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From Boss to Leader: How Perspective Taking Energizes People

Leadership Freak

Taking perspective is more important than giving perspective when leading. But many leaders run around spouting their perspective without learning how others see the world. Perspective taking increases influence, energizes others, and builds trust. Here are three actionable approaches to the art of perspective taking.

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I promoted one employee instead of her coworker, and now my whole team is upset

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a long-time manager, but promotions are a rarity on my team. When an unexpected opportunity for a promotion arose earlier this year, there were two obvious candidates: Annie and Beth. Annie was more of a star individual contributor than Beth, and also had more experience covering the open position.

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5 Ways Executives Can Manage Conflict with the Board

Harvard Business Review

High stakes, strong wills, and increasing uncertainty can make decisions at the top of your organization fraught. The backing of a board can mobilize an organization, but a significant divergence of vision and values may lead the board to stall progress on an organization’s highest priorities — and even unseat a CEO. Executives must proactively and productively make covert disagreements overt and foster a healthy dialog with board members.

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the White House has proposed new overtime rules that could increase your paycheck

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. Big news: the White House has approved a proposal from the Department of Labor to change the rules that govern who must receive overtime pay. If it becomes law, your employer would be required to pay you overtime (time and a half for all hours over 40 that you work in a week) unless you earn at least $55,068 annually – a big increase (54%!

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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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How To Rearrange Your Brain for Success

Michael McKinney

B RAD JACOBS, CEO and serial entrepreneur—United Rentals and XPO Logistics—has made and kept a few billion dollars and aims to show us how to do the same in How to Make a Few Billion Dollars. The most valuable part of the book for me was the first chapter on transforming how you use your mind. Here are ten ideas for rearranging your brain to achieve “big goals in turbulent environments where conventional thinking often fails.

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patients at my sleep clinic want to sleep naked, upgrading business flights and hotel rooms, and more

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. I work in a sleep clinic and some patients want to sleep naked I recently changed careers and now work as a sleep technician for a well-known medical facility. I’m still a student so I only work part-time until I graduate from my program.

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when your awful coworker is the boss’s kid

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. There are a lot of perks to being the boss: You can (often) set your own hours, delegate work you don’t enjoy, get a nicer office, and dine out on the company dime. But in some workplaces, being the boss also means being able to hire your adult children — often to the detriment of the rest of your team.

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What Space Exploration and Health Care Can Teach You About Navigating Uncertainty

Harvard Business Review

In order to successfully navigate the uncertainty that characterizes today’s fast-paced and unpredictable world, leaders need to proactively prepare their teams for unexpected and time-sensitive emergencies. Space exploration and health care have cornered the market in this level of preparation. From the takeoff and landing of a space shuttle to managing uncontrollable bleeding in the operating room, there are vital lessons to be learned from these industries and adapted into others.

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How Innovation Naturally Emerges From Deliberate Inefficiency

Eric Jacobson

“The fact is that most companies are structured to maximize efficiency and minimize risk, resulting in an environment that ultimately prevents meaningful innovations,” explains Elliott Parker , author of the new book, The Illusion of Innovation. Adopting inefficiency, experimentation, and messiness as a strategy sounds counterintuitive, but Parker – backed by 25 years’ experience working with Fortune 50 companies – proves it’s necessary for progress.

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6 Things Leaders Should Never Stop Doing Now

Lolly Daskal

Leadership is a vital aspect of any organization, and leaders play a crucial role in shaping the direction and success of their teams. However, leadership is not a one-time task, but rather a continuous journey of learning, growth, and development. Here are some leadership behaviors that leaders should never stop doing: Being accountable: Leaders must hold themselves accountable for their actions and the success of their team.

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Change Management 101: A Practical 3 Part Guide

Implementing new tools or business processes in your organization? Lemon Learning put together a practical 3 part guide to prevent the pitfalls of change management. Drive a successful change management project from diagnosis through to measurement.

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Empowering Change: How to Start A Digital Activism Campaign

Thought Leaders LLC

Learn how to start a digital activism campaign by following these 12 steps. Today’s guest post is b y Afolasade Samabeyi, Nigerian Talk Show Host of “Exclusives with Afolasade.” A digital activism campaign consists of strong knowledge of the topic that you want to support. It can be extremely rewarding and impactful to advocate for social or political change.

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Building Skills for the Sport of Support

Help Scout Leadership

As we venture into this next season of support, where AI will make our landscape more competitive and providing human support will become more demanding, what kinds of skills should we be developing?

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Fear of Public Speaking: 7 Tips to Overcome It

BetterUp

Jump to section What’s the fear of public speaking? 7 physical symptoms of the fear of public speaking Why do people fear public speaking?

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Notes From That Cranky Editorial Guy (Issue #3)

Brett Koehler

Many (nonfiction) authors have incredible promotional and marketing plans as part of their book proposal, so why are publishers not always that impressed by them? It goes back to that highly illogical, yet indisputable, fact of the nonfiction publishing world: Books do not build movements, movements build books.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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The Path to the Boardroom Can Be Opaque. Here’s a Roadmap.

Kellogg Insight

An expert offers 6 tips for becoming board-ready.

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Bridge the Strategy Execution Gap by Visualizing Your HOW

Rhythm Systems Growth

I have facilitated countless two-day planning sessions for my clients. People ask me: “Patrick, do we really need to spend that much time planning every quarter? Is there that much to talk about?

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Podcast: What’s It Take to Get on a Board, Anyway?

Kellogg Insight

It’s not like applying for a job. On this episode of The Insightful Leader, an expert demystifies the process.

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Crafting an Effective Sales Strategy: A Blueprint for Success

LSA Global

Crafting an Effective Sales Strategy: A Blueprint for Success B2B sales success, especially at the executive level, isn’t just about making catchy pitches; sustainable sales success is about formulating a comprehensive and effective sales strategy that resonates with your ideal target clients, is implementable by your sales force, and aligns with your organization’s strategic priorities.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Crafting an Effective Sales Strategy: A Blueprint for Success

LSA Global

Crafting an Effective Sales Strategy: A Blueprint for Success B2B sales success, especially at the executive level, isn’t just about making catchy pitches; sustainable sales success is about formulating a comprehensive and effective sales strategy that resonates with your ideal target clients, is implementable by your sales force, and aligns with your organization’s strategic priorities.

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LSA Global Delivers Leading Sales Teams Training for LATAM Sales Leaders

LSA Global

Redwood Shores, CA – LSA Global, the leading business consulting, coaching, and training firm that helps fast growth life science, technology, and service companies by powerfully aligning their culture and talent with strategy, today announced results for a customized Leading Sales Teams Training for LATAM Sales Leaders for a technology company focused on scaling their business.

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