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3 Steps to More Strategic Meetings

HR Ringleader

I’ve been thinking about meetings. Now that I am back in a corporate role, where my day is mostly filled with meetings, the importance of setting boundaries and understanding how to handle delicate situations is even more critical. Provide a clear meeting purpose.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. It got me thinking about meetings… specificaly conference calls, since I work from home. Here are just a few: Employees don’t have time to get their other work done.

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Super Meetings: More Effective, Productive, And Collaborative

SuccessFactors

The core strategy team arrives in the meeting room. The boss is already anxious and stressed out—for this is a crucial meeting that will define the future of his unit. Needless to say, this was a totally ineffective, mismanaged and unproductive meeting—and everyone knows it.

16 Workplace Wellness Challenge Ideas to Try at the Office

Rise

Companies could all be better for focusing on their people’s personal health and wellness. Workplace wellness challenges are a great way to encourage healthy living amongst employees. We’ve compiled a list of 16 workplace wellness challenge ideas to get you started.

Getting Virtual Teams Right

Conversation Matters

Here are some examples of what we've learned: Have an initial face-to-face kick-off meeting. There is strong evidence* to show that a team that initially meets in-person functions more effectively. Build a rhythm of regular online meetings, rather than meeting ad hoc.

Want to Assemble a Dream Team Like Coach K’s?

HR Daily Advisor

Talking about the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” said by some to be the best collection of sports stars ever assembled, coach Mike Krzyzewski asked 15,000 HR managers, “Wouldn’t you like to have that recruiter?”. Coach K advanced three key concepts that leaders must possess: Adaptability.

The “10 Percent Meeting Rule” and Other Ways Workplaces are Keeping People Engaged

Thrive Global

And over time, those days have a huge impact on your overall experience — and your creativity and productivity — at your job. A “10 percent” meeting rule. “We It’s part of our culture in valuing each other’s time. Open-forum meetings.

The Heart-Healthy Guide to Approaching Employee Wellness

HR Daily Advisor

by Wendy McLaughlin, Health and Wellness Consultant at LifeWorks. But consider this: in the time it took you to read up until this point, someone in the United States has had a stroke. To further keep employees motivated, gamify your wellness program using fitness trackers.

7 Ways to Support Employees’ Engagement in their Financial Wellness

GuideSpark

A paycheck isn’t the only thing employees depend on to meet their families’ financial needs. We can all appreciate how important compensation is to our overall well-being; it’s one of the reasons companies spend as much as they do on employee benefits, right?

A Platform for Learning: The Role of a Sponsor in Executive Coaching

Business2Community Leadership

“Yes, my boss fully supports the idea of my receiving executive coaching,” a prospective client answers. Those are great words to hear from a client as she or he begins the exciting journey of executive coaching. As we set the stage for coaching engagements, the boss, who usually serves as the “sponsor” for the coaching, is a critical part of the process. So what is the role of a sponsor in executive coaching? What motivated the decision to pursue coaching?

“5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness”, with Victoria Woodruff and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about the “5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness” I had the pleasure of interviewing Victoria Woodruff. The patient who I helped through a dark time began helping others and became a beacon of hope for so many more.

Did USC’s alcohol-related firing of its former head football coach violate the law?

The Employer Handbook

Back in October, the University of Southern California fired Steve Sarkisian, its head football coach. Nathan Fenno at the LA Times recaps Mr. Sarkisian’s claims here. But, the Americans with Disabilities Act covers alcoholism as well.

Improving Organizational Culture to Support Employee Well-being

Saba

The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease". Organizations can create an environment where all aspects of employee well-being are supported Tweet this.

Paying non-exempt employees: How well do you know the rules?

Insperity

Since he’s a non-exempt employee, he will be paid an additional 16 hours of pay for his travel time. When and how to pay non-exempt employees for training, travel time, overtime and on-call time can be confusing. On-call time. If employees go to a lecture, meeting or training program , you’re not required to pay them if all of the following four criteria are met: They’re attending training outside of their normal working hours.

Women In Wellness: “Remove all negative people out of your life” With Dr. Capri Cruz

Thrive Global

It may not feel like it immediately because it requires a new mindset, but once a person recognizes their personal value and the value of their time, they can easily identify who is and isn’t in alignment with their desired destiny.

Coaching Employees: 5 Steps to Making It More Effective

Insperity

The key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Initially, it will take extra time – the whole “teach a man to fish” process versus just “catch a man a fish.” Follow these five steps to make your coaching and feedback process more effective. Then, it’s time to talk to your employees and set goals together. Set up “check-in meetings” that allow you to get together along the way in order to evaluate how things are going.

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Kate Raidt & Dr. Ely Weinschneider

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about “How extremely busy executives make time to be great parents” I had the pleasure to interview Kate Raidt. She was the Director of Marketing for a large corporate company for the past 8 years before recently launching her own coaching business KateRaidt.com.

A Discussion with Masud Aleem On the Impact Others Can Have on Your Creativity and Well Being

Thrive Global

Masud Aleem is a Clinical Specialist and Consultant for Mayo Clinic, as well as a real estate investor based out of Jacksonville, Florida. While there, Masud Aleem was a recipient of the Honor Society Award, an award for perfect attendance for 4 years, and service awards for community service. Masud and his wife of 20 years, Sameena, enjoy spending time with their four beautiful children ranging from 7 to 17, as well as gathering frequently with family and friends.

How To Make The Most Of Your Time At #SHRM17

Saba

It’s that time of year again. The SHRM Annual Conference takes place June 18-23 and this time it’s touching down in the The Big Easy. Here are three simple and effective tips to help you get more out of your time at the SHRM Annual Conference.

board member keeps bringing her kids to meetings, unofficial salary offers, and more

Ask a Manager

Board member keeps bringing her kids to meetings. As the board president, I never bring my son to board meetings, as I need to focus on the agenda. One other board member, who is also a friend, frequently brings her children to board meetings. They are 6 and 7 years old and are frequently loud and disruptive during these meetings. Today she told me that she will be bringing her kids to the orientation meeting. It will be a long and intensive meeting.

should you tell an interviewee she has something in her teeth, employees are apathetic about company-wide meetings, and more

Ask a Manager

Our employees are apathetic about our company-wide meetings. The senior management like to do a monthly company-wide meeting to show everybody the progress on current projects, as a way of keeping everybody in touch with the direction the office is going (it’s doing very well). The meetings aren’t long, 30 minutes tops, but it’s been noted that people are apathetic and have to be cajoled to leave their desks. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Three Simple Rules for Leading Constructive Change

Future of Work

Show them the future, share your passion about the journey, and get out of their way (but stay close by in case they need coaching or advice). Leading meetings that matter means being first among equals, not being a dictator or a policeman. How do participants feel about the meetings?

How to Learn From Experience

Conversation Matters

Learning from experience requires setting aside time to learn, but equally important, it requires being in conversation with peers with whom learners can reflect on their own experience and contrast that with the experience of others. Think of it as gestation time. Coaching Ourselves®.

Women In Wellness: “Why you should find a place to volunteer after you retire”, with Dr. Deanna Hope Berman and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about the “5 Things You Should Do to Optimize Your Wellness After Retirement” I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Deanna Hope Berman. Around this time, I had a biology teacher who was also a chiropractor. My daughters at the time were 1 and 5 years old.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 4 Ways to Make Meetings Better

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, September 14, 2009 4 Ways to Make Meetings Better If you look up the term "necessary evil," youll probably find a photograph of a bunch of people in a meeting. I dont know of anyone who loves meetings, but most everyone will say theyre vital to getting work done. Five minutes early should be the new on time,” Song says. “If

6 Tactics LinkedIn’s Product Team Used to Cut Its Time to Hire in Half

Linkedin Talent Blog

A year ago, the hiring process for LinkedIn’s Product team was, well, suboptimal. And the average time to “approved for hire” was 83 days. We have the right data to hire the best people, in a shorter amount of time, with a better candidate experience.”.

If You Haven’t Seen Another Human All Day, Coworking Could Be for You

Thrive Global

While going to a café can be something that gets you out of the house and exposes you to other humans, the transient nature of a café, plus the lack of security for your belongings, make it less than ideal for a permanent or part-time solution.

Help Your Team Be More Productive with these 4 Tips

The People Equation

They’d probably mention unnecessary meetings, interruptions or poor communications, right? Because you have ignored the one element that helps everyone focus on things that matter most: You haven’t helped them create the space to attend to those important tasks.

Five ways to get more done by reclaiming your wasted pockets of time

Fast Company The Future of Work

I’ve just got a minute—might as well scroll through Instagram. No time to get anything real done—what’s in my e-mail inbox? As a time management coach, I’ve seen that most people can easily reclaim one to two hours of productivity in their workday by changing their default settings. Here are five ways to get more done by reclaiming small pockets of time.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Thrive Global

Gillian O’Gorman Wellness Coach, Speaker & Founder of The Wellness Lounge. It was while attending my first ever personal development workshop ‘Enhance Your Life’ that I discovered this addiction.

How to Navigate a Successful Culture Transformation Process (Part 2)

Achievers

Transformations Take Time. The transformation of habits and attitudes does not occur overnight, especially when employees have been allowed to operate in a certain way or in status quo for a long period of time. The good news is that you usually have more time than you think.

The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

I am reposting my response to her as well as add some additional information which, due to a tight schedule, I was not able to include in my original answers. check email, make a phone call to a client, attend a meeting, etc.).

Three Proven Strategies For Hiring Great People

Dr. Nadine

They’ve attended Ivy League universities, have proven track records of success, and are flowered with rave peer reviews. Candidates are asked to describe how they handled a smorgasbord of different situations (“Tell me about a time when you were forced to make an unpopular decision.”,

How to Get Out of a Slump

Thrive Global

Here are 3 different types of common slumps, as well as how to get out of them. Try meeting up for coffee with someone you really admire, or someone who has job you’d like to have one day. You can also attend networking events or happy hours pertinent to your industry.

Using Mindfulness To Infinitely Increase Your Capacity At Work

15Five

Aren’t you using your mind all the time? Today, as the founder of Living Well Awake , I serve leaders and businesses to lead consciously at work and in the world. New research suggests that people use their smartphones for an average of 5 hours a day and check them about 85 times a day.

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It Begins and Ends with Gratitude…

Thrive Global

A recent trip to New York City was at a special time of year when the atmosphere was filled with hope, promise, peace and joy…it became a magical experience. Attending art galleries, museums and historical points of interest expands our knowledge and we often share these stories with our friends and family. We meet people and start conversations with both residents and visitors that creates new connections to both time and place.

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

Achievers

This can feel exciting and terrifying at the same time. Because they are skilled at meeting some of the the most fundamental of human needs – the need to feel safe , to be heard, to be seen and be valued. By: Leigh Burger. Senior Implementation Manager, Achievers.