August, 2022

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How to Give Your Boss Bad News: Avoid This Mistake and What to Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid This Mistake When Giving Your Boss Bad News. You’ve got to give your boss bad news. But the timing isn’t great–for you or for them. The restructure. The uncertainty. The promotion that’s right around the corner. Maybe it’s just not a great time to rock the boat.

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Have A GROW Plan

Joseph Lalonde

A leader is constantly looking for ways to grow. This could be through reading books, active engagement, listening to others, or other forms of learning. But… Not many leaders have a GROW plan. A GROW plan helps leaders have a short acronym to remember their plans to grow.

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Where Can We Find Ethical Leadership?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton While it may be convenient to think about ethical leadership as a task, a program, or a rule book, that’s not where it lives. Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Quotes ethical leadership leadership development leading ethically values

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Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More?

RapidStart Leadership

Time - there's never enough of it, and everyone seems to want more; is making time an option? With a change of perspective, I think so. The post Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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The Art Of Listening When Working In Multicultural Teams

Tanveer Naseer

Most of us find it challenging to communicate with people whose styles and opinions are very different from our own.

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Why Hiring is Irrelevant if You Can’t Solve Retention

Chart Your Course

The people who work for your company are the most valuable asset. They determine the success or failure of your business.

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Leaders Are Dream Releasers

Joseph Lalonde

As people come onto your team, they put their trust in you. They believe you are going to lead them in the right direction. Maybe even help them achieve their dreams. Sadly, too many leaders believe their people are there to work for them and them alone.

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Engagement and Motivating Employees

CoachStation

Engagement at work matters. Employee discretionary effort and focus are being challenged for many reasons, including the labour market and working from home. People are finding it easy to find jobs and unemployment is at a record low. It won’t always be like this, however.

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A Bad Boss is Like a Drunk Skunk

Leadership Freak

A bad boss spews stink like a drunk skunk. Bad bosses don’t smell their own stink and team members don’t tell them they reek. A malodorous boss thinks stink is sweet. Only maleficent… Continue reading → Leading

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7 Ways To Grow Your Business Faster

Tanveer Naseer

A business can grow in many ways but adopting some tried-and-true methods can expedite the process. The following are some of the seven best ways to grow your business: 1. Optimize tax refunds during business trips The type of business you do and where you do it might qualify you.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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The Five Laws Of Stupidity.

Rich Gee Group

"Non-stupid people always underestimate the damaging power of stupid individuals.” Over vacation, I read a great book : "The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity” by Carlo Cipolla, an economic historian.

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How to Host a Clear the Air Meeting for Better Team Collaboration

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Approaches For a Better Clear the Air Meeting. Do you ever need to have a meeting to “clear the air?” ” This question came in from one of our recent leadership development programs.

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Deconstruction

Joseph Lalonde

Deconstruction is a hot topic button in the world of faith. Many prominent faith leaders are coming to terms that the people they’ve led are reexamining the world they believed in. More than that, many leaders of the faith have begun to deconstruct what they’ve come to believe.

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Smart Leadership: Four Simple Choices to Scale Your Impact

QAspire

Choices we make as leaders are our currency to create an impact, build trust and scale our influence as leaders. Amidst all the complexity, distractions and disruptive changes, it is easy for us to get caught up on the treadmill of reacting to the external forces.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

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Saturday Sage: A Playful Life Is a Better Life

Leadership Freak

When you were a kid you knew how to play. Recess was your favorite subject. You could draw anything, try anything, be anyone. Now you’re an adult. Your playful spirit shriveled. What the heck… Continue reading → Saturday Sage

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Why Leaders Must Invest In Modern Technology For Continued Success

Tanveer Naseer

Technological advancements that provide essential conveniences for businesses are constantly evolving. These modern solutions help organizations worldwide to improve operations and enhance the quality of their products and services.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When a plane experiences heavy turbulence, a light on the overhead panel alerts passengers to take a seat and fasten their safety belts. The instructions are clear, people know what to do, and it’s usually an orderly process. When people make decisions in their daily rounds, though, there is no external alert or audible alarm to signal that they are stepping into an ethical issue or an ethical gray area and need to carefully consider ethical issues.

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How to Help Your Team’s Performance Stand Out For Better Recognition

Let's Grow Leaders

Better Recognition Starts With More Strategic Contribution. You care about your team and the work they’re doing. They’re working hard. And if they’re like so many teams we work with, they yearn for better recognition.

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bullet Train

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Bullet Train is one of the most unique and fun films I’ve seen in a long time. It’s an action movie with a bit of intrigue, suspense, and fun all mixed together.

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The Word of the Year is Uncertainty. Now What?

Kevin Eikenberry

Time Magazine famously names a Person of the Year in December. I’m naming uncertainty as the Word of Year now. We don’t even have to wait. I know, the future is always uncertain – the only time we have 20/20 vision is looking backwards. Yet, due to a list of factors as long as your […].

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Two Breakthrough Questions that Change the Way People Think

Leadership Freak

We’re like bear cubs clinging to trees when it comes to the way we think. Resistance to change produces stability. You can’t climb a new tree until you come down from the one… Continue reading → Questions Leadership Development Leading

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What Business Leaders Can Do During Self-Isolation

Tanveer Naseer

The worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic are behind us. But due to constantly-evolving strains that become increasingly more infectious, the virus remains a potent threat to communities and organizations around the world.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series, I explored why it is important to develop our own internal warning system to alert us when we need to think carefully about ethical issues. In this post, I'll address why some leaders who want to do the right thing have not yet developed their capacity to detect ethical issues.

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An Age of Miracles

Let's Grow Leaders

We live in an age of miracles. In this episode, we continue with the theme in Season 11 focusing on more humanity aspects of human-centered leadership. Your life is the product of millions of decisions made by millions of people. Without interdependence, nothing could exist.

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When Most People Quit…

Joseph Lalonde

I want you to think about the last time you quit something. When did you quit? What caused you to quit? Research shows that most people don’t quit early on (other than when we all give up on that New Year resolution to go to the gym). The research shows many people quit in the sticky middle.

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Seven Critical Needs for Sustained and Successful Organizational Change

Great Results Team Building

Successful organizational change can be a challenge for leaders. Even when leaders see the need and benefits of changing a process or a platform, the entire team must ultimately buy-in and make a commitment to adapt if the changes are to have a lasting and positive impact on productivity and results.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

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Leadership Communication: 10 Reasons to Shut Your Mouth Before it’s too Late

Leadership Freak

“Being able to effectively communicate is the most important skill any leader can possess.” ” Richard Branson Leadership communication: 10 reasons to close your mouth. #1. You dozed off.

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What You Gain By Offering A Generous Benefits Package

Tanveer Naseer

In today’s competitive job market, it can be challenging to attract and retain good employees. However, offering a generous benefits package may make all the difference between attracting top talent and losing great employees to your competition.

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Changing Our Mind (It May Not Mean We’re Indecisive)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we change our position on an issue, sometimes it is because we simply can't decide. But when you look at mind-changing from the perspective of human growth and development, you can see that there is often more to it than that. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Thinking Ethics & Talent Management Talking About Ethics ethical leadership context leading ethically what is ethical leadership

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Too Many Ideas: How To Help Your Team Stay Focused and Creative [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Turn Too Many Ideas into Ideas You Can Use. “Hey Karin, I’ve got to tell you. Your book, Courageous Cultures, kind of scares me. We don’t actually need more ideas around here… we have too many ideas! We’ve been growing so fast, it’s like the wild, wild west.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.