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How to Cultivate Leadership Presence in a Remote Working World

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Guest post from Sarah Rozenthuler: In our rapidly changing world, new pressures are emerging. To navigate more demanding customer expectations , an acute distrust of business and so much remote working, leaders need to find new ways of operating.

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Change Your Habits

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Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds Every leader can improve their team’s performance and the team’s values-alignment by changing what they pay attention to. Most people pay attention to what’s right in front of them. We track performance data, customer satisfaction, and the like.

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Three Classic Negotiating Mistakes

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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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What Makes a High-Performance Leader?

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Guest post from Rob Hartnett: “What is a high-performance leader?” a leader asked me in a Facebook Live session. One of the many I have done since Covid-19 as we pivot to new ways of working. A high-performance leader is one who is intentional about their leadership.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

5 Tips for Inspiring Leadership

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Guest post from Karlin Sloan: As a leadership development consultant, I have spent my career with people in business, NGOs, government, and not-for-profits who are focused, competent, talented and who have a deep sense of their personal power to impact those around them.

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Leading Into the Acceleration of Change

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Guest by Marcia Reynolds: The response to the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated economic and social trends.

Leadership Insights for Moving from Burnout to Breakthrough

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Guest post from E ileen McDargh : In May 2019, the World Health Organization placed burnout in its International Classification of Diseases diagnostic manual. While not calling it an “illness,” it classified burnout as an occupational hazard.

Leaders Lessons from an Outward Bound Wilderness Instructor

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Guest post from Mark Brown: Leaders in the outdoor leadership space are quite familiar with a wilderness ethic and organization called Leave No Trace.

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The Call of “Not Knowing”– How Uncertainty is Still the Test of Leadership

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Guest post by Randall P. White : American leaders are rising to the occasion. You just have to look a little deeper. There have been great examples of leadership in our multiple crises of the moment. Mayors, governors, even some sheriffs and police officers, are showing how it’s done.

What’s the Secret to Strong Leadership?

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Guest post from Alain Hunkins : Over the past two decades, I’ve worked with thousands of teams, and tens of thousands of leaders in twenty-five countries around the world. I’ve worked with every industry you can think of, as well as some industries you probably don’t know exist.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

Leadership Accountability

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Guest post from Vince Molinaro: Publilius Syrus was a Latin writer who lived from 85 to 43 B.C. He wrote, “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” He got it right way back then. Anyone can lead when times are good, when the world is stable, and the sea is calm.

How Leaders Can Fix a Negative Company Culture

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Guest post from Chris Dyer : When company culture fails, it’s usually on one of two planes: the work environment has gone rotten, or the way in which work is transacted has deteriorated.

Learning from History: How to Make Decisions

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Guest post from Robert L. Dilenschneider: We all have to make decisions, and of course we want them to come out right. But how do we go about reaching those decisions, and what can we do to help ensure they turn out well? Simple questions to ask. Incredibly hard questions to answer.

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7 Ways to Earn Respect as a New Leader

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Guest post from Peter Economy: Are you newly promoted? A recent leadership hire? Slowly advancing in your company or organization? When you ’ re the new leader on the block, earning respect from peers and employees who don ’ t even know you can certainly be a struggle.

How To Ask Remarkably Better Questions To Encourage Great Ideas

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Guest post from Karin Hurt and David Dye: You’ve asked your team for their great ideas. You have an open door. You’re also committed to MBWA (or in today’s pandemic-constrained world, Management By Clicking Around- MBCA).

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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!

How to Harness the Power of Empathy for Effective Leadership

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Guest post from Maria Ross: Let me ask you a question: What does a successful leader look like? Effective leaders are masters of business strategy. They are visionaries who know how to clearly communicate their vision to others.

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How to Journal

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Guest post from Michaela Renee Johnson: I have always loved writing, especially as a way to process the depth of my emotions through difficult times. I still have my first journal, which I got in the third grade. It was included in a gift bag at a birthday party I attended.

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Values are Worthless Without These Four Things

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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.

Great Leaders Attract Great Talent

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Guest post from Susanna Camp and Jonathan Littman As a leader, you shape the ideas, provide the direction, set the goals. You’re great at focusing the journey and laying a course, especially when winds are uncertain.

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!

How to Solve Your Most Difficult Leadership and Talent Challenges

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Guest post from Stephen Shapiro : To find better solutions to your most difficult business problems, paradoxically, you don’t want o focus on solutions. Instead you want to make sure you are asking the right questions. Changing the question changes the range of possible solutions.

Good Leaders Have Visions Their Team Can Actually SEE

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Guest post from Lee Hartley Carter: Vision in leadership is essential. We all know it. And yet, while we often can answer the question generally with business plan answers, we can’t often paint a picture of what that vision looks like in practice.

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Great Leaders Nurture

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Guest post from Barbara Bruno : Would your current team or new hires describe you as a leader who supports, teaches, and encourages them? This type of nurturing often determines whether the members of your team become engaged and retained employees or end up as a costly turnover statistic.

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Gauging an Employee’s Emotional Well-Being in a Virtual World: Warning Signs and Ways to Help

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Guest post by Guy Casablanca: Much has been written lately about how leaders can gauge productivity and performance in a virtual world. Beyond these two metrics, we have asked the question, “How can a leader tell when an employee is struggling emotionally in a virtual world?”

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.

Why Leaders Need to Role Model and Live Your Company Values

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Guest post from Debra Corey: My 18 year-old daughter has entered the workforce, full of energy, full of passion and full of some very strong opinions. And her top opinion, her absolute top pet peeve is when a leader or manager says one thing and does another. In her words, she hates hypocrites!

A Fresh Leadership Model for a New Decade

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Guest post from Dr. Ranya Nehmeh : Why do the rest of us act like millennials are from another planet? We have a need to comment on the constant screen gazing, the matcha latte obsession, the job-hopping, the mood swings from apathy to omg…don’t even try to say you don’t know what I’m talking about.

5 Steps to Build a Disruption Proof Business Model

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Guest post from Robbie Kellman Baxter : In the past few years, we have seen what we thought of as “disruption proof” businesses get disrupted by new and unexpected competitors. Banks, by Paypal, Venmo, and ApplePay. Taxis by Uber & Lyft. Hotels by AirBnB.

Nurture Your Leadership Intuition

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Guest post by Martha Alderson: Leaders often rely on surveys, empirical data, conscious reasoning, concrete evidence, facts, logic, and scientific research before making decisions or changing the current course of action.

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.

Hire People with Common Sense and Good Critical Judgement

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Guest post by Stan Silverman : During a recent event to launch my book, Be Different!

Unwrapping and Managing Difficult Employees

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Guest post from Beth Miller: We’ve all been challenged with at least one difficult person at work. Why do they have to be so rude, dismissive, abrasive, etc.?

“It’s Not My Fault” – Six Imperative Rules of Management

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Guest post from Ruth King : How many times have you heard “It’s not my fault” from an employee when it really IS that employee’s fault? He is making excuses about why he didn’t do his job.

Mastering your Inner Game of Leadership

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Guest post from Ron Garonzik and Rick Lash: In 1938 archeologists in Israel made a remarkable discovery – a cache of 2,500-year-old letters between officers and their commanders.

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.

A Systems Approach to Leading Through Transfomation

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Guest post from Brendan P. Keegan , CEO, Merchants Fleet One thing all great leaders have in common is that they understand that transformational growth doesn’t happen without a willingness to change.

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The Best Run Companies are the Sustainable Companies

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Guest post from Sam Hua and Nan Hua: Business people talk all the time about wanting to build ‘hundred-year companies’. But a hundred years of what? A hundred years of growth? A hundred years of development? Or a hundred years of survival?

20 Articles to Help Leaders Navigate the COVID 19 Crisis

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I’ve dug deep into Google search to curate 20 articles from what I believe to be trusted sources for leaders. Some are new and some are older; all seem to be practical and relevant advice for leaders trying to step up during these challenging times.

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Accountability Under Pressure

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Guest post from Helen Horyza : Under pressure, when you have been disappointed or your direction has been ignored, do you lose your temper? Do you attack the person who made the mistake? It can happen in a split second.

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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.