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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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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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Setting Healthy Boundaries: What to Say When You Need to Say No

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 253: In this episode of “Leadership Without Losing Your Soul,” you’re diving into the art of setting healthy boundaries and saying no at work. Imagine you’re in a sticky situation. A colleague wants you on a new project, but you’re swamped. Or maybe your boss is pushing you towards something that doesn’t align with your values.

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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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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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Crisis Management in the Digital Age: Lessons for 2024’s Unpredictable Economy

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Economic Landscape of 2024 2024 presents us with a complex economic landscape where various challenges intersect. There is friction between globalization and regional autonomy, a conflict between the desire for sustainability and the lure of rapid development, ongoing political uncertainties, and the ever-increasing impact of digital technology.

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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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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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The Changing Landscape of C-Suite Executive Tenures: Insights and Implications

N2Growth Blog

In recent years, the duration of C-suite executives’ tenures has become a subject of growing interest and discussion. The traditional model of long-serving executives has shifted, giving way to a more dynamic environment where factors like performance, industry disruptions, and stakeholder expectations play significant roles. A study by Equilar reveals that the median tenure among S&P 500 companies has decreased by 20% from six years in 2013 to 4.8 years in 2022.

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Leading Thoughts for April 18, 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. Professor Mary Murphy on organizational mindsets: “The question is not: ‘Are you a person with more of a fixed or growth mindset?’ The question is: ‘ When are you in your fixed mindset and when are you in your growth mindset?

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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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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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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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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: A Strategic Blueprint for Professional Success.

Rich Gee Group

"Stop renting space in your head to imposter syndrome; it's time to evict doubt and let Moxie sign the lease to your success!" Imposter syndrome—a psychological phenomenon in which individuals doubt their accomplishments and harbor a persistent fear of being exposed to fraud—is a formidable obstacle that many professionals face, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds.

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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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7 Practical Ways to Create a More Sustainable Organization

Let's Grow Leaders

How Small Businesses Can Do Their Part In Sustainability Today I talk with Cooper Wechkin Founder and CEO of RyeStrategy about the business case for a sustainable organization (even for small organizations). We discussed practical and important ways small businesses can do their part toward a more sustainable future. “Hi Karin, I know it’s Earth Month, and I really should be thinking about sustainability but it can all feel overwhelming.

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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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Stop Working For – Give Yourself To

Leadership Freak

Thoreau wrote, "The cost of a thing is the amount. of life which is required to be exchanged for it. When you give yourself "for" something you work for gratification. When you give yourself "to" something you lead with purpose. Two things leaders give themselves to.

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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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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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Your Personality Is Someone's Experience

Sales Wolf Blog

How a leader manifests their personality not only defines their leadership and has the potential to profoundly impact the organization's culture, performance and ultimately, its bottom line. This is because the way you "show up" to your employees and colleagues directly influences how they engage with one another and with Customers. Quite simply, most people are extremely reactive to the emotions of others.

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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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Pour Energy into Energy

Leadership Freak

Pockets of energy are your future. Some areas of work are back holes. You pour energy in but get nothing back. Pour energy into energy. When fire flares up pour gas on it. You can't pull back and move forward at the same time.

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7 Ways Successful Leaders Can Create A Culture Of Diverse Thinking

Lead from Within

Successful leaders recognize that diversity goes beyond demographics; it includes diverse thinking, a potent driver of innovation and growth. Embracing varied perspectives is vital for competitiveness in today’s dynamic business landscape. As an executive leadership coach, I emphasize the significance of implementing seven unconventional methods to cultivate diverse thinking in organizations.

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Tired of SEO? Try These 8 Alternative Approaches to Digital Marketing

Strategy Driven

Digital marketing strategies require several alternatives to optimize their effectiveness. If you just depend on SEO, then competitors will capitalize on your telegraphed moves. To shake things up, here are eight alternatives to SEO. 1. Paid Advertising Paid advertising will get you to the top of the search results in no time. It’s one of the reasons Poddster Studio Singapore has ranked high in audience engagement in several industries.

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Analytics and Metrics: Measuring Success in Digital Marketing for Business

Women on Business

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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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Beyond the Wilderness: 4 Strategies When Life is Uphill

Leadership Freak

Moses spent 40 years in the desert. Nelson Mandel spent 27 years in prison. In the 1930, Winston Churchill was marginalized because he warned England about Hitler. The wilderness is an inner experience, not a place. 4 strategies when life feels uphill.

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How To Successfully Overcome The Imposter Syndrome As A New Leader

Lead from Within

Stepping into a new leadership role is an exciting but challenging journey. As you strive to make a positive impact and lead your team to success, you might find yourself grappling with a common foe: imposter syndrome. This nagging self-doubt can undermine your confidence and hinder your ability to lead effectively. Impostor syndrome is stunningly common — research suggests that 70 percent of people will experience these feelings at some point in their lives.

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ACI Executive Symposium: IEP Method® Leadership Panel

Anese Cavanaugh

This month's executive symposium featured a panel discussion exploring how the IEP Method® can be utilized in real-time to create healthier and authentically positive impact in the workplace. You’ll hear from Anese Cavanaugh and leaders from various industries who have experienced and used the IEP Methodology to up-level their leadership skills and impact workplace culture.

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Enhancing Business Efficiency with Professional Document Scanning Services

Women on Business

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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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The Role of Pre-Employment Assessments in Hiring the Right Candidate

Strategy Driven

As businesses navigate the complex talent acquisition landscape, the emphasis on finding the right candidate for the proper role has never been more acute. With the cost of a bad hire weighing heavily on organizational resources, pre-employment assessments have become an indispensable part of the recruitment arsenal in the UK. These evaluations enable employers to go beyond the resume, providing a deeper understanding of an individual’s capabilities, work style, and cultural fit.

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How to Help Your Employees Thrive in the Age of AI

Lead from Within

In today’s dynamic workplace, managing employees can be challenging as the capabilities of technology, especially AI, are constantly evolving, making the effects unpredictable. Employees have less time for peer learning, and AI-enabled digital tools continuously adapt on their own. As an executive leadership coach, it’s important to ensure that my clients address these challenges.

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Want to boost cash flow? Change how you manage the order-to-cash process

CEO Insider

In today’s volatile markets and global environment, businesses must be able to react quickly to both opportunities and challenges. Therefore, maintaining positive cash flow is more critical than ever before. It’s important to recognize the many points at which cash flow can be impeded, and implement better practices. One key area of particular importance is […] The post Want to boost cash flow?

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Types of Massage – How to Choose the Right Method to Relieve Stress and Desk Fatigue

Women on Business

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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.