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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […].

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Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are.

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How to Humanize Leadership

Leading Blog

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10 Magic Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

By Dan McCarthy : Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary. No, I'm not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your repertoire. I'm talking about adding some powerful phrases to your vocabulary that will engage, motivate and inspire others.

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!

How Identity is Influence

Leadership Freak

The extent and limit of influence is identity. Identity is impact. You can’t inspire confidence when you’re timid and doubtful. Become what you expect. Do you expect optimism? Become optimistic.

7 Important Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Listen

Lead from Within

Great leaders must be effective communicators. That means they have to know how to speak and write clearly—and it also means they also have to know how to listen. Most of us don’t think of listening as a communication skill, but it’s one of the most important.

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Lessons on Change from a Night at the Airport

Lead Change Blog

It’s inevitable. It happens at virtually every airport, every day, across the world. Flights are delayed or canceled. Sometimes, it’s weather-related. At other times, maintenance issues, crew schedules, or other logistics are to blame. No matter the cause, the response from the flying public is fun to watch as I did on a recent business trip. That night, stormy weather in the Atlanta area turned the world’s busiest airport into a case study on human behavior in a cauldron of unwanted change.

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Looking for Ways to Improve Innovation? Improvisational Comedy Can Show You How

Leading Blog

D ISRUPTION is happening in even the most stalwart industries, leading business leaders scrambling to create a culture of innovation in their organizations. Coming up with amazingly novel ideas isn’t an innate ability but can be a learned skill that leaders and their teams can develop.

19 Leadership Trend Reports for 2019

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton One of the challenges of responsible leadership is staying on top of fast-moving trends. This week, I’m making that process a little easier for you by sharing 19 interesting leadership trend reports.

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Why You Should Welcome Millennials Onto Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. You may be thinking you don’t want to welcome millennials onto your team. They’re lazy. They have no work ethic. And they’re going to leave anyway. I have to say, your thinking would be wrong to think millennials won’t benefit your team.

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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.

Collaboration Begins With You

Lead Change Blog

When leaders give up their perceptions of power and start focusing on the greater good, a culture of collaboration is born. Some people think collaboration is the same as teams—but it’s not. Collaboration is an integral part of an organization’s culture.

Why Employee Health And Wellness Needs To Become A Critical Leadership Priority

Tanveer Naseer

One key to succeeding at leadership is creating a workplace environment that empowers employees to commit their best efforts. To that end, shouldn’t leaders also be looking at measures to improve employee health and wellness to help attract and retain employees?

How Being a Leader is Like a Pair of Shoes – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Believe it or not, two viewers issued me the same challenge this week – asking me to compare leadership to SHOES! Check out the video below to see if I can rise to the challenge this week… Tweet it out: Strive to be a leader people love as much as their favorite pair of shoes. […].

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Great Train Robbery Part 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Great Train Robbery is a two-part British television miniseries that was first broadcast in 2013 (Currently available on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others). It tells the story of the robbery of £2.6 million (£53.5

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.

Experiment Your Way to Success

Lead Change Blog

“Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment and it will lead you to the light.” ” That’s Cole Porter’s advice. He wrote the song, “Experiment” for the 1933 musical comedy Nymph Errant. If you want to cut your failure rate, get better results, and get them faster, you’ll follow his advice. Cut Your Failure Rate.

3 Ways to Shrink a Bighead

Leadership Freak

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers 7 reasons humility is a brilliant idea: You’re not as smart as you think. Make room for ignorance.

Ethical Leaders And Workplace Culture: The Foundation Of Ethical Decision Making

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Dr. Steven Mintz: Ethical leaders create a culture in the workplace that promotes moral values and establishes an ethical tone at the top.

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Getting Millennials To Work

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. When you hear the words millennial and work together, you may instantly think about the ways millennials will try to get out of work. You may have a negative connotation towards millennials that skews your idea of how their work ethic is. We need to break this mindset.

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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.

Building Trust on Remote Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

Trust is valuable for a team to be successful. And it is hard enough to build when people see each other and work together every day. It is perhaps even more valuable when those people work remotely. More valuable, but even harder to create and maintain.

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Encouragement that Gets Results

Let's Grow Leaders

You know you should encourage your team – but how do you encourage people in a way that’s authentic and builds results? In this episode, David shares three ways to guarantee your encouragement builds momentum and helps your team achieve results.

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The Surprising Discovery of my Waving Experiment

Leadership Freak

I’m doing a waving experiment while I walk and have made a surprising discovery. We live in the country. Sometimes I don’t see any cars. But during “rush hour,” I wave several times.… … Continue reading → Influence Leading Leadership Development leadership success

6 Reasons Your Best Employees Can Lose Their Motivation

Lead from Within

Employees require a certain amount of energy and motivation to be engaged and feel fully committed at the workplace. According to a recent study of 1.2 employees at 52 organizations, most of them Fortune 1000 companies, there’s cause for concern.

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.

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are.

Do You Have A Fixed Or Growth Attitude?

Rich Gee Group

You have a Growth Attitude when you see your abilities as just the starting point which can be developed by dedication, hard work, and effort. This viewpoint creates a resilience, a love of learning, and easy acceptance of new challenges.

How to Respond to a Pestering Nagging Boss

Leadership Freak

I always hated people checking up on me. I felt insulted. I thought: Leave me alone. Get off my back. Mind your own business. Don’t you trust me?

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15 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You and Your Employees

leaderCommunicator

When employees are engaged and inspired, they can move mountains—driving productivity, business growth, and the success of your organization as a whole. Effective leaders understand that it’s their job to connect with employees and fulfill their need to feel inspired and valued at work.

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.

How to Bust Silos and Work as One Team

Change Starts Here

Silos form in organizations as a result of a rigid classification system that comes naturally to humans. We form ourselves into groups and separate people into “us” vs. “them.”

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Three Simple Ways to Take the Big Picture Perspective

Next Level Blog

One of my mentors, Harvard professor Ron Heifetz, likes to say that leaders can either be on the dance floor or on the balcony. In the fast-paced world that we live and work in, it can be all too easy to spend most of your time dancing and not enough up on the balcony observing what’s working, what’s not and what adjustments you need to make to live and lead at your best. In other words, you can be so busy doing things, you don’t see what needs to be done.

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Stop: What’s Missing From Your MBA

CEO Insider

There are many possible routes to the top for ambitious young leaders of tomorrow. There was a time when MBAs were in high demand by those who wished to use the graduate degree course to super-speed their careers.

What Employees Want to Know Most in Times of Change to Eliminate the Grapevine

leaderCommunicator

Often the biggest complaints from employees today is about all the change going on. Another restructuring, transformation, cutback, change at the senior leadership level. and on and on. Change is the Norm.

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.