Wed.May 20, 2020

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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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.

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.”

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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?

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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.

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.

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.”

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

How to Get the Most Out of Virtual Team Meetings

Strategy Driven

Wasn’t it obvious? The MFH (meeting from home) trend had to follow WFH. The spreading pandemic has forced businesses into a world full of remote work arrangements and travel restrictions. So, in-person meetings are out for the moment.

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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.

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.

How Sales Data Can Help Non-Sales Teams

Harvard Business Review

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

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Quitting Mid-Crisis (Bonus)

Harvard Business Review

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 Review

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

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.

Don’t Let Digital Transformation Make You Less Human

Harvard Business Review

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

Building Better Cities After Covid-19

Harvard Business Review

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 Review

It comes down to trust. Corporate governance Digital Article

How Health Care Workers Can Take Care of Themselves

Harvard Business Review

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

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

5 Tips for Safely Reopening Your Office

Harvard Business Review

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