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Weekly Round-Up: 17 Best Ways to Retain Employees, 4 Ways Leaders Are Rainbows, 12 Phrases to Avoid, 5 Bad Leadership Behaviors, Improving Employee Retention With Data

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Oct 08, 2021

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This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • Seventeen Best Ways to Retain Employees in Today's Workplaces
    By Brett Farmiloe (@BrettFarmiloe via @SHRM), SHRM

    17 HR professionals and business leaders weigh in on how companies can retain their employees in today's environment.

    From sharing the job incentives that matters most today to highlighting employee wellness trends in hybrid workplaces, there are several ways to retain employees at your organization. Here are the best employee retention strategies to retain employees in today’s workplace:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 3 Ways CEOs Can Create Strong Company Culture, Leadership Insights & Tips, Embracing Employee Praise, 3 Tips to Battle "The Big Quit"

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Sep 17, 2021

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Weekly Round-Up: Amazon's Big Mission Change, Employee Communicators in High-Demand, Leadership Coach or Counsel?, Internal Comms Model, Be Passionate About Diversity

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Sep 03, 2021

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  • Jeff Bezos Signals a Huge Shift in Amazon’s Mission
    By Jon Picoult (@JonPicoult), Watermark Consulting

    Jeff Bezos made an important addition the company mission and it focuses on their employees.

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his 2020 Shareholder Letter, and about a quarter of the way into the 4,000-word missive, he signaled an important shift in Amazon’s strategic focus:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Future of the Comms Function, Internal Comms Tools for 2021, Why Vaccine Mandates are Good for Business, Bond with New Hires Remotely, Incentives to Get Employees Vaccinated

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Aug 20, 2021

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This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • The Evolving Communication Function
    By Institute for Public Relations and PR News (@InstituteForPR via @PRNews)

    An interesting study taking a comprehensive look at the perceptions, roles, structures, and future of communication.

    When defining the ‘best’ structure of a communication function, there is not a clear answer or a one-size- fits-all approach. Our research indicates that while structure is important, other components are arguably more so, such as the operations, relationships, and resources within and among the other organizational functions. For example, some communication leaders argued that marketing should be a part of the communication function, while others said it was more effective as a separate function. What works best structurally depends on each organization...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Habits of Influential Employees, Create a DEI Workforce, How to Receive Feedback, The Cure for Fear, Leadership Tips & Insights

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Aug 06, 2021

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  • Here are the Habits of Employees Who Lead Without the Title
    By Art Petty (@artpetty via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Get 5 habits of influential employees who lead and succeed without the title.

    In the 2004 movie "National Treasure" with Nicolas Cage and a bevy of other stars, Cage's character discovers a set of multi-colored spectacles (eyeglasses) essential to decoding a hidden message on the back of the Declaration of Independence. As the wearer tunes the different color lenses, the message suddenly appears, offering clues to a hidden treasure...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Overcome Vaccine Avoidance, Companies Transforming Work, Transgender CEO Thoughts on Inclusivity, 5 Behaviors of Unethical Leadership, Leadership Insights from 30 Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jul 09, 2021

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  • Effective Communication Can Overcome Vaccine Avoidance
    By Bill Novelli (@Bill_D_Novelli via @PRNews), PRNews

    Bill Novelli, professor at Georgetown University and former CEO of AARP, details the challenges to increasing vaccination rates along with tips to increase effectiveness.

    At the start of coronavirus, poor resource allocation and coordination contributed to widespread infections and unnecessary deaths. One victim was my college roommate, who died when NYC was the epicenter of America's outbreak...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees, Why SAP is Embracing Flexible Work, 27 Quotes to Inspire You, Why Poor Leadership Causes Turnover, Leadership Insights & Tips

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

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  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees
    By The Together Forward @Work Task Force via SHRM (@SHRM)

    Get resources and guidance to assist your company in helping this community navigate the workplace.

    Promoting diversity and inclusion within an organization has become essential not only to employers, but also to their employees, customers and clients. While there has been a lot of focus on being inclusive of women and people of color, employers and their HR professionals are also increasing their efforts to build workplaces that incorporate the LGBTQ community...”
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Weekly Round-Up: CEO Mission Statements & Speaking Out, How Comms Can Help AAPI Heritage Education, Question Assumptions for Better Leadership, Appreciation for Remote Workers

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, May 28, 2021

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  • Why Every CEO Should Have A Personal Mission Statement
    By Melody Wilding (@MelodyWilding via @ChiefExecGrp), Chief Executive

    Do you have a personal mission statement? Get a number of benefits of having one and guidance on how to create your own along with a few templates to get you started.

    Much like a corporate mission statement, a thoughtful, well-written personal mission statement becomes your individual definition of success—and the compass that navigates you toward your deepest motivations...”
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Weekly Round-Up: What HR Needs to Know About Vaccine Passports, 3 Signs of Great Management Skills, Leadership Insights, Tips & Strategies

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, May 07, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

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  • 4 Innovative Strategies to Grow Your Leadership
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    Get 4 strategies to take your leadership forward along with tips on how to put some accountability and timelines around your goals to ensure you reach them.

    The big topic of conversation for many leaders I speak with is the next step in their pandemic journey. No one knows for sure how we will maneuver forward but key is taking some type of action. I can almost feel the earth moving and beckoning leaders to put one foot in front of the other and try something new. No matter the organization nor the environment, there are a slew of heavy duty questions being posed frequently:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 7 Steps for CEOs After George Floyd Verdict, the Power of Inclusive Managers, the Future Workplace, Remote Employee Engagement, 20 Productivity Apps

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • 7 Steps for Business Leaders to Take After the George Floyd Case
    By Jen Colletta (@JenColletta via @HRExecMag), Human Resource Executive

    Diversity expert Dee C. Marshall, CEO of Diverse & Engaged, provides 7 immediate actions CEOs should take following the George Floyd verdict.

    As the world continues to react to the guilty verdicts in the George Floyd murder case, employers are working to provide support to their workforces, particularly employees of color, while considering how to use this moment to move the ball forward on equality...”
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