October, 2021

LeadershipNow 140: October 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2021 that you don't want to miss: From @michaelaroberto : Interesting findings from Microsoft study on the impact of remote work on collaboration. How A Strong Mind Can Give You The Resilience Advantage by @LaRaeQuy.

Delegate Better: Three Ways to Get the Results You Want

RapidStart Leadership

To delegate better, it helps to put more energy into the start of the process. With the help of a story about a naturalist stranded on a frozen lake in the Canadian sub-arctic, here are three ways to begin so that we get what we need at the end.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Night At The Roxbury

Joseph Lalonde

A Night At The Roxbury was a spin-off movie from Saturday Night Live. It starred The Roxbury guys Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell). These guys would go out clubbing in their rayon suits and try to pick up women. Their methods were crude and ineffective. They were trainwrecks.

How to Lead When Your Team Lacks a Sense of Urgency

Let's Grow Leaders

People’s sense of urgency varies. Schedule the finish to get everyone on the same page. It’s a common leadership frustration that we’ve experienced and hear from leaders regularly: “My people lack a sense of urgency. I must follow up on everything or we miss deadlines. I’m tired of babysitting!

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

4 Questions to Ask BEFORE Initiating a Difficult Conversation

Nathan Magnuson

Join Nathan’s 30 minute webinar “ Mastering REALLY Difficult Conversations ” on Oct 28 at 12pm CST. Something happened at work that set off your alarm bells. Maybe you’re a nurse and the physician ordered a drug you think may trigger an allergic reaction from the patient.

Are Organizations In The Midst Of A Kodak Moment When It Comes To Remote Work?

Tanveer Naseer

In 1973, Kodak hired engineering graduate Steven Sasson to work on figuring out whether a device the company had invented a few years prior had any practical benefits. Two years later, at the age of 24, Sasson’s experiments lead him to invent the world’s first digital camera. Sasson ran a.

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Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful

RapidStart Leadership

Want to boost team performance? Here are three things leaders can learn from engineers who have figured out how to make jet engines go faster. The post Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How To Improve Your Ability To See The Big Picture

Joseph Lalonde

Leading requires us to be able to see the big picture. This can be hard if we’re mired in the minutia of the daily grind. We can easily zoom in and lose the big picture. What can we do to zoom out and see the big picture again? There are 3 things I want to encourage you […]. Leadership

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Authentic Leadership: 5 Big Mistakes that Can Derail Your Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

Impactful authentic leadership requires careful judgment and context. Authentic leadership matters even more during times of stress, uncertainty, and change. Of course, you want your team to be real with you. You can’t help them if you don’t know what’s really going on.

World Values Day: Reconnecting Through Values

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Tomorrow is World Values Day, an annual campaign to increase the awareness and practice of values around the world. This year's core theme is about reconnecting.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

How Workplace Productivity Depends On Employees Training And Development

Tanveer Naseer

Business organizations that want to maximize their investment returns must focus on building a higher return on investment through effective training and development programs for their employees. As the adage goes, an organization’s most valuable asset is its employees.

8 Meticulous Hiring Tactics to Land the Best People

Leading Blog

Y OUR organization’s success comes down to who you hire. Just as great coaches don’t win many games without great players, great managers aren’t successful without the right people on their team. Finding, hiring, and developing great performers is the most important part of every manager’s job.

TD Magazine Shines Spotlight on Emotional Compensation in October Issue

Michael Lee Stallard

I’ve shared my thoughts about the importance of emotional compensation several times on the blog this year. It’s one of the strategies firms can use to create an environment where employees truly want to be – an essential asset during the “Great Resignation.”

Make Ripples

Joseph Lalonde

We all want to make a difference in our families, the organizations we work for, and our churches. The problem is that we fall into the trap of thinking we have to make all the differences ourselves. Our desire to see change, to be change results in us trying to take on too much. We […].

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

How Do I Build Leadership Tenacity and Grit?

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you tap into the grit and tenacity when you are exhausted? In this week’s Asking for a Friend I speak with World Class Ultra Triathlete, Kurt Madden, who is also CEO of The Collaborative, about leadership tenacity and grit. What is tenacity? And where does it come from?

Building Our Future on Global Values

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We have become a divided society that seems to have lost its collective center in values. But we have worked globally for many years to define that center. I wrote an article for the Non-Violent Change Journal about creating a better world through values.

Is Your Leadership Driving Success Or Pushing Mediocrity?

Tanveer Naseer

If you’re in the leadership space, it’s hard not to notice the ongoing debate over remote working versus getting everyone to return to the office. While every industry and organization has to decide for themselves what’s the best approach to take for everyone involved, there’s been a number of key.

Leading Thoughts for October 21, 2021

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.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Your Roles, Your Time, Your Choices

CoachStation

We all have multiple roles, responsibilities and relationships, both in and out of the workplace. Understanding how your various roles interact and affect each other can make a genuine difference in your life. “It’s all about the levers”, I said.

5 Books To Read In November 2021

Joseph Lalonde

The leaves are falling. The air is getting crisper. The weather outside is cooling down. Is there a better time to curl up with a good book? Maybe with a nice coffee or a specially made chai latte (my favorite). I think not. This month, I’m bringing you 5 more books leaders should read.

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How To Help Your Team Think Like an Entrepreneur

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Develop Entrepreneurial Thinking on Your Team.

The Human Journey

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The human journey. We're all taking it, but we don't always know where it's headed. We can't always see where we've been until later, when we have the long-term perspective and can begin to make sense of the twists and turns we've taken throughout our lives.

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12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

How to Avoid Delivering the Dreaded Feedback Sandwich

Next Level Blog

We’ve all been there. Your manager wants to give you some performance feedback and wraps it up in so much blah, blah, blah that you aren’t really sure what the message is or what you’re supposed to do with it. The technical term for what you got is the feedback sandwich.

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Risk : A User's Guide by Stanley McChrystal and Anna Butrico. In this book, General McChrystal offers a battle-tested system for detecting and responding to risk. Instead of defining risk as a force to predict, McChrystal and coauthor Anna Butrico show that there are in fact ten dimensions of control we can adjust at any given time.

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The Benefits of a Chief Transformation Officer for Growth

N2Growth Blog

As executive search consultants, we focus on understanding and optimizing businesses’ intended transformations and how they are shaping strategic responses to industry-level changes.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dune 2021

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The new Dune movie was one of the casualties of the 2020 movie season thanks to COVID-19. Originally scheduled to hit theaters in December of 2020, Dune didn’t see release until this weekend, October 2021.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Leading Through Invisible Dissent with Kellie Beattie

Let's Grow Leaders

Constructive discussions are essential for good decisions and great results. But how do you create an environment that helps to surface disagreement and overcome the challenges of invisible dissent? In this episode, Kelly Beattie shares practical steps you can take to help every team member engage.

The Journey to Authentic Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The journey to authentic leadership is not an easy one. It's full of challenges, and it requires developing a high level of self- and other-awareness over time.

What It Takes To Successfully Lead From The Middle Of Your Organization

Tanveer Naseer

If you’re a leader who leads from the so-called messy middle, I”m sure there are times where you feel how the challenges you face are uniquely different from those other leaders have to face. As it turns out, those leading from the middle do face both unique challenges – as.

What Leaders Can Learn from the Most Efficient Exit Interview Ever

Next Level Blog

A few weeks ago, I was in a conversation with a group of senior managers when one of them told a story that put what has come to be known as The Great Resignation in sharp relief.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.