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What Your Organization Really Needs from You: Influence and Impact

Leading Blog

L EADERS in today’s multinational, matrixed, diverse business world have impact through their ability to influence others. In many organizations, authority-based leadership is waning. Success is all about getting others to care about what you care about.

Making It Look Easy

Lead Change Blog

“Art makes it look so easy. It’s like he comes to work and puts on his slippers.”. That’s how one colleague described Art Jones, the best supervisor I’ve ever seen up close. There never seemed to be problems with his team. They were always productive. When malcontents or slackers were transferred to Art’s team, one of two things happened. Most were transformed into paragons of engagement. Some were either fired or resigned. Art never looked like he broke a sweat.

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How Your Employee Recognition Program Can Destroy Morale

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid These Big Mistakes When Recognizing Employees. A great employee recognition program is a remarkable way to build culture, increase employee engagement and reinforce critical behaviors.

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004 Trust Teleseminar by Tony Mayo • PODCAST [Refresh]

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Teleseminar participants had a deep and practical conversation with CEO executive coach Tony Mayo about trust–a vital topic for business, family, and every human relationship. We also practiced a calming and centering exercise together.

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7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Where We Stand in Creating a Post-Pandemic Workplace

Kevin Eikenberry

The pandemic started with little or no warning and changed the landscape of work and the expectations of workers in ways we never expected. Now, depending on where you live and your specific context, the pandemic is ending – or you can see when it will be over.

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Emotion: What I Learned From Chasing Mom with a Plastic Bug

Leadership Freak

I chased mom around the house with a plastic bug when I was young and foolish. I laughed. She screamed. It was a short-term strategy. Emotion can’t tell truth from fantasy. Emotion, reality,… Continue reading → Decisions Leading emotional states negative emotion

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How to Avoid Losing Your Best Talent

CEO Insider

More than half (52%) of North American employees surveyed are looking for a new job this year, according to a report conducted by Achievers. This trend will likely continue into 2022 as companies bring people back into office buildings and create new hybrid working models.

Don’t Let it Go without Saying

Skip Prichard

What’s Your Legacy ? One of the most memorable conversations in my lifetime happened a year ago. It was a relaxed Saturday morning, rather unremarkable as it began, the sunlight poking in the windows early and signaling a perfect weather day. I called my mom, and we spoke for a few hours.

You Can’t Be All Things To Your Business

Strategy Driven

Realising that your business needs to you be one step removed from the changing fortunes of its success never happens in the early days. In those frantic days, you live and breathe everything that is connected to your fledgling company.

10 Ways To Improve Your Connection Skills

Eric Jacobson

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture. Connection builds an emotional bond that promotes trust, cooperation, and esprit de corps among people in the workplace."

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Growth Mindset Should Be a Part of Your Business Strategy

Strategy Driven

An organization that embraces a growth mindset positions itself to thrive. A growth mindset encompasses a set of behaviors and attitudes that reflect a business owner’s belief that their company’s business model is not set in stone.

Insights and Observations from the Latest Manager Development Programs

Management Excellence

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The Product Experience Kept Clothing Sales Going

Strategy Driven

Clothing is one of the industries that has done very well during the pandemic. Despite people not necessarily going to work, partying and traveling, clothing sales have not fallen. Latest figures suggest a 10.6% boost.

How to Avoid Work-From-Home Burnout


Follow these tips to help your teams thrive as they continue to work from home. Today’s post is by Lonnie Mayne, author of Red Shoes Living (CLICK HERE to get your copy). During the past year, many changes have been made in the workplace.

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.

Insights and Observations from the Latest Manager Development Programs

Art Petty

During the past few weeks, I ran three different cohort sections of my live-online Manager Development Program. While initially geared toward new(er) managers, we had many veterans in the groups, all working on sharpening their skills around the fundamentals of leading and managing.

Why I Don’t Always Give People An Answer

Ron Edmondson

I have a standard leadership practice, which I repeat as often as possible. I don’t always give people an answer. I’ve been using it for many years – as a leader, father, a friend, and a pastor.

Conquer Your Self-Doubt in Meetings

Harvard Business

Four strategies to find your voice. Communication Meetings Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Digital Article

Benefits of using an employee referral program

HR Digest

When one is looking for a job, a good word from an acquaintance, peer, or friend can bolster the chances of your resume getting more than a cursory look.

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!

5 Questions Boards Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

Harvard Business

Better advice starts with a better understanding. Change management Technology Strategy Digital Article

Gaining Strategic Advantage by Connecting Your Corporate Team with Sales

N2Growth Blog

For over 18 years, I have been leading sales teams through the trenches of sales war. I have experienced corporations deeply connected to what was “actually” happening in sales, and other situations where it was quite the opposite.

Words and Phrases to Avoid in a Difficult Conversation

Harvard Business

“It’s not personal” usually means it is. Conflict Giving feedback Difficult conversations Digital Article

Creating Boundaries in Our Everyday Work (with Roxane Gay)

Harvard Business

A conversation with author Roxane Gay about work and mental health. Plus, Bob Pozen discusses productivity and mental health. Work-life balance Stress Psychology Audio

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!

What Does It Take to Build a Culture of Belonging?

Harvard Business

Four concrete actions leaders can take. Diversity Race Organizational culture Digital Article

To Build Long-Term Value, Think Like Your Stakeholders - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM EY-PARTHENON

Harvard Business

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