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Leading Thoughts for January 14, 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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The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success

Lead Change Blog

Personal and professional success in today’s crowded, competitive economy is dependent on your discovery of the answer to the following questions: What is my best purpose to achieve conscious success? How can I demonstrate high awareness for conscious success?

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The Most Important Leadership Question You’ll Ever Ask

Let's Grow Leaders

When you think about leading a productive team, what’s the first question that comes to mind? How to get the right people on the team? What’s the perfect vision? Or maybe you have questions about training or infrastructure. Of course, these questions […].

5 Tips For Building Strategic Relationships

Joseph Lalonde

We all know relationships are important. The relationships you build today may be the relationships that get you the next leadership position in a new organization, move you up in your current organization, or help you with a pressing problem you’ve been dealing with.

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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!

It’s Time to Focus on Projects, Not Ideas

Leading Blog

W E get distracted from what matters to us by our personal projects. Charlie Gilkey says in Start Finishing that a project is “anything that takes time, energy, and attention to complete.” There are projects that keep us busy, and then there are projects that help us thrive—get us to the next level.

Leading Former Peers: 27 Tips, Tactics, and Techniques

RapidStart Leadership

Leading former peers is one of the most common and most difficult things we'll face as leaders; here are 27 ways to make it a little easier. The post Leading Former Peers: 27 Tips, Tactics, and Techniques appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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The Art Of The Pivot

Joseph Lalonde

What Is Pivoting? We’ve all heard about pivoting and the need to pivot quickly. Many of us may not understand what pivoting is. Pivoting is simply the noticing there’s a change that needs to be made in your business.

Leading Thoughts: Pass Them On

Leading Blog

B RITISH statesman Benjamin Disraeli said, “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation.” The ideas of others have the power to slow us down and consider perspectives beyond our own. Left alone, our thoughts become too narrow—too vulnerable to blind spots.

What Science Reveals As The Key To Promoting Long-Term Employee Motivation

Tanveer Naseer

Have you ever thought about how how you’re communicating progress in your organization?

How to plan simply for 2021

Lead Change Blog

You maybe have not yet set out your goals for 2021, just like any other year. Of course, like 2020, 2021 will not be any other year. Here in the UK, we started the year with our third national lockdown. So, these are not ordinary times. How to address setting goals in that context? So, my mind turned to how I might simplify your goal-setting process? My guess is you need something short, sharp, and flexible enough to deal with anything that 2021 might bring?

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!

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wonder Woman 1984

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Oft-delayed but finally released in a strange release agreement, Wonder Woman 1984 hit the big screen and the small screen at the same time. Released on Christmas day 2020, Wonder Woman was released to theaters and the HBO Max streaming platform.

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New Year, Same Boat?

Next Level Blog

Over the weekend, I saw a Tweet from preventive medicine doctor, James Hamblin that read, “This concludes the first week of 2021.”. Following a week of record COVID deaths and a deadly riot in the halls of the U.S. Capitol, Hamblin succinctly summed up the way a lot of us feel.

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The Top 5 Qualities of a Great Leader

Career Advancement

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” ” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. What’s the number one skill every leader needs to have? The ability to be a great coach to others, according to a 2018 Gallup survey.

Are You Asking Enough Questions?

Kevin Eikenberry

We ask questions everyday – they are a natural part of conversation. In part, because we are so familiar with the practice, we don’t often take time to consider the power of those questions or our skill in using them. As a leader and coach, they are one of the most useful tools we have […].

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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.

Top Post Series of 2020: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. The Top Post Series for last year on the Leading in Context Blog reflected the ethical challenges of decision-making during COVID-19.

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Are You Struggling With COVID Anxiety and Stress?

Lead Change Blog

Do you find yourself more upset whenever you take in news concerning COVID-19? If you’ve been feeling more stressed out or concerned lately, it’s not unusual. Numerous other individuals are also like this. As the pandemic took hold of the country, it left a course of unpredictability in its wake — enough to create some psychological health and wellness issues that need to be dealt with.

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Stan Van Gundy: The Soft Stuff Is the Hard Stuff—Especially When Leading in the NBA

N2Growth Blog

At the age of 19, Zion Williamson was drafted number one by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. Many experts immediately compared the young star to LeBron James, who had already cemented his place in history on the Mount Rushmore of basketball, alongside Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.

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Only the Lonely – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I’m talking about The Epidemic of Loneliness and what we can do about it. Before the pandemic, there was already an epidemic of loneliness.

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.

How To Gain More Trust With Your Team in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s the time of year where many of us are talking about what we want to lose—a few pounds, some bad habits, a toxic relationship. Today, I’m sharing some ways (I’ve learned the hard way) about what you might gain—or regain—after one […].

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Be a force for good

Lead Change Blog

Toxic people have—and always will—exist. How inescapable and long lasting the legacy of their badness is depends in large part on what good people do. Or don’t do. Badness is hard to resist , especially contagious when those in charge are the toxic ones. James* was one of the most toxic leaders I worked for. He’d replaced David, the former regional leader whose compassion had put him at odds with corporate leadership. James’s skills were many.

Values are Worthless Without These Four Things

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Beth Miller : Values are more than a list of words on your website or a poster in your office. For values to benefit an organization they need to be lived by everyone and fully integrated into a company’s processes and decisions.

Improving Your Leadership Skills for the New Year

Kevin Eikenberry

A new year gets us thinking about our future, including our development as leaders. Thinking, though, isn’t enough. Yes, there are hundreds of choices for your leadership development in 2021. But why not start with proven programming from people who have been there and done that?

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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.

How Do I Get Better at Leading Remote Teams? with David Burkus

Let's Grow Leaders

In this interview with David Burkus, author of the new book Leading From Anywhere, we talk about leading remote teams for the long haul and practical tools and approaches to take your remote leadership to the next level. Advanced Skills for Leading […].

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Gutenberg and Change

Lead Change Blog

Johannes Gutenberg gets credit for the invention of the movable type printing press in the mid-fifteenth century. His printing methods sparked changes throughout society. Gutenberg gets credit, for example, for making the Reformation possible. . At the time, the Church sold indulgences. It claimed the purchase of an indulgence granted full or partial remission of the punishment for sin.

9 Dumb Things Smart Leaders Need to Stop Doing Right Now

Lead from Within

Many leaders don’t know—or don’t want to know—about the dumb things they do that drive their people crazy. Even smart, committed leaders have blind spots, and you may be needlessly frustrating and irritating people with unthinking behavior and attitudes.

The Role Connection Plays in a Democracy

Michael Lee Stallard

Can we embrace the spirit of E Pluribus Unum and move forward in 2021 as people who value connection, cooperation and making progress together toward the common good?

Paycor HR Leaders Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

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

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em – Interview with Beverly Kaye

Let's Grow Leaders

People are your number one asset, so how do you ensure your best people stay? In short: you love ’em! In this episode, we talk with Beverly Kaye, author of the #1 book ever written on talent retention. You’ll get simple, practical […].

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How to turn Negative Rumination into Useful Reflection

Leadership Freak

We all know people who slither down the rabbit hole of bad memories and wriggle out frazzled on the other side. Ruminations shape responses and attitudes. The future reflects the rumination of the… Continue reading → Personal Growth Positive thinking

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Overcome Your Fear and Lead

Nathan Magnuson

“Never take council of your fears.” ” That’s a quote attributed to many legendary leaders over the years.

How a Crisis can Make a Bad Leader into a Great Leader

Lead from Within

Times of crisis are inherently challenging and difficult—but they also present great opportunities for leaders to grow. That’s especially true in the present. One of the many changes brought by the pandemic is that old-style control-and-command leadership is quickly becoming a thing of the past.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.