Wed.Apr 17, 2024

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5 Networking Tips for Introverts (and Anyone Else)

Harvard Business Review

Even if you’re an introvert who dreads the notion of networking, you can develop your skills to get out there and do it. Research by the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, a partnership between Lehigh University and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, identified make-or-break factors for developing networking skills. They include: the ability to adapt your thinking swiftly in response to changing situations; combating a tendency to focus more on avoiding errors and negative results and instead striving for pos

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how much paid time off do you get?

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. Last week was the annual Ask a Manager salary survey , which as of this writing received more than 12,000 responses. This week, let’s compare paid time off. Fill out the form below to anonymously share how much paid time off you get, in the context of your field and other relevant factors.

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When Your Colleagues Have an Outdated Perception of You

Harvard Business Review

As we grow or change, our identity transitions are often invisible — unless we do the work to help others see our changes. This can be particularly true for people who have worked at a company for a long time. If you’re feeling like your colleagues aren’t recognizing your growth, the authors recommend three strategies: 1) Get clear on the differences between how you are perceived and how you want to be perceived; 2) Let go of work you may still be doing that was associated with your previous rol

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update: our employee retired … but now she won’t leave

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. Remember the letter-writer whose employee retired, but then wouldn’t leave , even after she had been replaced? Here’s the update. To summarize what happened after my letter was published: 1. Boss reminded Fiona to work part-time only. 2. Fiona complied reluctantly, blaming Sally (her replacement) for this arrangement. 3.

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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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Social Anxiety: How to Ask for Help When People Stress You Out

BetterUp

Jump to section What is social anxiety disorder? Diagnosing social anxiety disorder What triggers social anxiety? How can social anxiety affect your life? What’s the treatment for social anxiety disorder?

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Coercive Power At Work: Definition And Examples

Niagara Institute

There are many types of power that can be used in the workplace by managers, supervisors, or anyone in a position of responsibility. Some power comes from charisma, known as charismatic leadership , whereas another type comes from likability, known as referent power. There’s also a power skill that you may have encountered: where an individual uses his authority and influence over subordinates.

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Achieving Transparency in the Workplace: Strategies for Success (With Examples)

AIHR

Transparency in the workplace touches on almost every aspect of the employee life cycle, from attraction and recruitment to retention and development. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of workplace transparency, the consequences of its absence, and nine actions organizations can take to promote transparency in the workplace. Contents What is transparency in the workplace?

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my employee shuts down when I give her feedback

Alison Green

This post was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I manage “Mandy” and have needed to give her feedback a few times on the same topic. Think something like, “When you present a proposal, you need to avoid vague explanations of the client problem your proposal addresses and include detailed, quantified specifics of its impacts on the client.” I usually then go into an explanation of why it’s important to do this.

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How to Set Commit Goals

Thought Leaders LLC

Learn what a commit goal is and what you should consider when creating one. When you set goals, I encourage you to set two kinds of goals. The first is a commit goal and the second is a stretch goal. A commit goal is something you’re committing to do for the organization. If you miss it, you can get fired. There should be extreme consequences for missing a commit goal.

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Beyond the Wilderness: 4 Strategies When Life is Uphill

Leadership Freak

Moses spent 40 years in the desert. Nelson Mandel spent 27 years in prison. In the 1930, Winston Churchill was marginalized because he warned England about Hitler. The wilderness is an inner experience, not a place. 4 strategies when life feels uphill.

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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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How to Maximize the ROI of Your Employee Engagement Platform

15Five

You’ve had it with working out of spreadsheets and forms. You’re ready for a change, but you don’t know how to make sure you pick an employee management platform that’s the best bang for your buck. Or maybe you’ve already deployed a tool and aren’t seeing the ROI you were promised. Either way, here’s your guide to getting more out of your employee engagement platform—and making sure you have the right one.

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Webinar | Implementing Agility at Scale 

Agile42

In our latest webinar, Implementing Agility at Scale, hosted by Giuseppe de Simone and Lothar Fischmann, we explored the intricacies of scaling. The discussion offered valuable insights into the challenges involved in transitioning to Agile frameworks on a larger scale. De Simone and Fischmann, seasoned experts in organizational agility, provided a comprehensive overview of three main approaches to scaling: pattern-led, principles-led, and practice-led.

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Crisis Leadership Lessons from Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton

Harvard Business Review

Discover lessons in building a team, learning from bad bosses, and cultivating empathy.

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How to Become a Digital Nomad: 8 Tips

BetterUp

Jump to section What is a digital nomad?

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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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Disruptive Innovation in the Era of Big Tech

Harvard Business Review

How does the landmark theory apply to tech start-ups, three decades after its introduction?

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hiring manager assaulted a police officer, coworker and I have the same name, 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. Hiring manager assaulted a police officer I’m interviewing for a role that I’m excited about, but caught something odd when googling the hiring manager’s name to find their LinkedIn profile. 15 years ago, when the hiring manager was in college, they were arrested for assault and battery on a police officer while presumably drunk.

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How to Stay Ahead of a Cybersecurity Breach with the Right Resilience Strategy - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM COMMVAULT

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from Commvault.

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