (Worst) Boss?

Kevin Eikenberry

Every boss you have had has had an impact on the leader you are today. Chances are you have had some bosses you didn’t love, and hopefully you have had some that you respected, looked up to, and tried to emulate. Most of us try to forget the worst boss we ever had. Today, I […].

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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.

10 Signs Your Website Is Not Working Anymore

Strategy Driven

A business’ website is the basis of their online presence and marketing strategy. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that it is effective and up to date. The set up and initial design of your website is important, but so too is the website redesign.

Why Not-Liking is Easy

Leadership Freak

In 1977 Wally Palmar, Mike Skill, Rich Cole, and Jimmy Marinos formed the Romantics. The Romantics weren’t as successful as other bands of the 70’s like KISS, AC/DC, Queen, or the Eagles. But their 1980… Continue reading → Success Leadership Development

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USA Gymnastics Demonstrates Failure at Leadership Selection in the Digital Media Age

Modern Servant Leader

On Saturday, USA Gymnastics announced the role of interim President and CEO will be filled by Mary Bono. In selecting Bono, USA Gymnastics joins an unfortunate list of companies failing to conduct a basic analysis of digital media , before making critical leadership decisions.

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Empower Your Employees With Learning… Whatever Your Budget

Strategy Driven

As an entrepreneur, you know that your unique combination of passion, talent, skills, training, experience and business acumen are integral to the success of your enterprise.

Successful Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Do This One Thing

Lead from Within

There’s a common thread in top leadership that will surprises most people—and in some cases makes them rethink what they know about leadership. When you think of successful leaders you probably think of people who are decisive.

Leadership Caffeine™—How Effective Leaders Use Reframing to Tackle Challenges

Management Excellence

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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.

4 Key Issues That Can Get in the Way of Giving Effective Feedback

leaderCommunicator

Giving feedback can be one of the most difficult things to do as a leader, which is why so many leaders avoid it. Some leaders may hesitate to avoid hurting any feelings. Others are nervous about how the employee will take the feedback.

Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobson

New to your leader role? Or, already a leader, but looking to hone your skills? Then, the new kindle book, Ignite Your Leadership Expertise: Become the Trusted Advisor Others Seek , by Nathan Magnuson , is the book for you.

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4 Ways I Discern Saying No to Good Opportunites

Ron Edmondson

Age and maturity has helped me better discern what I can do and should do based on my strengths, weaknesses, passions and dreams. It’s freeing when we become more certain in who God has wired us to be and who He has not.

Restoring Joy and Meaning to Learning

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. David Langford has taken his experience with applying Deming’s ideas to education to his position as the Superintendent of Ingenium schools in Los Angeles, California.

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.

If Humility Is So Important, Why Are Leaders So Arrogant?

Harvard Business Review

Martin Poole/Getty Images. A recent management column in the Wall Street Journal appeared under the appealing headline, “The Best Bosses Are Humbles Bosses.” ” The article reported that humble leaders “inspire close teamwork, rapid learning and high performance in their teams.”

Help Your Team Do More Without Burning Out

Harvard Business Review

Image Source/Getty Images. As we begin our coaching session, Nick is fired up. He radiates energy, his eyes are beaming with determination, and he never really comes to a full rest.

Should Everyone Be Allowed to Invest in Private Tech Companies?

Harvard Business Review

Beata Bernina/Getty Images. The SEC Chairman recently announced a policy initiative to enable the ordinary investors to invest in private companies. Currently, only wealthy accredited investors are allowed to invest in private companies.

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How We Teach Digital Skills at PwC

Harvard Business Review

Photography by Bob/Getty Images. Across our society and in all industries, leaders and their organizations are racing to unlock the value of data, tech-enable business processes, and create better, more digitally-enhanced experiences for customers, clients, and employees.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

How the Architecture of Hospitals Affects Health Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

mathisworks/Getty Images. A key determinant of everything that matters when it comes to health interventions — the experience, cost, and results — has been hiding in plain sight. It is the buildings and spaces in which patients are treated.

Perfect Is the Enemy

Harvard Business Review

From the Women at Work podcast: Listen and subscribe to our podcast via Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS. Download the discussion guide for this episode. Join our online community. Download this podcast. If you’ve worked your way up in a competitive field — or are anxious by nature — you may have perfectionist tendencies. Maybe you’re a hard-driving, obsessive worker who thinks a task is never quite done.