Marie Esselman

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This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Los Angeles

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Forget the Year-End Performance Review: This Feedback Technique Is Far More Effective

A few simple words can have a big impact on someone's mindset and performance.<p>Many years ago, I had a colleague who had a particular talent for giving frank, unembellished, on-the-spot feedback.<p>Immediately after a meeting --or sometimes even just midway through a one-on-one conversation with …

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

The four types of dysfunctional executives and how to handle them

Basic understanding and empathy can go a long way in helping toxic leaders recover their best selves Read more

Leadership

Companies Should Stop Focusing On Diversity

As part of my work in diversity and inclusion, company leaders frequently ask me for specific suggestions on what they can do to increase diversity. Sometimes the answer surprises them: achieving diversity should not be your goal.<p>This isn’t to say that diversity is not important – quite the …

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership

Company leaders are facing a crisis. Nearly one-third of employees don’t trust management. In addition to this, employers now have to cater to the needs of the millennial generation. On average, after graduating from college, a millennial will change jobs four times before they are 32. Most of them …

Employment

You won’t be a great leader until you conquer this fear

Does the thought of giving negative feedback to an employee make you want to call in sick? If so, a fear of confrontation may getting in your way.<p>But you’re not doing anyone a favor by avoiding conflict. When problems go unaddressed or are swept under the rug, everyone suffers—including you. …

Self-help

Take Control Of Your Leadership Development With Five Simple Steps

Who is responsible for ensuring that you develop as a leader in your workplace? If you believe the answer is “My company or my boss,” you’re only partially right. Of course, your employer should play a key role, but their ability to be effective on your behalf really depends on their development …

Leadership

Why You Need To Hire Inexperienced Staff

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-01-26 11:24:47 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Innovation Officer, Human Capital, Human Capital & Careers, Human Resources, Innovation, …

Employment

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career coach to millennials, I’ve had plenty of new managers come to me, desperate to win approval from their team. It’s a classic case of manager …

Leadership

Why the Best Leaders Never Delegate This 1 Thing

Until cloning becomes available on Amazon, delegate, delegate, delegate -- except when you shouldn't.<p>Delegation is one of the hardest things for leaders to do. When you're used to doing everything yourself, trusting your employees to give the same 110 percent is like trusting a babysitter to watch …

This 1 Quote Describes the Most Important Trait You Can Have as a Leader

These tips will help you be purpose-driven, and lead your company with true intention.<p>The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor that can be bestowed on an American citizen. In November 2016, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully received the award at a star-studded event …

The Second Question For BRAVE Leaders: What Matters And Why?

If you choose to have a values-driven organization, the end does not justify the means. For these organizations, guiding principles are the bedrock upon which they build their culture. These are things they will not sacrifice even if it means their mission will fail. Hence the question, what …

Procter & Gamble

Transformational Growth and Disruptive Change: What Drives Leaders’ Behavior?

<i>This blog post is part 2 of a two-part series on transformational growth and disruptive change. See part 1 here.</i><p>Is there anyone out there enjoying …

Innovation

Want to Inspire Your Employees? Take Them Out for a Terrible Meal Together

By creating vivid, emotional moments, leaders can create deep loyalty and forge enduring bonds among employees.<p>When new employees arrive at the customer service orientation for Tommy Bahama, the beach-themed restaurant-and-apparel business, most expect a traditional process-and-policy walkthrough. …