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Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

General Leadership

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The Fundamentals of Tomorrow’s Leadership, the Basics with a Twist

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Fiona Murden : In 1998 I graduated from business school feeling I knew all there was to know about leadership. I began work as a management consultant and much of what I’d learnt was very quickly thrown out of the window. The basics of behaviour tell us far more than the latest fad. I became obsessed with observing like a detective, working out what, why and how. In fact, I was so fascinated that I soon returned to university to complete an MSc in Business Psychology.

You can’t see a vision when you’re tangled in the weeds

Aspire-CS

If you are a “people leader”, every time you get more responsibility, you need to work toward seeing further, broader, and becoming more visionary. When you take on a higher level of work you need to be thinking about delegating and stepping out of the daily work to fly above it and see a vision.

You Might Be a Bad Leader If…

Leading Blog

N ONE OF US would readily admit to being a bad leader. We see ourselves as pretty good or at least well-intentioned. But people don’t experience our intentions; they experience what we actually do.

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.

Leadership and Dialog

Lead Change Blog

I often hear (about) leaders in organizations mumbling things like, “We need to get the dialog going on the subject of.” Sounds good, doesn’t it? But what do we mean when we say dialog? Is it just a hip way of saying we should talk to coworkers? A monolog only works to transmit powerful messages. The opposite of a dialog is a monolog. Monolog literally means one ( mono ) does the word ( logos ). In other words, during a monolog, there is an absence of interaction: the sender sends.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Captain Marvel

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to release before this year’s highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, released this past Friday. Captain Marvel took to the screen and wowed most audiences.

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Horst Schulze: 4 Decisions Every Leader Must Make

Leading Blog

H ORST SCHULZE knew from the time he was eleven years old that he wanted to work in a hotel. It was at the end of his first apprenticeship in an assigned essay he coined the phrase that would guide him the rest of his life: “Ladies and Gentlemen Serving Ladies and Gentlemen.”.

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More to Success than Money and Metrics

Lead Change Blog

Louie was doing his job well, actively selling Marie on the reasons why she should list his firm’s talent assessment on her company’s website. He mentioned making money three times, and improving metrics four times, in response to Marie’s questions. Louie, thank you for reaching out,” said Marie. Our companies’ interests don’t appear to be aligned, so a partnership isn’t going to work.”. “If If I may ask, what interests aren’t aligned?”. Metrics and money.”. Wait a minute, Marie.

Setting Limits: 15 Ways to Do More By Giving Ourselves Less

RapidStart Leadership

Is having no limits really a good thing? We often find ourselves wishing that the limitations in our lives were gone. We yearn for a mythical time when we can do whatever we want however we want for as long as we want.

The Most Important Question to Ask About a Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

“If I’m ever in doubt about whether a leader is making a positive impact on my organization, I ask myself this most important question, Would I want my child working for this person? If the answer is no, I know I need […].

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.

Leading Views: Entrepreneurs Are the Heroes of Creative Destruction

Leading Blog

Capitalism in America by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge is an accessible history of America’s capitalist traditions and entrepreneurial culture.

Preview Thursday: Win the Heart

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Win the Heart by Mark Miller. Why Engagement Matters. The life of a leader can be hectic.

Major Benefits of Outsourcing to Commercial Cleaning Services

Women on Business

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Becoming An Educated Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Through the uneducated leader series, you might have begun to realize it’s okay to become a leader without a formal education. There are plenty of leaders who have or are leading without a college degree. On might even be one of those.

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.

10 Simple Steps That Will Help You Overcome Adversity And Achieve Success

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Fred Stuvek. All of us will face some degree of adversity in our life, this is inevitable. You can’t run from it. You can’t hide from it. It will find you. You have to deal with it, embrace it as a learning experience, Click to continue reading.

Is Innovation manageable?

N2Growth Blog

In the years leading up to 2018, I have spent my time bringing innovation to the financial services space. Fintech, as this sector is colloquially referred, focuses for the most part on disrupting the state of affairs induced by the use of technology. As such it is all about innovation.

Office Temperature and Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Not everyone agrees on what the ideal workplace temperature is. Crank up the thermostat too high and half your employees will be sweating, but set it too low and the other half of employees will spend more time shivering than working. According to one 2014 study , office workers in the UK waste 2 percent of their work hours fighting over control of the thermostat, amounting to a whopping £13 billion a year in wasted productivity.

Learning While Leading

Joseph Lalonde

One of the greatest things about leading is that you don’t have to know all of the answers. You can discover the right answers through your time leading. This is one of the reasons leaders don’t have to go through formal training. Leading is a learn on the job type of experience.

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.

Five Keys to a Wildly Successful New Supervisor Training Process

Kevin Eikenberry

Do your new supervisors hit the ground running? Are they successful from the start? Do those new supervisors have the confidence they need to be successful? Do you have new supervisor training, and if you do, is it working?

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How Do I Help When My Peer’s Team is Struggling?

Let's Grow Leaders

Resist the Urge to Intervene When a Peer’s Team is Struggling Have you ever watched another team struggle? It’s a challenge most leaders face at some point in their career. You’re not perfect, but you lead well and people come together to produce […]. The post How Do I Help When My Peer’s Team is Struggling? appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Asking For a Friend Communication Relationships Winning Well coaching conflict leadership management Mentoring

Beyond Civility

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Civility seems like a minimum standard or a fallback position, certainly not a desired end. We expect so much more from ethical leaders. Without civility, communication is chaotic and difficult (if not impossible). Civility adds choosing words more carefully and avoiding blaming and attacking others. When I think about people “being […].

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How to Work with a Leader Who Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Lead from Within

Many experts believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, may be more important than IQ. The ability to perceive and manage emotions certainly seems to be a better predictor of success, quality of relationships, and overall happiness.

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.

Three Keys to Influencing Your Team More Effectively

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you are in the influence business. People are watching what you do, when you do it, and how you do it. They are listening to what you say, how you say it and when you say it. And that is just part of how you are influencing your team. To be a […].

4 Leadership Practices that Enrich You and Inspire Others

Leadership Freak

Humility is a way of seeing others. The first practice of humility is seeing others as trustworthy. Extend trust: If there’s no risk, it’s not trust. Bob Chapman believes, “Trust is given, not… Continue reading → Fear Humility Trust Leadership Development organizational success

Top 10 Clear Signs It's Time To Quit Your Job.

Rich Gee Group

Here's my Top 10 (in no real order of importance) list why you should probably quit your current position and move on: You start looking forward to the weekend on Wednesday (or even worse, Monday). This is the typical, "I can't stand my job and I love my weekends behavior". Face it, you are going to spend a LOT more time at work during the week — start enjoying that environment too. If you don't like what you do, your boss, the people, the commute, etc. change it.

How Can You Tell If Your Leader Is Afraid Of You

Lead from Within

We tend to think of leaders as people who are focused on serving others, dedicated to the mission of the work they do, and committed to their people.

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.

Do Friends and Leadership Mix? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is a question that I get asked a lot and I think in order to answer this question, you have to understand the answer to another question first: How do you define friend?

How to Knock a Box off a Stool with a Cookie

Leadership Freak

In a recent workshop, I invited a participant to knock a small box off a stool using a cookie. She stood with her back to the stool and tossed the cookie over her… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

How to Stop Being “Them” and Start Being “Us”

Next Level Blog

A few months ago, I was in conversation with a group of senior director and vice president level leaders in a client company. I asked them, “Before you were promoted to senior director or VP, what did you used to say about the people who had those titles?” What I heard in response was pretty telling: They don’t get it. They don’t understand what’s really going on. They’re arrogant. They’re presumptuous. They think they’re better than us.

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This is the Best Way to Manage Your Team

Lead from Within

In business, today we seem to focus more on the exciting parts of our work—innovation and creativity—and less on the day-to-day requirements of leadership.

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Leadership Development That Makes a Difference

Strategy Driven

As a leader, there are multiple competing demands on your time. Too often, leadership development falls by the wayside. It’s too easy to file that under ‘get to it later.’ Yet, most leaders expect results. If you didn’t spend time on your financial portfolio, would you expect results?