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How To Lead Effective Virtual Teams.

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As we slowly emerge from our country’s pandemic, there will be many current and future adjustments to how we work. The impact to our teams and how we manage them will be a major concern for all leaders moving forward.

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This isn't your parent's workweek anymore.

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Going out on a limb here on a Friday. I am a firm believer that businesses should start to shift to a 4-day workweek. Baby boomers for the most part have or are thinking about retiring - so the old adage of 'it's always been that way' is kind of a specious argument.

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What's Holding You Back?

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P = P - I Once you understand this simple equation, it all becomes clear. Performance = Potential - Interference ( link ) Eliminate the interference and your full potential will equal your full performance, where there are no obstacles in your way holding you back. Have you ever felt like this?

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Get Ready For The Summer Tsunami.

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We've been in a global lockdown for over a year. Things haven't stopped, but there's been a cumulative business anxiety level that's impacted our growth potential. Even though many businesses have posted gains, there's been a wariness of 'what's next' for the past 12 months.

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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.

If Life Is Kicking You In The Ass, Time To Kick Back.

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“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger To win, you must exploit the system. I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”.

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Will The Professionally Written Resume Get You The Perfect Position?

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Most people are under the impression if they hire a resume writer to hone their resume, a flood of job offers will magically appear when they input it into LinkedIn and Indeed. They are sadly mistaken.

The Real Reason Why You're Failing.

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The real reason you haven't gotten to the level you want to be at is that you're: Lazy, Scared, Unfocused, or Undisciplined That's okay. Everyone else is too. People who can defeat that part of themselves are the ones who rise to the top.

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Start NOW To Guarantee A New Position For 2021.

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“I need to find a job.” ”I I need to find a better job.” Is this you? The month of December is a time to slowly power-down and relax. People tell themselves they will begin their brand-new job search on January 1, 2021. What happens? Get on stage with a cast of thousands.

To Win You Must Exploit The System.

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“Don’t be afraid to break some rules.” - Arnold Schwarzenegger I get it - you’re worried about what the outside world will think of you — that possibly bending some rules in your favor is “beneath you”. Listen: The most successful people on this planet do not care about how they achieve it.

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Now Is The Time To Plan For 2020.

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December is the perfect time to start laying out your plans for the new year. First, I'd like you to revisit 2019 to better understand where you are and where you need to go.

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!

How To Make Your People Feel Special.

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One of my favorite stories this year is A Christmas Carol, By Charles Dickens — and my favorite part is the end: But he was early at the office next morning. Oh, he was early there. If he could only be there first, and catch Bob Cratchit coming late! That was the thing he had set his heart upon.

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14 Years In, What I’ve Learned.

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I met with a close colleague at Starbucks the other day and while we were reminiscing, I realized I’ve been coaching for 14 years — time flies when you’re having so much fun.

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Decisions are hard. But they're really easy.

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I want you to watch “The Ten Meter Tower”. It’s one of my favorite NY Times/YouTube videos. The premise: “Our objective in making this film was something of a psychology experiment: We sought to capture people facing a difficult situation, to make a portrait of humans in doubt.

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Fortune Favors The Bold.

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"Audentes Fortuna Juvat" (in Latin). There are many articles dissecting this simple phrase - some good and some way off base. Here’s my take — to get where you want to go in life, you have to take chances, step out of your comfort zone, and sometimes do things that scare you.

In Times Like These, We All Need To Help.

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The world is grappling with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). At Starbucks, we believe it is our role and responsibility. You’ve probably received one of these messages and now it’s serious.

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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!

The New Rules Of Leading Virtual Teams.

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Your entire team is working from home — this has never happened before. How do you keep the engine running? How do you keep the productivity up? How do you manage them so they will stay energized and focused? We have two solutions: Read the rest of this article.

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How To Reach The Right People At The Right Time.

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Want to listen to the podcast? Click here. If you aren’t targeting the right people, you aren’t playing the game correctly. Unfortunately, many businesses try a broad-brush strategy to try to attract everyone. And it always fails. Here are four quick tips (and a resource!)

There's No Going Back.

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“Things won’t change as much as they will accelerate. While other crises reshaped the future, this crisis is making the future happen faster.” — Scott Galloway You see it happening all around you.

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A 5 Step Action Plan to Require of Colleges.

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This is a powerful article from my good friend, Hans Hanson — a National College Advisor who helps families save college costs and win admissions. It was so spot-on, I had to re-publish it on my site. Enjoy. The predictable behavior of college has shown itself in full force over the last week.

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!

The New Rules Of Working At Home.

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Work-At-Home — we’ve done it sporadically, but now we have to do it full-time to help ourselves and our neighbors. You might be finding it hard to stay focused on the job when you’re doing your job at home full-time.

8 Reasons Why You Need To Hire A Coach.

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“When it comes to building your personal brand, a coach can be a powerful resource who can help you get out of your own way, stand out, and take action to achieve the things that are truly important to you.” — Forbes, 2019 It’s hard in today’s business world to jump and remain on the path to success.

How To Turn A Manager Into A Leader.

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After 20+ years in corporate management positions and coaching high-performing executives, I've seen it all. Bad managers who can't make up their mind, who vacillate quarterly based on wind direction and managers who manage by fear, non-information, and deception.

Are You Killing Your Career?

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You’re probably familiar with Newton's First Law of Motion — “An object at rest tends to stay at rest unless acted upon by a sum of physical forces.” This is the behavior of an average employee at work today.

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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.

Do You Work At A Toxic Company?

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More often than you would expect, I find competent, hard-working people trying to survive in dysfunctional organizations. Organizations that: Hold them back professionally by doing the ‘same old stuff’ every day. Frustrate them continuously with bad managers who make bad decisions.

Go After The Puck.

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As Wayne Gretzky said a number of years ago: "I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been." — Where do you think your puck is going to be in the next five years? Where is your career or business going? Is it thriving or flat? Where is your industry going? Growing or shrinking? These are VERY scary questions to ask on a Monday morning. Let’s be honest — when is the right time to ask?

My Gifts To You.

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At this time of year, I ask my clients to step back, relax, reflect, and re-fuel. Here are some of the best resources I used in 2019 to do just that. Enjoy! BOOKS & AUDIBLE: How Music Works By David Byrne This book teaches you all about BUSINESS.

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How To Successfully Change Your Game.

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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.

How To Play Politics With Political People.

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I'm bad at politics. Most of us are. If you experience evil political people at work or in your business, this article is for you. Political people suck - in the everyday business world, we call them 'empty suits'. In Texas, they call them 'All hat, no cattle'.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying.

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I've just finished one of the most powerful books I've read this year. It's by a wonderful woman named Bronnie Ware , and it focuses in on the actual voiced regrets of people she encountered when they were dying. Powerful stuff - go and pick up the book ! Here's a small excerpt: For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.

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Your Smile Is Your Logo.

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“Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark.” — Jay Danzie Too often, we tend to hide our real connecting abilities with brochures, pamphlets, websites, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and a myriad of other distractions. Not that they are BAD per se, but they sometimes get in the way of what REALLY counts. SMILE: When you first meet someone, do you project a REAL smile?

The Best Time To Find A New Job Is When You Don't Need It.

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In other words — Always be prepared to leave a job, because your employer is always prepared to leave you. More and more, many companies (not all, mind you) find themselves letting employees go for a number of different reasons. Too young/too old, too much/too little salary, old/new employee, old/new direction, high/low level position are just some of the myriad reasons why people are let go from their place of employment.

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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.

Don't Small Talk, Have Courageous Conversations.

Rich Gee Group

Why do people hate networking events? Usually it's full of people who are all talking small. How's business?" " There's a lot of people here." How's the food?" That's a great tie." Shoot me now. We all hate these events - executives, vendors, and business owners alike. Unfortunately, we've been told that we have to go to them to grow our business. And they're right. You have to regularly break out of your bubble and meet new people. Interact and market your product/service to get traction.

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If 2019 Was The Best Year Of Your Life, What Would Have To Happen?

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Take a moment and imagine it's December 31, 2019. You're sitting back in your comfy leather chair, reading your favorite book, by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate. MMMMM. Looking back over the past 365 days — you realize you had a great year. An amazing, incredible, unbelievable year. Step One — What would make it an amazing year professionally? A promotion/raise? A huge uptick in business/clients? A new job? What would make it an amazing year personally? Travel to exotic lands?

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To Succeed, You Have To Hustle.

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Are You A Pilot Or Passenger In Your Career? Today, we easily live better than our ancestors. Greater life expectancy, better health standards, more variety of food/experiences and more opportunities than ever before. You can try new vocations or start your own business for a lot less money and effort than it took even 20 years ago. If you fail, you can reset, reclaim your position and start moving up the ladder again (albeit with hard work).

5 Steps To Motivate Your Team (and you).

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In How To Motivate People , Fran Tarkenton , professional quarterback for the NFL and TV personality, offers a focused motivation system — "People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference to them to do so." The first area I'd like to tackle in my "Are You A Catalyst?" series is Motivation. Fran focuses on three immutable rules: Good behavior that is reinforced by positive consequences tends to continue or to improve.

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.