November, 2022

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How to Develop Your Team’s Emotional Intelligence

Skip Prichard

Emotional Intelligence. As a leader, you’re probably aware of the term “emotional intelligence” (EQ) by now—the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.

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True Gratitude – More Than Pleasantries or Recognition

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s easy for true gratitude to get lost in the swirl of formal recognition programs, everyday courtesies, and the relentless push for more and better. Progress is good. You need recognition. And courtesy is vital. But none of these are genuine gratitude. True gratitude begins with deep humility.

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A Thankful Heart

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Cicero’s quote reminds us that if we want to act on the important virtues that create a just society, we must first see the world with a thankful heart. .

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6 Uncomfortable Leadership Decisions

Joseph Lalonde

The longer you’re in a leadership position, the more decisions you will have to make. These decisions… They’re not always going to be easy. In fact, many of the decisions you’re going to make as a leader will be uncomfortable.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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Finding Direction – 3 Ways to Blaze a Clear Path Through Life’s Forest

RapidStart Leadership

Today's world can be like an immense overgrown forest; finding direction through it can be a challenge. Here are three ways to blaze a trail through it, and make it one worth following.

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How To Attract Talent To Your Startup

Tanveer Naseer

There are many challenges that a new business will face, and how these are managed will determine its success. One of the key challenges that every startup faces is attracting talent, which can make it hard to hit the ground running. To succeed with any business, you need to have.

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Stuck in a Rut? 7 Questions to Inspire New Thinking on Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help Your Team Get Unstuck. By Showing Up a Bit More Curious. It’s a strange and ironic phenomenon. Despite all the change going on, have you noticed your team sometimes gets stuck in a rut of uninspiring routines?

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Focus on Teaching Students How to Think (Not What To Think)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Have you noticed that the current fray about what to teach about difficult subjects has been focused on teaching "one way or the other?" "Are Are you for it or against it? and "Which side are you on?" This approach completely misses the point that the purpose of education is not to teach students what to think. It's to teach students how to think, and how to navigate differences respectfully.

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10 Things To Be Thankful For This Year

Joseph Lalonde

The holiday season always makes me reflect. Holidays bring about thoughts of family, friends, work, and life in general. There’s always something to reflect upon. This Thanksgiving holiday is no different. We’re one day away from spending time with family, friends, or alone.

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Get Curious! How to Overcome Adversity with Two Simple Words

RapidStart Leadership

There's no shortage of ways our plans can run off the rails; one sure way to get them back on track can be summed up in two words: Get Curious. Here's how it works. The post Get Curious! How to Overcome Adversity with Two Simple Words appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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The 3 Best Careers For Those With Good Leadership Skills

Tanveer Naseer

Over time, you’ve been routinely told that you have the makings of a good leader. Now, you’re hoping to secure a position that places you in this certain field. There are many jobs that put your leadership skills to the test. Due to the sheer amount of careers you can.

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Revealing the Value Often Overlooked in Executive Recruiting – A Look Into the Executive Search Process

N2Growth Blog

To compete as a world-class company, world-class executive leadership is required. And while finding this elite leadership who will take your organization to its desired future state is critical, top-tier candidates probably aren’t going to walk through the front door.

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How to Know if Your Boss is a Micromanager (or if you just need help)

Let's Grow Leaders

Is it micromanagement or the support you need? One of the biggest requests for help we receive is, “How do I deal with my micromanager boss?” ” In fact, that phrase consistently ranks in the top “ Asking for a Friend” questions in our Leadership Development Programs.

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Why Management Hates A WFH/Hybrid Culture.

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here. (5 5 min). We’ve seen a rash of companies require their employees to come back to the office — gradually by moving up the requirement one day at a time or all at once by setting a deadline for return. And they’re getting massive pushback.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. The critically acclaimed Black Panther movie starring Chadwick Boseman was released in 2018. Boseman was hailed as the quintessential Black Panther.

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3 Powers of Proactive Worry

Leadership Freak

Worry isn’t just in your head. You feel worry in your body. Some have stomach issues, others neck and shoulder pain. Chronic worry triggers ‘stress hormones’ that elevate your heart and breathing, raise… Continue reading → Leading Fear Leadership Development fear

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Non-Violence and the Greater Good (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Nonviolence provides a higher order mindset that helps us provide lasting solutions to global problems. In the process of human development, we reach a point when we become increasingly concerned about our impact on others and society. We begin to consider our impact more broadly and use a long-term perspective when we approach problems. We outgrow the notion that expedient violence will solve our problems.

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Executive Coaching Company Breakdown: How to Get the Most Out of Coaching for Strategic Change

N2Growth Blog

Executives are the best business leaders in the world. They are subject matter experts in their field, the brightest minds, and equipped with the immense technical skills and experience to be at the helm of the world’s most powerful and disruptive companies.

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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How People Are Like Trees and Why That Will Help Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

People are a lot like trees. You can’t make a tree do something, and the same holds true for people. No person brings the entire package to their work, just like no tree brings everything for every environment that you could possibly want. That’s not how any of it works.

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Integrating Automation Into Your Company’s Culture

Tanveer Naseer

In a digitally-inclined society, most leaders are familiar with automation tools and their effectiveness in business. Automation has become an integral part of decision–making, data collection, workflows, performance, marketing, sales, and other business processes.

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4 Things To Remember As You Lead

Joseph Lalonde

The longer we lead, the more distant we can become from those we lead. We forget what it was like to be in their position. Some may have never been in a leadership position before. There’s plenty more that we need to remember as we lead.

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7 Ways to Never Feel the Imposter Syndrome Again

Leadership Freak

The imposter syndrome is feeling like you don’t belong at the table, even though there’s good evidence you do. The imposter syndrome includes nagging fear of being found out. “I am always looking… Continue reading → Leading

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Advancing Ethics in Your Organization (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each day brings new challenges for leaders. They struggle to deal with uncertainty and complexity and sometimes the most ethical choices are not obvious. In this kind of environment, we can’t assume that things are going well even when there are no lawsuits or imminent ethical crises. What we need to do is build an ethical workplace that will discourage ethical problems. The focus of this week’s post is on Ways to Improve Accountability For Ethics.

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Setting the Goal is Just the Start

Kevin Eikenberry

At some time of the year, most organizations spend time focusing on setting goals. It is a common practice that is understandable – you don’t need me to give a list of reasons why goals are valuable.

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Job Interview: The Best Way to Showcase Your Unique Talents (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Nail Your Next Job Interview By Showcasing Your Unique Value. I get frustrated and sad when I see highly qualified people unable to sell themselves in a job interview– particularly when they seem to be so qualified.

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6 Ways To Improve Your Business Finances

Tanveer Naseer

Being successful in business means also being successful with finances. Too many businesses go under not because they were bad businesses, but because they made unwise financial decisions that snowballed over time.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

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Take The Time To Breathe

Joseph Lalonde

Do you ever feel like there’s no time to breathe in your day? You’ve found ways to cram more and more into your daily schedule. Yet, you feel like you’re drowning now more than ever. I’ve been there. It’s not a fun place to be.

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The Person You Dance Around Has Control

Leadership Freak

Marionettes resemble reality but comically fall short. That’s us when others pull the strings. The person you dance around controls you. Realities of control: Governments: Governments control us with fear and reward. Police… Continue reading → Leading

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Non-Violence and the Greater Good (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we lead for the greater good, we leave a positive legacy for future generations. At this highest level of ethical leadership, we ensure quality of life and opportunities for others we may never meet, well into the future. We intentionally create a better world. Complexity Ethical Decision Making Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Thinking Purpose and Meaning 7 Lenses ethical thinking ethics Leadership

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5 Areas for Creating Cultural Health that Business Leaders  Can Use to Determine if They Have a Culture & Leadership Problem

Anese Cavanaugh

My team and I have been both deep in the trenches with and also witness to many organizations going through big changes right now. There are several things, many very nuanced however VERY LOUD, to pay attention to in order to truly create organizational and cultural health NOW.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.