Wed.Dec 04, 2019

Our Stewardship Responsibility

Leading Blog

T HE CHICK-FIL-A corporate purpose statement goes like this: To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us and to have a positive influence on all who come into contact with Chick-fil-A.

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Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry

Lead Change Blog

Leaders are faced with complex issues on a daily basis, which are impossible to predict. Veteran consultants Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell, authors of Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry , show that Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is an invaluable tool to build resilience.

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Why It’s Time to Stop Saying We’re “Better Than” Other People

Leading in Context

It's time to stop telling leaders they will only succeed if they are "better than" the competition. It's time for business schools to stop telling students that they are "better than" their peers in the class or "better than" students in other programs.

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A 5 Step Project That Fuels Energy and Performance

Leadership Freak

“A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance on weakness, let alone on something one cannot do at all.” Peter Drucker 5 step project: #1.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Use the 30-30-30 Rule for Personal Development to Improve Yourself as a Teammate

Great Results Team Building

Both good AND great are enemies of better… So the surest ways to separate yourself is to continue to improve and ensure your personal development. One of the Ten Commandments of Winning Teammates is to Stay Coachable!

How to Manage Your Workload So You Have Time for the Unexpected

Next Level Blog

Most leaders have calendars that are what an engineer would call a tightly coupled system. Their schedules are so packed with back to back meetings and commitments that they have no margin for the unexpected but inevitable problems and issues that pop up. At that point, their calendar gets shredded and they have a fight or flight inducing crisis on their hands as they try to address the surprises while keeping everything else moving.

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Why It’s Important To Install Security Alarms for Companies

Strategy Driven

Managing a company is an arduous task. From prospecting, working with clients, to leading financial aspects of the business, it seems like the challenges are never-ending. As a business owner, you must ensure that you are doing everything right for the company to run smoothly.

8 Seconds To Be Meaningful

Eric Jacobson

According to a 2015 Microsoft study, the average attention span for us ever-scattered humans is now shorter that a goldfish's; eight seconds. So, how do you stand out? How do you communicate effectively? How do you not waste time?

6 Fast and Easy Ways to Improve Work Performance

Strategy Driven

How productive is your business? A common way to measure organizational productivity is to look at your bottom line. If revenues are growing year over year, you can conclude that your company is productive. However, that’s a simplistic way of measuring productivity.

Aim Higher: Creating a Great Culture with Patty McCord

Skip Prichard

Aim Higher: Creating a Great Culture with Patty McCord. What do you get when you combine radical honesty with grace? You get the chance to create a powerful culture for your company and a successful career track for your employees.

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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.

My Top 10 Most Liked, Popular Posts/ Articles Published on LinkedIn – Brigette Hyacinth – 500,000 Likes and Over

Brigette Hyacinth

Never Punish Loyal Employees for being Honest. It’s Nice To Be Important, But It’s More Important To Be Nice! How you Treat your Employees will determine the FATE of your company! Good Bosses APPRECIATE their Employees! Loyal Employees are Assets – Not Liabilities!

New Employee Welcome Message Examples

HR Digest

What you choose as a welcome message for your new employee will leave a first and all-time impression. Therefore it is required to careful frame the new employee welcome message which showcases a blend of professional attitude and warm welcome both to the new employee.

Developing Your Executive Presence


Mike Figliuolo, thoughtLEADERS’ Managing Director, sat down with Jim and Jan of The Leadership Podcast to discuss executive presence. thoughtLEADERS is proud to announce a new initiative with The Leadership Podcast to provide very short podcasts called “chalk talks.”

The Ultimate Guide to Discipline an Employee

HR Digest

Employee discipline is an unavoidable aspect of performance management. When done right, it can turn a slacker into a star performer.

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.

Releasing an Employee For A Less Obvious Offense

Ron Edmondson

One of the hardest decision a leader makes is to release someone from employment. Making any kind of employment decision comes with the sobering reality, regardless of what the person did wrong, that the decision will likely impact others who are many times innocent.

Research: How Technology Could Promote Growth in 6 African Countries

Harvard Business Review

A framework for understanding economic potential in the region. Global strategy Economic development Emerging markets Africa Digital Article

Can You Know Too Much About Your Organization?

Harvard Business Review

A study reveals what happens when managers get a look behind the curtain. Organizational structure Career planning Digital Article

Cybersecurity in the Age of AI

Harvard Business Review

Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity firms, joins Azeem Azhar to discuss how artificial intelligence is opening a new battlefield for hackers, governments, and private companies alike. Security & privacy Government Managing uncertainty Audio

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New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

Under-the-Radar Companies, including OYO Hotels, Carbon Engineering, Whim, and more!

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss some of the under-the-radar companies that they think people should be paying more attention to. Competition Disruptive innovation Technology Audio

How to Overcome Your (Checks Email) Distraction Habit

Harvard Business Review

Good work requires deep focus. Time management Stress Managing yourself Digital Article

What Happens When Antitrust and Protectionism Cycles Collide

Harvard Business Review

It’s rare for these two forces to occur simultaneously. Economics & Society Economy Digital Article