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Leading Thoughts for January 14, 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.

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Perhaps This Will Be The Book of the Year

Kevin Eikenberry

The title might be presumptuous, and I might be biased, but we believe for many people The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere may well be the book of the year. And now, it is finally available.

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The Art Of The Pivot

Joseph Lalonde

What Is Pivoting? We’ve all heard about pivoting and the need to pivot quickly. Many of us may not understand what pivoting is. Pivoting is simply the noticing there’s a change that needs to be made in your business.

The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success

Lead Change Blog

Personal and professional success in today’s crowded, competitive economy is dependent on your discovery of the answer to the following questions: What is my best purpose to achieve conscious success? How can I demonstrate high awareness for conscious success?

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.

New Year, Same Boat?

Next Level Blog

Over the weekend, I saw a Tweet from preventive medicine doctor, James Hamblin that read, “This concludes the first week of 2021.”. Following a week of record COVID deaths and a deadly riot in the halls of the U.S. Capitol, Hamblin succinctly summed up the way a lot of us feel.

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The Most Important Leadership Question You’ll Ever Ask

Let's Grow Leaders

When you think about leading a productive team, what’s the first question that comes to mind? How to get the right people on the team? What’s the perfect vision? Or maybe you have questions about training or infrastructure. Of course, these questions […].

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5 Tips For Building Strategic Relationships

Joseph Lalonde

We all know relationships are important. The relationships you build today may be the relationships that get you the next leadership position in a new organization, move you up in your current organization, or help you with a pressing problem you’ve been dealing with.

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Top Post Series of 2020: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. The Top Post Series for last year on the Leading in Context Blog reflected the ethical challenges of decision-making during COVID-19.

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How to plan simply for 2021

Lead Change Blog

You maybe have not yet set out your goals for 2021, just like any other year. Of course, like 2020, 2021 will not be any other year. Here in the UK, we started the year with our third national lockdown. So, these are not ordinary times. How to address setting goals in that context? So, my mind turned to how I might simplify your goal-setting process? My guess is you need something short, sharp, and flexible enough to deal with anything that 2021 might bring?

The Top 5 Qualities of a Great Leader

Career Advancement

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” ” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. What’s the number one skill every leader needs to have? The ability to be a great coach to others, according to a 2018 Gallup survey.

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.

Leading Thoughts: Pass Them On

Leading Blog

B RITISH statesman Benjamin Disraeli said, “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation.” The ideas of others have the power to slow us down and consider perspectives beyond our own. Left alone, our thoughts become too narrow—too vulnerable to blind spots.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wonder Woman 1984

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Oft-delayed but finally released in a strange release agreement, Wonder Woman 1984 hit the big screen and the small screen at the same time. Released on Christmas day 2020, Wonder Woman was released to theaters and the HBO Max streaming platform.

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Are You Asking Enough Questions?

Kevin Eikenberry

We ask questions everyday – they are a natural part of conversation. In part, because we are so familiar with the practice, we don’t often take time to consider the power of those questions or our skill in using them. As a leader and coach, they are one of the most useful tools we have […].

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Leading Former Peers: 27 Tips, Tactics, and Techniques

RapidStart Leadership

Leading former peers is one of the most common and most difficult things we'll face as leaders; here are 27 ways to make it a little easier. The post Leading Former Peers: 27 Tips, Tactics, and Techniques appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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.

Pearls of Wisdom and Growth are the Result of Irritating Coworkers

Great Results Team Building

There is a difference between a minor irritating behavior and a malignant disease. Let me begin by clarifying that this article is NOT an invitation to tolerate toxic teammates or to enable destructive behaviors.

Are You Struggling With COVID Anxiety and Stress?

Lead Change Blog

Do you find yourself more upset whenever you take in news concerning COVID-19? If you’ve been feeling more stressed out or concerned lately, it’s not unusual. Numerous other individuals are also like this. As the pandemic took hold of the country, it left a course of unpredictability in its wake — enough to create some psychological health and wellness issues that need to be dealt with.

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Stan Van Gundy: The Soft Stuff Is the Hard Stuff—Especially When Leading in the NBA

N2Growth Blog

At the age of 19, Zion Williamson was drafted number one by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. Many experts immediately compared the young star to LeBron James, who had already cemented his place in history on the Mount Rushmore of basketball, alongside Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.

What Science Reveals As The Key To Promoting Long-Term Employee Motivation

Tanveer Naseer

Have you ever thought about how how you’re communicating progress in your organization?

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.

215: The Long-Distance Teammate | with Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel

Engaging Leader

Working remotely isn’t just a new normal that we must learn to live with. It’s an opportunity to work and lead in ways that provide great operational and productivity results for the organization, as well as to be a part of a great team while finding individual meaning and purpose too.

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Gutenberg and Change

Lead Change Blog

Johannes Gutenberg gets credit for the invention of the movable type printing press in the mid-fifteenth century. His printing methods sparked changes throughout society. Gutenberg gets credit, for example, for making the Reformation possible. . At the time, the Church sold indulgences. It claimed the purchase of an indulgence granted full or partial remission of the punishment for sin.

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em – Interview with Beverly Kaye

Let's Grow Leaders

People are your number one asset, so how do you ensure your best people stay? In short: you love ’em! In this episode, we talk with Beverly Kaye, author of the #1 book ever written on talent retention. You’ll get simple, practical […].

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Only the Lonely – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I’m talking about The Epidemic of Loneliness and what we can do about it. Before the pandemic, there was already an epidemic of loneliness.

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.

The Role Connection Plays in a Democracy

Michael Lee Stallard

Can we embrace the spirit of E Pluribus Unum and move forward in 2021 as people who value connection, cooperation and making progress together toward the common good?

Values are Worthless Without These Four Things

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Beth Miller : Values are more than a list of words on your website or a poster in your office. For values to benefit an organization they need to be lived by everyone and fully integrated into a company’s processes and decisions.

Be a force for good

Lead Change Blog

Toxic people have—and always will—exist. How inescapable and long lasting the legacy of their badness is depends in large part on what good people do. Or don’t do. Badness is hard to resist , especially contagious when those in charge are the toxic ones. James* was one of the most toxic leaders I worked for. He’d replaced David, the former regional leader whose compassion had put him at odds with corporate leadership. James’s skills were many.

How Do I Get Better at Leading Remote Teams? with David Burkus

Let's Grow Leaders

In this interview with David Burkus, author of the new book Leading From Anywhere, we talk about leading remote teams for the long haul and practical tools and approaches to take your remote leadership to the next level. Advanced Skills for Leading […].

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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!

Improving Your Leadership Skills for the New Year

Kevin Eikenberry

A new year gets us thinking about our future, including our development as leaders. Thinking, though, isn’t enough. Yes, there are hundreds of choices for your leadership development in 2021. But why not start with proven programming from people who have been there and done that?

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Limits to Transparency – Don’t Forget to Close the Bathroom Door

Leadership Freak

Transparency enables and strengthens connection and trust. But everything doesn’t need to be known or shown. Close the door on oversharing: If you’re the boss… #1. Don’t show your scar. I remember visiting… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth vulnerability conversations Transparency


Overcome Your Fear and Lead

Nathan Magnuson

“Never take council of your fears.” ” That’s a quote attributed to many legendary leaders over the years.

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Mills Scofield

2021 - maybe it’s better to say December 42, 2020 instead of January 11, 2021 (kafkaesque?). We so want major demarcations in time to be major demarcations in hope, optimism, aspiration… change ! Sure doesn’t feel like it this year, at least so far.

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!