Wed.Feb 18, 2015

How You Value “Value” Determines Your Leadership Value

General Leadership

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value!” ” Albert Einstein. Our value as a leader, and how others perceive our value, has much to do with how we value value and how those around us do the same . Value is a measure of relative worth, merit, or importance.

Chip Shots – Time Management Tips

Lead Change Blog

Here at Lead Change Group, we know that problems are most effectively solved when individuals come together to meld ideas, energies, and approaches. To use a golf analogy, not every shot is a long drive.

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An Effective Way To Apologize

Joseph Lalonde

W hen’s the last time you screwed up and owed someone an apology? It’s probably fairly recently. We all mess up and hurt those we care about and lead. I know I’ve needed to apologize recently. Image via Creative Commons. That’s not to say I’m perfect at apologizing.

Trust is a Relationship (Not a Commodity)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Waiting For Trust to Be Earned I sometimes hear leaders say that they think "trust is earned" and that we should not trust others until they have earned our trust through their behavior and choices. I see several big problems with this way of thinking about trust. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethics education leadership development leading ethically

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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!

7 Career Frustrations Every Go-Getter Feels

Let's Grow Leaders

Odds are that some executive in your life is making it all look easy. The quick rise to the top. In perfect shape, with the the perfect family all dressed cleanly in the company colors at the company picnic.

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A Chief What Officer? The truth about titles.

N2Growth Blog

By Brody Clemmer. Chief Innovation Officer, N2Growth. I have been a Digital Marketer, a Genius, a Business Representative, and a Shift Manager. I have guided through the titles that life has graciously provided me, without a true understanding of what it meant. Now, I find myself in this position again as a Chief Innovation Officer. When people ask me, “Brody, what do you do?” I tell them my respective title. When they look at me with a puzzled ‘yeah right!’

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The Success and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs – Susie Garcia

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Don't Expect Your Employees to be Mind Readers!

Great Leadership By Dan

All employees want to know “what’s expected of me”, and any manager should be able to answer this question. Explaining performance expectations is important to employees, it improves productivity, and it doesn’t cost a dime. So then why are so many employees still being kept in the dark when it comes to figuring out what’s important to their managers? Why won’t managers do it?

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“The Sons of Former Slaves & The Sons of Former Slave Owners” – Tomlinson Hill, a Book to Read Fully!

First Friday Book Synopsis

Let’s start with some brief excerpts from the book. Read them carefully. (I’ve I’ve bolded a portion). I have borne witness to enough injustice, hatred, violence, and bigotry to know that the accident of one’s gender, race, nationality, and wealth determines one’s future more than one’s personal intelligence or motivation. I always knew when white men […]. Randy''s blog entries

Two Gifts I Think You Need

David A Fields

I’m going to walk way out on a limb and assume you want to grow—financially, professionally, and personally. Okay, it wasn’t much of a limb. More like lounging in a lawn chair while looking at the tree. Regardless, the gifts discussed below apply to any endeavor.

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.

Dick and Emily Axelrod: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Dick and Emily Axelrod come from a long line of entrepreneurs. So it was no surprise when in 1981 Dick left General Foods to form The Axelrod Group. At the time Emily was studying to get her second masters degree, in Social Work. At the same time as Dick was leaving General Foods, his friend […].

The Business of Kindness

Strategy Driven

With little ability to read during my bout with the flu over Christmas, I listened to NPR. What I heard was hopeful: programs discussing kindness. Kindness – not a word historically associated with corporations, those bastions of male verve – is now being equated with the bottom line. How times have changed. In the 90s when I gave keynotes titled ‘Sales as a Spiritual Practice’ I would get asked: “Yes, but how would we make money?”.

How a Young Leader Develops as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

This is a guest post by Tyler Crosson. Tyler is student pastor where I serve. He’s an excellent communicator and has a passionate heart for Jesus and for ministry. He knows God is preparing him to a more lead role in a church and it’s been fun to watch him in this journey.

Mini Saga #136 – Preconception

Rajesh Setty

Mini Saga #135 – Preconception. Mark was shocked and amused when his three-year old son screamed, “Dad, I suck.”. What?” he asked. “I I suck, Dad, I suck” the boy repeated. Where did you learn that?” Mark asked. Don’t know, Dad. I suck and can’t get out, “ the boy said. “Oh, Oh, you’re stuck.”

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.

Reinvent Your Sales Process While Still Hitting Your Numbers

Harvard Business Review

If you have a monopoly, then your reward is a quiet life, one devoid of having to deal with competition. But most firms face changing competition, threats to their installed base, and quarterly investor expectations — all of which place sometimes conflicting demands on sales efforts.

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Visualizing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War

Harvard Business Review

Jessica Hagy is a professional writer and illustrator well-known for her minimalist ink-on-index-card illustrations, which are found at her site Indexed. Hagy’s typical card is a venn diagram or x-y plot of a deceptively simple idea with a punchline.

How Great Coaches Ask, Listen, and Empathize

Harvard Business Review

Historically, leaders achieved their position by virtue of experience on the job and in-depth knowledge. They were expected to have answers and to readily provide them when employees were unsure about what to do or how to do it.

Improving Innovation in Africa

Harvard Business Review

Opportunity is on the rise in Africa.

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.