July, 2021

10 Books You Should Read This Summer

Leading Blog

L IKE HIS MOTHER Rose, John Kennedy believed that reading constituted the most important instrument of knowledge. JFK‘s advisor Ted Sorensen said he read widely on history, biography, and politics. But he had little interest in abstract theories.

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Finding Your Own Version Of Resiliency And How To Achieve It

Lead Change Blog

When so many factors play into how individuals combat crises, there’s a stronger need to redefine what resiliency looks like. How each of us shows up is influenced by our upbringing, economic status, culture, and experiences.

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How Values Change Everything

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton of values as a critical element in enabling and focusing individual and collective success. Values shape your life, leadership, career and relationships.

Motivation Vs. Discipline

Joseph Lalonde

Celeste Kieft, the Humans Resources Manager, sent out a message to the team at Bold Furniture. The message was profound and timely. It is a message we should all take to heart. In today’s article, I am going to paraphrase her message and encourage you to think about motivation vs. discipline.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How Smart Leaders Help a Team Work Better Together: Plan Breakdowns

Let's Grow Leaders

Expect common breakdowns to help your team work better together. Does your team get derailed by miscommunication, hurt feelings, customer service challenges, or another department’s dropped balls? These common relationship breakdowns don’t surprise effective leaders.

A Powerful Learning Model That Will Make You More Adaptive To Change

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the importance of being adaptive to unexpected and disruptive change. Of course, COVID-19 is not the only external force driving systems-wide change.

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July 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 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. Julie Winkle Giulioni shared Remote Relationships: How Far Can You Coast ? Julie explains: “ Relationships require attention, intention, and investment. Even more so from afar.

Navigating Paradox: Shift Your Perspective

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is a Paradox? "A A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself, or that must be both true and untrue at the same time." --Literaryterms.net. Just like the many facets of a cut gem, there are multiple dimensions to issues and problems.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Snake Eyes is a reboot/refresh of the G.I. Joe movie franchise. The movie reintroduces us to one of the most intriguing characters in the G.I. Joe characters, Snake Eyes (Henry Golden). He has always been mysterious and cool. He was always one of my favorites.

How to Deal with Team Conflict

Let's Grow Leaders

Handling team conflict well distinguishes outstanding leaders. You’ve got a clear focus on what matters most, your team seems to work well together, but then you get that call: “I need to talk to you about…” It’s conflict, a disagreement, or a clash of personalities.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

6 Barriers to Achieving Your Dream Job

Nathan Magnuson

Photo by Randy Tarampi on Unsplash. One of the highlights of last year was the time I spent hosting a webinar on dream jobs with my brother, U.S. Marine Harrier pilot Capt Cale “Rowdy” Magnuson.

Three Skills Managers Need in a Post-Pandemic World

Leading Blog

C OVID undoubtedly disrupted our worlds, especially the way we work. During the pandemic, not only did the concept of “office” shift dramatically but so did the needs and preferences of workers. Caught in the middle of all this were managers, the face of the organization to their teams.

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It’s Not The Words, It’s What You Do

Lead Change Blog

You know the old saying, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words!” It really is what you do…not just your words! We are constantly told that showing employees that they are valued and appreciated makes all the difference in retaining talent, but what is most often misunderstood is the HOW.

Learning Ethical Leadership: Talent Development Implications

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leadership isn't something we can ever say we've fully accomplished. It's not about arriving at any particular place, or about achieving a certain level of knowledge.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

The Power Of Regular One On One Meetings

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve shared how I think meetings need to die. Most meetings offer nothing to the attendees and very little to the one who called the meeting. It eats into valuable time. There is a meeting that is very powerful. That meeting? The one-on-one meeting.

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Organizational Learning – The Influencing Dynamics Of Scenario Planning

Tanveer Naseer

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competition advantage” – Jack Welch.

Lost in the Jungle: 5 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Team

RapidStart Leadership

Before launching our teams on any new project, there are five questions we should have answers to so they don't get lost in the jungle. The post Lost in the Jungle: 5 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Team appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders

Leading Blog

T OO many leaders are stuck in mediocrity. A Ketchum study found that only 23% of the 25,000 surveyed believe their leaders are leading well. Only 31% believe leaders communicate well. Only 17% have confidence that leadership will improve in the upcoming year.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Move From A Good Leader To A Great Leader

Lead Change Blog

What does it take to find the sweet spot in leadership? Some leaders operate at the extremes—doing too much, then too little. They centralize, then they decentralize, only to centralize again. Some leaders delegate, but then swoop back in and grab control.

Staying Focused in a “Human Attention Power Grab” World

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Whether it's cute cat videos or shocking (and sometimes untrue) headlines, we've all found ourselves "down the rabbit hole" of distraction. We suddenly realize how much time has passed, and that we have abandoned important tasks to take an "infotainment journey.".

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Integrity In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently called into the office of a coworker. He shut the door and said he needed to talk to me. This concerned me. I began to wonder what was happening. Was he sick? Did he have a beef against me? What was going on?!? My fears were alleviated when he began to share […]. Leadership

The Problem With Sandwich Feedback Video (and what to do instead)

Let's Grow Leaders

The sandwich method of giving feedback has long been taught as a coaching and feedback technique. What is the Sandwich Feedback Technique? You start by telling them something great about their performance. Then you give them the constructive feedback you really want them to hear.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

To Cope with Labor Shortage, Raise Emotional Compensation

Michael Lee Stallard

The current labor shortage and employee retention are concerning issues for organizations. Many leaders are scrambling to attract and retain the workers they need.

Leading Thoughts for July 8, 2021

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. Louis L’Amour on pausing to take stock of yourself and ask: Where am I going? What am I becoming? What do I wish to do and become? “Up

Leadership is 360 degrees and 365 days

Lead Change Blog

As we study math and science we learn a great deal about measurements. When we discuss 360 degrees, we can recognize this as a reference of measurement in angles, a circle’s circumference. If we compare to the temperature in Fahrenheit, it is above 212, the temperature of boiling water. If we include a calendar year, it contains 365 days. Leadership encompasses all of these components. John Maxwell’s book 360 Leadership is a great book.

The Quick Path from Negative to Positive Emotion for Leaders and Teams

Leadership Freak

Our granddaughter and her friends feel sad and stressed these days. Who could blame them? She’s sixteen. Dahlia happily told us about her new job while we ate lunch. She waits tables at… Continue reading → Leading

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Widow

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Black Widow was delayed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for a May 2020 release, the world finally saw Black Widow release on July 9th, 2021 in theaters and Disney+.

How Do I Build More Connected Business Relationships? (With Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Think beyond “networking” to building deeply connected business relationships that will enhance your business and your life.

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What’s Better for You? Peer Coaching or Mentoring?

Next Level Blog

You want to accelerate your development as a leader in your organization and think having a mentor to guide you could be a really good thing. You may be right about that but it can often be hard to find a good mentor. If that’s the case for you, what are your options?

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Choosing Courage

Leading Blog

W ITHOUT A DOUBT, courage matters—and we need more of it. Courage to see the right thing done. Courage to present a new idea. Courage to innovate and grow. Courageous acts can be risky—career-wise, socially, and sometimes physically. But if it weren’t risky, it wouldn’t be courageous.

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

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