Mon.Dec 09, 2019

Asking Smart Questions Changes Everything

Leading Blog

W E LIVE IN A TIME when accountability is often sidelined. When it is, there can be disastrous consequences in government, in politics, in the media, and in business.

Four Kinds of Feedback in an Excellent Organization

Lead Change Blog

Why does an organization exist? In essence, to produce something, whether that is a product or a service. And in order to exist in the future, this production needs to be sustainable. It means providing high quality products and services at a reasonable cost (to the organization, the employee, the environment, and society). Two of the most important aspects in the organizational equation are the cost and the productivity of your personnel.

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Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

Have a meeting for more bandwidth and speed Recently we were delivering a leadership development program when Annia, a senior leader in the firm, raised her hand and addressed the room: “I’ve noticed that many of us quickly send an email rather […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. As I typed out the title for the latest Reel Leadership article, I couldn’t help but want to sing the song It’s a Beautiful Day in This Neighborhood. The title of A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood brings back all sorts of memories. Yet, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood won’t tell you the story […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Why Smart Leaders Do Stupid Things

Leadership Freak

No one gets up thinking, “I want to do something incredibly stupid today.” Choices seem smart until they end up harmful.

How To Successfully Change Your Game.

Rich Gee Group

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Leaders: Make Love the Top Priority

Skip Prichard

Make Love the Top Priority . Matt Tenney is a social entrepreneur and the author of Serve to Be Great and The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule.

Expand Your Recruitment Pool

Strategy Driven

Want to hire the perfect employee? The more candidates you have to choose from, the better your chances are of finding that ideal candidate. There are lots of ways to expand your pool of candidates.

Deming on Management: Appreciation for a System

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). This is the fourth post in our “Deming on Management” series. This series provides resources for those interested in learning more about particular topics related to W.

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.

Today's Leadership Thought: Celebrate Learning

Eric Jacobson

Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks. Rejoice and celebrate in the effort, the journey, and the process as much as in the end result. Mistakes are instructive. Learn from them instead of hiding them. ".

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Changing Your View On Managing From the Middle

Management Excellence

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Changing Your View On Managing From the Middle

Art Petty

There's a lot of negative spin about the role of managing from the middle, mostly perpetuated by individuals who feel over-worked, under-paid, and under-appreciated.

Heavy 2020 spending in Northern Europe

CEO Insider

Europe’s largest economy, and the fourth largest in the world, Germany, has been in a zero-growth situation for most of the year.

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.

Announcing a Life and Career Transition for Ron and Cheryl Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

A Life Transition for The Edmondsons. I recently resigned my position as CEO of Leadership Network. Although my tenure is much shorter than I had anticipated when I arrived almost 18 months ago, I feel it has been a productive time for me and the organization.

Today’s Successful Leader Values Data, but Is Not Driven by It


Though data is an important part of every organization, not accounting for people when you make decisions and relying strictly on data is not the way. Today’s post is by Sara Canaday, author of Leadership Unchained (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Every day we generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data.

4 Things to Think About When Starting Your Own Cannabis Business

Strategy Driven

The market for licensed cannabis products is growing at an encouraging rate if that is the line of business that you are thinking of launching into and as is the case with any new venture, you will need to have all the angles covered in order to set off on the right footing.

When You Work in a Male-Dominated Industry

Harvard Business Review

For women in male-dominated fields like engineering, there are lots of stressors, both subtle and overt. As a result, many end up leaving the field altogether. But the ones who stay develop strategies to survive and to even challenge the status quo. Guests: Jessica Townsend, Ana, Elena, and Teresa Cardador. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network. Gender Audio

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

How Your Organization’s Experts Can Share Their Knowledge

Harvard Business Review

Amplify your team’s smarts. Knowledge management Digital Article

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Building Mental Resilience While Building a Business

Harvard Business Review

Anxiety shows up in all kinds of business situations — especially when you’re starting your own company. In this episode, host Morra Aarons-Mele speaks with Cheryl Contee, CEO of Do Big Things, and Jeannette Kaplun, founder of Hispana Global, about how to work through anxiety and build resilience. Founders Stress Managing people Audio

Getting to the Bottom of Destructive Behaviors

Harvard Business Review

You have to understand your story before you can rewrite it. Psychology Managing yourself Emotional intelligence Digital Article

What Aircraft Crews Know About Managing High-Pressure Situations

Harvard Business Review

Research on making decisions in times of crisis. Crisis management Crisis communication Decision making Digital Article

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.