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There is so much good advice, good counsel, good advice out there in so many places. But, it is tough to beat a good book for the best “where do I go to learn about” counsel. You know the old wisdom — “readers are leaders.” ” Maybe it is better to say that leaders do plenty of reading. And so […]. Randy's blog entries

StrategyDriven White Paper Advises Leaders on Preventing Catastrophic Industrial Accidents

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven released Preventing Catastrophic Industrial Accidents , a white paper revealing how high-risk industry leaders can reduce their significant event risk exposure through the cost effective adaptation of key aspects of the U.S. Download the white paper by clicking here. You just finished reading StrategyDriven White Paper Advises Leaders on Preventing Catastrophic Industrial Accidents !

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10 Tips to Write the Perfect, Client-Attracting White Paper for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

You’ve decided to write a white paper because you’re a serious, deep-thinking, knowledgeable consultant. How do you make that effort yield eager clients lining up to work with your consulting firm? You know you can attract clients to your consulting firm with well placed, pithy articles. A good book is worth its weight in speaking [ ] Consultants Consulting

Grossman's White Paper Shows How Internal CEO Communications Shapes Financial Performance

Eric Jacobson

Communications expert David Grossman of Your Thought Partner has published a new white paper – What the most successful CEOs know: how internal CEO communications shapes financial performance. David''s white paper incorporates research compiled from a number of leading sources and points to some critical key headlines, including: Internal communications helps drive organizational financial performance and other key business results, and enhances organizational reputation.

Sustaining Virtual Leadership Development: An In-Depth Study of Learners and Training Transfer

The Center For Leadership Studies

White Papers Engagement Featured Post Leadership & Strategy MyCLS Situational Leadership® Sustainment Sustainment Page Training

Become an Evidence-based Manager with our CQ Dossiers: Now available as free pdf White Papers

CQ Net - Management skills for everyone!

High quality knowledge is one of the most important assets for managers and professionals nowadays. You and your organization can only be successful when decisions are taken based on a wide range of evidence, including the most recent insights from research and science. This approach is called Evidence-based Management (EBM or EBMgt) and has its origin in the healthcare sector which started some time ago with taking decisions by drawing on evidence rather than opinion.

DS Hydraulics | Great Place to Work

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Customer Service Employee Recognition Employee RetentionI always talk about the importance of employee retention. Retention starts by treating your employees with respect and dignity. Here is an example of one of those businesses. Greg Smith. I started working for D&S Hydraulics, a family owned company, almost 35-years ago. The company was making little money and raises were scarce to say the least.

Zappos Amazing Company Work Culture

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Customer Service customer service training Employee Selection Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Team Building zappos zappos culture Zappos is one of my favorite places to work. They have mastered managing their with 10 key values. Here is a good video where Tony Hsieh explains the process. Find out more about Zappos and what they do to create a great place to work.

Top 25 Companies for Pay and Perks (USA Today)

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Case Studies/White Papers Finding top talent Hiring Human Resource Management The top 25 companies for pay and perks. Casey Kelly-Barton, The Motley Fool. Source: USA Today. On Friday, Glassdoor released its first report on the top 25 companies for compensation and benefits. The results are based on a year’s worth of verified feedback from U.S. employees who use the career community website.

Employee Appreciation The Wegman Way

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Employee appreciation Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Articles Employee Retention Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Leadership Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter employee appreciation and recognition employee appreciation ideas employee engagement Employee Engagement Strategies employee motivation employee relations How to Increase Job Satisfaction and Improve Employee Engagement

5 Ways to Better Manage Your Field Workforce in the Cloud

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Human Resource ManagementManaging a workforce via the cloud has quickly become the norm, as businesses now have more tools than ever before from which to choose. According to RightScale, 93 percent of businesses use the cloud in some form or another. However, determining which technology tools to use — and how to make it all work for your team — is another animal altogether.

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Employee Turnover Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Leadership Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter employee engagement employee motivation employee retention employee turnover human resource management leadership development leadership training management skills This past February Yahoo!’s s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo!

How to Attract Skilled Workers with Your Company Culture

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Culture Human Resource Management Talent Management branding corporate culture cultureAlmost at a gut level, we know that a great work culture leads to increased company efficiency, productivity and employee satisfaction, though proving it is a little tricky. Inc Magazine’s web-based encyclopedia takes 12 paragraphs to define work culture, using difficult to measure terms like behavior, value and management flow.

Skills Shortages Worsening

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Case Studies/White Papers Generations at Work Human Resource Management Millennials Surveys and Statistics skills shortage talent management Herman Trend Alert: Skills Shortages Worsening. September 11, 2013. With the forecasts of doom and gloom in so many places around the world, we would expect companies to delay hiring new employees and that the skills shortages might be lessening.

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Three Steps to Create Optimism in the Workplace

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Articles Employee Retention Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Talent Management Uncategorized Three Steps to Create Optimism in the Workplace. If you talk about optimism, you’ll find no shortage of quotes, clichés, proverbs or stories to guide you. Optimism is the original American dream: the hope of every student, new parent, entrepreneur, fledgling small business or politician.

Interstate Battery Company: God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction LeadershipInterstate Battery Company. God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family. In my mind, a good boss is someone who acknowledges important life-changing events such as a death in the family, a birth of a child, or an illness. In one of my scrapbooks is a note from my father’s boss congratulating him on my birth.

The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

Employee dissatisfaction is on the rise, especially among entry-level and mid-level employees. A recent study from Dale Carnegie Training found that only 23 percent (that’s one in four!) of non-management workers reported being engaged at their current job. Meanwhile, almost 70 percent of non-engaged workers said they would leave their current job for as little as a 5 percent raise in pay. The numbers reveal a vicious cycle where businesses try to boost profits by cutting labor costs.

Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Employee appreciation Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Articles Employee Selection Employee Turnover Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Growing a Business Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter employee appreciation ideas employee engagement employee motivation employee retention employee turnover great places to work human resource management job satisfaction managing employee retention small business

Chart Your Course - Untitled Article

Chart Your Course

Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Employee appreciation Employee Engagement Employee Retention Good Places to Work Growing a Business Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter Businesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenge s.

Four benefits from reviewing your work culture

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Baker Hughes Celanese Chevron ConocoPhillips ExxonMobil Fortune 500 enterprises Four benefits from reviewing your work culture How and Why to Conduct an Organizational Excellence Best Practices Assessment Leading From Commitment® White Paper Mark Hordes Organizational Excellence initiative Organizational Excellence Journal Predictor of Success Scale Schlumberger Shell Oil Sinclair Group

The Productivity Impact of Engaging Your Workforce

First Friday Book Synopsis

Jack Welch Mike Marker Organizational Excellence Journal Predictor of Success Procter & Gamble (PG) Scale Leading From Commitment® White Paper Sinclair Group's Organizational Excellence Practice The Productivity Impact of Engaging Your WorkforceHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Mike Marker and featured at the Organizational Excellence Journal‘s website. In it, he suggests “nine simple ways to positively affect engagement.”

Why No One Is Reading Your White Paper

Harvard Business Review

Marketing in a digital economy is more difficult now than it was in the days of mass media. Then, big budgets and strong messages were enough to get consumers to remember you. Today, not only have audiences fragmented, requiring a more targeted approach, but digital activity is tracked — so even if you succeed in building brand awareness, your rivals can retarget those consumers with competing offers. That’s why many brands have turned to content.

Launch: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Unlike Michael Stelzner’s previous book, Writing White Papers, this one has a much wider focus as he explains • Why most marketing initiatives fail [.]. Stelzner The elements of the Elevation Principle The Set-Up-To-Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail What Channel Overload Syndrome is (COS) Why most marketing initiatives fail Why the formula proposed really does work Why the Internet is “the Great Paralyzer” Writing White Papers

The Retail Theory of Relativity

CO2

This short three page white paper does a wonderful job of helping you with a pricing strategy based on how people really behave. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

The Retail Theory of Relativity

CO2

This short three page white paper does a wonderful job of helping you with a pricing strategy based on how people really behave. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

10 Reasons to Embrace Complexity

Leading in Context

Leading Through Complexity and Uncertainty In The Center For Creative Leadership's White Paper, The Future of Leadership Development, Nick Petrie describes the new work environment as "typified by an increased level of complexity and interconnectedness."

Highlighting Our November Sponsor: Remote Leadership Institute

Lead Change Blog

The average white-collar worker spends between one-third to one-half of the day in email- related activities. That’s why they created a white paper, Stop Email Overload: 3 Simple Steps to Tame the Email Monster! Getting the white paper is as simple as clicking here. We are thrilled to have the Remote Leadership Institute as our Lead Change Group sponsor for November! The Remote Leadership Institute (RLI) helps remote leaders succeed in a virtual workplace.

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10 Shocking Statistics About Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Gallup’s 2012 Q12 Meta-Analysis Research Paper February 2013. The Bootstrappers Guide To Employee Engagement Kinetix White Paper, 2012. Gallup’s 2012 Q12 Meta-Analysis Research Paper February 2013. The Bootstrappers Guide To Employee Engagement Kinetix White Paper, 2012. The 2015 Deloitte Millennial Survey , Deloitte, January, 2015. 2015 CEO Challenge Conference Board Report , The Conference Board, 2015.

Unleashing Breakthrough Results

Let's Grow Leaders

I’ve been intrigued by the “Unleashing” approach described in the new white paper, Unleashing the Future of Work (download for [.] Many of the approaches we take to solving problems, do just that. Solve problems. That works, until the next problem comes along. To build long-term results, requires more. Unleashing your team’s potential leads to breakthrough results.

3 Keys to Engaging Young Professionals

Lead Change Blog

In my white paper 5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Your Young Professionals , I explain that for engagement to be effective, it needs to be a shared partnership. How would you describe the young professionals in your organization? Are they entitled, lazy, and unmotivated? Or are they responsible, creative, and productive? How are their needs and desires different than the seasoned veterans on your team?

The Most Effective Form Of Outreach – It’s Not What You Think

David A Fields

For example, an article or white paper, your new book, an introduction to a sought-after peer, or insights from a project you conducted recently. Common wisdom says you should offer some sort of value to prospects when you reach out to them. What if that common wisdom is not only wrong, but backwards? I’m sure you’ve seen or heard advice that consultants should only reach out to prospects when they have a compelling, useful tidbit to offer.

What The Most Successful CEOs Know About Communication

Eric Jacobson

Communications expert David Grossman of Your Thought Partner awhile back published a white paper – What the most successful CEOs know: how internal CEO communications shapes financial performance. David's white paper incorporates research compiled from a number of leading sources and points to some critical key headlines, including: Internal communications helps drive organizational financial performance and other key business results, and enhances organizational reputation.

Increase Your Influence – Stop Talking!

Lead Change Blog

We’ve written books on leadership, blogs on leadership, articles on leadership, and white papers on leadership. If your life was a silent film, could the people in the audience discern your influence? We leaders have become a communicative group. I just Googled “leadership,” and got 861 million hits. We’ve talked about leadership in podcasts, radio interviews, TED talks, TEDx talks, and on TV.

How Effective Internal CEO Communication Shapes Financial Performance

Eric Jacobson

Communications expert David Grossman of Your Thought Partner awhile back published a white paper – What the most successful CEOs know: how internal CEO communications shapes financial performance. David's white paper incorporates research compiled from a number of leading sources and points to some critical key findings, including: Internal communications helps drive organizational financial performance and other key business results, and enhances organizational reputation.

What The Most Successful CEOs Know About Internal Communication

Eric Jacobson

Communications expert David Grossman of Your Thought Partner awhile back published a white paper – What the most successful CEOs know: how internal CEO communications shapes financial performance. David''s white paper incorporates research compiled from a number of leading sources and points to some critical key headlines, including: Internal communications helps drive organizational financial performance and other key business results, and enhances organizational reputation.

Whitepaper: Top Five Secrets of High-Performance Businesses

Six Disciplines

In addition, Anita mentions: "Six Disciplines has a white paper outlining the research along with tips on how to use it to run your business better.". The visionary small business expert Anita Campbell over at Small Business Trends , reveals some of the research we conducted here at Six Disciplines. Her post Top Five Secrets of Small Business Success focuses in particular about the reliance on trusted outside advisors.

How Good Leadership Can Impact Employees’ Innovative Behavior

Leading Blog

Findings are published weekly in the form of compelling articles, e-books and white papers. * * * Like us on Instagram and Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. There’s increasing pressure on organizations to be more competitive, and leaders need to have the right skills to influence employees’ innovative behavior. G OOD LEADERSHIP is an important element in the success of any organization.

What I Believe About Leadership

Nathan Magnuson

In fact, in my white paper Nine Ways to the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For , the very first best practice I share is that effective leaders “Believe in the cause.” Several years ago I interviewed with a large leadership development consulting firm. Things were going as expected until the office president threw me a curve ball by asking for my point-of-view on leadership. I was stumped. I had many ideas on what good leadership looked like but I didn’t have my own original model.

Top 10 Posts of 2018

Nathan Magnuson

This new white paper gives nine compelling strategies to earn the respect, engagement and high performance of the members of your team. The seventh year of the Everyday Leadership blog has come to a close in 2018. Here are the Top 10 works (not just posts this time!) from the year. (By By the way, you can view all my past Top 10 posts as well.). Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. My first book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise was published earlier this year!

Whitepaper: Top Five Secrets of High-Performance Businesses

Six Disciplines

In addition, Anita mentions: "Six Disciplines has a white paper outlining the research along with tips on how to use it to run your business better.". The visionary small business expert Anita Campbell over at Small Business Trends , reveals some of the research we conducted here at Six Disciplines. Her post Top Five Secrets of Small Business Success focuses in particular about the reliance on trusted outside advisors.

5 Questions You MUST Ask Your Young Professionals if You Want to Engage Them

Nathan Magnuson

In my white paper 5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Your Young Professionals , I share several studies noting that Millennials and Generation Z are the loneliest generations. What’s the quality of your conversations with your young professionals? More specifically, what questions are you asking them? In my new book Stand Out! , I share that young professionals today are the leaders of tomorrow. The reason is a matter of simple mathematics.

Poor Leadership Costs Average Organization Over $1 Million Dollars Year

Six Disciplines

A new white paper from The Ken Blanchard Companies shows that poor leadership is costing the average company an amount equal to 7% of their annual revenue. BOTTOMLINE: You can download a copy of the new white paper, Making the Business Case for Leadership Development: The 7% Differential here. That’s over a million dollars a year for any organization with $15 million dollars or more in annual sales. The three big culprits? Employee turnover.

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Policy Watch: Reforming the public sector

Chartered Management Institute

A new white paper lays out the government’s ambitions for a reformed, community-driven public sector. But careful skills development is required if the vision is to be delivered, warns CMI policy and research director Petra Wilton. You are not watching this post, click to start watching