Wed.Apr 08, 2020

How to Hold onto Your Customers in a Crisis

Leading Blog

S UBSCRIPTION-BASED businesses seem to be the most resilient during this time of crisis. With predictable recurring revenue, they have greater flexibility to withstand the storm. But there’s more to it than just revenue.

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The Courage Way

Lead Change Blog

Leadership demands courage. You have to make good decisions while balancing inevitable tensions and knowing when to take risks. You need to keep your values in sight, regardless of the pressures around you.

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5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is the first in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership as we approach IoT Day on April 14th.

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A Realistic Approach to Being Present

Leadership Freak

You waited for the other shoe to drop before COVID-19. You will wait for the shoe-drop after COVID-19. Leaders and managers exist because: Solutions are hard to find. Improvement needs relentless attention. Chaos… Continue reading → Leading

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 Business Leaders Need To Have Their Organizations Be Financially Independent During Crises Like The Coronavirus Pandemic

Joseph Lalonde

Running a business is hard. You have to balance workloads with staffing. You have to find ways to bring in new customers while previous customers may not return. And, most importantly, you have to run in the black instead of the red.

Everything Leaders Do (or Don't Do) Communicates Something


There are very few things in this world that are neutral. Consider a gift that with special wrapping paper or bows – it says something about the thought, the meaning and the care in that present. It communicates something different than a brown paper grocery bag stapled shut.

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Cloud Computing for Dummies

Strategy Driven

Most everyone these days has heard of the computer cloud , but many don’t really understand what it is or what it does. Let’s take a look at how the cloud got its name and then discuss the basics of how it works. How Did the Computer Cloud Get Its Name?

Becoming a Net Exporter of Talent


Developing your team so well that they begin being poached by others and letting them go to those other teams is exactly how to develop your organization. Today’s post is by Mike Figliuolo, Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS Want to build your team? Get rid of the people who are on it.

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Part Of The Team: Managing Employees Effectively During The Coronavirus

Strategy Driven

It is safe to say that many businesses have had to adapt really quickly to the current situation. Businesses that had no idea how to incorporate remote working have had to do it quickly.

How To Be A Better Boss

Eric Jacobson

Heed this advice from Julian Birkinshaw, author of the book, Becoming A Better Boss , on how to be a better leader. Strive to answer “Yes” to these three questions : Do you invest your time in things that help others to succeed?

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.

Temporary lockdown: What to do if your business has been hit by coronavirus

Strategy Driven

As we all know, the world is coming to something of a halt courtesy of the recent coronavirus outbreak. To say that it is unprecedented would be an understatement of the highest regard.

Success Principles For Challenging Times With Jack Canfield

Steve Farber

With the current situation where we are in the throes of the Coronavirus pandemic, it may be hard to imagine how we can cope and deal with the challenges and rise above them. Today, Read more.

Manage Work from Home: Useful Advice from The HR Digest

HR Digest

With a quarter of the world in quarantine, work from home has become a necessity overnight. But, it takes certain skills to manage work from home, especially when you’re seeking ‘work-life balance’.

Companies Can’t Ignore Shifting Gender Norms

Harvard Business Review

An increasing number of customers don’t buy into the binary. Gender Sales & Marketing Customers 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.

Understanding the 80/20 Rule (Pareto Principle)

HR Digest

What 20% of your work drives 80% of your business outcomes? In 1906, there was an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto. One day Pareto noticed that every year, a small number of pea pods – 20 percent – produced approximately 80 percent of the healthy peas that he harvested.

Standout Companies and Breakout Phenomena

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss standout companies and breakout phenomena associated with the coronavirus shutdown. Economy Crisis management Government Audio

Inside Alphabet’s X: Nurturing Radical Creativity

Harvard Business Review

CEO Astro Teller reveals how Alphabet Inc.’s ’s X develops breakthrough technologies that change the world. Research & development Disruptive innovation Creativity Audio

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How to Elevate Your Presence in a Virtual Meeting

Harvard Business Review

Six tips for making an impact from a distance. Communication Presentations Digital Article

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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.

Supporting Customer Service Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Harvard Business Review

How companies can help the people helping their customers. Sales & Marketing Customers Coaching Digital Article

Build a Culture That Aligns with People’s Values

Harvard Business Review

It’ll improve retention and recruitment efforts. Organizational culture Digital Article

5 Ways to Stimulate Cash Flow in a Downturn

Harvard Business Review

Be generous with customers — and aggressive with near-term revenue and expenses. Financial management Digital Article