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Pay It Forward

Joseph Lalonde

After our Easter Sunday church service, I had the opportunity to talk to a young man I’ve had a few conversations with. I wanted to touch base with him because of something exciting that had happened to him. His band, The American Hotel System, won the opportunity to open for Bon Jovi.

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AI: Where Are We Now? Report via EDUCAUSE

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Managing the ethics of artificial intelligence is only becoming more complex over time, and the stakes are high for finding a path forward. This week I am sharing a special report "AI: Where Are We Now?" published by EDUCAUSE.

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How to Overcome Proximity Bias for a Better Hybrid Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid the Unconscious Proximity Bias Frustrating Your Hybrid Team. Like most forms of accidental discrimination, proximity bias is tricky. Human-centered managers don’t set out to treat remote workers differently. And yet, it’s easy to screw up in subtle, often unconscious ways.

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Not Enough Time At Work?

Rich Gee Group

There are little fires everywhere in the office. And we get so busy putting out those fires we can spend a whole day — even a week — spinning around and around spraying from our fire extinguishers. In the end, it’s all about time management.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Adam Project

Joseph Lalonde

The Adam Project is a Netflix original movie.

4 Ways to Lead with Courage Today

Leadership Freak

Skills are a car without gas. Courage to act is gas. Imagine you learn how to make the best possible decisions. Apart from courage you’re still stuck. Winston Churchill said, “Courage is rightly… Continue reading → Leading

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Three Questions to Improve Your Focus – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I’m sharing what a high heeled shoe, a tire pump and your most productive day have in common. I’m also sharing three questions to help improve your focus. What is your priority? What is your next step? Why does this matter?

20 Inspirational Quotes about Leadership and Inspiration

Joseph Lalonde

I love looking through powerful and inspiring quotes. They help me to recenter my thought-life. They also help me get the get-up-and-go that I need to when I’m down. What about you? Do you love quotes? Then, you’re going to love this article.

Finding Purpose: 5 Practical Suggestions You Can Do Today

Leadership Freak

Work doesn’t give you purpose. You give meaning to work. The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter…” Leo Rostein Contribution makes you matter. Seek to contribute. The affirmation… Continue reading → Leading

Courageous at Work: A Managerial Challenge [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Being Courageous at Work Creates a Deeper Influence and Impact. Being challenged to be more courageous at work can feel overwhelming. You might find yourself asking (for a friend) just how to demonstrate courage as a manager. Here’s the good news.

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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.

A New Way to think About Inclusion

Kevin Eikenberry

As humans, we know what it feels like to be included – or not. Inclusion in an organizational sense now describes a place/organization/team where everyone feels respected and their contributions towards organizational goals are valued. Few would argue against that goal.

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What to do When You’re Thinking of Automating Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

If you’re like most business owners, you’re always on the lookout for ways to automate your business and make it more efficient. Automation can save you a lot of time and money and help you grow your business faster.

4 Ways to Quickly Change the Future

Leadership Freak

The terrible thing about the future is its predictability. Yesterday returns until you change the future today. Lousy relationships will be disappointing tomorrow unless you treat people differently today. Boring meetings will drag… Continue reading → Leading

How Can I Be More Resourceful (When Resources are Scarce)? [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Getting Scrappy And Resourceful with What You Have. From Where You Are. This week on #AskingforaFriend I speak with Scott Lesnick, a resourcefulness expert about how to be more resourceful– particularly when you’re really stretched and stressed.

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.

Make Work Play: Changing Our Viewpoint About Work

Kevin Eikenberry

There is more thinking and talking about “work” and what it means now than at any time I can remember. Certainly, we are living in a time of change and the nature and paradigm of work is changing with it. I am all for this discussion and the adaptation of new ideas about when, where, […].

Tips in Creating an Effective Video Marketing Strategy

Strategy Driven

When you’re trying to create an effective video marketing strategy, there are a lot of puzzle pieces to be solved. You need to think about what kind of video content you want to create, where to host it, and how it will appear in social media feeds.

An Actionable Solution to the Mistakes Leaders Make

Leadership Freak

There are many paths to success, but the options for screwing up are limitless. You screw up by leaving things undone, or you do the right thing in the wrong way. It’s usually… Continue reading → Leading

Empathetic Leadership Begins with Love

Steve Farber

Over the past couple of years, our world has lost and gained a lot. We’ve been through an incredibly stressful yet profound experience, and we’ve come out on the other side, scarred but intact and. Read more. The post Empathetic Leadership Begins with Love first appeared on Steve Farber.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

How You Can Become a Listening STAR

Thought Leaders LLC

Today’s guest post is written by Brian Ahearn. Brian’s one of the most knowledgeable guys I know on the subject of influencing people (which is why he’s been a guest here before). Brian’s blog, Influence PEOPLE, is followed by people in more than 180 countries.

Who dares wins: Leadership strategies in the face of adversity

CEO Insider

The more things change, the more things change. That’s just the way it is these days. As we learn how to navigate one complexity, a new one emerges. The pandemic may be receding right now, but the reality we’re entering next is unusual.

5 Secrets to Working Relationships

Leadership Freak

I love the feeling of being seen and recognized when I show up at any place of business. We frequent the local Rita’s Italian Ice which is run by a couple from India.… … Continue reading → relationships Leadership Development Leading building relationships

The Importance of Management in The Construction Industry

Strategy Driven

When it comes to completing a challenging project, good management is hard to overstate. The construction industry is no exception; proper management is so crucial that it can be the difference between project success and failure – or even life and death.

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.

What Is a Recruitment SWOT Analysis?

ExactHire

The Great Resignation, skills gap and increasing recruitment costs may have you wondering how you can improve your talent acquisition strategy. The evolving economic and labor landscapes mean that what worked in hiring prior to the pandemic doesn’t work now.

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Despite What You May Think, The Leadership Hierarchy You Think You Want is Ineffective

CEO Insider

If you’re a business leader, you’ve probably spent a lot of time talking about things like vision and planning, leading your people instead of managing them, and how to set the right culture from the top down.

[Scope Creep, Responsibility Dodging] How to Set and Keep Better Boundaries with Your Consulting Firm’s Clients

David A Fields

Consulting firm clients occasionally (or frequently) don’t live up to their obligations on a project—mid-project approvals come late, or not at all, critical information is missing, etc. Sometimes, clients ask your consulting firm to take on extra work that was outside of scope.

Warning: Entrepreneurship Is Hazardous To Health

Strategy Driven

These days, the culture heavily promotes the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. Society needs “game-changing” individuals who solve the problems we collectively face, supercharge the economy, and transform technologies into products.

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.

Does Your Company’s Culture Reinforce Its Strategy and Purpose?

Harvard Business Review

Strategies for leaders to align all three. Corporate strategy Strategy execution Organizational culture Digital Article

Check-in, not check-up: How managers need to change in an evolving workplace

CEO Insider

It’s been said that ‘managing by walking around does not translate into managing by emailing around’. That might be true – but it’s also not a bad thing. In my experience, a manager walking around meant someone checking up to make sure you were at your desk.

The Power Of Asking Questions

Eric Jacobson

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

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How Different Automated Processes Have Improved Business

Strategy Driven

On the surface, it may seem like automation in business is a bad idea. The lack of human judgment should cause all manner of errors; however, many companies are embracing this technology for several reasons.

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.