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9 Mistakes That Sabotage Collaboration and Destroy Trust

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You’re working hard and want to win. So do your co-workers. You think, “we’re all on the same team, so why does everything we do seem to sabotage collaboration?”

How to Be Compassionate Without Destroying Consistency

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The other day, “Joe” reached out with a genuine dilemma. Throughout this crisis, he’s encouraged his supervisors to be compassionate. Because, like you, he knows that everyone is dealing with their own set of challenging circumstances.

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Beyond the Basics: Online Meetings that Don’t Suck Your Soul

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We don’t hate online meetings – we hate soul-sucking wastes of time After months of online meetings, video conferences, Zoom, and Teams meetings, you’ve mastered the basics: You’ve got light in front of you (not behind you) so we can see you […].

Communication Techniques for Challenging Times: A Frontline Festival

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Communication is tricky, even during “normal” circumstances, but it’s even more important now. You know we’re huge believers in 5×5 communication.

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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.

How to Stop Remote Work from Stealing Your Life

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Awareness and intention will help stop remote work from stealing your life It’s not your imagination: if the pandemic shifted your job to working from home, odds are, you’re working longer hours. For many of the leaders we’ve spoken with over the […].

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Innovation and Imagination

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In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on innovation and imagination. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. We’re also delighted to feature Chip Bell, who […].

How To Disrupt the Disruption and Help Your Team Move Forward

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You wouldn’t have wished for this ridiculous, unprecedented disruption. But if you’re like many leaders I talk with, this stressful period has also been surprisingly energizing. Until it wasn’t. You’re proud of your team.

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How to Make Training Work: Every Leader’s a Teacher

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Make Training Work by Involving Leaders at Every Level Do you get frustrated with training that wastes time and money, but doesn’t change behavior? Yeah, us too. Your leadership development (or any type of training) should be practical, focused on your business, […].

A Practical and Free Way to Get Great 360 Feedback

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Do you know where you stand with your boss? Do you have a good sense of what your peers really think about you? Has it been a minute since your last formal 360 feedback review? Or, is a 360 Feedback something you’ve […].

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What Employees are Yearning For in Remote One-on-Ones

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If you really want to connect and support your team, there’s no better place to start than a great cadence of meaningful one-on-ones. And yet, even before this transition to remote work, when we would ask employees about their experience with one-on-ones, […]. The post What Employees are Yearning For in Remote One-on-Ones appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Leading Remote Teams communication remote teams working from home

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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!

How to Help Your Idea Grenadiers and Silent Wounded Better Contribute

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If you’re like many leaders with whom we’ve shared our new book Courageous Cultures, you’re mentally indexing your team and wondering if they’re capable of micro-innovations, problem-solving, and advocating for your customer.

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How to Support Your Team During an Unexpected Layoff

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My heart has been breaking all day. I’ve been doing the best I can with the onslaught of phone calls, emails, and texts from incredible leaders in the emotional throes of an unexpected layoff. “I’ve been laid off.” ” “I had to lay […].

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Leadership and Gratitude – Interview with Kerry Wekelo

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Gratitude—real gratitude, not the saccharine “too blessed to be stressed” meme mantra—has the power to revolutionize your leadership and your influence.

How to Get More Creative In Your Remote Team Communication

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Want to be more creative in your remote team communication? Start here. If you’re like most managers we talk with, you face the perfect trifecta of remote team communication challenges. First, you’ve got A LOT to communicate. With so much change, keeping […].

How to Build a Better Live Online Leadership Development Program

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10 Things to Look for in Your Live Online Leadership Development If your business is faced with a newly-remote workforce, you know how vital it is to have strong leaders in place to get everyone the support they need, nimbly respond to […].

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!

Burnout to Breakthrough – Interview with Eileen McDargh

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If you’ve felt burned out over the past few months, you’re not alone. In this practical and hopeful episode, Hall of Fame Speaker and esteemed author Eileen McDargh gives you the tools to identify and overcome the main causes of burnout for […].

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Practical Help for Exhausted Leaders Who Need to Get More Done

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To get more done, start with you In the past few months, we’ve heard from many leaders asking for help with time management. They feel the pressing need to get more done, but many of them feel like they’re already maxed out […].

We Are Each Other’s Destiny

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When Karin and I set out to write Courageous Cultures, we obviously had no idea how the world was about to change. It was clear that the nature of work was shifting and that to stay competitive, businesses would need every person […].

The Creative Mindset – Interview with Jeff DeGraff

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In this incredibly practical and inspiring episode, Jeff DeGraff, the “Dean of Innovation” gives you practical ways to cultivate a creative mindset for yourself and with your team.

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 Lead Decisively When You Don’t Know What’s Next

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How do you lead decisively when you just don’t know what’s coming next? You don’t know what you don’t know, and even what you DO know you know could change. In a recent conversation, with “Joe” a senior leader in the assisted […]. The post How to Lead Decisively When You Don’t Know What’s Next appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures decision making decisiveness leadership leading in a crisis

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What is Your Unique Leadership Promise?

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Your Leadership Promise Might Not Be What You Think In the age of Twitter and Instagram, you hear so many people talk about “authenticity” – but what does that actually mean for you as a leader? It’s probably not awkward social media […].

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4 Words to Help You Build a Powerful Team

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One question leads to a powerful team “David, I just don’t have time. There’s so much to do that some days I just want to give up!” Lynn was a midlevel manager in a mid-sized healthcare company. She’d sought out coaching because […].

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Advanced Guide to Leading Online Meetings that Don’t Suck

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You’ve covered the basics. People can hear you and see you and you’ve got a clear agenda, but online meeting fatigue is real and it can suck the life out of your team. In this episode, get practical ways you can lead […]. The post Advanced Guide to Leading Online Meetings that Don’t Suck appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Leading Remote Teams Podcast

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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.

How to Manage a Strong, Arrogant, Slightly Obnoxious High-Performer

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When it comes to results—no one can touch him. There’s just one problem. He’s a jerk. How do you manage a strong, arrogant, slightly obnoxious high-performer? A Profile of a Slighty Obnoxious High Performer They come in all shapes and forms. “Dan” […].

Leaders Share about Career Development: A Frontline Festival

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Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about career development. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Are you a leadership writer? We’d love […].

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How to Hold an Effective Mid-Year Review in a Pandemic

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We get it. It’s all a lot right now. Some days it takes every ounce of energy just to make it through. Who has time for mid-year reviews? Why not just skip them this year? After all, a great mid-year review is […]. The post How to Hold an Effective Mid-Year Review in a Pandemic appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication crisis communication leadership mid-year review performance appraisal

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How to Get Started Building a More Courageous Culture

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Want to build more innovation into your culture, but don’t know where to start? Today we offer a few quick ways to get started. Start Small. There’s no need to run out and tell your team, “we’re going to build a […].

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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 Maintain a Steady Stream of Innovation and Solutions

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Don’t let your people feel ignored We were working with a large financial institution that had done an excellent job of cultivating curiosity. They regularly asked people at every level of the organization for their ideas, suggestions for innovation and solutions. They […]. The post How to Maintain a Steady Stream of Innovation and Solutions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures respond with regard

How to Co-Create a Better Future

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There’s no going back, but a better future is possible It should be clear to every leader at this point: there’s no getting back to “normal.” The pandemic has unalterably shifted the economic landscape and business operations. The racial equity movement sweeping […]. The post How to Co-Create a Better Future appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures Change confidence humility connection courageous questions leadership listening vision

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7 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Team

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It Takes Clarity and Curiosity to Encourage Creative Thinking Businesses around the world face a changing normal, where it’s hard to say what things will look like in one year, much less six months from now. For some this means finding entirely […].

How To Change Your Mind and Not Lose Their Trust and Support

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Does this sound familiar? You started the year with a clear vision and direction. You’ve rallied people around that vision and worked hard to engage everyone’s hearts and minds. You connected what to why. And had brilliant momentum. No one ever anticipated […]. The post How To Change Your Mind and Not Lose Their Trust and Support appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures change management change your mind new direction

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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.

How to Get Better Results in 2020: A Frontline Festival

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Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about how to achieve better results in 2020. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Are you […].

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How to Avoid Micromanaging Remote Employees

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In this episode, get the tools you need to ensure your teams achieve the results you need to keep the business moving forward while creating space for the realities of working remotely – and all without micromanaging your remote employees.

Why Your Team Won’t Trust You – and What to Do About It

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When your team won’t trust you, that’s job number one. If there’s one realization every leader can take to heart from the pandemic and social-political turmoil gripping the United States right now, it’s that you cannot lead without trust. When your team […].

How to Capture What You’re Learning From This Crisis Now

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In this time of extraordinary uncertainty and change your team has learned to quickly adapt to do the best they can, with what they have, from where they are. The COVID-19 crisis has us all quickly adapting to new ways to serve […]. The post How to Capture What You’re Learning From This Crisis Now appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures crises management learning from a crises

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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.