Mon.May 18, 2020

Maintaining Social Interactions with Your Teammates

Leading Blog

I N The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership , we included 19 Rules for remote leaders to follow. The first rule was the foundation for everything else: “ Think about leadership first and location second. ”

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hancock

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Hancock is the 2008 broken superhero film starring Will Smith as John Hancock, Charlize Theron as Embrey, and Jason Bateman as Ray Embrey. It’s a fun film and you will take away leadership lessons from Hancock. What’s Hancock about?

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What to Do Before People Return to the Office

Kevin Eikenberry

Workplace re-entry will be hard. There is more to preparing your people and organization for a return to the workplace than making sure you follow OSHA, CDC, and State guidelines.

The Most Important Leadership Attribute

Leadership Freak

Why piddle around with insignificance? Choose the most important leadership attributes to develop. Decisive or positive: In one poll, the votes are evenly divided between decisiveness and positivity. It’s a difficult choice. You… Continue reading → Leading

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.

How to Overcome the Toxic Courage Crushers in Your Organization

Let's Grow Leaders

The irony of a courageous culture is that it takes less daily courage to be successful. If you want to build teams of micro-innovators, problem solvers, and customer advocates, eliminate the toxic courage crushers intimidating your people. Eliminate the Courage Crushers A […].

12 Tips for Effectively Managing Your Workforce through COVID-19 and Beyond


Employee preferences for working from home and demands for increased flexibility result in growing pressure for employers to rethink the future world of work. 2020 will be remembered for many things, including a once unimaginable shift of employees from being mostly on-site to working from home.

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How to Help Your Team Contribute Better Ideas


Based on ground-breaking new research on innovation and problem solving, learn techniques to help your team bring you better ideas. Today’s post is by Karin Hurt and David Dye, author of Courageous Cultures (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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3 Ways To Be A Level 5 Leader

Eric Jacobson

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed.

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Staying Motivated In Your Career : 3 Stellar Strategies to Try

Strategy Driven

It is not always easy to stay motivated at work. In fact, long hours, plus stress can drain all of the dedication and focus out of you. However, even if you are feeling the pull of inertia, there are some tactics you can use to stay consistently motivated. Read on to discover what they are.

Make Time to Improve

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). When We Understand Our Work and We are Given the Ability to Improve It – We Will. Jim Benson. So first make sure you understand your work. Ask why you do things the way you do.

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.

Taking It Public: Top 5 Things You Should Know About PR Firms

Strategy Driven

Could your company benefit from a brand boost? Have you been having trouble getting your logo and product in front of your target audience? If so, then you need to consider hiring one of the many PR firms on the market to help you start establishing your brand a little better.

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Onboarding a New Leader — Remotely

Harvard Business Review

Six steps to take. Hiring Digital Article

4 Tips to Improve Your Business Performance

Strategy Driven

All businesses should regularly monitor their performance and look for ways to increase efficiency, improve processes, and maximize revenues. Fortunately, some simple planning can quickly boost business performance and help you achieve your goals and objectives.

The Key to Building a Successful Remote Organization? Data.

Harvard Business Review

Think of it as a common language for distributed teams. Data Productivity Leading teams Digital Article

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.

Why Economic Forecasting Is So Difficult in the Pandemic

Harvard Business Review

Three reasons the models are diverging so much. Economics Managing uncertainty Digital Article

Advice for Less Than Optimal Circumstances

Harvard Business Review

Comebacks, tactics, and perspectives to help you deal with people and situations that are making this tough time even harder for women. Gender Audio

Substance Abuse, Success, and Self-Realization

Harvard Business Review

How substance abuse and recovery can affect a career in unexpected ways. Health Psychology Creativity Audio

Create a Culture of Generosity and Communication in Your Family Business

Harvard Business Review

Ensure that when crisis hits, neither the business nor the family implodes. Corporate governance Communication 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.

We Work Harder When We Know Someone’s Watching

Harvard Business Review

If you’re struggling to stay motivated, ask someone to hold you accountable. Behavioral economics Digital Article

Good Leaders Can Overcome Institutional Inertia in a Crisis

Harvard Business Review

They not only get their people through it — they seize the opportunity to reform. Leadership Crisis management Reorganization Government Digital Article