GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed distance in relation to a global leadership development program, but let’s take the discussion a little deeper. In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people.

Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Great leaders don’t have to be few and far between when you acknowledge that leadership isn’t just about having authority over other people. Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well.

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. You’ll need to obtain buy in from any individual or group who can push your global leadership development program forward.

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8 Transition Tips For New Managers

Your Training Edge

Joining them for lunch or conducting one-on-one sessions will enable you to establish a good working relationship and eventually allow you to see managerial potential amongst your subordinates. One way for you to get everybody to work as a cohesive unit is to establish SMART goals.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Despite this, we often watch people move into leadership functions due to tenure, domain expertise or simply, there’s a vacancy — without any leadership qualities. Leadership doesn’t just come naturally. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

How Do You Motivate A Team As A Peer?

Everwise

If you’re an independent contributor looking to advance your career, demonstrating your leadership capabilities within your team is a good place to start. As author John Maxwell said, “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts.

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How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress.

When Managing Someone New, Look To Learn First

Everwise

Asking about their motivations will show the employee that you’re committed to understanding them, their working style, and their goals. Get to know their learning styles. Ronnie advises you then look for a few common learning styles within your team, “Are they visual?

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. When employees work with each other to improve, they’ll begin working with leadership as well.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every employee has his or her own roles, responsibilities and work style, but he or she seldom works in isolation, even if working individually.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

The 2012 Towers Watson “Staying @ Work Survey Report” stated, “This year’s survey results show a strong link between highly effective health and productivity strategies and strong human capital and financial results.” Essentially, if employees engage in healthy behaviors, they are more likely to bring their best energy and selves to their work and teams, which fuels business performance.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

As Patrick Lencioni observed in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, “Not finance. workers are not engaged at work. more often in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Employee engagement used to be viewed as “fluff,” however, is no longer the case.

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Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams.

Five Signs Your Mentorship Is Working

Everwise

How do you know that your partnership is actually working? Mentors can have their own goals, too, such as cultivating their own leadership skills and finding greater job satisfaction. Try and hone in on why you think the partnership didn’t work.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

In the company’s annual report, he said: “I believe leadership — at all levels — is what lifts adequate performance to excellent performance, and leadership development is where we focus our efforts.”

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Top Practical Tips to Motivate People to Learn

Ed App

Participants must be prepared for presentations and group leadership, thus must be aware of how the class will help them to achieve their goals. Instructors must show the learners how the class will help them to achieve their goals and improve their working style. ‘Corporate’ is a world where an individual or groups become united for a specific purpose. The corporate sector has to update itself from an inch of information.

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results. He mentioned that strong leadership increases employee attitude by 10 percent and customer service by 4 percent on average.

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

You just started work at a fast-paced, growing company. With Americans staying in the workforce longer, chances are you work with as many as five generations. No longer do people need to work for many years to gain the skills to contribute in a meaningful way.

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Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Researchers asked leaders to agree or disagree that they demonstrate each of the 20 leadership behaviors.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Gen Y is entering the workforce at one end, bringing with it new expectations about communication, collaboration, work styles, and career development.