Tue.May 19, 2020

Life And Leadership Lessons From The Life Of Ravi Zacharias

Joseph Lalonde

To be honest, I wasn’t surprised to hear of the passing of Ravi Zacharias. Ravi had been diagnosed with cancer and his prognosis wasn’t good. Yesterday, May 15th, 2020, Ravi Zacharias passed away. It’s a blow to those in the Christian faith.

Virtual Ceremonies: Should They Count?

RapidStart Leadership

We are in an age of virtual ceremonies like the one for my daughters graduation. Do they carry the same meaning? What are the implications for leaders? The post Virtual Ceremonies: Should They Count? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Getting Your Feedback Understood – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week I talked about the first step in giving effective feedback. You can watch that episode here. In this episode, I am talking about the second step. But before I do that, let’s review the four steps again: Feedback must be heard. Feedback must be understood. Feedback must be accepted.

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The Nefarious Danger of Avoiding People

Leadership Freak

Introverts enjoy people but need time to recharge after being in groups. This post is not about them. I’m talking about withdrawal for nefarious reasons.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

When Leadership, Ingenuity and Humanity Won the Day

Next Level Blog

A few weeks ago, I received a nice comment on LinkedIn about one of my blog posts from David Hoey who shared that he’s been a regular reader since 2010 when I wrote about the leadership lessons offered by the Chilean mine rescue.

How Great Leadership is Generated in Significant Crisis

Lead from Within

For years I have studied and observed great leadership, teaching and coaching leaders and organizations around the world on the qualities that make leaders effective. One thing I’ve learned through that experience: when crisis hits, the best leaders are ready to act courageously and boldly.

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Two Issues Your Consulting Firm Must Confront to Win Projects in Uncertain Times

David A Fields

Your consulting firm has probably encountered more resistance from prospective clients than usual over the past eight weeks. Fortunately, you can understand and overcome the elevated stumbling blocks. The basics of winning consulting projects haven’t changed. Keep them moist and use lots of butter.

4 Useful Marketing Tools for Start-Ups

Strategy Driven

Every business needs strong marketing to improve their visibility and see success. It might seem that marketing is an easy task to complete, but it is an ongoing effort and can prove more challenging than you may first think.

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Live-Webinar (free)—Fierce Listening: The Key to Leadership and Career Success

Art Petty

Join us for a great session on a career and leadership critical topic: strengthening as a listener. We're live-online at 11:00 a.m. central on 5/21 with Fierce Listening: The Key to Leadership and Career Success.

How To Easily Get More Eyes On Your Brand

Strategy Driven

Business is all about creating a product and/or service, and keeping customers engaged with it/them. In short, that’s pretty much all there is to it. Of course, there are heaps and heaps of aspects that go with that sentiment, but it’s a pretty straightforward concept at the end of the day.

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

Live-Webinar (free)—Fierce Listening: The Key to Leadership and Career Success

Management Excellence

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The Benefits Of Video Marketing Every Entrepreneurs Needs To Know

Strategy Driven

We live in a world where audiences increasingly prefer to consume video over and above all other forms of media online. Businesses and entrepreneurs, therefore, need to adapt their marketing techniques. With more than 82 percent of IP traffic now in video form, a radical shift is required.

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#leadershiptruth – It doesn’t matter

Roundtable Talk

There’s an expression that goes treat everything as if it’s the only thing that matters, knowing that it doesn’t matter at all. How often do you carry situations in your mind where you felt you shoulda, woulda, coulda done better, been better, delivered more, you name it?

Ensure That You’re Covered Before Things Go Wrong

Strategy Driven

We’re sure that you have heard of the phrase ‘expect the unexpected’, and that’s the kind of idea that we’re going for in this article. It’s important when you own a business that you ensure you are covered before things start going wrong so that if they do, you don’t have to panic. Obviously, it’s never good to see things go wrong for your company, but at least you’re in a position where you are covered and not left to hang out to dry.

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.

5 Common Derailments in Church Revitalization

Ron Edmondson

I’ve been working in and around church revitalization for close to 20 years. The first church where I served as pastor, after entering vocational ministry, was a small, rural church that needed revitalization.

How to Manage an Employee Who’s Struggling to Perform Remotely

Harvard Business Review

Be empathetic — but don’t lower the bar. Managing people Conflict Giving feedback Digital Article

Smarter Side Gigs

Harvard Business Review

Embracing roles outside your organization can help you prosper within it. Career planning Managing yourself Productivity Audio

Are You Stuck in the Anxiety-Distraction Feedback Loop?

Harvard Business Review

We’re wired to avoid what makes us feel fear. But you can break the cycle. Stress Health Psychology Digital Article

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.

Why the Second Generation Can Make or Break Your Family Business

Harvard Business Review

They don’t have to live in the shadow of the founders. Corporate governance Leadership development Generational issues Digital Article

Is Your Business Masquerading as Data-Driven?

Harvard Business Review

Four signs to look out for. Data Digital Article

How to Form a Mental Health Employee Resource Group

Harvard Business Review

It’s a great way to show support and reduce stigma. Diversity Health Organizational culture Digital Article

The Case for Reopening Economies by Sector

Harvard Business Review

Economic recovery doesn’t have to come at the cost of public health. Economy Recession Policy Crisis management Digital Article

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.