Tue.Aug 11, 2020

Full-Spectrum Thinking

Leading Blog

F ULL-SPECTRUM THINKING is not common, and never has it been. And as the world becomes more complex, confused, and scrambled, it has never been more critical. Bob Johansen describes full-spectrum thinking as “the ability to seek patterns and clarity across gradients of possibility—outside, across, beyond, or maybe even without any boxes or categories—while resisting false certainty.”.

In praise of good trouble

Lead Change Blog

“Unbelievable how fast a year goes by! I just got the email that it’s time to fill out the 360 evaluation on the boss. Are we sticking with our usual ‘ he’s great’ storyline again this year?”. Well of course, we are. Why tell the truth and rock the boat? I don’t want to look for another job in this economy.”. This small work team had given their boss Joe good marks on his 360-evaluation for the last two years, even though those positives weren’t warranted.

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3 Ways to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough

RapidStart Leadership

How do you keep going when it is hard to keep going? These three ideas can help you finish whatever marathon you happen to be running. The post 3 Ways to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Personal Development Vision and Goal Setting goals keep going marathon perseverance success virtual leadership

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The Danger of Being a Know-it-All – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

If you’re like me, you went to school for a long time. And 13 or more years will teach you that knowledge is what “wins” the game of school. So if knowledge is a good thing (and it is!), where’s the danger? Tweet it out: Make your goal to know more, not to know it […]. The post The Danger of Being a Know-it-All – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development Video

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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.

Self-Reflection: The Secret to 23% Improvement in 10 Days

Leadership Freak

Vampires grease back their hair because they have no reflection. Life sucks and you’re a mess if you never look in the mirror. Socrates was right, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”… ”… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Success Leadership Development leadership success

What is Good Advice for a New Leader

Lead from Within

Taking the first steps into any profession is an exciting transition, and that’s certainly true when you’re starting out in leadership. You’ve worked hard to advance in your career, and in turn you’ve been rewarded with a leadership position. But in a sense, that’s where you stop. Where you served yourself when you were working to advance your career, now as a leader you’re called to serve others.

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Why Leaders Mess Up When Communicating Change

Change Starts Here

More than anyone else in an organization, what leaders say matters. During change especially, people watch and listen to leaders because they want clarity and certainty about what’s happening. And it’s not just top leaders who matter. It’s managers at all levels who we need to lead change within their teams. To do that, we … Change Management

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Business & Racial Awareness – Full Video

Modern Servant Leader

Recently, I partnered with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion expert, Glen Guyton from GuyStar Enterprises, to help business executives better address racial inequality in their workplace and industry. This 1 hour session was an abridged version of a 4 part, 4 hour series, based on the following books: White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do.

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Are You Going Deep in Leading Change?

The Practical Leader

In his book, Going Deep , psychologist, Ian Percy outlines a useful change framework. The PIES model helps to chart the depth of commitment to personal, team, or organizational change. The deeper the commitment, the more lasting the change. The first and most superficial level is Political. Appearances are everything. We make a “politically correct” change to show that we’ll “get with the program.” ” The next level is Intellectual.

How to Build Your Brand Successfully

Strategy Driven

Starting a business comes with a lot of responsibilities and challenges, but it can be one of the most satisfying experiences you’ll ever have, especially if it becomes a success! Of course, anyone starting a new business venture has such intentions, but there are some key elements that entrepreneurs must get right to succeed. One of these things is the branding of a company and building brand awareness.

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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!

The Three Vital Signs Your Consulting Firm Should Track

David A Fields

If you love data and can gaze lovingly for hours at a well-crafted spreadsheet, then you may hanker for a vast array of meters to judge the progress of your consulting firm; something like an airplane cockpit. Conversely, if numbers aren’t really your bag then you might prefer the dashboard from the 1962 Morris Minor … Continued. The post The Three Vital Signs Your Consulting Firm Should Track appeared first on David A. Fields. All Articles Consulting Consultants

6 Myths about Outsourcing Busted

Strategy Driven

Outsourcing can often receive a bad rap. In the business world, both big and small, many shun outsourcing due to preconceived notions about what it is and what its outcomes are. The truth of the matter, though, is that many companies are finding great benefits to partnering with external agencies or companies as it helps foster growth and efficiency. If you’re curious about outsourcing but have been wary about it in the past, the following debunked myths may help you see it in a new light.

Leadership and Management

The Center For Leadership Studies

If you are a manager … does that automatically make you a leader? And is it possible for you to be a leader … without being a manager? These questions (and probably about 500 more) have motivated countless articles over the years trying to differentiate leadership from management … and vice-versa. So, here it is! The last thing you will ever have to endure on the topic! Ready? Now, first things first, commit these two definitions to memory: Leadership is influence.

The Rise of Alternative Online Businesses

Strategy Driven

The internet has become part of our society in just about every possible way, and it has certainly revolutionized the way we do business. No matter the sector, buying, trading, and selling goes on every day with new companies and products emerging all the time. The result is an incredibly competitive marketplace which often feels saturated with small, medium, and large organizations vying for visibility. Surely, then, there is no more room for another online business? Not so.

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!

Thinking of Skipping Vacation? Don’t!

Harvard Business

Everyone needs a break. Work-life balance Stress Productivity Digital Article

5 Project Management Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Strategy Driven

No matter your company or industry, one thing is true: you’re working on projects. And the truth is that these projects don’t always go well. In fact, did you know that 70% of organizations have suffered at least one project failure in the last 12 months? It doesn’t have to be this way. With effective project management, you can stay on top of your company’s various projects and priorities. But if you’re new to project management, it can be easy to mess up.

Your To-Do List Is, in Fact, Too Long

Harvard Business

Cut it down to one line. Productivity Time management Managing yourself Digital Article

How to Spot the Difference Between Webinars and Online Meetings

Strategy Driven

In 2020 the business landscape has experienced a wild ride. In a matter of months, the tried and tested analogue working world has shifted almost entirely to a digital way of life. Gone were the conference halls and meeting rooms, in came the online meetings and webinars. But with so many new users starting with virtual conferencing from scratch, there has been a lot of confusion surrounding the jargon.

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.

California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as regular employees

HR Digest

A California judge has ordered Uber and Lyft to reclassify their workers from independent contractors to employees with benefits in a landmark judgment that will affect gig workers and especially the ride-hailing service drivers. Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman has ruled that Lyft and Uber’s thousands of contract drivers should be given the same benefits under labor law as other full-time employees.

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Leading into the Post-Covid Recovery

Harvard Business

Lessons from Europe on preparing for the challenges ahead. Crisis management Digital Article

New Module: Women Rising: Breaking the Habits that Hold You Back

Coaching Ourselves

The world needs more women in positions of power and influence. Our latest women-only module, “Women Rising: Breaking the Habits that Hold You Back” is co-written by the power team of leadership expert, Sally Helgesen and bestselling leadership coach, Marshall Goldsmith. Exceptionally, this module is designed to be used by women only! . Sally and Marshall have observed over the years that women often face different sorts of challenges in the workplace than men.

Mastering the Art of Persuasion

Harvard Business

Wharton professor Jonah Berger explains why so many people fail to change others’ minds — and what we can do about it. Psychology Managing people Motivating people Audio

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.