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Create Commitment: 12 Habits to Build Agreement and Accountability

Let's Grow Leaders

Commitment is vital to effective teamwork, collaboration, and results. One of the most frustrating aspects of teamwork is the feeling of futility – of spinning your wheels. You connect with one another, establish clear success criteria, get curious, and build on one another’s suggestions, but nothing happens. Your conversation needs to produce action, or nothing changes.

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LeadershipNow 140: February 2024 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here is a selection of Posts from February 2024 that you will want to check out: Using Stories To Heal Ourselves from @JohnBaldoni Reaching for the Executive Ranks? Part Two —Cultivating Executive Presence by @artpetty 7 Things Senior Leaders Must Have To Be Successful by @RonEdmondson CEO Coaching: How to Ruin Your Company by Avoiding Conflict by @toddordal PODCAST: @jamesstrock with @BennSteil author of The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and The Fate of The American Century The Power of Clar

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Advancing Gender Diversity in Boardrooms: Success Strategies

N2Growth Blog

Recently, the significance of gender diversity in corporate boardrooms and leadership has gained widespread recognition. The inclusion of women in such roles not only brings valuable perspectives and skills but also has a significant impact on organizations and society. However, progress in this direction has been slow. Currently, women hold less than a third of director positions in public company boardrooms.

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Ethical Leadership Development: Global Awareness

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Laws serve as he minimum standards for society, but responsible leadership requires that we go well beyond those minimum standards. This post explores resources that help us understand (1) what it means to be a globally responsible leader and (2) what kinds of learning opportunities help leaders develop a global sense of responsibility.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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Putting People First: The Promise of Human Centered Capitalism

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 246: Megan Gluth-Bohan, CEO & Owner of TRInternational, Inc. and owner of ChemBlend of America, discusses human centered capital, and the importance of compassion, empathy, and resilience in leadership. She emphasizes the need for leaders to be authentic and honest about their own experiences and to create a culture that values and supports the growth of individuals.

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Elon Musk by Walter Isaascson

Leading Blog

L OVE HIM or hate him, Elon Musk is not easily dismissed. While there is genius in his high-tech visions, some of his opinions and antics leave some people disturbed if for no other reason than they don’t align with their own. Walter Isaacson’s biography of Elon Musk is full of revealing, behind-the-scenes anecdotes that provide insight into why Musk does what he does and why he does it that way.

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5 Steps to Love Your Job

Leadership Freak

You can hate 20% of your job and still love your job. Over the years I asked managers how much of their job they could hate and still love their job. The number hovers around 20%. Unrealistic expectations ruin satisfaction. The formula to love your job is 20-60-20.

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Leadership vs. Management: What Type of Leader Are You?

Lead from Within

In the world of business, leadership and management are often depicted as two distinct circles. While they require different focuses, skill sets, and priorities, there’s an essential overlap at the intersection of these roles. For CEOs and executives, understanding when to embrace leadership and when to lean into management is crucial for success.

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Leading Thoughts for February 29, 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. Kevin Roberts on the nature of leadership: “Where should people start with “leadership” in a VUCA world? Leadership is both art and science. There are all kinds of leadership. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach.

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The Role Of Hope In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

“We come to the climate movement thinking not what we’re upset about and what we’re angry about, but what gives us hope for changing the world. That is what I want to bring to this space.” – Xiye Bastida These days, it can seem challenging to feel any sense of.

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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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The Right Kind of Discontentment

Leadership Freak

The world is ugly when you're filled with discontentment. Discontent with the past drags you into helplessness. But discontent with the present is opportunity to change the future. Contentment isn't passivity. This post offers 7 practices that move leaders toward the right kind of discontentment.

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How Leadership Coaching Benefits More Just Executives

Lead from Within

Executive leaders are already masters of their craft, achieving remarkable success in their fields. However, these leaders, often industry pioneers, value continuous self-improvement and the deepening of their specialized skills. They’ve climbed the corporate ladder, amassed extensive knowledge, and achieved remarkable success. Nevertheless, even those occupying the highest organizational echelons understand the need for ongoing self-optimization, the enhancement of their work, and a deepe

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2024

Leading Blog

H ERE'S A LOOK at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2024 curated just for you. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. Slow Productivity : The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout by Cal Newport Our current definition of “productivity” is broken. It pushes us to treat busyness as a proxy for useful effort, leading to impossibly lengthy task lists and ceaseless meetings.

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Finding Your Ikigai Or Purpose In life

CoachStation

Ikigai, translating to "a reason for being," is a concept that encapsulates the essence of living a fulfilled and balanced life. It offers an approach to living, blending joy, purpose, and balance into every day. Ikigai encourages us to live with a clear sense of direction and with gratitude. Whether you're searching for meaning, or simply wishing to deepen your understanding of yourself, Ikigai provides a framework for improvement.

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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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Do This to Bring Meaning to Work

Leadership Freak

Your boss can’t give you meaning. Neither can your organization. Meaning comes from within. We don’t find meaning at work. We bring meaning to work.

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4 Game-Changing Insights Every Leader Must Know About AI

Lead from Within

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of our rapidly evolving technological landscape, and leaders in small and midsize businesses are at a crossroads when it comes to embracing this transformative force. The latest research revealed that 33% of these leaders have yet to formally integrate or test AI in their organizations. It’s time for all leaders to recognize the game-changing insights about AI that can shape the future of their businesses.

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Measuring Right: Understanding Goodhart’s Law

QAspire

If you don’t frame your metrics right, they can distort behaviors. A bank executive once insisted that I do him a favor by getting a free credit card (even when I did not require it). He was one customer short of being eligible for a quarterly bonus. He suggested that get the card now, and as soon as I get it, I can block or cancel it. He was clearly focused on meeting his numbers at the cost of a customer.

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Leading Question: Are You a Barrier Buster?

The Practical Leader

I was interviewing a leadership team member to prepare for an offsite planning retreat. I asked about the biggest challenges facing their team. She wearily said it was their unfocused frantic pace of activity. “We have lots of projects, goals, and priorities. We’re constantly making lists and setting action plans. But we seldom see anything through to completion before some urgent new priority is pushed at us.

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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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The Five Opportunities of Good Fortune

Leadership Freak

Jay Elliot became a Sr. VP at Apple because he struck up a conversation with a stranger in the waiting area of a restaurant. The stranger was Steve Jobs. Don’t wait for good fortune but welcome it when it knocks.

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Discover the 4 Resilient Strategies for Leading in the Face of Failure

Lead from Within

When it comes to leadership, setbacks and failures are they norm. They are not roadblocks but stepping stones towards growth. Every leader, no matter how accomplished, encounters challenges that test their resilience. It’s during these moments of adversity that true leadership shines. Here, we’ll delve into four resilient strategies that leaders can employ when faced with failure.

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The Why, What And How Of Learning

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Education is Freedom , author James W. Keyes recaps his learned business lessons for top management and CEOs at companies of all sizes. He covers: Discovering what customers truly care about. It’s convenience, not products. Leading during times of turmoil. Developing the confidence to try again after a failure, and to maintain composure in the face of critical media coverage.

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The Main Pros and Cons of the Real Estate Market in New Zealand and Indonesia

Women on Business

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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Five Heart Habits of Uncommon Leaders

Leadership Freak

It’s another great book giveaway. 20 copies available!!

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3 Must-Have Priorities for Becoming a High-Performing Leader

Lead from Within

In the dynamic world of leadership, achieving high performance is an ever-pursued goal. Great leaders are not born; they are made through a commitment to continuous improvement and a focus on the right priorities. While the leadership is constantly evolving, there are three timeless priorities that remain essential for anyone aspiring to become a high-performing leader.

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UK Management 2030

Chartered Management Institute

UK Management in 2030 Highlighting an urgent need for better leadership in 2030, the latest research from CMI explores the pivotal role good management and leadership plays in a prosperous 2030. Explore the findings Advancing UK Management by 2030 'Management and UK 2030' highlights the urgent need for better management by 2030 if it is to develop the next generation of globally competitive, high productivity businesses.

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Overcoming Technology Career Change Challenges: A Roadmap to Success

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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From Passion to Profit: How an Online Entrepreneurship MBA Can Help You Succeed

Strategy Driven

Many people dream of turning their passion into a profit. It is possible but requires planning and hard work. An MBA program provides a risk-free space to explore ideas and develop core business skills in an immersive community. It can help you hone your ideas, catch supply chain concerns, and vet marketability before taking your venture into the real world.

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Gen Z Employee Engagement on the Decline: A Worrying Trend Ensues

HR Digest

A Gallup employee engagement survey has raised concerns regarding the significant decline in Gen Z employee engagement since March 2020. Following the pandemic, employee engagement levels have consistently been a matter of concern and it has seemingly worsened with each passing year. We could perhaps blame the unstable job market or the rising inflation concerns for this disengagement, but it is likely a lot more complex than just one or two major factors causing the disruption.

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The Art of Reconnecting… Or, Is It Time to Walk Away? [Consulting Firm Success Practice]

David A Fields

You can easily master a valuable technique that will improve your consulting firm’s new business pipeline. However, the article also requires your participation. You’re willing to play along? Great, let’s dive in! The 1:1:1 message is incredibly effective for warming up cool connections and fanning life into almost-dead relationships. (If you’re not familiar with the … Continued The post The Art of Reconnecting… Or, Is It Time to Walk Away?

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5 Lessons I Learned After One Year As a Small Business Owner

Women on Business

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Discover how to align everyday employee priorities with company goals. Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals. Show employees how they contribute to the larger mission.