Sat.Jun 15, 2019 - Fri.Jun 21, 2019

A Leader’s Guide to Creating an Enduring Brand

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Lindsay Pedersen : Show me a valuable business, and I’ll show you a leader who has had to make hard choices. They’ve had to look at 100 good ideas and take 99 of them off the table in favor of the excellent one. That means they’ve also become proficient in prioritizing.

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How People Weasel Out of Change and Justify Staying the Same

Leadership Freak

Aspiration or frustration drives you to seek advice. But you end up rejecting advice in favor of staying the same. How to weasel out of change: You’re frustrated when others do it. Maybe… Continue reading → Leading

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Social Media for Better Leadership and Learning

QAspire

Leadership in a connected world is a complex sport. Leaders risk relevance quite fast if they continue to operate in an isolated box within a tight hierarchy.

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Do You Trust Your People?

Leading Blog

T HE GREAT WRITER Ernest Hemingway once said: " The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. ” I’ve often told people in new organizations I joined that I trust them until that trust is violated. This puts a healthy kind of pressure on them NOT to violate that trust.

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Leaders Need To Face Resistance

Joseph Lalonde

Leading can be a struggle when someone is openly resisting you. Be it a team member, friend, or loved one, resistance feels like it is hurting us. You may feel challenged or not believed. Or it might be the vision you presented to your organization is put to the test.

What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading is tough enough without ignoring these critical truths. “I I wish someone would have told me some of this before I started leading. Life would have been so much easier. I bet my team wishes I knew it too.” We hear this […].

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Leadership at Scale the McKinsey Way

Leading Blog

B EFORE YOU BEGIN your next leadership development program, read this. It is not uncommon to hear leaders complain that leadership development programs are not delivering the effective leaders necessary to execute their strategies and purpose.

Where Did Community Go?

Joseph Lalonde

One of the things that attracted me to blogging was the community. Ten years ago, commenting communities were HUGE on the blogs I would visit. I remember voraciously reading thoughts from Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Jon Harrison, Chris Lautsbaugh, Alex Barker, and many others.

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6 Defining Values of a Leadership Culture

N2Growth Blog

Twelve years after launching culture change consulting services, I am finally sitting down to write about six defining values of a leadership culture. These are factors I’ve learned that define whether an organization can improve their Culture or not. No surprise that all six values rise and fall on leadership. Before I unpack the six values, let me paint the backdrop of how it all began. In 2006, one of my CEO clients in Sarasota, FL shared with me his annual employee engagement survey.

Live and Work in Joy with Eileen Hahn

Lead Change Blog

Today we’d like to introduce you to Eileen Hahn, a leadership consultant who partners with organizations to assist them in hiring and leading exceptional people.

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.

How to Care for Yourself as an Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brightburn

Joseph Lalonde

The best way to describe the movie Brightburn is this: Imagine a world where Clark Kent didn’t choose a path of good and becomes Superman. Instead, he chooses a path of selfishness. He chooses to use his powers to get what he wants. The story is similar to Superman.

Make Accomplishment the Goal

Kevin Eikenberry

Busy, is a four-letter word, even if it isn’t the type my mother warned me about. Generally, we feel like things are getting done when we are busy, yet “busy” is a symptom of a rampant problem – one that most people don’t even realize.

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The One Skill Everyone Should Have

Lead Change Blog

Don’t get me wrong. Collaboration, diversity, and authenticity are definitely things we need more of in this world and conformity isn’t something I value. But, in my experience, there is one skill that flies under the radar, is mighty, and can put you on a new playing field: resourcefulness. Every successful team has someone with it. The person who is able to beautifully throw together a last minute request from the boss.

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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.

Cash Flow Is King In Ecommerce

Women on Business

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Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about developing ownership and commitment (and a few shared things they were most proud of.) Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […]. The post Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival Winning Well employee engagement ownership

Five ways for leaders to orchestrate better team relationships

Aspire-CS

You believe you’re a good leader because you delegate, develop, and encourage others. You hire good people with great skills who know what needs to be done. The work gets completed on time and within budget. But something is missing.

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Release the Familiar & Embrace the New

Lead Change Blog

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey. With great risk comes the possibility of great rewards. Many of us don’t dare to question the status quo and continue to reel under the pressure of our habits. Habits that hold us back and may even be responsible to stymie our growth. A wonderful old fable I had read and love to talk about is of the Monk, the cow, and the cliff. The Monk, the Cow, and the Cliff.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Want Top Talent? Pass the Reverse Interview

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton HR Executives are telling me that job applicants are "interviewing their interviewers" to find out about their organizations' ethics. It makes sense.

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How to Use Google Ads to Grow Your Business

Women on Business

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The Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Most planning is for the best-case outcomes, ignoring the high probability that something will go wrong. Failing to plan for problems leads to disasters that could have been avoided.

Friend of a Friend

Lead Change Blog

What if all the advice we’ve heard about networking is wrong?

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.

What an Apple Can Teach Us About Leadership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s episode is the third in a series where I connect weird or unusual items to leadership – all of these items are suggestions from our friends on our social media channels.

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An Exercise Guaranteed to Ignite Growth in Anyone

Leadership Freak

You need affirmation, but if you want to grow, seek discomfort. Comfort affirms. Discomfort transforms. Today’s challenge is as difficult as it is simple. Seek advice from an imperfect boss or colleague. If… Continue reading → Leading

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Three steps toward creating market-leading products

Lead on Purpose

The goal of every company and product leader is to invent products (or services) that become recognized market leaders. Creating a new product category is icing on the cake, but also rare and extremely difficult.

Great Smiles Close Deals: How Perfect Teeth Help You Make Money Every Day

Women on Business

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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.

Make Yourself Way More Attractive To Employers

Strategy Driven

We all have to work if we want to make something of ourselves. Some of us settle with something low-key and try to get through life with little-to-no fuss, others harbour lots of ambition and strive to be at the very top of their field.

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What Remarkable Leaders Do that Average Leaders Don’t

Leadership Freak

Rosa Parks wasn’t the first black woman to stand up for herself in Montgomery, Alabama. On March 2, 1955, nine months before Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, a… Continue reading → Influence Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership succes

Gaining the Respect of Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Starting your own business is hard. But, for some, managing a team is even harder. Anyone can read books and learn how to do things like file a tax return and register their company. But, not everyone is naturally a great manager. Some people are great at it straight away.

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The Way to Develop Leaders

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve thinking about, studying and consulting on leadership development for a long time. I’ve learned much – yet perhaps the most disappointing thing I’ve learned is that we keep coming up short. Yes, many organizations want to develop their leaders, and those organizations are making investments.

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.