2023

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Overloaded at Work: How to Ask For the Support You Need

Let's Grow Leaders

What to say next when you’re overloaded at work (without sounding whiny) Ever found yourself cackling at the monstrous to-do list glaring back at you, thinking “Right, that’s not happening,” only to gulp back a sob as you realize none of it’s optional? You’re overloaded at work. Stuck in a world where productivity meets panic and trying to be a ‘team player’ feels like a conspiracy against your sanity.

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Rising Above: The Call for Senior Leaders to Embrace Strategy Over Tactics

N2Growth Blog

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, leaders frequently face various tactical and operational challenges. When it comes to managing day-to-day operations and responding to unforeseen problems, the frenetic pace of the immediate can become a zone of comfort. A significant number of future leaders have gained professional experience and earned their stripes in these trenches, becoming masters of this tactical art.

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Why Compassion In Leadership Is Critical To Your Organization’s Success

Tanveer Naseer

It seems like every day there’s another news report of yet another company mandating employees return to their office, another report of new findings about the consequences of rising employee anxiety and burnout, and more reports warning about the ever impending arrival of another economic downturn. Against that backdrop, I. Click to continue reading It seems like every day there’s another news report of yet another company mandating employees return to their office, another report of new findin

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How You Start Your Day is How You Start (and End) Your Year

Next Level Blog

How you start your day is predictive of how your day is going to end. And a consecutive series of good starts is predictive of not just how your year is going to start but also how it ends. Over the weekend, I saw a quote from country star and fellow native West Virginian Brad Paisley that inspired this post – “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book.

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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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Three Buckets of Courage

QAspire

There is no growth without courage. In my career of 25+ years, I had several moments that required me to exhibit courage. I was a functional head in year 2008 when my growth had plateaued. I walked up to my boss and sought his able counsel. He was very clear, “If you want to grow further, you need to demonstrably contribute to topline growth or significantly increase your bottomline impact.

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Leaders Who Are Great Communicators Do These 4 Things

Lead from Within

Great leaders with effective communication are able to clearly convey their ideas, expectations, and goals. This helps them build trust and foster collaboration. Effective communication is crucial for effective leadership, and a leader who can’t communicate clearly cannot lead effectively. Here are four things that great leaders do to improve their communication skills: They listen actively: Great leaders don’t just hear what others are saying, they actively listen and engage with th

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Investing in Security Awareness Training Arms Employees as the Last Line of Defense Against Cyberattacks

CEO Insider

Astonishingly, 90% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email, making your employees the last line of defense in this battleground. Updated findings from annual surveys conducted by IBM and Verizon indicate a growing frequency and intensity in cyberattacks that include ransomware extortion, CEO fraud, investment scams and false impersonations. A staggering 74% of data breaches involve a human element, transforming employees from potential victims to unwitting […] The post Investing in Sec

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Toxic Manipulative Communication: Avoid These Traps #PeopleSkills #LeadMorale

Kate Nasser

Learn to spot manipulative communication & change course quickly to prevent scars & sustain trust. Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™, Author of Leading Morale The post Toxic Manipulative Communication: Avoid These Traps #PeopleSkills #LeadMorale appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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Are SMEs The Overlooked Engines Of Innovation?

The Horizons Tracker

Small and medium enterprises are an often overlooked part of the economy. In Europe alone, however, there are approximately 22.5 million SMEs that employ over 80 million people between them. Indeed, the European Commission regards them as the engine of the European economy. Despite this importance, they’re an often overlooked group, as they’re not considered sufficiently high growth to attract the wide range of VC-led support that fuels accelerators, incubators, and corporate venturi

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Better Management Report: Take Responsibility, Take Action

Chartered Management Institute

Better Management Report: Taking responsibility - why UK plc needs better managers This landmark CMI study, conducted in partnership with YouGov, explores the impact that good management can make – to individuals, their organisations and to wider society. Report Key Findings *No more disclaimers Let's change management for good. A nationwide study into the state of UK management and leadership Using a wealth of original data, this study draws on the experiences of more than 4,500 people workin

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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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Growing Leaders Who are Confident, Skilled and Human-Centered (Mistakes to Avoid)

Let's Grow Leaders

Growing Leaders through Modeling Behavior & Honest Feedback Hi Karin, What are a couple of the BIGGEST MISTAKES leaders make when GROWING LEADERS? #AskingForaFriend This fantastic question came in during one of our recent leadership development programs. Three Mistakes that Will Sabotage Growing Leaders 1. Not modeling the way I can’t tell you how often someone in our leadership programs raises their hand and says, “This is fantastic!

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Championing Change: How Board Chair Coaching Drives Growth

N2Growth Blog

Board Chair Coaching: A Catalyst for Organizational Growth As a firm that works with top executives in some of the world’s largest companies, we have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of board chair coaching in driving organizational growth. The board chair plays a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction of an organization and ensuring its long-term success.

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How Leaders Can Develop Their Executive Presence To Become Better Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

If you were to ask a random group of leaders if they’d heard of executive presence, almost all of them would answer yes. But if you asked that same group of leaders how many could clearly describe what executive presence is, few if any would answer this question in the. Click to continue reading If you were to ask a random group of leaders if they’d heard of executive presence, almost all of them would answer yes.

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How to Get Out of the Executive Meeting Spin Cycle

Next Level Blog

The number one complaint I hear from my senior executive coaching clients is the number of meetings they find themselves in every day. Their calendars are so racked and stacked they feel like they’re stuck in a spin cycle of conversations which leaves little to no time for strategic thinking or action. If this condition sounds familiar, here are seven simple steps you can take to get yourself out of the executive meeting spin cycle: Demand Clear Objectives : When you’re asked to attend a meeting

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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 Makes a Failure Intelligent

QAspire

In 2019, India’s ambitious mission to land on Moon failed after India’s space agency ISRO lost contact with the lander which crash landed. In 2023, India reattempted to land on Moon’s South Pole with Chandrayaan-3 mission and made history by being the first country to successfully land on Lunar South Pole at a fraction of what other countries spend on space exploration.

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5 Body Language Habits That Sabotage Your Leadership Success

Lead from Within

When it comes to leadership your words are important. Your nonverbal communication can be just as influential. In fact, research has shown that nonverbal cues make up a significant portion of how we communicate and can even convey more information than the words we speak. This means that your body language can have a powerful impact on your leadership effectiveness and the success of your team.

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2023 HR Trends: A Look Ahead

HR Digest

As the world continues to evolve at a rapid pace, HR trends in 2023 are expected to follow suit. From the incorporation of technology to shifts in company culture, HR professionals and thought leaders are keeping a close eye on what the future holds for the industry. One of the biggest global HR trends for 2023 is the increasing importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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What Is Dumbing Us Down?

CEO Insider

At a party in rural Virginia, I listened as three military retirees carried on about the horrors of government and taxes, never stopping to think that every penny they earned came from government taxes. What is dumbing so many people down? This could be the question of our age, to answer before it’s too late. […] The post What Is Dumbing Us Down?

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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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Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying

Kate Nasser

Team leaders: Steps to stop team bullies even when there isn't bully-free culture. Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™ Author of Leading Morale |Leadership The post Team Leaders: Do You Stop Team Bullies? | #LeadMorale #EndBullying appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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Do Unusual Workplaces Spur Creativity?

The Horizons Tracker

In our post-pandemic world, there is a growing desire for “third places” that facilitate remote working but aren’t our actual homes. As with many things Covid-related, this is a continuation of a trend that was already emerging. For instance, research before the pandemic showed that a growing number of cafes are specifically tailoring their offering to digital nomads who can work from anywhere.

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What Ferrari and Bentley Can Teach You about High Performance Cultures

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Building a high performance culture requires focus, dedication, and a relentless drive to make the organization function at peak levels. Can you transform your organization into a high performance culture? Today’s post is by Hugh Blane, President of Claris Consulting and author of 7 Principles of Transformational Leadership ( CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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Navigate Workplace Conflict: 3 Powerful Phrases to Foster Better Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

Recognize the Humanity in Others as You Navigate Workplace Conflict To effectively navigate workplace conflict, prioritize connecting with the human at the center of it all. Begin by acknowledging the situation and expressing your optimism about finding a resolution collaboratively. Consider using these impactful phrases to start a conversation focused on empathy and understanding as you navigate workplace disagreements. 1.

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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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Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit: 8 leadership secrets from an acclaimed company founder

Chartered Management Institute

Interview: Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit: 8 leadership secrets from an acclaimed company founder Written by CMI Insights Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Move second, put people first and keep raising your game. Richard Harpin, founder and chairman of HomeServe, shares his key tips for business success Strong leadership lies at the heart of successful business transformation – a fact that Richard Harpin, the founder and chairman of global consumer

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How You Handle Success Says A Lot About You

Tanveer Naseer

Some folks achieve success…and then change overnight. It’s as though one moment you know the person, and the next moment they’re unrecognizable. Even though they look the same, the way they act, treat people, and view the world is completely different. It’s as if their ego seizes control of their.

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17 Often Unknown Roles of a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

There are some often unknown roles of being a pastor. Pastor, have you ever heard? What is it you have to do when you’re not preaching? Must be nice to only work one day a week. I’d like to come see you this afternoon. Since it’s not Sunday I’m assuming you’re free. Believe it or not, I’ve heard all of those. Most are simple misunderstandings.

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Change or Transformation?

QAspire

We often end up using words “change” and “transformation” interchangeably. In many cases that I observe, transformation is the fuzzy word that leaders use to describe operational shifts within their teams or businesses. Many years ago, I participated in a tweet chat where someone aptly tweeted, “Transformation prescribes the vision.

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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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10 Powerful Things Great Leaders Should Say Every Day

Lead from Within

Great leaders understand the power of words. They use their words to inspire, motivate, and guide their team. They also know that the words they choose can have a significant impact on their team’s performance and morale. Here are 10 powerful things that great leaders should say every day: “Thank you.” Recognition and appreciation are crucial for building strong teams.

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Changes in Management HR Should Consider In 2023

HR Digest

It’s no news that the business world will experience changes in management in 2023. And HR is going to have to keep up. The new year is here, so it’s time for HR professionals to start thinking about how they’ll be ready for the future. HR leaders are always looking for ways to improve their employees’ lives and the company’s bottom line.

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Richelieu Dennis Advocating For His Community: An Equitable Ecosystem for Black Entrepreneurs

CEO Insider

Richelieu Dennis has made a name in the brand marketing and entrepreneurship world as a beacon of hope for marginalized communities. After founding Sundial Brands — which was acquired by Unilever in 2017 — Dennis went on to launch various startups and brands, including Essence Ventures. He also established the New Voices Fund, a $100 […] The post Richelieu Dennis Advocating For His Community: An Equitable Ecosystem for Black Entrepreneurs appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Leadership Strength: 6 Reasons Leaders Are Harsh vs. Strong #LeadMorale

Kate Nasser

Leaders, How well do you show leadership strength w/o being harsh? Don't get stuck in the myths of toughness. Insights fr The People Skills Coach™, Author, Leading Morale. The post Leadership Strength: 6 Reasons Leaders Are Harsh vs. Strong #LeadMorale appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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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.