Mon.Jan 13, 2020

Helping People Change

Leading Blog

M OST OF US want to help people. And typically, we go about it by trying to correct a problem. We focus on what we think they should be doing. Makes sense. To us. But it frequently does not create sustainable change in the other person. Richard Boyatzis, Melvin L.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From 1917

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It seems I am wanting to say this more and more but quite a few recent movie releases have been absolutely fantastic. 1917 stands above so many movies I’ve seen I may claim it is the best movie I have seen in my lifetime.

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How to Help Your Team Navigate the Chaos

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you help your team navigate the chaos, particularly when you’re feeling frustrated, overwhelmed (and maybe even a bit frightened)? In this article, I share three ways to help your team navigate the chaos of reorganization, shifts in direction or toxic […].

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Leadership Freak

People judge you by the story they tell themselves about you. The most powerful words we hear are the stories we tell to ourselves. Potential stories: Normally I greet people warmly, with a… Continue reading → Gossip Motivation Personal Growth Success Leadership Development

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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!

Dare Yourself to Pick Both

Lead Change Blog

“Pick one and get on with it.”. That’s good advice if you’re holding up the line at the coffee shop, or deciding which lovely-but-unneeded-yet-on-sale sweater to buy. It’s lousy advice if we’re looking to do our best in leading ourselves and those around us. Business, academia, the media, our parents, and others pressure us to select one of two options. We face those same influences in deciding what kind of leader we’ll be.

Get Promoted at Work | Your 10-Point Plan

Career Advancement

“When there are hiring decisions and promotion decisions to be made, people are hungry for data.” Oren Etzioni. Gary had been with his media company for a little less than a year. He recently had a very positive performance review in which he’d voiced his ability to handle greater responsibility.

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The Emails That Can Improve Your Life and Results

Kevin Eikenberry

Is that even possible? Emails that could improve our lives? Most people talk about email as the bane of their organizational existence! Plenty of studies talk about how much of our work lives are sucked up by email.

There Are No Leadership Positions

Modern Servant Leader

Too often we hear – or maybe even say, “they’re in a leadership position “ At best, this is misleading. At worst, it’s flat out wrong. Your title makes you a manager. Your role makes you a leader. Positions for Managers. A title defines a management position.

The Grossman Group’s Top Leadership & Communication Blogs of 2019


As we begin the new year, we wanted to take a moment to look back and see what resonated most with you – our readers – in 2019.

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Employee Training Tips for 2020

Strategy Driven

Employee training in many different industries follows a similar pattern. There’s book learning – we give our employees handbooks or guides so that they can read more about their jobs and learn more about our companies.

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.

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life (Book Review)


Ikigai is the Japanese art of living. I am a fan of Japanese way of thinking whether it is related to how they led the quality movement or how they exercise their craftsman spirit in day to day life.

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7 Ways To Finance Your Business

Strategy Driven

Financing a business can be a big obstacle for new startups and established companies alike.

Books To Read This Month

Eric Jacobson

Pictured above are two books to add to your list for reading this month. Let The Story Do The Work explains that at the heart of leadership lies persuasion. And at the heart of persuasion likes storytelling. In her book, author Esther K.

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Things you have to know before you start your coworking marketplace

Strategy Driven

Coworking is a new concept of an open working environment that allows several unrelated companies to share office space and work together. According to Statista , there were around 22,4000 coworking spaces worldwide by the end of 2019.

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.

Still Time to Join the Experienced Manager Program

Management Excellence

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Four Qualities You Want in a Potential Employee

Strategy Driven

If you are involved in the hiring process for your company, you are very likely wise to the fact that searching for and hiring a new employee is no easy task.

Still Time to Join the Experienced Manager Program

Art Petty

There’s no other program quite like this for experienced managers striving to level-up, with the mix of topics, guest experts, coaching, e-learning, and development support. Our Winter 2020 Cohort kicks off Wednesday, January 15, 2020, however, there's still time to join.

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Why Companies Hire an External Consultant to Help Them

Strategy Driven

Many companies hire consultants but how widespread is the practice? The consulting market across the world is valued at 262 billion dollars. Are you trying to figure out why companies hire an external consultant? Read on to learn how consulting professionals can help your business. Expert Advice.

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.

Ways to Make the First Day at Work Successful

HR Digest

Your first day at work can be exhilarating, so follow these tips to set yourself up as a rising star in your company.

5 Employee Training Tips for Smoother Operations

Strategy Driven

It’s the start of the year, which means you might be onboarding new employees soon. In order to make your new employees comfortable and get operations running smoothly, you need to train them well.

New Roles Aren’t Cause For Losing Old Skills


When leaders take on more responsibility it’s important not to lose all the skills and qualities that got them there. Today’s post is by Graeme Findlay, author of Evolve (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Ahmed, the Vice President for Manufacturing in a large pharmaceutical company could hardly sit still as frustration boiled over.

What’s Your Anonymous Criticism Policy?

Ron Edmondson

I’m curious what you do with anonymous criticism. . I never really had an official policy of how I handle anonymous criticism, but I often felt I should establish one. I realize that growth in any organization and just being in a position of leadership welcomes critics. The larger the organizations I led grew, the more criticism I received. That’s natural. . Throughout my career I’ve heard people debate what they do when they receive unsigned criticism.

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.

Great Leaders Understand Why Small Gestures Matter

Harvard Business Review

They send big signals about who we are and what we care about. Leadership Digital Article

5 Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Harvard Business Review

Take action to build an organization where every employee can thrive. Diversity Gender Leadership Digital Article

How the VC Pitch Process Is Failing Female Entrepreneurs

Harvard Business Review

And why it needs to end. Venture capital Entrepreneurial finance Gender Digital Article