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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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

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, […].

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.

Failing Forward: Brad Smith, Board Chair of Intuit Shares His Perspective

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Let’s face it; we all fail from time to time. But how come some people seem to “fail forward” even when times are tough? Brad Smith has a unique perspective.

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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 […].

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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.

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Use Storytelling During These Eight Times

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"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.

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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.

How Can Brand Identity Boost Your Online Business?

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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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A Look At Health Insurance Offers By Startups

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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

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How to Get Executive Buy-In for Leadership Training

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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).

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Regression: The Leadership Crucible of Coronavirus

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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.”.

8 Steps to Becoming a Better Leader Within Your Petrochemical Business

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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.

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.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

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

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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.

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