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August 23, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: America's CEOs Seek a New Purpose, 5 Drivers of a Great Team, Leading Virtual Teams, 10 Insights for Team Leaders, 7 Fail-Free Engagement Strategies


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:

  • America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation
    By Alan Murray (@alansmurray via @FortuneMagazine), Fortune

    Find out why this group of CEOs redefined their mission and get the full revised statement of corporate purpose published by the Business Roundtable.

    On Aug. 19, the [Business Roundtable] BRT announced a new purpose for the corporation and tossed the old one into the dustbin. The new statement is 300 words long, and shareholders aren’t mentioned until word 250....”
  • All-In Leadership: 5 Drivers of a Great Team
    By J. Craig Wallace Ph.D. via Psychology Today (@PsychToday)

    Get new insights for team management—from the narcissist to the conscientious.

    “Research on “highly involved leaders" suggests that highly effective leaders skillfully create the right situations for their employees: They draw out employees’ unique characteristics at just the right time and place and subdue, or substitute them when they’re not needed...”

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  • 10 Things Every Team Leader Needs to Know
    By Jesse Lyn Stoner (@JesseLynStoner via @Seapoint_Center), Seapoint Center

    Practical insights into what a high performance team looks like and how to lead one.

    Want to build a high performance team – where the team consistently achieves its goals and where team members are proud to be members? It’s not that hard, but you won’t get far if you just try to 'wing it.'…”

  • 7 Employee Engagement Strategies That Won’t Fail
    By Braja Deepon Roy via Vantage Circle (@VantageCircle)

    A deep dive into strategies, if done consistently, that can enhance employee engagement and why shallow approaches don't work.

    “Poor employee engagement is a serious concern, and many employers are failing to resolve this problem. The success of an organization is directly proportional to the happiness of its employees and how engaged they are in their work. Money is not the only driving factor for employees these days. It is the overall experience they have in the workplace...”
    Read more >> 

What were some of the top leadership and communication articles you read this week?

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