Sat.Aug 01, 2020

First Look: Leadership Books for August 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Creator Mindset : 63 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability by Nir Bashan. Creativity isn’t a “nice to have” leadership trait. It’s the key to success in every workplace and all industries. Learn to access yours, now?even even if you don’t think you’re a “creative” person.

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Three Most Common Traps In Project Management

Eric Jacobson

In Susanne Madsen’s book, The Power Of Project Leadership , she recommends that you do not fall prey to these three most common traps in project management: Managing tasks, events and processes at the expense of leading people. Being reactive and focusing on the urgent rather than the important. Believing you have to know it all and doing it all instead of looking to the team for solutions and innovative ideas. Thank you to the book's publisher for sending me a copy of the book.

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Work from Home Jobs That Are Not Scams

HR Digest

Earlier, work from home options was utilized by consultants and freelancers, but now it is the new norm. Point is will this change persist or we will go back to the old ways of office culture, meetings and number and idea crunching in person, rather than in the remote mode. Work from home Jobs. The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed the way we work. Flexi timings, work from home, remote work, or telecommuting are now a normal part of the conversation when hiring decisions are made.

Becoming The Best

Eric Jacobson

My favorite takeaways from the book, Becoming The Best , by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr., are: Your best self is not about perfection (an impossible and, therefore, futile goal). It is about becoming consistently disciplined and focused, making sure you challenge yourself to truly be your best self—instead of becoming complacent, convinced that you have arrived. No matter how good you are, you can always be better. Being your best self is a lifelong commitment.

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.