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6 effective leadership styles we can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

In the real world, leaders come in many forms. The same is true in HBO's "Game of Thrones." Every major player has had their own style of doing things, from the Usurper to the Young Wolf to the Blackfish to the Queen of Thorns.<p>However, in his book Primal Leadership, Dan Goleman (along with …

The Successful Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon -- Employee Engagement

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When used correctly and effectively, one critical workplace ingredient has the power to turn organizations around and can make them wildly successful: That’s right, employee passion or engagement can not only increase …

Employee Engagement

The Employee Passion Puzzle: Three Perspectives to Inspire You

Since the Great Recession, every company in America has been trying to figure out how to do more with less resources and fewer employees. As a …

Leadership

Are You Talking To Your Employees All Wrong?

How do you speak to your employees? Seriously. Take a minute to think about it.<p>Are you loud? Are you demanding? Are you friendly? Are you supportive? Are you funny? Silly? Mean? Complicated? Do you speak with them at all?<p>If you’ve never thought about it, it’s time to start. The communication styles …

Employee Engagement

How to Get Disengaged Employees to Re-engage

Can you get checked out employees to check back in again?<p>On a Monday not long ago a friend left us a voice mail. He is one of the most talented marketing professionals we know, but after years of feeling "dissed" at his company he had become disengaged at work. What follows is the transcript of the …

Employee Engagement

The Key To Employee Engagement Has Less To Do With Management Than You’d Think

The struggle to keep even star employees engaged never ends. Here’s how to invest in people for better connections within your company.<p>Engaging workers in their jobs is vital to success, leading to better work and lower turnover. But it’s also a real challenge. In an age when 74% of workers want to …

Before You Can Lead Others, You Must First Lead Yourself

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Leanne Hoagland-Smith<p>Chief Results Officer at ADVANCED SYSTEMS<p>Discovering & guiding people to be the …

9 Ways to Identify a Strong Work Ethic in Millennials

Some employers complain about Millennials. This CEO prefers to simply set standards.<p>There is plenty of discussion about whether Millennials are hard workers or seemingly entitled. Richard Skidmore, CEO of Timberlane, which manufactures shutters for iconic clients like Disney and the White House, …

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How to Increase Employee Performance Without Giving a Raise

Never mind pay raises, bonuses, and perks. Emotional currency is the new motivator.<p>If you want to increase employee satisfaction on the people that matter most to you, stop attaching their happiness to pay raises. Start thinking about "emotional currency" and how you've led your people along the …

Employee Engagement

Peers hold key to employee engagement levels, not HR

42% of employees felt their peers were the biggest influence on engagement. Photo: Monkey Business Images/REX Shutterstock<p><b>Colleagues, rather than</b> …

4 Ways Workplace Giving/Volunteering Can Drive Employee Engagement

One aspect of small business HR that's often overlooked is employee engagement. But getting your team members to invest emotionally in your company is a huge part of the equation for success. The benefits of employee engagement are numerous, and the strategies for achieving it are just as …

Entitled? Try Empowered: Why Millennials Work the Way They Do

What's the matter with "kids" today … at work? Across our great nation, grumpy middle managers, executives and owners alike are wondering who these …

How to Get Your Employees to Stop Wasting Time

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employee Feedback: The New Killer App

×<p><i>Employee feedback apps are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations.</i><p>As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. Most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their …

Study Says It Takes Only One Mean Employee To Drag Down The Entire Workplace

There’s a lot to be said for the old saying, “One bad apple can spoil the whole barrel.” Not only is that true for fruit, but it holds a lot of merit in the workplace.<p>Just one malicious employee among the ranks can wreak havoc on your company culture. Toxic employees have an unhealthy ripple effect …

The Workplace

When Hiring Top Talent Is Critical, Employee Engagement Should Be, Too

There was a time when it wasn’t uncommon for workers to hop into a manufacturing job in say, Flint, Michingan, work in the same organization for …

Employee Engagement

A Framework For How Any Company Can Design Amazing Employee Experiences

Over the past few months I’ve been working on a series of articles all around the employee experience which I define as being a combination of three distinct environments (physical, cultural, and technological). I’ve been interviewing and speaking with many of the world’s top talent executives to …

Employee Engagement

This Is the Worst Way to Motivate Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Ten Things Every Leader Needs To Know About Internal Predators

Your business is an ecosystem. A healthy ecosystem responds to its environment, but a lot of organizations are not healthy. There are blockages in the organization that keep people from being able to work effectively.<p>You know the energy-blockers I mean: a fuzzy or nonexistent strategy, role …

3 Things Every Boss Should Know About Building a Strong Team

There are three rules every business leader should consider when it comes to recruiting and retaining top talent.<p>I spoke on a panel for Glassdoor this week alongside Katie Burke, vice president of culture and experience at HubSpot, Andrew Levy, global careers brand lead at Uber, Macy Andrews, …

Employee Engagement

Making Exit Interviews Count

An international financial services company hired a midlevel manager to oversee a department of 17 employees. A year later only eight remained: Four had resigned and five had transferred. To understand what led to the exodus, an executive looked at the exit interviews of the four employees who had …

7 Free Apps That Will Make You an Expert Traveler

These free downloads will save you time, money, and stress on the road.<p>If you're a frequent traveler, you're likely looking for ways to make the process easier, faster, cheaper, and more organized. Once you've mastered efficient packing, learned how to avoid jet lag, and joined a few travel rewards …

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Leading Teams to Greatness - Lessons in Leading a Team

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Jeff Ton<p>EVP of Product & Service Development at Bluelock<p>Jeff is the Executive Vice President of Product and …

XY Find It – Lost It? Find It! Locate anything in seconds using your iPhone or Android device.

Unlike other devices, the XY4+ by XY Find It has no extra fees or hidden costs! Find your valuables without limits!<p>Where does XY Find It work? Can I …

5 Ways to Build Employee Engagement Into the Onboarding Process

<i>(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by</i> <i>our friends at SilkRoad</i><i>, a leading provider of end-to-end HR solutions that enable customers to find,</i> …

Hard Work Won't Make You Successful -- But Doing This Will

I don’t blame anyone who has become frustrated and disillusioned with the working world. It is a huge disappointment to grow up and realize that most of what we’ve been taught about how to be successful is bad advice.<p>We were taught “Just work hard at whatever job you get, and things will work out.” …

Career Development

New Study Reveals HR Strategy Tied To Company Performance

A better-prepared workforce delivers better results. And companies with above-average revenue growth are more likely to provide employees with advanced training and development programs, as well as give their workers access to the information they need to not just get by but to thrive. The inverse …

Google HR Boss: We Don't Care Where You Went To College

Companies pay too much attention to where job applicants went to college, what their name sounds like and how well they answer brain teasers, Google’s top human resources executive Laszlo Bock told a packed room of business leaders, academics and public servants at the Forbes Reinventing America …

The Workplace