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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Lightyear

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I was excited for the 5th movie in the Toy Story series. While not a Toy Story movie in name, Lightyear tells the origin stories of Buzz Lightyear (Chris Pine) and Zurg (James Brolin). We find out that Buzz Lightyear is based on a movie Andy had seen as a child.

Yet Another Change at Work: How to Help Your Exhausted Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To prevent constant change from taking a toll on your team start with empathy and inclusive conversation. “It’s not that my team’s resistant to change. In fact, it’s the exact opposite.

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Lines for Leaders: “I Kept Right On”

RapidStart Leadership

Something General U.S. Grant learned when he was a Colonel can help us all find the strength to lead our teams in challenging times. The post Lines for Leaders: “I Kept Right On” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How To Be A Positive Leader In Your Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

Having a role in any type of leadership position is never an easy task. You will always be met with challenges throughout your day and it’s how you react to these changes that define you as a leader. A good leader is exceptional at what they do and they care. Click to continue reading.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

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

Direction Over Speed

Joseph Lalonde

Speed has been the focus of many leaders. We’ve been pushed to be more efficient, quicker to release, and the first to market. Everything tells us that speed is good. What if I told you this was wrong? What if speed wasn’t as good as we’ve made it out to be?

Leading Through Complexity with Everett Harper

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you faced complex problems that require quick decisions in the face of uncertain outcomes? In this episode, CEO, entrepreneur, and strategist Everett Harper delivers a pragmatic take on solving complex problems by making decisions through uncertainty.

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Employee Development: What Is It And Why It Matters To Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Entrepreneurs, business executives, supervisors, and human resources personnel spend a great deal of time developing an efficient hiring process to select the best candidates.

It All Starts With Trust

Joseph Lalonde

Trust. We all want to be trusted. What we often don’t do is trust those we lead. We hire a new employee. We begin to think of ways the employee may cheat the company. We’ve broken a bond of trust. The employee may not realize it. Slowly but surely, the employee will begin […].

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Seeing The Facets of Facts Part 2

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Building on last week's post about Seeing the Facets of Facts, this week I'm digging into the dangers of "Partialized Facts." When I say "Partialized Facts" I refer to treating one perspective on an issue that is only part of the picture as the whole truth. I have seen it happen so many times. It's time to call it what it is. Unethical.

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2 Dangers for Arrogant Leaders

Leadership Freak

I grew up in an anti-authoritarian time, the 60’s, and lived in a self-reliant culture of farmers in Central Maine. High self-reliance combined with an anti-authoritarian spirit lends itself to arrogance. #1. Arrogant… 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.

Executive Hiring for a P.E. Portfolio Company – The Unicorn

N2Growth Blog

Part Three – The Challenge of Finding the Unicorn Executive. The third part of this four-part private equity executive hiring series acknowledges the challenge of finding and identifying a ‘unicorn executive’ to lead your portfolio-invested company.

This Is What Great Leaders Provide Their Teams

Joseph Lalonde

Being a leader can be tough, but the main goal of leadership is normally quite a straightforward one: to ensure the team that you are caring for can achieve what it needs to achieve. To help make sure of that, there are a few things that will usually be important to focus on.

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Asking for Input – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the second in a series of videos about reasons we should ask. In the first first video, we talked about asking for learning. In this video, we’re asking for input. Now they may seem similar, because when we ask to learn, we may get input.

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5 Ways to Find Purpose

Leadership Freak

You’re fortunate if purpose interests you. You have opportunity to consider things beyond food and shelter. The burden of prosperity is figuring out what to do. 5 ways to find purpose: #1. Purpose… Continue reading → Leading

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.

How To Build Your Confidence Right Now

Rich Gee Group

Confidence is a critical part of your success. You'll need it selling, networking, connecting, negotiating, presenting, on projects, team-building, in meetings — I can go on forever. It's a major part of your business life.

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5 Things That Leaders Should Stop Doing

Joseph Lalonde

If you want to be the best leader you can be, and if you want to reach your full potential in the world of business, thew re a few things you are probably doing now that could be holding you back and making your journey to success a longer, rockier one than it really needs […].

From Many, One

Kevin Eikenberry

E pluribus unum. It is one of the mottos of the USA and is on the country’s Great Seal. The translation of the Latin phrase translated is “Out of many, one” or “from many, noe.”And

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5 Counter-Intuitive Responses to Painful Situations

Leadership Freak

Some people anticipate future difficulties and run away. Leaders anticipate painful situations and move forward. The advantage to anticipating painful situations is developing prepared responses. 5 Counter-intuitive responses to painful situations: Open up;… Continue reading → Leading

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

The Biggest Challenges Of Going Paperless

Strategy Driven

There are many benefits to giving up paper in the office. Paper files take up a lot of space, cost money to buy/print and are often slow to share and distribute compared to digital files. All in all, it seems like a no-brainer to go paperless in 2022.

Easy Ways To Motivate Employees So They Always Bring Their A-Game

Joseph Lalonde

Imagine this. You’ve just started trading and you have a team of employees at your beck and call. They’re making sales, liaising with customers, working on prototypes, and creating new marketing materials. For the first few weeks, everything is going great.

Learn It as You Need It

Kevin Eikenberry

As a new or front-line leader, there is much to learn. We have long said the transition to your first leadership job is the toughest transition of your career. There is much to learn, and yet you may not have time for a workshop amid all the work. While a workshop isn’t the only option, […].

2 Ways to Use Adult Peer Pressure for Advantage

Leadership Freak

When I was a kid mom said, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?“ Looking back, adults were just as susceptible to peer pressure as we were. Maybe more. Celebrities… Continue reading → Leadership Development Influence Leading organizational success

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.

Creating A Versatile Home Office

Strategy Driven

As many as 30% of professionals believe they are more engaged when working from home, but this number could increase even more if they design their home office correctly. For many, the home office is a makeshift setup.

How to Set up World-Class Custom Trade Show Exhibits on a Budget

Women on Business

Brought to you by Exhibits Northwest: One of the most exciting parts of being a small business owner is getting in front of your customers at trade shows. At a trade show, you can spend time with your existing customers and make new connections.

Icebergs and how metaphors pervert our thinking

Mike Cardus

Recently someone asked if I knew of the iceberg metaphor for organizational behavior. I responded, yes, and they went into a 30-minute lecture on how their perception of a team’s actions is due to their deep subconscious and unconscious feelings of resentment and powerlessness.

The Strategic Planning Process

Thought Leaders LLC

Laying out your organization’s strategic plan can be overwhelming. Follow these steps to keep your strategic planning process simple and effective. . Strategic planning is an inherently simple process.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

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

4 Golden Rules for Effective Social Media Marketing

Strategy Driven

Social media marketing has become ingrained in the majority of our lives. We used to skim over adverts on our social media timelines, and we’ve mastered the art of skipping YouTube ads automatically. Every advertisement we see on the internet has been carefully crafted to appeal to us.

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Pros and Cons of Running a Business Internationally

Women on Business

Brought to you by Inovio Payments: Advances in technology have meant that business owners are able to expand and grow beyond their immediate areas. Even the smallest of companies can reach customers globally thanks to their utilization of social media and company websites.

Building Transparency into AI Projects

Harvard Business Review

As AI becomes ever more embedded in people’s lives, effective communication with stakeholders can define a product’s success — or failure. Business ethics AI and machine learning Business and society Technology and analytics Automation Digital Article

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone! 11 Tips To “Shake Things Up”

CEO Insider

I want you to imagine that when you wake up tomorrow, everything you do will be done to the best of your ability. You’ll give 110% effort to each activity you’ve planned for your day, disregarding any fears you may have. No obstacles. No negative thinking. No procrastination.

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.