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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.

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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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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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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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The #1 Obstacle to Great Workplace Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

“The level of toxicity in the workplace is at an all-time high,” warns Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”).

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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.

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.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

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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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.

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.

Reputation Risk Management Is Vital For The C-Suite

CEO Insider

Reputation risk management is hot.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

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.

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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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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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.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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.

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.

A Data-Driven Approach to Hiring More Diverse Talent

Harvard Business Review

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

#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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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.

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

Harvard Business Review

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

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

Harvard Business Review

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

The Tipping Point Between Failure and Success

Harvard Business Review

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.