Mon.May 20, 2019

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From John Wick 3: Parabellum

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It all started with a dog. A dog that was slain by someone attacking John Wick (Keanu Reeves) and his home. Now, we’re three films into the John Wick franchise and it only keeps getting better.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Keynote Speaker

Career Advancement

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”. Ray Kroc. Easton Asks: I want to hire a great professional keynote speaker for an event I’m helping to plan. However, I don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for a feel-good speech that doesn’t deliver results.

Is it a Strength or a Weakness?

Kevin Eikenberry

There is much talk about strengths and how we should play to them. The wisdom is learn about your strengths, and once you know them and use them, you will become more effective. This is a fine approach, and while I agree with it in general, there is a problem. A problem that might be […].

3 Lessons From Emerging Leaders On The Power of Differing Perspectives

Lead Change Blog

Great leaders are those people that can view any situation through multiple lenses, and so find different perspectives that can yield different results. I’m sure many of you will be familiar with the three positions of perspective. This is an NLP phenomenon that, in essence, states that there at least three viewpoints through which you can look at any situation. The three perspectives are through the lenses of: Self. The Other Person. The Observer.

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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.

The Answer to Boredom isn’t Variety

Leadership Freak

Everyday Phil wakes up it’s February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – Groundhog Day. That’s what happens to Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the comedy classic, Groundhog Day.

3 Things that Will Make You the Top Franchise in Your Brand

Women on Business

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How to Prevent Training From Wasting Time and Money

Let's Grow Leaders

A Manager’s Guide to Reinforcing Training When People Get Back to Work Your employees go to training. Hopefully, they come back fired up and excited about what they’ve learned and what they can do with it. Two weeks later though, they’re back […].

5 Mistakes New College Grads Make as They Enter Entrepreneurship

Strategy Driven

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of qualified college graduates are getting set to enter the workforce. They were promised that their hard work and diligence will earn them an attractive job and a high chance of success.

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To Succeed, You Have To Hustle.

Rich Gee Group

Are You A Pilot Or Passenger In Your Career? Today, we easily live better than our ancestors. Greater life expectancy, better health standards, more variety of food/experiences and more opportunities than ever before. You can try new vocations or start your own business for a lot less money and effort than it took even 20 years ago. If you fail, you can reset, reclaim your position and start moving up the ladder again (albeit with hard work).

Open-Ended Questions Enhance Employee Communication

leaderCommunicator

As a leader, you know that engaging employees and helping connect them to your business goals can directly impact the bottom line. Your internal communication plan can include two-way communication vehicles like feedback channels and listening sessions to help accomplish this.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

7 Needs Work Should Fulfill

Skip Prichard

Make Work Great. Leaders recognize that organizations are great because of the people working in them. Knowing that people make or break a company is one reason leaders are constantly trying to improve company culture.

Top Billionaires: Time It Took To Make Their First Million

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Top Billionaires: Time It Took To Make Their First Million. Interestingly, the 100 wealthiest people the world have a combined wealth of over $2,800 billion ($2.8 trillion).

2 Simple Prayers That Greatly Changed My Life

Ron Edmondson

Over 25 years ago, I took a month to read through the book of Jeremiah. Two verses stood out to me then that have continued to produce spiritual growth in my life. The two verses are: Jeremiah 24:7. I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord.

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Rich List Index: The World’s 500 Billionaires (Meet The Richest People On Earth)

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Rich List Index: The World’s 500 Billionaires (Meet The Richest People On Earth).

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Conflict Avoidance Lessons from Popular GOT Characters

HR Digest

Conflict is at the heart of Game of Thrones. Here are a few useful conflict management lessons you can learn from popular GOT characters. Conflict in the workplace is an unwelcome distraction. It arises when people from different cultures, with differing values, opinions and beliefs come together.

Leading The Transformation Process

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004).

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job

Harvard Business Review

Think of qualifications as a set of guidelines, not strict requirements. Job search Career planning Digital Article

When Managers Take Their Stress Out on Their Employees

Harvard Business Review

It hurts productivity, creativity, and morale. Leadership & Managing people Leading teams Communication Digital Article

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 conversations.

The Ethics of Smart Devices That Analyze How We Speak

Harvard Business Review

What information are tech companies collecting, and why? Security & privacy Digital Article

How One Health System Overcame Resistance to a Surgical Checklist

Harvard Business Review

A case study for effecting change in a change-averse industry. Change management Digital Article

R&D Spending Has Dramatically Surpassed Advertising Spending

Harvard Business Review

Especially at smaller companies. Research & development Marketing Finance & Accounting Digital Article

When Women Compete

Harvard Business Review

We discuss how women think about and approach competition at work and get advice on how to keep our disagreements — and people’s perceptions of them — from turning negative. Guest: Leah Sheppard. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network. Gender Audio

The Most Engaged Employee in the World

Harvard Business Review

What her work and life might look like. Leading teams Motivating people Productivity Digital Article