May, 2021

101 Things I Learned in Business School

Leading Blog

B USINESS is not a discipline, but an endeavor made up of disciplines such as accounting, communications, economics, finance, leadership, management, marketing, operations, psychology, sociology, and strategy.

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How Effective Are You at Using Your Power?

Lead Change Blog

Power is a good thing when used effectively. The more power you have, the more able you are to direct, influence, and inspire people to make positive changes. There are three types of power. Position Power. You gain power based on your formal position in the organization. The chain of command gives you power over the people below.

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The Blight of Soul-Crushing Useless Negative Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t let useless negative feedback sap your team’s motivation. Negative feedback is destructive and all-too-common. There are three common problems that erode the power of these conversations. . My phone buzzed with a text message from Amena, a junior manager.

10 Of The Best Leadership Books On Audible

Joseph Lalonde

I love sharing new books with my readers. I normally do this at the end of the month through the 5 Books Leaders Should Read In XXX. That post is still coming. However, I also wanted to recognize the power of audiobooks.

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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 Leadership Legacy Will You Leave?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What kind of leadership legacy will you leave? It's a powerful question that we don't often stop to think about.

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5 Reasons Why Your Middle Manager Role Is So Difficult (And What To Do About It)

Tanveer Naseer

If you’re reading this, odds are, you’re a middle manager, i.e. someone who has a boss and is a boss, who has to lead and influence from the messy middle, up, down, and across their organization. Take pride and take heart because I’m going to help with the toughest job. Click to continue reading.

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Developing the Best in You to Develop the Best in Others

Lead Change Blog

Whether you’re an emerging or experienced coach, whether you want to grow your own leadership skills or develop them across an entire organization, Self as Coach can help.

What’s Going to Happen Next?

Let's Grow Leaders

What’s Going to Happen? – It Will Be Predictably Unpredictable. If only you had a crystal ball to know what’s going to happen. The planning, the decisions, the choices would be so much easier. But you don’t. And those decisions and tradeoffs aren’t easy.

7 Amazing Things You Should Know About the Leadership of Moses

Joseph Lalonde

You probably know Moses as the leader of the Israelites. However, there are ten surprising facts about his leadership you should not miss. Read further. Who is Moses? Moses is a Hebrew prophet God used to free the Israelites from Egyptian slavery.

5 Factors Ethical Leaders Control

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leaders can't really "control" organizations, but there are specific things they can do to bring out the best in others and teams to move the organization forward.

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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!

Pessimism and Optimism: How to Rise above Pothole Management

Leadership Freak

Pessimists can’t lead. They worry about things that won’t work. They don’t try things. But teams lose trust in eternal optimists. Optimistic plans seldom work. Teams grow weary of starting too many projects… Continue reading → Leading

Always End with the Beginning in Mind

Leading Blog

A S the Baby Boomers continue to age, business continuity and succession planning are on everyone’s radar. Take, for example, the financial industry: the average age of financial advisors in the U.S. exceeds age 50 , and less than 12 percent of advisors are under the age of 35.

The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust

Lead Change Blog

As organizations face more complex interdependent tasks, leadership must become more personal in order to ensure open trusting communication that will make more collaborative problem solving and innovation possible.

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General Leadership

In the end, DeepNines settled with Altitude Nines (Altitude Capital Partners set up a separate subsidiary called Altitude Nines to handle the Deep Nines deal).

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!

Learn How To Say No

Joseph Lalonde

The more I talk to leaders from around the world, the more I discover there’s one two-letter word that leaders want to learn how to use more. These leaders say they want to learn how to say NO better. No is a powerful word. Despite its smallness, the word no says a lot. Learning the […].

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5 Insights For the Class of 2021

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I have a special message for our 2021 graduates. Like 2020, this year has veered away from what we had hoped and planned. The COVID-19 pandemic is still a force in our lives that we must adapt to. And we're weary, but also hopeful that there are better times ahead.

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Returning To Work & How To Acclimate Your Employees.

Rich Gee Group

Businesses and employees are at a critical juncture right now. As the pandemic hopefully recedes and business gets back to a 'new' normal, companies are running into a recalcitrant employee who might not want to come back and work in the office. Not everyone.

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LeadershipNow 140: May 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2021 that you don't want to miss: FYI: Your Chaotic Story Is an Asset — So Share It! The Secret Advantage That You Didn't Know You Had by @markdmckinney. The Gravitational Pull of Weaknesses by @Julie_WG.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you 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!

Capture Lessons Learned For Transformation Success

Lead Change Blog

Successful transformations are inextricably linked to organizational and individual learning. Change today typically involves defining new roles, new ways of working, and automation adoption. Learning is the key accelerator to execute and sustain the desired future state.

Estonia has effective social security agreements with Canada and Ukraine.

General Leadership

butler construction, inc. subcontractor prequalification questionnaire (please mail completed package to corresponding estimating department listed at bottom of page) company name date website address street city, state, zip phone fax main… Master service agreement (subcontractor) article 1 1.1

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wrath Of Man

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Wrath Of Man is the 2021 revenge-thriller starring action star Jason Statham. His character, H, is on a mission. He signs up to be a security guard for a company that transports money. The job choice wasn’t by accident.

Fear Disrupts Human Development (And Ethics)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Ethical leaders create fear-free work environments, which are foundational in building and maintaining ethical culture and protecting reputation and ethical brand value.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

A Manager’s Guide to Better Decision Making

Let's Grow Leaders

Best Practices for Better Decision Making. Have you ever heard any of these common decision-making frustrations? “Our conversations just go in circles, it seems like we can never make a decision around here!” ” “This is so stupid—you asked for my opinion and then ignored it.

Scenario Planning vs. Forecasting: 6 Questions to Ask to Prepare for a Post-Pandemic Future

Leading Blog

A S WE finally start to see the light at the end of the tunnel of the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic, many business leaders are looking for ways to better anticipate future disruptions and prepare for uncertainty ahead.

May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 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. John Stoker of DialogueWORKS contributed Are Your Assumptions Getting the Best of You ? John writes: “ Sometimes we are consciously unconscious about what we are thinking. When this happens, sometimes our thinking gets the best of us.

So whats the point of having an agreement at all and whats best approach?

General Leadership

A template to complain about a problem with a phone bill. A template to cancel a contract due to late delivery. We also include guidance notes to help you edit each paragraph precisely to your own requirements. Of course, these include practical points as well as legal ones.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Is This Normal?

Joseph Lalonde

Stepping into a new leadership position is a strange situation to many. You’ve worked so hard and so long under another person that to lead a team feels daunting. It feels unnormal. Thoughts flood your mind. You begin to think about the choices you make. The decisions you have to decide.

How to Become Your Boss’s Favorite Employee

Career Advancement

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” ” – Andrew Carnegie.

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Speak-up Culture: How to Encourage More (and Better) Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Draw out Better Ideas from Every Member of Your Team. You’re a human-centered leader working to create a courageous, speak-up culture filled with psychological safety. A culture where employees feel invited and encouraged to speak up and share their ideas and express their concerns.

Leading Thoughts for May 27, 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. Teresa Amabile on how to kill creativity: “Organizations routinely kill creativity with fake deadlines or impossibly tight ones.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.