Mon.Nov 04, 2019

Sailing True North and the Voyage of Character

Leading Blog

T HERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE for character. Better systems, better laws can’t make up for it. Without good character, leaders can go south fast. The problem is that there is very little attention paid to how to develop good character.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Terminator: Dark Fate

Joseph Lalonde

“I’ll be back…” are the famous words spoken by Arnold Schwarzenegger in his iconic role as a Terminator in the original movie. And he has been back… Again and again. Terminator: Dark Fate is the sixth movie in the Terminator series.

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Make Sure Zero Conflict Isn’t Your Goal

Kevin Eikenberry

Conflict. Put people together doing most anything for most any length of time and conflict will occur. Put people together and ask them what the challenges are at work, and conflict will always come up. People have experience and an opinion about conflict, and they don’t talk about positively.

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Hurry Up and Wait

Lead Change Blog

Resiliency is a life skill, offering those of us who use growth potential strategies (GPS) a way to become wiser, stronger, and better through times of challenge or opportunity. But strategies are not of the ready-fire-aim variety. Responding to events in our lives actually requires patience—a virtue that I, as an extrovert, struggle to find.

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 Best Way To Help Employees Have More Confidence

Let's Grow Leaders

A few years ago, I wrote an article for Success Magazine, called 7 Ways to Build Your Employees Confidence. Highlights include: Start with a foundation of deep respect Be specific about what they are doing well Give them an opportunity to teach […].

Something Stinks – When There’s a Dead Mouse in the Wall

Leadership Freak

A mouse fell into a wall cavity in our downstairs and died. My wife bought apple pie air fresheners. There’s nothing like the smell of apple pie with a picante of dead mouse.…

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Unlock a Better Workplace: The Most Valuable List of 2019

Engaging Leader

By Jamie Barnes Your company’s culture is built on human behaviors. The actions that are rewarded are the ones that get reinforced then spread like model behavior throughout your organization. So if you’re not rewarding behaviors that help people work together better, you might be enforcing a suboptimal culture. The first step to building an […]. Blog Culture

True Improvement vs Illusion of Progress

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. True Improvement vs Illusion of Progress a presentation by Peter Scholtes. Peter gave this presentation at George Washington University in 1990.

The Surprising Truth About AI in Travel Insurance and Beyond

CEO Insider

When it comes to “personalization” as part of the consumer experience, many companies are overlooking what’s important. You’ve probably received email pitches that include your name in the subject line or wish you a happy birthday around the day you were born, but did they make you want to know more?

How To Ensure New Leaders Succeed

Eric Jacobson

“ It has been estimated that 40% of executives fail within the first 18 months on the job, regardless of whether they were hired from outside the company or promoted from within ,” explain Dan Ciampa and David L. Dotlich , authors of the book, Transitions At The Top.

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.

Five Practices for Evolving Your Leadership


Advice from a millennial leadership strategist and author. Today’s post is by Hilary Jane Grosskopf, author of Awake Leadership (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Successful leaders align and motivate a team in order to guide a vision forward.

One Danger In Vision-Casting

Ron Edmondson

Vision casting can be dangerous for the health of a team. Sometimes vision-casting can destroy an otherwise healthy team. I know that goes against what all the great leadership books and experts say, but it’s true. I have been guilty of this one – many times.

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HR Digest

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Mixing Work with Pleasure: 5 Tips to Help You Plan an Awesome Business Party

Strategy Driven

Did you know happy employees are 20% more productive ? One great way to increase enjoyment in the workspace is to throw a party and reward your employees for their hard work. Are you wondering how to plan a business party? Not to worry! In this guide, we’ll go over corporate event planning tips.

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 Close the Gender Pay Gap in U.S. Medicine

Harvard Business Review

Female PCPs earn 25% less than men; specialists earn 36% less. Gender Diversity Compensation Transparency Healthcare Digital Article

Building A Strong And Successful Retail Brand Image

Strategy Driven

When it comes to attracting customers to your retail business, again and again, there are several areas that you could focus on to make a real difference. Having good levels of a varied choice of popular products will help you to a broad extent.

Work Friendships Are Mostly Amazing and Sometimes Messy

Harvard Business Review

Having a close friend at work feels great. You have someone to laugh with, confide in, and exchange glances with during a meeting. But we often fail to anticipate how the conflicting demands of work can occasionally strain that relationship. We talk through common tensions and how to handle them, either to maintain the friendship or to ease off of it. Guests: Nancy Rothbard and Julianna Pillemer. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network.

How to Take a More Holistic View of Customer Experiences - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SAP

Harvard Business Review

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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.

Is AI Bias a Corporate Social Responsibility Issue?

Harvard Business Review

Improving algorithms isn’t just good for your company. Ethics Technology Digital Article

Managing Career Transitions Part 1: Facing Childhood Demons

Harvard Business Review

Whether you’re getting fired, taking a promotion, or leaving a job you love, career transitions are a time of anxiety. In the next two episodes, we’ll be focusing on how to manage anxiety associated with big changes at work. This week, we focus on the tough work you should do before a big transition to understand your feelings. Our guest is career coach Jerry Colonna. He argues that a lot of the adult problems we face can spring from fundamental childhood experiences.

5 Mental Mistakes That Kill Your Productivity

Harvard Business Review

If your to-do list isn’t getting any shorter, here’s why. Managing yourself Productivity Time management Digital Article

Why Science-Driven Companies Should Use Agile

Harvard Business Review

Can breakthrough discoveries happen more efficiently? Research & development Business processes Strategic thinking Digital Article

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.