Wed.May 20, 2020

Flying Without A Helicopter

Lead Change Blog

It’s graduation season, and that means a lot of new faces are about to enter the workforce for the first time. Do they have the necessary skills to succeed in an increasingly competitive world? Or do they fall into the trap of thinking work is boring, tedious, difficult, and frustrating? As their parent or manager, do you know how to help them become healthy, independent, self-reliant workers who will thrive on their own?

How Leaders Can Improve Virtual Team Communication In 5 Simple Steps

Tanveer Naseer

In this time of uncertainty brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a curious outcome that the one certainty we do have is that we’re living in an age of collective disruption, where the reality of how things were always done around here is fast being replaced with questions of. Click to continue reading. Communication Leadership Recent Posts communication leadership listening relationships remote working

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10 Things Ethical Leaders Believe

Leading in Context

While dealing with the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic, we need to remember that good decisions are always made based on values. To confirm what those values are that should guide our choices, this week I'm sharing my Manifesto What Ethical Leaders Believe. This Manifesto frames ethical leadership in clear language, and is shareable under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License.

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The Golden Attribute of Leadership You Must Pursue

Leadership Freak

The song says, “Everybody plays the fool sometimes.” But the goal is wisdom, not less foolishness. The golden attribute of leadership is wisdom. “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom.” ” Solomon Lack of… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development wise leaders

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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.

Stress Quotient: How to Measure and Control Stress

Chart Your Course

Jaime Faulkner You need to find out how to control your stress, or your stress will end up controlling you. Here’s all of the information you need to know about Stress Quotient. What is Stress Quotient? Stress Quotient is a diagnostic assessment developed by Rick Bowers and Dr. Ron Bonnstetter in 2014. Stress Quotient measures […] The post Stress Quotient: How to Measure and Control Stress appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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Use of Surveillance Software During COVID-19 Is a Big Mistake


One of the newest employer trends to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased use of surveillance software to track employees’ daily activity while they work at home. The programs often include webcams that take regular images of employees during work hours. The software may also nudge employees who step away from their laptops, warning them to get back to work within a minute or be marked as off-task. This trend reminds me of a game we used to play as kids – “king of the hill.”

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A Huge Reason We Can Expect Smaller Crowds Upon Church Reentry

Ron Edmondson

One reason we can expect smaller crowds upon church reentry is not the virus. That’s part of it for sure. It makes sense. Especially if you’re high-risk you should consider sheltering in place until it’s safe to return. . But many parts of the country are opening. I’m seeing lots of traffic on the streets. Restaurants are buys again. I haven’t been to a mall or department store, but I hear they have traffic again.

COVID-19 Has Revealed What We Need More of in Business: The Female Brain

Strategy Driven

The coronavirus crisis is a wake-up call. It’s waking us up to what we need to pay attention to in order to live sustainable, healthy lives on this planet. It’s waking us up to the global leadership and cooperation that’s required to ensure our human survival. And it’s highlighting how the female brain is highly adapted to the actions that are needed — right now.

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Applying Storytelling to the Modern Workplace


Alan Veeck, thoughtLEADERS Principal, sat down with Jim and Jan of The Leadership Podcast to discuss storytelling and what it means for you as a leader. In continuation of our new collaboration with The Leadership Podcast, Alan talks about the power of storytelling in this short form “chalk talk.” ” These chalk talk series are bitesize sessions on a common (but challenging) leadership issue.

The Pros and Cons of Becoming an Entrepreneur as a Senior

Strategy Driven

Seniors typically have a lot of time on their hands after they retire, and after being retired for a few years, it’s common for them to want to take up a new hobby, learn something new, and for some, to start a business. Some seniors have great success as an entrepreneur in the elderly years, especially those that either ran a business or worked for a successful one before.

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!

Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…Partnering not Patronizing

The Practical Leader

Sam Walton built Bentonville, Arkansas based Wal-Mart into the world’s largest retailer through treating staff as respected partners. One of his legacies was to “treat them as partners and they will treat you as a partner and together you will all perform beyond your wildest expectations.” ” A scout leader was trying to lift a fallen tree from the path. His pack gathered around to watch him struggle. “Are you using all your strength?”

Actionable Steps To Improve Your Business’ s Financial Position

Strategy Driven

Businesses have been hit hard in recent times, as the pandemic situation has given many business owners cause to worry about their finances. Not that worry is anything new, of course. The life of an entrepreneur has always been a difficult one, as there are all kinds of other factors that can cause financial worry, including the threat of the competition and the ever-changing marketplace which can leave some businesses struggling.

Investors Should “STAY COOL” When It Comes To Fruit And Vegetables

CEO Insider

In the rapidly changing economic landscape under COVID-19, one thing remains true: investors, hoping to mitigate losses from the plummeting stock market, are searching for promising new avenues for their investment dollars, especially since traditionally strong sectors, such as travel, retail, and energy, have tanked. There is a viable option … and it could be […].

No Brilliant Jerks: How to Deal with Maverick CEOs

Leading Blog

B OARDS and executives are feeling an unusual amount of pressure these days. And it’s not from covid-19—the squeeze started several years ago. Witness that the average cost of directors and officers insurance has almost doubled in the past two years and experienced a 70 percent jump in the 2019 third quarter. There are many underlying sources for the increased stress and skyrocketing insurance rates.

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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!

How To Cope With Share Market Turbulence

CEO Insider

The coronavirus pandemic is just one example of how events beyond our control can impact share markets. The Australian market (ASX200) fell from a post GFC high (February 20), by 37% in just over a month- one of the fastest sell offs since the 1987 crash; then rallied over 20% in April, 2020. Events such […]. License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article How To Cope With Share Market Turbulence are those of the author Danielle Ecuyer alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

How Sales Data Can Help Non-Sales Teams

Harvard Business

The customer is every team’s concern. Data Sales Digital Article

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Quitting Mid-Crisis (Bonus)

Harvard Business

Dear HBR: answers your questions with the help of Michigan Ross negotiations professor Shirli Kopelman. Professional transitions Difficult conversations Job search Audio

Will Covid-19 Have a Lasting Impact on Globalization?

Harvard Business

The pandemic is causing the steepest decline in modern history. Globalization International business 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.

Don’t Let Digital Transformation Make You Less Human

Harvard Business

Efficiency and empathy aren’t mutually exclusive. Operations Emotional intelligence Digital Article

Building Better Cities After Covid-19

Harvard Business

What we can learn from the coronavirus crisis about building livable and inclusive cities of the future. Economic development Economics Recession Audio

4 Tensions in Family Businesses — and How to Work Through Them

Harvard Business

It comes down to trust. Corporate governance Digital Article

How Health Care Workers Can Take Care of Themselves

Harvard Business

Turn awareness into action. Emotional intelligence Stress Psychology Healthcare Digital Article

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.

5 Tips for Safely Reopening Your Office

Harvard Business

Establishing a new normal will require a bit of training. Workspaces Difficult conversations Organizational culture Digital Article