Joseph Lalonde

7 Amazing Things You Should Know About the Leadership of Moses

Joseph Lalonde

You probably know Moses as the leader of the Israelites. However, there are ten surprising facts about his leadership you should not miss. Read further. Who is Moses? Moses is a Hebrew prophet God used to free the Israelites from Egyptian slavery.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wrath Of Man

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Wrath Of Man is the 2021 revenge-thriller starring action star Jason Statham. His character, H, is on a mission. He signs up to be a security guard for a company that transports money. The job choice wasn’t by accident.

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Learn How To Say No

Joseph Lalonde

The more I talk to leaders from around the world, the more I discover there’s one two-letter word that leaders want to learn how to use more. These leaders say they want to learn how to say NO better. No is a powerful word. Despite its smallness, the word no says a lot. Learning the […].

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How To Get Your Team To Take Risks

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders are risk-takers. They push the boundaries and plow new paths. They know this is the way to new success. Your team, however, may not be as excited about risk as you are.

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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.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In March 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Every month, I try to bring you 5 great books to read for the following month. The books may be old, semi-recent, or even releasing soon. This month, the books will be mostly brand new books. I’ve had the opportunity to look at quite a few new books this month and they’ve been fantastic.

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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.

Is This Normal?

Joseph Lalonde

Stepping into a new leadership position is a strange situation to many. You’ve worked so hard and so long under another person that to lead a team feels daunting. It feels unnormal. Thoughts flood your mind. You begin to think about the choices you make. The decisions you have to decide.

Rethinking Bereavement Pay And Time Off

Joseph Lalonde

While there is no federal law mandating paid or unpaid bereavement pay, many organizations consider this a part of an employee’s benefits package. They know employees are better when they have time to grieve and care for themselves after losing a loved one.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Nobody The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I slept on the recent movie Nobody (you can rent it on Amazon). After watching Nobody, I am regretting my choice. However, with a movie named Nobody, it is hard to fault someone for skipping over it.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tulsa Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I had the pleasure of watching the movie Tulsa this past weekend through a screener that I was provided. I was able to kick back and watch this touching movie in the comfort of my own home.

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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!

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Mortal Kombat The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. “Get over here!” ” “Flawless victory!” ” “Finish him!” ” “Fatality!” ” If you grew up in the ’90s and played video games, the above quotes probably remind you of a video game.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Godzilla Vs. Kong

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Godzilla Vs. Kong has been another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. Having been delayed multiple times, Godzilla Vs. Kong finally saw a release this weekend in the movie theaters and on HBO Max (Little secret here, go see it in the theater if you can.

Digesting What You Consume

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders are readers… Or learners. They look for ways to learn new leadership techniques, improve upon tried and true methods, and continue to move forward. We’re bombarded with new leadership content. From new blog posts (sorry guys!) to new movies to new leadership books.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Chaos Walking

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Chaos Walking is based on a series of young adult novels. The movie sets up a great premise. What happens in a world where everyone can hear the thoughts of males? What happens when the thoughts of females cannot? This is the premise of Chaos Walking.

BOOKS TO READ: 5 Books Leaders Should Read In May 2021

Joseph Lalonde

Once a month, I love to share with readers the books they should consider reading the following month. It’s fun looking at the great books that have been released and how they can impact other leaders. Today’s list will be no different.

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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!

15 Quotes On Taking Risks

Joseph Lalonde

To accomplish anything significant, you have to be willing to step out of your comfort zone. You have to be willing to do something you’ve never done before. You have to be willing to take a risk. Taking a risk is scary. It puts you in a position of failure. If you view failure as […].

What Are You Looking At?

Joseph Lalonde

I realized one day that as I was driving my car, it would drift to the left or the right. I couldn’t figure out the reason for this drifting. It didn’t seem right. The car didn’t seem to pull one way or the other. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Then, it hit me! I […].

Slow Is Smooth. Smooth Is Fast

Joseph Lalonde

Think about the title of this article for a few minutes. What does slow is smooth, smooth is fast mean to you? I was listening to the Pursuit Of Service podcast hosted by Brian Dodd and Jeff Wright. Brian mentioned the movie Zero Dark Thirty.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Iron Man

Joseph Lalonde

Today, we’re going back to what started everything for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 2008 film, Iron Man, started Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From there, the universe expanded to 23 movies ranging from the Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Avengers, Ant-Man, and Spider-Man.

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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!

When You’re Scared…

Joseph Lalonde

Leading is less of a science and more of a practice. Sure, there are the basics of leadership. The fundamentals. The things you need to know. Then there are the trials and challenges of leadership. These are the pieces of leadership that truly test your ability to lead.

Leading In A Secular World

Joseph Lalonde

Most of my readers know I come from a strong Christian background. My faith plays a huge role in the way I lead and the way I think about leadership. But what happens when a faith-based or Christian leader gets tossed into a secular world? This may be you have been let go as an […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Dark Knight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Dark Knight is the second of three movies in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight induces a new menace to Christopher Nolan’s Batman universe. Heath Ledger’s Joker emerges and begins to wreak havoc upon the citizens of Gotham City.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Disney and Pixar’s Soul

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Disney and Pixar’s latest animated film skipped the movie theaters and headed straight to the Disney Plus. That movie is the slow-starting but strong-finishing Soul.

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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.

The Four Styles Of Asking And Giving

Joseph Lalonde

Wayne Baker, in his book All You Have To Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success, talks about the 4 styles of asking. These are the standard ways most people are viewed when making a request. Knowing which kind of asker you are will help you better suit your ask to […].

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6 Things Leaders Can Learn From COVID-19 And The Pandemic

Joseph Lalonde

It’s hard to believe that the COVID-19 pandemic is still happening. Businesses are still shuttered. Some have only recently reopened. Others have chosen to defy orders from various government agencies and reopened. It’s a crazy time. It’s also real.

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In October 2020

Joseph Lalonde

It’s the end of September. That means it is time for another list of book recommendations. Every month, I am sharing books I think you should read. Whether that’s the coming month or 5 months from now, these books will help you become a better leader.

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Build Upon The Simple

Joseph Lalonde

The higher up in an organization you move, the easier it is to lose sight of the simple things that make an organization run… Or that make a person into leadership material. Think about a person entering their first job. They’re not prepared to lead.

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.

10 Bible Verses To Start Your Day Right

Joseph Lalonde

The way you start your day will direct the way your day goes. I say start your day right. How do you do this? You can start your day right by digging into God’s word. By studying it and making the most of your time with God. Today, I want to encourage you to seek […]. Faith Leadership

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?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Social Dilemma

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Social Dilemma is a Netflix original documentary. It’s a startling tell-all expose on the dangers of social media. It’s eye-opening and a documentary everyone should watch. I sat in stunned silence as I watched the documentary roll in front of my eyes.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Lionheart

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. In the 1990s, martial arts movies were all the rage. With stars such as Steven Seagal, Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Brandon Lee, and Jean-Claude Van Damme, the theaters were full of martial arts action.

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.

What Should We Do When A Respected Leader Fails?

Joseph Lalonde

In the past couple of years, the Christian leadership world has been rocked hard with leaders who have fallen. Powerhouse leaders such as: Bill Hybels is the founding and former senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. He also started the Global Leadership Summit.

Living In Your Perfect Moment

Joseph Lalonde

I had the pleasure of talking to fellow coach Kevin Watson earlier this year. We shared a delightful conversation about life and business. It truly was refreshing. Through all we discussed, one point stuck out more than anything else. We talked about perfection.

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Life And Leadership Lessons From The Life Of Ravi Zacharias

Joseph Lalonde

To be honest, I wasn’t surprised to hear of the passing of Ravi Zacharias. Ravi had been diagnosed with cancer and his prognosis wasn’t good. Yesterday, May 15th, 2020, Ravi Zacharias passed away. It’s a blow to those in the Christian faith.

7 Scriptures To Bring Hope During A Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

When a crisis hits, fear often comes with it. People are scared for their jobs and their health. They believe their way of living will change forever. Those things may be in danger during a crisis. And it’s okay to be scared. Yet, there is hope out there.

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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.