2022

Mentoring Conversations: How to Be Remarkably Helpful with Limited Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Even a few focused minutes. can lead to a great mentoring conversation. If you’ve ever had a great mentor, you know the power of honest and meaningful mentoring conversations.

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The Secret For Running Great Meetings.

Rich Gee Group

Meetings suck. I know — we've all attended those 2-3 hour status meetings that drone on forever, stray WAY off course, and never get anything accomplished.

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Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You?

RapidStart Leadership

It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here's how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter. The post Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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40 Leadership Lessons Learned In 40 Years

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I’m deviating from the theme of love and leadership. Instead, I want to share 40 leadership lessons learned in 40 years of life. It’s strange to think I’ll no longer qualify for a 40 under 40 list. I’m more likely to qualify for an AARP mailing. That’s okay.

The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Commencement Address Answers “When Will It Get Easier?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When I was asked by The University of Richmond SPCS to give a Commencement address, I did what most anyone would do - I struggled. I struggled to choose a topic, and struggled to write the remarks on a short deadline.

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The Edge: How 10 CEOs Learned to Lead—and the Lessons for Us All

Leading Blog

G IVEN that we live in a radically changing world, what got you here won’t get you there. In Michael Useem’s words, “The best capacities of an earlier time remain informative but also incomplete for the challenges we face ahead.”

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3 Lessons On Leading In Uncertain Times From The Life Of Bob Saget

Tanveer Naseer

As a writer, it’s not uncommon to get inspiration for a new piece from an unlikely source. And that is certainly the case with this one where I found myself finding some timely lessons on how to succeed at leading during these uncertain times while reading some of the tributes.

Executive Hiring For a P.E. Portfolio Company – Tangential Opportunity

N2Growth Blog

Part Four –Tangential Opportunity; a Balancing Act in P.E. Hiring. In the previous three parts of this series, we realized the challenging factors around searching for and placing an ideal candidate to lead a private equity portfolio company.

Hope Is What People Need from Leaders Today

Michael Lee Stallard

Wouldn’t it be nice if a new year truly ushered in a fresh start? The optimism we may have ordinarily had in past years as we turned the calendar to January and considered all of the new possibilities that lay ahead of us is a little harder to muster up this time.

Why Hiring is Irrelevant if You Can’t Solve Retention

Chart Your Course

The people who work for your company are the most valuable asset. They determine the success or failure of your business.

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The HR Biweekly Payroll Calendar Template

Paying employees accurately and on time is a must for every business. But with new compliance regulations and hiring challenges popping up everywhere, keeping track of pay dates can be tricky. To help, Paycor is providing a downloadable biweekly payroll calendar complete with 2022 pay dates.

How to Give Your Boss Bad News: Avoid This Mistake and What to Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid This Mistake When Giving Your Boss Bad News. You’ve got to give your boss bad news. But the timing isn’t great–for you or for them. The restructure. The uncertainty. The promotion that’s right around the corner. Maybe it’s just not a great time to rock the boat.

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Turn Your Managers Into Leaders — Teach Them To Coach.

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: Ever played a sport in school? You had a coach — what were they like? They taught you how to be effective in that sport. They pushed you out of your comfort zone. They didn’t run the course, execute the play, or swing the club — they showed you how to do it better.

Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

RapidStart Leadership

Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of "get that guy" we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process. The post Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

5 Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Communication Skills

Joseph Lalonde

Communication is a critical aspect of leadership. You have to clearly communicate multiple things to those you lead. Some of the pieces you have to communicate may be: The vision of the organization. Your team’s mission. How to effectively complete a task. The love you have for your team.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Top 10 Posts of 2021: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 individual posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2021, these 10 were the most popular.

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Engagement and Motivating Employees

CoachStation

Engagement at work matters. Employee discretionary effort and focus are being challenged for many reasons, including the labour market and working from home. People are finding it easy to find jobs and unemployment is at a record low. It won’t always be like this, however.

What Socrates Got Right About Engagement & Wellbeing

Nathan Magnuson

Wellbeing Wins – 3 min, from the 10 Day Engagement Challenge. There’s a legend about Socrates that one day a young man approached him asking his help to find knowledge. Socrates took him out to the beach and waded into the water.

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How To Stay Emotionally Connected With Your Team In A Virtual World

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past two years, we’ve all had to learn how to get better at communicating within a virtual setting. While most of us have become comfortable using platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams in our daily work lives, a common challenge that persists is being able to connect at.

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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.

Your Guide to Implementing the Rockefeller Habits | Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

The more measurable a plan is, the better it will be executed. Sales Management Leadership Scaling Up

Reduce Mass Shootings Through Human Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

The FBI reports that people who become active shooters often feel socially rejected : “Time and again, targeted violence offenders have claimed to be persecuted and alienated from their peers, family and world at large, viewing themselves as outsiders and not part of a larger social network.”

A Bad Boss is Like a Drunk Skunk

Leadership Freak

A bad boss spews stink like a drunk skunk. Bad bosses don’t smell their own stink and team members don’t tell them they reek. A malodorous boss thinks stink is sweet. Only maleficent… Continue reading → Leading

3 Leadership Values to Encourage in Every Member of Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team be more compassionate, courageous, and curious. During difficult times, what leadership values matter most? We’ve been asking this question of the leaders we work with around the world.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

How To Develop A Powerful Leadership Style

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: A robust style can make people appear more competent, and a poor style can drag down a superior skill set.

Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More?

RapidStart Leadership

Time - there's never enough of it, and everyone seems to want more; is making time an option? With a change of perspective, I think so. The post Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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We All Need Reminders

Joseph Lalonde

Just before I began writing this article, I received an email from a blog subscriber we’ll call Jack. He was sending me a thank you. Jack was reading an old article of mine in his inbox. The article spoke to him about his attitude that was souring. Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 6)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series on Recognizing Ethical Issues, I addressed the gaps in our thinking that require us to develop an ethical alert system. in Part 2, I explored why some leaders who want to do the right thing still don't "do the work" to learn how to do it.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Two Personality Traits To Focus On As An Executive Leader

N2Growth Blog

“Self Awareness” Does Your Potential Executive Hire Have It? Each year I debrief leadership assessment results with hundreds of C-Suite candidates as an Executive Coach & Consultant at N2Growth.

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2022

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2022. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. Win from Within : Build Organizational Culture for Competitive Advantage by James Heskett. There is significant evidence that an effective organizational culture provides a major competitive edge?higher higher levels of employee and customer engagement and loyalty translate into higher growth and profits.

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10 Critical Rules For Living A Happy Life

Tanveer Naseer

Some people spend their whole life searching for happiness. While you may think wealth, power, and fame will make you happy, you may be looking in the wrong place. In fact, all the riches in the world won’t guarantee a happy and fulfilling life. You don’t have to search the.

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Rockefeller Habits Summary | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

Businesses fail. Often. Failure is obvious. What is less obvious is the degree businesses are not optimized to the level they could and should be. Businesses that are not optimized are at increased risk from competitors as well as economic forces.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.