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The Einstellung Effect: Unlocking Your Potential To Deliver Breakthrough Success

Rich Gee Group

“When your brain's auto-pilot is convinced that a square peg will fit in a round hole, just because it worked with triangles.” We often rely on proven strategies and approaches that have brought us success. This reliance, however, can sometimes become a mental trap known as the Einstellung Effect. This phenomenon occurs when our established habits of thought prevent us from finding more effective solutions to problems, particularly when navigating from moderate to high levels of success.

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Leadership Book Club: How to Read Courageous Cultures With Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical ways to engage your team (or leadership book club) as you read Courageous Cultures together. One of the real joys of being authors is hearing from leadership book clubs and teams who are reading our books together. We love learning about what’s resonating, and most importantly, how teams are applying what they’re reading as they grow leaders and encourage courage and innovation.

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Leading Thoughts for November 16, 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. Brad Stulberg on getting comfortable with change: “If we cannot get comfortable (or at least comfortable enough) with the fact that everything changes, we risk going through life at an arm’s length from its most poignant offerings.

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5 Phrases to Watch For: Low-Trust Culture

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Treating People With Respect Builds Trust How we treat people is an important part of ethical leadership. We know that when leaders treat people with respect, trust is built within the organization. Treating people with respect includes listening to their ideas and working together to accomplish the mission of the organization.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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5 Self-Limiting Beliefs that Defeat Leaders

Leadership Freak

You work against yourself when you cling to self-limiting beliefs. I’m not saying if you can believe it, you can achieve it. That’s a ridiculous lie. Self-limiting beliefs hide your beauty.

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How to Train a Struggling Team Member to Make Better Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Hi Karin, I need better results from a person on my team. They really SHOULD know what to do. But some of their decisions are taking us in a completely different direction. What should I do without telling them what to do? How do I get them to make BETTER DECISIONS? hashtag # askingforafriend 5 Actionable Strategies for Making Better Decisions This is actually something I wrestle with quite often.

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Are You Improving Upon the Silence?

Next Level Blog

One of the most powerful quotes I’ve ever read has stuck with me for years. It’s from Robert Greenleaf in his book, Servant Leadership , where he wrote, “The most difficult question to ask oneself is, ‘Does what I have to say improve upon the silence?’” The fact of the matter is that a lot of people in leadership roles talk too much. The impact of that is multi-faceted.

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5 Accountability Practices that Guarantee Teams Row Together

Leadership Freak

Teams that row together are no accident. The secret to pulling together is shared accountability. Accountability brings reality to responsibility.

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For Team Leaders Who Want A Promotion

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 238: In this episode, David Dye discusses practical ways for team leaders eager for promotion to prepare themselves for more responsibility. He emphasizes investing in knowledge and wisdom, achieving results, building relationships, and speaking up. The podcast provides specific tips and strategies for each area, such as getting to know the business, asking for feedback, prioritizing peers, and attending conferences.

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How Leaders Can Build an Autonomous Work Environment

Leading Blog

I N HIS BOOK Thank You for Being Late , author and award-winning journalist Tom Friedman argues that to understand the twenty-first century, you must realize that “the planet’s three largest forces”—technology, globalization, and climate change—are accelerating all at once. As a business leader, you already get that. But, at the same time, you need to navigate other realities, too—like, for starters, figuring out your own goals and understanding and performing well in your job.

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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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Unleashing the Power of C-Level Business Tools: Strategies for Success.

Rich Gee Group

"Business tools are like spices in a chef's kitchen – you may not use every one of them every day, but having a well-stocked spice rack can turn even the blandest dish into a masterpiece!" Sometimes, you run into an immovable object in business, and you need some ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking to help you become that irresistible force to crash through it.

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The Key to Being a Good Mentor

Leadership Freak

Someone changed the course of your life. In reality you changed the course of your life, but someone was a catalyst. Be a mentor; seek mentors.

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Is it Time to Fire Your Boss? 3 Questions to Ask.

Modern Servant Leader

News flash: you control your destiny. Not your employer. Not your boss. You. So, is it time to fire your boss? “What?! I cannot fire my boss”, you may say. It’s all in your perspective. You may call it finding another job or you may call it firing your boss. The difference is how you approach the situation. Here are some questions to ask yourself before firing your boss… 1.

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How Having an Accountability Partner Can Accelerate Your Personal and Professional Growth

Great Results Team Building

Embarking on the path of personal and professional development is a journey marked by challenges, triumphs, and the continuous pursuit of excellence. In this worthwhile pursuit, the role of an accountability partner emerges as a pivotal force, offering a transformative experience beyond the conventional realms of progress tracking. Imagine having a peer ally deeply invested in your success, providing unwavering support, valuable feedback, and genuine encouragement.

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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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The Wisdom Wave: Preparing for the Surge of Senior Professionals.

Rich Gee Group

"When wisdom meets fresh ideas, the impossible becomes possible." In an evolving job market, the value of older workers is becoming increasingly recognized. By 2030, 25% of the US workforce will be over the age of 55. This is up from 16% in 2011. Workers over 55 will account for nearly half of all job growth in the US in the coming decade. The industries expected to see the most significant growth in older workers include healthcare, education, and professional and business services.

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2 Ways to Be Water for the Thirsty

Leadership Freak

Tired people stagger through the desert looking for a drop of relief. Use your experience to provide water. Use your experience to give water to the thirsty.

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How Leaders Can Tap Into The Human Side Of Digital Business Transformation

Tanveer Naseer

With the explosive growth of AI and other emergent technologies, it’s not surprising to see many organizations focusing on digital business transformation. Unfortunately, many leaders are making a critical mistake in their strategy, something I discuss and explore with my guest Kamales Lardi in this episode of my “Leadership Biz.

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4 Critical Times A Leader Must Keep Their Leadership Distance

Lead from Within

Leadership is all about connecting and relating with those you lead. It’s about building trust and fostering a positive work environment. However, there are certain situations where it’s crucial to keep your leadership distance. As a leader, here are the four critical times you must keep your distance: When you play favorites: Favoritism is a surefire way to erode trust and create division among your team.

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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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How to Price Your Consulting Projects High… But Not TOO High

David A Fields

Correctly pricing your consulting firm’s projects is like positioning a balloon in an unlit room made of nails. I’m not sure why such a room would exist or how you would get the balloon in there, but go with me on this one. On the pricing floor of the room are the rusty nails that … Continued The post How to Price Your Consulting Projects High… But Not TOO High appeared first on David A.

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Energy Boost – 7 Ways to Crush Squirming Worms

Leadership Freak

An energy boost feels like happiness. 7 ways to give yourself an energy boost today.

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Different Roles in the Building Trade that Women Can Consider for a Career

Women on Business

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Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Leadership Development

Lead from Within

As a leadership executive coach, one of the most common mistakes I see leaders make is neglecting their own leadership development. They become so focused on their day-to-day responsibilities and the needs of their team that they fail to invest time and energy into growing their own leadership skills. However, neglecting leadership development can have serious consequences for both the leader and their organization.

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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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Humans And Machines Still Struggle To Cooperate On Decision Making

The Horizons Tracker

Research conducted by ESMT Berlin reveals that while machines are capable of making superior decisions compared to humans, humans often struggle to recognize when a machine’s decision-making is more accurate. This tendency to override algorithmic decisions to the detriment of outcomes is referred to as algorithm aversion. While algorithm aversion has been commonly attributed to a fundamental mistrust of machines, this study introduces a new perspective.

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Managing Insecurity Report – The role of good management

Chartered Management Institute

Managing Insecurity This research, conducted in partnership with The Work Foundation , explores the role managers can play in supporting workers in insecure jobs and highlights the limitations managers face, and the support they need. Read the full report Nearly 2.6 million workers are economically inactive due to long-term illness and the cost-of-living crisis has made workers poorer.

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Why Ensuring You Have a Personalized Office Space is Important

Women on Business

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10 Ways To Have A Difficult Leadership Conversation And Succeed

Lead from Within

Leaders play a vital role in guiding, motivating and directing their team members to achieve common goals and objectives. However, leadership is not always easy and leaders are often faced with difficult conversations they must have. In order to be an effective leader, it’s important to learn how to stay in control during these emotionally challenging conversations.

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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.

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Integration Can Lead To More Discrimination Against Migrants

The Horizons Tracker

Integration is often seen as the holy grail for immigrants and as a sign that their move to a new country has been a success. One might easily assume that once integration has been “achieved”, that any discrimination previously aimed towards you will evaporate. Research from the WZB Berlin Social Science Center suggests that not only is this not really the case, but the opposite may actually occur. “Better integration seems to go hand in hand with more reports of discrimination

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How To Lead With Gratitude

Eric Jacobson

Now is a perfect time to read the leadership book, Leading With Gratitude , by authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. The book provides managers and executives with easy ways to add more gratitude to the everyday work environment to help bolster moral, efficiency, and profitability. Gostick and Elton also share eight simple ways managers can show employees they are valued.

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When Should You Publish a Press Release?

Women on Business

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6 Times When a Leader Can Go Overboard, but Should Stop

Lead from Within

As a leader, it’s important to have a balance of care and accountability for your employees. While it’s important to have a supportive and motivating environment, going overboard in certain areas can have negative consequences for both the leader and the team. Here are six times when a leader can go overboard and they should stop immediately: When leaders are being a perfectionist: When leaders are perfectionists, they tend to scrutinize everyone’s work, disempowering their t

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

While onboarding, don’t let yourself get caught up in administrative details. Automate paperwork & training so new hires can focus on the business at hand from day one. Get Paycor’s checklist to see where your company can make HR process improvements.