How Leaders Can Fix a Negative Company Culture

Guest post from Chris Dyer:When company culture fails, it’s usually on one of two planes: the work environment has gone rotten, or the way in which work is transacted has deteriorated. The two realms are linked, though, so once one aspect has been infected with negativity, the other one may well catch the disease.Business leaders…

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Brands, Leadership and the Climate Crisis

Guest post from Sean Pillot de Chenecey: Innovation, on which any organisation is so reliant, is about to become more dynamic and challenging than ever. Whilst hyper-relevance, ultra-personalisation, collaboration, ethics and sustainability are the crucial foundations of success; those tasked with creating that innovation are now faced with the challenge of the environmental crisis. This…

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4 Questions to Ask to Select the Best Executive Search Firm

Guest post from Atta Tarki and Gustav Brown :Selecting the right executive search firm can be almost as difficult as finding the right candidate for the job. As insiders in the recruiting world, our friends have often asked us to help them select a hiring vendor when we were not the right partner for them….

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7 Ways to Earn Respect as a New Leader

Guest post from Peter Economy:Are you newly promoted? A recent leadership hire? Slowly advancing in your company or organization?When you’re the new leader on the block, earning respect from peers and employees who don’t even know you can certainly be a struggle. A higher leadership status won’t automatically give you the authority or trust with…

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Getting Transparent: Make Every Deal a Fair Deal

Guest post by Marc Effron:Many companies still refuse to be transparent with their employees about their potential to advance. Those companies often say they’re concerned that if some employees are told they have high potential to advance, it will disengage employees who learn they’re not in that category. That’s true only if being a high…

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Why Leaders Need to Role Model and Live Your Company Values

Guest post from Debra Corey:My 18 year-old daughter has entered the workforce, full of energy, full of passion and full of some very strong opinions. And her top opinion, her absolute top pet peeve is when a leader or manager says one thing and does another. In her words, she hates hypocrites! And yes, she…

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Hire People with Common Sense and Good Critical Judgement

Guest post by Stan Silverman:During a recent event to launch my book, Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success, I spoke about the importance of hiring people with common sense and good critical judgment because at some point, you want them to violate policy when it is in the company’s best interest to…

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Leaders Lessons from an Outward Bound Wilderness Instructor

Guest post from Mark Brown:Leaders in the outdoor leadership space are quite familiar with a wilderness ethic and organization called Leave No Trace.Originally a program created by the United States Forest Service in the late 1980s, the organization offers guidelines to people who venture into the wilderness to help reduce their negative impact and preserve it…

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20 Articles to Help Leaders Navigate the COVID 19 Crisis

I’ve dug deep into Google search to curate 20 articles from what I believe to be trusted sources for leaders. Some are new and some are older; all seem to be practical and relevant advice for leaders trying to step up during these challenging times. After reading as many as you can, ask yourself the…

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