Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – June 30, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Jun 30, 2014 6:46:24 AM

BuildingTrustIt's hard enough to get one person going, right? But moving a group presents exponential challenges. Could you use a little help to keep your team moving like a well-oiled machine? author Kevin Daum has compiled a list of ways that popular business experts manage their teams. Read all of their tips in this great post on 4 ways to get a group moving productively. Then let us know which tips paid the biggest dividends in your company!
Global-LeadersLooking for a few great ways to round out your skills as a leader? You'll love this study from Forbes author Jack Zenger. He surveyed over 100 senior executives, extracting six potent behaviors that set the top 10% apart from the rest. Which characteristics do you think made the cut? Find out for yourself in his recent post entitled "The 6 Competencies Global Leaders Need to Succeed."

light-bulbWhat sets apart the brilliant among us from the rest of the pack? Is it superior intellect? Great timing? Or a never-say-die tenacity? You may be surprised to learn that it can come down to the small, everyday habits we adopt. If you're looking to add more creativity to your skillset, take a look at these unusual habits of 8 famously creative minds, published by Fast Co. author Rachel Gillett. These habits range from brushes with death to practicing speaking with stones in your mouth, but one thing's sure: they've all proven successful!

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