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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.

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.

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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.

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?

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

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.

[Video] 3 Things Organizations Committed to Customer Centricity Do

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In a culture of customer centricity , everyone understands why the focus on the customer is a priority and how important it is to the organization’s long-term success. Considering the customer is part of everyone’s thinking and decision-making process.

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.

10 Skills Leaders Need To Navigate Complexity, Change, and New Challenges

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As the business world has altered significantly from the start of 2020 to now, employees are looking to their leaders to chart the path forward. No one is exempt from the changes taking place beneath our feet.

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.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

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 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.

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.

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.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

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Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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.

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.

How to Develop and Implement a Training Retention Strategy

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Even after the most impactful training event, participants quickly forget much of what they have learned. It’s a phenomenon called learning decay and it happens to everybody, no matter how engaged they were during the training event or how interested they were in the content.

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”.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.