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First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

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How to Assess CEO Candidates - Egon Zehnder Before a company acquires an expensive new piece of capital equipment, the board will vigorously scrutinize assumptions, payback times and contribution to enterprise value – assigning a net present value. What if this expensive new piece of equipment is the CEO? The risks and rewards associated with choosing a CEO exceed those of even major capital expenditures, as the CEO will largely determine the fate of the entire company. Cautions HR Leaders That the Risk of Change Fatigue Among Employees has Doubled in 2020 The amount of change that the average employee can absorb without becoming fatigued in 2020 has been cut in half compared to 2019, according to Gartner, Inc. Amid worries about the economy, job security, their health and the health of their loved ones, employees’ capacity to take on change in the workplace has plunged significantly. Gartner analysts are discussing talent issues and the challenges critical to all HR executives as they reimagine the future of work at the Gartner ReimagineHR conference, taking place virtually in the Americas and EMEA through Thursday. “The amount of change employees can absorb without fatigue – negative reactions to change such as burnout, frustration, or apathy – has plummeted at a time when more change is precisely what organizations need in order to reset,” said Jessica Knight, vice president in the Gartner HR practice. To increase employees’ ability to absorb change, organizations need to transform how they lead change.

Making an Old Brand Cool Again — The Entrepreneur’s Journey It’s a new year, and it’s time for new content! I know I’ve been sitting on these questions for awhile, but I still think they’re going to bring huge value. It’s all about bring contemporary. You have to act like it to be it. Publications Five Social Media Platform Predictions For 2014 12/24 As 2013 draws to a close, and the Social Media Insider unleashes below the first in a two-part series of predictions, what strikes me about social media is how established it is. It certainly doesn’t feel new anymore. Maybe a better word for how it feels is -- embedded. The distinction I’m making is that it’s so much a part of digital life that it seems unfathomable to imagine a world in which you couldn’t tweet out a story you thought other people might enjoy, or check out someone’s c.v. on LinkedIn, or share a picture or anecdote on Facebook, or get a quick laugh out of a video on YouTube.

hbr Executive Summary Job satisfaction is often directly related to the relationships we have with our bosses. But how can managers help their employees have satisfying work experiences? Start by managing individuals, not teams, which means personalizing your interactions with individuals and being accessible for one-on-one conversations. Wired For Disruption - Transformational Leadership Henna Inam is the CEO of Transformational Leadership Inc., and a former C-level executive with Fortune 500 companies. She’s the author of Wired for Disruption, a book that helps leaders master the five shifts in agility to lead in the future of work. Transformational Leadership helps leaders going through disruptive change create cultures of agility, innovation, and inclusion. Henna is a trusted executive coach to C-suite leaders globally. Henna led through disruption throughout her corporate career, including in roles such as: Global Head e-Innovation, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, and Region President.

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The 10 Biggest Brands on YouTube Red Bull, the company that live streamed Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking space jump, is not surprisingly YouTube's biggest brand, with nearly 3 million subscribers. Behind the energy drink's lead are a slew of tech companies, including PlayStation, Rockstar Games, Apple, GoPro Camera and Rovio. Statista's chart, below, shows the 10 brands that have the most subscribers on YouTube. Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments.

How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution Executive Summary Research has shown that only about 8% of company leaders excel at both strategy and execution. But more and more, we need leaders who can do both. Leaders who master both strategy and execution start by building a bold but executable strategy, addressing the questions “What are we great at?” Change Management Questionnaire Checklist Change Management Questionnaire Checklist Overview Overview The Change Management Questionnaire Checklist supports efforts to make a substantive change to an entrenched culture. By answering a set of guiding questions, change leaders can build and sustain a conducive change environment. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior Quality Advisor Jack Moran and PHF Performance Improvement Expert Les Beitsch, the Change Management Questionnaire Checklist encourages change leaders to identify whether people are continually engaged, and determining if clear mid-course adjustments are being made, which supports the change initiative.

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