Fewer Policies – More Conversations

Leadership Freak

I know they’re necessary, but I hate policies. Leaders who love policies hamper leadership and hinder organizations. Policies are the result of leadership distance. The further you are from the action, the… Continue reading → Communication Trust Leadership Development Organizational Development

3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

An open door policy doesn’t get you what you need to lead. The intent behind your open door policy is good: a door that is figuratively always open to encourage transparency, open lines of communication, a standing invitation for your employees to […].

How to Stop Writing so Many Policies

Leadership Freak

Fear drives excessive policy-making. But policies don’t ignite passion. Excessive policy-making hobbles employees and hinders organizations. Policies are written for protection and often explain what shouldn’t or can’t be done. Remarkable organizations are… Continue reading → Leading Managing Success Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership success Organizational Development organizational success

Does Your Company Have a Distracted Driving Employee Policy?

Women on Business

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What’s Your Policy?

Kevin Eikenberry

Sorry if the title sounds like an insurance commercial – I promise that isn’t want this post is about. Today’s quotation is from a famous leader – one of my favorites – and a guy who is getting more popular than ever. A book about his life (well, his death), is a recent bestseller. That [.]. Leadership Learning Personal Development Quotations Uncategorized Abraham Lincoln

Red Lines and Policies – A Last Resort for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

Leaders take the same approach with people they control and call their ultimatums policies using language like, “you will,” or, “you will not.” Red lines and policies are imprecise weapons. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. The U.S.

If it’s Stupid, It’s not our Policy!

N2Growth Blog

As a young leader, I translated that lesson into a phrase I picked up in the Army: “If it’s stupid, it’s not our policy!”. Someone has to emerge to say this is too stupid to be our policy and offer an acceptable alternative. Is this shutdown too stupid to be our policy?

5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Honesty is NOT the Best Policy Unless…

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership [link] Few would argue with the importance of open and honest communication in healthy relationships. Except being honest doesn’t always go so well. It is easy to be honest when you have something nice or positive to say. Yet when honesty involves delivering a potentially hard to hear communication, many of us experience some degree of [.]. Leadership Development Self Leadership Communication Communication Skills honesty

Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Deodorant | 4 Ideas to Take the Stink Out of Bad Laws & Policies | Pt. 2

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Light Your World This is the second and final part in quick series called ‘Deodorant’ I hope with these simple ideas we can serve our organizations more effectively by recognizing that laws and policies don’t have to stink. Change Management Leadership Coaching Light Your World Culture law policies Responsibility

Deodorant | 4 Reasons Your Laws and Policies Stink | Pt. 1

Lead Change Blog

Some of the rules, regulations, laws and policies of this world are simply crazy. Posted in Change Management Leadership Development Self Leadership Workplace Issues Crazy. In our schools, businesses, and our nation’s capital many of the things we actually write down as ‘the law of the land’ are just a bit bonkers. For me, this realization started in grade school. There are I sat minding [.].

Five Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Creating a Mistake-making Policy

Leadership Freak

** Integrity isn’t perfection, its better. During a hospital stay a nurse turned off and neglected to turn on my pneumatic leg pumps. Devices designed to help prevent blood clots in the legs of trauma patients. Hospital staff called them SCUDS) She removed them about 3 a.m. so I could get up. When I returned, [.]. Failure Humility Leading Marks of leaders Mistakes Taking others higher Trust Values weaknesses Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational values

Five Tips For How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Make sure that your organization's policy and procedures are written to serve your employees and customers--not just your organization. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident. Don't write a policy longer than one-page, no matter how large your organization may be.

4 Steps for Implementing Your Remote Work Policy

Chart Your Course

But successfully implementing a remote worker policy takes some adjusting to maintain clear workplace policies and procedures while still allowing employees the autonomy and flexibility they desire. Here are four steps for implementing an effective remote work policy.

WEadership: Workforce Leaders Remaking Policy and Redefining What it Means to Lead

Lead Change Blog

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Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don't write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

The Secret to Productivity: Why Every Leaders Needs a Closed Door Policy to Reveal Greater Productivity in Every Day

Kevin Eikenberry

Aren’t you supposed to have an open door policy as a leader? Why would I tell you that might be the wrong policy? There are many things that “all leaders do” (or should do) that might not get the best or intended results.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Creating an Effective Cell Phones at Work Policy

HR Digest

And the most promising solution is an effective cell phone policy. But while creating an employee cell phone policy , there is a need to strike a balance – accepting when it should be allowed or completely restricted. A poor version of the policy can compromise productivity. To a large extent, some employers want to believe they have sold their policy rights to the need for personal cell phones at work to increase communication, mostly with the remote workers.

5 Tips For Writing An Effective Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

How To Write A Company Policy: 5 Tips

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

The Real Reason Many Policies are Written

Ron Edmondson

Many policies are written, because someone didn’t want to solve a problem. Churches, in my experience, are notorious for creating a new policy to attempt to manage the problem rather than doing the difficult work of solving it. Policies are easy.

A Personal "Don't Do" Policy

Chris Brady

The following article comes from Jack Canfield, co-author of the record-breaking Chicken Soup for the Soul books (see the official credit at the bottom of this posting). I like most of what he's. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application

5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Why Honesty Is the Best Policy Isn’t a Cliche But a Good Business Practice

CEO Insider

Why Honesty Is the Best Policy Isn’t a Cliche But a Good Business Practice. Why Honesty Is the Best Policy Isn’t a Cliche But a Good Business Practice. CEOWORLD magazine. Imagine you have a game-changing idea that goes against the general consensus.

Cell Phone Distracted Driving Policy Template to Protect Your Company and Employees

Women on Business

Human Resources Issues Legal and Compliance Issues cell phone distracted driving cell phone policy company cell phone policy employer liability human resources We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Corporate Cultures – Why Policies Don’t Match Actions

Strategy Driven

Too often, corporate policies are the ‘little white lies’ no one likes to talk about. Philosophically, corporate policies should reflect the expectations of company leaders and drive management’s decisions and employee actions.

Creating a Mistake-making Policy

Leadership Freak

** Integrity isn’t perfection, its better. During a hospital stay a nurse turned off and neglected to turn on my pneumatic leg pumps. Devices designed to help prevent blood clots in the legs of trauma patients. Hospital staff called them SCUDS) She removed them about 3 a.m. so I could get up. When I returned, [.].

Japan Changes Immigration Policy to Accept Blue Collar Workers

HR Digest

The lax represents a turning point for the nation’s immigration policy which sanctions the entry of highly-skilled professionals. The post Japan Changes Immigration Policy to Accept Blue Collar Workers appeared first on The HR Digest. Featured News blue collar workers foreign workers immigration policyMore than 345,000 blue-collar foreign workers are expected to join Japan’s workforce within a five-year period under a new working visa system starting fiscal 2019.

Roles & Policies For Your Social Media Team

Eric Jacobson

Social Media For Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Roles Social Media PoliciesIncreasingly, more companies are forming teams of employees to oversee their social media responsibilities.

Lemonjello’s Leads by Example with Zero Waste Sustainability Policy

Modern Servant Leader

Lemonjello’s pursues a zero waste policy. It is a common occurrence now: coffee shop patrons holding their trash in hand, searching in vain for a garbage can. However, there are no trash cans for patrons.

Why Your Company Needs a Cell Phone Distracted Driving Policy – Infographic

Women on Business

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Five Tips For Writing Your Next Company Policy

Eric Jacobson

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement. Don''t write a policy in reaction to a single incident.

Hey Boss, Your Policy is Stupid!

Women on Business

As business owners we often set policies and procedures from a reactive point of view. But is this the best way to create policies? If you have a sense that your staff is rumbling about a policy or the way you do things there are some techniques you can use to evaluate the usefulness of your strategies and save the sanity of your staff. To evaluate a policy fairly you are going to have to remove your ego and ask yourself ‘Is this the best way to do this’?

How to Get a Safe, Smart BYOD Policy off the Ground

Chart Your Course

Do you have a policy in place that addresses this new reality? Follow the suggestions below to avoid misunderstandings when you create or review your BYOD policy. Any new corporate-wide policy is bound to have a few glitches at first. Offer Alternatives to Policy Objectors.

More Policies, More Problems

LDRLB

With so many written ethical policies, what could go wrong? The presence of complex ethical policies is often an indication that ethical problems might be below the surface. One of the more amusing bits of information hidden within the details of the Enron collapse was that they company had a written code of ethics. Not just any code. This was a 64-page book given to all employees. Gladwell wrote an argument in the New Yorker that often having too much information can be damaging.

3 Reasons Your Policies Might be Wasting Your Volunteers

Ron Edmondson

3 Reasons Your Policies Might be Wasting Your Volunteers. We no longer create a policy-based ministry. Policies tend to be the go-to for anyone leading a team of volunteers. Policies don’t allow your volunteers’ individuality to shine.

Your Open Door Policy Needs to Be Closed for Good

Management Excellence

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