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  • The Ugly Truth about Meetings [Infographic]

    Written by: Switch & Shift | May 27, 2016

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    Meetings are meant to serve as a productive place to gather and exchange ideas, but often times they’re a time waster. Workers see them on calendars and have a sense of dread…. Read More»


  • Top Traits of Great Mentors

    Written by: Laura Montgomery | May 26, 2016

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    Improved employee satisfaction and retention, enhanced promotion rates for people from underrepresented employee groups, practical knowledge transfer to future leaders: these are just a few of the benefits a mentorship programme can bring to a company – and key reasons why about 70% of Fortune 500 companies have formalised mentoring schemes in place. Mentoring matters – this […] Read moreRead More»


  • Business Value of Purpose

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | May 25, 2016

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    The business purpose is key to success. So, too, is the purpose of employees. In this episode of The Rebel Leader, we interview Aaron Hurst about purpose…. Read More»


  • Do Women Have Inherent Leadership Strengths?

    Written by: Dana Theus | May 25, 2016

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    During my corporate career I’ve sat in some meetings thinking, “Those leadership gurus are full of bunk.” Most leadership literature says you should be a strategic thinker, consider risk carefully and understand your business and its interlocking parts deeply. But the leaders in my meetings seemed to get ahead by shooting from the hip and ignoring a lot of realities about the ways their businesses worked…. Read More»


  • This Is How Employee Engagement Is Changing

    Written by: Heather Huhman | May 24, 2016

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    There’s a lot of talk going around about the best ways to achieve and maintain employee engagement. But the truth is that there’s no one answer for every industry, organization, or employee. The real secret to employee engagement is keeping up with the latest trends that affect your company. The infographic below — created by […] Read moreRead More»


  • Four Ways to Strengthen Your Culture in the Next 12 Months

    Written by: Jamie Notter | May 24, 2016

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    I have heard people say it takes a minimum of eight years to change an organizational culture. Wrong. It certainly can take that long, but it doesn’t have to. Culture is complex, and depending on what parts you’re changing, a complete overhaul won’t happen overnight. But I have seen some pretty big turnarounds happen in […] Read moreRead More»


  • Five Ways to Show Your Appreciation for Others

    Written by: Roy Saunderson | May 23, 2016

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    What does it take to be a really great giver of recognition in the workplace, or anywhere for that matter?… Read More»


  • Closing the Gender Pay Gap Is Simple: Stop Negotiating

    Written by: Jurgen Appelo | May 23, 2016

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    We have no pay gap. In my company, we make no distinction between genders because our men and women are paid the same. In fact, everyone is paid the same. I have found this is the easiest way to be transparent as a company. It is also the most effective way to prevent all kinds […] Read moreRead More»


  • Leadership Relevancy in the Digital Age

    Written by: Mark Babbitt | May 20, 2016

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    Are you ready for digital age leadership relevancy? For full digital transformation? Are you ready for the tsunami of change coming? Is your business?

    If not, or if you want to get ready, you’ll enjoy this week’s episode of The Rebel Leader with Vijay Gurbaxani… Read More»


  • 10 Incredible Quotes That Make the Case for Women in Business Leadership

    Written by: Daniel Matthews | May 20, 2016

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    The woman leader is a minority in business. But why? The business world isn’t made up of pre-pubescent boys running a ‘No Girls Allowed’ club out of a treehouse, is it? If so, it’s time to let the down the ladder. We need to change the paradigm, and not just because it’s ‘the right thing […] Read moreRead More»


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