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Attention to Detail: How to Help Your Team Have Less “Oops” Moments

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team focus on the details for less stress and wasted time If you’re reading this article, you know how much attention to detail matters. There’s not much more infuriating than a consistent stream of sloppy mistakes. You’re not trying to micro-manage. You don’t have time for that. But every time you catch a mistake it confirms your need to triple-check your team’s work.

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Leaders Make the Ethical Path Clear

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leaders are not easily pulled off course – they stay focused on the values that are important to good leadership. They realize that they are influencing others, and they perceive that as both a privilege and a responsibility. They ask themselves, “In my leadership, am I making the path clear for others to follow?” If we see leadership as only a privilege (and not a responsibility) we may be tempted by personal gain.

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The Truth about Emotion: Stop Solving Problems that Don’t Exist

Leadership Freak

Feelings are based on perceptions. An imagined offense causes real resentment. Emotion produces action. Emotion based on an imagined violation results in destructive action. Stop solving problems that don't exist. Don’t trust your feelings. Do this instead.

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How to Break into the Construction Industry as a Woman

Women on Business

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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5 Effective Ways Leaders Can Increase Employee Engagement

Lead from Within

In order to achieve high levels of productivity and preserve a positive work environment, team engagement is essential. In order to create an atmosphere where employees feel inspired and invested in their work, leaders are essential. The following five tactics will help you increase employee engagement: Prioritize Open Communication: Clear and honest communication fosters clarity and trust.

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Leadership Storytelling: How to Connect & Inspire Your Team

leaderCommunicator

We’ve all been there. Lost in the grip of a great story, we fast forward to the next episode of our favorite show, repeatedly flip the pages of a gripping novel from a beloved author, or get swept away in the details of a friend’s dramatic event. This is the power of the art and craft of storytelling, a reliable force for capturing the hearts and minds of humans since the beginning of time.

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How Global Mobility Supports Business Expansion and Growth

Women on Business

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7 Most Important Leadership Competencies You Need to Succeed

Lead from Within

As an executive leadership coach, I’ve seen firsthand that strong leadership is critical to any organization’s success. Navigating today’s competitive environment and achieving top results requires leaders to be proficient in several key areas. Based on my experience, here are the seven essential leadership skills necessary for success: Emotional Intelligence: Emotional intelligence involves understanding and managing your emotions and influencing others.

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Playing Along vs. Playing Nice. A Common Misstep that Could be Costing Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

The “real world” and consulting best practices occasionally diverge. One example is divisiveness. All around us, people decry divisiveness and hateful rhetoric while, in the US at least, many of those same people dish out ad hominem attacks and demeaning language. From a consulting standpoint, does deriding or disdainful rhetoric matter for your firm and, … Continued The post Playing Along vs.

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Innovative Strategies for Maximizing Business Impact Through Promotional Products

Strategy Driven

In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, promotional products are experiencing a renaissance, emerging as valuable tools in fostering customer loyalty, improving brand recognition, and augmenting overall business performance. These items, emblazoned with your company’s mark, can serve as cost-effective strategies to create an indelible impression about your business in people’s minds.

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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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A Typical Day with a Virtual Medical Assistant

Women on Business

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9 Important Things Leaders Must Do For Their New Hires

Lead from Within

As a seasoned executive coach with decades of experience, I’ve played a significant role in refining onboarding processes across diverse sectors. My experience reveals that the longevity and commitment of new employees hinge on their initial experiences. A warm welcome, robust support, and the right tools from the start are crucial. Here are nine key strategies leaders should adopt to ensure their new hires thrive: Create a Comprehensive Onboarding Plan: Develop a structured onboarding pla

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Conservative Job Seekers Look Badly On DEI Requirements

The Horizons Tracker

A recent study from Rice University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha found that job seekers leaning towards conservative views are less likely to apply for jobs requiring statements about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The study, which looked at over 1,100 Black and white job applicants, discovered that conservative-leaning individuals perceived such organizations as less fair, expected a poorer fit, and showed less interest in the job when asked for DEI statements compared to wh

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Amplifying Business Impact with Smart Promotional Product Strategies

Strategy Driven

In recent years, promotional products have emerged as a pivotal marketing ploy across different industry scopes, contributing to brand exposure and clientele engagement. Despite the advent of digital marketing, promotional items continue to hold substantial sway in influencing client behaviour and consolidating brand recall. This article delves into crafting smart strategies for promotional products that can magnify business impact and establish a firm standing in the market amidst fierce compet

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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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Hillary Walsh Joins the Team of Contributors at Women On Business

Women on Business

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The Top 6 Challenges of Working Remotely and How to Overcome Them

Lead from Within

It’s no secret that working away from the office is increasingly more popular. Six out of 10 companies offer their workers the chance to telecommute. 43 percent of all employees work remotely at least some of the time, according to the latest workplace statistics from Gallup. While remote work offers numerous benefits, it also presents unique challenges for individuals working from home.

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Are Entrepreneurial Skills Key To The Future Of Work?

The Horizons Tracker

Determining the skills required for the future of work is always unpredictable. A recent report from the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship argues that 60% of young people lack the requisite skills to thrive in the coming years. The authors argue that work-based learning opportunities are likely to be key as young people cannot afford to take repeated periods out of the workforce in order to refresh their skills.

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Custom Packaging Solutions for Niche Markets

Strategy Driven

In today’s competitive market, businesses across various sectors are increasingly seeking unique ways to stand out. Custom packaging solutions have emerged as a vital tool for branding and enhancing customer experience. From bespoke designs to eco-friendly materials, tailored packaging is not only a marketing strategy but also a reflection of a company’s values and identity.

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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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Redefining What It Means to Be Brave

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

The way we traditionally define what it means to be brave can be our greatest obstacle. Simply shifting our focus can be the gateway to powerful results. Today’s post is by Kimberly Davis, author of Brave Leadership. Have you ever wondered why, when you think of needing to be brave – like when you need to have a difficult conversation that you don’t want to have, or give a big presentation, or meet with the C-Suite, or start something new, or put yourself out there in a new way – why just thinki

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Who Are You and What Do You Want?

The Practical Leader

As I reset and rebalance with summer R & R (relaxation and rejuvenation), I am giving you some blog R & R (reusing and recycling). Many of this summer’s blogs are past favorites. May you use them for your own R & R (review and refocus). Hope these R helpful! P.S. – What’s a pirate’s favorite letter? That’s right; rrrrr… At a leadership conference years ago, I shared the stage with the CEO of a top-performing company known for its powerful combination of management discipline an

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An Aversion To Debt Can Do More Harm Than Good

The Horizons Tracker

The average person in the UK has over £65,000 in debt (including mortgages), so one might assume that there is a level of comfort with debt. A recent study from Stanford suggests that might not actually be the case, however, and this can have significant implications for people with such a debt aversion. The researchers explored whether individuals already burdened with debt tend to prioritize debt repayment over building savings.

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“I love to see people do well and improve their lives”

Chartered Management Institute

Blog: “I love to see people do well and improve their lives” Written by Claire Read Wednesday 24 July 2024 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email For much of Paul Jackson CMgr FCMI’s 52 years in NHS estate services, he didn’t have any formal management training. That changed in 2014, when he sought a qualification to find out “whether I was doing it right” Paul Jackson CMgr FCMI has encountered many managers during his 52 years in NHS estate services, and he h

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.

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Indian CEOs Predict Robust Economic Growth for FY25, Deloitte Survey Says

CEO Insider

A significant majority of Chief Executive Officers in India are forecasting notable economic growth for the country, expecting an increase of up to 7.5% in the current financial year. This optimistic outlook comes from an exclusive Deloitte survey, which included responses from 78 CEOs and Chief Experience Officers (CXOs). The survey results indicate that 59% […] The post Indian CEOs Predict Robust Economic Growth for FY25, Deloitte Survey Says appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Driving Organizational Change: The Transformative Power Of Employee Feedback

HR Digest

Imagine leading a company where employee opinions are never sought. Engagement plummets, turnover rises, and daily operations feel like constant crisis management. Like a car running on empty, an organization without feedback can’t go far. Employee feedback fuels growth by highlighting strengths, revealing areas needing improvement, and guiding strategic decisions.

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Report Reveals The Cost Of Cold Homes In The UK

The Horizons Tracker

A recent report from the UCL Institute of Health Equity (UCL IHE) reveals that the lack of effective measures to address cold homes in Britain over the past decade has exacerbated existing inequalities. The study, a follow-up to the 2011 report on The Health Impacts of Cold Homes and Fuel Poverty , utilized data from the government’s English Housing Survey.

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Dual accreditation provides “so much more value”, says Solent University student Alex

Chartered Management Institute

Blog: Dual accreditation provides “so much more value”, says Solent University student Alex Written by Dave Waller Tuesday 23 July 2024 Share Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to LinkedIn Share via email Alex Baughan looked set to go straight into the family business, but a last-minute decision to pursue a CMI dual-accredited degree at Solent University has broadened his possibilities Alex Baughan may only be 21, but he’s already an old hand at business.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Sues Developer Over “Plagued” $27M Lombard Street Mansion

CEO Insider

OpenAI CEO and billionaire Sam Altman has initiated legal action against the San Francisco developer responsible for the $27 million Lombard Street home he purchased in 2020, citing severe construction flaws. The lawsuit, filed on June 12 in San Francisco Superior Court on behalf of 950 Lombard LLC, claims that Troon Pacific and its CEO, […] The post OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Sues Developer Over “Plagued” $27M Lombard Street Mansion appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Getting Serious About Handling Insubordination at Work

HR Digest

Insubordination at work can take on many forms but it is most clearly defined as an employee’s refusal to perform their duties or adhere to the rules of an organization. Every workplace has a strict set of principles it follows, and the culture of the workplace can often hinge on the regulations to ensure that every employee operates under the same work conditions.

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We Need To Develop Our Skills To Work Well Alongside AI

The Horizons Tracker

The emergence of generative AI has sparked fresh concerns about the future of work, with many rehashing worries about vast swathes of the workforce being automated. Research from the University of Southern California suggests it’s not that simple and that the best application of AI in the workplace will see man and machine working together. “The ‘human touch’ makes the difference in itself,” the authors explain.

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The Situational Leadership® Model in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Center For Leadership Studies

This is the fourth blog post in a series that highlights our experience with different industries. The first blog examined our partnerships with restaurant, food and beverage organizations. The second reviewed our experience with all things retail. The third reviewed our history with manufacturing organizations , and the paragraphs that follow will target our experience with pharmaceutical customers.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

While onboarding, don’t let yourself get caught up in administrative details. Automate paperwork & training so new hires can focus on the business at hand from day one. Get Paycor’s checklist to see where your company can make HR process improvements.