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4 Elements of Leadership That Are As Impactful In The Office As On The Battlefield

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“What?!”. We couldn’t believe what we were hearing. This officer wanted our team of mentor-Marines to patrol the route that held the record for greatest number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) ever found in our area of operations. On foot. At night.

Boosting Employee Engagement Through Career Conversations

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Want to increase employee engagement? It’s time to look at the career conversations you’re having with your employees. Traditionally, career discussions have been tagged onto the annual performance review process, meaning they occur far too infrequently and with an already painful process.

Take Employee Onboarding To The Next Level With The Best-Self Kickoff

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Believe it or not, professional experiences hold a powerful weight with the impact they have on our lives.

How Leaders Can Create Psychological Safety In The Workplace

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How often does the fear of failure prevent you from taking a leap of faith? Maybe you have a great idea that you’d like to experiment with at work, but you don’t feel fully supported by your team.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How To Unlock Your Remote Workforce Engagement

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Working remotely has previously been an exception few companies were willing to make for their people. In fact, up until the early 70’s, telecommuting was unheard of. Office optics determined how you were perceived by your manager and co-workers, and being “absent” meant you were not contributing.

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How To Develop Your Employees’ Leadership Strengths

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Leadership isn’t about authority. Contrary to what most believe, leadership is an opportunity to serve and empower others. By creating the space for people to discover their natural talents, those at the top can help to develop leadership strengths on every level.

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Part 1: How To Boost Productivity Through Intrinsic Motivation

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In life and in business, motivation bleeds into everything we do and it helps us choose where to focus in our busy lives. We have certain motivations for why we’re in relationships, listen to certain podcasts, choose which books to read, and even navigate how we work.

3 Remote Work Models: Which One Is the Best For You?

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Pop quiz: in what year was the term “telecommuting” coined? Even trivia connoisseurs may be surprised by the answer. Like most, you may have guessed a time after the invention of the internet, but in fact, the first known remote worker was an employee of NASA in the early 70’s. (So

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How Workplace Feedback Can Create A Cultural Revolution At Your Company

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How many times have you heard the phrase, “communication is key?” If you’re anything like me, the advice has now become trite, losing any significance or weightiness it once had.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

How Our Core Organizational Values Elevate Our Team

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With a name like 15Five, our partners are often curious about the story behind it. And we understand. It’s not exactly an intuitive signature for a software company to have, right?

5 Must-Watch TED Talks To Help You Build Leadership Skills

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Every great leader possesses unique leadership skills that have propelled them to the top, but one quality they all share is a strong commitment to continuous learning. Take Bill Gates, the legendary founder of Microsoft, who reads over 50 books a year.

5 Ways To Improve Employee Experience

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Because the job market is at an all-time high , employees now have the luxury of being choosy. Offering good compensation, while still important, is no longer enough to attract the best employees or to retain them.

Just What The H*ck Is Organizational Culture Anyway?

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For years, leaders in the HR/Management space, academics, and top business minds have all sought to define organizational culture. They have largely failed. This is, of course, no easy task. Culture is nebulous, something that we feel but just can’t put a name to. It’s like the immortal soul.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Q+A With Jerry Colonna: Overcome Your Personal Demons And Become A Better Leader Through Radical Self-Inquiry

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We all know someone in power who chooses to hide behind the comfort of their authority. The real task is thinking up senior executives who embody what it means to lead with transparency, honesty, and sincerity.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 5: Design Thinking In HR

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Design thinking is a powerful tool for any creative to use, be it product designers, architects, interior designers—you name it. But, have you ever considered leveraging it to guide your culture or HR initiatives?

Why Managing Employees Effectively Includes 1-on-1 Performance Feedback

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“Am I a good manager?”. If you’re like us, you’ve probably asked yourself this question on more than one occasion. The age old mystery of what makes a good manager has sparked many theories over the years, some useful and some ( really ) not.

Using Passion To Drive Purpose: Three Tips For Writing Effective OKRs

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When a company and its leaders aspire towards a common goal, success isn’t merely achievable, it’s the natural result. Connecting ambition to purpose is how the impossible becomes attainable, especially in the workplace.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

7 Unexpected Employee Performance Management Trends To Watch For In 2019

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Without talented and dedicated people, a business is little more than a great idea. While this seems obvious, companies didn’t always focus on employee performance management to stimulate growth and satisfaction as they do now.

Read These Top Articles For Greater Organizational Agility

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Disruptive companies aren’t created by accident. In order to hold this badge of honor, a business must successfully change how people think and behave. This is quite a tall order, especially for those companies just getting off the ground.

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Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 3: A Shared Experience Of Workplace Trust

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We’ve all heard the phrase “follow your heart,” and you’ve probably even shared advice to “go with your gut,” when helping a friend make a tough decision. These clichés are often used as colloquial terms for empowering others to trust themselves.

These 5 Management Practices Create Uncommonly Successful Workplaces

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Want to know a modern management secret? Ok, it’s not exactly a secret. I started explaining how we developed the Best-Self Management methodology in our last post. I shared how 15Five is a company of nearly 80 people, with near zero attrition in our company’s history.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

15Five Takes PRIDE In Every Employee

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Every year, the LGBTQ+ community comes together, rallying people from all walks of life, to join in and celebrate each other’s unique differences with warm embrace.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 4: Present and Impactful Leadership

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At some point in our lives, we’ve all experienced what it feels like to be around someone who, for lack of better words, sucks the energy out of the room. Their negativity has an overpowering presence in even the best of environments.

Shannon Arvizu, Ph.D: The Science of Building Psychologically Safe Professional Relationships

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Welcome back to Talk Nerdy To Me, 15Five’s academic blog series where we get nerdy, talk to the world’s best thinkers, and break down the latest academic research that you can apply to your workplace. This time around, I spoke with Dr. Shannon Arvizu on the topic of professional relationships.

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How Objective Setting Can Fit Into Your Performance Management Strategy

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Every company has metrics and KPIs in place to regularly observe and measure performance, but when it comes to assessing people, quantitative analysis is only half the story.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Using Mindfulness To Infinitely Increase Your Capacity At Work

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What can you do to take control of your nervous system when your schedule feels jam packed, you work in an open office, and there are dings and whistles from your phones and emails all day? Perhaps you’ve heard of the term, mindfulness , but don’t know exactly how to be more mindful.

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How Employee Wellness Programs Boost Productivity

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Wellness can be defined as the active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life. It is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth.

Interview with Charlene Li, Part 1: Acts of Courageous Leadership

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In this two-part series, we sit down with Altimeter Group founder and Senior Fellow Charlene Li ahead of the release of her new book, The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail.

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The Impact of Bad Software on Employee Experience

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Quick – how many different software programs do you use at work? Now, can you tell me what all of them do? Don’t worry if you struggled to find an answer, the truth is that most people can’t answer this question.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!