June 16, 2023

How To Increase Transparency In More Aspects Of Your Company

Chief Executive

Leaders are being challenged today like never before. However, the challenge isn’t coming from outside forces. On the contrary, it’s coming from employees who are demanding heightened transparency. And although pay transparency in job postings has more than doubled since 2020 in response, executives are being pushed to be transparent in far more arenas.

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May 23, 2023

How to Recognize and Prevent Toxic Work Environments

Success

Company culture matters. In fact, it’s one of the most significant factors that younger generations consider when deciding to stay at or apply for a job.

Unfortunately, it’s also something managers may neglect until it starts to cause problems. If their approach centers around pain points, issues are likely addressed as they arise, while their causes are ignored.

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May 15, 2023

How Leaders Can Embrace Flexibility and Still Find the Productivity and Creativity They Need

Entrepreneur

The new year dawned for The Walt Disney Company, and employees were in for a surprise resolution. Bob Iger, Disney’s returning CEO, wrote to employees to tell them that they would all be returning to the office for at least four days a week. As the man himself said: “In a creative business like ours, nothing can replace the ability to connect.”

 

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April 11, 2023

The Compounding Benefits of CSR and Employee Engagement

Quartz at Work

Corporate social responsibility, or CSR, has gained momentum as part of a healthy and thriving workplace culture. It’s the idea that companies should play a proactive, positive role in their communities and the world.

It benefits companies, too. In predominantly white, male-dominated fields especially, I’ve seen big steps taken to demonstrate CSR, and they have gains to show for it. ERGs, sustainability programs, and other socially conscious goals consistently bring understanding, appreciation, and representation to their employees. They’ve also seen increased performance.

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March 9, 2023

Why Leadership Needs to Start Stepping out of Comfort Zones Again

CEO World Magazine

Many were forced to step outside of their comfort zones when the pandemic ushered us into an era of “unprecedented times.” But looking back, being outside of the daily comfort led to great new ideas, adaptive thinking, creativity, innovation, and so much more. Now that many are pushing for a return to normal … maybe normal isn’t for the best.

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February 21, 2023

Does a Shorter Workweek Actually Work?

talentculture

The pandemic has sparked a global conversation about whether people who’ve been working from home should be free to choose their preferred work location. It’s a natural question for employers to ask as they prepare for the future of work. Now, even some ardent return-to-office fans are starting to rethink their stance.

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January 23, 2023

The Biggest Obstacle Facing Leaders Is Distrust. Here’s How to Build Confidence in Your Team.

Entrepreneur

As the recent health crisis tested businesses across the globe, people seized the opportunity to become entrepreneurs and take control of their careers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as reported by NPR, 5.4 million new business applications were filed in 2021. And in the first half of 2022, new business applications were 23% higher than pre-pandemic levels, according to the Economic Innovation Group. Instead of relying on their employers to provide security, millions of new business owners sought the ability to run their teams and call the shots in an environment where control was elusive.

 

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December 14, 2022

Upgrade Your Leadership Skills to Stabilize Your Team and Maintain Momentum

Entrepreneurs Organization

The pandemic was the strongest catalyst for workplace change I’ve seen in my lifetime. It disrupted the way work was done, which means it also impacted how leaders operate. Remote and hybrid work became the new normal overnight, and leaders had to quickly transition to new processes and systems.

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November 23, 2022

Scale Your Business, Not Your Hierarchy. Here Are 3 Ways You Can Harness The Benefits of a Flat Organizational Structure As You Grow.

Entrepreneur

Organizational structures have been a hot topic of debate in the business world recently, due in no small part to the events of the last few years. Many companies simply lacked the agility to respond to all the disruption. However, others were stuck in place as conflicting leadership decisions pulled them in different directions.

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