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Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You?

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It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here's how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter. The post Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

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Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of "get that guy" we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process. The post Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Reflecting Back on the Year Ahead – 11 Ways to Make Your Reflection Session Pay Off

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The arrival of a new year signals a time of reflecting on the old, but there's no owner's manual on how; here are 11 ways to make the most of it. The post Reflecting Back on the Year Ahead – 11 Ways to Make Your Reflection Session Pay Off appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Delegate Better: Three Ways to Get the Results You Want

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To delegate better, it helps to put more energy into the start of the process. With the help of a story about a naturalist stranded on a frozen lake in the Canadian sub-arctic, here are three ways to begin so that we get what we need at the end.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses

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One night during the Civil War, Lincoln received some bad news; how he reacted to it speaks volumes about his approach to leadership, and sets an example we'd all be wise to follow. The post Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Lines for Leaders: Control Freak

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Coach Tom Landry was famous for his stoic expression on the sidelines no matter what was happening on the field; here's what he said about leadership under pressure. The post Lines for Leaders: Control Freak appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful

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Want to boost team performance? Here are three things leaders can learn from engineers who have figured out how to make jet engines go faster. The post Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Running in the Rain: What to Think About When You Think About Quitting

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Running in the rain: It's something I don't want to do, yet very much need to. Here's how I got myself out the door, and how to get yourself to do things you don't want to do, too. The post Running in the Rain: What to Think About When You Think About Quitting appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Bosses and Burnout: Three Things Leaders Should Know

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Burnout on the job is costing us more than we think; here are three things we need to know to protect our teammates and minimize the damage. The post Bosses and Burnout: Three Things Leaders Should Know appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Lines for Leaders: What do You Think?

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To lead effectively we need to be able to think clearly; here's what one highly accomplished author said about how she learned to think with clarity. The post Lines for Leaders: What do You Think? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Lines for Leaders: The Office

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Something funny that Micheal Scott said in the mocumentary The Office can help us become better leaders in real life. The post Lines for Leaders: The Office appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Lines for Leaders RapidStart Leadership Blog leadership leading respect the office

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Big Hammer or Small Blade? What it Really Takes to Achieve Your Goals

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If you want to achieve your goals, take a lesson from this craftsman, who turns chunks of gnarly wood into things of beauty. The post Big Hammer or Small Blade? What it Really Takes to Achieve Your Goals appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne

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Boris Yeltsin presided over the dissolution of the Soviet Union; here's what he said about the dangers of fighting to gain power, and the difficulty of keeping it. The post Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership

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Having the courage to lead is more than just stepping forward, there is something else we have to do with that courage if we really want to lead well. The post Courage to Lead: Re-looking the Role of Courage in Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Thank You for Your Service – One Veteran’s Perspective

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I'm always grateful to hear the words, "Thank you for your service" but they also leave me a little uncomfortable, here's why they might be misdirected. The post Thank You for Your Service – One Veteran’s Perspective appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Lines for Leaders: Texas Track Coach

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In this "Lines for Leaders," John Wooden cites a Texas track coach who gave unusually succinct advice to his runners; we can learn a lot from his approach. The post Lines for Leaders: Texas Track Coach appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership

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The crutch phrases we use often weaken our efforts to lead instead of strengthening them; here are three examples to avoid. The post Crutch Phrases That Weaken Our Leadership appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Lines for Leaders: Corporate Treadmill

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A quote from Alexander den Heijer helps us go from managing people plodding slowly on the corporate treadmill, to making them feel like running. The post Lines for Leaders: Corporate Treadmill appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Lines for Leaders: Rocket Surgeon

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He struggled to lead his team to land a rover on Mars; here's what this 'rocket surgeon' learned about getting his people to work together. The post Lines for Leaders: Rocket Surgeon appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

9 Secrets to Leading Sheep – No Matter How Many Legs They Have

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Leading sheep is not too far different from leading people, as this would-be shepherd learned the hard way; here are 9 secrets to doing it well. The post 9 Secrets to Leading Sheep – No Matter How Many Legs They Have appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans

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Native Americans exploited the herd mentality of the buffalo when hunting them; as social animals ourselves, what does that mean for us as leaders? The post Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Lost in the Jungle: 5 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Team

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Before launching our teams on any new project, there are five questions we should have answers to so they don't get lost in the jungle. The post Lost in the Jungle: 5 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Team appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong

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When someone does us wrong, what's the best revenge? The answer might surprise you, but ultimately it's the route the best leaders choose. The post The Best Revenge: What to Do When Someone Does Us Wrong appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Plans are Worthless: Why We Should Plan Anyway

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Eisenhower told a roomfull of military planners that "plans are worthless." Here's what he meant and how understanding his intent can help us face the next emergency. The post Plans are Worthless: Why We Should Plan Anyway appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day

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Whatever race we are running, if we want to be smiling at the finish line, these seven things can help us get there. The post Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How to Lead with Certainty in Uncertain Times

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It's hard to lead with certainty in uncertain times; here are five things to think about and three ways we can lead confidently despite the unknown. The post How to Lead with Certainty in Uncertain Times appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Rocks in a Jar: 11 Things They Didn’t Tell You

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The "rocks in a jar" approach to time management is a good one, but they left a lot of things out that would help us be even more effective at managing our time; here are 11 of them. The post Rocks in a Jar: 11 Things They Didn’t Tell You appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Leadership Tantrums – 15 Reasons to Keep Your Cool

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Leadership tantrums seem to be all too common, but throwing a fit just makes things worse. Here's a short story and 15 quotes about anger to help you keep your cool. The post Leadership Tantrums – 15 Reasons to Keep Your Cool appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

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Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words. The post Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Saying No: 9 Ways to Say ‘No’ Without Making Everybody Angry

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Saying no can be hard, but if we are to accomplish the things we have set out to do, we need to find a way; here are 9 ways to make saying no easier. The post Saying No: 9 Ways to Say ‘No’ Without Making Everybody Angry appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Hyperbolic Discounting and 7 Ways to Prevent Self-Sabotage

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Hyperbolic discounting isn't some crazy sales technique, but it CAN keep us from achieving our goals; here's how to recognize when it's happening, and seven ways to prevent our tendency to self-sabotage.

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

Small Acts of Leadership: 50 Ways to Become More Influential

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Opportunities to influence others are all around us; it's the small acts of leadership that can have the biggest impact; here are 50 ways to get started. The post Small Acts of Leadership: 50 Ways to Become More Influential appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Virtual Ceremonies: Should They Count?

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We are in an age of virtual ceremonies like the one for my daughters graduation. Do they carry the same meaning? What are the implications for leaders? The post Virtual Ceremonies: Should They Count? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

3 Ways to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough

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How do you keep going when it is hard to keep going? These three ideas can help you finish whatever marathon you happen to be running. The post 3 Ways to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Learning Leadership: Why a Little “Disease” Might Do Us Some Good

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Learning leadership is no simple matter; in fact it requires a certain kind of disease; here's what I mean and why you may want to catch it. The post Learning Leadership: Why a Little “Disease” Might Do Us Some Good appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.