Mon.Sep 14, 2020

Leadership is Language

Leading Blog

T HERE was a time when it made sense to have a group that thought about the work and another group that performed the work. A manufacturing environment lends itself to this kind of structure. The thinkers and the doers. It was the most efficient way to build the momentum of the Industrial Revolution.

Have you lost your leadership path?

Lead Change Blog

Now, more than ever, leaders are dealing with changing patterns and trends, too much data, too little knowledge, sketchy and stretched resources, and the changing habits of mass populations, all brought about by the pandemic. Is that testing your leadership mettle? If it is, I offer some thoughts to help you reorient yourself as a successful leader. Are you leading with humility? I recently read James Kerr’s book, Legacy, and he wrote that “successful leaders balance pride with humility.

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How to Make Training Work: Every Leader’s a Teacher

Let's Grow Leaders

Make Training Work by Involving Leaders at Every Level Do you get frustrated with training that wastes time and money, but doesn’t change behavior? Yeah, us too. Your leadership development (or any type of training) should be practical, focused on your business, […].

Clearing the Path to Learning Today

Kevin Eikenberry

I know, you are busy. I know, the pandemic has changed the way you work, and possibly where you work. It has also added new worries and concerns to your life. Given all of this, it is possible you don’t feel you have time or even opportunity for learning today. Yet, the situation you find […].

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.

Why We Keep Fixing the Same Problem: Lessons from the Icemaker

Leadership Freak

I don’t turn on the lights when I get a drink in the night. But occasionally, while standing in front of the fridge, I hear the freezer grinding. A frozen clinker is clogging… Continue reading → Personal Growth Solutions Leadership Development

4 Facts About Future-Focused Feedback: Why You Should Take this Approach

leaderCommunicator

Feedback – usually for the purpose of motivating or directing behavior change in the person receiving it – is a key element in career relationships from mentorship and coaching to supervision and education. But it doesn’t always work as intended.

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Use Storytelling During These Eight Times

Eric Jacobson

"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence. She recommends you consider adding stories to your communications when you : Want to motivate others and paint a picture of what's possible.

Business Owners: Are You Guilty Of Negligence?…

Strategy Driven

If you’ve recently started a business, I’m sure you’re quickly discovering just how much goes into making it a success. Your big idea is just the start of it. From there, you need to think about your HR, marketing, IT infrastructure and a whole host of other factors.

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7 Results When I’m Tired – 7 Remedies

Ron Edmondson

I have learned over the years – many times when I’m not up to par in my leadership or life – it’s simply because I’m tired. Recognizing this is paramount to maintaining productivity and for preventing burnout. This has been truer in 2020 than any time in my career.

A Guide To Keeping Your Employees Happy, Safe & Fulfilled

Strategy Driven

Something that should be clear when you are looking after any business is just how important the employees are. Without them there, there is nothing that could be done in the company, and you would soon find that it all falls apart.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Three Proven Reasons You Should Invest in Leadership Development

The Center For Leadership Studies

The economic uncertainty generated by the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting businesses of every size in every industry. Budgets are under extra scrutiny even in organizations that have escaped major fallout.

How Can Brand Identity Boost Your Online Business?

Strategy Driven

In the world of the internet, developing and maintaining a compelling and authoritative brand identity for your e-commerce organization is paramount for driving success and staying competitive. The e-commerce business environment is fiercely competitive and overwhelmed with too many businesses.

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Regression: The Leadership Crucible of Coronavirus

The Center For Leadership Studies

The Covid-19 pandemic is emerging as many things, not the least of which is a crucible for leaders. Warren G. Bennis has said that such experiences shape a leader and, “Great leaders are not born but made—often by tough, bitter experience.”.

Modern Day Screening: The Importance of Pre-Employment Testing to Discover the Ideal Job Candidates

Strategy Driven

Jobs are becoming more technical and people have to learn more and do more to qualify for these positions. Employers don’t usually like to take a lot of time to screen applicants individually so instead they rely on other methods, such as testing to weed out those who are not a fit.

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

How to Get Executive Buy-In for Leadership Training

The Center For Leadership Studies

Getting buy-in from key stakeholders is one of the biggest challenges when implementing a leadership development program —especially if it’s a new program. If you don’t have full buy-in, your training won’t be a success (if it even gets off the ground, that is).

8 Steps to Becoming a Better Leader Within Your Petrochemical Business

Strategy Driven

Within oil and petrochemical industries, innovative thinking and strategic planning are key. As a leader in such business, you need to constantly be adapting your way of working, as well as understanding how to inspire the best out of your company and its employees.

A Look At Health Insurance Offers By Startups

HR Digest

Companies must rethink their benefits package in the new environment. With the budgets restricted in these tight economic times, startups need to be more creative in the kind of benefits they offer. Especially health benefits need to be rethought.

The Risk Of COVID-19 Lawsuits- Litigation Lessons For Businesses

Strategy Driven

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way businesses operate. But remote work and economic downturn are not the only implications you may have to face.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast – Episode 0

Ron Edmondson

Welcome to The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast , a podcast of practical, actionable tips from real-life stories in leadership and ministry. The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast is a podcast featuring Ron Edmondson and his son, Nate Edmondson.

What Are Your KPIs Really Measuring?

Harvard Business

Performance is about more than just numbers. Performance measurement Digital Article

3 Best Content Writing Services for Your Business

Strategy Driven

Imagine successful online business — this will be great content working behind the scenes.

Don’t Just Lead Your People Through Trauma. Help Them Grow.

Harvard Business

Two research-driven strategies. Leadership & Managing people Leading teams Digital Article

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

4 Strengths of Family-Friendly Work Cultures

Harvard Business

Flexibility has a high return on investment. Leadership & Managing people Digital Article

Why Hasn’t Apple Pay Replicated AliPay’s Success?

Harvard Business

Two key drivers for successful platform adoption. Innovation Product development Strategy Technology Digital Article

5 Ways Organizations Can Get the Most out of an Executive Coach

Harvard Business

Set them — and your executives — up for success. Coaching Digital Article