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Set Your Employees Free and Watch Motivation Skyrocket

Set Your Employees Free and Watch Motivation Skyrocket | Management | Scoop.it
Find out what happens when you actually "let go" and give your employees a little freedom. Check out these tips to improve motivation in your workplace!

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9 Ways To Become a Thought Leader

9 Ways To Become a Thought Leader | Management | Scoop.it

According to Wikipedia, a thought leader "is recognized as an authority in a specialized field and whose expertise is sought and often rewarded." I've interviewed dozens of thought leaders over the years and have observed they have these common strategies.


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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, July 2, 6:50 PM

Regardless of their specific area of expertise, thought leaders use similar strategies to achieve greatness.

SENAME Interactive's curator insight, Today, 1:32 AM

Thought leaders have unique strategy and plan; That's how they stand out from others.

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Liker on Lean Leadership | Better-operations.com

Liker on Lean Leadership | Better-operations.com | Management | Scoop.it

Lean leadership is about creating habits for improvements that become so habitual that you do not think of doing it (Jeff Liker, 2015).

Why do most firms fail in their lean transformations? Because they have not understood the power of lean leadership, says Professor Jeffrey Liker. I spent the last two days together with the Norwegian aluminum producer Hydro ASA, listening to and learning from Liker. Here is a brief reflection on the essentials of lean leadership.


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Navigating the Dozens of Different Strategy Options

Navigating the Dozens of Different Strategy Options | Management | Scoop.it

In this adaptation from the new book, Your Strategy Needs a Strategy (HBR Press, 2015), BCG strategy experts make sense of the all the different, and competing, approaches to strategy: Which strategy is right for your business? When and how should you implement it? The practical tool offered here helps executives answer such questions as: What replaces planning when the annual cycle is obsolete? Where can we — and when should we — shape the game to our advantage? How do we simultaneously implement different strategies across different business units?


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Eloquens's curator insight, June 24, 3:06 PM

Fascinating insight into choosing the best strategy tools for your business,

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7 Pointers to Build a Strong Company Culture

7 Pointers to Build a Strong Company Culture | Management | Scoop.it
Much like electricity which cannot be seen but empowers the devices, culture is an invisible force that drives beliefs, habits, rituals and outcomes of an organization. In fact, culture is a sum total of an organization’s shared values, behaviors, rituals, beliefs, attitudes, goals and practices.

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These charts reveal how to lead people in 50 countries

These charts reveal how to lead people in 50 countries | Management | Scoop.it

 

Different cultures can have radically different leadership styles.
Understanding them is key to international success, according to British linguist Richard Lewis.To learn more about these fascinating cultural norms, Lewis gave us permission to publish the following leadership diagrams from "Cross-Cultural Communication: A Visual Approach," along with his commentary.


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Great Leaders Serve - Investing in People

Great Leaders Serve - Investing in People | Management | Scoop.it
In challenging economic times, one of the easiest items to cut from the budget is training and development. The rationale is understandable. Rarely will an

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John Michel's curator insight, April 5, 11:04 AM

In challenging economic times, one of the easiest items to cut from the budget is training and development. The rationale is understandable. Rarely will any organization see immediate negative consequences when training is discontinued. It looks like found money in the budgeting process. don't fall in that trap. 

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What you need to know about employee engagement

What you need to know about employee engagement | Management | Scoop.it

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Employee Engagement 101: Does Your Culture Value Humans?

Employee Engagement 101: Does Your Culture Value Humans? | Management | Scoop.it
What’s the distance between your company culture and your brand? Answer: There shouldn’t be any. A company culture that’s authentic and deep will translate through the employer brand, conveying the same tone, the same mission, the same values to job seekers and new hires that it does to fully entrenched [...]

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Andres Jordan's curator insight, February 17, 9:47 AM

Wow, here is a provocative statement. 

 

Our mercantile minds have become so optimized to derive maximum margins that we tend to forget that it all starts with us, ahem, humans.

But why trust me on this. Just google Steve Jobs and/ or Richard Branson, or a myriad of other thinkers about what they have to say.

 

In the beginning there are neurons firing in each or our brains deriving a new idea or insight. Everything else comes later. So, value your humans. And, btw, they are not "resources" they are creative agents of change - if allowed to be. 

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2015 Challenge: Ideas for Engaging Employees

2015 Challenge: Ideas for Engaging Employees | Management | Scoop.it
[caption id=attachment_283 align=alignleft width=300] Thanks to Stuart Miles & FDP[/caption] How can we, as leaders, engage employees’ heads, hearts, and hands? Much has been written on the subject of engaging ...

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How To Double Productivity And Take Control

How To Double Productivity And Take Control | Management | Scoop.it

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Angela Heath's curator insight, February 7, 2:01 PM

Love the concept of planning by roles. It results in purposeful planning rather than reactive planning. When you do what matters most, you will almost certainly find increased joy, happiness, and satisfaction

wimi-teamwork.com's curator insight, February 16, 6:39 AM

This article makes a bold boast -- to take control of your life and double your productivity. Does it meet these claims?

Treffn's curator insight, March 24, 4:32 AM

Treffn simple frees time to make one meeting more a day. How much worth is this for you? http://treffn.com/beta

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These 8 Scales Reveal Everything You Should Know About Different Cultures

These 8 Scales Reveal Everything You Should Know About Different Cultures | Management | Scoop.it

Many people, perhaps especially Americans, underestimate how differently people do things in other countries. Examples and insights for avoiding this can be found in "The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business," a 2014 bestseller by INSEAD professor Erin Meyer (also check out those global communication diagrams from Richard Lewis). Meyer claims you can improve relationships by considering where you and international partners fall on each of these scales:


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Sharrock's curator insight, January 22, 1:31 PM

I'm always interested about comparative indicators and measures. 

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15 indicateurs RH pour bien partir – deuxième partie!

15 indicateurs RH pour bien partir – deuxième partie! | Management | Scoop.it
En janvier 2012, j’écrivais un billet sur 12 indicateurs pour bien partir l’année. Je me suis dit pourquoi ne pas récidiver 3 ans plus tard. J’ai donc établi une liste de 15 indicateurs. Vous trouv...

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Andrée Laforge's curator insight, January 14, 2:53 PM

Voici la seconde partie de mon billet sur les indicateurs RH pour bien partir l'année! Bonne lecture!

Caroline Selmer's curator insight, February 10, 11:13 AM

Spécial contrôle de gestion sociale : une proposition de 8 indicateurs pour mesurer le capital humain

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The Conversations You Need to Really Boost Employee Engagement

The Conversations You Need to Really Boost Employee Engagement | Management | Scoop.it
In our TLNT article Despite Your Best Efforts, Why Aren’t Your Employees More Engaged?, we promised to provide follow-up “How to” articles on how get the information you need from your …

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Belva Jennings's curator insight, December 10, 2014 9:49 AM

Nice grouping of the different kinds of conversations you should be having with your employees...it's not all performance management and feedback, but all can pull employees toward that "Committed" side of the Commitment Continuum (remember that?).

Wally Stump's curator insight, December 14, 2014 11:21 AM

It is difficult to overstate the importance of getting feedback from others on your own performance.

John Ludike's curator insight, December 17, 2014 2:32 AM

#Employee Engagement like leaderso  is a CONTACT SPORT suprisingly how many leaders dont appreciate need for frequent crucial and corageous conversations, still refusing to  own up to question 'Why should anyone be lead by you?"

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18 Extraordinary Lessons Learned From Interviewing The World’s Top SaaS Entrepreneurs

18 Extraordinary Lessons Learned From Interviewing The World’s Top SaaS Entrepreneurs | Management | Scoop.it
We’ve learned a lot from businesspeople at the top of their game. Here are some of the biggest takeaways.

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, July 2, 8:13 PM


Businesses at the cutting edge of technology that is designed to help businesses to be more successful, are run by clever entrepreneurs. These people in creating and sustaining high risk enterprises, have learned many lessons that others less able can benefit from taking note, and where applicable, apply the lessons to improving their own businesses. It would be a rare business owner that could not find one or two ideas here to immediately implement for the benefit of their business.

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How to Overcome 8 Common Productivity Killers

How to Overcome 8 Common Productivity Killers | Management | Scoop.it
Here are 8 of the productivity killers that were preventing me to work efficiently and how I overcame them.

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, June 29, 6:57 PM


Whether you work from an office or from home, you need to be conscious of common productivity killers, and if you find yourself being trapped by any of these, you need to know how to escape from them quickly. This article contains some great tips that should help anyone who finds they are not being as productive as they need or want to be in their business.

SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, June 30, 6:25 PM

How many of these greet you over the morning coffee cup?

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11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make

11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make | Management | Scoop.it

If you're not happy with your life, either personally or professionally, take a quick look in the mirror. The problem may not be lack of opportunity, or education, or capital, or connections--the culprit could be you.

The difficulty could lie in what you believe--and what you do.

What do successful people believe and do differently?


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Cheryl Engstrom's curator insight, June 19, 11:21 AM

I know I have made a few of these mistakes. Good reminder

Lyfe Media's curator insight, June 19, 12:56 PM

This article is simple yet motivating. We're all looking for some guidance day to day, so why not listen to helpful tips from the successful people we want to be like? If you incorporate even half of these eleven tips into your daily life, we think you'll see significant improvement. LyfeNews

Karen Bowden's curator insight, June 30, 2:10 PM

"Real, lasting satisfaction comes from doing, not from having. Want to feel good about yourself? Help someone. Knowing you've made a difference in another person's life is an "aah..." that lasts forever."

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Simplify Your Analytics Strategy

Simplify Your Analytics Strategy | Management | Scoop.it

While the interests in analytics and resulting benefits are increasing by the day, some businesses are challenged by the complexity and confusion that analytics can generate. Companies can get stuck trying to analyze all that’s possible and all that they could do through analytics, when they should be taking that next step of recognizing what’s important and what they should be doing — for their customers, stakeholders, and employees. Discovering real business opportunities and achieving desired outcomes can be elusive.To overcome this, companies should pursue a simpler path to uncovering the insight in their data and making insight-driven decisions that add value. Following are steps that we have seen work in a number of companies to simplify their analytics strategy and generate insight that leads to real outcomes:


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Persuasion Depends Mostly on the Audience

Persuasion Depends Mostly on the Audience | Management | Scoop.it

 

Dale Carnegie once noted that the only way to get someone to do something is to get that person to want to do something. Thus all persuasion is ultimately self-persuasion.In fact, a great deal of psychological research indicates that, much like Dale Carnegie suggested, the key triggers of persuasion take place in the receiver of the message, whereas persuaders typically account for less than 10% of the effect. What, then, are the main psychological forces that explain when and why we are likely to be persuaded by others? Here’s what the science actually shows:


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Stop Distinguishing Between Execution and Strategy

Stop Distinguishing Between Execution and Strategy | Management | Scoop.it
There’s no such thing as mindless doing.

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Oana Juncu's curator insight, March 31, 1:50 AM

Execution is the only proven strategy 

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How Helpfulness Drives Employee Engagement

How Helpfulness Drives Employee Engagement | Management | Scoop.it
Most leaders are aware of the link between employee engagement and business results. We've seen studies like Aon Hewitt's 2013 Trends in Global Employee Engagement, which showed that a 5% increase in engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenues....

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Fueling a Culture of Engagement

Fueling a Culture of Engagement | Management | Scoop.it
Six talent practices stand above the rest when it comes to maximizing engagement throughout employees’ tenure.

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Measure the ROI of Company Culture

Measure the ROI of Company Culture | Management | Scoop.it
And, what are our results? In three years, not one employee has voluntarily left, which is a phenomenon that we believe can be replicated at any organization.

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John Ludike's curator insight, February 10, 7:39 AM

So important to consider as huge amounts spendt on embedding it and hiring for" culture fit" not to mention many a line manager unable to differentiate between competencies, capabilities and or culture.

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The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change

The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change | Management | Scoop.it

Some aspects of organizational culture are visible on the surface, like the tip of an iceberg, while others are implicit and submerged within the organization. Because these ingrained assumptions are tacit and below the surface, they are not easy to see or deal with, although they affect everything the organization does.


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Anne Egros's curator insight, May 17, 2:33 PM

What really drives organizations ?

Gudrun Hoehne's curator insight, May 20, 4:49 AM

In global companies sometime the organizational cultures differ according to the subsidiaries. This is also of importance for virtual tems who work acroos different subsidiaries and countries.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 8, 11:07 AM

Lo que hay bajo el Currículum: El Currículum Oculto

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Deloitte 2015 millennial survey executive summary

Findings from Deloitte's fourth annual Millennial Survey show that business, particularly in developed markets, will need to make significant changes to attrac…

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The top business books of 2014

The top business books of 2014 | Management | Scoop.it

A good business book jolts our mind, teaching us something we didn’t know or weren’t sure would work. Ideally, it flows smoothly, the concepts easy to grasp, illuminated and solidified by enticing examples. By that score, two books stand out from the pack I have been through this year: Fewer, Bigger, Bolder and How Google Works. Each challenges us to change. Each is eminently practical. Each presents notions that have worked effectively. And each is a charming read. In a year of many meritorious books, those were at the top of my 2014 list of best management books:


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