Mon.Oct 19, 2020

The Entrepreneur’s Faces: 10 Entrepreneurial Types and Their Journey

Leading Blog

T HE leadership we need now can be found in the entrepreneurial mindset—the characteristics found in entrepreneurs. Authors Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp have categorized the nature of this mindset into ten types or faces in The Entrepreneur’s Faces.

How to Get Better at Remote Small Talk

Let's Grow Leaders

“Yeah, I don’t do small talk.” ” “My team understands, I’m cool with THEIR chit chat in-between meetings, but I don’t really have time for that stuff. I’m all business. That’s why I’m so productive.”

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Practicing Empathy – The Five L’s

Kevin Eikenberry

Empathy – understanding the feeling and emotions someone is feeling as a way to provide solace and support while building understanding and trust – is a critical leadership skill.

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A Medical Innovation Factory in the Middle of the Desert

N2Growth Blog

Do surgeons have a God complex? Are doctors stubborn, control freaks? Sometimes, yes. But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. A surgeon, making life or death decisions during a heart transplant, for example, can see things go terribly wrong in the matter of a millisecond.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

2020 Hindsight: Learning for Tomorrow

Lead Change Blog

So many terms come to mind to describe 2020: Unexpected. Uncertain. Uncomfortable. Distressing. And through the gyrations of the year, many leaders saw levels of agility, adaptiveness, and creativity in their organizations beyond anything they’d previously imagined. In the words of William James, “Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed”.

6 Questions To Foster Greater Team Resilience

Nathan Magnuson

No one has gone untouched in 2020. But it hasn’t just been the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted each person, it’s the repercussions. Work instability, financial hardship, rapid pace of change, family lifestyle adjustments, isolation and loneliness.

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A Moral Dilemma at Dunkin

Leadership Freak

We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading → Humility Leading humility

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New eBook: Reflect, Reimagine and Reboot Your Internal Communications Plan Through the Pandemic


Businesses have certainly been on a wild ride in 2020.

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How to Project Confidence and Energy on Zoom – Even if You Aren’t Feeling it on the Inside

CEO Insider

Let’s say today is the big day and you are not feeling it. You’ve got that morale building speech to give at your company’s all-hands meeting, you’re coming in to close a deal with a client, or it’s just a regular day, packed full of Zoom meetings while you work from home for the eighth […].

The Three Categories Of Management Responsibilities

Eric Jacobson

Roger Fulton ’s book, Common Sense Management , offers this quick and easy-to-remember explanation of the three categories of management responsibilities : Supervision : Overseeing the work of other people. That means making sure that they do their work and meet the goals and deadlines as expected.

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 Avoid Mistakes When Doing Analysis and Making Recommendations


Three major mistakes people make when conducting analysis are succumbing to confirmation bias, analysis paralysis, and generating weak results. If you’re mindful of these risks and approach your analysis rigorously and objectively, you can make a recommendation that will be easily approved.

5 Suggestions if You want People to Listen to You

Ron Edmondson

If you are a leader, then it is critically important that the people you are trying to lead hear you. Not just pretend to be listening while you ramble in a meeting, but actually absorb what you are trying to say to them. You want people to listen to you. How do you do that?

To Build More-Inclusive Technology, Change Your Design Process

Harvard Business

Lessons from Microsoft, Airbnb, and Oracle. Economics & Society Technology Design Technology Digital Article

How to attract High Performers for your Company

HR Digest

A company with top performers has a more prominent reputation than the competitors. One top performer in a company is enough to increase the production manifold as the person can deliver as much productivity as up to four average employees. How to spot high-performing employees.

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!

Today’s Leaders Need Vulnerability, Not Bravado

Harvard Business

Here’s how to cultivate it. Leadership & Managing people Digital Article

Storytelling Can Make or Break Your Leadership

Harvard Business

Five ways to construct a compelling narrative around your ideas. Communication Digital Article

Why Learning to Label Your Feelings Makes You a Better Leader

Harvard Business

Yale psychologist Marc Brackett explains the importance of understanding your emotions at work. Emotional intelligence Leadership Psychology Audio

The Digital-Piracy Dilemma

Harvard Business

Do buzz and publicity outweigh the lost sales? Technology Digital Article

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!

Too Shy to Be a Leader?

Harvard Business

One woman’s struggle with shyness prompts us to explore the seeming conflict between being shy and being a leader. Gender Audio


Why Companies Should Pay for Employees to Further Their Education - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM STRATEGIC EDUCATION

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Strategic Education. Managing people Developing employees Sponsor Content

Employers Need to Reinvent Retirement-Savings Match

Harvard Business

Economic hardship is making some companies reconsider their contributions. Retirement Behavioral economics Personnel policies Financial Services Digital Article