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Don’t Get Lost or Hurt: The Vital Role of Leadership Strategy and Tactics

Let's Grow Leaders

Balancing leadership strategy and tactics is critical for leaders at every level of an organization. When you don’t pay enough attention to strategy, you and your team end up lost in a wilderness of meaningless, unproductive busyness. However, when you don’t pay attention to tactics and effective management, you create needless conflicts, frustrations and hurt feelings.

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7 Easy Ways To Show Your Customers You Care And Value Their Loyalty

Tanveer Naseer

Successful businesses wouldn’t be where they are today without an army of followers. Whether you’re about to dip your toes into the business world or you’ve been in the game for numerous years, you should understand how important your customers are for your brand. After all, without them, you can’t. Click to continue reading.

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5 Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Communication Skills

Joseph Lalonde

Communication is a critical aspect of leadership. You have to clearly communicate multiple things to those you lead. Some of the pieces you have to communicate may be: The vision of the organization. Your team’s mission. How to effectively complete a task. The love you have for your team. A business presentation to the board of trustees. Sharing why your products cost what they do.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series on Recognizing Ethical Issues, I addressed the gaps in our thinking that require us to develop an ethical alert system. in Part 2, I explored why some leaders who want to do the right thing still don't "do the work" to learn how to do it. In Part 3, I dug into the importance of ethical awareness as the basis for ethical decision making.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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What Leaders Need to Know About AI with Kavita Ganesan

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you want to take advantage of artificial intelligence but are not sure where to start? The process can feel overwhelming—from analyzing existing processes and software systems and choosing where to apply AI automation, to preparing every tier of the organization for the transition. In this episode, Kavita Ganesan, author of The Business Case For AI, takes the mystery out of implementing AI, sharing how to launch AI initiatives that get results.

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Why It’s Time To Invest In (And Support) Your Team Members

Tanveer Naseer

Is your organization doing enough to invest in the professional success of its staff? Do you offer support to make their work-life balance more manageable? If the answer is no, you may want to rethink your position, as more people are walking away from dead-end and unsupportive jobs to chase. Click to continue reading.

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What Is The Difference Between a Manager and a Leader?

Rich Gee Group

No time to read, listen here: I’m asked this question frequently during my workshops and one-on-one coaching. It’s incredible how many people think they’re leaders, who are in fact functioning managers and how many managers who are actually leaders in disguise. But the real question is, what’s the difference? A manager. Gives direction, administers Has subordinates Holds authority Tells you what to do Has good ideas Reacts to change, eyes on the bottom line Tries to be a hero Exercises power Goo

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How Do I Deal with a Manipulative Boss?

Let's Grow Leaders

“What do I do if my boss is a “gamer” manager–the kind of manipulative boss you talk about in your book Winning Well )? This dude is not really focused on results or relationships. I feel like a pawn. What should I do? #AskingforaFriend ” This is a question we get quite frequently from people reading our book: Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide To Getting Results– Without Losing Your Soul. 3 Tips for Dealing with a Manipulative Boss.

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A Free 10-Minute Plan to Include Leadership Development in Team Meetings

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders develop leaders. High performing team members crave development. But your hair’s on fire. What if you don’t have time to plan leadership development? Leadership development in team meetings: #1.

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8 Reasons Why Sporting Events Will Always Draw Crowds

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by Miltiadis Fragkidis on Unsplash. Over the years, there has been a lot of discussion about whether or not sporting events will continue to be popular. Some people argue that with the rise of technological advances, people will no longer want to go to live sporting events.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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The Most Important Thing to Do When a Project is Finished – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

When you finish a project, what is the first thing you think about doing? Take a break? Take a vacation? Celebrate? Take a nap? There are many reasons to do any or all of these, but in the video below, I’m sharing THE MOST IMPORTANT thing that you should do after you finish any project. […]. The post The Most Important Thing to Do When a Project is Finished – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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7 Cringeworthy Body Language Mistakes Leaders Make During Meetings

Lead from Within

We all know that body language is important, and it’s especially important for anyone in leadership. Any time you have a face-to-face meeting, or even a meeting over Zoom, your body language is crucial. How you look when you say something is often as important as what you’re say and how you’re saying it. Just as you choose your words carefully, it’s important to make sure your body language isn’t sending unintended messages.

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Humility: 10 Simple Ways to Quiet Arrogance in Yourself and in Others

Leadership Freak

Arrogance produces poverty of spirit. Humility enables you to become your best self. Comparison and contrast Humility says: You have room to grow. Others have untapped genius.

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How You Can Be More Organized When Leading Your Small Business

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. If you want your company to thrive and expand in 2022 and beyond, you need to get off to a strong start, and that involves ensuring that your operations are well-organized and productive. If you do not have command over the situation, not even your most brilliant ideas will be successful.

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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.

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What is Speed Mentoring?

Modern Servant Leader

Speed Mentoring. In a leadership development class I was teaching yesterday, one of the participants mentioned that their employer offers. regular speed mentoring opportunities and it occurred to me a lot of you may not be familiar. with this term or concept and what it is. So I’m sharing real quickly. Simply put, speed mentoring includes brief conversations between multiple mentors and mentees on specific topics in rapid succession.

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6 Ways Leaders Fail During Scaling Up Implementation | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

I first learned about Scaling Up when I brought in a consultant to evaluate my business several years ago. My consultant introduced me to several strategy methodologies. One was Scaling Up by Verne Harnish, as outlined in his book. Scaling Up saved my business and helped me get aligned. My team and I completed the requested homework as part of my consultant’s discovery process.

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Saturday Sage: 7 Ways to Build Your Village Today

Leadership Freak

Village building is for people who want to shine by helping others shine. A rewarding life might seem upside down. What’s upside down about village building?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison

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. Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison is an animated/anime movie in the world of Naruto. Naruto is a long-running anime show that has lots of love. The protagonist, Naruto (Maile Flanagan), has been framed for murdering, no slaughtering, a village of people.

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Most HR leadership philosophies are grounded in two completely faulty assumptions — “change is hard” and “engagement drives results.” Those beliefs have inspired expensive attempts to keep change from being disruptive to employees. What these engagement programs actually do is create and reinforce feelings of victim-hood and leave employees unprepared to adapt to real changes that are necessary for the health and profitability of their enterprises.

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What Information Helps Us To Cooperate?

The Horizons Tracker

Many of the most important issues facing us today require a degree of collective action. Securing sufficient buy-in to make a difference, however, is often far from straightforward, especially if doing what is right incurs some form of personal cost. Research from Cambridge Judge Business School explores how we can best encourage others to cooperate with us.

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How to Apply Blue Ocean Principles to an Existing Business

Sales Wolf Blog

Sure, you may understand the difference between a blue and red ocean, but it may feel like a lost cause if you’re already operating in a red ocean. It’s not hopeless though. It is never too late to implement new growth strategies and put your business on a new trajectory. Here are some thoughts to get you started.

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5 Ways Arrogance Struggles on its Own

Leadership Freak

Meaningful service and happy feelings don’t always go together. But arrogance – the hidden enemy of leadership – makes the burdens of leadership heavier.

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8 Ways You Can Improve Your Strategy & Leadership Skills to Scale Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

Every business requires effective strategies and executions to grow. However, some business owners do not know how to strategize for their business. While some may know how to create effective strategies, their businesses still fail because of inappropriate leadership. It is necessary to state that many people do not see ineffective leadership as a weakness in their businesses.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!

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People With Foreign Sounding Names Get Frozen Out During Recruitment

The Horizons Tracker

Sweden is a country noted for its egalitarian culture and high levels of gender equality. It was also notable among European nations for its willingness to accept Syrian refugees during the crisis from 2011 onwards. Its stance on this matter is noticeably different to that of neighboring Denmark, which has taken a markedly hostile approach to immigration generally.

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5 Answers to Your Scaling Up Questions from a Certified Coach | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

I first learned about Scaling Up when I brought in a consultant to evaluate my business several years ago. My consultant introduced me to several strategy methodologies. One was Scaling Up by Verne Harnish, as outlined in his book. Scaling Up saved my business and helped me get aligned. My team and I completed the requested homework as part of my consultant’s discovery process.

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The Journey to True Success

Leadership Freak

I have, in large part, become who I was when I was a kid. True success is becoming your best self. Don’t waste years trying to become someone you aren’t.

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A Business Traveler’s Guide To NYC For 2022

Women on Business

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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A Healthier Form Of Office Politics

The Horizons Tracker

Office politics usually gets a bad rap and is often associated with toxic cultures that result in marginalized groups being frozen out. New research from King’s College London highlights how it doesn’t have to be that way, and there are approaches that can lead to a healthier form of office politics that is more inclusive. The researchers explain that office politics is commonly believed to be a white man’s game, with minority groups less inclined to participate.

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Mastering the Rockefeller Habits | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

As a management consultant, trusted advisor and coach to those I am privileged to serve, I help guide my Clients in designing their path to a better future. As an outsider specializing in helping companies build their People, Teams, Leaders, and Moats (sustainable competitive advantage), it seems obvious to me what an organization must do. An organization must hard-code into its very DNA—its culture—the mindset to continuously improve, to question everything, allow no sacred cows, be radically c

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2 Ways to Ask Questions Like an Expert

Leadership Freak

A leader who doesn’t ask questions is a know-it-all with a closed mind. “My greatest strength is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.

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How Software Management Can Help Busy Preschool Business Owners

Women on Business

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

While onboarding, don’t let yourself get caught up in administrative details. Automate paperwork & training so new hires can focus on the business at hand from day one. Get Paycor’s checklist to see where your company can make HR process improvements.