Tue.Dec 03, 2019

December 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Communication. Jeff McCollum of Designed Learning contributed Ruminations on Influence. Jeff writes: “Relationship building and expertise are both needed to gain influence in leadership roles.

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders think more about relationships and less about technical skills. Expanding your leadership is about people. 5 secrets that expand your ability to lead: #1. Value casual interactions.

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Now Is The Time To Plan For 2020.

Rich Gee Group

December is the perfect time to start laying out your plans for the new year. First, I'd like you to revisit 2019 to better understand where you are and where you need to go.

Some Encouragement for You – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, there is a lot on our shoulders and much is asked of us. In my blog posts, emails, articles and even here in this video series, I remind you regularly of the responsibilities that we have as leaders. But today, I’m not talking about any of that.

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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 Get Promoted If You’re Not Your Boss’s Favorite

Tanveer Naseer

Your boss has a favorite and it’s not you. It’s disconcerting to work hard and get great results but never get recognition from your boss. After all, your boss is the gatekeeper to a promotion. You want the acknowledgment that you’re on track and doing a good job. But no. Click to continue reading.

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How to Get Noticed by Leadership (Without Sucking Up)

Lead from Within

If you’re like most workers, you’d like for your contributions and abilities to be more visible to leadership. But how do you get noticed without coming off as arrogant or attention-seeking? It’s easy for even great employees within an organization to be overlooked or undervalued.

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Are You Flushing Leadership Development Dollars Down the Drain?

The Practical Leader

During a break in a recent leadership development workshop, I talked with the HR Director (let’s call him Rich) about all the work they were putting into revamping the organization’s promotion and performance management system.

Why ethics are the only way businesses can survive AI and keep our morality

CEO Insider

Organisational change is rapidly accelerating, where a 2018 McKinsey report indicated that 80% of executives were concerned about the emerging risk in their business models. This new age is now characterised with greater speed, combined with greater uncertainty and risk.

How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

Signs Your Consulting Firm is Operating on Faulty Assumptions

David A Fields

You throw your best efforts into delivering value for your consulting clients, improving your consulting firm’s marketing, and creating a rewarding consulting environment. Then you find your work was off by a bit. Or more than a bit. Or completely wrong. Pickles-in-peanut-butter wrong. That’s no fun.

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.

A Deming Gift for You this Giving Tuesday

Deming Institute

It’s Giving Tuesday! And we’d like to celebrate with you, since generosity is at the heart of the Deming Philosophy.

Recharge 2019: The Breakthrough with Dan Perdue

Roundtable Talk

By Jennifer Hanna, Learning Manager Stand up. Jump up. Show up. That’s what Dan asked each of us to do, and he wasn’t kidding around! As a high-performance coach, Dan laid down the challenge……. get out of your comfort zone, be a force and reach your goals.

Four Seasons of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

After years of leading, I have learned there are four seasons of leadership. There could be more, but I’ve been able to clearly identify these four. Misunderstanding this can lead to frustration. You may think you are doing something wrong. Yet you’re only in a different season.

Recharge 2019: Courage at the C-Suite

Roundtable Talk

By Jennifer Hanna, Learning Manager Panellist: Sam Sebastian, Sarah Robson, Gill Dennis, Beth Tyndall During the next stop along our Recharge journey of becoming courageous, we had the pleasure of listening to a panel of insightful C-suite leaders.

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.

Why Cybersecurity Isn’t Only a Tech Problem

Harvard Business Review

Thomas Parenty and Jack Domet, cofounders of the cybersecurity firm Archefact Group, say that most organizations are approaching cybersecurity all wrong. Whether they’re running small companies or working in multinational corporations, leaders have to think beyond their IT department and technology systems to instead focus on protecting their businesses’ most important assets from attack.

Recharge 2019: A Visual Journey

Roundtable Talk

Once again, Recharge was filled with great takeaways and plentiful knowledge bombs. Luckily, we had Erica Bota from ThinkLink Graphics with us to document the learning through stunning visuals. Take a look, and share your favourites!

What Machine Learning Will Mean for Asset Managers

Harvard Business Review

As algorithms get smarter, who will be the winners and losers on Wall Street? Financial analysis Technology IT Financial Services Digital Article

Recharge 2019: Thinking Broadly and Harnessing Courage

Roundtable Talk

By Leah Parkhill-Reilly, Program Director We spent the morning honing in on courage because that’s a critical element in building the energy to push boundaries and be limitless. Courage is what enables you to push to the other side of fear, to move past the discomfort and reframe the current state. It’s what allows one […]. Alumni Exchange Latest News & Insights flexibility performance Recharge Resilience

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.

Why Every Sales and Marketing Team Needs a “Boundary Spanner”

Harvard Business Review

They understand both the commercial imperatives and the IT mindset. Marketing Digital Article

#leadershiptruth – Let go of control

Roundtable Talk

I have control issues. I realize that they’re rooted in a childhood where I had very little control and instead was highly controlled. Being high control means that I’ve become extremely good at pushing people away. Keeping help at a distance. As I work on letting go of control, I have to lean into the […]. Latest News & Insights leadership truths leadershiptruth leadershiptruths

Why CalSTRS Chooses to Engage with the Gun Industry

Harvard Business Review

Should large institutional investors divest or engage if they have an issue with a company? Harvard Business School professor Vikram Gandhi discusses why and how CalSTRS, the $200 billion pension plan for California public school teachers, chooses to engage with gun makers and retailers in California in his case, “CalSTRS Takes on Gun Violence.” ” Financial management Social responsibility Economics & Society Audio

To Build a Strong Culture, Create Rules That Are Unique to Your Company

Harvard Business Review

Distinctive cultures produce distinctive products. Organizational culture Digital Article

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.