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Triggers: Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Lead Change Blog

In business, the right behaviors matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans.

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Leading In A Time Of Crisis And COVID-19

Joseph Lalonde

We’re leading in a time like no other. With all of our technological advancements, we’re struggling to cope with the COVID-19 virus. It has sickened almost one million people and killed over 50,000. People are scared to go to work.

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Help, I’m Always Thinking About Work

Leadership Freak

I’m asking myself, “Who are you if you aren’t working?” Work brings value and meaning to life. But what if there’s more? I’m mildly workaholic according to an assessment on CNN.

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.

The New Rules Of Working At Home.

Rich Gee Group

Work-At-Home — we’ve done it sporadically, but now we have to do it full-time to help ourselves and our neighbors. You might be finding it hard to stay focused on the job when you’re doing your job at home full-time.

Leading Thoughts for April 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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Dealing With Workload Pressure

Joseph Lalonde

You know that sinking feeling. The one where your heart flutters because of the ever-increasing workload pressure you’re under. The flutter isn’t the fluttering you feel when you see your bride walk down the aisle.

7 Ways to Have Fun on Zoom During a Pandemic

Leadership Freak

There’s nothing funny about people dying from coronavirus. At the same time, we see people making the best of challenging situations. One group of medical staff waited around the elevator door so they… Continue reading → Encouragement energy engagement leadership success

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Leading With Values During the Pandemic

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. As we all grapple with the pandemic, I am grateful to see so many businesses sharing resources and ideas freely and. finding a way to do some good for others. Our current challenges can only be managed with everyone pulling together to make good choices.

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First Look: Leadership Books for April 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Entrepreneurial Leadership : The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff by Joel Peterson.

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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.

Embrace the Distractions

Lead Change Blog

We are social creatures that thrive with connections with others, seeking to exchanges ideas, conversation, and special moments. Heat maps visually display the spread of COVID-19 across the globe. It is this image that truly represents or connection with each other. Is it not ironic that a virus is forcing us to separate from our connectedness? Social distancing is a term I have not heard of until the current events. There are images flashed in the news of creative ways for humans to interact.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Original Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article. The world is in utter chaos as the Coronavirus spreads across nations. The spread of the Coronavirus has disrupted much of our normal lives… Including visits to the local movie theaters. Theaters are shuttered around the world. This means no new movies!!!

Tin Rhythms from Tiny Hearts: Boldness to Lead with Empathy

Leadership Freak

Some complain they aren’t supported and others find ways to serve. Some wait for people to care for them and some choose to care for others. There are two buckets and you are… Continue reading → Leading

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Don’t Put Negatives Under a Microscope – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Focus is really important to leaders. What we study and think about, GROWS. So during difficult times, it’s even more important to be sure that we aren’t focusing on the negative; that we avoid putting negativity under the microscope.

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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.

What’s Your Problem?

Leading Blog

W E HEAR A LOT about reframing, but do we actually do it? We get busy, and we start looking for a solution without first analyzing the problem. We want a quick solution so we can move on. And we “solve” the wrong problem. Reframing helps us to avoid this.

5 Ways You Can Choose To Lead From The Middle

Tanveer Naseer

“As you travel through life, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole.” – Anonymous Like the hole in the doughnut, it’s easy to look for what’s lacking instead of what’s present. Usually it’s one of the first instincts we have when contemplating.

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Physical Distancing is Not a Guarantee

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. ? ? ? WHO & CDC recommendations for physical distancing A/K/A social distancing do not fully protect bystanders from a sneezing person who carries a viral infection, presumably including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Stay home! ? ? ?

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The Secret that Turns Frailty to Opportunity

Leadership Freak

The façade of competence destroys leaders. Disruption, adversity, and crisis remind you of frailty. How you respond to frailty sets the course of your future. Frailty strengthens you to release: Self-absorption. Self-infatuation. Self-glorification.…

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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.

The Physics Lesson We All Know

Kevin Eikenberry

Even if you never took a physics class, and even if you hated science class in high school, you know, loosely, what is known as the Law of Gravity. Stated in less scientific terms (you’re welcome), it says this: What goes up, must come down. The inverse is true, though not in the physical […].

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LeadershipNow 140: March 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2020 that you don't want to miss: VIDEO: Series of 1-min videos on fear, connectedness, resilience and more from @JohnBaldoni. Rethinking Managing and Leading in Real-Time by @ArtPetty. Leadership Insight: How to Spot Fear by @KateNasser.

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How to Build a Better Live Online Leadership Development Program

Let's Grow Leaders

10 Things to Look for in Your Live Online Leadership Development If your business is faced with a newly-remote workforce, you know how vital it is to have strong leaders in place to get everyone the support they need, nimbly respond to […].

Digital Hiring: What Are You Worried About, Exactly?

N2Growth Blog

In my last article, I spoke about the importance of managing candidate relationships while searches are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we figure out how to navigate from here, I’d like to think outside the box a bit about digital hires.

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.

Playful Mischief: A Story of Deception

Leadership Freak

Apart from love, mischief is cruel. My last mischievous act almost went too far. You should know that my wife (Dale) enjoys “her” birds. She fills the feeders every morning. Every evening she… Continue reading → Leading

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Remaining Confident in Uncertain Times

Kevin Eikenberry

I guess my bias shows through in the title of this article. It implies that we can be confident now. Yes, I chose the word remaining, and not building, rebuilding, or salvaging. Confidence in uncertain times is important for us personally and can be a beacon of hope to those around us.

Are You Ready for Recovery?

Leading Blog

A S a McKinsey & Company article stated in late March 2020: “What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting to yesterday’s developments and help them look ahead.”.

How to Capture What You’re Learning From This Crisis Now

Let's Grow Leaders

In this time of extraordinary uncertainty and change your team has learned to quickly adapt to do the best they can, with what they have, from where they are. The COVID-19 crisis has us all quickly adapting to new ways to serve […].

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

5 Easy and Effective Virtual Teambuilding Activities and Ideas for Team Leaders

Great Results Team Building

Are you and your team are stuck in quarantine and unable to maintain your daily interactions with each other over the next few weeks? . Are you and your team separated as part of a virtual team that has teammates at different locations permanently? .

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15 Discussion Topics that Strengthen Teams During Stress

Leadership Freak

15 discussion topics that strengthen teams during stress: What do you admire about your team members? Direct reports? What strengths/skills/attributes does our team have that will help us thrive during the next 30… Continue reading → Leading

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Two Ways to Support Your Remote Work Success

Kevin Eikenberry

The move has been made – you are working from home. And while things might be settling down a bit, reality has set in too. There is more to remote work success than you might have realized. Whether you are a remote leader trying to figure out how much to check in, or a team […].

Leadership Interview: Mehdi Tazi, CEO at Beassur Marsh Shares His Perspective on Talent Gaps

N2Growth Blog

I recently had the privilege of speaking with Mehdi Tazi Chief Executive Officer at Beassur Marsh , a Morrocan based insurance brokerage during our global leadership tour.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.