2024

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Feeling Invisible? What to Say When You’re Feel Invisible or Ignored

Let's Grow Leaders

Powerful Phrases to Move From Feeling Invisible to Invincible If you feel invisible at work you’re in good company. Recent research by Work Human found that nearly 30% of workers have felt invisible at work and 27% have felt ignored. Their research also identified certain “invisible skills” going unnoticed in the workplace. Ironically, the ignored skills are some of the most necessary for productive conflict i n the workplace: empathy and compassion (27.4%), a sense of curiosity, (19.8%), and li

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Empathy: The Top Leadership Skill for Today’s Work Environment

Leading Blog

A S workplace cultures evolve, we must specifically prioritize the needs of each human being. An empathetic approach to organizational culture has been proven to have positive business outcomes. Recently, a large study ranked empathy as the most important leadership skill in the workplace. Empathy has been shown to drive positive business results and has numerous therapeutic effects on stressed employees.

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Eclipsing Rolodex Firms: Welcome to the Vanguard of Executive Search

N2Growth Blog

In the ever-evolving arena of executive recruitment , the quaint notion of measuring a search firm’s prowess by the girth of their Rolodex—or the extent of their social registry, if you will—is as archaic as the term “Rolodex” itself. It conjures images of dusty offices filled with towering stacks of index cards, each bearing a name and number, a relic of a bygone era.

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The One Thing Exceptional Leaders Never Forget

Tanveer Naseer

How many of us would be happy knowing the high point of our career was that we were good at just getting through the day? Unfortunately, that’s the reality leaders need to recognize as the focus of today’s leadership becomes less and less about achieving long-term goals and more about.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Powerful Questions Produce Results

Leadership Freak

Don’t ask powerful questions if you want a team of mindless zombies. Questions create attention. Attention translates to direction. What do you want your team thinking about? 5 powerful questions you can ask today.

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Ten Questions to Keep You on Track This Year

Next Level Blog

This is the time of the year when I spend a day with my C-suite clients to give them some space to get up on the balcony to consider what success will look like 12 months from now and what they and their teams need to focus on to make those outcomes more likely. While the process varies and is customized for each executive, there are some core questions that I almost always pose.

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How to Structure an Internal Communications Team the Right Way

leaderCommunicator

In a world where business priorities are rapidly shifting, internal communications teams are forced to consider whether their structure still meets today's strategic communication needs. The role of the internal communicator has also changed. Beyond partnering across the business, there's a growing need to collaborate with counterparts across all aspects of corporate affairs and the corporate communications team, including media relations, external communications, employer branding, government r

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Leadership Lessons From Lisa Lutoff-Perlo's Accomplished Career

Eric Jacobson

Today brings the new and inspiring book, Making Waves , by Lisa Lutof-Perlo. You will follow the impressive career journey of Lutoff-Perlo, from her stories as an ambitious young woman to first women President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises to Vice Chairman for External Affairs at Royal Caribbean Group. In the book, she reveals how she navigated an extraordinary four-decade journey with boundless energy, quick wit, and the pursuit of excellence in the face of adversity.

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The Swedish Strike against Tesla Persists with No Clear End in Sight

HR Digest

Promoting collective action is the hallmark of a labor union and the current Swedish strike that Tesla is facing is an obvious testament to that fact. The strike against Tesla began on 27 October when a company subsidiary refused to sign a collective agreement with IF Metall—a labor union that represents the Tesla mechanics in the region. Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, has long stood firmly opposed to labor unions, stating that they created negativity within a company, despite unions be

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Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide

CEO Insider

As the CEO of a company, successfully juggling the diverse responsibilities of executive leadership and project management can seem like a daunting task. This guide is designed to provide insights and strategies to help you strike a productive balance. In the upcoming sections, we will explore: The challenges of managing both roles In Which Scenario […] The post Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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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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Beyond the Drama: How to De-Escalate an Emotional Conversation at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

What to Say Next to Destress an Emotional Conversation at Work When people are fired up, angry, and defensive, it’s tough to have a productive conversation. One reason it’s so tricky to de-escalate an emotional conversation is that when these emotions kick in, they’re contagious. One person gets defensive, and the other person responds in kind.

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LeadershipNow 140: February 2024 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here is a selection of Posts from February 2024 that you will want to check out: Using Stories To Heal Ourselves from @JohnBaldoni Reaching for the Executive Ranks? Part Two —Cultivating Executive Presence by @artpetty 7 Things Senior Leaders Must Have To Be Successful by @RonEdmondson CEO Coaching: How to Ruin Your Company by Avoiding Conflict by @toddordal PODCAST: @jamesstrock with @BennSteil author of The World That Wasn't: Henry Wallace and The Fate of The American Century The Power of Clar

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Nonprofit vs. For-profit Executive Search: What’s the Difference?

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Unique Needs of Nonprofit Executive Search Nonprofit executive search requires a unique approach compared to traditional executive search. These organizations have distinct needs and priorities that must be carefully considered when searching for top-level talent. One of the critical aspects to understand is the importance of mission alignment.

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Elevating Customer Experience: 7 Powerful Strategies To Grow Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

In the competitive landscape of today’s business world, providing a top-notch customer experience is essential to not only retaining existing customers but also to attract new ones. Companies that prioritize customer satisfaction often find themselves on the path to sustainable growth. Keep reading to explore seven effective strategies to enhance.

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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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10 Questions Reveal Trustworthy Leaders

Leadership Freak

Seth Godin said, “Earn trust, earn trust, earn trust. Then you can worry about the rest.” Be trustworthy if you aspire to lead. Here are 10 questions that reveal trustworthy leaders. Plus, 5 simple ways to be trustworthy.

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UK Management 2030

Chartered Management Institute

UK Management in 2030 Highlighting an urgent need for better leadership in 2030, the latest research from CMI explores the pivotal role good management and leadership plays in a prosperous 2030. Explore the findings Advancing UK Management by 2030 'Management and UK 2030' highlights the urgent need for better management by 2030 if it is to develop the next generation of globally competitive, high productivity businesses.

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How to Create a Safe Space for All Employees to Speak Up

Lead from Within

In today’s diverse and rapidly changing business environment, creating a safe space for all employees to speak up is crucial for fostering a healthy work culture. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to ensure that everyone feels comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas. Here are some effective strategies to create a safe and inclusive environment in your workplace.

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Transform Accusations into Valuable Discussions | #Leadership #PeopleSkills

Kate Nasser

Accusations create trouble for work relationships. Transform accusations into valuable discussions by using this people skills approach. Latest from Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™ | Lead Morale | Leadership | Teamwork | Customer Service. The post Transform Accusations into Valuable Discussions | #Leadership #PeopleSkills appeared first on KateNasser.com.

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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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The Why, What And How Of Learning

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Education is Freedom , author James W. Keyes recaps his learned business lessons for top management and CEOs at companies of all sizes. He covers: Discovering what customers truly care about. It’s convenience, not products. Leading during times of turmoil. Developing the confidence to try again after a failure, and to maintain composure in the face of critical media coverage.

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Employee Reskilling Is The Answer to the Talent Shortages At Work

HR Digest

The need for reskilling and upskilling in the working environment has been at the forefront of many HR conversations and employee reskilling especially is likely to require considerable investments in the upcoming years. While keeping up with changing times has always been a necessary consideration regardless of the industry, the rapid upsurge of technology recently has really highlighted the need for reskilling programs in order to understand how to do a job you might have been doing for years

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A Workplace to Envy: 6 Questions to Ensure Your Culture Is Values-Driven

CEO Insider

You want your working culture to say something about your organization. But what is it saying right now? Companies with a thriving and supportive workplace boast better performance. In 2022, almost half of the more culture-forward organizations experienced a significant increase in revenue, much higher than the 9% of their more conventional peers. What’s more, […] The post A Workplace to Envy: 6 Questions to Ensure Your Culture Is Values-Driven appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Assumption Busters: 7 Questions to Propel Your Team’s Strategic Thinking

Let's Grow Leaders

How to help your team challenge assumptions for better creativity and problem-solving In our Courageous Cultures research, 67% said their manager operates around the notion of “this is the way we’ve always done it.” That’s not just a lack of imagination. It’s hard to solve a problem differently when you’re holding on to outdated assumptions.

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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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Elon Musk by Walter Isaascson

Leading Blog

L OVE HIM or hate him, Elon Musk is not easily dismissed. While there is genius in his high-tech visions, some of his opinions and antics leave some people disturbed if for no other reason than they don’t align with their own. Walter Isaacson’s biography of Elon Musk is full of revealing, behind-the-scenes anecdotes that provide insight into why Musk does what he does and why he does it that way.

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Lessons from Billy Joel’s “Turn the Lights Back On”

Skip Prichard

Finding Light in Leadership Billy Joel’s music is a constant backdrop to my childhood memories. Visiting family, I can remember how my Aunt Dawn would play “I’m Moving Out!” at full volume, a way of sending a clear but playful message. My mind can conjure up the distinctive sound of shattering glass opening the “Glass Houses” album and put me back in time.

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Leading Question: Are You a Barrier Buster?

The Practical Leader

I was interviewing a leadership team member to prepare for an offsite planning retreat. I asked about the biggest challenges facing their team. She wearily said it was their unfocused frantic pace of activity. “We have lots of projects, goals, and priorities. We’re constantly making lists and setting action plans. But we seldom see anything through to completion before some urgent new priority is pushed at us.

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5 Steps to Love Your Job

Leadership Freak

You can hate 20% of your job and still love your job. Over the years I asked managers how much of their job they could hate and still love their job. The number hovers around 20%. Unrealistic expectations ruin satisfaction. The formula to love your job is 20-60-20.

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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 Leader’s Bad Moods Affect Us At Work

The Horizons Tracker

The way bosses feel can really impact us. Think about when a big boss gets super excited in a meeting, or when a team leader seems really annoyed during a team talk. Our own feelings start to match theirs, and that can change how we act at work. For example, Steve Jobs, who was a famous boss, sometimes cried at work. Surprisingly, this actually made his employees like working with him more.

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Leadership vs. Management: What Type of Leader Are You?

Lead from Within

In the world of business, leadership and management are often depicted as two distinct circles. While they require different focuses, skill sets, and priorities, there’s an essential overlap at the intersection of these roles. For CEOs and executives, understanding when to embrace leadership and when to lean into management is crucial for success.

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Booster jab! How better management is invigorating healthcare

Chartered Management Institute

Booster jab! How better management invigorates healthcare Words Nigel Cassidy The world’s best-performing healthcare organisations are led by trained medical leaders. A new UK programme aims to make this the norm, not the exception Scroll for more Shortcut to start of content Professor Sir Bruce Keogh: doctors have a “moral and professional duty” to understand the system in which they practice.

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How To Be More Strategic

Eric Jacobson

Today’s business leaders are faced with many challenges: intense competition, increased regulation, and the need for constant innovation. Therefore, it’s imperative that as a business leader you have the essential meta-skill to navigate your business with a thorough understanding of your current situation, vision to see the future destination, and the ability to create the path to reach it,” explains Rich Horwath , author of the book, Strategic.

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.