January, 2020

5 Essential Mindsets for High-Performing Teams

Experience to Lead

Do people have talent or develop talent? Are problems really opportunities or threats? Is it ‘everyone for themselves’ or ‘all for one and one for all’?

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Empower, Rather Than Delegate

Lead Change Blog

“We need to get rid of rules – real and imagined – and encourage independent thinking.”. Howard Behar, Starbucks. Great leaders recognize that business success is a team sport and they cannot do it all for themselves. That is why the old paradigm of command and control structures will no longer be a successful leadership model. There is an unprecedented need to effectively delegate to get everything done; however, there is a spectrum to delegation.

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Leadership Derailers: Anger

Leadership Freak

Anger changes the world. The question is how. There’s no middle ground with anger. It makes you better or drags you to oblivion. Anger is energy. 3 dangers of anger: #1. Anger is… Continue reading → Leading

Add Common SINCE to Improve Ownership Thinking and Innovation on Your Team

Great Results Team Building

Have you noticed that there is a HUGE difference in the productivity of people who WISH versus people who accept reality and move forward with action? One of my high school coaches years ago used to say that “ Wishing is what people do when they don’t want to work ”.

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!

What I Believe About Leadership

Nathan Magnuson

Several years ago I interviewed with a large leadership development consulting firm. Things were going as expected until the office president threw me a curve ball by asking for my point-of-view on leadership. I was stumped.

Passing the Baton: Leadership in Transition

General Leadership

“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is saved.” ” Benjamin Franklin. So you’ve been leading your organization for a year or two, maybe more, and now it’s time to turn over your pride and joy to another leader.

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Jolly Rancher Leadership – It’s Not About the Candy

RapidStart Leadership

Jolly Rancher leadership isn't about handing out candy, it's about being where we are most needed and helping our teams when their stuggle is greatest. The post Jolly Rancher Leadership – It’s Not About the Candy appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How to Lead When Your Employees Don’t Have to Follow

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading people who don’t have to follow starts with your mindset How do you lead when people don’t have to follow? In a recent long-term leadership development program Karin and I conducted for leaders from around the globe, this was one of […]. The post How to Lead When Your Employees Don’t Have to Follow appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well engagement everyone's a volunteer leadership management

Share Stories to Connect with Employees

leaderCommunicator

Employees don’t want to follow leaders who they don’t really know and understand. You can’t get anywhere with your team if they don’t see you as a real person who’s not perfect but who has a real vision for the company. Help Employees Get to Know you. Employee Engagement Storytelling

The Impact of Great and Terrible Leaders

Leading Blog

M OST PEOPLE have been around a bad leader at some point. Someone who doesn’t communicate, sets impossible expectations, or is just difficult to be around. You’ve likely experienced the draining, exhausting feelings from having to work with or for that person.

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!

6 Ways to Build Trust During Organizational Change

Lead Change Blog

Death and taxes have traditionally been viewed as the two guarantees in life, but I think a third item has officially made the list: change. The pace of change accelerates with each passing, day, month, and year. The exponential growth of technology has enabled new products, services, and businesses to rise to prominence in short order, and has caused others to become obsolete just as quickly.

Managing Triggers In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

Everyone brings their inner children to work with them. Some unhealed parts of us left unattended, however, bleed into our emotions and can affect our behavior. We see the consequences of unhealed parts of us acting out all the time. A colleague stops talking to you for no known reason.

Rapid Deliberation: 7 Ways to Hit the Target While Under Stress

RapidStart Leadership

In times of high stress, reacting in haste is a recipe for disaster; what we need is rapid deliberation. In this post we take our cues from Wyatt Earp, and Army paratroopers, and talk about 7 ways to respond with accuracy when the chips are down.

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4 Words to Help You Build a Powerful Team

Let's Grow Leaders

One question leads to a powerful team “David, I just don’t have time. There’s so much to do that some days I just want to give up!” Lynn was a midlevel manager in a mid-sized healthcare company. She’d sought out coaching because […].

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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.

The Power of Consciously Changing Your Perspective

Kevin Eikenberry

As helpful as the maps app on your phone can be, have you ever been frustrated how the routes sometimes make no sense? Have you ever seen something from two different angles and seen something entirely different?

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The Power of Bad

Leading Blog

B AD gets into our head and it stays there leaving very little room for the good in our lives. We tend to focus on the bad, even in the face of a lot of positive things. Our brains are wired that way.

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Old Habits Die Hard

Lead Change Blog

Ahhh, it is the New Year, a great time to start fresh. Even Louie, my rescue pup, needs a fresh start. I have noticed over the last couple of weeks that he has reverted back to some of his earlier unacceptable behaviors. It all started with my noticing his unusually boundless amount of energy.

Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

Leading in Context

Employee engagement is a metric that companies are closely watching. Using surveys, levels of participation in programs, and satisfaction reports, companies measure how well they engage those they lead. Butcould this heightened level of watching be part of the problem?

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

14 Years In, What I’ve Learned.

Rich Gee Group

I met with a close colleague at Starbucks the other day and while we were reminiscing, I realized I’ve been coaching for 14 years — time flies when you’re having so much fun.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From 1917

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It seems I am wanting to say this more and more but quite a few recent movie releases have been absolutely fantastic. 1917 stands above so many movies I’ve seen I may claim it is the best movie I have seen in my lifetime.

How to Get Better Results in 2020: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about how to achieve better results in 2020. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors. Are you […].

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Teaching By Heart: A Guide For Great Leadership

Leading Blog

D ESPITE what the title Teaching By Heart might imply, it is really a book about servant leadership. It is a journey into self-awareness so that you can serve those you lead or seek to influence in spite of your self-doubt, anxieties, and insecurities.

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.

January 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Communication. Mary Schaefer of BizCatalyst 360 shared Employee Feedback: It’s More Than Words – Part 2.

10 Tricky Questions About Ethics and Leadership Answered

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Go Into the New Year With Answers. This week I'm sharing answers to your burning questions about ethics and ethical leadership - What is it? How do you stay up to speed in spite of rapidly accelerating expectations?

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Do You Prefer A Microscope or a Telescope?

Kevin Eikenberry

Microscopes and telescopes are different instruments used in different scientific disciplines to help understand and explore what is being studied. While you have likely looked through both, you’ve likely not thought about their connection to your success as a leader. Until now.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Knives Out

Joseph Lalonde

Knives Out is Rian Johnson’s magnificent take on a Clue-like movie. Intrigue, suspicion, and who-dun-it questions pepper the movie. For being a movie with a two-hour, ten-minute runtime, Knives Out flew by. The world of Knives Out is filled with colorful characters.

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.

How to Harness the Power of Empathy for Effective Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Maria Ross: Let me ask you a question: What does a successful leader look like? Effective leaders are masters of business strategy. They are visionaries who know how to clearly communicate their vision to others.

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Responsive Leadership: Needed Now More Than Ever

Leading Blog

T HE leadership question is top of mind for many people here in the United States and throughout the world.

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do

Lead Change Blog

When Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller collaborated on The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do , they created a story line based on simple insights that had the potential to make a major impact on those who read—and applied—the principles.

12 Ways to End Soul-Sucking Meetings

Leadership Freak

Poorly run meetings cost US companies $399 Billion. The survey says: “We surveyed 182 senior managers in a range of industries: 65% said meetings keep them from completing their own work. 71% said meetings are… Continue reading → Leading

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.