Fri.Aug 16, 2019

5 Powerful Benefits Of Becoming A More Confident Leader

Joseph Lalonde

EVERY person is a leader in some capacity or context: in your family, in situations at work or school, in your community… in virtually every sphere of life. That is because, in the famous words of leadership guru John C. Maxwell, leadership is about one life influencing another. We ALL do that.

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Mrs. McKinley & the Quest for Excellence

Lead Change Blog

My first lesson in the quest for excellence came in the 3rd grade. At the end of 2nd grade, we all found out who our teachers would be for the next year. I drew Mrs. McKinley. She was the tough one. I fretted about that all summer long. My mother said that she was sure Mrs. McKinley would be nice. But “everybody” at school knew that Mrs. McKinley was the tough one. The first day of school proved “everybody” was right. Each class had a designated spot in the school yard, where we were to gather.

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Creating a Moment of Enlightenment that Energizes and Liberates

Leadership Freak

Some people just don’t get it. You’re trying to help someone see the light, but nothing changes.

Weekly Round-Up: Internal Comms Strategy Guide, 3 Tips for Effective Email, How Google Shows Care for Employees, 4 Storytelling Lessons from Hilton, Leaders: Be Liked & Effective

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

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 collaborative leaders will always win

Strategy Driven

Collaboration is the biggest buzzword in business right now. Along with company culture , it is the zeitgeist of the modern business landscape.

Would You Prefer Your Company To Work Like A Symphony Orchestra Or An Improvisational Jazz Band?

CEO Insider

Perhaps unsurprisingly, orchestras are a more popular metaphor for business than improvizational jazz bands. They both involve teams of talented specialists with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. They both rely on coaching and feedback in order to improve.

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The Three Places To Interview Job Candidates

Eric Jacobson

One of the reasons you want to interview people in three different places is that candidates will usually be at their very best in the first interview (likely in your office ). After that, if they are pretending, the veneer will come off in subsequent meetings in out-of-the office locations.

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5 Blog Content Strategy Tips for B2B Businesses

Women on Business

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Find the Others – Leadership Excellence Profile with Jamie Marsden

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you have a great idea burning inside you? Will it transform your company? In today’s episode, you’ll meet Jamie Marsden – an engineer who saw an opportunity and built a team to support leaders in a groundbreaking way. He’ll share […]. The post Find the Others – Leadership Excellence Profile with Jamie Marsden appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Do you have a great idea burning inside you? Will it transform your company?

Why Handwritten Thank You Notes Make an Impression

Women on Business

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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.

8 Tips For Newbie Freelance Writers

Strategy Driven

Some get into freelance writing because they want the flexibility, others because they love to write, most are probably somewhere in between! Whatever the reason behind braving the freelance writing world, as a newbie you might be in search of a little advice to help you along your way. Get blogging.

Do You Understand the Variance In Your Data?

Harvard Business Review

Analytics has to be about more than averages. Data Analytics Digital Article

Better Ways to Predict Who’s Going to Quit

Harvard Business Review

The right data can help manage turnover risk. Employee retention Analytics Data Digital Article

The Gap Between Large and Small Companies Is Growing. Why?

Harvard Business Review

For one thing, big firms are spending more and more on R&D. Finance & Accounting Competition Growth strategy Disruptive innovation Digital Article

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.

Research: How Political Connections Help (and Hurt) Chinese Startups

Harvard Business Review

Connections boost credibility but scare away some customers. Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial management Emerging markets Digital Article