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CPG Hiring Trends

N2Growth Blog

The evolution of new technologies and the COVID-19 pandemic have greatly influenced consumer habits worldwide, consumers are becoming more demanding, and companies are working on efficiencies to offset the negative impact of inflation on their P&Ls. Leaders are working on efficiencies to offset these challenges. This article will examine how new technologies, consumer habits, and the pandemic have influenced consumer expectations, how companies are working to meet changing consumer expectati

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10 Critical Rules For Living A Happy Life

Tanveer Naseer

Some people spend their whole life searching for happiness. While you may think wealth, power, and fame will make you happy, you may be looking in the wrong place. In fact, all the riches in the world won’t guarantee a happy and fulfilling life. You don’t have to search the. Click to continue reading.

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Remain Teachable

Joseph Lalonde

Do you remember when you were a child? You thought the world was your oyster. You also thought you knew everything there was to know. I think back to growing up. I remember thinking my parents didn’t know much about life. How wrong that was. I’d scoff at their advice. I’d think my parents were old. They […].

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How to Keep Your Business Spending in Check

Women on Business

Brought to you by Capital on Tap: Small business owners are constantly inundated with regular requests for money. Whether it’s a new piece of equipment, inventory, or simply office supplies, there is always something that needs to be purchased. To avoid overspending, you must keep track of all expenses and ensure your business is spending […].

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Asking to Understand – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the last in a series of videos about reasons to ask. You can watch the earlier episodes here: Asking for Help | Asking for Input In this episode, I am talking about how we can ask to better understand each other in conversations and in communication – both as a listener and as […]. The post Asking to Understand – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Why Self-Care isn’t a 4-Letter Word

Leadership Freak

I grew up in a world where you did your work without complaining. We didn’t think about self-care. It’s an unrealistic way to live. However, confusion about self-care is destructive.

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How The Best Leaders Overcome Their Own Defense Mechanisms

Lead from Within

Defense mechanisms—the unconscious reactions that protect us from anxiety and internal conflict—are a part of being human. We all have them. And while they frequently do harm, in some situations they can actually be useful. What matters, in life and in leadership, is what we do about them. Failing to understand and deal with your defense mechanisms is especially harmful in leadership work, where relationships with others are critically important and you’re setting the standard for the workplace

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In the Arena: A History of American Presidential Hopefuls

Kevin Eikenberry

There have been 46 Presidents of the United States – which means when each of those candidates won, there was a loser. Some who lost, later won. 35 others got close, but never were called “Mr. President.” In the Arena: A History of American Presidential Hopefuls by Peter Shea profiles 34 American leaders who captured […]. The post In the Arena: A History of American Presidential Hopefuls appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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4 Questions to Ask at the End of the Week for Self-Reflection

Leadership Freak

One week flows unchanged into the next until you ask different questions. Good intentions fade. Old patterns hang on until you adopt a new approach.

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The Five Best Audiobook Services Available

Joseph Lalonde

While nothing can beat the feel of an actual book in your hands, sometimes you have to compromise. My compromise has been to pick up audiobooks. I’ve heard from many people that they enjoy this method of reading as well. Audiobooks allow readers to follow the story on the go. You can listen to audiobooks in your […].

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Ethical Leaders Seek Truth and Speak Truth

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leaders seek the truth and speak the truth.

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Why Usage-Based Insurance is a Popular Offering

Women on Business

Brought to you by Earnix: In the world of business management and competitive industries, insurance is something of a negative buzzword. Not many business owners want to talk about insurance, as it almost always costs them money for something that they might not necessarily use. Many insurance services offer packages with just about everything small […].

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How the Example of Billionaires Leads People Astray

Leadership Freak

Smart people fail when they wrongly follow the example of billionaires. Take Oprah Winfrey for example. The example of billionaires: Oprah Winfrey: Oprah didn’t find broadcasting. It found her.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Stranger Things Season 4 Chapter 8: Papa

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The hit Netflix show Strangers Things is back for the final two episodes and boy were they good. Instead of looking at movie leadership lessons, I’m giving my readers a double-header of Stranger Things goodness. Today, there will be two articles. The first, this one, will look at Season 4’s Chapter 8 (the second article […].

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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.

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Servant-Leadership 101: Nonpartisan Lesson (Moneyball Movie Example)

Modern Servant Leader

The second-to-last principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership is Nonpartisan. This 6-minute lesson demonstrates the Nonpartisan principle, through the example of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and Peter Brand (Jonah Hill). Billy Beane was manager of the Oakland A’s Major League Baseball team, when their player salary budget was slashed. He knew they could not compete with major budget teams like the Yankees and Red Sox through traditional means.

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We Underestimate Others’ Desire For Constructive Feedback

The Horizons Tracker

Giving feedback is notoriously difficult to do, especially if it’s constructive feedback, as we fear how the other person may respond to it. Research from Harvard Business School suggests our fears may be overblown. “People often have opportunities to provide others with constructive feedback that could be immediately helpful, whether that’s letting someone know of a typo in their presentation before a client presentation, or telling a job candidate about a stained shirt before

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Three Ways Your Data is Leaking in Advertising and How to Avoid It

CEO Insider

Fully 62% of business leaders say their companies need to do more to protect data, according to KPMG. Surveys show more consumers are worried about unlawful data sharing, such as through online advertising, than data breaches. In our work with nearly 100 clients representing 75,000 websites, there are three common online advertising blindspots: misunderstanding the […].

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Why Should You Buy Refurbished Equipment For Your Business?

Joseph Lalonde

Competition is rife in the business world, and companies are constantly looking for competitive advantages to stay ahead of their rivals. This is emphasized even further by Hostinger’s report that there are 32.5 million small businesses in America. Dependable technology is undoubtedly one of the most significant sources of competitive advantage, so it is no […].

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Most HR leadership philosophies are grounded in two completely faulty assumptions — “change is hard” and “engagement drives results.” Those beliefs have inspired expensive attempts to keep change from being disruptive to employees. What these engagement programs actually do is create and reinforce feelings of victim-hood and leave employees unprepared to adapt to real changes that are necessary for the health and profitability of their enterprises.

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How to Keep Your Business Spending in Check

Women on Business

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The Importance Of Rituals At Work

The Horizons Tracker

Culture can be a funny thing, as while it is widely believed to be an important element of employee engagement and retention, if it’s taken too far it can easily become insular and homogenous. Rituals seem to be at the forefront of this, as they exist precisely to bond people together, but to an outsider can appear peculiar. Research from Harvard Business School explores the value of rituals, and finds that whether we love or hate them, they can actually create sufficient bonds between wor

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8 Tips for Avoiding Your Leadership Blindspots

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Today’s post is by Robert Bruce Shaw, author of Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter ( CLICK HERE to get your copy). Leaders are faced with two conflicting needs. The first is to act with a deep confidence in their abilities and the strategies they are implementing. This allows them to pursue audacious goals and persevere when faced with adversity.

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Building Your Company Culture: The Key To Being Lean And Successful With Angel Sanchez

Steve Farber

A lot of companies fail to scale because they think the key to scaling is to be lean. The real key is to develop your company culture. Have a culture where people are excited. Read more. The post Building Your Company Culture: The Key To Being Lean And Successful With Angel Sanchez first appeared on Steve Farber.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Why Usage-Based Insurance is a Popular Offering

Women on Business

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Does The Notion Of Brilliance Result In Masculinity Contests?

The Horizons Tracker

Over the years I’ve covered a few studies that have explored the seeming societal bias that associates brilliance more with men than women, especially if that brilliance is in scientific fields. Research from NYU suggests that this might in part be because the very notion of brilliance can often foster a sort of “masculinity contest” culture.

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Do You Crave Acceptance?

Frank Sonnenberg Online

How far would you go to win acceptance? Would you lower your standards, mimic inappropriate behavior, or compromise your values to please others? Or are you unwilling to sacrifice your principles for any price? It’s easy to say that you’ll lower your standards, one time , to gain acceptance from the in-crowd, but what do you forfeit in the process? The fact is that you are responsible for the consequences of your actions — regardless of how others behave.

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Tips for leaders on how to create an employee-first culture

CEO Insider

Why You Should Create an Employee-First Culture For the first time in years, and perhaps decades, employees have unprecedented leverage in the workplace. Call it the Great Resignation or the Great Reshuffle, many employees are reevaluating everything from their work-life balance to the work they do for businesses. This reprioritization has employees looking to realign […].

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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The Why and How of Dealing with Conflict at Work

Skip Prichard

Handling Conflict. Nobody really enjoys conflict. But there are times it is unavoidable and even important. As a leader, you won’t be able to make positive changes, in many cases, without some conflict. But if you avoid conflict rather than dealing with it as a necessary part of business? You can make it much, much worse. . “Conflict can be created when we miss intent.

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The Prison Credential Dilemma Facing Job Seekers

The Horizons Tracker

People with a criminal record were among the 27 million or so “untapped” workers identified by Harvard research last year. Recent research from the RAND Corporation highlights the scale of the problem. It suggests that by the age of 35, 64% of unemployed men have been arrested already, with 46% having received a conviction. “Employers need to understand that one big reason they cannot find the workers they need is too often, they exclude those who have had involvement with the cri

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Leadership Skills for Building a Learning Culture

QAspire

To respond effectively to adaptive challenges like the pandemic, geopolitical conflicts, financial crisis etc., organizations cannot rely on top-down problem solving. Such challenges require emergent leadership from across the board within organization to make sense of reality, iterate solutions, adapt and learn along the way. How do leaders go about creating a culture of learning and adaptability?

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Assume You’re the Problem

CEO Insider

Grammarly/Harris Poll released a study recently called The State of Business Communication. To examine what’s getting in the way of collaboration, productivity, and output in the hybrid work era, the research team surveyed 251 business leaders and 1001 knowledge workers employed full-time by companies with at least 150 employees. Among the more staggering findings: Poor […].

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

While onboarding, don’t let yourself get caught up in administrative details. Automate paperwork & training so new hires can focus on the business at hand from day one. Get Paycor’s checklist to see where your company can make HR process improvements.