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.

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.

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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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.

Biggest Email Abuses and Bad Habits


I’m working hard with both my young daughters to teach them good manners.

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.

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.

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!

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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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.

Changing Your View On Managing From the Middle

Management Excellence

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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!

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.

What Aircraft Crews Know About Managing High-Pressure Situations

Harvard Business

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

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.

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.

Getting to the Bottom of Destructive Behaviors

Harvard Business

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

How Your Organization’s Experts Can Share Their Knowledge

Harvard Business

Amplify your team’s smarts. Knowledge management Digital Article

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When You Work in a Male-Dominated Industry

Harvard Business

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

Building Mental Resilience While Building a Business

Harvard Business

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

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.