June, 2021

First Look: Leadership Books for June 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Be Where Your Feet Are : Seven Principles to Keep You Present, Grounded, and Thriving by Scott O'Neil.

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Balanced Effectiveness at Work

Lead Change Blog

Do you hold on to an internal belief that “somehow, someday” you’ll get caught up? Do you constantly have an internal dialog about not doing enough?


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One Of The Best Ways To Produce New Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

It is your job to help raise up the next generation of new leaders. It’s not the easiest thing to do but it falls on your shoulders. The fear of helping produce new leaders can be terrifying. The process may seem daunting. But you can do it.

Unethical Leadership: What Causes Failures?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership failures can be caused by different types of problems that may compound. Some of these problems are individual and others may be embedded in the organizational culture.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

A Post-Pandemic Productivity Gift You Can Bring Back to the Office

Let's Grow Leaders

Going back to the office? Don’t lose one of the most valuable aspects of remote work. Whether your team is heading back to the office, will continue working remotely, or somewhere between, silence and space are critical leadership gifts to give your team. Mixed Feelings about Going Back.

8 Ways To Be A Leader That Employees Want To Follow

Tanveer Naseer

Being a leader doesn’t mean bossing people around. As a leader, you’re responsible for motivating, educating, and making sure your employees add value to your organization.

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Pass Off The Broom

Lead Change Blog

I am sure we have all heard the leadership adage, never walk past a piece of trash on the grounds of your workplace because it sets a precedent for those working for you to follow. Your subordinates might come to the conclusion that if the boss is not concerned with the minute details of picking up trash then they should not be bothered by the refuse either.

What Are You Focusing On?

Joseph Lalonde

I saw a cute meme recently. The headline of the meme was: This is why dogs are happier The photo showed a man and his dog sitting next to each other. The man had multiple thought bubbles. There were thoughts of A car A plane A house Money Then there was the dog. The dog […].

Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day

RapidStart Leadership

Whatever race we are running, if we want to be smiling at the finish line, these seven things can help us get there. The post Smiling at the Finish Line: 7 Ways to Avoid Disaster on Your Big Day appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How to Stay Productive as You Return to the Office

Let's Grow Leaders

As You Return to the Office, Make a Deliberate Plan. You’ve learned a lot about how you work and what makes you most productive over the last year. You had more choices on how to structure your day, when (and with whom) to engage. You figured out what worked best for you.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Qualities Of A Good Employee: What To Look For

Tanveer Naseer

Finding a Good Employee can be difficult. In a sea of potential employees, how can you find the right one for your business? Most recruiters and HR managers know that finding great employees is difficult because you can’t always measure how successful they’ll be from the skills and duties listed.

LeadershipNow 140: June 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from June 2021 that you don't want to miss: 10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team by @WScottCochrane. Are You Really Ready to Quit? by @dorieclark.

Intelligent Disobedience

Lead Change Blog

What is Intelligent Disobedience? It is knowing when and how to say “no” to rules or orders which, if executed, would have harmful outcomes. No one believes they would obey a harmful order – but research, history, and the daily newspaper show how often this is not the case.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Galaxy Quest

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Over 20 years ago, Galaxy Quest was released. It tells the story of the cast from the fictional television series Galaxy Quest as they must come together and face a real threat to the galaxy. These actors don’t know what to do. They’re only actors.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Defining Characteristics of Unethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I'm sharing posts that clearly describe what unethical leadership looks like, and caution readers about the risks of allowing it to continue.

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How Your Employee Recognition Program Can Destroy Morale

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid These Big Mistakes When Recognizing Employees. A great employee recognition program is a remarkable way to build culture, increase employee engagement and reinforce critical behaviors.

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Are You Still Able To Make A Difference Through Your Leadership?

Tanveer Naseer

As a leader, one of the things expected of you is to be able to make that critical decision of whether to continue to pursue an initiative, or whether to cut your losses and move on to something else. While this skill is key to your ability to succeed at. Click to continue reading.

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Be Where Your Feet Are

Leading Blog

T OO OFTEN we are busy looking for the next thing. The problem is our experiences tend to be shallow. We miss out on the richness of being in the moment. To counteract this, we try to find balance. But balance doesn’t create greatness.

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

June 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2021 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. Jennifer V. Miller writes 7 Things Employees Want to Know In a Department Reshuffle. Jennifer summarizes: “ Are you planning a department reorganization or a big change?

Are You Rewarding The Right Things?

Joseph Lalonde

When we reward people based on their behaviors, they begin to repeat those behaviors. Edward Thorndike researched this and coined the term The Law Of Effect.

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Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. This latest podcast is part three of a funny and useful conversation between top executive coach Tony Mayo and his longtime client Ron Dimon. Ron is an expert on the use of information by executives of large organizations.

Calm the Chaos and Help Your Team Regain their Focus

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s a challenge common to many leaders and managers: Last-minute customer requests, emergencies, interruptions, and distractions make it hard to stay focused on your M.I.T.s (the the Most Important Thing ). If you’re not careful, reactivity can become a permanent way of life.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

What Neuroscience Reveals As The Key To Bringing More Empathy To Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership, there are certain topics that inevitably come up regardless of what industry you operate in. Over the past month, one of the topics I’ve been addressing with leaders is the importance of empathy in leadership, which is why it’s the focus of this edition of.

Wellbeing at Work

Leading Blog

W HAT DOES it take to thrive? It seems to be an elusive goal. Gallup research has found that about seven in 10 people are struggling or suffering in their lives.

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How Do You Influence and Inspire People?

Lead Change Blog

All leaders have the same goal. Improve the status quo and help people achieve their potential. Leaders influence and inspire people to make positive changes. Start by getting to know your team members—their dreams and goals, as well as their problems and frustrations. Then use these tactics. Set the Example. Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner ( The Leadership Challenge ) maintain the first function of leadership is to “Model the Way.”.

3 Reasons Your Organization Isn’t Growing

Joseph Lalonde

Has your organization stopped growing? Are they at a standstill for growth? You may lead a church, a small manufacturing company, or a large business. There will be times when growth doesn’t happen. You may look around and wonder why the organization isn’t growing.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

5 Easy-To-Spot Hallmarks of (Un)Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Quibbling about terminology –the words used to describe unethical behaviors as they are uniquely defined by different groups – just misdirects our attention away from some foundational, easy-to-spot signs of unethical leadership.

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Ten Ways to Beat Burnout

Next Level Blog

Burnout can be like the weather. Everyone talks about it but no one does anything about it. I’ve been thinking and talking about burnout for a long-time. It’s one of the reasons I wrote my book, Overworked and Overwhelmed , back in 2014.

How do I Admit We Were Wrong? (with Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

“Hey Karin, I’m so proud of my team. We had such an incredible pivot. We accomplished some incredible things. AND as it turns out we made some faulty assumptions, and we’re going to need to pivot. How do I admit we were wrong without discouraging the team? AskingForaFriend.

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The Lost Art of Connecting

Leading Blog

W HO are the stars in your constellation? What kind of constellation do you want to create? Connection is a superpower. Susan McPherson says that connection comes down to one simple question: How can I help? Business relationships often come across as transactional—what can that person do for me?

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!