May, 2020

The #1 Leadership Skill for the “Covid19 War” – Inner Peace

Leading Blog

C OVID19 is a health crisis; an economic crisis; a social crisis; a political crisis; and a geopolitical crisis. It is a crisis dominated by unknowns and huge downsides. It is an existential crisis — life or death.

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Stop Trying to Ask Good Questions

Lead Change Blog

Many leadership books and coach training programs outline rules for asking good questions. Common ones include: Don’t ask closed questions. Ask open questions that start with What, When, Where, and How. Avoid Why questions. These suggestions are misleading.

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Life And Leadership Lessons From The Life Of Ravi Zacharias

Joseph Lalonde

To be honest, I wasn’t surprised to hear of the passing of Ravi Zacharias. Ravi had been diagnosed with cancer and his prognosis wasn’t good. Yesterday, May 15th, 2020, Ravi Zacharias passed away. It’s a blow to those in the Christian faith.

How To Disrupt the Disruption and Help Your Team Move Forward

Let's Grow Leaders

You wouldn’t have wished for this ridiculous, unprecedented disruption. But if you’re like many leaders I talk with, this stressful period has also been surprisingly energizing. Until it wasn’t. You’re proud of your team.

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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.

Why You Need Routines Now More than Ever

Kevin Eikenberry

As long as you have been in the workplace, you have had work routines. As your job situations changed, those routines adjusted with you. Rarely have so many seen their working situation change so drastically, so quickly. Now, nearly all of the cues and rhythms that marked your workday are changed.

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Why Leaders Need To Manage The Emotional Side Of Setbacks

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to managing setbacks, the typical approach focuses on discovering what went wrong to prevent a similar issue from arising.

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7 Traits That Great LEADERS Need Right Now

Lead Change Blog

I don’t think anyone can dispute that now, more than ever, we need great leaders. People who can step up and show others the way. People who take charge, not in an overbearing way, but in a way that inspires others to follow. After all, you can’t be a leader unless others will follow you. Leaders emerge in all shapes and sizes and from all ranks of the organization and society. Leadership is not something just reserved for the top bastion of an organization.

7 Scriptures To Bring Hope During A Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

When a crisis hits, fear often comes with it. People are scared for their jobs and their health. They believe their way of living will change forever. Those things may be in danger during a crisis. And it’s okay to be scared. Yet, there is hope out there.

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How To Change Your Mind and Not Lose Their Trust and Support

Let's Grow Leaders

Does this sound familiar? You started the year with a clear vision and direction. You’ve rallied people around that vision and worked hard to engage everyone’s hearts and minds. You connected what to why. And had brilliant momentum. No one ever anticipated […].

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Five Things Leaders Need to Learn Now and Remember Forever

Kevin Eikenberry

The spring of 2020 will be an event we will all remember the rest of our lives. Similar to 9-11, Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the moon, or the assassination of President Kennedy, we will never forget it. It is my belief that we can take much more from this than a memory. There are […].

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.

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Part 1 in this series introduced 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership and the importance of ethical foresight. Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 explored the dimensions of Ethical Design, Legal Compliance. and Human Impact.

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No Brilliant Jerks: How to Deal with Maverick CEOs

Leading Blog

B OARDS and executives are feeling an unusual amount of pressure these days. And it’s not from covid-19—the squeeze started several years ago.

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May 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Communication. Laura Schroeder of Working Girl provided Online Fatigue: The Pain is Real.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Groundhog Day

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Many of us out there may feel like we’ve been repeating the same day over and over again since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Layoffs, lounging around the house, and rinse and repeat… The days can begin to blend together.

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.

Leaders Share about Resiliency and Change: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

At this moment of unprecedented change and strain. With double-digit unemployment and everyone on a fast-pivot to do the best they can, with what they have, from where they are, resiliency has become a vital, universal conversation. So think month we’ve invited […].

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Helping Your Feedback Be Accepted

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the third in a series of videos on feedback. You can watch the previous videos from the links below. In this video, we talk about how to get others to accept the feedback you are giving – leading them to action.

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Leaders, Welcome to the Beginning of Phase 2

Next Level Blog

From my vantage point of speaking with around a dozen leaders from different industries every week since the pandemic began, I’ve concluded that we’re at the end of Phase 1 and the beginning of Phase 2 of what it means to live and work in this new world.

Maintaining Social Interactions with Your Teammates

Leading Blog

I N The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership , we included 19 Rules for remote leaders to follow. The first rule was the foundation for everything else: “ Think about leadership first and location second. ”

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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.

Building Relationships In Our New Virtual World

Lead Change Blog

Most women understand the value of networking and the way it can increase their visibility and potential opportunities.

What Is God Trying To Tell Leaders During A Crisis?

Joseph Lalonde

These are trying times. Your business may be shut down. You may be on unemployment or looking for a new employer. Or you may still have your position but it sure looks different. When a crisis hits, things change. And leaders are left there wondering what is going on.

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How to Tap into Past Moments of Courage to Cultivate More

Let's Grow Leaders

The best way to find courage, is to remember that last time you did the right thing and how it made you feel. Small moments of courage make it easier the next time. All courage is a threshold crossing. Often there is […].

How Leaders Can Improve Virtual Team Communication In 5 Simple Steps

Tanveer Naseer

In this time of uncertainty brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a curious outcome that the one certainty we do have is that we’re living in an age of collective disruption, where the reality of how things were always done around here is fast being replaced with questions of.

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.

208: Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust | with Maya Hu-Chan

Engaging Leader

To be a leader who truly engages the hearts, minds, and behaviors of people, you have to authentically connect with them on a human level. You’ve heard the phrase, “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

4 Tips For Giving Great Feedback

Leading Blog

A S CHALLENGING and vulnerable as receiving feedback can be, giving it can also be quite difficult. And for us to be successful leaders, teammates, parents, friends, spouses, and human beings, it’s important to give feedback effectively to those around us.

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From the Rubble of Dreams: Resilience to Be Reborn

Lead Change Blog

At 5:50 AM on Feb 2, 2020, flames leapt from the 26,000 square foot building of a non-profit that provided training and work attire to over 105,000 job seekers in Orange County, CA, in their first 30 years.

Thinking Small To Lead Through A Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

Bang! A crisis hits and your mind begins to race with the possibilities. You try to run through every possible outcome in your mind. Most of them ending in disaster. Then there’s the master plan.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

7 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

It Takes Clarity and Curiosity to Encourage Creative Thinking Businesses around the world face a changing normal, where it’s hard to say what things will look like in one year, much less six months from now. For some this means finding entirely […].

COVID-19 Pushes Companies To Embrace Technology Or Go Extinct

Tanveer Naseer

Do you remember Blockbuster video? If you’re over the age of 30, chances are you answered “yes.” Young readers, however, might be stumped. Blockbuster was a video rental store that opened in Dallas, Texas in 1985.

Leadership in Turbulent Times: 9 Ways to Embrace Change

Career Advancement

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” ” – Peter Drucker. Do you feel like you’re just treading water right now, trying to keep your team afloat? To lead through challenging times, you must embrace change.

How Do You Create A Sense of Belonging at Work?

Leading Blog

I N a Cigna Health report from 2019, 61 percent of people in the study reported feeling lonely.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.