Wed.Jul 21, 2021

It’s Not The Words, It’s What You Do

Lead Change Blog

You know the old saying, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words!” It really is what you do…not just your words! We are constantly told that showing employees that they are valued and appreciated makes all the difference in retaining talent, but what is most often misunderstood is the HOW.

Learning Ethical Leadership: Talent Development Implications

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership isn't something we can ever say we've fully accomplished. It's not about arriving at any particular place, or about achieving a certain level of knowledge.

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Stress: How to get Screaming Monkeys off your Back

Leadership Freak

Stress has good intentions. It tells you to stay alert, prepare, avoid, or fight. But stress throws a fit when you ignore it. Stress doesn’t care what you do as long as you… Continue reading → Leading Stress stress relieving activities stress tips

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6 Steps to Scale Your Small Business

Strategy Driven

Scaling should be a primary objective for all business owners. Scaling up your business will improve efficiency, boost productivity, and increase your bottom line. Scaling your business might seem like a difficult or impossible task, especially in today’s economy.

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.

4 Strategic Planning Traps and How to Avoid Them

The Practical Leader

I recently had a call with a CEO about facilitating a strategic planning retreat this fall with 15 of their top leaders. That will be a refreshing change — we’re all fully vaccinated and ready to get together in person again. The CEO sent me their draft agenda for the session.

How Revolutionary Changes are Occurring in Automation Technology

Strategy Driven

The demand for efficiency and precision control of operations of automated machines and workflow is on a steady rise. This reflects that many businesses are consistently on the watch out for items that constantly and reliably meet the needs and desires of the company.

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5 Business Tips for the New Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

600,000 new businesses receive their licenses to commence operations in the US annually. While the business market can be challenging for the new entrepreneur, you can succeed with the right strategies.

How to Deal with Difficult Coworkers and Toxic Managers

Skip Prichard

Peter Economy is a bestselling business book author with more than 100 books to his credit. However, before that he worked as a manager—at one time he was in charge of more than 400 people working at more than 35 different sites scattered across the United States.

Launching Your New Business, the Stress-Free Way

Strategy Driven

When you decide to launch a new business, you may find yourself being put off or even sidetracked by the potential stress that may come alongside your new venture.

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How to Set Zero-Based Goals


Use this common budgeting technique to set goals that are more relevant and actionable. When you’re setting goals, you can borrow a technique from a common budgeting process called zero-based budgeting.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

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.

Choosing the Right Fintech Partnership

Strategy Driven

Within banking and financial circles, fintech partnerships have become more common. Organizations have realized partnering with fintech companies will help them achieve more than if they try to work alone. When it comes to the banking industry, a partnership with a fintech company is a good idea.

5 Words of Encouragement for Church Planters

Ron Edmondson

Having been a church planter twice, I understand the unique challenges facing planters. They are constantly struggling with leadership issues, finances and simply knowing what to do next. I’d love to offer a word of encouragement for church planters.

Benefits of Outsourcing Staff Services and Platforms in the Hotel Industry

Strategy Driven

Some facilities cannot afford to spend money and time on the recruiting process of staff members for each department. Hotel business owners must find the best candidates for the various roles in a hotel.

Pandemic Burnout is Rampant in Corporate America

HR Digest

We need to talk about pandemic burnout. There is an ongoing mental health crisis across the globe as an increasing number of workers report feeling unable to cope with social distancing and the countless coronavirus-related lockdowns.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Engagement: 5 Pragmatic Solutions to Apply Today

Strategy Driven

It’s not perks and policies that move the dial on employee engagement. It’s the boss’s behavior. If you’re a boss, here are five tools to up your game. Just about everyone in the U.S. has a cell phone. No news there, right?

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How to Say No to “Grabbing Coffee”

Harvard Business

Protect your time — without compromising your relationships. Networking Time management Digital Article

Improving Productivity in the IT Department

Strategy Driven

These days, the IT department is often one of, if not the, most important parts of your business because it is a technology that keeps everything up and running effectively.

UCLA Law’s Laura E. Gómez: Understanding Critical Race Theory, Part 2

Harvard Business

A UCLA law professor who specializes in race studies shows us how to apply critical race theory to our lives and work. Race Diversity Leadership Audio

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

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

9 Tactics for Better Remote Negotiations

Harvard Business

Lessons from the head of McKinsey’s negotiation practice. Negotiations Technology Pricing Operations management Digital Article

Big, Theatrical Meetings Are a Waste of Time

Harvard Business

Don’t let showmanship get in the way of productive conversations. Meetings Organizational culture Performance measurement Research & development Digital Article