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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leading with Feeling : Nine Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership by Cary Cherniss and Cornelia W. Roche.

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LeadershipNow 140: June 2020 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from June 2020 that you don't want to miss: 10 Critical Rules for Living a Happy Life by @FSonnenberg. 3 Assumptions That Keep Leaders from Building Trust by @RandyConley. Creating, Fast and Slow by @MBikard via @INSEADKnowledge.

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3 Startup Financing Myths You Should Avoid

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I F you are building a startup, you’ll find no shortage of people who are willing to give you advice, particularly when it comes to raising financing. Unfortunately, much of this advice is wrong. Well not, wrong exactly.

The Infinite Game

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I N 1986, Professor Emeritus of history and literature of religion at New York University, James P. Carse, wrote a book entitled Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility. He stated that there are two kinds of games. One could be called finite, the other infinite.

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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!

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unleashed : The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss. Leadership isn't easy.

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How to Think Like a Rocket Scientist

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F ORMER rocket scientist turned law professor, Ozan Varol, believes that while we can’t all be rocket scientists, we can all learn to think like one. Think Like a Rocket Scientist is about creativity and critical thinking—two skills in short supply today.

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Winning Now, Winning Later: Playing the Infinite Game

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W HEN David Cote became CEO of Honeywell in February of 2002, the company was a train wreck. He inherited unhealthy accounting practices, unresolved environmental liabilities, and a board and staff that were denying reality.

Always Day One

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C REATING an innovative culture is not easy. It often defies convention. Organizations that continuously innovate have common characteristics.

The #1 Leadership Skill for the “Covid19 War” – Inner Peace

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C OVID19 is a health crisis; an economic crisis; a social crisis; a political crisis; and a geopolitical crisis. It is a crisis dominated by unknowns and huge downsides. It is an existential crisis — life or death.

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We Live in A Downstream World

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You and a friend are having a picnic by the side of a river. Suddenly you hear a shout from the direction of the water—a child is drowning. Without thinking, you both dive in, grab the child, and swim to shore. Before you can recover, you hear another child cry for help.

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!

The Coffee Bean

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H OW we react to our circumstances makes all the difference. Whether we are defeated by them, hardened by them, or whether we transform them depends on our mindset. Jon Gordon and Damon West present the story of The Coffee Bean.

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Leading Thoughts for July 2, 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.

No Brilliant Jerks: How to Deal with Maverick CEOs

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B OARDS and executives are feeling an unusual amount of pressure these days. And it’s not from covid-19—the squeeze started several years ago.

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The Grace to Show Respect

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I F WE are to be successful, we need to collaborate. We don’t have the whole story. Collaboration is founded on a bedrock of respect. John Baldoni writes in Grace: A Leader’s Guide to A Better Us , “Our culture has become more coarsened.

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Leading Thoughts for June 25, 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. Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan on humility: “The more you can contain your ego, the more realistic you are about your problems.

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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.

5 Tips for Pitching Investors Remotely in the Time of Coronavirus

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N OW that almost everyone is working from home, startup founders looking to raise money from investors will need to do so remotely. In fact, in-person pitches may now be a thing of the past.

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Dealing with the Two Fronts of Every Crisis

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E VERY CRISIS places a leader between two fronts: Issue and Fear. Understanding the difference and managing both is key to dealing with a crisis successfully. There are different kinds of crises, but this dynamic applies to both types.

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How to Achieve Optimal Outcomes

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C ONFLICT is inevitable. It is part of life. Some of it is good for us. We grow from it, it moves us forward, and it makes life more interesting. However, there is a kind of conflict the seems to reoccur no matter how hard you try to resolve it.

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Restoring the Soul of Business

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D ATA without soul is harmful. Science, math, and data do not excuse us from thinking. Instead, they make it imperative that we learn to think more critically and combine it with our humanness to come to more measured conclusions. The story we create with the data makes all the difference.

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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.

Maintaining Social Interactions with Your Teammates

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I N The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership , we included 19 Rules for remote leaders to follow. The first rule was the foundation for everything else: “ Think about leadership first and location second. ”

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The 3 Types of Humility That Impact Your Leadership

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I N 2016, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria addressed the graduating class and spoke of three H’s: Hope, Humility, and Honor. These three qualities are reflected in leaders who make a difference.

Leading Thoughts for June 18, 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. Richard Feynman on living with uncertainty: “I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing.

Are You Leading for the Right Reasons?

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Y OU either lead for yourself or others. Why you took the role you now fill, affects the results you are getting.

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.

How to Hold onto Your Customers in a Crisis

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S UBSCRIPTION-BASED businesses seem to be the most resilient during this time of crisis. With predictable recurring revenue, they have greater flexibility to withstand the storm. But there’s more to it than just revenue.

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2020

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. The Catalyst : How to Change Anyone's Mind by Jonah Berger. Everyone has something they want to change.

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Leading Thoughts for June 4, 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. Consultant Robert J. Thomas on learning to think like a leader: “If you desire to be a leader, you have to think like one.

What’s Your Problem?

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W E HEAR A LOT about reframing, but do we actually do it? We get busy, and we start looking for a solution without first analyzing the problem. We want a quick solution so we can move on. And we “solve” the wrong problem. Reframing helps us to avoid this.

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.

4 Tips For Giving Great Feedback

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A S CHALLENGING and vulnerable as receiving feedback can be, giving it can also be quite difficult. And for us to be successful leaders, teammates, parents, friends, spouses, and human beings, it’s important to give feedback effectively to those around us.

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How Do You Create A Sense of Belonging at Work?

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I N a Cigna Health report from 2019, 61 percent of people in the study reported feeling lonely.

LeadershipNow 140: May 2020 Compilation

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Here are a selection of tweets from May 2020 that you don't want to miss: The Six Roles You Need on Your AI Team via INSEADKnowledge. Some “What If?” Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now by @ScottEblin. Toward A New And Better Normal by @patricklencioni.

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Leading Thoughts for June 11, 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.

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.

Innovate Forward

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I NNOVATION has always been important. In a world of pandemic, it’s the only way forward.

Leading Thoughts for May 21, 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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Are You Ready for Recovery?

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A S a McKinsey & Company article stated in late March 2020: “What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting to yesterday’s developments and help them look ahead.”.

Leading Thoughts for May 14, 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. Kevin Kelly , the founder of WIRED magazine, recently turned 68 and offered 68 lessons on life.

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.