Sat.Dec 31, 2022 - Fri.Jan 06, 2023

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5 Ways to Expose Your Inner Critic

Leadership Freak

Don’t ignore a loud inner critic. You talk to yourself constantly. It’s often ugly. Leaders overthink, second guess, and criticize themselves. Your worst enemy doesn’t berate you like your own inner voice.

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Balancing Strategy and Tactics

Let's Grow Leaders

If you don’t pay enough attention to strategy, you and your team will end up lost in a wilderness of meaningless, unproductive busyness. But if you don’t pay enough attention to tactics and effective management, you’ll create needless conflicts, frustration, and hurt feelings. When you can embrace effective leadership strategy and tactics, they will work together to help you, your team, and your organization thrive.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Sharknado

Joseph Lalonde

My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available <a href=”[link] Amazon</a> If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. Moviegoers have been treated to natural disaster movies. These include films such as Twister, The Day After Tomorrow, and others. Natural disaster movies tap into something that terrifies us while thrilling us.

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How You Start Your Day is How You Start (and End) Your Year

Next Level Blog

How you start your day is predictive of how your day is going to end. And a consecutive series of good starts is predictive of not just how your year is going to start but also how it ends. Over the weekend, I saw a quote from country star and fellow native West Virginian Brad Paisley that inspired this post – “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book.

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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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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2023

Leading Blog

H ERE'S A LOOK at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2023 curated just for you. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. When Everyone Leads : How The Toughest Challenges Get Seen And Solved by Ed O’Malley and Julia Fabris McBride. Leadership is engaging others to solve daunting challenges. Those challenges appear in our professional lives, in our communities, our families―and they seem unsolvable, beyond our ability to see what needs to be d

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Inspiration and Strength: What Inspires You and Give You Hope?

Let's Grow Leaders

Human-Centered Leadership Experts. Share Their Sources of Inspiration and Strength. As 2022 draws to a close, I’m curious, what’s been a source of inspiration and strength for you this year? In our final #askingforafriend of the year, I share some savvy inspiration from human-centered experts, and I’d love to add yours to the mix.

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Top 10 Posts of 2022: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 weekly posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2022, these 10 were the most popular.

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The Upside of Uncertainty

Leading Blog

I N The Upside of Uncertainty , Nathan and Susannah Furr assert that “Behind every uncertainty you are facing—even the unwanted and unpromising varieties—insight, growth, and possibility are waiting in the wings. We are all wired to fear the downsides of uncertainty, but we forget that change, creation, transformation, and innovation rarely show up without some measure of it.”.

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A Better New Year at Work? A Fresh Start to Deeper Human Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

The new year is a great time to talk about what you need at work. -including deeper human connection. The shift to remote work and hybrid teams has left many people longing for deeper human connection. And even for those who’ve returned to the office (or never left in-person work), a few years of “choosing our bubble” has left many of us feeling unmoored.

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Slow Burn: How to Turn Today’s Motivation into Tomorrow’s Success

RapidStart Leadership

All too often our motivation flames out long before we reach the goals we aim for; what we need is a slow burn. Here's how to light a fire that will last. The post Slow Burn: How to Turn Today’s Motivation into Tomorrow’s Success appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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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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Make 2023 an INCREDIBLE New Year.

Rich Gee Group

“What would you love to accomplish this year?” Not like. LOVE. Something special that would impact your life, career, or business. It can be small. It can be immense. But it's YOURS. If you decide to go after it, your life will be so much better, easier, and more fulfilling. I want you to sit down and write what you REALLY want to happen in 2023. Pick one thing - no lists.

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Why Is This Happening for Me?

Leading Blog

I N 1954, Dr. Julian Rotter began measuring what he called a student’s locus of control. He said you either had an external locus of control or an internal locus of control. Those with an external locus of control believe that fate or external forces control the outcomes of their lives. Life is happening to me. They are so busy reacting to life that they’ve turned everything over to others—it is someone else’s responsibility.

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5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Have An Internship Program

Tanveer Naseer

Internship programs offer numerous benefits to graduating students and recent graduates. Aside from providing opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills in their chosen field and boosting employability, on-the-job training (OJT) can help them get ahead, build a professional network, and start meaningful careers. No wonder many students, fresh graduates, Click to continue reading.

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2023 Will Be a Success If

Leadership Freak

A friend asked me to complete the following sentence. “2023 will be a success if _.” (He included “in my opinion” which released pressure.) New Year’s resolutions are a waste of time.

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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 Great Leader In Turbulent Times

Lead from Within

Leading an organization through turbulent times can be a challenging and demanding task. Turbulent times are characterized by uncertainty, change, and instability. Which in turn, can create challenges and obstacles for leaders and their teams. To be an effective leader in turbulent times, you need to be resilient, innovative, transparent and honest, supportive and empowering.

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Leading Thoughts for January 5, 2023

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. Ed O’Malley and Julia McBride on asking, “What’s my part of this mess?”: “One person can see a problem, get more curious about it, and use their influence to make things better. But real change begins when lots of people get curious about what’s really going on with a problem or challenge.”.

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7 Ways To Lead Your Car Dealership Or Any Other Business To Success

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Image Credit: ArtisticOperations from Pixabay. There was a time where running a car dealership was easy business. Foot traffic would’ve been high, and customers would’ve been buying regularly. It wouldn’t have been too hard to make a decent profit.

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4 Signs You Lack Executive Presence and How to Earn it Back

Leadership Freak

This guest post is written by Joel Garfinkle, the author of Executive Presence: Step Into Your Power, Convey Confidence, & Lead With Conviction. Executive presence is an elusive quality.

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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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A Fresh Perspective for Leaders: Given by A Leadership Coach

Lead from Within

All of my clients are leaders around the world who want to be more productive, effective, and successful. As their executive leadership coach, it’s my job to advise them on concepts that are new in perspective. A concept new for leaders is the mindset of our two different consciousness. The flood light and spotlight consciousness. When these two consciousness are balanced.

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LeadershipNow 140: December 2022 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2022 that you will want to check out: Ten Life Lessons Learned & Reinforced From A Year Well Lived by @artpetty. The Law of Slow Leaks - Why Important Things Fail and What We Can Do About It by Ken Downer @RapidStartLdr. Forgiveness as a Business Tool by Manfred Kets de Vries via @INSEAD. After the Layoff: How to Support Your Team When it Just Got Smaller by @LetsGrowLeaders.

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Are Your People IN? Ensuring Committed Energy in 2023.

Anese Cavanaugh

We've all experienced it, either within ourselves or with our teammates/leaders/direct reports: that feeling that something is off, or you just can't "feel them" fully in the game. It's not BAD. it's just. off. Perhaps you notice it while working on a project, having a conversation, or just in the general relationship. It may be subtle and just energetically felt, or more obvious and physically noticeable.

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3 Ways to Listen to Complainers

Leadership Freak

People want to pour crap in your ears especially if you’re a new boss. Gullible leaders fall prey to complainers. Manipulators gripe to get what they want.

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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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How to Have a Better Relationship With Your Leader

Lead from Within

Having a good relationship with your boss is important because it can improve communication and collaboration, and it can help to create a positive and supportive work environment. A good relationship with your boss can also enhance your job satisfaction and your ability to do your job effectively. Additionally, a good relationship with your boss can open up opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

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Best Business Schools In The World For 2023

CEO Insider

The Wharton School takes the prestigious title of the world’s business school for 2023, according to the CEOWORLD magazine. London Business School earned itself a respectable second place, with MIT Sloan School of Management ranked third. The 2023 rankings placed Harvard Business School in fourth ahead of Saïd Business School (Oxford Saïd or SBS) in […].

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Main difference between summa or magna and what is higher summa or magna?

Strategy Driven

If you’re planning on getting a graduate degree, there are several Latin honors that you can receive after your studies. These Latin honors can make you stand above the other students by the time you graduate. Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Cum Laude are believed to be the most prestigious Latin honors. Now, you must be wondering, what is higher summa or magna or cum laude?

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Happy New Year 2023

Leadership Freak

I posted a few articles in December of 2009, but began writing Leadership Freak in earnest January 2010. Since then, I’ve typed over 1.2 million words and posted over 4,000 articles.

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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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How Do Leaders Lead With Power And Influence Successfully

Lead from Within

When it comes to leadership, influence and power are important. They enable leaders to effectively communicate their vision and direction, motivate and engage their teams, and make decisions that impact the organization. Ultimately, leaders who lead with influence and power effectively use a combination of skills and strategies to guide their employees and teams.

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How to Build an Efficient Office

Women on Business

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Growing Pains Managing Organizational Change RecruitmentHiring

Persuasive Powerhouse

Despite the economic downturn that began, many nonprofits across the country continue to expand programs, secure additional funding and hire for new positions. Indeed, during these difficult times, most socially-focused organizations note that the need for their services has never been greater and that they have a responsibility to do whatever it takes to meet those demands.

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The Art of Having a Good Conversation

QAspire

First, a disclaimer – I am no expert in having great conversations. But I do know that quality of our conversations shape the reality and culture we live and work in. I have seen countless meetings, planning sessions and leadership off-site sessions that were organized to facilitate conversation – but often end up being a forum for people to protect their ego, show their status or demonstrate their power through the words.

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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.