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How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others

Lead from Within

Learning how to bring out the best in others is one of the most important things you will ever do as a leader. Once you have confidence in yourself and feel you’re on the road to being the person you want to be, it’s time to focus on bringing out the best in others.

What Have You Learned from Your Worst Boss Ever?

Next Level Blog

My first job out of graduate school was as a first year associate in a Wall Street investment bank whose last of the 10 corporate values they printed in their annual report was, “Have fun!” Sadly, I did not. Decades later, it remains the worst place I ever worked or have seen other people working in in 20 years of leadership development work.

Creating Positive Energy and Safe Space via Weekly Culture Check-In Chats (2 min read)

Anese Cavanaugh

We recently had a team meeting where we got very little done. We had a list of five things to knock out, we completed two. We ended up having a significant conversation about our culture and how we were each doing.

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Controlling the Flow: Why Today’s Leaders Have To Be Plumbers Too

Terry Starbucker

There’s a role a leader must play that in this day and age is even more important than being a teacher or mentor. It’s the role of a plumber. Yep, a plumber. Think about this for a minute – a plumber deals with pressure and flow all the time –in this case as it pertains to water.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

11 Shifts Every Leader Needs to Make

Leading Blog

T O GET FROM where we are to where we want to be requires a shift in our thinking. When our thinking shifts in an area, our perspective changes, and new opportunities become visible. We serve people differently.

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5 Skills Needed in the Workforce by 2020

Lead Change Blog

By the year 2020, the workplace will require some unique skills in order to thrive, to be resilient, and to relish an ever-changing world. Now is the time to begin developing them. The Institute for the Future teamed up with the University of Phoenix Research Institute to pinpoint skills that are the result of several current economic drivers. Skill #1: Sense-Making. This requires one to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed.

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The Eraser Test: How to Know When It’s Time for a Change

RapidStart Leadership

How do we know when to change the plan? A casual remark by a friend last week got me thinking about the idea of flexibility and change. As leaders, we choose the objectives and set the course.

Lessons in Leadership to Last a Lifetime

Leading Blog

A FTER 18 YEARS on the MIT faculty, I thought I knew a thing or two about leadership. After all, I was tenured and had supervised dozens of students seeking undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Win the Heart

Lead Change Blog

Every great company has an engaged workforce, and nurturing a culture of engagement is at the heart of great leadership — employees who really care about their work, their coworkers, and the organization can supercharge a company’s success. But for many years, engagement has been suffering.

Famous Leaders Without A Formal Education

Joseph Lalonde

It’s always a fascinating journey to take a look at famous leaders and see who did or did not have a formal education. There are many such leaders and you may be surprised at who skipped out on college and a degree.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Instill Confidence in Employees

Career Advancement

“Trust is a core currency of any relationship. Sometimes our need to control and micromanage everything erodes our confidence in ourselves and others. The truth: People are much more capable than we think. A hearty dose of trust is often what’s needed to unlock the magic.

35 Leadership Quotes from the 10th Global Peter Drucker Forum

Leading Blog

T HE 10th annual Global Peter Drucker Forum was held in November 2018 in Drucker's home town of Vienna, Austria. This year’s theme was Management: The Human Dimension. The following are 35 quotes from the two-day event that are worth reflecting on: ?

March 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, productivity, development, engagement, team-building, and more. Communication. Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting shared Is Your Workplace Full of Facts or Opinions? She asks: “How often do you get fact and opinion confused?

The Uneducated Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Getting your foot in the door of a leadership position can be difficult, if not seemingly impossible. Yet you can become a leader without an education. Many great organizational leaders have stepped into a leadership role without formal education.

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.

Why you need to get personal at work

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123rf. Some leaders think that they shouldn’t develop “personal relationships” with their employees and other stakeholders at work. When asked why they feel that way, they say that it would be unethical, immoral, and make them vulnerable to criticism.

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One Thing Organizations Must Provide New Supervisors

Kevin Eikenberry

Every day, in organizations everywhere, people are promoted to their first leadership role. They receive titles like supervisor, lead, foreman, or front-line leader. The titles matter less than the situation – people are moving from doing the work to leading the work.

The IFB Leadership Model

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Yvette Bethel : Within each organization exists an ecosystem that extends beyond its boundaries into the external environment. Some workplaces are more complex than others and without a strategy to shape their cultures the conditions within can be continuously affected by interacting internal and external dynamics.

The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself While Working

Strategy Driven

Waking up and getting ready for work in the morning is a routine that many people are familiar with. You get up, brush your teeth and wash your face, change, eat some breakfast and make sure you have everything you need before you head out the door.

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.

Where does motivation come from?

Jason Womack

Title : Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates U s. Author : Daniel H. Pink Web site / Videos. How I got the book : Amazon.com. How long it took to read : 170 minutes / 4 reading sessions. Read cover-to-cover : yes / NO.

A New Type of Onboarding – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

You likely have a program of some sort when new employees join your organization – most call it onboarding – but do you have the same process for NEW supervisors? These onboarding processes are so valuable for new employees, but they can also have value for new supervisors.

How Business Women Can Beat Imposter Syndrome

Women on Business

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Why Ethics are Essential for a Strong Team Culture

Strategy Driven

Building a team culture that is magnetic or lasts means better productivity, positive engagement, and higher retention. However, what has been largely overlooked by many business leaders is the essential foundation for a culture that sustains and thrives: Ethics.

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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.

The Impact of the CEO on Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

I'm going through and cleaning up some old posts and found this one from 2007. I still find this one to be very true 12 years later. A Genie (actually an HR Vice-president at a former company) once asked me, “ Dan, if you could make a wish and only do one thing for leadership development, what would it be?” You see, this was a company that was going through some tough belt-tightening, and we spent a lot of time making hard choices as to what to keep and what to cut.

A 3 Step Conversation Starter for Dynamic Teams

Leadership Freak

75% of cross-functional teams are dysfunctional. Tabrizi) (Any team that has members from different departments is cross-functional. If marketing and production are present, for example, your team is cross-functional.) 7 challenges of… Continue reading → Success Teams Leadership Development Meetings organizational success

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Your Culture is Not A Secret (So Protect Your Ethics)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton One of my favorite concepts for understanding how social media is changing the visibility of organizational culture is Trendwatching.com's report Glass Box Brands. As Trendwatching.com elequently explains, "In an age of radical transparency, your internal culture is your brand." The key point I take away from this important report is that we can no longer assume that our culture is private. In fact, it's completely public and it defines our brand.

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3 Most Common Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them in 2019

Strategy Driven

It is no news that being a leader requires quite a lot of perseverance and personal strength. For some people becoming a leader has been a meticulous decision and a result of many years of hard work, whereas some others might have got a leadership position without ever striving for it.

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.

How to Respond When You Can’t Use an Idea

Let's Grow Leaders

When You Can’t Use an Idea, Pivot to Get More Ideas “I need people to think.” Mattias, the CEO of a mid-sized human service provider, leaned back in his chair and sighed. They have all kinds of idea that just don’t work. […]. The post How to Respond When You Can’t Use an Idea appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures Creativity FOSU: Fear of Speaking Up Winning Well communication ideas innovation leadership management micro-innovation problem solving

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You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are a new leader or supervisor, you likely have questions about the complex world you now find yourself in. If you lead new supervisors, you may wish there was a place they could get some additional answers to their questions. Never fear, Guy and Kevin are here.

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Getting the Most from a Diverse, Mixed-Age Team

Women on Business

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Business Politics Players – Influential Strength of Each Personal Power

Strategy Driven

Some personal power is organizationally bestowed. Others are self-earned. Each is effective when wielded in the proper place and time.

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.