Joseph Lalonde

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Encanto

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Encanto is the new Walt Disney Pictures movie. It is a touching tale of a family divided and reconciling. It is also a musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton.

How To Become An Effective Digital Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Technology is continuously evolving. Various solutions are created to assist in improving daily activities. Businesses are no exception to the good of technology, so many businesses undergo digital transformation to stay updated.

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How to Grow Leaders in Your Business: 5 Simple Steps to Get Started

Joseph Lalonde

Are you in the business of growing leaders? Sure, it probably isn’t your main objective as a business owner. But, growing leaders isn’t a bad way to work toward achieving your company’s mission and vision. Growing leaders in your business is a win-win-win for your employees, your company, and you.

5 Reasons To Consider Starting A Toastmasters Club At Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

Research shows that up to 77% have at least a little glossophobia. What is glossophobia? Glossophobia is the fear of public speaking. I had a huge fear of public speaking. I would stumble over my words. I would forget what I wanted to stay. I felt like a fool any time I would get up […].

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From How I Became A Superhero

Joseph Lalonde

How I Became A Superhero is a French film originally titled Comment je suis devenu super-héros. It was brought to the United States via the streaming service Netflix. Seeing the title, I was intrigued. I love a good superhero movie. Would this one tell a great tale? The movie delivered.

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5 Leadership Lessons My Battle With COVID-19 Taught Me About Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

We’ve been battling COVID-19 for a long time now. There was talk of two weeks to flatten the curve. It’s now been close to two years. It doesn’t feel like we’re any closer to winning the battle against COVID. I had a personal battle with COVID-19 in October of 2021.

6 Key Differences Between Managers and Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

There’s this idea that if you’re a manager, you’re immediately a leader. The idea of getting promoted in a management position does sound as if you’re getting into the shoes of a leader, right? Well, yes and no. There are some very important distinctions between managing people and leading people.

5 Books To Read In November 2021

Joseph Lalonde

The leaves are falling. The air is getting crisper. The weather outside is cooling down. Is there a better time to curl up with a good book? Maybe with a nice coffee or a specially made chai latte (my favorite). I think not. This month, I’m bringing you 5 more books leaders should read.

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Quick Guide to Effective Modern Advertising Methods

Joseph Lalonde

When it comes to leading your business, having a stellar product or offering a great range of services is just the start. Of course, you can’t run a business without this, but there is much more to know and do in order to have a business that can really thrive. One aspect of leading a […].

5 Leadership Books To Read In December 2021

Joseph Lalonde

I hope everyone that celebrates Thanksgiving had a fantastic day remembering what they’re thankful for. Remember, we have a lot to be grateful for even if everything isn’t perfect in our lives. It’s hard to believe December is right around the corner.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a sequel to the original Ghostbusters movies. You know the movies starring Dan Aykroyd (as Dr. Raymond Stantz), Bill Murray (as Dr. Peter Venkman), and Harold Ramis (Dr. Egon Spengler).

Make Ripples

Joseph Lalonde

We all want to make a difference in our families, the organizations we work for, and our churches. The problem is that we fall into the trap of thinking we have to make all the differences ourselves. Our desire to see change, to be change results in us trying to take on too much. We […].

5 Secrets To Personal Branding

Joseph Lalonde

In my book How People Become Famous, I analyze the recipes for success of twelve personalities – the “Geniuses of Self-Marketing” – from Albert Einstein, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Karl Lagerfeld, Andy Warhol, and Oprah Winfrey to Kim Kardashian.

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What Works For You

Joseph Lalonde

As any athlete will tell you, they try to find the best nutritional plan to get the best results they can. They will also tell you they bump up their mental game before a game, match, or race. A few weeks ago, I ran my most recent half marathon at the Metro Health Grand Rapids […]. Leadership

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Night At The Roxbury

Joseph Lalonde

A Night At The Roxbury was a spin-off movie from Saturday Night Live. It starred The Roxbury guys Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell). These guys would go out clubbing in their rayon suits and try to pick up women. Their methods were crude and ineffective. They were trainwrecks.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

The Year Of Continued Fatigue

Joseph Lalonde

2020 was the year of COVID-19. I believe it was also the year of fatigue. So many leaders have been challenged, beat down, and talked down to because of the COVID-19 virus. They’ve become beat-up, worn-down versions of their old selves. Then comes the year 2021.

Things To Consider While Making Leadership Decisions

Joseph Lalonde

We can make decisions in a vacuum. It is easy to dismiss others around us or their ideas. We do this in our homes. We do it in our businesses. And this hurts our effectiveness. Today, I want us to look at a few things to consider when making leadership decisions. This will help you […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dune 2021

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The new Dune movie was one of the casualties of the 2020 movie season thanks to COVID-19. Originally scheduled to hit theaters in December of 2020, Dune didn’t see release until this weekend, October 2021.

5 Questions Leaders Should Ask When Watching A Movie

Joseph Lalonde

Join the Reel Leadership Author Community by pre-ordering Reel Leadership Entertainment… The traditional line of thought with entertainment is that it is a mindless activity. There’s no redeeming value.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dynasty Warriors

Joseph Lalonde

I was a huge fan of the Playstation 2 video game Dynasty Warriors 2. Hearing that Netflix had released a movie based on the series, my interest was piqued. I was excited to watch a video game from my youth transition to a live-action movie. Dynasty Warriors began with an epic battle.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Free Guy

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. This weekend saw the release of Free Guy, a new Ryan Reynolds movie. Free Guy’s premise is that an NPC (non-playable character in video game speak) suddenly becomes self-aware. He no longer follows the programming he was given.

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Motivation Vs. Discipline

Joseph Lalonde

Celeste Kieft, the Humans Resources Manager, sent out a message to the team at Bold Furniture. The message was profound and timely. It is a message we should all take to heart. In today’s article, I am going to paraphrase her message and encourage you to think about motivation vs. discipline.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Snake Eyes is a reboot/refresh of the G.I. Joe movie franchise. The movie reintroduces us to one of the most intriguing characters in the G.I. Joe characters, Snake Eyes (Henry Golden). He has always been mysterious and cool. He was always one of my favorites.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

25 Simple Pleasures For Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

As I started a recent Friday, I began to think about the simple pleasures in life. These are the things that are so easy to overlook that we take them for granted. My typical Friday has looked something like this: An early morning chat with a band of brothers A quick trip to Aldea, a […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. When you hear Disney’s Jungle Cruise, you may think of the thrilling theme park ride. You’d be correct in thinking that. However, Jungle Cruise recently became something more.

The Hard Work Of Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

From the outside world, leadership can look easy. People may see leaders as having the cush job. They get a corner office, they don’t have set office hours, or they get to make all the rules. These things sound great. Sometimes, they are.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Suicide Squad

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Suicide Squad movie at a now-defunct movie theater. The theater was a classic but it didn’t last. The theater was hot, humid, and almost unbearable to be in.

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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.

One Of The Best Ways To Produce New Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

It is your job to help raise up the next generation of new leaders. It’s not the easiest thing to do but it falls on your shoulders. The fear of helping produce new leaders can be terrifying. The process may seem daunting. But you can do it.

What Is Reel Leadership?

Joseph Lalonde

The idea of Reel Leadership began stirring in my mind years ago. But we need to go back in time before this idea began to ruminate in my mind. I want to take you back to the beginning of my personal development journey. I was a young, excited man that was just starting out in […].

How You Can Be A Better Leader For Your Business

Joseph Lalonde

Business owners typically have a hard time running their business efficiently while being a good leader, and it can be a lot of work to stay on top of. However, if you want the best for your business, you have to be able to lead well, and that involves getting in touch with your team […].

8 Things Leaders Do To Effect Change

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is a huge responsibility that requires a tremendous deal of patience, intelligence, courage, people management, and several other skills to play the role effectively. Whether at the workplace or other, you cannot underestimate the significance of good leadership.

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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!

Creatures Of Habit

Joseph Lalonde

Unsurprisingly, we are creatures of habits. We do what we have regularly practiced. You may notice that every time you grab your phone, you press the Facebook app icon. You browse for 30 minutes. Then you try to remember why you picked up your phone. Or, maybe, you like to play games.

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The Power Of Regular One On One Meetings

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve shared how I think meetings need to die. Most meetings offer nothing to the attendees and very little to the one who called the meeting. It eats into valuable time. There is a meeting that is very powerful. That meeting? The one-on-one meeting.

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10 Powerful Phrases For Positive Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

The world is full of negativity. You turn on the TV to a news station and you quickly discover this. Negativity sells. It’s a sad state of affairs. We’re inundated with negativity and it brings us down. I was thankful to recently be a guest at a BNI networking meeting.

What Are You Focusing On?

Joseph Lalonde

I saw a cute meme recently. The headline of the meme was: This is why dogs are happier The photo showed a man and his dog sitting next to each other. The man had multiple thought bubbles. There were thoughts of A car A plane A house Money Then there was the dog. The dog […].

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!