July, 2022

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Curiosity at Work: 5 Opportunities to Show Up a Bit More Curious

Let's Grow Leaders

I am a HUGE proponent of showing up with genuine curiosity at work. Need to have a performance feedback conversation with an under-performing employee? There’s no better place to start than with curiosity. Need a solution to a seemingly no-win scenario with a customer?

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Stop Training Your Employees To Not Try

Joseph Lalonde

When employees step out of their comfort zone and try something new, magical things happen. Google allows its employees to spend 20% of their time working on pet projects. These pet projects are things the employee sees that could benefit Google. Most organizations are not like Google.

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10 Critical Rules For Living A Happy Life

Tanveer Naseer

Some people spend their whole life searching for happiness. While you may think wealth, power, and fame will make you happy, you may be looking in the wrong place. In fact, all the riches in the world won’t guarantee a happy and fulfilling life. You don’t have to search the.

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Going the Distance – 7 Secrets for Success in Love (and Leadership)

RapidStart Leadership

When it comes to love or leadership, going the distance means forming relationships that run deep; while my son and his bride backpack to the northern shores of Iceland, I thought I’d share seven ways to help make sure they, and we, stay headed in the right direction.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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Does “Politically Correct” Mean Inclusive and Respectful?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I studied Linguistics and Communications at The University of Virginia and I am fascinated by how words shape our perception of things. Lately there has been a lot of discussion about the term "politically correct," sometimes shortened to "PC."

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Executive Hiring For a P.E. Portfolio Company – Tangential Opportunity

N2Growth Blog

Part Four –Tangential Opportunity; a Balancing Act in P.E. Hiring. In the previous three parts of this series, we realized the challenging factors around searching for and placing an ideal candidate to lead a private equity portfolio company.

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Your Attitude Is Important

Joseph Lalonde

Have you ever been around a Debbie Downer? You know the type… They’re always in a funk. Their day never goes right. Someone is always trying to bring them down. It’s a vicious cycle. It’s a cycle that pushes people away. Most people don’t want to be near a Debbie Downer.

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How High-Performing Leaders Stay On Top

Tanveer Naseer

Strong leaders are the key to any successful endeavour, from running a multinational business to organizing a massively impactful grassroots movement.

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Culture Course Correction: 11 Ways to Avoid Going Over the Cliff

RapidStart Leadership

When attitudes decline and negativity sets in, it may be time for a culture course correction on our teams; here are 11 ways to do just that. The post Culture Course Correction: 11 Ways to Avoid Going Over the Cliff appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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The Fear Factor

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Don't let fear undermine your culture. Review four important reasons why you should create a no-fear culture and 21 things to weed out to build trust.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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CPG Hiring Trends

N2Growth Blog

The evolution of new technologies and the COVID-19 pandemic have greatly influenced consumer habits worldwide, consumers are becoming more demanding, and companies are working on efficiencies to offset the negative impact of inflation on their P&Ls.

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How Leaders Can Find the Win in No-Win Scenarios

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you lead through situations when it feels like everything is a no-win scenario? No-win scenarios are tough, sure, but they’re also a chance to distinguish yourself, learn people’s trust, and for innovation.

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Remain Teachable

Joseph Lalonde

Do you remember when you were a child? You thought the world was your oyster. You also thought you knew everything there was to know. I think back to growing up. I remember thinking my parents didn’t know much about life. How wrong that was. I’d scoff at their advice.

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8 Key Skills For Leadership In Business

Tanveer Naseer

Not everyone has what it takes to be a leader in business, and there are a few necessary traits and skills that will help you to stand out. We will cover some of these in the following post, from your attitude to work, to how to inspire motivation in others. Click to continue reading. Guest Posts

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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.

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The Best Leadership Secret I Know.

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: I'm excited to tell you about my best leadership technique. What is an easy motivator you can provide at work? Money? Promotion? What can you deliver that will exponentially grow the performance of a member of your team? A single phone call. Call them at home.

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What is an Ethical “Win?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What it means to "win responsibly" in business has changed. . Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Talking About Ethics 7 Lenses leadership ethical leadership ethical thinking global worldview winning

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4 Surprising Things Leaders Aren’t Responsible For

Leadership Freak

Stress goes up when you take responsibility for things you can’t control. You’re doomed when you confuse ‘accountable for’ with ‘responsible for’ #1. Leaders aren’t responsible for results.

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How to Lead Through a No-Win Scenario

Let's Grow Leaders

There will be times when you face outcomes you intensely dislike. A seeming no-win scenario is also a chance to distinguish yourself, earn people’s trust, and innovate. Here are seven ways to lead through these tough circumstances, build your credibility, and sleep well at night: Reframe.

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Thor: Love And Thunder

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Moviegoers were treated to a new movie about the god of thunder. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returned to the cinema to rock audiences. Thor: Love And Thunder had a similar feel to his last featured movie, Thor: Ragnarok, yet Love And Thunder felt somewhat flat.

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Top Tips For When You Want To Grow Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

If you own your own business then chances are you are going to be keen to help it out, and make it grow as effectively and quickly as possible. All business owners are looking for success and growth, there is no getting away from that; however, the different means of. Click to continue reading.

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Leadership Skills for Building a Learning Culture

QAspire

To respond effectively to adaptive challenges like the pandemic, geopolitical conflicts, financial crisis etc., organizations cannot rely on top-down problem solving.

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Ethical Leaders Seek Truth and Speak Truth

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leaders seek the truth and speak the truth. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Quotes ethical leadership ethical thinking leadership development truth and leadership

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Community Village: 7 Ways Village Builders Win

Leadership Freak

You live an impoverished life apart from a village. Life on your own is empty. The richest possible life turns toward community. You need a community to flourish. Life is better when you… Continue reading → Leading

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“I’ve Got This” How to Help Resistant Leaders Embrace New Learning

Let's Grow Leaders

“Karin, Do you know what’s really interesting? The managers on my team who need leadership training the most, are often the ones who are most resistant to learning. They say, “oh you, know what? I’ve got it handled. I don’t have time for that, and I don’t need it.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Stranger Things Season 4 Chapter 9: The Piggyback

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The hit Netflix show Strangers Things is back for the final two episodes and boy were they good. Instead of looking at movie leadership lessons, I’m giving my readers a double-header of Stranger Things goodness. Today, there will be two articles.

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A Fun List of 31 “would you rather” Questions to Inspire Laughter and Conversation at Work

Great Results Team Building

Using ‘Would You Rather’ questions with your team is fun. They present two extreme situational options which requires the person to choose and explain their position… ‘Would You Rather’ questions help by inspiring laughter and conversation at work.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

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Should Policies Have Expiration Dates?

Kevin Eikenberry

Policies exist in all parts of society, and we have been subject to them throughout our lives. They are generally well-intentioned, yet often elicit less than positive response – anything from the rolling of eyes to complaints about how policies don’t apply to a given situation.

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8 Factors to Consider as You Prepare for Your CPA Exam

Women on Business

Brought to you by Wiley: Many aspiring accounting professionals wishing to advance their careers consider sitting and passing the CPA exams. And while passing the CPA exams has various benefits for accountants, the harsh truth is passing the CPA test is no easy feat.

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3 Ways to Choose Happiness

Leadership Freak

Bobby McFerrin sang, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” ” You’re a better leader when you choose happiness and break the glum-leader syndrome. Should you pursue happiness?

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How Do I Ask Better Questions: Asking For a Friend with Chad Littlefield [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Want to Ask Better Questions? Stop Asking Why. Here’s Why… In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I talk with Chad Littlefield, Co-Author of Ask Better Questions.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.