Fri.Sep 18, 2020

Time to Lead: What We Can Learn from Great Leaders

Leading Blog

A S professor Jan-Benedict Steenkamp states in Time to Lead , “Everybody can improve their leadership qualities by reading about other leaders, how they resolved their dilemmas, and why they were successful.”.

When Leadership is Unstable, Drop an Anchor

Lead Change Blog

Topsy turvy markets. Serial reorgs. Debilitating mid-year budget cuts. Hiring freezes and RIFs. Nebulous succession plans. I’ve experienced all of these and more. Maybe you have too. And like me, you likely felt the weight of “sink or swim” as the only way forward. . Early in my career, I used to sit dead in the water waiting for someone, anyone, to toss me a life preserver. I expected my organization to stabilize and save me in the process. Then, with a mentor’s help, my posture shifted.

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5 Things To Consider When Making A Major Decision

Joseph Lalonde

Many readers have written in and requested more information on how to make better decisions. Over the next month, we will look at ways you can make better decisions and feel more confident in those decisions. Every leader constantly makes decisions.

How to Become More Decisive When You Fear Making Decisions

Leadership Freak

Some leaders are naturally decisive. But if you’re naturally indecisive, think of decisiveness as a skill to be learned, like riding a bike. The next time your boss refuses to make a decision,… Continue reading → Decisions courageous leaders Leadership Development

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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.

The Creative Mindset – Interview with Jeff DeGraff

Let's Grow Leaders

In this incredibly practical and inspiring episode, Jeff DeGraff, the “Dean of Innovation” gives you practical ways to cultivate a creative mindset for yourself and with your team.

Six Things Each Employee Wants from Their Employer

Chart Your Course

You might think you know what your employees want from you. Perhaps you’re sure that a fun team building weekend will be a nice way for your employees to bond as a team, or that on-site gym membership would be a great perk to help them be healthier.

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Stressful Life Events Can Impair Value-based Leadership. It Shouldn’t. Here’s How.

CEO Insider

It’s not uncommon for leaders to lose connection with their personal values during challenging times. Sure, they know what they value. It is the octane that mobilizes their performance. Leaders understand this.

The Advantages Of Outsourced IT Support For Small Businesses

Strategy Driven

Today’s digital landscape means businesses need a robust IT infrastructure to operate. From producing goods to storing customer details, almost every aspect of your business involves technology. With so much depending on your IT systems, it’s essential to have access to IT support services.

2020 Elections Pose Reputational Challenges for Corporate America

CEO Insider

The 2020 elections could cause a landslide of reputational challenges for American corporations.

Cyber Security Tips From The Experts: How To Protect Your Data

Strategy Driven

As cyberattacks are occurring more frequently, cyber security has become more of a necessity than just mere information that helps you keep your computer safe.

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.

More Great Leadership Lessons From The 5 Levels Of Leadership

Eric Jacobson

Take the time to read John C. Maxwell ’s book, The 5 Levels of Leadership. It’s one of my favorite and most useful books about leadership. Some of the real gems from the book are: A leader’s job is not to know everything but to attract people who know things that he or she does not.

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How to Minimize Business Disruption When Upgrading Tech

Strategy Driven

With technology moving at such a rapid rate these days, you can’t afford to allow your hardware and software to become old and stale. However, when you do get round to upgrading your technology, it is all too easy for it to cause business disruptions.

How can you tell if someone is not fit for the role?

Mike Cardus

Too small for the work role. The most frightening thing about having a manager that is “Too small” and creates under-performance and disengagement are the gradual reductions in the level of competence of the team, which creates departmental underperformance and increased disengagement.

Tips for having Layoff Conversations with Employees

HR Digest

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the job market drastically. Not only have there been no jobs, but there have also been massive layoffs by reputed companies and organizations. Many companies shut down in addition to smaller businesses, and employees are rendered jobless and without regular pay.

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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!

Have You Done Enough To Manage Performance?

My Own Coach

Like most leaders, performance will be constantly at the forefront of your thinking. You know that people in your team can do better, but you’re struggling to find the recipe for success. Use the 7PC model to assess an individual’s (or team’s) performance.

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#LeadershipTruth Video – Crappy Feedback Can Be Ignored

Roundtable Talk

In this video, Glain unpacks Tuesday’s #LeadershipTruth, sharing insights into why some feedback is better than others, and what type of feedback you should and shouldn’t listen to. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see all our #leadershiptruth videos.

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The Uncertain Future of Corporate HQs

Harvard Business

Do companies and cities still need each other? Economics & Society Workspaces Digital Article

How Green Is Your Software?

Harvard Business

Data centers will consume 8% of the world’s energy by the end of the decade. Sustainability 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!

Is VR the Future of Corporate Training?

Harvard Business

The pandemic has accelerated the need for alternative solutions. Technology Developing employees Digital Article