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Coach Your Team and be Even More Effective and Helpful

Let's Grow Leaders

How to be Even More Effective and Helpful as You Coach Your Team. If you’re a manager, you likely hear a lot about not only leading and organizing but also being a coach for your team. And, it can be hard to know exactly how to make that happen in the midst of everything else you have going on. Today on Asking for a Friend I talk with Sara Canaday about tips from her new book “Coaching Essentials for Managers.” She shares her expertise around how to coach your team to do their

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Bigger is Not Always Better When Selecting a Search Firm to Partner With

N2Growth Blog

Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth examines the nuances that distinguish boutique search firms from their larger counterparts. Here are some key insights into selecting the right executive search firm to partner with. Senior leadership hires can make or break an organization. Various studies show that the failure rate of executives coming into new companies is 30 to 40 percent after 18 months.

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How To Attract Talent To Your Startup

Tanveer Naseer

There are many challenges that a new business will face, and how these are managed will determine its success. One of the key challenges that every startup faces is attracting talent, which can make it hard to hit the ground running. To succeed with any business, you need to have. Click to continue reading.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Strange World

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. Strange World is Disney’s latest animated adventure. And it’s a fun one. We’re thrust into the world of Searcher Clade (Jake Gyllenhall), Jaeger Clade (Dennis Quaid), and Ethan Clade (Jaboukie Young-White).

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Stuck in a Rut? 7 Questions to Inspire New Thinking on Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help Your Team Get Unstuck. By Showing Up a Bit More Curious. It’s a strange and ironic phenomenon. Despite all the change going on, have you noticed your team sometimes gets stuck in a rut of uninspiring routines? It’s easy to hunker down and do things the old way, particularly when so much else is changing. But what if the old habits, make it even more tricky to thrive in the midst of change?

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Setting the Goal is Just the Start

Kevin Eikenberry

At some time of the year, most organizations spend time focusing on setting goals. It is a common practice that is understandable – you don’t need me to give a list of reasons why goals are valuable. And yet, for most organizations (and many individuals), the track record of achieving the goals that are set […]. The post Setting the Goal is Just the Start appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How Leaders Communicate Dictates How Staff Communicates With Customers

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by Headway on Unsplash. Good communication skills are essential for any leader to effectively manage their team, especially when it comes to customer service. The way a leader communicates with their staff will dictate how they interact and communicate with customers.

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Breakthrough Execution with Patrick Thean

Let's Grow Leaders

What does it take to break through ceiling after ceiling and innovate during growth? All growing companies encounter ceilings of complexity, usually when they hit certain employee or revenue milestones. How can you achieve breakthrough execution? In this episode, Patrick Thean, author of Rhythm: How to Achieve Breakthrough Execution and Accelerate Growth , equips you with the tools to identify the signs of setbacks before they occur, track those signs, and make adjustments to keep your plan on t

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My Conversation With Tom Peters On Excellence And Putting People First

Tanveer Naseer

I’m delighted and excited to welcome Tom Peters back to my podcast “Leadership Biz Cafe” for a third time, which means Tom now has made the most appearances on my podcast (we had a good laugh over it during our conversation). Tom wanted to come back on my show so. Click to continue reading. I’m delighted and excited to welcome Tom Peters back to my podcast “ Leadership Biz Cafe ” for a third time, which means Tom now has made the most appearances on my podcast (we had a good laugh over it during

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Leading Thoughts for December 1, 2022

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Designer Mauro Porcini on getting the question right: “The quality of the question is fundamental: far too often, people generate a whole set of correct answers for a whole set of wrong questions. And too often, people forget to question the validity of their questions, finding comfort instead in the correctness of their answers.”.

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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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5 Christmas Books Leaders Should Read In December 2022

Joseph Lalonde

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be great to change up the book recommendations for the month of December. Instead of being specifically leadership-focused, these books will inspire and encourage leaders through the season of Advent and Christmas. I chose these books specifically for you because I know how difficult the Christmas season can be.

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3 Destructive Lies about Feelings

Leadership Freak

Two-year olds do what they feel. You’re doomed until you learn to live beyond feelings. You’re unstable when feelings control you. You’re unpredictable until character – not emotion – guides action.

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Advancing Ethics in Your Organization (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each day brings new challenges for leaders. They struggle to deal with uncertainty and complexity and sometimes the most ethical choices are not obvious. In this kind of environment, we can’t assume that things are going well even when there are no lawsuits or imminent ethical crises. What we need to do is build an ethical workplace that will discourage ethical problems.

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Give the Gift of Learning

Kevin Eikenberry

Should leaders give gifts (at the holidays or any other time) to their team members? If so, is it sending the message I want it to? Most important perhaps, what do I get them? These are fair questions. And while I am not your tax accountant, they might want to weigh in on this matter […]. The post Give the Gift of Learning appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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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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How to Become a Successful Business Leader

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by Hunters Race on Unsplash. How to Become a Successful Business Leader. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the path to becoming a successful business leader varies from individual to individual.

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7 Easy Morning Rituals To Jump Start Your Day

Lead from Within

Among other traits, it takes strength and stamina to be a great leader. Some days can be difficult, and sometimes you have to work hard to find motivation. To make sure you’re up for whatever the day brings, one of the best things you can do for yourself is to make your morning a strong start. Set yourself up for a productive day by adopting some (or all!

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The Transformative Power of Systematizing Simple Things

Next Level Blog

One of my favorite things I do as an executive coach is sharing with my clients the progress they’ve made as demonstrated in the closing colleague feedback I solicit for them at the end of the coaching engagement. I’ve been doing a lot of that lately for both individual executive clients and for the high potential leaders in a couple of cohorts of our Next Level Leadership® group coaching program.

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3 Powers of Proactive Worry

Leadership Freak

Worry isn’t just in your head. You feel worry in your body. Some have stomach issues, others neck and shoulder pain.

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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 Be a Good Boss: 10 Ways To Be a Great Leader

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. If you’re looking for ways to be a good boss, look no further! This blog post will discuss ways that you can become a great leader in your workplace. Being a good boss is not always easy, but it is definitely worth it.

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Brexit Caused A 23% Fall In UK Exports To The EU

The Horizons Tracker

Brexit has had a wide range of consequences for relations between the UK and EU, but the scale of its impact on trade is underlined by a recent analysis from the Centre for Business Prosperity at Aston University, which shows that exports to the EU fell by an average of nearly 23% in the 15 months after the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement was signed.

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Leadership Vitality: Be Agile Not Erratic | #EmployeeEngagement

Kate Nasser

Leadership vitality means being agile not erratic. Confuse them & you crush success. Here are the key difference from Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™. The post Leadership Vitality: Be Agile Not Erratic | #EmployeeEngagement appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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How to Offend Christmas

Leadership Freak

Generosity, joy, and kindness seem easier during Christmas. If we could flush commercialism it would truly be the most wonderful time of the year.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

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The 5 Best Places To Nurture Your Connections

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders are always looking to grow their networks. There are tried and not-so-true places to grow your connections. Just think about the last “networking” event you went to. You were probably pitched more than you’d like. What if there were places where you could grow your network easily and have fun doing so? You’ll not only increase your network, but you’ll also have fun doing so.

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5 Social Media Tips for Small Businesses This Holiday Season

Women on Business

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The Security Risks Posed By Remote Working

The Horizons Tracker

Earlier this year I wrote about the cybersecurity challenges involved if working remotely becomes a mainstay of working life in the post-Covid era. It’s a challenge that is reiterated in Verizon’s Mobile Security Index report, which reveals the rise in cyberattacks involving mobile devices in the past year. “For businesses–regardless of industry, size, or location on a map–downtime is money lost.

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Thanksgiving Reflection 2022

Leadership Freak

I woke up to the smell of stuffing being made. I don’t know if you say ‘dressing’ or ‘stuffing’. It’s all delicious to me.

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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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Factors to Consider Before Signing a Lease

Strategy Driven

Imagine this scenario: you’re looking for a place to rent and found the ideal apartment. The price is right, in an ideal location, and it has all the features you’re looking for. Finally, you’re ready to sign that lease and move in. Before you do, however, there are some critical factors to consider that will help ensure your tenant experience is successful.

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Tips for Choosing a Company Car

Women on Business

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How The Wealth Of Our Childhood Friends Determines Social Mobility

The Horizons Tracker

Social mobility has notoriously slowed in recent decades. While there have been various attempts to understand why this is, new research from Harvard takes us down an interesting path. It suggests that the wealth of our friends play a role in our wealth as adults. The researchers analyzed around 21 billion Facebook friendships, and found that children from poorer homes were more likely to earn more as adults if they grew up in areas where the chances of friendships with wealthier children were m

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6 Ways to Lead with Heart

Leadership Freak

Lead with heart to get above the fog. 6 ways to lead with heart: #1. Get above the fog. Purpose is about heart.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Discover how to align everyday employee priorities with company goals. 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. Show employees how they contribute to the larger mission.