Fri.Oct 16, 2020

When DIY Leadership Gets in Your Way

Lead Change Blog

Let’s face it. There are times when it’s best to “do it yourself.” You could or should delegate , but who has time to fix the mess on the backend? I mean, if you can do it smarter, cheaper, faster, and right—then just DIY. Or at least that’s how your gut tells you to lead. If you haven’t felt this tension in a while, get yourself an intern. I remember the first time I brought a capable young leader under my wing. What a wake-up call that was.

Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too Late

Leadership Freak

It’s heartbreaking to waste yourself on small rocks – things that matter less – while neglecting things that matter more. Stephen R. Covey taught leaders to put in the “Big Rock” first. It’s… Continue reading → Leading

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Help Your Team To Thrive

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders have a really cool opportunity to help their team members in a way many other people cannot. Leaders are able to help their team members realize and thrive in their zones of brilliance. I was reminded of this because of something our church does.

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Two Decision-Making Actions that Will Save You Months of Frustration

Let's Grow Leaders

Too many decision-making meetings devolve into frustrating, passive wastes of time. In this episode, you’ll get two actions you can take to ensure you make smarter, faster decisions that energize your team.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Weekly Round-Up: 2020 Culture Champions, Bolster Your Bottom Line, 14 Best Change Management Articles, Leadership Insights & Tips, Ensure Your Employees Feel Valued


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best leadership and communication blog posts I've seen recently.

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How To Write Your Non Profit Annual Report

Eric Jacobson

Here are some tips for leaders responsible for writing an effective annual report for their non profit organization. Consider making these objectives for your report: To demonstrate accomplishments ( not activities ) ( results and how you did it).

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Companies succeed through strong supervisor teams

Mike Cardus

During the covid19 pandemic, I facilitated many zoom and virtual workshops and meetings. We got the work done, and the joy plus connection was not there. I was pleased when a local manufacturing Human Resources manager called me and asked for some Supervisor Leadership Development face to face.

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Career Caffeine—Why You Need a Sponsor More than a Mentor

Art Petty

Don't let the title of this article mislead you; I love mentors. I've been on the receiving end of several great individuals' wisdom and support during my career.

#LeadershipTruth Video – You Always Have a Choice

Roundtable Talk

When it comes to pressure, we’re all our own worst enemies and often lose sight of the fact that we have choices.

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Startups, It’s Time to Think Like Camels — Not Unicorns

Harvard Business

Three strategies for surviving in a tough environment. Entrepreneurship Growth strategy Innovation Digital Article

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

When Should Your Company Speak Up About a Social Issue?

Harvard Business

A framework for leaders. Corporate communications Crisis communication Managing organizations Digital Article

How Men Can Confront Other Men About Sexist Behavior

Harvard Business

What being a “good guy” really looks like. Gender Difficult conversations Leadership Digital Article

Building Health Care AI in Europe’s Strict Regulatory Environment

Harvard Business

Lessons from three startups. Technology IT Healthcare Digital Article