Fri.Nov 22, 2019

Empathy-Driven Leadership: How to Be Compassionately Competitive in a For-Profit World

Leading Blog

E MPATHY? Isn’t that for directors of nonprofits and starry-eyed Millennial entrepreneurs with idealistic dreams? What good is empathy in an uber-competitive, saturated marketplace where leaders need to capitalize on every opportunity to stand out?

Is Social Accountability Changing Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

Business stakeholders—customers, investors, and team members—are now demanding more from the businesses they “work” with. Millennials and Gen Z want to know that the businesses they engage with have a social purpose and are behaving in a responsible manner. This societal accountability is changing the face of business and how leaders behave.

How to Overcome the Dangers of Entitlement

Leadership Freak

The source of entitlement is arrogance. If you aren’t grappling with arrogance, you’re blind to its influence. You’re arrogant if: Offenses come quickly and frequently. Are you easily offended?

Why You Should Embrace Change

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Through Change. I can hear your groans as I type this. Why, oh why, should I embrace change? Change is difficult. Change is yucky. And change means things will be different. You’re correct on all of those accounts. I won’t deny change is difficult, yucky, or even different.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Weekly Round-Up: 10 Comms Lessons from Mr. Rogers, 4 Important Leadership Stories, Recognition & Appreciation Best Practices, Top 5 Rules for Internal Comms, Advice for Communicating Bad News


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

An Interview With Sanjay Sharma, Head – JK Tyre Motorsports

CEO Insider

The Indian auto industry may be going through a massive downturn. But that is not stopping some of the bigger players in the market to spend money to promote their brands in a big way.

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Every Business Faces An Existential Leadership Crisis

Strategy Driven

Stop for a second. Think about the last time you saw a CEO do an interview. When was the last time you saw a business out in the open, showing off it’s latest and greatest talent?

Getting the Most Out of 360-Degree Reviews

Harvard Business Review

Best practices for getting the most useful feedback. Leadership development Assessing performance Developing employees Digital Article

Easy Ways to Encourage Customer Retention

Strategy Driven

Customer retention is one of the hallmarks of a successful business. When you have repeat customers and genuine loyalty, you know that what you have to offer is just what your customer base is looking for.

How Remote Workers Make Work Friends

Harvard Business Review

A new study suggests you start by becoming a reliable colleague. Collaboration Managing yourself Digital Article

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Why Constraints Are Good for Innovation

Harvard Business Review

What 145 empirical studies conclude. Innovation Experimentation Product development Digital Article