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Leading Thoughts for July 29, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

Lead Like Every Day is the Best Day Ever

Lead Change Blog

My manager caught me in the hall, beaming. “ Hey Alan, really great job on that training today. Let’s have you do more of that.” I smiled back, “sign me up!”. That was a long time ago and the first notably positive feedback I can remember getting from a boss. It was a big deal because immediately after college I had a hard time hitting my stride in my chosen field of HR, and rather than hearty praise I was often on the receiving end of a “ critical feedback session.”


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220: Engaging a Remote Workforce | with Matthew Pierce

Engaging Leader

This is a special episode of Engaging Leader, featuring part 1 of an excerpt of Jesse’s live interview on TechSmith’s Visual Lounge with Matt Pierce to share tips for engaging a remote workforce. How effectively are you communicating with your remote workforce?

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In August 2021

Joseph Lalonde

We all know how important reading is. It helps us take in the wisdom of those who have gone before us. It is a great way to learn quickly. That’s why every month I share with you 5 books that will help you become a better leader. This month is no different. I’m offering you […].

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7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

7 Ways to Be a Happy Leader Today

Leadership Freak

Life at an amusement park gets boring. A party every night turns to monotony. The pursuit of frivolous happiness inevitably evolves from delight to boredom to burden. A busy life is not necessarily… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher busyness fulfillment meaningful contribution Teams

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Simone Biles: Mental Health Servant-Leader

Modern Servant Leader

We’ve seen Simone Biles as a leader for gymnasts, the Olympics, and other athletes for years. Yesterday, she showed us Ms. Biles is also a leader for mental health. The best leaders are those who believe in something strongly enough they are willing to sacrifice to make it happen.

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The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell

Eric Jacobson

Paul Smith’s books on storytelling are must-reads for business leaders, salespeople and parents. And, his latest book, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , is yet another required read for leaders – managers, CEOs and team leaders. Every great leader is a great storyteller.

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What’s your perspective on “small talk” (catching up on personal details when conducting business)?


Our reader poll today asks: What’s your perspective on “small talk” (catching up on personal details when conducting business)? I love it: it gives me a chance to connect on a personal level: 37% It’s OK: I enjoy it, but it does have its limits: 49% I’m not a fan: I don’t have time to spend on it: 9% I hate it: Stick to business, please: 4% Small talk has its limits. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

It is time to rethink fertility benefits at work

HR Digest

It’s been well established that millions of Americans struggle to build a family. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-in-either Americans have experienced infertility problems.

Navigating Mental Health at Work: A Reading List

Harvard Business

Resources for employees, managers, and leaders. Digital Article

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

5 Ways to Benefit from Your Organization’s Best Asset

Ron Edmondson

Do you want to harness the greatest power in your organization? Are you benefiting from your organization’s best asset? The organization’s best assets – whether a church, business or non-profit – never appear on your balance sheet. The truth is any organization is only as good as the people within it. Take the greatest idea and put the wrong people behind it and little progress will be realized.

To Make Hybrid Work, Solicit Employees’ Input

Harvard Business

Ask these questions to get at their real concerns, needs, and preferences. Managing people Motivating people Leading teams Digital Article

3 Strategies to Address Political Polarization in the Workplace

Harvard Business

Research shows we assume people with opposing political views disagree with us — and dislike us — far more than they actually do. Psychology Conflict Managing people Digital Article

AI Doesn’t Have to Be Too Complicated or Expensive for Your Business

Harvard Business

Most companies don’t have a clear path to success. But that might change with a new, data-centric approach to AI. Data Technology Digital Article

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.