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6 Tips to Improve Your Hiring Process

Leading Blog

O NE OF THE MOST significant ways a leader can impact their business is through the quality of their hiring, yet this is rarely listed as a critical leadership competency and often overlooked.

Obsess Over The Right Thing

Joseph Lalonde

And it's not your competition. As a business leader, our attention can easily be diverted from the things we should be doing. One of those ways we divert our attention is by obsessing over the wrong things. The biggest wrong thing we focus on is our competition.

Types of Sales Wolves: The Hunter Sales Wolf and the Farmer Sales Wolf

Sales Wolf Blog

The level of quality within your sales talent is one of the only factors that can dramatically alter the success of your organization. Use a hiring scorecard and strategic recruiting to find, attract, and retain Sales Wolves. Surround them with Sales Wolf Managers.

Eat That Frog!

Lead Change Blog

“Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” – Mark Twain. Do you know what the NUMBER ONE reason for failure in business and personal life is today? It’s procrastination.

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.

5 Insights to Managing Chaordic Tension

Leading Blog

C ONDUCTING your own orchestra. Running your own ship. Self-employment. Putting your stamp on the world. Entrepreneurship is a great, noble profession. However, failure rates are well documented.

Leading Your Army: Is This Really the One You Wanted?

RapidStart Leadership

If leading your army feels like a parade, you might be doing it wrong. Appearances are important, and first impressions matter, but too often we can find ourselves overly focused on how things look at the expense of how well they function.

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Navigate Your Way Through Relationships

Lead Change Blog

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” — Stephen Covey. I remember a short story with a beautiful message on relationships. A little girl and her father were crossing a bridge. Father was kind of scared so he asked his little daughter, “Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don’t fall into the river.” ” The little girl said, “No, Dad.

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Building a High-Performance Team: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about building a high performance team. We’ve expanded the Frontline Festival to include other formats such as podcasts and artwork and are always looking for new thought […]. The post Building a High-Performance Team: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well

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What Do You Expect? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever been disappointed? Frustrated? Maybe even annoyed? And then maybe you said (rather cynically), “Well, what did you expect?”

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hellboy 2019

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The movie theater has been a great place for those who love comic book movies. Last week, theatergoers were treated to the DC Comics movie Shazam!

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.

More Space! More Space!

Lead Change Blog

You’ve probably heard the story of the person who visits a guru, seeking wisdom. As the visitor chatters on, the guru pours tea in a cup. The visitor keeps talking and the guru keeps pouring until the tea is running over the sides of the cup. cries the visitor. There’s no more room in the cup!”. The guru tells the visitor that the cup is like the visitor’s mind. If there is no space, you can’t add more ideas or wisdom.

Right Leadership, Right Model

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Charles D. Morgan : A few decades ago, when time was still a gentle concept, companies just rocked along in their comfortable hierarchies, everything centralized, proposals moving up the chain of command and decisions moving down at approximately the speed of glue.

Determination is Not Enough; Content Creators Need Blockchain on Their Side

Strategy Driven

Imagine earning a living as a writer, artist, freelance reporter, photographer or any other content creator trying to scratch out a living in today’s overcrowded, hyperactive digital landscape. You may have something to say; you may have something to share. Now what?

The Reason Leaders Pursue Excellence Will Change Your Life

Leadership Freak

It’s not about doing your best. It’s about doing your best for someone else.

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.

SEO vs PPC – Six Important Factors

Women on Business

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Is Conventional Wisdom Diminishing Your Ability To Successfully Lead Others?

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership, many of us have developed habits or strategies that have served us well in not only achieving our organization’s goals, but driving future growth and success.

Tips on Starting a Business Before Gaining US Citizenship

Strategy Driven

Most people can do business in the United States, whether they are located or based abroad or not. However, there are advantages that come with owning a U.S. based business. It can be easier to gain buyer confidence when you own a domestic U.S.

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Practical Ways to Make Work Meaningful

Kevin Eikenberry

Make a list of your fondest wishes about your work. Nearly everyone will put “meaningful work” on that list. We might not all say it the same way, but we want to do something that matters, that we care about, and where we feel like we are making a difference. If you have that in […].

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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.

How to Get Your Start in the Property Development Industry

Women on Business

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An Incredible Meeting Agenda Any Leader Can Use

Leadership Freak

Lousy meetings are the rule – vibrant meetings the exception. In an ideal world, meeting-agendas arrive the day before the meeting. But you don’t live in an ideal world. Spontaneous agendas result in… Continue reading → Leading Meetings and agendas Meetings

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Ethical Thinking For Challenging Times

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonAlbert Einstein said "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." Yet many leaders try to unravel increasingly complex issues using the same thinking process they have always used. . Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking Trends "seeing ethical leadership" "ethical lenses" "managing complexity" "complexity and leadership" "what is ethics" 7 Lenses leadership The 7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership

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5 Qualities You Need For Effective Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

We know that being a good leader can be the difference between whether your business sinks or swims. Owning a business is a monumental task, so cultivating the right leadership strategy is essential if you wish to create a workforce that is with you every step of the way.

How to Take Charge of Your Remote Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead remote meetings that get results and build relationships Tired of shadowy silhouettes, screechy feedback, and multitasking participants? It doesn’t have to be that way. Remote meetings are a daily fact of life for most leaders. When you lead them well, they […].

What To Think About As You Launch Your Own Company

Strategy Driven

Having your own company is a great achievement but can also be quite stressful and time-consuming. As the business owner, there’s a lot on your plate and a lot that you have to think about and do on any given day.

Bogus Self-Esteem and the Dangers of Shallow Praise

Leadership Freak

Whatever you do, don’t criticize or correct. You might damage someone’s self-esteem. Sarcasm intended.) Bolstering, maintaining, and protecting self-esteem is the sacred cow of modern society.

4 Little Known Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Ski Slopes

Women on Business

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Leaders: Welcome to the Hope Business

Let's Grow Leaders

Leadership is the belief that together, we can have a better tomorrow. Are you in the hope business? The post Leaders: Welcome to the Hope Business appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Leadership is the belief that together, we can have a better tomorrow. Are you in the hope business?

How To Run A More Successful Business

Strategy Driven

If you’re a business owner, then it’s likely you’re always trying to think of ways for how you can be and do better in your role. The following advice is going to help you focus on the right elements so you can run a more successful business.

Goodness, Delivered Daily

Kevin Eikenberry

I agree with most people on the validity of the old computer axiom: garbage in, garbage out. But I prefer talking about it a different way: goodness in, goodness out.

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3 Ways Employers Can Help Improve a Woman’s Confidence in the Workplace

Women on Business

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A Remarkably Easy Way to Get Better Customer Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you have a good way to tap into the customer feedback your employees are hearing every day? Are your frontline employees trained and equipt to be true customer advocates? Do they feel like their voice is being heard? If you’ve been […].

Ideas For Keeping Your Small Business Protected Online

Strategy Driven

These days you’re likely doing a lot of business and performing your tasks online. While the Internet can be an extremely beneficial way to run your company, it also comes with its downsides. One cause for concern is being vulnerable to hackers and those who wish to sabotage your files and business.

If an Onboarding Plan is NOT Your Greatest Challenge with New Teammates, What Is?

Great Results Team Building

As a team leader or member, one of the greatest challenges you have is welcoming a new teammate and “showing them the ropes.”. But onboarding is NOT the most important part of bringing in someone new.