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Sorting The Wheat From The Chaff When It Comes To Leadership Advice

Joseph Lalonde

When you become a leader, everyone will have an opinion about what you’re trying to do. We’re all closest leaders, after all, waiting to have our say. All your friends who never had the guts to go it alone will soon come out of the crack.

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Is Your Organization Digitally Mature?

Leading Blog

W E’RE not in Kansas anymore. Unlike Dorothy in the movie version of the Wizard of Oz , there’s no going back. Many companies experience digital disruption in the same way as the tornado in the Wizard of Oz —swept up by forces beyond their control.

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Are You Listening?

Lead Change Blog

To truly “seek to understand” someone, you have to slip into that person’s frame of reference. This includes understanding the person’s values, experience, knowledge, and emotion. You have to understand the elements of the other person, how the person ticks. You must try to climb into the person’s head and experience the world as he or she does. The best way to get into someone else’s frame of reference is to listen.

Strategic Networking is Key for Women Professionals

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!

Establishing Trust: Why the Details Matter

RapidStart Leadership

How do we establish trust? We know that establishing trust is a key to leading well, but how do we go about it? An unexpected encounter in the back of a dark garage shines a light on how we can build the trust we need to lead. Not as it … Establishing Trust: Why the Details Matter Read More ».

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Becoming a 100X Leader

Leading Blog

A 100X LEADER is a 100% healthy leader who multiplies that mindset to those they lead. A leader that climbs their own Mount Everest every day and acts as a Sherpa to others at the same time. A 100X leader has become a leader worth following and builds leaders worth following.

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What It Means To “Approach It Like a Coach”

Kevin Eikenberry

There are nearly as many ways to lead as there are leaders. What we believe and our mindset relating to the role of leading others says much about how we choose to lead. When you bring a coaching mindset to leadership, it will change your approach to many situations.

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Can You Win The Hearts Of Your Team?

Joseph Lalonde

Win The Heart Book Giveaway. What do you think about when you hear “Win the heart?” ” Does your mind wander to the love of your life and how you wooed her off her feet?

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How to Use Discomfort to Drive High-Performance

Leading Blog

I T SHOULD go without saying that coaching as opposed to just managing people, is the key to developing high-performance organizations and teams. Leaders must be coaches. Any growth but especially growth leading to high-performance requires a degree of discomfort.

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Introducing Newbies Isn’t Always Easy

Lead Change Blog

Louie, my adopted pup since 2013, has experienced a lot of loss over the last year. We wrote about two of those losses, Ellie and Mick , in previous blogs. Our neighborhood grieved over the loss of these beloved companions.

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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.

One Thing All Small Business Owners Must Do To Protect Their Data

Women on Business

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Leadership Unchained Interview with Sara Canaday

Let's Grow Leaders

The world has changed – has your leadership changed with it? Join me for an interview with Sara Canaday where we discuss conventional leadership wisdom that hurts you – and what to do instead. We dive into her latest book, Leadership Unchained, where […].

Cheerleadership is not Leadership. Cheerleadership creates fake believers

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Ryan Berman : Imagine for a second that your boss is miles away from the day-to-day. A sufferer of Corner Office Syndrome he or she continues to make command decisions without consulting the team. The decisions are astounding to you and you start to question these far-off choices.

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Leveraging Leadership R&D

Lead Change Blog

With increasing demands in our time, one of the challenges that leaders continually face is that of productivity. How do we get more done with less? Clearly, one solution is to have highly engaged team members that are aligned and pulling together behind the same shared vision. However, with only 13% of the global workforce highly engaged at work ( Gallup 2016 ), we are obviously not doing a great job at this.

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.

My Dad The Servant Leader

Next Level Blog

How do you measure the success of a leader? How do you even define what it means to be a leader?

How to Be Okay When It’s Time to Fire a Poor Performer

Let's Grow Leaders

It takes compassion and strength to fire a poor performer Have you ever been reluctant to fire a poor performer? You might identify with Mary. She approached David as he finished delivering a leadership development program and introduced herself. “I I was the […].

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How listening more will change you


Photo credit 123RF. A leader in a large organization was having a difficult time influencing his employees to move forward on a significant project that needed to be completed in a short period of time.

Finding Money for Your Marketing Plan

Women on Business

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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.

6 Practices to Change Your Charity Sustainably

Lead Change Blog

I fully understand and have the first-hand experience of the many challenges faced by those who lead a a small charity or volunteer organisation. That is why some of my work, including a significant current assignment, leads me to today’s thinking. We all live in a VUCA world. While most often our change writing focuses on the business community, the pressures of V olatility, U ncertainty, C omplexity and A mbiguity apply equally to colleagues in other sectors.

How to Know What Scares Your Team Right Now

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you know what scares your team the most right now? Your job is to reduce ambiguity and build courage and hope. So you’re doing the best you can to ensure everyone feels safe. But it’s not easy. Because if you’re like […].

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188: Emotional Transparency — The Secret to Accountability | with Jonathan Raymond

Engaging Leader

Accountability. Many organizations name it one of their top corporate values. And yet no matter how much they talk about accountability, leaders often feel frustrated by what seems like a low level of personal ownership among their employees.

Interview on the Leveraging Thought Leadership Podcast

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonToday I'm sharing my recent interview with Peter Winick on the Leveraging Thought Leadership Podcast. We had an interesting conversation about my journey including how I got my start, challenges I faced and "growing into" this important work.

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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.

What To Do When You’re Tired

Joseph Lalonde

It’s just past noon as I write this. My eyelids feel heavy and all I want to do is close them. I’m tired… Leadership can drain on the leader. There’s so much responsibility and accountability, you can feel exhausted just waking up. The weight is always there. But you and I, we weren’t created to live […] The post What To Do When You’re Tired appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership alertness health tiredness

3 Financial Concerns Every Breadwinning Woman Should Have

Women on Business

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How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer

Let's Grow Leaders

Has this ever happened to you? You prepare carefully for a meeting with your team or your boss. You think you’ve covered all your bases. And then here it comes, the question you can’t answer. What you say next matters– a lot. […]. The post How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Winning Well answering tough questions communication how to answer the question you can't answer

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10 Signs You May be an Insecure Leader (and How to Be More Confident )

Lead from Within

At some point in our lives and our leadership, we all experience insecurity. And when we act out of that insecurity we tend to behave badly, sometimes harming our relationships and reputation in the process. Especially for leaders, insecurity affects not only ourselves but also those around us.

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.

When salespeople fail to live up to the culture code

Sales Wolf Blog

How would you define your company culture? Your sales culture? Often, a company’s culture consists of a carefully-contrived paragraph of corporate speak that does not actually say much. Think of most company’s vision or mission statements.

Leadership Communication Drives Organizational Transformation – Guest Blogger Robert Ford


It often seems there is an invisible rubber band tethering a person to their past, to what we know to be safe and familiar. If you have studied Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs or think about your own experiences, you will recognize this human trait.

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Raising the Communication Bar – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Communication is hard. I know, it’s likely not a surprise to you. And it’s certainly no surprise to us – communication is consistently one of the biggest challenges that we hear about from leaders.

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7 Things Every Leader Needs to Quit Doing Immediately

Lead from Within

Coaching as many leaders as I have, there are patterns that emerge—and there are times it’s apparent, from the perspective of an outsider, that certain actions are not going to lead to the desired results. I consider it part of my job to help leaders avoid unnecessary struggle.

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.