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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jurassic World: Dominion

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Jurassic World trilogy has ended with the latest entry: Jurrasic World: Dominion. The last film in the series had an interesting premise. We got to see what the world would look like if the genetically brought back dinosaurs lived with humans.

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How Managers (unintentionally) Roadblock an Empowered Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Empowered teams will transform results, solve problems you didn’t know exist, and rapidly respond to change. Most managers will say they want those outcomes and that they believe in an empowered team, but unintentionally prevent their teams from doing their best.

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Reduce Mass Shootings Through Human Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

The FBI reports that people who become active shooters often feel socially rejected : “Time and again, targeted violence offenders have claimed to be persecuted and alienated from their peers, family and world at large, viewing themselves as outsiders and not part of a larger social network.”

10 Practical Ways to Create Mutually Beneficial Relationships

Leadership Freak

Winning doesn’t have to be at someone’s expense. Instead of focusing on what you want, focus on how much you can accomplish together. You may be thinking, “If I don’t advocate for myself,… Continue reading → Leading

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.

How To Win Customers

Joseph Lalonde

In 1996 the world experienced the 100th Summer Olympics. The venue for the 1996 Summer Olympics could have easily gone to Athens. Because Athens was home to the inaugural edition of the modern Olympics. It would have made sense for the Olympics to happen there.

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Seeing the Facets of Facts Part 1

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Most of the time when we answer a question with a single response, that answer is only part of the picture. We have all seen leaders (who may feel a need to appear decisive) answer quickly without thinking through the implications of their response. When this happens, what they share is oversimplified and "partialized," not a relevant or responsible interpretation of the complex issues involved.

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Complainers: 5 Ways to Limit the Garbage People Pour into Your Ears

Leadership Freak

How much time do you spend listening to complainers? Too much. Cy Wakeman’s research with one company showed employees spent almost 2.5 hours a day dealing with drama. Drama most often came from… Continue reading → Leading

How To Find Help When You Need It

Joseph Lalonde

Early in my career as an Information Technology manager, I felt as if I had to have the answer to any question that came my way. My desire to have all the answers caused a lot of issues, as you can imagine.

How Do I Create More Inclusion on Hybrid Team? (Avoid Proximity Bias) [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Is proximity bias really a thing? askingforafriend. Karin, with our new work-from-home policy, and flexible work arrangements, I have some of my team working from home most of the time. And, other team members are choosing to come into the office (as am I).

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Not Every Workday Should Be the Same

Kevin Eikenberry

This might describe you. At the start of 2020, you went to the office every day. In April of that year, you worked from home every day. Now you are, or will be, doing both. Whether you will be in the office most days or at home most days, you need to create the dual […].

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.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Will Change Your Life when the Seasons Change

Leadership Freak

Variety is one reason I enjoy Pennsylvania. We have four seasons. Transitioning from one season to the next is opportunity to ask questions that change life. Questions to ask yourself that will change… Continue reading → Leading

Podcast Appearance with Metro DC Chapter of ATD

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with the hosts of the Beltway Broadcast, a podcast produced by the Metro DC Chapter of ATD.

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Compassionate Leadership with Donato Tramuto

Let's Grow Leaders

Compassionate leadership is not weak. Compassionate leaders are tough leaders who understand that they can be good to their people and deliver stronger results.

Asking to Learn – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In today’s episode, I’m talking about questions – specifically asking questions to learn. As a leader and as a human, there are lots of reasons we can and do ask questions. And one of the most powerful reasons is to learn.

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.

10 Ways to Manage Entitled People in the Real World

Leadership Freak

The entitlement monster always wants more. When you feel you deserve it, you are ungrateful when you get it. You don’t have the right to succeed. You earn it. Entitled people: Prefer defensiveness… Continue reading → Leading

Dubious Ideas, Foolish Clients and Your Consulting Firm. 5 Rules to Act Wisely

David A Fields

The spectacular failure of CNN+ is hardly the largest debacle abetted by a consulting firm. If your consulting firm had been in McKinsey’s shoes, would you have taken the CNN+ project and built a plan that, in retrospect, appears absurdly unrealistic?

The Single Military Strategy Every Business Needs

Strategy Driven

What comes to mind when you hear the word discipline ? Most people think of punishment. They view discipline as a way to gain compliance and turn people into unquestioning automatons. This type of discipline is extrinsic, and it’s common in many compliance cultures.

Becoming a Better Long-Distance Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

The pandemic is passing. The urgency is waning. The future of work is starting to become a bit clearer. And for many leaders, the future includes leading people at a distance some or all the time. If this is you, how effective do you feel? At the start of (or the exodus to) work from […].

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

How to Move from Talking to Action in 10 Steps

Leadership Freak

Parents say, “If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times.” ” Frustrated leaders ask, “How many times have we talked about this?” Talking isn’t working when: Problems persist. You have the… Continue reading → Change Leading conversations

Is Your Approach Parent-Child Management or Adult-to-Adult Leadership?

Scott Elbin

Years ago, when I was a rising leader in corporate-land, I worked for a company president who regularly asked a thought-provoking question, “Are we engaging in an adult-to-adult conversation or a parent-child conversation?”.

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Effective Strategies To Understand Your Competitors

Strategy Driven

There is no denying that the business world is highly competitive. This stiff competition is partly responsible for why 50% of American businesses fail in their first five years.

Tom Peters & Jim Kouzes On Today’s Challenges And The Future Of Leadership

Tanveer Nasser

One of the joys I get from my podcast “Leadership Biz Cafe” is that it provides me with the opportunity to speak with leadership experts and thought leaders I admire and respect.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

3 Unique Ways Leaders Can Prioritize During Change

David Grossman

There was a time, just a couple of decades ago, that change inside organizations was more the exception versus the norm.

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5 Ways to Lead with Empathy

Leading with Trust

People want an empathetic leader. Many managers strive to be one. But ask someone to define the term, and you’re likely to be met with silence. Let’s start with the definition.

4 Benefits of Video Marketing

Strategy Driven

Throughout the last few years, what is something that you may have noticed? Chances are, you may have noticed that when it comes to marketing, videos have reigned king. Honestly, this seems to stay in the long future of marketing as well.

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What Should a New Employee Do for the First Week?

ExactHire - Restaurants

Are you interested in increasing new hire retention by 50 percent? How about boosting your team’s productivity by 62 percent? Then, you need a solid onboarding plan. One study found that companies with an effective onboarding plan retained 91 percent of their first-year hires.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

How to Stop Avoiding and Start Leading

Skip Prichard

Conflict to Courage. No one likes conflict, especially in the workplace, but avoiding it can lead to bigger issues that, if left unresolved, can negatively impact your team and your business. However, conflict isn’t the problem; mismanagement is.

Early Career Success Playbook

Eric Jacobson

“By 2025, experts predict that Millennials and Generation Z will make up the majority of the world’s workforce.

8 Essential Programs To Have When Starting A Business

Strategy Driven

When starting a business, there are a few essential programs you will need in order to get off the ground. Here Are 8 Of The Most Important Ones: A Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system: This is a software program that helps businesses manage their customer relationships.

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How is your organization handling price increases and rising costs?

Thought Leaders LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How is your organization handling price increases and rising costs? We’re accepting those increases — everything costs more these days and we understand 22.56%. We accept most increases but push back on unreasonable ones 55.64%.

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12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.