Tue.Jan 12, 2021

Leading Thoughts: Pass Them On

Leading Blog

B RITISH statesman Benjamin Disraeli said, “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation.” The ideas of others have the power to slow us down and consider perspectives beyond our own. Left alone, our thoughts become too narrow—too vulnerable to blind spots.

New Year, Same Boat?

Next Level Blog

Over the weekend, I saw a Tweet from preventive medicine doctor, James Hamblin that read, “This concludes the first week of 2021.”. Following a week of record COVID deaths and a deadly riot in the halls of the U.S. Capitol, Hamblin succinctly summed up the way a lot of us feel.

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How to plan simply for 2021

Lead Change Blog

You maybe have not yet set out your goals for 2021, just like any other year. Of course, like 2020, 2021 will not be any other year. Here in the UK, we started the year with our third national lockdown. So, these are not ordinary times. How to address setting goals in that context? So, my mind turned to how I might simplify your goal-setting process? My guess is you need something short, sharp, and flexible enough to deal with anything that 2021 might bring?

Only the Lonely – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I’m talking about The Epidemic of Loneliness and what we can do about it. Before the pandemic, there was already an epidemic of loneliness.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

How Do I Get Better at Leading Remote Teams? with David Burkus

Let's Grow Leaders

In this interview with David Burkus, author of the new book Leading From Anywhere, we talk about leading remote teams for the long haul and practical tools and approaches to take your remote leadership to the next level. Advanced Skills for Leading […].

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Leadership Lessons from the Mafia, Hell’s Angels, and Gang Bangers

Leadership Freak

Would your organization thrive if governments spent billions of dollars trying to destroy it? Criminal organizations overcome all the challenges and obstacles of legal organizations plus the opposition of law enforcement. And they… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Culture Delegation Leading Success Taking others higher organizational cultures organizational success

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How a Crisis can Make a Bad Leader into a Great Leader

Lead from Within

Times of crisis are inherently challenging and difficult—but they also present great opportunities for leaders to grow. That’s especially true in the present. One of the many changes brought by the pandemic is that old-style control-and-command leadership is quickly becoming a thing of the past.

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Career Reinvention Journal—You Have More Options Than You Think

Management Excellence

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How To Take Your Career To The Next Level

Strategy Driven

There may come a time during your career when you no longer feel satisfied with your role, whether this is due to stagnant pay, little to no room for progression or any other hurdle which you simply can’t solve.

9 Pricing Rules for Your Consulting Firm’s Advisory Engagements

David A Fields

There are consulting projects, there are advisory engagements, and there are chocolate covered almonds. Your consulting firm’s clients may consume all three, however, the rules for pricing are different in each case. Advisory engagements are 90-100% “on-camera,” where your clients can see you.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Changing Culture, Changing Conversations


Culture plays an integral role in your organization’s success or failure. Learn a four-step process to create a new culture or change an existing one. Today’s post is by Chuck Wisner, author of the forthcoming book, Conscious Conversations (CLICK HERE to learn more).

An Elementary Approach to Facing Conflict

Ron Edmondson

I’ve seen a lot of conflict in my life. From parents and couples in my office for counseling to employment situations where two people can’t get along. I’ve even seen a fight in the grocery store because someone thought someone else cut line.

The Difference Between Performance Management and Change Management

The Center For Leadership Studies

In the interest of complete candor and for anyone that cares, I am a little disillusioned by senior citizenship.

Career Reinvention Journal—You Have More Options Than You Think

Art Petty

One of my favorite parts of helping experienced professionals identify their “next” in their careers is helping them open their minds to the many alternative paths available to them. Typically, we hold narrow views of our options and close our minds to paths that will challenge and change us.

Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 HR and Finance leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Employers Can’t Fix U.S. Health Care Alone

Harvard Business

Haven’s demise underscores why companies and the federal government need to work together. Here’s where to start. Economics & Society Digital Article

Warning Letter to Employee | Sample Warning Letters

HR Digest

People in leadership roles in organizations should not tolerate or overlook any kind of inappropriate behavior by subordinates as it leads to disciplinary problems and dissatisfaction among other employees.

Are Peer Reviews the Future of Performance Evaluations?

Harvard Business

In an era of agile teams and self-management, social feedback is key. Assessing performance Giving feedback Leading teams Digital Article

#LeadershipTruth — Knowledge Does Not Equal Action

Roundtable Talk

Knowing what to do and then actually doing it are two completely different things; particularly when it comes to your behaviour.

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.

Be Kinder to Yourself

Harvard Business

How to steer your inner monologue toward compassion. Managing yourself Stress Communication Digital Article

How Empathy Helps Bridge Generational Differences

Harvard Business

A conversation with executive Mimi Nicklin about how managers can better understand and engage younger workers. Leading teams Generational issues Psychology Audio

When You Know Layoffs Are Coming…

Harvard Business

Waiting for bad news can take a major psychological toll. Economics & Society Labor Professional transitions Stress Digital Article