April, 2020

Dealing with the Two Fronts of Every Crisis

Leading Blog

E VERY CRISIS places a leader between two fronts: Issue and Fear. Understanding the difference and managing both is key to dealing with a crisis successfully. There are different kinds of crises, but this dynamic applies to both types.

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How to Lead with Certainty in Uncertain Times

RapidStart Leadership

It's hard to lead with certainty in uncertain times; here are five things to think about and three ways we can lead confidently despite the unknown. The post How to Lead with Certainty in Uncertain Times appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Find Your Voice As A Leader

Lead Change Blog

As the late Stephen Covey said, “Leadership is a choice, not a position.” So why do you choose to lead? And in today’s blaring and hectic global community, how can you ensure that your voice stands out above the rest?

You’re Doing Just Fine During This Crisis Even If You’re Not Growing

Joseph Lalonde

It’s easy to get sucked into the world of Facebook or Instagram during times of crisis. You can lose yourself in fun images, inspirational quotes, and social media squabbles. I know I’ve lost myself in social media more than I’d like.

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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.

How to Support Your Team During an Unexpected Layoff

Let's Grow Leaders

My heart has been breaking all day. I’ve been doing the best I can with the onslaught of phone calls, emails, and texts from incredible leaders in the emotional throes of an unexpected layoff. “I’ve been laid off.” ” “I had to lay […].

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What Growing An Orchid Taught Me About How To Successfully Change And Adapt

Tanveer Naseer

There’s little doubt that most of us are now grappling with how to change and adapt to our current realities, not just in terms of the next few weeks, but more so in terms of the next few months and years as we come to realize how much things are. Click to continue reading.

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7 Quick and Easy Ways to Prioritize Your Mental health & Wellbeing

Career Advancement

“It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.” ? Steve Maraboli. The spread of COVID-19 has brought dramatic changes upon workplaces around the world.

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BACK TO NORMAL? No, Thank You!

Lead Change Blog

Living through Covid-19 and all the talk about getting back to normal reminded me of a time not so long ago. In December of 2016, I experienced a terrible fall on ice which resulted in a fractured hip and femur. Louie was as traumatized as I was, through the journey of falling and consequent surgery.

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How To Support Your Team During The Coronavirus Crisis

Joseph Lalonde

The Coronavirus has shown us how quickly businesses can be shut down. Government mandates can come quickly. They can effectively make your business grind to a halt. If you’re not prepared. Once a government mandate comes to close your business, what do you do?

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Leaders Share Support Resources for Times of Crisis: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

During this extremely challenging time, it’s so heartwarming to see so many people doing all they can to be helpful. We’ve been so grateful to receive the amazing support resources coming from our Frontline Festival contributors. The array of quality tools and […].

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9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

How Women Can Master Office Politics To Grow Their Career And Help Their Team Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one aspect of today’s workplaces most of us could do without, it’s office politics. And yet, the simple truth is you need to master it to grow your career. Unfortunately, for most women, this is easier said than done. So how can they overcome this hurdle and become.

How to Hold onto Your Customers in a Crisis

Leading Blog

S UBSCRIPTION-BASED businesses seem to be the most resilient during this time of crisis. With predictable recurring revenue, they have greater flexibility to withstand the storm. But there’s more to it than just revenue.

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? Work Sharing: Unemployment Benefits to Supplement Reduced Work Hours ? SARS-Cov-2

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Before you reduce the size of your workforce with furloughs or layoffs consider reducing hours per employee. Some states are offering “Work Share” unemployment benefits.

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The Remote Leader’s Rules for Living

Lead Change Blog

The concept of leading remote employees is as old as the graveyard shift. Leaders have been for many years guiding associates who work in different locations, time zones, and work shifts. But this month we added a new wrinkle to the practice—leading remote employees who are anxious, alone and cut off from the solace of the break room banter to process their fears. What’s a leader to do? I found a unique source of advice in a June 1979 “Peanuts” comic strip I saved!

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Leading In A Time Of Crisis And COVID-19

Joseph Lalonde

We’re leading in a time like no other. With all of our technological advancements, we’re struggling to cope with the COVID-19 virus. It has sickened almost one million people and killed over 50,000. People are scared to go to work.

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How to Build a Better Live Online Leadership Development Program

Let's Grow Leaders

10 Things to Look for in Your Live Online Leadership Development If your business is faced with a newly-remote workforce, you know how vital it is to have strong leaders in place to get everyone the support they need, nimbly respond to […].

5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is the first in a Series exploring 5 Ethical Dimensions of IoT Leadership as we approach IoT Day on April 14th.

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The 3 Types of Humility That Impact Your Leadership

Leading Blog

I N 2016, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria addressed the graduating class and spoke of three H’s: Hope, Humility, and Honor. These three qualities are reflected in leaders who make a difference.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

The Power of the Break

Kevin Eikenberry

Remember recess? Swinging happily on swings, monkeying around on the monkey bars, or zooming down slides… As kids, this was an important part of the day.

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What the Best Leaders Do

Lead Change Blog

Throughout my career, I have spent a lot of time studying and teaching leadership. It’s a fascinating subject! The coronavirus has given me a chance to observe many leaders dealing with this invisible enemy.

How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus

Joseph Lalonde

Tough times begin to wear on people. That’s been the truth for many people lately. Layoffs. Job terminations. Trying to keep the business afloat. So much stress has been placed on the shoulders of leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is heavy. It hurts.

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This Isn’t Helpful Advice

Let's Grow Leaders

I want to give you an insightful bit of leadership or management wisdom that will help you navigate the world right now. But my inbox is overflowing with advice. Most of it is trite. Advice that just isn’t helpful right now. I […].

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Physical Distancing is Not a Guarantee

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. ? ? ? WHO & CDC recommendations for physical distancing A/K/A social distancing do not fully protect bystanders from a sneezing person who carries a viral infection, presumably including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Stay home! ? ? ?

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Are You Ready for Recovery?

Leading Blog

A S a McKinsey & Company article stated in late March 2020: “What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting to yesterday’s developments and help them look ahead.”.

How Many Hats are You Trying to Wear?

Kevin Eikenberry

All of us wear many hats. We are friend, neighbor, sibling, and mentor. And we are also parent, employee, leader, spouse, and in many cases now, a teacher. Managing multiple roles has been part of your life, but now it is a different ballgame.

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The Courage Way

Lead Change Blog

Leadership demands courage. You have to make good decisions while balancing inevitable tensions and knowing when to take risks. You need to keep your values in sight, regardless of the pressures around you.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Space Jam

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. In only what could be described as a truly ’90s move, Warner Brothers decided to create the movie Space Jam. Space Jam combines live-action acting with animation. It’s like Who Framed Roger Rabbit? but stranger.

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Three Things to Stop Doing This Week

Next Level Blog

For many of us in the United States, week seven or so of the work from home (WFH) period is underway. And even as attention turns to how to get people back to the office, it’s pretty clear that we’re at the beginning of a pretty long haul of a lot more working from home than we ever thought we would.

What Are The Stories Leaders Need To Be Able To Tell To Drive Success?

Tanveer Naseer

Many of us recognize the importance of storytelling in leadership to improve the way we communicate. But the truth is there’s more than one story that a leader should be able to tell at a moment’s notice in order to inspire, inform and provide direction to those they lead.

First Look: Leadership Books for April 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Entrepreneurial Leadership : The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff by Joel Peterson.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.