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Human Connection: How Do I Train Someone to Connect More Deeply?

Let's Grow Leaders

To Get Better at Human Connection, Make Connecting a Habit “Hey Karin, I was just in your and David’s session at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Global Conference in New Orleans, where you talked about human connection and the 4 dimensions of productive conflict (collaboration): connection , clarity , curiosity , and commitment.

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Creating a Supportive Environment for Organizational Change

Leading Blog

T ODAY, change management is an integral part of organizational strategy. Yet, change in any form or context tends to challenge our sense of stability and security. Whenever new concepts, methods, or ways of thinking are introduced, they are bound to come up against resistance. Apprehension about the future impedes progress and undermines well-conceived change efforts.

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Unveiling Excellence: How Executive Coaching Drives Business Success

N2Growth Blog

The Power of Executive Coaching in Driving Business Success In today’s competitive business landscape, the importance of executive coaching cannot be overstated. Executives can improve their leadership skills through tailored and personalized coaching programs, overcome challenges, and achieve tangible results for their organizations. One of the key benefits of executive coaching is its ability to empower executives to reach their full potential.

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So How Can I Start to Become a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader? 

Leadership Freak

Emotionally intelligent leaders know how to win the hearts and minds of people. You want this book! The author is giving away 20 copies of, "Emotional Intelligence for dummies!" Tip: Check whether you accurately reflect the other person's feelings after they express them. Get in early on this one!

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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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How You Can Encourage Courage and Better Conversations as a Team Activity

Let's Grow Leaders

Psychological Safety and Courage: Two Sides of the Same (Immensely Valuable) Coin Does psychological safety take away the need for courage? Or does courage take away the need for psychological safety? The answer to both questions is a resounding NO. Both are– and will continue to be needed in a complex and uncertain world.” –Dr. Amy Edmondson (in her foreword to Courageous Cultures) If you want real psychological safety on your team, you need people to feel safe and encouraged

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Leading Thoughts for May 23, 2024

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. Judge Charles W. McCoy on keeping an open mind: “The human mind contains a door, one that either opens to new ideas or closes them out. The door swings on hinges like any other, opening as it searches for understanding and closing as it makes.

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Overcoming the 4 Lies of Status

Leadership Freak

Status is more than the way others see you. It governs the way you see the world. It’s a lens you use to see yourself. Loss of standing assaults your confidence. You wonder who you are. Find answers to the deceptions of status on this post.

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Quiet Hiring: Build a Resilient Organization and Engage Employees

Rich Gee Group

Several trends are reshaping how organizations operate and manage talent. One such trend is 'quiet hiring' — a company filling job openings with current employees without publicizing vacancies. This method also extends to situations where a company faces an increased workload, necessitating employees to expand their roles, enhance their existing skills, or assume new responsibilities, effectively 'hiring' them beyond their original job descriptions.

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Ethical Values are Good For Business (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical values are good for business, but only when values and strategy align. Consumers are seeking brands that support well-being, sustainability, and social justice, realizing that these brands are more likely to have the best interests of consumers and society at heart. Because of this, brands will benefit from assessing their alignment between values, culture, and strategy.

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From Today to Tomorrow: Ensuring Continuity through Strategic Succession

N2Growth Blog

Defining the Key Elements of a Strategic Succession Strategy A robust succession plan depends on thorough strategic planning and preparation. It begins with identifying key organizational roles that could impact its continuity and growth. Creating detailed role descriptions outlining responsibilities, requirements, and potential for growth is essential.

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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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How to Run Strategy Meetings Like a Pro

Leadership Freak

I’ve attended and led many strategy meetings over the years. Some were a colossal waste of time. Here are 7 ways leaders screw up strategy meetings AND 10 ways to run strategy meetings like a pro. Porter said, “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.

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3 Springtime Leadership Reminders To Help You Succeed This Year

Tanveer Naseer

The arrival of Spring often brings to mind the idea of renewal and new beginnings. And it’s not surprising when we see trees waking from their winter slumber to transform their spindly branches into luscious clouds of green foliage. Or when we see spring flowers like tulips emerge from the.

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Think You’re a Good Communicator? These 6 Signs Might Prove You Wrong

Lead from Within

Being a communicator is fundamental both in your personal and professional lives. As an executive leadership coach, I’ve witnessed the significant impact effective communication can have on leadership success. Many of you believe you are good communicators, but it’s essential to continuously assess and refine your communication skills. In this blog post, we’ll explore six signs that might suggest you’re not as adept at communication as you think.

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Securing Top Revenue Leadership: Insights from N2Growth’s CRO Searches

N2Growth Blog

Distinguishing the Traits of Successful Revenue Leaders In a competitive market, revenue leaders play vital roles, often exerting influence across the entire organizational hierarchy. Their responsibilities do not simply involve financial growth but also include strategizing comprehensive growth plans, fostering team spirit, and driving innovation. As a result, certain traits distinguish successful revenue leaders from the rest of the crowd.

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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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3 Ways to Serve Your Future Self Today

Leadership Freak

The power of living is decisions have a life of their own. It is disappointment and dread. All action has a future. Choices have lifespans.

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Data Security and Compliance in CRM: Safeguarding Customer Information

Women on Business

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10 Unseen Leadership Pitfalls When You Are Not Setting Clear Expectations

Lead from Within

When leaders fail to define expectations clearly, they unknowingly pave the way for various pitfalls that can hinder both individual and organizational success. As an executive leadership coach with years of experience, I’ve observed that one of the most fundamental yet often overlooked aspects of effective leadership is setting clear expectations.

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Transforming Culture by Identifying and Addressing Energy Issues [Video]

Anese Cavanaugh

At Active Choices, Inc., we’ve identified a common challenge many executives experience, but often don’t realize they are dealing with: the energetic health of their organizational culture. Energy can be a complex issue to assess and address; it's intangible and is frequently perceived as "woo woo," placing it low on the list of priorities for culture and leadership development.

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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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Research Reveals That We Need To Keep Humans Involved As AI Use Grows

The Horizons Tracker

When organizations try to get better at using digital tech, how they look at info might change if they take out human biases. A new study from the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management says that using digital stuff like Artificial Intelligence (AI) in organizations might mean less human oversight. Instead, these systems could decide on their own how to use info to shape how they work.

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Data Security and Compliance in CRM: Safeguarding Customer Information

Women on Business

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Why Your Professional Relationships are Important for Your Career Success

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach with years of experience, I’ve witnessed firsthand the significant impact that professional relationships can have on an individual’s career success. While skills and expertise are undoubtedly essential, the connections you build and nurture throughout your professional journey play an equally crucial role.

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Everything You Need To Know About Boosting Communication Between Remote Teams

Strategy Driven

Remote work is now very common, offering flexibility and convenience for employees and employers alike. However, effective communication remains a cornerstone for successful collaboration among remote teams. With physical distance and various time zones, maintaining strong communication channels can be challenging but not impossible. Here’s everything you need to know about boosting communication between remote teams. 1.

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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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How AI Changes The Role Of Middle Managers

The Horizons Tracker

Middle managers are a much-maligned presence in the workplace, with few people having much good to say about them. However, research from Wharton reminds us that this image is often unfair and that middle managers can play a crucial role in a functioning workplace. The study suggests that middle managers may have more influence on your organization’s performance than any other group.

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3 Lessons on Navigating a Fertility Journey as a Female Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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How to Disagree with Your Boss Without Losing Your Job

Lead from Within

In the world of work, disagreements are inevitable. They can arise between colleagues, teams, and even between employees and their bosses. While it’s common to have differing opinions, disagreeing with your boss can be a delicate matter. Many employees fear that expressing disagreement might jeopardize their job security or harm their professional reputation.

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12 Wyas Leaders Build Trust

Eric Jacobson

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

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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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Research Explores How Financial Incentives Affect CEO Behavior

The Horizons Tracker

Money perks for CEOs are supposed to push them to lead their company to hit important business goals. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University looked at all the studies on CEO incentives for the first time. They found that CEO bonuses had a small impact, but stock options didn’t affect how well firms did the next year in terms of return on assets. “No systematic review has been done on the effects of financial incentives to CEOs, so firm compensation committees and policymakers ha

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3 Lessons on Navigating a Fertility Journey as a Female Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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3 Alarming Signs You Are Not Ready To Manage

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach with years of experience, I’ve had the privilege of working with individuals at various stages of their careers. One common aspiration that many professionals have is to step into a management role. While leadership positions can be fulfilling and rewarding, they also come with unique challenges and responsibilities.

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The Future of Energy Resilience: Adapting to Extreme Weather Events

Strategy Driven

As climate change accelerates, extreme weather events such as hurricanes, floods, and wildfires are becoming more frequent and severe. This presents significant challenges for our energy infrastructure, which must remain resilient to ensure continued service and safety. In fact, the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be particularly active, prompting a closer look at our preparedness strategies.

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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.