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April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Communication. John Stoker of DialogueWORKS contributed Managers, here’s your guide to effective feedback. John shares: “Sometimes it is helpful to think about the critical skills for giving feedback to others.

How Women Can Master Office Politics To Grow Their Career And Help Their Team Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one aspect of today’s workplaces most of us could do without, it’s office politics. And yet, the simple truth is you need to master it to grow your career. Unfortunately, for most women, this is easier said than done. So how can they overcome this hurdle and become.

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Power in the Face of Disruption

Leadership Freak

The difference between wannabe leaders and actual leaders is focus. I’ve been asking leaders, “What would make this week just a little better than last week?” A diet of doom and gloom is… Continue reading → Complaints Leading Marks of leaders Power Leadership Development

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Appearance on SHRM’s “All Things Work” Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

In this recent episode of SHRM’s “ All Things Work ” podcast, Katie Stallard and I spoke with host Tony Lee about the isolating nature of remote work and solutions employees can take to stay well during this time of social distancing.

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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.

It’s Always Showtime – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

You are leading…and others are watching. This is true when things are going well and when they’re not going so well. That’s right. That means as a leader, you are on display. And in the words of my friend, Tom Peters, it’s always showtime.

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The 360 Degrees of Crisis Communications

Next Level Blog

We all know by now that leaders must communicate in a crisis. It’s approaching the point of cliché because it’s true. The benchmarks for effective communications from top leaders are honesty, transparency, frequency, facts and empathy.

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How to Be Focused and Productive in a Crisis

Lead from Within

In times of crisis, when everyone is anxious and uncertain about the future, it’s understandably hard for people to stay on track. In those moments it’s especially important that leaders work to keep everyone focused and productive while coping with ambiguity and uncertainty.

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The Two Things Change Agents Need to Be Good At

Change Starts Here

When it comes down to it, there are really only two things change agents need to be good at in order to bring about results for their organizations. Designing change and influencing change.

Marketing Success: 7 Marketing Dos and Don’ts for Start Ups

Strategy Driven

Nine out of ten startups will fail. Having a strong marketing strategy can make or break the successful launch of a business. Does your startup have the marketing blueprint it needs to make it in 2020? Follow these seven keys to marketing success and avoid mistakes.

How to Gracefully Manage Your Consulting Firm’s Shell-Shocked Clients

David A Fields

What do you do when your well-intended outreach call crashes into a brick wall of negativity? Like many consulting firm leaders, you may have been burning up the phone lines the past week or two, reaching out to your clients and other contacts. Your motives are pure—admirable even.

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.

Is Your Business Ready to Hire a Small Batch Co-Packer?

Strategy Driven

Your food products may be gaining traction in the marketplace. Now is the perfect time to scale, but you have to find out the best way to do that. It can be difficult to know if your business is ready to hire a small batch co-packer or not.

Leading Remote Teams


TOP TEN TIPS FOR LEADING REMOTE TEAMS THROUGH UNPRECENDENTED TRANSITION. Last week, I reached out to several clients and business partners who have decades of experience collaborating with remote teams large and small. As the workforce across the U.S. is in the midst of many Working from Home weeks, I’ve decided to consolidate the advice I received into these top ten tips on how to manage teams and expectations during this unprecedented transition. .

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Four Valuable Tips for Executives Leading Through Disruption

The Center For Leadership Studies

The post Four Valuable Tips for Executives Leading Through Disruption appeared first on Situational Leadership® Management and Leadership Training. Articles Leadership & Strategy

Expressions of Gratitude

Experience to Lead

We're posting a letter to the editor from a Gettysburg instructor, Chuck Burkell, who had some wonderful insights on gratitude during the pandemic.

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.

Email Etiquette at the Workplace

HR Digest

The advent of the email as the official way to communicate in the 90s changed the way the world exchanged work-related correspondence. Emails have taken over a significant part of the way we conduct business in the real world.

Productivity Skills to Help You Gain Time Back

Harvard Business Review

Time is your most valuable resource. Spend it carefully. Time management Work-life balance Digital Article

What Will U.S. Health Care Look Like After the Pandemic?

Harvard Business Review

We need new ways of practicing medicine — and paying for it. Economics & Society Digital Article

Bringing the Case Method Online

Harvard Business Review

In this special episode of Cold Call, Brian Kenny speaks with Harvard Business School professor Srikant Datar about how Harvard Business School brought 1,800 MBA students and 200 faculty online in under two weeks amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Education Technology Managing people Audio

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.

Bring Product Thinking to Non-Product Teams

Harvard Business Review

What if you designed HR policies like products? Product development Organizational culture Digital Article

To Build an Agile Team, Commit to Organizational Stability

Harvard Business Review

Seven evidence-based practices. Leadership & Managing people Motivating people Crisis management Digital Article

How Entrepreneurs Succeed Outside Silicon Valley

Harvard Business Review

Lessons from “frontier” innovators with venture capitalist Alex Lazarow. Entrepreneurship Innovation Venture capital Audio

How to Manage Coronavirus Layoffs with Compassion

Harvard Business Review

Especially if you have to deliver the news remotely. Difficult conversations Stress Managing people Digital Article

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.

On the Front Lines at NYC’s Elmhurst Hospital

Harvard Business Review

A resident emergency physician sheds light on how the hospital has transformed to fight the pandemic. Leadership Collaboration Crisis management Digital Article