November, 2022

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How to Develop Your Team’s Emotional Intelligence

Skip Prichard

Emotional Intelligence. As a leader, you’re probably aware of the term “emotional intelligence” (EQ) by now—the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. This applies to individuals, but what about EQ at the team level? Is there a similar EQ-based theory that can help teams better handle their groups’ emotions and relationships?

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True Gratitude – More Than Pleasantries or Recognition

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s easy for true gratitude to get lost in the swirl of formal recognition programs, everyday courtesies, and the relentless push for more and better. Progress is good. You need recognition. And courtesy is vital. But none of these are genuine gratitude. True gratitude begins with deep humility. It changes us. True gratitude transforms our relationships.

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Bigger is Not Always Better When Selecting a Search Firm to Partner With

N2Growth Blog

Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth examines the nuances that distinguish boutique search firms from their larger counterparts. Here are some key insights into selecting the right executive search firm to partner with. Senior leadership hires can make or break an organization. Various studies show that the failure rate of executives coming into new companies is 30 to 40 percent after 18 months.

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A Thankful Heart

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Cicero’s quote reminds us that if we want to act on the important virtues that create a just society, we must first see the world with a thankful heart. .

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Faisal Hoque | How To Lead Through Revolutionary Global Change

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question we’re living through a period of unprecedented change and uncertainty. But is this period of uncertainty something to dread, or does it present an opportunity to transform the way we lead to achieve enduring growth and success? My guest for this episode of “Leadership Biz Cafe”, Faisal Hoque, certainly sees the latter as being true and he presents a compelling case for why the rest of us should, too.

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Finding Direction – 3 Ways to Blaze a Clear Path Through Life’s Forest

RapidStart Leadership

Today's world can be like an immense overgrown forest; finding direction through it can be a challenge. Here are three ways to blaze a trail through it, and make it one worth following. The post Finding Direction – 3 Ways to Blaze a Clear Path Through Life’s Forest appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Stuck in a Rut? 7 Questions to Inspire New Thinking on Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help Your Team Get Unstuck. By Showing Up a Bit More Curious. It’s a strange and ironic phenomenon. Despite all the change going on, have you noticed your team sometimes gets stuck in a rut of uninspiring routines? It’s easy to hunker down and do things the old way, particularly when so much else is changing. But what if the old habits, make it even more tricky to thrive in the midst of change?

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Revealing the Value Often Overlooked in Executive Recruiting – A Look Into the Executive Search Process

N2Growth Blog

To compete as a world-class company, world-class executive leadership is required. And while finding this elite leadership who will take your organization to its desired future state is critical, top-tier candidates probably aren’t going to walk through the front door. On the heels of the global pandemic and the mass-resignation phenomenon known as the Great Resignation, there is a growing global talent shortage at a 16-year-high , showing no signs of slowing down.

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How to Stay Out of the Weeds

Next Level Blog

A common dilemma for the leaders I work with is that, in spite of their best intentions to operate at a big picture strategic level, they find themselves regularly getting pulled into the weeds of day-to-day details that really aren’t the highest and best use of their time and attention. Honestly, sometimes they just go there – no pulling required. That leads to an age-old question: How do you stay out of the weeds?

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How To Attract Talent To Your Startup

Tanveer Naseer

There are many challenges that a new business will face, and how these are managed will determine its success. One of the key challenges that every startup faces is attracting talent, which can make it hard to hit the ground running. To succeed with any business, you need to have. Click to continue reading.

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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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Get Curious! How to Overcome Adversity with Two Simple Words

RapidStart Leadership

There's no shortage of ways our plans can run off the rails; one sure way to get them back on track can be summed up in two words: Get Curious. Here's how it works. The post Get Curious! How to Overcome Adversity with Two Simple Words appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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10 Things To Be Thankful For This Year

Joseph Lalonde

The holiday season always makes me reflect. Holidays bring about thoughts of family, friends, work, and life in general. There’s always something to reflect upon. This Thanksgiving holiday is no different. We’re one day away from spending time with family, friends, or alone. Ouch, if you’re in that last category. Yet, we all must regularly reflect, even more so around the major holiday.

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How People Are Like Trees and Why That Will Help Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

People are a lot like trees. You can’t make a tree do something, and the same holds true for people. No person brings the entire package to their work, just like no tree brings everything for every environment that you could possibly want. That’s not how any of it works. You’ll help your leadership when you can embrace and recognize the strengths that people bring and invest in that.

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Executive Coaching Company Breakdown: How to Get the Most Out of Coaching for Strategic Change

N2Growth Blog

Executives are the best business leaders in the world. They are subject matter experts in their field, the brightest minds, and equipped with the immense technical skills and experience to be at the helm of the world’s most powerful and disruptive companies. The truth is that even these world-class leaders have room to grow and can find ways to identify their weaknesses, optimize their performance, and become even better leaders.

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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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Setting the Goal is Just the Start

Kevin Eikenberry

At some time of the year, most organizations spend time focusing on setting goals. It is a common practice that is understandable – you don’t need me to give a list of reasons why goals are valuable. And yet, for most organizations (and many individuals), the track record of achieving the goals that are set […]. The post Setting the Goal is Just the Start appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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The 3 Best Careers For Those With Good Leadership Skills

Tanveer Naseer

Over time, you’ve been routinely told that you have the makings of a good leader. Now, you’re hoping to secure a position that places you in this certain field. There are many jobs that put your leadership skills to the test. Due to the sheer amount of careers you can. Click to continue reading.

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7 Ways to Never Feel the Imposter Syndrome Again

Leadership Freak

The imposter syndrome is feeling like you don’t belong at the table, even though there’s good evidence you do. The imposter syndrome includes nagging fear of being found out.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. The critically acclaimed Black Panther movie starring Chadwick Boseman was released in 2018. Boseman was hailed as the quintessential Black Panther. Sadly, Boseman passed away on August 28th, 2020, from a battle with cancer.

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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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Job Interview: The Best Way to Showcase Your Unique Talents (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Nail Your Next Job Interview By Showcasing Your Unique Value. I get frustrated and sad when I see highly qualified people unable to sell themselves in a job interview– particularly when they seem to be so qualified. It happened again, perhaps you know someone who can benefit from this story and the actions that followed. Meet Me in St. Louis.

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10 Effective Ways To Encourage Your Employees To Speak Up

Lead from Within

A recent study showed that only 1 percent of employees feel comfortable voicing concerns in their workplace. But knowledgeable team members who feel empowered to speak freely are one of the best sources of feedback you can find. Here are some of the things I tell my executive coaching clients about building an open, honest exchange with their team: Start with an outsider.

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Create Deliberate Intent – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this episode, we’re talking about creating deliberate intent. You know, Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, didn’t reach the summit of Everest because they were out for a walk. And someone doesn’t become an Olympic champion by playing in their neighborhood. I could give you a hundred examples of this. I mean, […].

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A Simple, But Powerful Approach To Inspire The Best In Others | Leadership Espresso Shot 43

Tanveer Naseer

Over the course of delivering numerous leadership keynotes and workshops this past year, it’s been interesting to see what themes leaders are looking for answers or guidance on. On a personal note, it’s also been gratifying to return once again to delivering these sessions in person and not just virtually. After all, there’s nothing more rewarding than being in a room full of leaders and watching as those light bulbs go off as they now realize what they need to do differently to address a curren

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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 Person You Dance Around Has Control

Leadership Freak

Marionettes resemble reality but comically fall short. That’s us when others pull the strings. The person you dance around controls you. Realities of control: Governments: Governments control us with fear and reward.

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4 Things To Remember As You Lead

Joseph Lalonde

The longer we lead, the more distant we can become from those we lead. We forget what it was like to be in their position. Some may have never been in a leadership position before. There’s plenty more that we need to remember as we lead. We have to be mindful of these things, or we will quickly become irrelevant (in the eyes of our team), distant, and angry.

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How to Make Better, Frequent Employee Recognition a Daily Habit

Let's Grow Leaders

Why Gallup Question 4 Matters: “In the last seven days, I have received recognition or praise for doing good work.” When employees come to us venting their frustrations that their boss doesn’t value or appreciate their hard work, it’s usually not about who got the plaque in the end-of-year meeting. Of course, the time you spend on getting your formal employee recognition right matters.

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4 Big Obstacles That Are Standing In The Way Of Your Team’s Greatness

Lead from Within

As I coach leaders around the world and in all kinds of industries, I always find it fascinating to gather as much data as I can. One question I often ask my clients is “What are the obstacles you encounter in working to create a great team?” Here are the four barriers that are cited most often: Corporate bureaucracy. Having to work around bureaucracy is one of the top issues I hear about from clients.

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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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Don’t Be Selfish with Gratitude – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Think of a time when you were truly grateful, almost overwhelmed with gratitude. And think about how it feels when you’re in that moment. It certainly feels powerful, but it also feels personal. But today, I don’t want you to be selfish with that fabulous feeling, because I believe that gratitude is more powerful when […]. The post Don’t Be Selfish with Gratitude – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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My Conversation With Tom Peters On Excellence And Putting People First

Tanveer Naseer

I’m delighted and excited to welcome Tom Peters back to my podcast “Leadership Biz Cafe” for a third time, which means Tom now has made the most appearances on my podcast (we had a good laugh over it during our conversation). Tom wanted to come back on my show so. Click to continue reading. I’m delighted and excited to welcome Tom Peters back to my podcast “ Leadership Biz Cafe ” for a third time, which means Tom now has made the most appearances on my podcast (we had a good laugh over it during

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3 Reasons Smart Leaders Tell Stories – How You Can Too

Leadership Freak

“We’re all stories in the end.” Steven Moffat Tell your story even though every human story already happened. You are the only unique thing in your story. 3 reasons smart leaders tell stories: #1.

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Take The Time To Breathe

Joseph Lalonde

Do you ever feel like there’s no time to breathe in your day? You’ve found ways to cram more and more into your daily schedule. Yet, you feel like you’re drowning now more than ever. I’ve been there. It’s not a fun place to be. At our old church, Pamela and I filled our days with work, church, and small activities to make sure we made the most out of our days.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.