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How to Know if Your Boss is a Micromanager (or if you just need help)

Let's Grow Leaders

Is it micromanagement or the support you need? One of the biggest requests for help we receive is, “How do I deal with my micromanager boss?” ” In fact, that phrase consistently ranks in the top “ Asking for a Friend” questions in our Leadership Development Programs.

Take The Time To Breathe

Joseph Lalonde

Do you ever feel like there’s no time to breathe in your day? You’ve found ways to cram more and more into your daily schedule. Yet, you feel like you’re drowning now more than ever. I’ve been there. It’s not a fun place to be.

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The 3 Best Careers For Those With Good Leadership Skills

Tanveer Naseer

Over time, you’ve been routinely told that you have the makings of a good leader. Now, you’re hoping to secure a position that places you in this certain field. There are many jobs that put your leadership skills to the test. Due to the sheer amount of careers you can.

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7 Ways to Never Feel the Imposter Syndrome Again

Leadership Freak

The imposter syndrome is feeling like you don’t belong at the table, even though there’s good evidence you do. The imposter syndrome includes nagging fear of being found out. “I am always looking… Continue reading → Leading

Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

How People Are Like Trees and Why That Will Help Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

People are a lot like trees. You can’t make a tree do something, and the same holds true for people. No person brings the entire package to their work, just like no tree brings everything for every environment that you could possibly want. That’s not how any of it works.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brave

Joseph Lalonde

My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. Brave is unique because it is the first Pixar Studios Disney Princess movie. Until the 2012 release of Brave, all Disney princesses were strictly Disney properties.

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7 Ways to Teach Humility in Team Meetings

Leadership Freak

You can be right in many ways and dead wrong in others. I asked a world-renowned leadership expert what humility had to do with success. He said, “Nothing.” Teach humility if results matter.*… … Continue reading → Humility Leading humility

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How to Make an Even Better Career Elevator Pitch

Let's Grow Leaders

Use this Simple Technique for a Better Career Elevator Pitch. Do you ever think of exactly the right thing to say — your perfect career elevator pitch — the moment you walk away from the conversation?

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5 Tips For Leaving A Job Well

Joseph Lalonde

A job is not a forever position. Throughout your life, you will have multiple jobs. The current tenure for a job is right around the 5 year mark. This job stat means you will likely have 6 or more jobs in a 30-year career. That’s a lot of jobs! However, it is the reality these days.

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6 Ways To Improve Your Business Finances

Tanveer Naseer

Being successful in business means also being successful with finances. Too many businesses go under not because they were bad businesses, but because they made unwise financial decisions that snowballed over time.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Leaders Need Support, Too

Leadership Freak

Book Giveaway!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Libby Hoffman to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book The Answers Are There: Building… Continue reading → Leadership Development Author Book Notes Leading

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Is Easy the Right Goal? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

A life of ease. Leaning back on your couch, enjoying a favorite activity, working to learn something so it becomes easy for you to live in your comfort zone. This all sounds so very good. And yet, is that goal the goal that serves us best: to just get to where it all becomes easy? […].

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What You Can Do To Create & Maintain A Trustworthy Business

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. One of the best ways to ensure you are successful as a business owner is to build and cultivate trust.

10 Things Every New Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Business

Strategy Driven

So you want to be an entrepreneur? You have a great idea for a business and you’re ready to make your mark on the world? But before you quit your day job and jump headfirst into startup life, there are a few things you need to know.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

The 7 Most Confusing Contradictions All Leaders Face

Leadership Freak

Leading isn’t like a box of chocolates. It’s not all sweet. Leading is filled with confusing contradictions. Should you close your door so you can do deep work or open it to be… Continue reading → Leading

Leadership By the Letters

Kevin Eikenberry

Here are a few things we know about leadership – it is important, but it is also complex and confusing. When you put those things together, sometimes we make it even more complex – which doesn’t help us.

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Customer Experience: The New Battlefield for Business

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. In a world where customers can easily take their business elsewhere, it’s more important than ever to focus on providing excellent customer experiences.

Want to Start a Successful Dropshipping Business? Here’s What You’ll Need to Do

Strategy Driven

Dropshipping is a very popular business model for beginners in e-commerce for many reasons. It allows them to start a business on pennies with no inventory. They can also fail without too many risks. With that being said, many people get burned with this model because of false expectations.

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

Saturday Sage: Kris Wants to be a Constructive Disruptor

Leadership Freak

Kris, Think carefully before you become a disruptor. Constructive disruption is a fist fight with conventional wisdom. The good news is a constructive disruptor instigates innovation. But expect discombobulation. A constructive disruptor blends… Continue reading → Leading

Exactly How Much Effort to Put Into Your Consulting Firm’s Proposals

David A Fields

Good news: your consulting firm has been asked to submit a proposal by Phil Yerwiech, CEO of herb eradication giant, Thyme Begone. Bad news: developing that proposal will consume time, and you’re already busy.

How You Can Keep Your Child Active & In Good Health Through The Summer Vacation

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to JMLalonde.com. For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. During the summer vacation, children do not have to worry about school, so they have more time to play and relax their minds.

10 Types of Corporate Events You Could Be Organizing

Strategy Driven

Corporate events happen all the time. They’re part of moving businesses forward. Whether you need an event space for a charity ball or a product launch, make sure you’re clear on your objective for the event before choosing a venue.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

7 Questions to Discuss When You Integrate New Team Members

Leadership Freak

Hire someone who doesn’t fit. A team of round-edges needs a few square-pegs to shake things up. But fasten your seatbelts when you integrate new team members. Hire someone who doesn’t fit if… Continue reading → Leading

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Strategic Creativity is Your Secret Business Weapon

Thought Leaders LLC

Strategic creativity is a secret superpower. It provides a handle on what people desire or need—even before people know they want it or need it. Today’s post is by Robin Landa, author of Strategic Creativity: A Business Field Guide to Advertising, Branding, and Design. CLICK HERE to get your copy).

How To Develop A Full Business Security Plan

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed article. See our Guest Posting guidelines to learn more about contributed content. Protecting your business should always be one of your main priorities, but figuring out how to develop a full business security plan can often seem like a particularly tricky task.

Leadership Qualities That Every Businessperson Needs

Strategy Driven

Every successful businessperson knows that leadership qualities are essential to achieving success. While there is no one perfect formula for becoming a great leader, there are certain qualities that are universally respected and admired.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Inspire, Don’t Intimidate. Motivate, Don’t Berate. Employ a Leadership Mindset to Achieve Success

Steve Farber

The most audacious leaders achieve success by inspiring and motivating their followers, rather than intimidating and berating them. True leaders develop a growth mindset to achieve their lofty goals. Abraham Lincoln’s humility led America during. Read more. The post Inspire, Don’t Intimidate.

Repeat After Me: New Research Reinforces Repetition Is Good Communication

David Grossman

A senior executive I work with recently said, “I’m tired of sharing these same messages and stories.”. My response: “YES! That’s what we want, because it says you’re being consistent with your messages across audiences.”. It’s crucial to look at your communications as a process of repetition.

How To Make One Bold Move A Day

Eric Jacobson

Shanna A. Hocking ’s new book, One Bold Move A Day , is all about meaningful actions women can take to fulfill their leadership and career potential. Specially, Hocking reveals the transformative mindsets needed to make one Bold Move a day.

10 Best Methods to find entry-level digital marketing positions

Strategy Driven

Finding an entry-level digital marketing position can be a challenge. There are many avenues to explore and the competition is fierce. However, with the right approach and perseverance, it is possible to land a great position in this growing field.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.