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8 Differences Between Traditional and Collaborative Leaders - InnoCentive Blog

8 Differences Between Traditional and Collaborative Leaders - InnoCentive Blog | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
The traditional leadership style of top down management is slowly evolving into a collaborative approach that empowers employees and blurs the lines between boss and worker.
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Are You Prepared For These 7 Triggers of Business Crisis?

Are You Prepared For These 7 Triggers of Business Crisis? | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
If there’s any one lesson I’ve learned from owning more than a dozen companies, it’s this:Leaders anticipate change while the losers are left reacting to it.The ONLY constant is change. And the funny
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It's Time To Rethink The 'Employee Engagement' Issue

It's Time To Rethink The 'Employee Engagement' Issue | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
It's time to rethink the concept of "employee engagement." The days of the annual engagement survey are slowly coming to an end, to be replaced by a much more holistic, integrated, and real-time approach to measuring and driving high levels of employee commitment and passion. We know this topic is big. In [...]
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How Successful People Cure Their Blindspots

How Successful People Cure Their Blindspots | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Do you know what your leadership blindspots are? It’s a trick question because, by definition, blindspots are areas where you lack awareness of your weakness. Many coaches casually refer to them as “derailers.” A leader continues to advance and climb the career ladder until an unknown weakness suddenly derails her career. Robert [...]
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Why Your CEO Must Also Be the Company’s Chief Culture Officer, Too

Why Your CEO Must Also Be the Company’s Chief Culture Officer, Too | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Whether your business is large or small, if you are the CEO, you are also the CCO — the Chief Cultural Officer. Culture matters. It is what makes the difference between a thriving, …
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A Millennial's Version of "The American Dream"

A Millennial's Version of "The American Dream" | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Gen-Y hasn't bought into the dream of big houses and fancy cars. So how do you sell to their demographic? First things first, forget what you knew.
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Kimberley Richardson's curator insight, April 10, 11:51 AM

Meaningful work - meaningful life.

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Google plans on spending the next 100 years studying its employees

Google plans on spending the next 100 years studying its employees | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Everyone knows Google's reputation as being a great place to work, as outlined by the movie The Interns. It's fun, colorful, and has a number of great benefits. Well now there's an internal team at Google that's aiming at making it an even better ...
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5 Secrets To Better Employee Engagement

5 Secrets To Better Employee Engagement | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Bring together your people and your brand and make meaningful progress toward better employee engagement.
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Small-Business Owners Won’t Put Up with Poor Customer Service

Small-Business Owners Won’t Put Up with Poor Customer Service | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Poor customer service is the top mistake marketers make when targeting small businesses. And even if brands win a small business over, their customer service needs to stay just as good—or they’re out.
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Most Marketers Have Yet to Embrace Twitter Advertising [CHART]

Most Marketers Have Yet to Embrace Twitter Advertising [CHART] | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Twitter's limited advertising scope around the world means it's trailing behind Facebook in terms of marketing use.
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Here's What I Learned About Leadership When I Bumped Into A Legendary Adman

Here's What I Learned About Leadership When I Bumped Into A Legendary Adman | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
One evening, I bumped into advertising legend David Ogilvy. Here's what we talked about.
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Thrive: How to Build a Simply Irresistible™ Organization

Thrive: How to Build a Simply Irresistible™ Organization | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
New research shows that organizations must work harder than ever to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction for people.We call
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Kimberley Richardson's curator insight, April 7, 1:17 PM

Uncommon, common sense: Health and happy people = a healthy bottom line.

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Great Leaders Build A Culture of Courage In A Climate Of Fear

Great Leaders Build A Culture of Courage In A Climate Of Fear | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Fear is a potent human emotion that can sabotage success for even the brightest minds and biggest organisations. It can also undermine an organisations ability to harness the potential of those within it. Learning how to create a ‘culture of courage’ in which employees feel safe to push back, take risks and explore new possibilities is becoming an ever more valuable skill in today’s marketplace
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'100 percent distributed': 12 companies that only hire virtual workers

'100 percent distributed': 12 companies that only hire virtual workers | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Virtual work is more than some abstract, techy concept -- many companies now pride themselves on having employees all over the globe.
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Develop All Your Leaders (Even Those Who Aren’t Managers) - Management Tip of the Day - April 11, 2014

Develop All Your Leaders (Even Those Who Aren’t Managers) - Management Tip of the Day - April 11, 2014 | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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How To Shape Your Company Culture Before It's Too Late

How To Shape Your Company Culture Before It's Too Late | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Hiring and growth aren't the only signs of a healthy company. The cultures they build must be sustainable.
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Leadership 101: How Doing Nothing Makes You A Better Leader

Leadership 101: How Doing Nothing Makes You A Better Leader | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Here’s the truth: No one ever reached unimaginable heights or made millions by hitting “reply” all day. It’s easy to do—and we all do it. Email is nothing more than our effort to get others to help us with our own to-do lists. And that’s fine—but if it consumes the [...]
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How to Get Ordinary People to Be Extraordinary

How to Get Ordinary People to Be Extraordinary | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
The biggest misconception you can make in business - or life - is that the people around you are somehow limited in ways that make it impossible for them to rise past a certain level. If you perceive
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Kimberley Richardson's curator insight, April 10, 11:45 AM

Creating a culture that ties your people to something greater than themselves, is one of the best ways to bring out their greatness.

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7 Steps to Website Redesign Success

7 Steps to Website Redesign Success | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
A website redesign can be a lengthy and tedious process. To help you through it, follow these 7 stages to website redesign success.
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PR Insider: Making CSR Success Part of Your Company’s DNA

PR Insider: Making CSR Success Part of Your Company’s DNA | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
To be meaningful to all stakeholders, and thus have staying power, CSR must be aligned with the core business and products of the company.
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Your Future Reveals The Secret To Better Decisions

Your Future Reveals The Secret To Better Decisions | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Think about something you really like. Who knows; maybe in the last six months you tried a yoga class. And found you liked it. In time you found you loved it. Now you can’t imagine a time in your
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5 Tricks for Working With Millennials

5 Tricks for Working With Millennials | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Your youngest employees are creative, bright, and a complete disaster to manage. Here's how to turn the mess around.
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Why Conflict is Good for Business

Why Conflict is Good for Business | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
This is the 9th post in a series on building high-trust organizations.As surprising as it might sound, conflict can be a good thing for your business. In high-trust organizations, it can even be
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Warning: Your Workplace Can Improve By Adding Joy. Yes, I said Joy

Warning: Your Workplace Can Improve By Adding Joy. Yes, I said Joy | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Creating a sustainable and successful workplace is a challenge that every start-up must deal with. Knowing what traits you want your workplace to have is a good place to start. Richard Sheridan, CEO
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Performance and Humanity: The Good Boss's Balancing Act

Performance and Humanity: The Good Boss's Balancing Act | Thrive:  Quality, Leadership & Culture | Scoop.it
Arianna Huffington’s new book Thrive expands our definition of success. The virtues of Huffington’s approach are seen in research and cases on leadership, which demonstrate that bosses who take
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Kimberley Richardson's curator insight, April 8, 2:02 PM

The leaders who take care of their people will be rewarded with people who look after the profits...it's that simple.

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Incentive Programs - The Spillover Effect: How Positive Employee Engagement Can Increase Profits - Incentive Magazine

The Spillover Effect: How Positive Employee Engagement Can Increase Profits - Companies should be looking at levels of engagement as the true measuring stick for success.
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