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221: Simple Visual Story (SVS) Model for Effective Communication | with Matthew Pierce

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This is a special episode of Engaging Leader, featuring part 2 of an excerpt of Jesse’s live interview on TechSmith’s Visual Lounge with Matt Pierce.

220: Engaging a Remote Workforce | with Matthew Pierce

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This is a special episode of Engaging Leader, featuring part 1 of an excerpt of Jesse’s live interview on TechSmith’s Visual Lounge with Matt Pierce to share tips for engaging a remote workforce. How effectively are you communicating with your remote workforce?

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

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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.

216: The Business of WE – Closing the Gap Between Us vs Them part 1 | with Laura Kriska

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Us versus Them gaps have always affected the American workplace – Sales versus Marketing, Manufacturing versus Engineering, Human Resources versus Legal.

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.

218: Overcoming the Challenges Faced By Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders | with Charlene Walters, MBA, PhD

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Many people say that entrepreneurship is often still a man’s world ? despite the fact that 42 percent of all small business or franchise owners are women, and there are 13 million female-owned businesses contributing to $1.9 trillion in revenue in the US.

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

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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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214: 4 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire | with Paul Falcone

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Interviewing job candidates can feel like wading through a foggy swamp. You’re attempting to discern whether candidates would be successful on your team, while struggling to prevent the massive headache and wasted resources of a poor decision.

208: Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust | with Maya Hu-Chan

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To be a leader who truly engages the hearts, minds, and behaviors of people, you have to authentically connect with them on a human level. You’ve heard the phrase, “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

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

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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.

213: Dealing with Challenging Employees when Building Courageous Culture | with Karin Hurt

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Some leaders look at their people, shake their heads, and say, “They can’t get there from here.” Sometimes that’s true. But often the solution is creating a stronger culture, where employees are encouraged and coached to contribute their best thinking.

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.

212: Building a Courageous Culture that Facilitates Innovation and Problem-Solving | with Karin Hurt

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“Why am I the only one who finds these issues? What’s wrong with my people? Why can’t they see this stuff and fix it?” If these frustrations sound familiar, you’ll love this conversation with Karin Hurt about her newest book, Courageous Cultures.

210: Practicing Antiracist Leadership

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Today I share some reflections about what I’ve been reading, learning, thinking, and practicing over the past few weeks.

206: Coronavirus – Supporting Employee Mental Health During a Pandemic | with William Kassler from IBM

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Join my conversation with the Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM, with a 350,000-person global workforce, about measures that major companies are taking during the COVID-19 pandemic, including recommendations for employee mental health.

211: Breaking Through Barriers | with Dave Shurna

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What barriers do you face? Whether in our personal lives, at work, or in our communities, we all face challenges that can prevent us from reaching our full potential. And the same is true for those you lead.

209: Giving Feedback Without Hurting Psychological Safety | with Maya Hu-Chan

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Psychological safety is a team member’s sense of confidence that the leader and the rest of the team will not embarrass, reject, or punish them for speaking up.

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.

207: Helping Your Team Contribute More to the World | with Tom Rath

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At most organizations today, the work people do tends to hurt their wellbeing, when it should be making them happier and healthier. A major key to turning this around is helping employees make their work more meaningful … which is all about discovering how they can best contribute.

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203: 4 Ways to Keep Work Fulfilling for Remote Workers | with Bruce Daisley, former Twitter VP

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Due to the coronavirus, the number of people working from home is skyrocketing.

205: Coronavirus – 13 Ways to Stay Sane and Productive During a Pandemic

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Are you able to stay happy, energized, and productive during all the distractions, changes, and uncertainties of COVID-19? It’s not easy! And it’s hard to be an effective leader for your team if you aren’t maintaining your own mental and physical wellbeing.

216: Overcoming the Challenges Faced By Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders | with Charlene Walters, MBA, PhD

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Many people say that entrepreneurship is often still a man’s world ? despite the fact that 42 percent of all small business or franchise owners are women, and there are 13 million female-owned businesses contributing to $1.9 trillion in revenue in the US.

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!

5 Simple Tips Before Logging onto Your Next Video Conference

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Video conferencing is here to stay. A few adjustments will ensure you and your brilliant ideas are easy to see, hear, and understand. Good lighting. Natural light shining on your face is best. If a window is behind you, close the shades and turn on a bright lamp. Flattering camera position.

Seven Practices to Ensure Creative Brainstorming in a Virtual World

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Many of us are used to generating our best ideas by tapping the creativity of a group of colleagues…in the same room with a whiteboard, flipchart, or sticky notes. The interpersonal dynamics and these tactile tools help make something magical happen in the brainstorming process.

What Are You Forgetting? Press Play on Video

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Each year, our culture takes another leap in the digital revolution. This has sent video to the forefront of communication channels. Some examples. COVID-19 has forced Zoom meetings to become the backbone of our daily schedules.

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Serial Comma or Not? Whatever You Do, Be Consistent

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The serial comma is a much-debated punctuation mark. Often called the “Oxford” comma, it’s the comma before a conjunction (“and” or “or”) in a list of three or more words or phrases. One, two, and three. Red, white, and blue. Burger, fries, and a drink.

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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!

204: The Role of Men in Tackling Gender Inequality at Work | with Michelle King, Netflix’s Director of Inclusion

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When men are actively involved in gender diversity efforts, 96% of organizations report progress, compared to only 30% when men are not involved. However, many men don’t feel equipped to play any role in inclusion and equity.

How to Implement New Workplace Policies Needed in a Post-Pandemic World

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Getting back to normal at work won’t be normal at all. Organizations and leaders will face a new set of challenges as they reopen or continue to operate their companies after COVID-19.

The Best Open Enrollment Tactics in a Pandemic

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With the virus still plaguing us, there are no standard operating procedures for our everyday lives…at home or at work. However, the benefits open enrollment for 2021 must go on! What’s worked in the past will need to be tweaked, if not completely revamped.

Do You Know Who Is Influencing Your Culture?

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No matter how the pandemic has affected your business, the dynamic of your workplace has undoubtedly changed in the past few months. Employees and leaders alike are adjusting to new ways of working (and managing family demands) while trying to maintain pre-COVID levels of engagement and productivity.

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!

Top Five Open Enrollment Messages for this Year

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Each year, open enrollment provides employers with a captive audience to promote benefits and educate the workforce about them. Given the circumstances created by COVID-19, we think your messages this year should be focused and simple. Consider these: 1.

Pandemic Changes Workforce Trends — Three Types of Employees Highlighted in Gartner Data

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Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, shared recent survey findings that may affect organizations’ HR strategies in the near future. Remote working is here to stay.

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Give It Some Space Don’t Cram Too Much into Your Communication

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White space is more than just a white space…it’s an excellent communication tool to help you eliminate useless clutter in your message, your layout, or your conversation. In visual communication, white space means any area that is free from text, images, or embellishments.

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7 Tricks to Make Your Communication Sticky

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Have you ever put time and effort into communicating something important, only to have people ignore or quickly forget about it? Does it drive you crazy to hear, “You never told us about that!”

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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.

Quick Checklist for Being an Empathetic Leader

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Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt In challenging times like these, it’s even more important than usual that your workforce knows you are trustworthy and caring.

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If You Want Your Message to Be Heard, It Needs to Look Good

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The human brain is drawn to information that is visually pleasing and easy to understand. If you’re not using images, headlines, and whitespace to convey complicated concepts, chances are people will tune it out.

What the Font? Things to Consider When Selecting a Typeface

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The curve, openness, and spacing of a font are actual design elements and convey a look and feel. It’s important to choose a typeface that fits the design of the rest of your communication piece. Readability is key for body text. Why pick a fancy font to be different if no one can read […].

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Solve the Mystery of Successful Teams

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“Psychological safety” may be a buzz phrase, but it’s a big deal. It means that members of a team feel comfortable in their team to be themselves, participate, share ideas, disagree, and even ask for help.

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.