2019

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Stretch Goals: How to Motivate and Challenge Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s that time of year. All around the world teams are being handed stretch goals that feel more like a delusion than a challenge. If this is happening to you, and you don’t know whether to laugh or cry, don’t give up […]. The post Stretch Goals: How to Motivate and Challenge Your Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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16 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Work Performance.

Career Advancement

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”. ~Tom Peters. Simon wanted to have an extremely productive upcoming year. He reached out for executive coaching so he could take the necessary steps to help him improve his work performance. With advanced planning, he knew he would be prepared to start the New Year with a significant advantage. This is the plan that I completed with Simon and other clients over the years.

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Global AI Survey: AI proves its worth, but few scale impact

McKinsey

Most companies report measurable benefits from AI where it has been deployed; however, much work remains to scale impact, manage risks, and retrain the workforce. A group of high performers shows the way.

IT 145
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13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. -Charles Darwin. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. And managing people is no exception. Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization.

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HIA Technologies Turns a New Chapter in Professional Development and Training

HIA Technologies announces the launch of Qvio™️ - transforming video engagement with two-way interactivity. With Qvio viewers can ask questions and get instant answers from the content owner's Author-Controlled AI™️.

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Here’s why there are no women over 40 in your office

Penelope Trunk

The US is one of the only countries in which working extremely long hours is extremely rewarding. Other countries tax very high income to the point that it’s not worth earning. In those countries, it’s possible to take care of children and have an interesting job. Because even if a job is really interesting, people don’t work very long hours.

Education 105

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Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting

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Have a meeting for more bandwidth and speed Recently we were delivering a leadership development program when Annia, a senior leader in the firm, raised her hand and addressed the room: “I’ve noticed that many of us quickly send an email rather […]. The post Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Build a Better Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

A better boss starts with a good relationship and great performance A listener to a recent episode of my Leadership without Losing Your Soul podcast asked a question about how she could tell her leader about the content she’d learned. Her heart […]. The post How to Build a Better Boss appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading is tough enough without ignoring these critical truths. “I wish someone would have told me some of this before I started leading. Life would have been so much easier. I bet my team wishes I knew it too.” We hear this […]. The post What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

IT 503
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The Exciting Leadership Results of Trying Something New

Let's Grow Leaders

When was the last time you tried something new? Last week I did something that scared me. I was trying something new to me – that people in 31% of the world’s countries take for granted. I drove on the left side of the […]. The post The Exciting Leadership Results of Trying Something New appeared first on Let's Grow 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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How to Build a Great Culture in a High Turnover World

Let's Grow Leaders

What’s the true cost of high turnover? How do you stop the exodus of great talent? What if you can’t? Just a few of the questions that keep coming up with almost every senior leader I speak with. It’s tricky. You can’t control […]. The post How to Build a Great Culture in a High Turnover World appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

IT 502
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One Question Leaders Ask to Build Better Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

To build better ideas, point people toward solutions. You can’t possibly come up with the solution to every problem. You know you need your team’s input. And even when you’ve got a good idea, it can improve. Your team can help you […]. The post One Question Leaders Ask to Build Better Ideas appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Solution 500
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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […]. The post How to Lead in a Caustic Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

IT 499
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How to Talk With Your Boss When You Totally Disagree

Let's Grow Leaders

Talk with your boss when you disagree—you might be surprised at the results I was seething. The CEO had just asked my team to do something that I felt lacked integrity, was unprincipled, manipulative, and put our clients in a bad position. […]. The post How to Talk With Your Boss When You Totally Disagree appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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eWOW 2023 Virtual Summit #OwnYourGrowth

At eWOW, we are all about holistic growth – personal and professional. Growth that goes beyond a job title and paycheck. This year, eWOW 2023 virtual summit focuses on owning your growth – an action plan that will help you chart your path to success that is unique to you.

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Don’t Let Limited Perspective Destroy Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Limited perspective traps leaders and drives apart teams Recently, I’ve watched an organization of passionate and caring people disintegrate. The limited perspective of leaders and team members has frustrated communication and problem solving. They’ve devolved into camps of us vs them. It […]. The post Don’t Let Limited Perspective Destroy Your Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Building a High-Performance Team: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about building a high performance team. We’ve expanded the Frontline Festival to include other formats such as podcasts and artwork and are always looking for new thought […]. The post Building a High-Performance Team: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How Leaders Can Get More Solutions from Their Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Invest twenty seconds to get more solutions and ideas. Recently, I donated blood through the Red Cross. What happened next is a great example of how you can get more solutions, ideas, and critical thinking from your team members. Four weeks after […]. The post How Leaders Can Get More Solutions from Their Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Lead When Your Team Resists Change

Let's Grow Leaders

When Your Team Resists Change, It’s an Opportunity for Ownership You’ve noticed a problem, spent the last four days meeting with finance, strategizing, and building an action plan. You’re energized about what your team will achieve, your boss and peers are on […]. The post How to Lead When Your Team Resists Change appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Top Techniques for Coaching Your Contact Center Agents

Speaker: Francoise Tourniaire - Founder of FT Works, Omid Razavi - Chief Advocacy Officer at SupportLogic, and Gregory Walker - Senior Product Manager at SupportLogic

The 'great resignation' and the 'great talent reshuffle' have impacted contact center and customer support staff as much, if not more than, any other part of the workforce. Couple that with a potentially volatile economy and it's clear that organizations must invest in innovative approaches if they want employees who are engaged and informed enough to significantly improve the customer experience and eliminate the high costs associated with agent attrition.

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How to Lead Different and Diverse People

Let's Grow Leaders

Achieve More When you Lead Different and Diverse People You know that the ability to lead different and diverse people to come together and blend their talents is key to achieving breakthrough results. But if you’re like most leaders we work with, we […]. The post How to Lead Different and Diverse People appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Lead a Team on Different Schedules

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you build a high-performing, cohesive team when people are working on different schedules? Clarity is even more important as you get everyone working toward the same goals and it takes extra effort to build relationships with little face-time. Here are […]. The post How to Lead a Team on Different Schedules appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Avoid These Infuriating Phrases in End-of-Year Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

For most managers, the only thing they dread more than going to their own end-of-year performance appraisal is holding end-of-year feedback discussions with their team. Why? Because the performance appraisal system is unnatural by design. Imagine if we burdened our home relationships […]. The post Avoid These Infuriating Phrases in End-of-Year Feedback appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage

Let's Grow Leaders

Eliminate courage sinkholes to energize your team When you think about inspiring courage at work, what comes to mind? Encouraging your team to… Speak their truth in meetings? Challenge your thinking? Share new ideas? Question the way we’ve always done it? Find […]. The post How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

IT 490
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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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5 Poor Leadership Practices You Need to Stop

Let's Grow Leaders

These poor leadership practices are common but limit your influence. You’re working hard to be a great leader. You focus on results and relationships. You try to show up with confidence and humility. But despite your effort, you’re still struggling. Could one […]. The post 5 Poor Leadership Practices You Need to Stop appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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6 Reasons Your Staff Keeps You in the Dark

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you ever feel like your staff keeps you in the dark? Do you ever wonder if they’re going out of their way to keep you out of their way? That seems ridiculous. AND, it’s entirely possible. Here’s the scary part if […]. The post 6 Reasons Your Staff Keeps You in the Dark appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

IT 491
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Inspiring Creativity and Innovation on Your Team: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about inspiring creativity and innovation on your team. We’ve expanded the Frontline Festival to include other formats such as podcasts and artwork and are always looking for […]. The post Inspiring Creativity and Innovation on Your Team: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about developing ownership and commitment (and a few shared things they were most proud of.) Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […]. The post Developing Ownership and Commitment: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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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.