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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.

What's on the 2021 CLO Agenda: Resource Round-Up

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As we look into 2021 the complexity and pace of change makes knowing where to focus a challenge.

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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.

How To Motivate Others? Be a Leader Worth Following.

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Think back to the best boss you’ve ever worked for. How would you describe them? Often, words such as inspiring, motivating, caring, and authentic come to mind. It’s these leaders that employees want to follow and who make a lasting impact on their career.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

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.

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.

Using Virtual Team-Building To Improve Collaboration While Working Remotely

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Teamwork occurs when individuals share information and work together to generate ideas and solutions to problems. A workforce that is teamwork-focused is less likely to experience organizational silos, and more inclined to collaborate on ways to meet company objectives.

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.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

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.

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.

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.

[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.

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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

5 Ways to Improve the Employee Experience in Financial Services

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For many in the financial services industry, the pace of change in the world is nearly impossible to keep up with and yet that is the expectation of stakeholders, clients, and employees.

3 Ways to Communicate Well During Any Culture Transformation

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Implementing change is much simpler if you have a sound communication strategy. Leaders often underestimate the role of communication during a culture transformation initiative, forgetting how important information is to employees in times of uncertainty.

Where to Start When Planning Virtual Team-Building Activities

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Before the pandemic, there was already a lot of discussion on the implications of technology for the future of work. But that future was being shaped gradually by employees, leaders, teams, and organizations.

5 Ways To Maintain The Impact of a Culture Transformation

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Culture transformation is a long journey, but once the objectives of the transformation have been achieved, your organization has reached its destination. While you should celebrate this success, it’s important to look ahead and consider how you will maintain the impact of the culture transformation.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

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.

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. Of the many skills required to successfully do so, here are the top five leaders and individual contributors alike will benefit from: Communication.

Succeeding in Transitional Times: The 2020 Summer Reading List

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As a result of incredible technological disruptions, global events such as COVID-19, changes in consumer habits and preferences, and upheavals of deeply rooted systems, the lives we lived even at the beginning of the year, seem like a world away. Even those in industries that once seemed unstoppable and impenetrable have been rocked and forever changed. As you continue to manage and work through these changes, we remain committed to providing you with helpful and relevant content.

We’re in this Together: Free Live Webinars for You and Your Team

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When the unexpected arises, we are sometimes forced to slow down, look at what we are working on, and perhaps pivot completely. While your plans may have changed, this could be an opportunity to grow as an individual or a team, and to build a solid foundation for future momentum. With that in mind, Eagle’s Flight is happy to introduce a series of free live webinars for you and your team. Explore what is available below and share with colleagues and friends.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

4 Ways to Ensure a Successful Digital Transformation

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According to a new report by Gartner , most digital workplace initiatives will fail to achieve their desired results through 2021, in large part because they ignore the role of culture. Researchers point out that “when initiatives are executed as a series of technology rollouts, employee engagement and addressing the associated cultural change are left behind. Digital workplace success is impossible without such.”

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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. Leading change successfully in the midst of those emotions requires the ability to define and communicate a vision that inspires others. It also requires helping others to adjust their thinking and behavior in the workplace so that they can successfully navigate change.

Conflict Resolution Training: Why Experiential Learning Works So Well

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Conflict in the workplace is natural, especially when your workforce is engaged, passionate about their work, and driven to improve results.

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. Though if this is the case, then why do so many training efforts fall short in the eyes of participants and stakeholders? As written in one Forbes article , “Some studies have shown that only 10% of corporate training is effective.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

3 HiPo Program Best Practices to Follow

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High potential employees can shape and lead an organization into the future, but identifying and retaining high potentials goes beyond assigning a label or offering frequent promotions. Rather, it requires careful examination of who your high potentials are, what they are motivated by, and the optimal development path that unleashes their full potential.

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.

Recommend Reading for Leading Teams That Thrive in Transitional Times

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As individuals, teams, and organizations adjust to the new reality of working remotely, leaders will play an essential role. Leaders must provide necessary support, assistance, and coaching to ensure individuals can deliver on their accountabilities and responsibilities during this time, teams can fulfill their projects and tasks, and organizations can find their footing in an unsettled and uncertain world.

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. Whether your organization is undergoing a major culture transformation , kicking off a strategic initiative, or involved in a merger or acquisition, having leadership aligned during times of change is critical to your success.

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.