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Leading Thoughts for October 22, 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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Fine-Tuning Your Leadership Style

Lead Change Blog

What can you do to improve your leadership style? Leadership styles refer to the alternative ways you direct, engage, and empower people to make needed changes. I believe there are three basic styles of leading: Direct, discuss, and delegate.

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Your Employees Want To Know You Care

Joseph Lalonde

Caring isn’t a word you hear often in leadership. You hear more powerful words. You hear words like: Results, Return On Investment, Strengths, Action-orientated, and more. The words you often hear in leadership have to do with getting results and taking action.

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Practicing Empathy – The Five L’s

Kevin Eikenberry

Empathy – understanding the feeling and emotions someone is feeling as a way to provide solace and support while building understanding and trust – is a critical leadership skill.

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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.

10 COVID-19 Trends: Our Inner Space

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It seems that we're all getting more in touch with our "inner space" during the COVID-19 pandemic. The extensive time in isolation has given us the time and opportunity to face our truths - our beliefs, our impact and our choices.

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The Entrepreneur’s Faces: 10 Entrepreneurial Types and Their Journey

Leading Blog

T HE leadership we need now can be found in the entrepreneurial mindset—the characteristics found in entrepreneurs. Authors Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp have categorized the nature of this mindset into ten types or faces in The Entrepreneur’s Faces.

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Lead Change Blog

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks.

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How to Get Better at Remote Small Talk

Let's Grow Leaders

“Yeah, I don’t do small talk.” ” “My team understands, I’m cool with THEIR chit chat in-between meetings, but I don’t really have time for that stuff. I’m all business. That’s why I’m so productive.”

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Mute Yourself, Not Your Team – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We’ve all been in virtual meetings where a participant (maybe it’s you?) mutes themselves at the start and remains muted for the entirety of the meeting.

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Three Questions We Have of All Leaders

Leading Blog

W HENEVER we work with leaders, we have our own important worries—things like fairness, the amount of change we’re being asked to embrace, and our own personal goals. When you think about it, we have three prime questions when facing any leader.

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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.

How To Cast A Compelling Vision

Joseph Lalonde

What is vision? Vision is a critically important piece of any leadership plan. It is something you must create and share with your team over time. Vision is a strong mental picture of what you would like to see you or your organization accomplish.

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Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too Late

Leadership Freak

It’s heartbreaking to waste yourself on small rocks – things that matter less – while neglecting things that matter more. Stephen R. Covey taught leaders to put in the “Big Rock” first. It’s… Continue reading → Leading

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When DIY Leadership Gets in Your Way

Lead Change Blog

Let’s face it. There are times when it’s best to “do it yourself.” You could or should delegate , but who has time to fix the mess on the backend? I mean, if you can do it smarter, cheaper, faster, and right—then just DIY. Or at least that’s how your gut tells you to lead. If you haven’t felt this tension in a while, get yourself an intern. I remember the first time I brought a capable young leader under my wing. What a wake-up call that was.

No Finish Line: Finishing is Not Always the Point

RapidStart Leadership

Being the first to the finish line does not always make us winners, and some of the most important races have no finish line at all; here's what that means for leaders. The post No Finish Line: Finishing is Not Always the Point appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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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!

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share a variety of perspectives and insights on culture. We’ve also included some quotations from our newest book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates.

Help Your Team To Thrive

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders have a really cool opportunity to help their team members in a way many other people cannot. Leaders are able to help their team members realize and thrive in their zones of brilliance. I was reminded of this because of something our church does.

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How to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at Work

Leadership Freak

Part of me just wants to be left alone so I can do my work. But success requires positive relationships. Why positive work relationships matter: Shared knowledge. Mentoring and being mentored is relationship-based… Continue reading → Leading

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2020 Hindsight: Learning for Tomorrow

Lead Change Blog

So many terms come to mind to describe 2020: Unexpected. Uncertain. Uncomfortable. Distressing. And through the gyrations of the year, many leaders saw levels of agility, adaptiveness, and creativity in their organizations beyond anything they’d previously imagined. In the words of William James, “Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed”.

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!

The Remarkable Leadership Podcast is Now Live

Kevin Eikenberry

We’ve been recording The Remarkable Leadership Podcast since July of 2016. To date, I’ve had conversations with over 230 leadership experts and expert leaders. From the beginning, it has been my goal to make this the most engaging, entertaining, and useful leadership podcast available.

6 Questions To Foster Greater Team Resilience

Nathan Magnuson

No one has gone untouched in 2020. But it hasn’t just been the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted each person, it’s the repercussions. Work instability, financial hardship, rapid pace of change, family lifestyle adjustments, isolation and loneliness.

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Two Decision-Making Actions that Will Save You Months of Frustration

Let's Grow Leaders

Too many decision-making meetings devolve into frustrating, passive wastes of time. In this episode, you’ll get two actions you can take to ensure you make smarter, faster decisions that energize your team.

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Asking a Question Costs Less Than Having an Answer

Leadership Freak

Control freaks fear freedom. But treating people like robots never inspires. Control-freak-leaders deliver narrow results. Choices inspire ownerships and instill responsibility. Every decision you give someone communicates trust, confidence, and respect.

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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.

Nine Ways to Be an Energizing Online Leader

Next Level Blog

In case you’ve lost count, you may be one of the many of us who are in month eight of working from home.

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Three Classic Negotiating Mistakes

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Clint Babcock: Recently I was teaching a class on negotiation for salespeople. I set up a buyer–seller role play scenario and I asked two participants to work through the scenario in front of the rest of the class.

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5 Reasons Candidates Reject a Job Offer After a Remote Interview

Chart Your Course

Introduction: As a recruiter, the chances are that you spend a fair amount of time interviewing many candidates for a job. But what happens when you settle on the perfect candidate, offer them a job, but they end up rejecting a job offer? Rejection can be disappointing.

Do You Need to Learn To Be Better With People?

Lead from Within

Interacting and connecting with others is a critical factor in leadership—and among most other fields, as well. Some people have a gift for being with others easily and instinctively. But for many people, it doesn’t come naturally.

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 Moral Dilemma at Dunkin

Leadership Freak

We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading → Humility Leading humility

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Internal Communications Check-Up – 11 Elements to Measure Your Organization’s Temperature

leaderCommunicator

I firmly believe that leaders are always communicating, whether they intend to or not. And just like a leader sends a message by communicating – or not – an organization shows its commitment to communication whether it intends to or not.

How to Project Confidence and Energy on Zoom – Even if You Aren’t Feeling it on the Inside

CEO Insider

Let’s say today is the big day and you are not feeling it. You’ve got that morale building speech to give at your company’s all-hands meeting, you’re coming in to close a deal with a client, or it’s just a regular day, packed full of Zoom meetings while you work from home for the eighth […].

Company Gone Well? Here’s What to Do With the Cash

Strategy Driven

As an entrepreneur, one of the best things that can happen to you is for your company to do well and for you to make a killing selling your company or shares in your firm. However, newfound wealth can be difficult if you haven’t thought of what to do with it.

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.