Wed.May 15, 2019

The Art of Servant Leadership

Lead Change Blog

By integrating the servant-led paradigm into their inner lives and professional thinking, today’s leaders can revolutionize heartless corporate strategies that reward the few at the expense of the many.

The Three Types of Workplace Courage

Leading Blog

C OURAGE IS THE FIRST VIRTUE of organizational performance. Consider, for example, all the other concepts that courage connects to in workplace settings. Leadership takes courage because it requires making bold decisions that some people won’t agree with or support.

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The Benefits Of Speaking Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There you sit. Your head is down and you’re not offering your opinion. You’re quiet and waiting for the meeting to be over. You have this nagging feeling you should speak up. You believe you have something to offer. Yet, you just can’t speak up.

Fear Factor: The Biggest Reason Managers Lead With Fear

Let's Grow Leaders

Most leaders know better. Leading with fear and intimidation is so old school. So why do so many managers slip back into destructive behaviors? Mark’s Story Mark, a senior executive at a Fortune 50, slams his fist on his desk as he […].

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!

Global Ethics: TMP Challenge 15

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonI participate in a global think tank called The Milennium Project (TMP). As an invited reviewer, my focus is on Global Challenge 15: Global Ethics.

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Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World

RapidStart Leadership

“Are we making progress, or just making noise?” Mark Twain has said a lot of funny and interesting things, but do you know what he said about chickens and eggs? Or how his comment applies to good leadership? Stick around and I’ll tell you in this edition of “Lines for … Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World Read More ». The post Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How to Speak for Your Work

Next Level Blog

A lot of us grew up with the idea that if you just do good work, it will speak for itself. That’s not true in large organizations full of busy people all focused on their own agendas. If you’re a leader in that kind of place, the work doesn’t speak for itself; you have to speak for the work. How do you do that without coming off as an annoying braggart? There are seven questions you need to answer when you speak for the work: What is the work?

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Tony’s 3 Minutes on TEDx

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Watch my three-minute talk for TEDx Tysons on why so many jobs stink –and what you can do about it. TRANSCRIPT: We live in America, “the land of the free and the home of the brave,” yet we meekly surrender our freedom at work. I know, “We call it ‘work’ because ‘play’ means something else.” ” […]. The post Tony’s 3 Minutes on TEDx appeared first on Tony Mayo.

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Listening to yourself


I’ve written frequently about the importance of listening to others. It can make a huge difference to your effectiveness as a leader and it makes up for a multitude of other weaknesses you may have. Funny thing is, I’ve never written anything about listening to yourself.

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How to Inspire Your Team When You’re Feeling Burned Out Too

Engaging Leader

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. Last month on a team call, I noticed that my typically upbeat and productive colleagues were a bit sluggish and uninspired for the second month in a row. We hadn’t achieved a couple of the goals and tasks we’d set for ourselves. What is usually a […].

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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.

Moose Mess: Boeing’s Culture May Have Caused Those Tragic Crashes

The Practical Leader

In the wake of two fatal crashes of Boeing’s new 737 Max jets, Harvard Business School professor and author of a new book on creating psychological safety in the workplace, Amy Edmondson, published an article on Boeing and the Importance of Encouraging Employees to Speak Up.

The Fog


Our train encountered heavy fog on that winter morning. At one point when visibility was less than 100 meters, I thought the train will not move forward. We had little choice but to stay put and trust that things will start moving. And it did, although quite slowly. It was an interesting setting.

What Are You Doing To Help Your Team Succeed?

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. What Are You Doing To Help Your Team Succeed? My quest to create 99 Millionaires – When most CEOs talk about helping their teams succeed, they’re talking about the company’s success.

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Small Business

Strategy Driven

Not everything about business has to be complicated, you know. Sometimes, even the simplest courses of action can result in the biggest turns of profit. You should, then, stop making everything so difficult, and instead resolve to go down the easy route from time to time.

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.

Joe Gagnon’s High-Performance Life Inspires High-Performance Results for Clients of Sparkcentral

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. Joe Gagnon’s High-Performance Life Inspires High-Performance Results for Clients of Sparkcentral. Joe Gagnon is the CEO of Sparkcentral, a messaging customer service platform founded in 2012.

Learn about the Penalties for Mortgage and Real Estate Fraud in Florida

Strategy Driven

There has been a substantial rise in the number of cases related to real estate fraud over the past couple of years, particularly as the real estate market has started to flourish once again.

America’s Top 100 Best Value Colleges And Universities For 2019

CEO Insider

CEOWORLD magazine. America’s Top 100 Best Value Colleges And Universities For 2019. The Brigham Young University (BYU) has been ranked No.

The 5 People You Need Around You To Succeed In Business

Strategy Driven

Succeeding in business is not something that you can do alone.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

How To Be An Optimist

Eric Jacobson

Every leader experiences periods of ups and downs. Hopefully, more up periods. If you struggle with too many down periods, it might be because you have perfectionist tendencies.

My coworkers won’t stop skinny shaming me. How do I handle comments about my appearance?

HR Digest

Skinny shaming can be as harmful as fat shaming. A coworker’s remarks on appearance at work can rise to microaggressions and lead to actionable harassment. Read Jane Harper’s take on how to respond to offensive comments at work. I lead a small team at a small-sized enterprise.

From evidence-based medicine to evidence-based management: An interview with Eric Barends, MD CEBMa

CQ Net - Management skills for everyone!

In two sessions, we interviewed Eric Barends, the Managing Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa). Eric is based in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and advises management teams and boards of companies and non-profit organizations on evidence-based management and development.

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Something Every Leader Must Know – About Some People You Are Trying to Lead

Ron Edmondson

This is something every leader must know – about some of the people you are trying to lead. Sadly, many of us learn it the hard way. The reality is leaders often try to please everyone. We live for the approval of others. Many leaders (lots of pastors I know) can fall into a trap of being “people pleasers”. We try to say yes to everyone and dread the word no. Only to find out that we simply can’t please everyone. Some people never seem to be happy.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Truth About Autonomy

Harvard Business Review

“We’re not even close to developing fully driverless cars,” urges Duke University professor Missy Cummings, a former fighter pilot and the director of the Humans and Autonomy Lab at Duke. She explores where automation currently is and paints a picture of the future with humans as integral parts of autonomous systems. Technology Innovation Regulation Policy Audio

Tesla’s Strong Brand Gives It Unusual Expansion Potential

Harvard Business Review

Its move into car insurance could be just the beginning. Marketing Transportation Digital Article

How Voice Assistants Could Change the Way We Shop

Harvard Business Review

More speed, less friction, and more sales. Sales & Marketing Competitive strategy Technology Digital Article

Engagement Around the World, Charted

Harvard Business Review

A look at countries, industries, and workers. Leading teams Motivating people Productivity Digital Article

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Debating the Sackler Family Role in the Opioid Crisis, and Using AI Bots to Conduct Job Interviews

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether pharmaceutical players like the Sackler family members should be held accountable for the current opioid crisis. They then debate the growing reliance on artificial intelligence bots by human resource departments in the job screening process. Social responsibility Economics & Society Technology Audio

Telehealth Is Improving Health Care in Rural Areas

Harvard Business Review

How one health care provider did it. Technology Operations Healthcare Digital Article

How to Attract Startups and Tech Companies to a City Without Relying on Tax Breaks

Harvard Business Review

Invest in higher education, diversity, and infrastructure. Economic development Policy Public-Private partnerships Entrepreneurship North America Digital Article