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All You Have to Do Is Ask

Leading Blog

I F WE ARE HONEST with ourselves, we know there are times we need help. We just don’t want to ask for it. We’re confident we can figure it out. In time. But here’s the thing. There’s nothing we are going through or trying to figure out that others haven’t blazed a trail for us already.

Leading With Purpose

Lead Change Blog

There has been a lot written about the power of business having a purpose and how with a compelling purpose business can become a force for good, and yet many leaders I speak with really don’t fully comprehend what purpose is and why more than ever it is a pre-requisite for business survival. Simply put the different between a vision (or mission) and purpose is emotion. Vision and mission statements are logical, they talk to the head part of the business.

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A Compassion Mindset Is The Secret For Engagement

Joseph Lalonde

What is Engagement? Engagement is all the rage. Because engaged employees are happier and more productive. Gallup defines engagement as “A belief among employees that they’re doing meaningful work in a climate that supports personal growth and development.” Dan Pink, in his New York Times best-selling book, Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates […] The post A Compassion Mindset Is The Secret For Engagement appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Guest Posts

Why Just do Your Job Doesn’t Work

Let's Grow Leaders

When you’re frustrated with a team member who seems to be doing everything but the work you hired them to do, it can feel tempting to bark “Just do your job.” ” Or perhaps you’ve got a team member who responds, “I […].

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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.

Bank Robbers Who Make Deposits

Leadership Freak

Rural drivers are dangerous. We own both sides of the road. Chances of meeting a driver coming the other direction are low. I’m more likely to meet a deer than a car when… Continue reading → Accountability Marks of leaders Leadership Development

Weekly Round-Up: 4 Storytelling Techniques, Winning Formula for Internal Comms, Career Development Tips, Removing Communication Bottlenecks, How 10 Leaders Developed Resilience


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

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Finding Balance as a Small Business Owner

Strategy Driven

In the early days, you probably don’t mind working all of the available hours to get your business up and running. But as you go on, you might be looking for more of a balance in what you do and when.

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7 Ways Motivated People Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobson

To learn how to stay motivated, read High-Profit Prospecting , by Mark Hunter. It's a powerful read that includes counter intuitive advice and cutting-edge best practices for sales prospecting in today's business world.

Ways To make Your Business More Efficient

Strategy Driven

A business needs to work and keep working for both the owners and the consumers. Inefficiency can be a real problem for businesses, which can end up costing your business a lot of revenue.

Seven Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Coaching Experience

Management Excellence

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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.

IT Expenditure: What Should a Realistic IT Budget Look Like in 2020?

Strategy Driven

Every business needs to have an IT department of some sort, whether on-site or remotely, in order to keep their company afloat. So much relies on computers that if they suddenly stop working, your business stops moving.

Seven Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Coaching Experience

Art Petty

The opportunity to work with a coach in support of your development can be a game-changer for you in your career. Or not. The outcome, in large part, is up to you.

Seven marketing and business strategies for real estate agents

Strategy Driven

Being a real estate agent is no different to working within any other industry: you’ll need to market yourself and your brand so you can be successful.

Simple Tips for Increasing Audience Engagement During a Live Coaching Session

Rapid BI

It is much easier to capture the attention of an audience than to keep them immersed and engaged long enough to pass across your message.

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.

What is the importance of pre-money valuation For Your Business?

Strategy Driven

Pre-money valuation is a company’s liquidity before it earns the cash from an investment round. With the contribution of cash to the balance sheet of a business through the shareholder value, the post-money value becomes stronger due to the additional cash earned.

How one question helps bring your leadership signature to life | SmartBrief

My Own Coach

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Overused Office Jargon That Leads You Nowhere

HR Digest

My exposure to office jargon was when as a rookie sub to a well-known editor on a financial daily, I was asked to give a report ASAP. And ignorant me hesitantly asked him what it meant. He looked at me as if I had grown another head and patiently explained the acronym to me.

3 Actions Congress Can Take to Reduce Drug Prices

Harvard Business Review

Saving patients money doesn’t have to hurt business. Government Digital Article

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

A Survival Guide for Startups in the Era of Tech Giants

Harvard Business Review

You have options other than getting swallowed up or stomped out. Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial management Strategy Competitive strategy Business models Digital Article

Are You Using Your Data, or Just Collecting It?

Harvard Business Review

Implement policies to get the most out of your numbers. Data Organizational culture Digital Article