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4 Powerful Communication Strategies for an Unpopular Return to Office Decision

Let's Grow Leaders

How Do I Communicate an Unpopular Return to Office Decision #AskingForaFriend? “Hi Karin, we’ve just received word that after much debate and deliberation, there is a company-wide mandate that EVERYONE must return to office at the beginning of the year. I know my team is not a fan (and quite frankly, neither am I). I get the rationale, AND it’s going to make all of our lives a bit harder.

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C-Suite Mastery: Uncovering Insights through Executive Assessments

N2Growth Blog

Understanding and Leveraging Executive Strengths In the realm of organizational growth, executive assessments stand as a cornerstone for identifying and nurturing leadership talent. These evaluations delve deep into the proficiencies and potential of executives, enabling organizations to craft a detailed understanding of each leader’s abilities.

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Leading Thoughts for November 30, 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. Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia on stewardship: “People come into this world with gifts and talents, full of possibilities and unrealized potential. Our responsibility as leaders is to help them realize those possibilities by looking for the talents and goodness that exist in them and inspiring them to become what they are meant to be.

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4 Questions To Empower Your Employees To Succeed When Things Go Wrong

Tanveer Naseer

Have you ever had the experience dealing with after-sales support where you not only get the runaround, but you spend days just trying to get someone on the phone to acknowledge your problem? That’s the situation my wife and I had to content with when we contacted a major retailer.

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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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Failure to Communicate: What to Do When Your Boss (or Team) Don’t Get It

Let's Grow Leaders

Frustrated that they “just don’t get it?” You have a chance to lead and overcome a failure to communicate. Nearly every leader we’ve ever worked with feels it. Those moments where the thread of understanding seems to unravel, leaving you feeling exasperated and silently screaming “Don’t they understand?” (or sometimes not so silently).

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Discovering Top Talent: The University President Search Journey

N2Growth Blog

Setting the Stage: Understanding the Importance of Finding Top Talent In today’s competitive landscape, the success of organizations across any sector, including higher education , hinges on finding top talent. The appointment of an exemplary university president has the potential to reshape the institution’s trajectory, transform its culture, and elevate its standing nationally and globally.

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Feedback: Do These 3 Things Before You Say a Word

Leadership Freak

The heart of feedback has nothing to do with correct phrasing, strategies, or techniques. The heart of feedback is being human. 1. Get right with yourself. 2. Put your fixer to bed. 3. Choose how you show up.

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Leading a Fast Growing Remote Culture with Antonella Pisani

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 239: Antonella Pisani, the CEO and founder of Eyeful Media , a digital marketing and consulting firm, joins host David Dye, and discusses the importance of culture, values, and remote culture in leadership. She emphasizes hiring experienced talent and creating an intellectually stimulating environment. Pisani also highlights the significance of transparency, humility, and social responsibility in building a strong company culture.

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Virtual Visionaries: Harnessing Virtual Executive Coaching for Modern Leaders

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Benefits of Virtual Executive Coaching for Modern Leaders Virtual executive coaching has emerged as a valuable tool for modern leaders, providing numerous benefits. One key advantage is its flexibility, allowing leaders to participate in coaching sessions anywhere worldwide. This eliminates the need for travel, making it an efficient and time-saving option.

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LeadershipNow 140: November 2023 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here is a selection of Posts from November 2023 that you will want to check out: Henry Kissinger, diplomat who helped to reshape the world, dies at 100 5 things that take 5 minutes and will make you a better leader by @suzimcalpine What Have You Said NO To Recently? by @PhilCooke Resilience Forged By Adversity from @JohnBaldoni Team Dynamics: 5 Extremes That Harm Teamwork by @KateNasser 3 Reasons Why You Think Writing a Book is Easier for Other People by @wallybock Fall Back to Reading Series :

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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 Things That Should Increase Happiness but Usually Don’t

Leadership Freak

Employee happiness is declining even though autonomy, pay and time off are up. The number of people who dread work has risen by 11% since 2020. 5 things that should increase happiness but don't. 4 ways to improve well-being.

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5 Phrases to Watch For: Resistance to Change

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Leading ethically requires staying competent as a professional and as a leader. The speed of change in today’s global economy may cause leaders to fall behind even while they are diligently working to stay on top of trends and industry knowledge. These 5 phrases signal that a leader is refusing to adapt to changing times, putting the company and its employees at risk.

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Annual Board Evaluations: A Gateway to Sustained Board Effectiveness

N2Growth Blog

The Importance of Regular Board Assessments In today’s fast-paced and competitive business landscape, organizations must have a strong and effective board of directors. Boards are crucial in guiding and overseeing critical strategic decisions, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and driving overall organizational performance. Regular board evaluations and assessments are vital tools in assessing the effectiveness and performance of individuals and the collective body of the b

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My Favorite Things: "About Time"

Rich Gee Group

As we embrace the festive spirit of this season, I find myself eager to write about some of my favorite things that make this time of year so special. From the crisp, cool air that heralds the arrival of winter to the warm, comforting scents and flavors that fill our homes, from the joy of holiday traditions and gatherings with loved ones to the quiet, reflective moments that remind us of what truly matters – this season is rich with experiences and sentiments that I am excited to explore and sh

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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 Avoid the 3 Biggest Mistakes Leaders Don’t Need to Make

Leadership Freak

Mistakes are inevitable, but some are avoidable. The worst mistake is the one you didn’t need to make. I list 3 big mistakes leaders don't need to make. I wonder what you can add.

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Change at the Top: How to Succeed with a New Boss

Next Level Blog

Lately, it’s felt like “I’ve got a new boss,” season in the coaching conversations I have with executives. I’ve had several of them in the past few months and there are some patterns I’ve noticed in the conversations. First, getting a new boss is anxiety inducing, especially for more senior executives. The further along you are in your career, the more likely you are to have carved out a lane for yourself and established a track record of success.

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University President Search: Bridging Academic Vision and Operational Reality

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Importance of a University President Search A university president or chancellor search is a critical process that carries some of the farthest-reaching implications for the future of an educational institution. The selection and appointment of the president shape the university’s strategic direction and operational realities for years to come, regardless of how many years they serve in the role.

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Keep the Corporate Purpose Alive.

Rich Gee Group

“Remember, the corporate purpose is not a mysterious artifact to be rediscovered every fiscal year; it's more like the office coffee machine – essential, omnipresent, and desperately missed if it's not working.” In today's fast-paced corporate environment, it's easy for companies to become so entangled in the daily grind that their overarching purpose becomes a distant memory.

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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 Gratitude Shapes Identity

Leadership Freak

"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others." Cicero An ungrateful leader is a staggering contradiction in terms.

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The NFL’s Fumble Against Antisemitism and Racism on Social Media

Modern Servant Leader

The NFL's Fumble Against Antisemitism and Racism The NFL is fumbling when it comes to tackling hate. The league is cozying up with social media platform “X” (formerly Twitter). Since Elon Musk’s purchase, “X” has become a breeding ground for hate speech, especially racism and antisemitism. While most major brands have already stopped advertising on “X,” many are now even ceasing any form of posting there, altogether.

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Mastering Board Member Selection: A Comprehensive Guide by N2Growth

N2Growth Blog

A robust board of directors is the backbone of a thriving organization. Their collective decision-making and oversight capabilities significantly impact the company’s strategic direction. At N2Growth, our executive search and leadership development expertise positions us as a valuable partner in structuring your board for optimum effectiveness.

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Move Fast and Fix Things

QAspire

Mark Zuckerberg’s motto “move fast and break things” was popularized by Meta’s success and went on to inspire entrepreneurs and leaders across the globe. In their latest book, authors Anne Morriss and Frances Frei challenge the idea of breaking things while moving fast. They recommend that leaders should “ Move Fast and Fix Things ” which is also the title of their newest book.

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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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16 Ways to Give Constructive Feedback Like a Human

Leadership Freak

You probably feel uncomfortable giving constructive feedback. Don't carelessly it quenches enthusiasm. Done skillfully it increases someone's confidence. Here are 16 ways to give constructive feedback like a human.

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The Hard Steps You Must Take to Become a Successful Leader

Lead from Within

Being a successful leader is not easy. Those who have never held a position of leadership may believe that once they get to the top, they can expect others to cater to their needs, but it’s the other way around. Successful leadership is not about power and prestige, but it’s about leading and guiding others, taking on responsibilities and putting in the work to be a good leader and it comes with hardship.

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Executive Search for Nonprofits: Creating Lasting Impact Through Leadership

N2Growth Blog

The Importance of Effective Leadership in Nonprofits Effective leadership is vital for the success and sustainability of any organization – no less for nonprofit organizations. In today’s rapidly evolving social and economic landscape, many nonprofit audiences (and the organizations themselves) face greater challenges than ever, requiring strong, innovative, and creative nonprofit leaders capable of navigating complex issues with finesse and expertise.

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Transforming Information into Wisdom: The Journey of Knowledge Internalization

CO2

Understanding Knowledge Beyond the Surface In the realm of personal and professional growth, the term Internalized Knowledge plays a pivotal role. It’s the transformative process where information moves beyond being mere facts and figures , integrating deeply into our understanding and influencing our actions and thoughts. Knowledge Internalization in Leadership and Learning For leaders, educators, and learners alike, knowledge internalization isn’t just about acquiring information;

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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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3 Effective Income-Generating Strategies for Mompreneurs

Women on Business

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7 Things Great Leader Can Never Afford To Forget

Lead from Within

Leadership is a challenging and demanding role, and it is easy for leaders to get caught up in the everyday minutiae of management. However, it is essential for leaders to remember the basics of leadership and not drift away from them. Here are things that great leaders can never afford to forget if they want to succeed in leading: Stop micromanaging: As a leader, it can be tempting to want to control every aspect of your team’s work, but this can lead to a demotivated and disengaged workf

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Enhancing Board Performance: Strategies for Effective Board Evaluations

N2Growth Blog

The Importance of Board Evaluations in Driving Organizational Success In today’s complex and competitive business landscape, board evaluations are pivotal in driving organizational success and shareholder value. A well-functioning board is instrumental in making strategic decisions, providing effective oversight, and ensuring long-term sustainability.

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Today's Life Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Today's life quotes to guide you as we near the start of a new year: “ Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start." - Ido Qubein “ Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day." - Michael Josephson “ Every year you make a resolution to change yourself. This year, make a resolution to be yourself " - Unknown “ The bad news is time flies.

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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.