Tue.Jan 21, 2020

Empower, Rather Than Delegate

Lead Change Blog

“We need to get rid of rules – real and imagined – and encourage independent thinking.”. Howard Behar, Starbucks. Great leaders recognize that business success is a team sport and they cannot do it all for themselves. That is why the old paradigm of command and control structures will no longer be a successful leadership model. There is an unprecedented need to effectively delegate to get everything done; however, there is a spectrum to delegation.

4 Effective Ways On How to Keep Virtual Teams Engaged

Tanveer Naseer

How to keep your virtual teams engaged is likely on your mind considering that 50% of the workforce will be remote by 2020 according to MarketWatch. One of the best ways to do so is to ensure virtual team members are building a respectful and collaborative culture, which necessitates excellent.

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When Will I Be Loved?

Kevin Eikenberry

There’s an old song that I like by The Everly Brothers, When Will I Be Loved? Or perhaps you’ve heard the Linda Ronstadt version? As a leader, this might be a question you’ve asked before – WHEN will I be loved? How do others feel about me as a leader?

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Making Decisions When the Path is Uncertain and Confusing

Leadership Freak

The path forward is uncertain and confusing: Multiple options present themselves. Future contingencies hide from sight. Decisions narrow or eliminate options. Conflicting advice calls from reliable sources. Results matter. You feel pulled between multiple options. One choice eliminates another.

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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.

Four Invisible Dynamics You Must See to Change Your Organization

Change Starts Here

Ever wonder why your organization doesn’t change as much as you expect, despite your best efforts? Your organization is perfectly designed to achieve the results it’s currently getting.

How to Coach a Struggling Employee 

Lead from Within

As a leader, you’re charged with looking after all the employees on your team—the ones who are doing well and the ones who are struggling.

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The United States is under pressure to hire at least 2.3 million health care workers by the year 2025. Part of this need is fueled by the growing aging population.

The Meeting Maximizer Form for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Imagine this: You meet with the analyst and subcontractors working on a consulting project, and after a couple of precious hours pass, there are only powdered sugar donut holes left in the box and you’ve somehow achieved a disappointing fraction of what you intended.

Digital Marketing Tactics You Must Avoid

Strategy Driven

When trying to get noticed online, it’s easy to resort to desperate measures. Here are just a few ‘desperate’ digital marketing tactics that could end up annoying consumers, as well as a few tips on what you should do instead. Keyword stuffing.

7 Indications You’re Delegating in a Healthy Way

Ron Edmondson

Empowering other people on the team to be leaders – delegation – is critical to a successful church or organization. Every leader talks about delegation, but few truly empower others to be leaders. It’s a frustration I hear frequently from staff members of churches. Frankly, as one with a strength (StrengthFinders) of command, I can easily take over if no one else takes the lead. It takes discipline as a leader, but I want to create an environment of healthy empowerment.

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.

How to Choose the Best Accounting Software for Your Small Business

Strategy Driven

While only 1 in 100 small businesses get audited each year it is still a good idea to have top-notch accounting software to document your business activities.

China-based Fuyao Glass Considers Manufacturing in the U.S.

Harvard Business Review

Not many Chinese companies open manufacturing facilities in the U.S., but automotive glass maker Fuyao is considering just that. Harvard Business School professor Willy Shih examines factors that go into deciding where companies should locate production facilities in his case, “Fuyao Glass America: Sourcing Decision.” ” Global strategy Cross-cultural management Manufacturing Audio

Eforms 101: Everything You Need To Know About eForms

Strategy Driven

Each year, businesses in the United States waste about $8 billion managing paper alone. It’s a shocking statistic, given the amount of lip service business owners around the country pay to innovation.

The X Factor of Great Corporate Cultures

Harvard Business Review

Good cultures know how they do things. Great cultures know why. Organizational culture Digital Article

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.

Why Data is Vitally Important to Your Business

Strategy Driven

Businesses have always understood the importance of data and how it relates to their success. From the very beginning, companies knew they needed to understand the market and their customers to make money; the difference was, back then, collecting and accessing data wasn’t easy.

When Community Becomes Your Competitive Advantage

Harvard Business Review

How businesses shift from selling products to building networks. Strategy Digital Article

Why Business Leaders Should Solve Problems Beyond Their Companies

Harvard Business Review

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, believes the world demands a new kind of business leader. She says so-called “advanced leaders” work inside and outside their companies to tackle big issues such as climate change, public health, and social inequality. She gives real-life examples and explains how business leaders can harness their experience, networks, innovative approaches, and the power of their organizations to solve challenging problems.

How to Build a Great Relationship with a Mentor

Harvard Business Review

Eight easy steps. Managing yourself Networking Digital Article

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.