Tue.Nov 19, 2019

The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health

RapidStart Leadership

A leadership "eye" test may be just the thing we need to make sure the long-term health of our team is not in danger; here's a simple way to get a checkup. The post The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Leaders Build Faith

Leading Blog

T HE JOB of a leader is to build faith. The New Testament says that faith is confidence in what we hope for and conviction about what we do not see. It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. In short, faith is the belief in the realization of vision.

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Leadership Lessons from Great Teachers

Lead Change Blog

Master Teacher Wardie Sanders recently retired after teaching history for years at Hartsville High School. There are a lot of great teachers in schools all around the country who are only known to other teachers and in their own community. The news media are more likely to devote time to a violent crime or devastating fire than to the everyday work of great teachers. Wardie was an exception. In November 2015, the New York Times featured an article headlined The Art of the Thanksgiving Table.

4 Things Leaders Can Do to Combat Burnout

Tanveer Naseer

Burnout is a big problem. But it’s only in recent times that we’re coming to realise just HOW big. A recent Gallup study found that 23 percent of nearly 7,500 full-time employees reported feeling burned out at work very often or always, while an additional 44 percent reported feeling burned.

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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 Biggest Lever to Improved Organizational Communication – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

“We need better communication.” ” “We need more communication.” ” “We’re having communication issues.”

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A Strategy Story That Works

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Paul Smith : Every great leader tells stories. But which stories are the most important ones to tell? That’s a question I’ve thought a lot about.

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10 Soft Skills Every Leader Needs To be Successful

Lead from Within

One of the most exciting and challenging things about leadership is that it requires mastery of a diverse set of skills. You need technical skills, specialized skills for your business or industry, managerial skills—the list goes on.

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CEO Spotlight: Lorenzo Pellegrino of Skrill Discusses Its Crypto Market Entry

CEO Insider

Lorenzo Pellegrino is the CEO of digital wallets Skrill, NETELLER and affiliate marketing services company Income Access which are all part of the Paysafe Group, which has annual revenues of more than $1.9 billion.

Aim Higher: Servant Leaders Think Long Term

Skip Prichard

Leaders Think Long Term. The concept of delayed gratification is applicable to leadership. Great leaders think about tomorrow, not only today.” Skip Prichard. When I was young, my grandfather talked to me about money—specifically, about what I could do with my paycheck.

Seven Extra Skills You Need to Become a Versatile Change Agent

Change Starts Here

In a recent conversation with someone who was hiring for an internal change consulting position, they said they needed someone who could go beyond traditional change management activities. They were looking for someone versatile, who could go into any situation and be able to move it forward.

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!

Leadership and Management Book Podcast #1 —Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

Management Excellence

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Leadership and Management Book Talk Podcast Uncategorized

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What You Need to Know About SEO, SEM, and PPC

Strategy Driven

Did you know that a staggering three quarters of internet users don’t click past the first page of search results on Google? This is the reason why search engine optimization, or SEO, has been and still is a dominating force in the world of digital marketing.

7 Words That Protect Our Marriage

Ron Edmondson

Cheryl and I are in a good season of life and marriage. In many ways it is a stressful season with work, family demands, and transition, but it is a good season in so many other ways. We’ve been empty-nesters for a number of years now and we’ve adjusted to it well.

6 Strategies for Staying Ahead of The Competition

Strategy Driven

It can be hard to stay ahead of the competition when you operate in a competitive industry, as there will always be brands looking to lure your customers away. Staying ahead of the competition will require constant work. When you stand still, you will lose out to other brands.

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.

Team Building And Volunteering

Eric Jacobson

If you manage a small business or a department within a large organization, a great way to improve the cohesiveness of your employee team is to engage them in an activity away from the workplace. Engaging in a community service activity is a great example. Your team can work at a food bank.

How to Finance a New Vehicle

Strategy Driven

After your home, your vehicle is one of the biggest purchases you’ll make, whether it’s a car, truck or motorhome. Unless you already have savings, you might be looking to finance a vehicle, and there are many options for doing so, but it can be confusing when working out what’s best for you.

10 Ways To Be An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobson

Here are 10 behaviors, techniques and tips you can use to be an effective leader: Respond to questions quickly and fully. Take an interest in your employees and their personal milestone events. Give feedback in a timely manner and make it individualized and specific.

How to Manage Risk with Captive Insurance Companies

Strategy Driven

Insurance is a complicated, yet important, aspect of any company. It’s what lets companies behave confidently, assured that if they face damages as a result of taking poor risks, they’ll be able to cope. Yet, not all businesses can be covered by traditional insurance companies.

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.

Consulting Firms: The “Prepare Your Client to Succeed” Checklist

David A Fields

Your consulting firm consists of smart, capable consultants, and you have excellent models and processes. So, why don’t your consulting firm’s projects always run as smoothly as a dogsled on packed snow?

Leadership and Management Book Podcast #1 —Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

Art Petty

Leadership authors and bloggers, Art Petty and Wally Bock, combine efforts to share their views on the latest leadership and management books. In this episode, Art and Wally review Call Sign Chaos by Jim Mattis and Bing West.

What’s Wrong with Microsoft’s Four-Day Workweek Experiment

HR Digest

Microsoft created headlines when they recently announced that they were able to boost productivity by 40% in their Japan offices this August by adopting a four-day workweek. This sounds great on the surface, but the eye-catching stories don’t tell the full story.

The Delicate Balance of Making an Ecosystem Strategy Work

Harvard Business Review

Are you focused on what customers need? Business models Strategy execution Digital Article

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.

Dream Jobs for People Who LOVE to Travel

HR Digest

Jobs for people who love to travel do exist. From vlogging and photography to working with Peace Corps, these wanderlust jobs will get you to see places in the world most people can only dream of seeing….

To Truly Delight Customers, You Need Aesthetic Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

Pauline Brown, former chairman of North America for the luxury goods company LVMH, argues that in additional to traditional and emotional intelligence, great leaders also need to develop what she calls aesthetic intelligence. This means knowing what good taste is and thinking about how your services and products stimulate all five senses to create delight. […]. Strategy Creativity Design Audio

Lessons from IBM in Nazi Germany

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business School professor Geoff Jones discusses his case, “Thomas J. Watson, IBM and Nazi Germany,” which explores the options and responsibilities of multinationals with investments in politically reprehensible regimes. Global strategy Government Social responsibility Audio

The Unexpected Benefits of Pursuing a Passion Outside of Work

Harvard Business Review

Studies show that it can be better for your engagement — and health. Work-life balance Health Creativity Digital Article

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Why Business Leaders Need to Understand Their Algorithms

Harvard Business Review

You should expect to be challenged by shareholders, customers, and regulators. Transparency Risk management Technology Digital Article

6 Reasons Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted

Harvard Business Review

Success shouldn’t depend on an expensive degree. Education Disruptive innovation Educational Institutions Digital Article