Sat.Jan 11, 2020

Persuasion: How To Convince People To Act On Your Great Ideas

Forbes Leadership Strategy

At its most basic level, persuasion is about communication. But the art of persuasion is about using a sophisticated mix of communication skills and leadership abilities to bring others around to your ideas, recommendations or proposals after—and only after—you’ve successfully convinced them that

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Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Such a Fun Age , by Kiley Reid.


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9 Great Reasons To Hire (Or Not To Hire) A Life Coach

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, and Eric Schmidt all work with a life coach - But there are some great reasons why hiring a coach may not be the right move for you

7 Powerful Ways to Increase Self-Motivation

Thrive Global

If you’re feeling, stuck, unfocused and uninspired you’re probably looking for ways to increase motivation. When your motivation is at an all time low, there are things you can do to transform stuckness into energy and motivation.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Even In His Absence, Tom Brady Reveals The Secret To Greatness That You Might Be Missing

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Earlier this week, Brady announced on Instagram that even after a disappointing finish to his season, he’d be back next year because he still has “more to prove.” Brady’s post reveals one of the biggest secrets to Greatness and how you can apply it


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A Royal Question: When Do Leaders Have A Duty To Step Back?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Three circumstances call for leaders to move on


Do You Need a Social Media Check Up?

Thrive Global

The first time I ever thought about the potential negative effects of social media use was when a friend and I were discussing her widowed daughter. Lisa’s husband had died in a tragic accident, and she was grieving by spending hours alone in her bedroom, scrolling through her social media feed.

If Prince Harry Can Divorce His Family - You Can Do It Too

Forbes Leadership Strategy

What can we learn from the decisive and gracious way in which Prince Harry and Meghan have sought to divorce his family? Many experts agree that distancing is sometimes the very best solution to toxic, unhealthy family relationships

5 Reasons to Add Chiropractic to Your 2020 Self-Care Regimen

Thrive Global

Self-Care is the trending buzzphrase for the 2020s, shifting our focus away from cosmetic interventions, multi-tasking and extreme workouts, and zeroing in on stress management, inner healing and raising our collective vibe. An important element of self-care is staying connected to your body and tapping into its intrinsic healing mechanisms. Chiropractic care is a holistic approach to health and wellness that acknowledges the interdependence of all your body’s systems.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

In 100 Words: Three Questions to Lead the Self


A priest was confronted by a soldier while he was walking down a road in pre-revolutionary Russia. The soldier, aiming his rifle at the priest, called out, “Who are you? Where are you going? Why are you going there?”. Unfazed, the priest calmly replied, “How much do they pay you?”

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How to Reclaim Your Schedule and Make More Time for Your Well-Being as a Parent

Thrive Global

Pockets of indulgence come in two forms: found and carved out.

What To Include In A Business Plan For Your App Idea

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Although an essential stage in the launch of a small business like a restaurant, creating a business plan for a startup should be different. In a startup, tomorrow’s plan is going to depend on the execution of today’s hypotheses. Data and customer insights will dictate what you need to do next

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9 Questions Great Leaders Ask of Themselves

Thrive Global

Being a leader we often find ourselves asking a lot of questions. How is it going? What’s the problem? How could we do better? and so on. But how many of us turn that inquisitive mind towards ourselves, and ask ourselves those probing questions which might help improve us as leaders.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Empower Managers and Teams

Adopting an Employee Voice model empowers managers and teams to keep driving engagement and action. As teams continue this collaborative dialogue, they build both the muscle memory and the motivation to continue forward together. This exponentially hones their collective intelligence and expertise

Taco Bell Hiring $100k Jobs

Evil HR Lady

I’ve never worked at a Taco Bell, but I have worked fast food. The manager job seems, to me, to be a mix of business management, scheduling, HR, food preparation, job training, and babysitting. After all, fast food restaurants are often staffed by first-time jobholders who need a bit more hand-holding than people in other industries. It’s not an easy job. In light of that, Taco Bell just announced that they will start paying some managers $100,000 a year to run their restaurants.

There Is Nothing Wrong With Loving Who You Are Too.

Thrive Global

Sometimes, we forget how Love is for us too. How our own love is for us too. To love who we are. To be proud of who we are too. When we remember how Love is always here, we are filled. Filled with the Understanding of how our love can be constant too. Our own love for who we are.

STUDY: Less Negative Spillover of Paid Parental Leave than Hyped

HR Digest

Employers give paid paternal leave in almost all high-income nations. It has been introduced to decrease gender inequality and for bonding with children. It includes leaves given to expectant fathers, mothers, and leaves for adoption.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Your Potential

Thrive Global

First of all, I want to take a moment and wish you a Happy New Year! We have crossed over into 2020 and I hope that your year is off to a great start. This is not only the beginning of a new year but the start of a brand new decade. Hopefully, you have laid out a plan and devised a strategy to make 2020 a successful year for you. As someone that has trained and empowered people around the world, I know that how you begin a cycle will determine how you end a cycle.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Got Kids? Here’s How to Raise Them to Be Financially Independent

Take It Personel-ly

It goes without saying that you want your children to grow up healthy, happy, and financially sound. But as new parents, you and your partner may be a bit clueless on how to make that wish a reality, especially when it comes to making your kids financially self-sufficient. Of course, there’s no long-established method or […].

Tiny Kisses: Mothering and Work Goodbyes

Thrive Global

It was when her lips touched the back of her baby’s neck that my heart swelled, and the tears came. The tenderness of it silently snuck in. A random moment of mothering that I am sure the mother (whom I don’t know) didn’t even really think twice about.

Another Double Bind For Women: Beauty as a Liability at Work

Thrive Global

I came across an article in the Harvard Business Review recently that caught my attention. Ania G. Wieckowsli’s piece, For Women in Business, Beauty is a Liability. The author refers to the research of Leah D. Sheppard and Stefanie K.

How to get faster what you want? Practice “no intention”

Thrive Global

We always have some intentions in what we are doing. And apparently, our parents, friends, and society always tell us: Set your objectives! Make a plan! But today I will tell you a secret. Listen carefully. “No No intention” brings you faster there, where you want.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Never Make a Mistake in Love Again!

Thrive Global

THE HEADLINES SUM IT UP. The divorce rate in the United States for first marriages is 48%. 68% of second marriages fail. 73% of couples marrying for the third time find themselves in a divorce court. 4 women are murdered every day by their intimate partner. One in 10 girls are the victims of dating abuse. 21% of college students report having experienced dating violence by a current partner.

Yoga, Boba, EOR

Thrive Global

Like many, I have multiple roles and responsibilities: first and foremost, I’m a PA student (in arguably one of the most rigorous and challenging graduate programs) in clinical year of training which by itself keeps me plenty busy.

Your next relationship marketing solution for the optimal client experience is here

Thrive Global

In a recent article: “ The Secret Weapon Luxe Hotels Use To Lure Guests In ”, you are encouraged to pay attention the next time you step foot into a luxury hotel, take a minute to consider the many ways your senses are stimulated by the design, lighting, music, and now scent.

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Top Strategy and Innovation Books of 2019

Thrive Global

I’ve recently written about the disruptive change and innovation upending markets like product packaging, travel and hospitality, management consulting, construction, healthcare, and manufacturing.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.