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Effective Leadership requires Key Ingredients

General Leadership

The more humble and transparent a leader is, the more effective he or she will be. Michael Hyatt. Across my leadership journey, I have worked with and for many leaders. Some were very good, some good, and some not-so-good. As I have reflected on each of those experiences, I recognized traits, skills, or abilities that each leader either possessed or was lacking.

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One Easy Way to Have More Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

More influence isn’t always about what you say. I knew Gary wasn’t happy. During my first time in a mid-level management role, one of my team leaders was clearly struggling. He looked frustrated, sounded frustrated, and it didn’t take a genius to […]. The post One Easy Way to Have More Influence appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Here’s What Could Be in HTC’s ‘Vive 1.5’

Lead Change Blog

HTC made a not so subtle tease today that a new version of the HTC Vive is on the way with improved resolution. While it doesn’t look like this will be positioned as a ‘Vive 2’, here’s what we could see from a ‘Vive 1.5’ when it debuts next week at CES on January 8th. Which New Display? The current Vive model, released in 2016, has a pair of 1,080 × 1,200 displays made by Samsung.

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4 Ways To Fortify Your Courage To Lead

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Shelly L. Francis. Are you passionate about your work or cause, but trying to sustain yourself in the midst of heavy demands and the urgency you feel about making a difference? It’s the question I found myself facing while recovering from a severe case of vertigo that laid […] The post 4 Ways To Fortify Your Courage To Lead appeared first on Tanveer Naseer.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Why Female Entrepreneurs Need A Savings Plan

Women on Business

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Peter Senge on Leadership Development

QAspire

Real leadership does not happen after we get hold of lofty titles and peak positions in the hierarchy. Real leadership happens when we are aware of our gifts (given to us), when we hone those gifts in the spirit of serving others, when we find whitespaces (gap between our vision and the current reality) and put our gifts to good use in filling up those gaps.

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6 Important Tips on How to Prevent Your Employees from Burnout

Lead from Within

Unfortunately, employee burnout is a commonplace event. Too many good people leave jobs they should love, saying, “I just can’t take it any more.”. The other day I was coaching a client of mine who’s a senior vice president. He’s one of the best—he works hard and long hours, he’s dedicated, loyal and hard working, and he excels at what he does. He said, “I can’t do this any more—I’m totally burned out.

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Drive Business Results with Communication Planning

leaderCommunicator

While important initiatives always have a game plan behind them, daily communications between leaders and employees are often unplanned or buried beneath other pressing business priorities. However, planning communications is often the key to employees having the information and context they need to help an organization or team achieve its vision and goals.

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The Daily Dozen

Chris Brady

The following list was transcribed from a Live talk given by Chris Brady. I believe these 12 habits are the secrets to a successful life! Chris Brady's Daily Dozen Word Be in the Word of God and pray. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How IBM’s Watson is taking the hiring bias out of interviews

HR Digest

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most promising digital impacts set to transform various models in the talent economy. While it offers an unbiased system to attract and develop the right talent, many corporate bodies are yet to give the technology a chance to offer its promised solution in hiring, including some giant multinationals. IBM is stepping up its commitment to assist organizations in deploying this trending HR tool towards talent management and hiring structure advancement.

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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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Navigating the Challenging Conversations of Strategy

Management Excellence

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How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you struggle to manage your emotions? You’re not alone. We were speaking to an international gathering of leaders from across Europe when a young man approached the microphone and asked: “How, as a leader, do you keep your personal feelings from […]. The post How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Growing Companies Can Still Excite Employees with Startup Energy Even When No Longer a Startup

Steve Farber

Those early days are a blast but at some point, the fun becomes work. This entrepreneur figured out how to maintain the same excitement in later stages.

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What One Successful Leader Learned About Optimism From Failure

Tanveer Naseer

If you spend any time on social media or even just watching the news, it seems there’s not much to be optimistic about in terms of what’s going on around us. And that lack of optimism in the public sphere can have a tangible impact on our work lives and with it, our productivity and […] The post What One Successful Leader Learned About Optimism From Failure appeared first on Tanveer Naseer.

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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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Is Disorganization Making You Ill?

Women on Business

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5 Pointers on How to Think Clearly

QAspire

Developing clarity in thinking is becoming even more important in a world that is constantly trying to distract you. Overload of information being pushed at us, contrasting theories about almost everything, our own unconscious biases , ego and fear hamper our ability to look clearly through the fog. If we improve how we think, we also improve how we lead teams, develop people, innovate, solve important problems and grow as individuals.

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7 Leadership Lessons from “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Ron Edmondson

I don’t know in the last twenty years or so if I’ve missed a year watching the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” Certainly it is one of my favorites and a part of my Christmas tradition. One reason I think so many are drawn to this movie is that it is more than a feel good story. We love movies with happy endings, but this one teaches us things about life.

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It’s Never Too Late to Learn These 12 Powerful Leadership Habits

Lead from Within

Effective leadership is mostly made up of good habits. And some of the most important habits aren’t taught in school and can’t be picked up from reading or studying. They can be learned only through experience. But without them, making your mark in leadership will be a struggle. Here are 12 of the most powerful leadership habits. 1. Care. The best leaders, the ones who are remembered and admired, are the ones who care not only about their business but also about their people, and whose caring sh

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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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How to Create an Internal Communications Plan in 7 Steps

leaderCommunicator

A best practice for internal communications teams is to have a plan. That may sound basic but all too often we find that internal communications departments don’t have plans in place – and it shows in how the team works, how well employees are communicated with, and, in many cases, the kind of impact the function has on the business. An internal communications plan articulates what the function is uniquely qualified to do to help drive business outcomes for the organization.

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The Ten Financial Danger Zones

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from the book, Financial Fitness, written by co-author, Chris Brady. There are some financial problems you need to beware of: the danger zones of personal finance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Healthy Habits Of Successful Leaders – An Expert Roundup

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks. Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the civanonversation on what a healthy leader looks like. To do this, I reached out to leaders I admire and respect. Photo by Element5 Digital.

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Effective Leaders Understand the Need to Create an Emotional Connection to Strategy

Management Excellence

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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.

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How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism

Let's Grow Leaders

Criticism: Gift or Garbage? “David, I hear what you’re saying about getting the feedback you need to make good decisions. I get it – I really do. But my problem isn’t getting enough feedback – I get too much. Everybody has an […]. The post How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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What Do I Do if They Cry?

Let's Grow Leaders

Let’s be real. No one likes to hear what they’re doing wrong, particularly if they know you’re right. Giving feedback is tough. Hearing tough feedback is even tougher. What do you do if they cry? We hear this “What do I do […]. The post What Do I Do if They Cry? appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Overcome a Frustrating Setback at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

I know it’s painful, but take a minute to consider the most frustrating setback you’ve ever had at work. If you’re like me, you’ve got plenty to choose from. Pick the most gnarly, frustrating one. Chances are you didn’t “deserve” this thing […]. The post How to Overcome a Frustrating Setback at Work appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, I know I shouldn’t take this personally, but I’m so frustrated and I just want to yell at my team and walk away. I need help managing emotions or I’m going to have a meltdown.” Amanda is a team leader for […]. The post Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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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 conver

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The Leadership Skill No One Talks About

Let's Grow Leaders

The Secret to Transform Your Culture or Results is One Often-Ignored Leadership Skill “I’m so frustrated,” Martin, the Senior Vice President of a rapidly-growing communication hardware company serving the United States, leaned back in his chair and blew a heavy sigh past […]. The post The Leadership Skill No One Talks About appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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The Surprising Reason Emerging Leaders Stop Emerging

Let's Grow Leaders

I met a fellow keynote speaker at a conference where we both presenting. She was a seasoned entrepreneur who had built a successful business from scratch, so what she had to share with me was surprising. Karin, I’m so intrigued by this […]. The post The Surprising Reason Emerging Leaders Stop Emerging appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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6 Smart Steps to Help Your Team Navigate Change

Let's Grow Leaders

Change is Inevitable, Strategic Change is a Choice It’s a hard truth that confounds many leaders: continued success requires continued change. But change isn’t easy. For most people (and therefore most of your team) it’s more comfortable to do what you did […]. The post 6 Smart Steps to Help Your Team Navigate Change appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

An open door policy doesn’t get you what you need to lead. The intent behind your open door policy is good: a door that is figuratively always open to encourage transparency, open lines of communication, a standing invitation for your employees to […]. The post 3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.