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First Look: Leadership Books for December 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The New Long Life : A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World by Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton. Smart new technologies.

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The Hidden Habits of Genius

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W HO and what is a genius? The label gets thrown around a lot. Are you a genius? Probably not. But then, most of us are not. However, you can learn to think like one. Craig Wright teaches a class at Yale on the nature of genius.

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LeadershipNow 140: November 2020 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from November 2020 that you don't want to miss: The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong by Ken Downer @RapidStartLdr. How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation by Karin Hurt and David Dye @LetsGrowLeaders. Feeling Squeezed by Stress?

How You Become Optimistic

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M ICHAEL J. FOX has lived with Parkinson’s disease since 1991. He says he has developed a sort of détente with the disease that requires adaptability and resilience—and a lot of his characteristic optimism.

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.

Think For Yourself

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A GREAT IRONY of our time is that even as we are more informed, we are thinking less. We outsource our thinking. We rely on others to think for us. And we do almost unconsciously, by default, without thinking.

Leading Thoughts for November 19, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Gary Burnison on anticipating what lies ahead: “You don’t need a crysal ball to anticipate.

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The Myth of Experience

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W E LEARN from experience. We’d be silly not to. But the question becomes, what are we learning? Experience is a powerful teacher, and therein lies the problem. We may think we are gaining wisdom, when in fact we are just reinforcing the wrong lesson just as powerfully.

The Entrepreneur’s Faces: 10 Entrepreneurial Types and Their Journey

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T HE leadership we need now can be found in the entrepreneurial mindset—the characteristics found in entrepreneurs. Authors Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp have categorized the nature of this mindset into ten types or faces in The Entrepreneur’s Faces.

Stay Indispensable by Cultivating These Key Ingredients

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I N 1984 a typical business competency would last 30 years. Today, it’s more akin to five. We’re changing jobs more than ever and pursuing multiple careers and projects simultaneously. Take a moment to consider how many jobs you’ve had and how many careers you’re yet to embark upon?

First Look: Leadership Books for November 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Align : Four Simple Steps for Leaders to Create Employee Fulfillment by Chris Meroff.

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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.

Five Qualities Genuine Leaders Have in Common

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C OVID-19 reminds us that we live in a world full of uncertainty—and this will continue well beyond the pandemic. But it only intensifies something we were already seeing in the world of work: organizations need to adapt constantly to keep up with market dynamics.

Leaders Who Lust

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I N 2004, Barbara Kellerman wrote that “the idea that some leaders and some followers are bad, and that they might have something in common with good leaders and followers, has not fully penetrated the conversation or the curriculum” on leadership.

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Leading Thoughts for November 5, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

Thoughts on the Presidency

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W ITH the presidential election of 2020 upon us, here are some thoughts about the presidency: “Despite all of the trappings of power—the big house on Pennsylvania Avenue, Camp David, Air Force One, never having to sit in a traffic jam (ever!)—the

Leading Thoughts for October 1, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Tasha Eurich on the two aspects of self-awarenesss: “Put simply, self-awareness is not one truth.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

First Look: Leadership Books for September 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Hyper-Learning : How to Adapt to the Speed of Change by Edward D.

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Leading Thoughts for November 12, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Margaret Wheatley on dealing with change and developing new capacities: “It is possible to prepare for the future without knowing what it will be.

LeadershipNow 140: October 2020 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from October 2020 that you don't want to miss: Don't Let Your Wingman Bail Out by @waldowaldman Let them know they aren’t flying solo with you on their wing. Tumbling Down Maslow's Hierarchy by @edbatista.

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Three Questions We Have of All Leaders

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W HENEVER we work with leaders, we have our own important worries—things like fairness, the amount of change we’re being asked to embrace, and our own personal goals. When you think about it, we have three prime questions when facing any leader.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

First Look: Leadership Books for October 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Teams That Work : The Seven Drivers of Team Effectiveness by Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas. In the modern workplace, employees collaborate.

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Want an Ideal Team Player? Find an Introvert

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W HILE the introverts at the office may not be top-of-mind when it comes to assembling a project team, you could be overlooking valuable contributors. Too often, the ideas of introverts are drowned out, yet when sought out, can have true merit.

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Just What Do You Mean, Entrepreneur?

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W HEN WE THINK about entrepreneurship, we tend to fixate on people like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and Phil Knight. And why not? There are very few budding entrepreneurs that would not want to duplicate their success.

Time to Lead: What We Can Learn from Great Leaders

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A S professor Jan-Benedict Steenkamp states in Time to Lead , “Everybody can improve their leadership qualities by reading about other leaders, how they resolved their dilemmas, and why they were successful.”.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Leadership is Language

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T HERE was a time when it made sense to have a group that thought about the work and another group that performed the work. A manufacturing environment lends itself to this kind of structure. The thinkers and the doers. It was the most efficient way to build the momentum of the Industrial Revolution.

The 9 Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

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E MOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE is a prerequisite to good leadership. To attempt to lead without it is self-serving. It may get the job done, but it’s all about you. It’s not the kind of leadership that brings others along.

Leading Thoughts for October 22, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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First Look: Leadership Books for August 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Creator Mindset : 63 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability by Nir Bashan.

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Leading an Emotionally Traumatized Workforce in the Midst of a Pandemic

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Y OUR COMPANY has begun its phased reopening. You are excited to be back in the office and a more normal routine. However, things are not as normal as you thought they would be. Not everyone shares in your enthusiasm, and the culture of your team seems to have changed.

Stop Making Sense

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L EADERSHIP is about moving people. And to do that, you need to be able to inspire. And that means arousing their emotions. Marketing strategist Michael Fanuele says to inspire and fuel passion, you will have to Stop Making Sense.

Leading Thoughts for October 8, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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Unleashing the Potential of Those You Lead

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W HAT happens after you show up as a leader? Does the performance and potential of the people around you improve? In other words, it’s not about you.

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.

The Fear of Looking Stupid

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N O ONE likes to look stupid. And it keeps us from trying new things or exploring those crazy ideas and dreams that we have been carrying around. The trick, of course, is getting to the place where you don’t care what other people think of you. And that’s easier said than done.

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Leading Thoughts for October 15, 2020

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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Five Frequencies That Are Driving Your Culture (for better or worse)

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I S YOUR CULTURE holding you back? Are the signals you are broadcasting as a leader, creating the culture you want—you need?

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3 Tips to Lead Strong During Uncertain Times

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“Stability breeds efficiency and complacency. Instability breeds resilience and innovation”. G IVEN we are in a sustained period of instability, how as leaders do we dial up the resilience and innovation, without burning out ourselves or the teams we lead?

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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.