Thu.Oct 29, 2020

Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans

RapidStart Leadership

Native Americans exploited the herd mentality of the buffalo when hunting them; as social animals ourselves, what does that mean for us as leaders? The post Herd Mentality: What We Can Learn About Leadership From Ancient Americans appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Leading Thoughts for October 29, 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. Carl Schorske on the need to think not just about but to think with history; to employ the materials of the past and the configurations in which we organize and comprehend them to orient ourselves in the living present:: “In most fields of intellectual and artistic culture, twentieth-century Europe and America learned to think without history.

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3 Ways to Create a Virtual Watercooler for Your Remote Team

Let's Grow Leaders

One of the most frequent concerns we hear from leaders and teams (where remote-work is the foreseeable norm) is the lack of a virtual watercooler. That metaphorical place where people exchange ideas, build connections, and spontaneous innovation thrives. The informal exchange of […]. The post 3 Ways to Create a Virtual Watercooler for Your Remote Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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The Team is Your Destiny

Lead Change Blog

“Why didn’t you tell me!” ” Karen was angry. I knew right away this wouldn’t be anything like the happy call we’d had a couple of weeks earlier when she told me she was getting the promotion she wanted. Henceforth, she wouldn’t be “Karen the marketing analyst.” ” She would be “Karen the team leader.” ” . Karen is a focused and disciplined woman. So, she didn’t rant for more than a couple of seconds.

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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.

Heartbeat Leadership – Interview with Dawn Kirk

Let's Grow Leaders

In this wisdom-packed episode, executive coach and author Dawn Kirk gives you practical tools she developed throughout her career to help your team navigate the challenges of our times while remaining focused on the results the team exists to achieve. Listen to […].

The 12 Scariest Bosses Anyone Could Have

Leadership Freak

Research shows that managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores. The 12 scariest bosses: Ghost boss – only shows up when things go wrong. Wart boss – loves to point… Continue reading → Leading

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The Six Skills Hiring Managers Really Expect of You

Strategy Driven

Just when the unemployment numbers were looking pretty good, along came the COVID pandemic. The result: millions of people are out of work, trying to make ends meet and wondering how they’re going to land their next professional role.

The Difference Between A Mission And A Vision

Eric Jacobson

Here's a good definition of the difference between a mission and a vision by leadership book authors George Bradt, Jayme A. Check and Jorge Pedraza: Mission - A mission guides what people do every day. It informs what roles need to exist in the organization.

The Best Ways to Modernize Your Business

Strategy Driven

Staying modern is something that every business needs to do, but many struggle with. Those that are able to stay current will be able to satisfy the fast-changing needs and expectations of today’s consumer, streamline their business and stay ahead of the curve.

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Essentialism – A Powerful Marketing Tool as Businesses Reemerge from COVID-19

CEO Insider

After entering Phase 4 in New York City, businesses are optimistically seeking a new economic and social equilibrium. Broadly speaking, many companies are transitioning from a partial in-office operating model, while others that have been away from the office are reopening their physical doors as they reemerge from the COVID-19 lockdown. A great majority will […].

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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.

Ways that Businesses can benefit from using Human Resource Software

Strategy Driven

All kinds of businesses can benefit from using integrated human resource software. It helps in managing processes, information, and employees. With the advancement in technology, businesses can boost the efficiency of the workforce and improve productivity.

Education: Key public and private investment choice for the coming administration

CEO Insider

The next four years will determine where and how all the accumulated economic resources will be spent. The decisions will affect those suffering from rainy days to come. Targeted spending will sow seeds for innovation, technology, and the pursuit of happiness. In a post – Covid 19 era with large debts our environment needs to […].

What Is Yield Management and Why Is it So Important?

Strategy Driven

A service remains useful for as long as it is in use. In business, most pertinent is to sell off goods and effectively market services as quickly as they are available on the market. Some services and businesses offer perishable goods that can expire on the shelves.

Creating An Employee-Owned And High-Trust Company With Greg Harmeyer

Steve Farber

Have you ever heard of an employee-owned company? What exactly does this mean? Is it even possible? Well, for a business that runs on love, that is definitely nowhere near impossible. In this episode, Read more.

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!

How one can become a successful online tutor

Strategy Driven

Schools from pre-schools to universities have turned into online tutoring as most of the interactions have become virtual due to the COVD-19 pandemic. With this shift, online tutoring has increasingly become more common and important.

How well does your organization stand behind its product or service?


Our reader poll today asks: How well does your organization stand behind its product or service? Extremely well: We ensure 100% customer satisfaction. 47% Very well: We stand behind our work the vast majority of the time. 35% Well: We generally stand by our work but occasionally miss. 11% Not well: We regularly miss customer expectations and standards. 6% Not at all: We don’t back up anything we do. 2% Backing your product matters.

How to Build a Digital Brand That Lasts

Harvard Business

Lessons from Fortnite and Nest. Marketing Branding Customers Digital Article

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How to tell your boss you’re feeling overworked

HR Digest

More than one-third of Americans feel overworked, overscheduled or overstressed, by their jobs, according to the results of a survey from the Families and Work Institute , a non-profit organization that looks at the changing nature of work and family life. Feeling overworked is a real threat to both public health and a company’s bottom line. Recent layoffs have pushed tremendous amounts of work on remaining employees, causing them to feeling overworked and underpaid.

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!

Don’t Focus on Digital Transformation; Focus on Quick, Strategic Wins - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SLALOM

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Slalom. Innovation Strategy Technology Sponsor Content

What It Takes to Lead Through an Era of Exponential Change

Harvard Business

A new model based on some of the world’s most successful leaders. Leadership Managing organizations Digital Article

Mentoring During a Crisis

Harvard Business

You have a unique opportunity to provide the kind of support that a boss, friend, or parent simply can’t. Emotional intelligence Stress Coaching Digital Article

Safe Workplaces

Harvard Business

Dear HBR: answers your questions with the help of HBS professor Ethan Bernstein. Workspaces Health Design Collaboration Audio


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.