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Ten Common Mistakes New Managers Make

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes New Managers Make. So many new managers don’t receive the training or skills they need to be effective, lead their teams, and achieve meaningful results.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Pez Outlaw

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. I was turned onto The Pez Outlaw by Bobby Hill (he’s guest posted on the site before).


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Bigger is Not Always Better When Selecting a Search Firm to Partner With

N2Growth Blog

Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth examines the nuances that distinguish boutique search firms from their larger counterparts. Here are some key insights into selecting the right executive search firm to partner with. Senior leadership hires can make or break an organization.

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Lines for Leaders: The Scars to Prove It

RapidStart Leadership

Alexander the Great led by personal example, and had the scars to prove it. In a speech to his men who were threatening to mutiny, he won them over with this line worth remembering. The post Lines for Leaders: The Scars to Prove It appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.


Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

3 Powers of Proactive Worry

Leadership Freak

Worry isn’t just in your head. You feel worry in your body. Some have stomach issues, others neck and shoulder pain. Chronic worry triggers ‘stress hormones’ that elevate your heart and breathing, raise… Continue reading → Leading Fear Leadership Development fear

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5 Christmas Books Leaders Should Read In December 2022

Joseph Lalonde

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be great to change up the book recommendations for the month of December. Instead of being specifically leadership-focused, these books will inspire and encourage leaders through the season of Advent and Christmas.

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Diversification Putting Pressure on FinTech Executives

N2Growth Blog

By Vera Sharova & Teodora Cosic. Diversification is not a trend; it is essential for companies to become and remain competitive.


How To Attract Talent To Your Startup

Tanveer Naseer

There are many challenges that a new business will face, and how these are managed will determine its success. One of the key challenges that every startup faces is attracting talent, which can make it hard to hit the ground running. To succeed with any business, you need to have.

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The Heart of Time Management

Leadership Freak

Everything feels urgent to a person without priorities. You master life when you master time management. When everything is a priority, you run around with your hair on fire. The heart of time… Continue reading → Time management Leading Leadership Development Time Management

The 5 Best Places To Nurture Your Connections

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders are always looking to grow their networks. There are tried and not-so-true places to grow your connections. Just think about the last “networking” event you went to. You were probably pitched more than you’d like.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Coach Your Team and be Even More Effective and Helpful

Let's Grow Leaders

How to be Even More Effective and Helpful as You Coach Your Team. If you’re a manager, you likely hear a lot about not only leading and organizing but also being a coach for your team. And, it can be hard to know exactly how to make that happen in the midst of everything else you have going on.

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Advancing Ethics in Your Organization (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each day brings new challenges for leaders. They struggle to deal with uncertainty and complexity and sometimes the most ethical choices are not obvious. In this kind of environment, we can’t assume that things are going well even when there are no lawsuits or imminent ethical crises. What we need to do is build an ethical workplace that will discourage ethical problems. The focus of this week’s post is on Ways to Improve Accountability For Ethics.

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Key Governance Issues in Board Level Search

N2Growth Blog

What’s happening inside the Boardroom has never been more crucial to business outcomes and more visible to interested parties.


5 Simple Ways to Improve Meetings

Leadership Freak

Meetings are dead ends when talking creates the illusion of action. 5 simple ways to improve meetings: #1. Determine purpose. Cancel the meeting when you don’t know why you’re meeting. Discussions waste time.…

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7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

How To Be a Good Boss: 10 Ways To Be a Great Leader

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. If you’re looking for ways to be a good boss, look no further! This blog post will discuss ways that you can become a great leader in your workplace.

What Safety Do Precious Metal IRA Companies Offer?

Strategy Driven

Investing in Precious Metal IRAs offers investors a safe place to invest their money. This is a safer option than investing in the traditional stock market, and is easier to diversify your investment portfolio. You can also choose to invest in a variety of metals, with minimal fineness requirements.

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History of Coaching – A True Insight into Coaching

Mike Morrison

Coaching is everywhere. It is the hot topic of management, leadership and people development. This article explores the history of coaching through the ages. There are as many forms of coaching methodologies are there are coaches, so is there a “right” way?

Purpose-Driven Board Leadership; What to Consider in Your Next Board Recruitment

N2Growth Blog

Today’s boardrooms look less and less like the boardrooms of the past few decades. Boards are increasingly visible to their organizations, stakeholders, and the public.


The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

6 Ways to Lead with Heart

Leadership Freak

Lead with heart to get above the fog. 6 ways to lead with heart: #1. Get above the fog. Purpose is about heart. Declare the purpose of meetings before people show up, for… Continue reading → Leading

How to Become a Successful Business Leader

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by Hunters Race on Unsplash. How to Become a Successful Business Leader.

Is it Easy to Open my Online Store?

Strategy Driven

There’s a lot happening online; from the purchase of clothes, accessories and groceries, buying and sending of gift items, flowers and audiobooks to booking plumbing services and many more, the eCommerce industry is taking over brick-and-mortar business models.

Tips for Improving Your Dental Practice’s Productivity

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

How a Board Search Firm Can Support Organizations

N2Growth Blog

Boardrooms today face new, evolving challenges that are increasingly complex to navigate, and they are under immense pressure and scrutiny to operate at maximum effectiveness.


How to Offend Christmas

Leadership Freak

Generosity, joy, and kindness seem easier during Christmas. If we could flush commercialism it would truly be the most wonderful time of the year. Two things that offend Christmas, artificial trees and white… Continue reading → Leading

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The New Era of Employee Engagement Begins with Events

CEO Insider

Here’s a hard truth: Employee collaboration and networking should be done in-person. That’s not to say remote collaboration tools aren’t valuable or don’t have a place – they do.

Factors to Consider Before Signing a Lease

Strategy Driven

Imagine this scenario: you’re looking for a place to rent and found the ideal apartment. The price is right, in an ideal location, and it has all the features you’re looking for. Finally, you’re ready to sign that lease and move in.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Bringing Caste into the DEI Conversation

Harvard Business Review

As companies increase their global footprint, they must also expand their definition of DEI. Diversity and inclusion Marginalized groups Workplace discrimination Digital Article

The ONLY Thing You Need to Start a Consulting Firm

David A Fields

As a consulting firm leader you encounter youngsters and corporate folks who gaze on your practice with admiration and ask you what it takes to start a consulting firm. Your answer can be refreshingly simple. A simple Google search reveals 13.83

Some Childhood Aspirations Come True

Leadership Freak

Some of my childhood aspirations come true. And some childhood aspirations drifted into oblivion. I’m delighted I grew up on a farm, but milking cows cured me of any desire to be a… Continue reading → Leading

Taking the reins of my career and succeeding in the C-Suite through leadership coaching

CEO Insider

We could all use a confidence boost these days – especially with how fast life is moving around us. Think about the last compliment you got from a friend, colleague or even from the boss. How did it feel? Great, right?

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.