Thu.Oct 22, 2020

Fine-Tuning Your Leadership Style

Lead Change Blog

What can you do to improve your leadership style? Leadership styles refer to the alternative ways you direct, engage, and empower people to make needed changes. I believe there are three basic styles of leading: Direct, discuss, and delegate.

Leading Thoughts for October 22, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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Three Classic Negotiating Mistakes

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Clint Babcock: Recently I was teaching a class on negotiation for salespeople. I set up a buyer–seller role play scenario and I asked two participants to work through the scenario in front of the rest of the class.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share a variety of perspectives and insights on culture. We’ve also included some quotations from our newest book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

A GOOD BOSS is better than a good company!

Brigette Hyacinth

My first boss was the best. I had a family emergency and before I could finish explaining to him the situation. He said, “And you are still standing here talking to me? Why aren’t you out the door yet? I’ll cover for you.” I smiled then went to my desk, took my belongings and left.

Why Serve Employees When 47% are Thinking About Quitting Right Now

Leadership Freak

47% of workers are thinking about quitting right now.* Why expend time and resources serving people if they’re going to move on in 4 years? #1. Turnover stings: The only time turnover doesn’t… Continue reading → Leading

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Do You Need to Learn To Be Better With People?

Lead from Within

Interacting and connecting with others is a critical factor in leadership—and among most other fields, as well. Some people have a gift for being with others easily and instinctively. But for many people, it doesn’t come naturally.

It is not your title that makes you a leader. It is your impact and influence.

Brigette Hyacinth

The corporate world is littered with “mere” managers but lacks leaders. Over the course of my career, I only had one manager who was a leader ( Joseph). He made such an impact and influenced my leadership style. It is a rare individual who excels in both managing and leading.

Company Gone Well? Here’s What to Do With the Cash

Strategy Driven

As an entrepreneur, one of the best things that can happen to you is for your company to do well and for you to make a killing selling your company or shares in your firm. However, newfound wealth can be difficult if you haven’t thought of what to do with it.

If You Can’t Trust Your Employees to Work Flexibly, Why Hire Them in the First Place?

Brigette Hyacinth

Trust is the foundation of any successful relationship, whether professionally or personally and when it’s broken, it is extremely hard to repair. I once had a supervisor I couldn’t even send an email without her approving it first. She was so inflexible that it was overbearing.

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.

Never Run Out of Money! Use Cash Forecasting to Stay Solvent

Strategy Driven

Will you have enough to make payroll? It shouldn’t be a mystery. Don’t run out of money might be the first commandment of any successful small to medium enterprise (SME). You need cash on hand to pay your employees, service your debts, and keep your supplies rolling in on time.

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than expected !

Brigette Hyacinth

The long-term success of any company depends on the quality and loyalty of it’s employees. In this fast-paced, rapidly changing business environment in which corporate growth and profitability are critical, companies need to revamp their strategy for finding and retaining the best talent.

5 Ways Fake News is Amplifying Phishing and Fraud

CEO Insider

The threat of phishing scams and online fraud is ever present. It can be challenging to identify common scams, while carefully planned and targeted spear-phishing attacks are growing more sophisticated every day.

How much of a difference do you see between the roles of being a manager and being a director?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How much of a difference do you see between the roles of being a manager and being a director? There’s a world of difference. They’re completely separate types of roles. 48.84% There’s some difference between them, but not a lot.

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!

Remember To Use TIPS When Providing Feedback To Employees

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.

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When Will Leader Decency Be Cool Again?

CEO Insider

Famously, John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, was one of the first executives to make headlines for reducing his salary to $1 per year. Yes, he had stock options and cashed in unused vacation time. However, the intention was to demonstrate a commitment to fairness and pay equity.

What Is Extreme Leadership?

Steve Farber

These are extreme times that we live in. It’s fair to say that extreme times call for extreme leadership. But what is it? Do we have what it takes to live up to the. Read more. The post What Is Extreme Leadership? first appeared on Steve Farber.

RELP – Episode 7 – Common Derailments in Leading Church Revitalization

Ron Edmondson

In this episode of The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast , Ron and Nate discuss common derailments in leading church revitalization. I (Ron) have been working in and around church revitalization for close to 20 years.

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!

Managing a Team with Conflicting Political Views

Harvard Business

It’s possible to keep things civil without an outright ban on talking politics. Leading teams Difficult conversations Digital Article

Why Hiring During Covid Is Different Than in Previous Downturns

Harvard Business

Job candidates have more leverage than they once did. Economics & Society Labor Recession Digital Article

“Serious” Leaders Need Self-Care, Too

Harvard Business

It’s not just a bunch of hippy-dippy nonsense. Managing yourself Leadership Digital Article

Why Most Organizations’ Investments in AI Fall Flat - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PWC

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from PwC. Innovation Technology Sponsor Content

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.

How to Find and Form a “Parenting Posse”

Harvard Business

Four ways to build a support system that works for you. Work-life balance Time management Digital Article

Algorithms Are Making Economic Inequality Worse

Harvard Business

AI-powered organizations are being run by a small cohort of highly paid employees and millions of low-paid workers. Technology Economics & Society Digital Article

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