October, 2021

LeadershipNow 140: October 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2021 that you don't want to miss: From @michaelaroberto : Interesting findings from Microsoft study on the impact of remote work on collaboration. How A Strong Mind Can Give You The Resilience Advantage by @LaRaeQuy.

Delegate Better: Three Ways to Get the Results You Want

RapidStart Leadership

To delegate better, it helps to put more energy into the start of the process. With the help of a story about a naturalist stranded on a frozen lake in the Canadian sub-arctic, here are three ways to begin so that we get what we need at the end.

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How To Improve Your Ability To See The Big Picture

Joseph Lalonde

Leading requires us to be able to see the big picture. This can be hard if we’re mired in the minutia of the daily grind. We can easily zoom in and lose the big picture. What can we do to zoom out and see the big picture again? There are 3 things I want to encourage you […]. Leadership

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4 Questions to Ask BEFORE Initiating a Difficult Conversation

Nathan Magnuson

Join Nathan’s 30 minute webinar “ Mastering REALLY Difficult Conversations ” on Oct 28 at 12pm CST. Something happened at work that set off your alarm bells. Maybe you’re a nurse and the physician ordered a drug you think may trigger an allergic reaction from the patient.

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

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

How to Lead When Your Team Lacks a Sense of Urgency

Let's Grow Leaders

People’s sense of urgency varies. Schedule the finish to get everyone on the same page. It’s a common leadership frustration that we’ve experienced and hear from leaders regularly: “My people lack a sense of urgency. I must follow up on everything or we miss deadlines. I’m tired of babysitting!

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Are Organizations In The Midst Of A Kodak Moment When It Comes To Remote Work?

Tanveer Naseer

In 1973, Kodak hired engineering graduate Steven Sasson to work on figuring out whether a device the company had invented a few years prior had any practical benefits. Two years later, at the age of 24, Sasson’s experiments lead him to invent the world’s first digital camera. Sasson ran a.

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Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful

RapidStart Leadership

Want to boost team performance? Here are three things leaders can learn from engineers who have figured out how to make jet engines go faster. The post Boosting Team Performance: 3 Ways to Make Your Team’s Engine More Powerful appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Make Ripples

Joseph Lalonde

We all want to make a difference in our families, the organizations we work for, and our churches. The problem is that we fall into the trap of thinking we have to make all the differences ourselves. Our desire to see change, to be change results in us trying to take on too much. We […].

Building Our Future on Global Values

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We have become a divided society that seems to have lost its collective center in values. But we have worked globally for many years to define that center. I wrote an article for the Non-Violent Change Journal about creating a better world through values.

Authentic Leadership: 5 Big Mistakes that Can Derail Your Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

Impactful authentic leadership requires careful judgment and context. Authentic leadership matters even more during times of stress, uncertainty, and change. Of course, you want your team to be real with you. You can’t help them if you don’t know what’s really going on.

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.

How Workplace Productivity Depends On Employees Training And Development

Tanveer Naseer

Business organizations that want to maximize their investment returns must focus on building a higher return on investment through effective training and development programs for their employees. As the adage goes, an organization’s most valuable asset is its employees.

Leading Thoughts for October 21, 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.

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TD Magazine Shines Spotlight on Emotional Compensation in October Issue

Michael Lee Stallard

I’ve shared my thoughts about the importance of emotional compensation several times on the blog this year. It’s one of the strategies firms can use to create an environment where employees truly want to be – an essential asset during the “Great Resignation.”

5 Books To Read In November 2021

Joseph Lalonde

The leaves are falling. The air is getting crisper. The weather outside is cooling down. Is there a better time to curl up with a good book? Maybe with a nice coffee or a specially made chai latte (my favorite). I think not. This month, I’m bringing you 5 more books leaders should read.

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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.

The Benefits of a Chief Transformation Officer for Growth

N2Growth Blog

As executive search consultants, we focus on understanding and optimizing businesses’ intended transformations and how they are shaping strategic responses to industry-level changes.

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World Values Day: Reconnecting Through Values

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Tomorrow is World Values Day, an annual campaign to increase the awareness and practice of values around the world. This year's core theme is about reconnecting.

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Your Roles, Your Time, Your Choices

CoachStation

We all have multiple roles, responsibilities and relationships, both in and out of the workplace. Understanding how your various roles interact and affect each other can make a genuine difference in your life. “It’s all about the levers”, I said.

8 Meticulous Hiring Tactics to Land the Best People

Leading Blog

Y OUR organization’s success comes down to who you hire. Just as great coaches don’t win many games without great players, great managers aren’t successful without the right people on their team. Finding, hiring, and developing great performers is the most important part of every manager’s job.

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.

How To Help Your Team Think Like an Entrepreneur

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Develop Entrepreneurial Thinking on Your Team.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Night At The Roxbury

Joseph Lalonde

A Night At The Roxbury was a spin-off movie from Saturday Night Live. It starred The Roxbury guys Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell). These guys would go out clubbing in their rayon suits and try to pick up women. Their methods were crude and ineffective. They were trainwrecks.

Is Your Leadership Driving Success Or Pushing Mediocrity?

Tanveer Naseer

If you’re in the leadership space, it’s hard not to notice the ongoing debate over remote working versus getting everyone to return to the office. While every industry and organization has to decide for themselves what’s the best approach to take for everyone involved, there’s been a number of key.

The Human Journey

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The human journey. We're all taking it, but we don't always know where it's headed. We can't always see where we've been until later, when we have the long-term perspective and can begin to make sense of the twists and turns we've taken throughout our lives.

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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.

You might get lucky today.

Rich Gee Group

Most people expect certain things to happen (cause and effect): "I send out resumes and I'll get interviews/job offers." "I I promote massively on social media and I'll get lots of clients." "I I set the goals for my team and they will perform perfectly."

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Risk : A User's Guide by Stanley McChrystal and Anna Butrico. In this book, General McChrystal offers a battle-tested system for detecting and responding to risk. Instead of defining risk as a force to predict, McChrystal and coauthor Anna Butrico show that there are in fact ten dimensions of control we can adjust at any given time.

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A Word About Resetting—and Community

Lead Change Blog

This blog post is going to be a little different than what you’re used to here at Lead Change. The last year and a half has provided many lessons, and one of those lessons comes in the form of leading change—reevaluating what was, what is, and what the future holds. For us here at Lead Change, it’s taught us that sometimes you just need to pause and open up the opportunity to reset.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dune 2021

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The new Dune movie was one of the casualties of the 2020 movie season thanks to COVID-19. Originally scheduled to hit theaters in December of 2020, Dune didn’t see release until this weekend, October 2021.

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!

Leading Through Disruption with David Giersdorf

Let's Grow Leaders

Is there any industry that’s been disrupted more at a global level over the past twenty years than the cruise lines? In this episode, David Giersdorf, a former senior executive in the global cruise, travel, and marketing services industry, gives the roadmap for leading through disruption.

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The Journey to Authentic Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The journey to authentic leadership is not an easy one. It's full of challenges, and it requires developing a high level of self- and other-awareness over time.

Be A Better Leader - 20 Leadership Hacks For Managers.

Rich Gee Group

I managed large teams for over 15 years in corporate and have been coaching C-Level clients for 15 more. During this time, I've probably run into every scenario a manager can experience. Here are my top 20 hacks to make you a better leader (in no special order): 1.

How to Act Like the CEO when You’re Not

Leadership Freak

A coaching client said, “I need to think of myself as the mini-ceo.” He and his team manage a $2 billion year over year growth plan. You don’t want to walk around like… Continue reading → Leading

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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!