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Stop Training Your Employees To Not Try

Joseph Lalonde

When employees step out of their comfort zone and try something new, magical things happen. Google allows its employees to spend 20% of their time working on pet projects. These pet projects are things the employee sees that could benefit Google. Most organizations are not like Google.

Going the Distance – 7 Secrets for Success in Love (and Leadership)

RapidStart Leadership

When it comes to love or leadership, going the distance means forming relationships that run deep; while my son and his bride backpack to the northern shores of Iceland, I thought I’d share seven ways to help make sure they, and we, stay headed in the right direction.

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What is an Ethical “Win?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What it means to "win responsibly" in business has changed. . Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Talking About Ethics 7 Lenses leadership ethical leadership ethical thinking global worldview winning

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How to Lead Through a No-Win Scenario

Let's Grow Leaders

There will be times when you face outcomes you intensely dislike. A seeming no-win scenario is also a chance to distinguish yourself, earn people’s trust, and innovate. Here are seven ways to lead through these tough circumstances, build your credibility, and sleep well at night: Reframe.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Thor: Love And Thunder

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Moviegoers were treated to a new movie about the god of thunder. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returned to the cinema to rock audiences. Thor: Love And Thunder had a similar feel to his last featured movie, Thor: Ragnarok, yet Love And Thunder felt somewhat flat.

3 Ways to Choose Happiness

Leadership Freak

Bobby McFerrin sang, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” ” You’re a better leader when you choose happiness and break the glum-leader syndrome. Should you pursue happiness?

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How to Share Best Practices that Improve Results (Without Frustrating Your Team) [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

One Secret to Sharing Best Practices That Will Actually Be Used. Karin, I want to share best practices with my team, but they’re often resistant to trying something new. I get a lot of “that WON’T work for us” pushback. How can I encourage my team to be open to be more open?

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Your Attitude Is Important

Joseph Lalonde

Have you ever been around a Debbie Downer? You know the type… They’re always in a funk. Their day never goes right. Someone is always trying to bring them down. It’s a vicious cycle. It’s a cycle that pushes people away. Most people don’t want to be near a Debbie Downer.

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5 Steps to Making Habits that Create Your Future

Leadership Freak

Making habits is easier than breaking habits. You are what you repeatedly do.”* The things you repeatedly do create your future. Tell me the things you do every day and I’ll tell you… Continue reading → Leading

The MBA Program for Entrepreneurs and Startups

Women on Business

Brought to you by Suffolk University: Why should entrepreneurs consider pursuing an MBA? How does getting this degree make startups more successful? Business owners have assumed that college degrees are unnecessary when you have larger-than-life business ambitions on your mind.

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.

Tomorrow Together with David Dye

Let's Grow Leaders

The 21st century hasn’t started the way that many of us expected it would. We’re looking at a potent mix of a global pandemic, global warming, the resurgence of authoritarianism, white nationalism, and war that again threatens to consume the planet. It can feel frustrating and hopeless.

5 Tips to Become an Expert in Your Field

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Pexels – CCO Licence. If you want to be a respected leader, it helps if you are regarded as an expert in your field; someone who really knows what they are doing.

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What if You Smelled Like Your Attitude

Leadership Freak

When someone has a bad attitude, we say their attitude stinks. What if you literally smelled like a skunk when you had a bad attitude? Ellysan, one of our granddaughters, couldn’t pronounce skunk.…

5 Super Effective Ways to Promote Your New Clothing Brand in 2022

Women on Business

Brought to you by Classic Exhibits: If you’re new to the clothing business, you know just how difficult it can be to get your brand noticed. After all, there are so many competing brands out there that it can feel like an uphill battle.

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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.

Moving the Needle is a Worthy Goal

Kevin Eikenberry

In a digital world, the phrase “moving the needle” might not make as much sense as it once did. Moving the needle means changing a situation to a noticeable degree, and typically implies a positive change.

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How to Create a Compelling Narrative That Connects with Senior Execs

Scott Elbin

One of the leadership communications distinctions I’ve been thinking about a lot this year is the difference between communications that are episodic and those that are longitudinal.

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The Single Best Way to Respond to Questions

Leadership Freak

Hire people who ask questions. They’re smarter than people who don’t. Some leaders don’t have time for questions. Others are afraid of questions. They think, “What if I don’t have the answer?” Some… Continue reading → Questions Curiosity Leadership Development Leading curiosity

Why Do You Need a Business Broker?

Women on Business

Brought to you by Lloyds Corporate Brokers: When you’re ready to sell your business, it’s important to have the right team in place to help you get the best price possible. That’s where Adelaide business brokers come in.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

Listen Without Ego – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Recently on the Remarkable Leadership Podcast, an author named David Bodanis said this: If you’re a bully, no one tells you the truth. If you listen without ego, you hear what’s going on. When he said that, it struck a chord with me. I thought about it a lot.

3 Times Employee Communication Is Essential

David Grossman

Communication is more than a “feel good” part of any organization. The business world, the real world, employees’ worlds—all are continuing to change at an accelerated pace, leaving communicators and leaders with the daunting challenge of keeping employees focused, committed and engaged.

5 Ways to Find Power to Transition with Grace and Confidence

Leadership Freak

Life is like a circus and leaders are trapeze artists waiting for the right moment to release the bar. You spend your days creating momentum and letting go again and again. Leaders create… Continue reading → Leading

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How to Establish a Business Website

Women on Business

Brought to you by Movavi: Over 39% of your website visitors are likely to leave if it takes too long to for your site to load. Starting a business is also a long process. It includes developing a business plan, applying for licenses, and having a website that works.

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Are You Making These Mistakes as a Leader?

Kevin Eikenberry

As humans, we make mistakes. Which means that as leaders, we make mistakes too. First, we are human. But leading is a complex and difficult task, meaning that the odds of a mistake are pretty high. Ultimately, it isn’t a mistake that defines us as much as our response to it.

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How Leaders Create Engaged And Connected Remote Teams | Kevin Eikenberry

Tanveer Nasser

One of the biggest challenges facing leaders and their organizations today is how to adapt the way they work to a growing demand for more flexible work arrangements by employees.

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Practical Ways To Minimize Laziness In Your Workplace

Strategy Driven

It’s safe to say that no employer wants to work with a lazy employee. Not only do they waste time, but lazy employees can also do massive damage to productivity – at least, that’s what many employers believe, and rightfully so.

7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Land with a Business Degree

Women on Business

Brought to you by Marymount University: Is your high school graduation around the corner? It’s the time when most students get bombarded with career-related questions. From relatives and friends to siblings, everyone keeps asking what’s next?

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5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

The One, Unique Attribute That Will Attract Clients to Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

More and more competition for your consulting firm is flooding the field every day. Your prospective clients can choose from an ever-increasing range of solo consultants, independent boutiques, freelancers on platforms like Catalant, plus the big-name firms. How does your consulting firm stand out?

Strategic Planning Pitfalls

Thought Leaders LLC

Avoid these six pitfalls as you create your organization’s strategic plan. As you look at your organization’s strategy and your current strategic planning process, it’s critical to understand there are some really large pitfalls out there that you can fall into.

Better Case Studies: How Your Success Stories Can Help You Get More Clients

Strategy Driven

Case studies can be an incredibly powerful tool. Created well and deployed effectively, they can show off the best of your businesses and help to push sales and increase conversions.

8 Steps for Dealing with An Underperforming Employee

Leading with Trust

Talking with team members about their performance challenges typically falls in the category of “least favorite” managerial tasks, along with things such as budgeting, attending all-day meetings, and completing performance reviews.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.