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Innovation is Everybody’s Business

Leading Blog

E VERYONE has ideas. Innovation is within each of us. We just need to unlock it. Many of us have experienced negative reactions to our ideas and so tend to hold back sharing new ones. If we are going to be an innovator, we need to have a healthy relationship with change. Change is an opportunity to innovate. Tamara Ghandour defines innovation as “thinking differently about what’s right in front of you to create an advantage” in her book Innovation is Everybody’s Business.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Pursuit Of Happyness

Joseph Lalonde

As I was starting up my computer repair business, I talked to a successful local businessman named Jim Wilde. He had started and run a successful sign company, Wilde Signs. He was excited to see me start a venture of my own and wanted to help in any way he could. Do you know what […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Pursuit Of Happyness appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Reel Leadership

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Giving Clear Feedback Without Being Mean

Kevin Eikenberry

Leaders sometimes have to give feedback that is hard for people to hear. You are reading this now because you know that is true. Taylor Swift asked in her song, “Why you gotta be so mean?” And truth be told, you may hesitate to give feedback because you don’t want to be seen as mean, […]. The post Giving Clear Feedback Without Being Mean appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

One Way Smart Leaders Avoid Micro-Managing Remote Team Members

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid micro-managing remote team members by scheduling a clear finish Recently we spoke with Shawna, an executive who reflected on the past year and the shift to remote work, “We’ve exceeded our goals, but I also am sure that our failure to […]. The post One Way Smart Leaders Avoid Micro-Managing Remote Team Members appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures Results & Execution

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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.

An Essential – But Neglected – Skill that Fuels Success

Leadership Freak

It’s natural to consider your own concerns. It’s leadership to reflect on the concerns of others. The dripping faucet of others is opportunity for perspective taking. Perspective taking – an essential but neglected… Continue reading → Leading

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Quick Checklist for Being an Empathetic Leader

Engaging Leader

Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt In challenging times like these, it’s even more important than usual that your workforce knows you are trustworthy and caring. Effective empathy is something you can develop through regular practice of these six skills: • Curiosity: Take the […].

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Change Starts At The Top


Leadership cannot be do as I say, leadership must also be do as I do, show your team how you want to operate. Today’s post is by Pat McManahom, author of The Intentional Sales Manager (CLICK HERE to get your copy). As a sales leader, you have to admit it’s been an interesting year. You’ve been faced with business challenges you never even imagined you would encounter. Guess what? Your sales people are in the same situation! Your decisions, like theirs, are going to be crucial.

Character-Driven Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Key findings from the research behind the book, Return On Character , by Fred Kiel, PhD, reveal that: Leaders who rank high on character achieve nearly five times greater return on assets than leaders who rank low on character. Plus, character-driven organizations achieve multiple gains over organizations with self-focused leadership, including: A 26% higher level of workforce engagement.

4 Types of Insurance for Cannabis Companies: Do You Know the Hidden Traps of the Industry?

Strategy Driven

The marijuana industry is coming of age. Recreational use is legal in 12 states, while some medicinal form of cannabis is legal in 33 states plus the District of Columbia. From growing the plants to packaging the final product, there are many steps along the way where things can go wrong. Every business owner needs an emergency plan. An excellent way to start is by having the right types of insurance for their company. And a marijuana entrepreneur is no exception.

Want to write a CEO or executives blog? Here are 5 tips that can help you

CEO Insider

The virtual world has become a favorite hangout place for students, academicians, ?CEOs, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, senior management executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals worldwide. They have become a part of a massive discourse that is happening on platforms called blogs. Blogs are shorter articles that summarize a point of view or provide a […]. License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Want to write a CEO or executives blog?

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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!

Going Paperless With Your Finances: Why It Makes Sense

Strategy Driven

No matter how complicated your finances are, you need a way to keep track of invoices, payments, tax details, and all other relevant information. For most people, this means using paper files and dealing with the hassle of storing hundreds of pieces of paper in an overcrowded filing cabinet. Believe it or not, paper waste is responsible for about 40 percent of the waste that ends up in landfills in the United States.

7 Warnings to Pastors Who Want to Grow as Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I often hear from pastors who want to grow as leaders. They feel pressure to steer the church on a healthy course. Most of these leaders are humble, knowing ultimately Christ is the head of the church. They also usually know three things: 1. There are certain expectations by the people of the church. People are looking to them for leadership. Decisions have to be made which are not clearly defined in Scripture. And there are often varied opinions already formed around the decision.

Reframe How You Think About Self-Care

Harvard Business

It’s about resilience, not indulgence. Health Work-life balance Digital Article

How to Break Up with Your Commitments

Harvard Business

Stop ghosting the things you don’t want to do. Time management Difficult conversations Communication Digital Article

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!

What Deaf People Can Teach Others About Virtual Communication

Harvard Business

We don’t just listen with our ears. Communication Meetings Collaboration Digital Article