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Lead by Providing Bearing, Room, and Backup

Lead Change Blog

How do you lead your team in today’s organization? The basic premise is: intrinsically motivated team members perform better because they come to work because they want to, not because they have to. So how does your function as leader change as you shift your focus towards this intrinsic motivation? Theunissen and Stubbé (2011) provide an excellent strategy: leading by providing bearing, room, and backup. Bearing is about sketching the direction the team should move in.

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Ethical Leadership for Sustainable Wellbeing

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Ian Hesketh and Sir Cary Cooper : Which style of leadership behaviour is the most effective has been the challenge for most executives for many years.

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What Every Business Leader Needs to Know to Thrive in an Economic Downturn

Leading Blog

A convergence of troubling signs forecast a looming economic downturn. Many believe it’s certain that a recession is pending. Proactive business leaders aren’t worried. They see any economic change as a springboard for profitable growth and competitive advantage.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

A Case-For-Change Story That Works

Let's Grow Leaders

Today, we’re excited to bring you a guest post by Paul Smith, one of the leading experts in business storytelling. As an experienced leader, no doubt you already tell a few stories. But how do you know you’re telling the right stories? […].

Coaching is a Participative Sport

Lead Change Blog

“I didn’t like you much after that,” said a former colleague and now friend as we reminisced about our early days in management. Back then, we were both newly promoted managers working for the same boss. One day, I accidently observed my colleague coaching one of her employees.

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Stephen Schwarzman’s 25 Rules for Work & Life

Leading Blog

B LACKSTONE chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen Schwarzman has written a book about the potential that can be realized when you combine personal responsibility with ambition.

Rights, Responsibilities and Freedom

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton While some people think of rights, responsibilities and freedom separately, in a compartmentalized way, I believe they cannot be separated. According to John Courtney Murray, freedom was always intended to be grounded in ethical values.

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Shifting Your Time Horizon – The Power of Maintaining a Future Focus

Kevin Eikenberry

I love it when one skill or habit creates benefits in multiple ways. If you could build a skill that helped you in strategic thinking, problem solving, and productivity, would you be interested in developing that skill? That skill is maintaining a future focus.

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5 Tools To Help You Manage Remote Teams More Effectively

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Ashley Wilson. When your remote staff, managers and other in-house personnel are working well together, they can help you hit your campaign targets and business expansion plans.

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Big Shot, Bureaucrat, or Servant Leader

Leadership Freak

The way you view yourself sets the trajectory of your leadership. You might pressure people into conformity, but that never wins hearts. You must choose between short-sighted coercion and servant leadership.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Joseph Lalonde

Stine’s Goosebump book series was once again brought to life in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. Once again, an R.L. Stine manuscript wreaks havoc in a small town. This time, the town is Wardenclyffe, New York. The town Nikola Tesla built the Wardenclyffe Tower.

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Why Are Some People So Negative? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The squeaky wheel gets the oil or so it goes. And while it seems like everyone is so negative these days, that’s not really the case.

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6 Reasons to Give Your Team Better Executive Exposure

Let's Grow Leaders

You want to give your team executive exposure but you’ve learned the hard way that it can backfire. After all, not all executive exposure is good exposure. It can be tempting to hold back visibility in an effort to protect, you or […].

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 Listen – Best Tip Ever

Leadership Freak

If you think listening is easy, you aren’t doing it. Listening is hard: Listening is hard because some people can’t stop talking. Perhaps a talk-timer would help, like a chess timer with a… Continue reading → Humility Listening Leadership Development Questions

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Catalyst Atlanta Leadership Conference 2019 Recap

Joseph Lalonde

It’s hard to believe it’s been a week since the Catalyst Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia happened. This year was the 20th anniversary of the event and it did not disappoint.

12 Mistakes to Avoid in Difficult Conversations

Lead from Within

Sometimes a difficult conversation needs to happen. But even when the signs are all there, we may avoid them because we’re fearful of the outcome. Meanwhile, something remains askew because of our reluctance to address it.

The BEST $20 You Can Spend to Improve Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

Recognition and morale have a tremendous impact on the productivity of your team. And, as a teammate or team leader, one of the greatest challenges is to EFFECTIVELY spend your professional development money so you improve teamwork and create a positive, high-performing culture. .

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.

The 10 Commandments of Empowerment

Leadership Freak

Top-down empowerment programs reflect the reason they’re needed in the first place. Disconnected leaders develop ineffective empowerment programs in secluded conference rooms.

The 4 Areas You Should Seek Help With As A New Business Owner

Joseph Lalonde

When you first start out in business, it is very easy to get caught up in trying to do it all yourself.

Conversations with Best-Selling Authors

Kevin Eikenberry

As an avid reader, I’ve long been a fan of talented and smart writers. As I became an author myself, I’ve had the chance to get to know some of my favorite best-selling authors. And as a host of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast, I’ve shared some of those conversations with the world.

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The One Skill That Will Make You a Successful Leader

Lead from Within

He was a smart leader, but he wasn’t respected by many people in his organization. I was brought in to coach him and found him to be reluctant and aggressive. Our first couple of conversations were not merely unpleasant but downright hostile.

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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.

3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection

Leadership Freak

It’s not rude to yell, “Get out!” when the house is burning down. But when everything’s a crisis, you’re just a jerk running around with your hair on fire. Frantic busyness makes you… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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To Grow Your Team and Get More Done, Let Go of Perfect

Next Level Blog

No doubt, you’ve heard the phrase that the perfect is the enemy of the good. That doesn’t just apply to other people; it applies to you and your team too. And, the thing is, a lot of the time what you expect as a leader is your version of perfect. There are some cases when perfection is truly an objective measurement but most of the time it’s subjective and good enough is good enough even if it doesn’t meet your version of perfect.

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Introverts Don’t Hate People

LDRLB

One of the most common responses that I get when I tell people I wrote a book about networking is a simple, “Oh…well I’m an introvert…so that probably doesn’t work for me.” And over time, I’ve learned to answer that excuse with a trick question. Well, do you hate people?”.

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5 Benefits of Having a Strong Internal Communications Strategy

leaderCommunicator

Whether you are just beginning to think about the importance of internal communication, are in the midst of an existing internal communications plan , or fine-tuning a well-oiled communications machine, the bottom line is that this is all about the bottom line. Internal Communication

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.

How to Move from Stupid to Smart when You’re Stressed

Leadership Freak

You do some of your old job and some managing too. It’s a pressure cooker of tasks and responsibilities. Stress isn’t all bad: No stress is boring. Reasonable doses of stress challenge you… Continue reading → Stress Success Growth Leadership Development

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How to Properly Leverage Authority to Lead Change

Change Starts Here

I recently caught up with a Sustainability Manager who had attended my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course last year. When I asked how things were going, she said, “What a difference a leader’s attention makes!”

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Motivating Your Team When You Don’t Set the Goal

Let's Grow Leaders

For leaders at every level, there are times when you must implement a decision or pursue a goal that you don’t agree with or where you didn’t get input. These are critical moments in your leadership. Handle it poorly and you […]. The post Motivating Your Team When You Don’t Set the Goal appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Communicating Change Well Means Dialogue With Employees

leaderCommunicator

It’s easy to speak in platitudes and general terms when you’re looking to inspire change inside an organization. But the problem is those general messages get lost amid all the other sources of information flooding employees today.

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.