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Essential Reading for CEO’s and Leaders

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Post Views = 1489 The following list is a must-read compendium of thought leadership, and evergreen content in NEED to know and follow areas like: General Leadership, Servant Leadership, Management, Communication, Collaboration, Social Media-New Media, Character as a Competitive Advantage, Melding of Public, Private and NGO Service and Work, Life as Art. The author of this list […].

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I Choose The Road Less Traveled

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© Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! I choose the road less traveled. •I I love myself because from a place of self-love my ego is quiet, my awareness and compassion are restored. •I I serve with […].

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The Deliberate Art of Success-Be LESS Busy!

3Q Leadership Blog

Delighted to host a guest post by Dr. David Keane, speaker, author, coach and an expert on helping organizations and their people achieve extraordinary success. He is the creator of ‘The Art of Deliberate Success – 10 behaviours of successful people’ workshop and coaching program (www.10behaviours.com) which is now available in Canada via Just Coach […].

Surviving Friendly Fire

3Q Leadership Blog

Surviving Friendly Fire | How to Escape Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts © Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! My assistant recently coined I had not heard before, “death by a thousand […].

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Healthy Workforce-Healthy Company

3Q Leadership Blog

Guest Post: Healthy Workforce, Healthy Company – How To Stop Your Employees Going Off Sick by Gemma Sutton It is estimated that absenteeism and compensation due to workforce sickness costs the US economy around $576 billion annually [1]. If your business is plagued by constant gaps in the employee roster due to ill health, […].

How to Build and Develop Business in 2015| Practical Tips and Insights

3Q Leadership Blog

© Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Tomorrow 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 52,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! Building and Developing Business Requires a New Focus; because the velocity of challenges, hyper-competition facing all businesses is extraordinary. The rules of the game have changed; what […].

Guest Post: Managers Leaders, Gurus & Visionaries

3Q Leadership Blog

Think Piece: MANAGERS, LEADERS ,GURUS & VISIONARIES by Abel Laureano Irene Becker, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ | (IQ-EQ-SQ) Reach-Resonance-Results 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 52,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! Honored to host this article by Professor Abel Laureano, lawyer, educator, thought leader who has published over 20 books on European Union Law and International Law. What’s […].

Our Projects Are Our Journey and Our Life

3Q Leadership Blog

It is a pleasure and honour to host a guest post by a friend, colleague and 3Q Leadership™ Champion whose expertise in project management/leadership, corporate agility are reflected in a body of work in Canada and France that has changed the lives and improved organizational cultures. While the current statistics/information on the importance of happiness […].

The Soul of Leadership-The Heartbeat of Sustainability

3Q Leadership Blog

© Irene Becker, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Building a Better, Stronger Tomorrow 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 52,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! A great conversation with Sunny Lee-Goodman, Director of Public Practice at Lapin International inspired this post. We were speaking about purpose, about David Lapin’s excellent book Lead by Greatness and what greatness […].

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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.

Re-imagine, Re-Invent, Engage and Lead Forward in Disruptive Times

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“Employee engagement and culture are now business issues, not just topics for HR to debate. And there’s no place for organizations to hide.” Deloitte University Press, Feb 2015 2015 Global Trends and the Business of Success Practical Tips on Leadership, Organizational Development/Growth and Success in Disruptive Times | A 3Q Perspective © Irene Becker, Just […].

4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation

HR Bartender

There’s lots of talk about digital transformation but do we really know what it means? And everything that’s involved? One of the best definitions I’ve heard was at last year’s KronosWorks conference.

Business Timing Is About More Than Getting an Approval

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at UKG – Ultimate Kronos Group. Formed by two leaders in HR solutions, UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos.

6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

HR Bartender

Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

Performance Management: Design a Modern Process That Creates Results

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is sponsored by our friends at Primalogik , a cloud-based performance management solution that provides a flexible way to manage employee reviews, 360-degree feedback, goals, and engagement surveys. Enjoy the read!).

Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider

HR Bartender

When COVID-19 started making headlines and employees were working from home, the idea was that this was all temporary. In a few weeks (or months), life would return to normal and we’d all be back in the workplace. That hasn’t exactly happened.

Working From Home 2.0 – 5 Skills for Success

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on “ Working from Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider ” and honestly, it was very focused on setting up a work environment that helps you to be productive.

Will HR Technology Change Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I received this comment from an HR Bartender reader a while ago and I must admit it’s taken me a while to think about the response. I’m taking that as a good sign. Sharlyn: Great article about the “ 13 HR Technology Concepts HR Pros Need to Know ”.

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!

10 Must-Ask Questions To Supercharge Your Leadership

15Five

When I talk about 15Five’s mission, I like to say that we are in the business of employee feedback. Because when it comes to enacting positive change, managers are most effective when they’re aware of what’s really going on around them.

Pilot Groups or Sandboxes: Which Is Better for Your Implementation

HR Bartender

It’s always a good idea when we’re creating change or implementing something new to make every attempt to mitigate our mistakes. In software development, many organizations use a process called agile to do that. Agile is when a larger process is broken down into smaller steps or milestones.

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5 Components for Successful Organizational Analytics

HR Bartender

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) People Analytics Conference. During one of the sessions, speaker Jack Phillips shared five components for successful organizational analytics, and I wanted to share those with you.

Yes, People Are Checking Out Your Video Background

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, I asked you a question about “ checking out a person’s video background during a call ” and you can see how you responded above. Honestly, this is not a surprise to me. And it shouldn’t be to you either. What’s in the background during your video calls says something about you.

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Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

The Future of Talent Management

HR Bartender

When I worked in an office environment, I tried to spend a lot of time walking around. It was a great opportunity to be visible and chat with employees. It also got me into the habit of always having a notebook with me. Employees would ask questions and I needed some way to remember. Fast forward to today, I still carry a notebook with me to jot down ideas. The good news is that I ran across some notes from a presentation about the future of HR that I want to share with you.

Employee Experience: Digital Transformation Can Improve It

HR Bartender

Digital transformation is the concept of using technology to solve business problems. As business strategies become more global and organizations need to be more agile, it only makes sense to use technology to our greatest advantage.

How 12,000 People Came Together to Create UKG

Ultimate Software

In April, we announced to you and the world that Ultimate Software and Kronos had officially completed their merger. Then we shouted from the virtual rooftops on August 28 that we would soon be moving forward under a new, unified name: UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group).

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13 Questions To Solicit High-Quality Employee Feedback

15Five

In business, we are often so results-focused that we can discourage the outside-the-box thinking that drives innovation. But curiosity is vital for building thriving companies and for fostering healthy relationships between managers and co-workers.

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Create a Learning Organization with These 4 Skills Based Activities

HR Bartender

(Editor’s note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software.

Contact Tracing for #COVID19: What HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by? our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos has introduced ? employee contact-tracing capabilities ?for for their customers at no additional charge. Check out their ?

Career Development: 5 Activities You Can Do Today

HR Bartender

Right now, many of us are concerned about our career. Maybe you’ve been furloughed or laid off. Maybe you’re still working but are starting to hear rumors. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about making a career change for several months. Regardless of your situation, you should be thinking about your career and how to position yourself for opportunities. There’s a saying in recruiting, “Always be closing.” Well in career development it’s “Always be ready.”

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Managers: How to Support Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, we provided a list of resources to help individuals get adjusted to working from home. After it was published, I received this note. Dear HR Bartender! I’m a loyal and excited reader of your blog and usually find very great tricks and tips I can experiment with at my workplace. Currently, I work as an HR generalist in a team of 2, taking care of 110 employees.

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3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Be sure to check out the Kronos HR & Payroll eSymposium scheduled for May 6, 2020 – a single day of learning focused on pressing business issues. Enjoy the article!). I don’t need to spend a lot of time explaining how workplace norms are changing quickly and frequently.

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Employee Engagement: 3 Things We All Want from Work

HR Bartender

Organizations are constantly asking themselves “What do our employees want?” And if they’re not asking that question, they should be. The answer helps organizations create a workplace that employees want to be a part of. That aids employee engagement. It helps companies create jobs and programs that employees enjoy. It also allows employees to do their best work (and, no, not more creative loafing). Last year, I worked on a series of articles with our friends at Kronos about this very topic.

Maximizing the Effectiveness of 4 Common 360-Degree Feedback Strategies

DecisionWise

Most people recognize 360-degree feedback as a tool for individual development. While it is possible to run a 360 purely for individual development–this is the classic purpose behind most 360s–it is also common for there to be additional organizational objectives behind the assessment.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.