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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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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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Take THAT, COVID-19! Tips for Workforce Communication

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First of all, take a deep breath. While you might be scurrying now to make decisions and get the messages out, helping your team navigate the coronavirus outbreak is not going to be a one-and-done communication event. This is an emerging issue with details that change daily.

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Greatest Contribution | Tom Rath

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Instead of following your passion, find your greatest contribution. ~ Tom Rath. Quotes

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201: 4 Hacks for Bringing Joy to the Workplace | with Bruce Daisley, former Twitter VP

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Burnout and unhappiness at work are a reality for the vast majority of workers. Fortunately, leaders — and employees themselves — can make work better.

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Anger Goes Nowhere | Paul Falcone

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Anger goes nowhere. But if you can get people to assume partial responsibility for a problem, they’ll fix it. Paul Falcone. Quotes

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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.

185: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation | with Dan Schawbel

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The relationships between your team members make a big difference — both in terms of business results and each person’s wellbeing. As tempting as it is to rely on virtual communication and collaboration, technology too often contributes to workplace isolation and even loneliness.

Listen – it makes you sound smarter | Richard Branson

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Listen — it makes you sound smarter. Richard Branson. Quotes

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184: Using Storytelling to Lead a Transformation at Lowe’s (and Your Company) | with Kyle Nel

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The home improvement store chain Lowe’s was named #1 among Fast Company’s 2018 Most Innovative Companies, for augmented and virtual reality, as well as #1 for innovation among specialty retailers on Fortune’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies.

178: How to Succeed at Work/Life Balance (Without Going Crazy)

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Imagine life is a game where you are juggling five balls. Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls — family, health, friends, integrity — are made of glass. James Patterson The first secret to work/life balance is recognizing that it’s not about balance.

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196: How to Win Like Forbes 100 Most Innovative Leaders | with Jeff Dyer

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Brought to you by Workforce Communication How do you win the support needed from bosses, colleagues, and investors to bring to life you and your team’s ideas? Great leaders of innovation know that creativity is not enough. They succeed not only on the basis of their ideas, but because they have the vision, reputation, and […] Brought to you by Workforce Communication How do you win the support needed from bosses, colleagues, and investors to bring to life you and your team’s ideas?

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.

Start with Why | Simon Sinek

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People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. Simon Sinek. Quotes

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Generous Spirit | Kim Nugent

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The keys are generous spirit, hearing all team members, and respect rather than ego. ~ Kim Nugent. Quotes

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197: Leading a Healing Organization | with Michael Gelb

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On the Engaging Leader podcast, we’ve often discussed why an organization needs to have a compelling purpose and vision, beyond just making money.

183: Using the Fogg Behavior Model to Drive Change | with Jamie Barnes

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When developing a communication strategy to drive change within an organization, we use various models and frameworks to help ensure we create a strategy that actually works. The Fogg Behavioral Model is a powerful framework for driving change.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Conscious Caring | Michael Gelb

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Businesses with a conscious focus on caring for ALL stakeholders are more profitable. Michael Gelb. Quotes

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182: The Power of an Authentic Employer Brand and EVP | with Laurie Barnes

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A strong, authentic employer brand is key to recruiting, retaining, and fully engaging top talent. The most effective companies build a differentiated employee value proposition (EVP).

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202: Overcome the Invisible Barriers Holding Women Back at Work | with Michelle King, Netflix’s Director of Inclusion

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In recent years, most companies have been trying to advance the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions. For example, most organizations have diversity recruitment targets as well as Diversity & Inclusion programs, including initiatives like mentoring, networking groups, and unconscious bias training. But despite these efforts, women account for only 4.6% of Fortune […].

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192: How to Discover Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) | with Matt O’Connor, PhD

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What makes your company different from your competitors in the talent marketplace? Can you articulate the reasons in a message that is unique, authentic, and compelling? A strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is key to recruiting, retaining, and fully engaging top talent. Your EVP is a clear message about why people choose to join your […] What makes your company different from your competitors in the talent marketplace?

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Culture Is Your Job

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast. Attributed to the late Peter Drucker; popularized in 2006 by Mark Fields, former CEO of Ford A mid-level professional gave a presentation to a group of vice-presidents of the company where he works. He sprinkled in some of his trademark humor, which usually gets a positive response from […]. Blog Culture

194: Engaging Generations part 1 — How Millennials and Gen Z Are Reshaping Workforce Communications | with JJ Lahey

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With four very different generations making up today’s workforce, how do you effectively engage them all? In particular, a frequent question we receive is how to communicate with younger employees.

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195: Engaging Generations part 2 — How to Communicate with Millennials and Gen Z | with JJ Lahey

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In case you didn’t already realize it, the people who are graduating college now and entering your workforce are not considered Millennials … they are the next generation, Gen Z (sometimes called Post-Millennials).

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175: The Excellence Dividend | with Tom Peters

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In the next two decades, nearly 50% of white-collar jobs are at risk, either to automation or artificial intelligence (AI), according to analysis by Oxford University. Every leader and every worker need to ask: What will be left for people to do that machines can’t do better or cheaper?

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

200: Discover How You Contribute to the World | with Tom Rath

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Great jobs are MADE, not FOUND. If you aren’t loving your current job, how can you turn it into a job you want? Finding fulfillment in our life’s work requires contributing meaningfully to the world around us. We’re pleased to welcome Tom Rath back to the show. Tom is a bestselling author and research scientist […] Great jobs are MADE, not FOUND. If you aren’t loving your current job, how can you turn it into a job you want?

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123: How to Rebuild Leadership Credibility: Lessons from the Reforging of a Navy Seal | with Jason Redman

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A few years ago, my local gym posted a photo of a handwritten sign that had been posted outside the hospital room of a Navy Seal who had been severely wounded in battle. The wounds I received,” wrote Lt.

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186: 4 Tips from Brain Science for Communications That Boost Attention and Learning from Your Workforce | with Jamie Barnes

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With so many things competing for attention, leaders at many organizations struggle to get their people to pay enough attention to important communications — such as for change initiatives. And it’s an even bigger struggle to get them to take the messages/information to heart, remember them, and put them into action.

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199: How to Tackle the 3 Toughest Conversations with Employees | with CHRO Paul Falcone

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Have you ever put off a conversation with an employee for too long because just thinking about it made you cringe? Most leaders know how agonizing it can feel to address inappropriate behavior or communicate other uncomfortable messages. The good news is that you can acquire the tools and skills that help you not only […] Have you ever put off a conversation with an employee for too long because just thinking about it made you cringe?

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

189: Dos and Don’ts of Emotional Transparency | with Jonathan Raymond

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191: 3 Hacks for Emotional Transparency That Cultivates Accountability | with Jonathan Raymond

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If it seems like you can’t trust your team to own projects and results, how can you improve accountability? This is the final episode in a four-part series of interviews with Jonathan Raymond about how to practice emotional transparency to cultivate accountability within your team.

WHE20: Does Your Company Make These 6 Common Wellness Mistakes? | with Beth Bierbower from Humana

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Today, more than 80% of large and mid-size employers offer wellness programs, and more than two-thirds offer financial incentives to take various wellness steps. However, a large percentage of employers don’t believe their wellness programs are working.

187: 3 Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

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Did you set any New Year resolutions for yourself this year … or goals for your team? If so, are you still on track, or have you given up? According to U.S. News, about 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February.

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.