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. Ravi was an Indian-born, Canadian-American Christian apologist. He helped many Christians understand their […] The post Life And Leadership Lessons From The Life Of Ravi Zacharias appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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. Building Teams and Culture graduation institutional values values virtual ceremonies

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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. Their leadership grows and deepens even through dark times because they hold close to the core principles of leadership: They think of others, not themselves.

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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. Feedback must be applied. […]. The post Getting Your Feedback Understood – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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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.

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. The meaning of nefarious isolation: Early in life… Continue reading → Communication Courage Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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. I appreciated David’s note for both the kindness he showed and for bringing the memory of the rescue back to mind.

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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. No, wait. That’s for sheets of phyllo dough. To win consulting … Continued. The post Two Issues Your Consulting Firm Must Confront to Win Projects in Uncertain Times appeared first on David A.

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. One of those aspects that requires lots of work and attention, though, is the marketing side. As a business, you need to attract people and maintain those relationships for as long as you can.

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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. I’m currently serving as an interim in another church needing some revitalization. I have noticed a few things that seem to get in the way of a church making the turn. When these are present it becomes very difficult, in my opinion, for the church to ever recover and grow again.

5 Top Tips to Prepare for Your Retail Store Renovation

Strategy Driven

Renovating your retail space can be key to attracting new customers to your brand, preparing for the future of commerce, and ensuring that your brand is able to remain as competitive as possible. However, before you take the major step towards remodeling your beloved retail space, here are some top tips to help you prepare and ensure that your renovations will run smoothly. 1.Strip the Store of its Original Fixtures.

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!

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

Management Excellence

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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. A good marketing strategy must be memorable and eye-catching, drawing in the target audience and perhaps even reaching a secondary demographic. It represents the company’s ethos and promotes these values as well as the products and services the business provides.

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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. The post Live-Webinar (free)—Fierce Listening: The Key to Leadership and Career Success appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

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. You need video to succeed online. Users have made their preferences clear, and now it is time for marketers to listen.

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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!

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

Harvard Business

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

#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? How often do you ruminate over things that […]. Latest News & Insights Career Management leadershiptruth Motivation

Smarter Side Gigs

Harvard Business

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

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

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.

Why the Second Generation Can Make or Break Your Family Business

Harvard Business

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

Four signs to look out for. Data Digital Article

How to Form a Mental Health Employee Resource Group

Harvard Business

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

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

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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.