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The Leadership Inspection Checklist

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I’ve been leading people in organizations large and small for some 30 years. Not once has anybody inspected my leadership abilities using a formalized checklist. What would such a checklist even measure?

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What’s love got to do with work? (Perspectives webinar recap)

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For some, the term ‘love’ has no place at work. For others, it’s why they show up to work at all. I invited a diverse group of experts to join me on the latest installment of the Perspectives webinar series to discuss.

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Making time for leadership

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There’s a natural rhythm to work – from our five-year plans to our jam-packed workdays and everything in between.

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This or That: Appreciating our differences

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Over time, I’ve learned to not only recognize key differences among my co-workers, but to appreciate them as a result. I love to celebrate others’ preferences!

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People-first leadership: Make the First Five Minutes count

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In many organizations, the work dominates the agenda of most meetings. But as leaders, we must also make time for people-related matters.

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Balanced bookshelf: Top leadership reads

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It’s often said that “leaders are readers.” Leadership is a complex discipline, so this is great advice. If you want to feel confident and be recognized as a next-level leader, you simply have to study the craft.

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Harnessing the power of effective one-on-one meetings

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With the rise of remote and hybrid workplaces, along with the growing share of employees demanding deeper connections, greater recognition, and a sense of shared purpose from their job than ever before, more organizations are realizing the value and importance of the simple one-on-one. 

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Are you even listening? (Perspectives webinar recap)

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Millions of workers are fed up, burned out, and switched off. They want to share their experiences in the hopes that we’ll take action. But are we actually hearing what they have to say?

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This is what the most effective leader in your company looks like. (Spoiler alert: It’s probably not you.)

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Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a relatively new leader, you can turn to well-established leadership essentials to identify important gaps, and guide your future development. Use this worksheet to further your own journey of self-improvement.

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End-of-year efforts: How does your company stack up?

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The results are in. We posed a series of poll questions to the LinkedIn community, trying to take the pulse of end-of-year priorities and productivity, and the answers revealed a range of approaches. 

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Strategies for effective change management leadership

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Few tasks test the skills and qualities of a leader as thoroughly as change. Leaders need to not only understand how their role can influence their organization’s change management plan, but also what they can do to successfully shepherd their teams and employees through it. 

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The importance of organizational change management

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One of the secrets of today’s most agile organizations: Instead of spending time preparing for what they think might happen, they put their energy toward anticipating and managing change of any kind.

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The power of team synergy: unlocking success together

10 min read

Despite its reputation as a corporate buzzword, team synergy remains not just relevant, but highly sought after as more teams look for ways to improve remote or hybrid work.

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Leadership tools every manager should be using

11 min read

Great leaders aren’t born – they’re developed and molded. It takes a good deal of training, trial and error, and some well-earned experience (not to mention a willingness to continually learn).

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How to become an effective manager: 11 proven strategies shared by our experts

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Employees who report to effective managers are over 15 times more likely to be high performers. They’re also more than three times more likely to stay at their job.

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