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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.

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.

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?

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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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.

7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”. A fireman! A rooster! (I I actually said this.). As children, we were asked this question over and over again. Even now as adults we ask the same question to the kids in our lives.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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.

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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eBook Preview: 15Five’s New Comprehensive Objectives & Key Results Guide

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On July 20, 1969, the first two humans walked on the surface of the moon, with one of them remarking, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nearly 50 years later, NASA declares “we are going to the moon—to stay,” heralding the delivery of permanent tech to the lunar surface.

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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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 1: Creating Healthy Leadership Teams

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Over the past seven years, we have written countless articles and spoken on dozens of stages on the subject of company culture, leadership, and employee performance. And now, we are excited to feature our thought leadership on a new platform. Introducing, the Best-Self Management Podcast!

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.

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.

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.

Does Performance Management Really Help Every Employee Become Their Best Self?

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I’m about to introduce you to a proven methodology called Best-Self Management , that has led to unbelievable success at my company, and for every employee.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 2: Life-Changing Company Retreats

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Corporate offsite. Even typing the words makes me cringe. They’ve gained a reputation for being dry, forced, and inauthentic. A company retreat is not about transferring corporate bureaucracy to a different setting for a few days.

Webinar Recap: Transforming Bad Managers Into Great Team Leaders

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In a recent study, 56% of American employees said their boss was mildly or highly toxic. In another study , three out of four employees said their manager was the worst and most stressful part of their job.

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Why A Holistic Performance Management System Beats Using Just One Tool. Every Time.

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Stone buildings without mortar won’t stand long. A great exercise program is hamstrung without the right diet. Golfers who don’t practice their short game will never bring down their handicap.

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.