2018

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One Easy Way to Have More Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

More influence isn’t always about what you say. I knew Gary wasn’t happy. During my first time in a mid-level management role, one of my team leaders was clearly struggling. He looked frustrated, sounded frustrated, and it didn’t take a genius to […]. The post One Easy Way to Have More Influence appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Why Our Brains Fall for False Expertise, and How to Stop It

Strategy+Business

Left to their own devices, our brains are often drawn to decision-making shortcuts, such as turning to the loudest or tallest person in the room. Over time, letting false expertise run the show can have negative side effects, including unintended biases. Here's how to fix that.

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5 Tips for Starting a Successful Clothing Brand: The Definitive Guide (2018)

crowdspring

Many people want to start a clothing brand or clothing line. After all, how difficult could it be? The truth is that successful clothing brands become successful in part because they’re created by people who are passionate about clothing. But, a clothing brand needs more than just exquisite apparel design to create a lasting business. It needs all the trappings of a successful business as well.

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Leading with inner agility

McKinsey

Disruptive times call for transformational leaders with a knack for addressing complex problems. To navigate effectively, we must learn to let go—and become more complex ourselves.

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Your Guide To Transitioning Into Product Management: Essentials For New PMs

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Are you considering a shift to product management or just starting your journey as a Product Manager? Join Leslie Grandy and Drew Weaver for an insightful webinar designed to help you seamlessly transition into this dynamic role. Whether you're looking to pivot your career or enhance your existing skills, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools to succeed!

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Misogynist conversations women have all the time

Penelope Trunk

Maybe you have not said all of these phrases, but you have said one of these, and you need to own up to it. Because all the #metoos of the world are not going to change things without you taking personal responsibility for the ways you put down other women. “I could never stay at home with kids. It’s too boring.” The implication here is that people who stay home with kids require less stimulation than you do.

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7 Key Advantages of Diversity in the Workplace and Why it Matters

Vantage Circle

If you are not living under a rock or have cut yourself out of this social world, then you must know the importance of diversity in the workplace. Bringing diversity in the workplace is not a trend to follow nor a quota a company needs to meet. It is also not only a social responsibility to practice diversity in the workplace. We intuitively know that it’s a pathway where every corporate need to walk along.

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How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

This is a question I get quite frequently in my monthly “Ask the Career Coach” sessions. It’s not surprising; people who are in the midst of a job search are always anxious. They want the process to be much faster than it (usually) is. The longer it takes to land that new gig, the more self-doubt starts to creep in. So, at what point should you start to worry?

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How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you struggle to manage your emotions? You’re not alone. We were speaking to an international gathering of leaders from across Europe when a young man approached the microphone and asked: “How, as a leader, do you keep your personal feelings from […]. The post How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism

Let's Grow Leaders

Criticism: Gift or Garbage? “David, I hear what you’re saying about getting the feedback you need to make good decisions. I get it – I really do. But my problem isn’t getting enough feedback – I get too much. Everybody has an […]. The post How Leaders Can Get the Most from Criticism appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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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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What Do I Do if They Cry?

Let's Grow Leaders

Let’s be real. No one likes to hear what they’re doing wrong, particularly if they know you’re right. Giving feedback is tough. Hearing tough feedback is even tougher. What do you do if they cry? We hear this “What do I do […]. The post What Do I Do if They Cry? appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Overcome a Frustrating Setback at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

I know it’s painful, but take a minute to consider the most frustrating setback you’ve ever had at work. If you’re like me, you’ve got plenty to choose from. Pick the most gnarly, frustrating one. Chances are you didn’t “deserve” this thing […]. The post How to Overcome a Frustrating Setback at Work appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, I know I shouldn’t take this personally, but I’m so frustrated and I just want to yell at my team and walk away. I need help managing emotions or I’m going to have a meltdown.” Amanda is a team leader for […]. The post Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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The Leadership Skill No One Talks About

Let's Grow Leaders

The Secret to Transform Your Culture or Results is One Often-Ignored Leadership Skill “I’m so frustrated,” Martin, the Senior Vice President of a rapidly-growing communication hardware company serving the United States, leaned back in his chair and blew a heavy sigh past […]. The post The Leadership Skill No One Talks About appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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The Ultimate LMS Buyer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Purchasing an LMS

Whether you’re shopping for your very first learning management system (LMS) or looking to upgrade, the process can be overwhelming. With so many vendor options, each with its own multitude of features and pricing structures, even the most seasoned educators, trainers, and business leaders can feel lost in a sea of choices! Finding the LMS that’s best suited for your organization requires a planned, strategic approach.

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The Surprising Reason Emerging Leaders Stop Emerging

Let's Grow Leaders

I met a fellow keynote speaker at a conference where we both presenting. She was a seasoned entrepreneur who had built a successful business from scratch, so what she had to share with me was surprising. Karin, I’m so intrigued by this […]. The post The Surprising Reason Emerging Leaders Stop Emerging appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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6 Smart Steps to Help Your Team Navigate Change

Let's Grow Leaders

Change is Inevitable, Strategic Change is a Choice It’s a hard truth that confounds many leaders: continued success requires continued change. But change isn’t easy. For most people (and therefore most of your team) it’s more comfortable to do what you did […]. The post 6 Smart Steps to Help Your Team Navigate Change appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

An open door policy doesn’t get you what you need to lead. The intent behind your open door policy is good: a door that is figuratively always open to encourage transparency, open lines of communication, a standing invitation for your employees to […]. The post 3 Problems with Your Open Door Policy and What To Do Instead appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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7 Icebreaker Questions to Melt Frustration and Build Trust

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, an icebreaker can be valuable & strategic If the word icebreaker conjures up images of toothpicks and marshmallows and other fluffy activities that feel like a waste of time, you’re not alone. We’re not huge fans of icebreaking without meaning. But […]. The post 7 Icebreaker Questions to Melt Frustration and Build Trust 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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Uncover the Best Kept Secrets: Get Your To Team Share Best Practices

Let's Grow Leaders

The Biggest Reasons People Keep Their Best Ideas To Themselves There’s no question about it. If you want great results, you’ve got to figure out what works, be sure everyone knows it, and get them to do that too. And yet, most […]. The post Uncover the Best Kept Secrets: Get Your To Team Share Best Practices appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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9 Questions to Help Your Team Solve Problems On Their Own

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, I just don’t have time. My team constantly needs my help, but I need them to do more and solve problems on their own. There’s so much to do that some days I just want to give up!” Lynn was a […]. The post 9 Questions to Help Your Team Solve Problems On Their Own appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Why Your Team Won’t Collaborate (and What To Do About It)

Let's Grow Leaders

“I’m sick of this crap! Why can’t they just figure this out?” Scott was CEO of an engineering firm that produced communications hardware and software for industries around the globe. He had worked hard with his board and senior leadership team to […].

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5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects, where groups work together to address real business problems, can provide an immediate ROI that more than pays for your training investment. But let’s face it. Sometimes they can also be a colossal, frustrating waste of time. […]. The post 5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects 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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Imposter Syndrome: 4 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you ever feel like you’re just a bit under-qualified for your current role? Are you constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop? Do you lie awake at night, thinking of ways to cover up your weaknesses so no one will […]. The post Imposter Syndrome: 4 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Why Bother Speaking Up? It Won’t Help (and other Destructive Thinking)

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever heard yourself saying those words? “Why bother speaking up, it won’t do any good?” Or “I’ve tried speaking up in the past, and no one cared.” Or “Speaking up isn’t valued around here, I’ll just keep my head down […]. The post Why Bother Speaking Up? It Won’t Help (and other Destructive Thinking) appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Town Hall Meetings: 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Leadership Message

Let's Grow Leaders

When done well, corporate town hall meetings are an inspiring way to get everyone on the same page, to communicate your MIT priorities, to hear what’s on the minds of the people closest to your customer, and to say thank you. We’re […]. The post Town Hall Meetings: 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Leadership Message appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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The executive's AI playbook

McKinsey

It's time to break out of pilot purgatory and more effectively apply artificial intelligence and advanced analytics throughout your organization. Our interactive playbook can help.

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Cancel Quiet Quitting: Detoxing Corporate Culture & Engaging Top Talent

Speaker: Jennifer Brick, Career Strategist and Author

Your employees have checked out. The last few years have been a wild ride, with countless changes to how we work and our workplace cultures, like the sudden shift to remote work, the return to office, and trends like quiet quitting. With productivity, profitability, and your employer brand on the line, leadership is turning to HR to engage employees and recreate your culture in different working models.