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Overcoming Fear: Finding Confidence in a Scary World

RapidStart Leadership

Overcoming fear begins by recognizing that fear comes from within and that we have power over it; Jodie's story of struggle and success shows how. The post Overcoming Fear: Finding Confidence in a Scary World appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How To Use The Power Of Storytelling In Your Leadership In 3 Simple Steps

Tanveer Naseer

Without question, one of the skills to succeed at leadership is being an effective communicator. And one of the best ways to communicate a vision is through the use of storytelling. So how can we use this tool more effectively? That’s the focus of this latest episode of my leadership.

A Guide to Managing Your Team and Avoiding Employee Burnout

Lead Change Blog

It can be hard for managers to know if their employee is simply unproductive and disengaged, or if they’re having a burnout. Burnout is the enemy of productivity and stems from different causes, including too much work and stress, exhaustion of repetitive tasks, and lack of challenges at work. No matter what the root cause is, burnout drains employees of energy and lowers their productivity drastically.

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How to Show Empathy and Not Get Sucked into Slime Pits

Leadership Freak

Empathy is a platform for relationship, not encouragement to wallow in slime pits. Solid relationships strengthen people. Strong people perform better than weak.

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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.

We Lead Individuals – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In today’s episode, I’m finding a leadership lesson from a question that my wife asked me recently about one of my favorite things. Her co-worker asked for recommendations on brands of tea to try and since I am a serious tea lover, Lori knew that I would have an answer.

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How Successful Leaders Build Trust with their People

Lead from Within

As a leader, you earn trust the same way anyone else does: by making a conscious effort to walk your talk, keeping your promises and aligning your own behavior with your expectations of others. When you keep up that core, you’re constantly growing your team’s trust.

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Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker

Chart Your Course

Do you believe, deep down, that if you had a better working environment, you could accomplish virtually anything? Are you the type of person who loathes a morning commute or a useless meeting because you know that it wastes time that you’ll never get back?

Four Fundamental Responses to Change

Change Starts Here

Everyone responds to change differently. It depends on their history, the change in question, and even their mood that day. And yet, there is a pattern to how people respond. To help illuminate the responses to change, let’s take a simple look at change itself.

Being a Self-Aware Leader: Tasha Eurich


I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

Wholesale VoIP Versus Paying Per User

Strategy Driven

In the VoIP world, there are two types of pricing models: Paying per user and wholesale pricing. With VoIP termination taking the telecom industry by storm, and it’s continuing to grow each year, carriers are looking for ways to woo customers by offering a competitive advantage.

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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!

Reputation Risk Management Is Vital For The C-Suite

CEO Insider

Reputation risk management is hot.

Five Elements to Consider When Organizing a Trade Show

Strategy Driven

Organizing your very own trade show can be an exciting experience, but it can also prove to be extremely daunting if you have never planned a professional event before.

7 First Impression Lessons from a Church Shopper

Ron Edmondson

Opening disclosure. This post is going to seem negative, and I am far from a negative person. The glass is always over half full for me. I actually intend it to be positive if it encourages churches.

Creating Your Business From Home And The Things To Consider

Strategy Driven

Many people like the idea of working from home, and with that comes the opportunity to work for yourself and still get the benefit of family life. It’s striking that right balance and some people love the opportunities it raises to have the best of everything.

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 Identify And Development Emerging Talent In Your Company

Eric Jacobson

From the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H. James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

Essential Digital Tools For Non-Profits

Strategy Driven

Running a non-profit can be challenging enough without being able to rely on profits and consistent paying customers, which is why there are plenty of excellent tools designed to make your non-profit excel without paying the same prices that massive corporations do.

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CEO Tenures are Under Pressure These Days. Want to Know Why?

CEO Insider

The first CEOs in history, or rather pre-history were clan and tribal leaders thousands of years ago, notable Greek, Roman and Persian leaders like Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Persian King Xerxes the Great were all the rage.

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Pro Tips from a Terrible Job-Seeker

Surviving Leadership

Recently, a friend of mine asked if I had any tips as she thought about her next role. She knew that I had been through a similar situation about a year ago and wanted to know what wisdom I had learned from the experience. I also laugh a little to myself when I get these requests.

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.

Practical Advice for CEOs to encourage a healthy sleep culture

CEO Insider

You wake up. It’s 3 a.m.—again! again! Why always 3 a.m.? You get up and use the bathroom—maybe that’s why?! You go back to bed. You toss and turn. Thoughts flood your brain—issues at work, challenges in your relationships, the myriad of seemingly insoluble political problems in the world. 3 a.m.

2 Tips to Vastly Improve Your Consulting Firm’s Outreach Efforts

David A Fields

Outreach to consulting clients, prospective clients and influencers is still the core of your consulting firm’s efforts to grow. Because pound for pound, outreach (a.k.a. network building) is the most reliable, consistent, effective vehicle for driving new consulting business.

Use Analytics to Boost Business Results by Making the Most of Hidden Opportunities

CEO Insider

The eyes of some business owners and executives glaze over when they hear the word “analytics.” They often don’t realize the exciting potential of analytics as a business driver because they never get past the data collection stage, remaining mired in massive amounts of mind-numbing data.

Should we discuss politics at work?

HR Digest

There are certain things that you can never discuss at work. It could be religion, politics, or sex. Sadly, the modern workplace is drought of workplace etiquette. It’s becoming more common to discuss politics at work.

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.

Mentoring Matters Recap: Helping a New Leader Delegate

Roundtable Talk

When a recently promoted member of your team struggles with delegation it can be challenging to move them from the role of ‘doer’ to the role of coach. As leaders, we understand their temptation to dive in and complete tasks themselves in order to meet high standards and drive efficiency.

The Office Christmas Party and Legal Liability

HR Digest

While you can’t eliminate the legal liability that stems from an office Christmas party, you can most certainly create an environment that minimizes its legal liabilities. Office Christmas parties have seen an evolution keeping pace with the cultural norms of the time.

#leadershiptruth – Create Connection Not Division

Roundtable Talk

Social media has turned us all into micro-celebrities. Our posts on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram all become hot spots for inviting both support and criticism. You don’t need to be Kim Kardashian to find yourself trolled on LinkedIn (which is a fascinating way for the person doing the trolling to build their personal brand when you […]. Latest News & Insights leadership truths leadershiptruth leadershiptruths

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Why “Move Fast and Break Things” Doesn’t Work Anymore

Harvard Business

Three shifts that will change how businesses compete, collaborate, and create products. Economics & Society Innovation Digital Article

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.

The Tipping Point Between Failure and Success

Harvard Business

Dashun Wang, associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, crunched big datasets of entrepreneurs, scientists, and even terrorist organizations to better understand the fine line between failure and success. One surprising finding is that people who experience early failures often become more accomplished than counterparts who achieve early successes. Another insight is that the pace of failure is an indicator of the tipping point between stagnation and eventual success.

A Data-Driven Approach to Hiring More Diverse Talent

Harvard Business

Lessons from the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. Race Hiring Diversity Digital Article

You Didn’t Get That Internal Job You Really Wanted. Now What?

Harvard Business

Answer these questions to determine your next steps. Professional transitions Career planning Managing yourself Digital Article