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3 Ways to Practice Steady-On Leadership

Leadership Freak

“Steady-on.” That’s what my friend Dave says when you ask, “How ya doin’?” Dave works at farmer-pace. He wouldn’t win any sprints. I’ve done a couple things with Dave, and I can testify… Continue reading → Leading Leadership Development Priorities

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How to Be a Less Negative Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever heard that you’re negative, or have you worked with someone who you thought was too negative? When your team thinks of you as a negative person, you’re less likely to be invited to conversations where you would have valuable contributions to make.

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Joseph Lalonde

Upon the completion of my 200-mile Ragnar Road Michigan race, I was awarded a medal. Every person who crossed the finish line received one as well. The cool thing about the Ragnar Road Michigan race is that the 12 medals the team receives contain a message.

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How To Deliver Constructive Criticism - 9 Tips.

Rich Gee Group

Delivering constructive criticism can be difficult, but it is an important part of helping others improve and grow.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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Top Post Series of 2022: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The Top Post Series for last year on the Leading in Context Blog reflected the urgent need to move ethical thinking and decision making forward in organizations. It featured specific areas of focus and strategies for improving organizational ethics.

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Ghosting at Work: Why it’s Terribly Destructive and What to Say Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Ghosting May Feel Easy, But the Impact is Hard. It’s getting worse. This phenomenon of ghosting at work. What is Ghosting at Work? Ghosting at work is when you THINK you’re in an important conversation. And THEN, the other party completely disappears.

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Top 10 Ways To Get Your Boss To Trust & Value You.

Rich Gee Group

This isn’t ‘kissing up’ or playing the corporate game — these are simple techniques you can try to earn your boss’s trust and show them that you are a valuable team member. Remember, if you’re not doing them, your teammates probably are. Meet deadlines and deliver high-quality work.

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Don’t Make Stupid Commitments

Leadership Freak

Before you commit, make a list of reasons why you can’t do it. After you commit, make a list of reasons why you can do it. You make stupid commitments when you’re optimistic.… … Continue reading → Commitment Leading Leadership Development passionate commitment

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How to Establish Trust and Connection With Coworkers in a Remote Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Get Proactive to Establish Trust and Connection with Your Remote Coworkers. I keep hearing from employees who joined their company or started with a new team during the pandemic. Many of these workers remain part of a remote team and have NEVER been in the SAME ROOM with their manager or co-workers.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. The 2019 movie Knives Out was a smashing success for Rian Johnson. Johnson returns to write and direct another mystery, Glass Onion.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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What to Consider During Your Annual Evaluation When It Comes to Boardroom Diversity

N2Growth Blog

Boardroom diversity is far from just a hot-button buzzword, and today, it’s well understood that diversity is never recommended simply for the sake of “checking a box.”

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7 Small Acts of Defiance

Leadership Freak

Small acts of defiance, like the murder of a watch, build an oasis of control. My smart watch died a quiet death on the table by my bed. It hasn’t buzzed or beeped… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Power Growth Organizational Development

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Saving Money on Transport Costs with Packing Optimization

Strategy Driven

The pandemic. Soaring fuel prices. Economic turndown. The global cost of living crisis. Everyone knows how hard these recent challenges affect everything. Business owners know, too – especially those working in production and logistics.

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Servant-Leadership and The Great Game of Business (GGOB)

Modern Servant Leader

The principles of SERVANT-Leadership and The Great Game of Business (GGOB)* share many traits.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

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.

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The Best Way to Grow Your People So You Can Grow Your Business

Lolly Daskal

Growing your people is essential for growing your company. Every leader knows that a strong and capable workforce is essential for achieving business success.

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The Power of the Weak

Leadership Freak

Power silences dissent. But uncontested decisions are weak. People nod when they disagree to put food on their table until organizational cupboards are bare. That’s what happened to Ford Motor Company a few… Continue reading → Power Leading Leadership Development

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The Importance of Workplace Safety: A Guide for Employers

Strategy Driven

Workplace safety is a critical concern that affects both employers and employees. Ensuring a safe and healthy work environment is essential for preventing accidents, injuries, and other incidents that can have severe consequences for workers and organizations.

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Deliberate Calm: How to Make the Most of a Volatile World

Michael McKinney

C HAOS and uncertainty are a part of life. Are you making the most of it?

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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5 Warning Signs You are Being Led By A Weak Leader

Lolly Daskal

Weak leaders can be detrimental to people because they lack the skills and abilities to effectively lead and inspire their teams. This can create a toxic and demoralizing work environment, leading to low morale and engagement among employees.

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3 Advantages of an Enemy

Leadership Freak

Nearly 50 inches of snow fell in Buffalo, New York, three days in December 2022. Axios reported it was the longest blizzard on record. It was so bad cars were banned. Bitter cold… Continue reading → Leading

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Is Buying a Franchise a Good Idea for Entrepreneurs?

Strategy Driven

You’re an entrepreneur. You always have been, and you always will be. But you are also interested in starting a business with some built-in brand recognition and stability, and you could benefit from the advice of someone who has been there before. So, should you consider a franchise?

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Managing the Authoritarian Business Risk

CEO Insider

China is a market of one billion consumers becoming ever most prosperous. We have to access that market. It’s where much of our future growth will come from. To access the market, we have been willing to do what it takes – embark on joint ventures, share intellectual property – whatever.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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4 Noteworthy Ways To Master A Learning Culture For Your Team

Lolly Daskal

Building a culture of learning and development in your team is essential for fostering a positive and dynamic work environment where every member of the team has the support and resources they need to thrive.

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10 Growth Options for Your Consulting Firm in 2023

David A Fields

Your consulting firm exists to help others. You solve your clients’ problems and alleviate the symptoms plaguing them; you help them achieve their aspirations and exceed their objectives. Serving others isn’t enough, though. You probably also have a strong yearning to grow.

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Cost-Saving Strategies Every Business Should Implement To Cut Down On Outgoings

Strategy Driven

Every business, no matter how large or small, wants to keep their outgoings as low as possible. In a competitive market, it is essential to ensure you are keeping costs down in order to remain competitive and maximise profits.

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Expand the View of the System to Find Ways to Improve Results

Curious Cat

Here is an example of improvement made possible by expanding the view of the system (and viewing the results from the perspective of the customer instead of just looking at internal process measures).

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

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The Massive Shifts In Leadership That Are Creating The New Future

Lolly Daskal

The world of leadership is constantly evolving, and new trends and developments are shaping the future of leadership.

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10 Ways to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Harvard Business Review

Takeaways from an analysis of millions of consumer data points. Customer experience Customer service Consumer behavior Social marketing Sales and marketing Marketing Customer strategy Customer-centricity Digital Article

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What Are Your Rights as an Independent Contractor if You Suffer an Injury?

Strategy Driven

Working as an independent contractor means that you’re not technically employed by a company. This makes injury cases very difficult to prosecute as negligence needs to be proven on their part for you to get compensation.

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Leading Thoughts for January 12, 2023

Michael McKinney

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.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.