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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.

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?

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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.

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.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

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 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 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.

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.

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”.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

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.

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 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 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.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

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.

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'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.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

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.

The Difference Between Change Management and Change Leadership

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Change is inevitable, and for organizations everywhere, things are moving faster than ever before. One study found that industry change, mergers and acquisitions activity, and disruptive startups will shorten the average lifecycle of an S&P 500 company from 24 years to just 12 years by 2027.

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.

Why Is Experiential Learning so Important in Training Initiatives?

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One of the reasons more and more organizations are gravitating toward experiential learning is that it has the power to change behaviors in the workplace.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 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.

6 Unexpected Ways to Improve Customer Experience

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Customer experience is the sum of every interaction a customer has with your company, products, and services.