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Leaders Who Lust

Leading Blog

I N 2004, Barbara Kellerman wrote that “the idea that some leaders and some followers are bad, and that they might have something in common with good leaders and followers, has not fully penetrated the conversation or the curriculum” on leadership.

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Win Every Day: Putting Proven Practices To Work For Extraordinary Results

Lead Change Blog

Execution is essential for high-performing organizations, but often the leaders of those organizations have misconceptions about what strong and successful execution looks like.

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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.

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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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.

The Death of the Conference Call

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are like me, you have been on hundreds of conference calls in the past. They were a brilliant solution to remote communication requiring only a phone, a number to the bridge line, and a passcode.

Ethics is Acting Beyond Self-Interest

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethics is fundamentally about acting beyond our own self-interests. Can we be ethical without considering others and acting in ways that benefit them?

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What Do You Need To Unsubscribe From?

Joseph Lalonde

Over the years, I’ve signed up for a lot of newsletters, store promotions, and more via email. I’ve recently come to realize I’ve signed up for way too many emails. Many of them I no longer read or they no longer apply to me. What does this mean for me?

What’s the Problem? Problem-Solving Lessons-Learned from Moneyball

RapidStart Leadership

"What's the problem?" is the question we should ask before we start looking for solutions, as these clips from the movie 'Moneyball' illustrate beautifully. The post What’s the Problem? Problem-Solving Lessons-Learned from Moneyball appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

The Scary Thing About Leadership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Here’s a fact: Kids LOVE Halloween. Because of the rewards, of course. The candy! And while they are thinking about the sweet treats, they are also thinking about being scared. Now when you think about it, preparing to be a leader is eerily similar.

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.

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 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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How to Live Up to Your Aspiration – Not Down to Your Disappointment

Leadership Freak

You can’t control everything, but you can control responses. Don’t give control to disappointments. How disappointment controls life: Disappointment controls life when you say, “I won’t bring my best because I’m disappointed.”

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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.

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!

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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Creating Better Communication, Collaboration, and Trust on Your Team Using the DISC Model

Kevin Eikenberry

Would you like your team to have greater collaboration and trust? Would you like easier and more effective communication, across your team – whether you are remote or face-to-face? If you had a proven tool to help in all those areas, would you use it?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Honest Thief

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It’s been a long time since I’ve stepped foot in a movie theater (except seeing The New Mutants at the Getty 4 drive-in). Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, theaters have been shut down in Michigan for close to 7 months.

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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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!

How to Help Your Team Prepare for the Turbulent Aftermath of the Election

Let's Grow Leaders

Are your managers prepared to deal with the turbulent aftermath of the election?

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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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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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12 Tips to Communicate Better and Improve Business Results

leaderCommunicator

Whether you need to leverage new technology, engage employees to deliver better for customers, or just keep meeting your business goals, good communication is critical to any success strategy.

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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.

How to Best Survive A Bad Leader

Lead from Within

If you’re among the many people who find themselves working for a bad leader, take heart. Given a choice, no one would willingly put themselves in that situation. But, as with any circumstance that’s less than ideal, what you get out of it largely depends on what you put into it.

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Now Lead the Change – Interview with Nick Jankel

Let's Grow Leaders

Three unprecedented sources of change in the outside world are putting intense pressure on every organization and leader to adapt quickly. Enterprises that don’t transform what they do and how they do it (repeatedly) will inevitably fail. In this information-packed episode with Nick […].

High-Tech or High-Touch?

Strategy Driven

Over the past decade technology has impacted the way we communicate, learn, and work. Over 5.5 billion Google searches are conducted every day and it is difficult to remember how we obtained information pre-Google.

3 Illusions all Leaders Face and Successful Leaders Defeat

Leadership Freak

“How strange when an illusion dies. It’s as though you’ve lost a child.” Judy Garland #1. Achievement gives the illusion of success. Successful organizations experience daily victories at best. Play always continues tomorrow.… … Continue reading → Humility humility

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.

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.

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.

A GOOD BOSS is better than a good company!

Brigette Hyacinth

My first boss was the best. I had a family emergency and before I could finish explaining to him the situation. He said, “And you are still standing here talking to me? Why aren’t you out the door yet? I’ll cover for you.” I smiled then went to my desk, took my belongings and left.

Lessons for Leaders from Decisions that Changed History

Skip Prichard

It’s Time to Lead. Where is leadership when we need it? What can today’s corporate, non-profit, military, and public-service leaders learn from daring decisions that changed history?

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.