2019

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Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”. Leo Buscaglia.

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Sage Advice For The First-Time Leader

Terry Starbucker

Dear First-Time Leader: Congratulations! You’ve just been given a fantastic opportunity. But before you dive in, I’d like to pass along a little sage advice. I remember my first day as a leader, 35 years ago. I was not long out of college and I thought what I had learned in the classroom and my first few years in the working world would be enough.

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Great Leadership Trains

Career Advancement

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~Jack Welch Dianne had always felt like more of a wallflower than a leader. However, she had mastered her current role in her publishing company and really wanted to get promoted to a higher-level position. To get there, she knew she had to focus on growing her leadership skills.

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What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading is tough enough without ignoring these critical truths. “I wish someone would have told me some of this before I started leading. Life would have been so much easier. I bet my team wishes I knew it too.” We hear this […]. The post What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.

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Don’t Let Limited Perspective Destroy Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Limited perspective traps leaders and drives apart teams Recently, I’ve watched an organization of passionate and caring people disintegrate. The limited perspective of leaders and team members has frustrated communication and problem solving. They’ve devolved into camps of us vs them. It […]. The post Don’t Let Limited Perspective Destroy Your Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Find Thanks and Gratitude

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The benefits of gratitude are indisputable. Grateful people experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better and even have stronger immune systems according to numerous research studies. However, It’s not always easy to find thanks and gratitude. Trying to stop thinking about the things that are stressful and worrying to you actually causes you to […].

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How To Be Grateful When Difficulties Come Your Way

Joseph Lalonde

Earlier this year, I had a really rough day. It didn’t start that way but it sure ended that way. Pam and I had returned the day prior from our vacation to St. Ignace, Michigan. We’d spent a wonderful week exploring the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and spending valuable time together. The trip was great. I was […] The post How To Be Grateful When Difficulties Come Your Way appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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6 Ways to Just Say No to Stress

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Janelle Bruland: There is a growing epidemic that is killing us as leaders, and it’s completely curable. Our culture is filled with more anxiety and stress than ever. None of us were built to handle what we are all dealing with on a daily basis. The average knowledge worker today is interrupted every 11 minutes by some form of communication.

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Tips for a Successful and Smooth Launch

Women on Business

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How the Best Leaders Invest In Themselves

Lead from Within

The best leaders are not born into greatness—they work hard to become great. It’s true of leaders at every level: successful CEOs, executives, directors, managers and supervisors. And smart leaders understand that they are never done learning, because learning is a lifelong process. They treat learning as an investment in themselves. Here are some of the forms that investment takes: They’re open to feedback.

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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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Business Wisdom Learned From Bomb Squad Experts And Their Commanders

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” Albert Einstein. Extremely well trained. Reliably successful in highly dangerous environments.

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Controlling the Flow: Why Today’s Leaders Have To Be Plumbers Too

Terry Starbucker

There’s a role a leader must play that in this day and age is even more important than being a teacher or mentor. It’s the role of a plumber. Yep, a plumber. Think about this for a minute – a plumber deals with pressure and flow all the time –in this case as it pertains to water. How that water is pressure controlled and directed is critical to the overall performance of a water circulation system, especially when heated water is involved.

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16 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Work Performance.

Career Advancement

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”. ~Tom Peters. Simon wanted to have an extremely productive upcoming year. He reached out for executive coaching so he could take the necessary steps to help him improve his work performance. With advanced planning, he knew he would be prepared to start the New Year with a significant advantage. This is the plan that I completed with Simon and other clients over the years.

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Leadership and Self-Awareness: Insights from Tasha Eurich

QAspire

In the spirit of “slow learning”, I have been using my commute and travel time to listen to selected podcasts where thought-leaders and doers from different disciplines share their nuanced insight on what it means to lead, learn and change in a new world of work. Play to Potential podcast by my friend Deepak Jayaraman is one of my favorites. Deepak recently interacted with Dr.

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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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Stretch Goals: How to Motivate and Challenge Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s that time of year. All around the world teams are being handed stretch goals that feel more like a delusion than a challenge. If this is happening to you, and you don’t know whether to laugh or cry, don’t give up […]. The post Stretch Goals: How to Motivate and Challenge Your Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Why Men Don’t Have Friends and Why Women Should Care

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

My professor, advisor and mentor, Don Carew, handed out this article at the beginning of each semester while I was a grad student in Organization Behavior at University of Mass, Amherst in the mid 1980’s. What does this have to do with leadership? Why is it important for both men and women? The answers will […]. The post Why Men Don’t Have Friends and Why Women Should Care appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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How To Use The Power Of Storytelling In Your Leadership In 3 Simple Steps

Tanveer Naseer

Without question, one of the skills to succeed at leadership is being an effective communicator. And one of the best ways to communicate a vision is through the use of storytelling. So how can we use this tool more effectively? That’s the focus of this latest episode of my leadership. Click to continue reading.

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Trust in the Workplace: 6 Steps to Building Trust with Employees

leaderCommunicator

“My employer” was named by 75% of those surveyed worldwide as the most trusted institution in the recently released 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer. These findings from the annual report, now in its 19 th year, compared to trust in NGOs (57%), business (56%), government (48%) and media (47%). The report’s press release also pointed to a shift (for individuals) “. to the relationships within their control, most notably their employers.”.

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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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Seven Subconscious Habits That Sabotage Your Ability to Listen – And Lead

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Fred Halstead : Years ago, I complied with my wife’s request to have my hearing checked. She told me time and again that she felt that I did not consistently hear her. I was surprised and somewhat reluctant, but decided to go to an ENT. Everything checked out and the doctor told me my hearing was fine. As you may have guessed, I realized it wasn’t my hearing that was defective – it was my listening.

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5 Critical Reasons Your Business Website Needs an SEO Audit

Women on Business

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How Successful Leaders Build Trust with their People

Lead from Within

As a leader, you earn trust the same way anyone else does: by making a conscious effort to walk your talk, keeping your promises and aligning your own behavior with your expectations of others. When you keep up that core, you’re constantly growing your team’s trust. The most trusted leaders add on to the basics with an additional set of trust-inducing behaviors.

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Are Our Souls on Treadmills??

Mills Scofield

This academic year the cost of putting kids on treadmills from Pre-K onward is slapping me in the face through the students I mentor. I’ve seen students’ stress, anxiety and depression increasing over the past few years but not with the exponential leap I’ve seen this year. The current revelation of college admissions scandals and the plethora of recent articles on student’s anxiety and pressure over academic & social success reinforce what so many of us know and see every day.

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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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Innovation Intelligence – 4 Thinking Tools for Innovators

Innovation Excellence

This continues on from an Innovation Excellence blog I wrote last month about how personality types can influence innovation capability. [link] While many of the ideas in that article could also be applied to personal development, the primary focus was on how we behave, develop and recruit innovation capability in a team context. But personality.

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6 Biggest Time Wasters at Work and How to Fight Them

Career Advancement

“When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.”. ? A.W. Tozer. By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life. It can be hard to avoid time wasters at work, especially in the digital world we live in. But if you can identify where you’re wasting your time, it’s easier to eliminate the time wasters and fully take advantage of your time at work. Here are six ways. 1.

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Mental Habits that Support Lifelong Learning

QAspire

No significant learning happens only through consumption of insights. It happens when we act on what we learn, go through the experience, take risks and then develop insights through the lens of that experience. Just like organizations need to build right mental models for creating a learning organization, individuals need to build mental habits that enable lifelong learning.

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Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

Have a meeting for more bandwidth and speed Recently we were delivering a leadership development program when Annia, a senior leader in the firm, raised her hand and addressed the room: “I’ve noticed that many of us quickly send an email rather […]. The post Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting 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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How to Use Mental Imagery to Achieve Your Goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Olympic athletes use mental imagery to help them win the gold. These 6 tips show how to use mental imagery to acheive your goals. The post How to Use Mental Imagery to Achieve Your Goals appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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How Mastering Emotional Intelligence Can Drive Better Alignment In Your Organization

Tanveer Naseer

Creating alignment in your organization’s various processes is critical to being able to achieve your long term goals? But what about creating alignment in terms of how you relate to one another? And how do you go about achieving that? CEO and author Susan Steinbrecher describes how in this latest. Click to continue reading.

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Face-To-Face Communication: 6 Reasons to Lead in Person

leaderCommunicator

We all know how technology enables communication – email, voicemail, text message, instant message, Twitter. the list goes on. There are more than enough ways to communicate, and too often they add up to message overload for employees. That’s why when something is important, nothing compares to face-to-face communication. When a leader needs to inspire people—or move them to action—the best way to do it is to look people in the eye and tell them exactly what they need to know.

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Inner Peace is a Choice

Frank Sonnenberg Online

What keeps you up at night? Maybe you regret something that you did or feel guilty about something that you failed to do. Perhaps it’s because you haven’t been honest with others or true to yourself. Or maybe your conscience is just trying to get your attention. In any case, have you ever wondered why some people are up all hours of the night, while others have peace of mind?

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DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

On August 30, 2023, the DOL unveiled a proposed overtime rule that would raise the weekly salary threshold under the Federal Labor Standards Act. Paycor is closely monitoring the proposal and will provide updates as new information becomes available.