Tue.Jun 11, 2024

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Research: How Remote Work Impacts Women at Different Stages of Their Careers

Harvard Business Review

While much has been said about the potential benefits of remote work for women, recent research examines how working from home affects the professional development of female software engineers at a Fortune 500 company, revealing that its impact varies by career stage. Junior women engineers benefit significantly from in-person mentorship, receiving 40% more feedback when sitting near colleagues, while senior women face reduced productivity due to increased mentoring duties.

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update: my new manager is someone I slept with years ago … and he doesn’t know we have a child

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day. Remember the letter-writer whose new manager was someone she slept with years ago … and he didn’t know they have a child together ?

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In Defense of Degrowth

Harvard Business Review

There is a critical need to reassess the focus on continuous growth in the global economic system. The concept of “degrowth” challenges the necessity of perpetual economic expansion for human prosperity, suggesting it contradicts ecological sustainability on a planet with finite resources. Despite some resistance, especially from the business sector, the arguments supporting degrowth underscore the inextricable link between economic growth and environmental degradation, proposing a shift toward

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4 Reasons Your Top Talented Employees Are Losing Their Motivation

Lolly Daskal

Retaining top talent is essential for any organization looking to stay ahead in today’s competitive business environment. In my experience as an executive leadership coach, I’ve observed talented individuals losing motivation, a trend that can significantly impact a company’s operational excellence and innovation. Pinpointing the causes behind this slump in enthusiasm is crucial for leaders who aim to foster a productive, engaged, and loyal workforce.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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When Your Team Offloads Their Stress onto You

Harvard Business Review

Being a leader in today’s evolving workplace is more emotionally demanding than ever — and especially so if you’re quietly sustaining the emotional well-being of your team or others. In this article, the author outlines five strategies to help you perform this vital organizational role without burning yourself out: 1) Seek to understand — not to feel. 2) Install boundaries. 3) Savor your positive impact. 4) Show yourself equal care. 5) Tie your contributions to performance.

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How to Retain Millennials in the Workplace (+ 10 Strategies to Attract)

Vantage Circle

In today’s fast-paced business world, retaining millennials has become a top priority for companies across industries. These digital natives have spent their entire lives immersed in technology and globalization. As a result, they have a unique set of skills and mindset that are essential for navigating the world of the 21st century. Millennials have the creativity, agility, and digital knowledge to lead the way in reimagining the traditional business model and driving innovation.

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If You Struggle to Trust People Read This

Leadership Freak

All leaders have faith in people. Cynics can't lead. They can boss but they can't inspire. Distrustful people can micromanage, but they can’t engage people. You can't trust everyone, but you must trust people to lead. Read about 4 ways to learn to trust people.

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update: my boss wants to hire us out for our “unique talents and skills” that have nothing to do with our jobs

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose boss wanted to hire them out for their “unique talents and skills” that had nothing to do with their jobs ?

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From Smart to Wise: Transformative Insights for Leaders

Scott Elbin

As a senior executive coach, I get to work with a lot of really smart people who have serious processing power upstairs. Smart, however, doesn’t always mean wise. In a nutshell, intelligence is usually about generating or acquiring knowledge while wisdom is about exercising good judgment in applying that knowledge. There are other simple distinctions between intelligence and wisdom that you can use as a guide to determine in which direction you lean or, better yet, what it looks like to strike a

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update: HR says I have a moral obligation to tell everyone I’m autistic

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day — there’s still more to come. Remember the letter-writer who was told by HR that they had a moral obligation to tell everyone they’re autistic ?

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Cultivating Engagement: Strategies and Actionable Plans for Success

Speaker: Alberta Johnson

Once upon a time, in the bustling world of corporate landscapes, HR professionals like you were the unsung heroes. Your mission: to unlock the secrets of employee engagement and transform workplaces into thriving communities. 🦸 🏢 Join us in our upcoming webinar to uncover why engagement is the magic ingredient for organizational success.

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Unique. Revolutionary. Fundamental. A Little Hype Can Help Scientists Win Grants.

Kellogg Insight

“Promotional language is important not just for securing funding but for actually conveying the merits of good ideas.

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what to do if you’re paid less than a male coworker

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. With more people than ever talking openly about their salaries, you might learn at some point that you’re being paid less than a male coworker for doing the same work. Or you might have seen the data on how commonly this happens and want to find out if it’s occurring in your company – and to you.

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What Is Performance Enablement? [+ Real-Life Examples]

AIHR

A Betterworks’ Global HR Research Report shows that employees are 10 times more likely to see a path for advancement if they feel the company successfully implements performance enablement. But, even though many organizations recognize the importance of managing employees’ performance and regularly providing feedback, many are still in the dark when it comes to enabling employee performance.

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Yum! Brands’ Former CEO on Why You Should Never Stop Learning

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with David Novak about essential habits of successful leaders.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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What to Do When Your Sales Team Isn’t Delivering – Advice for CEOs

Chief Outsiders

It’s one of the most challenging questions you’ll ever have to ask as a business leader – “why isn’t my sales team delivering the results we need?” Putting a microscope on your team sometimes yields some unpleasant truths, but this exercise is critical when revenue numbers are lacking and the sales pipeline is drying up. Changes need to be made. But before addressing the problem, you need to identify the root causes.

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Easing The Weight Of Expectation

Stephen Warrilow

Don’t you often feel like you are carrying the weight of the world on your back? Our start point is understanding that the ego has a very clear idea of how things ought to be, and its intention and expectation is inextricably linked to circumstance. It has no sense of interconnection and the bigger picture. As a result of this we favour the visible, the embedded, the personal, the narrated, and the tangible; we scorn the abstract.

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Creating Custom SOPs: Tailoring Processes to Your Business Needs

Sweet Process

Last Updated on June 11, 2024 by Owen McGab Enaohwo Do you need your business operations to be more consistent? Adding a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) makes processes clearer and meet deadlines easier. You can deliver better products to your customers, making them trust your business more. We’ll cover SOP formats, key elements to add, […] The post Creating Custom SOPs: Tailoring Processes to Your Business Needs appeared first on SweetProcess.

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How to Overcome Stuck Goals: Collaborate, Brainstorm, and Take Action

Rhythm Systems Growth

What Should You Do When You Receive The Gift Of Red? We’ve all been there, it’s a few weeks into our quarter or year and either that project we intended to start is still hanging out there, untouched, or that number we set is so far off track we can’t imagine how to move it. In other words, we’re stuck. In Rhythm-speak, our goal is Red and we need to adjust, fast.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Preparing The Ground - For Things You Can Not See

Stephen Warrilow

We plough the fields and scatter the good seed on the ground. The phrase "preparing the ground" is a metaphor for making the necessary preparations to create the favourable conditions for something to happen or succeed. The business as usual approach tends to focus on tangible things, things you can see, but these basic principles for preparing the ground can also be applied to things you can not see.

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7 Ways Companies Use AI for Customer Service

Help Scout Leadership

Explore real-world examples and best practices for implementing AI effectively in customer service.

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Best Recruiting Software for Small Business in 2024: Top 10 Tools to Streamline Hiring

Vantage Circle

Introduction Recruiting the right talent is crucial for any business but can be particularly challenging for small businesses. Limited resources and time constraints often make the hiring process daunting. Thankfully, recruitment software can significantly ease these challenges by automating recruiting tasks, enhancing hiring efficiency, and enriching candidates' experience.