March, 2023

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The 1% rule – what it is and why it’s useful for you as a leader

Suzi McAlpine

You might have heard of the 1% improvement rule utilised by Head of British Cycling, Sir Dave Brailsford when he applied the theory of marginal gains to cycling with the UK team who went on to achieve gold medals. Brailsford said, “The whole principle came from the idea that if you broke down everything you could… The post The 1% rule – what it is and why it’s useful for you as a leader first appeared on Suzi McAlpine | The Art of Leadership.

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Survey: 1 In 8 Florida Incoming Freshmen Plan To Flee DeSantis’s Education Policies

Forbes Leadership

Among Florida’s incoming college freshmen, dissatisfaction with Governor Ron DeSantis’s education policies runs deep—in some cases, deep enough to make them look for college opportunities in another state.

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Here’s the Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Lolly Daskal

There is growing evidence to suggest that positive work cultures are more productive than negative ones. In fact, research shows that employees who feel positive about their work environment are more likely to be engaged, motivated, and productive. On the other hand, employees who work in negative or toxic cultures are more likely to be disengaged and less productive.

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What Is Performance Management? The Complete Guide

AIHR

Effective performance management helps organizations ensure that employees understand their roles, receive constructive feedback, and have the support they need to achieve their goals and business objectives. Let’s look at what performance management is, what the performance management process looks like, and some examples. Contents What is performance management?

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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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6 Proven Ways to Smile More

David Grossman

A client recently realized that she wants to smile more. Having seen herself on a number of corporate videos and in virtual meetings , she’s made a note that when she smiles in her delivery, she conveys her excitement more naturally, is more motivating, and overall, comes off as more like herself. Smiling naturally is a powerful way to connect with others and can positively impact how we feel as well.

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What if the future of our businesses depends upon our ability to be un-business-like?

Thought Leaders LLC

Why are memorial services celebrating the life of a loved one who has passed always convened around candlelight, music, and poetry and not around bright lights, PowerPoint presentations and spreadsheets? Today’s guest post is by Dr. Robert H. Lengel, author of A Place For T: Giving Voice To The Tortoise In Our Hare-Brained World (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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New Texas Bill Would End Tenure For College Faculty

Forbes Leadership

The assault on college tenure advanced last week with a bill filed in the Texas Senate that would prohibit that state’s public higher education institutions from offering tenure or “any type of permanent employment status” starting on Sept. 1, 2023.

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The Duality of Leadership: Illuminating the Way While Casting Shadow

Lolly Daskal

Leadership is a complex and multifaceted concept that involves both illuminating the way, while casting shadow along the way. On the one hand, leaders are responsible for guiding others towards success. They inspire and motivate others to achieve great things, and they provide the light that illuminates the path forward. However, leadership also involves casting shadows.

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HR’s Complete Guide to the Employee Handbook 

AIHR

An employee handbook should be the backbone of any organization to provide guidance and clarity on all HR-related items. Every HR team spends significant time and energy answering employee HR-related questions. With a well-crafted manual in place, not only do you have a reference point for employees to turn to when they have questions or concerns, but it also helps create a more streamlined, efficient HR process.

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Learn How to Start Journaling. It’s a Ritual Worth the Time

BetterUp

Did you know one of the most powerful self-improvement activities is right at your fingertips? No, it’s not working out or having good sleep hygiene (although these are great habits). It’s something even simpler — learning how to start journaling.

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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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How to Prepare for Performance Management Conversations

Scott Elbin

For a number of my executive coaching clients, it’s the time of year when they’re wrapping up annual performance review conversations. As is usually the case, some of those are easy and fun, and others are hard and stress-inducing. Whether they’re part of an annual cycle, or much more useful, a timely pull-up on recent performance, performance management conversations are a fact of corporate life.

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Money Buddies: Don’t Go It Alone with Your Wallet

Nir Eyal

Now, more than ever, we have to be smart with our money. Yet navigating our personal finances and adhering to a budget can be a daunting task. However, there’s a free and fun technique that anyone can use to get back on track with their finances: getting a money buddy. The post Money Buddies: Don’t Go It Alone with Your Wallet appeared first on Nir and Far.

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How Remote Work Has Affected Real Estate Values

Forbes Leadership

The remote working boom that was seen during the pandemic has undoubtedly changed how we work in a fundamental way. New research explores what impact it has had on the corporate real estate market.

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The Future of Leadership Development: How to Prepare for What’s Next

Lolly Daskal

Despite investing heavily in education for their executives, many companies don’t see a good return on their investment. This is because traditional educators and businesses don’t often teach the vital skills necessary for success. Even if individuals receive some training, they may not stay with the company that paid for it. As an executive leadership coach, I have observed that most organizations’ leadership development programs are standardized and one-size-fits-all.

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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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11 Company Employee Value Proposition Examples For HR

AIHR

Referring to other company’s employee value proposition examples can be a great source of inspiration for HR professionals who want to create, update, or modernize the EVP of their organization. This article will give you an overview of what an employee value proposition (EVP) is and examples of what they can look like and what they include. Contents What is an employee value proposition (EVP)?

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Leaders Love Puzzles (for Better and for Worse)

Ed Batista

An observation drawn from my practice is that leaders love puzzles. So do many people, of course, but typically as an absorbing hobby. In my experience a disproportionate number of leaders exhibit an almost obsessive need to tackle and solve complex problems, and this trait is one of the factors that drove them to seek out (or create) a leadership role, which reliably presents them with any number of "puzzles" to solve on a daily basis.

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Leadership Pro Tip: Embrace a Curious Mindset

Association Now Leadership

A sense of curiosity can help uncover new ideas and get your brain tuned in to other kinds of thinking. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it built the leader. Leadership in many ways is built around making important decisions, and if you’re making the same types of decisions over and over, your leadership style might struggle as a result. But one way to fix that?

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Leaders, Don’t Be Afraid to Admit Your Flaws

Kellogg Insight

We prefer to work for people who can make themselves vulnerable, a new study finds. But there are limits.

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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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Silicon Valley Bank’s Meltdown Could Fuel Widespread Job Losses

Forbes Leadership

Fallout from the troubled Silicon Valley Bank could adversely impact the job market, particularly in the venture capital, startup and cryptocurrency sectors where SVB was a prominent lender and banker.

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The Power of Perspective: Why Your View as a Leader Matters

Lolly Daskal

As an executive leadership coach, I often guide my clients on the importance of having the right perspective as a leader. In my experience, a leader’s perspective is crucial because it is what people will follow. Therefore, it is essential for a leader to understand their perspectives, as their views truly matter. There are four key perspectives that I believe a leader must have in order to make a meaningful impact on those they lead.

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Talent Management: 10 Tips for a Successful Strategy

AIHR

Effective talent management helps organizations win the war for talent and should be a top priority for HR professionals. How can we give candidates the best experience? How can we attract and retain the best people? In this article, we explore the pressing topic of talent management. From the definition to strategy development, implementing best practices, and showcasing examples of successful talent management, here’s all you need to know.

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Why Generative AI Will Eat Your Website and Change B2B Marketing Forever

Chief Outsiders

The Tsunami We’ll start with an opinion and put it upfront to save you time. B2B marketing is over as we know it. Full stop. A tsunami of buyer behavioral change is coming. Generative AI will truncate buyer research cycles and steal away with the first-party and third-party data that drives so much of our buyer engagement.

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From Awareness to Action: An HR Guide to Making Accessibility Accessible

Speaker: Danielle Johnson - Director of HR, Compliance & DEI in AI tech at Impact Observatory

Making accessibility accessible for organizations of all sizes may seem complex, but it doesn’t have to be. Prepare to broaden your understanding of Disability, Cultural Competency, and Inclusion with this insightful webinar. We’ll explore disability as a vibrant culture, understand the nuances of reasonable accommodations under the ADA, and navigate the complexities of undue hardship while challenging the status quo of accessibility practices.

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Could Your Board Benefit From Spring Training?

Association Now Leadership

While you may think spring training is only relevant for professional baseball players, it’s a good training tool for boards too. One leadership and communication expert shares how spring training, or consistent training, makes for more effective boards and stronger associations. It’s officially spring training season for Major League Baseball. But this type of training isn’t just for professional athletes.

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5 Productivity Myths Ruining Your Life

Nir Eyal

Every time I hear a productivity myth described as fact, I cringe as if listening to a snake oil salesman peddle his cures. Let me tell you, when I was writing my second book, Indistractable, I endlessly researched productivity and time management. I tried a lot of recommended methods and techniques myself. Some of them can be so incredibly helpful in controlling your attention and managing your time.

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How ChatGPT Is Fast Becoming The Teacher’s Pet

Forbes Leadership

Despite worries that the artificial intelligence program could make cheating easier, half of K-12 teachers report using it. Edtech companies are scrambling to release their own tools.

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Resign From Your Leadership Position

Lolly Daskal

Leaders are passionate about what they do and take pride in their ability to guide and inspire others to achieve great things. However, effective leadership also involves knowing when it is time to step down and make room for new leadership. While it can be difficult to let go of a leadership position, it’s sometimes necessary in order to allow the organization to evolve and grow.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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How HR Can Create a Comprehensive Talent Strategy

AIHR

Talent strategy (often referred to as talent management strategy or talent acquisition strategy) is essential if organizations want to ensure they have the right talent in the right place to meet their long-term financial, marketing and operational goals and objectives. Therefore, being able to recruit, develop, engage and retain the right people at scale should be a top priority.

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Are you Ready for the Next Senior Living Crisis?

Chief Outsiders

By: Beth VanStory and Jennifer Apy Prologue It was the kind of headline that no one wanted to see: Whispers of a global pandemic became a reality on American shores, with the first high-profile widespread case hitting a nursing home in Washington state in January 2020. It was a crisis that no one could predict – one that left many residential facilities scrambling, without a cost-effective marketing strategy in place to continue acquisition efforts.

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We Need More Useful Intelligence, Not Just Artificial Intelligence

Chief Executive

Artificial or not, what’s most important is that intelligence be useful. Which is why there’s a better name for what businesses need right now: Useful Intelligence or what I call UI, or a tool that filters out bad or even dangerous information and delivers fact-based, well-researched data genuinely useful to humankind, and in turn companies across the world.

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Implicit Bias: What it is and Ways to Reduce it

BetterUp

Jump to section What is implicit bias? Implicit vs explicit bias How does the Implicit Association Test (IAT) work? What are the implications of implicit bias? What can be done about it? Why does it matter?

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DEIB Reimagined: Navigating Change and Shaping the Future

Speaker: Lachandra B. Baker, MBA, CTA, CDP - Founder/Principal Consultant at LBB Edutainment, Keynote Speaker, and Author

Join us for an insightful session where we delve into the evolving landscape of DEIB. Discover the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities that have emerged over the past year and explore what lies ahead. This webinar will equip you with actionable strategies, best practices, and reflection tools to effectively lead and inspire change in your organization.