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How To Lead In The Midst Of Urgent, Rapid Change And Strain

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead through rapid change with calm clarity When he started work that week, “Aaron” didn’t know that he’d be asked to guide his team through a coronavirus response, but within just a few days the situation was urgent. Major clients were making […]. The post How To Lead In The Midst Of Urgent, Rapid Change And Strain appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Gray Versus Green: Who Makes the Better Start-Up CEO?

N2Growth Blog

This article was co-authored by Laura Musgrave , Kevin Bijas, and Jeffrey Cohn. “People over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas.” said venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in 2011. “People under 35 are the people who make change happen,” he further asserted. Taking the exact opposite tack, in a recent CNBC interview, Alan Patricof , founder of Greycroft Partners, an elite venture capital firm, said: “academic studies show that the success rate of entrepreneurs who start at the age of 60 a

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Passing the Baton: Leadership in Transition

General Leadership

“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is saved.” Benjamin Franklin. So you’ve been leading your organization for a year or two, maybe more, and now it’s time to turn over your pride and joy to another leader. You’ve given it everything you’ve got, as you poured your heart and soul into this organization striving to lead your team to new heights.

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Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Isolation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Some people may think that the change we are experiencing as a result of COVID-19 is a temporary inconvenience, but it's much more than that. It's a wake-up call that we have been living too close to the edge, rushing through precious moments. We have been postponing sustainable practices that can contribute to our wellness and the well-being of the planet.

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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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How Exceptional Leaders Attract And Grow Talent To Drive Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

For most of us, the best leader we ever worked for not only led our team to succeed, but also helped us fulfill our career aspirations. So what is that ‘secret sauce’ that allowed these leaders to not only achieve their organization’s goals, but attract and grow employees under their. Click to continue reading.

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Remote Leadership Doesn’t Mean Remote Control

Kevin Eikenberry

In 1964 the first remote control for a TV was created. Sometime after that, the TV watching experience changed forever. The remote made it easier to watch and control the television. Quite possibly earlier this year you created a remote team. You may not have wanted one, but here you are. And while the remote […]. The post Remote Leadership Doesn’t Mean Remote Control appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life (Book Review)

QAspire

Ikigai is the Japanese art of living. I am a fan of Japanese way of thinking whether it is related to how they led the quality movement or how they exercise their craftsman spirit in day to day life. I had heard and read about Ikigai and wanted to dive deeper into the underlying philosophy because I feel that finding our Ikigai – our reason for being – is vital for us to be better human beings and hence leaders.

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How to Look Forward with Confidence in Uncertainty

Lead from Within

One of my favorite books of all time is Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. It’s a book I turn to and reread every year on my birthday, and I learn something new every time. I find that it’s especially helpful in times of struggle, difficulty and uncertainty—which makes it perfect for the world today. Here are some of Frankl’s words that can help us all find the confidence to move forward: “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.

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5 Steps to Be More Empathetic

leaderCommunicator

In today’s world, we’re faced with a number of new challenges both in the workplace and at home – whether it’s our new working arrangements, impacts from COVID-19, looking inward as we shine a spotlight on societal issues, or something else – and our people need empathy.

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10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

You’re swimming in a vast sea of stressful news and, given today’s reality, you’re well within your rights to feel anxious, nervous and uncertain about how your consulting firm should proceed. Clients are shutting down their operations; workshops and meetings are being called off; in fact, the entire economy appears to be headed for an … Continued.

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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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How To Change Your Mind and Not Lose Their Trust and Support

Let's Grow Leaders

Does this sound familiar? You started the year with a clear vision and direction. You’ve rallied people around that vision and worked hard to engage everyone’s hearts and minds. You connected what to why. And had brilliant momentum. No one ever anticipated […]. The post How To Change Your Mind and Not Lose Their Trust and Support appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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What’s the buzz about CLEVER DEFI? The internet’s latest buzzword.

Strategy Driven

It has recently proved false to believe that saving money in the bank is the only way of achieving financial independence. Banks pay low-interest rates that mostly depreciate money saved in the bank over time. Also, conventional and better investment prospects stocks and ETFs deliver less than 10 percent of investment interest annually. To solve this issue CLEVER DEFI has become a buzzword these days.

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5 Success Lessons from Rudolph

Skip Prichard

Christmas Lessons. Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer is one of the great Christmas classics. You know the story. As a young reindeer, Rudolph’s nose receives unwanted attention for being so different. Glowing bright red, at just the wrong time, Rudolph becomes the brunt of jokes. Friends dismiss him from games. He is publicly humiliated and sad. It doesn’t end there, of course.

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10 Leadership Strategies For Thriving in 2021

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Here we are at the end of the year already. So much of it has been a blur as we've scrambled to reinvent our work and daily habits to adapt to a persistent global pandemic.

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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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3 Lessons On How Promoting Sense Of Belonging Can Drive Change

Tanveer Naseer

The past several months have presented leaders with a wide array of unexpected challenges that few of us anticipated we’d have to collectively address. Without question, one of the few shining examples of exceptional leadership we’ve seen during this unprecedented time has been New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Thanks. Click to continue reading.

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The Big Shift: Demand for Future Work Skills in 2021

HR Digest

The year 2020 is playing out like a bad dream in need of a wake-up call. The battle of the world against the pandemic shook up the workplace, requiring swift accommodation and responses to skills gaps and skill shifts. The big shift in organizational needs and long-term reliance on digital solutions are creating demand for upskilling and reskilling across the globe.

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Never push loyal Employees to the point where they no longer care!

Brigette Hyacinth

My new boss told me to never be afraid to give feedback. The next Monday morning in a meeting, I happily shared my viewpoint on a new policy. Thereafter, I noticed my boss’s disposition towards me changed. He stopped talking to me. I was shunned. I even felt the effects of this in my monthly performance appraisal, where he noted, I was not supportive of the organization, and I needed to be a better team player.

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Leadership Mindsets for a New World

QAspire

For organizations to be truly effective, leadership can not be confined to the top boxes of the organization chart. When leadership is not a role but a behavior that people practice across the organization, then organizations are better placed to navigate the complexities surrounding us. In my experience, this involves: a) creating an ecosystem of “ emergent leadership ” where people are not afraid to raise their hand and take initiative when the right opportunity to solve important problem alig

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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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This Is What Leaders Should Be Doing to Boost Mental Health

Lead from Within

As the pressures of the pandemic drag on and winter brings shorter, colder days, the mental health of your employees is even more important than usual. Worry, stress, and anxiety have negative effects on productivity and effectiveness—not to mention overall health and personal relationships. As a leader, you’re responsible for supporting your employees’ mental health.

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Change Management Communication: 5 Step Planning Guide

leaderCommunicator

Organizations going through change naturally focus on the project being implemented – what has to be done by when to complete the action plan. They often don’t give as much thought to what people need to do differently to achieve the desired results. Yet most organizational change won’t succeed without employees somehow adopting new ways of working.

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Be Honorable for Your Own Good

Frank Sonnenberg Online

How does it feel to win something you don’t deserve, receive something you didn’t earn, or get what you want (in an underhanded way)? Contrast that with the exhilarating feeling of overcoming a big challenge, attaining success through hard work , or leaving a legacy that makes you proud. Do you live an honorable life? The greatest reward of success isn’t the money or acclaim; it’s the confidence and self-respect that success brings with it.

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How to Support Your Team During an Unexpected Layoff

Let's Grow Leaders

My heart has been breaking all day. I’ve been doing the best I can with the onslaught of phone calls, emails, and texts from incredible leaders in the emotional throes of an unexpected layoff. “I’ve been laid off.” “I had to lay […]. The post How to Support Your Team During an Unexpected Layoff appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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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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Best CEOs In The World For 2020: Most Influential Chief Executives

CEO Insider

Unsurprisingly, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon came first in the CEOWORLD magazine’s global ranking of the world’s best chief executives across all industries for 2020. Which 100 chief executive is most admired? He is followed by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Tim Cook, who is the CEO of tech giant company Apple. The 2020 rankings placed […].

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9 Leadership Lessons from Mom

Skip Prichard

This is a post about my mom who passed away suddenly last week. Though I have lost many relatives and friends in my life, I have never experienced the grief of losing a parent. Mom was an amazing person, beyond special, and she touched everyone she met. And, though I wrote this years ago for Mother’s Day, I am reposting it in her honor. In my very first blog post , I shared the unique way I grew up.

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Pluralism: 9 Elements Required For Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Pluralism is required in our leadership thinking because it drives how we treat people and make decisions. It's the mindset required for important ethical leadership responsibilities such as respect, inclusion, and cultural awareness.

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Does Your Leadership Inspire Collaboration Or Conflict Inside Your Organization?

Tanveer Naseer

Every day it seems to get harder and harder to find a topic or subject that hasn’t turned into a divisive issue, separating people into the proverbial us vs. them camps. Whether it’s on the news or even in our various social media channels, there seems to be more emphasis. Click to continue reading.

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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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Vote for Trust – 4 Signs of a Politician’s Trustworthiness

Leading with Trust

A trustworthy politician…some might say, “Is there such a thing?” Listening to the rhetoric of this year’s presidential election would make one think neither of the two major party candidates has a trustworthy bone in their body. But trust isn’t an “all or nothing” proposition. Very few people are unequivocally trustworthy or untrustworthy in every aspect of their behavior.

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A GOOD BOSS is better than a good company!

Brigette Hyacinth

My first boss was the best. I had a family emergency and before I could finish explaining to him the situation. He said, “And you are still standing here talking to me? Why aren’t you out the door yet? I’ll cover for you.” I smiled then went to my desk, took my belongings and left. Thereafter, he had my full commitment. Joseph was a good boss and I would have worked for him in any company.

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8 Key Lessons Learned on Being Social (Offline and Online)

QAspire

We have always been social beings. “The other” has always been an important part of how we look at our own selves. Apart from the family, we need people to collaborate with, to be friends with, to do exciting work with and to share our highs and lows. Being social is one of our intrinsic needs. The extent to which we become social depends can vary depending on the individual.

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How to Communicate With Your Employees During Times Of Crisis

Lead from Within

These are hard times. The pandemic, its associated economic and social problems and if your employees are like most people, they’re feeling exhausted and stressed even when nothing specific is going wrong. At times like these, the way you communicate with your people is more important than ever. Here are some reminders: Communicate with care. When people are working through difficult times—and especially when they’re working remotely and you can’t be in the same room to pick up on subtle cues of

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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.