Thu.Jan 09, 2020

The Future of AI: What Jack Ma and Elon Musk Are Missing

Leading Blog

T HERE IS LITTLE DOUBT that we underestimate the power of Artificial Intelligence. AI is quickly becoming a force in nearly every facet of human life. Serial Entrepreneur and Billionaire Elon Musk warns that AI will become much smarter than the smartest human.

Leadership Derailers: Anger

Leadership Freak

Anger changes the world. The question is how. There’s no middle ground with anger. It makes you better or drags you to oblivion. Anger is energy. 3 dangers of anger: #1. Anger is… Continue reading → Leading

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Better Results? Try Spreading Some “Rain”

Lead Change Blog

Sounds, odd, I know. But living in Southern California, despite the climate crises that has brought torrents of rain and snow from Santa Barbara north, we still live in a parched area south of Los Angeles. Even the Salton Sea is drying up. Yet there are lessons to be learned from the world around me that have a parallel for how to move into 2020. For example, right now, the hills around me are crackling brown and dust dry.

Key Qualities of a Vibrant Culture Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Colin D Ellis : People who are true leaders stand out. Others want to be around them because they know they’re worth following. But what qualities do these leaders have that make them exude such strength of character, while other supposed leaders fall short?

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!

How to Prepare Your Successor For Success

Let's Grow Leaders

The same mentor who jokingly told Karin that if you want people to think you’re a rock star “always follow an idiot” also smiled and said, “and always leave an idiot as your successor.” ” Not the best advice – but leadership transitions […].

The Best Way to Become an Approachable Leader

Lead from Within

Being an effective leader means putting others at ease, because when people feel comfortable they perform at their best. That means building a rapport, listening, sharing, and understanding others—in short, being accessible and approachable.

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Five Kinds of Impacts to Assess Before Implementing Change

Change Starts Here

When change is introduced into an organization, by definition, it will have an impact. Hopefully, that impact will be the one that’s intended.

When Small Things Get Big and Big Things Get Small

Strategy Driven

There are things in our lives that seem big, but they are really temporary or minor problems. The small things get big when we focus too much attention on them. When we make small things big, we can overlook the big things that become the elephant in the room that we are not seeing.

AI and the Future of Work with David Staley

Skip Prichard

Just Don’t Call Them Predictions. Is it possible to be a futurist who doesn’t make predictions? “It’s It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Yogi Berra.

What Services Does Your Business Need To Soar?

Strategy Driven

As a business, there are certain services that you are going to need to ensure that the day-to-day operations of your company are running smoothly. As well as this, you are going to need help bringing in more customers and keeping everything going, which is why we have written this 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.

Mission Statements Are Not Always About Money

Eric Jacobson

From the book, Light A Fire Under Your Business : A clear and concise mission statement defines, in the simplest terms, your organization's core reason for being, and it had better not be all about money. Money is definitely important to most of society, and it is a motivator.

Crypto Trading Bots – Next Step to an Epic Future

Strategy Driven

By traveling at an untraceable speed, the face of technology has witnessed several transformations over time. As everything around us has flipped over into the screens, there is no more turning back into the age of physicality.

7 and 7 for Welcoming 2020

Anese Cavanaugh

How's your 2020 so far? What are you creating? Are you feeling nourished? Inspired? Or are you wiped out already? Are you excited about your plan? Feeling daunted by it? Or are you underwhelmed and need a bigger game?

Use a “Carrot and a Stick” Approach to Leverage Business Across Multiple Markets

CEO Insider

Today’s competitive business environment is no longer about simply being successful in an isolated part of the market. Successful businesses will no longer be able to focus solely on their primary industries. The new game is one of competition across different markets.

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.

Employer branding is crucial in the war for talent

HR Digest

In today’s digital world, candidates want to work for companies they trust and respect. If you fail to convince them you’re good enough to work for, they’ll pass. To get more out of your recruitment efforts, you need to revisit your employer branding.

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How challenging do you find it to lead across generations?


Our reader poll today asks: How challenging do you find it to lead across generations? Somewhat challenging. It takes effort to cut across generations. 45.4% Not hard at all. People are people. There are so many different issues and dynamics to deal with. 10.4%

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Best Easter Ever

Ron Edmondson

Most of us have taken down our Christmas decorations. I heard a survey that said 14% of people leave them up through Valentine’s. Go for it. But most of us, at least in the church world, are beginning to think about our next big season – Easter. It’s been said the early bird gets the worm.

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Adapting Your Business To The Marketplace

Strategy Driven

Running a company takes more than brains and ambition. Your competitors will have both of those things in spades, too. So, what is it that distinguishes a successful entrepreneur from a less-than-successful entrepreneur? Well, many factors come into play. Primarily, it comes down to planning.

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.

Don’t Underestimate the Market Power of the 50+ Crowd

Harvard Business Review

They’re responsible for more than half of consumer spending in the U.S. Demographics Marketing Digital Article

Tips to Make Your Digital Marketing Agency a Success

Strategy Driven

Starting a digital marketing agency is one thing, making it a successful entity is quite another. There are many such agencies that have reached the pinnacle of success with their own formula. They have worked hard and made all the right decisions at the right time.

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How the Best Managers Identify and Develop Talent

Harvard Business Review

Seven tips for building a better pipeline. Talent management Hiring Leading teams Digital Article

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Thinking Of Becoming A Plane Mechanic? Here’s What’s To Learn

Strategy Driven

The world of aircraft today is a magical, exciting industry that brings millions of people around the world every single day. They work effortlessly each and every day, taking off from airports all over the world, with, usually, no delays, or glitches along the way.

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.

New Beginnings

Harvard Business Review

Do you want a fresh start to your work life? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Wendy Wood, a social psychologist at USC Marshall School of Business. They talk through what to do when you’re bored to tears in your current job, you’re being recruited by an exciting company right after a disappointing promotion, or you feel stymied in a role you thought was going to be great. Career planning Professional transitions Managing yourself Psychology Audio

If You Don’t Know How to Say Someone’s Name, Just Ask

Harvard Business Review

It’s simple, but it helps create a culture of inclusion. Communication Diversity Digital Article