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How to Lead Different and Diverse People

Let's Grow Leaders

Achieve More When you Lead Different and Diverse People You know that the ability to lead different and diverse people to come together and blend their talents is key to achieving breakthrough results. But if you’re like most leaders we work with, we […].

Advice for the A-Type Leader with a Million Good Ideas

Ron Edmondson

I received an email from a great young business leader recently asking for some advice. He’s a first time leader in charge of a major department. This will be a great career position for him if he does well. He’s so excited. His small team is getting to know him and learning to trust him.

When great expectations equals great employees

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. Sometimes I have the pleasure of working with someone that has employees who are deliriously happy. One of the reasons they feel this way is because their leader sets high expectations for them. These leaders make their leadership look effortless.

Newswire: 3 Leadership Lessons from Mars, Inc.’s CEO Grant Reid

Leading Blog

Mars, Inc. is more than a candy company. They produce pet care products, coffees and teas, and other food and nutrition products. Mars started in 1911 in a kitchen in Tacoma, Washington with Frank Mars selling hand-dipped chocolates.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Being Authentic Takes Work

Lead Change Blog

Since change is such a common dynamic in organizations, change leaders and/or change agents are important roles. Authenticity is really a critical element for these roles. Change is difficult for most people, and those most impacted by change look to leaders and agents as people they can trust to steer them through the “rough waters.” Trust is seriously hampered if you cannot be authentic.

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Finding Yourself For The First Time

Joseph Lalonde

We try to work on ourselves all the time. Trying to improve our knowledge. Trying to make our marriages better. And trying to make ourselves better leaders or employees. We work, work, work on ourselves… Yet, the sad reality is, so few of us know who we truly are.

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Return On Courage

Leading Blog

C OURAGE is what gets you from here to there. But it’s not courage or risk. It’s courage and risk. They work together. Those who are risk-averse are inadvertently courage-adverse,” says Ryan Berman author of Return on Courage. It is a balancing act. “If

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Innovative Service Leaders Nurture Trust

Lead Change Blog

He was the CEO of one of the most innovative service companies on the planet. I asked him to write an endorsement for my new book, and used the encounter to learn more about how he created such an amazing culture. He did not hesitate with his answer: “Trust!”. He continued: “Leaders create an atmosphere of trust when they treat the work environment as the setting for special and important relationships.

Collecting Ideas – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the third video in a series on “collections” You can watch the previous videos here: Collecting Lessons and What Do You Collect. Now to the casual observer, a series on collections might seem an odd choice for a leadership blog. But trust me, it’s not.

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Stop Living A Groundhog Day Life

Joseph Lalonde

Tomorrow is Groundhog Day. Punxsutawney Phil will peek his head above the ground and tell us how many days of winter is left. With it being Groundhog Day, do you remember the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day? The film starred Bill Murray as Phil Connors.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

First Look: Leadership Books for February 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leadershift : The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace John C. Maxwell. In Leadershift, John C. Maxwell helps leaders gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance their organizational and personal growth.

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The Best Time To Find A New Job Is When You Don't Need It.

Rich Gee Group

In other words — Always be prepared to leave a job, because your employer is always prepared to leave you. More and more, many companies (not all, mind you) find themselves letting employees go for a number of different reasons. Too young/too old, too much/too little salary, old/new employee, old/new direction, high/low level position are just some of the myriad reasons why people are let go from their place of employment.

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6 Tips for First-Time Managers

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I recently filmed several videos for accel5. Click below to watch my video on 6 Tips for First-Time Managers. Transcript: 6 Tips for First-Time Managers Are you ready to be a first-time manager? Perhaps you’ve had some bad managers in the past, and you think this is your chance to do it right?

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Why Accountability is So Important

Kevin Eikenberry

Accountability is consistently on the Top Ten of my Hit Parade. Leaders regularly ask me questions about it, hoping I will have the magic answer. They ask, “How can I get my people to be more accountable?” “Why Why aren’t people accountable anymore?” “Can Can I coach accountability?” and more.

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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.

LeadershipNow 140: January 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2019 that you don't want to miss: 6 Tips for First-Time Managers by @JesseLynStoner. If You Think You Can, You Will by @DougConant. How To Be Successful by @sama. What if we started asking " What problem would you like to help solve? " @FahdAlhattab. VIDEO: How to turn a group of strangers into a team by @AmyCEdmondson. David Bowie knew how to inspire creativity via @quartzatwork. Resilience and Courage by @artpetty.

Relocating Your Business

Women on Business

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4 Powerful Questions That Will Improve Your Leadership And Drive Success

Tanveer Naseer

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Marvel’s Planet Hulk

Joseph Lalonde

Long before the rumors of a live-action Planet Hulk movie and the partial Planet Hulk story in Thor: Ragnarok, Planet Hulk was a direct-to-video Marvel animation film. The movie tells the story of a permanently transformed Bruce Banner as the Hulk. Because of the danger the Hulk possesses, the Avengers decided to send him off […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Marvel’s Planet Hulk appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Keeping Your Business Up And Running

Strategy Driven

Perhaps the most fundamental axiom of business life is that if you hope to generate revenue as a business, you must first be operating. This is so profoundly obvious that we usually don’t even consider it. Sure, your business having to stay open makes perfect sense.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting a Project

Women on Business

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Preview Thursday: Scaling Leadership

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Scaling Leadership by Bob Anderson and Bill Adams. The Spiritual Journey of Leadership. When we step into a position of leadership, we step into a transformative crucible. The crucible metaphor comes from alchemy. It is the container in which enough heat and pressure build up to catalyze a transformation—for example, transforming the element lead into gold. Leadership is a crucible.

Ground Rules for Talking About Controversial Topics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Talking about controversial topics has become a daunting task. There are some things we can do, individually and collectively, to improve those difficult conversations. Use the important points below as ground rules for discussing potentially emotionally charged issues: Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking coherent ethics ethical conversations ethical leadership development ethical schema ethical thinking relevant ethics

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

8 Things Successful Leaders Do on Weekends

Lead from Within

Successful leaders have a passion for what they do, so they work hard and keep long hours. But as we all know, it’s difficult to keep up with that pace no matter how motivated you are. Every leader needs down time to avoid burning out.

How to Effectively Manage Construction Projects With a Large Workforce

Women on Business

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How to Help Your Team Recover After a Downsizing

Let's Grow Leaders

Being a manager in the midst of downsizing is hard enough. There’s the initial shock, the communication, the “I wonder if I’m impacted too” angst, and of course, the really painful decisions involved in selecting who will go. What’s equally difficult is […].

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7 Tips For Improving Brand Reputation

Strategy Driven

In the business world, there are few things more important than brand reputation. A company will never succeed and compete with the biggest names in the industry if it is not respected by its target audience.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Leaders: Choose Your Own Reality

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair and Dr. Jeanie Cockell Just about every leader has had an employee who was, to say it diplomatically, a “handful” to manage. We have. One example was a person Joan worked with – let’s call her Jane Doe. Jane saw policies and procedures as mere suggestions. She irritated her team with her habit of pushing limits to get an idea through. When stressed she let it show though in her interactions with others.

The Simple Way to Comb Through Job Search Sites

Women on Business

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Leadership Lessons from NFL Football

Kevin Eikenberry

While the NFL has become a year-round sport, this week, as we head towards the Super Bowl, you really can’t escape it. Whether a fan or not, I believe you can find leadership lessons from NFL football. I’m giving you four ways to garner those lessons from four different sources.

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Do You Have A Network Infrastructure In Place?

Strategy Driven

Networks have become integral to businesses. Nearly every single company uses some form of a network. It doesn’t matter whether these businesses are large companies or small startups. As long as the use of technology is evident, then the need for a network is there.

It Isn't Home Runs! More At Bats = More RBIs

Mills Scofield

Hank Aaron ~ All time MLB RBI Hitter (2,297) Picture Credit USBData. Opening day is March 28th. The media, fans, and managers will be focused on key stats like on-base and slugging percentages, defensive runs saved, walks/hits per inning pitched and ERA … and of course Grand Slams and Home-Runs!

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