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Does “Politically Correct” Mean Inclusive and Respectful?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I studied Linguistics and Communications at The University of Virginia and I am fascinated by how words shape our perception of things. Lately there has been a lot of discussion about the term "politically correct," sometimes shortened to "PC."

5 Books Leaders Should Read In August 2022

Joseph Lalonde

Books are a huge part of growing skills for most people. That’s why every month I bring you some of the best selection of books that you, as a leader, should consider reading. This month is no different. August 2022 could bring you huge gains in your abilities and competencies.

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How to Be Less Negative – and Still Be Yourself

Let's Grow Leaders

Learning How to Be Less Negative Will Make You More Effective. When your team or supervisor thinks of you as a negative person, you’re less likely to be invited to conversations where you would have valuable contributions to make.

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Executive Hiring For a P.E. Portfolio Company – Tangential Opportunity

N2Growth Blog

Part Four –Tangential Opportunity; a Balancing Act in P.E. Hiring. In the previous three parts of this series, we realized the challenging factors around searching for and placing an ideal candidate to lead a private equity portfolio company.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Culture Course Correction: 11 Ways to Avoid Going Over the Cliff

RapidStart Leadership

When attitudes decline and negativity sets in, it may be time for a culture course correction on our teams; here are 11 ways to do just that. The post Culture Course Correction: 11 Ways to Avoid Going Over the Cliff appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jordan Peele’s Nope

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. Nope is Jordan Peele’s latest movie. His previous film, Get Out , was highly rated, so I was ecstatic to go and see Nope. What is Nope?

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How Do I Ask Better Questions: Asking For a Friend with Chad Littlefield [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Want to Ask Better Questions? Stop Asking Why. Here’s Why… In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I talk with Chad Littlefield, Co-Author of Ask Better Questions.

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8 Factors to Consider as You Prepare for Your CPA Exam

Women on Business

Brought to you by Wiley: Many aspiring accounting professionals wishing to advance their careers consider sitting and passing the CPA exams. And while passing the CPA exams has various benefits for accountants, the harsh truth is passing the CPA test is no easy feat.

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5 Qualities Of A Great Leader

Joseph Lalonde

There are many qualities or traits a leader may strive for. There are specific qualities that leaders must strive for. These qualities are the building blocks of great leaders.

5 Ways to Choose Generosity

Leadership Freak

I was heating the grill to cook steaks when our son-in-law pulled in unexpectedly with one of our grandsons. We had two extra steaks in the fridge. But I wasn’t sure I wanted… Continue reading → Leading

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.

Leading Gen Z with Josh Packard, Ph.D.

Let's Grow Leaders

Gen Z is entering the workforce right now and their perspective, needs, talents, and abilities will transform the workplace. In this episode, Gen-Z expert Josh Packard, Ph.D.

Who Decides if You are Micromanaging? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Micromanagement. Leaders tell me all the time that they’re not doing it, but if I talk to their teams, I often hear something different. And here’s the thing, the other person decides if you’re micromanaging. It’s wonderful to think that you’re not.

What Is Business Valuation and How Can It Save Your Business?

Women on Business

Brought to you by Redwood Valuation: No one ever said that starting and running a business was easy. There are so many things to consider – from making sure you have enough customers to keep the doors open to ensuring that your employees are productive and happy.

Humility: Some Churches Practice Foot Washing

Leadership Freak

Strange thoughts come to me in the shower. This morning while washing my feet, I thought, “Some churches practice foot washing.” My second thought was, “No way is anyone washing my feet.” They’re… Continue reading → Humility Leading humility Leadership Development

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.

5 Principles Your Business Needs for Success | Rainmaker

Sales Wolf Blog

Why should you care about what Ray Dalio thinks…. I hate losing more than I love winning. In fact, I refuse to lose for the same reasons twice. If you are like me, you play-to-win. The recipe for winning is really quite simple.

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Five Productive Ways to Think About eLearning

Kevin Eikenberry

There are plenty of ways for us to learn new skills and gain new knowledge. All of them have pros and cons. Few of those options have such varied and strong opinions about them as does eLearning. There clearly is eLearning that isn’t very effective, and it can clearly be misused.

5 Unique Reasons to Outsource Cyber Security for Your Enterprise

Women on Business

Brought to you by NordLayer: IT security is one of the biggest difficulties that all enterprises, regardless of size, must overcome. The impact of a security threat may even be greater on small or medium-sized businesses. Internally managing cybersecurity is quite expensive for many businesses.

7 Tactics to Solve Drama at Work

Leadership Freak

Troublemakers are smart, manipulative, and self-serving. Drama at work means: Hot situations get hotter. Difficult situations become more painful. Confusing situations seem unsolvable.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

5 Principles Your Business Needs for Success | Rainmaker

Sales Wolf Blog

Why should you care about what Ray Dalio thinks…. I hate losing more than I love winning. In fact, I refuse to lose for the same reasons twice. If you are like me, you play-to-win. The recipe for winning is really quite simple.

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Answering the Big Questions About Return to Office

Kevin Eikenberry

Perhaps the biggest challenge facing many organizations today relates to the return to office. There are a ton of emotions, opinions, and anxiety about these plans.

Looking at 5 Common Health and Safety Actions to Avoid Common Mistakes

Women on Business

Brought to you by Peoplesafe: When it comes to health and safety in the workplace, there are a few key mistakes that employers need to avoid.



Leadership Freak

A person who is hard to impress misses life’s great experiences. A person who is easily impressed notices things that a guarded person never sees. If you believe being hard to impress… Continue reading → Enticement

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Understanding The Power Of Words To Empower Or Extinguish Employee Potential

Tanveer Nasser

Effective communication is a critical cornerstone to succeeding at leadership. And yet, numerous studies have shown that a majority of leaders lack this necessary skill to not only empowering employees, but retaining talent necessary to drive their organization’s growth and long-term prosperity.

All You Need is Love: Seven Simple acts for Heart-Led Leadership

CEO Insider

Lennon and McCartney wrote the famous Beatles’ song “All You Need Is Love” at the height of the Vietnam war. A live and international television satellite production called “One World” played this song for the first time on June 25, 1967.

How to Make Your Clothing Brand Stand Out from the Crowd

Strategy Driven

There are so many different clothing brands out there, so if you are going to set up one of your own, you need to make it stand out from the crowd in any way that you can.

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2 Unexpected Ways Success Leads You Astray

Leadership Freak

Success teaches you things to continue. Failure teaches you things to change. You repeat failure when all you do is study success. Enjoy winning. Learn from failure. #1. Success for one isn’t success… Continue reading → Success Leading

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

The Power of Vacations

Skip Prichard

The Power of Vacations. Why do we work so hard, so long, and vacation so little? The health, creativity, social, and productivity benefits of time off are well documented. Yet many of us feel guilty for taking a day off here-and-there, to say nothing of a week or two. .

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Why Cyber Attacks On Identities Are On The Rise

CEO Insider

Organizations are witnessing a record wave of cyber-attacks and whether it’s data breaches, ransomware attacks, fraud or espionage, a common theme seems to be emerging — threat actors are increasingly targeting identities instead of targeting systems.

Key aspects of business relocation management!!!

Strategy Driven

Moving a business is not a one-day job. It requires a lot of time, planning, and strategy and can only be completed in an organized manner. Hiring movers from Pricing Van Lines is just the best way to handle the relocation process.

[New Technique] Convert A1 Conversations into Consulting Firm Projects

David A Fields

Conversations reveal opportunities for your consulting firm. However, you could be pouring your time and energy into bushels of conversations and still not be finding consulting projects. That’s enormously frustrating, and the strategy below will help.

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.