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Leading Thoughts for February 27, 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. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares his love of learning: “The one thing that I would say that defines me is I love to learn.

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Talent Mindset

Lead Change Blog

Strategic talent management is the ultimate competitive advantage for today’s businesses. Managing talent is a dynamic and ongoing process that is often executed poorly or overlooked completely. Good business is about knowing your people as well as your know your numbers.

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30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job

Leading Blog

S STRESS is a given in our lives. Not all of it is bad. For most of us it comes and goes, but for about 25% of us, it is a severe and constant reality according to one NPR/Harvard study. Many are experiencing anxiety leading to burnout at increasingly higher rates.

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Unlocking The Keys To Becoming A Better Leader For Your Employees

Tanveer Naseer

Most people who choose to become leaders do so with the best of intentions because they naturally want to succeed. So why is it still common to hear people saying they left not because of their organization, but because of their boss? That’s the question I get to the heart.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Making The Tough Calls

Joseph Lalonde

I recently had to make a really tough call. One I had put off for longer than I should have. But making the call had to be done. One of my favorite online mentors mentioned a man’s name I knew. A man I had once been friends with.

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3 Hard-and-Fast Rules for Dealing with Negative People

Leadership Freak

Negative people stir the slop and smell the same stink over and over. It’s exhausting. 3 hard-and-fast rules for dealing with negative people: #1.

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Set and Forget Leadership: How to Delegate So You Won’t Get Burned

RapidStart Leadership

"Set and forget leadership" is all too common, and it can get us into trouble when it comes to delegating work; here's how to delegate without getting burned. The post Set and Forget Leadership: How to Delegate So You Won’t Get Burned appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

What Confidence Can Do – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week, we talked about confidence from the perspective of our own experience. You can watch that episode here. Today we are going to look at confidence from a very different perspective. We are looking at it from the perspective of others.

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Coronavirus is coming to us. Is your business ready?

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. A pandemic in the US now seems inevitable. Get ready! You’ve no doubt heard the advice about handwashing and avoiding crowds in confined spaces: concerts, aircraft, conferences.

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The Leader's Greatest Return

Leading Blog

I F YOU want to make a difference in the world, go further, faster by developing other leaders. Your efforts are magnified exponentially by the investment you make in others. Of course, we talk about developing more leaders, but if we actually made it a priority, we would have more leaders.

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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.

Are You That Transformational Leader?

Lead Change Blog

The context. I am currently working collaboratively with a colleague on the co-creation of a People Strategy for a local authority in England. That strategy will support the delivery of the corporate plan; but at its heart lies a desire to entrench critical behaviours, attitudes, and practices that will transform the organisation—a stern test in times of austerity. The challenge.

Truth and Misinformation: How to Spot False Narratives (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Sifting through mountains of information, people who want to do the right thing are finding it harder than ever to find the truth. We find ourselves dealing with the challenge of too much information and too little insight.

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Time Management Strategies & Prioritizing

Career Advancement

“It’s not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” ” – Henry David Thoreau. Miguel had an enormous list of tasks on his to-do list.

A Simple Practice that Yields Disproportionate Advantage

Leadership Freak

“Half the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Bad is an erasure. One dingbat behavior erases many noble behaviors.… … Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Leadership Leadership Development

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.

From Inside-out to Outside-in: the Leadership Mindset in the Age of Climate Emergency

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Katrin Muff : Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations does not mince his words at the #COP25: leaders should not fear the green economy, they should see the great business opportunity it represents.

How to Evaluate Whether You Made an Effective Career Decision

Lead Change Blog

Tom made a major career decision 3 months ago: he decided to leave his position as chief information officer at a large manufacturing firm to become an entrepreneur and start a company to provide software that helps manufacturers improve the quality of their manufacturing process. He made his choice after talking to his friend Dave, who left his chief technology officer position in a high-profile manufacturing company to become an entrepreneur six months ago.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Call Of The Wild

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Jack London’s classic literary story of Buck and his journey was originally released in 1903. This past weekend, it was brought to the big screen.

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A Mindset a New Leader Needs

Kevin Eikenberry

The role of a leader is complex, and many skills are needed to lead successfully. Any new leader knows that or quickly becomes aware of that fact. Yet skills aren’t the only thing new leaders must master.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

7 Things to do When Work Sucks

Leadership Freak

This post is based on my conversation with Bruce Daisley, the former European VP of Twitter and author of the great book, “Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leadership Development

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5 Reasons Your Team Just Doesn’t Get It

Let's Grow Leaders

When your team just doesn’t get it, you’ve got a chance to level up It’s a lament we’ve heard from many leaders—usually accompanied by frustrated pacing or a discouraged slouch with their head in their hands: “I don’t know what else to […].

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Greatest Contribution | Tom Rath

Engaging Leader

Instead of following your passion, find your greatest contribution. ~ Tom Rath. Quotes

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Making It In Ministry Isn’t Easy But The Best Is Yet To Come

Joseph Lalonde

An Interview With Authors Gina McClain and Jessica Bealer. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing two amazing authors. They are Gina McClain (GM) and Jessica Bealer (JB). They are the co-authors of Don’t Quit: The Best Things In Ministry Come Over Time (Orange Books). Gina McClain is a speaker, writer, and Children’s Ministry Director.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Leadership Transitions That Matter Most

Kevin Eikenberry

The transition to leadership – moving from individual contributor to a leadership role – is one of the most challenging moves in anyone’s career. While many make this jump, few succeed as quickly or completely as they, their team, or their organization would like.

The Fool’s Eraser

Leadership Freak

A fool finds a way to discount and devalue principles. There are three reasons we play the fool. We don’t like admitting we’re wrong. We don’t want to change. Our behaviors seem to… Continue reading → Curiosity Humility

How to Manage a Strong, Arrogant, Slightly Obnoxious High-Performer

Let's Grow Leaders

When it comes to results—no one can touch him. There’s just one problem. He’s a jerk. How do you manage a strong, arrogant, slightly obnoxious high-performer? A Profile of a Slighty Obnoxious High Performer They come in all shapes and forms. “Dan” […].

3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

If you’ve ever played a team sport like soccer or basketball, you quickly learn that while it is helpful to have an “all-star” player, the best teams leverage the talents of all their players on the field and elevate everyone’s game in order to consistently win.

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.

Do You Have What It Takes To Pursue A Career In Criminal Justice?

Tanveer Naseer

Whether you’re moved by a sense of duty, or just have an interest in the field, it takes a certain type of person to work in criminal justice. There are several criteria you need to meet, no matter what role you want to fill. After all, criminal justice includes far. Click to continue reading. Othe

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201: 4 Hacks for Bringing Joy to the Workplace | with Bruce Daisley, former Twitter VP

Engaging Leader

Burnout and unhappiness at work are a reality for the vast majority of workers. Fortunately, leaders — and employees themselves — can make work better.

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How to Move the Agenda Forward and Make People Feel Powerful

Leadership Freak

Power encourages blabbing. The leader who talks the most has the most power. The person at the top tends to monopolize time, ask fewer questions, and frequently interrupt. Who has the power?… … Continue reading → Leading

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring – Interview with Lisa Fain

Let's Grow Leaders

Be ready to take notes as you listen to this powerful interview with Lisa Fain, co-author of Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring. You’ll get practical ways to be a fantastic mentor, a great mentee, and more inclusive leader including: The three whys leaders […].

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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.