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Unconscious Bias: the Key to Effective Communication in the Workplace Between Men and Women

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In executive coaching (both women and men) I’ve often observed that two parallel stories about women and men in the workplace often coexist. First, “women and men communicate differently” is a truth that few bother to deny. Second, “men and women are treated equally in the workplace.”

Leadership Communications Trick: RIGHT vs. RIGHT

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Every time I do a leadership training seminar at least one person in the room always has the same light bulb go off when I introduce the RIGHT vs. RIGHT concept, described in Chris McGoff’s The PRIMES.

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

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The lack of workforce diversity affects virtually every business. We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons.

The Simplest Keys to Success: 2 Tricks for Goal-Setting and Personal Change

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Leadership, career and success gurus place a huge focus on goals. There are tons of articles, books, videos, classes and “systems” on how to set goals, how to organize them and how to “keep” them. Entire franchises have been built on this one productivity skill.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

A New Change Management Model: Change From the Inside-Out

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Last year I wrote an article on this blog called Reframing Change Management Theory as an Act of Creation , which summarizes how I’ve come to approach change management in my capacity as a coach and consultant.

Middle Managers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs Too What Should You Do?

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Yes, the Robots are coming, and they’re (probably) going to take your job. Have you noticed that the buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) and automation has been picking up in the last 4-6 months?

Dear Dana Workplace Advice: 3 Ways a Male Executive Can Help Create a Less Biased Corporate Culture

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Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our regular column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. Please write in and tell me about a career challenge or frustration you’re facing at the office! Dana Theus.

How Managers Can Improve Employee Engagement & Retention

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By: Patricia Hughes. Organizations are experiencing another perfect storm in recruiting and hiring. A combination of decreasing employee engagement, increasing turnover and fewer skilled candidates available, is making it tough for companies to get the right resources.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

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Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress.

Does Women’s Emotional Intelligence Help Us Get Into Leadership?

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How well do you handle your emotions at work? Too many women and men read that question as a damnation of women who can’t control their emotions in the office. In fact, it’s more important that you learn to use your emotions intentionally at work, than merely control them.

5 Leadership Lessons From The Worst Bosses I’ve Ever Had

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I recently read a fabulous post by Steve Tobak on BNET with tons of great management advice based on his personal experience. It reminded me that after scolding Steve Jobs and other jerk bosses, I actually owe my two worst bosses some props in public.

The Future of Work Unleashes Human Potential

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Ever want to look into a crystal ball and see the future? What is the future of work going to look like and will you be ready? How will you lead in the rapidly changing future of work? Start by understanding that the workplace is changing and becoming more fluid.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

3 Things My Dog Reminded Me About Employee Performance and Employee Engagement

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I rescued a pup last Fall. His name is Loki and he’s a Pomeranian and something-or-other mix. One thing I didn’t know about a rescue dog is that they’ve often been traumatized (e.g., abusive owners, time on the streets etc.)

The Antidote for Toxic Corporate Culture

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In a recent leadership development workshop I facilitated, one woman bravely spoke her truth about the reality of the toxic corporate culture they all worked in. It was dysfunctional. Managers were petty and their pettiness was only overshadowed by the pettiness of the leaders above them.

It’s A Matter Of Survival: The Four Conversations That Set Off Emotional Triggers

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As we approach summer, I’m reminded of the family road trip. The kind with screaming kids, barking dogs and parents hoping they don’t harm one of those screaming kids.

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Why You Want a Seat at the Table Early in Your Career

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Being an executive coach serving many women in leadership, I get to see gender equality through a unique lens. I get to hear from women about their struggles and their successes. I get a window into organizations of all sizes and in all industries.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Reframing Change Management Theory as an Act of Creation

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As a technology and marketing professional, an executive coach and a human recovering from trauma, I have studied change ever since I can remember.

Getting Ahead and Getting Along: Two Sides of the Leadership Development Coin

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Can leaders be both self-interested and others-oriented? At first glance, it may seem that these attributes are at opposing ends of the same continuum.

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Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

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As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce.

The Leadership Effect

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What if everyone woke up one day and decided to lead from inside their power? We all can. All you have to do is set your intention. And do it. “Don’t make us wait any longer to benefit from your greatness and contributions.” ” What are you waiting for ?

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Business Leaders – What Don’t Your Employees Tell You?

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Bosses, Do you know what’s really going on in your organizations? According to the Speak Truth to Power Survey I fielded last month, no. You’re often not hearing what your people really think.

Time to Change the Working Mom Culture

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Have you ever been asked “How do you do it all”? For me this question sets off many emotional triggers , like: “Wow! You think I’m doing that well?” – I’m proud. You think I do “it” all?” – I’m shocked. Have there been times when you thought I didn’t “do it all”? – I’m worried.

The Business Case for Strategic Focus on Organizational Culture

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In the early 1980’s Robert Levering, a journalist, and his writing partner Milt Moskowitz set out on a three-year tour to travel the United States. They interviewed employees across the country to find out what made for a really good work environment.

Want to Inspire Your Team? Develop This Leadership Trait First

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Leaders must inspire team members to achieve their personal and professional best. Pep talks and motivational speeches can only go so far, and if you lack one trait in particular, they may not help you at all.

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!

The 3% Leadership Revolution: A (Missed) Opportunity For Women in Leadership?

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There is a quiet leadership revolution going on, a shift in the definition of success from “what” to “how.” In times of major change, the underdog has a strategic opportunity to end up on top.

Why You Should Cultivate a Leadership Mentoring Style

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Someone once gave me the greatest compliment. She said, “Since you’re my mentor I think you can help me with this.” Until that moment I had no idea I was her mentor!

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In Power Women – Crossing Our Divides

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Women’s relationship to power is fascinating. I have instigated several discussions about this subject and find the subject rich and deep for women and men alike.

Lessons from a Power Breakfast – What’s at STAKE?

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To everyone but us, we were a power breakfast. Meeting early at the Mayflower Hotel in downtown Washington DC, we were strategists behind an international organization representing 160 of the biggest companies and Non Governmental Organization (NGO) nonprofits in the world.

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

5 Employee Development Trends in Human Capital Management

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As a business leader, you want to stay on top of the latest trends in employee development and retention. The rapidly evolving human capital management (“HCM”) field is full of innovation and change, and there are some great ideas out there you can adapt to your own team’s development.

Why Would You Want To Be A Pro-Employee Company?

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Talk to Mary live at our InPower Coffee Break Talk Show @Blab on April 5 – What would a “pro-human” work culture mean? Sign up for a reminder and m eet us at 1pm ET/10am PT at our @Blab channel. You may interpret the phrase “pro-employee” any number of ways.

How To Change

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Everyone wants to change. The airwaves are full of tempting enticements to cause change in our bodies, our minds and our relationships, but the real process of change is so much more organic and subtle than a pill or piece of exercise equipment can deliver.

Solopreneurship – 3 Oxymoronic Ways to Climb The Corporate Ladder

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What does it mean to be IN power when you’re working for yourself?

Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!