Mon.Aug 10, 2020

Leaders: Do You Know What Your Perception Gap Is?

Lead Change Blog

For many years I have been discussing how the skills of leaders needs to change to meet the needs and demands of the 21 st century workforce, and the recent pandemic has just highlighted this even more. According to a study by Gartner last year titled, “Reshaping Leadership for the Future,” 50% of leaders surveyed didn’t believe they’re well equipped to lead their organization into the future.

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What Employees are Yearning For in Remote One-on-Ones

Let's Grow Leaders

If you really want to connect and support your team, there’s no better place to start than a great cadence of meaningful one-on-ones. And yet, even before this transition to remote work, when we would ask employees about their experience with one-on-ones, […]. The post What Employees are Yearning For in Remote One-on-Ones appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Leading Remote Teams communication remote teams working from home

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How to Encourage Your Team to Make Decisions

Kevin Eikenberry

In a world of constant change where the status quo is a myth, making decisions are part of the lifeblood of any successful organization. Leaders who try to make all those decisions will be pressed, stressed, and likely behind. Whether thinking about the short-term need for decisions to be made or the long-term implications for […]. The post How to Encourage Your Team to Make Decisions appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

A Rut is A Grave with the Ends Kicked Out

Leadership Freak

If you enjoy unnecessary frustration, keep doing what you did. Self-imposed irrelevance is the consequence of prolonged repetition. We don’t notice when patterns become irrelevant, so we serve them to the point of… Continue reading → Change Failure Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

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.

Don’t Miss the Moment: The Pandemic Opportunity – Guest Blogger David Wright


With the sudden, dramatic and necessary changes brought on by the pandemic, business leaders and communicators are doing what everyone does in a crisis – narrow our focus to what’s important. Every day, we hear a new example of how businesses changed to meet the unprecedented global challenge. From the beginning, leaders dropped anything that wasn’t critical and reprioritized for the needs of people and the business.

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace


Emotional intelligence is no longer a ‘nice to have’ in the workplace, but a ‘must have’ to be effective in the modern workplace. Today’s post is by Asha Tarry. Emotional intelligence skills are those important soft skills that are now reaching the desk of more and more leaders. It used to be targeted as a set of skills that belonged to customer-driven and service industries.

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7 Ways to Motivate Leaders on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

Do you ever struggle to keep the keep the leaders on your team motivated? How do you motivate a leader? Certainly, you want the maximum potential out of the team. You want their best contributions to your team. Learning how to motivate leaders on your team is a critical step in leading well. It may not be as difficult as you may think. Most leader-types share some common traits.

Tips to Reduce Insurance Costs for Your Business

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, you know that it’s important to protect the business that you have put so much into by having appropriate insurance coverage. However, even though you might appreciate the importance of having various types of insurance to protect your business, you might still be burdened by just how much it costs. Controlling insurance costs is possible in some ways, though, including by following these tips. Choose the Right Insurance Company.

The Six Dimensions Of Being A Healthy Leader

Eric Jacobson

In Bob Rosen’s book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , he explains that there are six dimensions of being a healthy leader: Physical health : how you live. How you manage your mind and body – managing your energy and living a peak performance lifestyle. Emotional health : how you feel. This is about being self-aware and having positive emotions and the ability to be resilient, catching yourself when you have a counterproductive thought.

Why Are Analytics Important for eCommerce?

Strategy Driven

It’s easier than ever to start an eCommerce store. Just sign up for a hosting account, and your store will be ready in a few minutes. Unfortunately, it isn’t as easy to get customers. You’re competing with at least 12 million other online stores on the internet. The good news is you can make use of website analytics to make better choices for your business. The question is, why are analytics important for eCommerce websites? Keep reading to learn the answer to your question.

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!

3 Ways to Redefine Your Organization for a New Era

HR Digest

With the world on lockdown, organizations everywhere have had to rethink how they operate. But in the midst of the crisis, some have discovered something unexpected: productivity has gone up, not down. A crisis like a global pandemic naturally triggers extreme anxiety and stress, but it also unleashes tremendous energy and motivation. If leaders keep threat levels low, they can harness that sense of urgency to achieve work results that would normally seem impossible.

How to Choose the Right ERP Software for Your Business

Strategy Driven

ERP software made its debut in the ’90s, and in its 30 years in the business world, it has proven its worth. Now it’s no longer a question of if ERP software can help your business, it’s how to find the best ERP software in 2020. ERP software can be what your business needs to finally make changes that can help you improve and grow. It can be a powerful tool, but it’ll only work if you know how to choose the right software for your business.

Covid-19 Created an Elective Surgery Backlog. How Can Hospitals Get Back on Track?

Harvard Business

Five steps healthcare providers can take right now. Health Crisis management Digital Article

Solutions For When Cabin Fever Sets In At Your Home Office

Strategy Driven

Working from home is a great way to run your own business, enjoy a better work/life balance, save business costs and more. With more and more people adapting to home working as a result of COVID-19, it could soon be the new normal for a lot of people. But despite the many benefits of working from home, it can be difficult to focus at times. It can also become difficult to separate your work and home life, creating an imbalance that can be hard to break.

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!

3 Lessons from Chinese Firms on Effective Digital Collaboration

Harvard Business

Companies from around the world can adapt these strategies to fit their needs. International business Collaboration Technology Digital Article

What’s Your Leadership Origin Story?

Harvard Business

An in-depth survey of 92 leaders identified four distinct narratives. Leadership Digital Article