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Leadership Lessons Learned: The Digital Transformation Of A 130-year-old Family Business

CEO Insider

Any 130-year old company has seen technological changes and has had to learn tough lessons in order to continue to grow and sustain its mission through the challenges that those changes bring. This is especially true for Burrelles, the industry’s oldest media data company, which I’m CEO of.

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4 Steps to Clarify Your Leadership Intent

Lead Change Blog

The turning of the calendar page from one year to the next is an opportunity to start the new year with a clear and focused plan for your team or organization. Yet if you’re like many leaders, you not only find it hard to establish a clear strategy for the year, you also find it difficult to keep all your team members aligned and moving forward to achieve the goals. If this predicament is familiar, you have the opportunity to clarify your leadership intent for the year.

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Why I Resolve to do Nothing Next Year

RapidStart Leadership

Before we resolve to do anything next year, here's why I think it's a bad idea, along with three ways to actually achieve the things we seek. The post Why I Resolve to do Nothing Next Year appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Why Every 21st Century Sales Leader Needs to Be a Creative Problem Solver

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Donnolo : In my new book Quotas! Design Thinking to Solve Your Biggest Sales Challenge , I recount an auspicious meeting I had many years ago with Steff Geissbuhler, a partner at a prestigious New York City design firm.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

The power of pause in leadership

Lead on Purpose

The most effective leaders know there’s only one thing they have complete control over: “the way in which I respond and react to another human.” They know their success depends on the unity and determination of their team members.

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The Skills You Need to Be a Successful Leader

Lead from Within

The foundation of successful leadership is a set of specific skills. You may have earned a leadership position through a combination of knowledge, aptitude and hard work, but once you get there you need new skills and attributes as well. Here are some of the most important: Security in yourself.

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80% Fail – Just Quit Now and Begin Again

Leadership Freak

New Year’s resolutions are the triumph of optimism over experience. Why not quit now and begin again realistically? When New Year’s comes around, gyms fill up. Regulars are frustrated. But don’t worry. In… Continue reading → Commitment Personal Growth Leadership Development

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Teaching by Heart : One Professor's Journey to Inspire by Thomas J. DeLong.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spies In Disguise

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Spies In Disguise is a cute, fun animated movie. Lance Sterling (Will Smith) is a super spy for H.T.U.V. Honor, Trust, Unity, and Valor). Everyone loves him. He’s the star of the agency. Walter Beckett couldn’t be more different than Lance.

Do You Work At A Toxic Company?

Rich Gee Group

More often than you would expect, I find competent, hard-working people trying to survive in dysfunctional organizations. Organizations that: Hold them back professionally by doing the ‘same old stuff’ every day. Frustrate them continuously with bad managers who make bad decisions.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Four Ways to Keep Going When You Feel Like Quitting

Leadership Freak

“I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.” ” Vincent Van Gogh 4 ways to keep going when you feel… Continue reading → Encouragement courageous leaders Leadership Development

LeadershipNow 140: December 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2019 that you don't want to miss: A Noble Purpose Alone Won’t Transform Your Company via @mitsmr. 5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling by Esther Choy @LeaderStoryLab.

Top 10 Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast Episodes Of 2019

Tanveer Naseer

For my last post for 2019, I wanted to take a look back and share the Top 10 episodes from my leadership podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe”. Without question, this year has been a big year for my podcast, in large part because one of my goals for this year was. Click to continue reading.

What Did You Read This Year?

Kevin Eikenberry

I certainly don’t know everything you read, but thanks to our blog statistics, I know the most read leadership blog posts I wrote this year. As I compiled the statistics, I learned something – in some cases you are watching more than you are reading.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

4 Ways to Turn Problems into Opportunities

Leadership Freak

A team struggled with people leaving before the end of organizational meetings. You could simply tell people not to leave. I asked, “How do you want people to feel at the end of… Continue reading → Curiosity Solutions Leadership Development organizational success

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Top 10 Posts 2019: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Of the 52 individual posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2019, these 10 were the most popular.

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Rebuilding Your Organization Looks Like Destruction (But It Isn’t)

Joseph Lalonde

I sat in a church service recently where my former youth pastor was honored for 30 years in ministry. That’s a long time to serve in ministry. Statistics show 50% of pastors will quit ministry within the first 5 years. Only 1 in 10 will retire from ministry. So, let me give Pastor Rick South […] The post Rebuilding Your Organization Looks Like Destruction (But It Isn’t) appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership Abundant Life church church Organizations rebuilding Rick South

How to Prevent A Bad Hire For Your Great Company

Lead from Within

Bad hires are expensive. They take up staff time and may sour relationships with customers or clients. Replacing them means the expenses of recruiting and onboarding their replacement. The alternative—shuffling them from one position to another—brings even more problems.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

The Most Viewed Posts of All Time

Leadership Freak

January 2020 marks the 10th Anniversary of Leadership Freak. I’ve posted nearly 3,400 articles in ten years. Thank you for helping build a global audience of leaders who strive to make a difference.… … Continue reading → Leading Leadership Development

Who Are You Hanging With? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The legendary speaker and author, Jim Rohn, famously said: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ” The idea of who we are spending time with is an important concept to think about both as leaders and as humans.

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The Art of Following Up for Executives

N2Growth Blog

Many say there is an art to the follow-up. Could they be right? Does it really matter? The selection committee is going to hire the most qualified person for the job, regardless, so why take the time at all? . For starters, follow up action is a signal many employers look for in judging candidates on their professionalism, general organization, and cultural fit.

Three Truths of CEO Communication for 2020

CEO Insider

Communicating with your employees, engaging them, and having them work together to execute the company’s business strategy in 2020 will require embracing the following three truths: Effective communication of your message to your employees (and received as intended) is 100% your responsibility.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

The 5 Most Viewed Leadership Freak Posts of 2019

Leadership Freak

Thank you for reading Leadership Freak. It’s a pleasure serving you. In ascending order, here are the top five most viewed posts on Leadership Freak for 2019. #5. The Top 10 Toxic Behaviors… Continue reading → Taking others higher Leadership Development

31 Christian Books for Every Christ Follower’s Bookshelf

Miles Anthony Smith

31 Christian Books: A Mix of Fiction, Nonfiction, & Classics to Help You Inspire & Encourage Your Faith in Christ Reading the Bible is one of the best ways to grow as a Christian because as we read it, the more we know about God, resulting in a deeper and closer relationship with him.

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Lose those News Blues and Leave the Dark Side: The World’s Never Been Better

The Practical Leader

It’s the most wonderful and inspiring time of year.

CEO Spotlight: Interview with Cyril Samovskiy, CEO and Founder of Mobilunity

CEO Insider

Question: Why did you start your company? Even back to 2010, Ukraine was already known for the Development talent it has.

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Six Things Leaders Must Do More Of to Create Success

Management Excellence

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Internet Marketing Failing? Let’s Take a Look at What You’re Doing Wrong

Strategy Driven

Even the strongest businesses in the world have had their weak moments. Maybe things aren’t going so well with your business at the moment. Perhaps it’s just one factor of your business that isn’t performing as well as it should be.

New Year Resolutions Don’t Work – Do This 1 Thing Instead

Leading with Trust

Photo Credit: Don’t do it! Don’t. New year resolutions don’t work, so don’t even bother setting one.

Top of the Agenda: Climate change

CEO Insider

Climate change is no longer a distant outlier that can be left off the boardroom agenda or hidden at the back of the annual report. It is here right now, already affecting millions of lives across the globe.

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.