Wed.Sep 15, 2021

5 Ways to Serve a Stressed Out Team

Nathan Magnuson

Stress and resilience have been my most requested leadership topics for over a year now. Just recently, I received another request. ( You can join this one on 9/23! Leaders want to know: how can I lead my team when they’re at a breaking point?

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Saving Face: How To Preserve Dignity And Build Trust

Lead Change Blog

Face is the new social currency of our time. Face represents one’s self-esteem, self-worth, identity, reputation, status, pride, and dignity.

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Different Perspectives (They’re Not a Threat)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Differences of opinion can be inconvenient and uncomfortable. We may be in a discussion with someone who has very different views from ours on a topic of great importance to us. How we handle it shows others the inner workings of our character.

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7 Top Strategies that Break the Grip of Self-Inflicted Anxiety

Leadership Freak

Healthy anxiety rises to face challenge, opportunity, and threat. That tension in your gut means you care. But self-inflected anxiety causes leaders to… Struggle with decision-making. Flip flop after making decisions.

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

Is Your Team Ready to Succeed in a Hybrid Workplace?

Kevin Eikenberry

In order for your hybrid team to succeed, individual hybrid team members must have the skills to succeed. The old cliché that the chain is only as strong as the weakest link definitely applies here.

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Want to Retain Your Employees? Do This One Thing.


Employees are on the move. A recent US Pulse Survey from PwC found that 65% of employees are looking for a new job. What’s more, 88% of executives surveyed said they are seeing higher turnover than normal. The top four reasons, in order, that employees say they’re looking: Wages/salaries. Benefits.

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A Common But Damaging Leadership Statement You Should Never Make

Ron Edmondson

I heard a leader make a common but damaging leadership statement recently that made me cringe. It is perhaps one of the worst leadership statements to organizational health, but I have heard it numerous times in my career. Have you heard this one? Don’t bring me a problem without a solution.

Stop Bribing and Starting Leading

The Practical Leader

An author writing a book on motivational techniques asked for my thoughts: How do you feel about increased Personal Time Off as an incentive? Flextime? Job sharing? Work from home? Employer-sponsored socializing (BBQs, bowling, game night, etc.)? Are there any hidden drawbacks to these incentives?

Wall Street banks opt for greater automation for grunt work to retain talent

HR Digest

An internal survey by Goldman Sachs junior employees detailing the crushing workload and the accompanying stress due to demanding bosses has led to some stocktaking about the working conditions in the industry and the high attrition rates.

Four Benefits of Corporate Coaching

The Center For Leadership Studies

Professionals in the workplace have (thankfully!) shifted away from how coaching was viewed just a few years ago—either reserved for a select few in the highest levels of the company or for those who had “one foot out the door,” trying to avoid being fired!

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

How to Be a Leader Who Stays True to Their Ethics

Harvard Business

Start by having an honest conversation with yourself. Ethics Leadership & Managing people Strategy Social responsibility Business ethics Leadership and managing people Strategy Corporate social responsibility Digital Article

How Much is an Executive Coach?

The Center For Leadership Studies

What holds you back most from getting a professional coach? I’ll bet it is “Fear of the Cost (FOTC).” Perhaps? Some of us are fortunate that our manager and the organization we work for recognize the value of coaching and make it a line item in your department’s (or Human Resources’) budget.

Who Is Driving the Great Resignation?

Harvard Business

An analysis of 9 million global employee records sheds light on key trends around which employees are most likely to quit. Human resource management Employee retention Digital Article

Coming Soon: Season 2

Harvard Business

Coaching Real Leaders returns October 6 to tackle new leadership challenges with host Muriel Wilkins. Career coaching Audio

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.

How U.S. Employers Can Help Provide Better Health Care

Harvard Business

Employers took on a more active role in health care during the pandemic — and workers have benefitted. Business and society Human resource management Digital Article