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The Critical Role of HR in Driving Organizational Success

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HR departments do much more than just execute tasks related to hiring, payroll, and professional development. They play an integral role in the strategic vision of an organization and, ultimately, the overall success of a company. Ensuring that the people practices in an organization align with the vision that leadership has outlined is critical for achieving organizational goals.

A Virtual Organizational Culture? It’s all about Friction

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It’s simple really. Pre-pandemic, the Economic World Forum reported that only 7% of the workforce worked remotely and this 7% tended to be people in management and higher up the org chart.

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What Is Emotional Agility & Its Importance to Leadership

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Have you heard of emotional agility? Coined by the Harvard Business Review, the term closely aligns with a more widely used term, emotional intelligence—but the two concepts are not interchangeable. Emotional intelligence is defined as being aware of and in control of one’s own emotions.

4 Things Your Sales Kick-off Program Should Inspire

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As we enter 2021 most revenue teams are trying to find rhythms for the “new normal” after a year that has seen much disrupti on.

Virtual Onboarding: The 5 Keys to Success in 2022

Speaker: Kate Pavlina and Jon-Paul Jaramillo

The pandemic made virtual onboarding our new reality. Initially seen as a band-aid solution, it is quickly becoming a permanent part of the new world of work. Join this webinar, featuring guests from Amazon and Sundt, to uncover a tried-and-tested framework for virtual onboarding––and how to bring the experience to life.

Followership in Leadership: The 5 Essential Qualities of Great Followers

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In the same way that a fresh crisp apple has at its core a number of seeds, so leadership has many seeds at its core. Some are well-known and understood, such as accountability , coaching , business acumen, and an appreciation for the worth of the individual.

The 5 Things No One Told You About Accountability in Leadership

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Accountability is increasingly one of the most coveted attributes leaders want from their employees, and employees want from their leaders.

4 Things To Do Before Implementing Online Leadership Training

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There is a reason that leadership development is a $366 billion industry. The consequences of poor leadership can cost organizations millions of dollars each year.

12 Virtual Team Meeting Tips Every Leader Needs To Know

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Virtual meetings are now the common daily practice for many employees, teams and organizations. Video conferencing platforms such as Zoom have seen exponential growth with a peak of over 300 million daily participants , joining zoom meetings in April 2020, up from 10 million in December 2019.

Employee Time Management Issues? Here Are 4 Ways to Help Them

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Missed deadlines, frequent following up on assigned tasks, errors in what is completed - these are all signs that an employee may have time management issues. As a leader, it is your role to coach employees to be optimally productive.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

5 Truths of Managing Empowered Employees Every Leader Should Know

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Empowered employees. Everyone wants it but leading empowered employees can be difficult and if done improperly can put the organization at risk. Despite the difficulties, the benefits of empowered employees cannot be denied.

3 Ways to Create a Practical Training Solution

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Individuals tasked with finding and implementing training solutions want them to be practical. Practical training solutions engage employees, build their competency, are relevant and applicable, and support the ever-evolving needs of business today.

The Best of the Eagle’s Flight Blog: The Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2020

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As this year comes to a close we thought it would be fun to see what you, the readers, have found the most interesting and helpful out of the 600+ articles on the Eagle’s Flight blog. We hope these posts might inspire you too! #10.

Essential Qualities of Highly Successful Online Sales Training

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The level of disruption to the sales environment today is immense, with sales practices that would have been industry leading 10-15 years ago quickly becoming irrelevant.

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Big companies are driving up wages, but there are other ways to compete for talent. Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Employee Mindset and Why it is Necessary to Fully Release Human Potential

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Your company moves at the pace of your average employee. Your average employees pace is determined by their mindsets! ?Having Having truly high performing talent within an organization is the next frontier to accelerating corporate performance.

The Effects a Lack of Executive Alignment Is Having On Your Business

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One of the most important components of successful change management is executive alignment.

How to move Customer Centricity beyond a buzzword

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Really!!??! There’s no more Customer Centricity? All I wanted was a dishwasher. Too much to ask?

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence When Leading Change

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Organizational change is happening all the time, especially during times such as these. It can bring about a range of emotions in people, including fear, resistance, frustration, and confusion.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.

4 Reasons Why Company Culture Is Essential to Business Success

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Most leaders agree that company culture is critical to business success, and yet many organizations struggle to achieve their desired culture.

What Is Coaching in the Workplace and How To Do It In-Person and Online

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It is probably not hard to believe that the top five single factors that cause bad days at work include: a lack of help and support from leadership, negative coworkers, lack of praise or recognition, uncertainty about the organization’s vision and strategy, and busyness/high workload.

The 5 Skills You Need to Adapt In Uncertain and Ambiguous Times

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Our world is becoming more and more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous; our current situation is just one example of this. Everyone from those in the c-suite to those on the front lines are being forced to adapt – and quickly.

5 Ways Companies Are Using Virtual Employee Training

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Prior to COVID-19, a Deloitte study found that just 1% of a typical work-week was spent on training and development activities.

Witness the HR Digital Transformation Journey of Coca-Cola

A case study on how Coca-Cola transformed employee experience, addressed remote working challenges and streamlined routine workflows using AI

Why Communication Matters In An Organizational Culture Transformation

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A sound communication strategy is crucial to any culture transformation initiative. Though leaders can sometimes underestimate the role of truly effective communication during times of change. According to Harvard Business Review , when people resist organizational change, it’s often because they don’t have a clear picture of what is happening and why.

[Video] 3 Things Organizations Committed to Customer Centricity Do

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In a culture of customer centricity , everyone understands why the focus on the customer is a priority and how important it is to the organization’s long-term success. Considering the customer is part of everyone’s thinking and decision-making process.

The Critical Role of Culture in Employee Well-Being

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We define organizational culture as the quality of interactions that employees have with their leaders, their colleagues, and their organization. In the workplace, organizational culture has a critical and often undervalued role in supporting employee well-being.

The Nature of True Experiential Learning

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“On the job learning”. Learning from experience”. Experience is a great teacher”. 70/20/10”. (70% 70% learning on the job, 20% learning from others, and 10% in the classroom). Experiential activities” (“trust falls”, ropes courses, etc). Simulations”.

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

4 Important Workplace Trends to Consider in 2020

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Today’s workforce is comprised of multiple generations, and each of them has a different experience with technology, varying expectations about social norms, and differing goals depending on where they are in their careers.

Was Your Culture Transformation a Success? 5 Ways to Know

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A corporate culture transformation initiative is an expensive undertaking, both in terms of tangible and intangible costs. When done well, the long-term benefits will outweigh the costs — but how do you measure that? After all, a lot of what makes an organizational culture great is intangible.

Why the 4 key elements of Experiential Learning are more important now than ever for your employees work experience and mental health…. And you can do it virtually!

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For most of us the current Global Pandemic has been disruptive to every aspect of life and business. In a previous blog we wrote about the importance of social learning and experiences, as well as the critical importance of including those in your learning and employee experience strategies.

5 Reasons Why Online Experiential Learning Increases Learner Engagement

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In the 2020 Workplace Learning Report , learning and development professionals named learner engagement one of their main challenges.

Swiping Right on HR Tech: How Tinder and Southern Cross Automate Their Hiring & Onboarding Process

Speaker: Nora Diaz de Leon and Nicole Moore

Paperwork, endless email threads, and other manual tasks have kept HR from focusing on what they do best. sound familiar? Sign up for this webinar from Tinder and Southern Cross, to learn how they use the latest in HR tech to streamline their hiring and onboarding experience.

10 Skills Leaders Need To Navigate Complexity, Change, and New Challenges

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As the business world has altered significantly from the start of 2020 to now, employees are looking to their leaders to chart the path forward. No one is exempt from the changes taking place beneath our feet.