Unplug from Technology!

Career Advancement

“Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”.

How to Win in Africa

Leading Blog

They say business leaders tend to “underestimate Africa’s size and potential as a market, and overestimate the challenges of doing business there.”. And technology? To win in Africa, your strategy needs to factor four key considerations : Mapping an Africa Strategy: Africa is huge.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders share about favorite apps, technology, and productivity hacks

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival gives tips about favorite tools and technology. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Click here to participate!

How to Self-Care in Tough Times

Lead from Within

When we fly, we’re always told to put on our own oxygen mask before we try to help anyone else, because you can’t help others if you’re not OK yourself. So here are some ways to practice good self-care along with social distancing: Identify your feelings and thinking.

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How to Build a Team of Innovators

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Chuck Swoboda : As increasing competition, new technologies and evolving customer expectations continue to disrupt nearly every industry, business leaders are turning to innovation as a way to keep their companies relevant. Do they try to score by themselves?

Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? I use my iPhone and look forward to the iPad2. How To Make Wonderful Mistakes.

How to Manage the Tsunami of Change

Lead Change Blog

With the onslaught of AI and other disrupting technologies, the workplace will undergo rapid changes. In the VUCA world, employees are struggling and constantly challenged to move out of their comfort zones. To keep up with this rapid change, individuals need to adapt to the changes. These changes are not just causing disruption to businesses, but are also becoming a big problem for the managers to face. This tsunami is here to stay.

How to Enhance the Efficiency of Your Warehouse

Women on Business

Brought to you by CartonCloud: With digitization, the world has become a close-knit global market. Businesses, too, have expanded and formed new collaborations internationally with the help of advanced technology. Thus today, the logistics industry is no longer limited to an […].

How to Lead On Purpose

Great Leadership By Dan

And why do many, despite their best efforts, manage to motivate top performers but can’t get the whole team rowing in the same direction? We found that to create a common goal, it’s vital to ramp up your purpose as an organization. Guest post from John Izzo Ph.D.

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How to say, “No”

Tony Mayo

Biography of Werner Erhard, the Source of Executive Coaching How to Conduct a "Customer Listening Session" Twitter Log XII Spidertown by Abraham Rodriguez, Jr. Though often attributed to the very busy Lucille Ball , the insight may be as old as civilization. How would that feel?

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How to Better Connect With Your Friends and Family Over Video

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Ways To Connect Remotely in the Midst of Social Distancing One of the true delights during this challenging time of social distancing is watching the creative use of technology– not only as we work from home, but in our personal lives as […].

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How to Write an HR Manual?

HR Digest

Whether you want to stay up-to-date on HR news, read in-depth HR articles, or find new ideas on strategy, innovation, and leadership, The HR Digest Magazine is here to suit your needs and help you stay more informed. It is easier to understand.

How To Lead Worldwide

Joseph Lalonde

I had saved up for a month, which was a miracle back then and ready to enter the “digital age.”. Driving home with my new pager on my hip was exciting, people now had the ability to reach me anywhere. Great, now I had to save for a cell phone! How old? How cool is that?

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How To Be A High-Performing Person.

Rich Gee Group

If you want to be a high-performer, here are some suggestions I deliver during my keynotes: Refresh your brand every 2-3 years. How old does it look? It has to be clean, uncluttered, and easy to navigate. Get comfortable with technology.

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How to Evaluate Whether You Made an Effective Career Decision

Lead Change Blog

Tom made a major career decision 3 months ago: he decided to leave his position as chief information officer at a large manufacturing firm to become an entrepreneur and start a company to provide software that helps manufacturers improve the quality of their manufacturing process. He made his choice after talking to his friend Dave, who left his chief technology officer position in a high-profile manufacturing company to become an entrepreneur six months ago.

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How to Be an Engaging Leader in a World of Robotics, AI, and Digitization

Leading Blog

It’s leading us to increased depersonalization and disengagement with our employees. How do I keep the digital demands of today from overwhelming my business? I want to keep my best people engaged, remain competitive, and stay on the growth path!

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How to Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

That’s a large number of businesses that contribute to the country’s economy. Failing to plan. For your business to be a success, you need to make both short and long-term plans. Lack of profit is very different to lack of revenue.

How to Manage Those Who Are Struggling to Perform Remotely

Lead from Within

Working remotely is not easy, especially for people who are relatively new to it. Distractions and diversions, intrusions and interruptions can make it hard for people to excel. The goal is to create communication that is a dialogue built on trust, not a one-sided monologue.

How To Create Consistent Blog Content

Joseph Lalonde

Common blogging wisdom tells the blog author that he has to write 3 blog posts a week. Some will even tell the person looking to start a blog that they need to create content 5 days a week. How To Write Consistently. Don’t be afraid to start blogging.

6 Ways Technology Can Help Companies Innovate Out of the Coronavirus Downturn

Strategy Driven

As our world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders must understand that it’s going to be technology that determines which companies survive and build success from this unprecedented event. COVID-19 has forced us all to behave differently—To unfreeze.

How to Attract Graduates to Your Company

Lead Change Blog

Unfortunately, the younger demographic has a highly defined set of generational workplace preferences that may make it hard for some companies to tap into their labor. If yours is one of them, here are four things you can do to start drawing in more of that promising new talent now. Invest in Technology. It may be hard to predict exactly what jobs will be in demand in the future, but it’s a safe bet that they will involve high levels of technology.

How to Avoid Failing as a Business Start-Up Entrepreneur

Chart Your Course

Entrepreneurial Responsibility To Prevent Massive Failure. According to recent studies, 90% of new startups will fail due to one reason or another, so it’s incredibly important as a new startup to understand how to take responsibility in certain areas to prevent that failure.

How to Be a Top Leader for your Remote Team

Lead Change Blog

With every passing day, there are fewer and fewer reasons to sustain an office administration. This is how remote employees have become a common phenomenon. Employers no longer have to take the space factor into consideration when making hiring decisions.

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Tell Them How to Turn on The Radio

Lead Change Blog

I was recently chatting with my colleague, Jack, about how each of our teams were adapting to the new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system our company implemented six months ago. Most users are doing remarkably well in using the new technology in their daily work; however, as is the case with any large-scale change or training initiative, some are still struggling to gain competence with basic tasks.

How to Create a Tech-Friendly Culture?

HR Digest

That’s why every business owner has since prioritized technology commercialization and deployment in their workplaces. However, caution must be taken while implementing technology to ensure that they do not strangle the overall productivity by becoming a challenge to the employees.

How to Ignite, Scale & Sustain Innovation

Skip Prichard

How to Ignite Innovation. Innovation is one subject that each and every one of us should study because its powerful force is available to us if we know how to tap it. Do you want to be ‘destined to fail’? What is this and how can you unlock it?

How to Stop Thinking Like an Imposter

Lead from Within

It’s easy to start down the path of wondering how you got hired or promoted over others and end up waiting for people to discover how little you know or how lacking your skills are. Trust your abilities, understand your limits and work to always know more. “I

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3 Ways Your Company Is Using Technology Wrong

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, you’re probably fed up of hearing about how important technology is for your business. You know that by now and you’ve probably made some updates to the tech in your office and started to see some of the benefits. Experimental Technologies.

When Tech gets too Much: How to Lead Analogue-Style

Lead Change Blog

I’d like to start this post by confirming that I am, first and foremost, a bit of a geek. I’ll jump at the chance to buy the latest smartphone or try the newest productivity app and immediately hop on board any passing tech bandwagon. Despite this, I do have my limits when it comes to technology. If you’re in a position of leadership, it pays sometimes to lead without technology and resort to analogue ways of working.

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Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology

Harvard Business

How to future-proof your personnel — especially in uncertain times. Developing employees Talent management Managing uncertainty Technology Digital Article

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why technology should support your organization’s strategy…not the other way around This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Ross Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape Peter A.

Talent Magnet: How to Get and Keep Top Talent

Leading Blog

An organization so attractive that top talent will be standing in line to work there? Too many organizations find themselves in the positon of not being able to find enough qualified people to meet their growth goals. I S YOUR ORGANIZATION a Talent Magnet ?

How to Disassemble Robots

Lead on Purpose

All of these movies have one thing in common: they focus on the concept of transhumanism—the idea that technological innovation can help us … Continue reading → Innovation Techology Communication employee morale informationGuest post by Amy Blankson Have you ever seen The Matrix, Terminator, Minority Report or Ex Machina?

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How To Simplify The Way We Work

Tanveer Naseer

After the tough winter season most of us have had this year, it’s understandable that many of us are eager for Springtime weather to finally take hold so we might once again enjoy a warm sun under blue skies.

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Tips For Improving Your Small Business Using Technology

Strategy Driven

There are many advantages to using more technology solutions in your small business that are worth you learning more about. Now is a good time to work through any fears you have and start to become more open-minded about bringing these types of advancements into your workplace.

7 Innovative Ways Technology Can Get Employees' Attention – Guest Blogger, SnapComms CEO Chris Leonard

leaderCommunicator

And never has getting employee attention been so difficult to achieve. Internal communicators must carefully juggle how to get important information out to staff – engaging them without overloading or annoying them. Workplaces today are both exciting and challenging.

Remote Leaders: How to Use the Right Tool at the Right Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Why Richness and Scope Matter to Long-Distance Leaders With the ever-increasing role of remote workers, we’re pleased to bring you a guest post from Wayne Turmel, co-author of The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership.

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How To Regain Focus At Work

LDRLB

From designing the right office to securing just the right address, office space is often the second biggest expense a business has (after salaries). But increasingly, the workplace is a terrible place to get work done. We’d love to share them with you and keep connected with you.

Challenges for Founder Leaders and How to Make Things Easier

Leading Blog

Every decision, every responsibility seems to weigh heavily on their shoulders. But it doesn’t need to be that way! Does this mean that I need to surrender “my baby” to someone else? Members should be selected because they bring a range of skills to the table.

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How to Spend 12 Days Tilting to the Good

Lead Change Blog

Recently I invited three friends to be test readers for the first three chapters of the book I am writing. My ask was to focus only on meaning and clarity. Their attention to the faults was in line with the findings of psychologist Roy Baumeister that “bad is stronger than good.”

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How To Reduce Business Expenses

HR Digest

Most business managers struggle to understand how to reduce business expenses because they have dedicated teams handling finances. It is not wrong to have a team of financial experts but as a manager, you need to under the basic ways to reduce business cost. Cost control is an effective way of keeping your business in shape and that helps your business to strive in varied business environments and economic clause. Use current business technologies.

How To Be Constantly Improving Your Business

Strategy Driven

Your business may be getting by currently, but it doesn’t mean you’ll be able to achieve or sustain long-term success. The reality is that nothing is promised to you, and you must stay ahead of the game and curve if you’re going to be able to retain customers and win over new ones.

How to Avoid the Artificial Maturity Trap

Leading Blog

Children today are overexposed to information far earlier than they are ready and underexposed to real-life experiences far later than they are ready producing a kind of artificial maturity. How often have we seen a “smart” child and thought, “They are sure mature for their age.”