Mon.Jun 01, 2020

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unleashed : The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss. Leadership isn't easy.

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Why Your Team Won’t Trust You – and What to Do About It

Let's Grow Leaders

When your team won’t trust you, that’s job number one. If there’s one realization every leader can take to heart from the pandemic and social-political turmoil gripping the United States right now, it’s that you cannot lead without trust. When your team […].

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bloodsport

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article. Bloodsport is the 1988 action movie that is actually a biography of the real-life Frank W Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme). Dux has gone AWOL from the military to travel to Hong Kong for the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts competition.

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Building New Routines That Work for You

Kevin Eikenberry

Are you feeling some unease and distress at work these days? Chances are your tried and true routines are a mess, which may be the cause of those feelings. Consciously building work routines might be the best thing you could do for your productivity and stress level right now.

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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.

10 Ways to Spot Dead-weight Before it’s too Late

Leadership Freak

Teams thrive and rise when you ditch dead-weight. Will] Felps estimates that teams with just one deadbeat, downer, or a **e suffer a performance disadvantage of 30 to 40 percent compared to teams that… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Teams Leadership Leadership Development

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Leaders: Don’t Ignore It – Check in with Your People Today About the Ongoing Civil Unrest


There’s no doubt we’re facing some of the biggest challenges of our time, as a nation, as people and as leaders.

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How I Went From Unemployed To CEO Of An ASX Listed Company

CEO Insider

I doubt many people can say losing their dream job at the age of 22 was the best thing that ever happened to them. For me, probation as an investment banker – and my subsequent firing – was a huge learning curve. This shock exit has informed my business journey since.

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Hot Desking, Dedicated Desks And Coworking Spaces – What You Need To Know

Strategy Driven

If joining a coworking space, one can get lost in a maze of spaces, each offering similar amenities but also being very different in culture and attitude. In New Zealand’s coworking landscape, you can find a mash-up of spaces, but choosing one depends on the fit of your business.

How do I Apply New Management Ideas Without Executive Level Support?

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. Part 3 of True Improvement vs Illusion of Progress, a presentation by Peter Scholtes. Peter gave this presentation at George Washington University in 1990.

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.

Getting Your Goods to Your Customers in the Best Way Possible

Strategy Driven

When you run a small business, you put a lot of work into reaching the point of sale. You have to design innovative products. You have to conduct market research to ensure your idea is feasible and that there’s demand for it.

50 Leadership Tips Within 132 Pages

Eric Jacobson

The authors of this leadership book recommend that you don't read their book cover to cover. But, if you're like me, you'll read the book that way. That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. Allen and Mitchell Kusy, a compelling read, packed with practical tips and techniques for both leading and helping others to learn how to lead effectively. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip.

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Corporate Coup: Protecting Your Business From The People Within

Strategy Driven

It’s hard to imagine your employees doing something that could hurt your business. These people benefit from your relationship with them, and they will usually work as hard as they can to make sure that the company is moving forwards.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your Value — Remotely

Harvard Business Review

Share your wins. Managing yourself Communication 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.

Reimagine Your Nonprofit to Survive the Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Four key areas to focus on: impact, people, finances, and community. Change management Digital Article

When Leaders Model Openness About Their Mental Health

Harvard Business Review

A tech CEO and a local politician in New York City explore the value of being transparent about mental health with the people you lead. Leadership Stress Influence Audio

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U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism

Harvard Business Review

Here’s what leaders can do today. Race Leadership & Managing people Leading teams Diversity Digital Article

Helping Men Help Us

Harvard Business Review

An update on what men are doing to support their women colleagues, and how we can shape their efforts so that they work best for us. Gender Audio


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.

Good Feedback Is a Two-Way Conversation

Harvard Business Review

Start by asking these questions. Giving feedback Motivating people Digital Article

Providing Financial Services to Employees Is a Win-Win

Harvard Business Review

Start with pay flexibility, budget management support, and retirement planning. Economics & Society Digital Article

Why One CEO Decided to Return $250 Million in Government Relief Funds

Harvard Business Review

“Our company is qualified for the funding… But philosophically, we don’t need the money to stay open.” ” Shared value Digital Article

Will the Pandemic Push Knowledge Work into the Gig Economy?

Harvard Business Review

Many firms will be attracted by potential cost savings. Business processes Operations Digital Article

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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.