How to Share Best Practices that Improve Results (Without Frustrating Your Team) [VIDEO]

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One Secret to Sharing Best Practices That Will Actually Be Used. Karin, I want to share best practices with my team, but they’re often resistant to trying something new. How can I encourage my team to be open to be more open?

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How to Overcome the Toxic Courage Crushers in Your Organization

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The irony of a courageous culture is that it takes less daily courage to be successful. If you want to build teams of micro-innovators, problem solvers, and customer advocates, eliminate the toxic courage crushers intimidating your people.

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How to Respond To Employee’s Wacky Ideas (Tool & Video)

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How You Respond Sends a Powerful Message. Here’s a proven, human-centered “how to respond” technique that recognizes the effort while providing information to help them contribute more relevant ideas in the future. How you respond matters.

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How To Stay Positive

Joseph Lalonde

In studying leadership, one of the most effective traits of a leader that I’ve seen repeated again and again is the ability to stay positive. We’re talking honest-to-goodness positivity that’s rooted in reality.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

How to Become the Best __

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But I am determined to learn the Tocatta part of Tocatta and Fugue in D minor down for Saturday for a tour group I am playing for.” ” The rush of comments seemed to entirely miss the point. “you worry to much.” His comment showed that he was well on his way to becoming the best he could be. If you’re looking to become the best _ (insert your audacious goal here). 4 Vital Factors to Becoming the Best _.

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How To Motivate Your Employees

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. It can also help to keep staff turnover down and will ensure you are running a business that you can be proud of. Here we have put together some top tips on how to motivate your employees. . Make the office a nice place to be.

How to Be an Inclusive Leader with Jennifer Brown

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What does it mean, practically, to be an inclusive leader? And what happens to your business, team, and leadership when you embark on the journey? Brown makes the journey to becoming an inclusive leader accessible and actionable. How to Be an Inclusive Leader.

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How to Make an Even Better Career Elevator Pitch

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Do you ever think of exactly the right thing to say — your perfect career elevator pitch — the moment you walk away from the conversation? Do you want to make a better impression when you have only a few moments to share your ideas or ask for something you need?

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How To Win Customers

Joseph Lalonde

The venue for the 1996 Summer Olympics could have easily gone to Athens. Because Athens was home to the inaugural edition of the modern Olympics. It would have made sense for the Olympics to happen there. In 1996 the world experienced the 100th Summer Olympics.

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How to Help Your Team Think Bigger

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The other day we were chatting with a group of senior leaders deeply committed to building a courageous culture. How do we help people REALLY CONSIDER what they’re doing–to look for better ways to work smarter? How do we do what we do? Give them time to think.

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

How To Prepare For Anything

Joseph Lalonde

So, how can I tell you how to prepare for anything? You don’t have to be prepared for anything. You only have to be prepared for the things leadership will require of you. How To Prepare For Anything. So, to prepare for anything, study the past.

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How to Lead a Negative Team Member

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When you have a negative team member, strive to understand what’s happening. Or, you have to translate new strategic objectives to your team and one person just can’t seem to go there. That’s got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.”.

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How to Inspire Behavior Change

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You don’t want to say “You need to change this behavior or else,” but the truth is–there will be consequences. Use the INSPIRE method to have a short, to the point, specific conversation about what must change. You may need to be more direct. “I need to talk to you today. ” Or, “In listening to your calls, I’ve noticed you’re not really making a connection with the customer.”

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How to Get Better at Delegating the Right Decisions (With Video)

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Delegate the Right Decisions to Save Time and Reduce Anxiety for Everyone. You want to empower your team to make the right decisions. After all, some decisions are not up to them. Heck, some are not even up to you. How This Tool Works.

How to Motivate Yourself

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“What else would you like to cover?” How do we motivate ourselves to feel like that?” I do know one thing, you can’t give someone 5 steps to figuring it out. From Motivation Theory to Real Life. So last night, I told them to buckle their seat belts and took them on a tour of motivation theory. We then moved to more current thinking like Sinek and Pink. 5 Ways to Motivate Yourself. Don’t try to do this alone.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

How to Deal with Team Conflict

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You’ve got a clear focus on what matters most, your team seems to work well together, but then you get that call: “I need to talk to you about…” It’s conflict, a disagreement, or a clash of personalities. 6 Ways to Deal with Team Conflict. Reflect to Connect.

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How to Accidentally Sabotage Team Innovation

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How to Inspire Better Team Innovation and Problem Solving It’s tragic when your attempt to protect your team members actually sabotages team innovation. The post How to Accidentally Sabotage Team Innovation appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing

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How do you encourage your team while building a recovery plan? 6 Ways to Encourage Your Team When Results Are Disappointing It’s easy to lead when […]. The post How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Results & Execution Winning Well how to improve bad results overcoming setbacks results sales quota

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How to Change

Leading Blog

Y OU WANT TO CHANGE, but the problem is you haven’t found the right strategy. You need to outsmart your issues. In How to Change , behavioral scientist Katy Milkman says we need to tailor our approach to fit the obstacle and our circumstances.

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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.

How To Lead Upward

Joseph Lalonde

Even then, you still have someone to answer to. This is why every leader needs to know how to lead upward. They play a part in your development. […] The post How To Lead Upward appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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How to Ask Powerful Questions for More Connection and Engagement

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How to Ask Powerful Questions for More Connection and Engagement. Specifically, the importance of shifting WHY questions to WHAT and HOW questions for more connection and engagement. . Are you creating an open space to listen to them?

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Mentoring Conversations: How to Be Remarkably Helpful with Limited Time

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can lead to a great mentoring conversation. It’s amazing what can happen when a mentor asks you courageous questions that make you think differently or help you to reframe problems. He certainly wasn’t obliged to dig into an impromptu mentoring conversation.

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How to Help Your Team Say No at Work

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Help your team say no at work so they can say yes to the work that matters most. The ability to say “no” is critical for a person’s sense of agency or feeling in control of their life. That feeling of agency directly contributes to workplace morale, engagement, and productivity.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How to Build a High-Performing Team: Ten Vital Conversations

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Invest One Hour a Month to Help Your Team Perform Even Better. Every truly high-performing team has one thing in common: They spend time in candid conversation talking about what’s working and consistently look for ways to improve. How do we best communicate?

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How To Transform Your Company

Lead Change Blog

Your financial and emotional health are linked to how functional, or dysfunctional, your company is. If you’re feeling stuck, frustrated, or haven’t seen growth in your company, you may need to realign YOUR company whether you own, lead or work in it.

How to Make Better, Frequent Employee Recognition a Daily Habit

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” When employees come to us venting their frustrations that their boss doesn’t value or appreciate their hard work, it’s usually not about who got the plaque in the end-of-year meeting. People need to feel seen and appreciated regularly to feel valued.

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How to Provide More Meaningful Performance Feedback

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If you knew your manager really cared about you and had your best interest at heart, would you want them to give you meaningful performance feedback? Even if it was hard to hear? The post How to Provide More Meaningful Performance Feedback appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

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

How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer

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Has this ever happened to you? The post How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Winning Well answering tough questions communication how to answer the question you can't answerYou prepare carefully for a meeting with your team or your boss. You think you’ve covered all your bases. And then here it comes, the question you can’t answer.

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How to Be Less Negative – and Still Be Yourself

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Learning How to Be Less Negative Will Make You More Effective. When your team or supervisor thinks of you as a negative person, you’re less likely to be invited to conversations where you would have valuable contributions to make. Why It’s Hard to Hear.

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How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation

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I try to give my team consistent appreciation. I always go out of my way to say thank you. The post How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. But you know what?

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How to Overcome Negative Perceptions for a Better Leadership Brand

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You’ve worked hard to build your leadership brand, but the negative perceptions linger. Put simply, your leadership brand is how others would describe you in one sentence. ” “She’s smart BUT lacks the confidence to perform at that level.”

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Joseph Lalonde

Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), Astrid (America Ferrera), Snotlout (Jonah Hill), Tuffnut (Justin Ripple), Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig), and the rest of the How To Train Your Dragon return in the third outing for How To Train Your Dragon. This time, they’re fighting for themselves and the fate of the dragons they’ve come to love. A Reel Leadership Article.

How to Know if Your Boss is a Micromanager (or if you just need help)

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One of the biggest requests for help we receive is, “How do I deal with my micromanager boss?” Over-involved managers frustrate people all over the world, telling them what to do, slowing them down, and getting in the way. The first place to look is your performance.

Why Learning How to Sell is a Must In This Day and Age

Strategy Driven

Anyone in a sales-oriented position will always be looking for ways to improve their technique and improve their ability to make more appointments and close more deals. One of the most important attributes to have is self-motivation.

How To Get Their Attention

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But I just called to say “thank you” You really made me think. I try to listen the way you describe here, and sometimes I do that quite well, but I know I fall short when other priorities get in the way. Thanks for the reminder to do this better. That is all, I guess, I really just called to say “thank you.” You see I was headed to an important appointment with my boss, the CEO of our company– he was driving.

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.