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May 21, 2023

Cancel That Brainstorm. There's a Better Way to Spur Good Ideas.


Giving workers alone time could yield more innovation than getting everyone in a room, research shows.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cancel-that-brainstorm-theres-a-better-way-to-spur-good-ideas-f3c462d3?mod=hp_featst_pos5

May 20, 2023

How to Equip Your Team to Problem Solve Without You

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In trying to “protect” their teams, many leaders become “umbrella managers.

May 19, 2023

What Makes Leadership Development Programs Succeed?

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Leadership development initiatives can substantially boost personal growth and well-being — but only when implemented correctly.

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/02/what-makes-leadership-development-programs-succeed

May 18, 2023

According to LinkedIn, These Are The Top 2 Challenges For Talent Development Professionals (Budget Is Not One of Them)

94 percent of employees would stay at their company longer if it provided career development.

Link: https://www.inc.com/michael-schneider/according-to-linkedin-these-are-top-2-challenges-for-talent-development-professionals-budget-is-not-one-of-them.html

May 17, 2023

Leading with Compassion Has Research-Backed Benefits

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How do organizations earn employee loyalty? Not merely through compensation and perks; It's nurtured by human connection and compassion.

Link: https://hbr.org/2023/02/leading-with-compassion-has-research-backed-benefits

May 16, 2023

5 tricks that can make any leader a better listener

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Making others feel heard and understood.

Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90855329/5-tricks-that-can-make-any-leader-a-better-listener?partner=rss&utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

May 15, 2023

How Much Does 'Deep Purpose' Matter to the Bottom Line?

working with deep purpose

Four types of purpose that provide “sources of energy” for an organization.

May 14, 2023

‘Marvelous’ early career friendships are pivotal to today’s leaders and CEOs.

The Office

Here’s how young remote hires can avoid missing out.

Link: https://fortune.com/2023/02/28/early-career-friendships-vital-to-leadership-young-remote-workers-missing-out/

May 13, 2023

Culture: Increasingly the Driving Force Behind Corporate Performance

Having a solid, cohesive company culture has several distinct advantages.

Link: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/culture-increasingly-driving-force-behind-corporate-performance

May 12, 2023

How to Engage Skeptics in Culture Interventions

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Perspective taking can effectively engage skeptics who may be turned off by what they consider “soft” concepts like psychological safety.

Link: https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/how-to-engage-skeptics-in-culture-interventions/

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