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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The CEO Test : Master the Challenges That Make or Break All Leaders by Adam Bryant and Kevin Sharer. Are you ready to lead? Will you pass the test?

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In March 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Every month, I try to bring you 5 great books to read for the following month. The books may be old, semi-recent, or even releasing soon. This month, the books will be mostly brand new books. I’ve had the opportunity to look at quite a few new books this month and they’ve been fantastic.

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LeadershipNow 140: February 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from February 2021 that you don't want to miss: Who Are You At Your Best? by @DougSundheim. Key Principles Producing High Personal Growth Results by @dbonleadership. In Lincoln's Shadow by @jamesstrock. 3 Secrets Of A Strong Mind by @LaRaeQuy.

How to Accidentally Sabotage Team Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Inspire Better Team Innovation and Problem Solving It’s tragic when your attempt to protect your team members actually sabotages team innovation. If you really want a courageous culture, that means you go first. Your team is watching both what you […].

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Who’s In Your Circle of Trust?

Lead Change Blog

If you’ve seen the movie Meet the Parents , you probably remember “ the circle of trust.” Robert De Niro’s character, Jack, a former CIA agent and overly protective father, is obsessed with making sure his future son-in-law Greg is a trustworthy and honorable husband for Pam, his only daughter.

Transaction or Interaction – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In a fast-paced (and often remote working) world, we seem to run our days on “transactions” – short-term, project-driven tasks. And while transactions get things done in the short term, relationships are built and nourished on interactions.

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Get Your Team Back on Track – Leading Through Distractions

Let's Grow Leaders

Last-minute fire drills, interruptions, and real emergencies can become a permanent way of life. Get your team back on track by planning ahead with these five steps. It’s a common lament: “It’s so crazy around here. We never know what’s going to […].

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Overcoming supply chain complexities for advantage

Lead Change Blog

Co-hosts Steven Bowen, author & CEO at Maine Pointe, and Mike Burnette, MD, Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI), University of Tennessee, will discuss the latest research into corporate supply chain challenges.

When Position Power and Ethics Collide

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Our responsibilities as a citizen, worker, leader, family member, and friend require us to choose ethics over loyalty. Yet, when we do, it can surprise people. Maybe that's because it is not the easiest path to take.

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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Leading Blog

R ETHINKING can cause uncertainty. Make us uncomfortable. Feel uneasy. It can threaten our identities.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Why Leaders Need To Embrace A.I. And Its Impact On The Way We Work

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few years, there’s been a growing discussion around artificial intelligence (A.I.) and the potential risks that come with it. Just reading comments from Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates about the potential dangers of AI would certainly seem to be reason to give pause on the.

It’s The Little Things That Matter

Joseph Lalonde

I have a strange confession to make. It’s about something I do on a regular basis and I don’t know if anyone else does this. My strange confession is that I tend to carry toilet paper with me whenever I go someplace (Anyone else do this?!?).

Leaders: Are You Ready For A Purpose-Led Future?

Lead Change Blog

One thing I have noticed over the last year since the start of the pandemic is how many people have started to re-evaluate and re-discover their personal purpose. Many people, having time on their hands, as the world has “stopped” have had the space to reflect on their lives and how they are living. Many people have discovered they no longer wish to continue to commute 2 hours to work each day.

219: How Women Leaders Can Master a Remote Work Environment | with Charlene Walters, MBA, PhD

Engaging Leader

We’ve entered a new era with more people than ever working remotely, especially from home. This past year, according to author Charlene Walters, women have made up 80% of the people who left the on-site workforce during the pandemic.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Leading Thoughts for February 25, 2021

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.

A Better Way to Think About Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are reading this, you care about your productivity. And however productive you are, you probably want to improve. That is a worthy goal. Before we can improve our productivity, we have to know what it is. And many people don’t have a clear picture of productivity.

Leaders and Con Men: Should We Follow Their Example?

RapidStart Leadership

When it comes to influencing others, leaders and con men seem to be in the same business. The difference is that we can use three of their tricks from the dark side to do some good. The post Leaders and Con Men: Should We Follow Their Example? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Cut the Clichés, Give People a Portrait

Lead Change Blog

When does your go-to leadership saying become a cliché? There’s no cut and dry answer to this, but it’s definitely before you notice people’s eyes glazing over. Leaders who live in the world of forward progress often miss the cues that their teams or constituents are tired of hearing Hallmark card worthy phrases. Simply signing off speeches and emails with “the best is yet to come” isn’t cutting it anymore. It’s time to cut the clichés and give people a portrait.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

What Will Female C-Suite Leadership Look Like Post COVID?

N2Growth Blog

The composition of C-suite leadership across the spectrum is notably different than it used to be ten or so years ago. Recent stats from Deloitte show that females in the C-suite now account for 28% of the overall composition, a marked uptick from 18.6% a decade ago.

How to Become a Hyper-Learner

Leading Blog

S TAYING relevant in this Digital Age requires that we learn, unlearn, and relearn as a way of being. Ed Hess calls it Hyper-Learning. How well we think, learn, and engage in the human tasks of the future depends on how well we manage and optimize what’s going on with our minds, brains, and bodies.

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Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues

Kevin Eikenberry

Building exceptional relationships with family, friends, and colleagues. Who wouldn’t want that? Think about it this way – when our relationships get better, we get better. We are happier, less stressed, and we can get better outcomes for ourselves and others.

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I Haven’t Grown Up – Have You?

Leadership Freak

We all get older but we’re children till we die. When my wife flirts with me, sarcastically I say, “Grow up!” But maybe we shouldn’t grow up. Perhaps we haven’t.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

How to Coach Employees to High Performance When Time is Limited

Let's Grow Leaders

When You Coach Employees, Make Every Conversation Count You want to coach employees to improve performance, but there’s just so little time. Make every coaching conversation count, by focusing on what each team member needs most. Effective Coaching Techniques Coaching employees to […].

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We’re all in the ER – So a little GRACE goes a long way

Lead Change Blog

As I look back at crises within our family over the 2019-2020 season, I shudder at the sheer amount and intensity of events. Two serious car wrecks, a shoulder surgery, torn ankle ligaments (at Christmas!), the passing of a 90-year-old parent, a major pet crisis, a concussion, loss of income, and two company reorganizations.

Black at Work, Too: What 2020 Taught Us About the Black Experience in the Workplace & What You Can Do – Guest Blogger Brienna LaCoste

leaderCommunicator

It’s 2021, and we’ve made it through Black History Month, but we’re still joyriding the wave of #BlackExcellence , while persevering through miserably predictable adversity and trauma. I’d say, hallowed by some ancestral forces who continue to restore fortitude and resilience.

Is it Zoom Fatigue or Just Bad Meetings?

Kevin Eikenberry

Our vocabulary has changed over the past year. I recently wrote on Forbes.com about some of those words. Here’s a phrase I didn’t write about: Zoom fatigue. A year ago, that wasn’t even a thing. Heck, most people had never used Zoom.

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Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 HR and Finance leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

The Power of Talking to Big People like they’re Children

Leadership Freak

“That tuna sandwich looks magnificent,” I told my wife. She laughed. It was a basic tuna on wheat. But I was test driving a crazy idea. I spoke to her like I speak… Continue reading → Communication Leading

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Building a Human-Centered Culture – Interview with Charlie Bailes IV

Let's Grow Leaders

You build your culture one decision at a time – but how do you ensure that the decisions you make build the culture you want? In this episode, Charlie Bailes, VP of Human Resources and Distribution for ABC Fine Wine and Spirits […].

6 Winning Traits of Successful eCommerce Businesses

Strategy Driven

eCommerce is one of the fastest-growing industries expected to occupy 22% of retail sales worldwide by the end of 2023. Though there is a lot of potential in the eCommerce industry, there is a lot of competition as well.

How to Promote Your Consulting Firm on Podcasts (Without Being Boring or Annoying)

David A Fields

Podcasts are (relatively) easy to produce, the barrier to entry is virtually zero, and they’ve become more popular than cabbage patch dolls in the 1980s. Should your consulting firm have a podcast? Probably. Can you leverage the podcast movement to your consulting firm’s advantage? Absolutely.

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.