March, 2023

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Good Power: Changing a Life. Changing Work. Changing the World.

Leading Blog

T HE TIME TO THINK about power is before you get it. Power is part of leadership, and it can be used in the service of others or for personal gain. In Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World , former Chairman and CEO of IBM Ginni Rometty redefines power as a way to “drive meaningful change in positive ways for ourselves, our organizations, and for the many, not just the few.

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Caring For a Positive Culture

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I have written a lot about ethical culture building, but there is one simple concept that is a game changer that many leaders overlook. It is the importance of simultaneously managing two things well in order to shore up both sides of the system.

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Cultivating a Culture of Connection at Home

Michael Lee Stallard

Our focus is on the importance of human connection and cultivating a culture of connection in the workplace, but what we’ve learned about connection applies beyond the realm of our work lives. The principles are relevant for individuals, community groups, sports teams, nations and even families. Knowing that a connection deficit negatively affects our own health and well-being, the health of groups and the health of society, we’ve become concerned observing how the pace and stress of life threat

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Powerful Phrases to Deal With a Credit Stealer or Idea Thief

Let's Grow Leaders

Stop that Credit Stealer and Get the Recognition You Deserve “I was in a meeting the other day, and one of the executives thanked my boss for the success of a project I’ve been working on all year. And you know what she said next? Thank you. I was sitting right there. She took ALL THE CREDIT! The really infuriating thing is that she had NOTHING to do with that project.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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How To Keep Employees Productive And Healthy At Work

Tanveer Naseer

Workplace performance is directly related to the health of your employees. People who feel hale, hearty, and happy are more likely to properly focus on the task at hand and give it adequate energy to accomplish it. Being around coworkers who apply the same amount of vigor encourages the productivity.

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How to Prepare for Performance Management Conversations

Next Level Blog

For a number of my executive coaching clients, it’s the time of year when they’re wrapping up annual performance review conversations. As is usually the case, some of those are easy and fun, and others are hard and stress-inducing. Whether they’re part of an annual cycle, or much more useful, a timely pull-up on recent performance, performance management conversations are a fact of corporate life.

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What To Focus On When Starting a New Job: Role Integration

CoachStation

Starting a new job can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. You want to make a good impression and set yourself up for success in your new role. There are many unknowns and even fears leading up to your first day. Your success and satisfaction depends on numerous factors, many of which you can influence and control. Does onboarding and early support really matter?

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3 Ways to Bring Your Best Self

Leadership Freak

Phonies aren’t successful. They might appear successful, but fulfillment requires whole heartedness. Your best self doesn’t wear a mask. You never get where you want to go when you leave yourself behind.

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How to Increase Trust in Your Remote Team (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Increase Trust in Your Remote Team When You’re Rarely in the Same Room “Hey Karin, I have a great team, but they’re spread out ALL OVER THE WORLD. I wouldn’t say we have a trust issue, but I would like to find some additional ways to INCREASE TRUST. What do you suggest? Today on #askingforafriend I’m taking you on a road trip to Virginia, on my way to give a keynote and talk about how to increase trust in a highly dispersed remote or hybrid team along the way

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A Lesson From Disney On What Leaders Should Be Focusing On

Tanveer Naseer

Last month, I was invited to speak to a group of European leaders about leadership competency and vulnerability. As part of the discussion, I shared a story about some recent decisions returning Disney CEO Bob Iger has made and what we can learn from them in terms of how leaders. Click to continue reading Last month, I was invited to speak to a group of European leaders about leadership competency and vulnerability.

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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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The Duality of Leadership: Illuminating the Way While Casting Shadow

Lead from Within

Leadership is a complex and multifaceted concept that involves both illuminating the way, while casting shadow along the way. On the one hand, leaders are responsible for guiding others towards success. They inspire and motivate others to achieve great things, and they provide the light that illuminates the path forward. However, leadership also involves casting shadows.

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Automatic Influence: How Your Perception Influences Everything You Do

Leading Blog

I T ALL STARTS with perception. Everything we feel, every choice we make, and everything we do all starts with our perception of our environment. Our perceptions automatically influence our feeling, and they in turn, automatically influence our actions. Perception is powerful. Erik Van Alstine takes us through the various ways the See-Feel-Act Progression influences everything we do in Automatic Influence: New Power for Change in Work and Life.

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Integration and Maximising Opportunities When Starting a New Job

CoachStation

Starting a new job can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. You want to make a good impression and set yourself up for success in your new role. There are many unknowns and even fears leading up to your first day. Your success and satisfaction depends on numerous factors, many of which you can influence and control. Does onboarding and early support really matter?

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Believe in People: The Vitality of Authentic Leadership

Leadership Freak

You’re a drummer without a band – annoying – until you believe in people. Humanity is essential to… Leaders infuse vitality into stale leadership skills when they believe in people.

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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

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Are Your Cultural Initiatives Working?

Anese Cavanaugh

3 Questions Corporate L&D Leaders Can Ask to Determine if there is a Stickiness Problem Your organization is investing in training, coaching, and cultural transformation initiatives and spending a lot of time, energy, money, and “workforce trust equity” in doing so. It’s a big lift with lots riding on the success of these initiatives. But are they working?

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10 Tips To Overcome Moments Of Leadership Self-Doubt

Tanveer Naseer

This piece was originally published on Inc.com, and is co-written with Patrick Flesner. Over the past two years, we’ve noticed a common thread underlying our conversations with startup founders, entrepreneurs, middle-level managers, and C-Level executives. We couldn’t help but note the sense of self-doubt these leaders have expressed about their.

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Here’s the Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Lead from Within

There is growing evidence to suggest that positive work cultures are more productive than negative ones. In fact, research shows that employees who feel positive about their work environment are more likely to be engaged, motivated, and productive. On the other hand, employees who work in negative or toxic cultures are more likely to be disengaged and less productive.

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Leading Thoughts for March 23, 2023

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. Bob Chapman , Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, on developing human potential: “When somebody comes into our organization and agrees to join us, when we invite them into our organization, we become stewards of that life, just as we are when a child comes into our life.

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Most HR leadership philosophies are grounded in two completely faulty assumptions — “change is hard” and “engagement drives results.” Those beliefs have inspired expensive attempts to keep change from being disruptive to employees. What these engagement programs actually do is create and reinforce feelings of victim-hood and leave employees unprepared to adapt to real changes that are necessary for the health and profitability of their enterprises.

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What Is Dumbing Us Down?

CEO Insider

At a party in rural Virginia, I listened as three military retirees carried on about the horrors of government and taxes, never stopping to think that every penny they earned came from government taxes. What is dumbing so many people down? This could be the question of our age, to answer before it’s too late. […] The post What Is Dumbing Us Down?

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Why We Overcomplicate Things

Leadership Freak

Smart people complicate simplicity. Sincere people overcomplicate life by worrying about everybody’s feelings. Aspirational people overcomplicate work by overachieving insignificance.

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Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying

Kate Nasser

Team leaders: Steps to stop team bullies even when there isn't bully-free culture. Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™ Author of Leading Morale |Leadership The post Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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A Prescription For Leaders To Foster A Healthier, Happier, And More Resilient Workforce

Tanveer Naseer

Rising employee stress levels and employee burnout are becoming a worrisome trend in today’s workplaces. And yet, despite the wellness economy being estimated to have a value of over $4 trillion, little if any traction is being made on resolving this mental and physical health crisis. Thankfully, it’s not all. Click to continue reading Rising employee stress levels and employee burnout are becoming a worrisome trend in today’s workplaces.

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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.

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The Power of Perspective: Why Your View as a Leader Matters

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I often guide my clients on the importance of having the right perspective as a leader. In my experience, a leader’s perspective is crucial because it is what people will follow. Therefore, it is essential for a leader to understand their perspectives, as their views truly matter. There are four key perspectives that I believe a leader must have in order to make a meaningful impact on those they lead.

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LeadershipNow 140: March 2023 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2023 that you will want to check out: Chronos or Kairos—Is it Your Moment for a Career Change? by @artpetty Leaders Love Puzzles (for Better and for Worse) by @edbatista No Time for Career Development? by @Julie_WG Self-Esteem: Why It's Career Rocket Fuel! by @KateNasser 5 Signs You Are Elite At What You Do by @BrianKDodd Why Managers Need an Operating System to Guide Them by @artpetty PODCAST: @jamesstrock interviews Sasha Stone She is a pioneering blog

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The Best Office Chairs for Short People – Comfort and Ergonomics for Every Height

Strategy Driven

At about 5’4 ft tall, I know how hard it can be to find the perfect office chair for short people. Not to worry though, because we have gathered the top 10 office chairs on the market that have been specifically designed for shorter people. Whether you’re looking for something ergonomic, adjustable, or just plain comfortable, you’re sure to find the perfect chair that fits both your height and your budget.

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The Power of Values-Based Decisions

Leadership Freak

Life is a series of decisions. Eating broccoli instead of pudding is a decision. So is hitting the snooze button, going to the gym, or stealing office supplies.

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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 conver

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World’s Most Influential and Innovative Companies, 2023

CEO Insider

Which companies have the strongest reputations within and across industries? That’s the question at the heart of the CEOWORLD 200 Most Influential and Innovative Companies, an annual ranking of corporate reputation based on a poll of some 125,000 global corporate executives, company directors (or equivalent), business leaders, private equity investors, investment bankers, and financial analysts […] The post World’s Most Influential and Innovative Companies, 2023 appeared first on CEO

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6 Keys To Successful Hybrid Work Solutions

Tanveer Naseer

Hybrid work environments are becoming more and more popular. As businesses look to the future of work, some of them need a more integrated option that’s a hybrid of regular on-site workers and fully remote staff. Depending on the business and your role within it, a hybrid work solution could.

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The Future of Leadership Development: How to Prepare for What’s Next

Lead from Within

Despite investing heavily in education for their executives, many companies don’t see a good return on their investment. This is because traditional educators and businesses don’t often teach the vital skills necessary for success. Even if individuals receive some training, they may not stay with the company that paid for it. As an executive leadership coach, I have observed that most organizations’ leadership development programs are standardized and one-size-fits-all.

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Culture is the Way: 5 Steps to Building a World-Class Culture

Leading Blog

Y OU CAN CHANGE the results your organization is getting by changing its culture. And every organization has a culture whether it is by design or by default. “Whether an organization has a world-class culture or a toxic one, its future depends on how much attention and focus it puts on growing its culture,” writes Matt Mayberry, the author of Culture is the Way: How Leaders at Every Level Build an Organization for Speed, Impact, and Excellence.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.