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Leading with Kindness: Creating a Positive Culture in the Workplace

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 263: Nick Courtright, founder and CEO of Atmosphere Press , a hybrid publishing company, discusses his approach to leadership and creating a positive culture at his company. He emphasizes hiring for kindness and creating a positive and supportive author environment. Courtright shares that his company has 24 guiding principles, including a good sense of humor, and prioritizes the author’s experience.

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How to Eliminate 4 Operational Inefficiencies in Your Company.

Rich Gee Group

The ability to act swiftly and decisively is paramount. Yet, many organizations find themselves entangled in red tape, procrastination, equivocation, and bureaucracy, which stifle innovation, slow decision-making, and frustrate employees. Eliminating these obstacles is essential for maintaining a competitive edge. Understanding the Problems Red Tape : Unnecessary procedures and regulations that delay decision-making and action.

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Discover the 7 Exclusive Secrets Behind Top-Performing Teams

Lead from Within

In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive business world, building and maintaining top-performing teams is crucial for an organization’s success. As an executive coach with years of experience, I’ve identified seven exclusive secrets that set top-performing teams apart. By applying these insights consistently, you can unlock your team’s full potential and drive exceptional results.

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So Close, Yet So Far—GMB Loses Amazon Workers’ Union Vote

HR Digest

A union vote among Amazon workers in Coventry ended in a loss for GMB and those in support of unionizing. The vote came quite close to making GMB the first union at Amazon’s facilities in the UK, however, 50.5 percent of the employees voted against it. With 49.5 percent in favor of GMB, the union lost by only 28 votes, stating that they fell ”agonizingly short” of securing a win.

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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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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Executives Face Pay Cuts Amid Confidentiality Breach Scandal

CEO Insider

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MUFG), Japan’s largest banking group, announced that its top executives would take pay cuts in an effort to regain client trust after breaching information firewalls. The move comes as part of the bank’s response to regulatory penalties and lost business resulting from the violations. Hironori Kamezawa, the Chief Executive Officer, […] The post Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Executives Face Pay Cuts Amid Confidentiality Breach Scandal appear

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Tackling Technology—Social Security Account Updates Announced

HR Digest

The latest updates by the Social Security Administration state that they are focused on making their online services safer, and anyone with a “ my Social Security ” account created before September 18, 2021, will be affected by the move. According to the new Social Security rules, all the affected users will have to transition to using a Login.gov or ID.me account in order to access any information concerning their SS records.

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How to Gracefully Decline a Networking Request

Harvard Business Review

When you’re new to the workforce, you may feel pressure to engage every possible connection. However, continuously giving your time, energy, and focus to the wrong people can add up and take away from more meaningful work. There are times when it’s to your benefit to respectfully decline a networking invitation. Here are a few red flags to look out for when deciding whether to accept a networking request: the person is primarily interested in selling you a product or service rather than building

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How India Can Fix Its Employment Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Despite a roaring economy, India is in the middle of an employment crisis: In a country with the world’s largest and youngest workforce, there are very few good jobs to be had. To maintain its economic momentum through consistently high GDP growth, India needs to produce more jobs and move a greater proportion of its workforce into higher productivity sectors.

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The CEO’s Journey Is a 3-Act Play

Harvard Business Review

Instead of treating a leadership role as an unending sprint, CEOs should approach their tenure as a series of three phases. Act one requires a leader to establish legitimacy, build a top team, and begin to communicate and implement a change agenda. Act two requires revisiting many of the choices made during the earlier phase, correcting mistakes, and reenergizing the organization.

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Bringing Down the Temperature During Polarizing Times

Harvard Business Review

Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election in November will be confronted with a country still bitterly divided. Many feel a sense of hopelessness and fear for the future, just as they sear over past injustices. But there are glimmers of solutions that can be effected through transformational leadership. The author, who ran a program at Oxford University that assembled and built “unlikely coalitions” among more than 1,000 current and prospective public leaders from more than 100 countries, offe

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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