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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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.

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.

Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders

Eric Jacobson

If you lead a nonprofit organization, the one hour it will take you to read Peter F. Drucker's book called, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization , will be well worth it. This book may fundamentally change the way you work and lead your organization.

7 Healthcare Industry Trends for Employers to Keep a Lookout For

Strategy Driven

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

Harvard Business

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

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.

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!

The X Factor of Great Corporate Cultures

Harvard Business

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

When Community Becomes Your Competitive Advantage

Harvard Business

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

Why Business Leaders Should Solve Problems Beyond Their Companies

Harvard Business

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.

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How to Build a Great Relationship with a Mentor

Harvard Business

Eight easy steps. Managing yourself Networking Digital Article

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.