Thu.Aug 13, 2020

Four Skills That Revolutionize Team Communication

Lead Change Blog

In my last two articles, I’ve explored the concept of a team’s Conversational Capacity ®. Conversational capacity is the ability to have open, balanced, non-defensive dialogue about tough subjects and in challenging circumstances. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the “ sweet spot.” The sweet spot is where candor and curiosity are in balance. Dialogue flows freely, people share their input willingly and listen to the feedback of others without judgment.

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Leading Thoughts for August 13, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Tom Rath on self-absorption: “Life is not about you. It’s about what you do for others. The faster you are able to get over yourself, the more you can do for the people who matter most. Yet external forces keep pulling you toward self-centered pursuits.

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The Call of “Not Knowing”– How Uncertainty is Still the Test of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Randall P. White : American leaders are rising to the occasion. You just have to look a little deeper. There have been great examples of leadership in our multiple crises of the moment. Mayors, governors, even some sheriffs and police officers, are showing how it’s done. People who are otherwise obscure on the national scene are now showing up in news feeds and quenching a yearning for sanity, direction and confidence. Such as?

Show Me Your Friends and I’ll Show You Your Future

Leadership Freak

John Donne wrote, “No man is an island…” Don’t treat yourself like an island during self-reflection. Our world expands when we understand ourselves in connection, not isolation. Self-reflection reeks of conceit when its… Continue reading → Leading


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.

Try This Powerful, Simple Technique to Improve Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

One of the best ways to improve your leadership is to reflect on how it feels to be led. I’ve had some amazing bosses over the years who taught me a great deal through their words. But mostly by their actions. I’m […]. The post Try This Powerful, Simple Technique to Improve Your Leadership appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication courageous cultures improve your leadership leadership training low cost leadership training

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Get The Best Out Of Your Team With These Simple Steps

Tanveer Naseer

Being a manager doesn’t just mean doing your job to the best of your ability. It’s about leading a team to make sure its members are doing their jobs to the best of their ability as well. Whilst motivating yourself might come easily, it can be more difficult to motivate. Click to continue reading. Guest Posts change goals leadership listening

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How to Tell Who Will Be A Good Leader

Lead from Within

A question I hear often—from colleagues, board members, HR directors, recruiters, and people at workshops and conferences—is how you can tell whether someone will be a good or a poor leader. What are the signs, qualities, traits that predict excellent leadership? There’s no clear-cut answer, but after years of coaching leaders around the world, these are my baseline predictors, for two reasons: first, because they show up consistently in the best leaders, and second, because they can’t be faked.

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Adapting and Thriving in Turbulent Times

CEO Insider

As a professional services firm, we’re on the front lines with our clients as they seek ways to adapt, remain flexible, and achieve success in today’s business environment. CEOs and other business leaders often turn to their core advisors during times of economic turbulence. Our clients need us now more than ever as they battle […].

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The last time you provided difficult feedback, how did it go?


Our reader poll today asks: The last time you provided difficult feedback, how did it go? The reaction was much better than I expected. 36% The reaction was about what I expected. 54% The reaction was much worse than I expected. 11% It’s not as bad as you expect. While many of you got pretty much what you expected the last time you delivered difficult feedback, more of you were positively surprised by the reaction than negatively surprised. That’s not surprising.

3 Things Healthcare Organizations Do Differently When It Comes to Advertising

Strategy Driven

Like other industries, basic marketing principles, such as strategic planning and branding, apply to healthcare marketing. Nevertheless, healthcare marketing needs a different approach as compared to other industries. Most people in the healthcare business have little or no business knowledge. They also like to see their establishment as a profession rather than a business.

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!

Five Ways To Know If You Are A Trustworthy Leader

Eric Jacobson

You are a trustworthy leader if you answer “yes” to the following five questions, explains Bob Rosen , author of the book, Grounded: How leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World :” Do you keep your promises , even the small ones (instead of letting some commitments slide)? Do you guard against the “Big Boss Disease ;” that tendency to isolate yourself and cut off criticism (and do you not shoot the messenger when you get bad news?).

Love Is The Foundation Of Great Leadership With Mike Strohl

Steve Farber

Vulnerability is not a characteristic anyone would want to associate their business with. Yet, some of the great businesses have learned that embodying vulnerability is not something to shy away from because with it. Read more. Podcast Company Culture Entrepreneurs Great Business Great Leadership Hiring Great Employees Love And Business

5 Qualities of Non-Toxic Employees

HR Digest

A good, suitable, and non-toxic hire can make all the difference to the company’s culture and bring out the most productive and progressive results. As a company or business owner, out of all the choices to be made, hiring an employee can be seen as one of the most important decisions. Every employee has something or the other to contribute to the company culture, whether they add to it or detract from it.

CEO Spotlight: Greg Heller, CEO of HCR Wealth Advisors

CEO Insider

What’s the story behind how you became a financial advisor and got to where you are? When I was in college, I really enjoyed corporate finance classes and classes on economics. I took a masters class (upper division) that focused on stocks, bonds, and the markets (NYSE, NASDAQ). From there, I became interested in how […].

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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!

Four Ways to Practice a Love that Stays

Ron Edmondson

(This is a guest post by my friend Pastor Adam Weber. Read his bio at the end of this post and check out his new book Love Has a Name.). I never cease to be amazed by how many Facebook friends we can have and yet many of us feel like we don’t have one friend we can call when we’re struggling. Not one person we can sit with when we’re hurting. Not one person to keep us on the right path when we’re being tempted. Not one person who stays when we make a mistake.

Recent Grads Are Drowning in Uncertainty. Here’s How to Stay Afloat.

Harvard Business

Six strategies to cultivate a healthier outlook. Managing yourself Stress Professional transitions Digital Article

What Happens When AI is Used to Set Grades?

Harvard Business

The International Baccalaureate tried it. Here are the results. Technology Education Digital Article

Why Do Boards Have So Few Black Directors?

Harvard Business

A study reveals the barriers blocking Black directors and suggests the way forward. Race Boards Diversity Digital Article

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.