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View from the 40th Floor: Change at the Top and Bottom

Decker Communication

(Part 4 of a series by Bert Decker ). “If we don’t change our model, we are going to crash.” ” . Those were the words of the leader of one of our multi-billion dollar clients, which accents the amazing changes in leadership over the last 40 years. .

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The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health

RapidStart Leadership

A leadership "eye" test may be just the thing we need to make sure the long-term health of our team is not in danger; here's a simple way to get a checkup. The post The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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The Corporate Vitality Index

CEO Insider

Today’s leading businesses are facing many near-term challenges in an uncertain economic and political environment. More than ever, though, they also need to focus on the long term, because the keys to success in the next decade will be different from today’s.

How to Create Shared Values That Guide Your Team to Greater Heights

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

When a team identifies and commits to living shared values, there is a deeper level of trust, better problem-solving and increased collaboration. Here are seven guidelines to help you identify and live team values that increase performance and trust.

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.

Empathy-Driven Leadership: How to Be Compassionately Competitive in a For-Profit World

Leading Blog

E MPATHY? Isn’t that for directors of nonprofits and starry-eyed Millennial entrepreneurs with idealistic dreams? What good is empathy in an uber-competitive, saturated marketplace where leaders need to capitalize on every opportunity to stand out?

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Mastering Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Is your leadership a competitive advantage—or is it costing you? How do you know? Most leaders are in over their heads, whether they know it or not. Today, escalating global complexity puts leadership effectiveness at a premium.

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The End of Ethical Compartmentalization

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton That Was Then What people did in their spare time used to be private, allowing them to assume varying personas in their different roles. Someone could be buttoned up and ethical at work, but make really bad decisions elsewhere.

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Leaders Build Faith

Leading Blog

T HE JOB of a leader is to build faith. The New Testament says that faith is confidence in what we hope for and conviction about what we do not see. It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. In short, faith is the belief in the realization of vision.

Leadership Lessons from Great Teachers

Lead Change Blog

Master Teacher Wardie Sanders recently retired after teaching history for years at Hartsville High School. There are a lot of great teachers in schools all around the country who are only known to other teachers and in their own community. The news media are more likely to devote time to a violent crime or devastating fire than to the everyday work of great teachers. Wardie was an exception. In November 2015, the New York Times featured an article headlined The Art of the Thanksgiving Table.

Why You Should Embrace Change

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Through Change. I can hear your groans as I type this. Why, oh why, should I embrace change? Change is difficult. Change is yucky. And change means things will be different. You’re correct on all of those accounts. I won’t deny change is difficult, yucky, or even different.

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.

Avoid These Infuriating Phrases in End-of-Year Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

For most managers, the only thing they dread more than going to their own end-of-year performance appraisal is holding end-of-year feedback discussions with their team. Because the performance appraisal system is unnatural by design. Imagine if we burdened our home relationships […].

James Mattis: My Favorite Books

Leading Blog

G ENERAL JAMES MATTIS credits his leadership success to his prodigious reading habits. He says, “ You stay teachable most by reading books , by reading what other people went through.”. Admiral James Stavridis is also an avid reader and believes that reading is central to leading.

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Leadership is a Balancing Act

Kevin Eikenberry

If you have ever tried to walk more than a step or two on something narrow, you know that your balance is the most important factor for your success. Lean too far in either direction and you will fall.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ford V Ferrari

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There have been many great movies released in 2019. From the Marvel blockbuster event of Avengers: Endgame to Rambo: Last Blood to the surprisingly good Pokemon: Detective Pickachu, 2019 is a year of great movies.

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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.

Is Social Accountability Changing Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

Business stakeholders—customers, investors, and team members—are now demanding more from the businesses they “work” with. Millennials and Gen Z want to know that the businesses they engage with have a social purpose and are behaving in a responsible manner. This societal accountability is changing the face of business and how leaders behave.

General Jim Mattis on Learning to Lead

Leading Blog

I T’S NOT SURPRISING that we learn a lot about character from the military. Good character is mission-critical. Under extreme circumstances, if you don’t have good character, the result is extremely bad consequences. In war, character is not a platitude.

4 Things Leaders Can Do to Combat Burnout

Tanveer Naseer

Burnout is a big problem. But it’s only in recent times that we’re coming to realise just HOW big. A recent Gallup study found that 23 percent of nearly 7,500 full-time employees reported feeling burned out at work very often or always, while an additional 44 percent reported feeling burned.

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Encore Video Series #6: Can 1 hour per month change my leadership future?

Kevin Eikenberry

We are finishing The Encore Series today with perhaps one of the most important questions that we’ve been asked. Can 1 hour per month change my leadership future? The answer is a resounding YES. And we’ve even got a simple plan to help you make it happen.

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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.

Leading with Gratitude

N2Growth Blog

At N2Growth, we aspire to practice what we preach when it comes to taking care of each other and caring for our clients in a way that is unparalleled. As we look ahead to the upcoming holiday season and ringing in the New Year, we reflect over the past year’s opportunities for growth, learning, and overcoming. While doing so, we realized there is a key ingredient in leading that is embodied in our values and our work: gratitude.

A Strategy Story That Works

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Paul Smith : Every great leader tells stories. But which stories are the most important ones to tell? That’s a question I’ve thought a lot about.

How to Overcome the Dangers of Entitlement

Leadership Freak

The source of entitlement is arrogance. If you aren’t grappling with arrogance, you’re blind to its influence. You’re arrogant if: Offenses come quickly and frequently. Are you easily offended?

Understand Yourself and Others Better with This Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

What if I told you I could give you a tool that would help you understand yourself better? What if I said it could give you a glimpse into some of your strengths and possible blind spots? And what if that same tool could help you communicate better with others? Would you be interested?

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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.

10 Careers For Introverts

Chart Your Course

Finding a career that we love is an important step in our lives. If we don’t find a career we’re happy with, we might end up being stressed out or unsatisfied most of the time. As an introvert, you don’t like to spend too much time in direct contact with many people.

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How to Be a Leader Everyone Loves to Work With

Lead from Within

We all want to work for a leader who is motivating, inspiring, visionary, and brilliant at making plans and carrying them out. But unfortunately, many of us have had leaders who made our lives hell and turned coming to work into a challenge.

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Gratefulness isn’t about Rose-Colored Glasses – the Real Practice of Gratitude

Leadership Freak

Gratitude expands leadership. Ingratitude corrodes everything it touches. Ingratitude is too dangerous to ignore. The alternatives to gratitude include: Self-absorption. Disappointment. Entitlement. Anger. Accusation. Bitterness. Anxiety.

The Biggest Lever to Improved Organizational Communication – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

“We need better communication.” ” “We need more communication.” ” “We’re having communication issues.”

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Which Business Sectors Are Attracting Investment?

Strategy Driven

When business owners are successful, it’s only natural to start considering how they can make the most of their profits and savings.

Help – It’s Not a Dirty Word!

N2Growth Blog

With a new year staring us right in the face, I thought I’d dust off an old post as a useful reminder for leaders planning the year ahead – “ help ” is not a dirty word. I have always believed asking for help is a sign of maturity as a leader. I think John Lennon said it best: “I get by with a little help from my friends.” ” So my question is this – are you easy to help?

What Shape is Your Leadership – A Team Activity

Leadership Freak

What shape is your leadership? This isn’t about being physically thin or round. What shape is most appealing to you? Pick a shape you prefer before you read further.) Yesterday I gave a… Continue reading → Leading

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Encore Video Series #5: How do I gain confidence in my leadership role?

Kevin Eikenberry

The Encore Series continues with a question that is addressing what I consider to be a vastly underappreciated part of the leadership puzzle. How do I gain confidence in my leadership role?

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Five Aspects of a Business Plan You Need to Get Right

Strategy Driven

Building a business cannot be done without planning. The second you start a business your future and your financials are at risk.