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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.

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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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.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

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.

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.

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.

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: 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 Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

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 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.

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 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.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

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.

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.

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”.

[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.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? 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 Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

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.

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.

7 Ways Virtual Experiential Programs Build Stronger Teams

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Teams are an essential ingredient in the recipe of a high-performing organization. But not all teams are truly successful. For many employees, team-based projects utilize valuable resources and precious time.

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.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!