Wed.Jun 12, 2024

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3 Ways to Compassionately Hold Your Team Accountable

Harvard Business Review

Why are some teams more successful than others when it comes to meeting deadlines, hitting targets, and growing revenues? Researchers at the NeuroLeadership Institute looked at the cognitive processes associated with leaders who cultivate accountability on their teams. They identified three distinct habits practiced by these leaders: They think ahead, obsess about commitments, and anchor on solutions.

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update: I was rejected because I told my interviewer I never make mistakes

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 who wondered if he was rejected because he told his interviewer he never makes mistakes ?

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How Gen AI Can Make Work More Fulfilling

Harvard Business Review

Research by BCG shows that workers who spend too many hours on tasks they dislike (“toil”) are at risk for quitting, and employees who spend sufficient time on work that creates joy are less of a flight risk. A study of the consulting firm’s administrative employees demonstrates how they can use AI to reduce time spent on toil and increase time on joy-creating tasks.

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Gullibility is Deadly: Practice Responsible Trust

Leadership Freak

People who see the worst in others don’t thrive in life or work. Gullibility is deadly. Don’t trust what people say. Trust what they do. This post explains responsible trust.

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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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Face Your Fear of Becoming Obsolete

Harvard Business Review

Professionals across the career spectrum have moments where they fear they’re already obsolete, or becoming so. Different than the occasional bout of self-doubt, fearing obsolescence means we fundamentally question our professional significance. When we over-indulge the fear, it creates cognitive distortions of ourselves, others, and our environment that can bring us to the worst versions of ourselves.

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I don’t want to bake for my coworker, needlessly cruel layoffs, 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. Is this method for layoffs needlessly cruel? I am writing this email while sitting at my work computer even though I am off contract and not being paid for my time. My college announced a month ago that they will lay off half our workforce today.

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Design Thinking Explained

Management30 Agile and Lean Principles

Design Thinking is indispensable in our modern business world. For years, the Design Thinking approach has been gaining popularity and is being used by many large companies to develop innovations. In this article, we will look at where Design Thinking comes from, what it can be used for, and how it works. And above all, how Management 3.0 practices can support this process.

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10 Proven Strategies to Reskill Your Workforce For The Future Of Work

Lolly Daskal

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has left many leaders, businesses and employees wondering about its impact. Will it lead to job elimination or create new opportunities? As an executive leadership coach who works with leaders around the world, I believe the answer lies in how well organizations connect AI technologies to their corporate vision and individual employee growth.

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What's different about communicating change when jobs are on the line?

Wendy Hirsch

Key Points: The content and delivery of a leader's change message impacts employee commitment differently in contexts of job security vs. insecurity In secure contexts, emotional message content and strong delivery lead to higher commitment In insecure contexts, rational message content is more effective and delivery style matters less Understanding these differences allows leaders to tailor change communication for greater impact While there is consistent advice about what makes for good change

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updates: our admins hate all the coffee I buy the office but they insist I have to keep trying, and more

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. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. 1. Our admins hate all the coffee I buy the office, but they insist I have to keep trying I chickened out and had my mom mail me a Costco gift card so I could buy four coffee tubs at once, drop them off at the admin’s office, and o

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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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Keeping Your Core Culture Intact as Your Company Scales

15Five

Growing pains. They come up for just about every organization, no matter how big, how successful, or how much you invest in culture. Whenever you hit a period of serious growth, you’re bound to encounter situations where the culture your initial team built may struggle to keep up. I’m Katya Laviolette , Chief People Officer at 1Password, and I dove into this topic with 15Five on the HR Superstars Podcast.

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I don’t want to help rude networkers

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been in my industry for eight years now. From the outside, it’s a very cool area to work in (and mostly it is…) and it’s definitely more on the map as a career path than it was when I started. Lots of grads are very interested in a job like mine, but entry-level roles are rare.

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Comprehensive MedTech-Life Science Investor List

Ascend

We did some research and created a spreadsheet of MedTech-Life Science investors. Check it out and discover who can best support your growth trajectory!

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10 Proven Strategies to Reskill Your Workforce For The Future Of Work

Lolly Daskal

The workforce is transforming at an unprecedented pace, driven by technological advancements and shifting market demands. As an executive leadership coach, I emphasize the importance of reskilling to my clients. It is the pivotal strategy to future-proof their organizations. Reskilling is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity for companies that want to thrive in the future of work.

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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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Comprehensive MedTech Conference List

Ascend

Determine which events can best support your MedTech business development initiatives with this comprehensive list of MedTech conferences.

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What Is Your Natural Leadership Style?

Thought Leaders LLC

Learn how to become a more authentic leader by using maxims to define your natural leadership style. Authenticity is about being who you are. As you begin leading your people, you need to first understand and articulate a natural style that is most comfortable for you. If you’re showing up, putting on the mask every day, and acting in a manner that’s inconsistent with what you believe or what’s most comfortable for you, you’re actually going to set off alarms for the memb

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How Booking.com Sustains a Culture of Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Testing, experimentation, and even failure are at the heart of what they do.

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4 Sales Content Ideas Guaranteed to Engage Prospects

Ascend

Find out how sales content can take prospects from not knowing anything about you to wanting to meet with you.

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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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Video Quick Take: Balancing AI-Driven Innovation With Data Responsibility - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NVIDIA

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from NVIDIA.

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How Small Business Owners Can Overcome the Fear of Failure

Chris LoCutro

Imagine starting a small business as setting off on an epic adventure, where the map unfolds only as you travel. Exciting, right? But with every step into the unknown comes a not-so-welcome travel buddy: the fear of failure. For many entrepreneurs, this fear isn’t just a slight worry; it’s a massive boulder blocking the path forward. Understanding the Big ‘F’ – Fear of Failure This fear isn’t only about losing money.

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How GitLab Leads Its Fully Remote Workforce

Harvard Business Review

To get remote work right, start with your recruiting and onboarding.

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How Small Business Owners Can Overcome the Fear of Failure

Chris LoCutro

Imagine starting a small business as setting off on an epic adventure, where the map unfolds only as you travel. Exciting, right? But with every step into the unknown comes a not-so-welcome travel buddy: the fear of failure. For many entrepreneurs, this fear isn’t just a slight worry; it’s a massive boulder blocking the path forward. Understanding the Big ‘F’ – Fear of Failure This fear isn’t only about losing money.

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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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update: my coworkers complain I’m violating the dress code, but I’m not

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 more to come. Remember the letter-writer whose coworkers complained she was violating the dress code, but she wasn’t ?