April, 2024

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12 G.O.A.T. Powerful Phrases to Instantly Boost Your Communication Skills

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 252: In this episode, David introduces you to 12 effective phrases to help you improve your communication skills and effectively navigate workplace conflict. He organizes these phrases into four critical areas: connection, clarity, curiosity, and commitment. You’ll learn to express care and investment through phrases like, “I care about you, this team, this project.” He encourages you to seek understanding with questions such as, “What would a successful outcome d

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2024 Succession Planning Trends: Staying Ahead of the Curve

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Importance of Proactive Succession Planning Proactive succession planning is pivotal for an organization’s sustainability and long-term growth. It ensures that companies are prepared for any unforeseen changes in leadership due to retirement, emergencies, or sudden departures. Carefully cultivating a pool of able leaders within the organization drastically reduces the risks associated with unexpected vacancies.

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2024 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here is a selection of Posts from April 2024 that you will want to check out: Three Options to Help You Strengthen Your Feedback Skills by @artpetty Person Behind The Title via @LeadershipMain Be curious. Be Empathetic. Charisma vs. Character by @KevinPaulScott Transitions the Easier Way: Career & Life by @KateNasser The Law of Reversed Effort Caring a little less and coming to terms with a potential negative outcome doesn’t necessarily make us lazy or indifferent When You're on Thin Ice by

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Robin Sharma On The 8 Hidden Habits To Live Your Richest Life

Tanveer Naseer

“The real job of leadership is the chance to sincerely, passionately, excellently elevate human lives. And the best businesses are very mission-driven and purpose-centered.” This is just one of many brilliant and thoughtful insights Robin Sharma shares in this latest episode of my “Leadership Biz Cafe” podcast. I can’t tell.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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From Boss to Leader: How Perspective Taking Energizes People

Leadership Freak

Taking perspective is more important than giving perspective when leading. But many leaders run around spouting their perspective without learning how others see the world. Perspective taking increases influence, energizes others, and builds trust. Here are three actionable approaches to the art of perspective taking.

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5 Compelling Reasons Leader Development is a Strategic Priority

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership learning is an issue that is gaining attention. Expectations of “good leadership” are increasing and leaders and organizations are scrambling to keep up. While sometimes people disagree about implementation, there is a strong consensus among scholars and research organizations that today’s leadership requires broad, high level, inclusive thinking.

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IT Professional Search: Discovering the Tech Leaders of Tomorrow

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Evolution of the IT Industry Over the past few decades, the IT industry has undergone several remarkable transformations. From the era of large mainframes, command line interfaces, and backing up data on tape to the modern world of cloud computing, user-friendly interfaces, and low-code/no-code software development, technology has continued to change rapidly and has significantly shaped our lives and businesses.

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How To Build a Future Others Don’t See

Leading Blog

I NNOVATION is more about being bold than being disruptive. If you want to push your career and your organization forward, you need to get bold. Using examples of some of the most extraordinary disruptors, Shawn Kanungo offers eight lessons to help you become bolder in The Bold Ones. Bold Ones are those who are brave enough to fundamentally reinvent themselves, challenge norms, and revolutionize their worlds.

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2 Timely Lessons On Leadership Revealed From The Solar Eclipse

Tanveer Naseer

Last week, my hometown Montreal was treated to the celestial spectacular of a total solar eclipse. And the sight was not only awe-inspiring, it brought to mind two timely lessons leaders should be focusing on right now. The first lesson was inspired by the special eclipse glasses I ordered for.

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How to Lead Your Team Through Tough Times

Next Level Blog

Lead long enough and it’s eventually going to happen. Your team is going to come up against a tough run. Things were going great and then, suddenly, they’re not. The tough times could last for weeks, months, or even a year or more. The causes can be varied – competitive pressures, customer service challenges, a financial squeeze, uncontrollable externalities – and aren’t mutually exclusive.

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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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Ethical Leaders: 10 Behaviors to Avoid

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In the lifelong quest to become our best selves, we need to stretch and grow and learn from our mistakes. Being a flexible and willing learner, we will more easily stay competent as the world changes.

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How to Successfully Transform Your Team’s Conflict to Collaboration

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 251: In this episode, David Dye discusses transforming workplace conflict to collaboration. He introduces four dimensions that can help alleviate and deescalate conflicts. The four dimensions are: connection, clarity, curiosity, and commitment. David emphasizes the importance of having a conversation with oneself before engaging in conflict resolution and provides phrases and strategies for each dimension.

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Beyond the Corner Office: Holistic Approaches to Succession Planning

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Importance of Succession Planning Succession planning is crucial to any organization’s growth strategy, and its importance cannot be overstated. This process helps organizations align their current and future business goals, promotes employee career development, and ensures smooth leadership transitions. A well-executed plan can minimize the risks of abrupt departures or retirements, thereby maintaining business continuity and preserving institutional knowledge.

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Possible: How to Transform Any Conflict

Leading Blog

C ONFLICT will always be with us. We’re human. William Ury says, “We actually need more conflict, not less—if we are to learn, grow, evolve. The problem is the destructive way we handle conflict—destroying relationships, lives, and resources. Thankfully, we have a choice.” In Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict , Ury explains how to embrace conflict and transform it constructively to bring out the best in us—not the worst.

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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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5 Things Leaders Say

Leadership Freak

The first step to becoming a leader is in the heart. You learn to love people. A person who loves people turns their focus outward. The second step to leadership is practicing things leaders say. Words without heart are meaningless irritants.

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Five Ways to Build Your Strategic Muscles

Next Level Blog

One of the constants in my more than two decades of executive coaching is the desire and need to build the muscles required to develop and execute competitive and innovative strategies. It came up with a client again as recently as this month. With a few modifications, here’s the quick outline I offered him on five ways to build your strategic muscles.

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2 Timely And Important Lessons On Leadership Revealed From The Solar Eclipse

Tanveer Naseer

Last week, my hometown Montreal was treated to the celestial spectacular of a total solar eclipse. And the sight was not only awe-inspiring, it brought to mind two important lessons leaders should be focusing on right now. The first lesson was inspired by the special eclipse glasses I ordered for.

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Conflict at Work: How to Help Your Remote Team Do Conflict Better

Let's Grow Leaders

Got Conflict at Work? Help your remote team do conflict better with a few Powerful Phrases Navigating conflict at work is hard. Doing conflict at work well when you’re not in the same room, in different time zones, when you’re dealing with what Phil, our IT guy, would call “a crap ton” of rapid change is even harder. We call this conflict cocktail, The “Wedge Driver. 1.

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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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The Rise of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership: Why It Matters More Than Ever

N2Growth Blog

Understanding Emotional Intelligence: An Overview Emotional Intelligence, often referred to as EQ , signifies an individual’s ability to perceive, assess, and govern their own emotions while also empathetically engaging with the emotions of others. It involves self-awareness , self-regulation, motivation, social skills, and empathy. These different components create a set of abilities that help individuals effectively navigate social complexities, cultivate meaningful relationships, and le

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How To Rearrange Your Brain for Success

Leading Blog

B RAD JACOBS, CEO and serial entrepreneur—United Rentals and XPO Logistics—has made and kept a few billion dollars and aims to show us how to do the same in How to Make a Few Billion Dollars. The most valuable part of the book for me was the first chapter on transforming how you use your mind. Here are ten ideas for rearranging your brain to achieve “big goals in turbulent environments where conventional thinking often fails.

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Leadership Lessons from a Dishwasher

Leadership Freak

My friend Glen Van Peski's book is released today. "take less. do more." I couldn't be more delighted to host today's guest post. His story energizes me. Glen is providing 20 books for Leadership Freak readers. Leave a comment on today's post to become eligible. I highly recommend Glen's book.

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This is How Your Mindset Is Affecting Your Leadership

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I’ve witnessed the profound impact of mindset on leadership. Your mindset, whether it’s a growth mindset or a fixed mindset, plays a pivotal role in determining your effectiveness as a leader. In this blog post, we’ll explore the concept of mindset, its influence on leadership, and how you can harness the power of a growth mindset to enhance your leadership capabilities.

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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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Two Proven Investments to Improve Sales of Your Consulting Services

David A Fields

If you want your consulting firm to attract and close more engagements than you’re currently winning, you’ll need to make a change – to invest in growth. But where? The answer will probably surprise you. Below is a broad (and admittedly incomplete) range of people and services you could invest in to accelerate your consulting … Continued The post Two Proven Investments to Improve Sales of Your Consulting Services appeared first on David A.

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How Do I Encourage My Coworker to Take Initative? (without coming across as a jerk)

Let's Grow Leaders

To encourage more initiative be specific in your request. Hi Karin, “I’ve got a peer who will never take initiative. I’m always stuck feeling like I’m the one to push if we’re going to get anything done. I really don’t like that feeling. What should I do? How can I get them to step it up? #AskingForaFriend.” This one’s tricky.

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Why Boutique Executive Search Firms Outperform Global Behemoth’s

N2Growth Blog

In the high-stakes arena of executive recruitment , companies often gravitate toward prominent global search firms. If you are reading this, you will likely know their names. The expectation is that their extensive networks and vast resources will deliver the world-class leadership talent they need to drive their organizations forward. However, many companies fail to recognize that the largest search firms come with a significant limitation– expansive off-limits lists that drastically reduce the

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Look Again: How To Bring Back the Passion You Once Had

Leading Blog

W E habituate everything. The more often we experience something, the less we respond to it. It’s the way we are built. What was once exciting—a relationship, a job, a song—becomes unremarkable after a time. Where we once saw the need for change, we now shrug off and move on. Our brain stops responding to things that don’t change. In Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There , Tali Sharot and Cass Sunstein ask what if you could, to some extent, dishabituate ?

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!

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10 Practices for the Leader as Coach

Leadership Freak

Leaders who love telling people what to do can’t coach. The use of authority creates conformity. The leader as coach ignites vitality. Here are 10 essential qualities of the leader as coach.

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7 Effective Ways to Develop Your Talent for an Unpredictable Future

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I’ve witnessed the profound impact of talent development in an increasingly uncertain world. In today’s business environment, the only constant is change, and being equipped to navigate the unpredictable is essential. According to McKinsey’s study, it highlights the concerns of executives, with a staggering 87% believing that their organizations will face disruption due to digital trends.

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Employee Wellbeing at Work: From Burnout to Thriving

leaderCommunicator

There are so many new descriptions for how employees feel about work these days that it’s hard to keep up. Sadly, many workforce experts, polling firms, and other leaders define the current mood as unfavorable. Burnout, languishing, hopelessness, and quiet quitting have been highlighted, depending on where you look. It’s as if we’ve all agreed that we’re dealing with a collectively checked-out workforce.

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Top 5 Best Cities in Bulgaria to Live In 2024

Strategy Driven

Bulgaria is a member of the European Union with inexpensive and comfortable living. Many emigrants move here to live. The Bulgarian economy is constantly developing. Consultants recommend paying attention to different aspects when choosing a Bulgarian city. According to migrants’ reviews, the best cities are Burgas, Stara Zagora, Varna, Blagoevgrad and Sofia.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.