Not everyone needs the same coaching | Call out unethical leaders when you see them | How Noodles & Company used what worked to fuel a comeback
September 12, 2019
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Leading Edge
Not everyone needs the same coaching
People need different coaching to meet their goals and feel like they are successful, writes Liz Kislik. Good leaders, she writes, recognize "which lessons they need to learn" and are "able to help them sustain focus and demeanor during the discomfort of those lessons."
Liz Kislik Associates (9/10) 
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Call out unethical leaders when you see them
Respecting people in certain situations and not others is the mark of an unethical, irresponsible leader, writes Linda Fisher Thornton. "When you see leaders using selective respect, call it what it is -- unethical leadership," she writes.
Leading in Context (9/11) 
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5 Corporate Wellness Trends for 2020
Leaders who foster a strong sense of wellbeing and appreciation have employees who are 38% less likely to leave. After surveying over 15,000 leaders and employees we compiled these 5 new trends in employee wellbeing and corporate wellness. Read more.
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Strategic Management
How Noodles & Company used what worked to fuel a comeback
Noodles & Company based its turnaround strategy on existing strengths instead of trying to reinvent itself from scratch, CEO Dave Boennighausen said. The fast-casual chain has also boosted employee retention by tweaking perks and benefits to appeal to millennials and Generation Z.
QSR magazine online (9/9) 
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Smarter Communication
Follow these steps to hold a terrible meeting
Leaders tend to create terrible meetings when they enter uninformed, don't state the meeting's goal and allow people to interrupt with off-topic discussions, writes Dan Rockwell. Other problems include inviting too many people and ending the meeting without clear action items.
Leadership Freak (9/11) 
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Make a list when writer's block hits
If you find yourself struggling to write, try making a list of key points; working in short, timed bursts; and pretending the audience is filled with friends, writes Jim Anderson. "The list that we create does not have to be good -- it just has to be a start," he writes.
The Accidental Communicator (9/10) 
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The Big Picture
Each Thursday, what's next for work and the economy
Report: Rethink the idea of freelancers as low-skilled
A study of UK-based freelance workers suggests most are skilled professionals working on specific, time-based projects for several companies, not the popular conception of gig workers doing repetitive jobs. "It seems that skill rather than the nature of the employment contract is the most important determinant of a worker's income and therefore this, rather than the contract, offers more opportunity to deal with low paid work," the report says.
The Horizons Tracker (9/11) 
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In Their Own Words
CEO: I block out time to get stuff done
Acceleration Partners CEO Robert Glazer deliberately schedules time for productivity and guards it against distractions. "You'll see that in people's calendars and you know it doesn't mean 'hey, you can have this time from me,' it means, 'hey, I'm actually doing the stuff that I needed to deliver to everyone,' " he says.
Thrive Global (9/10) 
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Daily Diversion
How does your brain create those musical earworms?
Our brains react differently when we listen to music than when we try to recall it, according to a study. "Once we hear a familiar tune, the regions of the brain that remember the song overlap but music information between listening and recall flow in the opposite directions," writes Kay Vandette.
Earth (9/10) 
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Editor's Note
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Music is the space between the notes.
Claude Debussy,
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