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Think For Yourself

Leading Blog

A GREAT IRONY of our time is that even as we are more informed, we are thinking less. We outsource our thinking. We rely on others to think for us. And we do almost unconsciously, by default, without thinking.

If Life Is Kicking You In The Ass, Time To Kick Back.

Rich Gee Group

“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger To win, you must exploit the system. I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”.

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The Creative Mindset

Lead Change Blog

As a byproduct of creativity, it’s time to rethink the way we make innovation happen—and it doesn’t happen in boardrooms or at a desk.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Real Steel

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There’s something about feel-good movies that make you want to watch them again and again. Real Steel is one of those feel-good movies. I’d watched Real Steel when the movie released in 2011. I remember loving the movie.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

What to Do When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

Career Advancement

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow. Have you ever worked tirelessly to produce a report or a presentation, only to have a collaborator claim the limelight? You’re not alone.

Leading Thoughts for November 19, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Gary Burnison on anticipating what lies ahead: “You don’t need a crysal ball to anticipate.

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Do Less of This and You’ll be More Successful

Leadership Freak

You’re not as interesting as you think. If you’re long-winded, the people around you wish you were short-winded. Talk less. Succeed more. 5 Reasons people talk too much: Thinking. Extroverts think while they… Continue reading → Communication Leading Listening

Practical Ideas To Enhance Effective Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

A stellar group leader is first a very good person, a role model in character and behavior. Further, in demeanor and approach, an effective leader emanates the “feel” of being part of the group rather than above it.

Take a Chill Pill – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Are you deliberating about a tough decision? Are you struggling with a relationship? Are you worried about the future? In today’s episode, I am suggesting we all take a chill pill. And I don’t mean this in an unsympathetic or glib way.

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3 Lessons On How Promoting Sense Of Belonging Can Drive Change

Tanveer Naseer

The past several months have presented leaders with a wide array of unexpected challenges that few of us anticipated we’d have to collectively address.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Executive Development

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on executive development. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Executive Development on a Personal Level Eileen McDargh of […].

Creating and Leading High Performing Teams

Lead Change Blog

A team is a small number of people who are committed to working together to achieve the desired goal. Working together includes talking, sharing ideas, debating issues, collaborating, making decisions, establishing goals, providing feedback, and celebrating success. Teams, like personal relationships, go through stages. Teams don’t become great performers overnight. It takes time to develop trust, learn to collaborate, and understand each other’s thinking styles and behavior patterns.

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A COVID-19 Leadership Reset: Moving Beyond Paradox

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It's been a tough year for everyone, and much of the strain has fallen on leaders. They have had much more to think about and juggle than they usually have to consider in a typical year, and the stakes have been much higher.

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7 Signs Your Remote Team Needs Additional Training

Kevin Eikenberry

You and your team have been working remotely for months now – with no specific end in sight. And during this time, people have likely been working harder than ever and in new ways. Have you spent any time training for remote work? If you haven’t, how would you know when and if new skills […].

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

How are you going to make it through the 2020 holidays?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 has been a stressful year, and it’s likely the holidays will follow suit. Many have been isolated from friends and loved ones for over eight months with no clarity on when the pandemic will end.

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How Leaders Can Find the Fun During the Slog

Let's Grow Leaders

Find the fun with authenticity, surprise, and variety Robert unmuted his microphone, leaned into the camera, and asked in a near-whisper: “How can we find the fun again?” ” We were facilitating at the Inc 5000 Vision Conference, helping leaders navigate the challenges […].

The Final Act of Leadership: What Leaders Get Wrong About Succession

RapidStart Leadership

Succession is the final act of leadership, but too many executives get this part wrong; here's what to focus on to get it right. The post The Final Act of Leadership: What Leaders Get Wrong About Succession appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

4 Years Ago Today: How Any Leader Can Kickstart and Land A Powerful Conversation

Leadership Freak

Goose landing. The way you land a conversation solidifies its value. Coaching Curiosity Questions

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Protect Your Budget Today

Kevin Eikenberry

In marketing and advertising circles, it is well known that everyone likes a sale. Sales move people to purchase, sometimes even to buy things they don’t need (or didn’t think they did until they saw the sale). We do not often do sales.

Redefine Your Purpose

Joseph Lalonde

The online world is abuzz with talk about finding your purpose or living out your purpose. This is well and good. We need a purpose. We need something to drive us harder and farther than we would normally go. But… What if we have our definition of purpose wrong. In the online and leadership sphere, […]. Personal Development

Leading While Green – Interview with Pierre Quinn

Let's Grow Leaders

? Your new leaders – the ‘green’ ones, are an incredible resource and the literal future of your business. If you are a new leader, the lessons to learn and the natural influence you see from more senior leaders can feel overwhelming. […].

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Gauging an Employee’s Emotional Well-Being in a Virtual World: Warning Signs and Ways to Help

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Guy Casablanca: Much has been written lately about how leaders can gauge productivity and performance in a virtual world. Beyond these two metrics, we have asked the question, “How can a leader tell when an employee is struggling emotionally in a virtual world?”

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

The 7 Impossibilities of Gratitude

Leadership Freak

Gratitude makes many bad things impossible. The 7 impossibilities of gratitude: #1. Worry. You can’t worry and be grateful in the same moment. Don’t worry about overcoming worry. Just notice and acknowledge benefit… Continue reading → Gratitude Power

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How to Get Ten Hours of Your Week Back

Next Level Blog

A couple of weeks ago, I was having a coaching conversation with an executive whose story is all too common in this pandemic year of leading and working from home. Since the pandemic started, Susan’s been working around 15 hours a day.

Resistance to Change is Cooperation for Improvement

Mike Cardus

While working, you perceive change on a continuum from cooperation and learning — to resistance and a pain in the ass. .

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Raise the bar: how to demonstrate to your boss that you deserve a pay rise

Strategy Driven

You could easily feel jittery if you approach your boss to ask them for a pay rise.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

Turning Outrage into Corporate Activism

CEO Insider

No one can be blamed for wanting to turn off their mobile device and shut out the world these days. Between climbing pandemic death counts and record-setting unemployment rates, the headlines on any average day are flat-out overwhelming.

What is the Easiest Way to Shift Trajectory Today

Leadership Freak

Ingratitude is a bag of rocks that weakens knees and slows progress. Ingratitude is fatigue. Gratitude is opportunity. Gratitude turns a new day into a beginning. Trajectory: Gratitude fuels upward trajectory. Gratitude invites… Continue reading → Gratitude Leading ingratitude

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The Best Way To Deal With A Stubborn Leader

Lead from Within

Few professional situations are more challenging to deal with than a stubborn leader. A boss who debates every point, ignores feedback, and refuses to listen is not only frustrating but also a significant professional barrier. So how do you deal?

Saying Thank You to Your Employees

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Cindy McGovern offers five meaningful ways employers can say “thank you” to their staffs during the holidays and throughout the year. Today’s post is by Dr. Cindy McGovern, author of Every Job is a Sales Job (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.