July, 2020

The 9 Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leading Blog

E MOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE is a prerequisite to good leadership. To attempt to lead without it is self-serving. It may get the job done, but it’s all about you. It’s not the kind of leadership that brings others along.

Pluralism: 9 Elements Required For Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Pluralism is required in our leadership thinking because it drives how we treat people and make decisions. It's the mindset required for important ethical leadership responsibilities such as respect, inclusion, and cultural awareness.

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Strategic Resilience

Lead Change Blog

President Franklin Roosevelt is credited with saying a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. As optimistic as this tough times don’t last, but tough people do sentiment is, it doesn’t diminish the fact that many a sailor experiences acute queasiness when circumnavigating billowing whitecaps. Notwithstanding occasional nausea, what is it that contributes to interpreting rough waters as an invitation to experience new levels of success? Strategic Resilience.

Know Your Limits

Joseph Lalonde

Growing up, I remember the popular sayings of the time. We had No fear! We had Sweet! Or DUDE! Every generation has a set of words that defines their generation. Those were but a few of the words that could define the 1990’s. A new phrase has popped up recently. The phrase is a dangerous one.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Questions to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Effective

Kevin Eikenberry

Few consider meetings the highlight of their workday – more probably consider it the bane of their work life. It is true that meetings, while important and potentially useful, aren’t always very good. Sadly, now that most meetings are being held virtually, it hasn’t gotten any better.

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Leading Into the Acceleration of Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest by Marcia Reynolds: The response to the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated economic and social trends.

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Why Courageous Cultures are More Important Now than Ever (and more)

Let's Grow Leaders

No more safe silence – build courageous cultures for a brighter, bolder future We’ve spent the past three years researching, interviewing, and working with leaders of big and fast-growing companies, nonprofits, and government organizations around the globe to bring you Courageous Cultures: […].

6 Ways to Use Your Journal to Become a Better Leader

Lead Change Blog

Journaling can be one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective parts of your personal leadership development. Easiest because you already know how to write. Least expensive because all you need are some simple materials. Most effective because your journal can be the centerpiece of your leadership development. Plus, a good journaling habit makes all the other parts of leadership development work better. So, what do you need?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hamilton The Musical

Joseph Lalonde

Hamilton the musical has taken the world by storm. Theaters and playhouses have sold out of the record-breaking play about the life of Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda). Recently released on Disney Plus, Hamilton was recorded live in New York City in 2016.

Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

RapidStart Leadership

Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words. The post Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Communicating and Presenting Leadership Skills communication skills leadership leadership skills non-verbal virtual teams virtual team leader

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Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 HR and Finance leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

3 Things Overworked Managers Need to Stop Doing Today

Leadership Freak

Lethargy and laziness aren’t virtues. But overworked managers are their own worst enemy. 3 things overworked managers need to stop: #1. Stop doing people’s work for them.

10 Signs Your Leadership Might Be All About You

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP is never about me, but it is all too easy to make it about me. Frances Frei and Anne Morriss have written Unleashed to help us fix our perspective on unleashing the potential of those we lead.

7 Steps to Build a More Courageous, Innovative Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to build a more courageous, innovative culture? Do you want an innovative culture where the default is to speak up – where everyone at every level consistently shares ideas and best practices? A courageous, innovative culture where: Teams at […].

Ignite Development Potential: Transform the IDP Conversation

Lead Change Blog

For organizations and leaders wishing to transform their development processes into something truly game-changing, the underlying challenge involves replacing perfunctory processes with dynamic and opportunity-filled dialogue.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Old Guard

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. While movie theaters are still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming services are still releasing movies. Netflix recently released the comic-based movie The Old Guard on their service. (If

Ethical Leaders Are Fixed and Flexible at the Same Time

Leading in Context

Ethical leaders are fixed and flexible at the same time. They stay anchored to ethical values AND adapt as the world changes. Both are critically important aspects of ethical leadership success.

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The 5 Powers of Shared Commitment

Leadership Freak

A leader who refuses to call for shared commitment embraces pointless turmoil. An inability to create shared commitments propels you toward frantic mediocrity. The doorway to meaningful achievement swings on the hinges of… Continue reading → Commitment Decisions

How to Align Yourself (And Others) Up, Down, Sideways, And Diagonally on the Chain of Command to Improve Outcomes

Leading Blog

Y OU are likely being asked to “work things out at your own level” in your job more and more. You’ve probably asked your direct reports to work things out at their own level, too.

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.

3 Steps To Boost Your Critical Thinking Skills During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tanveer Naseer

As we’ve now passed the halfway point of the year, many leaders are now grappling with the reality that the COVID-19 global pandemic will not simply be a bad memory of 2020, but instead will be both a health crisis that lasts well into 2021, as well as an economic. Click to continue reading. Growth Leadership Recent Posts behaviour critical thinking decision-making focus leadership neuroscience stress

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How To Preserve Dignity And Build Trust

Lead Change Blog

Face is the new social currency of our time. Face represents one’s self-esteem, self-worth, identity, reputation, status, pride, and dignity. The more face you have, the easier and faster you can get things done.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In August 2020

Joseph Lalonde

Reading is a great way to gain knowledge. Authors have poured their lives into sharing what they’ve learned. This is why reading is so important for a leader. He can take a look into the minds of great leaders and learn what they did without all of the missteps along the way.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Kevin Eikenberry

I don’t know about you, but it seems there are more things to distract me than ever. And since distractions are the enemy of productivity and achievement, I’d like to change that. Rather than lamenting those distractions, I’d rather learn the skills for managing distractions.

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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!

How to Ride a Bike – Where Courage Comes From

Leadership Freak

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage.

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LeadershipNow 140: July 2020 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2020 that you don't want to miss: The glass is half-full. How has 2020 helped you? Leave your thoughts here: 2020helped.me. 10 Inspiring Questions that Will Change Your Life and Leadership by @SteveGutzler.

How To Reach The Right People At The Right Time.

Rich Gee Group

Want to listen to the podcast? Click here. If you aren’t targeting the right people, you aren’t playing the game correctly. Unfortunately, many businesses try a broad-brush strategy to try to attract everyone. And it always fails. Here are four quick tips (and a resource!)

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July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 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. Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen shared How businesses can repair the chasm created by racism. Paula writes: “ It can be difficult to figure out where to start when trying to eliminate racism in the workplace.

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!

Do You Really Love People?

Joseph Lalonde

The COVID-19 pandemic, or plandemic as some friends are calling it, and the recent racial issues have really broken my heart. I’ve watched long-time friends become bitter enemies. I’ve seen family members disown other family members. It’s sad. There’s so much hurt and bitterness over the issues at hand. Yet it is not just COVID-19 […] The post Do You Really Love People? appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Relationships

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Creating the New Normal – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Do you remember back to 2019? Back to when Corona was simply a beer? Yeah, it’s hard for us too…) Well back then, there was a lot of talk about how many things were wrong, and how we needed improvement everywhere.

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Loneliness is More Dangerous than Smoking or Obesity

Leadership Freak

“Loneliness has the same impact on mortality as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, making it even more dangerous than obesity.” Douglas Nemecek “… individuals with adequate social relationships have a 50% greater likelihood… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership Development

Leading Thoughts for July 23, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. James MacGregor Burns on the changing dynamic of political leadership: “American leadership went into decline after the revolution.

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.