Three Leadership Keys to Sustainability

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Leadership is complex and exponentially evolving. There are many rules but there is no guarantee that they all work or whether one will work in circumstance A but not B. However, you cannot afford to negate the so-called rules of leadership – or can you?

In discussions about the qualities of great leaders, there are three elements that are often overlooked as you determine success in one’s personal life, success in one’s management of others and success in creating a sustainable ...

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Improve Culture – Reduce Disengagement

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Here’s something they’ll probably never teach you in business school: The single biggest decision you make in your job — bigger than all of the rest — is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits — nothing, stated Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO, in Gallup’s 2015 research State of the American Workplace. He further noted that these managers from hell are creating active disengagement, costing the ...

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You Need to Reduce Digital Distraction to Improve Productivity

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Is your brain being rewired due to technology bombardment? Are you addicted to the time-consuming tsunami of electronic updates from social media, emails, texts, facetime, etc.? Do you feel a constant disconnection from your real life due to an obsession with impersonal electronic connections?

Along with the benefits of the Age of Information comes a dark side: the Age of Disconnection. When you are disconnected because you are distracted by too many invasive intrusions into your life, you lose focus. The ...

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The Corporate Soul needs to be People-Oriented

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The corporate soul is alive and well in the 21st Century – or is it?

The corporate culture or soul of a naked organization made it to number one challenge in the business community according to Global Human Capital Trends 2015, Deloitte University.

Edging out leadership as the number challenge (2014), it is clear that understanding your organization’s culture or soul is key because of the direct impact it has on employee engagement and empowerment, both of which impact productivity and profitability.

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Reinvent Balance to Improve Employee Well-being

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Does the concept of work/life balance make you cringe? Do you envision the scales of justice meeting out the exact amount of minutes you should perform work duties, spend time on social media and engage in personal life activities? Is there is a solution?

Nobody seems to get the fact that it is all about your life. One size doesn’t fit all — balance for one may be a disaster for another. Yet everyone seems to preach about how important work/life ...

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