Mon.Sep 09, 2019

Great Leadership Trains

Career Advancement

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch Dianne had always felt like more of a wallflower than a leader.

Learning to Lead with Ron Williams

Leading Blog

W HO IS looking out for you? “No No boss or mentor drove my success—although they did open doors for me. My success came about through a combination of hard work, continual learning, fortunate career choices, and a bit of luck—by being in the right place at the right time ,” writes Ron Williams.

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Leading Towards a Network Organization

Lead Change Blog

In a previous blog , I wrote about why you should transform your organization into a network organization and promised to write about how to lead that transformation. To recap, a network organization is all about communities based on connectors and content. Connectors come from all layers of your hierarchy, know who’s who, know many people, have contacts throughout the organization, and get things done by connecting people to each other.

Resisting Micromanagement

Kevin Eikenberry

Ask any group about the skills of the best managers and leaders, and they will never include micromanagement on the list. I know, because I’ve asked hundreds of people that question. And yet, everyone knows what micromanagement is and has experienced it and its negative consequences.

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!

How to Interview For Courage and Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

Violet recruited Brian into the General Manager role because of his long track record of success at an established Fortune 500. Her company was on a trajectory of fast growth, so she wanted Brian to up their game. In the interview, he […].

What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

Leadership Freak

The road ahead looked narrow, but when I looked back I saw the future. Kierkegaard wrote in his journal, “Philosophy is perfectly right in saying that life must be understood backwards. But then… Continue reading → Leading


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A Study of Over 19,000 People Reveals The 2 Most Critical Factors of Highly Engaged Employees

Leading with Trust

ADP Research recently released the results of a massive global study on engagement that involved over 19,000 people across 19 countries and 13 industries.

3 Ways HR Leaders Can Build a Winning Culture

HR Digest

Building a winning culture at work is not an easy feat. It takes more than hiring the right talent to build a company everyone wants to work for. Creating a positive work culture where everyone thrives comes down to the emotional and intellectual ways you support your employees.

How to Improve Team Productivity in 3 Steps: Assess, Catch & Report


By: John Sandahl. You’ve built a team with your direct reports. You meet fairly regularly, and the conversation is always polite and respectful but rarely inspired. The team’s results are, similarly rarely inspired. But your company needs your team to pick up the pace and start generating more results. Sound familiar? Or perhaps you have a team that’s shown high-performing results, but for some reason has lost its mojo.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From IT: Chapter Two

Joseph Lalonde

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.

Pastor, Don’t be Afraid of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Over the years of writing this blog, the more I have written about leadership and tied it to the church the more critics would email to say I shouldn’t. I shouldn’t tie leadership and the church together so closely. People have said I focus too much on leadership and not enough on Jesus. They likely never heard me preach. I mention Him a lot.) People have said I am too business-like.

Why Your Business Needs to Collaborate

Strategy Driven

Running a small business is challenging, exciting, hard work, demanding, all-consuming and ultimately if you do it well, exceptionally rewarding. But, finding ways to grow and improve that business is tough.

How to Rehearse for an Important Presentation

Harvard Business Review

Great speeches are never an accident. Presentations Communication Digital Article

Working With Distributors And The Balance Of Power

Strategy Driven

Retail businesses have to continuously adapt to the changing market. How they distribute their products has to be subject to the means they have in the current climate. Drop shipping is something you may want to consider to lower your delivery and storage costs.

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.

Are Your Work Friendships Only with People Who Look Like You?

Harvard Business Review

Expand your circle and everyone will benefit. Demographics Cross-cultural management Managing yourself Digital Article

Strategy by Mission, Not Metrics, Will Make You More Money


Creating your company, or teams, strategy based on the mission and not standards or metrics is what will help your team win. Today’s post is by Doug Hall, author of DRIVING EUREKA! CLICK HERE to get your copy). Strategy by numbers is a command and control approach to management.

To Coach Junior Employees, Start with 4 Conversations

Harvard Business Review

#1: How to build resilience. Coaching Developing employees Digital Article