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Test Your Vision: A Resource for Leaders

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leaders lose credibility when they put out a vision statement that is boring or turns people off. Use this vision test to make sure your vision is not simply a wall decoration. The post Test Your Vision: A Resource for Leaders appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

A Life Leadership Lesson from My Mom

Next Level Blog

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you may remember the post I wrote back in April after my dad, Jack Eblin, passed away. One of the things I mentioned early on in that post was that my mom and dad were together for a total of 69 years. They dated for seven years starting at age 14 and were married for another 62 years after that. So, not surprisingly, I’ve had a lot of friends and readers ask me over the past few months, “How’s your mom doing?”.

The Four Powers of Courageous Leaders

Leadership Freak

The courage of leadership is seldom seen and never understood by those who choose safety over adventure. Real courage is a decision made without fanfare. Courageous leadership is the power to: #1. Live… Continue reading → Courage vulnerability courageous leaders Leadership Development

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6 Ways to Just Say No to Stress

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Janelle Bruland: There is a growing epidemic that is killing us as leaders, and it’s completely curable. Our culture is filled with more anxiety and stress than ever. None of us were built to handle what we are all dealing with on a daily basis.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

How to Be an Engaging Leader in a World of Robotics, AI, and Digitization

Leading Blog

M ANY of today’s leaders are saying: I know leadership is about people, not tasks; effectiveness, not efficiency. However, the rapid increase of robotics, AI, and digitization are a disruption. It’s leading us to increased depersonalization and disengagement with our employees.

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5 Critical Reasons Your Business Website Needs an SEO Audit

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Consultants: Resistance Is Futile

N2Growth Blog

When you look back on your career, you remember the jobs you took, the jobs you declined, the opportunities realized and the opportunities lost. You remember the special people along the way; the great bosses, mentors, coaches and the lifelong friends. You also remember the Consultants.

Employee Engagement 101: Ask the Holy Question

Leading Blog

H AVE YOU EVER heard a front-line worker say, “I can’t wait to make more money for our shareholders today!” In all my years as a consultant, I haven’t either. It doesn’t matter what your company peddles.

Choose Change!

Lead Change Blog

Common mistakes when wanting to change organizational culture are: thinking that publishing a code of conduct is enough; explaining and coercing; only doing a communication campaign with posters, etc.; and giving employees a (communication) training or a team-building session. Invest in Change. Any change, let alone cultural change, needs time to sink in and daily attention until it becomes the new habit. Change also requires role models (or change ambassadors ) and organizational facilitation.

What Drives Engagement? Is it Ethics?

Leading in Context

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Far From Home

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Tom Holland returns to the fun role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Spider-Man: Far From Home picks up shortly after the recent Avengers: Endgame movie. Peter Parker is still reeling from the aftermath of Endgame.

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Nick Saban on the 5 Choices We Have in Life

Leading Blog

T HE 2019 Clinic of Champions held in April and hosted by Alabama head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide football coaching staff featured a number of speakers from around the NFL including Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens.

How Being Less Certain Can Make You Strong

Lead Change Blog

“If the recognition program doesn’t reward people with money, Scott, it’s worthless.”. You couldn’t be more wrong, Bill. Making money isn’t the only reason people work.”. “I I can’t believe how naïve you are, Scott. You do-gooders are all alike. None of you understand business.”. Could you imagine hearing a similar exchange where you work? Two people all wrapped up in their views and openly scornful of each other’s opinions? Happens a lot, doesn’t it? And, sadly, not only at work.

Learning How To Deal With Your Leadership Mess

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question that leadership is hard work and requires a diverse tool kit of skills and abilities to do the job well. But are there actions and behaviours leaders are employing that are actually impeding their ability to succeed in their role?

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Are Leaders Always Serious?

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. A frequent question leaders new and old will ask is whether or not they have to be serious. You know, they wonder if they have to have the stern face, commanding voice, and never smile. It’s a great leadership question to ask.

The Role Your Website Plays in Attracting the Right Type of Employee

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July 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Communication. Beth Beutler of H.O.P.E. Unlimited contributed How and When to Apologize. Beth writes: “We’ve all done it. We’ve irritated or inconvenienced a coworker or client, made an unintentional mistake, or did something we know was selfish, and we wonder if we should apologize.

Getting Their Attention: How to Bend time With The Oddball Effect

RapidStart Leadership

How can we get our teammates to sit up and take notice? By slowing down time. Odd as it may seem, we can actually do this, and unlocking this power can be an effective leadership tool. It involves a simple concept called the oddball effect.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Choose What To Be Serious About

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. Every leader wants to be taken seriously. They also want to have a little bit of fun along the way. I mean, who doesn’t want to enjoy the work they do? Being serious all of the time gets tiresome. You also begin to become a bore. You don’t want that.

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Simple Ways to Make Your Workplace More Secure

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Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Makes Sense

Lead Change Blog

Some people may think this concept is kind of strange and off the wall, but such people can’t see the full picture. The campaign “Bring Your Dog to Work Day” may impress the employees who are pet lovers, and it makes perfect business sense when you think about it. While the concept of having pets in the workplace may seem peculiar, this initiative has tremendous potential to benefit everyone involved—including the workers, the company, and the actual pets.

How to Build an Organization Where People Take Care of Each Other

Leadership Freak

You might believe that taking care of each other is weak or silly. But think of the alternative. Care is nurtured. An uncaring team is a symptom of neglect. 5 expressions of care… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Success Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Creating Calm Within Your Work Storm

Kevin Eikenberry

The work of a leader can get harried, rushed, and stressful. The challenge is to not let the stress negatively impact our health, our productivity, or our results. That’s why I suggest you find ways to create a circle of calm in the storm and stresses of work and leadership.

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5 Good Ways to Invest Your Surplus Profit

Women on Business

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Switchers: Change Careers and Seize Success

Lead Change Blog

Are you stuck in the wrong profession? An industry that just isn’t a fit? Want to get unstuck, and pull off the most daring and fulfilling career move of your life—landing a new career that you’re genuinely passionate about? Career changers face unique challenges that demand fresh approaches. The first step is to recognize that the usual rules and job search tools won’t work for you. Resumes and job boards were designed with traditional applicants in mind.

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Make Friends with Your Past – It can’t be Left Behind

Leadership Freak

The idea of leaving the past behind is an offense to who you are. And the hope of recreating the past is an offense to who you might become. Penobscot Bay, Maine Nostalgia:… Continue reading → Leading

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

What We Can Learn From a Garden Weed – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

As a “farm kid”, I’ve had a lot of experience with weeds – working hard to eliminate them so that we can grow the crops we needed on our farm. And I’ve spent my fair share of pulling them as an adult both at my house and still at the farm.

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Japenese Translation Service Can Help You Break into New Markets in Japan

Women on Business

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How Conduct a Remarkably Better Post-Mortem Review

Let's Grow Leaders

Ditch the Post-Mortem and Hold a Post-Project Celebration If you’re like most managers we talk with, you know the importance of post-mortem reviews. But unless your project ends in disaster, it’s easy to skip the review and move on to the next […].

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7 Ways to Thrive when your Company is Acquired

Leadership Freak

Mergers and acquisitions have winners and losers. You’re the winner if you’re on the acquiring side. You’re the loser if you’re being acquired. Disingenuous winners tell people that things won’t change. This is… Continue reading → Leading

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.