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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Soul Surfer: The Story Of Bethany Hamilton

Joseph Lalonde

Soul Surfer is the true-life story of professional surfer Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb). Bethany’s story is harrowing. Bethany was an aspiring professional surfer. During one surfing session, a shark attacked Bethany and bit off her left arm at the shoulder.

Creating New Work Routines – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week, I talked about the power that routines can have in our lives. If you missed that, you can watch it here. In this video, I am talking about The thing about routines is that when they change, we are often left feeling a little lost, confused or even discombobulated.

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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leading with Feeling : Nine Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership by Cary Cherniss and Cornelia W. Roche.

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The Beauty Of Conflict… For Teams

Lead Change Blog

Nobody likes conflict—or crisis—or change—especially in the workplace—or as we’re facing today in our lives. That doesn’t mean it should, or can, be avoided.

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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.

How to Help Your Idea Grenadiers and Silent Wounded Better Contribute

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like many leaders with whom we’ve shared our new book Courageous Cultures, you’re mentally indexing your team and wondering if they’re capable of micro-innovations, problem-solving, and advocating for your customer.

Leading Thoughts for July 2, 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.

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People will Remember How You Treated Them During COVID-19

Leadership Freak

A friend of mine got laid off last Friday. Clients in education are developing three plans for the fall of 2020, but most of their work could be irrelevant. Other clients are figuring… Continue reading → Fear Stress courageous leaders Leadership Development

Making Midyear Check-ins More Meaningful

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are coaching others in the workplace, you probably have some sort of performance management process. While these typically culminate in the annual meeting, many suggest or require at least a midyear check-in too.

Seeing People Through – Interview with Nate Regier

Let's Grow Leaders

How can understanding yourself help you be more influential with your team? In this episode, Dr. Nate Regier will help you understand, connect with, and lead your team members more effectively by understanding yourself. They may seem different, but look a […].

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Pushing Through The Tough Times And Difficult Obstacles

Tanveer Naseer

Pushing through the difficult times, and the tough periods is something we all have to do. Whether it be personal, business, mental, or emotional, there are lots of variables, unknowns, and circumstances we all must handle and deal with. One of the hardest things to do is to push through.

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.

A Checklist For Challenging Times

Joseph Lalonde

If you’re feeling the world is changing more dramatically and abruptly than ever, you’re not alone. Major and unexpected shifts are becoming increasingly frequent. The global COVID-19 lockdown. The Black Lives Matter movement.

Three Enablers of Success

Leadership Freak

Failure is easier than success, at least in the beginning. Miserable leaders posture when describing disappointment, frailty, or pain. 3 enablers of success: #1. Honesty enables acknowledgement. Don’t lie to yourself. If some… Continue reading → Humility Success leadership success

Foster Your Ethical Brand Reputation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Connect Magazine invited me to weigh in on why ethical brand reputation is so important and how brands can build and foster stronger images.­ In this article I share practical advice on protecting ethical brands and five top leadership trends I see unfolding in 2020.

5 Questions You MUST Ask Your Young Professionals if You Want to Engage Them

Nathan Magnuson

What’s the quality of your conversations with your young professionals? More specifically, what questions are you asking them? In my new book Stand Out! , I share that young professionals today are the leaders of tomorrow. The reason is a matter of simple mathematics.

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.

5 Principles for Ethical Leadership in Times of Crisis

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Jason Richmond : Leaders are, by definition, role models, and employees naturally follow their lead. This is particularly true in times of crisis.

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Loneliness is “a Mortal Threat”; Relationships are the Cure

Next Level Blog

As I’ve been writing about the past couple of weeks, the allostatic load of the extraordinarily stressful period we’re living, working and leading through demands that we be more mindful about the routines that can help us be both effective and healthy.

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An Experiment to Test the Power of Your Influence

Leadership Freak

Incompetent leaders focus exclusively on results. Successful leaders notice their impact on people because leadership is about human beings, not simply producing a product.

How to Use e-Commerce Reviews to Engage Your Customers

Chart Your Course

Customer engagement matters. When you’re running an online store, you want to make sure your potential customers get the treatment they deserve. That’s why you write brilliant product descriptions, use SEO, and add visuals to help them decide.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

A Way to Improve Team Communication – Even When Working Remotely

Kevin Eikenberry

As I talk to leaders and team members who are working remotely, I hear their challenges, struggles, and concerns. One of the biggest challenges I hear is about remote team communication. People are figuring out the technology and making that work. But Zoom, Slack, and Microsoft Teams (and all the tools like them) don’t perfect […]. The post A Way to Improve Team Communication – Even When Working Remotely appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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The Most Important Ingredient to Successful Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Brad Chase : No business subject garners more attention than leadership. There are endless leadership books, classes, websites and more. Everyone is searching for the essential qualities of a successful leader. But what if you had to pick just one quality? Think about it for a moment.

How to Push Your Mental Reset Button

Next Level Blog

As I wrote last week , we’re all dealing with a lot. And, when there’s a lot to process – work, family, health, the world and life in general – the mind can understandably flit and flutter from thought to thought.

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What if You Suck at Empathy – 7 Ways to Create an Empathy Advantage

Leadership Freak

Only 18% of people who’ve completed the CliftonStrengths assessment have Empathy in their top five. Which means most of us don’t respond with Empathy immediately, spontaneously and consistently.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Why You Need to Stop Pushing Yourself So Hard at Work

Lead from Within

Most of us believe that in order to succeed, we have to push ourselves hard. Working excessively and compulsively has become the norm, to the degree that Americans are considered workaholics. Many of us don’t take the time to think about the toll that working so hard takes on us.

99 Ways to Change Behavior

Change Starts Here

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of my book, 99 Ways to Influence Change. The book briefly describes all the methods we have at hand to get things done by helping people change.

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Everyday Moments Define Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Gregory P. Shea, Ph.D.: It took a while, but we got it: we were all in crisis. Many of us still are, especially the most medically and economically vulnerable both here and abroad. All of us will face moments of challenge and even crisis over the coming months.

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Leading Through Influence: 6 Lessons Learned from Leadership Development Classes – Guest Blogger Janet Knupp

leaderCommunicator

How do development programs, such as the skills of influence, significantly impact participants and business long term, for the benefit of attendees and their organizations? Changed human behavior is hard to measure but people recognize when their own changes have positive results.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Dear Dan: Contacting Laid off Employees will Be Patronizing

Leadership Freak

My recommendation to keep in contact with laid off employees elicited the following response. “Do

12 Ways To Save Money While Running Your Business

Strategy Driven

As far as entrepreneurship is concerned, every penny counts. While you try your best to pool resources to set up your business, your employees and suppliers deserve their paychecks.

What Numbers Say about Challenges and opportunities for SHE-Successors in Superclans’ businesses

CEO Insider

The world has changed, and the gender gap has become a key topic not only at the societal level, but in corporate boards as well. According to Pew Research, 4.8% of Fortune 500 CEOs were women in 2018, up from 0% in 1995. Based on the same source, the share of women sitting on the […].

Wait, I’m the Boss?!? The Guide for New Managers to Succeed

Skip Prichard

Getting Started. New managers , or those aspiring to manage a team, often are looking for a playbook to help them get started. How do I build an effective team? How do I coach and mentor my former teammates? How do I deal with poor performance?

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.