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February 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February Leadership Development Carnival! The themes for this month are… Let’s get started! Communication. Jesse Lyn Stoner of Seapoint Center provided How to Make an Effective Apology and Restore Trust and Your Credibility.

To Understand Complexity, Use 7 Dimensions of Ethical Thinking

Leading Blog

T HE BOTTOM LINE is that there is no “good leadership” without ethical thinking. We’ve seen what can happen when leaders make decisions based on personal interests without considering the ripple effect of those decisions.

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3 Uncommon Strategies For Achieving Your Goals

Tanveer Naseer

A few weeks ago, I was the invited guest on CBC Radio’s Daybreak where I shared advice on how to successfully achieve your goals for this year.

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How Being a Mom Makes You Better in Business

Women on Business

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Write Down a Great Plan for Your Team

Lead Change Blog

Strategic planning is one of the main elements of successful leadership. A great leader has organizational skills that enable them to predict all the things their business can do and narrow down big goals to achievable milestones. But how do you write a great plan for your team? It’s easy when you do it for yourself – you just write the goals and steps towards them, and you understand why and how you need to accomplish. When writing for other people, things are a bit more complex.

What You Don't Know About Doing Great Work

Leading Blog

W HY DO SOME people outperform others? It’s not what you might think—talent, effort, organizational skills, time, or luck. We work under the assumption that more is better. But more time doesn’t necessarily lead to better performance. Morten Hansen thinks the way we work is broken.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbreakable

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article I have fond memories of M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable movie. Starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price/Mr. Glass, the movie weaves together elements of comic books into the movie world.

Servant Leadership and Command Decisions

Lead Change Blog

I recently spoke at California State University San Marcos to a group of MBA students. I always enjoy my time with students. I learn so much from the questions they ask and the discussions we have after an event. Some attendees were slated to graduate in several weeks. The topic of my talk was servant leadership. The event was held in an information lecture setting and a faculty member interviewed me for about 20 minutes and the balance of the hour was spent in Q&A with the students.

Tips for Building Your Confidence as a Female Boss

Women on Business

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Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton To celebrate 7 Lenses going into its second printing, this is the third post in a special series focused on Why Ethical Thinking Matters. In case you missed them, take a look at Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 1) and Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 2). I’m hoping the strategies shared in this series will give you a fresh perspective on your plans for developing leaders in 2018.

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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.

Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality

Joseph Lalonde

An Interview With Author Tom Harper I recently had the pleasure to interview Tom Harper. Tom is the CEO of Networld Media Group and serves as a deacon at Southeast Christian Church.

How to Make the Most of Productivity Apps

Lead Change Blog

If there’s one regular complaint about apps that are designed to help you get things done, it’s that they often do the exact opposite; you spend so long configuring and tweaking them that you simply run out of time to complete the tasks you’re making note of. This is true of any business software application; the more time you spend fiddling, the less time you’ll spend doing.

How to Show Up in Ways that Ignite High Performance in Others

Leadership Freak

Your presence – the way you show up – impacts team performance. Positive emotion promotes high performance.* Know impact: Leaders who don’t know or don’t care about their presence can’t promote high performance… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Influence Managing Marks of leaders Power Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

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Four Types of Organizational Culture

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Culture is the social environment of an organization and is determined by the underlying assumptions, values and beliefs that govern how people behave. You might think of culture as atmosphere, and it is, but it’s also more than that. It’s the organization’s personality.

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.

3 Things Every Leader Needs To Remember When Leading Others

Joseph Lalonde

It’s easy when you’ve been leading for a long time to forget the simple things of leadership. You let the basic tenants of leadership slip your mind and you begin to fall into bad habits. You fail to treat others with respect. You believe to take rather than give.

Preview Thursday: The Courage Way

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from the intro to the Courage Way by Shelly Francis. Sigrid’s car flipped over dense chaparral and poison oak, rolling 120 feet until it landed upside down in a tree. It was the only tree on the hillside big enough to have stopped the car from tumbling another hundred feet. She was stunned, still alert in a pile of glass and blood on the inside roof of her car. She honked to alert her coworkers, hoping someone would hear and call 911.

Organizations aren’t Families and Leaders aren’t Parents

Leadership Freak

Football players bragged – with misty eyes – that their team felt like a family, after the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII. Winning impacts perception. Losers are on teams. Winners belong to… Continue reading → Feedback Leading Personal Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational success

Six Ways to Improve Business Communication Skills for Greater Success

Career Advancement

“Intelligence, knowledge or experience are important and might get you a job, but strong communication skills are what will get you promoted.” Mireille Guiliano~. At a performance review meeting, Sean’s boss told him he needed to improve his communication skills.

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New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

One Obvious Secret to Retaining High Performers

Let's Grow Leaders

Recently, I received an incredibly strong message about retaining high performers. The message came from Jennifer, a former store manager at a national women’s clothing chain. Jennifer is outgoing, incredibly gifted at making customers feel comfortable, and was considered a “high-potential” by […]. The post One Obvious Secret to Retaining High Performers appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How was Your Groundhog’s Day?

Lead Change Blog

6 Ways To Prevent Your Work from Feeling Like It’s Groundhog’s Day at Work. Last Friday was Groundhog’s Day. Again. For most of us, it happens once a year. But for Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the classic Groundhog’s Day film, it happened. Every. Single. Even if he changed his behavior, the folks with whom he interacted did—and said—the same things. Do you feel this way at work?

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When Servant-Leaders Choose to Advantage Others – Even if it Hurts

Leadership Freak

Putting the team first sounds great until advantaging others disadvantages you. The choice between personal advantage and organizational advantage speaks to the heart of servant leadership. Win-win” is challenging when YOU win later… Continue reading → Backstabbers Failure Marks of leaders Personal Growth Servant-leadership Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership organizational success

The Surprising Secret to Increasing Wealth

Women on Business

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Skills for the Introverted Leader: 6 Ways to Expand Your Comfort Zone

RapidStart Leadership

What skills does an introverted leader need to develop? Statistically, about half of us tend towards introversion (I’m definitely one of them). That fact doesn’t exclude us from being effective leaders.

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Leaders Focus on the Trends, Not the Data Points

Next Level Blog

In some organizations, this is the time of year where individual performance from the previous year is summarized and communicated in annual reviews. Which, by the way, is an abysmal practice that does nothing to develop people and has at least an 80% chance of causing them to feel disengaged.). One of the reasons annual performance reviews suck so much is that they too often deal in data points, not trends.

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Want to Develop Courage? Improve Your Relational Trust

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of The Courage Way: Leading and Living with Integrity. Leave a comment on this guest post by Shelly L. Francis to become eligible to win one of… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Courage Leading

168: Singleness of Purpose

Engaging Leader

Success demands singleness of purpose. Vince Lombardi, arguably the greatest football coach of all time Extraordinarily successful people, companies, and teams always have one product/service/idea they’re most known for or that makes them the most money.

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.

Forget Everything You Learned in College – Here’s How to Start a New Business

Women on Business

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Take More Ownership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

While the title of this post is about taking ownership, in truth, it’s about accountability. And accountability starts with ownership. If we want to model the right behavior for our teams, it starts with us. In this episode, I’m asking a series of question to help us think about how we are behaving and how […]. The post Take More Ownership – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Solution Saturday: Would You Love to Work for You

Leadership Freak

In preparation for an upcoming keynote in Chicago, I called several business owners who plan to attend. I like to get a feel for the audience before I speak. After getting acquainted on… Continue reading → Leading

Overlooked For Promotion Again: Now What Should I Do?

Let's Grow Leaders

Dear Karin and David, I’ve been sitting in the “ready now” box on the performance potential grid for over a year. But this is the third promotion in a row that’s gone to someone clearly less qualified for political reasons. I’ve been […].

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.